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Dodecatemorion

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Dodecatemórion. n.s. [δωδεκατημόριον.] The twelfth part.

            'Tis dodecatemorion thus describ'd:
Thrice ten degrees, which every sign contains,
Let twelve exhaust, that not one part remains;
It follows streight, that every twelfth confines
Two whole, and one half portion of the signs.
Creech.

Sources: Creech, Thomas (12)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Dodecatemorion." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 30, 2011. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=8359.


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