Origin of eligible
OTHER WORDS FROM eligibleel·i·gi·bil·i·ty, el·i·gi·ble·ness, nounel·i·gi·bly, adverbnon·el·i·gi·ble, adjective
How to use eligible in a sentence
In 1790 their descendants lived in a village, eligibly situated, on several swelling green hills on the banks of the Mississippi.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
Fort "Mackina" is eligibly situated on a cliff overlooking the town and harbor, and is garrisoned by a company of artillery.
The prairie is most eligibly situated along the margin of the stream, above whose floods it is elevated.
This city is eligibly situated on a broad plateau, between limestone cliffs.
Entering the hall, they followed the usher to their seats, which were eligibly located only a few rows back from the stage.Try and Trust|Horatio Alger