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[glossary] explain "invocant"

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@@ -66,6 +66,13 @@ i.e., C<defined($instance)> is C<True>.
Or to put it another way, a class has all the blueprint of methods and
attributes, and an instance carries it forward into the real world.
+=head1 Invocant
+
+The object that a method is called is called the I<invocant> in Perl 6.
+It is what C<self> refers to in a method.
+
+ say 'str'.uc; # 'str' is the invocant of method uc
+
=head1 Literal
A I<literal> is a piece of code that directly stands for a (often

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