Distrainable
Distrainable Dis*train"a*ble, a. Capable of being, or liable to be, distrained. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • distrainable — adjective see distrain …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distrainable — See distrain. * * * …   Universalium

  • distrainable — adj. may be distrained, may be taken in payment for debts (about property) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distrainable — dis·train·able …   English syllables

  • distrainable — nəbəl adjective Etymology: Anglo French distreignable, from Old French destreign + able : subject to distraint; also : recoverable by distraint …   Useful english dictionary

  • distrain — distrainable, adj. distrainee, n. distrainment, n. distrainor, distrainer, n. /di strayn /, Law. v.t. 1. to constrain by seizing and holding goods, etc., in pledge for rent, damages, etc., or in order to …   Universalium

  • distrain — verb Etymology: Middle English distreynen, from Anglo French destreindre, from Medieval Latin distringere, from Latin, to draw apart, detain, from dis + stringere to bind tight more at strain Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to force or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distrainer — See distrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • distrainor — See distrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • distrainment — See distrainable. * * * …   Universalium

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