Development

Development, the biological doctrine which ascribes an innate expansive power to the organised universe, and affirms the deviation of the most complex forms through intermediate links from the simplest, without the intervention of special acts of creation. See Evolution.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Devanag`ari * Dev`enter
Detroit
Dettingen
Deucalion
Deus ex machina
Deuteronomy
Deutsch, Emanuel
Deutz
Deux Ponts
Deva
Devanag`ari
Development
Dev`enter
De Vere, Thomas Aubrey
Devil, The
Devil, The, is an Ass
Devil-worship
Devonport
Devonshire
Devonshire, Duke of
Devrient, Ludwig
D'Ewes, Sir Simonds

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Development in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable