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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cavity  \Cav"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Cavities}.  [L.  cavus  hollow:  cf  F. 
  cavit['e].] 
  1.  Hollowness.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  cavity  or  hollowness  of  the  place  --Goodwin. 
 
  2.  A  hollow  place  a  hollow;  as  the  abdominal  cavity. 
 
  An  instrument  with  a  small  cavity,  like  a  small 
  spoon.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  Abnormal  spaces  or  excavations  are  frequently  formed 
  in  the  lungs,  which  are  designated  cavities  or 
  vomic[ae].  --Quain. 
 
  {Body  cavity},  the  c[oe]lum.  See  under  {Body}. 




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