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
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
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Arbuthnot. Astri'NGEN r. adj. [astringens, Lat.] Binding; contracting: opposed to
laxative. It is used sometimes of tastes which seem to contract the mouth.
Altringent medicines are binding, which act the asperity of their particles,
whereby they ...
Arbuthnot. 2. A small piece of any thin By this the boiling kettle . prepar'd . And to
the table sent the smoaking lard; A sav'ry bit, that serv'd to relish wine. Dryden..
Then clap four slices of pilaster on 't, That, lac'd with bits of rustick, makes a front.
Arbuthnot on Aliments. 2. To meditate ; to ruminate in the thoughts. - While the
fiece monk does at his trial stand, He chev, revenge, abjuring his offence: Guile in
his tongue, and murder in his hand, He stabs his judge, to prove his innocence.
Arbuthnot, cost RA'c r i B le. adj. [from contract.] - able of contraction. o air
bladders, dilatable and contractible, are capable to be inflated . admission cf -
bside at the expulsion of it. air, and to su Arbuthnot on Alimehtt. cos rr a'corro Les
Arbuthnot on Coins. Cook-MAID. m. s. [cook and maid.]. A maid that dresses
provisions. A friend was complaining to me, that his wife had turned off one of the
best cook-maid, in England. r Addison. Cook-Rooms. n. s. [cook and room.] A
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