Typ"i*fy(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Typified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Typifying.] [Type + -fy.] 1. To represent by an image, form, model, or resemblance.
Our Savior was typified, indeed, by the goat that was slain, and the scapegoat in the wilderness.Sir T. Browne.
2. To embody the essential or salient characteristics of; to be the type of; as, the genus Rosa
typifies the family Rosace, which in turn
typifies the series Rosales.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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