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One might have been a model for the seraphs of Christian faith, the other an Olympian deity.
It was jestingly said that the model for the Odeum was from his own head.
It has also passed a model child-labor law for the District of Columbia.
He produced the model of an ingenious contrivance for grinding corn.
But remember, there is a model which must be taken even before that of your father.
She called to the little combination maid and model who had accompanied us.
The most easy to understand is the clutch, a model of which I have on the table.
On Model B a Holmes rotary 7-cylinder motor of 4x4-inch bore and stroke is used.
The model had acted well, but the first instruments made after it proved a failure.
We are a model to the airth, and must be jist cracked-up, I tell you.'
1570s, "likeness made to scale; architect's set of designs," from Middle French modelle (16c., Modern French modèle), from Italian modello "a model, mold," from Vulgar Latin *modellus, from Latin modulus "a small measure, standard," diminutive of modus "manner, measure" (see mode (n.1)).
Sense of "thing or person to be imitated" is 1630s. Meaning "motor vehicle of a particular design" is from 1900 (e.g. Model T, 1908; Ford's other early models included C, F, and B). Sense of "artist's model" is first recorded 1690s; that of "fashion model" is from 1904. German, Swedish modell, Dutch, Danish model are from French or Italian.