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PREGNANT, pleading. A fulness in the pleadings which admits or involves a matter which is favorable to the opposite party. 2. It is either an affirmative pregnant, or negative pregnant. See Affirmative pregnant; Negative pregnant.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Dylan's use of quotation may, besides, be pregnantly juxtaposed with Poe's own, notably if we now proceed to examine intertextuality in relation to the vexed issue of (real or alleged) plagiarism.
One of the wonderful paradoxes of the film is that it focuses on these rather "inner space" issues like parenthood, even as Sputnik beeps pregnantly overhead.
Already, he seems to lack a human sense of time, and in a way that is pregnantly suggestive for the function of the narrative in which he appears.
Thus, as Girle pregnantly says: "In the possible world logics a statement is true-in-a-world rather than just true" (2).