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Accuʹsative (The)

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Calvin was so called by his college companions. We speak of an “accusative age,” meaning searching, one eliminating error by accusing it.

“This hath been a very accusative age.”—Sir E. Dering.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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