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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

(Resaveable,) Ressaveable, Receivable, adj. [Resave v. Cf. ME resceyuable (Wyclif), e.m.E. receyuable (c1530), receiuable (1548), AF receivable (1304), OF recevable (c1265) in Larousse).] That may be admitted or received, in senses 20 and 34 of Resav(e v.; admissible. — 1679 Fountainhall Decis. I 42.
Witnesses otherwise inhabile are receivable because the Lords admit of any adminicle
1629 Justiciary Cases I 105.
Quhilk … is lybellit aganis this pannell and is evir ressaueable ad convictionem et condemnationem

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