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  • The directory of 1780 gave the names of twenty-six jewellers; that of 1880 gives nearly 700, including cognate trades.

    Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
  • Hell Jacob Grimm derives from hilan, to conceal in the earth, and it is cognate with hole and hollow.

    The Myths of the New World | Daniel G. Brinton
  • The words genius and genie are evidently cognate with the Arabian jinn, meaning a spirit.

    Archaic England | Harold Bayley
  • Hear how many cognate ideas present themselves to Shakspeare's mind in expressing the thought.

  • The intransitive form derives from the transitive by dropping a generalized, customary, reflexive or cognate object.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound

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