One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Capable of being pointed out; that can be pointed to or at; (hence) visible, apparent. rare.
2Capable of being pointed or aimed; specifically (of a telescope, gun, etc.) that can be pointed at an object; easy to point, rotatable.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Bradford (c1510–1555), evangelical preacher and martyr. From point + -able.
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