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used in 1776

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made up of (composed of); or included
  • Twin hills comprised the Heights of the Dorchester peninsula, and the distance from these summits to the nearest British lines at Boston Neck was a mile and a half, well within range of a 2— or i 8-pound cannon.
    p. 88.1
  • Some who were lauded as shining examples of patriotism looked hardly fit for battle, like the Connecticut unit comprised entirely of "aged gentlemen."
    p. 120.3

There are no more uses of "comprised" in 1776.

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