from The Century Dictionary.

  • Disposed to agree; agreeable.


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  • Thañ draw streight þy cloth {e}, & ley þe bouȝt [44] oñ þe vtt {ur} egge of þe table, take þe vpper part/& let hyt hang {e} evyñ able: þanñ take þe .iij. cloth {e}, & ley the bouȝt oñ þe Inner side plesable, and ley estate w {i} t {h} the vpper part, þe brede of half fote is greable.

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • .ij. or els iij. at a messe/ȝeff þey be greable: þus may ye in your {e} office to eu {er} y mañ be plesable.

    Early English Meals and Manners


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