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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Corollary  \Cor"ol*la*ry\  (k?r"?l-l?-r?;  277),  n.;  pl 
  {Corollaries}  (-r?z).  [L.  corollarium  gift,  corollary,  fr 
  corolla.  See  {Corolla}.] 
  1.  That  which  is  given  beyond  what  is  actually  due,  as  a 
  garland  of  flowers  in  addition  to  wages;  surplus; 
  something  added  or  superfluous.  [Obs.] 
 
  Now  come  my  Ariel;  bring  a  corollary,  Rather  than 
  want  a  spirit.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Something  which  follows  from  the  demonstration  of  a 
  proposition;  an  additional  inference  or  deduction  from  a 
  demonstrated  proposition;  a  consequence. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  corollary 
  n  1:  a  practical  consequence  that  follows  naturally;  "blind 
  jealousy  is  a  frequent  corollary  of  passionate  love" 
  2:  (logic)  an  inference  that  follows  directly  from  the  proof  of 
  another  proposition 




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