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specimen
used in Howards End

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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
  • Margaret thought so, and feared that good Aunt Juley and Frieda were typical specimens of it.
    Chapter 7 (84% in)
  • While they talked, she went through a volume of specimen cards, and submitted one for Mrs. Wilcox's inspection.
    Chapter 10 (43% in)
  • A woman of undefinable rarity was going up heavenward, like a specimen in a bottle.
    Chapter 10 (75% in)

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