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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).

Vastable, adj. (? Erron. for mast able, most able or capable.) 1644 Spalding II 496.
Ordours … for recalling our people … and restrayning of suche as intend to follow. We desyre only ordouris against so many as ar yit vastable and fitt to harbour or bear burdings quhiche we confes ar few in comparisone of theis quho ar altogidder disabled

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



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