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PLURAL. A term used in grammar, which signifies more than one.
     2. Sometimes, however, it may be so expressed that it means only one, as, if a man were to devise to another all he was worth, if he, the testator, died without children, and he died leaving one child, the devise would not take effect. See Dig. 50, 16, 148; Id. 35, 1, 101, 1; Id. 3 1, 17, 4 Code, 6, 49, 6, 2; Shelf. on L 559, 589. See Singular.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(Dare we consider this as directly or indirectly aiding in the destruction of European Jewry under Morris's own loose metrics, and employ Zionist/Israeli in the plural form?)
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the dative plural form is always characterized by a final form -on which occurs with a stem the same shape as the nominative/genitive plural form;
Canaanite and Aramaic, on the other hand, have a plural form with a geminated t and an unexpected loss of the medial y: Hebrew battim (Exod.
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The Hebrew word mulot is the plural form of mulah ("circumcision").