Definitions

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  • adj. Out of the centre.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Out of the center.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, out of the center.

Etymologies

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ex- + centre + -al

Examples

  • And it was no question of small dwellings for labourers, modest flats for employees, and others of limited means; no, it was a question of colossal mansions three and four storeys high, displaying uniform and endless facades which made these new excentral quarters quite Babylonian, such districts, indeed, as only capitals endowed with intense life, like Paris and London, could contrive to populate.

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