Commixtion

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Commixtion Commixture; mingling. "An exact commixtion of the ingredients."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n commixtion Mixture; a blending, uniting, or combining of different ingredients in one mass or compound.
    • n commixtion In Scots law, the blending of substances belonging to different proprietors, as two parcels of corn, giving rise to certain questions regarding rights of property.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Commixtion act of mixing together: the state of being mixed: the compound formed by mixing: the rite of putting a piece of the host into the chalice, emblematic of the reunion of body and soul at the Resurrection
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. commixtio,

Usage

In literature:

If the first, why should I desire to continue any longer in this fortuit confusion and commixtion?
"Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius
Fair white with rose-red was before commixt; Now shine her looks pure white and red betwixt.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
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In poetry:

I saw her wed in love beneath
The forest's lofty awning;
While white and dusk maids bring a wreath,
Like night commixt with morning.
"A Song Of The Olden Time" by James Avis Bartley