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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·ven, a.
 1. Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.
 2. Equable; not easily ruffled or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.
 3. Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
    And shall lay thee even with the ground.   --Luke xix. 44.
 4. Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both sides; owing nothing on either side; -- said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.
    To make the even truth in pleasure flow.   --Shak.
 5. Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure. “I know my life so even.”
 6. Associate; fellow; of the same condition. [Obs.] “His even servant.”
 7. Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
    Whether the number of the stars is even or odd.   --Jer. Taylor.
 On even ground, with equal advantage.
 On even keel Naut., in a level or horizontal position.