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  • adj. Obsolete form of fashion.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fashion.


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  • Buchanan recounts Magellan's voyage, and likens "War, Superstition, Anarchy, Disease,/Monsters that Man has fashion'd" to Frankenstein.

    The Voyage of Magellan

  • As great a Number & variety of parts as a living Humane Body consists of, ˜tis highly probable that the Lump of Stupid [38] matter out of which they were fashion'd, was contriv'd into this admirable System; if not in a moment, yet in a very short time.

    Sticky Wants to Grab

  • I thought, much below my acceptance; I scorn'd an old − fashion'd Country

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • But perhaps, it may be said, that this is an old − fashion'd, out − of − the − way Proverb, used only when Ladies liv'd at their

    The Lining of the Patch-Work Screen

  • Her Words and Actions were the Model by which the Ladies fashion'd their Discourse and Behaviour; her Beauty was the Theme of the Gentlemens Admiration and


  • The line they're reciting, which they eventually converge on in the center of the room, thus making it fully coherent for the first time, is: "I have not fashion'd this only for show and useless property; no, it shall bear a part, e'en in it own revenge."

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Though thy form, that was fashion'd as light as a fay's,

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel , Volume I. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century

  • My lords and thine -- that shaped and fashion'd me

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348

  • Are fashion'd fresh; some in their stalks do close,

    The Growth of English Drama

  • Whereas if they would suffer them to come up by degrees, that their studies might be temper'd with grave lectures; their affections fashion'd by the dictates of wisdom; that they might work themselves into a mastery of words; and for a long time hear, what they're inclined to imitate, nothing that pleas'd children, wou'd be admir'd by them.

    The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter


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