collection (n.)
deduction, inference, gathering of meaning
Cym V.v.433[Posthumus to Lucius, of the letter left by Jupiter] whose containing / Is so from sense in hardness, that I can / Make no collection of it
Ham IV.v.9[Gentleman to Gertrude, of Ophelia's speech] the unshaped use of it doth move / The hearers to collection
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