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King James Dictionary
SEV'ERAL, a. from several.
1. Separate distinct not common to two or more as a several fishery a several estate. A several fishery is one held by the owner of the soil, or by title derived from the owner. A several estate is one held by a tenant in his own right, or a distinct estate unconnected with any other person.
2. Separate different distinct.
Divers sorts of beasts came from several parts to drink. Bacon.
Four several armies to the field are lead. Dryden.
3. Divers consisting of a number more than two, but not very many. Several persons were present when the event took place.
4. Separate single particular.
Each several ship a victory did gain. Dryden.
5. Distinct appropriate.
Each might his several province well command,
Would all but stoop to what they understand. Pope.
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