What does the word drinkable mean?

Usage examples for drinkable

  1. Here in this exhibit you can see everything eatable and drinkable, from Jonesville wheat to palm sugar, and all sorts of vegetables that wuz ever seen, and the very biggest ones that wuz ever grown, from a sweet potato to a squash, and peanuts to cocoanuts- And all sorts of animal products, from a elephant's tusk, from Africa, to a sleek deacon's skin, from Jonesville. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  2. And is the wine drinkable? – Mr-Punch-s-After-Dinner-Stories by Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir
  3. For want of drinkable water, the mortality of Castro is high; for want of irrigation, you cannot cultivate more than a very small zone, under good conditions. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja