Definition of Leresis
1. Noun. Rambling talkativeness (especially in the aged).
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Literary usage of Leresis
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1. An Introduction to Theoretical and Applied Colloid Chemistry, "the World of by Carl Wilhelm Wolfgang Ostwald (1922)
"Such leresis may be seen even in ordinary starch paste. What must be the consequence of the syneresis? The sponge constituting the bread must suffer tension ..."
2. A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition, Etymology and by Daniel Hack Tuke (1892)
"... if it occur in patients already improving from acute mental disorders. Nearly all such cases recover. GEO. H. SAVAGE. RHINO LEREM A. RHINO leresis (pis ..."
3. The Congressional Globe by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1855)
"... in- leresis of the Government. It proposed to seil quarter sections at the minimum price for the benefit of counties. But this privilege gentlemen ..."
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