Triable Tri"a*ble, a. [From {Try}.] 1. Fit or possible to be tried; liable to be subjected to trial or test. ``Experiments triable.'' --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Law) Liable to undergo a judicial examination; properly coming under the cognizance of a court; as, a cause may be triable before one court which is not triable in another. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • triable — adjective Date: 15th century liable or subject to judicial or quasi judicial examination or trial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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