Definition for EV'ER-Y

EV'ER-Y, a. [Old Eng. everich. Chaucer. It is formed from ever. The Scots write everich and everilk; the latter is the Sax. æfre, and ælc, each. The former may be eac, eaca, addition, or the common termination ich, ig, like.]

Each individual of a whole collection or aggregate number. The word includes the whole number, but each separately stated or considered. Every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Ps. xxxix.

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