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.]

1.

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.

2.

A copy of a book or writing.

[Obs.]

Udall.

 

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Ex*em"plar, a.

Exemplary.

[Obs.]

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

 

© Webster 1913.

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