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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Disabil, v. [Late ME. disable (1485), common in e.m.E.] tr. To render unable. — 1615 Highland P. III. 257.
They … sould haif disabilled thir rebellis and lymmairis to haif attemptit ony disordour

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