Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Set apart; separated; isolated.

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  • De Spermate, to aver with boldness that it were better, that is to say, a less evil, to have no heart at all than to be quite destitute of genitories; for there is laid up, conserved, and put in store, as in a secessive repository and sacred warehouse, the semence and original source of the whole offspring of mankind.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Spermate, to aver with boldness that it were better, that is to say, a less evil, to have no heart at all than to be quite destitute of genitories; for there is laid up, conserved, and put in store, as in a secessive repository and sacred warehouse, the semence and original source of the whole offspring of mankind.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 3

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