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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Reason by a deductive scheme of a formal argument consisting of a major and a minor premise and a conclusion

Usage examples (3)
  • Aunt Judy Keturah Titterwell, who could knit stockings "like all possest," but could not syllogise; Malachi Muggs, our hired man that drove the oxen; and Isaac Thrasher,...
  • 'Tis really difficult to syllogise: --
  • (3) To attempt to syllogise with two premises containing four terms, as for more
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