Ensample



[en-sam-puh l] /ɛnˈsæm pəl/

noun, Archaic.
1.
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/ɛnˈsɑːmpəl/
noun
1.
an archaic word for example
n.

“precedent,” c.1300, variant of asaumple, from Old French essample “example” (see example). The survival of this variant form is due to its use in New Testament in KJV.

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