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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unreceivable, adj. [17th c. Eng. vnreceiuable (1611); Resaveable adj.] That is not to be received. — 1697 Fountainhall Decis. I 784.
The act of parliament discharging compensations to be received … makes no distinction when it was acquired … and the Lords have found even compensation unreceivable in the second instance

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