Pal"pa*ble (?), a. [F. palpable, L. palpabilis, fr. palpare to feel, stroke; cf. palpus the soft palm of the hand.]
Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form.
Darkness must overshadow all his bounds,
Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors.
"Three persons palpable
[Lies] gross as a mountain, open, palpable.
-- Pal"pa*ble*ness, n. -- Pal"pa*bly, adv.
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