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[mass noun] The condition of being separate:‘the original severalty and subsequent consolidation of the different portions of Attica’
- ‘There exists in this country an endemic resistance to a single thing on a plate and equally an equation between quality and severalty.’
Late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French severalte, from several (see several).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.