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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Corruptible, -ibil(e, -ibill, a. [ME. corruptible, -ybelle (14th c.), OF. corruptible, L. corruptibilis. Cf. Corruptable.] Capable of corruption. 1456 Hay I. 128/29.
It, that he is behaldyn till his lord, is bot variable thing and corruptibil
1461 Liber Plusc. 385.
Cled with this corruptibile corps carnelle
1562-3 Winȝet II. 41/6.
Be … corruptible confusioun of the diuinitie and humanitie
1580 Misc. Wodrow Soc. 298.
This synfull and corruptibill warld

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