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A Dictionary of the Derivations of the English Language
Ingen forhåndsvisning tilgjengelig - 2013
akin allied to G allied to L ancient angles animal beat belonging bend bind bird body break bring cause Celt church cloth colour cover dicere diminutive discourse draw earth especially evil facere fasten fluid fold force Gael garment genus give graphein hence hold hollow horse Icel inclosed instrument inter kind land light liquor logos Low L ment mentum metal metron mind moral motion move mutare ness O. H. Ger one's originally pain perly person Pertaining piece plant prce prefix pron quadruped rank root round seize shine ship side skin soft sound speak strike substance surface taining thing throw tion tive trans tree trudere turn utter v. t. F v. t. L vessel wind wood words worn write
Side 57 - Greek legend, a monster with the head of a lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a dragon.
Side 59 - A circle is a plane bounded by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre.
Side 21 - Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
Side 124 - In geometry, a figure generated from the section of a cone by a plane cutting both sides of the cone, but not parallel with the base; popularly called an oval. In grammar, a figure of syntax by which one or more words are omitted.
Side 140 - The word factory is a contraction of manufactory, which Webster defines to be "a building, or collection of buildings, appropriated to the manufacture of goods," but a manufactory is something more than a building.
Side 10 - affray" is denned to be "the fighting of two or more persons in a public place to the terror of the people.
Side 280 - A long piece of lead attached to a line, used in sounding the depth of water, or todetermine a perpendicular, &c.
Side 248 - NONES, in the Roman calendar, the fifth day of the months January, February, April, June, August, September, November, and December! and the seventh of March, May, July, and October.