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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Accusabil, -able, a. [L. accūsābil-is; hence also mod. E. accusable (1641).] Liable to be accused. c1515 Asl. MS. I. 172/13.
Quha that is accusable of thare misdeidis
1574 Conv. Burghs I. 26.
Thay and thair commisaris to be haldin accusabill [etc.]
1574 Reg. Privy C. II. 400.
We … confes us … thairintill culpable and accusable
1578 Reg. Morton I. App. xlvi.
To be responsall and accusabill to his Hienes

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