yielding; ready to yield or give way ...1644 obs. rare
as if from Latin *cessibilis, from cessus, past participle of cēdĕre to yield + -ible
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1644 - see EXAMPLE below
"...But lastly, if the partes of the strucken body be so easily cessible as without difficulty the stroake can diuide them, then it entereth into such a body vntill it hath spent its force..."
From: Two Treatises in the One of Which, the Nature of Bodies; in the Other, the Nature of Mans Soule is Looked into: in Way of Discovery, of the Immortality of Reasonable Soules
- Sir Kenelm Digby