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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

INFENCEABLE, adj. Unable to be defended or guarded, unprotected.Abd. 1707 Records Old Abd. (S.C.) II. 118:
It would inevitably shake and loose the whole gavil and the burial place in the said Isles would be rendered infenceable.

[In, neg. pref. + Fencible, adj., 2. O.Sc. has infencibility, unfitness for military service, 1652 (Urquhart Jewel).]

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