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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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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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