Definition for DI'VERS

DI'VERS, a. [s as z; Fr. divers; L. diversus, from diverto; di, dis, and verto, to turn.]

  1. Different; various. Thou shalt not sow thy fields with divers seeds. – Deut. xxii. Nor let thy cattle gender with divers kinds. – Lev. xix. [This is now generally written diverse.]
  2. Several; sundry; more than one, but not a great number. We have divers examples of this kind. [This word is not obsolete even in common discourse, and is much used in law proceedings.]

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