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  • adj. superlative form of choice: most choice.


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  • Accordingly your first newspaper was received by me in choicest mood; and the second would have been pitched in the fire, had there been one at hand, when, after having tumbled myself from the top story at the risk of my neck, I found myself deluded with 'wun penny'm.'

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Her stature was straight as the letter I150 and her face shamed the noon sun’s radiancy; and she was even as a galaxy, or a dome with golden marquetry or a bride displayed in choicest finery or a noble maid of Araby. 151 Right well of her sang the bard when he said: —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The choicest are the so-called French, or = Tagetes patula =, which have richly coloured flowers, and some of the varieties are beautifully striped.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition

  • -- God calls the choicest warriors to Him, to set "over" the work of devastating Idumea.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Fetid fruit of the wild vine [Maurer], instead of "choicest" grapes.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Substitute the workplace for the hunting ground, you still get the most attractive people getting the best rewards-the "choicest" feeding opportunities.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Of printed books one of the choicest is a very fine Caxton, "The Boke of

    St. John's College, Cambridge

  • An artist friend made a detailed drawing based on the photograph and the view from the ground, giving me a somewhat better map of the choicest aeries and declivities.

    Bird Cloud

  • But it is the love of the critics that gratifies Cooper the most, such as when the Daily Mail eruditely weighs in on one of his choicest works: "In one hilarious snap the moment he mocks a dog trapped behind the glass of someone's front porch is taken with almost human-like humor."

    ARTINFO: Is This Cat a Great Photographer? The Seattle Art Scene's Feline Phenomenon

  • For this is Nature's holyday [2] I also observed that round the whole scene were distributed a great variety of tables set with the choicest and most tempting refreshments; such they apeard to be; but whither on being touch'd as in some other enchanted woods and castles they would have vanished from before me I cannot tell as I did not put it to the trial.

    Letter 35


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