position (n.)
[in logic] affirmation, assertion, hypothesis
Oth II.i.229[Iago to Roderigo] a most pregnant and unforced position
TC III.iii.112[Ulysses to Achilles, of his book] I do not strain at the position ... but at the author's drift
TNK III.v.52[Schoolmaster to all] In manners this was false position
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