Definition of Devisable

1. a. Capable of being devised, invented, or contrived.



Definition of Devisable

1. Adjective. That can be devised ¹

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Definition of Devisable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devisable

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devilry
devils
devilship
deviltries
deviltry
devilwood
devilwoods
deviometer
devious
deviously
deviousness
deviousnesses
devirgination
devirginations
devisable (current term)
devisal
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devisers
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devising
devision
devisions

Literary usage of Devisable

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1. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, William Hardcastle Browne (1894)
"In Virginia, seisin is not requisite to a devise, and a right of entry is devisable, even though there be an adverse possession or disseisin; ..."

2. An Elementary Digest of the Law of Property in Land by Stephen Martin Leake (1874)
"Land not devisable at common law—except by special custom— uses in equity devisable—until ... Land was devisable by will in some places by special custom, ..."

3. An Essay in a Course of Lectures on Abstracts of Title: To Facilitate the by Richard Preston (1818)
"In most cases it is a devisable interest (k). But a right to enter for a condition broken, or under the warranty annexed to an exchange (I); or the benefit ..."

4. An Essay on Uses and Trusts: And on the Nature and Operation of Conveyances by Francis Williams Sanders, George Williams Sanders, John Warner (1844)
"The use was devisable before the Statute of ... 1, before which lands were not devisable (ante, p. 46).] 1 See Wright's Ten., 172, 174, ed. 1768. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"... that a tenant who, after the expiration of his lease, continues in occupation as tenant from year to year, has a devisable interest in the premises so ..."

6. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1878)
"What Real Property is devisable. Any estate, right or interest, is devisable to which the testator may be entitled at his death, notwithstanding he may ..."

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