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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unsable, n. (Appar. erron. for no sable, perhaps influenced by vnstable three lines previously.) c1500-c1512 Dunb. G. Targe 126 (B).
Thair was Pluto that elriche incubus In cloke of grene his court vsit vn sable [Ch. & M. no sable, M. no sabill]

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