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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Estabill, v. [ME. estable (Chaucer), OF. establir. Cf. Astabill v.] tr. To settle, establish. — 1513 Doug. v. i. 52.
Thar is na land mair lykand … Our wery folkis to restyng and estabill
Ib. xiii. vi. 36.
Thar myndis mesys and estabillis he
1533 Bell. Livy I. 259/29.
Ȝe may nocht haue ȝourelaw establit sa lang as Ceso is ȝoure citeȝane
Ib. II. 16/15.

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