- subject or liable to judicial trial.
Origin of triable
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Examples from the Web for triable
In a word, an error in morals is triable only if it is also an error in belief.Medival Heresy and the Inquisition
A. S. Turberville
Offences against the game laws are not triable by justices of the peace, but only in the sheriff court.
No suit shall be triable after the lapse of fifteen years from the date of the act giving rise to the suit.Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion
Najeeb M. Saleeby
Various offences hitherto only triable at Assizes, transferred to the jurisdiction of Quarter Sessions.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century
T. C. Turberville
- liable to be tried judicially
- subject to examination or determination by a court of law
- rare able to be tested
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