braine

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braine (plural braines)

  1. Obsolete spelling of brain
    • An Apologie or Declaration of the Power and Providence of God in the Government of the World by George Hakewill
      That the three pricinpall faculties of the ſoule, the vnderſtanding, the imagination and memorie are diſtinguiſhed by three ſeverall Cells or Ventricles in the braine, the imaginatiō(as is cōceiued)being cōfined to the forepart, the memory to the hinder part, and judgement or vnderſtanding to the middle part thereof; which opinion Laurentius confutes, and Fermelius derides, makeing them all to be diſperſed thorow all the receptacles of the braine, in as much as ſomtime when the whole braine is diſaffected, the operation but of one of thoſe faculties is hurt; and ſometimes againe when but one ventricle is hurt, the operation of all the three faculties are hindered.

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braine

  1. Alternative form of brayn