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Hee's growne a very land-fish languagelesse, a monster. If this harmonical temperature of the whole body be dis- And hence came the louvers and lanternes reared over the

Shakespeare. Troyi. & Cress. Act iii. sc. 3. tributed and put out of tune, weakness and languishing will roofes of temples, which are so curiously wrought in earth. Hore'er, my friend, indulge one labour more, immediately seize upon it. ---Cudworth. Morality, c. 2. s. 7.

Holland. Plinie, b. XXXV. c. 12.
And seek Atrides on the Spartan shore.
There repetitions one another meet,

Happy Augusta! law-defended town!
He vandering long, a wider circle made
Expressly strong, or languishingly sweet.

Here no dark lanterns shade the villain's frown.
And many languag d nations has survey'd.
Parnell. On the different Styles of Poetry.

Gay. Trivia, b. iii.
Pope. Homer. Odyssey, b. iii.
Whilst sinking eyes with languishment profess

Who, in haste
The ends of language in our discourse with others being Follies his tongue refuses to confess.

Alighting, turns the key in her own door, medy these three; First, to make known one man's

King. Art of Love, pt. iv.

And, at the watchman's lantern borrowing light, ents or ideas to another. Secondly, to do it with as

Finds a cold bed her only comfort left. Buch ease and quickness, as is possible; and thirdly, thereby Methinks the highest expressions that language, assisted

Cowper. Task, b. ii. # coarey the knowledge of things. Language is either with all its helps of metaphor and resemblance, can afford, abased or deficient, when it fails in any of these three. are very languid and faint in comparison of what they strain

The Lady-chapel (now Trinity church) at Ely, and the

lantern-tower in the same cathedral, are noble works of the Locke. Hum. Underst. b. iii. c. 10. to represent, when the goodness of God toward them, who Others for language all their cares express, love him, comes to be expressed.-Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 36.

same time.-Walpole. Anec. of Painting, vol. i. p. 155. Note. And value books, as women men, for dress; The menstruum also working as languidly upon the coral,

Besides the lanterne that crowns the dome, or rather terTheir praise is still, the style is excellent.

minates the cella, is by much too large for the editice, and as it did before they were put into the receiver. Pope. Essay on Criticism.

seems to crush it by its weight. Boyle. Works, vol. i.

Eustace. Italy, vol. ii. c. 3. p. 82. Tre first aim of Innguage was to communicate our This languidness of operation may perhaps proceed in houghts: the second, to do it with dispatch. great part from the smallness of the pieces of ice that were

LAP, v.

It is usual to consider lap, Tooke. Diversions of Purley, vol. i. c. 1. imployed.-Id. Ib. vol. ii.

LAP, 7.

to fold, and lap, to lick, as two

Many sick, and keep up; colds without coughing or run-

words; and for the first to refer Fr. Languir; It. Lan

LAPPER. LA'NGUISH, R. guire; Sp. Languir; Lat. ning at the nose; only a languidness and faintness.

to the A. S. Læppe, which Som

Life of A. Wood, an. 1678. LA'PFUL. LA'NGUISHER.

ner interprets,-a small piece of Languere; perhaps (VosEvelina. Yes, good father,

La'PPING, N. LANGCISHING, n. sius) from Gr. Aary - ELV

any thing, the coast, or hem of a Mingle the potion so, that it may kill me

LA'PLING. LA'NGCISHINGLY. quod est pigrari, otiari, Just at the instant this poor languisher

garment; Dut. and Ger. Lappen, LA'NGTISHMENT. tricari, ut languentes solet ;

Heaves his last sigh.

consuere, sarcire: and for the second to the A.S.

Mason. Caractacus. LA'NGUISANESS.

Lappian; Dut. and Ger. Lappen ; Fr. Lapper, to be slow, to idle or trifle; And every flower in drooping grief appears

lambere, to lick. La'NGUID. Depress'd and languishingly drown'd in tears.

But the word in all its appli. as the languid or faint

Fawkes. Bion. On the Death of Adonis. cations, seems to be one and the same, with one LANGUIDLY.

usually do.
To be faint or weak, ill
Now happy he whose toil

and the same meaning, affording a sufficient cause Has o'er his languid powerless limbs diffus'd

for the various applications, viz. to fold or turn LANGUOR.

at ease or diseased ; to A pleasing lassitude : he not in vain LANGUOROUS. faint, to fade, to droop, to Invokes the deity of dreams.

over; as a dog in licking with his tongue; as an LA'NGURE, v. pine; to be or become

Armstrong. The Art of Preserving Health, b. iii. edge, or border, or hem of cloth or other material: feble, inert, listless, delicate or tender; to en- A sullen languour still the skies opprest.

the clothes over the knees, thighs, or breast. To feble, to entender.

And held th' unwilling ship in strong arrest.

lap, then, may be explained,

Falconer. Shipwreck, o. 1. To fold or turn over, to enfold, to involve, to Tile Uttred his kosyn, a stiffe knyght in stoure,

enwrap. He gaf hys kyngdom, & died in langoure.-R. Brunne, p. 6. LA'NIFICE. It. Lanificio; Lat. Lanificium,

To fold or turn (the tongue) over, and conseAlle that hadden sike men with dyverse langouris ledden any thing made of wool, (lana.)

quentially, to lick up. ten to him, and he sette his hondis ou ech by hemsilf and The moath breedeth upon cloth, and other lanifices, espebeeiide bem.-Wiclif. Luke, c. 4.

Benes and baken apples, thei brouht in here lappes. cially if they be laid up dampish or wet. Bat Laagrischith aboute questiouns and stryuyng of

Bacon. Naturall Historie, $ 696.

Piers Plouhman, p. 144. wordis.-Id. 1 Tym. c. 6.

Joseph lappide it in a clene sendel.-Wiclif. Matt. c. 27.
LANK, n. Skinner proposes the Ger.
He dorste not his sorwe telle,

His wallet lay beforn him in his

lappe. Eat languisheth, as doth a furie in helle. Lank, adj. Gelench, agilis, from lencken, flec

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 683. Chaucer. The Frankeleines Tale, v. 11,262. LANKED. tere, to bend or turn (nimbly.) These woordes saied she, and with the lappe of her gameSometime it cometh of languishing of the body.

It is probably no other than the A. S. Lenc, i. e. mente iplited in a frounce she dried myn iyen, that weren

Id. The Persones Tale. long; and, therefore, lean or spare. See Flank. full of the wawes of my wepynges.--Chaucer. Boecius, b. i. Nez vol I speke of woful Damian,

Long, or lengthened, (sc.) to excess; and thus, And bad this sergeant that he prively
Tha: langureth for loue, as ye shul here.
slender, spare, meagre.

Shulde this child ful softe wind and wrappe,
Id. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9741.

With alle circumstances tendrely,
My thighes are thin, my body lanck and leane.

And carry it in coffre, or in a lappe.
But well as seene in her colour,

Gascoigne. Dan Bartholomew of Bathe.

Id. The Clerkes Tale, v. 8461. That she had lived in languour. Id. Rom. of the Rose.

That flow'd from her lanck syde

That mantil lapped hir aboute.-Gower. Con. A. b. v. O medicine sanatife of sore langorous.

Downe to her foot with carelesse modestee.
Id. The Craft of Louers.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iii. c. 9. For many a vice, as saith the clerke
Thence come the teares, and thence the bitter torment,

And all this

There hongen vpon slouthe's lappe.-11. Ib. b. iv. Tee sighes, the wordes, and eke the languishment. (It.wounds thyne honor that I speake it now)

And saye moreouer vnto him, thus sayeth the Lord: in Wyatt. Complaint upon Loue. Was borne so like a souldiour, that thy cheeke

the place where dogges lapped the bloude of Naboth, shal

So much as lanked not. They that were of Pithagoras' discipline, among all the

dogges lappe euē thy bloud also. Prompts of Pithagoras, they kept these rules, and most Shakespeare. Antony & Cleopatra, Act i. 8c. 4.

Bible, 1551, 3 Kings, c. 21. 010st vsed thē. That languishnes should be auoided and Who would not choose rather to be deformed or impotent

But therewith all there springs a kinde of tares, at from the body. in his body, than to have a misshapen mind: to have rather

Which are vile weedes and must be rooted out Vices. Instruction of a Christian Woman, c. 5. a lank purse than an empty brain.-Barrow, vol. i. Ser. 16.

They choake vp grace, and lap it fast in snares. S that the kindly joy of the health and life of the body Here the lank-sided miser, worst of felons,

Gascoigne. V pon the Fruite of Petters. bald be much depraved, or made faint and languid, by Who meanly stole, (discreditable shift)

This is the light and perfectness, whiche Moses put in the De anbridled humours and impetuous luxury and intem- From back and belly too, their proper cheer.

breast lappe of judgemente. susce of the earthly-minded Adam.

Blair. The Grave.

Bibie, 1551. Deuteronomy, c. 33. Note. H. More. The Moral Cabbala, c. 3. 8. 16.

LA'NTERN. Fr. Lanterne ; It. and Sp. Lan- Thē Dauid arose & cut of a lap of Saul's cote priueli. Ose desparate greefe cures with anothers languish.

Id. I Kings, c. 24. Shakespeare. Romeo & Juliet, Act i. sc. 2. terna ; Lat. Laterna, from latere, quia in eâ latet

ignis, (Vossius.) Junius adds,- -a vento tutus. Faire nymph, surcease this death-alluring languish,

And gathered thereof coloquintidaes his lappefull.

Id. 4 Kings, c. 4. So fare a beautie was not borne for anguish,

That in which a light is placed, (sc.) to hold
Browne. Britannia's Pastorals, b. i. 8. 1. and preserve it : applied generally and met. to-

Their limber branches were so lcpp'd together,

As one enamour'd had of other teen. Tisibles and audibles) do languish and lessen by degrees, A light; any thing that lights or illuminates.

Drayton. The Man in the Moon. tarding to the distance of the objects from the sensories. The louvre or lantern (see the quotations from Bacon. Naturall Historie, $ 255. Holland and Walpole)" is (says Steevens) in an

And ever against eating cares,

Lap me in soft Lydian airs That is there ells, but cease these fruitless paines, cient records called lanternium, and is a spacious Married to immortal verse.--Milton. L'Allegro. And leave me to my former languishing!

round or octagonal turret full of windows, by means Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iii. c. 11.

Or palmie hillock, or the flourie lap bo now was falne into new languishment

of which cathedrals, and sometimes halls, are illu- Of some irriguous valley spred her store. Of his old hurt, which was not throughly cured. minated.” Note on Romeo and Juliet, Act v. sc. 3.

Id. Paradise Lost, b. iv.
Id. Ib. b. iv. c. 12.

Indulgent Fortune does ber care employ,
He loked lyk a lantne. al bus lyf after.
Dear lady! bow shall I declare thy case

Piers Plouhman, p. 137.

And, smiling, broods upon the naked boy:

Her garment spreads, and laps him in the fold,
Whom late I left in languorous constraynt.

Ne me teendith not a lanterne and puttith it undir a And covers with her wings, from nightly cold.
Id. Ib. b. ii. c. 1. bushel.-Wiclif. Matthew, c. 5.

Dryden. Juvenal, Sat. 6. It is an overture of health acceptable to sick and languish- And tho she hath do set vp light

Are we pleased! then showers of blessings must descend the persons ; behold the great Physician.

In a lanterne on high alofte

on our heads, then flouds of wealth must run into the laps Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 43. Upon a toure, where she goth ofte.-Gower. Con. A. b. iv. of our favourites; otherwise we are not satisfied. Cyrbotboë and Cymodocé were nigh, Cambden! the nourice of antiquitie,

Barrow, vol. lii. Ser. 23.
And the blue languish of soft Alia's eye.
And lanterne unto late succeeding age.

They may be lappers of linnen, and bailiffs of the manor.
Pope. Homer. Ilia?, b. xviil.
Spenser. The Ruines of Time.



You must not stream out your youth in wine, and live a ! Who can imagine a God of wisdom and sincerity, not to

Terribly gay lapling to the silk and dainties.- Hewytt. Ser. (1658,) p. 7. say goodness, should so deal with the generallity of lapsed In his buff doublet, larded o'er with fat

men, as no good, wise, honest, or true-hearted man could of slaughter'd brutes, the well-oild champion shone. They read th' example of a pious wife, have the face to deal with one like himself?

Somervile. Hobbinol. Redeeming, with her own, her husband's life ;

Whilby. Five Points, Disc. 1. c. 3. s. 1. Yet, if the laws did that exchange afford,

The lard is of great use in medicine, being an ingredient Would save their lapdog sooner than their lord.

Either our Saviour's performances do respect all men, or in various sorts of plasters, either pure, or in the form of Dryden. Juvenal, Sat. 10. some men (the far greater part of men) do stand upon no unguent.--Pennant. British Zoology. The Hog.

other terms, than those of the first creation or rather of the As those casual lappings and nowing streamers were imi- subsequent lapse and condemnation.-Barrow, vol.iii.Ser.39. LARGE. Fr. Large, largesse; It. Largo, tated from nothing, they seldom have any folds or chiaro scuro.-Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting, vol. iv. c. 1. The solidity and simplicity of this monument (the mau

LA'RGELY. larghezza ; Sp. Largo, largueza; soleum of Cecilia Metella) are worthy of the republican era

LA'RGENESS. Lat. Largus ; of unsettled etyHalf a dozen squeezed plaits of linnen, to which dangled

in which it was erected, and have enabled it to resist the LA'RGESS. behind two unmeaning pendants, called lappels, not half

mology. Scaliger and Scheidius incidents and survive the lapse of two thousand years. covering their strait-drawn hair.-Id. Ib.

Eustace. Italy, vol. ii. c. 6.

think from the Gr. Auupos, copious, abundant.

It is applied to any thing that exceeds the usual And sails with lappel-head and mincing airs

LAPWING. Duly at chink of bell to morning pray'rs.

A. S. Lepewine, hleapuince ; or common number or magnitude; to any thing Cowper. Truth.

formed (Skinner) of hleap-an, to leap, and wince, amplified or magnified, increased or augmented, LA'PIDARY.

a wing, because it so quickly moves, expands, and extended, expanded, or spread. As
Fr. Lapider, lapidaire, claps its wings together. By Minshew, because Big or bulky, great, ample, wide, extensive, or

lapidifier; It. Lapidare, la- it laps or claps the wings so often. In Fr. Van- comprehensive; (met.) abundant, copious, plentiful.
pidario, lapideo, lapidazione ; neau.

Largess; Fr. Largesse,-a gift or donation;
LAPIDESCENCE. Sp: Lapizar, lapidares, la-

The false lapwing, full of trecherie.

proceeding from the largeness of the donor's - pideo; Lat. Lapidarius, lapis;

Chaucer. The Assembly of Fowles. bounty; from Lat. Largiri, to give largely. See LAPIDI'FICK. Gr. Aaas, a stone. LAPIDIFICAL.

the quotation from the Rom. of the Rose.
One who works in, deals

For anone after he was chaunged,
And from his owne kinde straunged,

And tho he was so large & hende of hys gistes al so.
LAPIDIFICATION. in, stone; one who works
A lapwynke made he was. Gover. Con. A. b. v.

R. Gloucester, p. 109. LA'pidist. or deals in precious stones. The lapwing hath a piteous, mournfil cry,

To chyrche & to pouere men he gef vorst, as he ssolde, The lapidaries now shall learn to set

And sings a sorrowful and heavy song.

To abbeyes & to prioryes largylyche of hys golde.
Their diamonds in gold, and not in jet.
But yet she's full of craft and subtilty,

Id. p. 383.
Brome. To his Mistress.
And weepest most being farthest from her young. Large er tho londes, that his eldros wonnen.
Phænir & Turtle.

R. Brunne, p. 144.. Induration, or lapidification, of substances more soft, is likewise another degree of condensation; and is a great Changed to a lapwing by the avenging God,

The kyng tille him therfore did grete curteysie, alteration in nature.- Bacon. Naturall Historie, $ 82.

He made the barren waste his lone abode,

Wynnyng for his lore he gaf him largelie.--Id. p. 268. And oft on soaring pinions hover'd o'er There might fall down into the lapideous matter before it The lofty palace then his own no more.

Hys los sprong so wyde sone of ys largesse. was concrete into a stone some small toad (or some toad

Beattie. Virgil, Past. 6.

R. Gloucester, p. 181 spawn) which being not able to extricate itself and get out

Loo Laurence for hus largenesse. as holy lore telleth. again, might remain there imprisoned till the matter about

LARBOARD. it were condensed and compacted into a stone.

Vox nautica, (says Skinner;)

Piers Plouhman, p. 289 Ray. On the Creation, pt. ii. so the left side of a ship is called, perhaps, q. d. But Crist beinge a bisschop of goodis to comynge entride Beneath the surface of the Earth there may be sulphu- lever board, from the Lat. Lævus, and board. Lar bi a largere and parfitere tabernacle.-Wiclis. Ebrevis, c.9. reous, and other steams, that may be plentifully mixed with may be a contraction of laveer, and that side of

In the same wise is he to blame, that spendeth ove water, and there, in likelihood, with lapidescent liquors. the ship so called because it laveers or lies obliquely largely.--Chaucer. The Tale of Melibeus. Boyle. Works, vol. iii. p. 557. to the starboard.

And after on the daunce he went
They (chymists, &c.] do with much confidence entirely
The Portuguese beginning their voyage not far from the

Largesse, that set all her entent ascribe the induration and especially the lapidescence of same streights, leave Africk on the larboard, and bend their

For to ben honourable and free, bodies to a certain secret internal principle, lurking for the

Of Alexander's kinne was shee :
course to the east.-Raleyh. Hist. of the World, b.ii.c. 1. s. 2.
most part in some liquid vehicle.--Id. lb. vol. i. p. 434.

Her moste joie was ywis,
When on the larboard quarter they descry

When that she yafe, and saied, haue this.-Id. R. of the N
Hereof in subterraneous cavities, and under the earth
A liquid column tow'ring shoot on high,

So that into the large strete there are many to be found in several parts of Germany;

Falconer. The Shipwreck, c. 2. This horse with great solemnitee which are but the lapidescencies and petrifactive mutations

Was brought within the citee.- Gower. Con. A. b. i. of hard bodies.-Brown. Vulgur Errours, b. iii. c.

LARCENY. Fr. Larcin, larrecin ; Lat. Latro

I bid not that thou do wast, Arguing, that the atoms of the lapidifick, as well as of the cinium. See the quotation from Blackstone. But holde largesses in his measure.-Id. Ib. b. v. saline principle, being regular, do therefore concur in producing regular stones.-Grew. Cosmo. Sacra, b. i. c. 3. p. 14. 1, Larciny, or theft, by contraction for latrociny, latro- On Newe Yeres day, the king, (Henry VII.) being in : cinium, is distinguisherl hy the law into two sorts.

riche gowne dynede in his chamber, and gave to his officer Bætius is of the same opinion, not ascribing its (coral]

Blackstone. Commentaries, b. iv. c. 17. of armes vi. 1. of his largesse, wher he was cryed in his styli concretion unto the air but the coagulating spirits of salt,

accustumed.---Leland. Collectanea, vol. iv. p. 234. (From: and lapidifical juyce of the sea, which entring the parts of

LARD, v. that plant, overcomes its vegetability, and converts it into

Fr. Lard; It. and Sp. Lardo ;

MS. in the Harleian Library.) a lapideous substance.Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 5.

LARD, n. Lat. Lardum, which Macrobius A passage down the Earth, a passage wide,
LA'RDER. conceives to be contracted from

Wider by farr than that of after-times
Some stones exceed all other bodies [in hardness,) among

Over mount Sion, and, though that were large, them the adamant all other stones, being exalted to that

large aridum; Vossius prefers the

Over the promis'd land to God so dear. degree thereof, that art in vain endeavours to counterfeit it, LA'RDERY. Gr.Aapov, sweet ; whence napivov,

Milton. Paradise Lost, b. ili the factious stones of chymists in imitation being easily bene curatum, pingue, well cured, fat. Lard is

Nor ever thence detected by an ordinary lapidist.--Ray. On the Creation, pt.i. applied to

Had ris'n or heav'd his head, but that the will They hired another house of Richard Lions, a famous Hog's flesh, bacon ; to the fat of it.

And high permission of all-ruling Heaven Inpidary, one of the sheriffs, who was beheaded by the To lard, -to fatten, to cover with fat, to grease;

Left him at large to his own dark designs.-Id. Ib. b. i. Kentish rebels in the reign of Richard II. Walpole. Anecdotes of Painting, vol. i. c. 4.

to mix or stuff, or lay bacon or the fat of bacon For want of instruction, whiche hath beene largelie pro into other meats; generally, to intermix, to inter

mised, and slacklie perfourmed, and other sudden an LAPSE, v. 2

iniurious deniall of helpe voluntarilie offered. Lat. Labi, lapsus, to fall. lay. See INTERLARD.

Holinshed. Desc. of Britaine, c. 11 LAPSE, n. To fall, to descend, to glide, Larder,—à store-room for lard; generally, for

While the porter stood wondring at the largeness of th slide or slip, or pass away; to cause to fall, to let any provided meats.

beast, Philomenes ran him through with his boar-spear. fall; to fail. The larderer, (larderarius,) or superintendent

Ralegh. History of the World, b. v. c. 3. s. 14 of provisions, is recorded by Spelman, (Gloss.) Ham. Do you not come your tardy sonne to chide,

The great donatives and largesses, upon the disbanding o That, laps't in time and passion, lets go by

& ther to fyne hundreth kie ilk gere to his lardere.

the armies, were things able to enflame all men's courages. Th' important acting of your dread command.

R. Brunne, p. 28.

Bacon. Ess, Of Kingdoms & Estates
Shakespeare. Hamlet, Act iii. sc. 4.
Rauine of other mens folde

Though straiter bounds your fortune did confine,
Once more I will renew
Maketh his larder, and payeth nought.

In your large heart was found a wealthy mine: His lapsed powers, though forfeit and enthrallid

Gower. Con. 4. b. v. Like the blest-oil, the widow's lasting feast,
By sin to foul exorbitant desires.
The lagging ox is now unbound,

Your treasure, as you pour'd it out, increas'd.
Milton. Paradise Lost, b. iii. And larding the new turn'd-up ground,

Waller. Of her Royal Highness, Mother to the P. of Orange
Whilst Hobbinol, alike o'er-laid,

For that our Maker has too largely given,
About me round I saw

Takes his coarse dinner to the shade.
Hill, dale, and shadie woods, and sunnie plaines,

Should be return'd in gratis ude to Heaven.

Collon. Noon Quatrains.
And liquid lapse of murmuring streams.-Id. Ib. b. viii.

Pomfret. The Choice
Whereupon she got a piece of lard with the skin on and Circles are prais'd, not that abound
Yet know withal,
rubbed the warts all over with the fat side.

In largeness, but th' exactly round:
Since thy original lapse, true libertie

Bacon. Nat. Hist. $ 997. So life we praise, that does excell
Is lost, which always with right reason dwells.

Id. Ib. b. xii.
The citizens of Winchester had ouersight of the kitchen

Not in much time, but acting well.

M'aller. Long and Short Lift and larderie.-Holinshed. Hen. Ill. an. 1235. The canon was made for presentation within six months,

The paltry largess, too, severely watch'd, and title of lapse given to the bishop in case the chapter The blood of oxen, goats, and ruddy wine,

Ere given, and every face observed with care, were patron, from the bishop to them if he were patron. And larded thighs on loaded altars laid.

That no intruding guests usurp a share.
Drayton. Poly-Olbion, s. 8. Seiden. Illust.

Dryden. Homer. Iliad, b. i.


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Such as made Sheba's curious queen resort
And to the meadows telling wanton tales,

LA'SSITUDE. Fr. Lassitude, lasseté; Sp. To the large-hearted Hebrew's famous court.

Her crystal limbs laciviously in pride

Lassitud; Lat. Lassitudo, from lassus, contraction Waller. To the Countess of Carlisle. (As ravished with the enamour'd gales) And find, of sheep, and goats, a mingled flock,

With often turnings casts from side to side.

of lacitus, from lacere, to draw : Itaque vaccæ Under the shelter of a cavern'd rock,

Drayton. The Barons' Wars, b. vi. lasse dicuntur cum diu nimis laciuntur,” (Vossius.) The largest and the best the pirate band

The misery of Florimell, the virtuousnes of Belphebe, the Exhaustion of strength or spirits; weariness or Seiz'd, and prepar'd a banquet on the strand. laciviousnes of Hellenora ; and many the like.

fatigue proceeding from exhaustion; generallyWilkie. The Epigoniad, b. iv. Spenser. Explanations of his Faerie Queene.

weariness or fatigue. LARK, n. A.S. Lafere; Dut. Lerke, lowerke ;

Adam was wholly set upon doing things at randome, ac- The one is called cruditie, ye other lassitude, whiche Ger. Lerch; Sw. Larkia. Wachter thinks the cording as the various toyings and titillations of the lascivient althoughe they be wordes made of Latyne, hauynge none word compounded of the Celtic Læf, the voice, life of the vehicle suggested to him.

apte Englyshe worde therefore, yet by the defynytions and

H. More. The Philosophick Cabbala, c. 3. 8. 6. and orka, to be strong, and thus to signify cantu

more ample declaration of them, they shall be vnderstande

suffycyentely, and from henseforthe vsed for Englyshe. pollens, powerful in song: Vossius (de Vit. b. i. He (the goat] is much more lascivious; and that shortens c. 2. and Etymol, in v. Galerita) forms it from the his life.--Bacon. The History of Life and Death.

Sir T. Elyot. Castel of Helth, b. iv. c. 1.

Lassitude is remedied by bathing, or anointing with oile Ancient Gallic Alauda ; in Modern French, Alou- But now his [Edgar's] mixture of vice marred all ; espe- and warm water. The cause is, for that all lassitude is a ette; Dut. Leurik, from Alaurik. The word cially being a vice opposite to all those virtues, which was kind of contusion, and compression of the parts; and bathing,

lasciviousness.--Baker. Chronicle. Of the Saxons. Aizuda was unknown to the Romans until Cæsar

and anointing give a relaxation, or emollition. gare that name to a legion“ enrolled from the Men, by letting themselves loose to all manner of wretch

Bacon. Naturall Historie, $ 730. countries beyond the Alpes,” (Suet. in Vita, fasciciency of the bodily life, quite" lose the relish and high pitch, or detained in a tone, will soon feel a lassitude, edness potent

The corporeal instruments of action being strained to a 2.04.) The Lark was called Cassita, or Galerita, grateful sense of true goodness and nobility.

somewhat offensive to nature.--Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 18. (s. quis,) from the crest or tuft on its head. See

Hallywell. Malampr, (1686.) p. 9.

Cold tremours come, with mighty love of rest, also Menaye in v. Alouette.

And in their [the Canaanites) other practice, most beastly Convulsive yawnings, lassitude and pains To love lyvynge men the larke is resembled.

lasciviousnesses, most bloudy violences, oppressions and ra- That sting the burden'd brows, fatigue the loins, Piers Plouhman, p. 239. pines (were] generally abounding.--Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 37. And rack the joints, and every torpid limb.

Armstrong. The Art of Preserving Health, b. i. Tet sang the larke, and Palamon right tho

So in the season when lascivious heat
With holy herte, and with an high corage
Burns in their veins, two branching-headed stags,

LAST. A.S. Læste. Formula lignea sutoria.
He rose.
Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2214. Of all the herd competitors for sway,

Ger. Laist, from the obsolete leissen, imitari, to Tben like the larke that past the night

Long with entangled horns persist in strise, la beauy sleepe with cares opprest:

Nor yield, nor vanquish. Glover. The Athenaid, b. ii. imitate, (Wachter. From the Goth. Laistyan, Y-t when shee spies the pleasaunt light,

sequi, to follow, (insistere vestigiis, Serenius.) She sends sweete notes from out hir brest.

LASH, v. Fr. Lascher; It. Lasciare; It is applied to-
Gascoigne. A straunge Passion in a Louer.
Lash, n. Ger. Lassen; A. S. Les-an, to

The pattern or form of a foot; the mould or Thus wore out night, and now the herald lark

LA'shing, n.

loose. Tooke says, “ Lash (Fr. shape on which shoes are made. Left his ground-nest, high tow'ring to discry

lasche) of a whip, i. e. that part of it which is let The mora's approach, and greet her with his song.

Let firm, well-hammer'd soles protect thy feet,
loose, let go, cast out, thrown out: the past part.
Milton. Paradise Regained, b. ii.

Thro' freezing snows, and rains, and soaking sleet: of French lascher.” To lash,

Should the big last extend the shoe too wide,
Pride, like an eagle, builds among the stars,
Bui Pleasure, lark-like, nests upon the ground.

To let loose, to throw out, to cast out; to strike Each stone will wrench the unwary step aside.
Young. The Complaint, Night 5. with a lash, or any thing thrown out; with any

Gay. Trivia, b. i. v. 35. And shrill lark carols clear from her aerial tour.

thing long and flexible; also to tie, bend, or fasten LAST, adj. See LATE. Beattie. The Minstrel, b. i. together with a lash; met. to strike, (sc. with

LAST, v.

A. S. Læst-an; Dut. LeesLARUM. See ALARM. From the It. All' censure or satire,) to aim a stroke or blow at.

LA'STING, N. ten, durare, perdurare, from ze, to arms, al arme, larme, larum.

To lash the Greks to ground was her hertes joy.

LA'STINGLY. last, postremus, qui enim diu

The Nine Ladies Worthy. Imputed to Chaucer. A noisy sound; as if summoning to arms; also

LA'STINGNESS. tissimè omnium perdurat ille applied to a machine or instrument, framed to Many a stripe and many a greuous lashe

postremus omnium desinit, postremus omnium make a noise at certain hours.

She gauen to them that wolden louers be.

Chaucer. The Court of Loue. manet, (Skinner.) The wailefull warre in time doth yeelde to peace,

To stay, remain, or continue last; to continue, For he lasheth out scripture in bedelem as fast as they The laruns lowde and trumpete sounde doth cease. bothe in Almayn.-Sir T. More. Workes, p. 287.

to endure; to wear for a long time. Tuthervile. After Misadventures come good Haps.

And gan her fresh assayle,

This sorow & this drede lastid him thre gere.
His laram bell might lowd and wyde be herd,
Heaping huge strokes as thicke as showre of hayle,

R. Brunne, p. 85. When cause requyr'd, but never out of time.

And lashing dreadfully at every part.

Bifore alle thingis haue ye charitie ech to othire in yourSpenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 9.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iv. c. 6, silff algatis lastinge, for charitic keuerith the multitude of of this nature likewise was the larum mentioned by Wal

Which to haue concealed had tended more to the opinion synnes.-Wiclif. 1 Petir, c. 4. ches, which though it were but two or three inches big, yet

of virtue, than to lash out whatsoeuer his ynstaied mind Trewly I was greatly reioysed in myne herte, of her faire wwald both wake a man, and of itself light a candle for him atfoorded.-Holinshed. Rich. II. an. 1397.

behestes, and profered me to be slawe in all that she me u zay set hour of the night.-Wilkins. Dedalus, c. 3.

wold ordein whyl my life lasted.

How smart a lash that speech doth giue my conscience ? LA'RYNX. Fr. Larynt, laregau; Gr. Aupuy,

Chaucer. The Testament of Lore, b. ii. Shakespeare. Hamlet, Act iji. sc. 1.

Als for any man maie knowe gula, guttur.

Juvenal was wholly employ'd in lashing vices, some of There lasieth nothing but a throwe.-Gower. C. A. Prol. A cartilage forming the protuberance in the them the most enormous that can be imagined. interior part of the neck, vulgarly named the

Dryden. Juvenal, Ded. Injustice never yet took lasting root,
Pumun Adami, Adam's apple.
The charioteer then whirl'd the lash around,

Nor held that long, impiety did win.

Daniel. Civil Wars, b. i. And swift ascended at one active bound. The exquisite mechanism of the larynx, its variety of

Pope. Homer. Iliad, b. xix.

This circle and ring of things returning always to their maxles, its cartilages, all so exquisitely made for the pur

principles will never cease as long as the world lasts. Ple of respiration, and forming the voice, are very admir- The lash resounds, the coursers spring,

Hakewill. Apologie, c. 3. s. 6. a.- Deham. Physico-Theology, b. iv. c. 7.

The chariot marks the rolling ring,
And gath'ring clouds, with eager eyes

Nothing procureth the lasting of trees, bushes, and herbs,
Fur these seven couple of simple consonants, viz. BP-
CK-DT-ZS-Th. Th-VF-J.SH-differ each from its

And shouts, pursue him as he flies.

so much as often cutting.-Bacon. Naturall Historie, $ 580.

Whitehead. The Youth and the Philosopher. And covenants betwixt them surely seal'd, artner, by no variation whatever of articulation; but singly by a certain un noticed and almost imperceptible motion or Torn from their planks the cracking ring-bolts drew,

Each to the other lastingly to bind. tepression of or near the larynx ; which causes what And gripes and lashings all asunder flew.

Drayton. The Barons' Wars, b. iii. Salins calls "some kind of murmure.”

Falconer. The Shipwreck, c. 2. The ancients depicted friendship in the bearings and
Tooke. Diversions of Purley, vol. i. c. 6.
LASS. From ladde is derived, and formerly strength of a young man, bare-headed, rudely clothed, to

signifie its activity, and lastingness, readiness of action, and LASCIVIOUS. Fr. Lascif; It. and Sp. was in use, laddesse, now contracted into lass.

aptnesses to do service.--Bp. Taylor. On Friendship. LasciviousLY. Lascivo; Lat. Lascivus. Hickes, (in Lye.)

Quoth Cibber to Pope, “ Tho' in verse you foreclose, LasciviOUSNESS. Vossius (Etymol . in y.) The mony for theyr masses

I'll have the last word; for, by G-, I'll write prose." LasciviENT. suggests various etymolo- Spent among wanton lasses.--Skelton. Boke of Colin Clout. Poor Colly, thy reasoning is none of the strongest, LascivIENCY. gies without giving a pre

For know, the last word is the word that lasts longest. And with your piteous layes have learn'd to breed

Pope. Dunciad, b. i. Note. ference. Isaac Vossius, an additional one, the Lat.

Compassion in a countrey-lasses hart. Lacere, to draw, to attract, to allure, or entice.

Spenser. Astrophel. this kind are most eminent, may be reduced to these four.

The particular circumstances, for which the automata of And hence the word might be interpreted,

Thy broomegroues

1. The lastingness of their motion, without needing of a new Whose shadow the dismissed batchelor loues, Drawing, attracting, alluring, or enticing, (to

supply.-Wilkins. Dedalus, c. 3.

Being lasse-lorne.--Shakespeare. Tempest, Act iv. sc. 1. larury, wantonness, or lust;) luxurious, wanton,

Your sufferings are of a short duration, your joy will last Lstful.

Thus far the sportful Muse with myrtle bound,

for ever.--Hart, Medit, on Christ's Death & Passion, N. 2. Or perhaps from the same source as the Fr.

Has sung where lovely lasses may be found.

Dryden. Ovid. Art of Love. LAST. 1 Last is with us (says Skinner) a Lasche, loose, (See Lash;) and hence

The rural lass

LA'stage. kind of weight, from the A. S. Hlæst. Lewd, lustful, wanton. Whom once her virgin modesty and grace,

an, be-hlastan, onerare; to load, or impose a burI inde that some of them haue not only bin offensiue for Her artless manners, and hier neat attire,

then; Ger. Last, a load or weight ; whence (he Mandrie canton speeches, and laciuious phrases, but further So dignified, that she was hardly less Seare that the same haue beene doubtfully construed, and Than the fair shepherdess of old romance,

adds) our lastage, a toll or tribute upon ships of tierefore, scandalous.-Gascoigne. To the Reuerend Deuines. Is seen no more.

Cowper. Task, b.iv. burthen. Lastage is also applied to the ballast, VOL. II.




(qv.) and to the load itself. By 21 Rich. II. c.


Martha seith to him, I woot that he schal rise agen in the LATERAL. Fr. Latéral ; It. Laterale; 18, “ All maner of ships accustomed to come to agein rising of the laste day.--Wiclif. Jon, c. 11.

LATERALLY, Lat. Lateralis, from latus, latethe said port (s. of Caleis) out of the countrey of

Martha said vnto him: I know yt he shal rise againe in LATERA'LITY. ris, the side,-a latendo (Voss.! England shall bring with them all their lastage of the resurrection at the last day.--Bible, 1531. Ib.

quia lateat, condaturque sub axillis ; because it lies good stones convenient for stuffing the said beak- Then cometh the sinne that men clepen Tarditas, as when and is concealed under the arm-pits; or from latus, ens," (Rastal, p. 47.) By 31 Edw. I. a weight is a man is latered or taryed or he wol tourne to God. (see LATITUDE,) broad; q.d. humani corporis

Chaucer. The Persones Tale. declared to be fourteen stone, two weights of wool

extremitates in latum extensæ. See Junius in v. to make a sacke, and twelve sacks a last. A last

His disciples said unto hi: Master, ye Jewes lately sought Side. See COLLATERAL, and Late.

meanes to stone thee, and wylt thou go thyther agayne. of herrings to contain ten thousand, &c. (Id.

Of or pertaining to the side ; belonging to,

Bible, 1551. Jon, c. 11. p. 524.) And see Spelman, in v. Last.

Is it mete that the carnal be first, &- that thing to be later proceeding from, the side. So that they shall be free from all toll, and from all cus- more, which is spiritual & gostly.--Udal. Marke, c. 1.

Thwart of these as fierce tome; that is to say from all lastage, tallage, passage, cari

Forth rush the Levant and the Ponent windes

I should be loath age, &c.-Hackluyt. Voyages, vol. i. p. 117.

Eurus and Zephir with their lateral noise,
To meet the rudeness, and swill'd insolence,

Millon. Paradise Lost, b. x. A last of white herrings is twelve barrels, of red herrings Of such late wassailers.

Milton. Comus. 20 cades or thousand ;-and of pilchards 10,000; of corn 10

For some couple laterally or side-wise, as worms. quarters, and in some parts of England 21 quarters ; of O woods, O fountains, hillocks, dales and bow'rs,

Brown. Vulgar Eriours, b. iii. c. 17. wool 12 sacks; of leather 20 dickers, or ten score ; of hides

With other echo late I taught your shades or skins 12 dozen; of pitch, tar, or ashes 14 barrels; of gun

To answer, and resound farr other song.

These lateralities in man are not onely failible, if relatively Id. Paradise Lost, b. X.

determined into each other, but made in reference unto the powder 24 firkins, weighing a hundred pound each. Tomline. Law Diclionary.

heavens and quarters of the globe.-Id. Ib. b. iv This latter rill also is the last that I doo reade of on the

South side, and likewise on the West and North, till we LATCH, v. A. S. Lacc-an. See LACE.

In a field of ripe corn blown upon by the wind, there will haue sailed to S. Jes baie.

appear as it were wares of a colour (at least gradually) Latch, n. To lay hold of, to seize, to

Holinshed. The Description of Britaine, c. 12. differing from that of the rest of the field ; the wind, by LA'TCHET. catch. The noun is applied tom That which catches, and holds fast, (sc.) a door. They deserue much more to be reprehended than I will depressing some of the ears, and not at the same time

others, making the one reflect more from the lateral and vouchsafe to attempt in this my laleward treatise.

strawy parts than do the rest.--Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 678. And if ge latche Lycre, let hym nat askapie.

Id. The Description of Scotland, c. 13.
Piers Plouhman, p. 35.
I for his sake will leave


A.S. Latta ; Ger. Latte ; Fr. Ne that mede may latche, maketh litel tale.-Id. p. 58. Thy bosome, and the glorie next to thee

LA'THING, n. Latte ; Low Lat. Lata. Francis Freely put off, and for him lastly die. Thauh lyers and latche-drawers. and lolleres knocke

Milton. Paradise Lost, b.iii.

LA'THY. (says Wachter) lid-on est secare, Let hem abyde tyl the bord be drawe.



separare, to cut, to separate. It may be from the

Now spurres the lated traueller apace, Mald thorgh the Lundries fro London is katched,

A.S. Lithe, in a consequential application; thin,

To gayne the timely inne.-Shakes. Macbeth, Act iii. sc. 3. With hors & harneis Bristow has scho latched.

R. Brunne, p. 120.

Friends, come hither,
Loue will none other bird catch
I am so lated in the world, that I

In plastering likewise of our fairest houses ouer our heads, Though he set either nette or latch.

Haue lost my way for euer.

we vse to laie first a laine or two of white morter tempered Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose.

Id. Antony & Cleopatra, Act iii. sc. 9.

with haire vpon laths.

Holinshed. The Description of England, c. 12. A stronger than I cometh after me, whose shoe latchet I

Such was that image, so it smil'd am not worthye to stoupe doune and vnlose.

With seeming kindness, which beguil'd

A small kiln consists of an oaken frame, lathed on every
Bible, 1551. Mark, c. 1.
Your Thyrsis lately, when he thought

side.- Mortimer. Husbandry.. The pumie stones I hastly hent

He had his fleeting Calia caught. And threw; but nought avayled :

Waller. To the Mutable Fair.

" A home should be built, or with brick, or with stone." He was so wimble and so wight,

Why 'tis plaster and lath; and I think that's all one. From bough to bough he lepped light Perhaps some doctor, of tremendous paunch,

Prior. Down Hall, a Ballad, (1715.) And oft the pumies latched.

Awful and deep, a black abyss of drink,
Spenser. Shepheard's Calender. March. Out-lives them all ; and from his bury'd flock

Laths are made of fir for inside plaistering and pantile
Retiring, full of rumination sad,

lathing.--Moxon. Mechanical Exercises. She bid him fearless throw

Laments the weakness of these latter times. Himself to ground; and therewithal did show

Thomson. Autumn. The which he tossed to and fro amain
A flight of little angels, that did wait

And eft his lathy falchion brandished.
Upon their glittering wings to latch him straight
To crown Achilles' valiant friend with praise

West. On the Abuse of Travelling.
And longed on their backs to feel his glorious weight. At length he dooms; and, that his last of days
G. Fletcher. Christ's Triumph on Earth. Shall set in glory, bids him drive the foe;
Nor unattended see the shades below.

LATHE, (a Turner's,) perhaps from Lith-ian.
If euer henceforth, thou

Pope. Homer. Iliad, b. xvi. See Litue.
These rurall latches, to his entrance open,
Or hope (hoop] his body more, with thy embraces,
Your lateness in life (as you so soon call it) might be im-

Could turn his word, and oath, and faith,
I will deuise a death, as cruell for thee
proper to begin the world with, but almost the eldest men As many ways as in a lath.

Hudibras, pt. iii. c. 2. As thou art tender to't.--Shakes. Wint. Tale, Act iv. sc. 3. may hope to see changes in a court.


Swift, to Gay, Nov. 23, 1727.
But I haue words

In Law Lat. Lastum; A.S. That would be howl'd out in the desert ayre,

LATHE-REEVE. } Lothe, lath, which Spelman Even he, who long the House of Com-ns led, Where hearing should not latch them.

That hydra dire, with many a gaping head,

derives from the A. S. Lath-ian, ge-lath-ian, conId. Macbeth, Act iv. sc. 3. Found by experience, to his latest breath,

gregare; to assemble together, q.d. an assembly I find the latch thy fingers touch'd before,

Envy could only be subdu'd by death.

or convention. Thy smelling myrrh comes dropping off the door.

Jenyns. Horace, Ep. 1. b. i.
Parnel. The Gift of Poetry.

Lathe is also applied to a barn or granary, (sc.) What, indeed, will be the particular effects in the first a place where corn or grain is brought together, LATCH, latch'd, or letch'd, lick'd over, lecher, instance, of that general diffusion of knowledge, which the laid up, or stored. Skinner thinks from lade, to lick, Fr. (Hanmer.)

art of printing must sooner or later produce, and of that
spirit of reformation with which it cannot fail to be accom-

because laden with the produce of harvest. But hast thou yet latchi the Athenian's eyes,

panied, it is beyond the reach of human sagacity to conjecWith the loue-iuyce, as I did bid thee doe? ture.-Stewart. Of the Human Mind, Introd. pt. ii. s. l.

Why ne had thou put the capel in the lathe?

Chaucer. The Reves Tale, v. 4085. Shakespeare. Midsummer Night's Dream, Act iii. sc. 2.

LATEEN sails, in French, Voiles latines, LATE, adj.

As Alured divided the shires first, so to him is owing the Goth. Lata, tardus, slow ; triangular sails, frequently used by small vessels

constitution of hundreds, tithings, lathes, and rapentakes. LATE, ad. A. S. Læte, late ; Dut. Laet ; in the Mediterranean, and also in the eastern

Drayton. Poly-Olbion, Selden. Illustrations. Lately. Sw.Lat; Goth. Latyan; A. S. seas.-Can they be-quasi Latina ? LATENESS. Lat-ian, læt-an ;-tardare, mo

These shires also he [Alfred] brake into lesser parts, LATTER.

whereof some were called lathes of the word galathian, which rari, to be or cause to be slow; LATENT. 'Fr. Latent ; It. Latente ; Lat.

is to assemble togither. LATTERMORE. to retard, to delay, to let. (The LA'TENCY. Latens, pres. part. of lat-ere ; Gr.

Holinshed. The Description of England, b. ii. c. 4. LATEWARD. Goth. Lagy-an, to lay,-lagy- Amoeiv, to lie hidden or concealed. See Late. Lates. ed, lay-ed, layd, layt, late ? and Lying hidden or concealed ; secret, remote

In some counties there is an intermediate division, be

tween the shire and the hundreds, as lathes in Kent, and LATERED. hence also the Lat. Lat, are ?] from view.

rapes in Sussex, each of them containing about three or four Late, the adj.

My latent sense thy happier thought explores,

hundreds a piece. These had formerly their lathe-recres and Let or letted,--hindered, kept back or behind, And injur'd Maro to himself restores.

rape-reeves, acting in subordination to the shire-reeve. retarded, delayed: it is referred to time back or

Roscommon. Mr. Needler, to the Earl.

Blackstone. Commentaries, Introd. &. 4. past, not long before, as the late reign, not that

Every breach of veracity indicates some latent vice, or LATHER, v. Junius says, to smear with preceding it; the late king, not any preceding him; some criminal intention, which an individual is ashamed to LATHER, n. the foam of soapy water. Ge. and is thus extended to any person or thing, cerity.---Stewart. Outlines of Moral Philosophy.

And hence the peculiar beauty of openness or sin

LA'THERING, n. lethred is rendered by Somner, lately in being.

mollitus, made soft, lither or tender, from ge-lith-ian, Last,-latest, latst, last.

The undesignedness of the agreements (which undesigned

ness is gathered from their latency, their minuteness, their (see LITHE,) emollire, to soften. Lye thinks it That this gode folk of Troie ouer come were at the last. obliquity, the suitableness of the circumstances in which (ge-lethred) may be interpreted lathered or in a

R. Gloucester, p. 19. they consist, to the places in which those circumstances lather. He regnes after him, & late had the coroune.

occur, and the circuitous references by which they are R. Brunne, p. 149. traced out) demonstrates that they have not been produced writing; the horse was in a lather, i. e. a foaming

The words are common in speech, but not in bo; meditation, or by any fraudulent contrivance. Next the lattere fest that is of our Lady.-Id. p. 308.

Paley. Evidences, pt. ii. c. 7. sweat; the barber lathered his chin,

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The damsel with the soap-ball lathered him with great LATRANT. Lat. Latrans, pres. part. of La- If thou laudest and ioyest any wight, for he is stuffed with expedition, raising flakes of snow. Smollett. Don Quixote, vol. iii. p. 281. trare, to bark; quod eâ voce indicant, quæ noctu

soche maner richesse, thou art in that beleue begiled.

Chaucer. The Test. of Lour, b. i. latent, latratus appellatus, (Varr. lib. vi.) Vossius I shall be satisfied with the lathering of my beard, replied prefers ab sono.

His stone is the grene emeraude the equire, at least at present.-Id. Ib. p. 282.

To whom is geuen many a laude.--Gower. Con. A. b. vii. Barking; clamorous, noisy.

So do well and thou shalt haue laude of the same (that is LATIN, v. As used by Wilson,--to inter- Thy care be first the various gifts to trace,

to say of the ruler.)- Tyndall. Workes, p. 111. LATINISM. lard the discourse with Latin The minds and genius of the latrant race.

Tickell. On Hunting. LA'TIXIST. words or phrases.

Who is lyke thee? So gloryous in holynesse, fearfull, Whose tatrant stomachs oft molest

laudable, & that shewest wondres.--Bible, 1551. Exod. c.15. LATI'NITY. Latinism,-an idiom or phrase

The deep-laid plans their dreams suggest. LATINIZE, v. ology peculiar to the Latin

Green. The Spleen.

War. 'Tis called Jerusalem, my noble lord,

King. Laud be to heauen:
LATINLY. tongue.
LATREUTICAL. Gr. Satpev-elv, servire,

Euen there my life must end.
This interpretacion also, do both the moste number and
ministrare, to serve, to minister.

Shakespeare. 2 Pt. Hen. IV. Act iii. sc. 3. the best lerned of the latinistes best alowe.

But I remember now
Bible, 1551. Ps. 4. Note. That in this sacred supper there is a sacrifice in that sense

I am in this earthly world: where to do harme wherein the fathers spake, none of us ever doubted: but Soch fellowes will so Latine their tongues, that the sim

Is often laudable, to do good sometime that is then, either latreutical, as Bellarmin distinguishes it ple cannot but wonder at their talke, and thinke surely they

Accounted dangerous folly.-Id. Macbeth, Act iv. sc. 2. not ill, or eucharistical.-Bp. Hall. No Peace with Rome, s.4. xeak by some revelacion.

Sir Richard Scrope is depriued of the chancellorshippe Hilson. Arte of Rhetorike, (1553.) b. iii. LATTEN, or ) Fr. Laiton, leton; It. Ottone, which he had gouerned laudably.--Stow. Rich. II. an. 1382. Bretheren, this matter of Latinity is but a straw, but let

La toux. latta ; Sp. Alaton, laton; Dut. 6 say this willing defence of a plain falshood, is a block, Lattoen ; Ger. Letton ; of unknown etymology. to make a lymn to the Muses.

I have no purpose to enter into a laudative of learning, or which your very friends cannot but stumble at. Hickes (Gram. Franco-Theotioca, p. 96) says,

Bacon. Of the Advancement of Learning, b. i.
Bp. Hall. Ans. to the Vind. of Smectymnuus.
Ferrum stanno obductum. Omnia a Cimbrico

My discourse yet shall not be altogether laudatory ; but, You shall hardly find a man amongst them (the French) latun, aurichalcum, quasi gladtun, a nitore splen- as Samuel's, led in with exhortation and carried out with zich can make a shift to express himself in that the

dido. And Serenius adds, from Glia, splendere, threatening.--Bp. Hall. Sermon, March 24, 1613. L'ial language, nor one amongst an hundred that can do it Lainly.--Heylin. Voyage of Prance, p. 296. to shine. See Tin.

Not simply a confutation, but a modest confutation with

Archdeacon Nares contends that it is brass, a laudatory of itself obtruded in the very first word. lowe also to Fenton the participle meandered, and to Sir 1. D'Avenant the latinism of funeral ilicet. not tin; and so the Manuel Lexique renders

Milton. An Apology for Smeclymnuus.
Harte. Religious Melancholy, Advert.
Laiton, métal composé de cuivre rouge et de ca-

[Saint Austin himself] acknowledges those virtuous dislamine. B. Jonson renders orichalchum (Hor. positions and deeds to be the gift of God, to be laudable, to Poilean and the French critics affected to despise those Ithors, the modern Latin poets) and, for what reason it Ars Poet. 202,) by latten.

procure some reward, to avail so far, that they, because of

them, shall receive a more tolerable and mild treatment is diiculi to discover, undervalued their Latinity.

I gen as flawme of fier, and hise feet lyk latoun. [Chalco-1 from divine justice.-Barrow, vol. iii. Ser. 40.
Eustace. Italy, vol. i. Prelim. Dis. libano.)-Wiclif. Apocalips, e. 2.

Yet, in my opinion, obsolete words may then be laudably The macaronian is a kind of burlesque poetry, consisting His helme as latoun bright. of a jumble of words of different languages, with words of

Chaucer. The Rime of Sire Thopas, v. 13,806. nificant than those in practice.-Dryden. Juvenal, Ded.

revived, when either they are more sounding, or more sig. the Falgar tongue latinized, and Latin words modernized. Cambridge. The Scribleriad, b. ii. Note 16. LA'TTICE, n.) Junius says, Cancelli ferrei; But he, whom ev'n in life's last stage LA'TTICE, v. I a.d. lett-isen ; impediens fer

Endeavours laudable engage, LATIROSTROUS, i. e. broad-beaked, flat

rumentum ; iron bars that let or hinder an en- Is paid, at least, in peace of mind, büled, from latus, broad, and rostrum, the beak. trance into places secured by them. Skinner,

And sense of having well design'd.

Couper. The Moralizer Corrected. I:the pelican) is palmipedous, or fin-footed, like swans

(among other conjectures,)—from the Dut. Latte, ad seese; according to the method of nature in latirostrous a lath; and thus meaning lathes-work, or work of

LAVE, v. eiat-bild birds.-Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. V. c. 1.

Fr. Laver; It. Lavare ; Sp. laths. Fr. Latus. Gifford observes that lattices

LAVATION. Lavar ; Lat. Lavare, to wash; LATITANT. 2 Pres. part. of the Lat. Lati- of various colours, or chequers, as they were

LA'VATORY. Gr. Ao-elv, seu 10-Eelv, ex quo LI'TITANCY. tare, from lat-ere, to lie hidden sometimes called, formed (and still form) a very

LAlver. AOv-elv, contractum; to wet or or concealed. See LATENT. common ale-house sign, (B. Jonson, Every Man

LAVA'CRE. wash. Lying or lurking hidden or concealed. in his Humour, Act iii. sc. 1. Note.)

To wash or wet, to bathe, to cleanse or purify Snakes, lizards, snails, and divers other insects latitant Fr. Clere-voyes,-lattices, or secret holes to spie

with water. many months in the year, being cold creatures, containing out at; cross-barred (of wood or iron) through And laveth hem in the lavendrie.-Piers Plouhman, p.281. a teak beat in a crass or copious humidity, do long subsist

which one may sce and not be seen, (Cotgrave.) tout nutrition.-Brown, Vuigar Errours, b. iii. c. 21.

Basins, laroures or that men hem bie,

Spones, stooles, and all swich husbondrie.
It cannot be denied it (the chameleon) is (if not most of
Lettice-caps; Fr. Lassis,-in chequer or net-

Chaucer. The Wif of Bathes Prologue, v. 5869. 11 a very abstemious animal, and such as by reason of its work.

The aulter of incense, the brazen lauer, the anoyntinge frigidity, paucity of blood, and latitaney in the winter (about wach time the observations are ofien made) will long

For out of the wyndowe of my house I loked thorow the

oyle.-Bible, 1551. Exodus, c. 30. atsist without a visible sustentation. Id. Ib. lettesse.-Bible, 1551. Prouerbes, c. 7.

And in the foure corners were vndersetters vnder the LATITUDE.

Fr. Latitude; It. La.

I know that Alexander was adorned with most excellent lauatorye.--Bible, 1551. 3 Kings, c. 7.

vertues, and hurt with very few known vices. For therein LATITUDINA'RIAN, adj. titudine ; Sp. Latitud; it seemeth he hath latticed up Cæsar, and many others of

To the end that we shoulde not thynke to bee sufficient, LATITUDINA'RIAN, n. Lat. Latitudo, from la- the chiefest in the Greek and Roman history.

that all our synnes haue been forgeuen vs through the LATITUDINARIANISM.

lauacre of baptisme.--Udal. Luke, c.4. tus, broad; Gr. Iatus,

North. Plutarch, p. 621. (the initial + cut off.)

Holding a iallis still before his face,

His ears hang laving like a new lugg'd swine.
Through which he still did peep as forward he did pace.

Bp. Hall, b. iv. Sat. 1. Breadth; applied generally to extent, or ex

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iii. c. 11. tæ siveness; (met.) without restriction or con

But as I rose out of the laring stream,

Of old time our countrie houses in steed of glasse did vse Heaven open'd her eternal doors, from whence aberneat, or limitation; looseness, laxity.

much lallise, and that made either of wicker or fine rists of The Spirit descended on me like a dove. The thirde partye shal containe diuers tables of longitudes oke in checkerwise.-- Holinshed. Desc. of Eng. b. ii. c. 12.

Milton. Paradise Regained, b. i. 20 latitudes of starres, fixe in the astrolabie.

Chaucer. The Astrolabie.

Phy. Bring in the lettice cap; you must be shaved, sir. Let us go find the body where it lies
Beaum. & Fletch. Monsieur Thomas, Act iii. sc. 1.

Sok't in his enemies' blood, and from the stream

With lavers pure and cleansing herbs wash off This island (which Tacitus mistaketh no doubt for Mona The cornea of flies, wasps, &c. are so common an enter- The clotted gore.

Id. Samson Agonistes. Casaris, and so doth Ptolomie as appeareth by his latitudes) tainment with the microscope, that every body knows it is is situat about two miles from the shore of North Wales. a curious piece of latlice-work.

The Cardinal's carriage exceeded all bounds of moderaHolinshed. Description of Britaine, c. 10.

Derham. Physico-Theology, b. viii. c. 3. Note 1. tion; for when he said mass, he made Dukes and Earls to Those who did not carry this so far as to think, as some

O'er their heads

serve him of wine, with a say taken, and to hold the bason they did, that the church was to be pulled down; yet Huge alders weave their canopies, and shed

at the lavatory.--Baker. Hen. VIII. an. 1518. ste, a atitudinarian party was like to prevail and to engross Disparted moonlight through the latticed boughs.

Such filthy stuffe was by loose lewd varlets sung before 21 preferments.-Burnet. Own Time, an. 1689.

Glover. The Athenaid, b. xxvii. her (Berecynthia) charet on the solemne day of her laration. These supplied

Hakewill. Apologie, b. iv. c. 1. s. 7. He [Wilkins) was look'd upon as the head of the latitudi

Of texture firm a lallice-work, that brac'd tarizus, as they were then stiled: i.e. persons that had no

The left presents a place of graves,

The new machine, and it became a chair. peat liking for the liturgy or ceremonies, or indeed the

Whose wall the silent water laves.

Cowper. Task, b. i. government of this church, but yet had attained to such a

Parnell. A Night Piece. On Death. arzeness and freedom of judgment, as that they could con- LAUD, v.

Fr. Los; It. Laude; Sp. Young Aretus from forth his bridal bower , tho' without any warmth or affection for these things.

LAUD, n.

Laud; Lat. Laus, which
Birch, Life of Tillolsun.

Brought the full laver, o'er their hands to pour.
Tooke considers to be the

Pope. Homer. Odyssey, b. iii. The nation was less governed by laws than by customs, LA'UDABLY.

A. S. Hlios, past part. of sta admitted a great latitude of interpretation.

LAVE, v. (lade.) To draw out, (Lye.) And,
Hume. History of England, vol. i. App. 1.

Hlis-an, celebrare, to cele- Mr. Tyrwhitt says, “ Laved, past part. Fr.

La'UDATORY, adj. brate. See Los. Fe 'Jortin) was a lover of truth, without hovering over

drawn, spoken of water taken out of a well.”

LA'UDATORY, n. To celebrate,—the deeds, the abomy abyss of scepticism; and a friend to free enquiry, next roving into the dreary and pathless wilds of latithe great or good qualities, the merits of any and laued out of the noble welles of his mother Caliope the

(Orpheus) songe in wepinge, all that euer he had receiued vasarianism.-Dr, Parr. Tracts by a Warburtonian. person or thing; to praise, to commend.

goddesse.---Chaucer. Boecius, b. iii.

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