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- (obsolete, rare) Multiplication by nine.
- “†Noncuplica·tion” listed, as a derivative of “†Noncuple”, on page 193 of volume VI, part II (M–N), § ii (N) of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (first edition, 1908)
Hence †Noncuplication, multiplication by nine. [¶] 1674 Jeake Arith. (1696) 25 Noncuplication, or to multiply by 9.
- “†noncupliˈcation” listed, as a derivative of “†noncuple, a. and n.”, in the Oxford English Dictionary (second edition, 1989)
- “noncuplication n.” listed, as a derivative of “† noncuple, adj. and n.”, in the Oxford English Dictionary (third edition, December 2003)