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" A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it, and form a joint. "
Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages - Page 132
by Henry Neuman - 1842
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1773
...1. To gangrene ; to corrupt. Ba *.*. 2. To be lubdued ; t die away. MO'RTJSE. /. [morraife, Fr.] A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it. Sbakeffijre. Ray. To MO'RTISE. ti. a. To cut with a mortife ; to join with a mcrtifc. Draytqrt. MO'RTMAIN....
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A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to ..., Volume 2

Thomas Sheridan - English language - 1790
...m-tl-fy. yn Te gao. MOT fangrene, to corrupt; to be fubdued, to die away. MORTISE, ma'r-th. f. A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it. To MORTISE, md'r-tb. v. а. То cut with a mortife, to join with a mortife. MORTMAIN, m'rt-mn....
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1806
...Society's prize of ico guineas. MORT1NSPERO, atown of Auftria, (i.) * MORTISE, nf [mortaift, mortoife, Fr.] A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it and form a joint. — If it hath ruffian'd fu upon the fea, What ribs of oak, when mountains melt on...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopdia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 8

John Mason Good - 1819
...enjoyed by him, for he died the same year at his house in Norfolk-street. MORTISE. i. (morlaiie. Ft.) A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it and form a joint (SAoiipfarr) . To MO'RTISK. va To cut to a mortise ; to join with a mortise (Dray/on)....
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The New-York Expositor, Or, Fifth Book: Being a Collection of the Most ...

Richard Wiggins - English language - 1814 - 324 pages
...pledge. v. to pledge ; to put to pledge. Mor ti ft ca v tion, n. a gangrene ; humiliation. Mor' tise, n. a hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it. Mosque, n. a mahometan temple. Mov tion, n. the act of moving; a proposal. Mo v tive, n. the reason...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...raorUc-fl, V. n. To gangrene, to corrupt) to be subdued, to die away. MORTISE, moKtls, s. 240. 441. A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it — Se Adtcrliimml. To MORTISE, mor'-tls, va To cut w\th amortise, u> join with a mortise. MORTMAIN,...
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Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language

John Walker - English language - 1823 - 468 pages
...qualities ; to subdue inordinate passions ; to vex ; to corrupt, to die away Mortise, mftr'tis. s. a hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it [mortise Mortise, mor'Us. ra to cut or join with a Mortmain, mort'mJne. *. unalienable estate Mortuary,...
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A Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper ...

John Walker - Bible - 1823 - 103 pages
...MORTIFY, mdVte-fl. vn To gangrene, to corrupt ; to be subdued, to die away. MORTISE, mor'tis. s. 420, 441. A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it. — See ADVERTISEMENT. To MORTISE, mor'lls. va To cut with a mortise, to join with a mortise. MORTMAIN,...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...mor't-f, vn To gangrene, to corrupt i to be subdued, to die away. MORTISE, mortis, s. 240. 441. A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it. — See Adver tisemen t . To MORTISE, rnaKtis, va To cut with a mortise, to join with a mortise. MORTMAIN,...
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A Dictionary of the English Language, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1828 - 1369 pages
...corrupt ; to be subdued ; to die away ; to practise religious seventies. MORTISE, (iiiui'-tis) n. 5. A hole cut into wood that another piece may be put into it, and form a joint. To MORTISE, (m9r'-tis) va To cut with a mortise ; to join with a mortise. MORTMAIN,...
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