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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

(Wirkabill,) Workabill, adj. [e.m.E. workable (1545).] Capable of functioning as required or expected, serviceable. — 1674 Kirkcudbr. Sheriff Ct. Deeds II 144.
A pair of sheires … suficent and workabill

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