One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Able to be performed or discharged; (of money, etc.) capable of being paid or advanced; payable; negotiable, transferable.
Early 17th century. From French † prestable (now prêtable) able to be lent (1606; earlier in senses ‘(of God) ready to offer forgiveness, forgiving’, ‘generous’) from prester + -able.
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