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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Swift, who could neither fly nor hide, Came sneaking to the chariot side; And offer'
d many a lame excuse, He never meant the least abuse. Swift. To LAM E. v. a. [
from the adjective.] To make lame; to cripple. I never heard of such another ...
A law may be very reasonable in itself, although one does not know the reason of
the lawgivers. Swift, Lawgyi Ng. [law and giving.] Legislative. Lawgiving heroes,
fam'd for taming brutes, And raising cities with their charming lutes. Waller. adj.
Swift. 4. An assault of an animal of prey. The cat made a leap at the mouse. L'
Estrange. 5. Embrace of animals. How she cheats her bellowing lover's eye; The
rushing leap, the doubtful progeny. Dryden. 6. Hazard, or effect of leaping.
He got a lectureship in town of sixty pounds a year, where he preached
constantly in person. Swift. LED. part. o of lead. Then shall they know that I am
the Lord your God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen
A list the cobler's temples ties, To keep the hair out of his eyes. Swift. 6. A border.
They thought it better to let them stand as a list, or marginal border, unto the Old
Testament. ooker. To List. r. n. [Lyrcan, Sax.] To chuse; to desire; to be disposed ...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832