Perpetual

Per*pet"u*al

(?), a. [OE. perpetuel, F. perptuel, fr. L. perpetualis, fr. perpetuus continuing throughout, continuous, fr. perpes, -etis, lasting throughout.] Neverceasing; continuing forever or for an unlimited time; unfailing; everlasting; continuous.
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Unto the kingdom of perpetual night.
Shak.
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Perpetual feast of nectared sweets.
Milton.
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Circle of perpetual apparition, or Circle of perpetual occultation. See under Circle. -- Perpetual calendar, a calendar so devised that it may be adjusted for any month or year. -- Perpetual curacy (Ch. of Eng.), a curacy in which all the tithes are appropriated, and no vicarage is endowed. Blackstone. -- Perpetual motion. See under Motion. -- Perpetual screw. See Endless screw, under Screw.
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Syn. -- Continual; unceasing; endless; everlasting; incessant; constant; eternal. See Constant.
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