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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Garden in which esculent plants are produced. ... n.s. A plant. Ainsworth. KITTEN.
n.s. [katteken, Dut. It is probable that the true singular is kit, the diminutive of cat,
of which the old plural was kitten, or young cats, which was in time taken for the ...
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
A plant. It is one of the verticillate plants, whose flower consists of one leaf,
divided into two lips; the upper lip, standing upright, is roundish, and, for the most
part, bifid; but the under lip is cut into three segments, which are almost equal ;
n.s. plant. LA'zil.Y. adv. [from lazy.] Idly; sluggishly ; heavily. Watch him at play,
when following his own inclinations; and see whether he be stirring and active, or
whether he lazily and listlessly dreams away his time. ke. The eastern nations ...
I made a lirivium of fair water and salt of wormwood, and having frozen it with
snow and salt, I could not discern o thing more like to wormwood than to several
other plants. Boyle. Li'zARd. n.s. [lisarde, Fr. lacertus, Lat.] An animal resembling
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832