One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
That may be pressed.
Liable to be pressed into military service; easily taken by a press-gang.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Brome (c1590–1652), playwright. From press + -able<br>early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From press + -able.
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