germane


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Germane \Ger*mane"\, a. [See German akin, nearly related.]
   Literally, near akin; hence, closely allied; appropriate or
   fitting; relevant.
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         The phrase would be more germane to the matter. --Shak.
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         [An amendment] must be germane.          --Barclay
                                                  (Digest).
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