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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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Unsupportable, adj. [e.m.E. unsupportable (1586); Supportabill adj.] Unbearable. = Insupportabill adj. 1678 Edinb. B. Rec. X 351.
[The magistrates] might … imbuzle the comon good … and therby wreath ane unsupportable yoke upon the neck of there fellow citizens

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