Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Credible (Page: 342)

Cred"i*ble (kr?d"?-b'l), a. [L. credibilis, fr. credere. See Creed.] Capable of being credited or believed; worthy of belief; entiled to confidence; trustworthy.

Things are made credible either by the known condition and quality of the utterer or by the manifest likelihood of truth in themselves. Hooker.
A very diligent and observing person, and likewise very sober and credible. Dampier.