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part of speech: noun

In arch., a square frame or border round a bass- relief, panel, & c.; the square piece used to support the pedestals of statues, vases, & c.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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