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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Definitions for totidem verbis

  1. Latin. with just so many words; in these words.

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Citations for totidem verbis
"It is true," said he, "there is nothing here in this will, totidem verbis, making mention of shoulder-knots, but I dare conjecture we may find them inclusive, or totidem syllabis." Jonathan Swift, A Tale of a Tub, 1704
The ingenious reader will at once understand that no such speech as the following was ever totidem verbis pronounced. James Russell Lowell, The Biglow Papers, 1848
Origin of totidem verbis
Totidem verbis is a Latin phrase that carries the same meaning as the English borrowing.