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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Responsibill, adj. [obs. F. responsible (1502 in OED), e.m.E. responsible (1599).] ? Trustworthy; ? of sufficient means. Cf. Responsabill adj. 2. — 1558–9 Edinb. B. Rec. III 27.
[That he] tak souertie of his said depute of honest responsibill nychtbouris … for his … suir keping of the saidis jowallis

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