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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But buff and belt men never know these cares; Nor time, nor trick of law, their
action oars: Their cause they to an easier issue put. Drydo. From such deiays as
conduce to the noiding out of truth, a criminal cause ought not to be arred. Ayliff.
She had never been disinherited of that goodly portion, which nature had so
liberally desothed to her. Sidney. Let's choose executors, and talk of wills; And
yet not so—for what can we bequgato, Save our deposed bodies to the ground?
The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood, is repaid in a nobler coin.
Hammond, To Co I.N. v. a. [from the noun.] 1. To mint or stamp metals for money.
They cannot touch me for coining; I am the king. Shakspeare. They never put in ...
I am yet Unknown to woman; never was forsworn; Scarcely have coveted what
was mine own; At no time broke my faith. Shuksp. Macbeth. O father! can it be,
that souls sublime Return to visit our terrestrial clime? And that the gen'rous mind
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 ...
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