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equal adj.:
1. forming a perfect balance or counterpoise Meas. II. iv. 69 “ poise” (=equipoise), Mer.V. I. iii. 150 “an pound” (=an exact pound), 2H4 IV. i. 67 “ balance,” 2H6 II. i. 202 “justice' scales,” Ham. I. ii. 13; fig. equally balanced AYL. I. ii. 190 “a more enterprise,” Lucr. 1791.
2. fair, just, impartial LLL. IV. iii. 384, H8 II. iv. 16.
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