• A means of connection; a link or tie.
  • A connected series or group.
  • The core or center.
  • Tie; connection; interdependence existing between the several members or individuals of a series or group.
  • In <em>medieval music</em>, melodic motion by skips.
  • In <em>Roman law</em>:
  • A free-born person who had contracted the obligation called <internalXref urlencoded="nexum">nexum</internalXref>, and thus became liable to be seized by his creditor if he failed to pay, and to be compelled to serve him until the debt was discharged.
  • The bond or obligation by which such a person was held.
  • Connection; tie.
  • a form of <xref>connection</xref>
  • a <xref>connected</xref> <xref>group</xref>
  • the <xref>centre</xref> of <xref>something</xref>
  • a connected series or group
  • the means of connection between things linked in series
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