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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unportable, adj. [ME and e.m.E. vnportable (Wyclif); Portabill adj.] Unduly burdensome. — 1574 Bk. Univ. Kirk I 302.
Mr. John Spotswood, Superintendent of Lothian … now being unable to undertake the unportable travells committed to him in his office

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