Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being capital.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being capital; preeminence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being capital; preëminence.

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Examples

  • And truly, Sir, whoever shall look into their Stories, they shall not find the Articles that are charged upon them to come near to that height and capitalness of Crimes that are laid to your Charge; nothing near.

    State Trials, Political and Social Volume 1 (of 2)

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