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  • n. Search; scrutiny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Search; scrutiny.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Search; scrutiny.


Latin scrutatio. (Wiktionary)


  • Scots, who being strangely diseased was, by some devine intelligence, advised to take the water of a well in England, called Muswell, which after long scrutation and inquisition, this well was found and performed the cure "(Norden's" Speculum Britanniae, "p. 36, edit.

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 1


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