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From il- +‎ literal.


illiteral (comparative more illiteral, superlative most illiteral)

  1. Not literal.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of B. Dawson to this entry?)
    • Genealogical Committee of the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Ancestors (volume 25, part 3)
      [] did from erroneous conceptions speak false, slanderous and illiteral things of JACOB TORIAN tending to implicate him in some degree with certain horse-thieves by representing him as being favourably disposed towards them []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for illiteral in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)