Reel (Mus.) a lively Scotch dance, generally written in incidence, although some count the angle of incidence and

comnion time of four crotchets in a bar, but sometimes in reflection from the perpendicular. The equality of these jig time of six quavers.

two angles is a fundamental principle in catoptrics. RÉE'LING (Mech.) the manner of winding thread, silk, REFLEX (Paint.) or reflect, an epithet for those places in

cotton, or the like, into a skein, or on a bottom, to prevent a picture which are supposed to be illuminated by a its being entangled.

light reflected by some other body represented in the RE-E'NTERING angle (Fort.) that which turns its point to same piece. wards the place. (vide Angle]

REFLEXUS (Bot.) reflex, hent back; an epithet for RE-ENTRY (Law) The resuming or retaking a possession branches, aperianth, &c.; folium reflerum, a leaf hanging lately had.

down perpendicularly, as in Euphorbia portlandica; periTO REEVE (Mar.) to pass the end of a rope through any anthium reflexum, a reflex perianth, as in Asclepias and hole, as the channel of a block.

Leontodon ; flos reflexus, corolla reflexa, pelala reflera, a RE-EXCHA'NGE (Com.) the like sum of money payable by reflex flower, corolla, or petals, as in Lilium chalcedonicum,

the drawer of a bill of exchange which is returned pro Cyclamen, Narcissus, &c. It is also applied to the Stipule tested, for the exchange of the sum mentioned in the bill. and Bracte. Lex. Mercat. 98.

REFLUX of the Sea (Nat.) the ebbing of the water, or its RE-EXTE'NT (Lar) a second extent on lands or tenements, return from the shore. on complaint that the former was partially made.

To REFORM (Falcon.) a term applied to a lawk when she RE-FA-LO'. (Law) an abbreviation for recordari facias lo prunes, or picks her feathers. quelam. (vide Recordari, &c.]

To Reform (Mil.) to reduce a body of men, either by disRÉFECTIVES (Med.) medicines which refresh, and renew banding the whole, or only breaking up a part, and retaining strength.

the rest, &c.; in military movements, it is to bring a line REFE'CTORY (Archæol.) a dining-room in a monastery. to its natural order by aligning it on some given point. REFERE'E (Late) an arbitrator, to whom a law business, or REFORMADO (Mil.) an officer who, having lost his men, any matter in difference, is referred.

is continued in whole or half pay. REFERENCE (Law) the sending any matter by the Court REFORMATION (Ecc.) the change from the Roman Caof Chancery to a Master, &c.

tholic to the Protestant religion, which commenced in the REFERENDARY (Law) an officer in the Court of Chan reign of Hen. VIII. In Scotland, what is called the Recery; the Master of Requests.

formation, took place in 1560, and was established by the REFINING (Metal.) the art of separating other bodies from act in 1567. gold and silver.

REFRACTED Angle (Opt.) vide Ang?c.— Angle of refrace REFITTING a ship (Mar.) making it fit for farther service. tion, vide Angle.-Refracted dinls, or refracting dials, such REFLE'CTED ray (Opt.) or ray of reflection. [vide Re as show the hour by means of some refracting transparent flection]

fluid.-Refracted ray, or ray of refraction, a ray after it REFLECTING circle (Mech.) or semicircle ; an instrument is broken, or bent, at the cominon surface of two different

invented by Sir Howard Douglas, for the purpose of form mediums where it passes from the one into the other. ing sketches in the practice of reconnoitring.-Reflect- REFRACTING Telescope (Opt.) one by which the rays ing, or reflective dial, a kind of dial which shows the hour from an object are transmitted to the eye through certain by means of a thin piece of looking glass plate duly placed lenses of a proper form. to throw the sun's rays to the top of a ceiling, on which REFRA'CTION (Opt.) the deviation of a ray of light from the hour lines are drawn.-Reflecting telescope, one in which that right line in which its motion would have continued the rays from the object to be viewed are first received on were it not for the resistance made by the thickness of the a speculum, or polished reflecting surface, of a proper medium through which it passes. [vide Angle]

form, thence to another speculum, and so to the eye. REFRACTION (Astron.) or refraction of the stars, an inflecREFLECTION (Mech.) or röflexion, the return or regres tion of the rays of those luminaries in passing through our

sive motion of a moveable body, occasioned by the resist. atmosphere, by which the apparent altitudes of the ance of another body, which hinders it from pursuing its heavenly bodies are increased. The effect of refraction is, former course of direction.

therefore, opposite to that of the parallax, for the former REFLECTION (Astron.) the distance of the pole from the ho increases the apparent altitude, and the latter diminishes it.

rizon of the disk in the Copernican system, which is the [vide Parallel and Astronomy] It is also evident that resame thing as the sun's declination in the Ptolemaic system. fraction diminishes the right and oblique ascensions of a - Reflection of the moon, the third inequality of her mo star, and increases the ascensions; it increases the northern tion.

declination and latitude, but decreases the southern; it REFLECTION (Opt.) a motion of the rays of light, whereby, diminishes the longitude of a star in the eastern part of

after infringing on the solid parts of bodies, or rather, after the heavens, but diminishes it in the western. a very near approach thereto, they recede, or are driven || REFRAI’N (Mus.) the burden of a song, or return to the therefrom; in catoptrics it is the return of a ray of light first part, as in a rondeau. from the polished surface of a speculum or mirror, as driven | REFRANGIBILITY of rays of light (Opt.) the disposithence by some power residing in it. The ray thus re tion in rays of light to be refracted, or turned out of the turned is the refler, or reflected ray, or the ray of reflec way, in passing out of one transparent body or medium into tion: the point of the speculum where the ray commences another. is called the point of reflection ; thus

REFRENA’TION (Astrol.) when a planet, applying to anthe ray & B, proceeding from the ra

other by conjunction of aspect, becomes retrograde before diant, A, and striking on the point of c

it draws near. the speculum, B, being returned thence

REFRIGERATIVES (Med.) cooling medicines. to C, B C represents the reflected ray,

REFRI'GERATORY (Chem.) that part of an alembic which and B the point of reflection : in respect

is placed about the head of a still, and is filled with water of which A B represents the incidental

to cool it. ray, or ray of incidence : wherefore the angle CBE is REFRI'NED (Falcon.) an epithet for a hawk that sneezes reckoned the angle of reflection, and ABD the angle of and casts water through her nostrils.

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REFUGE (Ant.) or city of Refuge, the same as Asylum. Tarquinius Superbus, and the abolition of regal power. [vide Asylum

Ovid. Fast. 1. 2, v. 685. REFUGE'E (Polit.) a term applied to the French protestants,

Nunc dicenda mihi Regis fuga; traxit ab illo who, on the revocation of the edict of Nantes, fled from

Sextus ab extremo nomina mense dies. the persecution in France.

Auson. Eccl. de Fer. Rom. n. 13. REFU'LLUS aquee (Archæol.) high-water, or the return of

Nec Regifugium pulsis ex urbe tyrunni a stream, when it is stopped for the use of a mill.

Latum Romanis jas reticere diem. TO REFUND (Law) to pay, or give back money that has

Plut. Quæst. Rom. 62; Fest, de Verh. Signif. ; Ursat, de been paid wrongfully; also to pay back the costs and

Not. Rom. apud Græv. Thes. Ant. Rom. tom. xi. p. 943. charges of a suit. RE'FUSE (Metal.) the dross of metal ore, or any thing that RE'GIMEN (Med.) the method to be observed by a patient

with respect to his diet, &c. comes away in the trying of it. REFUTANTIA (Law) an acquittance, or acknowledge

REGIMEN (Gram.) the government of nouns by verbs, ad

jectives, or other words by which the case is determined. ment, so as to bar all future claim.

RÉGIMENT (Mil.) a body of soldiers consisting of several REFUTATIO Feude (Archæol.) the loss of a feudal tenure

companies of foot soldiers, of troops or horse commanded by forfeiting

by a colonel. REGAL of France (Polit.) a name given to a costly ring | REGIME'NTAL (Mil.) an epithet for any thing belonging offerred by a King of France to St. Thomas of Canterbury,

to a regiment; as a regimental band, regimental orders, rewhich was afterwards worn by King Henry VIII.

gimental book, 8c. Regal fishes (Law) vide Royal. REGAL (Mus) an epithet for a sort of portable organ differ- RÉGIMENTALS (Mil.) the uniform clothing of the army,

consisting of coat, waistcoat, breeches, hat, &c. REGALE Episcoporum (Ecc.) the temporal and legal privi- REGIO assensu (Law) a writ whereby the King gives his

Royal Assent to the election of a bishop. Reg. Orig. 294. leges of bishops.

REGION of the air (Nat.) a particular division of the REGALE (Polit.) or regalio, a noble entertainment or treat.

atmosphere, which is either upper, middle, or lower.REGALE (Chem.) a kind of cement with which gold is

The upper Region is that part of it which is above the tops purified.

of the highest mountains. The middle Region is that which RÈGA'LES (Archeol.) the King's officers and servants.

reaches from the tops of the highest mountains to the REGA'LIA (Law) the rights of a King, which are reckoned

lowest region. The lowest Region of the Air is that in by civilians to be six; namely, the power of judicature;

which we live, which is bounded by the reflection of the sunof life and death ; of war and peace; of masterless goods,

beams.- Regions of the Sea are the two parts into which as waifs, estrays, &c.; of aesessments; and minting of

the whole depth of the sea is conceived to be divided. The money. Regalia are also the ensigns of royalty, as the

upper of these extends from the surface of the water crown, the sceptre with the cross, &c. used by cur Kings

down as low as the rays of the sun can pierce. The lower at their coronation.-Regalia facere is to do homage and

region extends from thence down to the bottom of the sea. fealty when he is invested with the regalia.

Region, ethereal (Astron.) or celestial, that vast extent of REGA'LITY (Larv) a territorial jurisdiction in Scotland

the universe that contains all the heavenly bodies.-Elegranted with land from the crown.

mentary Region, a sphere bounded by the orb of the moon, REGARD (Law) signifies generally ease, or attention ; but,

comprehending the atmosphere of the earth.—Regions of in a special sense, as applied to the forest, the office of

the Moon, the portions, or provinces, into which modern regarder of the forest, or the compass of ground belonging

astronomers have conceived the moon to be that office. Cromp. Jur. 175; Manw. Part. 1. 191, &c.

Planetary Region, that part of the heavens where planets REGARDANT (Law) an epithet for a villein, who was called Regardant to the Manor, because he had the charge | Region (Geog.) a large extent of land inhabited by a diverto do all base services within the same, and to see the

sity of people. same freed of all things that might annoy it. 1 Inst.

Region (Anat.) a name for the divisions into which the 120, &c.

abdomen is distinguished ; namely, the lower, middle, and REGARDANT (Her.) an epithet which signifies

upper region [vide Abdomen and Anatomy] looking behind, and applied to beasts repre

REGIONA'LIS morbus (Med.) an endemial disease. sented on coats of arms, as in the annexed

RE'GIONARIES (Ecc.) a name given 10 those who had figure, where the animal is painted looking to

the charge and administration of the church affairs from wards its back in an attitude of vigilance.

the fifth century. REGARDER of the Forest (Law) an officer

REGISTER (Law) a memorial or book of public records whose office it is to take regard of the forest, and over Co. Litt. 159. Also an officer who keeps registers.

look all the other officers. REGATTA (Mar.) Italian for a rowing match, or a species

Register of a parish church, a book wherein marriages,

baptisms, and burials are registered. of water tournament exhibited on the grand canal at Venice. | Register (Chem.) a contrivance in furnaces to increase or REGE inconsulto (Law) a writ issued from the King to the

diminish the intensity of the heat by the admission of more judges not to proceed in a cause which may prejudice the

or less air. King without the King being advised of it. 2 Inst. 269.

Register (Mus.) a term applied to the compass, or graREGEL (Astron.) a star of the first magnitude in the left

duated notes of a voice. foot of Orion.

REGISTER ships (Com.) those ships to which the King of REGENT (Law) one who governs the kingdom during the Spain, or the council of the Indies, grant permissions to minority of a sovereign prince, or under one who is in

go and traffic in the ports of the Spanish West Indies, so capable of reigning.

called because they are registered before they set sail from REGIA Aqua (Min.) another name for Nitrum.

Cadiz, RE'GIAM majestatem (Law) a collection of the ancient laws | Register (Print.) one of the inner parts of the mould in of Scotland.

which the types are cast.–To make register, to make the REGIFU'GIUM (Ant.) a feast celebrated at Rome on the

pages and lines fall exactly one upon another. [vide 24th of February, in commemoration of the expulsion of



REGISTRAR (Law) an officer who makes or keeps a register. || REHABE'RE facias seisinam (Law) a judiciat writ. Pag. RE'GISTRY (Law) the office where records are kept ; Judic. 13, &c.

also the books and rolls there kept, especially those where | REHABILITATION (Ecc.) the restoring to former ability; in the proceedings of the chancery, or any spiritual court, a term particularly applied to the act of the Pope, who are recorded.

used heretofore, by his bull or brief, to enable spiritual REGIUS Professor (Lit.) i.e. King's Professor ; a title given persons to exercise their functions, who had been disabled.

to each of the five readers or lecturers in the university of Stat. 25 Hen. 8, c. 21. Oxford, so called from King Henry VIII, by whom these REHE A'RSAL (Mus.) the private practising of performers professorships were founded.

in their several parts previous to their public exhibition. Regius morbuis (Med.) the jaundice.

REIMBURSEMENT (Com.) the repaying or returning of REGLET (Archit ) a little flat narrow moulding used chiefly the money to a person, which he has advanced either by

in compartments and pannels to separate the parts or mem way of loan, or otherwise. bers from one another, and to form knots, frets, and other | REI'N-DEER (Zool.) the cervus tarandus of Linnæus, an ornaments.

animal of the deer tribe, which inhabits Russia and LapREGLETS (Print.) vide Riglets.

land, and is trained by the inhabitants to draw sledges. RE'GNUM ecclesiasticum (Law) the absolute and inde The horns are branched, round, and recurvate, which the

pendent power which was possessed and exercised by the male casts at the end of November; the female not till she clergy, previous to the reformation, in all spiritual matters, fawns, about the middle of May. She is gravid about in distinction from the regnum seculare.

thirty-three weeks, and lives about sixteen years. REGRATING (Mason.) taking off the outer surface of an Rein-Deer (Her.) is painted on coats of arms

old hewn stone with the hammer and ripe in order to with double attires, as in the annexed figure. whiten and make it look fresh again.

REINFORCE (Gunn.) that part of a gun next REGRATOR (Law) signified originally a huckster, or the breech, which is made to resist the force

trimmer up of old wares; but it is commonly taken for one of the powder. There are commonly two rewho buys and sells any wares or victuals in the same inforces called the first and second reinforcemarket or fair, or within five miles thereof.

Reinforce rings, flat mouldings like iron hoops RE'GRESS, Letters of (Law) were granted by the superior placed at the breech end of the first and second reinforce.

of lands mortgaged, to the wadsetter or mortgagor. REIN-GUARD (Mil.) that part of armour which guarded REGULA (Archæol.) the book of rules or orders of a mo the lower part of tlie back. nastery.

REINS (Anat.) the kidneys; a viscus, the office of which REGULAR bodies (Geom.) or Platonic bodies, those which is to secrete the urine, and carry it through the vessels,

are comprehended by like equal and regular plane figures, called the Ureters, into the bladder. whose solid angles are all equal. Of this description are

Of this description are REJOI'NDER (Law) the answer or exception of a defendthe tetraedron, or triangular pyramid, having four trian ant in any suit. gular faces; the hexaedron, or cube, having six square REJOINTING (Archit.) the filling up the joints of the faces; the octaedron, having eight triangular faces; the stones in old buildings when worn hollow by the course of dodecaedron, having twelve pentagonal faces; and the time or water. icosaedron, having twenty triangular faces. (vide Body] RELAI'S (Fort.) a French term, the same as Berme. -Regular curves, such as the perimeters of the Conic RELA'PSE (Med.) literally a sliding back, particularly apSections, which are always curved after the same geome plied to the falling back into a state of sickness. trical manner.

RELATERS (Sport.) they who stand at advantage with REGULAR Clergy (Ecc.) those who are bound by some rules ; darts to kill deer.

who have taken Holy Orders. The English clergy and RELA’TION (Math.) the habitude of quantities of the same the Romish Clergy are, or ought to be, thus distinguished kind with respect to cach other, which is more commonly from all sectarian ministers.

called ratio or proportion. [vide Ratio and Proportion] REGULAR (Geom.) any figure having its sides and angles RELATION (Log.) one of the ten predicaments or accidents all equal to one another.

belonging to substance. Regular (Mil.) an epithet signifying well-disciplined and fit Relation (Law) is when, in consideration of law, different

for service, when applied to soldiers, as the regular troops. times, or other things, are considered as one. -Regular attacks, those in a siege which are made in form, | Relation inharmonical (Mus.) a harsh reflection, or a flat by regular approaches.

against a sharp in a cross form, i. e, when some harsh REGULARS (Ecca) such as live under some rule of obedi and displeasing discord is produced in comparing the preence, and lead a monastic life.

sent note with that of another part. REGULARS (Mil.) that part of the army which is in the pay, RELATIVE (Gram.) a sort of pronoun, so called because and entirely at the disposal, of government.

it relates to some word going before called the antecedent. REGULATING captain (Mar.) the officer stationed at the Relative terms (Log.) such as create a sort of opposition,

different ports, in time of war, to examine the seamen in yet so that the one cannot be without the other. Relative tended for the navy.

propositions, those which include some relation and comREGULATOR of a watch (Meck.) a small spring belonging parison.

to the balance, which serves to adjust its rate of going. Relative gravity (Phy.) the same as specific gravity.REGULUS (Chem.) the purest part of any metal or mineral, Relative place is that part of space which is considered

when the dross and all foreign substances are removed. with regard to other adjacent objects.-- Relative motion is REGULUS (Astron.) a star of the first magnitude in the the change of the relative place of a moving body with

constellation Leo, also called from its situation, Cor respect to some other body also in motion.-Relative time Leonis, or the Lion's Heart; by the Arabs Kalbelessed, or is the sensible measure of any part of duration by means Kalbesalid; by the Greeks baratoxos, or Bucudoxos asie. of motion. According to Flamstead, the longitude of Regulus is RELATOR (Archæol.) an old word for an informer. 25° 31' 21", and its latitude 0° 26'38" North. Ptol. RELAXA'TION (Surg.) a preternatural distension or strainAlmag. 1. 7, c. 5; Bayer. Uranomet.; Ricciol. Almag. nov. ing of a tendon, nerve, or any vessel of the body. 1. 6, c. 3.

RELA'Y (Sport.) a place where dogs are put in readiness to VOL. II.


• be cast off when the game comes that way, or the setting || RELIQUATOR (Com.) one who is behind hand in his ac of fresh dogs upon a wild beast,

counts, RELAY is also used for a fresh horse or equipage sent before, RELLO'LEUM (Alchem.) a term used by Paracelsus and

or appointed to be ready for any one who is on his travels. his followers to denote a certain peculiar virtue in plants RELAY (Mech.) an opening left in a piece of tapestry where

and other things. - the figures or colours are to be changed, or which is to be REMAINDER (Math.) the difference, or that which is left filled up when the other work is done.

after subtracting one quantity from another. RELEA'SE (Law) 1. The same as relaxation. 2. A deed REMAINDER (Law) an estate limited in lands, tenements, and $

by which actions, estates, rights, &c. are extinguished, rents, to be left after the expiration of another particular transferred, abridged, or enlarged.

estate. Glanvil. 1. 7, c. l. RELEGATIO (Ant.) a sort of banishment among the Ro- REMEMBRANCER (Law) signifies literally one who puts

mans, which consisted in sending the person to a certain in mind, but is employed as the name of some officers, as place for a certain time, but without depriving him of the -Remembrancers of the King, those who enter all recog, privileges of a Roman citizen. Ulpiun. I. i, 1, ff. de nizances taken between the barons for any of the king's Effractor.

debts.Remembrancer of the Lord Treasurer, one whose RELEGATION (Archaol.) a banishing, or sending away office it is to put the lord treasurer and the rest of the

for a time only, in distinction from abjuration, which is judges of the court in remembrance of such matters as are forswearing the realın for ever.

for the king's benefit.- Remembrancer of the First Fruits, RELEVANCY of proof (Law) its fitness for the suit or icer who takes all the compositions and bonds for action in which it is employed.

first fruits and tenths, and makes process against such as RELHA'NIA (Bot.) a genus of plants, Class 19 Syngenesia, do not pay them. Order 2 Polygamia superflua.

REMEDIUM divinum (Bot.) a name for the Imperatoria Generic Character. CAL. common inbricate.-Cor. com ostruthium of Linnæus, so called from its medicinal virtues.

pound rayed ; proper of the hermaphrodites funnel-form; REMEDY (Com.) a term used in coining for the allowance of the females ovate oblong.--Stam. in the hermaphro which is made to the master of the Mint for the deficiendites; filaments five; anthers tubular.--Pist. germ ob cies discovered in the weight or fineness of the coin when long; style simple ; stigmas two, recurved.-- Per. none ; it is assayed.

calyr unchanged; seeds solitary; receptacle chaffy. REMISSION (Med.) the abatement of a disorder which Species. Plants of this genus are annuals, and natives of does not entirely go off, in distinction from intermission, the Cape of Good Hope.

when it goes entirely away for a time. RE'LICS (Ece.) remains of the bodies, clothes, &c. belong. RemisSION (Nat.) the abatement of the efficacy and power

ing to saints, which are regarded by the Roman Catholics of any quality. with great veneration.

REMITTANCE (Con.) a payment on account from one RELICTA verificatione (Law) a term applied to the de place to another by a bill of exchange or order.

fendant when he relinquisheth his plea of proof, and here. RĖMITTER (Law) the restoration of a man to his best upon judgment is entered for the plaintiff


and most ancient title. RELIEF (Law) a fine formerly paid to the king by every REMITTITUR (Law) i. e. is sent back, a word employed

one who came to an inheritance of land held in capite, or when any record is returned from the Exchequer Chamber military service. Bract. I. 2, c. 21; Britt. c. 69.-Reason or House of Lords to the Court of King's Bench; also able Relief, otherwise called ancient or lawful relief, such the entry of this return goes by the sanie name. as is enjoined by some law, or becomes due by custom, not REMONSTRANTS (Ecc.) a sect of Arminians in Holland, depending on the will of the lord. Relief in Chancery, an so called from a remonstrance presented by them to the order sued out for the dissolving, of contracts, &c., on the States in the Synod of Dort in 1611, concerning predesground that they are unreasonable or prejudicial.

tination, and other points of doctrine. Relief (Mil.) a French term signifying an order given by REMO'RA (Ich.) in the Greek ixenís, a fish, so called be

the minister at war to authorize an officer to receive the cause it was supposed, by sticking to the bottoms of vessels, arrears of

pay which had accumulated during his absence to impede their course. Arist. Hist. Anim. l. 2, c. 17; from the regiment.

Plin. 1. 9, c. 25, and l. 32, c. 1; Oppian. Halieut. 1. , RELIEF of a hare (Sport.) that place where she goes to feed in the evening,

Remora is the name in Aldrovandus for the Sucking-Fish, TO RELIE'VE Guard (Mil.) or, to relieve the trenches, to or the Echineis remora of Linnæus.

bring fresh men upon the guard or trenches for the relief Remora (Surg.) an instrument for setting a broken bone. of those who were on duty before.

Remora (Her.) in blazoning is the name given to the serRELIEVER (Gunn.) an iron ring fixed to a handle by pent, which is emblematical of prudence.

means of a socket, which serves to disengage the searcher || REMO'TUS (Bot.) remote or distant, an epithet for leaves of a gun when one of its points is retained in a hole.

or whorls when they stand far apart. RELIEVING-TACKLE (Mar.) tackle which is occasion- REMOVE (Vet.) the taking off a horse's shoe for the pur. ally hooked to the liller in bad weather or in action.

pose of paring the hoof, or doing something to the foot. RELIEVO.(Sculp.) embossed work, in which the figures REMO'VER (Law) is where a suit or cause is removed out

protuberate or stand out above the ground or plane of one court into another. whereon they are formed.---Relievo is of three kinds, Allo, to REMOU'NT (Mil.) to furnish cavalry or dragoons with Basso, and Denni, or mezzo.- Alto Relievo, when the work horses in the room of those which have been killed or is much raised, or the figure projects as inuch as the life. disabled.

- Basso Relievo, or Bas-relief, when the work is but little REMPLI' (Her.) i. e. filled up; an epithet raised, as on medals.Demi Relievo is when one half of for a chief, which, as in the annexed figure, the figure rises froin the plane.

is filled up with a piece of another colour, Relievo (Archit.) the projecture of any ornament.

leaving only a border of the proper colour Relievo (Paint.) the degree of force or boldness wherewith of the chief.

the figures seem at a due distance to stand out from the REMPLISSAGE (Mus.) a term applied to the ground of the painting, as if really embossed.

flourishes introduced in concertos.

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REMULUS (Anat.) the narrow part of the ribs which joins : at low rent, usually for life: the holders of such leases are with the vertebræ.

called rentalers or kindly tenants.???? REMURIA (Ant.) a festival in honour of Remus, ' other. | RENTERING (Mech.) the sewing of two pieces of cloth wise called Lemuria.

edge to edge, without doubling them, so that the seam is REN (Anat.) the kidney. [vide Kidney]

scarcely to be seen. RE'NAL ARTERIES (Anat.) the arteries of the kidneys, RENUENTES (Anat.) a pair of muscles of the head, so

which are also called emulgent arteries. [vide Emulgent] named because they are antagonists to the annuentes. ^ Renal glands, two glandular bodies placed one on each They serve to throw the head back. side the kidney.

RENVERSE (Herr) an epithet for any thing RENCOUNTER (Law) a sudden meeting between two set with the head downwards, as a chevron

persons who fight, in distinction from a duel, or fixed battle. renverse, a chevron with the point downwards; RENCOUNTER (Her.) in French rencontré, an

so also when a beast is laid upon its back, as epithet for a beast in blazoning, whose face

in the annexed figure. stands right forward, as if it came to meet the

REPAI'RERS (Mech.) artificers who chase 1 person, as in the annexed figure.

figures and beautify sword hilts. TO RENDER (Law) a word used in levying a

REPAI'R$(Sport.) the haunts or places that the hare fine. A fine is either single, where nothing is

runs to. rendered by the cognisee; or double, when it

REPA'NDUS (Bot.) an epithet for a leaf. + Folium repan}' contains a grant, and render back again of the land, dum, a leaf, the rim of which is terminated by angles having &c. to the cognisor.

sinuses between them, inscribed in the segment of a circle. To Render (Mar.) to yield or give way; a term applied to REPARATIONE facicnda (Law) a writ against one or two

the tackle of a ship, in distinction from sticking or jam joint tenants who are unwilling to repair. F. N. B. 127; ming.

New. Nat. Brev. 281. TO Render (Carpent.) the same as to-Parget.

TO REPART (Man.) to put a horse on; or make him part RENDEZVOU'S (Mil.) the place appointed by the general the second time. for all the soldiers to meet in case of alarm.

REPASTUM ( Archeol.) meat sufficient for one meal, given RE'NES (Anat.) the kidneys.--Renes succenturiati, glandu to servile tenants while they were at work for their lord. ·lous bodies placed above the kidneys.

REPE'AL (Lar') to revoke, or make void a lawı. RENIFO'RMIS (Bot.) kidney-shaped, an epithet for a leaf. REPE'AT (Mus) a character marked as in the margin, ao

- Folium reniforme, a leaf hollowed out at the base. This denoting that the strain which was last sung or played term is applied also to the anther and seeds.

is to be repeated before we proceed any further. 3.1 RE'NITENCY (Phy.) the resistance which solid bodies op- || Rerest (Sport) a term used at the game of picquets pour pose to any force that is made upon them.

TO REPEAT signals (Mar.) signifies to make the same signal RÈ'NNET. (Anal.) the gastric juice and contents of the with the admiral; but, " To repeat' a signal," signifies to

stomach of calves. It is commonly used in turning milk make a signal over again. '' * POI 1911 tímint into curd.

REPEATER (Mar.) or Repeating Ship, a ship appointed RENOVATION (Chem.) the restoration of a mineral body to attend each admiral in a fleet, and to repeat the signals ; to a perfect state from one that is imperfect.

which he makes. RENT (Law) a sum of money issuing yearly out of lands REPr.ATER (Mech.) a watch that, by means of a spring, re- and tenements, in Latin reditus, from redeundo, because,

peats or strikes the hours. *?". * rétroit et quotannis redit, or rather from, reddendo, return REPE'ATING Circle (Math.) -vide Circular Instruments:

ing: Flet. l. 3, c. 14; 1: Inst. 144, &c.; Plowd. 132. REPE'LLING Power (Phy.) a certain power or faculty Rents are of different kinds, as--Rent-Charge, Rent residing in the minute parts of the natural bodies, whereby

Seek, Rent-Service, Rents of Assize, &c.-Rent-Charge they fly off from each other. ' is where a man makes over his estate to another, yet REPÉ'LLANTS (Med.) medicines which allay the swelling reserves for himself a sum of money to be paid an of any part, and drive the humours another way. is 2,11, nually, with a clause of distress for non-payment REPENS (Bot.) creeping, an epithet for a root or stem. Rent-Seek, i. e. dry rent, that which a man who makes (vide Sarmentosus) over his estate reserves yearly to be paid him without || REPERCUSSION (Mech:) a driving or striuking back. 1 | any clause of distress.Rent-Service is when a man REPERTORY (Lit.) the name of a book in which things holds lands, &c. of his lord by fealty, and a certain are methodically placed

Des riil 02 fealty or rent and service.-- Rents of Assice' were fixed REPETEND (Ärith.) that part of an infinite decinal fvac, and determined rents, anciently paid by tenants in a set tion which is continually repeated ad infinitum, thus in the quantity of money or provisions. When these payments numbers 2131313, &c.; the figures 13 are the repetend were reserved in silver, or white nioney, they were an

and are marked thus 13. ciently called redditus albi, White-Rents or Blanch

Repetends are either single or compound, sintilar or Farms, in distinction from rents paid in work-grain, or : baser money,' redditus nigri, or Black Mail. Those

similar. - Single Repetends, those in which only one which were paid by freeholders were called' redditus

figure repeats, as 0-3, &c.Compound Repelends, those capitales, Chief-Rents, and all were distinguished by the

in which two or more figures are repeated. -- Similar general name of redditus quieti, or Quit-Rents, because

Repetends, such as begin at the same place, and consist thereby the tenant goes quit and free of all other ser it of the same number of figures, as 1.341 and 2.156.vices. -Rack-Rent, a rent of the full value of the tene Dissimilar Repetends, those which begin at different ment, or near it.- Fee-farm Rent, a rent-charge issuing ||REPETITO, (Mus.) an Italian word, signifying let it be

places, and consist of an unequal number of figures.. out of an estate in fee.-Rents Resolute, such rents as were anciently payable to the crown from the lands of repeated, which is used in music books. religious houses. 1 Inst. 143, and 2 Inst, 19.

REPETU'NDÆ (Ant.) or Repetundarum crimen, the crime RENTĂL (Law). corrupted from rent-roll, a roll wherein

of bribery, or of taking bribes on the part of magistrates the rents of a manor are set down, by which the lord's

to the hindrance of justice. Cic. ad Heren. I, I, c. 2; bailiff collects the same.-Rental-right, a species of lease Sigon, de Judic. 1. 2, c. 27.

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