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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unrecoverabill, -able, Onrecoverabill, adj. [Late ME and e.m.E. vnrecouerable (15th c.); Recover v.] a. That cannot be recovered. b. That cannot be remedied or reversed. —a. 1448 Aberd. B. Rec. I 401.
Al sumes … bath recouerable and unrecouerable
1513 Doug. iv Prol. 2433.
Thou swelch, devourar of tyme onrecoverabill [Sm. vnrecouerable, Ruddim. vnrecouerabill
b. 1456 Hay I 301/4.
Quhen avengeaunce is tane of dede or othir unrecoverable thing, it is a grete lak
1582 Reg. Privy C. III 483.
To … the unrecoverable herschip and defamatioun of the saidis compliners
1570 Leslie 243.
In case thay mycht haif hapinnit in sum onrecoverabill inconvenient

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