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

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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).

Mobil(l, Moble, a. [ME. (a 1338), OF. moeble, moble (F. meuble), L. mōbilis.] Of goods: Movable. Cf. Movabil(l (and Moabil(l). — 1398 Grant Chart. 15.
Al his gudis mobil and vnmobil
1456 Hay I. 122/27.
His moble gudis na heritagis
Ib. 154/19.
That the gudis that ar wonnyn in weris mobleis ar thairis that wynnis thame
Ib. 261/33.
Of ony gude moble or unmoble
Ib. II. 31/15.

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"Mobil adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 29 Sep 2022 <>



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