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Old fond eyes,

To Bewa're, v.n. (from be and ware, BewI'TCHERY. N. so [from bewitch.] Fas

or wary, that is, cautious: thus, in an cination; charm; resistless prevalence. old treatise, I have found be ye ware. There is a certain bewitchery, or fascination, See Wary. Le parian, Saxon ; warer,

in words, which makes themoperate with a force Danish.] :

beyond what we can give an account of. South,

BEWITCHMENT. n. s. [from bewitch.] 1. To regard with caution; to be suspi. cious of danger from: generally the

Fascination ; power of charming.

I will counterfeit the bewitchment of some poparticle of goes before the thing which

pular man, and give it bountifully to the deexcites caution.

Shakspeare. You must bezware of drawing, or painting To BEWRAPY. v. a. (pengan, be prezan, clouds, winds, and thunder, towards the bottom

Saxon.] of your piece.

Dryden. Every one ought to be very careful to beware

1. To betray; to discover perfidiously. what he admits for a principle.


Fair feeling words he wisely 'gan display, Warn'd by the sylph, oh pious maid, beware!

And, for her humour fitting purpose, fain This to disclose is all thy guardian can;

Totempt the cause itselffor to betray. F. Queen. Beware of all, but most beware of man. Pope. 2. To show; to make visible: this word 2. It is observable, that it is only used in

is now little in use. such forms of speech as admit the word She saw a pretty blush in Philodea's cheeks

Sidney. be : thus we say, he may beware, let him

bewray a modest discontentment.

Men do sometimes bewray that by deeds, beware, he will beware; but not he did

which to confess they are hardly drawn. Hooker. beware, or he has been ware.

Next look on him that seems for counsel fit, TO BEWE'EP. v. a. (from weep.] Toweep Whose silver locks bewray his store of days. over or upon; to bedew with tears.


BEWRA'YER. N. s. [from bewray.] BeBeweep this cause again, I'll pluck ye out, trayer; discoverer; divulger. And cast you, with the waters that you lose, When a friend is turned into an enemy, and To temper clay.

Sbakspeare. a bewrayer of secrets, the world is just enough Larded all with sweet flowers,

to accuse the perfidiousness of the friend. Which bervept to the grave did go

Addison, With true love showers. Shakspeare. Beyo'nd. prep. [begeond, begeondan, To BEWE't.'v. a. [from wet.) To wet;

Saxon.] to moisten ; to bedew ; to water.

1. Before ; at a distance not yet reached. His napkin, with his true tears all bewet,

What's fame? a fancy'd life in others breath ; Can do no service on her sorrowful cheeks.

A thing beyond us, ev’n before our death:
Shakspeare's Titus Andronicus.

Just what you hear, you have.
To BewI'LDER. v.a. [from wild.] To

2: On the further side of. lose in pathless places; to confound for Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou should'st want of a plain road ; to perplex; to say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring entangle; to puzzle.

it unto us?

Deuteronomy. We parted thus; 1 homeward sped my way,

Now we are on land, we are but between Bewild:r'd in the wood till dawn of day. Dryd. death and life ; for we are beyond the old world We no solution of our question find;

and the new

Bacon. Your words bervilder, nor direct the mind.

We cannotthink men beyond sea will
Blackmore. their money for nothing.

Our understanding traces 'em in vain, 3. Further onward than.
Lost and bewilder'd in the fruitless search.

He that sees a dark and shady grove, Addison. Stays not, but looks beyard it on the sky.'Herbert

. It is good sometimes to lose and bewilder our 4. Past; out of the reach of. selves in such studies.


Beyond the infinite and boundless reach To Bewi'rch. v. a. [from witcb.]

Of mercy, if thou didst this deed of death, 1. To injure by witchcraft, or fascination, Art thou damn'd, Hubert. Shakspeare,

Yet these declare or charms. Look how I am bewitcb'd; behold, mine arm

Thy goodness beyond thought, and pow'r divine.

Milton. Is, like a blasted sapling, wither'd up. Sbaksp I have forsworn bis company hourly this

The just, wise, and good God, neither does

nor can require of man any thing that is impostwenty years, and yet I am bewitibed with the rogue's company. 'If the rascal has not given sible, or naturally beyond his power to do. South.

Consider the situation of our earth; it is me medicines to make me love him, I'll be hang'd!


placed so conveniently, that plants Hourish, and My tlocks are free from love, yet look so thin:

animals live : this is matter of fact, and beWhat magick has bewitch'd the woolly dams,

yond all dispute.

Bentley. And what ill eyes beheld the tender lambs?

s. Above; proceeding to a greater degree Dryden.

than. 2. To charm ; to please to such a degree,

Timotheus was a man both in power, ricles, as to take away the power of resistance. parentage, goodness, and love of his people, Doth éven beauty beautify,

beyond any of the great men of my country, And most bezvitch the wretched ere. Sidney.

Sidney The charms of poctry our souls bewitch ;

One thing, in this enormous accident, is,'I The curse of writing is an endless itch. Dryden. must confess, to me beyond all wonder. Wotiin.

I do not know, by the character that is given To his expences, borond his income, add den of her works, whether it is not for the bencht of bauchery,idleness, and quarrels amongst hissermankind that they were lost; they were filled vants, whereby his manufactures are disturbed, with such bewitching tenderness and rapture,

and his business neglected.

l.cske. that it might have been dangerous to have given As far as they carry conviction to any man's them a reading.




part with

our care.

understanding, my labour may be of use: beyond To Bi'As. v. a. (from the noun.) To the evidence it carries with it, I advise him not

incline to some side; to balance one to follow any man's interpretation.

Locke. 6. Above in excellence.

way; to prejudice.

Were I in no more danger to be misled by is. His satires are incomparably beyond Juvenal's,

norance, than I am to be biassed by interest, I if to laugh and rally is to be preferred to railing

might give a very perfect account. Lecke. and declaiming.


A desire leaning to either side, biasses the 7. Remote from; not within the sphere of.

judgment strangely: by indifference for every With equal mind what happens, let us bear; thing but truth, you will be excited to examine. Norjoy, nor grieve, too much for things beyond

Watts. Dryden's Fables. Bi'as, adv. It seems to be used adver8. To go beyond, is to deceive; to circum

binlly in the following passage, convent.

formably to the French mettre un chose She made earnest benefit of his jest, forcing him to do her such services, as were both cum

de biais, to give any thing a wrong inbersome and costly; while he still thought he

terpretation. went beyond her, because his heart did not com

Every action that hath gone before, mit the idolatry.


Whereof we have record, trial did draw, That no man go beyond, and defraud his bro Bias and thwart, not answering the aim. Sbals. ther in any matter.

1 Thessalonians. In the following passage it seems to B'ZEL. I nos. That part of a ring in be an adjective. Swelled, as the bowl Be'zil. ) which the stone is fixed.

on the biassed side. This is not used. BE'ZOAR. n. s. [from pa, against, and

Blow till thy bias cheek zahar, poison, Persick.] A stone, for

Outswell the cholic of puft Aquilon. Sbakspeare merly in high esteem as an antidote, and BiB. n. s. A small piece of linen put upon

the breasts of children over their clothes. brought from the East Indies, where it

I would fain know, why it should not be as is said to be found in the dung of an ani

noble a task to write upon a bib and hanging mal called pazan; the stone being form

sleeves, as on the bulla and prætexta. Aldisos. ed in its belly, and growing to the size To BIB. v. 1. [bibs, Lat.) To tipple; of an acorn, and sometimes to that of a to sip; to drink frequently, pigeon's egg. Its formation is now He playeth with bibbing mother Merë, as supposed to be fabulous. The name is though so named, because she would drink niere applied to several chymical composi

wine without water.

Candex. tions, designed for antidotes; as mineral,

To appease a froward child, they gave him

drink as often as he cried; so that he was consolar, and jovial bezoars.

stantly bibbing, and drank more in twenty-four Savary. Chambers. hours than I did.

Lots BEZO A'R DICK. n. s. [from bezoar.] A BiBa'cious. adj. [bitax, Lat.] Addicted medicine compounded with bezoar. to drinking

Dict. The bezoardicks are necessary to promote BiBA'CITY. n. s. [bibacilas, Lat.] The sweat, and drive forth the putrified particles.

quality of drinking much.

Floyer. BIA'NGULATED. adj. [from binus and

Bi'BBER. 1. s. [from To bib.] A tippler ; BIA?N GU LOU S.

a man that drinks often. ing two corners or angles.


Bi'BLE. 1.5. [from Božov, a book; called, BI'AS. n. s. [binis, Fr. said to come from

by way of excellence, The Book.] The

sacred volume in which are contained bibay, an old Gaulish word, signifying

the revelations of God. cross or thwart.)

If we pass from the apostolick to the next ages 1. The weight lodged on one side of a

of the church, the primitive christians looked on bowl, which turns it from the straight their bibles as their most important treasure. line.

Governinent of the Tay. Madam, we'll play at bowls.

Weinust take heed how we accustom ourselves -"Twill make me think the world is full of rubs, to a slight and irreverent use of the name of

And that my fortune runs against the bias. Shak. God, ind of the phrases and expressions of the 2. Any thing which turns a man to a par holy bible, which ought not to be applied upos

every slight occasion.

Tillstsas. ticular course, or gives the direction to bis measures.

In questions of natural religion, we should

confirm and improve, or connect our reasonings You have been mistook ;

by the divine assistance of the bibl. Bust nature to her bias drew in that. Shakspeare. BIBLIO'GRAPHEK. n. s. [from Beds, and

This is that boasted bias of thy mind, By which one way to dulness 't is inclin'd. Dryd. genesin, to write.] A man skilled in li

Morality influences men's lives, and gives a terary history, and in the knowledge of bias to all their actions. Locke. books; a transcriber.

Dict. Wit and humour, that expose vice and folly, BIBLIOTHECAL, adj. (from bibliothera, furnish useful diversions. Raillery, under such

Lat.] Belonging to a library. Dict. regulations, unbends the mind from severer contemplations, without throwing it off from its Bi'BULOUS, adj. [bibulus, Lat.] That has

Addison's Freebolder. the quality of drinking moisture; Thus nature gives us, let it check our pride, The virtue nearest to our vice ally'd;

spuingy: Reason the bias turns to good or ill.

Strow'd bibulous above, I see the sands,

The pebbly gravel next, and gutter'd rocks. 3. Propension ; inclination.

As for the religion of our poet, he seems to BIC A'PSULAR. odj. [bicapsularis, Lat.) have some little bias towards the opinions of Wickliff,


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Bice. ". s. The name of a colour used in they may come when they are called, and depart

when they are bidden.

H'aits. painting. It is either green or blue. Take green bice, and order it as you do your

3. To offer; to propose ; as, to bid a blue bice; you may diaper upon it with the price. water of deep green.


Come, and be true. Bici'PITAL. ?

- Thou bidst me to my loss; for true to thee Bici'PITOUS. S adj. [biceps, bicipitis, Lat.)

Were to prove false. Sbakspeare's Cymbeline.

When a man is resolute to keep his sins while 1. Having two heads.

he lives, and yet unwilling to relinquish all hope, While men believe bicipitous conformation in

he will embrace that profession which bids fairany species, they admit a gemination of princi

est to the reconciling those so distant interests. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

Decay of Piety. 2. It is applied to one of the muscles of the

As when the goddesses came down of old,

With gifts their young Dardanian judge they A piece of flesh it exchanged from the bicipio try'd tal muscle of either party's arm. Brotun. And each bade high to win him to their side. T. BIÄCKER. v. ni (bicre, Welsh, a con

Granville. test.]

To give interest a share in friendship, is to sell

it by inch of candle he that bids most shall 1. To skirmish; to fight without a set

have it : and when it is mercenary, there is battle; to fight off and on.

depending on it.

Collier en Friendship. They fell to such a bickering, that he got a

4. To proclaim; to offer, or to make halting, and lost his picture.

In thy face

known, by some public voice. I see thy fury; if I longer stay,

Our bans thrice bid? and for our wedding day We shall begin our ancient bickerings. Sbaksp.

My kerchief bought! then press'd, then forca away.

Gay. 2. To quiver; to play backward and for

5. To pronounce ; to declare. ward.

You are retir'd, And from about him fierce effusion rowl'd

As if you were a fcasted one, and not Of smoke and bickering fame, and sparkles dire.

The hostess of the meeting; pray you, bid Milton,

These unknown friends to 's welcome. Shaksp. An icy gale, oft shifting o'er the pool, Breathes a blue filin, and, in its mid career,

Divers, as we passed by them, put their arms

a little abroad; which is their gesture, when Arrests the bickering stream.


they.bid any welcome. BI'CKERER. n. s. [from the verb.] A

How, Didius, shall a Roman, sore repuls d, skirmisher.

Greet your arrival to this distant isle? BI'CKERN. n. s. (apparently corrupted How bid you welcome to these shatter'd legions ? from beakiron.] An iron ending in a

A. Philips point.

6. To denounce. A blacksmith's anvil is sometimes made with a Thyself and Oxford, with five thousand men, pike,or biskern, or beakiron, at one end. Moxon. Shall cross the seas, and bid false Edward battle. BICO'RNE. 1 adj. [bicornis, Lat.] Hav

Shakspeare's Henry vi.

She bid war to all that durst supply Bico'R NOUS. Š ing two horns.

The place of those her cruelty made die. Waller. We should be too critical, to question the let

The captive cannibal, opprest with chains, ter Y, or bicornous element of Pythagoras; that

Yet braves his foes, reviles, provokes, disdains; is, the making of the horns equal. Brown.

Of nature fierce, untameable, and proud, BICO'R PORAL. adj. [bicorpor, Lat.] Hav He bid's defiance to the gaping crowd, ing two bodies.

And, spent at last and speechless as he lies, TO BID. v. a. pret. I bid, bad, bale; I With fiery glances mocks their rage, and dies." have bid, or bidden. [biddan, Saxon.]

Granville, 1. To desire ; to ask; to call; to invite. I am bid forth to supper, Jessica ;

If there come any unto you, and bring not

this doctrine, receive him not into your house, There are my keys. Sbuésp. Merch.of Vinice.

neither bid him God speed. Go ye into the highways, and, as many as you

Fo?n. shall find, bid to the marriage.


When they desired him to tarry longer with We ought, when we are bidden to great feasts

them, he consented not, but bade them farewel. and meetings, to be prepared beforehand.

Hakerill. 8. To bid beads, is to distinguish each 2. To command ; to order: before things bead by a prayer.' See BEAD. or persons.

7. To pray:

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By some haycock, or some shady thorn,

He bids his verds both even song and morn.' Saint Withold footed thrice the wold, He met the nightmare, and her nine fold,

Dryden. Bid her alight, and her troth plight. Shakspear?. BI'D ALE. 9. s. [from bid and ale.] An inHe caid the sisters,

vitation of friends to drink at a poor When first they put the name of king upon ite, man's house, and there to contribute And bade them speak to him. Šispare. charity.

Dicia Haste to the house of sleep, and bid the gud Who rules the nightly visions with a nod,

BI'D DEN. part. pass. [from To bid.] Prepare a dream.

Dryden's Fables, Curse on the tongue that bids this çeneral joy. There were two of our company bidden to a -Can they be friends of Antony, who revel feast of the family.

Bacon. When Antony's in danger? Dryd. All for Love Madam, the bidden guests are come. A. Pbibips.

Thames heard the numbers as he flow'd along, 2. Commanckd. And bade his willows learn the moving song. 'Tis these that early taint the female soul,

Pope. lustruct the eyes of young coquettes to roll, Acquire a government over your ideas, that Teach infant cheeks a bidden blush to know,

And little hearts to fufter at a beau, Popes

1. Invited.

Bi'odER, 1. s. [from To bid.] One who offers or proposes a price

He looked upon several dresses which hung there, exposed to the purchase of the best bidder.

Addison. BIDDING. n. s. [from bid.] Command; order.

How, say'st thou that Macduffdenieshis person At our great bidding? Sbakspeare's Niacbeth.

At his second biditing, darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.

Milton. TO BIDE. v. a. [bidan, Saxon.] To endure ; to suffer: commonly to abide.

Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm!

Shakspeare. The wary Dutch this gathering storm foresaw, And durst not bide it on the English coast. Dryd. TO BIDE, V. n. 1. To dwell; to live ; to inhabit.

All knees to thee shall bow, of them that bide In heav'n or earth, or under earth in hell. Milt. 2. To remain in a place.

Safe in a ditch he bides,
With twenty trenched gashes on his head,

The least a death to nature. Shaksp. Macbeth. 3. To continue in a state.

And they also, if they bide not still in unbelief, shall be grafted in.

Romans. 4. It has probably all the significations of

the word abide; which see : but it being grown somewhat obsolete, the examples of its various meanings are not

easily found. BIDE'NTAL. adj. [bidens, Lat.) Having two teeth.

Ill management of forks is not to be helped, when they are only bidextul:

Swift. Bi'ning. 1. s. '[from bide.] Residence; habitation.

At Aptwerp has my constant biding been. Rowe: BIE'NNIAL. adj. [biennis, Lat.] Of the continuance of two years.

Then why should some be very long lived, others only annualor biennial? Ray on the Creation. Bier. n. s. [from To bear, as feretrum, in

Latin, from fero.] A carriage, or frame of wood, on which the dead are carried to the grave:

And now the prey of fowls he lies, Nor wail'd of friends, nor laid on groaning bier.

Spenser, They bore him barefac'd on the bier, And on his grave rain'dminy a tear. Sbakspeare.

He must not flcat upon his wat’ry bier Unwept.

Milton. Griefs always green, a household still in tears, Sad pomps, a threshold throng'd with daily biers, And liveries of black. Dryden's Juvenal.

Make as if you hanged yourself, they will convey your body out of prison in a bier.

Arbuthnot. BI'ESTINGS.n. s. [býstinz, Saxon.] The

first milk given by a cow after calving, which is very thick.

And twice besides, her biestings never fail To store the dairy with a brimming pail. Dryd. BiF A'RIOUS. adj. [bifarius,Lat.] Two

fold; what may be understood two ways,

Dict. BI'FEROUS. adj. [biferens, Lat.] Bearing

fruit twice a year.


1 adj. [bifidus, Lat. a botas BI'FIDATED.) nical term.] Divided into

two; split in two; opening with a

cleft. B1Fo'ld. adj. [from binus, Lat. and fold.]

Twofold ; double.

If beauty have a soul, this is not she;
If souls guide vows, if vows are sanctimony,
If sanctimony be the gods delight,
If there be rule in unity itself,
This is not she: O madness of discourse!
That cause sets up with and agginst thyself!

Bifold authority. Sbaksp. Troilus and Cressida. BI'FORMED. adj. [tiformis, Lat.] Com.

pounded of two forins, or bodies. BIFU'XCATED. adj. [from binus, two,

and furca, a fork, Lat.) Shooting out, by a division, into two heads.

A small white piece, bifurcated, or branching into two, and finely reticulated all over.

Woodward. BIFURCA’TION. n. s. [from binus and fur

ca, Lat.] Division into two; opening into two parts.

The first catachrestical and far derived similitude, it holds with mar; that is, in a bifurcation, or division of the root into two parts.

Brown's Valgar Errors. BIG. adi. [This word is of uncertain or

unknown etymology. Junius derives it from Bayera; Skinner from bug, which,

in Danish, signifies the belly. ] 1. Having comparative bulk, greater or less.

A troubled ocean, to a man who sails in it, is, I think, the biggest object that he can see in motion.

Spectater. 2. Great in bulk ; large.

Both in addition and division, either of space or duration, when the idea under consideration becomes very big, or very small, its precise bulk becomes obscure and confused.

Locke. 3. Teening ; pregn. nt ; great with young: with the particle with. A bear big with young hath seldom been seen.

Lately on yonder swelling bush,
Big with many a common rose,

This early bud began to blush. Waller. 4. Sometimes with of, but rarely.

His gentle lady,
Big of this gentleman, our theme, deceas'd

As he was born. Sbakspeare's Cymbelist. 5. Full of something ; and desirous, or about, to give it vent.

The great, th' important day,
Big with the fate of Cato and of Rome. Addisse.

Now big with knowledge of approaching woes, The prince of augurs, Halithreses, rose. Pope. 6. Distended; swoln; ready to burst :

used often of the effects of passion, as grief, rage: Thy heart is big; get thee apart, and weep.

Shakspeare's Julius César. 7. Great in air and mien ; proud; swelling ; tumid; haughty ; surly.

How else, said he, but with a good bold face, And with big words, and with a stately pace?

Spetser. To the meaner man, or unknown in the court, seem somewhat solemn, coy, big, and dangerous of look, talk, and answer.

Asttas. If you had looked big, and spit at him, he'd have run.

Sbakspeare's Winter's Tals.

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In his prosperous season, he fell under the re tom of a root, it will cause the root to grow to proach of being a man of big looks, and of a an excessive bigness.

Bacon, mean and abject spirit.

Clarendon. People were surprised at the bigness and unOr does the man i' th' moon look big,

couth deformity of the camel,

L'Estrange Or wear a huger pertwig

The brain of man, in respect of his body, is Than our own native lunaticks? Hudibras. much larger than any other animal's; exceeding Of governments that once made such a noise, in bigness three oxen's brains.

Ray. and looked so big in the eyes of mankind, as be . 2. Size, whether greater or smaller; coming founded upon the deepest counsels, and the

parative bulk. strongest force; nothing remains of them but a

Several sorts of rays make vibrations of several South.

bignesses, which, according to their bignesses, exThou thyself, thus insolent in state,

cite sensations of several colours; and the air Art but perhaps some country magistrate, Whose power extends no farther than to speak

according to their bignesses, excites sensations of several sounds.

Newton's Opticks. Big on the bench, and scanty weights to break.

BI'GOT. n. s. [The etymology of this

Dryden. To grant big Thraso valour, Phormio sense,

word is unknown; but it is supposed, by Should indignation give, at least offence. Gartb. Camden and others, to take its rise from 8. Great in spirit; lofty; brave.

some occasional phrase] A man deWhat art thou have not I

voted unreasonably to a certain party, An arm as big as chine? a heart as big?

or prejudiced in favour of certain opiThy words, I grant, are bigger : for I wear not My dagger in my mouth. Shakspeare's Cymb.

nions; a blind zealot. It is used often BI'GAMIST., n. s. (bigamus, low Lat.]

with to before the object of zeal; as, a One that has committed bigamy.

bigot to the Cartesian tenets. See

Religious spite and pious spleen bred first BIGAMY.

Thisquarrel, which so long the bigots murst. Tat?. By the papal canons, a clergyman, that has a

In philosophy and religion, the bigots of all wife, cannot have an ecclesiastical benefice ;

parties are generally the most positive. Watts. much less can a bigamist have such a benefice Bi'GOTED. adj. (from bigot.] Blindly according to that law.

Ayliff?. BI'GAMY. n. s. [bigamia, low Latin.]

prepossessed in favour of something; 1. The crime of having two wives at once.

irrationally zealous: with to.

Bigotted to this idol, we disclaim
A beauty-waining and distressed widow
Seduc'd the pitch and height of all his thoughts

Rest, health, and ease, for nothing but a name.

Garth. To base declension, and loath'd bigamy. Shaksp. Randal determined to commence a suit against

Presbyterian merit, during the reign of that Martin, for bigamy and incest. Arbuth.and Pope.

weak, bigotted, and ill-advised prince, will ea2. [In the canon law.] The marriage of Bi'Gotry. 2. s. (from bigot.] ·

sily be computed,

Sevil. a second wife, or of a widow, or a

1. Blind zeal ; prejudice ; unreasonable woman already debauched; which, in

war.nth in favour of party or opinions : the church of Rome, were considered

with the particle to. as bringing a man under some incapa

Were it not for a bigotry to our own tenets, cities for ecclesiastical offices.

we could hardly imagine, that so many absurd, BIGBE'LLIED. adj. (from big and belly. ] wicked, and bloody principles, should pretend · Pregnant; with child ; great with to support themselves by the gospel.

Watts. young.

2. The practice or tenet of a bigot. When we have laugh'd to see the sails conceive,

Our silence makes our adversaries think we And grow bigbellied with the wanton wind. Shak. persist in those bigotries, which all good and Children and bigbellied women require anti

sensible men despise.

Pope. dotes somewhat more grateful to the palate.

Bi'gswolx. adj. (from big and s-woln.]

Harvey. Turgid ; ready to burst. So many well-shaped innocent virgins are

Might my big's woln heart blocked up, and waddle up and down like big Vent all its griefs, and give a loose to sorrow. bellied women. Addison.

Addison. We pursued our march, to the terror of the BIG-UDDERED. adj. (from big and udder.] market-people, and the miscarriage of half a

Having large udders; having dugs dozen bigbellied women.


swelled with milk. Bi'GGIN, n. s. [beguin, Fr.) A child's

Now, driv’n before him through the arching • cap.

rock, Sleep now!

Came, tumbling heaps on heaps, th' unnumber'd Yet not so sound, and half so deeply sweet,

flock, As he, whose brow with homely biggin bound,

Big-udder'd ewes, and goats of female kind. Pope. Snores on the watch of night.

Shakspeare. BI'LANDER. so [belandre, Fr.] A BIGHT. 1. 5. It is explained by Skinner,

small vessel of about eighty tons burden, the circumference of a coil of rope.

used for the carriage of goods. It is Bi'gly. adv. [from big ] Tumidly;

a kind of hoy, manageable by four or haughtily ; with a blustering manner.

five men, and has masts and sails after Would'st thou not rather choose a small renown, To be the may’r of some poor palery town;

the manner of a hoy. They are used Bigly to look, and barb'rously to speak;

chiefly in Holland, as being particularly To pound false weights, and scanty measures fit for the canals. Savary. Trevoux. 'break?


Like bilanders to creep BICNES$. 11. s. [from big.]

Along the coast, and land in view to keep. Dryd. 1. Bulk 5 greatness of quantity,

BI'LBERRY. 2. s. [from biliz, Saxa If panicuin be laid below, and about the bot bladder, and berry, according to Skin


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