from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not durable; not lasting.
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A large invoice of Portuguese "road ware" was sent to the Maine settlers in 1634, and proved thoroughly unsuitable and undurable; but probably no china -- not even Delft ware -- came over on the Mayflower.
But with every political advantage the Dual system, of which the permanence is not as yet at all secure, might have proved as undurable as Grattan's Constitution of 1782 but for one circumstance, to which I have already directed attention.
"For the notebook sent me" -- this to Tekla Żurowska -- "I thank thee very much, although it is somewhat undurable, not suitable for use.