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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Hist. The faction, is it not notorious? Keck at the memory of glorious. Swift. To KE'
CKLE. v. a. To defend a cable round with rope. Ainsworth. KE'cksy. n.s.. [
commonly ker, cigue, Fr. cicuta, Lat. Skinner.] Skinner seems to think kecksy or
ker the ...
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
Hist. Laths are made of heart of oak, for outside work, as tiling and |...}} ; and of fin
for inside plai-tering, and pantile lathing. Moron. The god who frights away, With
his lath sword, the thieves and birds of prey. --- Dryden. To LATH. v.a. [latter, Fr.
m. s. [from the verb.] Hindrance; obstacle; obstruction; impediment. The secret
lets and difficulties in public proceedings are innumerable and inevitable. Hooker
. Solyman without let presented his army before the city of Belgrade. Knolles's
Hist, 2. The wine so poured. They had no other crime to objec, against the
Christians, but that they did not offer up libations, and the smoke of sacrifices, to
dead men. Stilling fleet on Romish liolatry. The .. then she took, with nectar crown'
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832