Pun"ish*a*ble (?), a. [Cf. F. punissable.]

Deserving of, or liable to, punishment; capable of being punished by law or right; -- said of person or offenses.

That time was, when to be a Protestant, to be a Christian, was by law as punishable as to be a traitor. Milton.

-- Pun"ish*a*ble*ness, n.

 

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