Entry date

  • Quotation evidence from 1571 (first cited in A. Peterkin).
  • OED includes about 5400 entries first evidenced in the decade 1570—1579 (words such as model, research, unit).

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Entry size

  • 3 senses (3 main senses, 0 subentry senses).
  • 22 quotations.

Timeline of sense development

Timeline of quotation evidence

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