Acception of persons
Acception Ac*cep"tion, n. [L. acceptio a receiving, accepting: cf. F. acception.] Acceptation; the received meaning. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Here the word ``baron'' is not to be taken in that restrictive sense to which the modern acception hath confined it. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

{Acception of persons} or {faces} (Eccl.), favoritism; partiality. [Obs.] --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]


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