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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Reducible, adj. [Late ME and e.m.E. reducible (a1450), med. L. reducibilis (a1233 in Latham). Cf. MF reduisible (16th c. in Godef.).] = Reduc(e)abill adj. a1633 Hope Major Pract. II 138.
That a decreet of improbation given against a minor of six years not compearand was not reducible
1668-9 Fraser Lawfulness Separ. 49 (see Reduce v. 10 p.p.).

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