compart

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compart ‎(third-person singular simple present comparts, present participle comparting, simple past and past participle comparted)

  1. (obsolete) To divide and share with others.
  2. To divide into smaller parts; to divide into compartments.
    • 1880, Lewis Wallace, Ben-Hur (Harper & Brothers)
      The walls were panelled; each panel was comparted like a modern office desk, and each compartment crowded with labelled folios all filemot with age and use.
  3. To arrange or lay out according to a plan, with due distribution and disposition of parts.
    If I behold what inventions men have in comparting Musical intervals...

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