Recoverable

Re*cov"er*a*ble

(-?*b'l), a. [Cf. F. recouvrable.] Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor; as, the debt is recoverable; goods lost or sunk in the ocean are not recoverable.
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A prodigal course
Is like the sun's; but not, like his, recoverable.
Shak.
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If I am recoverable, why am I thus?
Cowper.
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-- Re*cov"er*a*ble*ness, n.
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