In`cho*a"tion (?), n. [L. inchoatio, incohatio.]

Act of beginning; commencement; inception.

The setting on foot some of those arts, in those parts, would be looked on as the first inchoation of them. Sir M. Hale.

It is now in actual progress, from the rudest inchoation to the most elaborate finishing. I. Taylor.


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