contradistinction

[ kon-truh-di-stingk-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF contradistinction

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The doctrine that everything is God, in contradistinction to the doctrine that God is everything.

Osiris is the god of good, in contradistinction to Set, the god of evil.

Fresh-water lakes, in contradistinction to rivers or narrow waters.

Those which lie up rivers; a term in contradistinction to out-ports.

One with double faces; top-mauls in contradistinction to pin-mauls.

The receding or running out of the sea, in contradistinction to flood.

Also, hollow or curved leeches of sails, in contradistinction to straight.

That which is wholly managed at home, and the term is in contradistinction to commerce.

That which has not been tarred, in contradistinction to tarred line.

In contradistinction to those who are "near the kirk but far frae grace."

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