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fencible

/ˈfɛnsəbəl/
adjective
1.
a Scot word for defensible
noun
2.
(formerly) a person who undertook military service in immediate defence of his homeland only
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Word Origin and History for fencible
adj.

early 14c., "capable of making a defense," short for defensible; see fence (n.) + -ible.

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