Context

Definition of Context

Con`text´
a.1.Knit or woven together; close; firm.
The coats, without, are context and callous.
- Derham.
n.1.The part or parts of something written or printed, as of Scripture, which precede or follow a text or quoted sentence, or are so intimately associated with it as to throw light upon its meaning.
According to all the light that the contexts afford.
- Sharp.
v. t.1.To knit or bind together; to unite closely.
The whole world's frame, which is contexted only by commerce and contracts.
- R. Junius.

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