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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unmendable, adj. [18th c. Eng. unmendable (1760); Mend v.] That cannot be amended or put right. = Unamendable adj. 1584 Cal. Sc. P. VII 175.
Onles his maistres procedit utherwais with the King then sche had done yet, matters wer able to fall out to her unmendable miscontentement
1614 Denmylne MSS in Highland P. III 147.
We haue good cause to regrate the inexcusable losse of so good tyme as the season of the yeare whiche brings on vnmendable difficulties

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