Passuses
Passus Pas"sus, n.; pl. L. {Passus}, E. {Passuses}. [L., a step, a pace. See {Pace}.] A division or part; a canto; as, the passus of Piers Plowman. See 2d {Fit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Passus — Pas sus, n.; pl. L. {Passus}, E. {Passuses}. [L., a step, a pace. See {Pace}.] A division or part; a canto; as, the passus of Piers Plowman. See 2d {Fit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passus — Pas sus, n.; pl. L. {Passus}, E. {Passuses}. [L., a step, a pace. See {Pace}.] A division or part; a canto; as, the passus of Piers Plowman. See 2d {Fit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passus — /pas euhs/, n., pl. passus, passuses. a section or division of a story, poem, etc.; canto. [1565 75; < ML, L: step. See PACE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • passus — /ˈpæsəs/ (say pasuhs) noun (plural passus or passuses) a section or division of a story, poem, etc.; a canto. {Medieval Latin, from Latin: a step, pace1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • passus — ˈpasəs noun (plural passus or passuses) Etymology: Medieval Latin, passage in a book or document, from Latin, step more at pace : a division or part of a narrative or poem …   Useful english dictionary

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