- pregl, fritz,
- pregnancy gingivitis,
Origin of pregnable
Examples from the Web for pregnable
From the reports of his spies regarding Bergerac, he thought the place was pregnable.The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Mills
A cute old soul was Biddy, and extensive the knowledge experience had given her of the pregnable points of general character.The Bunsby papers|John Brougham
At the inhospitable silence they waxed restive; they assaulted and forced the pregnable barriers, and invaded the premises.Heart of the West|O. Henry
He did not know each man has his weak point, and that Mortomley's pregnable spot lay close to the colours himself had begotten.Mortomley's Estate, Vol. III (of 3)|Charlotte Elizabeth Lawson Cowan Riddell
Pregnable, preg′na-bl, adj. that may be taken by assault or force.
Word Origin for pregnable
1530s, alteration of Middle English preignable, earlier prenable (early 15c.), from Old French prenable "assailable, vulnerable," from stem of prendre "to take, grasp, seize," from Latin prehendere "to take hold of, to seize" (see prehensile).