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  1. Worthy of esteem; admirable.
    • 1868, w:Louisa_May_Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, ch. 22,
    • :Mr. March told . . . how devoted Brooke had been, and how he was altogether a most and upright young man.
    • (archaic) valuable, Valuable.
    • 1596, w:William_Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 3,
    • :A pound of man's flesh taken from a man
    • :Is not so , profitable neither,
    • :As flesh of muttons, beefs, or goats.
      1. Capable of being estimated.
    • 1928, Louis Kahlenberg and Norbert Barwasser, "On the time of Absorption and Excretion of Boric Acid in Man," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 79, iss. 2, p. 406,
    • :After this time boric acid is always present in amounts.

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