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MEAN. This word is sometimes used for mesne. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Camp personnel may want to reflect upon what is meant by nurturing the human spirit and spirituality in camp.
Parents and others who take the time to converse with young people today frequently hear them claim to be "spiritual but not religious." Exactly what is meant by this distinction is not always clear.