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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Debile, a. [e.m.E. (1536), F. débile, L. dēbilis.] Weak. — 1568 Skeyne Descr. Pest 17.
Secundly, to mak it quhilk may offend debile in actione or impressioun

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