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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Swift. A ..WERABLE, adj. [from answer.] 1.That to which a reply may be made;
that may be answered; as, the arguo, though subtle, is yet answerable. * Obliged
to give an account; obliged to answer any demand of justice; or *ond the trial of
Swift. To BRA'N G is . v. M. (from the noun.] To wrangle ; to squabble, When polite
conversing shall be improved company will be no longer pestered with quil story-
teliers, nor brangling disputers. , Swift. BRA's J L E M = N r. m. s. LFrom ...
Swift. By the beginning of the fourth century from the building of Rome, the
tribunes proceeded so far, as to accuse and ... Swift. 17. Beside; noting passage.
Many beautiful places, standing along the sea shore, make the town appear
Swift. Ye gallants of Newgate, whose fingers are nice In diving in pockets or
cogging of dice. Swift. 3. To obtrude by falsehood. ... The outcry is, that I abuse
his demonstration by a falsification, by cogging in the word. Tillots. I have cogged
in the ...
Swift. So quick retires each flying course, you 'd swear - *ancho's dread doctor
and his wand were there. Pope. zo. Regularity; settled rule. 2. I. § form. - Men talk
as if they believed in God, but they live as if they thought there was none; their ...
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