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manuduction (plural manuductions)
- (obsolete) The act of guiding or a means of guidance; direction, guidance, instruction. [16th-19th c.]
- That the Aristotelian Physiology cannot boast it self the proper Author of any one Invention; is prægnant evidence of its infecundous deficiency: And 'twould puzzle the Schools to point at any considerable discovery, made by the direct, sole manuduction of Peripatetick Principles.
- 1646, Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica:
- We hope it will not be unconsidered, that we find no open tract, or constant manuduction in this Labyrinth; but are oft-times fain to wander in the America and untravelled parts of Truth.