verb (used with object)
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Another day the duke's bailiff came to Hellesdon with 300 men to see if the place were assailable.Landholding In England|Joseph Fisher
But he soon found that the position extended too far southward to be assailable by his limited forces.The Relief of Mafeking|Filson Young
A modern general would certainly have guarded with special care the flank that was most easily assailable.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
With great activity and energy, therefore, they betook themselves to the fortification of every assailable point.
A part were stationed in the city, a part at Brooklyn, Long Island, and detachments at various other assailable points.