A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
(Unsesonabill,) Unseasonabill, -able, adj. [Late ME vnseasonable (c1448); Sesonabill adj.]
1. Of weather: Inappropriate for the time of year. 1571 Ferg. Serm. iii Malachi Sig. D iib.
He sall preserue them from … noysum beistis or vnseasonabill wedder 1633 Old Kirk Chron. 60.
The minister stirred up the pepill to humiliation for thair sins … in regaird of the unseasonable waither
2. a. Of time: Inappropriate for the action specified. b. Of an action: Inappropriate with regard to the time of occurrence.a. 1643 Robertson Cullen Ch. Ann. 30.
[She promised] to sell no drink at unseasonable tymes especially in tyme of divine service 1643 Robertson Cullen Ch. Ann. 84.
[Banished for] casting themselves in men's ways at unseasonable times, and for being masterless and without callingb. 1659 St. A. Presb. 74.
That John Mure, pyper, is occasion of much dissorder in … congregations, by his pypeing at brythells, and vnseasonable drinkings 1671 Dumbarton B. Rec. 87.
Their unseasonabill brewing in the night season on Setterday
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