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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Tatler. 7° APFA'REL. v. a. [from apparel, the noun.] 1. To dress; to clothe. With
such robes were the king's daughters that were virgins apparelled. g Sam. Both
combatants were apparelledonly in their doublets and hoses. ayward. 2.To adorn
... necessary in commerce with men, his personal modesty overthrew all his
publick actions. Tatler. A'u o B 1 r. cas. Laudibilis, Lat. 1. That may be perceived
by hearing. Visibles work upon a looking glass, and godible; upon the places of ...
Tatler. * A fragment of meat; a bone with as much flesh as adheres to it. Like
AEsop's hounds contending for the hone, *ach pleaded right, and would
biordaine. Dryden. 3. * * *on the bones. To attack. Puss had a month's mind to . *
on the boner ...
Tatler. oft. To procure; to bring ; to incur; to draw ; to get. ***. Of enemies he could
not but contract good was or store, while moving in so high a sphere. " ... King
Charles. He that but conceives a crime in thought, Contract; the danger of an
Tatler. Besides materials, which are brute and blind, Did not this work require a
knowing mind, Who for the task should fit detachments chtise From all the atoms?
Blackmore. To DETA'IL. v.a. [detailler, Fr.] To relate particularly ; to particularize; ...
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