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 for moveable
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Movable \Mov"a*ble\, n.; pl. Movables.
     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. [Also
        spelled moveable.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Furnished with the most rich and princely movables.
                                                    --Evelyn.
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     2. (Rom. Law) Property not attached to the soil.
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     Note: The word is not convertible with personal property,
           since rents and similar incidents of the soil which are
           personal property by our law are immovables by the
           Roman law. --Wharton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Movable \Mov"a*ble\, a. [Cf. OF. movable. See Move.]
     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. [Also spelled moveable.]
  
     Syn: transferable, transferrable, transportable.
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     2. Changing from one time to another; as, movable feasts, i.
        e., church festivals, the date of which varies from year
        to year.
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     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.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  moveable \moveable\ adj.
     movable.
  
     Syn: Syn. --, transferable, transferrable, transportable.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  moveable
      adj 1: capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to
             another [syn: movable, moveable, transferable,
             transferrable, transportable]

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