divers


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Divers \Di"vers\, a. [F. divers, L. diversus turned in different
   directions, different, p. p. of divertere. See Divert, and
   cf. Diverse.]
   1. Different in kind or species; diverse. [Obs.]
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            Every sect of them hath a divers posture. --Bacon.
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            Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seeds.
                                                  --Deut. xxii.
                                                  9.
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   2. Several; sundry; various; more than one, but not a great
      number; as, divers philosophers. Also used substantively
      or pronominally.
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            Divers of Antonio's creditors.        --Shak.
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   Note: Divers is now limited to the plural; as, divers ways
         (not divers way). Besides plurality it ordinarily
         implies variety of kind.
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