from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Enacted, regulated, or authorized by statute; statutory.
- adj. Law Legally punishable; recognized by statute: a statutable offense.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Made or introduced by statute; proceeding from an act of legislature.
- adj. In conformity to statute; standard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Made or introduced by statute; proceeding from an act of the legistature.
- adj. Made or being in conformity to statute; standard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Made, required, or imposed by statute; statutory: as. a statutable punishment.
- Allowed by the rules; standard.
The chief reason why a vast number of patents are unsuccessful, is, that it takes a long time (longer generally than fourteen years, the statutable limit of patent grants) to make the workmen of a country familiar with a new manufacture.
Upon my word, you really deserve -- Since Mr George Combe has clearly shown in his admirable work "On the Constitution of Man, and its adaptation to the world around him," that ignorance is a statutable crime before Nature, and punishable, and punished by the laws of
The great man, he said, who drew up those Acts of Union for Ireland and Scotland did not take a statutable sanction, for they all rested on higher grounds.
The ordinary lectures were the statutable exercises appointed by the Faculty, and delivered by its properly accredited teachers in the hours of the morning, which were sacred to the prelections of the masters.
For grammar the statutable amount was eightpence, for natural philosophy fourpence, and for logic threepence per term, and it was usual to reckon four terms to the year.
He was habitually absent from chapel; his expenditure upon building and upon his household was excessive; he used the college seal at meetings which did not consist of the statutable number of sixteen, and so on.
Before admission to each of these tests the candidate was presented by the Consiliarius of his Nation to the Rector for permission to enter it, and swore that he had complied with all the statutable conditions, that he would give no more than the statutable fees or entertainments to the Rector himself, the Doctor, or his fellow-students, and that he would obey the Rector.
He may not only deny our God and our Redeemer, but he may worship Jupiter or Osiris, an ape or a crocodile, the host of heaven or the creeping things of the earth; let him only have a statutable horror of the religion of others, and agree to brand with the name of idolatry the religion of the greater part of the Christian world.
Newgate for six months, the statutable penalty for refusing to take the oath of allegiance, which was maliciously tendered to him by a magistrate.
Nation to the Rector for permission to enter it, and swore that he had complied with all the statutable conditions, that he would give no more than the statutable fees or entertainments to the Rector himself, the Doctor, or his fellow-students, and that he would obey the Rector.
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