What does the word marriageable mean?

Usage examples for marriageable

  1. She introduced me to her husband and her four daughters, charming girls of a marriageable age. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. He had a daughter, a marriageable young woman who, at least in her father's opinion, would make a desirable wife for any man. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein
  3. The young men of course were lost in admiration, but the old ladies were shocked in the extreme, especially those who had marriageable daughters; the young ladies blushed and felt excessively for the " poor thing," and even the governor himself appeared to be in some kind of perturbation. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving