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" 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. "
Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language - Page 164
by John Walker, Thomas Smith - 1824 - 416 pages
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A dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1768
...One that runt away ; a fugitive ; a runaway. Sbakefp. t. That part of a machine which, by being pat into a more rapid motion than the other parts, equalizes and regulates the motionofthe relLSw///. FLIGHT./ Ltrom T,fy.] i. The art of fly rng or running from danger. Denbam....
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1783
...wings. Diyder . FLI'ER./. [from/jr.] I , One that runs away ; afugittve ; a nrnaway. Sttteffeare. 2. That part of a machine, which, by being put into a...motion than the other parts, equalizes and regulates tfae motian of the reft. « Swift. FLIGHT./, [from ffV/fJ 1. The ait of flying^r running from danger....
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A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to ..., Volume 1

Thomas Sheridan - English language - 1790
...cringe. To FLICKER, fllk'-ur. va To flatter, to play the wings. FLIER, fli'-ur. f. A fugitive, a runaway; that part of a machine which, by being put into a...other parts, equalizes and regulates the motion of the reft. FLIGHT, fli'te. f. The aol of flying or running from danger; the act of ufing wings; removal...
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A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language

John Walker - English language - 1797
...FLICKER, fl'k'ur. va To flutter, to play the wings. FLIER, fll'fir. f. (98). A fugitive, a runaway ; that part of a machine which, by being put into a more rapid motion lhan the other jwrts, equalizes and regulates the motion of the red. FLIGHT, fllte.f. (393).. The aft...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1807 - 962 pages
...FLICKER, fllk'ur. va To flutter, to play the wings. FLIER, fli'ur. s. (98). A fugitive, a runaway ; that part of a machine which, by being put into a...parts, equalizes and regulates the motion of the rest FLIGHT, flite. s. (393). The act of flying or running from danger ; the act of —-no, m6ve, nor, n6t...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...FLICKER, flīk'ūr. va To flutter, to play the wings. FLIER, fli'ur. s. (ys) A fugitive, a runaway ; that part of a machine which, by being put into a more rapid motion than the oilier p.nts, equalizes and regulates the motion of the rest. FLIGHT, flite. s. (30,3) The ad ol flying...
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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
...wings. Dryden. FLI'lK, 5. [fromjjy.] l One that runs away ; a fugitive; a run-away. Shakespeare, I That part of a machine, which by being put into a more rapid motion thau the other parts, equalizes and regulates the motion of the rest. sMfei FLIGHT, *. [fmm the verb.]...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...To FLICKER, Bik'or. va To flutter, to play the wings. FLIER, ffi'or. s. 98. A fugitive, a runaway ; that part of a machine which, by being put into a more rapid motion than the other parts, equalize? and regulates the motion of the rest. FLIGHT, flhe. s. 393. The act of flying or running...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1822 - 775 pages
...To FLICKER, Hik'-ur, ra To flutter, to pb\y the wiugs. FLIER, flUur, t. 98. A fugitive, a runaway j that part of a machine which, by being put into a...more rapid motion than the other parts, equalizes and regulate* the motion of the rest. FLIGHT, fllte, s. 393. The act of flying or running from danger;...
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Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language

John Walker - English language - 1823 - 712 pages
...bending , the part bsnt, the joint [wings Flicker, Illk'ur. va to flutter, lo play the Flier, fli'flr. s. that part of a machine which, by being put into a more rapid motion than the other parts, equalises and regulates the motion of the rest Flight, fllte. a. the act of Hying or running from danger...
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