Exordiums
Exordium Ex*or"di*um (-[u^]m), n.; pl. E. {Exordiums} (-[u^]mz), L. {Exordia} (-[.a]). [L. fr. exordiri to begin a web, lay a warp, begin; ex out + ordiri to begin a web, begin; akin to E. order. See {Order}.] A beginning; an introduction; especially, the introductory part of a discourse or written composition, which prepares the audience for the main subject; the opening part of an oration. ``The exordium of repentance.'' --Jer. Taylor. ``Long prefaces and exordiums. '' --Addison. [1913 Webster] ||

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