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  • adj. pervious

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pervious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pervious: transparent; clear.


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  • But that Poesy should be as pervial as oratory and plain - ness her special ornament, were the plain way to barbarism, and to make the ass run proud of his ears, to take away strength from lions, and give camels horns.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • pervial” and the obscure, the secular and the sacred.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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