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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beat \Beat\, n.
     1. One that beats, or surpasses, another or others; as, the
        beat of him. [Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. The act of one that beats a person or thing; as:
        (a) (Newspaper Cant) The act of obtaining and publishing a
            piece of news by a newspaper before its competitors;
            also, the news itself; -- also called a scoop or
            exclusive.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
                  It's a beat on the whole country. --Scribner's
                                                    Mag.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
        (b) (Hunting) The act of scouring, or ranging over, a
            tract of land to rouse or drive out game; also, those
            so engaged, collectively. "Driven out in the course of
            a beat." --Encyc. of Sport.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
                  Bears coming out of holes in the rocks at the
                  last moment, when the beat is close to them.
                                                    --Encyc. of
                                                    Sport.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
        (c) (Fencing) A smart tap on the adversary's blade.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exclusive \Ex*clu"sive\, n.
     One of a coterie who exclude others; one who from real of
     affected fastidiousness limits his acquaintance to a select
     few.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exclusive \Ex*clu"sive\a. [Cf. F. exclusif.]
     1. Having the power of preventing entrance; debarring from
        participation or enjoyment; possessed and enjoyed to the
        exclusion of others; as, exclusive bars; exclusive
        privilege; exclusive circles of society.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Not taking into the account; excluding from consideration;
        -- opposed to inclusive; as, five thousand troops,
        exclusive of artillery.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  exclusive
      adj 1: not divided or shared with others; "they have exclusive
             use of the machine"; "sole rights of publication" [syn:
             exclusive, sole(a)]
      2: excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group
         or minority; "exclusive clubs"; "an exclusive restaurants and
         shops" [ant: inclusive]
      3: not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object
         or objective; "judging a contest with a single eye"; "a
         single devotion to duty"; "undivided affection"; "gained
         their exclusive attention" [syn: single(a), undivided,
         exclusive]
      n 1: a news report that is reported first by one news
           organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city
           officials" [syn: exclusive, scoop]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  153 Moby Thesaurus words for "exclusive":
     Olympian, a certain, absolute, aloof, an, any, any one, apart from,
     aristocratic, arrogant, article, atomic, barring, beat,
     budget of news, chic, chilly, choice, chosen, clannish, classy,
     cliquish, closed, cold, concentrated, confining, contemptuous,
     contumelious, cool, copy, dashing, debarring, defining, definitive,
     detached, disdainful, distant, either, elect, elegant, elite,
     ethnocentric, except for, excepting, exceptional, excluding,
     exclusive of, exclusory, fashionable, fixed, forbidding, frigid,
     frosty, haughty, high-hat, icy, ignoring, inaccessible,
     inadmissible, incompatible, individual, indivisible, inhibitive,
     inhibitory, inimical, insular, integral, interdictive,
     interdictory, irreducible, limitary, limitative, limited, limiting,
     lone, modish, monadic, monistic, narrow, news item, not counting,
     offish, omitting, one, only, parochial, pick, picked, piece,
     preclusive, preferred, prescriptive, preventive, private,
     privileged, prohibiting, prohibitive, prohibitory, proscriptive,
     remote, removed, repressive, restricted, restricting, restrictive,
     scoop, scornful, seclusive, segregative, select, selected,
     selective, separative, simple, single, singular, smart, sneering,
     sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty, snotty, sole, solid, solitary,
     spot news, standoff, standoffish, story, stylish, supercilious,
     suppressive, swank, swish, tony, toploftical, toplofty, trendy,
     unanalyzable, unapproachable, undistracted, undivided, uniform,
     unique, unitary, unshared, unswerving, whole, with-it, withdrawn,
     withering, xenophobic
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  EXCLUSIVE, rights. Debarring one from participating in a thing. An exclusive 
  right or privilege, is one granted to a person to do a thing, and forbidding 
  all others to do the same. A patent right or copyright, are of this kind. 
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  EXCLUSIVE, computation of time. Shut out; not included. As when an act is to 
  be done within a certain time, as ten days from a particular time, one day 
  is to be included and the other excluded. Vide Hob. 139; Cowp. 714; Lofft, 
  276; Dougl. 463; 2 Mod. 280; Sav. 124; 3 ]Penna. Rep. 200; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 
  43; 3 B. & A. 581; Com. Dig. Temps, A; 3 East, 407; Com. Dig. Estates, G 8; 
  2 Chit. Pr. 69, 147. 
  
  

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