Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language. Abridged for the Use of Schools. To which is Annexed, an Abridgment of Walker's Key to the Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names

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Blake, Cutler & Company, 1824 - English language - 415 pages
 

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Page 2 - Walker's Key to the Classical Pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and Scripture Proper Names.
Page 137 - The Ember days at the four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13.
Page 62 - A figure in poetry, by which a short syllable after a complete foot is made long ; a pause in verse.
Page 19 - ALLAY, 11-1V. s. 329. The metal of a baser kind mixed in coins, to harden them, that they may wearies?; any thing which, being added, abates the predominant qualities of that with which it is mingled. ALLAYER, il-laur.
Page 54 - A loud noise; a hollow iron ball, or shell, filled with gunpowder, and furnished with a vent for a fusee, or wooden tube, filled with combustible matter , to be thrown out from a mortar.
Page 276 - A sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it...
Page 67 - A blank paper, a paper to be filled up with such conditions as the person to whom it is sent thinks proper.
Page 164 - A fugitive, a runaway; that part of a machine which, by being put into a more rapid motion than the other parts, equalizes and regulates the motion of the rest.
Page 256 - MOVE, raoov. va 164. To put out of one place into another, to 'put in motion ; to...
Page 40 - The line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. AXLE, dk'sl.

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