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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Benevolence; beneficence; good-will; favour; love. lf there be kindness,
meekness, or comfort in her tongue, then is not her husband like other men.
Eccles. xxxvi 23. Old Lelius professes he had an extraordinary kindness for
several young ...
The tongue of one nation as distinct from others. O! good my lord, no latin; I am
not such a tyrant since my coming, As not to know the language 1 have liv'd in.
Shak. He not from Rome alone, but Greece, Like Jason, brought the golden
Salve magna parens. Lichnake is still retained in Scotland in the same sense. Li'
chowl. m. s. [lich and owl.] A sort of owl, by the vulgar supposed to foretel death.
Shak. To Lick. v. a. slicean, Sax. lecken, Dut.]] 1. To pass over with the tongue.
Language; tongue; speech. A low cant word. I have thoughts to learn somewhat
of your lingo, before I cross the seas. one-roots. LINGUA'cious. adj. [linguar, Lat.]
Full of tongue; loquacious; talkative. ... of [from linger.] One the tongue and teeth.
Though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel, cleft the
world into, yet, if he had not studied the solid things in ... The fold in the gristle of
the nose is covered with a lining, which differs from the facing of the tongue.
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volum 1
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1832