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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unpeaceableness, n. [e.m.E. vn pesseabilnes (Cath. Angl.), unpeaceableness (1651); Unpesabill adj.] Unruliness. — c1680 W. Row Blair 530.
Fife was unworthy of the favour, because of their unpeaceableness and keeping of conventicles

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