Delicate

Del"i*cate

, n. 1. A choice dainty; a delicacy. [R.]
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With abstinence all delicates he sees.
Dryden.
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2. A delicate, luxurious, or effeminate person.
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All the vessels, then, which our delicates have, -- those I mean that would seem to be more fine in their houses than their neighbors, -- are only of the Corinth metal.
Holland.
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