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selfsame

[ self-seym, -seym ]
/ ˈsɛlfˌseɪm, -ˈseɪm /
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adjective

being the very same; identical.

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Origin of selfsame

1375–1425; late Middle English selve same;see self, same; cognate with Danish selvsamme,Old High German selbsama
selfsameness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for selfsame

selfsame
/ (ˈsɛlfˌseɪm) /

adjective

(prenominal) the very same
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