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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Masculine

M'ASCULINE, adjective [Latin masculinus, from masculus, mas.]

1. Having the qualities of a man; strong; robust; as a masculine body.

2. Resembling man; coarse; opposed to delicate or soft; as masculine features.

3. Bold; brave; as a masculine spirit or courage.

4. In grammar, the masculine gender of words is that which expresses a male, or something analogous to it; or it is the gender appropriated to males, though not always expressing the male sex.