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Regular

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(1):

(a.) Having all the parts of the same kind alike in size and shape; as, a regular flower; a regular sea urchin.

(2):

(a.) Same as Isometric.

(3):

(a.) Belonging to a monastic order or community; as, regular clergy, in distinction dfrom the secular clergy.

(4):

(a.) Constituted, selected, or conducted in conformity with established usages, rules, or discipline; duly authorized; permanently organized; as, a regular meeting; a regular physican; a regular nomination; regular troops.

(5):

(a.) Governed by rule or rules; steady or uniform in course, practice, or occurence; not subject to unexplained or irrational variation; returning at stated intervals; steadily pursued; orderlly; methodical; as, the regular succession of day and night; regular habits.

(6):

(a.) Conformed to a rule; agreeable to an established rule, law, principle, or type, or to established customary forms; normal; symmetrical; as, a regular verse in poetry; a regular piece of music; a regular verb; regular practice of law or medicine; a regular building.

(7):

(a.) A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and who has been solemnly recognized by the church.

(8):

(a.) Thorough; complete; unmitigated; as, a regular humbug.

(9):

(a.) A soldier belonging to a permanent or standing army; - chiefly used in the plural.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Regular'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/r/regular.html. 1828.

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