from The Century Dictionary.
- Capable of being sounded.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Capable of being sounded.
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- adjective Capable of being
sounded, or having its depth gauged.
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- adjective (of depth) capable of being sounded or measured for depth
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sound + -able
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Dunbar, a Scots poet contemporary of Henry VII., just a little bit altered by me to make him soundable to your ears.
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She preferred depths soundable at any moment by the dropping of a foot, and if the foot did not instantly touch bottom she fell into a panic and screamed, which added not a little to the hilarity of their bathes.
Pearl of Pearl Island John Oxenham 1896
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