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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Counsalabil(l, -abyll, a. [f. counsale Counsail v. Cf. Counsellable.] Willing to be counselled. — 1531 Bell. Boece II. 150.
Seand thaim not counsalabil to the common weil, he was constranit to return hame
1530 Lynd. Test. Pap. 515.
Allace! that daye had he bene counsalabyll, He had obtenit laude
1540 Id. Sat. 1666.
Ye will find him verie counsalabill

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