Neumann and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages: Wherein the Words are Correctly Explained, Agreeably to Their Different Meanings, and a Great Variety of Terms Relating to the Arts, Sciences, Manufactures, Merchandise, Navigation, and Trade, Elucidated, Volume 1

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Page 151 - Cubit, a measure of length equal to the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger.
Page 371 - Imposts, that part of a pillar in vaults and arches on which the weight of the whole building lies.
Page 205 - Finger, the flexible member of the hand, by which men catch and hold. 2. Toe, one of the fingers of the feet. 3. The fortyeighth part of a Spanish yard or vara.
Page 380 - Any mechanical complication, in which various movements and parts concur to one effect...
Page 441 - Mortar, a short but wide piece of ordnance, out of which bombs and shell* are thrown. 2. Mortar, a vessel in which materials are broken by being pounded with a pestle. 3. A short thick taper, made of yellow wax ; a short thick person. 4. Mortar, a cement made of lime and sand with water, and used for building. de mw, bomba dc iii.'ini.
Page 288 - Sheet, a rope fastened to one or both the lower corners of a sail, for the purpose of extending or retaining it in a particular situation. 2.
Page 317 - HEM, hem, *. The edge of a garment doubled and sewed to keep the threads from spreading ; the noise uttered by a sudden and violent expiration of the breath ; int<~rj.
Page 4-12 - Ascii, people who, at certain times of the year, have no shadow at noon ; such are the inhabitants of the torrid zone . Ascfuo, sm.

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