Definition for RE-SEM'BLANCE

RE-SEM'BLANCE, n. [Fr. ressemblance. See Resemble.]

  1. Likeness; similitude, either of external form or of qualities. We observe a resemblance between persons, a resemblance in shape, a resemblance in manners, a resemblance in dispositions. Painting and poetry bear a great resemblance to each other, as one object of both is to please. – Dryden.
  2. Something similar; similitude; representation. These sensible things which religion hath allowed, are resemblances formed according to things spiritual. – Hooker. Fairest resemblance of thy Maker fair. – Milton.

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