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CHOICE. Preference either of a person or thing, to one of several other persons or things. Election. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Although it is specifically noted that Abel brought the choicest of the firstlings of his flock (Gen.
The Front Loader is just one of a new stable of TECHNIC machines fully engineered to offer mechanical marvels the choicest construction projects available.
LITERATURE is littered with tales of unprepossessing chaps who fall for the choicest chicks.
I've been chucking my choicest adjectives at football and all its excesses for more years than I care to remember.
There is simply no need or reason to limit the choicest work to the 16 percent of our state's construction workers who belong to unions or can be qualified to work under the strictures of a PLA.
He is frighteningly funny as the disgusting Grossman, providing one of the choicest cameos you'll ever see.
The wine showcases the choicest fruit from Hall's best estate vineyard blocks, according to the winemaker.
Really, though, it's not depressing but totally amazing, because there are people spending all of their time going through those records and getting the choicest tracks on them heard.
But the choicest moment was when we were hosted at a swish restaurant and were offered a starter of canaries!
Overall Stefan's book shows that there's also hope for culinary writing, which aspires to more than how to choose the choicest ingredients or the best restaurants.
Buried treasures; finding and growing the world's choicest bulbs.
And you couldn't miss the choicest: They practically screamed out color, a sharp contrast to the neutrals this fair once was famous for.