exemplar: a person who becomes a pattern or model for oneself.

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Ex*em"plar (?), n. [L. exemplar, exemplum: cf. F. exemplaire. See Example, and cf. Examper, Sampler.]


A model, original, or pattern, to be copied or imitated; a specimen; sometimes; an ideal model or type, as that which an artist conceives.

Such grand exemplar as make their own abilities the sole measure of what is fit or unfit. South.


A copy of a book or writing.




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Ex*em"plar, a.



The exemplar piety of the father of a family. Jer. Taylor.


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