What the freck is a declaration?

1656   H. Phillippes Purchasers Pattern (1676) 57   This Table is so plain, that it needs no declaration.

From the Oxford English Dictionary:
  • The action of making clear or clearing up (anything obscure or not understood); elucidation, explanation, interpretation.
  • The setting forth or expounding of a topic; exposition, description, relation.
  • A proclamation or public statement as embodied in a document, instrument, or public act.
Some well known declarations:

Declaration of Sentiments

United States Declaration of Independence

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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