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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

(Warrandabill,) Warrandable, adj. [e.m.E. warrantable (1581).] Guaranteed, justifiable. — 1635 Dickson Hebrews 39.
Christians doe not possesse their prerogatives without a warrandable title
1638 Rec. Kirk Scotl. 105.
For as much as the sayde assemblie doeth intende … to call in question, discusse, … and condemne things not onelie in themselues lawfull, and warrandable; but also … determined by actes of generall assemblie, and parliaments, and in practise accordinglie, to the disgrace … of reformed religion [etc.]

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