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Difference \Dif"fer*ence\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Differenced; p. pr. & vb. n. Differencing.] To cause to differ; to make different; to mark as different; to distinguish.

Thou mayest difference gods from men.

Kings, in receiving justice and undergoing trial, are not differenced from the meanest subject.

So completely differenced by their separate and individual characters that we at once acknowledge them as distinct persons.
--Sir W. Scott.


vb. (en-past of: difference)

Usage examples of "differenced".

Out of this figure were made two remarkable forms of Battle, the Cuneus and Forceps, or the sheare and wedge battles, each made of half a Rhombus, and but differenced by position.

Pol remarked, and all at once Andry understood what differenced him from Rohan: cynicism.

Each borrower gave a national cast to the thing borrowed, and that is what has happened with us, in the full measure that our nationality has differenced itself from the English.

We really studied probability in the forgery, and we were proud of the air of reality it wore in the carefully differenced handwritings, with national traits nicely accented in each.

Segnbora, down at the end of the table, was wearing a long black robe belted at the waist and emblazoned on one breast with a lion and upraised sword—the differenced arms of a cadet branch of one of the Forty Noble Houses of Darthen.