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A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged From ...
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action affected animal appearance authority båt-On belonging bét body bring called cause close cloth color consisting containing course cover direction draw dress equal expression fall fire fixed force fruit gås give given ground grow hand hard head hold join kind less letter light live manner mark matter mean measure ment mind motion move nås nature ness noise pain particular pass perform person pertaining piece plant possession practice produce quantity quick raise relating resembling separate sharp ship short side soft sound substance sudden tås thing tion tree turn unite vessel violence wind wood writing
Page 220 - A single seed of corn; corn; the seed of any fruit; any minute particle; the smallest weight ¡ any thing proverbially small...
Page 179 - Exit, èks-ît. n. the term set in the margin of plays to mark the time at which the player goes off; departure ; act of quitting the theatre of life ; passage out of any place, the way by which there is a passage ont.
Page 56 - Some-thing made to sleep on ; lodging ; marriage ; bank of earth raised in a garden ; the channel of a river, or any hollow...
Page 260 - Insects, which in their several changes belong to several of the before-mentioned divisions, may be considered together as one great tribe of animals. They are called insects, from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are...
Page 119 - A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again turned square to the first turning down ; any bending or winding passage , any conceit formed by twisting or changiug a word.
Page 151 - One that has taken the Highest degree in the faculties of divinity, law, or physick ; in some universities they have doctors of musick ; a physician, one who undertakes the cure of diseases.
Page 29 - ... is found to be equal to some quantity or quantities which are known, and consequently itself is known.
Page 503 - A stroke of lightning is a charge of electricity which passes with terrific force from one cloud to another, or from a cloud to the earth, or from the earth to a cloud.