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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exemplar  \Ex*em"plar\,  n.  [L.  exemplar,  exemplum:  cf  F. 
  exemplaire  See  {Example},  and  cf  {Examper},  {Sampler}.] 
  1.  A  model,  original,  or  pattern,  to  be  copied  or  imitated;  a 
  specimen;  sometimes  an  ideal  model  or  type  as  that  which 
  an  artist  conceives. 
 
  Such  grand  exemplar  as  make  their  own  abilities  the 
  sole  measure  of  what  is  fit  or  unfit.  --South. 
 
  2.  A  copy  of  a  book  or  writing.  [Obs.]  --Udall. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exemplar  \Ex*em"plar\,  a. 
  Exemplary.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  exemplar  piety  of  the  father  of  a  family.  --Jer. 
  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exemplar 
  n  :  something  to  be  imitated;  "an  exemplar  of  success";  "a  model 
  of  clarity";  "he  is  the  very  model  of  a  modern  major 
  general"  [syn:  {example},  {model},  {good  example}] 




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