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  • adj. Alternative form of leviratical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the levirate.


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  • And while much of the material might seem simple to sophisticated readers of VERBATIM, its editor learned from Wordspinner that a marriage between a brother and the childless widow of the groom's brother is called a leviratic marriage and that cut the green calabash is Gullah for ` exaggerate. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 2


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