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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Culture  \Cul"ture\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cultured}  (-t?rd;  135); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Culturing}.] 
  To  cultivate;  to  educate. 
 
  They  came  .  .  .  into  places  well  inhabited  and 
  cultured.  --Usher. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cultured  \Cul"tured\  (k?l"t?rd),  a. 
  1.  Under  culture;  cultivated.  ``Cultured  vales.'' 
  --Shenstone. 
 
  2.  Characterized  by  mental  and  moral  training;  disciplined; 
  refined;  well-educated. 
 
  The  sense  of  beauty  in  nature,  even  among  cultured 
  people,  is  less  often  met  with  than  other  mental 
  endowments.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  The  cunning  hand  and  cultured  brain.  --Whittier. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cultured 
  adj  :  marked  by  refinement  in  taste  and  manners;  "cultivated 
  speech";  "cultured  Bostonians";  "cultured  tastes";  "a 
  genteel  old  lady";  "polite  society"  [syn:  {civilized}, 
  {cultivated},  {genteel},  {polite}] 




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