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A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from ... - Page 119
by William Bolles - 1846 - 689 pages
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1807 - 962 pages
...point, used by surgeons. CRANiuM,kra'ne-um.s. (507). The skull. CRANK, krangk. s. (4O8). A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again...first turning down ; any bending or winding passage ; any conceit formed by twisting or changing a word. CUANK, krangk. a. Healthy, sprightly; among sailors,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...point, used by surgeons. CRANIUM, krá'né-um.s. (507) The scull. CRANK, krangk. s. (408) A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again...to the first turning down ; any bending or winding passige ; any conceit formed by twisting or changing a word. CRANK, krângk. a. Healthy, sprightly...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1812 - 766 pages
...surgeons. CRA'NWM,*. [Lat.] The skull. Wisem**. CRANK, *. [a contraction of crane-neck.} 1 A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square .down, and again turned square to the first turning down. Mozon. ft Any bending or winding passage. Shakespeare. 3 Any conceit formed by twisting or changing...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...a point, used by surgeons. CRANIUM, kra'ne-om. s. 507. The skull. CRANK, kr&ngk. s. 408. A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again...first turning down ; any bending or winding passage , any conceit formed by twisting or changiug a word. CRANK, li .1 ui:k . a. Healthy, sprightly ; among...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...surgeons. CRANIUM, krA-n^-um, *. 507. The scull. CKANK. kringk, ,*. 408. A crank is the end of an imn axis turned square down, and again turned square to...the first turning down •. any bending or winding pasi»?c; any conceit formed by twisting or changing a word. CtANK, a. Healthy, sprightly; among sailon,...
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A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper ...

John Walker - Bible - 1823 - 103 pages
...apoint, used by surgeons. CRANIUM, kra'ne-ftm. s. fi07. The skull. CRANK, kr&ngk. s. 408. A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again turned square to the first turning down ; ain bending or winding passage , any conceit formed by twisting or changing a word. CRANK, krangk....
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A critical pronouncing dictionary

John Walker - 1824
...point, used by «orgenns. CRANIUM, krk'ne-om, ». 507. The skull. żRANK, krangk, ». 408. A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again...first turning down ; any bending or winding passage ; any conceit formed by twisting or changing a word. CRANK, krángk, a. Healthy, sprightly; among sailors,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1824 - 832 pages
...in a point, used by surgeons. CHAIN 1VM. ns [Lat.] The skull. Wiseman. CRANK, ns [cpancrrirr. Sax.] The end of an iron axis turned square down, and again turned square to the first turning down. Moron. Any bending or winding passage. Shakspeare. Any conceit formed by changing the form or meaning...
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A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement, Volume 2

John Jamieson - English language - 1825
...middle, as a nail in being driven into the wall, Aberd. KNEE, s. The instrument in E. called crank, " the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again turned square to the first turning down," S. KNEE-BAIRN, * A child that sits on the knee, as not being yet able to walk, S. KNEEF, KNEIF, adj....
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...point, used by surgeons. CRANIUM, krá-nż-um, s. 507. The seul i. CltANK, krángk, s. 408. A crank is the end of an iron axis turned square down, and again...first turning down ; any bending or winding passage; any conceit formed by twisting or changing a word. CRANK, krangk, a. Healthy, sprightly; among sailors,...
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