See the thick middle commissure joining the two thalami, just as the corpus callosum and fornix join the hemispheres.
-- William James, "The Structure of the Brain," Writings, 1878-1899
By day the shepherd would have raised his pipe in vain, towards the long clear cut commissure of earth and sky.
-- Samuel Beckett, Molloy, 1955
Though his solution to the problem isn't the universal solvent he leads the reader to expect, his project is still a neat example of that modern commissure where Continental theory and analytic practice fuse.
-- David Foster Wallace, "Greatly Exaggerated," A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, 1997
Commissure stems from the Latin word committere meaning logically "to commit."