Movable

Definition of Movable

Mov´a`ble
a.1.Capable of being moved, lifted, carried, drawn, turned, or conveyed, or in any way made to change place or posture; susceptible of motion; not fixed or stationary; as, a movable steam engine.
2.Changing from one time to another; as, movable feasts, i. e., church festivals, the date of which varies from year to year.
Movable letter
(Heb. Gram.) a letter that is pronounced, as opposed to one that is quiescent.
Movable feast
(Ecclesiastical) a holy day that changes date, depending on the lunar cycle. An example of such a day is Easter.
n.1.An article of wares or goods; a commodity; a piece of property not fixed, or not a part of real estate; generally, in the plural, goods; wares; furniture.
Furnished with the most rich and princely movables.
- Evelyn.
2.(Rom. Law) Property not attached to the soil.

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