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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Unwarrantableness, n. [17th c. Eng. unwarrantablenesse (1633).] Lack of justification, indefensibility. — 1653 Binning Case of Conscience (1693) 7.
The conscience and conviction of the unwarrantableness of it for the want of authority

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