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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XI).
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Uncorruptabile, -ibile, Wncorruptabile, -ibile, adj. [ME and e.m.E. vncor(r)uptible (both Wyclif); Corruptable adj., Corruptible adj.] Free from, or not liable to, corruption. = Incorruptibile adj. c1400 Troy-bk. ii 391 (C).
Which sted may trust or sekyr be Yf holynes … Inne the self wncorruptibile [D. wncorruptabile] Corrupt is
c1520-c1535 Nisbet John Prol.
Johnne in the evangele beginnis allaan the work of vncorruptabile worde
c1520-c1535 Nisbet John Prol.
Ane vncorruptibile end … to him to quham ane vncorruptibile beginnyng is gevin in Genesis

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