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moral adj. (3 cf. MORAL sb. 1)
1. enunciating moral precepts, moralizing Ado V. i. 30, Lr. IV. ii. 58 “a fool” ; so Ado I. iii. 13 “to apply a moral medicine to a mortifying mischief.”
2. allegorical Tim. I. i. 91 “moral paintings.”
3. (of a meaning) hidden Ado III. iv. 78.
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