alligation

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

alligation (countable and uncountable, plural alligations)

  1. (obsolete) The act of tying together or attaching by some bond.
  2. (obsolete) The state of being attached.
  3. (obsolete) An old practical method of solving arithmetic problems related to mixtures of ingredients.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

alligation

  1. Misspelling of allegation.