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authorSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2012-01-19 11:18:52 (GMT)
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@@ -505,14 +505,14 @@ Your sad tires in a mile-<qex>a</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
505<p><sn>2.</sn> <def><org>Alcoholics Anonymous</org>.</def> <mark>[Acronym.]</mark><br/ 505<p><sn>2.</sn> <def><org>Alcoholics Anonymous</org>.</def> <mark>[Acronym.]</mark><br/
506[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 506[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
507 507
508<p>\'d8<hw>Aam</hw> <pr>(<add/m <it>or</it> <aum/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[D. <ets>aam</ets>, fr. LL. <ets>ama</ets>; cf. L. <ets>hama</ets> a water bucket, Gr. <?/]</ety> <def>A Dutch and German measure of liquids, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36\'ab, at Hamburg 38\'ac.</def> <altsp>[Written also <asp>Aum</asp> and <asp>Awm</asp>.]</altsp><br/ 508<p><hw>Aam</hw> <pr>(<add/m <it>or</it> <aum/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[D. <ets>aam</ets>, fr. LL. <ets>ama</ets>; cf. L. <ets>hama</ets> a water bucket, Gr. <?/]</ety> <def>A Dutch and German measure of liquids, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36\'ab, at Hamburg 38\'ac.</def> <altsp>[Written also <asp>Aum</asp> and <asp>Awm</asp>.]</altsp><br/
509[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 509[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
510 510
511<p>\'d8<hw>aard"vark`</hw> <pr>(<aum/rd"v<aum/rk`)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[D., earth-pig.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An edentate mammal, of the genus <gen>Orycteropus</gen> (<spn>Orycteropus afer</spn>), somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It is a nocturnal <isa>ungulate</isa>, burrows in the ground with its powerful claws, and feeds entirely on ants and termites, which it catches with its long, extensile, slimy tongue. It is the sole extant representative of the order <ord>Tubulidentata</ord>.</def> <altsp>[Spelled also <asp>Aard-vark</asp>.]</altsp> <br/ 511<p><hw>aard"vark`</hw> <pr>(<aum/rd"v<aum/rk`)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[D., earth-pig.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An edentate mammal, of the genus <gen>Orycteropus</gen> (<spn>Orycteropus afer</spn>), somewhat resembling a pig, common in some parts of Southern Africa. It is a nocturnal <isa>ungulate</isa>, burrows in the ground with its powerful claws, and feeds entirely on ants and termites, which it catches with its long, extensile, slimy tongue. It is the sole extant representative of the order <ord>Tubulidentata</ord>.</def> <altsp>[Spelled also <asp>Aard-vark</asp>.]</altsp> <br/
512<syn><b>Syn. --</b>ant bear, anteater, <spn>Orycteropus afer</spn>, oryctere, orycterope</syn><br/ 512<syn><b>Syn. --</b>ant bear, anteater, <spn>Orycteropus afer</spn>, oryctere, orycterope</syn><br/
513[<source>1913 Webster</source> <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 513[<source>1913 Webster</source> <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
514 514
515<p>\'d8<hw>Aard"-wolf`</hw> <pr>(<aum/rd"w<oocr/lf)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[D, earth-wolf]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A carnivorous, striped, quadruped mammal (<spn>Proteles cristata</spn>, formerly <spn>Proteles Lalandii</spn>), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. It feeds chiefly on insects. See <er>Proteles</er>.</def><br/ 515<p><hw>Aard"-wolf`</hw> <pr>(<aum/rd"w<oocr/lf)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[D, earth-wolf]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A carnivorous, striped, quadruped mammal (<spn>Proteles cristata</spn>, formerly <spn>Proteles Lalandii</spn>), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. It feeds chiefly on insects. See <er>Proteles</er>.</def><br/
516[<source>1913 Webster</source> <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 516[<source>1913 Webster</source> <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
517 517
518<p><mhw>{ <hw>Aa*ron"ic</hw> <pr>(<asl/*r<ocr/n"<icr/k)</pr>, <hw>Aa*ron"ic*al</hw> <pr>(-<icr/*k<ait/l)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews.</def><br/ 518<p><mhw>{ <hw>Aa*ron"ic</hw> <pr>(<asl/*r<ocr/n"<icr/k)</pr>, <hw>Aa*ron"ic*al</hw> <pr>(-<icr/*k<ait/l)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews.</def><br/
@@ -537,10 +537,10 @@ Your sad tires in a mile-<qex>a</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
537<p><hw>Ab-</hw> <pr>(<acr/b)</pr>. <ety>[Latin prep., etymologically the same as E. <ets>of</ets>, <ets>off</ets>. See <er>Of</er>.]</ety> <def>A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies <xex>from</xex>, <xex>away</xex> , <xex>separating</xex>, or <xex>departure</xex>, as in <xex>ab</xex>duct, <xex>abs</xex>tract, <xex>abs</xex>cond. See <er>A-</er>(6).</def><br/ 537<p><hw>Ab-</hw> <pr>(<acr/b)</pr>. <ety>[Latin prep., etymologically the same as E. <ets>of</ets>, <ets>off</ets>. See <er>Of</er>.]</ety> <def>A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies <xex>from</xex>, <xex>away</xex> , <xex>separating</xex>, or <xex>departure</xex>, as in <xex>ab</xex>duct, <xex>abs</xex>tract, <xex>abs</xex>cond. See <er>A-</er>(6).</def><br/
538[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 538[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
539 539
540<p>\'d8<hw>Ab</hw> <pr>(<acr/b)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Of Syriac origin.]</ety> <def>The fifth month of the Jewish year according to the ecclesiastical reckoning, the eleventh by the civil computation, coinciding nearly with August.</def> <rj><au>W. Smith.</au></rj><br/ 540<p><hw>Ab</hw> <pr>(<acr/b)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Of Syriac origin.]</ety> <def>The fifth month of the Jewish year according to the ecclesiastical reckoning, the eleventh by the civil computation, coinciding nearly with August.</def> <rj><au>W. Smith.</au></rj><br/
541[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 541[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
542 542
543<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"a*ca</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*k<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[The native name.]</ety> <def>The Manila-hemp plant (<spn>Musa textilis</spn>); also, its fiber. See <cref>Manila hemp</cref> under <er>Manila</er>.</def><br/ 543<p><hw>Ab"a*ca</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*k<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[The native name.]</ety> <def>The Manila-hemp plant (<spn>Musa textilis</spn>); also, its fiber. See <cref>Manila hemp</cref> under <er>Manila</er>.</def><br/
544[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 544[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
545 545
546<p><hw>A*bac"i*nate</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s"<icr/*n<amac/t)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>abacinatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>abacinare</ets>; <ets>ab</ets> off + <ets>bacinus</ets> a basin.]</ety> <def>To blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/ 546<p><hw>A*bac"i*nate</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s"<icr/*n<amac/t)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>abacinatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>abacinare</ets>; <ets>ab</ets> off + <ets>bacinus</ets> a basin.]</ety> <def>To blind by a red-hot metal plate held before the eyes.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/
@@ -549,7 +549,7 @@ Your sad tires in a mile-<qex>a</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
549<p><hw>A*bac`i*na"tion</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s`<icr/*n<amac/"sh<ucr/n)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The act of abacinating.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/ 549<p><hw>A*bac`i*na"tion</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s`<icr/*n<amac/"sh<ucr/n)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The act of abacinating.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/
550[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 550[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
551 551
552<p>\'d8<hw>Ab`a*cis"cus</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<adot/*s<icr/s"k<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'abaki`skos</grk>, dim of <grk>'a`bax</grk>. See <er>Abacus</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>One of the tiles or squares of a tessellated pavement; an abaculus.</def><br/ 552<p><hw>Ab`a*cis"cus</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<adot/*s<icr/s"k<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'abaki`skos</grk>, dim of <grk>'a`bax</grk>. See <er>Abacus</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>One of the tiles or squares of a tessellated pavement; an abaculus.</def><br/
553[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 553[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
554 554
555<p><hw>Ab"a*cist</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*s<icr/st)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL <ets>abacista</ets>, fr. <ets>abacus</ets>.]</ety> <def>One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.</def><br/ 555<p><hw>Ab"a*cist</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*s<icr/st)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL <ets>abacista</ets>, fr. <ets>abacus</ets>.]</ety> <def>One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.</def><br/
@@ -579,7 +579,7 @@ Your sad tires in a mile-<qex>a</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
579<p><hw>Ab*ac"tor</hw> <pr>(-t<etil/r)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>abigere</ets> to drive away; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>agere</ets> to drive.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 579<p><hw>Ab*ac"tor</hw> <pr>(-t<etil/r)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>abigere</ets> to drive away; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>agere</ets> to drive.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>One who steals and drives away cattle or beasts by herds or droves.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
580[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 580[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
581 581
582<p>\'d8<hw>A*bac"u*lus</hw> <pr>(<adot/b*<acr/k"<usl/*l<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Abaculi</plw> <pr>(-l<imac/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., dim. of <ets>abacus</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.</def> <rj><au>Fairholt.</au></rj><br/ 582<p><hw>A*bac"u*lus</hw> <pr>(<adot/b*<acr/k"<usl/*l<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Abaculi</plw> <pr>(-l<imac/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., dim. of <ets>abacus</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>A small tile of glass, marble, or other substance, of various colors, used in making ornamental patterns in mosaic pavements.</def> <rj><au>Fairholt.</au></rj><br/
583[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 583[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
584 584
585<p><hw>Ab"a*cus</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*k<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; E. <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Abacuses</plw> ; L. pl. <plw>Abaci</plw> <pr>(-s<imac/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L. <ets>abacus</ets>, <ets>abax</ets>, Gr. <grk>'a`bax</grk>]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 585<p><hw>Ab"a*cus</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*k<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; E. <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Abacuses</plw> ; L. pl. <plw>Abaci</plw> <pr>(-s<imac/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L. <ets>abacus</ets>, <ets>abax</ets>, Gr. <grk>'a`bax</grk>]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -642,7 +642,7 @@ Thy bold attempt.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
642<p><hw>Ab*al`ien*a"tion</hw> <pr>(-<amac/l`y<eit/n*<amac/"sh<ucr/n)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abalienatio</ets>: cf. F. <ets>abali\'82nation</ets>.]</ety> <def>The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 642<p><hw>Ab*al`ien*a"tion</hw> <pr>(-<amac/l`y<eit/n*<amac/"sh<ucr/n)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abalienatio</ets>: cf. F. <ets>abali\'82nation</ets>.]</ety> <def>The act of abalienating; alienation; estrangement.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
643[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 643[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
644 644
645<p>\'d8<hw>Ab`a*lo"ne</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<adot/*l<omac/"n<esl/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A univalve mollusk of the genus <gen>Haliotis</gen>. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks.</def><br/ 645<p><hw>Ab`a*lo"ne</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<adot/*l<omac/"n<esl/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A univalve mollusk of the genus <gen>Haliotis</gen>. The shell is lined with mother-of-pearl, and used for ornamental purposes; the sea-ear. Several large species are found on the coast of California, clinging closely to the rocks.</def><br/
646[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 646[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
647 647
648<p><hw>abampere</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <fld>(Electricity)</fld> <def>a unit of electrical current equal to 10 amperes.</def><br/ 648<p><hw>abampere</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <fld>(Electricity)</fld> <def>a unit of electrical current equal to 10 amperes.</def><br/
@@ -688,7 +688,7 @@ Thy bold attempt.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
688<p><hw>A*ban"don</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abandon</ets>. fr. <ets>abandonner</ets>. See <er>Abandon</er>, <pos>v.</pos>]</ety> <def>Abandonment; relinquishment.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 688<p><hw>A*ban"don</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abandon</ets>. fr. <ets>abandonner</ets>. See <er>Abandon</er>, <pos>v.</pos>]</ety> <def>Abandonment; relinquishment.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
689[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 689[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
690 690
691<p>\'d8<hw>A`ban`don"</hw> <pr>(<adot/`b<aum/N`d<ocir/N")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. See <er>Abandon</er>.]</ety> <def>A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.</def><br/ 691<p><hw>A`ban`don"</hw> <pr>(<adot/`b<aum/N`d<ocir/N")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. See <er>Abandon</er>.]</ety> <def>A complete giving up to natural impulses; freedom from artificial constraint; careless freedom or ease.</def><br/
692[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 692[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
693 693
694<p><hw>A*ban"doned</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/n"d<ucr/nd)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Forsaken, deserted.</def> \'bdYour <xex>abandoned</xex> streams.\'b8 <rj><au>Thomson.</au></rj><br/ 694<p><hw>A*ban"doned</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/n"d<ucr/nd)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Forsaken, deserted.</def> \'bdYour <xex>abandoned</xex> streams.\'b8 <rj><au>Thomson.</au></rj><br/
@@ -727,13 +727,13 @@ Thy bold attempt.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
727<p><sn>4.</sn> <def>Careless freedom or ease; abandon.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Carlyle.</au></rj><br/ 727<p><sn>4.</sn> <def>Careless freedom or ease; abandon.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Carlyle.</au></rj><br/
728[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 728[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
729 729
730<p>\'d8<hw>A*ban"dum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/n"d<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. See <er>Abandon</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>Anything forfeited or confiscated.</def><br/ 730<p><hw>A*ban"dum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/n"d<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. See <er>Abandon</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>Anything forfeited or confiscated.</def><br/
731[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 731[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
732 732
733<p><hw>Ab"a*net</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*n<ecr/t)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Abnet</er>.</def><br/ 733<p><hw>Ab"a*net</hw> <pr>(<acr/b"<adot/*n<ecr/t)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Abnet</er>.</def><br/
734[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 734[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
735 735
736<p>\'d8<hw>A*ban"ga</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/<nsm/"g<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Name given by the negroes in the island of St. Thomas.]</ety> <def>A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest.</def><br/ 736<p><hw>A*ban"ga</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/<nsm/"g<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Name given by the negroes in the island of St. Thomas.]</ety> <def>A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest.</def><br/
737[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 737[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
738 738
739<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ab`an*na"tion</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<acr/n*n<amac/"sh<ucr/n)</pr>, <hw>Ab`an*nition</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<acr/n*n<icr/sh"<ucr/n)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>abannatio</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + LL. <ets>bannire</ets> to banish.]</ety> <fld>(Old Law)</fld> <def>Banishment.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Bailey.</au></rj><br/ 739<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ab`an*na"tion</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<acr/n*n<amac/"sh<ucr/n)</pr>, <hw>Ab`an*nition</hw> <pr>(<acr/b`<acr/n*n<icr/sh"<ucr/n)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>abannatio</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + LL. <ets>bannire</ets> to banish.]</ety> <fld>(Old Law)</fld> <def>Banishment.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Bailey.</au></rj><br/
@@ -798,10 +798,10 @@ Awhile as mute, <qex>confounded</qex> what to say.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></r
798<p><hw>A*bash"ment</hw> <pr>(-m<eit/nt)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>\'82bahissement</ets>.]</ety> <def>The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.</def><br/ 798<p><hw>A*bash"ment</hw> <pr>(-m<eit/nt)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>\'82bahissement</ets>.]</ety> <def>The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.</def><br/
799[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 799[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
800 800
801<p>\'d8<hw>A*ba"si*a</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/"zh<icr/*<adot/; -z<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; Gr. <grk>'a-</grk> not + <grk>ba`sis</grk> a step.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Inability to co\'94rdinate muscular actions properly in walking.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>A*ba"sic</wf> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/"s<icr/k)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/ 801<p><hw>A*ba"si*a</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/"zh<icr/*<adot/; -z<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; Gr. <grk>'a-</grk> not + <grk>ba`sis</grk> a step.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Inability to co\'94rdinate muscular actions properly in walking.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>A*ba"sic</wf> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/"s<icr/k)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/
802[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 802[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
803 803
804<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>A*bas"si</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s"s<icr/)</pr>, \'d8<hw>A*bas"sis</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s"s<icr/s)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. & Per. <ets>ab\'bes\'c6</ets>, belonging to Abas (a king of Persia).]</ety> <def>A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents.</def><br/ 804<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*bas"si</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s"s<icr/)</pr>, <hw>A*bas"sis</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<acr/s"s<icr/s)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. & Per. <ets>ab\'bes\'c6</ets>, belonging to Abas (a king of Persia).]</ety> <def>A silver coin of Persia, worth about twenty cents.</def><br/
805[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 805[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
806 806
807<p><hw>A*bat"a*ble</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/t"<adot/*b'l)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Capable of being abated; <as>as, an <ex>abatable</ex> writ or nuisance</as>.</def><br/ 807<p><hw>A*bat"a*ble</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/t"<adot/*b'l)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Capable of being abated; <as>as, an <ex>abatable</ex> writ or nuisance</as>.</def><br/
@@ -888,13 +888,13 @@ Awhile as mute, <qex>confounded</qex> what to say.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></r
888<p><hw>A*ba"tor</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/t"<etil/r)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Law)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>One who abates a nuisance.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.</def> <rj><au>Blackstone.</au></rj><br/ 888<p><hw>A*ba"tor</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<amac/t"<etil/r)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Law)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>One who abates a nuisance.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.</def> <rj><au>Blackstone.</au></rj><br/
889[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 889[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
890 890
891<p>\'d8<hw>A`bat`toir"</hw> <pr>(<adot/`b<adot/t`tw<aum/r")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Abattoirs</plw> <pr>(-tw<aum/rz")</pr>.</plu> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>abattre</ets> to beat down. See <er>Abate</er>.]</ety> <def>A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc.</def><br/ 891<p><hw>A`bat`toir"</hw> <pr>(<adot/`b<adot/t`tw<aum/r")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Abattoirs</plw> <pr>(-tw<aum/rz")</pr>.</plu> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>abattre</ets> to beat down. See <er>Abate</er>.]</ety> <def>A public slaughterhouse for cattle, sheep, etc.</def><br/
892[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 892[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
893 893
894<p><hw>Ab"a*ture</hw> <pr>(<adot/b"<adot/*t<usl/r; 135)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abatture</ets>, fr. <ets>abattre</ets>. See <er>Abate</er>.]</ety> <def>Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them.</def> <rj><au>Crabb.</au></rj><br/ 894<p><hw>Ab"a*ture</hw> <pr>(<adot/b"<adot/*t<usl/r; 135)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abatture</ets>, fr. <ets>abattre</ets>. See <er>Abate</er>.]</ety> <def>Grass and sprigs beaten or trampled down by a stag passing through them.</def> <rj><au>Crabb.</au></rj><br/
895[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 895[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
896 896
897<p>\'d8<hw>A`bat`voix"</hw> <pr>(<adot/`b<adot/`vw<aum/")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abattre</ets> to beat down + <ets>voix</ets> voice.]</ety> <def>The sounding-board over a pulpit or rostrum.</def><br/ 897<p><hw>A`bat`voix"</hw> <pr>(<adot/`b<adot/`vw<aum/")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abattre</ets> to beat down + <ets>voix</ets> voice.]</ety> <def>The sounding-board over a pulpit or rostrum.</def><br/
898[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 898[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
899 899
900<p><hw>Ab*awed"</hw> <pr>(<acr/b*<add/d")</pr>, <pos>p. p.</pos> <ety>[Perh. p. p. of a verb fr. OF. <ets>abaubir</ets> to frighten, disconcert, fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>balbus</ets> stammering.]</ety> <def>Astonished; abashed.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Chaucer.</au></rj><br/ 900<p><hw>Ab*awed"</hw> <pr>(<acr/b*<add/d")</pr>, <pos>p. p.</pos> <ety>[Perh. p. p. of a verb fr. OF. <ets>abaubir</ets> to frighten, disconcert, fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>balbus</ets> stammering.]</ety> <def>Astonished; abashed.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Chaucer.</au></rj><br/
@@ -921,7 +921,7 @@ Awhile as mute, <qex>confounded</qex> what to say.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></r
921<p><hw>Ab*bat"ic*al</hw> <pr>(<acr/b*b<acr/t"<icr/*k<ait/l)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Abbatial.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 921<p><hw>Ab*bat"ic*al</hw> <pr>(<acr/b*b<acr/t"<icr/*k<ait/l)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Abbatial.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
922[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 922[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
923 923
924<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"b\'82`</hw> <pr>(<adot/b"b<asl/`)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abb\'82</ets>. See <er>Abbot</er>.]</ety> <def>The French word answering to the English <xex>abbot</xex>, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.</def><br/ 924<p><hw>Ab"b\'82`</hw> <pr>(<adot/b"b<asl/`)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abb\'82</ets>. See <er>Abbot</er>.]</ety> <def>The French word answering to the English <xex>abbot</xex>, the head of an abbey; but commonly a title of respect given in France to every one vested with the ecclesiastical habit or dress.</def><br/
925[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 925[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
926 926
927<p><note><hand/ After the 16th century, the name was given, in social parlance, to candidates for some priory or abbey in the gift of the crown. Many of these aspirants became well known in literary and fashionable life. By further extension, the name came to be applied to unbeneficed secular ecclesiastics generally.</note> <rj><au>Littr\'82.</au></rj><br/ 927<p><note><hand/ After the 16th century, the name was given, in social parlance, to candidates for some priory or abbey in the gift of the crown. Many of these aspirants became well known in literary and fashionable life. By further extension, the name came to be applied to unbeneficed secular ecclesiastics generally.</note> <rj><au>Littr\'82.</au></rj><br/
@@ -1025,7 +1025,7 @@ Awhile as mute, <qex>confounded</qex> what to say.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></r
1025<p><cs><col><b>A B C book</b></col>, <cd>a primer.</cd> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj></cs><br/ 1025<p><cs><col><b>A B C book</b></col>, <cd>a primer.</cd> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj></cs><br/
1026[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1026[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1027 1027
1028<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"dal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. <ets>bad\'c6l</ets>, pl. <ets>abd\'bel</ets>, a substitute, a good, religious man, saint, fr. <ets>badala</ets> to change, substitute.]</ety> <def>A religious devotee or dervish in Persia.</def><br/ 1028<p><hw>Ab"dal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. <ets>bad\'c6l</ets>, pl. <ets>abd\'bel</ets>, a substitute, a good, religious man, saint, fr. <ets>badala</ets> to change, substitute.]</ety> <def>A religious devotee or dervish in Persia.</def><br/
1029[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1029[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1030 1030
1031<p><hw>Ab*de"ri*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Abdera</ets>, a town in Thrace, of which place Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher, was a native.]</ety> <def>Given to laughter; inclined to foolish or incessant merriment.</def><br/ 1031<p><hw>Ab*de"ri*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Abdera</ets>, a town in Thrace, of which place Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher, was a native.]</ety> <def>Given to laughter; inclined to foolish or incessant merriment.</def><br/
@@ -1118,10 +1118,10 @@ Awhile as mute, <qex>confounded</qex> what to say.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></r
1118<p><hw>Ab*dom"i*nal</hw>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu>E. pl. <plw>Abdominals</plw>, L. pl. <plw>Abdominales</plw>.</plu> <def>A fish of the group Abdominales.</def><br/ 1118<p><hw>Ab*dom"i*nal</hw>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu>E. pl. <plw>Abdominals</plw>, L. pl. <plw>Abdominales</plw>.</plu> <def>A fish of the group Abdominales.</def><br/
1119[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1119[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1120 1120
1121<p>\'d8<hw>Ab*dom`i*na"les</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., masc. pl.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group including the greater part of fresh-water fishes, and many marine ones, having the ventral fins under the abdomen behind the pectorals.</def><br/ 1121<p><hw>Ab*dom`i*na"les</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., masc. pl.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group including the greater part of fresh-water fishes, and many marine ones, having the ventral fins under the abdomen behind the pectorals.</def><br/
1122[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1122[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1123 1123
1124<p>\'d8<hw>Ab*dom`i*na"li*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., neut. pl.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of cirripeds having abdominal appendages.</def><br/ 1124<p><hw>Ab*dom`i*na"li*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., neut. pl.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of cirripeds having abdominal appendages.</def><br/
1125[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1125[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1126 1126
1127<p><hw>Ab*dom`i*nos"co*py</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abdomen</ets> + Gr. <?/ to examine.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Examination of the abdomen to detect abdominal disease.</def><br/ 1127<p><hw>Ab*dom`i*nos"co*py</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abdomen</ets> + Gr. <?/ to examine.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Examination of the abdomen to detect abdominal disease.</def><br/
@@ -1371,10 +1371,10 @@ Who rashly thus exposed his wealth?</q> <rj><qau>Gay.</qau></rj><br/
1371<p><hw>A*bey"ant</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Being in a state of abeyance.</def><br/ 1371<p><hw>A*bey"ant</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Being in a state of abeyance.</def><br/
1372[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1372[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1373 1373
1374<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"ge*ord`ne*ten*haus`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[G.]</ety> <def>See <er>Legislature</er>, <xex>Austria</xex>, <xex>Prussia</xex>.</def><br/ 1374<p><hw>Ab"ge*ord`ne*ten*haus`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[G.]</ety> <def>See <er>Legislature</er>, <xex>Austria</xex>, <xex>Prussia</xex>.</def><br/
1375[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 1375[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
1376 1376
1377<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"hal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The berries of a species of cypress in the East Indies.</def><br/ 1377<p><hw>Ab"hal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The berries of a species of cypress in the East Indies.</def><br/
1378[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1378[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1379 1379
1380<p><hw>Ab*hom"i*na*ble</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Abominable.</def> <note>[A false orthography anciently used; <xex>h</xex> was foisted into various words; hence <xex>abholish</xex>, for <xex>abolish</xex>, etc.]</note><br/ 1380<p><hw>Ab*hom"i*na*ble</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Abominable.</def> <note>[A false orthography anciently used; <xex>h</xex> was foisted into various words; hence <xex>abholish</xex>, for <xex>abolish</xex>, etc.]</note><br/
@@ -1451,7 +1451,7 @@ I spurn <qex>abhorrent</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Clover.</qau></rj><br/
1451<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>Object of abhorrence.</def> <rj><au>Isa. lxvi. 24.</au></rj><br/ 1451<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>Object of abhorrence.</def> <rj><au>Isa. lxvi. 24.</au></rj><br/
1452[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1452[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1453 1453
1454<p>\'d8<hw>A"bib</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb. <ets>ab\'c6b</ets>, lit. an ear of corn. The month was so called from barley being at that time in ear.]</ety> <def>The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding nearly to our April. After the Babylonish captivity this month was called <altname>Nisan</altname>.</def> <rj><au>Kitto.</au></rj><br/ 1454<p><hw>A"bib</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb. <ets>ab\'c6b</ets>, lit. an ear of corn. The month was so called from barley being at that time in ear.]</ety> <def>The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding nearly to our April. After the Babylonish captivity this month was called <altname>Nisan</altname>.</def> <rj><au>Kitto.</au></rj><br/
1455[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1455[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1456 1456
1457<p><hw>A*bid"ance</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (<xex>with</xex>).</def><br/ 1457<p><hw>A*bid"ance</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (<xex>with</xex>).</def><br/
@@ -1526,7 +1526,7 @@ I spurn <qex>abhorrent</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Clover.</qau></rj><br/
1526<p><hw>A*bid"ing*ly</hw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>Permanently.</def> <rj><au>Carlyle.</au></rj><br/ 1526<p><hw>A*bid"ing*ly</hw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>Permanently.</def> <rj><au>Carlyle.</au></rj><br/
1527[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1527[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1528 1528
1529<p>\'d8<hw>A"bi*es</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fir tree.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus.</def><br/ 1529<p><hw>A"bi*es</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fir tree.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of coniferous trees, properly called Fir, as the balsam fir and the silver fir. The spruces are sometimes also referred to this genus.</def><br/
1530[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1530[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1531 1531
1532<p><hw>Ab"i*e*tene</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abies</ets>, <ets>abietis</ets>, a fir tree.]</ety> <def>A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine (<spn>Pinus sabiniana</spn>) of California.</def><br/ 1532<p><hw>Ab"i*e*tene</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abies</ets>, <ets>abietis</ets>, a fir tree.]</ety> <def>A volatile oil distilled from the resin or balsam of the nut pine (<spn>Pinus sabiniana</spn>) of California.</def><br/
@@ -1756,7 +1756,7 @@ And broken chariot wheels; so thick bestrown<br/
1756<p><cs><col><b>ablative absolute</b></col>, <cd>a construction in Latin, in which a noun in the ablative case has a participle (either expressed or implied), agreeing with it in gender, number, and case, both words forming a clause by themselves and being unconnected, grammatically, with the rest of the sentence; as, <xex>Tarquinio regnante</xex>, Pythagoras venit, <it>i. e.</it>, Tarquinius reigning, Pythagoras came.</cd></cs><br/ 1756<p><cs><col><b>ablative absolute</b></col>, <cd>a construction in Latin, in which a noun in the ablative case has a participle (either expressed or implied), agreeing with it in gender, number, and case, both words forming a clause by themselves and being unconnected, grammatically, with the rest of the sentence; as, <xex>Tarquinio regnante</xex>, Pythagoras venit, <it>i. e.</it>, Tarquinius reigning, Pythagoras came.</cd></cs><br/
1757[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1757[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1758 1758
1759<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"laut</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ger., off-sound; <ets>ab</ets> off + <ets>laut</ets> sound.]</ety> <fld>(Philol.)</fld> <def>The substitution of one root vowel for another, thus indicating a corresponding modification of use or meaning; vowel permutation; as, <xex>get</xex>, <xex>gat</xex>, <xex>got</xex>; <xex>sing</xex>, <xex>song</xex>; <xex>hang</xex>, <xex>hung</xex>.</def> <rj><au>Earle.</au></rj><br/ 1759<p><hw>Ab"laut</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ger., off-sound; <ets>ab</ets> off + <ets>laut</ets> sound.]</ety> <fld>(Philol.)</fld> <def>The substitution of one root vowel for another, thus indicating a corresponding modification of use or meaning; vowel permutation; as, <xex>get</xex>, <xex>gat</xex>, <xex>got</xex>; <xex>sing</xex>, <xex>song</xex>; <xex>hang</xex>, <xex>hung</xex>.</def> <rj><au>Earle.</au></rj><br/
1760[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1760[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1761 1761
1762<p><-- p. 5 --></p> 1762<p><-- p. 5 --></p>
@@ -1896,7 +1896,7 @@ And broken chariot wheels; so thick bestrown<br/
1896<p><hw>Ab"ne*ga`tor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>One who abnegates, denies, or rejects anything.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/ 1896<p><hw>Ab"ne*ga`tor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>One who abnegates, denies, or rejects anything.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/
1897[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1897[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1898 1898
1899<p>\'d8<hw>Ab"net</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb.]</ety> <def>The girdle of a Jewish priest or officer.</def><br/ 1899<p><hw>Ab"net</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb.]</ety> <def>The girdle of a Jewish priest or officer.</def><br/
1900[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 1900[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
1901 1901
1902<p><hw>Ab"no*date</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abnodatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>abnodare</ets>; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>nodus</ets> knot.]</ety> <def>To clear (tress) from knots.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Blount.</au></rj><br/ 1902<p><hw>Ab"no*date</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abnodatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>abnodare</ets>; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>nodus</ets> knot.]</ety> <def>To clear (tress) from knots.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Blount.</au></rj><br/
@@ -2036,10 +2036,10 @@ Caught at the hilt, as to <qex>abolish</qex> him.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></
2036<p><hw>Ab`o*li`tion*ize</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <def>To imbue with the principles of abolitionism.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Bartlett.</au></rj><br/ 2036<p><hw>Ab`o*li`tion*ize</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <def>To imbue with the principles of abolitionism.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Bartlett.</au></rj><br/
2037[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2037[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2038 2038
2039<p>\'d8<hw>A*bo"ma</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A large South American serpent (<spn>Boa aboma</spn>).</def><br/ 2039<p><hw>A*bo"ma</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A large South American serpent (<spn>Boa aboma</spn>).</def><br/
2040[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2040[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2041 2041
2042<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Ab`o*ma"sum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, \'d8<hw>Ab`o*ma"sus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. L. <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>omasum</ets> (a Celtic word).]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach <xex>omasum</xex>. See <er>Ruminantia</er>.</def><br/ 2042<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ab`o*ma"sum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ab`o*ma"sus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. L. <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>omasum</ets> (a Celtic word).]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>The fourth or digestive stomach of a ruminant, which leads from the third stomach <xex>omasum</xex>. See <er>Ruminantia</er>.</def><br/
2043[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2043[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2044 2044
2045<p><hw>A*bom"i*na*ble</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abominable</ets>. L. <ets>abominalis</ets>. See <er>Abominate</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.</def><br/ 2045<p><hw>A*bom"i*na*ble</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>abominable</ets>. L. <ets>abominalis</ets>. See <er>Abominate</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.</def><br/
@@ -2094,7 +2094,7 @@ Caught at the hilt, as to <qex>abolish</qex> him.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></
2094<p><hw>Ab*o"ral</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>ab</ets>. + E. <ets>oral</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.</def><br/ 2094<p><hw>Ab*o"ral</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>ab</ets>. + E. <ets>oral</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.</def><br/
2095[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2095[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2096 2096
2097<p>\'d8<hw>A*bord"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.]</ety> <def>Manner of approaching or accosting; address.</def> <rj><au>Chesterfield.</au></rj><br/ 2097<p><hw>A*bord"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.]</ety> <def>Manner of approaching or accosting; address.</def> <rj><au>Chesterfield.</au></rj><br/
2098[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2098[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2099 2099
2100<p><hw>A*bord"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>aborder</ets>, <ets>\'85</ets> (L. <ets>ad</ets>) + <ets>bord</ets> rim, brim, or side of a vessel. See <er>Border</er>, <er>Board</er>.]</ety> <def>To approach; to accost.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Digby.</au></rj><br/ 2100<p><hw>A*bord"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>aborder</ets>, <ets>\'85</ets> (L. <ets>ad</ets>) + <ets>bord</ets> rim, brim, or side of a vessel. See <er>Border</er>, <er>Board</er>.]</ety> <def>To approach; to accost.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Digby.</au></rj><br/
@@ -2407,7 +2407,7 @@ Caught at the hilt, as to <qex>abolish</qex> him.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></
2407<p><hw>A*box"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>Braced aback.</def><br/ 2407<p><hw>A*box"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>Braced aback.</def><br/
2408[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2408[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2409 2409
2410<p>\'d8<hw>A"bra</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., a bay, valley, fissure.]</ety> <def>A narrow pass or defile; a break in a mesa; the mouth of a ca\'a4on.</def> <mark>[Southwestern U. S.]</mark><br/ 2410<p><hw>A"bra</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., a bay, valley, fissure.]</ety> <def>A narrow pass or defile; a break in a mesa; the mouth of a ca\'a4on.</def> <mark>[Southwestern U. S.]</mark><br/
2411[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 2411[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
2412 2412
2413<p><hw>Ab`ra*ca*dab"ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. Of unknown origin.]</ety> <def>A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever. At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote something without meaning; jargon.</def><br/ 2413<p><hw>Ab`ra*ca*dab"ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. Of unknown origin.]</ety> <def>A mystical word or collocation of letters written as in the figure. Worn on an amulet it was supposed to ward off fever. At present the word is used chiefly in jest to denote something without meaning; jargon.</def><br/
@@ -2444,7 +2444,7 @@ Caught at the hilt, as to <qex>abolish</qex> him.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></
2444<p><hw>A*bran"chi*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Abranchiate.</def><br/ 2444<p><hw>A*bran"chi*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Abranchiate.</def><br/
2445[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2445[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2446 2446
2447<p>\'d8<hw>A*bran`chi*a"ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/, pl., the gills of fishes.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.</def><br/ 2447<p><hw>A*bran`chi*a"ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/, pl., the gills of fishes.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of annelids, so called because the species composing it have no special organs of respiration.</def><br/
2448[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2448[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2449 2449
2450<p><hw>A*bran"chi*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Without gills.</def><br/ 2450<p><hw>A*bran"chi*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Without gills.</def><br/
@@ -2472,7 +2472,7 @@ Caught at the hilt, as to <qex>abolish</qex> him.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></
2472<p><mhw><hw>A*braum"</hw> <it>or</it> <hw>A*braum" salts</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ger., fr. <ets>abr\'84umen</ets> to remove.]</ety> <def>A red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium.</def><br/ 2472<p><mhw><hw>A*braum"</hw> <it>or</it> <hw>A*braum" salts</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ger., fr. <ets>abr\'84umen</ets> to remove.]</ety> <def>A red ocher used to darken mahogany and for making chloride of potassium.</def><br/
2473[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2473[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2474 2474
2475<p>\'d8<hw>A*brax"as</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[A name adopted by the Egyptian Gnostic Basilides, containing the Greek letters <alpha/, <beta/, <rho/, <alpha/, <xi/, <alpha/, <sigma/, which, as numerals, amounted to 365. It was used to signify the supreme deity as ruler of the 365 heavens of his system.]</ety> <def>A mystical word used as a charm and engraved on gems among the ancients; also, a gem stone thus engraved.</def><br/ 2475<p><hw>A*brax"as</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[A name adopted by the Egyptian Gnostic Basilides, containing the Greek letters <alpha/, <beta/, <rho/, <alpha/, <xi/, <alpha/, <sigma/, which, as numerals, amounted to 365. It was used to signify the supreme deity as ruler of the 365 heavens of his system.]</ety> <def>A mystical word used as a charm and engraved on gems among the ancients; also, a gem stone thus engraved.</def><br/
2476[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2476[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2477 2477
2478<p><hw>A*bray"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v.</pos> <ety>[A false form from the preterit <ets>abraid</ets>, <ets>abrayde</ets>.]</ety> <def>See <er>Abraid</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/ 2478<p><hw>A*bray"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v.</pos> <ety>[A false form from the preterit <ets>abraid</ets>, <ets>abrayde</ets>.]</ety> <def>See <er>Abraid</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/
@@ -2512,7 +2512,7 @@ Caught at the hilt, as to <qex>abolish</qex> him.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></
2512<p><hw>Ab*rep"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abreptus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>abripere</ets> to snatch away; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>rapere</ets> to snatch.]</ety> <def>A snatching away.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 2512<p><hw>Ab*rep"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>abreptus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>abripere</ets> to snatch away; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>rapere</ets> to snatch.]</ety> <def>A snatching away.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
2513[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2513[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2514 2514
2515<p>\'d8<hw>A`breu`voir"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., a watering place.]</ety> <fld>(Masonry)</fld> <def>The joint or interstice between stones, to be filled with mortar.</def> <rj><au>Gwilt.</au></rj><br/ 2515<p><hw>A`breu`voir"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., a watering place.]</ety> <fld>(Masonry)</fld> <def>The joint or interstice between stones, to be filled with mortar.</def> <rj><au>Gwilt.</au></rj><br/
2516[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 2516[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
2517 2517
2518<p><hw>A"bri*cock</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Apricot</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 2518<p><hw>A"bri*cock</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Apricot</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -3142,7 +3142,7 @@ My other cares?</q> <rj><qau>Addison.</qau></rj><br/
3142<p><hw>Ab*squat"u*late</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. i.</pos> <def>To take one's self off; to decamp.</def> <mark>[A jocular word. U. S.]</mark><br/ 3142<p><hw>Ab*squat"u*late</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. i.</pos> <def>To take one's self off; to decamp.</def> <mark>[A jocular word. U. S.]</mark><br/
3143[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3143[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3144 3144
3145<p>\'d8<hw>Abs"que hoc</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., without this.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>The technical words of denial used in traversing what has been alleged, and is repeated.</def><br/ 3145<p><hw>Abs"que hoc</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., without this.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>The technical words of denial used in traversing what has been alleged, and is repeated.</def><br/
3146[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3146[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3147 3147
3148<p><hw>Ab*stain"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. i.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Abstained</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Abstaining</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[OE. <ets>absteynen</ets>, <ets>abstenen</ets>, OF. <ets>astenir</ets>, <ets>abstenir</ets>, F. <ets>abstenir</ets>, fr. L. <ets>abstinere</ets>, <ets>abstentum</ets>, v. t. & v. i., to keep from; <ets>ab</ets>, <ets>abs</ets> + <ets>tenere</ets> to hold. See <er>Tenable</er>.]</ety> <def>To hold one's self aloof; to forbear or refrain voluntarily, and especially from an indulgence of the passions or appetites; -- with <xex>from</xex>.</def><br/ 3148<p><hw>Ab*stain"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. i.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Abstained</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Abstaining</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[OE. <ets>absteynen</ets>, <ets>abstenen</ets>, OF. <ets>astenir</ets>, <ets>abstenir</ets>, F. <ets>abstenir</ets>, fr. L. <ets>abstinere</ets>, <ets>abstentum</ets>, v. t. & v. i., to keep from; <ets>ab</ets>, <ets>abs</ets> + <ets>tenere</ets> to hold. See <er>Tenable</er>.]</ety> <def>To hold one's self aloof; to forbear or refrain voluntarily, and especially from an indulgence of the passions or appetites; -- with <xex>from</xex>.</def><br/
@@ -3507,7 +3507,7 @@ Of Heaven hath modeled.</q> <rj><qau>Ford.</qau></rj><br/
3507<syn><b>Syn. --</b> aboulic</syn><br/ 3507<syn><b>Syn. --</b> aboulic</syn><br/
3508[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 3508[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
3509 3509
3510<p>\'d8<hw>A*bu"na</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<oomac/"n<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Eth. and Ar., our father.]</ety> <def>The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.</def><br/ 3510<p><hw>A*bu"na</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<oomac/"n<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Eth. and Ar., our father.]</ety> <def>The Patriarch, or head of the Abyssinian Church.</def><br/
3511[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3511[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3512 3512
3513<p><hw>A*bun"dance</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<ucr/n"d<ait/ns)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>(h)abundaunce</ets>, <ets>abundance</ets>, F. <ets>abondance</ets>, L. <ets>abundantia</ets>, fr. <ets>abundare</ets>. See <er>Abound</er>.]</ety> <def>An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.</def><br/ 3513<p><hw>A*bun"dance</hw> <pr>(<adot/*b<ucr/n"d<ait/ns)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>(h)abundaunce</ets>, <ets>abundance</ets>, F. <ets>abondance</ets>, L. <ets>abundantia</ets>, fr. <ets>abundare</ets>. See <er>Abound</er>.]</ety> <def>An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: -- strictly applicable to quantity only, but sometimes used of number.</def><br/
@@ -3841,13 +3841,13 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3841<p><cs><col><b>Acadian epoch</b></col> <fld>(Geol.)</fld>, <cd>an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American rocks known to be fossiliferous. See <er>Geology</er>.</cd> -- <col><b>Acadian owl</b></col> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld>, <cd>a small North American owl (<spn>Nyctule Acadica</spn>); the saw-whet.</cd></cs><br/ 3841<p><cs><col><b>Acadian epoch</b></col> <fld>(Geol.)</fld>, <cd>an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American rocks known to be fossiliferous. See <er>Geology</er>.</cd> -- <col><b>Acadian owl</b></col> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld>, <cd>a small North American owl (<spn>Nyctule Acadica</spn>); the saw-whet.</cd></cs><br/
3842[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3842[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3843 3843
3844<p>\'d8<hw>Ac"a*jou</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. See <er>Cashew</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The cashew tree; also, its fruit. See <er>Cashew</er>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>The mahogany tree; also, its timber.</def><br/ 3844<p><hw>Ac"a*jou</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. See <er>Cashew</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The cashew tree; also, its fruit. See <er>Cashew</er>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>The mahogany tree; also, its timber.</def><br/
3845[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3845[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3846 3846
3847<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ac"a*leph</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ac`a*le"phan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acalephs</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <plw>Acalephans</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[See <er>Acaleph\'91</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the Acaleph\'91.</def><br/ 3847<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ac"a*leph</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ac`a*le"phan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acalephs</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <plw>Acalephans</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[See <er>Acaleph\'91</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the Acaleph\'91.</def><br/
3848[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3848[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3849 3849
3850<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`a*le"ph\'91</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/, a nettle.]</ety> <def>A group of C\'d2lenterata, including the Medus\'91 or jellyfishes, and hydroids; -- so called from the stinging power they possess. Sometimes called <altname>sea nettles</altname>.</def><br/ 3850<p><hw>Ac`a*le"ph\'91</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/, a nettle.]</ety> <def>A group of C\'d2lenterata, including the Medus\'91 or jellyfishes, and hydroids; -- so called from the stinging power they possess. Sometimes called <altname>sea nettles</altname>.</def><br/
3851[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3851[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3852 3852
3853<p><hw>Ac`ale"phoid</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Acaleph</ets> + <ets>-oid</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Belonging to or resembling the Acaleph\'91 or jellyfishes.</def><br/ 3853<p><hw>Ac`ale"phoid</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Acaleph</ets> + <ets>-oid</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Belonging to or resembling the Acaleph\'91 or jellyfishes.</def><br/
@@ -3859,7 +3859,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3859<p><hw>A*canth"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Acanthus</er>.</def><br/ 3859<p><hw>A*canth"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Acanthus</er>.</def><br/
3860[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3860[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3861 3861
3862<p>\'d8<hw>A*can"tha</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ thorn, fr. <?/ point. See <er>Acute</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A prickle.</def><br/ 3862<p><hw>A*can"tha</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ thorn, fr. <?/ point. See <er>Acute</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A prickle.</def><br/
3863[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3863[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3864 3864
3865<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A spine or prickly fin.</def><br/ 3865<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A spine or prickly fin.</def><br/
@@ -3882,7 +3882,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3882<p><hw>A*can`tho*car"pous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/ fruit.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having the fruit covered with spines.</def><br/ 3882<p><hw>A*can`tho*car"pous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/ fruit.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having the fruit covered with spines.</def><br/
3883[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3883[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3884 3884
3885<p>\'d8<hw>A*can`tho*ceph"a*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ a spine, thorn + <?/ head.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.</def><br/ 3885<p><hw>A*can`tho*ceph"a*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ a spine, thorn + <?/ head.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of intestinal worms, having the proboscis armed with recurved spines.</def><br/
3886[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3886[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3887 3887
3888<p><hw>A*can`tho*ceph"a*lous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.</def><br/ 3888<p><hw>A*can`tho*ceph"a*lous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Having a spiny head, as one of the Acanthocephala.</def><br/
@@ -3902,7 +3902,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3902<p><hw>A*can`tho*po"di*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/, <?/, foot.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having spinous petioles.</def><br/ 3902<p><hw>A*can`tho*po"di*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/, <?/, foot.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having spinous petioles.</def><br/
3903[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3903[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3904 3904
3905<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`an*thop"ter*i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/ wing, fin.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of teleostean fishes having spiny fins. See <er>Acanthopterygii</er>.</def><br/ 3905<p><hw>Ac`an*thop"ter*i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/ wing, fin.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of teleostean fishes having spiny fins. See <er>Acanthopterygii</er>.</def><br/
3906[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3906[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3907 3907
3908<p><hw>Ac`an*thop"ter*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ spine + <?/ wing.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Spiny-winged.</def><br/ 3908<p><hw>Ac`an*thop"ter*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ spine + <?/ wing.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Spiny-winged.</def><br/
@@ -3914,7 +3914,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3914<p><hw>Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A spiny-finned fish.</def></def2><br/ 3914<p><hw>Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Belonging to the order of fishes having spinose fins, as the perch.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A spiny-finned fish.</def></def2><br/
3915[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3915[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3916 3916
3917<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/ fin, dim. fr. <?/ wing.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.</def><br/ 3917<p><hw>Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ thorn + <?/ fin, dim. fr. <?/ wing.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An order of fishes having some of the rays of the dorsal, ventral, and anal fins unarticulated and spinelike, as the perch.</def><br/
3918[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3918[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3919 3919
3920<p><hw>Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.</def><br/ 3920<p><hw>Ac`an*thop`ter*yg"i*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Having fins in which the rays are hard and spinelike; spiny-finned.</def><br/
@@ -3937,7 +3937,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3937<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>An ornament resembling the foliage or leaves of the acanthus (<spn>Acanthus spinosus</spn>); -- used in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders.</def><br/ 3937<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>An ornament resembling the foliage or leaves of the acanthus (<spn>Acanthus spinosus</spn>); -- used in the capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders.</def><br/
3938[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3938[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3939 3939
3940<p>\'d8<hw>A cap*pel"la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[It. See <er>Chapel</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>In church or chapel style; -- said of compositions sung in the old church style, without instrumental accompaniment; <as>as, a mass <ex>a capella</ex>, i. e., a mass purely vocal</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A time indication, equivalent to <xex>alla breve</xex>.</def><br/ 3940<p><hw>A cap*pel"la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[It. See <er>Chapel</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>In church or chapel style; -- said of compositions sung in the old church style, without instrumental accompaniment; <as>as, a mass <ex>a capella</ex>, i. e., a mass purely vocal</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A time indication, equivalent to <xex>alla breve</xex>.</def><br/
3941[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3941[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3942 3942
3943<p><hw>A*cap"su*lar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> not + <ets>capsular</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having no capsule.</def><br/ 3943<p><hw>A*cap"su*lar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> not + <ets>capsular</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having no capsule.</def><br/
@@ -3956,7 +3956,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3956<p><hw>A*car"i*dan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Acarus</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.</def><br/ 3956<p><hw>A*car"i*dan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Acarus</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.</def><br/
3957[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3957[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3958 3958
3959<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`a*ri"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ a mite.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.</def><br/ 3959<p><hw>Ac`a*ri"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ a mite.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.</def><br/
3960[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3960[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3961 3961
3962<p><hw>Ac"a*rine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Of or caused by <xex>acari</xex> or mites; <as>as, <ex>acarine</ex> diseases</as>.</def><br/ 3962<p><hw>Ac"a*rine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Of or caused by <xex>acari</xex> or mites; <as>as, <ex>acarine</ex> diseases</as>.</def><br/
@@ -3975,7 +3975,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
3975<p><hw>A*car"pous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ fruit.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Not producing fruit; unfruitful.</def><br/ 3975<p><hw>A*car"pous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ fruit.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Not producing fruit; unfruitful.</def><br/
3976[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3976[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3977 3977
3978<p>\'d8<hw>Ac"a*rus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acari</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ the cheese mite, tick.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus including many species of small mites.</def><br/ 3978<p><hw>Ac"a*rus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acari</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ the cheese mite, tick.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus including many species of small mites.</def><br/
3979[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 3979[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
3980 3980
3981<p><hw>A*cat`a*lec"tic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acatalecticus</ets>, Gr. <?/, not defective at the end; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to cease.]</ety> <fld>(Pros.)</fld> <def>Not defective; complete; <as>as, an <ex>acatalectic</ex> verse</as>.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables.</def></def2><br/ 3981<p><hw>A*cat`a*lec"tic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acatalecticus</ets>, Gr. <?/, not defective at the end; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to cease.]</ety> <fld>(Pros.)</fld> <def>Not defective; complete; <as>as, an <ex>acatalectic</ex> verse</as>.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A verse which has the complete number of feet and syllables.</def></def2><br/
@@ -4041,7 +4041,7 @@ Profaneness, filthiness, <qex>abusiveness</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Herbert.</qau></rj
4041<p><hw>Ac*ced"er</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>One who accedes.</def><br/ 4041<p><hw>Ac*ced"er</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>One who accedes.</def><br/
4042[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4042[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4043 4043
4044<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*cel`er*an"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Gradually accelerating the movement.</def><br/ 4044<p><hw>Ac*cel`er*an"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Gradually accelerating the movement.</def><br/
4045[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4045[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4046 4046
4047<p><hw>Ac*cel"er*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Accelerated</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Accelerating</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[L. <ets>acceleratus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>accelerare</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>celerare</ets> to hasten; <ets>celer</ets> quick. See <er>Celerity</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to <ant>retard</ant>.</def><br/ 4047<p><hw>Ac*cel"er*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Accelerated</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Accelerating</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[L. <ets>acceleratus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>accelerare</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>celerare</ets> to hasten; <ets>celer</ets> quick. See <er>Celerity</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To cause to move faster; to quicken the motion of; to add to the speed of; -- opposed to <ant>retard</ant>.</def><br/
@@ -4486,7 +4486,7 @@ His <qex>access</qex> to me.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
4486<p><syn><b>Syn.</b> -- Abettor; accomplice; ally; coadjutor. See <er>Abettor</er>.</syn><br/ 4486<p><syn><b>Syn.</b> -- Abettor; accomplice; ally; coadjutor. See <er>Abettor</er>.</syn><br/
4487[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4487[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4488 4488
4489<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*ciac`ca*tu"ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[It., from <ets>acciaccare</ets> to crush.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short <xex>appoggiatura</xex>.</def><br/ 4489<p><hw>Ac*ciac`ca*tu"ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[It., from <ets>acciaccare</ets> to crush.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>A short grace note, one semitone below the note to which it is prefixed; -- used especially in organ music. Now used as equivalent to the short <xex>appoggiatura</xex>.</def><br/
4490[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4490[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4491 4491
4492<p><hw>Ac"ci*dence</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[A corruption of Eng. <ets>accidents</ets>, pl. of <ets>accident</ets>. See <er>Accident</er>, 2.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar.</def> <rj><au>Milton.</au></rj><br/ 4492<p><hw>Ac"ci*dence</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[A corruption of Eng. <ets>accidents</ets>, pl. of <ets>accident</ets>. See <er>Accident</er>, 2.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar.</def> <rj><au>Milton.</au></rj><br/
@@ -4571,7 +4571,7 @@ It is the very place God meant for thee.</q> <rj><qau>Trench.</qau></rj><br/
4571<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*ent</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>accipiens</ets>, p. pr. of <ets>accipere</ets>. See <er>Accept</er>.]</ety> <def>A receiver.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Bailey</au></rj><br/ 4571<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*ent</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>accipiens</ets>, p. pr. of <ets>accipere</ets>. See <er>Accept</er>.]</ety> <def>A receiver.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Bailey</au></rj><br/
4572[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4572[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4573 4573
4574<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*cip"i*ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> E. <plw>Accipiters</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. L. <plw>Accipitres</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., hawk.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of rapacious birds; one of the Accipitres or Raptores.</def><br/ 4574<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> E. <plw>Accipiters</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. L. <plw>Accipitres</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., hawk.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of rapacious birds; one of the Accipitres or Raptores.</def><br/
4575[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4575[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4576 4576
4577<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Surg.)</fld> <def>A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.</def><br/ 4577<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Surg.)</fld> <def>A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.</def><br/
@@ -4580,7 +4580,7 @@ It is the very place God meant for thee.</q> <rj><qau>Trench.</qau></rj><br/
4580<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*tral</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike.</def> <rj><au>Lowell.</au></rj><br/ 4580<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*tral</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike.</def> <rj><au>Lowell.</au></rj><br/
4581[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4581[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4582 4582
4583<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*cip"i*tres</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., hawks.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The order that includes rapacious birds. They have a hooked bill, and sharp, strongly curved talons. There are three families, represented by the vultures, the falcons or hawks, and the owls.</def><br/ 4583<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*tres</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., hawks.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The order that includes rapacious birds. They have a hooked bill, and sharp, strongly curved talons. There are three families, represented by the vultures, the falcons or hawks, and the owls.</def><br/
4584[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4584[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4585 4585
4586<p><hw>Accipitridae</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a family of birds consisting of the hawks; -- this family includes the Old World vultures; kites; harriers; and eagles.</def><br/ 4586<p><hw>Accipitridae</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a family of birds consisting of the hawks; -- this family includes the Old World vultures; kites; harriers; and eagles.</def><br/
@@ -4594,7 +4594,7 @@ It is the very place God meant for thee.</q> <rj><qau>Trench.</qau></rj><br/
4594<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*trine</hw> <pr>(#; 277)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>accipitrin</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.</def><br/ 4594<p><hw>Ac*cip"i*trine</hw> <pr>(#; 277)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>accipitrin</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Like or belonging to the Accipitres; raptorial; hawklike.</def><br/
4595[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4595[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4596 4596
4597<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*cis"mus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/.]</ety> <fld>(Rhet.)</fld> <def>Affected refusal; coyness.</def><br/ 4597<p><hw>Ac*cis"mus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/.]</ety> <fld>(Rhet.)</fld> <def>Affected refusal; coyness.</def><br/
4598[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 4598[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
4599 4599
4600<p><hw>Ac*cite"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>accitus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>accire</ets>, <ets>accere</ets>, to call for; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>ciere</ets> to move, call. See <er>Cite</er>.]</ety> <def>To cite; to summon.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 4600<p><hw>Ac*cite"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>accitus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>accire</ets>, <ets>accere</ets>, to call for; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>ciere</ets> to move, call. See <er>Cite</er>.]</ety> <def>To cite; to summon.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -5114,13 +5114,13 @@ And wisdom falls before exterior grace.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qau></rj><br/
5114<p><hw>Ac*cost"ed</hw>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Her.)</fld> <def>Supported on both sides by other charges; also, side by side.</def><br/ 5114<p><hw>Ac*cost"ed</hw>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Her.)</fld> <def>Supported on both sides by other charges; also, side by side.</def><br/
5115[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5115[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5116 5116
5117<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*couche"ment</hw> <pr>(#; 277)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>accoucher</ets> to be delivered of a child, to aid in delivery, OF. <ets>acouchier</ets> orig. to lay down, put to bed, go to bed; L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>collocare</ets> to lay, put, place. See <er>Collate</er>.]</ety> <def>Delivery in childbed</def><br/ 5117<p><hw>Ac*couche"ment</hw> <pr>(#; 277)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>accoucher</ets> to be delivered of a child, to aid in delivery, OF. <ets>acouchier</ets> orig. to lay down, put to bed, go to bed; L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>collocare</ets> to lay, put, place. See <er>Collate</er>.]</ety> <def>Delivery in childbed</def><br/
5118[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5118[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5119 5119
5120<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*cou*cheur"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>accoucher</ets>. See <er>Accouchement</er>.]</ety> <def>A man who assists women in childbirth; a man midwife; an obstetrician.</def><br/ 5120<p><hw>Ac*cou*cheur"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>accoucher</ets>. See <er>Accouchement</er>.]</ety> <def>A man who assists women in childbirth; a man midwife; an obstetrician.</def><br/
5121[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5121[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5122 5122
5123<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*cou*cheuse"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.., fem. of <ets>accoucher</ets>.]</ety> <def>A midwife.</def> <mark>[Recent]</mark> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/ 5123<p><hw>Ac*cou*cheuse"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.., fem. of <ets>accoucher</ets>.]</ety> <def>A midwife.</def> <mark>[Recent]</mark> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/
5124[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5124[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5125 5125
5126<p><hw>Ac*count"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>acount</ets>, <ets>account</ets>, <ets>accompt</ets>, OF. <ets>acont</ets>, fr. <ets>aconter</ets>. See <er>Account</er>, <pos>v. t.</pos>, <er>Count</er>, <pos>n.</pos>, 1.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; <as>as, the Julian <ex>account</ex> of time</as>.</def><br/ 5126<p><hw>Ac*count"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>acount</ets>, <ets>account</ets>, <ets>accompt</ets>, OF. <ets>acont</ets>, fr. <ets>aconter</ets>. See <er>Account</er>, <pos>v. t.</pos>, <er>Count</er>, <pos>n.</pos>, 1.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning; <as>as, the Julian <ex>account</ex> of time</as>.</def><br/
@@ -5757,7 +5757,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
5757<p><hw>Ac"e*phal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ head: cf. F. <ets>ac\'82phale</ets>, LL. <ets>acephalus</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the Acephala.</def><br/ 5757<p><hw>Ac"e*phal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ head: cf. F. <ets>ac\'82phale</ets>, LL. <ets>acephalus</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the Acephala.</def><br/
5758[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5758[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5759 5759
5760<p>\'d8<hw>A*ceph"a*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/, adj. neut. pl., headless. See <er>Acephal</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See <er>Mollusca</er>.</def><br/ 5760<p><hw>A*ceph"a*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/, adj. neut. pl., headless. See <er>Acephal</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See <er>Mollusca</er>.</def><br/
5761[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5761[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5762 5762
5763<p><hw>A*ceph"a*lan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Acephal</er>.</def><br/ 5763<p><hw>A*ceph"a*lan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Acephal</er>.</def><br/
@@ -5766,7 +5766,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
5766<p><hw>A*ceph"a*lan</hw>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Belonging to the Acephala.</def><br/ 5766<p><hw>A*ceph"a*lan</hw>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Belonging to the Acephala.</def><br/
5767[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5767[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5768 5768
5769<p>\'d8<hw>A*ceph"a*li</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[LL., pl. of <ets>acephalus</ets>. See <er>Acephal</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have heads.</def><br/ 5769<p><hw>A*ceph"a*li</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[LL., pl. of <ets>acephalus</ets>. See <er>Acephal</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A fabulous people reported by ancient writers to have heads.</def><br/
5770[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5770[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5771 5771
5772<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Eccl. Hist.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A Christian sect without a leader.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular diocesan control.</def><br/ 5772<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Eccl. Hist.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A Christian sect without a leader.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>Bishops and certain clergymen not under regular diocesan control.</def><br/
@@ -5891,7 +5891,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
5891<p><hw>Ac`e*tab"u*lar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform.</def><br/ 5891<p><hw>Ac`e*tab"u*lar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Cup-shaped; saucer-shaped; acetabuliform.</def><br/
5892[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5892[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5893 5893
5894<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`e*tab`u*lif"e*ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Acetabuliferous</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See <er>Cephalopoda</er>.</def><br/ 5894<p><hw>Ac`e*tab`u*lif"e*ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Acetabuliferous</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The division of Cephalopoda in which the arms are furnished with cup-shaped suckers, as the cuttlefishes, squids, and octopus; the Dibranchiata. See <er>Cephalopoda</er>.</def><br/
5895[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5895[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5896 5896
5897<p><hw>Ac`e*tab`u*lif"er*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acetablum</ets> a little cup + <ets>-ferous</ets>.]</ety> <def>Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc.</def><br/ 5897<p><hw>Ac`e*tab`u*lif"er*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acetablum</ets> a little cup + <ets>-ferous</ets>.]</ety> <def>Furnished with fleshy cups for adhering to bodies, as cuttlefish, etc.</def><br/
@@ -5900,7 +5900,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
5900<p><hw>Ac`e*tab"u*li*form</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acetabulum</ets> + <ets>-form</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Shaped like a shallow cup; saucer-shaped; <as>as, an <ex>acetabuliform</ex> calyx</as>.</def> <rj><au>Gray.</au></rj><br/ 5900<p><hw>Ac`e*tab"u*li*form</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acetabulum</ets> + <ets>-form</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Shaped like a shallow cup; saucer-shaped; <as>as, an <ex>acetabuliform</ex> calyx</as>.</def> <rj><au>Gray.</au></rj><br/
5901[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5901[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5902 5902
5903<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`e*tab"u*lum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., a little saucer for vinegar, fr. <ets>acetum</ets> vinegar, fr. <ets>acere</ets> to be sour.]</ety><br/ 5903<p><hw>Ac`e*tab"u*lum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., a little saucer for vinegar, fr. <ets>acetum</ets> vinegar, fr. <ets>acere</ets> to be sour.]</ety><br/
5904[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5904[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5905 5905
5906<p><sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A vinegar cup; socket of the hip bone; a measure of about one eighth of a pint, etc.</def><br/ 5906<p><sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Rom. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A vinegar cup; socket of the hip bone; a measure of about one eighth of a pint, etc.</def><br/
@@ -5976,7 +5976,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
5976<p><hw>Ac`e*tom"e*ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Acetimeter</er>.</def> <rj><au>Brande & C.</au></rj><br/ 5976<p><hw>Ac`e*tom"e*ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Acetimeter</er>.</def> <rj><au>Brande & C.</au></rj><br/
5977[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5977[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5978 5978
5979<p><mhw>\'d8<hw>Ac`e*to*n\'91"mi*a</hw>, <hw>-ne"mi*a</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Acetone</er>; <er>H<ae/ma-</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A morbid condition characterized by the presence of acetone in the blood, as in diabetes.</def><br/ 5979<p><mhw><hw>Ac`e*to*n\'91"mi*a</hw>, <hw>-ne"mi*a</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Acetone</er>; <er>H<ae/ma-</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A morbid condition characterized by the presence of acetone in the blood, as in diabetes.</def><br/
5980[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 5980[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
5981 5981
5982<p><hw>Ac"e*tone</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Acetic</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quicklime.</def><br/ 5982<p><hw>Ac"e*tone</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Acetic</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, -- obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quicklime.</def><br/
@@ -5988,7 +5988,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
5988<p><hw>Ac`e*ton"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Of or pertaining to acetone; <as>as, <ex>acetonic</ex> bodies</as>.</def><br/ 5988<p><hw>Ac`e*ton"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Of or pertaining to acetone; <as>as, <ex>acetonic</ex> bodies</as>.</def><br/
5989[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 5989[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
5990 5990
5991<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`e*to*nu"ri*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Acetone</er>; <er>Urine</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Excess of acetone in the urine, as in starvation or diabetes; -- a form of <isa>ketonuria</isa>.</def><br/ 5991<p><hw>Ac`e*to*nu"ri*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>Acetone</er>; <er>Urine</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Excess of acetone in the urine, as in starvation or diabetes; -- a form of <isa>ketonuria</isa>.</def><br/
5992[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 5992[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
5993 5993
5994<p><hw>acetophenetidin</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic.</def><br/ 5994<p><hw>acetophenetidin</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic.</def><br/
@@ -6044,7 +6044,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6044<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*ch\'91"an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A*cha"ian</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Achaeus</ets>, <ets>Achaius</ets>; Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A native of Achaia; a Greek.</def></def2><br/ 6044<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*ch\'91"an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A*cha"ian</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Achaeus</ets>, <ets>Achaius</ets>; Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to Achaia in Greece; also, Grecian.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A native of Achaia; a Greek.</def></def2><br/
6045[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6045[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6046 6046
6047<p>\'d8<hw>A*char"ne*ment</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.]</ety> <def>Savage fierceness; ferocity.</def><br/ 6047<p><hw>A*char"ne*ment</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.]</ety> <def>Savage fierceness; ferocity.</def><br/
6048[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6048[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6049 6049
6050<p><hw>Ach"ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>An agate.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Evelyn.</au></rj><br/ 6050<p><hw>Ach"ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>An agate.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Evelyn.</au></rj><br/
@@ -6059,7 +6059,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6059<p><sn>2.</sn> <pluf>pl.</pluf> <def>Provisions. Same as <er>Cates</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/ 6059<p><sn>2.</sn> <pluf>pl.</pluf> <def>Provisions. Same as <er>Cates</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/
6060[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6060[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6061 6061
6062<p>\'d8<hw>Ach`a*ti"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ agate.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.</def><br/ 6062<p><hw>Ach`a*ti"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ agate.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of land snails, often large, common in the warm parts of America and Africa.</def><br/
6063[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6063[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6064 6064
6065<p><hw>A*cha*tour"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Cater</er>.]</ety> <def>Purveyor; acater.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Chaucer.</au></rj><br/ 6065<p><hw>A*cha*tour"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Cater</er>.]</ety> <def>Purveyor; acater.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Chaucer.</au></rj><br/
@@ -6100,7 +6100,7 @@ To taint that honor every good tongue blesses.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6100<syn><b>Syn. --</b> genus Acheta</syn><br/ 6100<syn><b>Syn. --</b> genus Acheta</syn><br/
6101[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 6101[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
6102 6102
6103<p>\'d8<hw>A` che*val"</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>. <ety>[F., lit., on horseback.]</ety> <def>Astride; with a part on each side; -- used specif. in designating the position of an army with the wings separated by some line of demarcation, as a river or road.</def><br/ 6103<p><hw>A` che*val"</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>. <ety>[F., lit., on horseback.]</ety> <def>Astride; with a part on each side; -- used specif. in designating the position of an army with the wings separated by some line of demarcation, as a river or road.</def><br/
6104[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6104[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6105 6105
6106<p><q>A position <qex>\'85 cheval</qex> on a river is not one which a general willingly assumes.</q> <rj><qau>Swinton.</qau></rj><br/ 6106<p><q>A position <qex>\'85 cheval</qex> on a river is not one which a general willingly assumes.</q> <rj><qau>Swinton.</qau></rj><br/
@@ -6187,7 +6187,7 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6187<p><q>The <qex>aching</qex> heart, the <qex>aching</qex> head.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/ 6187<p><q>The <qex>aching</qex> heart, the <qex>aching</qex> head.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
6188[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6188[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6189 6189
6190<p>\'d8<hw>A`chi*o"te</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>achiote</ets>, fr. Indian <ets>achiotl</ets>.]</ety> <def>Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the coloring matter, annotto.</def><br/ 6190<p><hw>A`chi*o"te</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>achiote</ets>, fr. Indian <ets>achiotl</ets>.]</ety> <def>Seeds of the annotto tree; also, the coloring matter, annotto.</def><br/
6191[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6191[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6192 6192
6193<p><hw>A*chlam"y*date</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/. <?/. a short cloak.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Not possessing a mantle; -- said of certain gastropods.</def><br/ 6193<p><hw>A*chlam"y*date</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/. <?/. a short cloak.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Not possessing a mantle; -- said of certain gastropods.</def><br/
@@ -6196,7 +6196,7 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6196<p><hw>Ach`la*myd"e*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Naked; having no floral envelope, neither calyx nor corolla.</def><br/ 6196<p><hw>Ach`la*myd"e*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Naked; having no floral envelope, neither calyx nor corolla.</def><br/
6197[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6197[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6198 6198
6199<p>\'d8<hw>A*cho"li*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ bile.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Deficiency or lack of bile.</def><br/ 6199<p><hw>A*cho"li*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ bile.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Deficiency or lack of bile.</def><br/
6200[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6200[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6201 6201
6202<p><hw>Ach"o*lous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Lacking bile.</def><br/ 6202<p><hw>Ach"o*lous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Lacking bile.</def><br/
@@ -6279,7 +6279,7 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6279<p><hw>A*chy"mous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ without juice.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Without chyme.</def><br/ 6279<p><hw>A*chy"mous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ without juice.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Without chyme.</def><br/
6280[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6280[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6281 6281
6282<p>\'d8<hw>A*cic"u*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acicul\'91</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a small needle, dimin. of <ets>acus</ets> needle.]</ety> <fld>(Nat. Hist.)</fld> <def>One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.</def><br/ 6282<p><hw>A*cic"u*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acicul\'91</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a small needle, dimin. of <ets>acus</ets> needle.]</ety> <fld>(Nat. Hist.)</fld> <def>One of the needlelike or bristlelike spines or prickles of some animals and plants; also, a needlelike crystal.</def><br/
6283[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6283[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6284 6284
6285<p><hw>A*cic"u*lar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needles.</def><br/ 6285<p><hw>A*cic"u*lar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Needle-shaped; slender like a needle or bristle, as some leaves or crystals; also, having sharp points like needles.</def><br/
@@ -6406,16 +6406,16 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6406<p><hw>Ac"i*na"ceous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acinus</ets> a grape, grapestone.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Containing seeds or stones of grapes, or grains like them.</def><br/ 6406<p><hw>Ac"i*na"ceous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acinus</ets> a grape, grapestone.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Containing seeds or stones of grapes, or grains like them.</def><br/
6407[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6407[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6408 6408
6409<p>\'d8<hw>A*cin"a*ces</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., from Gr. <?/.]</ety> <fld>(Anc. Hist.)</fld> <def>A short sword or saber.</def><br/ 6409<p><hw>A*cin"a*ces</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., from Gr. <?/.]</ety> <fld>(Anc. Hist.)</fld> <def>A short sword or saber.</def><br/
6410[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6410[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6411 6411
6412<p><hw>Ac`i*nac"i*form</hw> <pr>(<acr/s`<icr/*n<acr/s"<icr/*f<ocir/rm)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acinaces</ets> a short sword + <ets>-form</ets>: cf. F. <ets>acinaciforme</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Scimeter-shaped; <as>as, an <ex>acinaciform</ex> leaf</as>.</def><br/ 6412<p><hw>Ac`i*nac"i*form</hw> <pr>(<acr/s`<icr/*n<acr/s"<icr/*f<ocir/rm)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>acinaces</ets> a short sword + <ets>-form</ets>: cf. F. <ets>acinaciforme</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Scimeter-shaped; <as>as, an <ex>acinaciform</ex> leaf</as>.</def><br/
6413[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6413[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6414 6414
6415<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`i*ne"si*a</hw> <pr>(<acr/s`<icr/*n<emac/"s<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Same as <er>Akinesia</er>.</def><br/ 6415<p><hw>Ac`i*ne"si*a</hw> <pr>(<acr/s`<icr/*n<emac/"s<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Same as <er>Akinesia</er>.</def><br/
6416[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6416[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6417 6417
6418<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`i*ne"t\'91</hw> <pr>(<acr/s`<icr/*n<emac/"t<emac/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <grk>'akinhtos</grk> immovable.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of suctorial Infusoria, which in the adult stage are stationary. See <er>Suctoria</er>.</def><br/ 6418<p><hw>Ac`i*ne"t\'91</hw> <pr>(<acr/s`<icr/*n<emac/"t<emac/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <grk>'akinhtos</grk> immovable.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of suctorial Infusoria, which in the adult stage are stationary. See <er>Suctoria</er>.</def><br/
6419[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6419[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6420 6420
6421<p><hw>Ac`i*net"i*form</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Acinet\'91</ets> + <ets>-form</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Resembling the Acinet\'91.</def><br/ 6421<p><hw>Ac`i*net"i*form</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Acinet\'91</ets> + <ets>-form</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Resembling the Acinet\'91.</def><br/
@@ -6432,13 +6432,13 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6432 6432
6433<p><-- p. 16 --></p> 6433<p><-- p. 16 --></p>
6434 6434
6435<p>\'d8<hw>Ac"i*nus</hw> <pr>(<acr/s"<icr/*n<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acini</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., grape, grapestone.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A grapestone.</def><br/ 6435<p><hw>Ac"i*nus</hw> <pr>(<acr/s"<icr/*n<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acini</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., grape, grapestone.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>One of the small grains or drupelets which make up some kinds of fruit, as the blackberry, raspberry, etc.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A grapestone.</def><br/
6436[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6436[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6437 6437
6438<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland.</def> <rj><au>Quain.</au></rj><br/ 6438<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>One of the granular masses which constitute a racemose or compound gland, as the pancreas; also, one of the saccular recesses in the lobules of a racemose gland.</def> <rj><au>Quain.</au></rj><br/
6439[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6439[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6440 6440
6441<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`i*pen"ser</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>prop. n.</pos> <ety>[L., the name of a fish.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See <er>Sturgeon</er>.</def><br/ 6441<p><hw>Ac`i*pen"ser</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>prop. n.</pos> <ety>[L., the name of a fish.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons, having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side of the head. See <er>Sturgeon</er>.</def><br/
6442[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6442[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6443 6443
6444<p><hw>Acipenseridae</hw> <pos>prop. n.</pos> <def>The natural family of fish including the sturgeons.</def><br/ 6444<p><hw>Acipenseridae</hw> <pos>prop. n.</pos> <def>The natural family of fish including the sturgeons.</def><br/
@@ -6623,7 +6623,7 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6623<p><cs><col><b>Winter aconite</b></col>, <cd>a plant (<spn>Eranthis hyemalis</spn>) allied to the aconites.</cd></cs><br/ 6623<p><cs><col><b>Winter aconite</b></col>, <cd>a plant (<spn>Eranthis hyemalis</spn>) allied to the aconites.</cd></cs><br/
6624[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6624[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6625 6625
6626<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`o*ni"ti*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Same as <er>Aconitine</er>.</def><br/ 6626<p><hw>Ac`o*ni"ti*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Same as <er>Aconitine</er>.</def><br/
6627[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6627[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6628 6628
6629<p><hw>Ac`o*nit"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Of or pertaining to aconite.</def><br/ 6629<p><hw>Ac`o*nit"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Of or pertaining to aconite.</def><br/
@@ -6636,17 +6636,17 @@ That paragons description.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6636<p><hw>A*con"i*tine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>An intensely poisonous alkaloid, extracted from aconite.</def><br/ 6636<p><hw>A*con"i*tine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>An intensely poisonous alkaloid, extracted from aconite.</def><br/
6637[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6637[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6638 6638
6639<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`o*ni"tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. See <er>Aconite</er>.]</ety> <def>The poisonous herb aconite; also, an extract from it.</def><br/ 6639<p><hw>Ac`o*ni"tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. See <er>Aconite</er>.]</ety> <def>The poisonous herb aconite; also, an extract from it.</def><br/
6640[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6640[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6641 6641
6642<p><q>Strong<br/ 6642<p><q>Strong<br/
6643As <qex>aconitum</qex> or rash gunpowder.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/ 6643As <qex>aconitum</qex> or rash gunpowder.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6644[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6644[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6645 6645
6646<p>\'d8<hw>A*con"ti*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ a little dart.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (<xex>cnid\'91</xex>), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actini\'91 when irritated.</def><br/ 6646<p><hw>A*con"ti*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ a little dart.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Threadlike defensive organs, composed largely of nettling cells (<xex>cnid\'91</xex>), thrown out of the mouth or special pores of certain Actini\'91 when irritated.</def><br/
6647[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6647[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6648 6648
6649<p>\'d8<hw>A*con"ti*as</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/, fr. <?/, dim. <?/ dart.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Anciently, a snake, called <altname>dart snake</altname>; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards.</def><br/ 6649<p><hw>A*con"ti*as</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/, fr. <?/, dim. <?/ dart.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Anciently, a snake, called <altname>dart snake</altname>; now, one of a genus of reptiles closely allied to the lizards.</def><br/
6650[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6650[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6651 6651
6652<p><hw>A*cop"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <ets><?/</ets> priv. + <?/ striking. weariness, <?/ to strike.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Relieving weariness; restorative.</def><br/ 6652<p><hw>A*cop"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <ets><?/</ets> priv. + <?/ striking. weariness, <?/ to strike.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Relieving weariness; restorative.</def><br/
@@ -6970,7 +6970,7 @@ For such a sum, from special officers.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6970<p><hw>Ac*quit"ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>One who acquits or releases.</def><br/ 6970<p><hw>Ac*quit"ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>One who acquits or releases.</def><br/
6971[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6971[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6972 6972
6973<p>\'d8<hw>A*cra"ni*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ skull.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Partial or total absence of the skull.</def><br/ 6973<p><hw>A*cra"ni*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ skull.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Partial or total absence of the skull.</def><br/
6974[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6974[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6975 6975
6976<p><sn>2.</sn> <pluf>pl.</pluf> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.</def><br/ 6976<p><sn>2.</sn> <pluf>pl.</pluf> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.</def><br/
@@ -6988,10 +6988,10 @@ For such a sum, from special officers.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
6988<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>To impair; to destroy.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Hacket.</au></rj><br/ 6988<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>To impair; to destroy.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Hacket.</au></rj><br/
6989[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6989[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6990 6990
6991<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>A*cra"si*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ac"ra*sy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>akrasia</grk>.]</ety> <def>Excess; intemperance.</def> <mark>[Obs. except in <xex>Med</xex>.]</mark> <rj><au>Farindon.</au></rj><br/ 6991<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*cra"si*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ac"ra*sy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>akrasia</grk>.]</ety> <def>Excess; intemperance.</def> <mark>[Obs. except in <xex>Med</xex>.]</mark> <rj><au>Farindon.</au></rj><br/
6992[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6992[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6993 6993
6994<p>\'d8<hw>A*cras"pe*da</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ border.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.</def><br/ 6994<p><hw>A*cras"pe*da</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ border.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of acalephs, including most of the larger jellyfishes; the Discophora.</def><br/
6995[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 6995[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
6996 6996
6997<p><hw>A"cre</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>aker</ets>, AS. <ets>\'91cer</ets>; akin to OS. <ets>accar</ets>, OHG. <ets>achar</ets>, Ger. <ets>acker</ets>, Icel. <ets>akr</ets>, Sw. <ets>\'86ker</ets>, Dan. <ets>ager</ets>, Goth. <ets>akrs</ets>, L. <ets>ager</ets>, Gr. <?/, Skr. <ets>ajra</ets>. \'fb2, 206.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Any field of arable or pasture land.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 6997<p><hw>A"cre</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>aker</ets>, AS. <ets>\'91cer</ets>; akin to OS. <ets>accar</ets>, OHG. <ets>achar</ets>, Ger. <ets>acker</ets>, Icel. <ets>akr</ets>, Sw. <ets>\'86ker</ets>, Dan. <ets>ager</ets>, Goth. <ets>akrs</ets>, L. <ets>ager</ets>, Gr. <?/, Skr. <ets>ajra</ets>. \'fb2, 206.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Any field of arable or pasture land.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -7082,13 +7082,13 @@ The burial ground, <qex>God's acre</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br
7082<p><q>A just reverence of mankind prevents the growth of <qex>harshness</qex> and brutality.</q> <rj><qau>Shaftesbury.</qau></rj><br/ 7082<p><q>A just reverence of mankind prevents the growth of <qex>harshness</qex> and brutality.</q> <rj><qau>Shaftesbury.</qau></rj><br/
7083[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7083[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7084 7084
7085<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>A*cris"i*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ac"ri*sy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>acrisia</ets>, Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to separate, to decide.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Inability to judge.</def><br/ 7085<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*cris"i*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ac"ri*sy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>acrisia</ets>, Gr. <?/; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to separate, to decide.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Inability to judge.</def><br/
7086[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7086[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7087 7087
7088<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Undecided character of a disease.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 7088<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Undecided character of a disease.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
7089[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7089[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7090 7090
7091<p>\'d8<hw>Ac"ri*ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ indiscernible; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to distinguish.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The lowest groups of animals, in which no nervous system has been observed.</def><br/ 7091<p><hw>Ac"ri*ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ indiscernible; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to distinguish.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The lowest groups of animals, in which no nervous system has been observed.</def><br/
7092[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7092[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7093 7093
7094<p><hw>Ac"ri*tan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the Acrita.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>An individual of the Acrita.</def></def2><br/ 7094<p><hw>Ac"ri*tan</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the Acrita.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>An individual of the Acrita.</def></def2><br/
@@ -7158,7 +7158,7 @@ The burial ground, <qex>God's acre</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br
7158<syn><b>Syn. --</b> genus Acrocomia</syn><br/ 7158<syn><b>Syn. --</b> genus Acrocomia</syn><br/
7159[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 7159[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
7160 7160
7161<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`ro*dac"tyl*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ topmost + <?/ finger.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The upper surface of the toes, individually.</def><br/ 7161<p><hw>Ac`ro*dac"tyl*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ topmost + <?/ finger.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The upper surface of the toes, individually.</def><br/
7162[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7162[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7163 7163
7164<p><hw>Ac"ro*dont</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> summit + <grk>'odoy`s</grk>, <grk>'odo`ntos</grk>, a tooth.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge.</def> -- <def2><pos>a.</pos> <def>Of or pertaining to the acrodonts.</def></def2><br/ 7164<p><hw>Ac"ro*dont</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> summit + <grk>'odoy`s</grk>, <grk>'odo`ntos</grk>, a tooth.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of a group of lizards having the teeth immovably united to the top of the alveolar ridge.</def> -- <def2><pos>a.</pos> <def>Of or pertaining to the acrodonts.</def></def2><br/
@@ -7192,7 +7192,7 @@ The burial ground, <qex>God's acre</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br
7192<p><hw>A*cro"mi*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>acromial</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the acromion.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/ 7192<p><hw>A*cro"mi*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>acromial</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the acromion.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/
7193[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7193[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7194 7194
7195<p>\'d8<hw>A*cro"mi*on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/; <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <?/ shoulder: cf. F. <ets>acromion</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>The outer extremity of the shoulder blade.</def><br/ 7195<p><hw>A*cro"mi*on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/; <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <?/ shoulder: cf. F. <ets>acromion</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>The outer extremity of the shoulder blade.</def><br/
7196[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7196[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7197 7197
7198<p><hw>Ac`ro*mon`o*gram*mat"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <?/ alone + <?/ a letter.]</ety> <def>Having each verse begin with the same letter as that with which the preceding verse ends.</def><br/ 7198<p><hw>Ac`ro*mon`o*gram*mat"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <?/ alone + <?/ a letter.]</ety> <def>Having each verse begin with the same letter as that with which the preceding verse ends.</def><br/
@@ -7219,7 +7219,7 @@ The burial ground, <qex>God's acre</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br
7219<p><hw>A*croph"o*ny</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <?/ sound.]</ety> <def>The use of a picture symbol of an object to represent phonetically the initial sound of the name of the object.</def><br/ 7219<p><hw>A*croph"o*ny</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <?/ sound.]</ety> <def>The use of a picture symbol of an object to represent phonetically the initial sound of the name of the object.</def><br/
7220[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7220[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7221 7221
7222<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`ro*po"di*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> topmost + <grk>poy`s</grk>, <grk>podo`s</grk>, foot.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The entire upper surface of the foot.</def><br/ 7222<p><hw>Ac`ro*po"di*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> topmost + <grk>poy`s</grk>, <grk>podo`s</grk>, foot.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The entire upper surface of the foot.</def><br/
7223[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7223[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7224 7224
7225<p><hw>A*crop"o*lis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'akro`polis</grk>; <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <grk>po`lis</grk> city.]</ety> <def>The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city; especially, the citadel of Athens.</def><br/ 7225<p><hw>A*crop"o*lis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'akro`polis</grk>; <grk>'a`kros</grk> extreme + <grk>po`lis</grk> city.]</ety> <def>The upper part, or the citadel, of a Grecian city; especially, the citadel of Athens.</def><br/
@@ -7274,7 +7274,7 @@ The burial ground, <qex>God's acre</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br
7274<p><hw>A*cros"tic*al*ly</hw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>After the manner of an acrostic.</def><br/ 7274<p><hw>A*cros"tic*al*ly</hw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>After the manner of an acrostic.</def><br/
7275[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7275[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7276 7276
7277<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`ro*tar"si*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ topmost + <?/ tarsus.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The instep or front of the tarsus.</def><br/ 7277<p><hw>Ac`ro*tar"si*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/ topmost + <?/ tarsus.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The instep or front of the tarsus.</def><br/
7278[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7278[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7279 7279
7280<p><-- p. 18 --></p> 7280<p><-- p. 18 --></p>
@@ -7288,7 +7288,7 @@ The burial ground, <qex>God's acre</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br
7288<p><hw>Ac`ro*te"ri*al</hw> <pr>(<acr/k`r<osl/*t<emac/"r<icr/*<ait/l)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to an acroterium; <as>as, <ex>acroterial</ex> ornaments</as>.</def> <rj><au>P. Cyc.</au></rj><br/ 7288<p><hw>Ac`ro*te"ri*al</hw> <pr>(<acr/k`r<osl/*t<emac/"r<icr/*<ait/l)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to an acroterium; <as>as, <ex>acroterial</ex> ornaments</as>.</def> <rj><au>P. Cyc.</au></rj><br/
7289[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7289[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7290 7290
7291<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`ro*te`ri*um</hw> <pr>(-<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acroteria</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <grk>'akrwth`rion</grk> summit, fr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> topmost.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture.</def> <au>J. H. Parker.</au> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade.</def><br/ 7291<p><hw>Ac`ro*te`ri*um</hw> <pr>(-<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Acroteria</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <grk>'akrwth`rion</grk> summit, fr. <grk>'a`kros</grk> topmost.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>One of the small pedestals, for statues or other ornaments, placed on the apex and at the basal angles of a pediment. Acroteria are also sometimes placed upon the gables in Gothic architecture.</def> <au>J. H. Parker.</au> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>One of the pedestals, for vases or statues, forming a part roof balustrade.</def><br/
7292[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7292[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7293 7293
7294<p><hw>A*crot"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ an extreme, fr. <?/.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to or affecting the surface.</def><br/ 7294<p><hw>A*crot"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ an extreme, fr. <?/.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to or affecting the surface.</def><br/
@@ -7425,7 +7425,7 @@ Could <qex>act</qex> extortion and the worst of crimes.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qa
7425<p><hw>Ac"ti*nal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to the part of a radiate animal which contains the mouth.</def> <rj><au>L. Agassiz.</au></rj><br/ 7425<p><hw>Ac"ti*nal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to the part of a radiate animal which contains the mouth.</def> <rj><au>L. Agassiz.</au></rj><br/
7426[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7426[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7427 7427
7428<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`ti*na"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/, <?/, ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An order of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.</def><br/ 7428<p><hw>Ac`ti*na"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., from Gr. <?/, <?/, ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An order of Anthozoa, including those which have simple tentacles and do not form stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider sense, applied to all the Anthozoa, expert the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or not.</def><br/
7429[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7429[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7430 7430
7431<p><hw>Act"ing</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Operating in any way.</def><br/ 7431<p><hw>Act"ing</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Operating in any way.</def><br/
@@ -7434,7 +7434,7 @@ Could <qex>act</qex> extortion and the worst of crimes.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qa
7434<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>Doing duty for another; officiating; <as>as, an <ex>acting</ex> superintendent</as>.</def><br/ 7434<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>Doing duty for another; officiating; <as>as, an <ex>acting</ex> superintendent</as>.</def><br/
7435[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7435[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7436 7436
7437<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*tin"i*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> L. <plw>Actini\'91</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, E. <plw>Actinias</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Latinized fr. Gr. <?/, <?/, ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family <fam>Actinid\'91</fam>. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called <altname>animal flowers</altname> and <altname>sea anemones</altname>. [See <er>Polyp</er>.].</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A genus in the family <fam>Actinid\'91</fam>.</def><br/ 7437<p><hw>Ac*tin"i*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> L. <plw>Actini\'91</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, E. <plw>Actinias</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Latinized fr. Gr. <?/, <?/, ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family <fam>Actinid\'91</fam>. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called <altname>animal flowers</altname> and <altname>sea anemones</altname>. [See <er>Polyp</er>.].</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A genus in the family <fam>Actinid\'91</fam>.</def><br/
7438[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7438[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7439 7439
7440<p><hw>actinian</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>any sea anemone or related animal.</def><br/ 7440<p><hw>actinian</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>any sea anemone or related animal.</def><br/
@@ -7566,19 +7566,19 @@ Could <qex>act</qex> extortion and the worst of crimes.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qa
7566<p><hw>Ac*tin"o*stome</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, a ray + <?/ mouth.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The mouth or anterior opening of a c\'d2lenterate animal.</def><br/ 7566<p><hw>Ac*tin"o*stome</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, a ray + <?/ mouth.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The mouth or anterior opening of a c\'d2lenterate animal.</def><br/
7567[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7567[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7568 7568
7569<p>\'d8<hw>Ac`ti*not"ro*cha</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.; Gr. <?/, <?/, a ray + <?/ a ring.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A peculiar larval form of <gen>Phoronis</gen>, a genus of marine worms, having a circle of ciliated tentacles.</def><br/ 7569<p><hw>Ac`ti*not"ro*cha</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.; Gr. <?/, <?/, a ray + <?/ a ring.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A peculiar larval form of <gen>Phoronis</gen>, a genus of marine worms, having a circle of ciliated tentacles.</def><br/
7570[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7570[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7571 7571
7572<p>\'d8<hw>Ac"ti*no*zo"a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, ray + <grk>zw^,on</grk> animal.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of C\'d2lenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.</def><br/ 7572<p><hw>Ac"ti*no*zo"a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, ray + <grk>zw^,on</grk> animal.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of C\'d2lenterata, comprising the Anthozoa and Ctenophora. The sea anemone, or actinia, is a familiar example.</def><br/
7573[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7573[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7574 7574
7575<p><hw>Ac`ti*no*zo"al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the Actinozoa.</def><br/ 7575<p><hw>Ac`ti*no*zo"al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the Actinozoa.</def><br/
7576[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7576[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7577 7577
7578<p>\'d8<hw>Ac"ti*no*zo"\'94n</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the Actinozoa.</def><br/ 7578<p><hw>Ac"ti*no*zo"\'94n</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the Actinozoa.</def><br/
7579[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7579[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7580 7580
7581<p>\'d8<hw>Ac*tin"u*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/, <?/, a ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A kind of embryo of certain hydroids (<gen>Tubularia</gen>), having a stellate form.</def><br/ 7581<p><hw>Ac*tin"u*la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/, <?/, a ray.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A kind of embryo of certain hydroids (<gen>Tubularia</gen>), having a stellate form.</def><br/
7582[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7582[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7583 7583
7584<p><hw>Ac"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OF. <ets>action</ets>, L. <ets>actio</ets>, fr. <ets>agere</ets> to do. See <er>Act</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; <as>as, the <ex>action</ex> of heat; a man of <ex>action</ex>.</as></def><br/ 7584<p><hw>Ac"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OF. <ets>action</ets>, L. <ets>actio</ets>, fr. <ets>agere</ets> to do. See <er>Act</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A process or condition of acting or moving, as opposed to rest; the doing of something; exertion of power or force, as when one body acts on another; the effect of power exerted on one body by another; agency; activity; operation; <as>as, the <ex>action</ex> of heat; a man of <ex>action</ex>.</as></def><br/
@@ -7925,7 +7925,7 @@ Could <qex>act</qex> extortion and the worst of crimes.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qa
7925<p><hw>A*cu"le*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Aculeate.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <au>Sir T. Browne.</au><br/ 7925<p><hw>A*cu"le*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Aculeate.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <au>Sir T. Browne.</au><br/
7926[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7926[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7927 7927
7928<p>\'d8<hw>A*cu"le*us</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Aculei</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., dim. of <ets>acus</ets> needle.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A prickle growing on the bark, as in some brambles and roses.</def> <rj><au>Lindley.</au></rj><br/ 7928<p><hw>A*cu"le*us</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Aculei</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., dim. of <ets>acus</ets> needle.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A prickle growing on the bark, as in some brambles and roses.</def> <rj><au>Lindley.</au></rj><br/
7929[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 7929[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
7930 7930
7931<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A sting.</def><br/ 7931<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A sting.</def><br/
@@ -8036,7 +8036,7 @@ Could <qex>act</qex> extortion and the worst of crimes.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qa
8036<p><hw>Ac"yl</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Ac</ets>id + <ets>-yl</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Org. Chem.)</fld> <def>An acid radical, as acetyl, malonyl, or benzoyl. An acyl radical can be depicted as <chform>R-CO-</chform>, where <chform>-CO-</chform> is the carbonyl group, and R is the group that characterizes the acyl moiety.</def><br/ 8036<p><hw>Ac"yl</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Ac</ets>id + <ets>-yl</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Org. Chem.)</fld> <def>An acid radical, as acetyl, malonyl, or benzoyl. An acyl radical can be depicted as <chform>R-CO-</chform>, where <chform>-CO-</chform> is the carbonyl group, and R is the group that characterizes the acyl moiety.</def><br/
8037[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source> <source>+PJC</source>]</p> 8037[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source> <source>+PJC</source>]</p>
8038 8038
8039<p>\'d8<hw>Ad-</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[A Latin preposition, signifying <ets>to</ets>. See <er>At</er>.]</ety> <def>As a prefix <xex>ad-</xex> assumes the forms <xex>ac-</xex>, <xex>af-</xex>, <xex>ag-</xex>, <xex>al-</xex>, <xex>an-</xex>, <xex>ap-</xex>, <xex>ar-</xex>, <xex>as-</xex>, <xex>at-</xex>, assimilating the <it>d</it> with the first letter of the word to which <xex>ad-</xex> is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before <it>d</it>, <it>h</it>, <it>j</it>, <it>m</it>, <it>v</it>. Examples: <xex>ad</xex>duce, <xex>ad</xex>here, <xex>ad</xex>jacent, <xex>ad</xex>mit, <xex>ad</xex>vent, <xex>ac</xex>cord, <xex>af</xex>fect, <xex>ag</xex>gregate, <xex>al</xex>lude, <xex>an</xex>nex, <xex>ap</xex>pear, etc. It becomes <xex>ac-</xex> before <it>qu</it>, as in <xex>ac</xex>quiesce.</def><br/ 8039<p><hw>Ad-</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[A Latin preposition, signifying <ets>to</ets>. See <er>At</er>.]</ety> <def>As a prefix <xex>ad-</xex> assumes the forms <xex>ac-</xex>, <xex>af-</xex>, <xex>ag-</xex>, <xex>al-</xex>, <xex>an-</xex>, <xex>ap-</xex>, <xex>ar-</xex>, <xex>as-</xex>, <xex>at-</xex>, assimilating the <it>d</it> with the first letter of the word to which <xex>ad-</xex> is prefixed. It remains unchanged before vowels, and before <it>d</it>, <it>h</it>, <it>j</it>, <it>m</it>, <it>v</it>. Examples: <xex>ad</xex>duce, <xex>ad</xex>here, <xex>ad</xex>jacent, <xex>ad</xex>mit, <xex>ad</xex>vent, <xex>ac</xex>cord, <xex>af</xex>fect, <xex>ag</xex>gregate, <xex>al</xex>lude, <xex>an</xex>nex, <xex>ap</xex>pear, etc. It becomes <xex>ac-</xex> before <it>qu</it>, as in <xex>ac</xex>quiesce.</def><br/
8040[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8040[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8041 8041
8042<p><hw>Ad*act"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adactus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>adigere</ets>.]</ety> <def>To compel; to drive.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Fotherby.</au></rj><br/ 8042<p><hw>Ad*act"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adactus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>adigere</ets>.]</ety> <def>To compel; to drive.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Fotherby.</au></rj><br/
@@ -8061,10 +8061,10 @@ Like the poor cat i' the <qex>adage</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
8061<p><hw>A*da"gi*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.</def> \'bd<xex>Adagial</xex> verse.\'b8 <rj><au>Barrow.</au></rj><br/ 8061<p><hw>A*da"gi*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.</def> \'bd<xex>Adagial</xex> verse.\'b8 <rj><au>Barrow.</au></rj><br/
8062[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8062[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8063 8063
8064<p>\'d8<hw>A*da"gio</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a. & adv.</pos> <ety>[It. <ets>adagio</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> (L. <ets>ad</ets>) at + <ets>agio</ets> convenience, leisure, ease. See <er>Agio</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When repeated, <xex>adagio</xex>, <xex>adagio</xex>, it directs the movement to be very slow.</def><br/ 8064<p><hw>A*da"gio</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a. & adv.</pos> <ety>[It. <ets>adagio</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> (L. <ets>ad</ets>) at + <ets>agio</ets> convenience, leisure, ease. See <er>Agio</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Slow; slowly, leisurely, and gracefully. When repeated, <xex>adagio</xex>, <xex>adagio</xex>, it directs the movement to be very slow.</def><br/
8065[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8065[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8066 8066
8067<p>\'d8<hw>A*da"gio</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A piece of music in <xex>adagio</xex> time; a slow movement; <as>as, an <ex>adagio</ex> of Haydn</as>.</def><br/ 8067<p><hw>A*da"gio</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A piece of music in <xex>adagio</xex> time; a slow movement; <as>as, an <ex>adagio</ex> of Haydn</as>.</def><br/
8068[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8068[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8069 8069
8070<p><hw>Ad"am</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race.</def><br/ 8070<p><hw>Ad"am</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>The name given in the Bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race.</def><br/
@@ -8137,10 +8137,10 @@ Of tenfold <qex>adamant</qex>, his ample shield.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj>
8137<p><hw>A*dan"gle</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>Dangling.</def> <rj><au>Browning.</au></rj><br/ 8137<p><hw>A*dan"gle</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>Dangling.</def> <rj><au>Browning.</au></rj><br/
8138[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8138[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8139 8139
8140<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`an*so"ni*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Adanson</ets>, a French botanist.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, <spn>Adansonia digitata</spn>, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and <spn>Adansonia Gregorii</spn>, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth.</def> <rj><au>D. C. Eaton.</au></rj><br/ 8140<p><hw>Ad`an*so"ni*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Adanson</ets>, a French botanist.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of great trees related to the Bombax. There are two species, <spn>Adansonia digitata</spn>, the baobab or monkey-bread of Africa and India, and <spn>Adansonia Gregorii</spn>, the sour gourd or cream-of-tartar tree of Australia. Both have a trunk of moderate height, but of enormous diameter, and a wide-spreading head. The fruit is oblong, and filled with pleasantly acid pulp. The wood is very soft, and the bark is used by the natives for making ropes and cloth.</def> <rj><au>D. C. Eaton.</au></rj><br/
8141[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8141[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8142 8142
8143<p>\'d8<hw>Adapa</hw> <ety>[Babylonian.]</ety> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>a demigod or first man: "seed of mankind"; sometimes identified with Adam.</def><br/ 8143<p><hw>Adapa</hw> <ety>[Babylonian.]</ety> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>a demigod or first man: "seed of mankind"; sometimes identified with Adam.</def><br/
8144[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 8144[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
8145 8145
8146<p><hw>Adapid</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs and lorises; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins.</def><br/ 8146<p><hw>Adapid</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>extinct small mostly diurnal lower primates that fed on leaves and fruit; abundant in North America and Europe 30 to 50 million years ago; their descendents probably include the lemurs and lorises; some authorities consider them ancestral to anthropoids but others consider them only cousins.</def><br/
@@ -8217,13 +8217,13 @@ To your decays <qex>adapts</qex> my sight.</q> <rj><qau>Swift.</qau></rj><br/
8217<p><hw>Ad`ap*to"ri*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Adaptive.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/ 8217<p><hw>Ad`ap*to"ri*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Adaptive.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark><br/
8218[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8218[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8219 8219
8220<p>\'d8<hw>A"dar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb. <ets>ad\'84r</ets>.]</ety> <def>The twelfth month of the Hebrew ecclesiastical year, and the sixth of the civil. It corresponded nearly with March.</def><br/ 8220<p><hw>A"dar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb. <ets>ad\'84r</ets>.]</ety> <def>The twelfth month of the Hebrew ecclesiastical year, and the sixth of the civil. It corresponded nearly with March.</def><br/
8221[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8221[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8222 8222
8223<p>\'d8<hw>A*dar"ce</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adarce</ets>, <ets>adarca</ets>, Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy.</def> <rj><au>Dana.</au></rj><br/ 8223<p><hw>A*dar"ce</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adarce</ets>, <ets>adarca</ets>, Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>A saltish concretion on reeds and grass in marshy grounds in Galatia. It is soft and porous, and was formerly used for cleansing the skin from freckles and tetters, and also in leprosy.</def> <rj><au>Dana.</au></rj><br/
8224[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8224[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8225 8225
8226<p>\'d8<hw>Ad"a*tis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A fine cotton cloth of India.</def><br/ 8226<p><hw>Ad"a*tis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A fine cotton cloth of India.</def><br/
8227[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8227[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8228 8228
8229<p><hw>A*daunt"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>adaunten</ets> to overpower, OF. <ets>adonter</ets>; <ets>\'85</ets> (L. <ets>ad</ets>) + <ets>donter</ets>, F. <ets>dompter</ets>. See <er>Daunt</er>.]</ety> <def>To daunt; to subdue; to mitigate.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Skelton.</au></rj><br/ 8229<p><hw>A*daunt"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>adaunten</ets> to overpower, OF. <ets>adonter</ets>; <ets>\'85</ets> (L. <ets>ad</ets>) + <ets>donter</ets>, F. <ets>dompter</ets>. See <er>Daunt</er>.]</ety> <def>To daunt; to subdue; to mitigate.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Skelton.</au></rj><br/
@@ -8247,7 +8247,7 @@ Till that he be <qex>adawed</qex> verily.</q> <rj><qau>Chaucer.</qau></rj><br/
8247<p><hw>A*days"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> (for <ets>on</ets>) + <ets>day</ets>; the final <it>s</it> was orig. a genitive ending, afterwards forming adverbs.]</ety> <def>By day, or every day; in the daytime.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Fielding.</au></rj><br/ 8247<p><hw>A*days"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> (for <ets>on</ets>) + <ets>day</ets>; the final <it>s</it> was orig. a genitive ending, afterwards forming adverbs.]</ety> <def>By day, or every day; in the daytime.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Fielding.</au></rj><br/
8248[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8248[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8249 8249
8250<p>\'d8<hw>Ad cap*tan"dum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., for catching.]</ety> <def>A phrase used adjectively sometimes of meretricious attempts to catch or win popular favor.</def><br/ 8250<p><hw>Ad cap*tan"dum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., for catching.]</ety> <def>A phrase used adjectively sometimes of meretricious attempts to catch or win popular favor.</def><br/
8251[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8251[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8252 8252
8253<p><hw>Add</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Added</conjf>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Adding</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[L. <ets>addere</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>dare</ets> to give, put. Cf. <er>Date</er>, <er>Do</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To give by way of increased possession (<xex>to</xex> any one); to bestow (<xex>on</xex>).</def><br/ 8253<p><hw>Add</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Added</conjf>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Adding</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[L. <ets>addere</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>dare</ets> to give, put. Cf. <er>Date</er>, <er>Do</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To give by way of increased possession (<xex>to</xex> any one); to bestow (<xex>on</xex>).</def><br/
@@ -8301,7 +8301,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8301<p><hw>addend</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>a number that is added to another number.</def><br/ 8301<p><hw>addend</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>a number that is added to another number.</def><br/
8302[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 8302[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
8303 8303
8304<p>\'d8<hw>Ad*den"dum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Addenda</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>addere</ets> to add.]</ety> <def>A thing to be added; an appendix or addition.</def><br/ 8304<p><hw>Ad*den"dum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Addenda</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>addere</ets> to add.]</ety> <def>A thing to be added; an appendix or addition.</def><br/
8305[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8305[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8306 8306
8307<p><cs><col><b>Addendum circle</b></col> <fld>(Mech.)</fld>, <cd>the circle which may be described around a circular spur wheel or gear wheel, touching the crests or tips of the teeth.</cd> <rj><au>Rankine.</au></rj></cs><br/ 8307<p><cs><col><b>Addendum circle</b></col> <fld>(Mech.)</fld>, <cd>the circle which may be described around a circular spur wheel or gear wheel, touching the crests or tips of the teeth.</cd> <rj><au>Rankine.</au></rj></cs><br/
@@ -8629,13 +8629,13 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8629<p><hw>A*deem"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adimere</ets>. See <er>Ademption</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>To revoke, as a legacy, grant, etc., or to satisfy it by some other gift.</def><br/ 8629<p><hw>A*deem"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adimere</ets>. See <er>Ademption</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>To revoke, as a legacy, grant, etc., or to satisfy it by some other gift.</def><br/
8630[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8630[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8631 8631
8632<p>\'d8<hw>A`de*lan`ta*dil"lo</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <def>A Spanish red wine made of the first ripe grapes.</def><br/ 8632<p><hw>A`de*lan`ta*dil"lo</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <def>A Spanish red wine made of the first ripe grapes.</def><br/
8633[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8633[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8634 8634
8635<p>\'d8<hw>A`de*lan*ta"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., prop. p. of <ets>adelantar</ets> to advance, to promote.]</ety> <def>A governor of a province; a commander.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/ 8635<p><hw>A`de*lan*ta"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., prop. p. of <ets>adelantar</ets> to advance, to promote.]</ety> <def>A governor of a province; a commander.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/
8636[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8636[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8637 8637
8638<p>\'d8<hw>Ad*e*las"ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ not manifest + <?/ a star.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.</def><br/ 8638<p><hw>Ad*e*las"ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ not manifest + <?/ a star.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.</def><br/
8639[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8639[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8640 8640
8641<p><hw>Ad"el*ing</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Atheling</er>.</def><br/ 8641<p><hw>Ad"el*ing</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Atheling</er>.</def><br/
@@ -8647,7 +8647,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8647<p><hw>A*del"o*pod</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ invisible + <?/, <?/, foot.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An animal having feet that are not apparent.</def><br/ 8647<p><hw>A*del"o*pod</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ invisible + <?/, <?/, foot.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An animal having feet that are not apparent.</def><br/
8648[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8648[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8649 8649
8650<p>\'d8<hw>A*del"phi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'adelfo`s</grk> brother.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A \'bdbrotherhood,\'b8 or collection of stamens in a bundle; -- <as>used in composition, as in the class names, Mon<ex>adelphia</ex>, Di<ex>adelphia</ex>, etc.</as></def><br/ 8650<p><hw>A*del"phi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'adelfo`s</grk> brother.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A \'bdbrotherhood,\'b8 or collection of stamens in a bundle; -- <as>used in composition, as in the class names, Mon<ex>adelphia</ex>, Di<ex>adelphia</ex>, etc.</as></def><br/
8651[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8651[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8652 8652
8653<p><hw>A*del"phous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'adelfo`s</grk> brother.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having coalescent or clustered filaments; -- said of stamens; <as>as, <ex>adelphous</ex> stamens</as>. Usually in composition; <as>as, mon<ex>adelphous</ex></as>.</def> <rj><au>Gray.</au></rj><br/ 8653<p><hw>A*del"phous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'adelfo`s</grk> brother.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having coalescent or clustered filaments; -- said of stamens; <as>as, <ex>adelphous</ex> stamens</as>. Usually in composition; <as>as, mon<ex>adelphous</ex></as>.</def> <rj><au>Gray.</au></rj><br/
@@ -8666,13 +8666,13 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8666<p><mhw><hw>Aden-</hw> or <hw>Adeno-</hw>.</mhw> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, gland.]</ety> <def>Combining forms of the Greek word for <xex>gland</xex>; -- used in words relating to the structure, diseases, etc., of the glands.</def><br/ 8666<p><mhw><hw>Aden-</hw> or <hw>Adeno-</hw>.</mhw> <ety>[Gr. <?/, <?/, gland.]</ety> <def>Combining forms of the Greek word for <xex>gland</xex>; -- used in words relating to the structure, diseases, etc., of the glands.</def><br/
8667[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8667[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8668 8668
8669<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Ad`e*nal"gi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ad"e*nal`gy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ + <?/ pain.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pain in a gland.</def><br/ 8669<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ad`e*nal"gi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ad"e*nal`gy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ + <?/ pain.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pain in a gland.</def><br/
8670[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8670[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8671 8671
8672<p><hw>A*den"i*form</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Aden-</ets> + <ets>-form</ets>.]</ety> <def>Shaped like a gland; adenoid.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/ 8672<p><hw>A*den"i*form</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Aden-</ets> + <ets>-form</ets>.]</ety> <def>Shaped like a gland; adenoid.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/
8673[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8673[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8674 8674
8675<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`e*ni"tis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Aden-</ets> + <ets>-itis</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Glandular inflammation.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/ 8675<p><hw>Ad`e*ni"tis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Aden-</ets> + <ets>-itis</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Glandular inflammation.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/
8676[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8676[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8677 8677
8678<p><hw>Ad`e*no*graph"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to adenography.</def><br/ 8678<p><hw>Ad`e*no*graph"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Pertaining to adenography.</def><br/
@@ -8693,7 +8693,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8693<p><hw>Ad`e*nol"o*gy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Adeno-</ets> + <ets>-logy</ets>.]</ety> <def>The part of physiology that treats of the glands.</def><br/ 8693<p><hw>Ad`e*nol"o*gy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Adeno-</ets> + <ets>-logy</ets>.]</ety> <def>The part of physiology that treats of the glands.</def><br/
8694[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8694[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8695 8695
8696<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`e*no"ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>L. pl.</it> <plw>-mata</plw> <pr>(#)</pr></plu>. <ety>[NL.; <ets>adeno-</ets> + <ets>-oma</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A benign tumor of a glandlike structure; morbid enlargement of a gland.</def> <wordforms>-- <wf>Ad`e*nom"a*tous</wf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/ 8696<p><hw>Ad`e*no"ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>L. pl.</it> <plw>-mata</plw> <pr>(#)</pr></plu>. <ety>[NL.; <ets>adeno-</ets> + <ets>-oma</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A benign tumor of a glandlike structure; morbid enlargement of a gland.</def> <wordforms>-- <wf>Ad`e*nom"a*tous</wf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/
8697[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 8697[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
8698 8698
8699<p><hw>Ad"e*nop"a*thy</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Adeno-</ets> + Gr. <?/ suffering, <?/ to suffer.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Disease of a gland.</def><br/ 8699<p><hw>Ad"e*nop"a*thy</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Adeno-</ets> + Gr. <?/ suffering, <?/ to suffer.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Disease of a gland.</def><br/
@@ -8705,7 +8705,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8705<p><hw>Ad`e*noph"yl*lous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Adeno-</ets> + Gr. <?/ leaf.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having glands on the leaves.</def><br/ 8705<p><hw>Ad`e*noph"yl*lous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Adeno-</ets> + Gr. <?/ leaf.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Having glands on the leaves.</def><br/
8706[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8706[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8707 8707
8708<p>\'d8<hw>Ad"e*no*scle*ro"sis</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; <ets>adeno-</ets> + <ets>sclerosis</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>The hardening of a gland.</def><br/ 8708<p><hw>Ad"e*no*scle*ro"sis</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; <ets>adeno-</ets> + <ets>sclerosis</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>The hardening of a gland.</def><br/
8709[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 8709[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
8710 8710
8711<p><hw>Ad"e*nose`</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Like a gland; full of glands; glandulous; adenous.</def><br/ 8711<p><hw>Ad"e*nose`</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Like a gland; full of glands; glandulous; adenous.</def><br/
@@ -8723,7 +8723,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8723<p><hw>A"den ul"cer</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>. <ety>[So named after <etsep>Aden</etsep>, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro\'94rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal. Called also <altname>Cochin China ulcer</altname>, <altname>Persian ulcer</altname>, <altname>tropical ulcer</altname>, etc.</def><br/ 8723<p><hw>A"den ul"cer</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>. <ety>[So named after <etsep>Aden</etsep>, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro\'94rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal. Called also <altname>Cochin China ulcer</altname>, <altname>Persian ulcer</altname>, <altname>tropical ulcer</altname>, etc.</def><br/
8724[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 8724[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
8725 8725
8726<p>\'d8<hw>Ad"eps</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Animal fat; lard.</def><br/ 8726<p><hw>Ad"eps</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Animal fat; lard.</def><br/
8727[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8727[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8728 8728
8729<p><hw>A*dept"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adeptus</ets> obtained (sc. <ets>artem</ets>), <?/he who has obtained an art, p. p. of <ets>adipsci</ets> to arrive <?/at, to obtain; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>apisci</ets> to pursue. See <er>Apt</er>, and cf. <er>Adapt</er>.]</ety> <def>One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; <as>as, <ex>adepts</ex> in philosophy</as>.</def><br/ 8729<p><hw>A*dept"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adeptus</ets> obtained (sc. <ets>artem</ets>), <?/he who has obtained an art, p. p. of <ets>adipsci</ets> to arrive <?/at, to obtain; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>apisci</ets> to pursue. See <er>Apt</er>, and cf. <er>Adapt</er>.]</ety> <def>One fully skilled or well versed in anything; a proficient; <as>as, <ex>adepts</ex> in philosophy</as>.</def><br/
@@ -8906,7 +8906,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8906<p><hw>Ad`hi*bi"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adhibitio</ets>.]</ety> <def>The act of adhibiting; application; use.</def> <rj><au>Whitaker.</au></rj><br/ 8906<p><hw>Ad`hi*bi"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adhibitio</ets>.]</ety> <def>The act of adhibiting; application; use.</def> <rj><au>Whitaker.</au></rj><br/
8907[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8907[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8908 8908
8909<p>\'d8<hw>Ad hom"i*nem</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., to the man.]</ety> <def>A phrase applied to an appeal or argument addressed to the principles, interests, or passions of a man.</def><br/ 8909<p><hw>Ad hom"i*nem</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., to the man.]</ety> <def>A phrase applied to an appeal or argument addressed to the principles, interests, or passions of a man.</def><br/
8910[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8910[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8911 8911
8912<p><hw>Ad*hort"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adhortari</ets>. See <er>Adhortation</er>.]</ety> <def>To exhort; to advise.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Feltham.</au></rj><br/ 8912<p><hw>Ad*hort"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adhortari</ets>. See <er>Adhortation</er>.]</ety> <def>To exhort; to advise.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Feltham.</au></rj><br/
@@ -8930,7 +8930,7 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8930<p><hw>Ad`i*ac*tin"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> not + <ets>diactinic</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Not transmitting the actinic rays.</def><br/ 8930<p><hw>Ad`i*ac*tin"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> not + <ets>diactinic</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Not transmitting the actinic rays.</def><br/
8931[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8931[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8932 8932
8933<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`i*an"tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/, maidenhair; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to wet.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of ferns, the leaves of which shed water; maidenhair. Also, the black maidenhair, a species of spleenwort.</def><br/ 8933<p><hw>Ad`i*an"tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/, maidenhair; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to wet.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of ferns, the leaves of which shed water; maidenhair. Also, the black maidenhair, a species of spleenwort.</def><br/
8934[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8934[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8935 8935
8936<p><hw>Ad`i*aph"o*rism</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Religious indifference.</def><br/ 8936<p><hw>Ad`i*aph"o*rism</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Religious indifference.</def><br/
@@ -8966,13 +8966,13 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
8966<p><hw>A*dight"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>p. p.</pos> <conjf>Adight</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> (intensive) + OE. <ets>dihten</ets>. See <er>Dight</er>.]</ety> <def>To set in order; to array; to attire; to deck, to dress.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 8966<p><hw>A*dight"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>p. p.</pos> <conjf>Adight</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> (intensive) + OE. <ets>dihten</ets>. See <er>Dight</er>.]</ety> <def>To set in order; to array; to attire; to deck, to dress.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
8967[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8967[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8968 8968
8969<p>\'d8<hw>Ad in`fi*ni"tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., to infinity.]</ety> <def>Without limit; endlessly.</def><br/ 8969<p><hw>Ad in`fi*ni"tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., to infinity.]</ety> <def>Without limit; endlessly.</def><br/
8970[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8970[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8971 8971
8972<p>\'d8<hw>Ad in"ter*im</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Meanwhile; temporary.</def><br/ 8972<p><hw>Ad in"ter*im</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>Meanwhile; temporary.</def><br/
8973[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 8973[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
8974 8974
8975<p>\'d8<hw>A`dios"</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>interj.</pos> <ety>[Sp., fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> to + <ets>deus</ets> god. Cf. <er>Adieu</er>.]</ety> <def>Adieu; farewell; good-by; -- chiefly used among Spanish-speaking people.</def><br/ 8975<p><hw>A`dios"</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>interj.</pos> <ety>[Sp., fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> to + <ets>deus</ets> god. Cf. <er>Adieu</er>.]</ety> <def>Adieu; farewell; good-by; -- chiefly used among Spanish-speaking people.</def><br/
8976[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 8976[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
8977 8977
8978<p><note><hand/ This word is often pronounced <pr>\'86*d<emac/"<osl/s</pr>, but the Spanish accent, though weak, is on the final syllable.</note><br/ 8978<p><note><hand/ This word is often pronounced <pr>\'86*d<emac/"<osl/s</pr>, but the Spanish accent, though weak, is on the final syllable.</note><br/
@@ -9005,13 +9005,13 @@ False fugitive, and to thy speed <qex>add</qex> wings.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau
9005<p><hw>Ad`i*pog"e*nous</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Adipose</er>; <er>-genous</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Producing fat.</def><br/ 9005<p><hw>Ad`i*pog"e*nous</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Adipose</er>; <er>-genous</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Producing fat.</def><br/
9006[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 9006[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
9007 9007
9008<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`i*pol"y*sis</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; L. <ets>adeps</ets>, <ets>adipis</ets>, fat + Gr. <?/ a loosing.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>The digestion of fats.</def><br/ 9008<p><hw>Ad`i*pol"y*sis</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; L. <ets>adeps</ets>, <ets>adipis</ets>, fat + Gr. <?/ a loosing.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>The digestion of fats.</def><br/
9009[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 9009[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
9010 9010
9011<p><hw>Ad`i*po*lyt"ic</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adeps</ets>, <ets>adipis</ets>, fat + Gr. <?/ to loose.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Hydrolyzing fats; converting neutral fats into glycerin and free fatty acids, esp. by the action of an enzyme; <as>as, <ex>adipolytic</ex> action</as>. Contrast <er>saponify</er>, to hydrolyze fat by the action of an alkali.</def><br/ 9011<p><hw>Ad`i*po*lyt"ic</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adeps</ets>, <ets>adipis</ets>, fat + Gr. <?/ to loose.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>Hydrolyzing fats; converting neutral fats into glycerin and free fatty acids, esp. by the action of an enzyme; <as>as, <ex>adipolytic</ex> action</as>. Contrast <er>saponify</er>, to hydrolyze fat by the action of an alkali.</def><br/
9012[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 9012[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
9013 9013
9014<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`i*po"ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>L. pl.</it> <plw>-mata</plw> <pr>(#)</pr></plu>. <ety>[NL. See <er>Adipose</er>; <er>-oma</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A mass of fat found internally; also, a fatty tumor.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Ad`i*pom"a*tous</wf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/ 9014<p><hw>Ad`i*po"ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>L. pl.</it> <plw>-mata</plw> <pr>(#)</pr></plu>. <ety>[NL. See <er>Adipose</er>; <er>-oma</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A mass of fat found internally; also, a fatty tumor.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Ad`i*pom"a*tous</wf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/
9015[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 9015[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
9016 9016
9017<p><hw>Ad"i*pose`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and triolein. It solidifies after death.</def><br/ 9017<p><hw>Ad"i*pose`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>The fat present in the cells of adipose tissue, composed mainly of varying mixtures of tripalmitin, tristearin, and triolein. It solidifies after death.</def><br/
@@ -9441,7 +9441,7 @@ For want of well pronouncing Shibboleth.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
9441<p><hw>Ad`le*ga"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adlegatio</ets>, <ets>allegatio</ets>, a sending away; fr. <ets>adlegare</ets>, <ets>allegare</ets>, to send away with a commission; <ets>ad</ets> in addition + <ets>legare</ets> to send as ambassador. Cf. <er>Allegation</er>.]</ety> <def>A right formerly claimed by the states of the German Empire of joining their own ministers with those of the emperor in public treaties and negotiations to the common interest of the empire.</def> <rj><au>Encyc. Brit.</au></rj><br/ 9441<p><hw>Ad`le*ga"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adlegatio</ets>, <ets>allegatio</ets>, a sending away; fr. <ets>adlegare</ets>, <ets>allegare</ets>, to send away with a commission; <ets>ad</ets> in addition + <ets>legare</ets> to send as ambassador. Cf. <er>Allegation</er>.]</ety> <def>A right formerly claimed by the states of the German Empire of joining their own ministers with those of the emperor in public treaties and negotiations to the common interest of the empire.</def> <rj><au>Encyc. Brit.</au></rj><br/
9442[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9442[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9443 9443
9444<p>\'d8<hw>Ad lib"i*tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <def>At one's pleasure; as one wishes.</def><br/ 9444<p><hw>Ad lib"i*tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <def>At one's pleasure; as one wishes.</def><br/
9445[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9445[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9446 9446
9447<p><hw>Ad`lo*cu"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Allocution</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 9447<p><hw>Ad`lo*cu"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Allocution</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -9803,7 +9803,7 @@ Whate'er is best <qex>administered</qex> is best.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau></rj><
9803<p><hw>Ad*mit"tance</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Elec.)</fld> <def>The reciprocal of impedance.</def><br/ 9803<p><hw>Ad*mit"tance</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Elec.)</fld> <def>The reciprocal of impedance.</def><br/
9804[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 9804[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
9805 9805
9806<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`mit*ta"tur</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., let him be admitted.]</ety> <def>The certificate of admission given in some American colleges.</def><br/ 9806<p><hw>Ad`mit*ta"tur</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., let him be admitted.]</ety> <def>The certificate of admission given in some American colleges.</def><br/
9807[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9807[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9808 9808
9809<p><hw>Ad*mit"ted</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Received as true or valid; acknowledged.</def> -- <def2><hw>Ad*mit"ted*ly</hw> <pos>adv.</pos> <def>Confessedly.</def></def2><br/ 9809<p><hw>Ad*mit"ted</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Received as true or valid; acknowledged.</def> -- <def2><hw>Ad*mit"ted*ly</hw> <pos>adv.</pos> <def>Confessedly.</def></def2><br/
@@ -9931,7 +9931,7 @@ The danger, and the lurking enemy.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
9931<p><q>Let's follow to see the end of this <qex>ado</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/ 9931<p><q>Let's follow to see the end of this <qex>ado</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
9932[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9932[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9933 9933
9934<p>\'d8<hw>A*do"be</hw> <pr>(<adot/*d<omac/"b<asl/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>An unburnt brick dried in the sun; also used as an adjective, <as>as, an <ex>adobe</ex> house, in Texas or New Mexico</as>.</def><br/ 9934<p><hw>A*do"be</hw> <pr>(<adot/*d<omac/"b<asl/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>An unburnt brick dried in the sun; also used as an adjective, <as>as, an <ex>adobe</ex> house, in Texas or New Mexico</as>.</def><br/
9935[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9935[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9936 9936
9937<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>Earth from which unburnt bricks are made.</def> <mark>[Western U. S.]</mark><br/ 9937<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>Earth from which unburnt bricks are made.</def> <mark>[Western U. S.]</mark><br/
@@ -9965,7 +9965,7 @@ Detain their <qex>adolescent</qex> charge too long.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qau></
9965<p><hw>Ad`o*les"cent</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A youth.</def><br/ 9965<p><hw>Ad`o*les"cent</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A youth.</def><br/
9966[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9966[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9967 9967
9968<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`o*na"i</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb. <ets>ad<omac/n\'bei</ets>, lit., my lord.]</ety> <def>A Hebrew name for God, usually translated in the Old Testament by the word \'bdLord\'b8.</def><br/ 9968<p><hw>Ad`o*na"i</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Heb. <ets>ad<omac/n\'bei</ets>, lit., my lord.]</ety> <def>A Hebrew name for God, usually translated in the Old Testament by the word \'bdLord\'b8.</def><br/
9969[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9969[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9970 9970
9971<p><note><hand/ The later Jews used its vowel points to fill out the tetragrammaton <er>Yhvh</er>, or <er>Ihvh</er>, \'bdthe incommunicable name,\'b8 and in reading substituted \'bdAdonai\'b8.</note><br/ 9971<p><note><hand/ The later Jews used its vowel points to fill out the tetragrammaton <er>Yhvh</er>, or <er>Ihvh</er>, \'bdthe incommunicable name,\'b8 and in reading substituted \'bdAdonai\'b8.</note><br/
@@ -9980,7 +9980,7 @@ Detain their <qex>adolescent</qex> charge too long.</q> <rj><qau>Cowper.</qau></
9980<p><cs><col><b>Adonic verse</b></col>, <cd>a verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee (-- \'de \'de | -- --).</cd></cs><br/ 9980<p><cs><col><b>Adonic verse</b></col>, <cd>a verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee (-- \'de \'de | -- --).</cd></cs><br/
9981[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9981[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9982 9982
9983<p>\'d8<hw>A*do"nis</hw> <pr>(<adot/*d<omac/"n<icr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., gr. Gr. <grk>'A`dwnis</grk>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Gr. Myth.)</fld> <def>A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar.</def><br/ 9983<p><hw>A*do"nis</hw> <pr>(<adot/*d<omac/"n<icr/s)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., gr. Gr. <grk>'A`dwnis</grk>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Gr. Myth.)</fld> <def>A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar.</def><br/
9984[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 9984[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
9985 9985
9986<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A pre\'89minently beautiful young man; a dandy.</def><br/ 9986<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A pre\'89minently beautiful young man; a dandy.</def><br/
@@ -10291,7 +10291,7 @@ His looks <qex>adorned</qex> the venerable place.</q> <rj><qau>Goldsmith.</qau><
10291<p><hw>Ad*su"ki bean</hw> <pr>(<acr/d*s<oomac/"k<icr/; <acr/d*z<oomac/"k<icr/)</pr>. <ety>[Jap. <ets>adzuki</ets>.]</ety> <def>A cultivated variety of the Asiatic gram, now introduced into the United States.</def><br/ 10291<p><hw>Ad*su"ki bean</hw> <pr>(<acr/d*s<oomac/"k<icr/; <acr/d*z<oomac/"k<icr/)</pr>. <ety>[Jap. <ets>adzuki</ets>.]</ety> <def>A cultivated variety of the Asiatic gram, now introduced into the United States.</def><br/
10292[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 10292[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
10293 10293
10294<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`u*la"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Adula</ets>, a mountain peak in Switzerland, where fine specimens are found.]</ety> <fld>(Min.)</fld> <def>A transparent or translucent variety of common feldspar, or orthoclase, which often shows pearly opalescent reflections; -- called by lapidaries <xex>moonstone</xex>.</def><br/ 10294<p><hw>Ad`u*la"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Adula</ets>, a mountain peak in Switzerland, where fine specimens are found.]</ety> <fld>(Min.)</fld> <def>A transparent or translucent variety of common feldspar, or orthoclase, which often shows pearly opalescent reflections; -- called by lapidaries <xex>moonstone</xex>.</def><br/
10295[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 10295[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
10296 10296
10297<p><hw>Ad"u*late</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adulatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>adulari</ets>.]</ety> <def>To flatter in a servile way.</def> <rj><au>Byron.</au></rj><br/ 10297<p><hw>Ad"u*late</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adulatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>adulari</ets>.]</ety> <def>To flatter in a servile way.</def> <rj><au>Byron.</au></rj><br/
@@ -10524,7 +10524,7 @@ With titles blown from <qex>adulation</qex>?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
10524<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Surg.)</fld> <def>Cauterization.</def> <rj><au>Buchanan.</au></rj><br/ 10524<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Surg.)</fld> <def>Cauterization.</def> <rj><au>Buchanan.</au></rj><br/
10525[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 10525[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
10526 10526
10527<p>\'d8<hw>Ad va*lo"rem</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., according to the value.]</ety> <fld>(Com.)</fld> <def>A term used to denote a duty or charge laid upon goods, at a certain rate per cent upon their value, as stated in their invoice, -- in opposition to a specific sum upon a given quantity or number; <as>as, an <ex>ad valorem</ex> duty of twenty per cent</as>.</def><br/ 10527<p><hw>Ad va*lo"rem</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., according to the value.]</ety> <fld>(Com.)</fld> <def>A term used to denote a duty or charge laid upon goods, at a certain rate per cent upon their value, as stated in their invoice, -- in opposition to a specific sum upon a given quantity or number; <as>as, an <ex>ad valorem</ex> duty of twenty per cent</as>.</def><br/
10528[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 10528[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
10529 10529
10530<p><hw>Ad*vance"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Advanced</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Advancing</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>(#).]</vmorph> <ety>[OE. <ets>avancen</ets>, <ets>avauncen</ets>, F. <ets>avancer</ets>, fr. a supposed LL. <ets>abantiare</ets>; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>ante</ets> (F. <ets>avant</ets>) before. The spelling with <it>d</it> was a mistake, <ets>a-</ets> being supposed to be fr. L. <ets>ad</ets>. See <er>Avaunt</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on.</def><br/ 10530<p><hw>Ad*vance"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Advanced</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Advancing</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>(#).]</vmorph> <ety>[OE. <ets>avancen</ets>, <ets>avauncen</ets>, F. <ets>avancer</ets>, fr. a supposed LL. <ets>abantiare</ets>; <ets>ab</ets> + <ets>ante</ets> (F. <ets>avant</ets>) before. The spelling with <it>d</it> was a mistake, <ets>a-</ets> being supposed to be fr. L. <ets>ad</ets>. See <er>Avaunt</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on.</def><br/
@@ -10903,7 +10903,7 @@ With titles blown from <qex>adulation</qex>?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
10903<p><hw>Ad*ver"bi*al*ly</hw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>In the manner of an adverb.</def><br/ 10903<p><hw>Ad*ver"bi*al*ly</hw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>In the manner of an adverb.</def><br/
10904[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 10904[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
10905 10905
10906<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`ver*sa"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adversaria</ets> (sc. <ets>scripta</ets>), neut. pl. of <ets>adversarius</ets>.]</ety> <def>A miscellaneous collection of notes, remarks, or selections; a commonplace book; also, commentaries or notes.</def><br/ 10906<p><hw>Ad`ver*sa"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>adversaria</ets> (sc. <ets>scripta</ets>), neut. pl. of <ets>adversarius</ets>.]</ety> <def>A miscellaneous collection of notes, remarks, or selections; a commonplace book; also, commentaries or notes.</def><br/
10907[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 10907[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
10908 10908
10909<p><q>These parchments are supposed to have been St. Paul's <qex>adversaria</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Bp. Bull.</qau></rj><br/ 10909<p><q>These parchments are supposed to have been St. Paul's <qex>adversaria</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Bp. Bull.</qau></rj><br/
@@ -11268,7 +11268,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11268<p><hw>Ad*ward"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Award.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/ 11268<p><hw>Ad*ward"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Award.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Spenser.</au></rj><br/
11269[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11269[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11270 11270
11271<p>\'d8<hw>Ad`y*na"mi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. <ets>adynamia</ets>, fr. Gr. <?/ lack of strength; <?/ priv + <?/ power, strength.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/ 11271<p><hw>Ad`y*na"mi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. <ets>adynamia</ets>, fr. Gr. <?/ lack of strength; <?/ priv + <?/ power, strength.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.</def> <rj><au>Dunglison.</au></rj><br/
11272[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11272[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11273 11273
11274<p><hw>Ad`y*nam"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>adynamique</ets>. See <er>Adynamy</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak.</def><br/ 11274<p><hw>Ad`y*nam"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>adynamique</ets>. See <er>Adynamy</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak.</def><br/
@@ -11283,7 +11283,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11283<p><hw>A*dyn"a*my</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Adynamia.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Morin.</au></rj><br/ 11283<p><hw>A*dyn"a*my</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Adynamia.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Morin.</au></rj><br/
11284[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11284[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11285 11285
11286<p>\'d8<hw>Ad"y*tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <plu><plw>Adyta</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/, n., fr. <?/, a., not to be entered; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to enter.]</ety> <def>The innermost sanctuary or shrine in ancient temples, whence oracles were given. Hence: A private chamber; a sanctum.</def><br/ 11286<p><hw>Ad"y*tum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <plu><plw>Adyta</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/, n., fr. <?/, a., not to be entered; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to enter.]</ety> <def>The innermost sanctuary or shrine in ancient temples, whence oracles were given. Hence: A private chamber; a sanctum.</def><br/
11287[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11287[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11288 11288
11289<p><mhw>{ <hw>Adz</hw>, <hw>Adze</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>adese</ets>, <ets>adis</ets>, <ets>adse</ets>, AS. <ets>adesa</ets>, <ets>adese</ets>, ax, hatchet.]</ety> <def>A carpenter's or cooper's tool, formed with a thin arching blade set at right angles to the handle. It is used for chipping or slicing away the surface of wood.</def><br/ 11289<p><mhw>{ <hw>Adz</hw>, <hw>Adze</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>adese</ets>, <ets>adis</ets>, <ets>adse</ets>, AS. <ets>adesa</ets>, <ets>adese</ets>, ax, hatchet.]</ety> <def>A carpenter's or cooper's tool, formed with a thin arching blade set at right angles to the handle. It is used for chipping or slicing away the surface of wood.</def><br/
@@ -11295,7 +11295,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11295<p><mhw><hw>\'92</hw> or <hw>Ae</hw></mhw>. <def>A diphthong in the Latin language; used also by the Saxon writers. It answers to the Gr. <grk>ai</grk>. The Anglo-Saxon short <it>\'91</it> was generally replaced by <xex>a</xex>, the long <aemac/ by <it>e</it> or <it>ee</it>. In derivatives from Latin words with <it>ae</it>, it is mostly superseded by <it>e</it>. For most words found with this initial combination, the reader will therefore search under the letter E.</def><br/ 11295<p><mhw><hw>\'92</hw> or <hw>Ae</hw></mhw>. <def>A diphthong in the Latin language; used also by the Saxon writers. It answers to the Gr. <grk>ai</grk>. The Anglo-Saxon short <it>\'91</it> was generally replaced by <xex>a</xex>, the long <aemac/ by <it>e</it> or <it>ee</it>. In derivatives from Latin words with <it>ae</it>, it is mostly superseded by <it>e</it>. For most words found with this initial combination, the reader will therefore search under the letter E.</def><br/
11296[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11296[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11297 11297
11298<p>\'d8<hw>\'92*cid"i*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>\'92cidia</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[NL., dim. of Gr. <?/ injury.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A form of fruit in the cycle of development of the Rusts or Brands, an order of fungi, formerly considered independent plants.</def><br/ 11298<p><hw>\'92*cid"i*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>\'92cidia</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[NL., dim. of Gr. <?/ injury.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A form of fruit in the cycle of development of the Rusts or Brands, an order of fungi, formerly considered independent plants.</def><br/
11299[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11299[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11300 11300
11301<p><hw>\'92"dile</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aedilis</ets>, fr. <ets>aedes</ets> temple, public building. Cf. <er>Edify</er>.]</ety> <def>A magistrate in ancient Rome, who had the superintendence of public buildings, highways, shows, etc.; hence, a municipal officer.</def><br/ 11301<p><hw>\'92"dile</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aedilis</ets>, fr. <ets>aedes</ets> temple, public building. Cf. <er>Edify</er>.]</ety> <def>A magistrate in ancient Rome, who had the superintendence of public buildings, highways, shows, etc.; hence, a municipal officer.</def><br/
@@ -11307,7 +11307,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11307<p><hw>\'92*ge"an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Aegeus</ets>; Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to the sea, or arm of the Mediterranean sea, east of Greece. See <er>Archipelago</er>.</def><br/ 11307<p><hw>\'92*ge"an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Aegeus</ets>; Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to the sea, or arm of the Mediterranean sea, east of Greece. See <er>Archipelago</er>.</def><br/
11308[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11308[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11309 11309
11310<p>\'d8<hw>\'92`gi*cra"ni*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/, <?/, goat + <?/, n. pl., heads.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls.</def><br/ 11310<p><hw>\'92`gi*cra"ni*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/, <?/, goat + <?/, n. pl., heads.]</ety> <fld>(Arch.)</fld> <def>Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls.</def><br/
11311[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11311[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11312 11312
11313<p><hw>\'92g"i*lops</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aegilopis</ets>, Gr. <?/, fr. <?/, gen. <?/, goat + <?/ eye.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.</def><br/ 11313<p><hw>\'92g"i*lops</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aegilopis</ets>, Gr. <?/, fr. <?/, gen. <?/, goat + <?/ eye.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.</def><br/
@@ -11316,13 +11316,13 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11316<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed.</def> <au>Crabb.</au> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A genus of plants, called also <altname>hardgrass</altname>.</def><br/ 11316<p><sn>2.</sn> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed.</def> <au>Crabb.</au> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A genus of plants, called also <altname>hardgrass</altname>.</def><br/
11317[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11317[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11318 11318
11319<p>\'d8<hw>\'92"gis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aegis</ets>, fr. Gr. <?/ a goat skin, a shield, <?/ goat, or fr. <?/ to rush.]</ety> <def>A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Jupiter which he gave to Minerva. Also fig.: A shield; a protection.</def><br/ 11319<p><hw>\'92"gis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aegis</ets>, fr. Gr. <?/ a goat skin, a shield, <?/ goat, or fr. <?/ to rush.]</ety> <def>A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Jupiter which he gave to Minerva. Also fig.: A shield; a protection.</def><br/
11320[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11320[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11321 11321
11322<p><hw>\'92*goph"o*ny</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Egophony</er>.</def><br/ 11322<p><hw>\'92*goph"o*ny</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Egophony</er>.</def><br/
11323[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11323[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11324 11324
11325<p>\'d8<hw>\'92*gro"tat</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., he is sick.]</ety> <fld>(Camb. Univ.)</fld> <def>A medical certificate that a student is ill.</def><br/ 11325<p><hw>\'92*gro"tat</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., he is sick.]</ety> <fld>(Camb. Univ.)</fld> <def>A medical certificate that a student is ill.</def><br/
11326[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11326[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11327 11327
11328<p><hw>Aegyptopithecus</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>an extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; -- fossils were found in <etsep>Egypt</etsep>.</def><br/ 11328<p><hw>Aegyptopithecus</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>an extinct primate of about 38 million years ago; -- fossils were found in <etsep>Egypt</etsep>.</def><br/
@@ -11415,7 +11415,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11415<syn><b>Syn. --</b> order Aepyorniformes</syn><br/ 11415<syn><b>Syn. --</b> order Aepyorniformes</syn><br/
11416[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 11416[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
11417 11417
11418<p><mhw><hw>aepyornis</hw>, \'d8<hw>\'92`py*or"nis</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ high + <?/ bird.]</ety> <def>A gigantic (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird, of which fossils were found in Madagascar.</def><br/ 11418<p><mhw><hw>aepyornis</hw>, <hw>\'92`py*or"nis</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ high + <?/ bird.]</ety> <def>A gigantic (to 9 ft.) extinct flightless bird, of which fossils were found in Madagascar.</def><br/
11419<syn><b>Syn. --</b> elephant bird</syn><br/ 11419<syn><b>Syn. --</b> elephant bird</syn><br/
11420[<source>1913 Webster</source> + <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 11420[<source>1913 Webster</source> + <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
11421 11421
@@ -11467,7 +11467,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11467<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>an apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage).</def><br/ 11467<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>an apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage).</def><br/
11468[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 11468[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
11469 11469
11470<p><mhw>{ <hw>A"\'89r*en`chym</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, \'d8<hw>A`\'89r*en"chy*ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr> }</mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. <ets>a\'89renchyma</ets>. See <er>A\'89ro-</er>; <er>Enchyma</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A secondary respiratory tissue or modified periderm, found in many aquatic plants and distinguished by the large intercellular spaces.</def><br/ 11470<p><mhw>{ <hw>A"\'89r*en`chym</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <hw>A`\'89r*en"chy*ma</hw> <pr>(?)</pr> }</mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. <ets>a\'89renchyma</ets>. See <er>A\'89ro-</er>; <er>Enchyma</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A secondary respiratory tissue or modified periderm, found in many aquatic plants and distinguished by the large intercellular spaces.</def><br/
11471[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 11471[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
11472 11472
11473<p><mhw><hw>aerial</hw>, <hw>A*\'89"ri*al</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>a\'89rius</ets>. See <er>Air</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Of or pertaining to the air, or atmosphere; inhabiting or frequenting the air; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air; <as>as, <ex>a\'89rial</ex> regions or currents; the <ex>a\'89rial</ex> maneuvers of a fighter plane</as>.</def> \'bd<xex>A\'89rial</xex> spirits.\'b8 <au>Milton.</au> \'bd<xex>A\'89rial</xex> voyages.\'b8 <au>Darwin.</au><br/ 11473<p><mhw><hw>aerial</hw>, <hw>A*\'89"ri*al</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>a\'89rius</ets>. See <er>Air</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Of or pertaining to the air, or atmosphere; inhabiting or frequenting the air; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air; <as>as, <ex>a\'89rial</ex> regions or currents; the <ex>a\'89rial</ex> maneuvers of a fighter plane</as>.</def> \'bd<xex>A\'89rial</xex> spirits.\'b8 <au>Milton.</au> \'bd<xex>A\'89rial</xex> voyages.\'b8 <au>Darwin.</au><br/
@@ -11689,7 +11689,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11689<p><hw>A`\'89r*o*naut"ics</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The science or art of ascending and sailing in the air, as by means of a balloon; a\'89rial navigation; ballooning.</def><br/ 11689<p><hw>A`\'89r*o*naut"ics</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The science or art of ascending and sailing in the air, as by means of a balloon; a\'89rial navigation; ballooning.</def><br/
11690[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11690[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11691 11691
11692<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>A`\'89r*o*pho"bi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A`\'89r*oph"o*by</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>A\'89ro-</ets> + Gr. <?/ fear: cf. F. <ets>a\'82rophobie</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Dread of a current of air.</def><br/ 11692<p><mhw>{ <hw>A`\'89r*o*pho"bi*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A`\'89r*oph"o*by</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>A\'89ro-</ets> + Gr. <?/ fear: cf. F. <ets>a\'82rophobie</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Dread of a current of air.</def><br/
11693[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11693[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11694 11694
11695<p><hw>A"\'89r*o*phone`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>A\'89ro-</ets> + Gr. <?/ voice.]</ety> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A form of combined speaking and ear trumpet.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>An instrument, proposed by Edison, for greatly intensifying speech. It consists of a phonograph diaphragm so arranged that its action opens and closes valves, producing synchronous air blasts sufficient to operate a larger diaphragm with greater amplitude of vibration.</def><br/ 11695<p><hw>A"\'89r*o*phone`</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>A\'89ro-</ets> + Gr. <?/ voice.]</ety> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A form of combined speaking and ear trumpet.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>An instrument, proposed by Edison, for greatly intensifying speech. It consists of a phonograph diaphragm so arranged that its action opens and closes valves, producing synchronous air blasts sufficient to operate a larger diaphragm with greater amplitude of vibration.</def><br/
@@ -11753,7 +11753,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11753<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The science of weighing air; a\'89rostatics.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 11753<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The science of weighing air; a\'89rostatics.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
11754[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11754[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11755 11755
11756<p>\'d8<hw>A"\'89r*o*tax`is</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>A\'89ro-</er>; <er>Taxis</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bacteriology)</fld> <def>The positive or negative stimulus exerted by oxygen on a\'89robic and ana\'89robic bacteria.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>A`\'89r*o*tac"tic</wf> <pr>(#)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/ 11756<p><hw>A"\'89r*o*tax`is</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL. See <er>A\'89ro-</er>; <er>Taxis</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bacteriology)</fld> <def>The positive or negative stimulus exerted by oxygen on a\'89robic and ana\'89robic bacteria.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>A`\'89r*o*tac"tic</wf> <pr>(#)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos></wordforms><br/
11757[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 11757[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
11758 11758
11759<p><hw>A`\'89r*o*ther`a*peu"tics</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>A\'89ro-</ets> + <ets>therapeutics</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Treatment of disease by the use of air or other gases.</def><br/ 11759<p><hw>A`\'89r*o*ther`a*peu"tics</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>A\'89ro-</ets> + <ets>therapeutics</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Treatment of disease by the use of air or other gases.</def><br/
@@ -11768,7 +11768,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11768<p><hw>\'92*ru"gi*nous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aeruginosus</ets>, fr. <ets>aerugo</ets> rust of copper, fr. <ets>aes</ets> copper: cf. F. <ets>\'82rugineux</ets>.]</ety> <def>Of the nature or color of verdigris, or the rust of copper.</def><br/ 11768<p><hw>\'92*ru"gi*nous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aeruginosus</ets>, fr. <ets>aerugo</ets> rust of copper, fr. <ets>aes</ets> copper: cf. F. <ets>\'82rugineux</ets>.]</ety> <def>Of the nature or color of verdigris, or the rust of copper.</def><br/
11769[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11769[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11770 11770
11771<p>\'d8<hw>\'92*ru"go</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aes</ets> brass, copper.]</ety> <def>The rust of any metal, esp. of brass or copper; verdigris.</def><br/ 11771<p><hw>\'92*ru"go</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aes</ets> brass, copper.]</ety> <def>The rust of any metal, esp. of brass or copper; verdigris.</def><br/
11772[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11772[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11773 11773
11774<p><hw>Ae"ry</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>An aerie.</def><br/ 11774<p><hw>Ae"ry</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>An aerie.</def><br/
@@ -11786,7 +11786,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11786<p><hw>\'92s"cu*lin</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Esculin</er>.</def><br/ 11786<p><hw>\'92s"cu*lin</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Esculin</er>.</def><br/
11787[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11787[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11788 11788
11789<p>\'d8<hw>\'92"sir</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[Icel., pl. of <ets>\'bess</ets> god.]</ety> <def>In the old Norse mythology, the gods Odin, Thor, Loki, Balder, Frigg, and the others. Their home was called Asgard.</def><br/ 11789<p><hw>\'92"sir</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[Icel., pl. of <ets>\'bess</ets> god.]</ety> <def>In the old Norse mythology, the gods Odin, Thor, Loki, Balder, Frigg, and the others. Their home was called Asgard.</def><br/
11790[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 11790[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
11791 11791
11792<p><hw>\'92*so"pi*an</hw>, <hw>E*so"pi*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Aesopius</ets>, from Gr. <?/, fr. the famous Greek fabulist \'92sop <pr>(<?/)</pr>.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to \'92sop, or in his manner.</def><br/ 11792<p><hw>\'92*so"pi*an</hw>, <hw>E*so"pi*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Aesopius</ets>, from Gr. <?/, fr. the famous Greek fabulist \'92sop <pr>(<?/)</pr>.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to \'92sop, or in his manner.</def><br/
@@ -11795,13 +11795,13 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11795<p><mhw><hw>\'92*sop"ic</hw>, <hw>E*sop"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Aesopicus</ets>, Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Same as <er>\'92sopian</er>.</def><br/ 11795<p><mhw><hw>\'92*sop"ic</hw>, <hw>E*sop"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Aesopicus</ets>, Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Same as <er>\'92sopian</er>.</def><br/
11796[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11796[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11797 11797
11798<p>\'d8<hw>\'92s*the"si*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ sensation, fr. <?/ to perceive.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Perception by the senses; feeling; -- the opposite of <xex>an\'91sthesia</xex>.</def><br/ 11798<p><hw>\'92s*the"si*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ sensation, fr. <?/ to perceive.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Perception by the senses; feeling; -- the opposite of <xex>an\'91sthesia</xex>.</def><br/
11799[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11799[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11800 11800
11801<p><mhw><hw>\'92s*the`si*om"e*ter</hw>, <hw>Es*the`si*om"e*ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ (see <er>\'92sthesia</er>) + <ets>-meter</ets>.]</ety> <def>An instrument to measure the degree of sensation, by determining at how short a distance two impressions upon the skin can be distinguished, and thus to determine whether the condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered.</def><br/ 11801<p><mhw><hw>\'92s*the`si*om"e*ter</hw>, <hw>Es*the`si*om"e*ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ (see <er>\'92sthesia</er>) + <ets>-meter</ets>.]</ety> <def>An instrument to measure the degree of sensation, by determining at how short a distance two impressions upon the skin can be distinguished, and thus to determine whether the condition of tactile sensibility is normal or altered.</def><br/
11802[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11802[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11803 11803
11804<p>\'d8<hw>\'92s*the""sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Sensuous perception.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Ruskin.</au></rj><br/ 11804<p><hw>\'92s*the""sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Sensuous perception.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Ruskin.</au></rj><br/
11805[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11805[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11806 11806
11807<p><hw>\'92s`the*sod"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ sensation + <?/ a way; cf. F. <ets>esth\'82sodique</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Conveying sensory or afferent impulses; \'d0 said of nerves.</def><br/ 11807<p><hw>\'92s`the*sod"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ sensation + <?/ a way; cf. F. <ets>esth\'82sodique</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Conveying sensory or afferent impulses; \'d0 said of nerves.</def><br/
@@ -11879,7 +11879,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11879<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The assignment of a cause.</def><br/ 11879<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The assignment of a cause.</def><br/
11880[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11880[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11881 11881
11882<p>\'d8<hw>A`\'89*ti"tes</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/ (sc. <?/) stone, fr. <?/ eagle.]</ety> <def>See <er>Eaglestone</er>.</def><br/ 11882<p><hw>A`\'89*ti"tes</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/ (sc. <?/) stone, fr. <?/ eagle.]</ety> <def>See <er>Eaglestone</er>.</def><br/
11883[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11883[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11884 11884
11885<p><hw>A*far"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> (for <ets>on</ets> or <ets>of</ets>) + <ets>far</ets>.]</ety> <def>At, to, or from a great distance; far away; -- often used with <xex>from</xex> preceding, or <xex>off</xex> following; <as>as, he was seen from <ex>afar</ex>; I saw him <ex>afar</ex> off.</as></def><br/ 11885<p><hw>A*far"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> (for <ets>on</ets> or <ets>of</ets>) + <ets>far</ets>.]</ety> <def>At, to, or from a great distance; far away; -- often used with <xex>from</xex> preceding, or <xex>off</xex> following; <as>as, he was seen from <ex>afar</ex>; I saw him <ex>afar</ex> off.</as></def><br/
@@ -11894,7 +11894,7 @@ That thus without <qex>advice</qex> begin to love her?</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
11894<p><q>Be not <qex>afeard</qex>; the isle is full of noises.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/ 11894<p><q>Be not <qex>afeard</qex>; the isle is full of noises.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
11895[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11895[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11896 11896
11897<p>\'d8<hw>A"fer</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>The southwest wind.</def> <rj><au>Milton.</au></rj><br/ 11897<p><hw>A"fer</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <def>The southwest wind.</def> <rj><au>Milton.</au></rj><br/
11898[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 11898[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
11899 11899
11900<p><hw>Af`fa*bil"i*ty</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>affabilitas</ets>: cf. F. <ets>affabilit\'82</ets>.]</ety> <def>The quality of being affable; readiness to converse; courteousness in receiving others and in conversation; complaisant behavior.</def><br/ 11900<p><hw>Af`fa*bil"i*ty</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>affabilitas</ets>: cf. F. <ets>affabilit\'82</ets>.]</ety> <def>The quality of being affable; readiness to converse; courteousness in receiving others and in conversation; complaisant behavior.</def><br/
@@ -12233,7 +12233,7 @@ That to <qex>affections</qex> does the bridle lend.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau><
12233<p><hw>Af"fer*ent</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>afferens</ets>, p. pr. of <ets>afferre</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>ferre</ets> to bear.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed to <ant>efferent</ant>; <as>as, <ex>afferent</ex> vessels; <ex>afferent</ex> nerves, which convey sensations from the external organs to the brain.</as></def><br/ 12233<p><hw>Af"fer*ent</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>afferens</ets>, p. pr. of <ets>afferre</ets>; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>ferre</ets> to bear.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Bearing or conducting inwards to a part or organ; -- opposed to <ant>efferent</ant>; <as>as, <ex>afferent</ex> vessels; <ex>afferent</ex> nerves, which convey sensations from the external organs to the brain.</as></def><br/
12234[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 12234[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
12235 12235
12236<p>\'d8<hw>Af*fet`tu*o"so</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[It.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>With feeling.</def><br/ 12236<p><hw>Af*fet`tu*o"so</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[It.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>With feeling.</def><br/
12237[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 12237[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
12238 12238
12239<p><hw>Af*fi"ance</hw> <pr>(<acr/f*f<imac/"<ait/ns)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>afiaunce</ets> trust, confidence, OF. <ets>afiance</ets>, fr. <ets>afier</ets> to trust, fr. LL. <ets>affidare</ets> to trust; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>fidare</ets> to trust, fr. L. <ets>fides</ets> faith. See <er>Faith</er>, and cf. <er>Affidavit</er>, <er>Affy</er>, <er>Confidence</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Plighted faith; marriage contract or promise.</def> <mark>[archaic]</mark><br/ 12239<p><hw>Af*fi"ance</hw> <pr>(<acr/f*f<imac/"<ait/ns)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>afiaunce</ets> trust, confidence, OF. <ets>afiance</ets>, fr. <ets>afier</ets> to trust, fr. LL. <ets>affidare</ets> to trust; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>fidare</ets> to trust, fr. L. <ets>fides</ets> faith. See <er>Faith</er>, and cf. <er>Affidavit</er>, <er>Affy</er>, <er>Confidence</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Plighted faith; marriage contract or promise.</def> <mark>[archaic]</mark><br/
@@ -12267,7 +12267,7 @@ Most joy and most <qex>affiance</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Tennyson.</qau></rj><br/
12267<p><syn><b>Syn.</b> -- Deponent. See <er>Deponent</er>.</syn><br/ 12267<p><syn><b>Syn.</b> -- Deponent. See <er>Deponent</er>.</syn><br/
12268[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 12268[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
12269 12269
12270<p>\'d8<hw>Af`fiche"</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>afficher</ets> to affix.]</ety> <def>A written or printed notice to be posted, as on a wall; a poster; a placard.</def><br/ 12270<p><hw>Af`fiche"</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>afficher</ets> to affix.]</ety> <def>A written or printed notice to be posted, as on a wall; a poster; a placard.</def><br/
12271[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 12271[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
12272 12272
12273<p><hw>Af`fi*da"vit</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>affidavit</ets> he has made oath, perfect tense of <ets>affidare</ets>. See <er>Affiance</er>, <er>Affy</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>A sworn statement in writing; a declaration in writing, signed and made upon oath before an authorized magistrate.</def> <rj><au>Bouvier.</au> <au>Burrill.</au></rj><br/ 12273<p><hw>Af`fi*da"vit</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>affidavit</ets> he has made oath, perfect tense of <ets>affidare</ets>. See <er>Affiance</er>, <er>Affy</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>A sworn statement in writing; a declaration in writing, signed and made upon oath before an authorized magistrate.</def> <rj><au>Bouvier.</au> <au>Burrill.</au></rj><br/
@@ -13044,7 +13044,7 @@ On hostile ground, none daring my <qex>affront</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau>
13044<p><hw>A*fore"time`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>In time past; formerly.</def> \'bdHe prayed . . . as he did <xex>aforetime</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Dan. vi. 10.</au></rj><br/ 13044<p><hw>A*fore"time`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <def>In time past; formerly.</def> \'bdHe prayed . . . as he did <xex>aforetime</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Dan. vi. 10.</au></rj><br/
13045[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13045[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13046 13046
13047<p>\'d8<hw>A for`ti*o"ri</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L.]</ety> <fld>(Logic & Math.)</fld> <def>With stronger reason.</def><br/ 13047<p><hw>A for`ti*o"ri</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L.]</ety> <fld>(Logic & Math.)</fld> <def>With stronger reason.</def><br/
13048[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13048[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13049 13049
13050<p><hw>A*foul"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>foul</ets>.]</ety> <def>In collision; entangled.</def> <rj><au>Totten.</au></rj><br/ 13050<p><hw>A*foul"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>foul</ets>.]</ety> <def>In collision; entangled.</def> <rj><au>Totten.</au></rj><br/
@@ -13351,7 +13351,7 @@ On hostile ground, none daring my <qex>affront</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau>
13351<p><hw>Aft"ward</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>Toward the stern.</def><br/ 13351<p><hw>Aft"ward</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>Toward the stern.</def><br/
13352[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13352[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13353 13353
13354<p><mhw>\'d8<hw>A*ga"</hw> or \'d8<hw>A*gha"</hw> <pr>(<adot/*g<aum/" <it>or</it> <amac/"g<adot/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Turk. <ets>agh\'be</ets> a great lord, chief master.]</ety> <def>In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.</def><br/ 13354<p><mhw><hw>A*ga"</hw> or <hw>A*gha"</hw> <pr>(<adot/*g<aum/" <it>or</it> <amac/"g<adot/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Turk. <ets>agh\'be</ets> a great lord, chief master.]</ety> <def>In Turkey, a commander or chief officer. It is used also as a title of respect.</def><br/
13355[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13355[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13356 13356
13357<p><hw>A*gain"</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>agein</ets>, <ets>agayn</ets>, AS. <ets>ongegn</ets>, <ets>onge\'a0n</ets>, against, again; <ets>on</ets> + <ets>ge\'a0n</ets>, akin to Ger. <ets>gegewn</ets> against, Icel. <ets>gegn</ets>. Cf. <er>Gainsay</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>In return, back; <as>as, bring us word <ex>again</ex></as>.</def><br/ 13357<p><hw>A*gain"</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>agein</ets>, <ets>agayn</ets>, AS. <ets>ongegn</ets>, <ets>onge\'a0n</ets>, against, again; <ets>on</ets> + <ets>ge\'a0n</ets>, akin to Ger. <ets>gegewn</ets> against, Icel. <ets>gegn</ets>. Cf. <er>Gainsay</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>In return, back; <as>as, bring us word <ex>again</ex></as>.</def><br/
@@ -13431,25 +13431,25 @@ On hostile ground, none daring my <qex>affront</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau>
13431 13431
13432<p><-- p. 31 --></p> 13432<p><-- p. 31 --></p>
13433 13433
13434<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Ag`a*lac"ti*a</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`<adot/*l<acr/k"t<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <hw>Ag"a*lax`y</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*l<acr/k`s<ycr/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'agalakti`a</grk>; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <grk>ga`la</grk>, <grk>gala`ktos</grk>]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Failure of the due secretion of milk after childbirth.</def><br/ 13434<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ag`a*lac"ti*a</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`<adot/*l<acr/k"t<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <hw>Ag"a*lax`y</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*l<acr/k`s<ycr/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'agalakti`a</grk>; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <grk>ga`la</grk>, <grk>gala`ktos</grk>]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Failure of the due secretion of milk after childbirth.</def><br/
13435[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13435[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13436 13436
13437<p><hw>Ag`a*lac"tous</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`<adot/*l<acr/k"t<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Lacking milk to suckle with.</def><br/ 13437<p><hw>Ag`a*lac"tous</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`<adot/*l<acr/k"t<ucr/s)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Lacking milk to suckle with.</def><br/
13438[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13438[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13439 13439
13440<p>\'d8<hw>A`gal-a"gal</hw> <pr>(<aum/`g<acr/l*<aum/"g<acr/l)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Agar-agar</er>.</def><br/ 13440<p><hw>A`gal-a"gal</hw> <pr>(<aum/`g<acr/l*<aum/"g<acr/l)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Agar-agar</er>.</def><br/
13441[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13441[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13442 13442
13443<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ag"al*loch</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<acr/l*l<ocr/k)</pr>, \'d8<hw>A*gal"lo*chum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*g<acr/l"l<osl/*k<ucr/m)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>a`ga`llochon</grk>, of Eastern origin: cf. Skr. <ets>aguru</ets>, Heb. pl. <ets>ah\'bel\'c6m</ets>.]</ety> <def>A soft, resinous wood (<spn>Aquilaria Agallocha</spn>) of highly aromatic smell, burnt by the orientals as a perfume. It is called also <altname>agalwood</altname> and <altname>aloes wood</altname>. The name is also given to some other species.</def><br/ 13443<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ag"al*loch</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<acr/l*l<ocr/k)</pr>, <hw>A*gal"lo*chum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*g<acr/l"l<osl/*k<ucr/m)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>a`ga`llochon</grk>, of Eastern origin: cf. Skr. <ets>aguru</ets>, Heb. pl. <ets>ah\'bel\'c6m</ets>.]</ety> <def>A soft, resinous wood (<spn>Aquilaria Agallocha</spn>) of highly aromatic smell, burnt by the orientals as a perfume. It is called also <altname>agalwood</altname> and <altname>aloes wood</altname>. The name is also given to some other species.</def><br/
13444[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13444[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13445 13445
13446<p><hw>Ag`al*mat"o*lite</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`<acr/l*m<acr/t"<osl/*l<imac/t)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`galma</grk>, <grk>'a`galmatos</grk>, image, statue + <ets>-lite</ets>: cf. F. <ets>agalmatolithe</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Min.)</fld> <def>A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called <altname>figure stone</altname>, and <altname>pagodite</altname>. It is probably a variety of pinite.</def><br/ 13446<p><hw>Ag`al*mat"o*lite</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`<acr/l*m<acr/t"<osl/*l<imac/t)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`galma</grk>, <grk>'a`galmatos</grk>, image, statue + <ets>-lite</ets>: cf. F. <ets>agalmatolithe</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Min.)</fld> <def>A soft, compact stone, of a grayish, greenish, or yellowish color, carved into images by the Chinese, and hence called <altname>figure stone</altname>, and <altname>pagodite</altname>. It is probably a variety of pinite.</def><br/
13447[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13447[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13448 13448
13449<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"a*ma</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <er>Agamas</er> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<adot/z)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[From the Caribbean name of a species of lizard.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.</def><br/ 13449<p><hw>Ag"a*ma</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <er>Agamas</er> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<adot/z)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[From the Caribbean name of a species of lizard.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.</def><br/
13450[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13450[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13451 13451
13452<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"a*mi</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<emac/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agamis</plw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<emac/z)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[F. <ex>agami</ex>, fr. the native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A South American bird (<spn>Psophia crepitans</spn>), allied to the cranes, and easily domesticated; -- called also the <altname>gold-breasted trumpeter</altname>. Its body is about the size of the pheasant. See <er>Trumpeter</er>.</def><br/ 13452<p><hw>Ag"a*mi</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<emac/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agamis</plw> <pr>(<acr/g"<adot/*m<emac/z)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[F. <ex>agami</ex>, fr. the native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A South American bird (<spn>Psophia crepitans</spn>), allied to the cranes, and easily domesticated; -- called also the <altname>gold-breasted trumpeter</altname>. Its body is about the size of the pheasant. See <er>Trumpeter</er>.</def><br/
13453[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13453[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13454 13454
13455<p><hw>A*gam"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<er>Agamous</er>.]</ety> <sd>(a)</sd> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>Produced without sexual union; <as>as, <ex>agamic</ex> or unfertilized eggs</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>Not having visible organs of reproduction, as flowerless plants; agamous.</def><br/ 13455<p><hw>A*gam"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[<er>Agamous</er>.]</ety> <sd>(a)</sd> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>Produced without sexual union; <as>as, <ex>agamic</ex> or unfertilized eggs</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>Not having visible organs of reproduction, as flowerless plants; agamous.</def><br/
@@ -13461,7 +13461,7 @@ On hostile ground, none daring my <qex>affront</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau>
13461<p><hw>Ag"a*mist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Agamous</er>.]</ety> <def>An unmarried person; also, one opposed to marriage.</def> <rj><au>Foxe.</au></rj><br/ 13461<p><hw>Ag"a*mist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Agamous</er>.]</ety> <def>An unmarried person; also, one opposed to marriage.</def> <rj><au>Foxe.</au></rj><br/
13462[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13462[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13463 13463
13464<p>\'d8<hw>Ag`a*mo*gen"e*sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ unmarried (<grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ marriage) + <?/ reproduction.]</ety> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>Reproduction without the union of parents of distinct sexes: asexual reproduction.</def><br/ 13464<p><hw>Ag`a*mo*gen"e*sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ unmarried (<grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ marriage) + <?/ reproduction.]</ety> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>Reproduction without the union of parents of distinct sexes: asexual reproduction.</def><br/
13465[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13465[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13466 13466
13467<p><hw>Ag`a*mo*ge*net"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>Reproducing or produced without sexual union.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Ag`a*mo*ge*net"ic*al*ly</wf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos></wordforms><br/ 13467<p><hw>Ag`a*mo*ge*net"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>Reproducing or produced without sexual union.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Ag`a*mo*ge*net"ic*al*ly</wf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos></wordforms><br/
@@ -13482,7 +13482,7 @@ On hostile ground, none daring my <qex>affront</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau>
13482<p><q>Dazzles the crowd and sets them all <qex>agape</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/ 13482<p><q>Dazzles the crowd and sets them all <qex>agape</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
13483[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13483[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13484 13484
13485<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"a*pe</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agap\'91</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'aga`ph</grk> love, pl. <grk>'aga`pai</grk>.]</ety> <def>The love feast of the primitive Christians, being a meal partaken of in connection with the communion.</def><br/ 13485<p><hw>Ag"a*pe</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agap\'91</plw> <pr>(#)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'aga`ph</grk> love, pl. <grk>'aga`pai</grk>.]</ety> <def>The love feast of the primitive Christians, being a meal partaken of in connection with the communion.</def><br/
13486[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13486[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13487 13487
13488<p><hw>a"gar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>agar-agar</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>common shortened form of <er>agar-agar{2}</er>.</def><br/ 13488<p><hw>a"gar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>agar-agar</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>common shortened form of <er>agar-agar{2}</er>.</def><br/
@@ -13493,7 +13493,7 @@ On hostile ground, none daring my <qex>affront</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau>
13493<syn><b>Syn. --</b> nutrient agar</syn><br/ 13493<syn><b>Syn. --</b> nutrient agar</syn><br/
13494[<source>WordNet 1.5</source> <source>+PJC</source>]</p> 13494[<source>WordNet 1.5</source> <source>+PJC</source>]</p>
13495 13495
13496<p>\'d8<hw>A`gar-a"gar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ceylonese local name.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A fucus or seaweed much used in the East for soups and jellies; Ceylon moss (<spn>Gracilaria lichenoides</spn>).</def><br/ 13496<p><hw>A`gar-a"gar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ceylonese local name.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A fucus or seaweed much used in the East for soups and jellies; Ceylon moss (<spn>Gracilaria lichenoides</spn>).</def><br/
13497[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13497[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13498 13498
13499<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A gelatinlike substance, or a solution of it, prepared from certain seaweeds containing gelose (such as Ceylon moss, <spn>Gracilaria lichenoides</spn> or other seaweeds of the genera <gen>Gelidium</gen>, <gen>Ceramium</gen>, <gen>Pterocladia</gen>, and <gen>Eucheuma</gen>), and used for solidifying growth media in the artificial cultivation of bacteria, or as a gelling agent in foods; -- usually called simply <altname>agar</altname>, by abbreviation.</def> <note>In composition it is predominantly a polysaccharide, and is not degraded by most bacteria. It thus almost completely replaced the earlier protein-based gelatins used for fixing bacterial colonies on culture plates, as the gelatins were often dissolved by the proteolytic enzymes common in bacteria.</note><br/ 13499<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A gelatinlike substance, or a solution of it, prepared from certain seaweeds containing gelose (such as Ceylon moss, <spn>Gracilaria lichenoides</spn> or other seaweeds of the genera <gen>Gelidium</gen>, <gen>Ceramium</gen>, <gen>Pterocladia</gen>, and <gen>Eucheuma</gen>), and used for solidifying growth media in the artificial cultivation of bacteria, or as a gelling agent in foods; -- usually called simply <altname>agar</altname>, by abbreviation.</def> <note>In composition it is predominantly a polysaccharide, and is not degraded by most bacteria. It thus almost completely replaced the earlier protein-based gelatins used for fixing bacterial colonies on culture plates, as the gelatins were often dissolved by the proteolytic enzymes common in bacteria.</note><br/
@@ -13748,7 +13748,7 @@ Holds its warped mirror to a gaping <qex>age</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>C. Sprague.</qa
13748<syn><b>Syn. --</b> goal, hidden motive, secret motive, hidden agenda.</syn><br/ 13748<syn><b>Syn. --</b> goal, hidden motive, secret motive, hidden agenda.</syn><br/
13749[<source>PJC</source>]</p> 13749[<source>PJC</source>]</p>
13750 13750
13751<p>\'d8<hw>A*gen"dum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*j<ecr/n"d<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agenda</plw> <pr>(<adot/*j<ecr/n"d<adot/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., neut. of the gerundive of <ets>agere</ets> to act.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Something to be done; in the <pluf>pl.</pluf>, a memorandum book; also, a list of items to be considered. See <er>agenda</er>.</def><br/ 13751<p><hw>A*gen"dum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*j<ecr/n"d<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agenda</plw> <pr>(<adot/*j<ecr/n"d<adot/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., neut. of the gerundive of <ets>agere</ets> to act.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Something to be done; in the <pluf>pl.</pluf>, a memorandum book; also, a list of items to be considered. See <er>agenda</er>.</def><br/
13752[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13752[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13753 13753
13754<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A church service; a ritual or liturgy. [In this sense, usually <xex>Agenda</xex>.]</def><br/ 13754<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A church service; a ritual or liturgy. [In this sense, usually <xex>Agenda</xex>.]</def><br/
@@ -13757,10 +13757,10 @@ Holds its warped mirror to a gaping <qex>age</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>C. Sprague.</qa
13757<p><hw>Ag`e*nes"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Agensis</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Characterized by sterility; infecund.</def><br/ 13757<p><hw>Ag`e*nes"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Agensis</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Characterized by sterility; infecund.</def><br/
13758[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13758[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13759 13759
13760<p>\'d8<hw>A*gen"e*sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ birth.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Any imperfect development of the body, or any anomaly of organization.</def><br/ 13760<p><hw>A*gen"e*sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ birth.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Any imperfect development of the body, or any anomaly of organization.</def><br/
13761[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13761[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13762 13762
13763<p>\'d8<hw>Ag`en*ne"sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ an engendering.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Impotence; sterility.</def><br/ 13763<p><hw>Ag`en*ne"sis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ an engendering.]</ety> <fld>(Physiol.)</fld> <def>Impotence; sterility.</def><br/
13764[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13764[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13765 13765
13766<p><hw>A"gent</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>agens</ets>, <ets>agentis</ets>, p. pr. of <ets>agere</ets> to act; akin to Gr. <?/ to lead, Icel. <ets>aka</ets> to drive, Skr. <ets>aj</ets>. <root/2.]</ety> <def>Acting; -- opposed to <ant>patient</ant>, or sustaining, action.</def> <mark>[Archaic]</mark> \'bdThe body <xex>agent</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Bacon.</au></rj><br/ 13766<p><hw>A"gent</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>agens</ets>, <ets>agentis</ets>, p. pr. of <ets>agere</ets> to act; akin to Gr. <?/ to lead, Icel. <ets>aka</ets> to drive, Skr. <ets>aj</ets>. <root/2.]</ety> <def>Acting; -- opposed to <ant>patient</ant>, or sustaining, action.</def> <mark>[Archaic]</mark> \'bdThe body <xex>agent</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Bacon.</au></rj><br/
@@ -13787,13 +13787,13 @@ Holds its warped mirror to a gaping <qex>age</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>C. Sprague.</qa
13787<p><hw>a"gent*ship</hw> <pr>(<amac/"j<eit/nt*sh<icr/p)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Agency.</def> <rj><au>Beau. & Fl.</au></rj><br/ 13787<p><hw>a"gent*ship</hw> <pr>(<amac/"j<eit/nt*sh<icr/p)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Agency.</def> <rj><au>Beau. & Fl.</au></rj><br/
13788[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13788[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13789 13789
13790<p>\'d8<hw>A*ger"a*tum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*j<ecr/r"<adot/*t<ucr/m <it>or</it> <acr/j`<etil/r*<amac/"t<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>prop. n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <grk>'agh`raton</grk> a sort of plant; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <grk>gh`ras</grk> old age.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of plants, one species of which (<spn>Ageratum Mexicanum</spn>) has lavender-blue flowers in dense clusters.</def><br/ 13790<p><hw>A*ger"a*tum</hw> <pr>(<adot/*j<ecr/r"<adot/*t<ucr/m <it>or</it> <acr/j`<etil/r*<amac/"t<ucr/m)</pr>, <pos>prop. n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <grk>'agh`raton</grk> a sort of plant; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <grk>gh`ras</grk> old age.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of plants, one species of which (<spn>Ageratum Mexicanum</spn>) has lavender-blue flowers in dense clusters.</def><br/
13791[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13791[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13792 13792
13793<p><hw>Ag*gen`er*a"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aggenerare</ets> to beget in addition. See <er>Generate</er>.]</ety> <def>The act of producing in addition.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>T. Stanley.</au></rj><br/ 13793<p><hw>Ag*gen`er*a"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aggenerare</ets> to beget in addition. See <er>Generate</er>.]</ety> <def>The act of producing in addition.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>T. Stanley.</au></rj><br/
13794[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13794[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13795 13795
13796<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"ger</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., a mound, fr. <ets>aggerere</ets> to bear to a place, heap up; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>gerere</ets> to bear.]</ety> <def>An earthwork; a mound; a raised work.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Hearne.</au></rj><br/ 13796<p><hw>Ag"ger</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., a mound, fr. <ets>aggerere</ets> to bear to a place, heap up; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>gerere</ets> to bear.]</ety> <def>An earthwork; a mound; a raised work.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Hearne.</au></rj><br/
13797[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 13797[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
13798 13798
13799<p><hw>Ag"ger*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aggeratus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>aggerare</ets>. See <er>Agger</er>.]</ety> <def>To heap up.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Foxe.</au></rj><br/ 13799<p><hw>Ag"ger*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>aggeratus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>aggerare</ets>. See <er>Agger</er>.]</ety> <def>To heap up.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Foxe.</au></rj><br/
@@ -14152,7 +14152,7 @@ Holds its warped mirror to a gaping <qex>age</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>C. Sprague.</qa
14152<p><hw>Ag*group"ment</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Arrangement in a group or in groups; grouping.</def><br/ 14152<p><hw>Ag*group"ment</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Arrangement in a group or in groups; grouping.</def><br/
14153[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14153[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14154 14154
14155<p><mhw>\'d8<hw>Ag"gry</hw>, \'d8<hw>Ag"gri</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Applied to a kind of variegated glass beads of ancient manufacture; <as>as, <ex>aggry</ex> beads are found in Ashantee and Fantee in Africa</as>.</def><br/ 14155<p><mhw><hw>Ag"gry</hw>, <hw>Ag"gri</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Applied to a kind of variegated glass beads of ancient manufacture; <as>as, <ex>aggry</ex> beads are found in Ashantee and Fantee in Africa</as>.</def><br/
14156[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14156[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14157 14157
14158<p><hw>A*ghast"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <def>See <er>Agast</er>, <pos>v. t.</pos></def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 14158<p><hw>A*ghast"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <def>See <er>Agast</er>, <pos>v. t.</pos></def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -14296,7 +14296,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14296<p><hw>Ag"i*ta*tive</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Tending to agitate.</def><br/ 14296<p><hw>Ag"i*ta*tive</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Tending to agitate.</def><br/
14297[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14297[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14298 14298
14299<p>\'d8<hw>A`gi*ta"to</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It., agitated.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Sung or played in a restless, hurried, and spasmodic manner.</def><br/ 14299<p><hw>A`gi*ta"to</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It., agitated.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Sung or played in a restless, hurried, and spasmodic manner.</def><br/
14300[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14300[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14301 14301
14302<p><hw>Ag"i*ta`tor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; <as>as, political reformers and <ex>agitators</ex></as>.</def><br/ 14302<p><hw>Ag"i*ta`tor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>One who agitates; one who stirs up or excites others; <as>as, political reformers and <ex>agitators</ex></as>.</def><br/
@@ -14413,7 +14413,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14413<p><hw>Ag`noi*ol"o*gy</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`noi*<ocr/l"<osl/*j<ycr/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`gnoia</grk> ignorance + <ets>-logy</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Metaph.)</fld> <def>The doctrine concerning those things of which we are necessarily ignorant.</def><br/ 14413<p><hw>Ag`noi*ol"o*gy</hw> <pr>(<acr/g`noi*<ocr/l"<osl/*j<ycr/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a`gnoia</grk> ignorance + <ets>-logy</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Metaph.)</fld> <def>The doctrine concerning those things of which we are necessarily ignorant.</def><br/
14414[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14414[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14415 14415
14416<p>\'d8<hw>Ag*no"men</hw> <pr>(<acr/g*n<omac/"m<ecr/n)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>nomen</ets> name.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; <as>as, Publius Caius Scipio <examp>Africanus</examp></as>.</def><br/ 14416<p><hw>Ag*no"men</hw> <pr>(<acr/g*n<omac/"m<ecr/n)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.; <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>nomen</ets> name.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>An additional or fourth name given by the Romans, on account of some remarkable exploit or event; <as>as, Publius Caius Scipio <examp>Africanus</examp></as>.</def><br/
14417[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14417[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14418 14418
14419<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name; <as>as, Aristides <examp>the Just</examp></as>.</def><br/ 14419<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>An additional name, or an epithet appended to a name; <as>as, Aristides <examp>the Just</examp></as>.</def><br/
@@ -14441,19 +14441,19 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14441<p><hw>Ag*nos"ti*cism</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>That doctrine which, professing ignorance, neither asserts nor denies.</def> <specif>Specifically:</specif> <fld>(Theol.)</fld> <def>The doctrine that the existence of a personal Deity, an unseen world, etc., can be neither proved nor disproved, because of the necessary limits of the human mind (as sometimes charged upon Hamilton and Mansel), or because of the insufficiency of the evidence furnished by physical and physical data, to warrant a positive conclusion (as taught by the school of Herbert Spencer); -- opposed alike dogmatic skepticism and to dogmatic theism.</def><br/ 14441<p><hw>Ag*nos"ti*cism</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>That doctrine which, professing ignorance, neither asserts nor denies.</def> <specif>Specifically:</specif> <fld>(Theol.)</fld> <def>The doctrine that the existence of a personal Deity, an unseen world, etc., can be neither proved nor disproved, because of the necessary limits of the human mind (as sometimes charged upon Hamilton and Mansel), or because of the insufficiency of the evidence furnished by physical and physical data, to warrant a positive conclusion (as taught by the school of Herbert Spencer); -- opposed alike dogmatic skepticism and to dogmatic theism.</def><br/
14442[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14442[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14443 14443
14444<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"nus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> E. <plw>Agnuses</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; L. <plw>Agni</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a lamb.]</ety> <def>Agnus Dei.</def><br/ 14444<p><hw>Ag"nus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> E. <plw>Agnuses</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; L. <plw>Agni</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a lamb.]</ety> <def>Agnus Dei.</def><br/
14445[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14445[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14446 14446
14447<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"nus cas"tus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[Gr. <?/ a willowlike tree, used at a religious festival; confused with <?/ holy, chaste.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A species of <gen>Vitex</gen> (<spn>Vitex agnus castus</spn>); the chaste tree.</def> <rj><au>Loudon.</au></rj><br/ 14447<p><hw>Ag"nus cas"tus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[Gr. <?/ a willowlike tree, used at a religious festival; confused with <?/ holy, chaste.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A species of <gen>Vitex</gen> (<spn>Vitex agnus castus</spn>); the chaste tree.</def> <rj><au>Loudon.</au></rj><br/
14448[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14448[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14449 14449
14450<p><q>And wreaths of <qex>agnus castus</qex> others bore.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj><br/ 14450<p><q>And wreaths of <qex>agnus castus</qex> others bore.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj><br/
14451[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14451[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14452 14452
14453<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"nus De"i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., lamb of God.]</ety> <fld>(R. C. Ch.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A figure of a lamb bearing a cross or flag.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A cake of wax stamped with such a figure. It is made from the remains of the paschal candles and blessed by the Pope.</def> <sd>(c)</sd> <def>A triple prayer in the sacrifice of the Mass, beginning with the words \'bd<xex>Agnus Dei</xex>.\'b8</def><br/ 14453<p><hw>Ag"nus De"i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., lamb of God.]</ety> <fld>(R. C. Ch.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A figure of a lamb bearing a cross or flag.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A cake of wax stamped with such a figure. It is made from the remains of the paschal candles and blessed by the Pope.</def> <sd>(c)</sd> <def>A triple prayer in the sacrifice of the Mass, beginning with the words \'bd<xex>Agnus Dei</xex>.\'b8</def><br/
14454[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14454[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14455 14455
14456<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"nus Scyth"i*cus</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>. <ety>[L., Scythian lamb.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The Scythian lamb, a kind of woolly-skinned rootstock. See <er>Barometz</er>.</def><br/ 14456<p><hw>Ag"nus Scyth"i*cus</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>. <ety>[L., Scythian lamb.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The Scythian lamb, a kind of woolly-skinned rootstock. See <er>Barometz</er>.</def><br/
14457[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 14457[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
14458 14458
14459<p><hw>A*go"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a. & adv.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>ago</ets>, <ets>agon</ets>, p. p. of <ets>agon</ets> to go away, pass by, AS. <ets>\'beg\'ben</ets> to pass away; <ets>\'be-</ets> (cf. Goth. <ets>us-</ets>, Ger. <ets>er-</ets>, orig. meaning <ets>out</ets>) + <ets>g\'ben</ets> to go. See <er>Go</er>.]</ety> <def>Past; gone by; since; <as>as, ten years <ex>ago</ex>; gone long <ex>ago</ex>.</as></def><br/ 14459<p><hw>A*go"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a. & adv.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>ago</ets>, <ets>agon</ets>, p. p. of <ets>agon</ets> to go away, pass by, AS. <ets>\'beg\'ben</ets> to pass away; <ets>\'be-</ets> (cf. Goth. <ets>us-</ets>, Ger. <ets>er-</ets>, orig. meaning <ets>out</ets>) + <ets>g\'ben</ets> to go. See <er>Go</er>.]</ety> <def>Past; gone by; since; <as>as, ten years <ex>ago</ex>; gone long <ex>ago</ex>.</as></def><br/
@@ -14468,7 +14468,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14468<p><hw>A*go"ing</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + p. pr. of <ets>go</ets>.]</ety> <def>In motion; in the act of going; <as>as, to set a mill <ex>agoing</ex></as>.</def><br/ 14468<p><hw>A*go"ing</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + p. pr. of <ets>go</ets>.]</ety> <def>In motion; in the act of going; <as>as, to set a mill <ex>agoing</ex></as>.</def><br/
14469[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14469[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14470 14470
14471<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agones</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Gr. <?/, fr. <?/ to lead.]</ety> <fld>(Gr. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A contest for a prize at the public games.</def><br/ 14471<p><hw>Ag"on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Agones</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Gr. <?/, fr. <?/ to lead.]</ety> <fld>(Gr. Antiq.)</fld> <def>A contest for a prize at the public games.</def><br/
14472[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14472[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14473 14473
14474<p><hw>A*gone"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a. & adv.</pos> <def>Ago.</def> <mark>[Archaic & Poet.]</mark><br/ 14474<p><hw>A*gone"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a. & adv.</pos> <def>Ago.</def> <mark>[Archaic & Poet.]</mark><br/
@@ -14562,13 +14562,13 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14562<p><hw>A*good</hw> <pr>(<adot/*g<oocr/d")</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>good</ets>.]</ety> <def>In earnest; heartily.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> \'bdI made her weep <xex>agood</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/ 14562<p><hw>A*good</hw> <pr>(<adot/*g<oocr/d")</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>good</ets>.]</ety> <def>In earnest; heartily.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> \'bdI made her weep <xex>agood</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/
14563[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14563[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14564 14564
14565<p>\'d8<hw>Ag"o*ra</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<osl/*r<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'agora`</grk>.]</ety> <def>An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.</def><br/ 14565<p><hw>Ag"o*ra</hw> <pr>(<acr/g"<osl/*r<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'agora`</grk>.]</ety> <def>An assembly; hence, the place of assembly, especially the market place, in an ancient Greek city.</def><br/
14566[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14566[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14567 14567
14568<p>\'d8<hw>A*gou"a*ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The crab-eating raccoon (<spn>Procyon cancrivorus</spn>), found in the tropical parts of America.</def><br/ 14568<p><hw>A*gou"a*ra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The crab-eating raccoon (<spn>Procyon cancrivorus</spn>), found in the tropical parts of America.</def><br/
14569[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14569[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14570 14570
14571<p>\'d8<hw>A*gou"ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A small insectivorous mammal (<spn>Solenodon paradoxus</spn>), allied to the moles, found only in Haiti.</def><br/ 14571<p><hw>A*gou"ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A small insectivorous mammal (<spn>Solenodon paradoxus</spn>), allied to the moles, found only in Haiti.</def><br/
14572[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14572[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14573 14573
14574<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*gou"ti</hw>, <hw>A*gou"ty</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(<adot/*g<oomac/"t<icr/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>agouti</ets>, <ets>acouti</ets>, Sp. <ets>aguti</ets>, fr. native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A rodent of the genus <gen>Dasyprocta</gen>, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common species is the <spn>Dasyprocta agouti</spn>.</def><br/ 14574<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*gou"ti</hw>, <hw>A*gou"ty</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(<adot/*g<oomac/"t<icr/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>agouti</ets>, <ets>acouti</ets>, Sp. <ets>aguti</ets>, fr. native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A rodent of the genus <gen>Dasyprocta</gen>, about the size of a rabbit, peculiar to South America and the West Indies. The most common species is the <spn>Dasyprocta agouti</spn>.</def><br/
@@ -14592,7 +14592,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14592<p><hw>A*gram"ma*tist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ illiterate; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ letters, fr. <?/ to write.]</ety> <def>A illiterate person.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Bailey.</au></rj><br/ 14592<p><hw>A*gram"ma*tist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ illiterate; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ letters, fr. <?/ to write.]</ety> <def>A illiterate person.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Bailey.</au></rj><br/
14593[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14593[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14594 14594
14595<p>\'d8<hw>A*graph"i*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to write.]</ety> <def>The absence or loss of the power of expressing ideas by written signs. It is one form of aphasia.</def><br/ 14595<p><hw>A*graph"i*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ to write.]</ety> <def>The absence or loss of the power of expressing ideas by written signs. It is one form of aphasia.</def><br/
14596[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14596[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14597 14597
14598<p><hw>A*graph"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Characterized by agraphia.</def><br/ 14598<p><hw>A*graph"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Characterized by agraphia.</def><br/
@@ -14843,7 +14843,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14843<p><hw>agrology</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>the science of soils in relation to crops.</def><br/ 14843<p><hw>agrology</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>the science of soils in relation to crops.</def><br/
14844[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 14844[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
14845 14845
14846<p>\'d8<hw>A"grom</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A disease occurring in Bengal and other parts of the East Indies, in which the tongue chaps and cleaves.</def><br/ 14846<p><hw>A"grom</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A disease occurring in Bengal and other parts of the East Indies, in which the tongue chaps and cleaves.</def><br/
14847[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14847[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14848 14848
14849<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ag`ro*nom"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ag`ro*nom"ic*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>agronomique</ets>.]</ety> <def>Pertaining to agronomy, of the management of farms.</def><br/ 14849<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ag`ro*nom"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ag`ro*nom"ic*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>agronomique</ets>.]</ety> <def>Pertaining to agronomy, of the management of farms.</def><br/
@@ -14868,7 +14868,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14868<syn><b>Syn. --</b> genus <gen>Agrostemma</gen>.</syn><br/ 14868<syn><b>Syn. --</b> genus <gen>Agrostemma</gen>.</syn><br/
14869[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 14869[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
14870 14870
14871<p>\'d8<hw>A*gros"tis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>A genus of grasses, including species called in common language <xex>bent grass</xex>. Some of them, as redtop (<spn>Agrostis vulgaris</spn>), are valuable pasture grasses.</def><br/ 14871<p><hw>A*gros"tis</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>A genus of grasses, including species called in common language <xex>bent grass</xex>. Some of them, as redtop (<spn>Agrostis vulgaris</spn>), are valuable pasture grasses.</def><br/
14872[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14872[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14873 14873
14874<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*gros`to*graph"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A*gros`to*graph"ic*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>agrostographique</ets>.]</ety> <def>Pertaining to agrostography.</def><br/ 14874<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*gros`to*graph"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A*gros`to*graph"ic*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>agrostographique</ets>.]</ety> <def>Pertaining to agrostography.</def><br/
@@ -14895,7 +14895,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
14895<p><hw>Ag`ryp*not"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ sleepless; <?/ to chase, search for + <?/ sleep: cf. F. <ets>agrypnotique</ets>.]</ety> <def>Anything which prevents sleep, or produces wakefulness, as strong tea or coffee.</def><br/ 14895<p><hw>Ag`ryp*not"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ sleepless; <?/ to chase, search for + <?/ sleep: cf. F. <ets>agrypnotique</ets>.]</ety> <def>Anything which prevents sleep, or produces wakefulness, as strong tea or coffee.</def><br/
14896[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14896[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14897 14897
14898<p>\'d8<hw>A`guar*di*en"te</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., contr. of <ets>agua ardiente</ets> burning water (L. <ets>aqua</ets> water + <ets>ardens</ets> burning).]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A inferior brandy of Spain and Portugal.</def><br/ 14898<p><hw>A`guar*di*en"te</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., contr. of <ets>agua ardiente</ets> burning water (L. <ets>aqua</ets> water + <ets>ardens</ets> burning).]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A inferior brandy of Spain and Portugal.</def><br/
14899[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 14899[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
14900 14900
14901<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A strong alcoholic drink, especially pulque.</def> <mark>[Mexico and Spanish America.]</mark><br/ 14901<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A strong alcoholic drink, especially pulque.</def> <mark>[Mexico and Spanish America.]</mark><br/
@@ -15005,10 +15005,10 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
15005<p><hw>A*hoy"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>interj.</pos> <ety>[OE. a, interj. + <ets>hoy</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>A term used in hailing; <as>as, \'bdShip <ex>ahoy</ex></as>.\'b8</def><br/ 15005<p><hw>A*hoy"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>interj.</pos> <ety>[OE. a, interj. + <ets>hoy</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>A term used in hailing; <as>as, \'bdShip <ex>ahoy</ex></as>.\'b8</def><br/
15006[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15006[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15007 15007
15008<p>\'d8<hw>Ah"ri*man</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Per.]</ety> <def>The Evil Principle or Being of the ancient Persians; the Prince of Darkness as opposer to <xex>Ormuzd</xex>, the King of Light.</def><br/ 15008<p><hw>Ah"ri*man</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Per.]</ety> <def>The Evil Principle or Being of the ancient Persians; the Prince of Darkness as opposer to <xex>Ormuzd</xex>, the King of Light.</def><br/
15009[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15009[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15010 15010
15011<p>\'d8<hw>A"hu</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The Asiatic gazelle.</def><br/ 15011<p><hw>A"hu</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Native name.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The Asiatic gazelle.</def><br/
15012[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15012[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15013 15013
15014<p><hw>A*hull"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>hull</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See <er>Hull</er>, <pos>n.</pos></def><br/ 15014<p><hw>A*hull"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>hull</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <def>With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See <er>Hull</er>, <pos>n.</pos></def><br/
@@ -15020,7 +15020,7 @@ Cold sweat in clammy drops his limbs o'erspread.</q> <rj><qau>Dryden.</qau></rj>
15020<p><hw>A"i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Ais</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Braz. <ets>a\'8b</ets>, <ets>ha\'8b</ets>, from the animal's cry: cf. F. <ets>a\'8b</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The three-toed sloth (<spn>Bradypus tridactylus</spn>) of South America. See <er>Sloth</er>.</def><br/ 15020<p><hw>A"i</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Ais</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[Braz. <ets>a\'8b</ets>, <ets>ha\'8b</ets>, from the animal's cry: cf. F. <ets>a\'8b</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The three-toed sloth (<spn>Bradypus tridactylus</spn>) of South America. See <er>Sloth</er>.</def><br/
15021[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15021[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15022 15022
15023<p><mhw>\'d8<hw>Ai"blins</hw>, <hw>A"blins</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Able</er>.]</ety> <def>Perhaps; possibly.</def> <mark>[Scotch]</mark> <rj><au>Burns.</au></rj><br/ 15023<p><mhw><hw>Ai"blins</hw>, <hw>A"blins</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Able</er>.]</ety> <def>Perhaps; possibly.</def> <mark>[Scotch]</mark> <rj><au>Burns.</au></rj><br/
15024[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15024[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15025 15025
15026<p><hw>Aich's met"al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <def>A kind of gun metal, containing copper, zinc, and iron, but no tin.</def><br/ 15026<p><hw>Aich's met"al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <def>A kind of gun metal, containing copper, zinc, and iron, but no tin.</def><br/
@@ -15093,7 +15093,7 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15093<p><hw>Ai"gre</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[F. See <er>Eager</er>.]</ety> <def>Sour.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/ 15093<p><hw>Ai"gre</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[F. See <er>Eager</er>.]</ety> <def>Sour.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/
15094[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15094[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15095 15095
15096<p>\'d8<hw>Ai"gre*more</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. origin unknown.]</ety> <def>Charcoal prepared for making powder.</def><br/ 15096<p><hw>Ai"gre*more</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. origin unknown.]</ety> <def>Charcoal prepared for making powder.</def><br/
15097[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15097[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15098 15098
15099<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ai"gret</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ai*grette</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., a sort of white heron, with a tuft of feathers on its head; a tuft of feathers; dim. of the same word as <ets>heron</ets>. See <er>Heron</er>, and cf. <er>Egret</er>, <er>Egrette</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The small white European heron. See <er>Egret</er>.</def><br/ 15099<p><mhw>{ <hw>Ai"gret</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Ai*grette</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., a sort of white heron, with a tuft of feathers on its head; a tuft of feathers; dim. of the same word as <ets>heron</ets>. See <er>Heron</er>, and cf. <er>Egret</er>, <er>Egrette</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The small white European heron. See <er>Egret</er>.</def><br/
@@ -15105,7 +15105,7 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15105<p><sn>3.</sn> <def>A tuft like that of the egret.</def> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A feathery crown of seed; egret; <as>as, the <ex>aigrette</ex> or down of the dandelion or the thistle</as>.</def><br/ 15105<p><sn>3.</sn> <def>A tuft like that of the egret.</def> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A feathery crown of seed; egret; <as>as, the <ex>aigrette</ex> or down of the dandelion or the thistle</as>.</def><br/
15106[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15106[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15107 15107
15108<p>\'d8<hw>Ai`guille"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., a needle. See <er>Aglet</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A needle-shaped peak.</def><br/ 15108<p><hw>Ai`guille"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., a needle. See <er>Aglet</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A needle-shaped peak.</def><br/
15109[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15109[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15110 15110
15111<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.</def><br/ 15111<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>An instrument for boring holes, used in blasting.</def><br/
@@ -15161,7 +15161,7 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15161<p><hw>Ail"ment</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.</def> \'bdLittle <xex>ailments</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Landsdowne.</au></rj><br/ 15161<p><hw>Ail"ment</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.</def> \'bdLittle <xex>ailments</xex>.\'b8 <rj><au>Landsdowne.</au></rj><br/
15162[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15162[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15163 15163
15164<p>\'d8<hw>Ai`lu*roid"e*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/ cat + <ets>-oid</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.</def><br/ 15164<p><hw>Ai`lu*roid"e*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/ cat + <ets>-oid</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of the Carnivora, which includes the cats, civets, and hyenas.</def><br/
15165[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15165[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15166 15166
15167<p><hw>Ailuropodidae</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>in some classifications considered the family comprising the giant pandas.</def><br/ 15167<p><hw>Ailuropodidae</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>in some classifications considered the family comprising the giant pandas.</def><br/
@@ -15729,13 +15729,13 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15729<p><hw>A*jar"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>jar</ets>.]</ety> <def>In a state of discord; out of harmony; <as>as, he is <ex>ajar</ex> with the world</as>.</def><br/ 15729<p><hw>A*jar"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>jar</ets>.]</ety> <def>In a state of discord; out of harmony; <as>as, he is <ex>ajar</ex> with the world</as>.</def><br/
15730[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15730[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15731 15731
15732<p>\'d8<hw>Aj"a*va</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>See <er>Ajouan</er>.</def><br/ 15732<p><hw>Aj"a*va</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>See <er>Ajouan</er>.</def><br/
15733[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 15733[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
15734 15734
15735<p><hw>A*jog"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>jog</ets>.]</ety> <def>On the jog.</def><br/ 15735<p><hw>A*jog"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>jog</ets>.]</ety> <def>On the jog.</def><br/
15736[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15736[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15737 15737
15738<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Aj"ou*an</hw> \'d8<hw>Aj"ow*an</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <altsp>[Written also <asp>ajwain</asp>.]</altsp> <ety>[Prob. native name.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The fruit of <spn>Ammi Copticum</spn>, syn. <spn>Carum Ajowan</spn>, used both as a medicine and as a condiment. An oil containing thymol is extracted from it. Called also <altname>Javanee seed</altname>, <altname>Javanese seed</altname>, and <altname>ajava</altname>.</def><br/ 15738<p><mhw>{ <hw>Aj"ou*an</hw> <hw>Aj"ow*an</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <altsp>[Written also <asp>ajwain</asp>.]</altsp> <ety>[Prob. native name.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The fruit of <spn>Ammi Copticum</spn>, syn. <spn>Carum Ajowan</spn>, used both as a medicine and as a condiment. An oil containing thymol is extracted from it. Called also <altname>Javanee seed</altname>, <altname>Javanese seed</altname>, and <altname>ajava</altname>.</def><br/
15739[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 15739[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
15740 15740
15741<p><hw>a`jour`</hw> <pr>(<adot/`zh<oocr/r`)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets><agrave/ jour</ets>, open to day.]</ety> <def>of or pertaining to objects which are pierced or decorated with an openwork pattern.</def> <au>RHUD 1.3</au><br/ 15741<p><hw>a`jour`</hw> <pr>(<adot/`zh<oocr/r`)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets><agrave/ jour</ets>, open to day.]</ety> <def>of or pertaining to objects which are pierced or decorated with an openwork pattern.</def> <au>RHUD 1.3</au><br/
@@ -15780,7 +15780,7 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15780<p><note><hand/ This adjective is used only after the noun.</note><br/ 15780<p><note><hand/ This adjective is used only after the noun.</note><br/
15781[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15781[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15782 15782
15783<p>\'d8<hw>Ak`i*ne"si*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ quiescence; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ motion.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Paralysis of the motor nerves; loss of movement.</def> <rj><au>Foster.</au></rj><br/ 15783<p><hw>Ak`i*ne"si*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ quiescence; <grk>'a</grk> priv. + <?/ motion.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Paralysis of the motor nerves; loss of movement.</def> <rj><au>Foster.</au></rj><br/
15784[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15784[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15785 15785
15786<p><hw>Ak`i*ne"sic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to akinesia.</def><br/ 15786<p><hw>Ak`i*ne"sic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to akinesia.</def><br/
@@ -15811,7 +15811,7 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15811<p><hw>al-</hw>. <pos>prefix.</pos> <sd>(a)</sd> <ety>[AS. <ets>eal</ets>.]</ety> <def>All; wholly; completely; <as>as, <ex>al</ex>mighty, <ex>al</ex>most</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <ety>[L. <ets>ad</ets>.]</ety> <def>To; at; on; -- in OF. shortened to <xex>a-</xex>. See <er>ad-</er>.</def> <sd>(c)</sd> <def>The Arabic definite article answering to the English <it>the</it>; <as>as, <ex>Al</ex>koran, <it>the</it> Koran or <it>the</it> Book; <ex>al</ex>chemy, <it>the</it> chemistry.</as></def><br/ 15811<p><hw>al-</hw>. <pos>prefix.</pos> <sd>(a)</sd> <ety>[AS. <ets>eal</ets>.]</ety> <def>All; wholly; completely; <as>as, <ex>al</ex>mighty, <ex>al</ex>most</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <ety>[L. <ets>ad</ets>.]</ety> <def>To; at; on; -- in OF. shortened to <xex>a-</xex>. See <er>ad-</er>.</def> <sd>(c)</sd> <def>The Arabic definite article answering to the English <it>the</it>; <as>as, <ex>Al</ex>koran, <it>the</it> Koran or <it>the</it> Book; <ex>al</ex>chemy, <it>the</it> chemistry.</as></def><br/
15812[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15812[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15813 15813
15814<p>\'d8<hw>a"la</hw> <pr>(<amac/"l<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Al\'91</plw> <pr>(<amac/"l<emac/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a wing.]</ety> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>A winglike organ, or part.</def><br/ 15814<p><hw>a"la</hw> <pr>(<amac/"l<adot/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Al\'91</plw> <pr>(<amac/"l<emac/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., a wing.]</ety> <fld>(Biol.)</fld> <def>A winglike organ, or part.</def><br/
15815[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15815[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15816 15816
15817<p><hw>Alabaman</hw> <pos>prop. n.</pos> <def>A native or resident of Alabama.</def><br/ 15817<p><hw>Alabaman</hw> <pos>prop. n.</pos> <def>A native or resident of Alabama.</def><br/
@@ -15837,7 +15837,7 @@ Appear and <qex>aid</qex> me in this enterprise.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><b
15837<p><hw>Al`a*bas"trine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Of, pertaining to, or like, alabaster; <as>as <ex>alabastrine</ex> limbs</as>.</def><br/ 15837<p><hw>Al`a*bas"trine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Of, pertaining to, or like, alabaster; <as>as <ex>alabastrine</ex> limbs</as>.</def><br/
15838[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15838[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15839 15839
15840<p>\'d8<hw>Al`a*bas"trum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Alabastra</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A flower bud.</def> <rj><au>Gray.</au></rj><br/ 15840<p><hw>Al`a*bas"trum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Alabastra</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A flower bud.</def> <rj><au>Gray.</au></rj><br/
15841[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15841[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15842 15842
15843<p><hw>A*lack"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>interj.</pos> <ety>[Prob. from <ets>ah! lack!</ets> OE. <ets>lak</ets> loss, failure, misfortune. See <er>Lack</er>.]</ety> <def>An exclamation expressive of sorrow.</def> <mark>[Archaic. or Poet.]</mark> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/ 15843<p><hw>A*lack"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>interj.</pos> <ety>[Prob. from <ets>ah! lack!</ets> OE. <ets>lak</ets> loss, failure, misfortune. See <er>Lack</er>.]</ety> <def>An exclamation expressive of sorrow.</def> <mark>[Archaic. or Poet.]</mark> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/
@@ -15874,13 +15874,13 @@ Nor cheer of mind that I was wont to have.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau></rj><br/
15874<p><hw>A*lad"in*ist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <etsep>Aladin</etsep>, for Ala Eddin, <it>i. e.</it>, height of religion, a learned divine under Mohammed II. and Bajazet II.]</ety> <def>One of a sect of freethinkers among the Mohammedans.</def><br/ 15874<p><hw>A*lad"in*ist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <etsep>Aladin</etsep>, for Ala Eddin, <it>i. e.</it>, height of religion, a learned divine under Mohammed II. and Bajazet II.]</ety> <def>One of a sect of freethinkers among the Mohammedans.</def><br/
15875[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15875[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15876 15876
15877<p>\'d8<hw>A*la"li*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/ priv. + <?/ a talking; cf. <?/ speechless.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Inability to utter articulate sounds, due either to paralysis of the larynx or to that form of aphasia, called <xex>motor</xex>, or <xex>ataxis</xex>, <xex>aphasia</xex>, due to loss of control of the muscles of speech.</def><br/ 15877<p><hw>A*la"li*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/ priv. + <?/ a talking; cf. <?/ speechless.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Inability to utter articulate sounds, due either to paralysis of the larynx or to that form of aphasia, called <xex>motor</xex>, or <xex>ataxis</xex>, <xex>aphasia</xex>, due to loss of control of the muscles of speech.</def><br/
15878[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 15878[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
15879 15879
15880<p><mhw><hw>Al`a*lon"ga</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, or <hw>Al`i*lon"ghi</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The tunny. See <er>Albicore</er>.</def><br/ 15880<p><mhw><hw>Al`a*lon"ga</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, or <hw>Al`i*lon"ghi</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The tunny. See <er>Albicore</er>.</def><br/
15881[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15881[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15882 15882
15883<p>\'d8<hw>A`la*mi"re</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Compounded of <ets>a la mi re</ets>, names of notes in the musical scale.]</ety> <def>The lowest note but one in Guido Aretino's scale of music.</def><br/ 15883<p><hw>A`la*mi"re</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Compounded of <ets>a la mi re</ets>, names of notes in the musical scale.]</ety> <def>The lowest note but one in Guido Aretino's scale of music.</def><br/
15884[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 15884[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
15885 15885
15886<p><hw>Al`a*mo*dal"i*ty</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The quality of being <xex>\'85 la mode</xex>; conformity to the mode or fashion; fashionableness.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Southey.</au></rj><br/ 15886<p><hw>Al`a*mo*dal"i*ty</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The quality of being <xex>\'85 la mode</xex>; conformity to the mode or fashion; fashionableness.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Southey.</au></rj><br/
@@ -16009,7 +16009,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16009<p><mhw>{ <hw>A"late</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A"la*ted</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>alatus</ets>, from <ets>ala</ets> wing.]</ety> <def>Winged; having wings, or side appendages like wings.</def><br/ 16009<p><mhw>{ <hw>A"late</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A"la*ted</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>alatus</ets>, from <ets>ala</ets> wing.]</ety> <def>Winged; having wings, or side appendages like wings.</def><br/
16010[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16010[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16011 16011
16012<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"a*tern</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, \'d8<hw>Al`a*ter"nus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>ala</ets> wing + <ets>terni</ets> three each.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>An ornamental evergreen shrub (<spn>Rhamnus alaternus</spn>) belonging to the buckthorns.</def><br/ 16012<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"a*tern</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al`a*ter"nus</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>ala</ets> wing + <ets>terni</ets> three each.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>An ornamental evergreen shrub (<spn>Rhamnus alaternus</spn>) belonging to the buckthorns.</def><br/
16013[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16013[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16014 16014
16015<p><hw>A*la"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. L. <ets>alatus</ets> winged.]</ety> <def>The state of being winged.</def><br/ 16015<p><hw>A*la"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. L. <ets>alatus</ets> winged.]</ety> <def>The state of being winged.</def><br/
@@ -16030,7 +16030,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16030<p><hw>Al*ba"ni*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Of or pertaining to Albania, a province of Turkey.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A native of Albania.</def></def2><br/ 16030<p><hw>Al*ba"ni*an</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Of or pertaining to Albania, a province of Turkey.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A native of Albania.</def></def2><br/
16031[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16031[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16032 16032
16033<p>\'d8<hw>Al*ba"ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>albatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>albare</ets> to make white, fr. <ets>albus</ets> white.]</ety> <def>A white metallic alloy; which is made into spoons, forks, teapots, etc. British plate or German silver. See <cref>German silver</cref>, under <er>German</er>.</def><br/ 16033<p><hw>Al*ba"ta</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>albatus</ets>, p. p. of <ets>albare</ets> to make white, fr. <ets>albus</ets> white.]</ety> <def>A white metallic alloy; which is made into spoons, forks, teapots, etc. British plate or German silver. See <cref>German silver</cref>, under <er>German</er>.</def><br/
16034[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16034[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16035 16035
16036<p><hw>Al"ba*tross</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Corrupt. fr. Pg. <ets>alcatraz</ets> cormorant, albatross, or Sp. <ets>alcatraz</ets> a pelican: cf. Pg. <ets>alcatruz</ets>, Sp. <ets>arcaduz</ets>, a bucket, fr. Ar. <ets>al-q\'bedus</ets> the bucket, fr. Gr. <grk>ka`dos</grk>, a water vessel. So an Arabic term for <ets>pelican</ets> is <ets>water-carrier</ets>, as a bird carrying water in its pouch.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A web-footed bird, of the genus <gen>Diomedea</gen>, of which there are several species. They are the largest of sea birds, capable of long-continued flight, and are often seen at great distances from the land. They are found chiefly in the southern hemisphere.</def><br/ 16036<p><hw>Al"ba*tross</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Corrupt. fr. Pg. <ets>alcatraz</ets> cormorant, albatross, or Sp. <ets>alcatraz</ets> a pelican: cf. Pg. <ets>alcatruz</ets>, Sp. <ets>arcaduz</ets>, a bucket, fr. Ar. <ets>al-q\'bedus</ets> the bucket, fr. Gr. <grk>ka`dos</grk>, a water vessel. So an Arabic term for <ets>pelican</ets> is <ets>water-carrier</ets>, as a bird carrying water in its pouch.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A web-footed bird, of the genus <gen>Diomedea</gen>, of which there are several species. They are the largest of sea birds, capable of long-continued flight, and are often seen at great distances from the land. They are found chiefly in the southern hemisphere.</def><br/
@@ -16042,7 +16042,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16042<p><q><qex>Albe</qex> Clarissa were their chiefest founderess.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/ 16042<p><q><qex>Albe</qex> Clarissa were their chiefest founderess.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/
16043[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16043[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16044 16044
16045<p>\'d8<hw>Al*be"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>albus</ets> white.]</ety> <def>Whiteness.</def> <specif>Specifically:</specif> <fld>(Astron.)</fld> <def>The ratio which the light reflected from an unpolished surface bears to the total light falling upon that surface.</def><br/ 16045<p><hw>Al*be"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>albus</ets> white.]</ety> <def>Whiteness.</def> <specif>Specifically:</specif> <fld>(Astron.)</fld> <def>The ratio which the light reflected from an unpolished surface bears to the total light falling upon that surface.</def><br/
16046[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16046[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16047 16047
16048<p><hw>Al`be"it</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>conj.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>al be</ets> although it be, where <ets>al</ets> is our <ets>all</ets>. Cf. <er>Although</er>.]</ety> <def>Even though; although; notwithstanding.</def> <rj><au>Chaucer.</au></rj><br/ 16048<p><hw>Al`be"it</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>conj.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>al be</ets> although it be, where <ets>al</ets> is our <ets>all</ets>. Cf. <er>Although</er>.]</ety> <def>Even though; although; notwithstanding.</def> <rj><au>Chaucer.</au></rj><br/
@@ -16078,7 +16078,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16078<p><hw>Al`bi*fi*ca"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>albification</ets>: L. <ets>albus</ets> white + <ets>ficare</ets> (only in comp.), <ets>facere</ets>, to make.]</ety> <def>The act or process of making white.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 16078<p><hw>Al`bi*fi*ca"tion</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Cf. F. <ets>albification</ets>: L. <ets>albus</ets> white + <ets>ficare</ets> (only in comp.), <ets>facere</ets>, to make.]</ety> <def>The act or process of making white.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
16079[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16079[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16080 16080
16081<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al`bi*gen"ses</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, \'d8<hw>Al`bi`geois"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Albi</ets> and <ets>Albigeois</ets>, a town and its district in the south of France, in which the sect abounded.]</ety> <fld>(Eccl. Hist.)</fld> <def>A sect of reformers opposed to the church of Rome in the 12th centuries.</def><br/ 16081<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al`bi*gen"ses</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al`bi`geois"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>Albi</ets> and <ets>Albigeois</ets>, a town and its district in the south of France, in which the sect abounded.]</ety> <fld>(Eccl. Hist.)</fld> <def>A sect of reformers opposed to the church of Rome in the 12th centuries.</def><br/
16082[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16082[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16083 16083
16084<p><note>The Albigenses were a branch of the <xex>Catharists</xex> (the pure). They were exterminated by crusades and the Inquisition. They were distinct from the Waldenses.</note><br/ 16084<p><note>The Albigenses were a branch of the <xex>Catharists</xex> (the pure). They were exterminated by crusades and the Inquisition. They were distinct from the Waldenses.</note><br/
@@ -16124,7 +16124,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16124<p><hw>Al"bo*lith</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>albus</ets> white + <ets>-lith</ets>.]</ety> <def>A kind of plastic cement, or artificial stone, consisting chiefly of magnesia and silica; -- called also <altname>albolite</altname>.</def><br/ 16124<p><hw>Al"bo*lith</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>albus</ets> white + <ets>-lith</ets>.]</ety> <def>A kind of plastic cement, or artificial stone, consisting chiefly of magnesia and silica; -- called also <altname>albolite</altname>.</def><br/
16125[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16125[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16126 16126
16127<p>\'d8<hw>Al"bo*rak</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. <ets>al-bur\'beq</ets>, fr. <ets>baraqa</ets> to flash, shine.]</ety> <def>The imaginary milk-white animal on which Mohammed was said to have been carried up to heaven; a white mule.</def><br/ 16127<p><hw>Al"bo*rak</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. <ets>al-bur\'beq</ets>, fr. <ets>baraqa</ets> to flash, shine.]</ety> <def>The imaginary milk-white animal on which Mohammed was said to have been carried up to heaven; a white mule.</def><br/
16128[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16128[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16129 16129
16130<p><hw>Alb Sunday</hw>. <fld>(Eccl.)</fld> <def>The first Sunday after Easter Sunday, properly <altname>Albless Sunday</altname>, because in the early church those who had been baptized on Easter eve laid aside on the following Saturday their white albs which had been put on after baptism.</def><br/ 16130<p><hw>Alb Sunday</hw>. <fld>(Eccl.)</fld> <def>The first Sunday after Easter Sunday, properly <altname>Albless Sunday</altname>, because in the early church those who had been baptized on Easter eve laid aside on the following Saturday their white albs which had been put on after baptism.</def><br/
@@ -16140,7 +16140,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16140<p><hw>Al`bu*gin"e*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Albugo</er>.]</ety> <def>Of the nature of, or resembling, the white of the eye, or of an egg; albuminous; -- a term applied to textures, humors, etc., which are perfectly white.</def><br/ 16140<p><hw>Al`bu*gin"e*ous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Albugo</er>.]</ety> <def>Of the nature of, or resembling, the white of the eye, or of an egg; albuminous; -- a term applied to textures, humors, etc., which are perfectly white.</def><br/
16141[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16141[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16142 16142
16143<p>\'d8<hw>Al*bu"go</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Albugines</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., whiteness, fr. <ets>albus</ets> white.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Same as <er>Leucoma</er>.</def><br/ 16143<p><hw>Al*bu"go</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Albugines</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., whiteness, fr. <ets>albus</ets> white.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Same as <er>Leucoma</er>.</def><br/
16144[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16144[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16145 16145
16146<p><hw>Albula</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a genus of fish, the type and sole genus of the family <fam>Albulidae</fam>.</def><br/ 16146<p><hw>Albula</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a genus of fish, the type and sole genus of the family <fam>Albulidae</fam>.</def><br/
@@ -16172,7 +16172,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16172<p><hw>Al*bu"men*ize</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Albumenized</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Albumenizing</conjf>.]</vmorph> <def>To cover or saturate with albumen; to coat or treat with an albuminous solution; <as>as, to <ex>albumenize</ex> paper</as>.</def><br/ 16172<p><hw>Al*bu"men*ize</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Albumenized</conjf> <pr>(<?/)</pr>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Albumenizing</conjf>.]</vmorph> <def>To cover or saturate with albumen; to coat or treat with an albuminous solution; <as>as, to <ex>albumenize</ex> paper</as>.</def><br/
16173[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16173[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16174 16174
16175<p>\'d8<hw>Al"bum Gr\'91"cum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., Greek white.]</ety> <def>Dung of dogs or hyenas, which becomes white by exposure to air. It is used in dressing leather, and was formerly used in medicine.</def><br/ 16175<p><hw>Al"bum Gr\'91"cum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., Greek white.]</ety> <def>Dung of dogs or hyenas, which becomes white by exposure to air. It is used in dressing leather, and was formerly used in medicine.</def><br/
16176[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16176[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16177 16177
16178<p><hw>Al*bu"min</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A thick, viscous nitrogenous substance, which is the chief and characteristic constituent of white of eggs and of the serum of blood, and is found in other animal substances, both fluid and solid, also in many plants. It is soluble in water and is coagulated by heat and by certain chemical reagents.</def><-- = protein --><br/ 16178<p><hw>Al*bu"min</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A thick, viscous nitrogenous substance, which is the chief and characteristic constituent of white of eggs and of the serum of blood, and is found in other animal substances, both fluid and solid, also in many plants. It is soluble in water and is coagulated by heat and by certain chemical reagents.</def><-- = protein --><br/
@@ -16205,7 +16205,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16205<p><hw>Al*bu"mi*nose`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A diffusible substance formed from albumin by the action of natural or artificial gastric juice. See <er>Peptone</er>.</def><br/ 16205<p><hw>Al*bu"mi*nose`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A diffusible substance formed from albumin by the action of natural or artificial gastric juice. See <er>Peptone</er>.</def><br/
16206[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16206[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16207 16207
16208<p>\'d8<hw>Al*bu`mi*no"sis</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. E. <ets>albumin</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A morbid condition due to excessive increase of albuminous elements in the blood.</def><br/ 16208<p><hw>Al*bu`mi*no"sis</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. E. <ets>albumin</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A morbid condition due to excessive increase of albuminous elements in the blood.</def><br/
16209[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 16209[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
16210 16210
16211<p><-- *note* this term is used in this dictionary in the sense now expressed as "proteinaceous" --> 16211<p><-- *note* this term is used in this dictionary in the sense now expressed as "proteinaceous" -->
@@ -16215,7 +16215,7 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16215<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>proteinaceous; containing or composed of protein.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Al*bu"mi*nous*ness</wf>, <pos>n.</pos></wordforms><br/ 16215<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>proteinaceous; containing or composed of protein.</def> -- <wordforms><wf>Al*bu"mi*nous*ness</wf>, <pos>n.</pos></wordforms><br/
16216[<source>PJC</source>]</p> 16216[<source>PJC</source>]</p>
16217 16217
16218<p>\'d8<hw>Al*bu`mi*nu"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. L. <ets>albumen</ets> + Gr. <?/ urine.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A morbid condition in which albumin is present in the urine.</def><br/ 16218<p><hw>Al*bu`mi*nu"ri*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. L. <ets>albumen</ets> + Gr. <?/ urine.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A morbid condition in which albumin is present in the urine.</def><br/
16219[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16219[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16220 16220
16221<p><hw>Al"bu*mose`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>albumin</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A compound or class of compounds formed from albumin by dilute acids or by an acid solution of pepsin. Used also in combination, as anti<xex>albumose</xex>, hemi<xex>albumose</xex>.</def><br/ 16221<p><hw>Al"bu*mose`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[From <ets>albumin</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A compound or class of compounds formed from albumin by dilute acids or by an acid solution of pepsin. Used also in combination, as anti<xex>albumose</xex>, hemi<xex>albumose</xex>.</def><br/
@@ -16242,39 +16242,39 @@ On the <qex>alarmed</qex> air.</q> <rj><qau>Longfellow.</qau></rj><br/
16242<p><hw>Al*ca"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Alca\'8bcus</ets>, Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Pertaining to Alc\'91us, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 <sc>b. c.</sc></def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A kind of verse, so called from Alc\'91us. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.</def></def2><br/ 16242<p><hw>Al*ca"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>Alca\'8bcus</ets>, Gr. <?/.]</ety> <def>Pertaining to Alc\'91us, a lyric poet of Mitylene, about 6000 <sc>b. c.</sc></def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A kind of verse, so called from Alc\'91us. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.</def></def2><br/
16243[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16243[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16244 16244
16245<p><mhw>\'d8<hw>Al*caid"</hw>, <hw>Al*cayde"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alcaide</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-q\'be\'c6d</ets> governor, fr. <ets>q\'beda</ets> to lead, govern.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors.</def><br/ 16245<p><mhw><hw>Al*caid"</hw>, <hw>Al*cayde"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alcaide</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-q\'be\'c6d</ets> governor, fr. <ets>q\'beda</ets> to lead, govern.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A commander of a castle or fortress among the Spaniards, Portuguese, and Moors.</def><br/
16246[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16246[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16247 16247
16248<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The warden, or keeper of a jail.</def><br/ 16248<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>The warden, or keeper of a jail.</def><br/
16249[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16249[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16250 16250
16251<p>\'d8<hw>Al*cal"de</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alcalde</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-q\'bed\'c6</ets> judge, fr. <ets>qada</ets> to decide, judge. Hence, the <ets>cadi</ets> of the Turks. Cf. <er>Cadi</er>.]</ety> <def>A magistrate or judge in Spain and in Spanish America, etc.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/ 16251<p><hw>Al*cal"de</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alcalde</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-q\'bed\'c6</ets> judge, fr. <ets>qada</ets> to decide, judge. Hence, the <ets>cadi</ets> of the Turks. Cf. <er>Cadi</er>.]</ety> <def>A magistrate or judge in Spain and in Spanish America, etc.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/
16252[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16252[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16253 16253
16254<p><note><hand/ Sometimes confounded with <er>Alcaid</er>.</note><br/ 16254<p><note><hand/ Sometimes confounded with <er>Alcaid</er>.</note><br/
16255[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16255[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16256 16256
16257<p>\'d8<hw>Al`cal*di"a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>Alcald\'a1a</ets>.]</ety> <def>The jurisdiction or office of an alcalde; also, the building or chamber in which he conducts the business of his office.</def><br/ 16257<p><hw>Al`cal*di"a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>Alcald\'a1a</ets>.]</ety> <def>The jurisdiction or office of an alcalde; also, the building or chamber in which he conducts the business of his office.</def><br/
16258[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 16258[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
16259 16259
16260<p><hw>Al`ca*lim"e*ter</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Alkalimeter</er>.</def><br/ 16260<p><hw>Al`ca*lim"e*ter</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Alkalimeter</er>.</def><br/
16261[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16261[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16262 16262
16263<p>\'d8<hw>Al*can"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alcana</ets>, <ets>alhe<?/a</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-hinn\'be</ets>. See <er>Henna</er>, and cf. <er>Alkanet</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>An oriental shrub (<spn>Lawsonia inermis</spn>) from which henna is obtained.</def><br/ 16263<p><hw>Al*can"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alcana</ets>, <ets>alhe<?/a</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-hinn\'be</ets>. See <er>Henna</er>, and cf. <er>Alkanet</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>An oriental shrub (<spn>Lawsonia inermis</spn>) from which henna is obtained.</def><br/
16264[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16264[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16265 16265
16266<p>\'d8<hw>Al`car*ra"za</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Alcarrazas</plw>. <pr>(<?/)</pr></plu> <ety>[Sp., from Ar. <ets>al-kurr\'bez</ets> earthen vessel.]</ety> <def>A vessel of porous earthenware, used for cooling liquids by evaporation from the exterior surface.</def><br/ 16266<p><hw>Al`car*ra"za</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Alcarrazas</plw>. <pr>(<?/)</pr></plu> <ety>[Sp., from Ar. <ets>al-kurr\'bez</ets> earthen vessel.]</ety> <def>A vessel of porous earthenware, used for cooling liquids by evaporation from the exterior surface.</def><br/
16267[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16267[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16268 16268
16269<p><-- p. 37 --></p> 16269<p><-- p. 37 --></p>
16270 16270
16271<p>\'d8<hw>Al*cayde"</hw> <pr>(<acr/l*k<amac/d")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Alcaid</er>.</def><br/ 16271<p><hw>Al*cayde"</hw> <pr>(<acr/l*k<amac/d")</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Alcaid</er>.</def><br/
16272[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16272[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16273 16273
16274<p>\'d8<hw>Al*ca"zar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[ fr. Ar. <ets>al</ets> the + <ets>qacr</ets> (in pl.) a castle.]</ety> <def>A fortress; also, a royal palace.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/ 16274<p><hw>Al*ca"zar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[ fr. Ar. <ets>al</ets> the + <ets>qacr</ets> (in pl.) a castle.]</ety> <def>A fortress; also, a royal palace.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/
16275[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16275[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16276 16276
16277<p>\'d8<hw>Al*ce"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., equiv. to Gr. <?/. See <er>Halcyon</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (<spn>Alcedo ispida</spn>). See <er>Halcyon</er>.</def><br/ 16277<p><hw>Al*ce"do</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., equiv. to Gr. <?/. See <er>Halcyon</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of perching birds, including the European kingfisher (<spn>Alcedo ispida</spn>). See <er>Halcyon</er>.</def><br/
16278[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16278[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16279 16279
16280<p><hw>Alces</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a genus of elk or moose.</def><br/ 16280<p><hw>Alces</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <def>a genus of elk or moose.</def><br/
@@ -16324,7 +16324,7 @@ Gilding pale streams with heavenly <qex>alchemy</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
16324<p><mhw><hw>Al*chym"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos>, <hw>Al"chy*mist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>, <hw>Al`chy*mis"tic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos>, <hw>Al"chy*my</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos></mhw> <def>See <er>Alchemic</er>, <er>Alchemist</er>, <er>Alchemistic</er>, <er>Alchemy</er>.</def><br/ 16324<p><mhw><hw>Al*chym"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos>, <hw>Al"chy*mist</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>, <hw>Al`chy*mis"tic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos>, <hw>Al"chy*my</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos></mhw> <def>See <er>Alchemic</er>, <er>Alchemist</er>, <er>Alchemistic</er>, <er>Alchemy</er>.</def><br/
16325[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16325[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16326 16326
16327<p>\'d8<hw>Al"co</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A small South American dog, domesticated by the aborigines.</def><br/ 16327<p><hw>Al"co</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A small South American dog, domesticated by the aborigines.</def><br/
16328[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16328[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16329 16329
16330<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"co*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"co*hate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <def>Shortened forms of <er>Alcoholate</er>.</def><br/ 16330<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"co*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"co*hate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <def>Shortened forms of <er>Alcoholate</er>.</def><br/
@@ -16423,19 +16423,19 @@ Gilding pale streams with heavenly <qex>alchemy</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Shak.</qau><
16423<p><hw>Al"cy*on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Halcyon</er>.</def><br/ 16423<p><hw>Al"cy*on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Halcyon</er>.</def><br/
16424[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16424[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16425 16425
16426<p>\'d8<hw>Al`cy*o*na"ce*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of soft-bodied <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>, of which <gen>Alcyonium</gen> is the type. See <xex>Illust.</xex> under <er>Alcyonaria</er>.</def><br/ 16426<p><hw>Al`cy*o*na"ce*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of soft-bodied <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>, of which <gen>Alcyonium</gen> is the type. See <xex>Illust.</xex> under <er>Alcyonaria</er>.</def><br/
16427[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16427[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16428 16428
16429<p>\'d8<hw>Al`cy*o*na"ri*a</hw> <pr>(acr/l`s<icr/*<ocr/*n<amac/"r<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <pos>prop. n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the orders of Anthozoa. It includes the Alcyonacea, Pennatulacea, and Gorgonacea.</def><br/ 16429<p><hw>Al`cy*o*na"ri*a</hw> <pr>(acr/l`s<icr/*<ocr/*n<amac/"r<icr/*<adot/)</pr>, <pos>prop. n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>One of the orders of Anthozoa. It includes the Alcyonacea, Pennatulacea, and Gorgonacea.</def><br/
16430[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16430[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16431 16431
16432<p>\'d8<hw>Al*cy"o*nes</hw> <pr>(<acr/l*s<icr/*<ocr/*n<emac/z)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., pl. of <er>Alcyon</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The kingfishers.</def><br/ 16432<p><hw>Al*cy"o*nes</hw> <pr>(<acr/l*s<icr/*<ocr/*n<emac/z)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[L., pl. of <er>Alcyon</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The kingfishers.</def><br/
16433[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16433[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16434 16434
16435<p><hw>Al`cy*on"ic</hw> <pr>(<acr/l`s<icr/*<ocr/n"<icr/k)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>.</def><br/ 16435<p><hw>Al`cy*on"ic</hw> <pr>(<acr/l`s<icr/*<ocr/n"<icr/k)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>.</def><br/
16436[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16436[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16437 16437
16438<p>\'d8<hw>Al`cy*o"ni*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ a zo\'94phyte, so called from being like the halcyon's nest.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges.</def><br/ 16438<p><hw>Al`cy*o"ni*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ a zo\'94phyte, so called from being like the halcyon's nest.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A genus of fleshy Alcyonaria, its polyps somewhat resembling flowers with eight fringed rays. The term was also formerly used for certain species of sponges.</def><br/
16439[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16439[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16440 16440
16441<p><hw>Al"cy*o*noid</hw> <pr>(<acr/l"s<icr/*<osl/*noid)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'alkyo`nion</grk> + <ets>-oid</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Like or pertaining to the <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A zo\'94phyte of the order <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>.</def></def2><br/ 16441<p><hw>Al"cy*o*noid</hw> <pr>(<acr/l"s<icr/*<osl/*noid)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <grk>'alkyo`nion</grk> + <ets>-oid</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>Like or pertaining to the <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A zo\'94phyte of the order <ord>Alcyonaria</ord>.</def></def2><br/
@@ -16568,7 +16568,7 @@ Above the shiny Cassiopeia's chair.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/
16568<p><hw>Ale"cost`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Ale</ets> + L. <ets>costus</ets> an aromatic plant: cf. <er>Costmary</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.</def><br/ 16568<p><hw>Ale"cost`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[<ets>Ale</ets> + L. <ets>costus</ets> an aromatic plant: cf. <er>Costmary</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.</def><br/
16569[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16569[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16570 16570
16571<p>\'d8<hw>Al`ec*tor"i*des</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/ a cock.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of birds including the common fowl and the pheasants.</def><br/ 16571<p><hw>Al`ec*tor"i*des</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL., fr. Gr. <?/ a cock.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>A group of birds including the common fowl and the pheasants.</def><br/
16572[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16572[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16573 16573
16574<p><hw>A*lec`to*rom"a*chy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ cock + <?/ fight.]</ety> <def>Cockfighting.</def><br/ 16574<p><hw>A*lec`to*rom"a*chy</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ cock + <?/ fight.]</ety> <def>Cockfighting.</def><br/
@@ -16616,7 +16616,7 @@ Above the shiny Cassiopeia's chair.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/
16616<p><hw>Ale"-knight`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A pot companion.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 16616<p><hw>Ale"-knight`</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A pot companion.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
16617[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16617[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16618 16618
16619<p>\'d8<hw>Al"em</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Turk. <ets>'alem</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>'alam</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Mil.)</fld> <def>The imperial standard of the Turkish Empire.</def><br/ 16619<p><hw>Al"em</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Turk. <ets>'alem</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>'alam</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Mil.)</fld> <def>The imperial standard of the Turkish Empire.</def><br/
16620[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 16620[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
16621 16621
16622<p><hw>Al`e*man"nic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Belonging to the Alemanni, a confederacy of warlike German tribes.</def><br/ 16622<p><hw>Al`e*man"nic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Belonging to the Alemanni, a confederacy of warlike German tribes.</def><br/
@@ -16782,7 +16782,7 @@ Above the shiny Cassiopeia's chair.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/
16782That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau></rj><br/ 16782That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau></rj><br/
16783[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16783[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16784 16784
16785<p>\'d8<hw>A*lex"i*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; <ets>a-</ets> not + Gr. <?/ speech, fr. <?/ to speak, confused with L. <ets>legere</ets> to read.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>As used by some, inability to read aloud, due to brain disease.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>More commonly, inability, due to brain disease, to understand written or printed symbols although they can be seen, as in case of word blindness.</def><br/ 16785<p><hw>A*lex"i*a</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[NL.; <ets>a-</ets> not + Gr. <?/ speech, fr. <?/ to speak, confused with L. <ets>legere</ets> to read.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>As used by some, inability to read aloud, due to brain disease.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>More commonly, inability, due to brain disease, to understand written or printed symbols although they can be seen, as in case of word blindness.</def><br/
16786[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 16786[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
16787 16787
16788<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*lex`i*phar"mac</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A*lex`i*phar"ma*cal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a. & n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Alexipharmic</er>.]</ety> <def>Alexipharmic.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 16788<p><mhw>{ <hw>A*lex`i*phar"mac</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>A*lex`i*phar"ma*cal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a. & n.</pos> <ety>[See <er>Alexipharmic</er>.]</ety> <def>Alexipharmic.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -16803,7 +16803,7 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
16803<p><hw>A*lex`i*ter"ic</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ a remedy, an amulet: cf. F. <ets>alexit\'8are</ets>, LL. <ets>alexiterium</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general.</def> <rj><au>Brande & C.</au></rj><br/ 16803<p><hw>A*lex`i*ter"ic</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ a remedy, an amulet: cf. F. <ets>alexit\'8are</ets>, LL. <ets>alexiterium</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A preservative against contagious and infectious diseases, and the effects of poison in general.</def> <rj><au>Brande & C.</au></rj><br/
16804[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16804[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16805 16805
16806<p><mhw>\'d8<hw>Al"fa</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> or <hw>Al"fa grass"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A plant (<spn>Macrochloa tenacissima</spn>) of North Africa; also, its fiber, used in paper making.</def><br/ 16806<p><mhw><hw>Al"fa</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> or <hw>Al"fa grass"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr></mhw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>A plant (<spn>Macrochloa tenacissima</spn>) of North Africa; also, its fiber, used in paper making.</def><br/
16807[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16807[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16808 16808
16809<p><hw>Al*fal"fa</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The lucern (<spn>Medicago sativa</spn>), a leguminous plant having bluish purple cloverlike flowers, and cultivated for fodder; -- so called in California, Texas, etc.</def><br/ 16809<p><hw>Al*fal"fa</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The lucern (<spn>Medicago sativa</spn>), a leguminous plant having bluish purple cloverlike flowers, and cultivated for fodder; -- so called in California, Texas, etc.</def><br/
@@ -16812,28 +16812,28 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
16812<p><hw>Al"fe*nide</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Metal.)</fld> <def>An alloy of nickel and silver electroplated with silver.</def><br/ 16812<p><hw>Al"fe*nide</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Metal.)</fld> <def>An alloy of nickel and silver electroplated with silver.</def><br/
16813[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16813[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16814 16814
16815<p>\'d8<hw>Al*fe"res</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., fr. Ar. <ets>al-f\'bers</ets> knight.]</ety> <def>An ensign; a standard bearer.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>J. Fletcher.</au></rj><br/ 16815<p><hw>Al*fe"res</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., fr. Ar. <ets>al-f\'bers</ets> knight.]</ety> <def>An ensign; a standard bearer.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>J. Fletcher.</au></rj><br/
16816[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16816[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16817 16817
16818<p><hw>Al"fet</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>alfetum</ets>, fr. AS. <ets>\'belf\'91t</ets> a pot to boil in; <ets>\'bel</ets> burning + <ets>f\'91t</ets> vat.]</ety> <def>A caldron of boiling water into which an accused person plunged his forearm as a test of innocence or guilt.</def><br/ 16818<p><hw>Al"fet</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>alfetum</ets>, fr. AS. <ets>\'belf\'91t</ets> a pot to boil in; <ets>\'bel</ets> burning + <ets>f\'91t</ets> vat.]</ety> <def>A caldron of boiling water into which an accused person plunged his forearm as a test of innocence or guilt.</def><br/
16819[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16819[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16820 16820
16821<p>\'d8<hw>Al*fil`a*ri"a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The pin grass (<spn>Erodium cicutarium</spn>), a weed in California.</def><br/ 16821<p><hw>Al*fil`a*ri"a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>The pin grass (<spn>Erodium cicutarium</spn>), a weed in California.</def><br/
16822[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16822[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16823 16823
16824<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Al*fil`e*ri"a</hw> , \'d8<hw>Al*fil`e*ril"la</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Mex. Sp., fr. Sp. <ets>alfiler</ets> pin.]</ety> <def>Same as <er>Alfilaria</er>.</def><br/ 16824<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al*fil`e*ri"a</hw> , <hw>Al*fil`e*ril"la</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Mex. Sp., fr. Sp. <ets>alfiler</ets> pin.]</ety> <def>Same as <er>Alfilaria</er>.</def><br/
16825[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 16825[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
16826 16826
16827<p>\'d8<hw>Al`fi*o"ne</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An edible marine fish of California (<spn>Rhacochilus toxotes</spn>).</def><br/ 16827<p><hw>Al`fi*o"ne</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>An edible marine fish of California (<spn>Rhacochilus toxotes</spn>).</def><br/
16828[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16828[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16829 16829
16830<p>\'d8<hw>Al*for"ja</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Also <ets>alfarga</ets>, <ets>alforge</ets>.]</ety> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <def>A saddlebag.</def> <mark>[Sp. Amer.]</mark><br/ 16830<p><hw>Al*for"ja</hw> <pr>(?)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Also <ets>alfarga</ets>, <ets>alforge</ets>.]</ety> <ety>[Sp.]</ety> <def>A saddlebag.</def> <mark>[Sp. Amer.]</mark><br/
16831[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p> 16831[<source>Webster 1913 Suppl.</source>]</p>
16832 16832
16833<p>\'d8<hw>Al*fres"co</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <ety>[It. <ets>al fresco</ets> in or on the fresh.]</ety> <def>In the open-air.</def> <rj><au>Smollett.</au></rj><br/ 16833<p><hw>Al*fres"co</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <ety>[It. <ets>al fresco</ets> in or on the fresh.]</ety> <def>In the open-air.</def> <rj><au>Smollett.</au></rj><br/
16834[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16834[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16835 16835
16836<p>\'d8<hw>Al"ga</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Alg\'91</plw> or <plw>algae</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., seaweed.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A kind of seaweed; <pluf>pl.</pluf> the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water conferv\'91, etc. The algae are primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.</def><br/ 16836<p><hw>Al"ga</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos>; <plu><it>pl.</it> <plw>Alg\'91</plw> or <plw>algae</plw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>.</plu> <ety>[L., seaweed.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>A kind of seaweed; <pluf>pl.</pluf> the class of cellular cryptogamic plants which includes the black, red, and green seaweeds, as kelp, dulse, sea lettuce, also marine and fresh water conferv\'91, etc. The algae are primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.</def><br/
16837[<source>1913 Webster</source> + <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 16837[<source>1913 Webster</source> + <source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
16838 16838
16839<p><hw>algae</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <def>plural of <er>alga</er>.</def><br/ 16839<p><hw>algae</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <def>plural of <er>alga</er>.</def><br/
@@ -16842,13 +16842,13 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
16842<p><hw>Al"gal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos>, <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to, or like, alg\'91.</def><br/ 16842<p><hw>Al"gal</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos>, <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <def>Pertaining to, or like, alg\'91.</def><br/
16843[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16843[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16844 16844
16845<p>\'d8<hw>Al`ga*ro"ba</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>algarroba</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-kharr<?/bah</ets>. Cf. <er>Carob</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called <altname>St. John's bread</altname>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>The Honey mesquite (<spn>Prosopis juliflora</spn>), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.</def><br/ 16845<p><hw>Al`ga*ro"ba</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>algarroba</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al-kharr<?/bah</ets>. Cf. <er>Carob</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>The Carob, a leguminous tree of the Mediterranean region; also, its edible beans or pods, called <altname>St. John's bread</altname>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>The Honey mesquite (<spn>Prosopis juliflora</spn>), a small tree found from California to Buenos Ayres; also, its sweet, pulpy pods. A valuable gum, resembling gum arabic, is collected from the tree in Texas and Mexico.</def><br/
16846[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16846[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16847 16847
16848<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"ga*rot</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"ga*roth</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>algaroth</ets>, fr. the name of the inventor, <ets>Algarotti</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.</def><br/ 16848<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"ga*rot</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"ga*roth</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>algaroth</ets>, fr. the name of the inventor, <ets>Algarotti</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>A term used for the Powder of Algaroth, a white powder which is a compound of trichloride and trioxide of antimony. It was formerly used in medicine as an emetic, purgative, and diaphoretic.</def><br/
16849[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16849[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16850 16850
16851<p>\'d8<hw>Al`ga*ro*vil"la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree (<spn>Inga Marth\'91</spn>). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.</def><br/ 16851<p><hw>Al`ga*ro*vil"la</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>The agglutinated seeds and husks of the legumes of a South American tree (<spn>Inga Marth\'91</spn>). It is valuable for tanning leather, and as a dye.</def><br/
16852[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16852[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16853 16853
16854<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"gate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"gates</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[<ets>All</ets> + <ets>gate</ets> way. The s is an adverbial ending. See <er>Gate</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Always; wholly; everywhere.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 16854<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"gate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"gates</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[<ets>All</ets> + <ets>gate</ets> way. The s is an adverbial ending. See <er>Gate</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Always; wholly; everywhere.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -16951,7 +16951,7 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
16951<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al*gon"quin</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al*gon"kin</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <def>One of a widely spread family of Indians, including many distinct tribes, which formerly occupied most of the northern and eastern part of North America. The name was originally applied to a group of Indian tribes north of the River St. Lawrence.</def><br/ 16951<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al*gon"quin</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al*gon"kin</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <def>One of a widely spread family of Indians, including many distinct tribes, which formerly occupied most of the northern and eastern part of North America. The name was originally applied to a group of Indian tribes north of the River St. Lawrence.</def><br/
16952[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16952[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16953 16953
16954<p>\'d8<hw>Al"gor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Cold; chilliness.</def><br/ 16954<p><hw>Al"gor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <fld>(Med.)</fld> <def>Cold; chilliness.</def><br/
16955[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16955[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16956 16956
16957<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"go*rism</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"go*rithm</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>algorism</ets>, <ets>algrim</ets>, <ets>augrim</ets>, OF. <ets>algorisme</ets>, F. <ets>algorithme</ets> (cf. Sp. <ets>algoritmo</ets>, OSp. <ets>alguarismo</ets>, LL. <ets>algorismus</ets>), fr. the Ar. <ets>al-Khow\'berezm\'c6</ets> of Khow\'berezm, the modern Khiwa, surname of Abu Ja'far Mohammed ben Mus\'be, author of a work on arithmetic early in the 9th century, which was translated into Latin, such books bearing the name <ets>algorismus</ets>. The spelling with <ets>th</ets> is due to a supposed connection with Gr. <?/ number.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>The art of calculating by nine figures and zero; computation with Arabic figures.</def><br/ 16957<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"go*rism</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"go*rithm</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>algorism</ets>, <ets>algrim</ets>, <ets>augrim</ets>, OF. <ets>algorisme</ets>, F. <ets>algorithme</ets> (cf. Sp. <ets>algoritmo</ets>, OSp. <ets>alguarismo</ets>, LL. <ets>algorismus</ets>), fr. the Ar. <ets>al-Khow\'berezm\'c6</ets> of Khow\'berezm, the modern Khiwa, surname of Abu Ja'far Mohammed ben Mus\'be, author of a work on arithmetic early in the 9th century, which was translated into Latin, such books bearing the name <ets>algorismus</ets>. The spelling with <ets>th</ets> is due to a supposed connection with Gr. <?/ number.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>The art of calculating by nine figures and zero; computation with Arabic figures.</def><br/
@@ -16978,7 +16978,7 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
16978<p><hw>Al"gous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>algosus</ets>, fr. <ets>alga</ets> seaweed.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to the alg\'91, or seaweeds; abounding with, or like, seaweed.</def><br/ 16978<p><hw>Al"gous</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>algosus</ets>, fr. <ets>alga</ets> seaweed.]</ety> <def>Of or pertaining to the alg\'91, or seaweeds; abounding with, or like, seaweed.</def><br/
16979[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16979[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16980 16980
16981<p>\'d8<hw>Al`gua*zil"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alguacil</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>alwaz\'c6r</ets> the vizier. Cf. <er>Vizier</er>.]</ety> <def>An inferior officer of justice in Spain; a warrant officer; a constable.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/ 16981<p><hw>Al`gua*zil"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>alguacil</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>alwaz\'c6r</ets> the vizier. Cf. <er>Vizier</er>.]</ety> <def>An inferior officer of justice in Spain; a warrant officer; a constable.</def> <rj><au>Prescott.</au></rj><br/
16982[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16982[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16983 16983
16984<p><hw>Al"gum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Almug</er> (and etymologically preferable).</def> <rj><au>2 Chron. ii. 8.</au></rj><br/ 16984<p><hw>Al"gum</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Almug</er> (and etymologically preferable).</def> <rj><au>2 Chron. ii. 8.</au></rj><br/
@@ -16990,7 +16990,7 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
16990<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al`ham*bra"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al`ham*bresque"</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <def>Made or decorated after the fanciful style of the ornamentation in the Alhambra, which affords an unusually fine exhibition of Saracenic or Arabesque architecture.</def><br/ 16990<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al`ham*bra"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al`ham*bresque"</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <def>Made or decorated after the fanciful style of the ornamentation in the Alhambra, which affords an unusually fine exhibition of Saracenic or Arabesque architecture.</def><br/
16991[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16991[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16992 16992
16993<p>\'d8<hw>Al*hen"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Henna</er>.</def><br/ 16993<p><hw>Al*hen"na</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Henna</er>.</def><br/
16994[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 16994[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
16995 16995
16996<p><hw>A"li*as</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>alius</ets>. See <er>Else</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; <as>as, Smith, <ex>alias</ex> Simpson</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>At another time.</def><br/ 16996<p><hw>A"li*as</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv.</pos> <ety>[L., fr. <ets>alius</ets>. See <er>Else</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; <as>as, Smith, <ex>alias</ex> Simpson</as>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>At another time.</def><br/
@@ -17302,7 +17302,7 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
17302<p><hw>Al`i*tur"gic*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>liturgical</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Eccl.)</fld> <def>Applied to those days when the holy sacrifice is not offered.</def> <rj><au>Shipley.</au></rj><br/ 17302<p><hw>Al`i*tur"gic*al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Pref. <ets>a-</ets> + <ets>liturgical</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Eccl.)</fld> <def>Applied to those days when the holy sacrifice is not offered.</def> <rj><au>Shipley.</au></rj><br/
17303[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17303[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17304 17304
17305<p>\'d8<hw>A`li*un"de</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>From another source; from elsewhere; <as>as, a case proved <ex>aliunde</ex>; evidence <ex>aliunde</ex>.</as></def><br/ 17305<p><hw>A`li*un"de</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>adv. & a.</pos> <ety>[L.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>From another source; from elsewhere; <as>as, a case proved <ex>aliunde</ex>; evidence <ex>aliunde</ex>.</as></def><br/
17306[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17306[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17307 17307
17308<p><hw>A*live"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>on live</ets>, AS. <ets>on l\'c6fe</ets> in life; <ets>l\'c6fe</ets> being dat. of <ets>l\'c6f</ets> life. See <er>Life</er>, and cf. <er>Live</er>, <pos>a.</pos>]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Having life, in opposition to <xex>dead</xex>; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; <as>as, an animal or a plant which is <ex>alive</ex></as>.</def><br/ 17308<p><hw>A*live"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[OE. <ets>on live</ets>, AS. <ets>on l\'c6fe</ets> in life; <ets>l\'c6fe</ets> being dat. of <ets>l\'c6f</ets> life. See <er>Life</er>, and cf. <er>Live</er>, <pos>a.</pos>]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>Having life, in opposition to <xex>dead</xex>; living; being in a state in which the organs perform their functions; <as>as, an animal or a plant which is <ex>alive</ex></as>.</def><br/
@@ -17346,7 +17346,7 @@ That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.</q> <rj><qau>Pope.</qau
17346<syn><b>Syn. --</b> animateness, liveness</syn><br/ 17346<syn><b>Syn. --</b> animateness, liveness</syn><br/
17347[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 17347[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
17348 17348
17349<p>\'d8<hw>A`li*za"ri</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Perh. fr. Ar. <ets>'a<cced/\'berah</ets> juice extracted from a plant, fr. <ets>'a<cced/ara</ets> to press.]</ety> <fld>(Com.)</fld> <def>The madder of the Levant.</def> <rj><au>Brande & C.</au></rj><br/ 17349<p><hw>A`li*za"ri</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Perh. fr. Ar. <ets>'a<cced/\'berah</ets> juice extracted from a plant, fr. <ets>'a<cced/ara</ets> to press.]</ety> <fld>(Com.)</fld> <def>The madder of the Levant.</def> <rj><au>Brande & C.</au></rj><br/
17350[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17350[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17351 17351
17352<p><mhw><hw>A*liz"a*rin</hw>, <hw>A*liz"a*rine</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>alizarine</ets>, fr. <ets>alizari</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A coloring principle, <chform>C14H6O2(OH)2</chform>, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange-red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in making red pigments (such as the Turkish reds), and in dyeing.</def><br/ 17352<p><mhw><hw>A*liz"a*rin</hw>, <hw>A*liz"a*rine</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>alizarine</ets>, fr. <ets>alizari</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A coloring principle, <chform>C14H6O2(OH)2</chform>, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange-red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in making red pigments (such as the Turkish reds), and in dyeing.</def><br/
@@ -17574,10 +17574,10 @@ Forever.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
17574<p><q><qex>All</qex> they were wondrous loth.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/ 17574<p><q><qex>All</qex> they were wondrous loth.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></rj><br/
17575[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17575[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17576 17576
17577<p>\'d8<hw>Al`la bre"ve</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[It., according to the <ets>breve</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Old Church Music)</fld> <def>With one <xex>breve</xex>, or four minims, to measure, and sung faster like four crotchets; in quick common time; -- indicated in the time signature by <?/.</def><br/ 17577<p><hw>Al`la bre"ve</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[It., according to the <ets>breve</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Old Church Music)</fld> <def>With one <xex>breve</xex>, or four minims, to measure, and sung faster like four crotchets; in quick common time; -- indicated in the time signature by <?/.</def><br/
17578[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17578[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17579 17579
17580<p>\'d8<hw>Al"lah</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[ contr. fr. the article <ets>al</ets> the + <ets>ilah</ets> God.]</ety> <def>The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.</def><br/ 17580<p><hw>Al"lah</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[ contr. fr. the article <ets>al</ets> the + <ets>ilah</ets> God.]</ety> <def>The name of the Supreme Being, in use among the Arabs and the Mohammedans generally.</def><br/
17581[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17581[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17582 17582
17583<p><hw>All`-a-mort"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>See <er>Alamort</er>.</def><br/ 17583<p><hw>All`-a-mort"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>See <er>Alamort</er>.</def><br/
@@ -17595,13 +17595,13 @@ Forever.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></rj><br/
17595<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al*lan"toid</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al`lan*toid"al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ shaped like a sausage; <?/ sausage + <grk>e'i^dos</grk> form.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the allantois.</def><br/ 17595<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al*lan"toid</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al`lan*toid"al</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[Gr. <?/ shaped like a sausage; <?/ sausage + <grk>e'i^dos</grk> form.]</ety> <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>Of or pertaining to the allantois.</def><br/
17596[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17596[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17597 17597
17598<p>\'d8<hw>Al`lan*toid"e*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The division of Vertebrata in which the embryo develops an allantois. It includes reptiles, birds, and mammals.</def><br/ 17598<p><hw>Al`lan*toid"e*a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n. pl.</pos> <ety>[NL.]</ety> <fld>(Zo\'94l.)</fld> <def>The division of Vertebrata in which the embryo develops an allantois. It includes reptiles, birds, and mammals.</def><br/
17599[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17599[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17600 17600
17601<p><hw>Al*lan"to*in</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A crystalline, transparent, colorless substance found in the allantoic liquid of the fetal calf; -- formerly called <xex>allantoic acid</xex> and <xex>amniotic acid</xex>.</def><br/ 17601<p><hw>Al*lan"to*in</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Chem.)</fld> <def>A crystalline, transparent, colorless substance found in the allantoic liquid of the fetal calf; -- formerly called <xex>allantoic acid</xex> and <xex>amniotic acid</xex>.</def><br/
17602[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17602[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17603 17603
17604<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Al*lan"to*is</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al*lan"toid</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, } <pos>n.</pos>. <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>A membranous appendage of the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles, -- in mammals serving to connect the fetus with the parent; the urinary vesicle.</def><br/ 17604<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al*lan"to*is</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al*lan"toid</hw></mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, } <pos>n.</pos>. <fld>(Anat.)</fld> <def>A membranous appendage of the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles, -- in mammals serving to connect the fetus with the parent; the urinary vesicle.</def><br/
17605[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17605[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17606 17606
17607<p><hw>Al"la*trate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. i.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>allatrare</ets>. See <er>Latrate</er>.]</ety> <def>To bark as a dog.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Stubbes.</au></rj><br/ 17607<p><hw>Al"la*trate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. i.</pos> <ety>[L. <ets>allatrare</ets>. See <er>Latrate</er>.]</ety> <def>To bark as a dog.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Stubbes.</au></rj><br/
@@ -17783,13 +17783,13 @@ His <qex>loyalty</qex> he kept, his love, his zeal.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></
17783<p><note>An <xex>allegory</xex> is a prolonged metaphor. Bunyan's \'bdPilgrim's Progress\'b8 and Spenser's \'bdFa\'89rie Queene\'b8 are celebrated examples of the <xex>allegory</xex>.</note><br/ 17783<p><note>An <xex>allegory</xex> is a prolonged metaphor. Bunyan's \'bdPilgrim's Progress\'b8 and Spenser's \'bdFa\'89rie Queene\'b8 are celebrated examples of the <xex>allegory</xex>.</note><br/
17784[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17784[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17785 17785
17786<p>\'d8<hw>Al`le`gresse"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>all\'82gresse</ets>, fr. L. <ets>alacer</ets> sprightly.]</ety> <def>Joy; gladsomeness.</def><br/ 17786<p><hw>Al`le`gresse"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>all\'82gresse</ets>, fr. L. <ets>alacer</ets> sprightly.]</ety> <def>Joy; gladsomeness.</def><br/
17787[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17787[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17788 17788
17789<p>\'d8<hw>Al`le*gret"to</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It., dim. of <ets>allegro</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Quicker than <xex>andante</xex>, but not so quick as <xex>allegro</xex>.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A movement in this time.</def></def2><br/ 17789<p><hw>Al`le*gret"to</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It., dim. of <ets>allegro</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Quicker than <xex>andante</xex>, but not so quick as <xex>allegro</xex>.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>A movement in this time.</def></def2><br/
17790[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17790[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17791 17791
17792<p>\'d8<hw>Al*le"gro</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It., merry, gay, fr. L. <ets>alacer</ets> lively. Cf. <er>Aleger</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Brisk, lively.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>An allegro movement; a quick, sprightly strain or piece.</def></def2><br/ 17792<p><hw>Al*le"gro</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <ety>[It., merry, gay, fr. L. <ets>alacer</ets> lively. Cf. <er>Aleger</er>.]</ety> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>Brisk, lively.</def> -- <def2><pos>n.</pos> <def>An allegro movement; a quick, sprightly strain or piece.</def></def2><br/
17793[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17793[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17794 17794
17795<p><hw>al*lele"</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <sn>1.</sn> <def>one of two or more alternative forms of a gene that can have the same place on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits.</def><br/ 17795<p><hw>al*lele"</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <fr>1</fr> <sn>1.</sn> <def>one of two or more alternative forms of a gene that can have the same place on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits.</def><br/
@@ -17817,7 +17817,7 @@ His <qex>loyalty</qex> he kept, his love, his zeal.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></
17817<p><q>I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, <qex>Alleluia</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Rev. xix. 1.</qau></rj><br/ 17817<p><q>I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, <qex>Alleluia</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Rev. xix. 1.</qau></rj><br/
17818[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17818[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17819 17819
17820<p>\'d8<hw>Al"le*mande"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>allemand</ets> German.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>A dance in moderate twofold time, invented by the French in the reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly found in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel.</def><br/ 17820<p><hw>Al"le*mande"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., fr. <ets>allemand</ets> German.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <fld>(Mus.)</fld> <def>A dance in moderate twofold time, invented by the French in the reign of Louis XIV.; -- now mostly found in suites of pieces, like those of Bach and Handel.</def><br/
17821[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17821[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17822 17822
17823<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A figure in dancing.</def><br/ 17823<p><sn>2.</sn> <def>A figure in dancing.</def><br/
@@ -17855,7 +17855,7 @@ His <qex>loyalty</qex> he kept, his love, his zeal.</q> <rj><qau>Milton.</qau></
17855<p><hw>allergy</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>hypersensitivity to a particular substance.</def> \'bdan <ex>allergy</ex> to bee venom so severe that a second sting may be fatal\'b8<br/ 17855<p><hw>allergy</hw> <pos>n.</pos> <sn>1.</sn> <def>hypersensitivity to a particular substance.</def> \'bdan <ex>allergy</ex> to bee venom so severe that a second sting may be fatal\'b8<br/
17856[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p> 17856[<source>WordNet 1.5</source>]</p>
17857 17857
17858<p>\'d8<hw>Al*le"ri*on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>al\'82rion</ets>, LL. <ets>alario</ets> a sort of eagle; of uncertain origin.]</ety> <fld>(Her.)</fld> <def>Am eagle without beak or feet, with expanded wings.</def> <rj><au>Burke.</au></rj><br/ 17858<p><hw>Al*le"ri*on</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>al\'82rion</ets>, LL. <ets>alario</ets> a sort of eagle; of uncertain origin.]</ety> <fld>(Her.)</fld> <def>Am eagle without beak or feet, with expanded wings.</def> <rj><au>Burke.</au></rj><br/
17859[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 17859[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
17860 17860
17861<p><hw>Al*le"vi*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Alleviated</conjf>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Alleviating</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[LL. <ets>alleviare</ets>, fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>levis</ets> light. See <er>Alegge</er>, <er>Levity</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To lighten or lessen the force or weight of.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 17861<p><hw>Al*le"vi*ate</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <vmorph>[<pos>imp. & p. p.</pos> <conjf>Alleviated</conjf>; <pos>p. pr. & vb. n.</pos> <conjf>Alleviating</conjf>.]</vmorph> <ety>[LL. <ets>alleviare</ets>, fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>levis</ets> light. See <er>Alegge</er>, <er>Levity</er>.]</ety> <sn>1.</sn> <def>To lighten or lessen the force or weight of.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -18134,7 +18134,7 @@ I <qex>sh</qex>ope me in <qex>sh</qex>roudes as I a <qex>sh</qex>epe were.</q> <
18134<p><hw>Al*lit"er*a`tor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>One who alliterates.</def><br/ 18134<p><hw>Al*lit"er*a`tor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>One who alliterates.</def><br/
18135[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18135[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18136 18136
18137<p>\'d8<hw>Al"li*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., garlic.]</ety> <fld>(bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive, etc.</def><br/ 18137<p><hw>Al"li*um</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[L., garlic.]</ety> <fld>(bot.)</fld> <def>A genus of plants, including the onion, garlic, leek, chive, etc.</def><br/
18138[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18138[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18139 18139
18140<p><hw>all-knowing</hw> <pos>adj.</pos> <def>knowing everything.</def><br/ 18140<p><hw>all-knowing</hw> <pos>adj.</pos> <def>knowing everything.</def><br/
@@ -18178,7 +18178,7 @@ I <qex>sh</qex>ope me in <qex>sh</qex>roudes as I a <qex>sh</qex>epe were.</q> <
18178<p><sn>3.</sn> <def>The admission of an item in an account, or an allowance made upon an account; -- a term used in the English exchequer.</def><br/ 18178<p><sn>3.</sn> <def>The admission of an item in an account, or an allowance made upon an account; -- a term used in the English exchequer.</def><br/
18179[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18179[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18180 18180
18181<p>\'d8<hw>Al`lo*ca"tur</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL., it is allowed, fr. <ets>allocare</ets> to allow.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>\'bdAllowed.\'b8 The word <xex>allocatur</xex> expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.</def><br/ 18181<p><hw>Al`lo*ca"tur</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL., it is allowed, fr. <ets>allocare</ets> to allow.]</ety> <fld>(Law)</fld> <def>\'bdAllowed.\'b8 The word <xex>allocatur</xex> expresses the allowance of a proceeding, writ, order, etc., by a court, judge, or judicial officer.</def><br/
18182[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18182[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18183 18183
18184<p><hw>Al`lo*chro"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Changeable in color.</def><br/ 18184<p><hw>Al`lo*chro"ic</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>a.</pos> <def>Changeable in color.</def><br/
@@ -18592,7 +18592,7 @@ I <qex>sh</qex>ope me in <qex>sh</qex>roudes as I a <qex>sh</qex>epe were.</q> <
18592<p><hw>Al*lude"</hw>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <def>To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Wither.</au></rj><br/ 18592<p><hw>Al*lude"</hw>, <pos>v. t.</pos> <def>To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Wither.</au></rj><br/
18593[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18593[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18594 18594
18595<p>\'d8<hw>Al`lu`mette</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., from <ets>allumer</ets> to light.]</ety> <def>A match for lighting candles, lamps, etc.</def><br/ 18595<p><hw>Al`lu`mette</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F., from <ets>allumer</ets> to light.]</ety> <def>A match for lighting candles, lamps, etc.</def><br/
18596[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18596[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18597 18597
18598<p><hw>Al*lu"mi*nor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OF. <ets>alumineor</ets>, fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>liminare</ets>. See <er>Luminate</er>.]</ety> <def>An illuminator of manuscripts and books; a limner.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Cowell.</au></rj><br/ 18598<p><hw>Al*lu"mi*nor</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OF. <ets>alumineor</ets>, fr. L. <ets>ad</ets> + <ets>liminare</ets>. See <er>Luminate</er>.]</ety> <def>An illuminator of manuscripts and books; a limner.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <rj><au>Cowell.</au></rj><br/
@@ -18617,7 +18617,7 @@ I <qex>sh</qex>ope me in <qex>sh</qex>roudes as I a <qex>sh</qex>epe were.</q> <
18617<p><hw>Al*lure"</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Allurement.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Hayward.</au></rj><br/ 18617<p><hw>Al*lure"</hw>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Allurement.</def> <mark>[R.]</mark> <rj><au>Hayward.</au></rj><br/
18618[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18618[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18619 18619
18620<p>\'d8<hw>Al`lure"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.; <ets>aller</ets> to go.]</ety> <def>Gait; bearing.</def><br/ 18620<p><hw>Al`lure"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F.; <ets>aller</ets> to go.]</ety> <def>Gait; bearing.</def><br/
18621[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18621[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18622 18622
18623<p><q>The swing, the gait, the pose, the <qex>allure</qex> of these men.</q> <rj><qau>Harper's Mag.</qau></rj><br/ 18623<p><q>The swing, the gait, the pose, the <qex>allure</qex> of these men.</q> <rj><qau>Harper's Mag.</qau></rj><br/
@@ -18748,13 +18748,13 @@ And with so firm affection were <qex>allied</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></
18748<p><hw>Al`ma*can"tar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Astron.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>Same as <er>Almucantar</er>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See <er>Almucantar</er>.</def><br/ 18748<p><hw>Al`ma*can"tar</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <fld>(Astron.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>Same as <er>Almucantar</er>.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See <er>Almucantar</er>.</def><br/
18749[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18749[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18750 18750
18751<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Al`ma*di"a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, \'d8<hw>Al"ma*die</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>almadie</ets> (cf. Sp. & Pg. <ets>almadia</ets>), fr. Ar. <ets>alma'd\'c6yah</ets> a raft, float.]</ety> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A bark canoe used by the Africans.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A boat used at Calicut, in India, about eighty feet long, and six or seven broad.</def><br/ 18751<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al`ma*di"a</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <hw>Al"ma*die</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>almadie</ets> (cf. Sp. & Pg. <ets>almadia</ets>), fr. Ar. <ets>alma'd\'c6yah</ets> a raft, float.]</ety> <fld>(Naut.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>A bark canoe used by the Africans.</def> <sd>(b)</sd> <def>A boat used at Calicut, in India, about eighty feet long, and six or seven broad.</def><br/
18752[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18752[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18753 18753
18754<p><hw>Al"ma*gest</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>almageste</ets>, LL. <ets>almageste</ets>, Ar. <ets>al-majist\'c6</ets>, fr. Gr. <?/ (sc. <?/), the greatest composition.]</ety> <def>The celebrated work of Ptolemy of Alexandria, which contains nearly all that is known of the astronomical observations and theories of the ancients. The name was extended to other similar works.</def><br/ 18754<p><hw>Al"ma*gest</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[F. <ets>almageste</ets>, LL. <ets>almageste</ets>, Ar. <ets>al-majist\'c6</ets>, fr. Gr. <?/ (sc. <?/), the greatest composition.]</ety> <def>The celebrated work of Ptolemy of Alexandria, which contains nearly all that is known of the astronomical observations and theories of the ancients. The name was extended to other similar works.</def><br/
18755[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18755[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18756 18756
18757<p>\'d8<hw>Al*ma"gra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>almagra</ets>, <ets>almagre</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al</ets>-<ets>maghrah</ets> red clay or earth.]</ety> <def>A fine, deep red ocher, somewhat purplish, found in Spain. It is the <altname>sil atticum</altname> of the ancients. Under the name of <altname>Indian red</altname> it is used for polishing glass and silver.</def><br/ 18757<p><hw>Al*ma"gra</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp. <ets>almagra</ets>, <ets>almagre</ets>, fr. Ar. <ets>al</ets>-<ets>maghrah</ets> red clay or earth.]</ety> <def>A fine, deep red ocher, somewhat purplish, found in Spain. It is the <altname>sil atticum</altname> of the ancients. Under the name of <altname>Indian red</altname> it is used for polishing glass and silver.</def><br/
18758[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18758[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18759 18759
18760<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"main</hw> <pr>(<acr/l"m<amac/n)</pr>, <hw>Al"mayne</hw> <pr>(-m<amac/n)</pr>, <hw>Al"man</hw> <pr>(-m<ait/n)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OF. <ets>Aleman</ets>, F. <ets>Allemand</ets>, fr. L. <ets>Alemanni</ets>, ancient Ger. tribes.]</ety> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A German.</def> <specif>Also</specif> <def2><pos>adj.</pos>, <def>German.</def></def2> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/ 18760<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"main</hw> <pr>(<acr/l"m<amac/n)</pr>, <hw>Al"mayne</hw> <pr>(-m<amac/n)</pr>, <hw>Al"man</hw> <pr>(-m<ait/n)</pr>, }</mhw> <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[OF. <ets>Aleman</ets>, F. <ets>Allemand</ets>, fr. L. <ets>Alemanni</ets>, ancient Ger. tribes.]</ety> <mark>[Obs.]</mark> <sn>1.</sn> <def>A German.</def> <specif>Also</specif> <def2><pos>adj.</pos>, <def>German.</def></def2> <rj><au>Shak.</au></rj><br/
@@ -18769,7 +18769,7 @@ And with so firm affection were <qex>allied</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></
18769<p><cs><mcol><col><b>Almain rivets</b></col>, <col><b>Almayne rivets</b></col>, or <col><b>Alman rivets</b></col></mcol>, <cd>a sort of light armor from Germany, characterized by overlapping plates, arranged to slide on rivets, and thus afford great flexibility.</cd></cs><br/ 18769<p><cs><mcol><col><b>Almain rivets</b></col>, <col><b>Almayne rivets</b></col>, or <col><b>Alman rivets</b></col></mcol>, <cd>a sort of light armor from Germany, characterized by overlapping plates, arranged to slide on rivets, and thus afford great flexibility.</cd></cs><br/
18770[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18770[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18771 18771
18772<p>\'d8<hw>Al"ma Ma"ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., fostering mother.]</ety> <def>A college or seminary where one is educated.</def><br/ 18772<p><hw>Al"ma Ma"ter</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>. <ety>[L., fostering mother.]</ety> <def>A college or seminary where one is educated.</def><br/
18773[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18773[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18774 18774
18775<p><hw>Al"ma*nac</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>almanac</ets>, <ets>almanach</ets>: cf. F. <ets>almanach</ets>, Sp. <ets>almanaque</ets>, It. <ets>almanacco</ets>, all of uncertain origin.]</ety> <def>A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, etc.</def><br/ 18775<p><hw>Al"ma*nac</hw> <pr>(?; 277)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>almanac</ets>, <ets>almanach</ets>: cf. F. <ets>almanach</ets>, Sp. <ets>almanaque</ets>, It. <ets>almanacco</ets>, all of uncertain origin.]</ety> <def>A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, etc.</def><br/
@@ -18783,13 +18783,13 @@ And with so firm affection were <qex>allied</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></
18783<p><hw>Al"man*dine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>almandina</ets>, <ets>alamandina</ets>, for L. <ets>alabandina</ets> a precious stone, named after <etsep>Alabanda</etsep>, a town in Caria, where it was first and chiefly found: cf. F. <ets>almandine</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Min.)</fld> <def>The common red variety of garnet.</def><br/ 18783<p><hw>Al"man*dine</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[LL. <ets>almandina</ets>, <ets>alamandina</ets>, for L. <ets>alabandina</ets> a precious stone, named after <etsep>Alabanda</etsep>, a town in Caria, where it was first and chiefly found: cf. F. <ets>almandine</ets>.]</ety> <fld>(Min.)</fld> <def>The common red variety of garnet.</def><br/
18784[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18784[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18785 18785
18786<p><mhw>{ \'d8<hw>Al"me</hw>, \'d8<hw>Al"meh</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. <ets>'almah</ets> (fem.) learned, fr. <ets>'alama</ets> to know: cf. F. <ets>alm\'82e</ets>.]</ety> <def>An Egyptian dancing girl; an Alma.</def><br/ 18786<p><mhw>{ <hw>Al"me</hw>, <hw>Al"meh</hw> }</mhw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Ar. <ets>'almah</ets> (fem.) learned, fr. <ets>'alama</ets> to know: cf. F. <ets>alm\'82e</ets>.]</ety> <def>An Egyptian dancing girl; an Alma.</def><br/
18787[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18787[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18788 18788
18789<p><q>The <qex>Almehs</qex> lift their arms in dance.</q> <rj><qau>Bayard Taylor.</qau></rj><br/ 18789<p><q>The <qex>Almehs</qex> lift their arms in dance.</q> <rj><qau>Bayard Taylor.</qau></rj><br/
18790[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18790[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18791 18791
18792<p>\'d8<hw>Al`men*dron"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., fr. <ets>almendra</ets> almond.]</ety> <def>The lofty Brazil-nut tree.</def><br/ 18792<p><hw>Al`men*dron"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Sp., fr. <ets>almendra</ets> almond.]</ety> <def>The lofty Brazil-nut tree.</def><br/
18793[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18793[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18794 18794
18795<p><hw>Al"mer*y</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Ambry</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/ 18795<p><hw>Al"mer*y</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>See <er>Ambry</er>.</def> <mark>[Obs.]</mark><br/
@@ -18925,7 +18925,7 @@ And with so firm affection were <qex>allied</qex>.</q> <rj><qau>Spenser.</qau></
18925<p><hw>Al"muce</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Amice</er>, a hood or cape.</def><br/ 18925<p><hw>Al"muce</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <def>Same as <er>Amice</er>, a hood or cape.</def><br/
18926[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18926[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>
18927 18927
18928<p>\'d8<hw>Al*mude"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Pg. <ets>almude</ets>, or Sp. <ets>almud</ets>, a measure of grain or dry fruit, fr. Ar. <ets>al-mudd</ets> a dry measure.]</ety> <def>A measure for liquids in several countries. In Portugal the Lisbon almude is about 4.4, and the Oporto almude about 6.6, gallons U. S. measure. In Turkey the \'bdalmud\'b8 is about 1.4 gallons.</def><br/ 18928<p><hw>Al*mude"</hw> <pr>(<?/)</pr>, <pos>n.</pos> <ety>[Pg. <ets>almude</ets>, or Sp. <ets>almud</ets>, a measure of grain or dry fruit, fr. Ar. <ets>al-mudd</ets> a dry measure.]</ety> <def>A measure for liquids in several countries. In Portugal the Lisbon almude is about 4.4, and the Oporto almude about 6.6, gallons U. S. measure. In Turkey the \'bdalmud\'b8 is about 1.4 gallons.</def><br/
18929[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p> 18929[<source>1913 Webster</source>]</p>