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MASCULINE. That which belongs to the male sex.
     2. The masculine sometimes includes the feminine, vide an example under the article Man, and see also the articles Gender, Worthiest of blood; Poth. Intr. au titre 16, des Testamens et Donations Testamentaires, n. 170; Ayl, Pand. 57; 4 C. & P. 216; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 551 3 Fred. Code, pr. 1, b. 1, t. 4, s. 3; 3 Brev. R. 9.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Empathy has been measured as emotional intelligence with a view to professional and social success, Ericksonian hypnosis has been masculinely depleted by transforming the metaphoric into the rationally teachable--and the list goes on.
An employer who cannot force a masculinely gendered elementary school worker to smile and coo at his charges may not be able to create the kind of warm and nurturing atmosphere in which children thrive.
Additionally, teachers and other children in the schools may need guidance on how to be compassionate, since a boy wearing girl's attire may create anxiety within the school system, more so than a girl who dresses masculinely (Benestad, 2009).
In her essay "The Egg and the Sperm" (1991), Emily Martin studies how the language of masculinity has invaded biological descriptions of the reproductive process: "It is remarkable how 'femininely' the egg behaves and how 'masculinely' the sperm" (p.
and biases of masculinely constructed literary criticism and history.