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- n. The state or quality of being chargeable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being chargeable or expensive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Liability to a charge or charges; capability of being charged.
- n. Expensiveness; cost; costliness.
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"That it be referred to persons out of the House to take into consideration what inconveniences there are in the law, and how the mischiefs that grow from the delays, the chargeableness, and the irregularities in the proceedings of the law, may be prevented; and the speediest way to reform the same."
“I cured him of the gout in his feet, and now he talks of the chargeableness of medicine, and makes the first use of his restored legs to fly from his physician.