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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Grindable, a. [f. Grind v. Cf. Ground-, Grundable.] Of grain: Capable of being ground; for grinding. 1641 Black Bk. Taymouth 390.
Ilk tennent and cottar to goe with thair grindable cornes to the milnes, quhairto they are thirled
1652 Irvine Mun. II. 75.
The rest of all corns grindable
1659 Ib. 80.
All maner of corne, beir, wheit, peis, ry and uther stuff grindable
1674 Dundee B. Laws 62.
That no inhabitant carry any grindable cornes by the tounes milnes
1740 Kames Decis. Ct. Sess. (1799) 25.
Sufficient proof of the astriction of the grindable corns growing upon the defender's lands, to the pursuer's mill

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