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Tabillit, Tablit, -ed, ppl. adj. [Tabill v.] a. Listed, recorded on a list. b. Of a precious stone: Having a flat surface. Cf. Tablet n. 1 b, Tabill dyamont n.a. c1500 Cart. S. Nich. Aberd. I 259.
That thar be ane folt buk maid … to not all faltis absentis fra houris and tablit seruice
b. 1567 6th Rep. Hist. MSS App. 643/2.
Ane cheyn … with tuelf square intermiddis, ewery ane with ane tabled diamant and ane tablett rubye
1567 6th Rep. Hist. MSS App. 643/2 (see Tablet n. 1 b).
1578 Inv. Wardrobe 265.
Tua tabled diamantis & tua rubyis coboischoun
1590 Treas. Acc. MS 209b.
Tua tabled rubeis

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