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Person

Per´son
n.1.A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.
His first appearance upon the stage in his new person of a sycophant or juggler.
- Bacon.
No man can long put on a person and act a part.
- Jer. Taylor.
To bear rule, which was thy part
And person, hadst thou known thyself aright.
- Milton.
How different is the same man from himself, as he sustains the person of a magistrate and that of a friend!
- South.
2.The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person.
A fair persone, and strong, and young of age.
- Chaucer.
If it assume my noble father's person.
- Shak.
Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined.
- Milton.
3.A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child.
Consider what person stands for; which, I think, is a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection.
- Locke.
4.A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present.
5.A parson; the parish priest.
6.(Theol.) Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis.
7.(Gram.) One of three relations or conditions (that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject.
8.(Biol.) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.
Artificial person
(Law) a corporation or body politic; - this term is used in contrast with natural person, a real human being. See also legal person.
Legal person
(Law) an individual or group that is allowed by law to take legal action, as plaintiff or defendent. It may include natural persons as well as fictitious persons (such as corporations).
- Blackstone.
Natural person
(Law) a man, woman, or child, in distinction from a corporation.
In person
by one's self; with bodily presence; not by representative.
In the person of
in the place of; acting for.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.
Noun1.Personperson - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.person - a person's body (usually including their clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"
3.person - a grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms; "stop talking about yourself in the third person"

PERSON. This word is applied to men, women and children, who are called natural persons. In law, man and person are not exactly synonymous terms. Any human being is a man, whether he be a member of society or not, whatever may be the rank he holds, or whatever may be his age, sex, &c. A person is a man considered according to the rank he holds in society, with all the rights to which the place he holds entitles him, and the duties which it imposes. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 137.
     2. It is also used to denote a corporation which is an artificial person. 1 Bl. Com. 123; 4 Bing. 669; C. 33 Eng. C. L R. 488; Woodes. Lect. 116; Bac. Us. 57; 1 Mod. 164.
     3. But when the word "Persons" is spoken of in legislative acts, natural persons will be intended, unless something appear in the context to show that it applies to artificial persons. 1 Scam. R. 178.
     4. Natural persons are divided into males, or men; and females or women. Men are capable of all kinds of engagements and functions, unless by reasons applying to particular individuals. Women cannot be appointed to any public office, nor perform any civil functions, except those which the law specially declares them capable of exercising. Civ. Code of Louis. art. 25.
     5. They are also sometimes divided into free persons and slaves. Freemen are those who have preserved their natural liberty, that is to say, who have the right of doing what is not forbidden by the law. A slave is one who is in the power of a master to whom he belongs. Slaves are sometimes ranked not with persons but things. But sometimes they are considered as persons for example, a negro is in contemplation of law a person, so as to be capable of committing a riot in conjunction with white men. 1 Bay, 358. Vide Man.
     6. Persons are also divided into citizens, (q.v.) and aliens, (q.v.) when viewed with regard to their political rights. When they are considered in relation to their civil rights, they are living or civilly dead; vide Civil Death; outlaws; and infamous persons.
     7. Persons are divided into legitimates and bastards, when examined as to their rights by birth.
     8. When viewed in their domestic relations, they are divided into parents and children; husbands and wives; guardians and wards; and masters and servants son, as it is understood in law, see 1 Toull. n. 168; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1890, note.

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Persistent Functional Language
persistent memory
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person of colour
person of no account
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