Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Liable to be distrained, or seized in satisfaction of a claim, or in order to compel the performance of some obligation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being, or liable to be, distrained.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of being, or liable to be, distrained.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

distrain +‎ -able

Examples

  • Where they have not distrainable property, which is occasionally the case, they never fly, but submit to the known punishment, and go patiently to prison.

    A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume 3

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