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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unknawable, adj. [ME and e.m.E. vnknowable (Chaucer).] Not capable of being known, incomprehensible. — 1456 Hay II 16/37.
In the knaulage of virtues … the quhilkis ar unknawable till ignoraunt and unworthy personis

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