A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed, a History of the Language and an English Grammar, Volum 2
T. Tegg, 1832
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Bacon. Koo."off"Čroi. Kam, in Ero is squint eyed, and applied to any thing awry:
clean kam signifies crooked, athwart, awry ... Bacon's Nat. Hist. The faction, is it
not notorious? Keck at the memory of glorious. Swift. To KE'CKLE. v. a. To defend
Bacon. 4. To deprive of vegetative or other motion, or active qualities. Try with oil,
or barin of drink, so o: such things as kill not the bough, Bacon's Nat. Hist.
Catharticks of mercurials mix with all animal acids, as appears by killing it with
Skinner. that had worn a crown. Bacon. We see no new-built palaces aspire, No
kitchens emulate the vestal fire. Pope. ... Bacon's Nat. Hist. To KNAP. v.m. To
makea short sharp noise. I reduced the shoulders so soon, that the standers-by ...
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 ...
Bacon's Not. Hist. Assiduity in cogitation is nore than our embodied souls can
bear without lassituae or distempel. ... roses, or other flowers, come late, is an
experiment of pleasure; for the ancients esteemed much of the rosa sera. Bacon's
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832