docible

docible

(ˈdɒsəbəl)
adj
obsolete susceptible to teaching or training; easily tamed
docent, docible, docile - Docent comes from Latin docere, "to teach"; docible is "capable of learning" and docile first meant "teachable."
See also related terms for teacher.
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Colonel Jack is a child who might pick pockets and rob pedestrians but his "natural Temper is docible," and he is, as he calls himself, an "unhappy tractable Dog" (1,6).
They will be pliable to all good admonition, docible by all good instruction, serviceable in all things they take in hand.
return to enjoy my own speculations in my little garden at Redriff; to apply those excellent lessons of virtue which I learned among the Houyhnhnms; to instruct the Yahoos of my own family as far as I shall find them docible animals; to behold my figure often in a glass, and thus if possible habituate myself by time to tolerate the sight of a human creature.