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colorable


colorable


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colorable  \Col"or*a*ble\,  a. 
  Specious;  plausible;  having  an  appearance  of  right  or 
  justice.  ``Colorable  pretense  for  infidelity.''  --Bp. 
  Stillingfleet  --  {Col"or*a*ble*ness},  n.  --  {Col"or*a*bly}, 
  adv 
 
  Colorable  and  subtle  crimes,  that  seldom  are  taken 
  within  the  walk  of  human  justice.  --Hooker.