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specimen
used in Dracula

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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
  • After reading his account of it I was prepared to meet a good specimen of manhood, but hardly the quiet, businesslike gentleman who came here today.
    Chapter 17 (48% in)
  • Thomas and his wife are hospitable folk, elderly, and without children, and if the specimen I enjoyed of their hospitality be of the average kind, their lives must be pretty comfortable.
    Chapter 11 (30% in)
  • "Out of so many harmless ones," he said, "there may be some wild specimen from the South of a more malignant species.
    Chapter 15 (11% in)

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