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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

LIABLE, adj. In Sc. usage, esp. Sc. Law, this adj. is followed by in in place of Eng. to (Sc. 1782 J. Sinclair Ob. Sc. Dial. 25). For exx. see In, prep., B. 1.

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