Definition for SEM'BLANCE

SEM'BLANCE, n. [Fr. id.; It. sembianza; Sp. semeja and semejanza; from the root of similar.]

  1. Likeness; resemblance; actual similitude; as, the semblance of worth; semblance of virtue. The semblances and imitations of shells. – Woodward.
  2. Appearance; show; figure; form. Their semblance kind, and mild their gestures were. – Fairfax.

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