Examen


Examen
Examen Ex*a"men, n. [L., the tongue of a balance, examination; for exagmen, fr. exigere to weigh accurately, to treat: cf. F. examen. See {Exact}, a.] Examination; inquiry. [R.] ``A critical examen of the two pieces.'' --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

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