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Definition of Original

Original
Original O*rig"i*nal, n. [Cf. F. original.] 1. Origin; commencement; source. It hath it original from much grief. --Shak. And spangled heavens, a shining frame, Their great Original proclaim. --Addison. 2. That which precedes all others of its class; archetype; first copy; hence, an original work of art, manuscript, text, and the like, as distinguished from a copy, translation, etc. The Scriptures may be now read in their own original. --Milton. 3. An original thinker or writer; an originator. [R.] Men who are bad at copying, yet are good originals. --C. G. Leland. 4. A person of marked eccentricity. [Colloq.] 5. (Zo["o]l. & Bot.) The natural or wild species from which a domesticated or cultivated variety has been derived; as, the wolf is thought by some to be the original of the dog, the blackthorn the original of the plum.
Original
Original O*rig"i*nal, a. [F. original, L. originalis.] 1. Pertaining to the origin or beginning; preceding all others; first in order; primitive; primary; pristine; as, the original state of man; the original laws of a country; the original inventor of a process. His form had yet not lost All her original brightness. --Milton.

Meaning of Original from wikipedia

- preserve the original, in order to preserve its original integrity. The copy is made to preserve the original recording by saving the original from degenerating...
- Originalism is a method of constitutional and statutory interpretation. Originalists ****ert that legal text should be interpreted based on the original...
- The Original(s) may refer to: The Original, a literary periodical founded in 1829 by Frances Harriet Whipple Green McDougall The Original, a humorous...
- Original sin is the Christian doctrine that holds that humans, through the fact of birth, inherit a tainted nature with a proclivity to sinful conduct...
- Boston Chicago Detroit Montreal New York Toronto The Original Six (French: six équipes originales) are the teams that composed the National Hockey League...
- Original video animation (****anese: オリジナル・ビデオ・アニメーション, Hepburn: orijinaru bideo animēshon), abbreviated as OVA and sometimes as OAV (original animation...
- The original position (OP), often referred to as the veil of ignorance, is a thought experiment used for reasoning about the principles that should structure...
- The Pike Place Starbucks store, also known as the Original Starbucks, is the first Starbucks store, established in 1971 at Pike Place Market, in the downtown...
- refer to: Original programming, a media term Original (film), a 2009 Danish/Swedish film Original Film, an American film production company Original Productions...
- Ben's Original, formerly called Uncle Ben's, is an American brand of parboiled rice and other related food products that were introduced by Converted Rice...