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 for Fictitious person
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Person \Per"son\ (p[~e]r"s'n; 277), n. [OE. persone, persoun,
     person, parson, OF. persone, F. personne, L. persona a mask
     (used by actors), a personage, part, a person, fr. personare
     to sound through; per + sonare to sound. See Per-, and cf.
     1. A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or
        manifestation of individual character, whether in real
        life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an
        assumed character. [Archaic]
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              His first appearance upon the stage in his new
              person of a sycophant or juggler.     --Bacon.
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              No man can long put on a person and act a part.
                                                    --Jer. Taylor.
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              To bear rule, which was thy part
              And person, hadst thou known thyself aright.
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              How different is the same man from himself, as he
              sustains the person of a magistrate and that of a
              friend!                               --South.
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     2. The bodily form of a human being; body; outward
        appearance; as, of comely person.
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              A fair persone, and strong, and young of age.
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              If it assume my noble father's person. --Shak.
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              Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined.
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     3. A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal
        or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or
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              Consider what person stands for; which, I think, is
              a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and
              reflection.                           --Locke.
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     4. A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any
        person present.
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     5. A parson; the parish priest. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     6. (Theol.) Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions
        of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost);
        an hypostasis. "Three persons and one God." --Bk. of Com.
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     7. (Gram.) One of three relations or conditions (that of
        speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being
        spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence
        also to the verb of which it may be the subject.
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     Note: A noun or pronoun, when representing the speaker, is
           said to be in the first person; when representing what
           is spoken to, in the second person; when representing
           what is spoken of, in the third person.
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     8. (Biol.) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the
        compound Hydrozoa, Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in
        the narrowest sense, among the higher animals. --Haeckel.
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              True corms, composed of united person[ae] . . .
              usually arise by gemmation, . . . yet in sponges and
              corals occasionally by fusion of several originally
              distinct persons.                     --Encyc. Brit.
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     Artificial person, or Fictitious person (Law), a
        corporation or body politic; -- this term is used in
        contrast with natural person, a real human being. See
        also legal person. --Blackstone.
     Legal person (Law), an individual or group that is allowed
        by law to take legal action, as plaintiff or defendent. It
        may include natural persons as well as fictitious persons
        (such as corporations).
     Natural person (Law), a man, woman, or child, in
        distinction from a corporation.
     In person, by one's self; with bodily presence, rather than
        by remote communication; not by representative. "The king
        himself in person is set forth." --Shak.
     In the person of, in the place of; acting for. --Shak.
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