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Feminine (noun)

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Féminine. n.s. A she; one of the sex that brings young; a female.

            O! why did God create at last
This novelty on earth, this fair defect
Of nature? And not fill the world at once
With men, as angels, without feminine?
Milt. Par. Lost.

Sources: Milton, John (449)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Feminine (noun)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: October 22, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=5516.


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