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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Uplift(e)able, adj. [Uplift v.] To be levied or collected, due (furth of, out of lands, etc.). — 1670 Musselburgh 26.
An annual rent of 2400 merk upliftable furth of the said toun
1678 Fountainhall Decis. I 18.
The [annual rent] … being indivisible was sufficient to clothe his right with possession quoad both, tho' they were upliftable out of different subject-matters and lands lying in divers shires
1694 Glasgow B. Rec. IV 127.
Ane yearly fewdewtie of ten merks, upliftable be them out of that house and land called Limehouse
1697 Cramond Kirk S. IV 15 Nov.
The … kirk thesaurer was infeft in ane anwelrent effeirand thairto, uplifteable out of the lands of Barntoun

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