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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Incurabill, a. [ME. incurabil (c 1340), L. incūrābilis.] Incurable. — 1456 Hay II. 141/31.
Thai engender … othir maladies incurabelies [sic]
a1500 Henr. Test. Cress. 307.
With pane to be opprest And torment sair with seiknes incurabill
1543 Reg. Morton II. 290.
Knawand the said Erle to be … occupyit with incurabill seiknes
1560 Rolland Seven S. 6088.
Knew thow not weill … My maladie was euer incurabill

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