Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Form; shape.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Form; mold.

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Examples

  • Whereby that in some measure is restored unto us which was taken from us by the sin of our first parents, to whom it was said that, because they had not obeyed the commandment of God their Creator, they should die, and by death should be brought to nought that so stately frame and plasmature wherein the man at first had been created.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Whereby that in some measure is restored unto us which was taken from us by the sin of our first parents, to whom it was said that, because they had not obeyed the commandment of God their Creator, they should die, and by death should be brought to nought that so stately frame and plasmature wherein the man at first had been created.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Whereby that in some measure is restored unto us which was taken from us by the sin of our first parents, to whom it was said that, because they had not obeyed the commandment of God their Creator, they should die, and by death should be brought to nought that so stately frame and plasmature wherein the man at first had been created.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 2

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