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A plain case, that he had left his curiosity with me, and designed to shew me no other.

His religion was designed to be diametrically opposed to Mahommedanism.

The cover, title-page and general make-up were designed by the Author.

Cars, costumes, banners and decorations were all designed by this imp of ten.

Profiting by these aids, an improved type of cable was designed.

The group was designed by Thomas Ball, and was unveiled December 9, 1879.

It was not designed, she says, absolutely to force her to marry to her dislike.

I must run into the pious a little faster than I had designed.

The Father and Son consult how 'to do what they had designed before.'

It was designed, as its name suggests, for service either in water or on shore.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Middle French desseign "purpose, project, design," from Italian disegno, from disegnare "to mark out," from Latin designare "to mark out" (see design (v.)).

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