(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. , , to have or hold. See Scheme.] 1. General state or disposition of the body or mind, or of one thing with regard to other things; habitude. [Obs.] Norris.
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2. (Rhet.) A figure of speech whereby the mental habitude of an adversary or opponent is feigned for the purpose of arguing against him. Crabb.
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(?), } a. [Cf. Gr. holding back.] Of or pertaining to the habit of the body; constitutional. [Obs.] Cudworth.
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