Divers

Di"vers

(?), a. [F. divers, L. diversus turned in different directions, different, p. p. of divertere. See Divert, and cf. Diverse.] 1. Different in kind or species; diverse. [Obs.]
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Every sect of them hath a divers posture.
Bacon.
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Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seeds.
Deut. xxii. 9.
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2. Several; sundry; various; more than one, but not a great number; as, divers philosophers. Also used substantively or pronominally.
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Divers of Antonio's creditors.
Shak.
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Divers is now limited to the plural; as, divers ways (not divers way). Besides plurality it ordinarily implies variety of kind.
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