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Adjoin (verb neuter)

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To Adjo'in. v.n. To be contiguous to; to lye next so as to have nothing between.

Th' adjoining fane, th' assembled Greks express'd,
And hunting of the Caledonian beast.
Dryden's Fables.

In learning any thing, as little should be proposed to the mind at once, as is possible; and, that being understood and full mastered, proceed to the next adjoining, yet unknown, simple, unperplexed proposition, belonging to the matter in hand, and tending to the clearing what is principally designed. Locke.

Sources: Dryden, John (788) · Locke, John (269)

Attributes: Verb Neuter (131)

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