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specimen
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
a sample regarded as typical of its class; or a bit of tissue, blood, or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
  • Poor Mrs. Tulliver had in her hands a small tray, on which she had placed her silver teapot, a specimen teacup and saucer, the castors, and sugar-tongs.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Family Council (48% in)
  • "That's what it is, Miss," said Bob, quickly, exhibiting a singularly broad specimen of that difference between the man and the monkey.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (26% in)
  • "And your plain sewing is so beautiful, Maggie," said Lucy, "that I think I shall beg a few specimens of you to show as fancy-work.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- First Impressions (56% in)

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