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A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged From ...
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à'ce à'll à'rt A’ll animal aſce bāt-ön bát'—ón belonging bét bětſ bird bitſ blº body bºr bºt bºt-on cause cloth color cover dé'z degree dress é've expression fasten fish fl'ce force fruit give ground grow horse ical instrument käs kind lence light liquor manner mark mean ment metal mind motion move né'z ness noise one's ºng ºve pain pass passion person pertaining piece plant prep pret pron quantity quick relating resembling sā’nt sharp ship sion ſng soft sorrow sound species substance sudden taining té'z thing tion tree utter vessel violence wäs wood words
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.