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After Acceptation

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A'fter acceptation. [from after and acceptation.] A sense afterwards, not at first admitted.

'Tis true, some doctors in a scantier space,
I mean, in each apart, contract the place:
Some, who to greater length extend the line,
The church's after acceptation join.
Dryd. Hind and Panther.

Sources: Dryden, John (788)

Attributes: None (44)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "After Acceptation." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 13, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21320.


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