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LACKEY, V. Fr. Lacquay; It. Lacayo. After it hath been strained through those curious co

To lay or put on, to impose, a weight or burden; La'orey, 1. ) Junius (who proposes the verb landers, the lacteal veins, I might also observe its impregna- to put in, to take in, that which is to be borne or to lacke; q. d. one who lacks, is poor or indigent,

Derham. Physico-Theology, b. iv. c. 9. carried ;---the cargo. and therefore servile) interprets the Goth. LaikI might next trace it through the several meanders of the

And they laded their asses with the corne and departod an, saltare, exultare. Wachter,—the Ger. Læk-en, guts, the lacteals, and into the blood.-Id. Ib.

thence.-Bible, 1551. Gen. c. 42. , and also currere, and lakei, curror.

This lactean whiteness ariseth from a great number of Pomegranets, lemons, citrons, so Ihre—the Sw. Lacka, currere, and Lack-ere, little stars constipated in that part of heaven, flying so Their laded branches bow, cursor, a runner. Hence also the Eng. Leg; and

swiftly from the sight of our eyes, that we can perceive Their leaves in number that outgo' thence a lacquey , one who uses his legs, (a legger.) nothing but a confused light.-Noxon. Astron, Cards, p. 13. Nor roomth will them allow,

Drayton. The Description of Elysium. A runner, a running follower or attendant, a

Among pot-herbs are some laclescent plants, as lettice, runner of errands , a footboy: generally, a follower

endive, and dandelion, which contain a most wholesome But before they deuided themselues they agreed, after the or attendant.

juice, resolvent of the bile, anodyne and cooling, extremely lading of their goods at their seuerall ports, to meet at Zante. useful in all diseases of the liver.

Slow. Qucene Elizabeth, an. 1585. Tueye luther lackes he adde wyth hym al out,

Arbuthnot. Ont Aliments, Prop. 1.
R, Gloucester, p. 389.

H'is growne too much the story of men's mouths
And this laclescence, if I may so call it, does also commonly To scape his lading.
Than they of Heynnaulte bought lyttle dagges to ryde at
ensue, wlien spirit of wine being impregnated with those

B. Jonson. The Divell is an Asse, Act i. sc. 6. theyr ease, and they sent back) theyr lackettes and pages.

parts of gums or other vegetable concretions, that are supBerners. Froissart. Cronycle, c. 18.

posed to abound with sulphureous corpuscles, fair water is No toiling teams from harvest-labour come To a prince of ours, & page of theirs they set, suddenly poured upon the tincture or solution.

So late at night, so heavy laden home.

Boyle. Works, vol. i.
And a French lacquey to an English lord.

p.
219.

Dryden. Virgil, Geor. 3.
Drayton. The Battle of Agincourt.

He makes the breasts to be nothing but glandules of that Some were made prize : while others burnt, and rent, Harp, To clear your doubts, he doth return in triumph, sort they call conglomeratæ, made up of an infinite number With their rich lading to the bottom went. Kings lackeynge by his triumphal chariot. of little knots or kernels, each whereof hath its excretory

Waller. Har with Spain, (1651.) Massinger. The Virgin Martyr, Act i. sc. 1. vessel, or lactiferous duct.-Ray. On the Creation, pt. i.

I'll show thee where the softest cowslips spring What cause could make him so dishonourable LAD. į Junius derives from A. S. Læd-an,

And clust'ring uuts their laden branches bend. To drive you so on foot, unfit to tread

Warton, Ecl. o. And lackey by him, 'gainst all womanhead. Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. vi. c. 2. children are led or educated to manly virtues.

Ir large the vessel, and her lading large,

And if the scas prove faithful to their charge, So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity,

Skinner and Lye prefer A. S. Leode, people, (see Great are your gains.-Cooke. Ilesiod. Works 3 Days, b.ii. That when a soul is found sincerely 30,

the quotation from Piers Plouhman); also, as the A thousand liveried angels lackey ber.--Milton. Comus.

latter asserts, signifying juvenis; but leode means LADE, v. A. S. Hlad-an, to draw out. Lord of the Seasons! They in courtly pomp,

a companion, follower, or attendant, and may itself LA'DLE. S A.S. Hlaille. Camden says—that Lacquay thy presence, and with glad dispatch

be from laed-an, to lead. Lad will thus mean lade is a passage of water, and that aquæductus in Pour at thy bidding, o'er the land and sea.

One who, on account of his tender years, is the old Glossarie is translated water-lada. Hence Grainger. The Sugar Cane, b. iii. | under a leader, guide, or director : a male child, it appears that hladan, to draw out, is merely a LACO'NICK. Fr. Laconizer, to live a boy ; generally, a youth; or one acting in the consequential usage of lad-an, to lead, guide, or LACONICAL strictly or sparingly, to speak services usually performed by youth. See Lass. conduct; and that water-lada is a conduit for LACONICALLY. ( briefly or pithily." And Hol And the more he hath and wynneth the world at hus

water;

that by which water may be conducted or LACONICISM. land—To laconize, to imitate

drawn off. The application is,LASCONISM. the Lacedæmonians, either in And lordeth in lecdes the lasse good he needeth.

To dip (sc. some vessel or implement) into

Piers Plouhman, p. 187. LA'CONIZE, V. short and pithy speech or in

water or other liquid, and throw out the contents hard life, (Plutarch, Explanation ojo T'erms.) Be large ther of while hit laste to leedes that ben needy.

or quantity received.

Id. Ib. You that were once so economic,

There is a lad here, which hath fiue barly loues and two And lerede men a ladcl bygge. with a long stele. Quitting the thrifty style laconic, fishes; but what is that amog so many.

Piers Piouhman, p. 380. Tum prodigal in makeronic.

Bible, 1551. John, c. 6.
Dendani. 4 Dialogue between Sir J. Pooley & Mr. Kiilegreu.

Alas that he ne had hold him by his ladel!
Then the babes be plukt from their mothers' bosoms) and

Chaucer. The Manciples Prologue, v. 17,000. At Gaunt we fell upon a Cappucine novice, which wept laddes but of their fathers handes to be slayne. bitterly, because he was not allowed to be miserable. His

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, Epist. Ded. Some stirr'd the molten owre with ladles great.
head had now felt the razor, his back the rod : all that
laconical disciplise pleased him well.
The russling northern lads, and stout Welshmen try'd it.

Spenser. Faerie Quccne, . ii. c. ,
Drayton. Poly-Olbion, 6. 22. Like one that stands vpon a promontorie,
Bp. Iall, Dec. 1. Ep. 5.
Tharrhon that young ladkin hight

And spyes a farre-off shore, where he would tread,
Alexander Nequam, a man of great learning born at Saint He prayed his aged sire.--More. On the Soul, pt. iii. s.31. Wishing his foot were equall with his eye,
Albanes, and desirous to enter into religion there, after hee

And chides the sea, that sunders him from thence bad signified his desire, wrote to the abbot laconically, Young Colin Clout, a lad of peerless meed,

Saying hee'le lade it dry to laue his way.
Candon. Remaines, Allusions.
Full well could dance, and destly tune the reed;

Shakespeare. 3 Pt. Hen. VI. Act il.
In every wood his carols sweet were known,
The hand of providence writes often by abbreviatures,
At every wake his nimble feats were shown.

"Oh! may your altars ever blaze ! bieroglyphicks, or short characters, which, like the Laconism

Gay. The Shepherd's Week. Tuesday. A ladlo for our silver-dish on the wall (Dan. ii. 25) are not to be made out but by a

Is what I want, is what I wish." bint or key from that Spirit which indited them,

LADDER. A. S. Allædre; Dut. Ladder; Ger. "A ladle !" cries the man, “a ladle ! Brown. Christ. Mor. i. 25. Leiter ; from A. S. Læd-an; Dut. Lecd-en; Ger. Odzooks, Corisca, you have pray'd ill."-Prior. The Ladlc. And I grow laconic even beyond laconicisme, for some Leiten; to lead ; q. d. Ductor, scala etiam ad times I retum only yes, or no, to questionary or petitionary altiora loca ducimur, (Skinner :) quod scanden

LADY. Tooke has written more elaepistles of hal a yard long.--Pope. To Swisi, Aug. 17, 1736. tem ducant et dirigant, (Kilian.) Wachter resorts

La'died. borately than usual upon the King Agis, therefore, when a certain Athenian laughed to the Celtic Klettern, to mount or climb. The LA'DYTY, v. origin of this word, and he traces at the Lacedæmonian short swords, and said the jugglers name is given to

LA'Dily. it to the A. S. Hlaf, the past would swallow them with ease upon the stage, answered in his laconic way, And yet we can reach our enemies' hearts

A machine formed of steps, supported at each part, of hlif-ian, to raise. He supposes hilaf, with them.--Langhorne. Plutarch, vol. i. Lycurgus. end by upright side-pieces.

first, by receiving the common participial ter

mination, ed, to become hlaf-ed, then by conLat. Lac, από του γαλακτος, The kyng by an laddere to the ssyp clam an ley.

R. Gloucester, p. 333.

traction hlafd, and further by the addition of the first syllable being cut

the common adjective termination iq, hlafd-ig, Foure of his old foos han it espied, and setten ladders to Laletsal

, adj . nep, appears to have its name off ;-yancs (lac,) says Len- the walies of his hous, and by the windowes ben entred, and or by omitting the initial h, laf, lafed, lafd, beten his wif.--Chaucer. The Tale of Melibeus.

lafil-iy, the ig being as usual softened to ý. By from its bright whiteness, and They sodainly with great force and outcry assayed to scale the mere suppression of the f, lafd-y becomes to have sprung from (the ob- the trenches, the most part by setting vp ladders, others lady; meaning one lifted, raised or elevated, (sc.)

clining ouer the heads of their fellowes vpon a target fence. to the rank of her husband or lord, (see Lord.) LACTE'SCENCE. plicandi notione translatum ad

Savile. Tacitus. Historie, p. 150.

Serenius finds the word written lafil-a in Goth. LASTEFERODs . ) eam nitendi,splendendi ; trans- 1 chBniciales, at one would say ladderesses, for that they used

and Dr. Jamieson lafd-e in Icelandic; and as in fered from the notion of explaining or making come idone, and to make their backs stepping stools or lad R. Gloucester, it is written leucdy. See Jamicders, as it were for queens and great men's wives to get

son, in v. Laird. Lacteal –milky, bearing or producing milk, or

upon, when they would mount into their coaches.

Holland. Plutarch, p. 71.

That heo comen alle to London the hey men of this londe,

And the lcuedys al so gou, to ys noble fest syde. It is thought that the offering of Abel, who sacrificed of If the barren sound

R. Gloucester, p. 156, Of pride delights thee, to the topmost round of fortunc's ladder got, despise not one,

For mony was the faire lcily, that y come was therto.

Id, 16.
Shuckford. On the Creation, vol. i. p. 79.

For want of smooth bypocrisy undone.

Churchill. Sermons, Ded. (Tet were it no easie probleme to resolve) why also from

The eldre man to the chosun ladi and to hir children.

Iviclif. 2 Jon, c. 1.
LADE, v. ? A. S. Lad-an; Dut. Laden ;
LA'DING, n. | Ger. Laden; Sw. Ladda. See

The elder to the electe ladye and hir children.
To LOAD.

Bible, 1551. 15

LACTAGE.
LA'CTARY.
L'creal,

LACTEAN,
LACTEOUS
Lacte'scent. solete primitive) ya-w, ab ex,

plain and clear, to that of brightening, of shining.
a liquid resembling milk.
his flocks, was only wool, the fruits of his shearing; and
milk, or rather cream, a part of his lactage.

lactary milky plants which have a white and lacteous juice dispersed through every part, there arise flowers blew and yellow-Brown. Fulgar Errours, b. vi. c. 10.

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They intend not your precise abstinence from any light And on her legs she painted buskins wore,

No lamps, included liquors, lachrymaturies, or tear-bottlet, und labourless work.

Basted with bends of gold on every side,

attended these rural urnes, either as sacred unto the Manes Brerewood. On the Sabbath, (1630.) p. 48. And mailes betweene, and laced close afore.

or passionate expressions of their surviving friends. Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. V. c. 5.

Browne. Urne-Burial, c. 3. The annual labour of every nation is the fund which originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveni- For striving more, the more in laces strong

It is of an exquisite sense, that, upon any touch the tears encies of life, which it annually consumes, and which con- Himselfe he tide, and wrapt his winges twaine, might be squeezed from the lachrymal glands, to wash and sists always either in the immediate produce of that labour, In lymie snares the subtil loupes among.

clean it.-Cheyne. Philosophical Principles. or in what is purchased with that produce from other na.

Id. Muiopotmos. tions.--Smith. Wealth of Nations, vol. i. Introd.

What a variety of shapes in the ancient urns, lamps, la. Cooke. And whom for mutton and kid ?

chrymary vessels.-Addison. Italy. Rome.

Child. A fine lac'd mutton. The number of useful and productive labourers, is every

B. Jonson. Neptune's Triumph. A Masque. where in proportion to the quantity of capital stock which is

The learned Mr. Wise, late Radclivian librarian, had a employed in setting them to work, and to the particular way He scratch'd the maid, he stole the cream,

glass lachrymatory, or rather 2 sepulchral aromatic phial, in which it is so employed.-Id. Ib.

He tore her best lac'd pinner.

dug up between Noke and Wood-Eaton. Prior. The Widow and her Cat.

Warton. History of Kiddington, p. 57. Why does the juice, which flows into the stomach, contain powers which make that bowel the great laboratory, as it is Mr. Nisby [is] of opinion that lac'd coffee is bad for the LACK, r. Dut. Laecken, minuere, dimi. by its situation the recipient, of the materials of future nu- head.-Spectator, No. 317.

LACK, n.

nuere, attenuare, extenuare, detrition ?-Paley. Natural Theology, c. 7.

He is forced every morning to drink his dish of coffee by LACKER. terere ; deficere, deesse ; Those who have dragged their understanding laboriously itself, without the addition of the Spectator, that used to be

To lessen or diminish, to weaken, to fail or le along the tiresome circuit of ancient demonstration, may be better than lace to it.-Id. No. 488.

deficient, to be faulty ; to want or be wanting. unwilling to grant that they have taken all these pains to no

Swift from her head she loos'd, with eager haste, purpose.Beddoes. On the Elements of Geometry, Ded. 11.

To diminish, consequentially, to degrade, to find
The yellow curls in artful fillets lac'd.
Hoole. Jerusalem Delivered, b. xv.

fault with, to blame. LABU'RNUM. See the quotation from

Shakespeare uses the compounds lack-beard, Plinie.

By mercers, lacemen, mantua-makers pressid,
But most for ready cash for play distress'd,

-bruin, -linen, - lustre. The cypresse, walnut, chesnut-trees, and the laburnum, Where can she turn ?--Jenyns. The Modern Fine Lady.

Where is & shall be cternall
cannot in any wise abide waters. This last named, is a tree
proper unto the Alpes, not commonly knowne: the wood LACERATE, v.

Joy, incomparable myrth without heaviness,
Fr. Lacérer; It. Lace-

Loue with charity and grace celestiall thereof is hard and white: it beareth a blossome of a cubite

LACERA'TioN.

rare; Sp. Lacerar ; Lat. Lasting interniinable, lacking no goodness. long, but bees will not settle upon it.

Lacerative.
Holland. Plinie, b. xvi. c. 18.
Lacerare, from the Gr. Aak-

R. Gloucester, p. 548. App.
LA CERABLE. elv, which not only denotes Tair scho was, thei seiden, & gode withouten lak.
And pale laburnum's pendent flowers display
sonare, crepare, but also cum crepitu rumpi,

R. Brunne, p. 95. Their different beauties.--Dodsley. Agriculture, c. 2. ut fit in iis, quæ lacerantur.

Ac ich wolle lacke no lyf. quath that lady sotthly.
Laburnum, rich
To rend or tear asunder; to sever-with the

Piers Piouhman, p. 18. In streaming gold.

Cowper. Task, b. vi.
parts torn, (and not cut evenly.)

llem lacked no vitaille that might hem plese.
LA'BYRINTH.
Labyrinthe ; It, and And if the heat breaks through the water with such fury,

Chaucer. The Frankeleines Tale, v. 11,498. LABYRINTHIAN. water, too heavy for the air to carry or buoy up, it causeth

I trowe that if enuie I wis rinthus ; Gr. AaBupivoos ; Locus viarum ambawhat we call boyling.

Knew the best man that is gibus ad capiendum aptus, from Maß-evv, to take.

Derham. Physico-Theology, b. ii. c.5. Note 2.

On this side or beyond the see, A place formed to take or hold, confine, or keep

Yet somewhat lacken hem would she.--I 1. Rom. of the R.

They (nitrous and sulphurous exhalations) force out their within ; difficult to pass through or escape from ; way, not onely with the breaking of the cloud, but the

If I do that lalke, formed with many windings or turnings, or in- laceration of the air about it.

Do stripen me and put me in a sakke,

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 5. And in the nexte riuer do me drenche. tricate, involved, or perplexed ways or paths : as

Id. The Marchantes Tale, v. 10,073. applied generally,ếintricacy, perplexity.

If there be no fear of laceration, pull it out the same way

For lacke of answere, none of us shul dien. Since wee have finished our obeliskes and pyramides, let it went in.-Wiseman. Surgery, b.v. c. 1.

Id. Ib. v. 10,145. us enter also into the labyrynthes ; which we may truly say, are the most nionstrous works that ever were divised by the rated, others upon the continual aflux of lacerative humours.

Some depend upon the intemperament of the part ulce.

What helpeth a man haue mete, hand of man.-Holland. Plinie, b. xiii. c. 13.

Harvey. On Consumption. Where drinke lackethe on the borde.-Gover. Con. A. b.iv And like a wanton girl, oft doubting in her gate,

Since the lungs are obliged to a perpetual commerce with Lo thus to broke is Christe's folde, In labrinth-like turns, and twinings intricate.

the air, they must necessarily lie open to great damages, Wherof the Bocke, without guide
Drayton. Poly Olbion, s. 22. because of their thin and lacerable composure.-Id. 16. Deuour'd is on euery side,

In lucke of them, that be ynware
Mark, how the labyrinthian turns they take;
Hither the feble pair, by mutual aid,

Shepherdes.

Id. 16. Prol. The circles intricate, and mystic maze.

The warrior's laceraled corpse convey'd.
Young. Complaint, Night 9.

Lewis. Statius. Thebais, b. xii. Thereat the feend his gnashing teeth did grate,

And griev'd, so long to lacke his greedie pray. LACE, v. Also, in old authors, written LACHE. Minshew derives from the Fr.

Spenser. Faerie Queené, b. ii. c. 7. LACE, n.

Fr. Lacer, lacet, from the La'chesse. | Lascher, or Lasche, slacke, loose, The lack of one may cause the wrack of all; Lat. Laqueus, (Skinner.) The Lat. Laqueus, and slow, remisse. (See Lash.) Skinner,-from Although the lackers were terrestrial gods, It. Laccio, as well as the Eng. Latch, and lace, Lat. Laxus. Lache, in Chaucer, says Junius, is Yet will they ruling reel, or reeling fall.

Daries. Vit's Pilgrimage. are the past tense and past part. of the A. S. explained_sluggish, dull, heavie, lazie ; and he Lecc-an, læc-gan, lacc-ean, prehendere, appre- suspects that lache was the original way of writing Frugal, where lack, supplies with what redounds, hendere, to catch, to hold, (Tooke.)

lazie. (See Lazy.) The Dut. Laecken, Eng. And here bestows what noxious there abounds. A lace,—any thing which catcheth or holdeth, Lacke, is deficere, deesse ; the noun Laecke, de

Brooke. Unirer sal Beauty, b. i. tieth, bindeth, or fasteneth ; applied to cords, or fectus; and lache may be the same word, ke But tho' each Court a jester lachs, strings, or threads, plain or interwoven of various softened into che ; meaning

To laugh at monarchs to their face,

(Yet) all mankind behind their backs materials; also to the substance formed by such A defect or failure, a want, (sc.) of strength, of

Supply the honest jester's place. interweaving. activity, care, diligence: and thus, consequen

Dodsley. The Kings of Eurore. Laced, as laced coffee, i. e. coffee inter-laced, tially, slackness or sluggishness; remissness, neg

LA'CKER, 2. intermingled, or intermixed with soine other ingre- ligence.

To lay on, to cover with dient.

LA'CKER, or lacquer, or lacque, i. e. with a The lord of hus lacchese, and hus luther sleuthe,

LACK, n.

preparation of lac. It. Laccı. Nailing the speres, and helmes bokeling,

By nom hym al that he hadde.Piers Plouhman, p. 111. See Lake, and the quotation from Dampier. Guiding of sheldes, with lainers lacing. Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2506.

And if he be slowe, and astonyed, and lache, men shall holde him lyke to an asse.-Chaucer. Boecius, b. iv.

The lack of Tonquin is a sort of gumimy juice, which

drains out of the bodies or limbs of trees. The cabinets, Hire shoon were laced on hire legges hie. Id. The Milleres Tale, v. 3268.

Then cometh lachesse, that is, he that whan he beginneth desks, or any sort of frames to be lackered, are made of fir, any good werk, anon he wol forlete and stint it.

or pine tree. The workhouses where the lacker is laid on, And therefore sith I know of love's peine,

Id. The Persones Tale.

are accounted very unwholesome. And wot how sore it can a man destreine,

Dampier. Voyages, an. 1639. The first point of slouth I call As he that oft has ben caught in his las, Lachesse, and is the chief of all,

What shook the stage, and made the people stare ! If you foryeve all holly this trespas. And hath this properly of kinde,

Cato's long wig, flowr'd gown, and lacquer'd chair, Id. The Knighles Tale, v. 1888. To leuen all thyng behinde.-Gower. Con. A. b. iv.

Pope. Imitation of Horace, Ep. 1. And shode he was with maistrie,

The law also determines that in the king can be no negli- Alum and lacque, and clouded tortoiseshell. With shoone decoped, and with lace.--Id. Rom, of the R. gence, or laches, and therefore no delay will bar his right.

Dyer. The Fleece, b. iv.

Blackstone. Commentaries, b. i. c. 7. But certes, loue, I say not in soch wise,

In vases, fow'r pots, lamps, and sconces,
That for to scape out of your lace I ment.

LACIIRYMAL. Fr. Lachrymal; It. La- Intaglios, cameos, gems and bronzes,
Id. The Complaint of Venus.
LA'CHRYMARY. grimul; Sp. Lacrymoso;

These eyes have read through many a crust
And plant my plaint within her brest,
LA'CHRYMATORY.

of lacker, varnish, grease and dust.

Lat. Lacrima; Gr. Aaxpu. Who doutlesse may restore againe

Cawthorn. The Antiquarians My harmes to helth, my ruth to rest, Ma, d changed into I, a tear.

Or oblong buckle, on the lacker'd shoe, That lased is within her chaine.

That can or may shed tears, that can or may
Uncertaine Auctors. The Louer thinkes no paine, &c. | weep.

With polish'd lustre, bending elegant
In shapely rim.

Jago. Edge Hill, b, like

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LACKEY, U.). Fr. Lacquay: It. Lacayo. After it hath been strained through those curious co

To lay or put on, to impose, a weight or burden; LNCB8, *. } Junius (who proposes the verb time some back aan disinna Tymight also observe its impregna- to put in, to take in, that which is to be borne or to lacke; q. d. one who lacks, is poor or indigent,

Derham. Physico-Theology, b. iv. c. 9. carried ;--the cargo. and therefore servilo) interprets the Goth. LaikI might next trace it through the several meanders of the

And they laded their asses with the corne and departea az, saltare, exultare. Wachter,-the Ger.Læk-en, guts, the lacteals, and into the blood.-Id. Ib.

thence.-Bible, 1551. Gen. c. 42. the same; and also currere, and lakei, curror.

This lactean whiteness ariseth from a great number of Pomegranets, lemons, citrons, so thre, the Sw. Lacka, currere, and Lack-ere

, little stars constipated in that part of heaven, flying so Their laded branches bow, cursor

, a runner. Hence also the Eng. Leg; and swiftly from the sight of our cyes, that we can perceive Their leaves in number that outgo thence a lacquey, one who uses his legs, (a legger.) nothing but a confused light.--- Noxon. Astron. Cards, p. 13. Nor roomth will then allow.

Drayton. The Description of Elysium. A runner, a running follower or attendant, a

Among pot-herbs are some laclescent plants, as lettice, runner of errands, a footboy: generally, a follower endive, and dandelion, which contain a most wholesome But before they deuided themselues they agreed, after the or attendant,

juice, resolvent of the bile, anodyne and cooling, extremely lading of their goods at their seuerall ports, to meet at Zante. useful in all diseases of the liver.

Slow. Qucene Elizabeth, an. 1585. Tueye luther lackes he adde wyth hym al ont.

Arbuthnot. On Aliments, Prop. 4.
R, Gloucester, p. 389.

H'is growne too much the story of mcn's mouths
And this lactescence, if I may so call it, does also commonly To scape his lading.
Than they of Heynnaulte bought lyttle nagges to ryde at
ensue, wlien spirit of wine being impregnated with those

B. Jonson. Thc Divell is an Asse, Act i. sc. 6, théyr ease, and they sent back) theyr lacketles and pages.

parts of gums or other vegetable concretions, that are supBerners. Froissart, Cronycle, c. 18.

posed to abound with sulphureous corpuscles, fair water is No toiling teams from harvest-labour come To a prince of ours, a page of theirs they set, suddenly poured upon the tincture or solution.

So late at night, so heavy laden home. And a French lacquey to an English lord.

Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 219.

Dryden. Virgil, Geor. 3. Drayton. The Battle of Agincourt.

He makes the breasts to be nothing but glandules of that Some were made prize: while others burnt, and rent, Harp, To clear your doubts, he doth return in triu ph, sort thcy call conglomeratæ, made up of an infinite number With their rich lading to the bottom went. Kings lackeynge by his triumphal chariot. of little knots or kernels, each whereof hath its excretory

Waller. War with Spain, (1651.) Massinger. The Virgin Martyr, Act i. sc. 1. vessel, or lactiferous duct.-Ray. On the Creation, pt. i.

I'll show thee where the softest cowslips spring What cause could make him so dishonourable LAD. 2 Junius derives from A. S. Led-an,

And clust'ring nuts their laden branches bend. To live you so on foot, unfit to tread

Warlon, Ecl. 8. And lackey by him, 'gainst all womanhead.

Ir large the vessel, and her lading large,
Spenser. Faerie Qucene, V. vi. c. 2. children are led or educated to manly virtues.

And if the seas prove faithful to their charge, 80 dear to Heaven is saintly chastity,

Skinner and Lye prefer A. S. Leode, people, (see Great are your gains.-Cooke. Hesiod. Works & Days, b.ij. That when & soul is found sincerely so,

the quotation from Piers Plouhman); also, as the A thousand liveried angels lackey her.--Milton. Comus. latter asserts, signifying juvenis; but leode means LADE, v. 2 A. S. Hlad-an, to draw out. Lord of the Seasons! They in courtly pomp,

a companion, follower, or attendant, and may itself LA'DLE. A.S. Hlaille. Camden says—that Lacquay thy présence, and with glad dispatch

be from led-an, to lead. Lad will thus mean lade is a passage of water, and that aquæductus in Pour at thy bidding, o'er the land and sea.

One who, on account of his tender years, is the old Glossarie is translated water-lada. Hence Grainger. The Sugar Cane, b. iii.

under a leader, guide, or director : a male child, it appears that hladan, to draw out, is merely a LACONICK. Fr. " Laconizer, to live a boy; generally, a youth; or one acting in the consequential usage of læd-an, to lead, guide, or LACONICAL strictly or sparingly, to speak

services usually performed by youth. See Lass. conduct; and that water-lada is a conduit for LACONICALLY. briefly or pithily." And Hol And the more he hath and wynneth the world at hus water; that by which water may be conducted or LACONICISM, land_To laconize, to imitate

drawn off. The application is,LA CONISM.

And lordeth in lecdes the lasse good lie needeth. the Lacedæmonians, either in

To dip (sc. some vessel or implement) into

Piers Plouhman, p. 187. La'conize, v. short and pithy speech or in

water or other liquid, and throw out the contents Be large ther of while hit laste to leedcs that ben needy. kard life, (Plutarch, Explanation oj' Terms.)

Id. Ib.

or quantity received. You that were once so economic,

There is a lad here, which hath fiue barly loues and two And lerede men a ladel bygge. with a long stele. Quitting the thrifty style laconic, fishes; but what is that amog so many.

Piers Plouhman, p. 380. Turn prodigal in makeronic.

Bible, 1551. John, c. 6.
Denham. 4 Dialogue between Sir J. Pooley & Mr. Killegrew.

Alas tliat he ne had hold him by his ladel!
Then the babes be plukt from their mothers' bosoms) and

Chaucer. The Manciples Prologue, v. 17,000. At Gaunt we fell upon a Cappucine novice, which wept laddes but of their fathers handes to be slayne. bitterly, because he was not allowed to be miserable. His

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, Epist. Ded. Some stirr'd the molten owre with ladles great. head had now felt the razor, his back the rod : all that laconical discipline pleased him well. The russling northern lads, and stout Welshmen try'd it.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b.ii. c. 1.
Draylon. Poly-Olbion, 6. 22. Like one that stands vpon a promontorio,
Bp. Iall, Dec. 1. Ep. 5.
Tharrhon that young ladkin light

Aud spyes a farre-off shore, where he would tread, Alexander Nequam, a man of great learning born at Saint He prayed his aged sire.-More. On the Soul, pt. ii. 5. 31.

Wishing his foot were equall with his eye, Albanes, and desirous to enter into religion there, after hee

And chides the sea, that sunders him from thence had signified his desire, wrote to the abbot laconically. Young Colin Clout, a lad of peerless meed,

Saying hee'le lade it dry to haue his way.
Camden. Romaines. Allusions.
Full well could dance, and destly tune the reed;

Shakespeare. 3 P. Hen. VI. Act il.
In every wood his carols sweet were known,
The hand of providence writes often by abbreviatures,
At every wake his nimble feats were shown.

"Oh! may your altars ever blaze! kieroglyphicks, or short characters, which, like the Laconism

Gay. The Shepherd's Week. Tuesday. A ladle for our silver-dish on the wall (Dan. ill . 25) are not to be made out but by a

Is what I want, is what I wish." hint or key from that Spirit which indited them.

LADDER. A.S. Hædre; Dut. Ladder; Ger. “A ladle !" cries the man, "a ladle! Brown. Christ. Mor. i. 25. Leiter ; from A. S. Led-an; Dut. Leed-en; Ger. Odzooks, Corisca, you have pray'd ill."-Prior, The Ladle. And I grow laconic even beyond laconicisme, for some- Leiten; to lead; q. d. Ductor, scala etiam ad time I retum only yes, or no, to questionary or petitionary | altiora loca ducimur, (Skinner :) quod scanden

LADY.

Tooke has written more elaepistles of half a yard long.--Pope. To Swifi, Aug. 17, 1736. tem ducant et dirigant, (Kilian.) Wachter resorts

LA'DIED. borately than

usual upon the King Agis, therefore, when a certain Athenian langhed to the Celtic Klettern, to mount or climb. The LA'dyry, v. origin of this word, and he traces at the Lacedæmonian short swords, and said the jugglers name is given to

La'dily. it to the A. S. Hlaf, the past would swallow them with ease upon the stage, answered in his laconie way, And yet we can reach our enemies' hearts A machine formed of steps, supported at each part. of hlif-ian, to raise.

He supposes hlag, with them. --Langhorne, Plutarch, vol. i. Lycurgus. end by upright side-pieces.

first, by receiving the common participial ter

mination, ed, to become hlaf-ed, then by conLat. Lac, απο του γαλακτος, The kyng by an laddere to the ssyp clam an hey.

traction Klafd, and further by the addition of

R. Gloucester, p. 333. the first syllable being cut

the common adjective termination is, hlafd-ig, Foure of his old foos han it espied, and setten ladders to off';~-yana, (lac,) says Len- the walles of his hous, and

by the windowes ben entred, and

or by omitting the initial li, laf, lafed," lafd, nep, appears to have its pamc beten his wif.-Chaucer. The Tale of Melibeus.

lafil-iy, the ig being as usual softened to ý. By from its bright wbiteness, and They sodainly with great force and outcry assayed to scale the mere suppression of the f, lafil-y becomes to have sprung from (the ob- the trenches. the most part by setting vp ladders, others lady; meaning one lifted, raised or elevated, (sc.) solete primitive) ya-w, ab ex.

cliining ouer the heads of their fellowes vpon a target fence. to the rank of her husband or lord, (see LORD.) LACTE'scence. plicandi notione translatum ad

Savile. Tacitus. Historic, p. 150.

Serenius finds the word written lajil-a in Goth. eam nitendi,splendendi; trans

But after they were come to Syria, men named them and Dr. Ja ieson lafd-e in Icelandic ; and as in ferred from the notion of explaining or making to nie silong, and to make their backs stepping stouls or lad

R. Gloucester, it is written leucdy. See Jamica plain and clear, to that of brightening, of shining. Lacteal,—milky, bearing or producing milk, or

ders, as it were for queens and great men's wives to get son, in v. Laird.
upon, when they would mount into their coaches.

Holland. Plutarch, p. 71,

That heo comen alle to London the hey mon of this londe,

And the louedys al so gou, to ys noble fest wyde. If the barren sound

R. Gloucester, p. 150.
of pride delights thee, to the topmost round
Of fortune's ladder got, despise not one,

For mony was tlle faire ledy, that y come was therto.
Shuckford. On the Creation, vol. i. p. 79.
For want of smooth hypocrisy undone.

Id. Ib.
Churchill. Scrmons, Ded.

The eldre man to the chosun ladi and to bir children,
LADE, v. 2 A. S. Lad-an; Dut. Laden ;

Iviclis. 2 Jon, c. 1. LA'DING, n. | Ger. Laden ; Sw. Ladda.

See

The elder to the electe ladye and hir children.
To LOAD.

Biblc, 1551, IS

LA'CTAGE. LACTARE. L'CTEAL, . LA'CTEAL, adj. LACTEAN, LACTEOUS, LACTE'scENT.

LACTI'FEROUS.

a liquid resembling milk.

It is thought that the offering of Abel, who sacrificed of bis flocks, was only wool, the

fruits of his shearing; and milk, o taller cream, a part of his laclage.

(Yet were it no easie probleme to resolve) why also from lectary or milky plants which have a white and lacteous juice dispersed through every part, there arise flowers blew and fellow-Brown. Fulgar Errours, b. vi. G. 10.

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Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 7. upate te Lee

Davies. TV it's Pilgrimage. The Lorrain

Dodslcy. The Kings of Europe. Se Then cometh lachesse, that is, he that whan he beginneth desks, or any sort of frames to be lackered, are made of fit, bao base is name

drains out of the bodies or limbs of trees. The cabinets, says Lepi

Dyer. The Fleece, b. iv. Shining LAC LAC

LÁC They intend not your precise abstinence from any light And on her legs she painted buskins wore,

No lamps, included liquors, lachrymatories, or tear-bottlet, and labourless work.

Basted with bends of gold on every side,

attended these rural urnes, either as sacred unto the Manes Brerewood. On the Sabbath, (1630.) P. 48. And mailes betweene, and laced close afore.

or passionate expressions of their surviving friends.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. v. c. 5. The annual labour of every nation is the fund which

Browne. Urne-Burial, c. 3.

1 originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveni For striving more, the more in laces strong

Line Galaba, gu

It is of an exquisite sense, that, upon any touch the tears encies of life, which it annually consumes, and which con

Himselfe he tide, and wrapt his winges twaine, sists always either in the immediate produce of that labour,

might be squeezed from the lachrymal glands, to wash and
In lymie snares the subtil loupes among.
clean it.-Cheyne. Philosophical Principles.

al lad-ure, Dr or in what is purchased with that produce from other na.

Id. Muiopotmos. tions.--Smith. Weallh of Nations, vol. i. Introd. Cooke. And whom for mutton and kid ?

What a variety of shapes in the ancient urns, lamps, lae

chrymary vessels.-Addison. Italy. Rome, The number of useful and productive labourers, is every

Child. A fine lac'd mutton. where in proportion to the quantity of capital stock which is

B. Jonson. Neptune's Triumph. A Masque. The learned Mr. Wise, late Radclivian librarian, had a employed in setting them to work, and to the particular way He scratch'd the maid, he stole the cream,

glass lachrymatory, or rather a sepulchral aromatic phial,

pa in which it is so employed.--Id. Ib.

He tore her best lac'd pinner.

dug up between Noke and Wood-Eaton. Prior. The Widow and her Cat.

Warton. History of Kiddington, p.57. Why does the juice, which flows into the stomach, contain powers which make that bowel the great laboratory, as it is Mr. Nisby [is] of opinion that lac'd coffee is bad for the LACK, v. Dut. Laecken, minuere, dimi I feep 200 by its situation the recipient, of the materials of future nu head.--Spectator, No. 317.

LACK, n. trition ?-Paley. Natural Theology, c. 7.

nuere, attenuare, extenuare, deHe is forced every morning to drink his dish of coffee by LA'CKER. terere; deficere, deesse ;Those who have dragged their understanding laboriously itself, without the addition of the Spectator, that used to be

To lessen or diminish, to weaken, to fail or be be 13. along the tiresome circuit of ancient demonstration, may be better than lace to it.-Id. No.488.

deficient, to be faulty; to want or be wanting. unwilling to grant that they have taken all these pains to no

Swift from her head she loos'd, with eager haste, purpose.--Beddoes. On the Elements of Geometry, Ded. 11.

To diminish, consequentially, to degrade, to find
The yellow curls in artful fillets lac'd.
Hoole. Jerusalem Delivered, b. xv.

fault with, to blame. LABU'RNUM. See the quotation from

Shakespeare uses the compounds lack-beard, 2 sort Plinie.

By mercers, lacemen, mantua-makers press'd,
But most for ready cash for play distress'd,
-brain, -linen, -lustre.

1. Lielles The cypresse, walnut, chesnut-trees, and the laburnum, Where can she turn ?-Jenyns. The Modern Fine Lady.

Where is & shall be eternall cannot in any wise abide waters. This last named, is a tree

Joy, incomparable myrth without heaviness, proper unto the Alpes, not commonly knowne: the wood LACERATE, v. Fr. Lacérer; It. Lace

Feel

Loue with charity and grace celestiall thereof is hard and white: it beareth a blossome of a cubite LACERATION. rare; Sp. Lacerar ; Lat.

Lasting interninable, lacking no goodness. long, but bees will not settle upon it. LACERATIVE.

miniautie! chi

Ř. Gloucester, p. 548. App.
Holland. Plinie, b. xvi. c. 18.
Lacerare, from the Gr. Aak-

SE
LA CERABLE.
which not only denotes

Fair scho was. thei seiden, & gode withouten lak. And pale laburnum's pendent flowers display

R. Brunne, p. 95.

th: Their different beauties.-Dodsley. Agriculture, c. 2. sonare, crepare, but also cum crepitu rumpi,

2012-In Conal. laut ut fit in iis, quæ lacerantur.

Ac ich wolle lacke no lyf. quath that lady sotthly.
Laburnum, rich

ac To rend or tear asunder; to sever--with the

Piers Plouhman, p. 18.
In streaming gold.
Cowper. Task, b. vi.

IGI

be parts torn, (and not cut evenly.)

Hem lackcd no vitaille that might hem plese. LABYRINTH. ? Fr. Labyrinthe ; It. and And if the heat breaks through the water with such fury,

Chaucer. The Frankeleines Tale, v. 11,498.

les Cane,

00 LABYRINTHIAN.

I trowe that enuie I wis

"Luna, to fire a rinthus ; Gr. AaBupivaos; Locus viarum amba- water, too heavy for the air to carry or buoy up, it causeth what we call boyling.

Knew the best man that is
Derham. Physico-Theology, b. ii. c. 5. Note 2.

On this side or beyond the see, gibus ad capiendum aptus, from AaB-elv, to take.

Eternelyto speak ser Yet somewhat lacken hem would she.--Id. Rom. of the R.

STEET" And Holi A place formed to take or hold, confine, or keep

They (nitrous and sulphurous exhalations) force out their within ; difficult to pass through or escape from ; way, not onely with the breaking of the cloud, but the

If I do that lakke, formed with many windings or turnings, or in- laceration of the air about it.

Do stripen me and put me in a sakke, tricate, involved, or perplexed ways or paths : as

Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. ii. c. 5.

And in the nexte riuer do me drenche.
Id. The Marchantes Tale, v. 10,073.

LG Beech or in
applied generally-intricacy, perplexity.
If there be no fear of laceration, pull it out the same way

Toss!

For lacke of answere, none of us shul dien. Since wee have finished our obeliskes and pyramides, let it went in.—Wiseman. Surgery, b. v. c. 1.

Id. Ib. v. 10,145. u8 enter also into the labyrynthes; which we may truly say, Some depend upon the intemperament of the part ulce. are the most nionstrous works that ever were divised by the rated, others upon the continual aflux of lacerative humours. What helpeth a man haue mete. hand of man.-Holland. Plinie, b. xiii. c. 13.

Harvey. On Consumption.

Where drinke lackethe on the borde.-Gower. Con. A. b.ir And like a wanton girl, oft doubting in her gate,

Since the lungs are obliged to a perpetual commerce with Lo thus to broke is Christe's folde, In labrinth-like turns, and twinings intricate.

the air, they must necessarily lie open to great damages, Wherof the focke, without guide
Drayton. Poly Bibion, s. 22. because of their thin and lacerable composure.-Id. 16. Deuour'd is on euery side,

In lacke of them, that be ynware
Mark, how the labyrinthian turns they take,
Hither the feble pair, by mutual aid,

Shepherdes.

Id. Ib. Prol.
The circles intricate, and mystic maze.

The warrior's laceraled corpse convey'd.
Young. Complaint, Night 9.

Żewis. Statius. Thebais, b. xii. Thereat the feend his gnashing teeth did grate,

And griev'd, so long to lacke his greedie pray.
LACE, v. ? Also, in old authors, written LACHE. Minshew derives from the Fr.
LACE, n. ] Las. Fr. Lacer, lacet, from the La'chesse. | Lascher, or Lasche, slacke, loose,

The lack of one may cause the wrack of all;
Lat. Laqueus, (Skinner.) The Lat. Laqueus, and slow, remisse. (See Lash.) Skinner,_from Although the lackers were terrestrial gods,
It. Laccio, as well as the Eng. Latch, and lace, Lat. Laxus. Lache, in Chaucer, says Junius, is Yet will they ruling reel, or reeling fall.
are the past tense and past part. of the A. S. explained—sluggish, dull, heavie, lazie; and he
Læcc-an, læc-gan, lacc-can, prehendere, appre- suspects that lache was the original way of writing Frugal, where lack, supplies with what redounds,
hendere, to catch, to hold, (Tooke.)
lazie. (See Lazy.) The Dut. Laechen, Eng.

And here bestows what noxious there abounds. A lace,--any thing which catcheth or holdeth, Lacke, is deficere, deesse ; the noun Laecke, de

Brooke. Universal Beauty, b. i. tieth, bindeth, or fasteneth ; applied to cords, or fectus; and lache may be the same word, ke But tho' each Court a jester lacks, strings, or threads, plain or interwoven of various softened into che ; meaning

To laugh at monarchs to their face, materials; also to the substance formed by such A defect or failure, a want, (sc.) of strength, of

(Yet) all mankind behind their backs

Supply the honest jester's place. interweaving

activity, care, diligence : and thus, consequenLaced, as laced coffee, i. e. coffee inter-laced, tially, slackness or sluggishness; remissness, negintermingled, or intermixed with some other ingre- ligence.

LACKER, v.

To lay on, to cover with dient.

LA'CKER, or
The lord of hus lacchese, and hus luther sleuthe,

lacquer, or lacque, i. e. with a
By nom hym al that he hadde.Piers Plouhman, p. 111. See Lake, and the quotation from Dampier.

LACK, n. Nailing the speres, and helmes bokeling,

preparation of luc. It. Lacca. Guiding of sheldes, with lainers lacing.

And if he be slowe, and astonyed, and lache, men shall
Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2506.
holde him lyke to an asse.-Chaucer. Boecius, b. iv.

The lack of Tonquin is a sort of gunimy juice, which
Ilire shoon were laced on hire legges hie.
Id. The Milleres Tale, v. 3268.
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or pine tree. The workhouses the lacker is laid on, And therefore sith I know of love's peine,

Id. The Persones Tale. are accounted very unwholesome,
And wot how sore it can a man destreine,
The first point of slouth I call

Dampier. Voyages, an. 1638.
As he that oft has ben caught in his las,

Lachesse, and is the chief of all,
If you foryeve all holly this trespas.
And hath this properly of kinde,

What shook the stage, and made the people stare ?
Id. The Knighles Tale, v. 1888. To leuen all thyng behinde.--Gower, Con. A. b. iv.

Cato's long wig, flowr'd gown, and lacquer'd chair.

Pope. Imitation of Horace, Ep. 1. And shode he was with maistrie,

The law also determines that in the king can be no negliWitl: shoone decoped, and with lace.--Id. Rom. of the R. gence, or laches, and therefore no delay will bar his right.

Alum and lacque, and clouded tortoiseshell,

Blackstone. Commentaries, b. i. c. 7.
But certes, loue, I say not in soch wise,
That for to scape out of your lace I ment.
LACHRYMAL.

In vases, flow'r pots, lamps, and sconces,
Id. The Complaint of Venus.

Fr. Lachrymal; It. La Intaglios, cameos, gems and bronzes,
LA'CHRYMARY. -grimal ; Sp. Lacrymoso ;

These eyes have read through many a crust
And plant my plaint within her brest,
LA'CHRYMATORY. 'Lat. Lacrima; Gr. Aaxpu-

Of lacker, varnish, grease and dust.
Who doutlesse may restore againe
My harmes to helth, my ruth to rest,
Ma, s changed into l, a tear.

Cawthorn. The Antiquarians
That lased is within her chaine.
That can or may shed

polish'd lustre, bending

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LACKEY, v. Fr. Lacquay; It. Lacayo. After it hath been strained through those curious co- To lay or put on, to impose, a weight or burden;

LA'CKEY, n. Junius (who proposes the verb landers, the lacteal veins, I might alio Pobserve its impregna- to put in, to take in, that which is to be borne or to lacke ; q. d. one who lacks, is poor or indigent,

Derham. Physico-Theology, b. iv. c. 9. carried ;---the cargo. and therefore servilc) interprets the Goth. Laik

I might next trace it through the several meanders of the an, saltare, exultare. Wachter,—the Ger. Læk-en, guts, the lacteals, and into the blood.--Id. Ib.

And they laded their asses with the corne and departod

thence.-Bible, 1551. Gen. c. 42. the same; and also currere, and lakei, curror. Ihre,--the Sw. Lacka, currere, and Lack-ere, little stars constipated in that part of heaven, flying, so

This lactean whiteness ariseth from a great number of Pomegranets, lemons, citrons, so

Their laded branches bow, cursor, a runner. Hence also the Eng. Leg; and swiftly from the sight of our eyes, that we can perceive Their leaves in number that outgo' thence a lacquey, one who uses his legs, (a legger.) nothing but a confused light. --Nioxon. Astron, Cards, p. 13. Nor roomth will them allow, A runner, a running follower or attendant, a Among pot-herbs are some lactescent plants, as lettice,

Drayton. The Description of Elysium. runner of errands, a footboy; generally, a follower endive, and dandelion, which contain a most wholesome But before they deuided themselues they agreed, after the or attendant.

juice, resolvent of the bile, anodyne and cooling, extremely lading of their goods at their seuerall ports, to meet at Zante. useful in all diseases of the liver.

Slow. Queene Elizabeth, an. 1585. Tueye luther lackes he adde wyth hym al out.

Arbuthnot. On Aliments, Prop. 4.
R, Gloucester, p. 389.

H'is growne too much the story of men's mouths
And this lactescence, if I may so call it, does also commonly To scape his lading.
Than they of Heynnaulte bought lyttle nagges to ryde at ensue, when spirit of wine being impregnated with those

B. Jonson. The Divell is an Asse, Act i. sc. 6. theyr ease, (and they sent back) theyr lackettes and pages.

parts of gums or other vegetable concretions, that are supBerners. Froissart. Cronycle, c. 18.

posed to abound with sulphureous corpuscles, fair water is No toiling teams from harvest-labour come To a prince of ours, a page of theirs they set, suddenly poured upon the tincture or solution.

So late at night, so lieavy laden home. And a French lacquey to an English lord.

Boyle. Works, vol. i. p. 219.

Dryden. Virgil, Geor. 3. Drayton. The Battle of Agincourl.

He makes the breasts to be nothing but glandules of that Some were made prize: while others burnt, and rent, Ilarp. To clear your doubts, he doth return in triumph, sort they call conglomeratæ, made up of an infinite number With their rich lading to the bottom went. Kings lackeynge by his triumphal chariot. of little knots or kernels, each whereof hath its excretory

Waller. Var with Spain, (1651.) Massinger. The Virgin Martyr, Act i. sc. 1. vessel, or lactiferous duct.-Ray. On the Creation, pt. i.

I'll show thee where the softest cowslips spring What cause could make him so dishonourable LAD. Junius derives from A. S. Led-an,

And clust'ring nuts their laden branches bend. To drive you so on foot, unfit to tread

Warton, Ecl. ó. And lackey by him, 'gainst all womanhead. Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. vi. c. 2. children are led or educated to manly virtues.

If large the vessel, and her lading large,

And if the seas prove faithful to their charge, So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity,

Skinner and Lye prefer A.S. Leode, people, (see Great are your gains.-Cooke. Hesiod. Works & Days, b. ii. That when a soul is found sincerely so,

the quotation from Piers Plouhman); also, as the A thousand liveried angels lackey her.--Alilton, Comis.

latter asserts, signifying juvenis ; but leode means LADE, v.) A. S. Hlad-an, to draw out. Lord of the Seasons! They in courtly pomp

a companion, follower, or attendant, and may itself LA'DLE. A.S. Hlaille. Camden says-that Lacquay thy presence, and with glad dispatch

be from læd-an, to lead. Lad will thus mean- lade is a passage of water, and that aquæductus in Pour at thy bidding, o'er the land and sea.

One who, on account of his tender years, is the old Glossarie is translated water-lada. Hence Grainger. The Sugar Cane, b. iii.

under a leader, guide, or director : a male child, it appears that hladan, to draw out, is merely a LACONICK. Fr. “ Laconizer, to live a boy; generally, a youth; or one acting in the consequential usage of læd-an, to lead, guide, or LACO'NICAL. strictly or sparingly, to speak services usually performed by youth. See Lass.

conduct; and that water-lada is a conduit for LACO'NICALLY. briefly or pithily." And Hol

And the more he hath and wynneth the world at hus water ; that by which water may be conducted or LACO'NICISM. land- To laconize, to imitate wille

drawn off. The application is, LA'CONISM. the Lacedæmonians, cither in And lordeth in lecdes the lasse good he needeth.

To dip (sc. some vessel or implement) into

Piers Plouhman, p. 187. LA'CONIZE, v. short and pithy speech or in

water or other liquid, and throw out the contents kard life, (Plutarch, Explanation of Terms.)

Be large ther of while hit laste to leedes that ben needy.

or quantity received.

Id. Ib. You that were once so economic,

There is a lad here, which hath fiue barly loues and two And lerede men a ladel bygge, with a long stele. Quitting the thrifty style laconic, fishes; but what is that amōg so many.

Piers Plouhman, p. 380. Turn prodigal in makeronic.

Bible, 1551. John, c. 6.
Denham. A Dialogue between Sir J. Pooley & Mr. Kiilegrew.

Alas that he ne had hold him by his ladel!
Then the babes be plukt from their mothers' bosoms) and

Chaucer. The Manciples Prologue, v. 17,000. At Gaunt we fell upon a Cappucine novice, which wept

laddes but of their fathers handes to be slayne. bitterly, because he was not allowed to be miserable. His

Joye. Exposicion of Daniel, Epist. Ded. Some stirr'd the molten owre with ladles great. head had now felt the razor, his back the rod : all that The russling northern lads, and stout Welshmen try'd it.

Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 17. laconical discipline pleased him well.

Drayton. Poly-Olbion, 6. 22.
Bp. Hall, Dec. 1. Ep. 5.

Like one that stands vpon a promontorio,
Tharrhon that young ladkin hight

And spyes a farre-off shore, where he would tread,
Alexander Nequam, a man of great learning born at Saint He prayed his aged sire.-More. On the Soul, pt. ii. 8.31. Wishing his foot were equall with his eye,
Albanes, and desirous to enter into religion there, after hee

And chides the sea, that sunders him from thence had signified his desire, wrote to the abbot laconically.

Young Colin Clout, a lad of peerless meed,

Saying hee'le lade it dry to haue his way.
Camden. Remaines. Allusions.
Full well could dance, and deftly tune the reed;

Shakespeare. 3 Pt. Hen. VI. Act il.
In every wood his carols sweet were known,
The hand of providence writes often by abbreviatures,
At every wake his nimble feats were shown.

"Oh ! may your altars ever blaze! hieroglyphicks, or short characters, which, like the Laconism

Gay. The Shepherd's Week. Tuesday. A ladle for our silver-dish on the wall (Dan. iii. 25) are not to be made out but by a

Is what I want, is what I wish." hint or key from that Spirit which indited them.

LA'DDER. A. S. Hlædre; Dut. Ladder; Ger. A ladle !" cries the man, "a ladle ! Brown. Christ. Mor. i. 25. Leiter ; from A. S. Læd-an; Dut. Leed-en ; Ger. Odzooks, Corisca, you have pray'd ill."-Prior. The Ladlc. And I grow laconic even beyond laconicisme, for some-Leiten; to lead; q. d. Ductor, scala etiam ad times I return only yes, or no, to questionary or petitionary altiora loca ducimur, (Skinner :) quod scanden.

LADY,

Tooke has written more elaepistles of a yard long.-Pope. To Swift, Aug. 17, 1736. tem ducant et dirigant, (Kilian.) Wachter resorts

Caldies. borately than usu King Agis, therefore, when a certain Athenian laughed to the Celtic Klettern, to mount or climb. The LA'Dyfy, v. origin of this word, and he traces at the Lacedæmonian short swords, and said the jugglers name is given to

LA'dily. it to the A. S. Hlaf, the past would swallow them with ease upon the stage, answered in Jis laconic way, And yet we can reach our enemies' hearts

A machine formed of steps, supported at each part of hlif-ian, to raise. He supposes hlaf, with them.-Langhorne. Plutarch, vol. i. Lycurgus. end by upright side-pieces.

first, by receiving the common participial ter

mination, ed, to become hlaf-ed, then by conThe kyng by an laddere to the ssyp clam an hey. LACTAGE. Lat. Lac, απο του γαλακτος,

R. Gloucester, p. 333.

traction hlafd, and further by the addition of La'ctary, the first syllable being cut Foure of his old foos han it espied, and setten ladders to

the common adjective termination ig, hlafd-ig, La'cteal, n. off ;—gana, (lac,) says Len- the walles of his hous, and by the windowes ben entred, and

or by omitting the initial 1, laf, lafed," lafd, La'cteal, adj. nep, appears to have its name beten his wif.-Chaucer. The Tale of Melibeus.

lafil-ig, the ig being as usual sostened to ý. By La'ctean. from its bright whiteness, and They sodainly with great force and outcry assayed to scale

the mere suppression of the f, lafd-y becomes Lacteous. to have sprung from (the ob- the trenches. the most part by setting vp ladders

, others lady; meaning one lifted, raised or elevated, (sc.) LactESCENT. solete primitive) ya-w, ab ex.

climing ouer the heads of their fellowes vpon a target fence. to the rank of her husband or lord, (sce Lord.)

Savile. Tacitus. Historie, p. 150. Lacrescence. plicandi notione translatum ad

Serenius finds the word written lafd-a in Goth. LACTI'FEROUS. eam nitendi,splendendi; trans- Climacides, as one would say ladderesses, for that they used

But after they were come to Syria, men named them and Dr. Jamieson lafd-e in Icelandic; and as in ferred from the notion of explaining or making to lie along, and to make their backs stepping stools or lad

R. Gloucester, it is written lcucdy. See Jamieplain and clear, to that of brightening, of shining. ders, as it were for queens and great men's wives to get son, in v. Laird. Lacteal,—milky, bearing or producing milk, or

upon, when they would mount into their coaches.

Holland. Plutarch, p. 71.

That heo comen alle to London the hey men of this londe, a liquid resembling milk.

And the lcuedys al so god, to ys noble fest wyde. If the barren sound

R. Gloucester, p. 156. It is thought that the offering of Abel, who sacrificed of

of pride delights thee, to the topmost round his flocks, was only wool, the fruits of his shearing; and or fortune's ladder got, despise not one,

For mony was the faire ledy, that y come was therto. milk, or rather cream, a part of his lactage. For want of smooth hypocrisy undone.

Id. Ib.
Shuckford. On the Creation, vol. i. p. 79.

Churchill. Sermons, Ded.

The eldre man to the chosun ladi and to bir children. (Yet were it no easie probleme to resolve) why also from LADE, v. ? A. S. Lad-an; Dut. Laden ;

Wiclif. 2 Jo", c. 1. lactary or milky plants which have a white and lacteous juice dispersed through every part, there arise flowers blew

La'ding, n. Ger. Laden; Sw. Ladda. See

The elder to the electe ladye and hir children. and yellow.-Brown. Vulgar Errours, b. vi. c. 10. To LOAD.

Bible, 1551, 15;

upon the

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