Middle English Dictionary Entry

vailāble adj.
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Note: Cp. available adj.
1.
(a) Conferring benefit, of value or utility, beneficial, profitable; having power (to do sth. or bring sth. about), efficacious; also [quot. a1475 Rev.St.Bridget 2nd], effective (against sth.);—used in fig. context; ~ to (for, unto); (b) of a person: capable of providing good service, suitable; ?also, powerful [1st quot.].
2.
Law Having the force of law, legally valid; conferring legal benefit, advantage, etc.; ~ in laue; god and ~, god) effectual and ~.