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Definition of "gaine" []

  • In sculpture, the lower part of a figure of which the head, with sometimes the bust, is alone carved to represent nature, the remaining portion presenting, as it were, the appearance of a sheath closely enveloping the body, and consequently broader at the shoulders than at the feet. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "gaine" in a sentence
  • "I immediately gaine pounds here, even I move more in the States than in Germany."
  • "You seemed to have gaine valuable lessons and experience from it even if you didn't win."
  • "And knowing her to be a woman of great wealth (after all their usuall manner, when they cast forth their fishing nets for gaine:) liberally he commeuned Almesdeeds, and dayly workes of"
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behoofe
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harme
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