Necessaries

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Necessary \Nec"es*sa*ry\, noun; pl. {Necessaries}.

1. A thing that is necessary or indispensable to some purpose; something that one can not do without; a requisite; an essential; -- used chiefly in the plural; as, the necessaries of life.

2. A privy; a water-closet.

3. pl. (Law) Such things, in respect to infants, lunatics, and married women, as are requisite for support suitable to station.


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