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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

Weyabill, -able, adj. [Late ME and e.m.E. weiable (1429), wayable (1570).] Of goods or commodities: Suitable or appropriate to be sold or regulated by weighing or in quantities determined by weight. — 1616 Stirling B. Rec. I 144.
Thair sall be proffeit maid yeirlie to the toun of all weyabill merchand wairis, sic as lint, hemp, irn, woll and utheris subject to great wecht brocht and sauld within this burgh according to the custome and ordour of the new weyhous of Edinburgh
1666 Glasgow Chart. II 116.
Tobacco, indigo, or any uther weyable goods

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