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Disputation, 1) controversy, debate, discussion: “thus, graceless, holds he d. 'tween frozen conscience and hot-burning will,” Lucr. 246. if that (my good name) “be made a theme for d., the branches of another root are rotted,” Lucr. 246 so she holds d. with each thing she views, 1101 (v. 1093: thus cavils she with every thing she sees). “say to great Caesar this in d., I kiss his conquering hand,” Ant. III, 13, 74 (perhaps == say to Caesar this as the plea which I put in. M. Edd. this: in deputation).
2) conversation: “I understand thy kisses and thou mine, and that's a feeling d.” H4A III, 1, 206. cf. H5 III, 2, 101 (Fluellen's speech).
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