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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 our·selves /-ˈsɛlvz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 My·self pron.; pl. Ourselves  I or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Our·selves pron.; sing. Ourself (░).  An emphasized form of the pronoun of the first person plural; -- used as a subject, usually with we; also, alone in the predicate, in the nominative or the objective case.
    We ourselves might distinctly number in words a great deal further then we usually do.   --Locke.
    Safe in ourselves, while on ourselves we stand.   --Dryden.
 Note:The form ourself is used only in the regal or formal style after we or us, denoting a single person.
    Unless we would denude ourself of all force.   --Clarendon.