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Usage examples for Predicable

  1. The terms 'horse' and 'Bucephalus' are names of certain things, in this case animals, whether we make any statement about them or not: but the terms 'swift' and 'fiery' only become names of the same things in virtue of being predicable of them. – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  2. In connection with definition, the fifth predicable, difference, is useful. – The Classification of Patents by United States Patent Office
  3. The only thing certainly predicable of him was, that nothing could be predicated of him. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  4. As she now whisked about her room in her bed- gown with an activity not predicable of her age and shape, and finally plunged under the covering and drew it up to her chin with one hand while she pressed it out decorously over her person with the other, she kept up a rapid flow of lamentation and conjecture. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
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