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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).
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Remed(e)able, -meadable, adj. [Remed(e v. Cf. e.m.E. remedyable, -iable (c1491).] a. That can be cured, remedied or ? counteracted. b. Able to cure or remedy; remedial. —a. 1531 Bell. 1531 Boece II 413.
The vennome was sa sunkin in his bowellis, that it was nocht remedable
1639 Rec. Kirk Scotl. 212.
When princes stand in doubt of their people, and their subjects stand in doubt of their prince, if not tymelie remeaded, prove difficill remeadable
b. 1596 Dalr. II 397/24.
Layng medicine remedeable to her warking woundis

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