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passim

adverb pas·sim \ˈpa-səm; ˈpa-ˌsim, ˈpä-\

Definition of PASSIM

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Examples of PASSIM

  1. <the book belonged to my father, and his trenchant comments are found passim—both in the margins and between the lines of text>

Origin of PASSIM

Latin, from passus scattered, from past participle of pandere to spread — more at fathom
First Known Use: 1634

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