partition (n.)
separation, distinction
2H4 IV.i.194[Mowbray to Hastings] our corn shall seem as light as chaff, / And good from bad find no partition
Cym I.vii.37[Iachimo to Innogen] can we not / Partition make with spectacles so precious / 'Twixt fair, and foul?
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