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masculine

mas´cu`line   Pronunciation: măs´kũ`lĭn
a.1.Of the male sex; not female.
Thy masculine children, that is to say, thy sons.
- Chaucer.
2.Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or effeminate; strong; robust.
That lady, after her husband's death, held the reins with a masculine energy.
- Hallam.
3.Belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males.
4.(Gram.) Having the inflections of, or construed with, words pertaining especially to male beings, as distinguished from feminine and neuter. See Gender.
Noun1.masculinemasculine - a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male
Adj.1.masculine - of grammatical gender
Antonyms:
feminine - of grammatical gender
neuter - of grammatical gender; "`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun"
2.masculine - associated with men and not with women
Antonyms:
feminine - associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition"
3.masculine - (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable; "a masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'"

MASCULINE. That which belongs to the male sex.
     2. The masculine sometimes includes the feminine, vide an example under the article Man, and see also the articles Gender, Worthiest of blood; Poth. Intr. au titre 16, des Testamens et Donations Testamentaires, n. 170; Ayl, Pand. 57; 4 C. & P. 216; S. C. 19 E. C. L. R. 551 3 Fred. Code, pr. 1, b. 1, t. 4, s. 3; 3 Brev. R. 9.

andric, animate, bull, common gender, gender, gentleman, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, he, him, his, hombre, homme, inanimate, male being, male person, man, manful, manlike, mannish, neuter, uneffeminate
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