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Latin ex (not including, without)
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  • In the similar letter, x. 27, 'tertia portio' (whether of wheat or millet is not stated) is to be sold at 25 modii per solidum.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
  • Later in the day x. sallied forth to call on the Assistant Resident.

    From Jungle to Java Arthur Keyser
  • In another oracle he speaks of the heathen as "devouring Jacob" (x. 25).

  • See Pausanias, x. 37, where the oracle is somewhat different.

  • John x. (914-928), the first warrior-Pope, lead an army against the Saracens and defeated them.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church Alexander Clarence Flick
  • The X's, Flossie explained, indicated kisses—a dozen to an x.

    In a Little Town Rupert Hughes
  • A man at x. might raise and fire his pistol without attracting any attention to himself.

    Initials Only Anna Katharine Green
  • The little slot of Z, however, must remain above the slot of x.

    Woodwork Joints William Fairham

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