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for The more and less
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
More \More\, n.
1. A greater quantity, amount, or number; that which exceeds
or surpasses in any way what it is compared with.
And the children of Israel did so, and gathered,
some more, some less. --Ex. xvi. 17.
2. That which is in addition; something other and further; an
additional or greater amount.
They that would have more and more can never have
O! That pang where more than madness lies. --Byron.
(a) Anything or something additional or further; as, I do
not need any more.
(b) Adverbially: Further; beyond a certain time; as, do
not think any more about it.
No more, not anything more; nothing in addition.
The more and less, the high and low. [Obs.] --Shak. "All
cried, both less and more." --Chaucer.
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