In 1699 he became minister of the small parish of Simprin, where there were in all “not more than 90 examinable persons.”
It was held that the transaction was not examinable except for fraud and that A was therefore estopped.
In some countries, however, a foreign judgment is examinable on its merits before being enforced.
In the parish of West Calder, 300 out of 900 examinable persons wasted away.
c.1300, from Old French examiner "interrogate, question, torture," from Latin examinare "to test or try; weigh, consider, ponder," from examen "a means of weighing or testing," probably ultimately from exigere "weigh accurately" (see exact). Related: Examined; examining.
examine ex·am·ine (ĭg-zām'ĭn)
v. ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing, ex·am·ines
To study or analyze an organic material.
To test or check the condition or health of.
To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises.