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Dignotion

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dignotion Distinguishing mark; diagnostic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dignotion Distinguishing mark; sign.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dignoscere, to distinguish; di- = dis-, + gnoscere, noscere, to learn to know

Usage

In literature:

It was the little finger with that dignotion on the nail, which showed that she had a journey to go.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
It was the little finger with that dignotion on the nail, which showed that she had a journey to go.
"Last Words" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
That temperamental dignotions, and conjecture of prevalent humours, may be collected from spots in our nails, we are not averse to concede.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)" by Thomas Browne
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