Definition of Ownable
1. own [adj] - See also: own
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ownable
Literary usage of Ownable
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1881)
"... Is not this also an indication of a sure reaction from the flood of cheap reprints in favor of well-printed, well- bound, and more " ownable " books ? ..."
2. The Future in America: A Search After Realities by Herbert George Wells (1907)
"... there has been and is going on a successive repudiation of that freedom in almost every department of ownable things by considerable masses of thinking ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... it applied to all things ownable without exception, it seems impossible to maintain that т нее ..."
4. Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative by Herbert Spencer (1868)
"It is awakened not by the presence of any special object, but by ownable objects at large ; and it is not from the mere presence of such object, ..."
5. Introduction to Public Finance by Carl Copping Plehn (1921)
"taxes, and for property taxes when in the last case the base is a man's aggregate estate.,, But if the property tax is one on things ownable, regardless of ..."
6. The Political and Commercial Works of that Celebrated Writer Charles D by Charles Davenant (1771)
"... that there be no honour, wealth, " nor preferment in the whole province, but what •* is ownable to him. ..."