The Cabinet dictionary of the English language

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Page 156 - a residence at a particular place, accompanied with positive or presumptive proof of an intention to remain there for an unlimited time.
Page 121 - ... a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the exact meaning of a word, term or phrase; exact description.
Page 63 - A circle is a plane bounded by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre.
Page 250 - A string or band used to tie a stocking to the leg; the badge of the highest order of knighthood in Great Britain, called the Order of the Garter; the order itself, t*.
Page 271 - The promise thus made was a promise " to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some duty, in case of the failure of another person who is himself, in the first instance, liable to such payment or performance.
Page 32 - The outer side of a ship above the water;— a discharge of all the guns on one side of a ship at the same time ; — a paper printed on one side only.
Page 196 - To follow through to the end ;— to perform what is required to give validity to, as by signing and sealing ; — to put to death by law.
Page 117 - That which is due from one person to another, whether money, goods or services; that which one person is bound to pay to another or to perform for his benefit ; that of which payment is liable to be exacted ; due; obligation; liability.
Page 242 - Disappointment ; defeat. llFrus'tam (froVtum), n. The part of a solid next the base, formed by cutting off the top.
Page 212 - So that upon the whole the only adequate definition of felony seems to be that which is before laid down ; viz. an offence which occasions a total forfeiture of either lands, or goods, or both, at the common law; and to which capital or other punishment may be superadded, according to the degree of guilt.

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