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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

(Vapourable,) Vaporable, adj. [ME and e.m.E. vaporable, vapoureable (both Trevisa), med. L. vaporabilis.] Capable of causing evaporation. — 1456 Hay II 118/8.
Gif a man ware of stark complexioun … the nature is mare vaporable and of better digestioun to corrump and bray the metis and ourcum thame na in a persone that is of waykare … complexioun

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"Vapourable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 8 Aug 2022 <>



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