Definition for AP-PA-RI'TION

AP-PA-RI'TION, n. [See Appear.]

  1. In a general sense, an appearance; visibility. [Little used.] – Milton.
  2. The thing appearing; a visible object; a form. – Milton. Shak.
  3. A ghost; a specter; a visible spirit. [This is now the usual sense of the word.]
  4. Mere appearance, opposed to reality. – Denham.

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