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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Simile  \Simi"*le\,  n.;  pl  {Similes}.  [L.,  from  similis.  See 
  {Similar}.]  (Rhet.) 
  A  word  or  phrase  by  which  anything  is  likened,  in  one  or  more 
  of  its  aspects,  to  something  else;  a  similitude;  a  poetical 
  or  imaginative  comparison. 
  A  good  swift  simile,  but  something  currish.  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  figure  of  speech  that  expresses  a  resemblance  between 
  things  of  different  kinds  (usually  formed  with  `like'  or 

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