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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Divers  \Di"vers\,  a.  [F.  divers,  L.  diversus  turned  in  different 
  directions,  different,  p.  p.  of  divertere.  See  {Divert},  and 
  cf  {Diverse}.] 
  1.  Different  in  kind  or  species;  diverse.  [Obs.] 
 
  Every  sect  of  them  hath  a  divers  posture.  --Bacon. 
 
  Thou  shalt  not  sow  thy  vineyard  with  divers  seeds. 
  --Deut.  xxii. 
  9. 
 
  2.  Several;  sundry;  various;  more  than  one  but  not  a  great 
  number;  as  divers  philosophers.  Also  used  substantively 
  or  pronominally. 
 
  Divers  of  Antonio's  creditors.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Divers  is  now  limited  to  the  plural;  as  divers  ways 
  (not  divers  way).  Besides  plurality  it  ordinarily 
  implies  variety  of  kind 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  divers 
  adj  :  many  and  different;  "tourist  offices  of  divers 
  nationalities";  "a  person  of  diverse  talents"  [syn:  {divers(a)}, 
  {diverse}] 




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