selfsame

Part of speech: adjective

Identical.

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Usage examples "selfsame":

  1. Jan had thought the selfsame things himself, and he understood of course that Glory Goldie could not settle down in the Ashdales when she had a whole kingdom to rule over. - "The Emperor of Portugallia", Selma Lagerlof.
  2. At various times the outer wall has been altered, but the Fort as we have it to- day is the selfsame Fort St. George nevertheless, a glorious relic of bygone times, and verily a history in stone. - "The Story of Madras", Glyn Barlow.
  3. There stood the selfsame towering pines, and on the moss were the selfsame yellow sun spots. - "Jerusalem", Selma Lagerlöf.