æmulation

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Noun[edit]

æmulation (countable and uncountable, plural æmulations)

  1. Obsolete spelling of emulation.
    • 1552–1637, Suetonius, Philemon Holland (translator), and Charles Whibley (editor), History of Twelve Caesars, volume 2, page 117 (1899 republication; D. Nutt):
      [] with what æmulation of his concurrents and feare of the Umpiers, hee strove for the Mastery, it is almost incredible. His manner was to deale with his adversaries, as if they had been but his æquals and of the same condition with him, in this sort : namely, to observe, watch and mark their []

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Noun[edit]

æmulation f (plural æmulations)

  1. Obsolete form of émulation.
    • 1683, Un Solitaire, Abregé des plus Illustres Vies des Saints du Tiers Ordre de S. François[1], page 562:
      Depuis ce temps‐la ces deux Servantes de Dieu curent une ſainte æmulation à qui ſeroit plus fervente au ſervice de leur celeſte Epoux; il eſt vray que Syra fut toujours la Maitreſſe & la Directrice de Micheline, dont la vie a été ſi pure & ſi ſainte, qu’elle a merité que Dieu Phonorât devant & aprés ſa mort de la gloire des miracles.

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