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coeval


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coeval  \Co*e"val\,  a.  [L.  coaevus  co-  +  aevum  lifetime,  age. 
  See  {Age},  n.] 
  Of  the  same  age;  existing  during  the  same  period  of  time, 
  especially  time  long  and  remote;  --  usually  followed  by  with 
 
  Silence!  coeval  with  eternity!  --Pope. 
 
  Oaks  coeval  spread  a  mournful  shade.  --Cowper. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coeval  \Co*e"val\,  n. 
  One  of  the  same  age;  a  contemporary. 
 
  As  if  it  were  not  enough  to  have  outdone  all  your 
  coevals  in  wit.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coeval 
  adj  :  of  the  same  period  [syn:  {coetaneous},  {contemporaneous}] 
  n  :  a  person  of  nearly  the  same  age  as  another  [syn:  {contemporary}] 




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