average (part of speech: adjective)
prototype (part of speech: noun)
- Well, Quade was a gent that lived out the norm trail, and he had a fuss with the schoolteacher over Sally Bent, and the schoolteacher up and murders Quade, and they raise a posse and go out to hang Gaspar, the teacher, and they're kept from it by a stranger called Sinclair; when the sheriff comes to get Gaspar and hang him legal and all, that Sinclair sticks up the sheriff and takes Gaspar away, and now they're both outlawed, I hear tell, and they's a price on their heads." - "The Rangeland Avenger", Max Brand.
- The group reaction One of the interesting phenomena of human association is the arising of a certain standard or norm of moral action within the various groups that compose it. - "The Holy Earth", L. H. Bailey.
- That which the Sixth Canon of the Council witnesses, therefore, is the original jurisdiction of the two great mother Sees of Alexandria and Antioch over their daughter churches, which it corroborates by referring to the norm, as it were, supplied by the still greater See of Rome. - "Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom", T. W. Allies.