De*fen"si*ble (?), a. [Cf. F. d'efensable, LL. defensabilis, defensibilis. See Defense, and cf. Defendable.]

1.

Capable of being defended; as, a defensible city, or a defensible cause.

2.

Capable of offering defense.

[Obs.]

Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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