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specimen
used in Lonesome Dove

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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
  • To imply that a cowboy's sister was a sporting woman might lead to prolonged fisticuffs, if not worse—and Dish Boggett looked to be a healthy specimen.
    Chapters 7-8 (76% in)
  • The three torn specimens he was tying into their shrouds had not been so lucky.
    Chapters 58-59 (46% in)

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