Origin of legible
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You can have rapport, or you can have fast, legible notes, but you cannot have both.The (So Far) Failed Promise of Electronic Medical Records||January 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We photocopied the page this very afternoon at the DC Public Library's central branch: I'm hoping the PDF below is legible.
Luckily the paragraph was torn off from the top of the page, said Frank, and the date of the issue is legible.The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune|Wilbur Lawton
The post-office regulation on the subject of addresses runs thus: 'Every address should be legible and complete.
Legible, lej′i-bl, adj. that may be read: that may be understood.
Somehow, he expected that she would write in a clear, strong, legible way.The Silent Barrier|Louis Tracy
The wax was almost worn away and it had been necessary to go over the words several times in order to make them legible.Ancient Manners|Pierre Louys
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Word Origin for legible
Word Origin and History for legible
late 14c., from Late Latin legibilis "that can be read," from Latin legere "to read" (see lecture (n.)). Related: Legibly.