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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Barbara  \Bar"ba*ra\,  n.  [Coined  by  logicians.]  (Logic) 
  The  first  word  in  certain  mnemonic  lines  which  represent  the 
  various  forms  of  the  syllogism.  It  indicates  a  syllogism 
  whose  three  propositions  are  universal  affirmatives. 
  --Whately. 




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