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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. affected wit; a conceit

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Affected wit; a conceit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A piece of affected wit; an ingenious thought or turn of expression; a conceit.


Italian, from Latin conceptus. See conceit. (Wiktionary)



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