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Properly, 1) peculiarly, as belonging to a particular person: “we need no more of your advice; the matter, the loss, the gain, the ordering on't, is all p. ours,” Wint. II, 1, 170. “though I owe my revenge p., my remission lies in Volscian breasts,” Cor. V, 2, 90.
2) conformably to the matter, suitably: “he keeps me rustically at home, or, to speak more p., stays me here at home unkept,” As I, 1, 8. “or if you will, to speak more p., I will enforce it easily to my love,” John II, 514.
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