mirrour

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Noun[edit]

mirrour (plural mirrours)

  1. Archaic spelling of mirror.
    • 1880, H. C. Yarrow, Introduction to the study of mortuary customs amongst the North American Indians:
      This skeleton was deposited a little to the south of the center of the tumulus; and about 20 feet to the north of it was another, with which were-- 5th. A large mirrour about 3 feet in breadth and 1-1/2 inches in thickness.
    • 1626, William Roper, The Mirrour of Vertue:
      RIGHT Honourable, It was my good happe not longe since, in a Friends House, to light vpon a briefe History of the Life, Arraignement, and Death of that Mirrour of all true Honour, and Vertue Syr Thomas More, who by his Wisdome, Learning, & Santity, hath eternized his Name, Coutrey, & Profession, throughout the Christian World, with immortall Glory, and Renowne.
    • 1664, Robert Codrington, The second Part of Youth's Behaviour, or Decency in Conversation amongst Women:
      To the Mirrour of her Sex Mrs. Ellinor Pargiter [...]

Verb[edit]

mirrour (third-person singular simple present mirrours, present participle mirrouring, simple past and past participle mirroured)

  1. Archaic spelling of mirror.