held jointly; for general use; public: commonable lands.
allowed to be pastured on common land: commonable cattle.
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How to use commonable in a sentence
Wages, however, were then eked out by home industries and commonable rights.The Political History of England - Vol. X. | William Hunt
The Forest became one of the commonable lands of Royal Chases or hunting-grounds.
Some of the largest tracts of waste land to be found in England are the waste or commonable lands of royal forests or chases.
The commonable alps are let by auction for a term of years, and, in opposition to ancient principles, strangers may bid for them.Direct Legislation by the Citizenship through the Initiative and Referendum | James W. Sullivan
At Huntingdon, for example, it was the freemen dwelling in "commonable" houses who were privileged to use the common.The Customs of Old England | F. J. Snell
British Dictionary definitions for commonable
(of land) held in common
English history (esp of sheep and cattle) entitled to be pastured on common land
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