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parted


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Parted  \Part"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Separated;  devided. 
 
  2.  Endowed  with  parts  or  abilities.  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  Cleft  so  that  the  divisions  reach  nearly,  but  not 
  quite,  to  the  midrib,  or  the  base  of  the  blade;  --  said  of 
  a  leaf,  and  used  chiefly  in  composition;  as  three-parted, 
  five-parted,  etc  --Gray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Part  \Part\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Parted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Parting}.]  [F.  partir,  L.  partire  partiri  p.  p.  partitus 
  fr  pars,  gen.  partis,  a  part  See  {Part},  n.] 
  1.  To  divide;  to  separate  into  distinct  parts  to  break  into 
  two  or  more  parts  or  pieces;  to  sever.  ``Thou  shalt  part 
  it  in  pieces.''  --Lev.  ii  6. 
 
  There  [celestial  love]  parted  into  rainbow  hues. 
  --Keble. 
 
  2.  To  divide  into  shares;  to  divide  and  distribute;  to  allot; 
  to  apportion;  to  share. 
 
  To  part  his  throne,  and  share  his  heaven  with  thee. 
  --Pope. 
 
  They  parted  my  raiment  among  them  --John  xix. 
  24. 
 
  3.  To  separate  or  disunite;  to  cause  to  go  apart;  to  remove 
  from  contact  or  contiguity;  to  sunder. 
 
  The  Lord  do  so  to  me  and  more  also  if  aught  but 
  death  part  thee  and  me  --Ruth  i.  17. 
 
  While  he  blessed  them  he  was  parted  from  them  and 
  carried  up  into  heaven.  --Luke  xxiv. 
  51. 
 
  The  narrow  seas  that  part  The  French  and  English. 
  --Shak. 
 
  4.  Hence:  To  hold  apart;  to  stand  between;  to  intervene 
  betwixt,  as  combatants. 
 
  The  stumbling  night  did  part  our  weary  powers. 
  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  separate  by  a  process  of  extraction,  elimination,  or 
  secretion;  as  to  part  gold  from  silver. 
 
  The  liver  minds  his  own  affair,  .  .  .  And  parts  and 
  strains  the  vital  juices.  --Prior. 
 
  6.  To  leave  to  quit  [Obs.] 
 
  Since  presently  your  souls  must  part  your  bodies. 
  --Shak. 
 
  {To  part  a  cable}  (Naut.),  to  break  it 
 
  {To  part  company},  to  separate,  as  travelers  or  companions. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  parted 
  adj  :  having  a  margin  incised  almost  to  the  base  so  as  to  create 
  distinct  divisions  or  lobes 




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