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there is a certainty in the proposition, and we know it. Dryden. When a man makes use of the name of any simple idea, which he perceives is not understood, he is obliged by the laws of ingenuity, and the end of speech, to make known what idea he makes it stand for. Locke. 2. To be informed of; to be taught. Ye shall be healed, and it shall be known to you why his hand is not removed from you.

1 Sam. vi. 3. Led on with a desire to know What nearer might concern him. Milton. One would have thought wou had known better things than to expect a kindness from a common enemy;. - L'Estrange. 8. To distinguish. Numeration is but the adding of one unit more, and giving to the whole a new name, whereby to know it from those before and after, and distinguish it from every smaller or greater multitude of units. Locke. 4. To recognise. What art thou, thus to rail on me, that is neither known of thee, nor knows thee * Shakesp. They told what things were done in the way, and how he was known of them in breaking of bread. Luke, xxiv. 35. At nearer view he thought he knew the dead, And call'd the wretched man to mind. Flatman. Tell me how I may know him. Milton.

5. To be no stranger to ; to be familiar

with. What are vou ? -A most poor man, made tame to fortune's blows, Who, by the art of known and feeling sorrows, Am pregnant to good pity. Shakesp. King Lear. 6. To converse with another sex. And Adam knew Eve his wife. To KNow. v. n. 1. To have clear and certain perception; not to be doubtful. I know of a surety that the Lord hath sent his

angel, and delivered me out of the hand of Herod. Acts.

Genesis.

2. Not to be ignorant. When they know within themselves they speak of that they do not well know, they would nevertheless seein to others to know of that which they may not well speak. Bacon. Not to know of things remote, but know That which before us lies in daily life, Is the prime wisdom. Milton. In the other world there is no consideration that will sting our consciences more cruelly than this, that we did wickedly, when we knew to have done better; and chose to make ourselves miserable, when we understood the way to have been happy. * Tillotson. They might understand those excellencies which they blindly valued, so as not to be farther imposed upon by bad pieces, and to know when nature was well imitated by the most able masters. Dryd. 3. To be informed. The prince and Mr. Poins will put on our jerkins and aprons, and Sir John must not know of it. Shakesp. There is but one mineral body, that we know of heavier than common quicksilver. Boyle. 4. To know for. To have knowledge of. A colloquial expression. He said the water itself was a good healthy water; but for the party that ..f. he might have more diseases than he knew for. Shak. Hen. [W.

5. To know of. In Shakespeare, is to take cognisance of; to examine. Fair Hermia, question your desires; Know of your youth, examine well your blood, Whether, if you yield not to your father's choice

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Ignorance. You have heard, and with a knowing ear, That he, which hath your noble father slain, Pursu'd my life. Shakesp. Hamlet. The knowingest of these have of late reformed their hypothesis. Boule. What makes the clergy glorious is to be knowing in their profession, unspotted in their lives, active and laborious in their lo. South. The necessity of preparing for the offices of religion was a lesson which the mere light and dictates of common reason, without the help of revelation, taught all the knowing and intelligent part of the world. South's Sermons. Bellino, one of the first who was of any consideration at Venice, painted very drily, according to the manner of his time : he was very knowing both in architecture and perspective. Dryden. All animals of the saine kind, which form a society, are more knowing than others. Addison. 2. Conscious ; intelligent. Could any but a knowing prudent cause Begin such motions and assign such laws? If the Great Mind had forin’d a different frame, Might not your wanton wit the system blame? Blackmore.

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Skill in any thing. Shipmen that have knowledge of the sea. Kings. 4. Acquaintance with any fact or person. The dog straight fawned upon his master for old knowledge. - Sidney. 5. Cognisance; notice. Why have I found grace in thine eyes, that thou shouldst take knowledge of me, seeing I am a stranger? Ruth. A state's anger should not take Knowledge either of fools or women. Ben Jonson. 6. Information ; power of knowing. I pulled off my headpiece, and humbly entreated her pardon, or knowledge why she was cruel. Sign. To R Now LEDGE. v. a. [not in use.] To acknowledge; to avow. The prophet Hosea tells us that God saith of the Jews, o have reigned, but not by me; which {...". plainly, that there are governments which iod doth not avow: for though they be ordained by his secret providence, yet they are not knowledged by his revealed will. Bacon's Holy War. To KNU BBLE. v. a. [knipler, Dan.] To beat. Skinner. KNUCKLE. m. s. [cnucle, Sax. knockle, Dut.] 1. The joints of the fingers protuberant when the fingers close. Thus often at the Temple-stairs we've seen Two tritons, of a rough athletick mien, Sourly dispute some quarrel of the flood, With knuckles bruis'd, and face besmear'd in blood. Garth

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2. The knee joint of a calf. Jelly, which they used for a restorative, is chiefly made of knuckles of veal. Bacon's Natural Hist, 3. The articulation or joint of a plant. Divers herbs have joints or knuckles, as it were stops in their germination; as gilly flowers, pinks, and corn. }. To KNU'CKLE. v. n. [from the noun.] To submit: I suppose from an odd custom of striking the under side of the table with the knuckles, in confession of an argumental defeat. KNU'ckLED. adj. [from knuckle.] Jointed. The reed or cane is a watry so and growetk not but in the water: it hath these properties, that it is hollow, and it is knuckled both stalk and root; that, being dry, it is more hard and fragile than other wood; that it putteth forth no boughs, tho' many stalks out of one root. Bacon's Nat. Hist. KNUFF. m. s. [perhaps corrupted from knave, or the same with chuff..] A lout. An old word preserved in a rhyme of prediction. The country knuffs, Hob, Dick, and Hick, With clubs and clouted shoon, Shall fill up Dussendale With slaughter'd bodies soon. Havuard. KNUR. m. s. [knor, Germ.] A knot; KNURLE. a hard substance. The stony nodules found lodged in the strata, are called by the workmen knurs and knots. Woodw. Ko NED, for knew. Spenser. Ko'RAN. m. s. The alcoran, the bible of the Mahometans. To KY D. v. n. [corrupted probably from cuš, Sax.] To know. But ah, unjust and worthless Colin Clout, That kydst the hidden kinds of many a weed; Yet j. not one to cure thy sore heart root, Whose rankling wound as yet doth risely bleed. Spense”. L A B

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L A liquid consonant, which preserves ° always the same sound in English. In the Saxon it was aspirated, a plap loaf; plaspb.2, lady. At the end of a monosyllable it is always doubled; as, shall, still, full; except after a diphthong; as, fail, feel, teal, cool. In a word of more syllables it is written single; as, chunnel, canal, tendril. It is sometimes put before e, and sounded feebly after it; as, bible, title. LA. interject. [corrupted by an effeminate pronunciation from lo; unless it he the French la | See; look; behold.

La you! if you speak ill of the devil, How he takes it at heart. Shakesp., Twelfth Night. LABDANUM. n.s. A resin, of a strong not unpleasant smell, and an aromatick, but not agreeable taste. This juice exudates from a low spreading shrub in Crete. Hill. To LABEFY. v. a. [labefacio, Lat.] To weaken; to impair. Dict. LABEL. m. s. [labellum, Lat.] 1. A small slip or scrip of writing. When wak'd, I found This label on my bosom ; whose containing Is so from sense in hardness, that I can Make no collection of it. Shakesp. Cymbeline. 2. Any thing appendant to a larger writlno. On the label of lead, the heads of St. Peter and St. Paul are impressed from the papal seal. . Ayliffe's Parergon. 3. [In law.] A narrow slip of paper or parchment affixed to a deed or writing, in order to hold the appending seal. So also any paper, annexed by way of addition or explication to any will or testament, is called a label or codicil. Harris. God join'd my heart to Romeo's ; thou our hands; And ere this hand, by thee to Romeo seal’d, Shall be the label to another deed,

Qr my true heart with treacherous revolt Turn to another, this shall slay them both. Shak. LA BENT. adj. [labens, Lat.] Sliding; gliding; slipping. Dict. La BIAL. adj. [labialis, Lat.] Uttered

by the lips.

The Hebrews have assigned which letters are

labial, which dental, and which o Bacon's Natural History. Some particular affection of sound in its passage to the lips, will seem to make solue compo

sition in any vowel which is labial. Holder's Elements of Speech.

LA BLATED. adj. [labium, Lat.] Formed with lips.

LA BioDeNTAL, adj. [labium and dentalis.] Formed or pronounced by the

co-operation of the lips and teeth. The dental consonants are very casy; and first

the abiodentals, f, v, also the linguadentals, th,

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LABORIOUS. adj. [laborieur, Fr. laboriosus, Lat.] 1. Diligent in work; assiduous. That which makes the clergy glorious, is to be knowing in their professions, unspotted in their lives, active and laborious in their charges, bold and resolute in opposing seducers, and daring to look vice in the face; and, lastly, to be gentle, courteous, and compassionate to all. South. A spacious cave within its farmost part, Was hew'd and fashion'd by laborious art, Through the hill's hollow sides. Dryden. To his laborious youth consum'd in war, And lasting age, adorn’d and crown'd with peace. - - Prior. 2. Requiring labour; tiresome; not easy. Do'st thou love watchings, abstinence, and toil, Laborious virtues all learn them from Cato. Addison. LABo'RioUs LY. adv. [from laborious.] With labour; with toil. The folly of him, who pumps very laboriously in a ship, yet no to stop the leak. Decay of Piety. chuse laboriously to bear A weight of woes, and breathe the vital air. Pope. LABO'RioUs N Ess. n.s.. [from laborious.]

1. Toilsomeness: difficulty. The parallel holds in the gainlessness, as well

as the laboriousness of the work : those wretched creatures, buried in earth and darkness, were never the richer for all the ore they digged; no more is the insatiate muiser. ecay of Piety.

2. Diligence; assiduity.

LABOUR. m. s. [labeur, Fr. labor, Lat.]

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His heart is in continual labour; it even travails with the obligation, and is in pangs, till it be delivered. South's Sermons.

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1. To toil; to act with painful effort. When shall I come to th' top of that same hill? —You do climb up it now ; look how we labour. hakesp. For your highness’ good I ever labour'd, More than mine own. Shakesp. Henry VIII. Who is with him 2 -None but the fool, who labours to out-jest His heart-struck injuries. Shakesp. K. Lear. Let more work be laid upon the men, that the may labour therein. Exod. v. 3. He is so touched with the memory of her benevolence and protection, that his soul labours for an expression to represent it. Notes on the Odyssey. o saluteth you, o labouring ferYently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect. y y Col. ..". 2. To do work; to take pains. The matter of the ceremonies had wrought, for the most part, only upon light-headed, weak men, whose satisfaction was not to be laboured for. Clarendon. A labouring man that is given to drunkenness, shall not be rich. Eccles. xix. 1. That in the night they may be a guard to us, and labour on the day. Weh. iv. 22. As a man had a right to all he could employ his labour upon, so he had no temptation to labour for more than he could make use of. Locke

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As sounding cymbals aid the lab'ring moon. Drudea's Aurengzebc. This exercise will call down the favour of I leaven upon you, to remove those afflictions you now labour under from you. Wake's Prep. for Death. 6. To be in child-birth; to be in travail. There lay a log unlighted on the carth, When she was labouring in throws of birth; For th' unborn chief the fatal sisters came, And rais'd it up, and toss'd it on the flame. Dryden's Ovid. Here, like some furious prophet, Pindar rode, And seem'd to labour with th' inspiring God. Pope. To LABOUR. v. a. 1. To work at; to move with difficulty; to form with labour; to prosecute with effort. To use brevity, and avoid much labouring of tho work, is to be granted to him that will make an abridgment. 2 Mac.

Had you requir'd my helpful hand

Th’ artificer and art you might command,
To labour arms for Troy. Dryden's AEmeid.
An eager desire to know something concerning
him, has occasioned mankind to labour the point,
under these disadvantages, and turn on all |...;
to see if there were any thing left which might

have the least appearance of information.
Pope's Essay on Homer.

2. To beat; to belabour.

Take, shepherd, take a plant of stubborn oak,
And labour him with many a sturdy stroke. Dryd.

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I caused a fomentation to be made, and put on

a laced sock, by which the weak parts were

strengthened. Wiseman.

At this, for new replies he did not stay,

But lac'd his crested helin, and strode away.

Dryd.

These glitt'ring spoils, uow made the victor's
alil,
He to |. body suits; but suits in vain:
Messapus’ helm he finds among the rest,
And laces on, and wears the waving crest. Drud.
Like Mrs. Primly's great belly; she may lace it
down before, but it burnishes on her hips. Congreve.
When Jenny's stays are newly lac'd,
Fair Alma plays about her waist. Prior.

2. To adorn with gold or silver textures

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LA'ch RYMAtoRY. m. s. [lachrimatoire,
Fr.] A vessel in which tears are ga
thered to the honour of the dead.

LAci'N IATED. adj. [from lacinia, Lat.
Adorned with fringes and borders.

To LACK. v. a. [laecken to lessen, Dut.]
To want; to need; to be without.
Every good and holy desire, though it lack the
form, hath notwithstanding in itself the substance,
and with him the force of prayer who regardett
the very moanings, groans, and sighs of the heart.
ooker.
A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without

scarceness; thou shalt not lack any thing in it.

Deut. viii. 9.

One day we hope thou shalt bring back,
Dear Bolingbroke, the justice that we lack. Daniel.
Intreat they may ; authority they lack. Daniel.
To LACK. v. n.

1. To be in want.
The lions do lack and suffer hunger. Com. Pray.
2. To be wanting.
Peradventure there shall lack five of the fifty
righteous; wilt thou destroy all the city for lack
of five 2 Gen. viii. 28.
There was nothing lacking to them : David re-
covered all. 1 Sam. xxx. 19.
That which was lacking on your part, they have
supplied. Cor. xvi. 17.

LAck. n.s. (from the verb.]

1. Want ; need; failure.
In the scripture there neither wanteth any

thing, the lack whereof might deprive us of life.

Hooker.

Many that are not mad

Have sure more lack of reason. Shakesp.

He was not able to keep that place three days,

for lack of victuals. Knosses.

The trenchant blade, toledo trusty,

For want of fighting was grown rusty,
And eat into itself, for lack
Of somebody to hew and hack. Hudibras.
2. Lack, whether noun or verb, is now
almost obsolete.

LAckBRAIN. n.s. [lack and brain.] One

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I grow laconick even beyond laconicism; for sometimes I return only yes, or no, to questionary vs petitionary episles of half a yard long. *: Pope to Swift. LA'cox is M. m. s. [laconisme, Fr. laconis

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... muus, Lat.] A concise stile: called b o: Pope, laconicism. See LACONICK. a As the o of the face is universal, so it is * very comprehensive : no laconism can reach it. It is the short-hand of the mind, and crowds a great deal in a little room. Collier of the Aspect. * Loco'Nically, adv. [from laconick.] * Briefly; concisely. o Alexander Nequam, a man of great learning, and desirous to enter into religion there, writ to the abbot laconically. Camden's Remains. LACTARY. adj. [lactareus, Lat.] Milky; full of juice like milk. From lactary, or milky, plants, which have a "hite and lacteous juice dispersed through every part, there arise flowers blue and yellow. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

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The mouths of the lacteals may permit aliment, acrimonious or not sufficiently attenuated, to enter in people of lax constitutious, whereas their sphincters will shut against them in such as have strong fibres. Arbuthnot. LACTE'o U.S. adj. [lacteus, Lat.] 1. Milky. Though we leave out the lacteous circle, yet are there more by four than Philo mentions. Brown's Vulgar Errours. 2. Lacteal; conveying chyle. The lungs are suitable for respiration, and the lacteous vessels for the reception of the o: entley. LACTE'scENCE. n.s. [lactesco, Lat.] Ten

dency to milk, or milky colour. This lactescence does commonly ensue, when wine, being impregnated with gums, or other vegetable concretions, that abound with o; ous corpuscles, fair water is suddenly poured upon the solution. Boyle on Colours. LACTE'scENT. adj. [lactescens, Lat.] Producing milk, or a white juice. Amongst the pot-herbs, are some lactescent plants, as lettuce and endive, which contain a wholesome juice. Arbuthnot. LACTI'FERous. adj. [lac and fero.] What

conveys or brings milk. He makes the breasts to be nothing but glamdules, inade up of an infinite number of little knots, each whereof hath its excretory vessel, or lactiferous duct. Ray on the Creation. LAD. m. s. [leobe, Sax. which commonly signifies people, but sometimes, says Mr. Lye, a boy.] 1. A boy; a stripling, in familiar language. We were

Two lads, that thought there was no more behind, But such a day to-morrow as to-day, And to be boy eternal. Shakesp. Winter's Tale. The poor lad who wants knowledge must set his invention on the rack, to say something where he knows nothing. Locke. Too far from the ancient forms of teaching several good grammarians have departed, to the great detriment of such lads as have been removed to other schools. Watts. 2. A boy; a young man, in pastoral language. For grief whereof the lad would after joy, But pin'd away in anguish, and self-will'd annoy.

Spenser. The shepherd lad, Whose offspring on the throne of Judah sat So many ages. Milton.

LA'DDER. m. s. [plabne, Sax.] 1. A frame made with steps placed be

tween two upright pieces.
Whose compost is rotten, and carried in time,
And spread as it should be, thrift's ladder, may
climb. Tusser.
Now streets grow throng’d, and busy as by day,
Some run for buckets to the hallow'd quire;
Some cut the pipes, and some the engines play,
And some more bold mount ladders to the fire.
Dryden.
Easy in words thy stile, in sense sublime;
'Tis like the ladder in the patriarch's dream,
Its foot on earth, its height above the skies. Prior.
I saw a stage erected about a foot and a half

LACTARY. m. s. [lactarium, Lat.] A dairy house.

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If a footman be going up with a dish of soup. let the cook with a ladle-ful dribble his livery all the way up stairs. Swift. LADY. n.s. [placrbis, Sax.] 1. A woman of high rank: the title of lady properly belongs to the wives of knights, of all degrees above them, and to the daughters of earls, and all of

higher ranks. I am much afraid, my lady, his mather play'd false with a smith. Shakesp. I would thy husband were dead; s would make thee my lady.--I your lady, Sir John! alas, I should be a pitiful lady. Shakesp. Merry Wives of Windsor. I am sorry my relation to so deserving a lady should be any occasion of her danger and affliction. Ring Charles. 2. An illustrious or eminent woman. O foolish fairy's son, what fury mad Hath thee inceñs'd to haste thy doleful fate? Were it not better I that lady had, Than that thou hadst repented it too late 2 Spen. Before Homer's time this great lady was scarce heard of. Raleigh. May every lady an Evadne prove, That shall divert me from Aspasia's love. Waller. Should I shun the dangers of the war, With scorn the Trojans wou'd reward my pains, And their proud ladies with their sweeping trains. j. We find on medals the representations of ladies, that have given occasion to whole volumes on the account only of a face. Addison on Ancient Medals. 3. A word of complaisance used of women. Say, good Caesar, That I some lady trifles have reserv'd, Immoment toys, things of such dignity As we greet modern friends withal. Shakesp. Ant. and Cleop. I hope I may speak of women without offence to the ladies. . Guardian. 4. Mistress, importing power and domi

nion ; as, lady of the manor. Of all these bounds, even from this line to this, With shadowy forests, and with champaigns rich'd, With plenteous rivers, and wide-skired meads, We make thee lady. Shakesp. Ring Lear. LA'DY-BEDSTRAw. n.s. [Gallium.] It is a plant of the stellate kind. Miller. LA DY-BIRD. LA'DY-cow. LA'DY-FLY. Fly lady-bird, north, south, or east or west, Fly, where the man is found that I love best. Gay. This lady-fly I take from off the grass, Whose spotted back might scarlet red surpass.

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LA'DY's-smock. n.s. [Cardamine.] A. plant. Miller." When dazies pied, and violets blue, And lady's-smocks all silver-white, Do paint the meadows much bedight. Sha'esp. See here a boy gathering lilies and ladu-smocks, and there a girl cropping * s and o: all to make garlands. Walton's Angler. LAG. adj. [lain;, Sax. long; lagg, Swed. the end J 1. Coming behind; falling short. I could be well content To entertain the lag end of my life * With quiet hours. Snakesp. Henry IV. The slowest footed who come lag, supply the show of a rearward. Carew's Survey. I am some twelve or fourteen noonshines Lag of a brother. Shakesp. hing Lear, 2. Sluggish; slow; tardy. It is out of

use, but retained in Scotland. He, poor man, by your first order died, And that a winged Mercury did bear; Some tardy cripple had the countermand, That came too lag to see him buried. Shakesp. Richard III. We know your thoughts of us, that lay men are Iag souls, and rubbish of remaining clay, Which Heav'n, grown weary of more perfect work, Set upright with a little puff of breath, And bid us pass for men. Dryden's Don Sebastian. 3. Last; long delayed. Pack to their old play-fellows; there I take They may, cum privilegio, wear away The leg end of their lewdness, and be laugh'd at. Shakesp. LAG. m. s. 1. The lowest class; the rump; the fag

end. The rest of your foes, O gods, the senators of Athens, together with the common lag of people, what is amiss in them, make suitable for destruction. Shakesp. 2. He that comes last, or hangs behind. The last, the lag of all the race. Dryden's Pirg, What makes my rain the lag of all the flock Pope. To L.A.G. r. n. 1. To loiter; to move slowly. She pass'd, with fear and fury wild; The nurse went lugging after with the child. Dryd. The remnant of his days he safely past, Nor found they lagg'd too slow, nor flow'd too fast. - Prior. 2. To stay behind; not to come in. Behind her far away a dwarf did lag. Fairy Q. I shall not lag behind, nor err

The way, thou leading. Milton.
The knight himself §d after ride,
Leading Crowdero by his side,
And tow'd him, if he lagg'd behind,
Like boat against the tide and wind. Hudibras.

If he finds a fairy lag in light, He drives the wretch before, and lashes into night. Dryden. She hourly press'd for something new ; ldeas came into her mind So fast, his lessons lagg'd behind. Swift.

LAGGER. n.s.. [from lag.] A loiterer; an idler; one that loiters behind. LA’ICAL. adj. [laigue, Fr. laicus, Lat. A42..] Belonging to the laity, or people, as distinct from the clergy. In all ages the clerical will flatter as well as the laical. Camden. LAID. Preterite participle of lay. Money laid up for the relief of widows and fatherloss children. 2 Mac. iii. 10. A scheme which was writ some years since, and laid by to be ready on a fit occasion, Swift. LAIN. Preterite participle of lye. Mary, seeth two angels in white, sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. John, xx. 12.

The parcels had lain by, before they wer. opened, between four and five years. Bree L.A. R. m. s. [lai, in Fr. signifies a wi. sow, or a forest: the derivation is easy in either sense; or from leger, Dut. The couch of a boar, or wild beast. Out of the ground uprose, As from his lair, the wild heast, where he wors In forest wild, in thicket, brake or den. MutBut range the forest, by the silver side Qf some cool stream, where nature shall provide Green grass and fatt'ning clover for your fare, And mossy caverns for your noon-tide lair. Dryden's Virgi– LAIRD. m. s. [plaronb, Sax.] The lord of a manor in the Scottish dialect. Shrive but their title, and their money's poire. A laird and twenty pence pronounc'd with noise. When constru’d but for a plain yeoman go, And a good sober two-pence, and well so. Clears. LAITY. m. s. so 1. The people, as distinguished from the clergy. An humble clergy is a very good one, and 2humble laitu too, since humility is a virtue that equally adorns every station of life. Suit. 2. The state of a layman. The more usual cause of this deprivation is a mere laity, or want of holy orders. Ayliffe's Pure-g LAKE.. n.s. [lac, Fr. lacus, Lat.] 1. A large diffusion of inland water. He adds the running springs and standing lakes, And bounding banks for winding rivers makes. Dryden. 2. Small plash of water. 3. A middle colour, betwixt ultramarine and vermilion, yet it is rather sweet than harsh. It is made of cochineal. Dryden. LAM. B. n.s. (lamb, Goth. and Sax.] 1. The young of a sheep. I'm young; but something You may deserve of him through me, and wisdom, To offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb, To appease an angry god. Shakesp. Macbeth. The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy knowledge, would he skip and play?

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licking with the tongue. I stitch’d up the wound, and let him blood in the arm, advising a lambative, to be taken as onecessity should require. Wiseman's Surgery. LAMBs-woo L. m. s. [lamb and wool.] Are mixed with the pulp of roasted apples. A cup of lambs-wool they drank to him there. Song of the King and the Misier. LA'MBENT. adj. [lambens, Lat.] Playing about; gliding over without harm. From young Julus head A lambent flame arose, which gently spread Around his brows, and on his temples fed. Dryd. His brows thick fogs, instead of †† grace, And lambent dulness played around his face. Dryd.

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