Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Corollary (Page: 325)

Cor"ol*la*ry (k?r"?l-l?-r?; 277), n.; pl. Corollaries (-rz). [L. corollarium gift, corollary, fr. corolla. See Corolla.]

1. That which is given beyond what is actually due, as a garland of flowers in addition to wages; surplus; something added or superfluous. [Obs.]

Now come, my Ariel; bring a corollary, Rather than want a spirit. Shak.

2. Something which follows from the demonstration of a proposition; an additional inference or deduction from a demonstrated proposition; a consequence.