Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of secondary.

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Examples

  • According to him, by promising a singular, a universal is promised secundarie and confuse, and conversely (ibid., p. 64).

    John Wyclif

  • From whence (I pray yon, learned writers) proceedeth this coldnesse: From whence commeth this heate: Haue we not learned out of your schole that water is an element most colde and somewhat moist: and in such sort most cold, that for the making of secundarie qualities, it must of necessitie be remitted, & being simple, that it cannot be applyed to the vses of mankind: I do here deliuer these

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 01

  • From whence (I pray yon, learned writers) proceedeth this coldnesse: From whence commeth this heate: Haue we not learned out of your schole that water is an element most colde and somewhat moist: and in such sort most cold, that for the making of secundarie qualities, it must of necessitie be remitted, & being simple, that it cannot be applyed to the vses of mankind: I do here deliuer these Oracles of the naturall Philosophers, not knowing whether they be true or false.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

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