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* Youz wrot, are tood meit, ##tes with wats; o ...: they tiste fishy. Martimer's Hurbandry. cy"LINDER._n, s. o A body having two flat surfaces and one circular. The quantity of water which every revolu. tion does carry, according to any inclinition of *ig. may be easily found. Wilkins. e square will make you ready for all manner of compartments, bases, pedestals, plots, and buildings; your cylinder, for vaulted surrets, and round buildings. . Peacoars. CY LI'ND RICAL. } ad;. [from eylinder.] Cyli'N DR Ick. Partaking of the nature of a cylinder; having the form of a cylinder. Minera ferri stalactitia, when several of the cylindrick striae are contiguous, and grow together into one sheaf, is called brushiron ore. Woodward. Obstructions must be most incident to such parts of the body where the circulation and the &lastick fibresare both smallest, and those glands which are the extremities of arteries formed into tylindrical canals. Arbuthnot. cyma’r. n.s. [properly written imar.] A slight covering; a scarf. Her comely limbs compos'd with decent care, - Her body shaded with a slight eynar, Her bosom to the view was only bare. Dryd. CrMATIUM. n.s. (Lat. from *****, a little wave..] A member of architecture, whereof one half is convex, and the other concave. There are two sorts, of which one is hollow below, as the other is above. Harris. in a cornice, the gola, or cymatium of the corona, the coping, the modillions, or dentilli, make a noble'show by their graceful projections. Spectator. Cy’MBA L. n.s.. [cymbalum, Lat.] A musical instrument. The trumpets, sackbuts, psalteries and fifes, 'Tabors and cymbals, and the shouting Romans, Make the sun dance. Shatipeare's Coriolanu'. if mirth should fail, 1 'll busy her with cares, Silence her clamorous voice with louder wars; "trumpets and drums shall fright her from the throne, As sounding cymbals aid the lab'ring moon. - Dryden's Aurengzebe: cy NA’s thropy. m. s. [xo~, ovo, and a.o.o.e..] A species of madness in which men have the qualities of dogs. cy NARcto’s A&hy. [xway, oxo, tool A word coined by Butler, to denote ... bear-baiting with a dog. . . That some occult design doth lie In bloody cynarctomachy, Is plain enough to him that knows ‘How saints lead brothers by the nose. CYNE GeoTrcks. n.s. lxvytyno”

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o stronger appulse of the tongue to the o upper part of the mouth. The sound of din English is uniform, and it is never mute. ADA CAPO. [Ital.] A term in musick, - which, signifying from the head or the beginning, means that the first part of the tune should be repeated at the conclusion. To DAB. v. a. [dauber, Fr.] To strike gently with something soft or moist. A sore should never be wiped by drawing a iece of tow or rag over it, but only by dabbing it with fine lint. Sharp. Da B. n.s. [from the verb.] 1. A small lump of any thing. 2. A blow with something moist or soft. 3. Something moist or slimy thrown upon one. 4. [In low language.] An artist; a man cxpert at something. This is not used in writing. 3. A kind of small flat fish, Of flat fish there are rays, flowks, dabs, plaice. cro-ow. DA B-chick. m. s. [colymbus.] A small water-fowl, called likewise dobchick, and didapper, and dipchick. Ray. A dab-chick waddles through the copse On feet and wings, and flies, and wades, and

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ops. To DABBLE. v. a. [dabhelen, Dutch.] ..To smear; to daub ; to spatter; to besprinkle; to wet. A shadow like an angel with bright hair IDabbied in blood. Shakspeare's Richard III, I scarified, and dabbled the wound with oil of turpentine. Wiseman's Surgery. Mean while the South, rising with dabbled

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standung. Atterbury to P. DA’BB Le R. n., J. [from dabble.] ry to for 1. One that plays in water. 2. One that meddles without mastery; one that never goes to the bottom of an affair; a superficial meddler. He dares no; complain of the tooth-ach, lest our debblers in politicks should be ready to swear against him for disaffection.’ Swi DAce. n. 1. [of uncertain derivation; in most provinces called dare; leuciscus.] A small river fish, resembling a roach, but less. Let me live harmlessly, and near the brink Of Trent or Avon have a dwelling place; Where I may see my quill or cork down sink, With eager bite of pearch, or bleak, or date. Walton. DA’ctyle. n. . [taxovo, a finger.]." A poetical foot consisting of one i. syllable and two short, like the joints of a finger: as, candidos. Dap. } n. s. [The child's way of DA’d D.Y. § expressing father. It is remarkable, that, in all parts of the world, the word for father, , as first taught to children, is compounded of a and t, or the kindred letter d, differently placed; as tad, Welsh; are, Greek ; atta, Gothick; tata, Latin.] Father. . --I was never sobethumpt with words, Since first I call'd my brother's father dad.

- - - Shakspeare. His loving mother left him to my care;

Fine child, as like his dad as he could stare: To DADE, v. a. To hold up by a left:


# little children when they learn to go,

By painful mothers daded to . fro. - Drayton.

D/E/DAL. adj. [dardalus, Latin.]

1. Various ; variegated.

2. Skilful: this is not the true meaning, nor should be imitated. . . . . .

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$trew me the green ground with diffidowstes, And cowslips, and kingcups, and loved lilies. - Spenter. Bid amaranthus all his beauty shed, And daffodillie, fill their cups with tears, To strew the laureat herse where Lycid lies. Milton. The often of the flood have search'd the Thea For violets pale, and cropp'd the poppy's head: The short ... ...; da opy Pancies to* the sight, and cassia sweet to stric Dryden. 7a DAFt. v. a. [contracted from do aft ; that is, to throw back, to throw off.] To toss aside; to put away with contempt; to throw away slightly. Not in u

sc. The nimble-footed mad-cap prince of Wales, And his comrades; that #. the world aside, And bid it pass. Shakspeare's Henry Iv. I would she had bestowed this dotage on me; I would have daft all other respects, and made her half myself. Shakspeare. DAG. n. 4. [dague, French.] 1. A dagger. 2. A hand-gun ; a pistol : so called from serving the purposes of a dagger, being carried secretly, and doing mischief suddenly. It is in neither sense now used. To DAG. v. a. [from daggle.] To daggle; to bemire ; to let fall in the water: a low word. DAGGER. n.s...[dague, French.] 1. A short sword; a poniard. She ran to her son's dagger, and struck herself

a mortal wound. Sidney. This sword a dagger had, his page, at was but little for his age; And therefore waited on him so As dwarfs upon knights-errant do. Hudibras.

He strikes himself with his dagger; but being interrupted by one of his friends, he stabs him,

and breaks the dagger on one of his ribs. Addison.

2. [In fencing-schools.] A blunt blade of iron with a basket-hilt, used for defence. 3. [With printers.] The obelisk; a o: of reference in form of a dagger, as or I. books...wisc. m. s. [dagger and draw.] The act of drawing daggers; approach to open violence. They always are at daggers drawing, And one another clapperclawing. "Hudibrat. I have heard of a quarrel in a tavern, where all were at daggersdrawing, till one desired to know the subject of the quarrel. Swift. To IA'GGLE. v. a. [from dag, dew ; a word, according to Mr. Lye, derived from the Danish ; according to Skinner, from bag, sprinkled, or beagan, to dip. They are probably all of the same root.] To dip negligently in mire or water; to bemire; to besprinkle. Te DA'Gc le. v. n. To be in the mire; to run through wet or dirt. Nor like a puppy, daggled through the town, Te fetch and carry sing-song up and *", d's

DA'GGlept AI L. adj. [daggle and tail.] Bemired; dipped in the water or mud; bespattered. The gentlemen of wit and pleasure areas: "o be choaked at the sight of so many diggio parsons that happen to fall in their way. Soft. DA'ILY. adj. baglic, Sax.] Happening every day, or very frequently; don: every day; quotidian. Much are we bound to heaven In daily thanks, that gave us such a prince. - SBahrzezro. Cease, man of woman born! to hope relief From daily trouble and continued grief Por. DA's adv. Every day; very citen. Let that man with better sense advise, That of the world least part to us is read; And daily how, through hardy enterPrize, Many great regions are discovered. Fairy Que: A man with whom I conversed almost 4-y for years together. Dryo. DA'IN ruly. adv. [from dainty.] 1. Elegantly ; delicately. Truth is a naked and open day-light, that do not shew the masks and mummeries and triump's of the world half so stately and daistily as codle-light. Barr. 2. Deliciously; pleasantly. There is no region on earth sodaistily worro. with such great navigable rivers. to-f Those young suitors had been accustomed to nothing but to sleep well, and fare deistily. - Broome's Piew of Epid for 3. Nicely; ceremoniously; scrupulously. 4. Squeamishly ; fastidiously. DA'1NT IN Ess. n. 4. [from dainty.] 1. Delicacy; softness. What should yet thy palate please? Daintiness and softer ease, Sleeked limbs and finest blood. Ben jeo. 2. Elegance ; nicety. The duke exceeded in the daistinct of biso and foot, and the earl in the fine shape of on hands. Wor 3. Delicacy; deliciousness. It was more motorious for the dairtise" afto provision which he served in it, than for to: massiness of the dish. Hakewill as Provo. 4. Squeamishness; fastidiousness. Of sand, and lime, and clay, Vitruvoto discoursed without any daintiness. 5. Ceremoniousness; scrupulosity.

DATNTY. adj. [derived by Stirnerf" dain, an old French word for dog'; ; which yet I cannot find in dictics: ries.] 1. Pleasing to the palate; of exquisit taste; delicious. Higher concoction is required for sweeto or pleasure oftaste; and therefore allyc++" plumbs are a little dry. 52. Delicate; of acute sensibility; no squeamish; soft; luxurious; tender his is the slowest, yet the deinrietos: For even the ears of such as have po Perceive a discord, and conceive oi, And knowing not what's good, yet find #:

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-* . Therefore to horse! And let us not be dainty of leave-taking, But shift away. Shakspeare's Macbeth. 4. Elegant; tenderly, languishingly, or cffeminately, beautiful. My house, within the city, is richly furnished with plate and gold, Basons and ewers to lave her dainly hands. * Shakspeare. Why should ye be so cruel to yourself; And to those dainty limbs, which nature lent For gentle usage and soft delicacy 2 Milton. 5. Nice; affectedly fine : in contempt. Your dainty speakers have the curse, To plead bad causes down to worse. IDA'1N ty. n.s. 1. Something nice or delicate; a delicacy; something of exquisite taste. Be not desirous of his dainties; for they are deceitful meat. Proverbs. A worm breedeth in meal, of the shape of a large white maggot, which is given as a great


dainty to nightingales. Bacan. She then produc’d her dairy store, ...And unbought daintier of the poor. Dryden.

The shepherd swains, with sure abundance blest, On the fat flock and rural dainties feast. Pope. 2. A word of fondness formerly in use. Why, that's my dainty: I shall miss thee; But yet thou shalt have freedom. Shakspeare. There is a fortune coming Towards you, dainty, that will take thee thus, And set thee aloft. Ben jonton. DATRY. n.s.. [from der, an old word for milk. Mr. Lye.] r. The occupation or art of making various kinds of food from milk. Grounds were turned much in England either to feeding or dairy; and this advanced the trade of English butter. Temple. 2. The place where milk is manufactured. You have no more worth Than the coarse and country fairy That doth haunt the hearth or dairy. Benjonson. What stores my dairies and my folds contain! A thousand lambs that wander on the plain.

Dryden. She in pens his flocks will fold,

And then produce her dairy store. Dryden. 3. Pasturage; milk farm; ground where

milch cattle are kept. . . Dairies, being well housewived, are exceeding commodious. Bacon. Children, in dairy countries, do wax more tall

than where they feed more upon bread and flesh."

Bacon. DA’s R Y M Aid. n.s. (dairy and maid.] The woman servant whose business is to manage the milk. The poorest of the sex have still an itch To know their fortunes, equal to the rich: The dairymaid enquires if she shall take The trusty taylor, and the cook forsake. Dryd. Come up, quickly, or we shall conclude that thou art in love with one of sir Roger's dairymaids. iron. DA’s Y. n. . [boxereaxe, day’s eye. Coaucer.] A spring flower. It hath a perennial root: the stalks are naked, and never branch out: the cup of the flower is *Ealy and simple, divided into many segments to the foot-stalk. The flowers are radiated; and * heads, after the petals are fallen off, resemble

use cones. AMiller. 4.

When dairies pied, and violets blue, And ladysmocks all over white, And cukoo buds of yellow hue, Do paint the meadows much bedight. Shatop." As he passed, the woods put forth their blossoms, the earth her primroses and days-oyer to behold him. #... Now hawthorns blossom, now the dairie,

spring; Now leaves the trees, and flow'rs adorn the ground. Pope.

This will find thee picking of dairies, or smelting to a lock of hay. Addison. Fair-handed Spring unbosoms every grace; The dairy, primrose, violet. bomron. DAL E. m. s. Ldalei, Gothick; dal, Dutch and German.] A low place between hills; a vale; a valley. Long toss'd with storms, and beat with bitter winds, High over hills, and low adown the dale, She wand’red many a wood, and measur'd many a vale. Fairy Queen. Before the downfall of the fairy state, This dale, a pleasing region not unblest, This dale possess'd they, and had still possess'd. Tickel. He steals along the lonely dale. Thomson. DA'll IAN ce. n.s.. [from dally.] 1. Interchange of caresses; acts of fondness. Look thou be true: do not give dulliance Too much the rein; the strongest oaths are

straw To th’ fire i' th' blood. Shahpeare's Tempest. Nor gentle purpose, nor endearing smiles, Y. ; o routhful dalliance, as ...” air couple link'd in happy nuptial league, Alone as they. Ppy nup & Miltos. I'll head my people; Then think of dalliance when the danger's o'er: My warlike spirits work now another way; And my soul's tun'd to trumpets. ryden. 2. Conjugal conversation. - - - * * The giant, self-dismayed with the sound, Where he with his Duessa dalliance found, In haste came rushing forth from inner bow'r. Fairy Queen. That bower not mystick, where the sapient

king Held dalliance with his fair Fgyptian spouse. ilton. Thou claim'st me for thy sire; And my fair son here show'st me, the dear pledge Of dalliance had with thee in heav'n. Milton. 3. Delay ; procrastination. Both wind and tide stay for this gentleman; And I, to blame, have j him here too long-Good lord, you use this dalliance to excuse Your breach of promise. Sbakspeare. DA’l L., E.R. m.s.. [from daily.] A trifler; a fondler. The daily dallier, with pleasant words, with smiling countenances, and with wagers purposed to be lost before they were purposed to be made. 4-cham. DAL to P. n. 4. [of unknown etymology.] A tuft, or clump. Not in use. Of barley the finest and greenest ye find, Leave standing in dallops o time ye do bind. Tusser. To PAT.L.Y. v. n. [dollen, Dutch, to trifle.] - - 1. To trifle; to play the fool; to amuse one's self with idle play; to lose time in trifles; to procrastinate idly.

Take up thy master: If thou shouldst daily half an hour, his life, With thine, and all that offer to defend him, Stand in assured loss., , Siałopeare's King Lear. He left his cur, and laying hold topon his arms, with courage bold Cried out, "Tis now no time to daly, The enemy begin to rally. Howoras. We have trified too long already: it is madress to dally any longer, when our souls are at - Calamy's Sermons. One hundred thousand pounds must be raised; for there is no dalying with hunger. Swift. 2. To exchange caresses; to play the wanton; to fondle. He is not lolling on a lewd love bed, But on his knees at meditation; Not dallying with a brace of courtezans, But *::::::::: with two deep divines. Shakop. 3. To sport ; to play; to frolick. She her airie buildeth in the cedar's top, And dallies with the wind, and scorin; the sun. Shakspeare. 4. To delay. They that would not be reformed by that correction, wherein he dallied with them, shall feel a judgment worthy of God. Wisdom. To DA’ll Y. v. a. To put off; to delay; to amuse till a proper opportunity. He set down to perform service, not by the hazard of one set battle, but by dallying off the § time with often skirmishes. Knoller's History. AM. n.s.[from dame, whichformerly sig*nified mother. Had Nero never been an rour, shulde never his dame have be slaine. Chaucer.] I. The mother: used of beasts, or other animals not human. The dam runslowing up and down, Looking the way her harmless young one went, And can do nought but wail her darling loss. Shakspeare. Mother, says a sick kite, let me have your prayers-Alas, my child, says the daw, which of the gods shall I go to ? L'Estrange. Birds bring but one morsel of meat at a time: and have not fewer, it may be, than seven or eight young in the nest together; which, at the return of §. dams, do all at once, with equal greediness, hold up their heads and gape. Ray. 2. A human mother, in contempt or detestation. This brat is none of mine; It is the issue of Polixena: Hence with it, and, together with the dam, Commit them to the fire. Shaks. Winter's Tale. DAM. n.s. [dam, Dutch..] A mole or bank to confine water. As when the sea breaks o'er its bounds, And overflows the level grounds, Those banks and dams, that like a skreen Tid keep it out, now keep it in. Hudibrar. Not with so fierce a rage the foaming flood *Roars, when he finds his rapid course withstood; Bears down the dams with unresisted sway, And sweeps the cattle and the cots away. Dryd. Let loose the reins to all your wat'ry store; Bear down the dams, and openevery door.

The inside of the dam must be very smooth and streight; and if it is made very sloping on each side, it is the better. Mortimer's Husbandry. To DAM. v.a. [bemman, ponebemman, *: dammen, Dutch..] 1. To confine, or shut up, water by moles or dams.

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DA'MAGE. m. s. [domage, French.] 1. Mischief; hurt; detriment. Gross errours and absurdities manycommits” want of afriend to tell them of them, to thegru: damage both of their fame and fortune. Bo Such as were sent from thence did commo do more hurt and damage to the Englishsuljee. than to the Irish enemies, by their continulos and extortion. Davis. He repulsed the enemy very much to to damage. Clarasit. 2. Loss; mischief suffered. His heart exalts him in the harm Already done, to have oforo heav'n, My damage fondly deem'd : of his 3. The value of mischief done. i. They believed that they were notable, to they should be willing to sell all they have * Ireland, to pay the damages which had been* tained by the war. Claro. 4. Reparation of damage; retribution. , The bishop demanded restitution of the so taken by the Scots, or damages for the *.

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