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Definition of nontypical

: not typical : atypical a nontypical situation

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Recent Examples on the Web Alexander hadn’t heard about a resistance to testing, but said several patients tested positive with extremely mild or nontypical COVID-19 symptoms. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska tested more for COVID-19 than most states. Now, as cases rise, some don’t want to get tested at all.," 7 Oct. 2020 The rack was quickly taped, declared a world record, and reigned as B&C’s top nontypical bull for more than a dozen years. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, "The 10 Biggest World Record Elk," 7 Aug. 2020 The Hagerman has a history of producing some outstanding whitetail bucks, including a former state record archery nontypical taken in 2001 by Jeff Duncan. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Drawn hunts are worth the gamble this holiday weekend," 4 July 2020 Net scores on nontypical deer take into account deductions for a lack of typical symmetry between the two antlers. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Mule deer’s antlers unlike any other," 1 Feb. 2020 Only a year has passed since the 31-year-old Marine killed the largest nontypical whitetail ever taken by a hunter, and public demand for details hasn’t waned. Natalie Krebs, Field & Stream, "The Story Behind the Biggest Whitetail Deer Ever," 12 Dec. 2019 The 61/2-year-old buck grew a remarkable set of nontypical antlers last season grossing 2954/8 B&C inches; 2921/8 net. Matt Williams, Dallas News, "Mule deer’s antlers unlike any other," 1 Feb. 2020 On November 7, 2016, Stephen Tucker shot the then B&C nontypical, world-record whitetail. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The 20 Best Bucks of the Decade," 27 Dec. 2019 The monstrous buck shot by Wisconsin bowhunter Jim Baker on September 18 was recognized as the largest nontypical buck ever taken on Badger State soil by an archer. The Editors, Field & Stream, "The 20 Best Bucks of the Decade," 27 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of nontypical

1870, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2020

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“Nontypical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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