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Definition of "expresse" [expresse]

  • Archaic spelling of express. (verb)

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Use "expresse" in a sentence
  • "This is a foule ouersight in any writer as did a good fellow, who weening to shew his cunning, would needs by periphrase expresse the realme of Scotland in no lesse then eight verses, and when he had said all, no man could imagine it to be spoken of Scotland: and did besides many other faults in his verse, so deadly belie the matter by his description, as it would pitie any good maker to heare it."
  • "This is a soule ouersight in any writer as did a good fellow, who weening to shew his cunning, would needs by periphrase expresse the realme of Scotland in no lesse then eight verses, and when he had said all, no man could imagine it to be spoken of Scotland: and did besides many other faultes in his verse, so deadly belie the matter by his description as it would pitie any good maker to heare it."
  • "The code began with a noble paragraph: “no mans life shall be taken away,” or his “honour or good name … stayned, or his person arrested, or his goods taken, except by the vertue or equity of some expresse law of the Country, or in defect of a law in any particular case by the word of God.”"