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Meaning of DISCURSION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*cur"sion\, n. [LL. discursio a running different
ways. See {Discourse}.]
The act of discoursing or reasoning; range, as from thought
to thought. --Coleridge.

 
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