ble

-ble

variant of -able (soluble ); occurring first in words of Latin origin that came into English through French, later in words taken directly from Latin.

Origin:
Middle English < Old French < Latin -bilem, accusative of -bilis (masculine and feminine) or < -bile (neuter) adj. suffix

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B.L.E.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers.
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BLE
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
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