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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).
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Subcraivebile, n. [? Crave v.] ? Petition, request; ? apology. — 1689 Murray Lyon Hist. Lodge Edinb. 126.
James Thomson upon his humball petishon represanted to the dickin and mastares that he was sansabale off his falt … the bridaring [= brethren] hauing exsaped [? = accepted] off his subcraiuebile hes aloued his repasin upon the payment off tane pund Scotes

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