One that is representative of a group or class
It was the basis of the earliest specimen of Provençal literature.
From this time onward he occupied himself with the composition of his chief work, The Light of Nature Pursued, of which in 1763 he published a specimen under the title of "Free Will."
The aye-aye was discovered by Pierre Sonnerat in 1780, the specimen brought to Paris by that traveller being the only one known until 1860.
(From specimen in the British Museum.
The St Bernard attains as great a size as that of any other breed, a fine specimen being between 60 and 70 in.