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Origin of habile
Words nearby habile
Example sentences from the Web for habile
The habile Major descried the party the instant he entered the room, and led the lady directly to it.The Widow Barnaby|Frances Trollope
The Indian must yield to them in this knowledge, and even the habile sailor makes but a clumsy knot in comparison.The White Chief|Mayne Reid
From French, "habile," in which we see the etymology of "able."Letters of Samuel Rutherford|Samuel Rutherford
Whether in his study of political problems, his pictures of people, or his sketches of scenery, he is equally keen and habile.