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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

GREEABLE, adj. 1. “Harmonious; living in peace and goodwill” (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff., Add. 225; Cld. 1880 Jam., Abd., Arg., Wgt. 1955).

2. “Of kind, obliging disposition” (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff., Add. 225; ‡Abd., Arg. 1955).

3. “Satisfied of the same mind, consenting” (Bnff., Cld. 1880 Jam.; ne.Sc., Ags., Arg., Kcb. 1955).

[O.Sc. greable, pleasing, suitable, from 1405, O.Fr. gréable, id. Cf. Gree, v. 1]

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