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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Untractable, adj. [e.m.E. vntractable (1538); Tractabill adj.] Unmanageable. = Intractabil(l adj. 1673 Dunkeld Presb. I 64.
If they [the ministers] continued untractable the Presbyteries were to proceed against them

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