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3 definitions found
 for masculine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  masculine \mas"cu*line\ (m[a^]s"k[-u]*l[i^]n), a. [L.
     masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf.
     F. masculin. See Male masculine.]
     1. Of the male sex; not female.
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              Thy masculine children, that is to say, thy sons.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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     2. Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or
        characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or
        effeminate; strong; robust.
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              That lady, after her husband's death, held the reins
              with a masculine energy.              --Hallam.
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     3. Belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males.
        [R.] "A masculine church." --Fuller.
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     4. (Gram.) Having the inflections of, or construed with,
        words pertaining especially to male beings, as
        distinguished from feminine and neuter. See Gender.
        -- Mas"cu*line*ly, adv. -- Mas"cu*line*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  masculine
      adj 1: of grammatical gender [ant: feminine, neuter]
      2: associated with men and not with women [ant: feminine]
      3: (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable; "a
         masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'"
      n 1: a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males
           or to objects classified as male

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "masculine":
     andric, animate, bull, common gender, feminine, gender, gentleman,
     gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, he, him, his, hombre, homme, inanimate,
     male, male being, male person, man, manful, manlike, manly,
     mannish, neuter, uneffeminate
  
  

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