Definition for PORT-A-BLE

PORT-A-BLE, a. [It. portabile, from L. portο, to carry.]

  1. That may be carried by the hand or about the person, on horseback, or in a traveling vehicle; not bulky or heavy; that may be easily conveyed from place to place with one's traveling baggage; as, a portable bureau or secretary.
  2. That may be carried from place to place.
  3. That may be borne along with one. The pleasure of the religious man is an easy and portable pleasure. – South.
  4. Sufferable; supportable. [Not in use.] – Shak.

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