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antibody
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
any of a large variety of proteins the body uses to fight infections
  • ...armor—plating; others search for new and deadlier gases, or for soluble poisons capable of being produced in such quantities as to destroy the vegetation of whole continents, or for breeds of disease germs immunized against all possible antibodies; others strive to produce a vehicle that shall bore its way under the soil like a submarine under the water, or an airplane as independent of its base as a sailing-ship; others explore even remoter possibilities such as focusing the sun's...
    p. 194.4

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