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Body. (Anglo-Saxon, bodig.)

A regular body, in geometry, means one of the five regular solids, called “Platonic” because first suggested by Plato. (See Platonic Bodies.)

To body forth. To give mental shape to an ideal form.

“Imagination bodies forth

The forms of things unknown.”


Shakespeare: Midsummer Night’s Dream, v. 1.

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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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