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faculty (1 an Eliz. sense)
1. personal quality, disposition H8 I. ii. 73 “neither know My faculties nor person.”
2. active quality or virtue (of a thing) Cæs. I. iii. 67 “Their natures, and pre-formed faculties.”
3. pl. powers Mac. I. vii. 17 “Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek.”
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