Demurrable
Demurrable De*mur"ra*ble (d[-e]*m[^u]r"r[.a]*b'l), a. That may be demurred to. --Stormonth. [1913 Webster]

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  • demurrable — /damarabal/ Subject to a demurrer. A pleading, petition, or the like, is said to be demurrable when it does not state such facts as support the claim, prayer, or defense put forward …   Black's law dictionary

  • demurrable — /damarabal/ Subject to a demurrer. A pleading, petition, or the like, is said to be demurrable when it does not state such facts as support the claim, prayer, or defense put forward …   Black's law dictionary

  • demurrable — See demur. * * * …   Universalium

  • demurrable — adj. may be protested …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demurrable — de·mur·ra·ble …   English syllables

  • demurrable — Subject to attack by demurrer. See demurrer …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • demurrable — adj. esp. Law open to objection …   Useful english dictionary

  • demur — demurrable, adj. /di merr /, v., demurred, demurring, n. v.i. 1. to make objection, esp. on the grounds of scruples; take exception; object: They wanted to make him the treasurer, but he demurred. 2. Law. to interpose a demurrer. 3. Archaic. to… …   Universalium

  • -able — able, ible 1. general. These two suffixes are derived from Latin endings abilis and ibilis, either directly or through Old French. Of the two, able is an active suffix that can be freely added to the stems of transitive verbs, whereas the set of… …   Modern English usage

  • -ible — able, ible 1. general. These two suffixes are derived from Latin endings abilis and ibilis, either directly or through Old French. Of the two, able is an active suffix that can be freely added to the stems of transitive verbs, whereas the set of… …   Modern English usage

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