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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Innomerable, -abill, a. [Cf. late ME. innomberable, OF. innombrable.] = Innowmerabill. —a. a1500 Henr. Orph. 314 (Asl.).
O dolly place … , Thy gret panis to compt innomerable
c1500 Fyve Bestes 89.
Of saulis … Ane multitud innomerable
b. c1490 Irland Asl. MS. I. 29/10.
Thi enemy that … tholis eternale and innomerable pane
1528 Acta Conc. XXXIX. 5.
To the innomerable scaith of our soverane lordis liegis
1531 Bell. Boece I. 33.
Gif we desire to eschew … innomerabill inconvenientis

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