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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unserviceable, adj. [e.m.E. unservesable (1535), vnseruiceable (1590); Serviceabill adj.] Unusable. — c1650 Spalding II 97.
Befoir he cam out, the haill cannons wes dismounted and vnseruiceable

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