Leg"i*ble (?), a. [L. legibilis, fr. legere to read: cf. OF. legible. See Legend.]

1.

Capable of being read or deciphered; distinct to the eye; plain; -- used of writing or printing; as, a fair, legible manuscript.

The stone with moss and lichens so overspread, Nothing is legible but the name alone. Longfellow.

2.

Capable of being discovered or understood by apparent marks or indications; as, the thoughts of men are often legible in their countenances.

 

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