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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

ONKENNABLE, adj. Unknowable, incalculable.wm.Sc. 1818 Scots Mag. (Sept.) 155:
The soun' of an onkennable nummer of sma' bells.

[On-, pref.2, + Ken, + adj. suff. -able.]

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