Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Dis*tinct" (?), a. [L. distinctus, p. p. of distinguere: cf. F. distinct. See Distinguish.]
1. Distinguished; having the difference marked; separated by a visible sign; marked out; specified. [Obs.]
Wherever thus created -- for no place
Is yet distinct by name.
2. Marked; variegated. [Obs.]
The which [place] was dight
With divers flowers distinct with rare delight.
3. Separate in place; not conjunct; not united by growth or otherwise; -- with from.
The intention was that the two armies which marched out together should afterward be distinct.
4. Not identical; different; individual.
To offend, and judge, are distinct offices.
5. So separated as not to be confounded with any other thing; not liable to be misunderstood; not confused; well-defined; clear; as, we have a distinct or indistinct view of a prospect.
Relation more particular and distinct.
Syn. -- Separate; unconnected; disjoined; different; clear; plain; conspicuous; obvious.
Dis*tinct" (?), v. t. To distinguish. [Obs.]
Rom. of R.