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  1. (in prescriptions) of a part.
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Origin of partis

From Latin


[pahr-tee, pahr-tee]
noun Architecture.
  1. the basic scheme or concept of an architectural design.
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Origin of parti

1805–15; < French: task assigned, treatment, noun use of past participle of partir to part
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Examples from the Web for partis

Historical Examples

  • He divided the Psalme in three partis, to wit, in a prayer: 2.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

    John Knox

  • And the prince of partis attracted her no less compellingly.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison

  • Was thair none amangis you, quho did foirsee quhat inconvenientis mycht insew his absence frome these partis?

  • He keeps trotting likely partis down here to dine and sleep—that's why you are here, I haven't a shadow of a doubt.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman