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Voc"a*tive (?), a. [L. vocativus, fr. vocare to call.]

Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling; specifically Gram., used in address; appellative; -- said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed; as, Domine, O Lord.


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Voc"a*tive, n. [L. vocativus (sc. casus): cf. F. vocatif.] Gram.

The vocative case.


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