from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Subject to confiscation: confiscable goods.
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- adj. That can be confiscated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being confiscated; liable to forfeiture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being confiscated; liable to forfeiture.
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Mining Bureau and was therefore confiscable, but as it was of no value to the United States I asked and immediately received permission to use it in bringing corn for the city from the plantations below.
Much of the confiscable property was not sold but was turned over to the
Unfortunately, some of the most spectacular frauds ever perpetrated were carried through in connection with the attempt of the United States Treasury Department to collect and sell the confiscable property in the South.
He knew of about a thousand bales of cotton, some of it private property, some of it confiscable, stored at various points on the banks of the Alabama.
It had been urged by them, that the laws of nations had declared only the estate of an alien enemy liable to confiscation -- but that debts were mere rights -- choses in action -- and therefore not of a confiscable character.
It had been urged by them, that the laws of nations had declared only the estate of an alien enemy liable to confiscation ” but that debts were mere rights ” choses in action ” and therefore not of a confiscable character.