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  • The accident had to be an accident in the dictionary definition of the word itself.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • The dictionary definition by no means embraces all that the word implies.

    General Gordon

    Seton Churchill
  • Let us also take the dictionary definition of Fletcherite, as an agreed meaning.

    Fletcherism Horace Fletcher
  • "dictionary definition of avocation is 'diversion,'" said Wright, triumphantly.

    Mavis of Green Hill Faith Baldwin
  • George, shall I give you the dictionary definition of an admiral?

    The World of Waters Mrs. David Osborne
  • In such cases as these a dictionary definition would be merely a starting point.

    The Making of Arguments J. H. Gardiner
  • A dictionary definition calls it "an imperial edict operating as a fundamental law."

  • Of strategy nothing much remained save the dictionary definition.

  • The dictionary definition of the word "comfort" implies enlivenment and capability for dispensing bodily ease.

  • He was not a philologist if we accept the dictionary definition of that word as 'a person versed in the science of language.'

    George Borrow and His Circle Clement King Shorter

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