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" A sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it... "
Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language - Page 276
by John Walker, Thomas Smith - 1824 - 416 pages
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopdia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 9

John Mason Good - 1813
...Something done or said in honour of the dead. PARE'NTHESIS. s. (parenthse, French, ft, iv and Ti^ifxi.) A sentence so included in another sentence, as that...without injuring the sense of that which encloses it : commonly marked thus ( ) (Watts). PARENTHETICAL, a. (from parenthesis.) Pertaining to a parenthesis....
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1814 - 407 pages
...n. descent ; extraction Parental, pa-rcn'tal, a. befitting parents Parenthesis, pa-ren'th-sis, n. a sentence so included in another sentence as that...without injuring the sense of that which encloses it ; being commonly marked thus ( ) — PI. parentheses, pa-ien'tl-sz Parenthetical, par-en-thet'e-kal,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1823 - 468 pages
...par'ren-tidje. t. extraction, birth Parental, pa-ren'tAl. o. becoming parents Parenthesis, pi-ren'/Ac^is. *, a sentence so included in another sentence, as that...it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of it [the surface Parer, pi'rir. *. an instrument to cut away Parhelion, par-he'l-&n. *. a mock sun...
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A Hand-book, Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences

Walter Hamilton (M.R.A.S.) - Science - 1825 - 451 pages
...the epidermis of trees and may be called the middle layer of the bark. PAR 'ARENTHESIS. -In Grammar, a sentence so included in another sentence, as that...without injuring the sense of that which encloses it. It is commonly marked thus ( ). JARIAR. In the East Indies, a term employed by Europeans to designate...
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A Hand-book: Or, Concise Dictionary of Terms Used in the Arts and Sciences

Walter Hamilton - Industries - 1825 - 451 pages
...-rbf the bark. ?ABEXTHESIS. In Grammar, a sentence so included in another sentence, as that it ma; be taken out without injuring the sense of that which encloses it. It is tomirionb marked thus ( ). PARIAR. In the East Indies, a term employed by European* to designate...
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General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: For ...

Stephen Jones - 1828
...pir'-rin-tidje. t. descent Parental, p5-ren'-tul. a. becoming parents Parenthesis, pa-ren'-thy-sls. s. a sentence so included in another sentence, as...without injuring the sense of that which encloses it ; being commonly marked thus ( ) Parhelion, p&r-hi'-ly-nn. s. a mock sun Parietal, pa-ri'-i-tul. a....
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...of Kings, It is an attribute to God himself.'1 VII. PARENTHESIS. Parenthesis, says Dr. Johnson, is a sentence so' included in another sentence, ,as that...without injuring the sense of that which encloses it. This figure, rather used to impart variety than elegance to composition, should be read or spoken in...
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Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged for the ...

John Walker - English language - 1828 - 447 pages
...extraction, birth. Parental, pa-ren'-tal. a. becoming parents. Parenthesis, p-rn'-fA-sb. . a sentence so included in another sentence, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense ofthat which encloses it Parer, p'-rur. . an instrument to cut away the surface. Parhelion, par-h'-l-an....
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A Dictionary of the English Language, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1828 - 1369 pages
...; pertaining to parents. PARENTHESIS, (pa-ren'-iAe-sis) n. ,. A clause in another sentence,' winch may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it; being commonly marked thus ( ). PARENTHETICAL, (par-en-i7,et'-e-kal) ) PAUENTHETICK, (par-en-'iAetMky...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 16, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...parents. PARENTHESIS, nt Fr. ^arenthete ; Or. PAR irnjja iv 7-i3i);ii. A sentence so included in another, as that it may be taken out, without injuring the sense of that which encloses it : and commonly marked thus, ( ). In vain is my person exempted bv zji'mntneiis of words, when so many...
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