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Typify

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To Týpify. v.a. [from type.] To figure; to shew in emblem.

The resurrection of Christ hath the power of a pattern to us, and is so typified in baptism, as an engagement to rise to newness of life. Hammond.

Our Saviour was typified indeed by the goat that was slain; at the effusion of whose blood, not only the hard hearts of his enemies relented, but the stony rocks and vail of the temple were shattered. Brown's Vulg. Errours.

Sources: Browne, Thomas (204) · Hammond, Henry (47)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Typify." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 12, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2820.


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