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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entire  \En*tire"\,  a.  [F.  entier,  L.  integer  untouched, 
  undiminished,  entire;  pref.  in-,  negative  +  the  root  of 
  tangere  to  touch.  See  {Tangent},  and  cf  {Integer}.] 
  1.  Complete  in  all  parts  undivided;  undiminished;  whole; 
  full  and  perfect;  not  deficient;  as  the  entire  control  of 
  a  business;  entire  confidence,  ignorance. 
 
  That  ye  may  be  perfect  and  entire,  wanting  nothing. 
  --James  i.  4. 
 
  With  strength  entire  and  free  will  armed.  --Milton. 
 
  One  entire  and  perfect  chrysolite.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Without  mixture  or  alloy  of  anything  unqualified;  morally 
  whole;  pure;  faithful. 
 
  Pure  fear  and  entire  cowardice.  --Shak. 
 
  No  man  had  ever  a  heart  more  entire  to  the  king. 
  --Clarendon. 
 
  3.  (Bot.) 
  a  Consisting  of  a  single  piece,  as  a  corolla. 
  b  Having  an  evenly  continuous  edge,  as  a  leaf  which  has 
  no  kind  of  teeth. 
 
  4.  Not  gelded;  --  said  of  a  horse. 
 
  5.  Internal;  interior.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Whole},  and  {Radical}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entire  \En*tire"\,  n. 
  1.  Entirely.  ``Too  long  to  print  in  entire.''  --Thackeray. 
 
  2.  (Brewing)  A  name  originally  given  to  a  kind  of  beer 
  combining  qualities  of  different  kinds  of  beer.  [Eng.] 
  ``Foker's  Entire.''  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entire 
  adj  1:  constituting  the  full  quantity  or  extent;  complete;  "an 
  entire  town  devastated  by  an  earthquake";  "gave  full 
  attention";  "a  total  failure"  [syn:  {full},  {total}] 
  2:  constituting  the  undiminished  entirety;  lacking  nothing 
  essential  especially  not  damaged;  "a  local  motion  keepeth 
  bodies  integral"-  Bacon;  "was  able  to  keep  the  collection 
  entire  during  his  lifetime";  "fought  to  keep  the  union 
  intact"  [syn:  {integral},  {intact}] 
  3:  (of  leaves  or  petals)  having  a  smooth  edge;  not  broken  up 
  into  teeth  or  lobes 
  4:  (used  of  domestic  animals)  sexually  competent;  "an  entire 
  horse"  [syn:  {intact}] 
  n  :  uncastrated  adult  male  horse  [syn:  {stallion}] 




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