Origin of estimable
Examples from the Web for estimable
Now the estimable Cook Report has moved the race from Lean Republican to a Toss-Up.Mark Sanford Ditched by NRCC, but Counting Him Out Would Be Unwise|John Avlon|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To save himself, Nixon nominated the estimable Elliot Richardson to be his new attorney general.
This I had from the lips of a most intelligent and estimable lady, who knew whereof she spoke.The Myths and Fables of To-Day|Samuel Adams Drake
My man Jeromean estimable fellow, by the wayis already admitting them.The Gray Phantom's Return|Herman Landon
She said she was delighted to see Miss Glover, thinking meanwhile that this estimable persons sense of etiquette was very tedious.Mrs. Craddock|W. Somerset Maugham
This estimable personage shared with thousands the strange superstition that the world cannot do without them.The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood|Arthur Griffiths
He left his estimable widow and four surviving children to lament his loss.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
mid-15c., from Old French estimable and directly from Latin aestimabilis "valuable, estimable," from aestimare (see esteem (v.)).