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ABATE. From the Fr. Abattre, has been re- ABLE for: a Scotticism. cently introduced the s. Abattoir, a slaughter-house. His (Charles V.) soldiers worn out with fatigue, wero

hardly able for such a march, even in a friendly country. A, prefixed, as in a hunting, &c. is corrupted from ABATIS. Trees felled and thrown in the way,

Robertson Charles V. b. 6. An. 1541. in. is an old word.

ABNEGATE, v. Sence that tyme hath it bene in buyldinge, and yet is not fynyshed.---Bib. 1549. 1 Esd. v. 16.

ABBACY. ABBOT is a word of oriental extrac- Let us suppose some tyrant command a Christian to burn tion, from the Syriac Abba, father ; as that from the abnegation of Christ; if the Christian should do this,


incense to Jupiter, without adding any thing of a verbal ABACK. Fr. Abaque ; Lat. Abacus ; Gr. Aba!,

Hebrew Ab, of the same siguification; and, if we may it not be manifest to all, that by that very act he denied -a, not or without, Baois, a base or basis. ascend still higher, that word itself (as many others

him. A square, or square table or trencher,—not originally standing on feet, - but hung against a wall , Voice of Nature, being one of the most obvious

Woollaston. Rel. of Nature Delineated, sec. 1. prop. 3. which occur in that language) proceedeth from the and on which diagrams or arithmetical tables, &c.

ABNORMAL. adj. From Lat. prep. Ab- from, sounds to express one of the most obvious ideas. and Norma, a Rule. were traced or written. Burn. Eccl. Law, in v. Abbot.

Irregular; or, not according to rule, order, sysIn the centre, or midst of the pegme, there was an aback or square, wherein this elogy was written.


tem (sc. in construction, or formation ;-number of B. Jonson. Part of the King's Entertainment. Take off their vizards, and underneath appears wicked

constituent parts). ABANDON, v. Read-Fr. Abandonner, It. Aban- Jews, monks abdicant of their orders, &c.

A word of recent introduction,-now common. donare, Sp. Abandonar. Etymologies various. See

Whitlock. Manners of the English, p. 93 (in Todd).

ABODE, 1. See ABIDE. in Menage, Wachter, Du Cange, &c. And also Ban, ABDUCE.

ABODE, o. Bannum, in Spelman, who connects these words with The exquisite equilibration of all these opposite and an

ABODANCE. the English Band, Bond, Bound. See also Ban, tagonistic muscles (is) effected partly by the equality of It had been an ill abodance, if the Arst of the five Egyp

their strength, which is the case of the Adducent and Ab- tian cities, which were to speak the language of Canaan, BANISH, infra.-From A. S. Bann-an, Abannan, to ducent Muscles (of the Eye).

should be called the City of Destruction. ban, to proclaim, denounce, curse. From à ban don

Derham. Physico. Theo. b. iv. c. 2.

Dr. Jackson's Works, ii. 635. ner, to give up to a (ban, or) proclamation. Dare


ABERRANCE. ABERRANT. seu ponere in abandonum, i. e. in bannum, vel bandum ;

To practyse such abolete sciens. and any thing so placed—being a thing proscribed, matic blank verse of the 17th century. These aberrant lines are much more common in the dra

Skelton. Why come ye, &c. v. 700. and consequently, derelict, to abandon, is derelin

Hallam. Lit. Hist. of Europe, i. 595.

ABORIGINAL; Ab-origine ; Equivalent to, and quere, to leave, (sc.) for any one to seize or possess

perhaps intended to be more forceful thanat his pleasure — to relinquish, to resign, &c. Or

ABEYANCE. An inheritance hoped for or ex

Original, primitive. from the same A. S. Ban, in It. and Sp. Bando, Fr. pected; or rather expecting a new master. (Skin

Their (the Biscayner's) language is accounted aboriginal, Bandon ; an Edict or command; and, to abandon, ner.)

and unmixed with either Latin, French, or Spanish. to bring under command: further, to confer the Probably from the Fr. Abbayer, to hold or keep

Swinburne. Travels in Spain, Let. 44. command, to give or yield up—and thus to resign, at bay, or in expectation. Law Lat. Abeyantia. See

ABORTIVE, adj. That can or may produce &c. (And this last is the view of Mr. Wedgewood. Spelman.

abortions, or immature births: hence (Milt.) proSee Proceedings of the Philological Society, vol. ii.

Sometimes the fee may be in abeyance, that is (as the p. 2.) But to this may be added - the low Lat. plation in law.-Blackstone. Commentaries, b. ii. c. 7.

word signifies), in expectation, remembrance and

contem. ducing nothing: fruitless.

He is but abortiif.-Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 485. Abandum or Abandonum (says the Editor of Du

Or as abortif (abortivus) hid I shulde not abide, or that Cange), was understood de bonis mobilibus vel im- ABIDE.

conceyued sezen not lift. - Wic. Job, iii. 16. mobilibus in pignus seu cautionem assignatis pro (He was) bold and abidynge

The void profound pecunia debita - Gal. Garantie. And he concludes

Bismaies (evil speaking) to suffre.

Of unessential night receives him next

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 13544. Wide gaping, and with loss of being that dare in abandonum, ponere in abandonum, are ex

He fleth as Shadewe, and never in the same state abit Threatens him, plung'd in that abortive gulf. pressions equivalent to oppignerare, obligare, i. e. to stille. (L. V. dwelleth.) - Wic. Job, xiv. 2.

Milton. Par. L. ii. 441. put in pawn, or pledge, or under Bond. Again,

(Troilas) hath abidden

In her womb (the mines of the earth) those deserted Abandonum is-Sponsio seu Obligatio. See Bandon

Til two or thre of his messangers yeden

mineral riches must ever lie buried as lost abortments, unin v. BAND.

less those (criminals employed as labourers) be made the And thus to Abandon is, &c.

For Pandaras.-Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, ii. 935.
He is here and ther

active midwives to deliver them.
With worthie knightes environed
He is so veriaunt he abit no wber.

Bacon. Speech touching drowned mineral works. The kynge hymself hath abandoned

Chaucer. Chan. Yem. Tale, v. 16643.
To the temple in good entente.

Without abode
Gower. Conf. Am. 1. 8, fo. 183.
The troup went forth.

Before the execution of this judgment (the flood) and Fortune to her lawys can not abandune me.

Fairefaz. Godfrey of Bulloigne, vi. 22.

amidst those aboundings of sin and wickedness, yet God Skelton. Magnificence, v. 1477.

left not himself without a witness in the hearts of men. Most kind iemme is the abiding of the abidere (expectatio

South. Ser. v. ii. p. 220. And yf ye wyll do this ye have promised, in all courtesy præstolantis).- Wic. Prov. xvii. 8. and honoure, I (“ Queen Isabell") and my Sonne, shall And he shal be the abidynge of folke of kynde.- Wic. ABRAIDE, i. e. started out of sleep. be to you (“Syr John of Heynault") for ever bounde, and Gen. xlix. 10. (expectatio.) yll put all the realme of Inglad in your abandon ; for it

Now herken, as I have you saied, is right that it should be so.

What that I mette or (ere) I abraied.
ABIE. In Wic. Job, xx. 18, the early version.
Berners Froissart, v. i. p. 8. c. ix.

Chaucer. House of Fame, b. i. 110.
He shal abie (luet) alle thingus; the latter has, He


shall suffre peyne for al thingis. This soden cas this man astoned so,

ABROAD. At large, away; from home, from That red he wext, abaist.


the country.
Chaucer. Clerkes Tale, v. 8193.

Sithen they blogmed abrood
Of whiche glad sight, God it wot,

In boure to here shriftes.
She was abashed and abote.-Chaucer. Dreame, v. 1992.
His subiects and marchants have sustained sundry da-

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 2751. mages and ablations of their goods, by diuers subiects and Abasshe you not, but hardely be bold. (Be not ashamed.) inhabitants of your realme of England.

Skelton. Bouge of Court, v. 87.

Hacluyt, v. i. Prussian Ambas. to Ric. Il Our contentments stand upon the tops of pyramids, ready

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to fall off, and the insecurity of their enjoyments abrupteth | tædium cordis (Gr. 'Arndia). Anxiety or sickness ACKNOW.
oar tranquillities.-Browne. Christian Morals, Pt. 3, 9 xi. of heart. It seems to have been a constant affliction (This) I mean to perform, though I dare not be acknour
ABSENT. (ABSENTNESS. Coleridge. Biog. Lit. | in monasteries. See Du Cange, where it is de-

thereof to any creature.

Raleigh to Sir R. Cecil, 10th March, 1591.
ii. 315.)

scribed as—Inertness, languor of spirits, uneasiness
In his moder absence
of heart, and loathing of self.

He made lame to leap.

And after al this excesse
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 13200. He had an accidie,

ACME. Gr. Axun, from arn, acies, cuspis.
That he sleep Saterday and Sonday.

A point, an extreme point; a summit.
What cause

Piers Plouhmurn's Vision, v. 3206.

In that its (France) acmé of human prosperity and great-
Mov'd the Creator in his holy Rest

Now wol I speke of the sinne of accidie or slouth:

ness, in the high and palmy state of the monarchy of France,
Through all Eternitie so late to build
Accidie maketh him (& man) hevy, thoughtful and wrawe.

it fell to the ground without a struggle.

In Chaos, and the work begun, how soon

Chaucer. The Persone's Tale.

Burke. On a Regicide Peace, Let. 1.

Absolv'd.-Milton. Par. L. viii. 94.


Yet when I approach
Yet he fear'd to have it (a dear hope) dull'd in cold accoil.

ACOLYTHE. / Fr. Acolyte; Low. Lat. Acoly-
Her loveliness, so absolute she seems

Southey. Don Roderick, xviii. ACO'LYTHIST. S tus; Gr. Axolovoos, from aro-

And in herself compleat, 80 well to know

Her own, that what she wills to do, or say,


Lovdav, to follow.

After heart, 1.3, read—Varro and
Seems wisest, vertuousest, discreetest, best.
afuer him Junius and others. Thus also Cicero

An attendant (in the Romish church), who car-

Milton, Par. L. viii. 547.

Aliis cor ipsum animus videtur, ex quo ex-cord-es,

ried the tapers, &c. before the superior ministers.

ABSOLUTION is applied by B. J. to the freedom ve-cord-es

, con-cord-es, dicuntur.- Tus. 1. 9. (Ju of officer, dips this pittiful patch into the oil of a burning

of (

with which words fall or are delivered in speech.
lius Scaliger and Skinner, from ad and chorda, a lamp: and

having wiped it as clean as he can, comes to the
string—Vox ab arte musica-deprompta.)

pope for a blessing, Jobe, domine, benedicere.
Chaucer uses the verb Cord, qv.

Brevint. Saul & Samuel, p. 321.
Clytorean streams the love of wine expel,

[It is his duty) to ordain the acolythist to keep the sacred
Ac adjectif and substantyf unite asken
Such is the virtue of the abstemious well.

vessels.-Ayliffe. Parergon.
Acordaunce in kynde, in cas and in nombre

Dryden. Ovid. Met. b. xv.

And ayther is otheres help.


Piers Plouhman's Vision, p. 55, 4to.


If enen song and morwe accord.-Chaucer. Prol. v. 832. Acumbred. - Wic. is a var. r. of agen-frussheden-or-

ABSTRACT. See the quotations from Locke,

weren starke. Ex. xv. 15. (obriguerunt.)

ACCOUCHEU'R. A French noun, common in They ben acombred with coveteise.

Berkeley, and Tooke.

English usage,

An abstract or abstracted idea is now considered Endenizened, as the title of

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 852.

from Fr. Ac-coucher; couche,-a couch.

Methinketh the palse iuel (palsy disease) hath acornered

to be an idea of a sensible quality, withdrawn from

thy wits.-Chaucer. Testament of Love, b. 3.

others in the same compound object, and separately

The medical attendant upon women in child-bed.


attended to; as that of form, separately from scent ACCOUTRE, n. Fr. Accoutrer or Accoustrer.

and colour (in the rose).

The French Coustre or Coultre, was the sexton of ACOUPER. Fr. Acoulper, to Accuse, to declare

ABUSE. In Skelton, to vitiate, to deprave.-

the church, and he was the Custos of the sacred vests culpable. Lacombe. Supp. See INCULP.


-he officiated at putting on and taking off the vests ; Conscience acouped hym thereof

and hence Accoustrer, to dress, from Accustodire, to In a curteis manere.- Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 8896.

That speken efen the riftwis wickidness ;-in pride, and

in abusion. (L. V. Misusyng, in abusione.)

take care of (sc. the sacred vests). See Custos

ACOʻUSTIC.) Fr. Acoustique ; Gr. Akovoti-

Wic. Ps. xxx. 19. (No. 1) in Du Cange.

(They) be so far abused,

AcO'USTICS. S koç, that can or may bear (from

They cannot be excused.

ACCREASE, v. To increase.

akoveiv, to hear).

Skelton. Ware the Hawk, v. 5. The sone acresynge, Joseph the sone acresynge (accres- That can or may hear; pertaining to hearing or

He scurrilously reviles the king and parliament by the cens) and semly in sigt.- Wic. Gen. xlix. 22.

the sensation of sound.

abuseful names of hereticks and schismaticks.

Bp. Barlow, p. 397.

ACCUMBLID. See Cumblid.-Wic.



ACCUSE. Used by Chaucer as the Fr. Accuser By the time that an author hath written out a book, he

He, tho' from heav'n remote, to hear'n could move -to discover, to disclose.

and his readers are become old acquirintants, and become

With strength of mind, and tread the abyss above.

very loth to part.- Suift. Tale of a Tub, Conclusion.

Right so the christall stone shining

Dryden. Ovid. Met. b. xv.

Withouten any deceiving


ACALE. See KELE. Cold.
The entrees of the yerd accuseth

To him that in the water museth.


For blood may suffre blood

Chaucer. Rom. of Rose, v. 1591.

Both hungry and àcale.


The second accusement is onre owne trespas.- The Golden

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 12873.

Legend. Carton, Westminstre, 1483, fo. 4. c. 1.

(They) semen caitiffes sore acale.


Chaucer. Plowman's Tale, v. 2011. ACCUSTOM.

Or if his coinning be so lite,

Her herte is hote as any fyre

That his labour will not aquite

Accustomedness to sin hardens the heart,

And other while it is acale.-Gower, b. 8. fo. 178.

Pierce. Ser.

Sufficiauntly al his living.



Chaucer. Rom. of Rose, v. 6744.

ACATALEPSY. Gr. Akaralnya. Incompre-

Your service right well shall I acquite.

hensibility (amfis, captio).


Skelton. Magnyfycence, v. 1817.

The word imports properly an acquitment or discharge of

It appears there were many scatter'd in both Academies,

the Old and New (much more among the sceptiques) that

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 11756.

& man upon some precedent accusation, and a full trial and

held this Acatalepsie in simplicitie and integritie.

cognizance of his cause had thereupon.-South. Serm.
He seith to his fadir, my heued 'I aake, my heued 'I

Wats. Bacon. de Aug. I. v. c. 2. aake. (L. V. akith, doleo.)

— Wic. 4 K. iv. 19.

ACRO'NYCAL. ) Gr. Arpovvč, the first part of

ACCEDE. ACCESS. In Wiclif, 'Access of soule' colyk or of the stone, or costyfnes,
Olde age wille not suffre the akyng of the bely, as is the

ACRO'NYCALLY. the night; akpovuxos, eren-
is a various reading, or equivalent to Excess, er-

The Boke of Tulle of old Age. Caxton, 1481, 1. 3. ing; arpos, beginning; vue, night.
cessus mentis (see Ercess). In the margin Exces Or Gellia wore a velvet mastick patch

Evening, time of sunset; (applied to stars, &c.
of soule is said to be Arauisching of uttermore Upon her temples when no tooth did ache.

rising or setting at sunset.)

wittis. In Chaucer it is applied not only to the ap-

Bp. Hall. Sat. B. 6. 8. 1.

The achronical rising (of a constellation) is when it ap-

When old age comes to wait upon a great and worshipful

proach of fever, but to fever itself.

pears at the close of day and in opposition to the sun's diur.

sinner, it comes attended with many sinful girds and ach- nal course.-Dryden. 'Virgil. Æneis, Ded.

ACCEPT. After 1. 5, add-

ings, called the gout.-South. Serm.

He (Orion) is tempestuous in the summer when he rises

Old sinners

To take to; to take or undertake, the perform-

heliacally, and rainy in the winter, when he rises achroni-

Can by their pangs and aches find

ance of a requisition or demand: in mercantile con-

cally.-Id. Io.

All turns and changes of the wind.

cerns—to undertake (in writing or otherwise) to

Butler. Hudibras, p. 3, c. 2. ACRO'STIC, adj.) Fr. Acrostiche; It Acròs-

pay or satisfy.

ACHROMATIC.). Gr. Αχρωματικος, ετρετε

ACRO'STIC, n. tico; Gr. Axpo-Orixos, the

Acceptation of words ;-the signification in which ACHROMATICITY. Scoloris (from a, neg. and xpw- first part of a verse (axpos, first part, and orixos,

they are taken or received.


ha, colour).

verse). Applied to

Why comes not Death,

Free from, without, colour. Dr. Brewster de- Verses, in which the first letters of each line,
Said he, with one thrice acceptable stroke
To end me?-Milton. Par. L. x. 855. Also 139.

cides — that telescopes not affected with the pris- taken successively, form a word.

matic colours were first invented and constructed Leave writing plays, and choose for thy command,
Promises are not binding before acceptance; that is, be-

Some peaceful province in acrostic land.
fore notice is given to the promisee; for where the promise by Mr. John Dollond, about the year 1758;— and

Dryden. Mac Flecnoe.
is beneficial, if notice be given, acceptance may be pre- that the Name Achromatic was proposed by Dr. The acrostic was probably invented about the same time
sumed.-Puley, b. iii. p. 1. 5.

with the anagram, though it is impossible to decide whether

the inventor of the one or the other were the greater block-

head. The simple acrostic is nothing but the name or title
ACCIDIE, s. Low Lat. Accidia, frequently used lated, farinaceous, emollient substances, &c.
A diet of fresh unsalted things, watery liquors, acidu- of a person or thing, made out of the initial letters of several

verses, and

by that means written after the manner of the
by scholastic writers for Acedia : Anxietas sive

Arbuthnot on Aliments. Chinese, in a perpendicular line.- Spectator, No. 60.


ACUATE, v. & adj. } Fr. Acuité, Acuity, sharp



ADONIZE. Fr. Adonizer, to adonize, &c. See An advocate was also (consequentially) a patron,
He (the heir) is undir tutouris and actouris (actoribus, Cot.

and the Low Lat. advocatio, patronage; whence Fr. Mod. Version, governors) tel to the tyme determyned of the

I employed three good hours at least in adjusting and Advouaison, Eng. Advowson (Skivner); but Cotfadir.- Wic. Gal. iv. 2.

The Apostle declared at the latter end of the foregoing adonizing myself.— Smollett. Gil Blas, vi. and ch. the last. grave interprets the Fr. an advowing or avouching chap. (10 Heb.) that faith is the great principle whereby

for; a taking into protection. men are acted.-Tillotson. Serm. XIV. v. ii.

ADORE. Fr. Ad-or-er; Sp. ar; It. and Lat.

Self-love, the spring of motion, acts the soul.

See the Quotation from Gibbon.

Pope. Essay on Man, ii. 59. Adoratio-manu adınota labris facta fuit. See

As shameful deth as herte can divise

Come to thise juges and hir aduocas.

Chaucer. Par. Prol. v. 12225. ; ACUITY.

Sir John Bushe, es oft as he spake unto the King in Advouson is the right of presentation to a church, or

his throne, he cast his handes abrode, as he adoured and ecclesiastical benefice. Advowson, advocatio, signifies in ness, keenness. Harvey says, that certain diets in-worshipped God, besechinge his excelse, high, and adourant clientelam recipere, the taking into protection: and thereflame and acuate the blood. Ashmole speaks of muiestie, that he would witsafe to graunt this or that. fore is synonymous with patronage, patronatus: and he who acuate iron or steele; and Perkins of the acuity or

Grafton. Chron. R. E. An. 21.

has the right of advowson is called the patron of the church. bluntness of a pin.—Todd. The respectful salutation of carrying the hand to the

Blackstone. Commentary, b. ii. c. 3. mouth, ad os, is the root of the Latin word ad-ora, adorure

ÆSTHETIC, adj.) Gr. αισθητικος, that can ADAGE. Festus, Ad-agia, ad agendum apta ; (to adore).-Gibbon, c. liii. n. 49.

ÆSTHETICAL. or nmay feel (αισθαν-εσθαι) and thus applicable to proverbs directing the actions

ADORN. Adore is written by Spenser for Adorn.

ÆSTHETICALLY. {-which is contradistinguishof men, the conduct of life.

On her head

ÆSTHETICS, 8. ed byGreek philosophers from Aristotle goes further than the old Adagial saying, The A chapelet of sundry flowers she wore,

Nontikos, that can or may understand; as the ra beginning is half the work. His words are: The beginning From vnder which the deawy humour, shed,

vonta-things perceptible to the understanding is more than half the whole business.

Did trickle down her baire, like to the hore
Woollaston. Rel. of Nature Delineated, sec. iv. n. U. Congealed little drops, which doe the morne adore.

are by Mathematicians from ra a10nta-sensible

Spenser. F. Q. iv. 246. things. And thus the usage of this Neoteric by ADDICE. Dutch, Ackse, Are, Aeckse; Ger. ADREAD.

Alex. Baumgarten, who gave the title of ÆstheAxte; Sw. Yrte; Dan. Ore, from Ger. Hacken, to

Alle derke develes

tica to a work published by him at Frankfort in hack (qv. and Hatchet); or from Ecke, an edge, Arn a-drad to heren it.-Piers Plouhman, v. 13001. 1750-58, is, etymologically, of doubtful propriety; qv.; Fr. Hache (ant. aisceau); It. Acca, Acetta ; Be not adrad, thou goode child maide (puella), to gon into yet it is established in this and other countries as Sp. Hachu. See Quot. from Defoe in v. Dub. infra my Lorde. (L. V. aschamyd.)— Wic. Judith, xii. 12. well as in Germany. Its opposite AN-ÆSTHETIC: ADDICT.

ADSIGNIFY, v.See Sign. To add a signi- surgical operations)—is of very recent introduction.

that can or may destroy sensibility—(sc. during Neither should we at this day be so addict to superstition, ADSIGNIFICATION. Jfication or meaning, by prewere it not that we so much esteemed the filling of our bel

That can or may feel.—The word seems to be apfix, affix, &c. lies. -Homilyes, ii. 97.

plied to
If he be addict to vice

And if it were som(i. e. if the signification of the pre-
Quickly him they (flatterers) will entice.
sent time were conjoined with the Indicative mood,) then

Those feelings or sentiments, which arise from the
Shakespeare. Pussionate Pilgrim, 6 18.
indeed, the word we are now considering the

verb adjec- perception or contemplation of objects possessing the (His) holy mind so much addicted is

tive') besides the signification of the verb, must likewise quality of beauty; and affects a standard of taste

adsignify some manner and the Present time; for it would On th' world to come, that he neglecteth this.

founded on nature and right reason, by which works then be the Present tense adjective, as well as the IndicaDaniel, Civil Wars, vi. 5. tive mood adjective.

in all the arts are to be judged. ADDUCENT. See ABDUCENT.

Tooke. Diversions of Purley, Pt. ii. ch. 7. ATHER. See ETHER.

In this opinion (that there is no adsignification of manner
ADEW, o. i. e. to dew, or bedew.
or time in that which is called the Present participle,) I am

Foyson that floweth into sondry royames,
neither new nor singular.-Id. Io.

It (the cross) afereth the fende.

Piers Plouhman, v. 12956.
The soyle to adewe with her swete stremes.
Life of our Ladye, i. IIII.

He that auruntith (E. V. bostish-jactat se) him sylf

Men seraynge greetli ethir to afectioun (affectui), ethir and elargith (dilatat) reisith strives.

to kingus puttiden to stoonys and trees the name that mai Wherefore the woordes of trouth accorden, that my ser

Wic. Prov. xxviii. 25.

not be comynyd (E. V. uncommunicable, qv.). uauntes shoulden forsake both father and mother, and bee

Wic. Wis. xiv. 21. adherand to his spouse, and they twaine in unitie of one


AFFEER, v. Fr. Affeurer, Afforer ; (qv.) Lat. flesh shoulden accorde.-Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. i. God auntrede hymself,

And took Adames kind.-Piers Plouhman, v. 12520.

Af-forari, from ad and forum. Sk. and Du Cange:
As dooth an heraud of armes

the latter says— Forum was used for the Price of
Language has as much occasion to adjective the distinct When aventrous cometh to justes.-K. ib. 12103. things to be sold. And Lacombe and Roquefort,
signification of the verb, and to adjective also the mood, as
it has to adjective time.

that old Fr. Fuer, had the same usage.
And it has therefore adjectived all

His sister stondynge afer and beholdyng the quenture
three-the distinet signification of the simple verb, and the
of the thing. (L. V. bifalling. Eventus.)

To set or fix a forum or market price, to rate, to

Wic. Ex ii. 4. verb with its moods, and the verb with its tenses.

set or fix a rate, fine, or amerciament: gen. To fix, Tooke. Diversions of Purley, v. ii. c. vii. p. 468.

The Royalme of England is in peryll and grete adventure.-Berners' Froissart, ii. 177, and ii. 190.

affix, affirm, or assure. See To AFFORD, infra. ADJUNCT. See ADJOIN.

He was in great adventure of his life.-Id. ib. ii. 306. AFFEIGN.

And certain of the chief of Asia, which were his (Paul's) Can they affain to the Son of God a body that is unper

friends, sent unto him, desiring him that he would not ad. fect.-Hall. Christ Mystical, \ 8.
The adjurere (adjurantem, L. V. a man chargynge greethi) venture himself into the theatre.--Acts, xix. 31.
he herith and not shewith.- Wic. Prov. xxix. 24.

AFFI'LIATE, v. Fr. Affilier, affiliation, to
And certis thou seest hou Raguel hath coniurid me, whos
ADVISE, written Avise, qv.

AFFI'LIATION. S adopt a son (filius); generally,
adiurement I mai not dispisen.- Wic. Tob. ix. 5 (adju-

And whanne Jacob hadde arise auysele (maturè) he toke

a child. his twey wives, &c.— Wic. Gen. xxxii. 22.

The verb is of modern introduction, but in com

If any man shal of avisernent (L. V. be forecasting-per mon use, as, To father, in bastardy.
The second combination of causal prepositions doth con-

industriam) slee his neizbour, and by aespies, fro myn
tain such as do relate to the notion of adjuvant and agree-
auteer thou shal pul hym, that he be slayn.

Affiliated, (generally,) --allied, associated.

Wic. Ex. xxi. 14.
inent with, or opposing and enmity against.

Wilkins. Real Character, p. 3, c. iii.

And if you thinketh this is wel ysaid,
Saith your avis, and holdeth you apaid.

Rest this nygt, and morwetide doon, if he wole take thee

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 1870.

by ryst of affynytye, the thyng is wel doo. (L. V. nyt kyn,

propinquitatis.)-Wic. Ruth, iii. 13.
Ne lete os amesure it after the magnyficence of wordes.

And in hire hand
Tullius de Amicitia. Worcestre, Erle of, a. 7.

The herbe she toke, well avisand
The lefe, the sede, the stalke, the floure.

In that tyme Ezekiel brake the doris of the Temple of the

Chaucer's Dreme, v. 1884. Lord, and the platis of gold the whiche he hadde affitchede, ADMIT.


and he gave hem to the Kynge of Assiries.

Wic. 4 Kings, xviii. 16.
Take heed least Passion sway

But an other an other bi enuye sleth, or Quowtrende AFFLICT.
Thy judgement to do aught, which else free will (adulterans) sorewith.— Wic. Wisd. xiv. 24.

And if a wicke man, I shal be, wo is to me; and if
Would not admit.-Milton. Par. L. viii. 637.

He forsook auoutrie. He refuside the hordom (stuprum). riztivis, I shal pot reren up the hed, fulflld with affliccioun

Gen. xxxix. 10.

(L. V. turment; afflictione) and wrecchidness.
Therfore lynynge the man (L. V. hosebande) she shal

Wic. Job x. 15. Yet had Trespace nere adoe be clepid quoutresse, if she be with another man.

The Life of Man upon earth is nothing else than “& war-
With Reson.-Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 3037.

Id. Rom. vii. 3. fare" and continual " afflict" with his ghostly enemies.
When any particular class of artificers or traders thought

Becon. On Fasting.
proper to act as a corporation without a charter, such were (Let us) re-assembling our afflicted Powers,
Wantonnesse is not onely the vice of adolescente men,
but called adulterine guilds.

Consult how we may henceforth most offend
it is the vice of euyll disposed adolescent persons.

Smith. Wealth of Nations, b. i. c. 10. Our enemy.-Milton. Par. L. i. 186.
The Boke of Tulle of Old Age, d. 5. Carton, 1481.
Whan I was an adolescent-yong of age-moch louyd I

ADVOCATE. After Advocation (line 6), insert AFFORD, v. Formed upon Affeered, the p. p. of
that olde an, Quintus Ffabius.- Id. ib. b. v.
Advowson ; and in the explanation add-

Affeer. (qv.) To fix or set a forum or market price;


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to appraise, to value.
And hence Afford is, géne-

ALDER. See ELDE. rally—To prize, to value, &c.

The heyest foormed of the erthe medycyne, and the pro- ALEFT. On the left. (Piers) yaf hem mete as he myght aforthe

dent man shal not agrisen it. (L. V. ulate, i. e. loatheAnd mesurable byre. abhorrebit. Mod. V. abhor.)– Wic. Ecclus. xxxviii. 4.

The mighty snake

Darting aright, aleft, his sinuous neck.
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 4194.
AGUE. A. S. Ege, timor. Egesian, terrere (gy:

Southey. Madoc, vii. 5, 245. AFFRAY. tremere).

But yet I am in grete affraie
Lest thou sholdest not doe as I saie.

AGULT. To be guilty of wrong; to sin against.

They that have weak stomachs, shall have vinegar and

aleagar set at liberty. Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 4397. And thanne wolde lordes and ladies

Cecil's Speech in Tytler's Raleigh, p. 213.
Be looth to agulte,

And to taken of hir tepaunts

Moore than troutbe wolde.- Piers Plouhman, v. 10230. The firste tyme is aleggid or mead lift (alleviata est) the AFFRONT. See Quot. from Shaks. in v. Uplift.

And now am I sory that I so

lond of Zebulon, and the lond of Neptalym; and the last I walkd about, admired of all, and dreaded

The Seint Spirit agulte.-Ibid. v. 11958.

tyme aggreggid (aggravata est) is the weie of the se beOn hostile ground, none daring my affront.

funde Jordan.- Wic. Isaiah, ix. 1. Milton. Sam. Agon. AIE. See EGG.

How be it that the Age past had be lenger, yet it may AFIRE.

neither comfort ne alegge, ne satisfye the foole olde Man. Mine hert for ire goeth afere.

AIGLET.Add, Fr. Aiguiller - A case for The Boke of Tulle of Old Age, b. iii. Caxton, 1481.
Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 4073. AIGUILER. needles.

A silver needle forth I drew,
AFOUNDER, i.e. Founder, qv.
Out of a Aguiler quaint enow.

For after his hete he caught a cold thro' the nyghtes eyre,

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 98.
That he was ner afoundrit.

Chaucer. Pard. and Tap. 631. AIL, v.

ALGORITHM, corrupted by Chancer into ArAFT. After comers. (Wic. Gen. xxi. 23. poste

AILING, &. z. Is common in speech - as I told

him all my ailings. ris meis) After-coming. (Id. Ecclus. iii. 32, xi. 17, 1 And here since your departing.

shall be to advertise you of the great ailingness that grim. An Arabian term for Numeration. Augrim

stones were the pebbles or counters used for that pursuccessus.) See Welsome, infra.

Henry VIII. to Anne Boleyne. Tytler, p. 205. pose. Tyrw.
And after that his dice turned on chances
AIM. But see Esteem, infra, and Quotations

His Augrim stones layen faire apart
So was he either glad, or saide Ales.

On shelves couched at his beddes hed.
Chaucer. Íroylus and Cressida, b. ii. v. 1347. from Wiclif.

Chaucer. The Milleres Tale, v. 3210.

ALIEN. AGAIN. Again is used by Wiclif in the force of

AIR, S. the Latin prefix Re-, as Agen ask, re-petere, agen

Tho' gan I to loke vnder me

Resceyue to the an alien wooman (alienigenam) and she And beheld the eyrish beests,

shal twine thee vp(so)doun in a whirlewynde, and alienen clepe re-vocare ;-lede, re-ducere; shine, re-splen

Clouds, mists, and tempests,

thee fro thi propre weies.— Wic. Ecclus. xi. 36. dere; telle, renuntiare; wynse, recalcitrare. See

Snowes, &c.-Chaucer. House of Fame, b. 2, v. 457.

Whethir not perdicioun is to the wicke, and alienyng Glos. to Wic. Bible.

(L. V. alienacioun) to men werkende wickenesse.

Id. Job xxxi. 3. For Agenbyar. See Caxton in v. Illumine.

AITIOʻLOGY. Fr. Aitiologie, a yielding or shew.

Gr, Αιτιο

Again for against is common in old writers and in ing of a reason or cause. (Cotgrave.)
vulgar speech.
Loyla (airia, a cause, and Xey-tiv, to discourse). Listne, iluminabit. - Wic. 1 Cor. iv. 5.

(He) schal aliştne the hid thingis of dereknesse. (L. V. Whos azenbifgynge (redemptio) shal be after o month. Boyle explainsWic. Num. x. 16. The theory which explains the causes of things.

A'LIQUOT. (Lat.) Applied to a quotient or O thou souersyn syre and prince of the hous of Ysrahel

Bp. Hall uses the word. See the quotation from divisor without a remainder. come and agenbye us with thy payssaūce.

him in v. Chronology. The Golden Legend. Westm. 1483, fo. 1, c. iii.

ALKALI. Glasswort (a plant used in the maAJUST. See ADJUST.

nufacture of glass) is called by the Arabs El Kali, AGASP. To gar for agaspe. - Skelton.

whence the name of the salt, Al Kali.- Volney. To cause to gaspe (sc. for breath, for life). AKELE.

Alcaly is enumerated by the Canones Yeoman as AGAST. But verray love is vertue, as I fele,

one of the articles used in alchemy, v. 16278.

For verray love may freile desire akele. Forthermore--he fol ont sounned, that he agaste hem,

Many subderivatives from this substantive are

Chaucer. Court of Love, v. 1076. (L. V. make aferd; terreret) and take the cite.

common in works of Science.
Wic. 2 Par. xxxii. 18.

AKNEE. On the knee.
Aknee they fell before the Prince.

ALL. See to-Al to breke, &c.

Southey. Madoc, vii. 5. 250. In the phrases —al alone, al only, al hol, al holey, AGENCY, s.


al newe, (see in Mr. Tyrwhitt's Glos.) the al is merely Aristotle never dreamed of any such a chimerical agent

emphatical. So is at all—or in the whole-in “None intelligence.-Cud. Mor. 147.


at all." Over all ;" All over. Al and som- is AGGLOMERATE.

And he was ful fair in his greetness and in alargyng all and every, the common law phrase. Al in one, Taylor is eminently discursive, accumulative, and (to (E. V. spredyngdilatatione) of hise trees.

Wic. Ez. xxxi. 7.

is all in one, or the same moment or time, and all use one of his own words) agglomerative. Coleridge. Poctical Works, i. 286. ALAY. See ALLAY.

is sometimes used alone, as equivalent for all be it

although. (qv.)

ALB. AGGRAVATE. Lat. Ag-gravare. Wic. also uses,

The Alb and white surplice differed in Al or al is much used to give emphasis or aug. To Engredge, ingravare.-Ex. viii. 15. 32.

make, and were used in distinct offices of the Church, ment the signification. In Wiclif it is so used, giving Whi agreggen (make heavy) ye youre hertis as Egipt

e. g. the surplice at Matin, or Evensong; the Alb at the force of the Lat. pr. Cum--as al breke, confrinagreggide, and Pharao his herte. (M. V. harden.) the Communion : but the customs varied at different gere; al conere, contegere; al take, comprehendere

Wic. 1 Kings, vi. 6. periods. Camisiam induimus, quam Albam voca- The Highe God, whan he hed Adam maked, AGREGGE, v.


And sawe him al alone.
See Du Cange.

Chaucer. Marchantes Tale, v. 9200.
At the tyme appoincted for the ministracion of the holy
AGRIEF, in grief. See AGGRIEVE.
communion, the priest that shal execute the holy ministery,

For not al only thy laude precious

Parfourmed is by men of dignitee. I pray you that you take it not agrefe.

shall put upon hym the vesture appoincted for that minisChaucer. Nonnes Preestes Tale, v. 14899. tracion, that is to saye, a white Albe, plain, with a veste

Id. Prioresses Taie, v. 13385. ment or cope. - The Booke of the Common Praier, &c. Betwixen you ther mot somtime be pees : AGGRIEVE. Whitechurch, 1549.

All be ye not of o complexion.-Id. Knightes Tale, 2477. The herte of Pharao was inwardly agreued. (L. V.maad ALBATROSS. Called, by Dampier, Algatross.

But-all in one-for every wight greuous, ingravatum est.) - Wic. Ex. ix. 7.

Ther was sene conning with estat.
A large bird, of the gull kind, inhabiting the tro-

Chaucer's Dreame, v. 673. AGILE. pics, and more southerly,

This is all and som ; ther ne'r no more to sain. The chosen people shal be in the ayer for the agilite and They (English seamen) have several other signs, whereby

Chaucer. Frankeleine's Tale, v. 11910. lightnes of theyr bodyes.

to know when they are near it, as by the sea-fowl they What shulde I you reherse in special The Golden Legend, fo. 3, c. 1. Carton, Westm. 1483. meet at sea, especially the algatrosses, a very large winged Hire high malice; she is a shrew at all. fowl.-Dampier. Voyages, an. 1691.

Id. Marchantes Tale, v. 9098. AGLOW, i. e. in a glow. Mr. Foster shot an albatross, whose plumage was of a

He made that the river was so smal With sudden bound, beyond the boy,

colour between brown and dark grey, the head and upper That wimmen migbt it waden over al. See! See! that face of hope and joy, side of the wings rather inclining to black, and it had

Id. Sompnoures Tale, v. 7666. That regal front! Those cheeks aglow. white eye-brows.-Cook. Second Voyage, b. i. c. 3.

To whom she had, al hol hire herte yeve.
Coleridge. Alice Dre Clos.

Id. Frankeleines Tale, v. 11762.
A'GNAIL. A. S. Aug-nægle, a sore or impostu-

I have him told al holly min estat. mation under the nail of man or beast; as,-a felALCHYMY.

Id. Sompnoures Tale, v. 7678. lon. (Skinner.) See ANGER.

Experiments of alkemany

Whan it was day, this marchant gun embrace The peple to deceyue.

His wif al newe-Id. Shipmannes Tale, v. 13308. AGO.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 6037. ALLAY or ALLOY. A base coin.
And Jacob perseyued the face of Laban, that it was not

As in lussheburwes is a lother alay, gjens him as it was zistirdai, and the thridde dai agoon. This day hath borne our allher sauyour.

And yet loketh he lik a sterlyng. (E. V. Hens, nudius tertius.) - Wic. Gen. xxxi. 2.

Life of our Ladye, g. 4, c. 1.

Pets Plouhman, v. 10322.



He was oftentimes sad of his being in pryson, but he

coulde not amende it.--Berners' Froissart, ii. 211. How darest thou, losel,

And al in one God-hed
Alligate the Gospel
Endles dwelleth.- Pliers Plouhman's Creed, v. 7.

The Frenshe kynge and his counsayle were soore disAgainst vs of the counsel. - Skelton. Colin Clout, v. 1164.

pleased, but they could not amende it (i. e, remedy): Save love one (i. e. al one).-Id. Vision, v. 8288.

Id. 10. ii. 246. ALLEGIANCE is the tie or ligamen which binds And Jhesus answeride to him, It is writun, For a man AMERCE. the subject to the king, in return for that protection | lyveth not in breed aloone, but in every word of God.

Wic. Luke iv. 4. Millions of spirits for his fault amer which the king affords the subject. -- Black. Com.

Of Heav'n.-Milton, Par. L. i. 609.

And he thongte these thingis, that whanne thei weren b. i. c. 10. slayn, he schulde sette tresoun to our aloonenesse. (E. V.

Amerciament in Latin is called misericordia, for that it onlinede, solitudini.)-Id. Esth. xvi. 14.

ought to be assessed mercifully. ALLEY, n. And here I gan my wo complaine

Sir Ed. Coke, b. ii. c. I. s. xciv. p. 126. And Ocozie felde thorou the aleris of his soler, whiche he Wishing and wepyng all mine one.

AMEVE. See AMOVE. hadde in Samarie, and was sijk (per cancellos cænaculi,

Gower. Conf. Am. b. i. fo. 82. L. V.).— Wic. 4 Kings, i. 2. (He) stoode, as who saith, all hym one

AMIABLE. And he bildide foure aleis betwixe the pilers of syluer Without wyfe.-Id. b. vii. fo. 176. (deambulacra). (E. V. aluris.)--Id. 3 Kings, vii. 2.

A man amyable (L. V. freendli; amabilis) to felashipe Then let us not that honour him deny

mor a frend shal be than a brother.- Wic. Prov. xviii. 29. The sides of every street were covered with fresh alures

Which after death alonely doth remain. of marble, or cloisters, crowned with rich and lofty pinne

Fairefaz. Godfrey of Bulloigne, xix. 117.

cles. (See Deambulation.)
Warton, History of English Poetry, v. ii. p. 93.

God, by whose alone power and conversation we all live AMICE. and move and have our being.–Bentley (in Johnson).

Lo! the Lord shal make thee to ben born awei, and as ALLICIENT. See ALLECT.


an amyse (amictum) so he shal under reren thee. AʼLLIGATOR. A large species of lizard: Sp. ALOW.

Wic. Is. xxii. 17. (E. V.)

Alle schulen wexe olde as & cloth, and thou schalt Lagarto; Lat. Lacerta.

Why some be a-lough, and some aloft.

chaunge hem as an amyte (amictum) or girdynge about. And in his needie shop a tortoys hung,

Piers Plouhman, v. 7872.

Id. Heb. i. 12. An allegater stuft, and other skins Creep alow the ground.

Of ill-shap'd fishes.

Tindale to Frith. Southey, B. of the Church, 112.
Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet, Act v. se. 1.

For the same mesures that ye mete
Toss'd, and retoss'd, aloft, and then alow,
Alligators are also in great numbers in all the creeks,

Amys outher ellis,
Nor port they seek, nor certain course they know.

Ye shulle ben weyen therwith rivers, and lagunes in the bay of Campeachy. The alli

Dryden. Cym. and Iph.

Whan ye wenden hennes.-Piers Plouhman, v. 812. gator) is shaped like a lizard. Dampier. Voyages, an. 1676. ALOWT, v. To alow, or lout, qv.

And a man foond hym (Joseph) goynge amys (var. readALLODIAL. Blackstone suggests All, whole,

But he (Statue of Romulus) alowted vpon the same nyght | ing of errynge, errantem) in the feeld.
Whan Cryst was bore of a pure virgyne.

Wic. Gen. xxxvii, 15. and Odh, property.

Lyfe of our Ladye, h I. col. 2. W. Caxton. AMIT, v. AMISSIBILITY. of it only is his.

°P. has therefore the all or all-hood (free- oblation to or at the Altar. When any thing is said to be his, it is not said, that part

Notions of popular rights and the amissibility of soveALTAR. ALTARAGE. L. Lat. Altaragium. An

reign power for misconduct were alternately broached by hold) of it, and consequently all the use of it.

the two great religious parties of rope Woollaston. Rel. of Nat. Delineated, sec. vi. $ 12. The fires which that on min auter brenne,

Hallam. Lit. of E. iii. 351.
Shal thee declaren er that thou go henne

Thin aventure of love.-Chaucer. Knightes Tale, v. 2357.

Now Lelius, bothe wise and experte, spekith of amytee or
Some lakkede my lif,
Allowed it fewe.-Piers Plouhman, v. 9595.

ALTO-RELIEVO. Highly relieved or raised from frendship.-Tul. de Am. Wurcestre, Earl of, a. 2. Mathew maketh mention of a man that lente the ground on which it is sculptured (half or more).

Hus silver to thre menne, and menynge that thei sholde ALVEARY, s. Lat. Alvear (from Alvus), ap-
Chaffare and cheve therwith in chele and in hete,

He was of good and easy acquayntance with every man, plied to a beehive; any hive or store; a cell in a and amorously would speke to them. And he that best laborede best was alowede.

Berners' Froissart, ii. 72. Piers Plouhman's Vision, p. 141, 4to. ed. beehive.

Abram louede to God, and it was alowid to hym for Thus within a yeere, or two, they (my pupils) had ga-
rigtwisnes. (L. V. arrettid. Lat. reputatum est.) thered together a great volume, which (for the apt simili- Thei amortisede to monke,

Or chanons hir rente.
Wic. Gen. xv. 6. tude between the good Scholers, and diligent bees gathering

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10258. To alowen (L. V. to take, accipere) the persone of the

their waxe and honie into their hive) I called then their unpitonse in dom, is not good, that thou bowe awei fro the alvearie.-- Baret. Alvearie. To the Reader.

AMOUNT, o. sothfastnesse of dom.-Id. Prov. xviii. 5.


Whose number was now amounted to 300. As gold in forneis he provede hem, and as brent sacri

Swift. Contests in Athens, ch. iii. W. iii. 34. fyse of Ost he loonwede (v. 1, alnuwid, L. vi took, accepit) sad, pensive, carefully to take thought.—Cot. See

AMAIE. Fr. Esmayer; Sp. Esmayer. To be them, and in time shal ben the biboldyng of hem.

Id. Wis. iii. 6. ESMAY and DISMAY.

An amphibolous sentence is one that is capable of two When this was said, he mustred all his crew,

This kynge with noble purueiance

meanings, not from the double sense of any of the words, Reprov'd the cowards, and allow'd the bould.

but from its admitting of a double construction; e. g. “The
Hath for him selfe his chare eraied,
Fairefaz. Godfrey of Bulloigne, ix. 13.

Duke yet lives that Henry will depose.”
Wherin he wolde ride amaied

Whateley. Logic, c. iii. $ 10, n*. ALLOY. See ALLAY,

Out of the citee for to plaie.-Gower. Con. Am. b. i.
Wherof he drad and was amaied

AMPHOR. See the Quotation.
Of treson, that he deie shulde.

And foarte sheep, and sixe mesuris of wyn, that ben

id. Ib. 1. 7, fo. 176, col. 2. clepid amfris (E. V. amphoris, amphore) weren spendid in ALLY.

AMAISTREN, i, e, master, qv.

it ech day. (Marg. n. An amfre, as Isidore in the 16 of EthyIs not thy mercy grete abone the heuen,

mologies, is a foure squarid vessel, and hath handlis at the Thyn owne doughter cheef of thyn alye.

For thei may Mede amaistrye.

maner of eeris, and anentis Greekis it conteyneth a square Lyfe of our Lady, b. 8, c. 1. W. Carton.

Piers Plouhman, v. 1178.

foot of wyn.- Wic. Dan. xiv. I. Myn owne doughter, doughter next to myn alye.

Id. c. 1, col. 1.
The Silures to amate the new general, rumor'd the

ALMAGEST, s. Ar. Al. Gr. peylotn, the

overthrow greater than was true.
Milton. History of England, b. ii. p. 72.

greatest (sc. work of Ptolemy).
Thise same wordes writeth Ptolomee,

Rede in his Almaieste, and take there.

He is charged to have been long a notorious and common ANAGLYPH. Gr. Αναγλυφη, ανα, γλυ-
Chaucer. Wif of Bathes Prologue, v. 5765.
ambederter. - Ellesmere. Memorial to Queen Elizabeth.

ANAGLY'PTIC, adj. pev, Sculpere.
Campbell, ii. 207.

ANAGLY'PTIC, n. In anaglyptic sculpture, Thanne Jacob takynge green popel (poplar) yerdis, and AMBIENT. of aulmanders, &c.-1. Gen. xxx. 37. (E. V.)

the figure is prominent. (Evelyn.)

Air being a perpetual ambient and ingredient, and the The blossoms weren alargid in leeuys, and weren fourmed

The anaglyptic art (not produc'd in the world 'till about defects thereof incorrigible in single habitations, doth in into aulmondis.-Id. Er. xvii. 8. (L. V.)

the time of Belus and the beginning of Gentilisme) was not these respects require the more exquisite caution.

'till long after the use of letters.-Evelyn. Sculptura. ALMS. Add-Almonry, &c. A place where Alms

Reliquiæ Wottoniana, p. 7.

The present treatise) does only touch the metals. - We are distributed; or stored for distribution; a store

might yet safely I think admit the Greek anaglyphics. I on the other side

Id. 16. closet, or cupboard for more choice articles ; a purse, Us'd no ambition to commend my deeds. &c.

The deeds themselves, though mute, spoke loud the doer. ANA-MORPHOSIS. A deformation of an obAvarice hath Almaries

Milton. Samson Agonistes, 247. ject or objects, which viewed in a certain position And yron bound coffres.- Piers Plouhman, v. 9394. Pausanias ambitioning (affectans) the sovereignty of shall appear regular and well defined. See Locke Why is Poul seid the vessel of eleccoun? forsothe for the Greece, bargains with Xerxes for his daughter in marriage.

Turnbull. Justin, b. ii. c. 15.

on the Understanding, b. ii. c. xxix. Ø 8, and Metavessel of the lawe, and of holi scripture he was the almery. Wic. Bib. Pref. Ep. p. 64, col. 1. AMEND, 0.

morphosis. These same thingis weren born in discriptions, and the With no wil to amende.-Piers Plouhman, v. 1082.

ANASA'RCOUS. Gr. Ava, and oaps, the filesh. Almeries of Neerye. (L. V. Exposiciouns, Commentari.) And whan meny wold have ben amene Wic. 2 Mac. ii. 13.

Above the flesh, and beneath the skin; i. e. beRightwysnes gan hit anon denye. Than of his aumener he drough

Lyfe of our Ladye, b. vii. c. 1. W. Carton. tween the two. A little keie.-Chaucer. Romant of the Rose, v. 2087. And loketh now wher most sorwe is herein,

I found his body much extenuated, his legs anasarcous, Blessed shall thyne Aulmery be and thy store. (Mod. Ther wot I firste amenden and begin.

and his back and hips excoriated with lying in bed. Vers. Basket.)-Bible, 1549. Deut. xxviii.

Chaucer. Knightes Tale, v. 3076.

Wiseman. Surgery, b. i. c. 23

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