Source

Definition of Source

n.1.The act of rising; a rise; an ascent.
Therefore right as an hawk upon a sours
Up springeth into the air, right so prayers . . .
Maken their sours to Goddes ears two.
- Chaucer.
2.The rising from the ground, or beginning, of a stream of water or the like; a spring; a fountain.
Where as the Poo out of a welle small
Taketh his firste springing and his sours.
- Chaucer.
Kings that rule
Behind the hidden sources of the Nile.
- Addison.
3.That from which anything comes forth, regarded as its cause or origin; the person from whom anything originates; first cause.
This source of ideas every man has wholly in himself.
- Locke.
The source of Newton's light, of Bacon's sense.
- Pope.

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