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discoursing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discourse  \Dis*course"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Discoursed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Discoursing}.] 
  1.  To  exercise  reason;  to  employ  the  mind  in  judging  and 
  inferring;  to  reason.  [Obs.]  ``Have  sense  or  can 
  discourse.''  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  express  one's  self  in  oral  discourse;  to  expose  one's 
  views;  to  talk  in  a  continuous  or  formal  manner;  to  hold 
  forth;  to  speak;  to  converse. 
 
  Bid  me  discourse,  I  will  enchant  thine  ear.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  relate  something  to  tell  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  treat  of  something  in  writing  and  formally. 




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