selfsame

[ self-seym, -seym ]SEE DEFINITION OF selfsame
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELFSAME

They were pilgrims travelling the selfsame road as you were.

But, I take it, there are scores of fellows who have had the selfsame experiences.

It was these selfsame, dull, monotonous chambers which Walter occupied.

Just what they sang over her, and the selfsame youths must do it.

Might not another, others even, have read the selfsame words?

Or perhaps, after all, they were merely two hemispheres of the selfsame world.

Quack and Dupe, upper side and under of the selfsame substance.

And it is the selfsame worm which kills the one and will not let the other die.

Might he not ultimately have come to die on the selfsame scaffold, aye, and deserved it too?

He was too immature to argue that there might be different facets to the selfsame truth.

WORD ORIGIN

"identical," early 15c., from self + same. Written as two words until c.1600.

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