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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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CONFORTABLE, adj. Variant of Eng. comfortable. [kən′fortəbl]Ags. 1853 W. Blair Aberbrothock 31, 80:
Mony ane o' the neebors . . . refleckit sair upae themselves for no gien her ony confortable thing as lang as she was able to take it. . . . Just to see her sisters confortable.

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"Confortable adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 3 Oct 2023 <>



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