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

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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).

Potabille, adj. [F. (14–15th c. in Hatz.-Darm.) and e.m.E. (1572) potable, late L. pōtābilis drinkable, f. L. pōtāre to drink.] Gold potabille, ‘drinkable gold’ the cordial medicine. — c1460 Alex. (Taym.) 13450.
His drink was balme and gold potabille [: abill]

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