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denomination
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denomination
Used in
David Copperfield
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  • He was for any description of policy, in the compass of a week; and nailed all sorts of colours to every denomination of mast.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I have said that the company were all gone; but I ought to have excepted Uriah, whom I don't include in that denomination, and who had never ceased to hover near us.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'My family,' said Mrs. Micawber, who always said those two words with an air, though I never could discover who came under the denomination, 'my family are of opinion that Mr. Micawber should quit London, and exert his talents in the country.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is not for one, situated, through his original errors and a fortuitous combination of unpropitious events, as is the foundered Bark (if he may be allowed to assume so maritime a denomination), who now takes up the pen to address you it is not, I repeat, for one so circumstanced, to adopt the language of compliment, or of congratulation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the Baptist denomination
as in: bills of a large denomination
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