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generic
used in The Mill on the Floss

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applicable to an entire class or group rather than to a specific thing; or a non-branded version of something such as a medication or grocery
  • He was one of those lads that grow everywhere in England, and at twelve or thirteen years of age look as much alike as goslings,—a lad with light-brown hair, cheeks of cream and roses, full lips, indeterminate nose and eyebrows,—a physiognomy in which it seems impossible to discern anything but the generic character to boyhood; as different as possible from poor Maggie's phiz, which Nature seemed to have moulded and colored with the most decided intention.
    1.5 -- Book 1 Chapter 5 -- Tom Comes Home (7% in)

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