Webster 1913 Edition
Lovable; lovely; pleasing.
[Obs. or R.]
Sir T. Herbert.
Friendly; kindly; sweet; gracious;
amiabletemper or mood;
Possessing sweetness of disposition; having sweetness of temper, kind-heartedness, etc., which causes one to be liked;
Done out of love.
amiablesiege to the honesty of this Ford’s wife.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Lovely; worth of love; deserving of affection; applied usually to persons. But in Ps. 84:1, there is an exception, 'How amiable are the tabernacles, O Lord.'
2.Pretending or showing love.
Lay amiable siege to the honesty of this Ford's wife.
But this use is not legitimate.