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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Each  \Each\  ([=e]ch),  a.  or  a.  pron.  [OE.  eche,  [ae]lc,  elk, 
  ilk,  AS  [ae]lc;  [=a]  always  +  gel[=i]c  like  akin  to  OD 
  iegelik  OHG.  [=e]ogil[=i]h,  MHG.  iegel[=i]ch,  G.  jeglich 
  [root]209.  See  3d  {Aye},  {Like},  and  cf  {Either},  {Every}, 
  {Ilk}.] 
  1.  Every  one  of  the  two  or  more  individuals  composing  a 
  number  of  objects,  considered  separately  from  the  rest.  It 
  is  used  either  with  or  without  a  following  noun  as  each 
  of  you  or  each  one  of  you  ``Each  of  the  combatants.'' 
  --Fielding. 
 
  Note:  To  each  corresponds  other  ``Let  each  esteem  other 
  better  than  himself.''  Each  other  used  elliptically 
  for  each  the  other  It  is  our  duty  to  assist  each 
  other  that  is  it  is  our  duty,  each  to  assist  the 
  other  each  being  in  the  nominative  and  other  in  the 
  objective  case. 
 
  It  is  a  bad  thing  that  men  should  hate  each 
  other  but  it  is  far  worse  that  they  should 
  contract  the  habit  of  cutting  one  another's 
  throats  without  hatred.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Let  each  His  adamantine  coat  gird  well  --Milton. 
 
  In  each  cheek  appears  a  pretty  dimple.  --Shak. 
 
  Then  draw  we  nearer  day  by  day  Each  to  his 
  brethren,  all  to  God.  --Keble. 
 
  The  oak  and  the  elm  have  each  a  distinct 
  character.  --Gilpin. 
 
  2.  Every;  --  sometimes  used  interchangeably  with  every. 
  --Shak. 
 
  I  know  each  lane  and  every  alley  green.  --Milton. 
 
  In  short  each  man's  happiness  depends  upon  himself. 
  --Sterne. 
 
  Note:  This  use  of  each  for  every,  though  common  in  Scotland 
  and  in  America,  is  now  un-English.  --Fitzed.  Hall. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Every}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  each 
  adj  :  (used  of  count  nouns)  every  one  considered  individually; 
  "each  person  is  mortal";  "each  party  is  welcome"  [syn: 
  {each(a)}] 
  adv  :  to  or  from  every  one  of  two  or  more  (considered 
  individually);  "they  received  $10  each"  [syn:  {to  each 
  one},  {for  each  one},  {from  each  one},  {apiece}] 




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