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2. It has often up, to note clausure.
As many and as well born bloods as those, Recommend it to the governor of Abingdon,
Stand in his face, to contradict his claim. Sbaks. to send some troops to block it up, from infesting
O! what an happiness is it to tind the great road.
A friend of our own blood, a brother kind. Waller. The abbot raises an army, and blocks up the
According to the common law of England, in town on the side that faces his dominions. administrations, the whole blood is preferred to
Ayliffe. BLOCK-HOUSE. n. s. [from block and 4. Descent ; lineage. house.) A fortress built to obstruct or
Epithets of flattery, deserved by few of them;
and not running in a blood, like the perpetual block up a pass, commonly to defend a
gentleness of the Ormond family. Dryden. harbour
5. Blood royal ; royal lineage. His entrance is guarded with block-bouses, and
They will almost that on the town's side fortified with ordnance.
Give us a prince o'th' blood, a son of Priam,
In change of him.
Sbakspeare. and is under the protection of some block-kouses.
6. Birth ; high extraction. Raleigb.
I am a gentleman of blood and breeding. Sbaks. BLOCK-TIN: n. s. [from block and tin.] 7. Murder; violent death. Tin which is pure or unmixed, and yet
It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood.
Bale. The voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto BLOCKADE. E. 1. s. [from block.] A siege me from the ground.
Genesis. carried on by shutting up the place. 8. Life.
The enemy was necessitated wholly to aban When wicked men have slain a righteous perdon the blockade of Olivenza.
Tatler. son in his own house, upon his bed, shall I not Round the goddess roll
therefore now require his blood at your hand ? Broad hats and hoods, and caps, a sable shoal;
2 Sarrucl. Thick, and more thick, the black blockade ex
9. For blood. Though his blood or life tends.
Pope. was at stake: a low phrase. TO BLOCKA'DE. v. a. [from the noun.] A crow lay battering upon a muscle, and To shut up by obstruction.
could not, for bis blood, break the shell to come Huge bales of British cloth blockade the door, at the fish.
L'Estrange A hundred oxen at your levee roar.
Pope. 10. The carnal part of man. BLOCKHEAD. n. s. [from block and head.] Flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee,
A stupid fellow; a dolt; a man without but my father which is in heaven. Mattbew. parts.
11. Temper of mind; state of the passions. Your wit will not so soon out as another Will you, great sir, that glory blot man's will; it is strongly wedged up in a black In cold blood, which you gain'd in hot? Hudibras. bead.
Shakspeare. 12. Hot spark; man of fire.
'The news put divers young bloods into such a Our hands committed to our pockets. Hudibras. fury, as the ambassadors were not, without peril, A blockbead rubs his thoughtless skull,
to be outraged.
Bacon, And thanks his stars he was not born a fool.
13. The juice of any thing.
Pope. He washed his garments in wine, and his BLO'CKHEADED. adj. [from blockhead.] clothes in the blood of
Genesis. Stupid ; dull.
To BLOOD. v. a. (from the noun.]
1. To stain with blood.
L'Estrange. Then all approach the slain with vast surprise, BLO'CKISH. adj. [from block.] Stupid ; And, scarce secure, reach out their spears afar, dull.
And blood their points, to prove their partnership Make a lott'ry,
Dryden's Fablesa And, by decree, ler blockish Ajax draw
He was blooded up to his elbows by a couple The sort to fight with Hector. Shakspeare. of Moors, whom he butchered with his own imBLO'CKISHLY. adv. [from blockish.] In perial hands.
Addison. a stupid manner.
2. To enter; to enure to blood, as a hound. BLO'CKISHNESS. n. s. [from blockish.]
Fairer than fairest, let none ever say,
That ye were blooded in a yielded prey. Spenser. Stupidity ; dullness. BLO'MARY. n. s. The first forge in the 3. To blood, is sometimes to let blood me
dically. iron mills, through which the metal
4. To beat ; to exasperate. passes, after it has been first melted from
When the faculties intellectual are in vigour, the mine.
not drenched, or, as it were, blooded by the afBLO'NKET. 1. s. I suppose for blanket. fections.
Bacon's Apopbtbeges. Our blonket livery's been all too sad
By this means, matters grew more exasperate; For thilke same reason, when all is yclad
the auxiliary forces of French and English were With pleasance.
Spenser. much blooded one against another. Bacon. BLOOD. n. s. [blod, Saxon.]
BLOOD-BOLTERED. adj. (from blood and 1. The red liquor that circulates in the bolter.] Blood sprinkled. bodies of animals.
The blood-bolter'd Banquo smiles upon me. But flesh with the life thereof, which is the
Macheté. blood thereof, shall you not eat. Genesis. BLOOD-HOT. adj. [from blood and bot.] 2. Child ; progeny.
Hot in the same degree with blood. We'll no more meet, no more see one another: A good piece of bread first to be eaten, will But yet thou art my flesh, my blood, my daughter. gain time to warm the beer blood-bot, which then
Lock 3. Family ; kindred.
To BLOODLET, V. 1. (from blood and
let.] To bleed; to open a vein medici 2. Without slaughter. nally.
War brings ruin, where it should amend; The chyle is not perfectly assimilated into But beauty, with a bloolless conquest, finds blood, by its circulation through the lungs, as
A welcome sov'reignty in rudest minds. Waller. is known by experiments in blood-letting; BLO'ODSHED. 11. s. (from blood and shed.]
Arbutbrot on Aliments. 1. The crime of blood, or murder. BLOOD-LETTER. N. s. [from blood-let.] A Full many mischiefs follow crucl wrath;
phlebotomist; one that takes away blood Abhorred bloodsbed, and tumultuous strife, médically:
Unmanly murder, and unthrifty scath. Fairy Q. This mischief, aneurisms, proceedeth from
All murders past do stand excus’d in this; the ignorance of the blool-letter, who, not con
And this so sole, and so unmatchable, sidering the errour committed in letting blood, Shall prove a deadly bloodsbed but a jest, binds up the arm carelessly.
Exampled by this heinous spectacle. Sbakspeare. BLOOD-STONE. 1. s. Chamatites; from
A man, under the transports of a vehement blood and stone.] A stone.
rage, passes a different judgment upon murder
and bloodshed, from what he does when his reThere is a stone, which they call the blood
venge is over.
Soutb. store, which, worn, is thought to be good for them that bleed at the nose; which, no doubt,
2. Slaughter; waste of life. is by astriction, and cooling of the spirits. Bacon.
So by him Cæsar got the victory, The blood-stone is green, spotted with a bright
Through great bloousbed, and many a sad assay. blood red. Woodward on Fossils.
Of wars and bloodshed, and of dire events, BLOOD-THIRSTY. ad. (from blood and
I could with greater certainty foretel. Dryden. thirst.] Desirous to shed blood.
BLOODSHEDDER. 1. s. [from bloodshed.] And high advancing his blood-thirsty blade,
Murderer. Struck one of those deformed heads. Fairy Q.
He that taketh away his neighbour's living, The image of God the blood-thirsty have not; for God is charity and mercy itself. Raleigb.
slayeth him; and he that detraudeth the la
bourer of his hire, is a bloodshedder. Ecclus. BLOOD-VESSEL. 1. s. [from blood and
BLO'ODSHOT. adj. [blood and vessel.) A vessel appropriated by nature to the conveyance of the blood.
blood bursting from its propër vessels. The skins of the forehead were extremely
And that the winds their bellowing throats tough and thick, and had not in them any bloodvessel, that we were able to discover. Addison.
When redd’ning clouds reflect his bloodshot eye. BLOODFLOWER. n. s. [bamanthus, Lat.]
Gatib. A plant. BLOODGUI'LTINESS. 11. s. [from blood and BLO'ODSUCKER. n. so [from blood and
suck.] guilty.] Murder; the crime of shed. ding blood.
I. A Jeech; a fly; any thing that sucks
blood. And were there rightful cause of difference, Yet were 't not better, fair it to accord,
2. A cruel man; a murderer Than with bloodguiltiness to heap offence,
God keep the prince from all the pack of you; And mortal vengeance join to crime abhorr'd? A knot you are of damned bloodsuckers. Sbaksp.
The nobility cried out upon him, that he was BLO'ODHOUND. n. s. [from blood and
a bloodsucker, a murderer, and a parricide.
Hayrvard. hound.] A hound that follows by the scent, and seizes with great fierceness. BLO'odwit. n. s. A fine anciently paid Hear this, hear this, thou tribune of the peo
as a compensation for blood. ple;
BLO'ODWORT.n. s. A plant. Thou zealous, publick bloodbound, hear and melt. BLO'ody. adj. [from blood.]
Dryden, 1. Stained with blood. Where are those rav’ning bloodhounds, that
2. Cruel ; murderous : applied either to pursue In a full cry, gaping to swallow me? Southern.
men or facts. A bloodlound will follow the tract of the per
By continual martial exercises, without blood, son he pursues, and all hounds the particular
she made them perfect in that bloody art. Sidney.
Arbutbrot. game they have in chace.
False of heart, light of ear, bloody of hand. And though the villain 'scape a while, he feels
Shakspeare's King Lear. Slow vengeance, like a bloodbound, at his lieels.
I grant him bloudy,
Thou bloedier vill:in
Than terms can give thec out. Shalspeare. disposition to shed blood; cruelly.
Alas! why gnaw you so your netheriip? I told the pursuivant,
Some bios'y passiva shakes your very frame; As too triumphing, how mine enemies
These are portents: but yet I hope, i hope, To-day at Pomfret bloedily were butcher'd. Sbaks.
They do not point on me. Shakspeare's Otbello. This day the poet, bloodily inclin'd,
The bloody fact Has made me die, full sore against my mind. Will be aveng'd; and in other's faith approv'd
Dryden. Lose no reward; though here thou see him die, BLO'ODINESS, n. s. [from bloody.] The Rolling industand gore. Milton's Paradise Lost. state of being bloody:
The bioodiest vengeance which she could pur. It will manifest itself' by its bloodiness; yet
sue, sometimes the scull is so thin as not to admit of
Would be a trifle to my loss of you. Dryden.
Proud Nimrad first the bloody chace began, any.
Sharp's Surgery. BLOODLESS. adj. [from blood.]
A mighty hunter, and his prey was man. Popea 1. Without blood; dead.
BLOODY-FLOX. n. s. The dysentery; a He cheer'd my sorrows, and, for sums of gold, disease in which the excrements are The bloodless carcase of my Hector sold. Dryden. mixed with blood.
Cold, by retarding the motion of the blood,
not much regarded in themselves, but as and suppressing perspiration, produces giddiness,
a token of some following production. sleepiness, pains in the bowels, looseness, bloculý fluxis. Artuilnat on Air.
Cold news for me:
Thus are my blossoms blasted in the bud, BLOODY-MINDED. adj. [from b!cody and
And caterpillars cat my leaves away. Sbaksp. mind.) Cruci; inclined to blourished. Merrily, merrily, shall I live now,
I think you 'll make me mad: truth has been Under the blossom that hangs on the bough. Sbaks. at my tongue's end inis half hour, and I have
The pulling off many of the blossoms of a fruit not the power to bring it out, for fear of this tree, doth make the fruit fairer. Bacor's Nat. Hist.
bloody-minded colonel. Dryden's Spanish Frgar. To his green years your censure you would suit, BLOOM. n. s. (bluin, Germ. bloem, Not blast the blossom, but expect the fruit. Dryd. Dutch.)
To BLO'sson. v. n. (from the noun.] To 1. A blossom ; the flower which precedes put forth blossoms. the fruit.
This is the state of man: to-day he puts forth How nature paints her colours; how the bee
The tender leaves of hope; to-morrow blossoms, Sits on her bloom, extracting liquid sweet. And bears his blushing honours thick upon him. Paradise Lost.
Sbakspeare's Henry vill. A medlar tree was planted by;
Although the fig-tree shall not blossom, neither The spreading branches made a goudly show, shall fruit be in the vines, yet will I rejoice in the And full of opening blooms was ev'ry bough. Lord.
The want of rain, at blossoming time, often Haste to yonder woodbine bow'rs;
occasions the dropping off of the blossoms for The turf with rural danties shall be crown'd,
want of sap.
Mortier. While opening blooms diffuse their sweets around. To BLOT. v. a. [from blottir, Fr. to hide.)
Pope. 1. To obliterate; to make writing iovisi2. The state of immaturity; the state of ble by covering it with ink. any thing improving, and ripening to
You that are king higher perfection.
Have caus'd him, by new act of parliament, Were I no queen, did you my beauty weigh,
To blot out me, and put his own son in. Sbaksp. My youth in bloom, your age in its decay. Dryd.
Ev'n copious Dryden wanted, or forgot, 3. The blue colour upon plums and grapes
The last and greatest art, the art to blet, Poppy newly gathered.
A man of the most understanding will find it
impossible to make the best use of it, while he 4. (In the iron works.] A piece of iron
writes in constraint, perpetually softening, corwrought into a mass, two feet square. recting, or blotting out expressions.
Szeift. To BLOOM. v. n. (from the noun.] 2. To efface; to erase. 1. To bring or yield blossoms.
O Bertram, oh no more my foe, but brother! The rod of Aaron for the house of Levi One act like this blots out a thousand crines. was budded, and brought forth buds, and
Dryden. bliomed blossoms, and yielded almonds.
These simple ideas, offered to the mind, the
Numbers. understanding can no more refuse, nor alter, nor It is a common experience, that if you do not blot out, than a mirrour can refuse, alcer, or pull off some blossoms the first time a tree obliterate, the images which the objects produce. bloometh, it will blossom itself to death. Bacon.
Locke. 2. To produce, as blossoms,
3. To make black spots on a paper; to blur: Rites and customs, now superstitious, when Heads overfull of matter, be like pens overfull the strength of virtuous, devout, or charitable of ink, which will sooner blor than make any affection bloomed them, no man could justly
Asebas. have condemned as evil.
O sweet Portia! 3. To be in a state of youth and improve
Here are a few of the unpleasant'st words
That ever blotted paper. Shatsp. Merc. of Ver. ment. Beauty, frail flow'r, that ev'ry season fears,
4. To disgrace; to disfigure. Blooms in thy colours for a thousand years. Pope.
Unknit that threat'ning unkind brow; O greatly bless'd with ev'ry blooming grace!
It blots thy beauty, as frost bites the meads, With equal steps the paths of glory trace. Pope.
Confounds thy fame. Shaks. Taming of the Streece BLO'OMY. adj. [from bioom.] Full ‘of
My guilt thy growing virtues did defame;
My blackness blotted thy unblemish'd name. blooms; flowery.
Dryden's Encik O nightingale! that on yon bloomy spray
For mercy's sake restrain thy hand, Warblest at eve, when all the woods are still.
Blot not thy innocence with guiltless blood. Rocur. Milton.
5. To darken. Departing spring could only stay to shed
He sung how earth blots the moon's gilded Her bloomy beauties on the genial bed, But left the manly summer in her stead. Dryd.
Whilst foolish men beat sounding brass in vain. Hear how the birds, on ev'ry bloomy spray, With joyous musick wakethe dawning day, popt. Blot. n. s. [from the verb.)
Cowles. BLORE. n. s. [from blow.] Act of blowing; blast: an expressive word, but
1. An obliteration of something written.
Let flames on your unlucky papers prey; not used.
Your wars, your loves, your praises be forgof, Out rusht, with an unmeasured roar, And make of all an universal blot. Dream Those two winds, tumbling clouds in heaps; 2. A blur ; a spot upon paper. ushers to either's blore. Cbapman's Iliad.
3. A spot in reputation ; a stain ; a disBLOʻSSOM. n. s. [blosme, Sax.] The
grace; a reproach. Rower that grows on any plant, previ
Make known, ous to the seed or fruit. We generally It is no vicious blot, murder, or foulness, call those flowers blossoms,, which are That hath depriv'd me. Sbaksp. King La
A lie is a foul blot in a man; yet it is con- ' Each aking nerve refuse the lance to throw, tinually in the mouth of je urtavght. Ecclus. And each spent courser at the chariot blow. Popes
A disappointed hope, a blot of honour, a strain 4. To breathe. of conscience, an unfortunate love, will serve the Says the satyr, if you have gotten a trick of
Temple. blowing hot and cold out of the same mouth, (At backgammos.] When a single I've e'en done with ye.
L'Estrange. man lies open to be taken up; whence, 5. To sound with being blown. to hit a blot.
Nor with less dread the loud He is too great a master of his art, to make Ethereal trumpet from on high 'gan blow. a blot which may so easily be hit. Dryden.
Paradise Losta BLOTCH. n. š. (from bloi.] A spot or
There let the prating organ blow,
To the full voic'd quire below. Milton. pustule upon the skin. Spots and blotches, of several colours and
6. To sound, or play musically by wind. figures, straggling over the body; some are
The priests shall bloztwith the trumpit. Joshua. red, others yellow, or black.
When ye vlow an alarm, then the camps that TO BLOTE. v. a. To smokė, or dry by
lie on the east parts shall go forward. Numbers.
To pass away without the smoke; as bloted herrings, or red 7. To blocv over. herrings.
Storms, though they blow over divers times, BLOW. n. s. [blowe, Dutch.]
yet may fall at last.
Bacon's Essays. 1. The act of striking.
When the storm is blown over, 2. A stroke.
How blest is the swain A most poor man, made tame to fortune's
Who begins to discover blocus,
An end of his pain.
Granville, Who, by the art of known and feeling sorrows, But those clouds being now happily blorun over, Am preguant to good pity. Sbakspeures
and our sun clearly shining out again, I have A woman's tongue,
recovered the relapse.
Denham. That gives not half so great a blowo to th' car, 8. To blow up. To fly into the air by the As wil a chestrut.
bakspeare. force of gunpowder. Words of great contempt commonly finding a On the next day, some of the enemy's magareturn of equal scorn, bloces were fastened upon zines blew up; and it is thought they were the most pragmatical of the crew. Clarendon.
destroyed on purpose by some of their men. 3. The fatal stroke ; the stroke of death.
Tatler: Assunge your thirst of blood, and strike the TO BLOW. v. a. blow.
1. To drive by the force of the wind : 4. An act of hostility : blows are used for
with a particle to fix the meaning. combat or war.
Though you untie the winds; Be most abated captives to some nation Though bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees blown That won you without blows. Shakspeare.
dorun; Unarm'd if I should go,
Though castles topple on their warders heads. What hope of mercy from this dreadful foc,
Macbeth. But womáz-like to fall, ard fall without a blow?,
Fair daughter, blow arvay those mists and Pope.
clouds, 5. A sudden calamity; an unexpected evil. And let thy eyes shine forth in their full lustre. People is broken with a grievous blow. Jerem.
Denbum. To all but thee in fits he seem'd to go,
These primitive heirs of the christian church And 't was my ministry to deal the blow. Parnel. could not so easily blow off the doctrine of passive 6. A single action ; a sudden event.
South. Every year they gain a victory, and a town; 2. To inflate with wind. but if they are once deteated, they lose a pro I have created the smith that bloweth the vince at a Blow. Dryden. coals.
Isaiah. 7. The act of a fly, by which she lodges
A fire not blowun shall consume him. Job eggs in flesh,
3. To swell ; to puff into size. I much fear, lest with the blows of flies
No blown ambition doth our arms incite, His brass-inflicted wounds are tillid, Chapm. Ilied.
But love, dear love, and our ag'd father's right. To Blow: v. n. pret. blew; part. pass.
King Lear. blown. [bla þan, Sax.]
4. To form into shape by the breath. 1. To make a current of air.
Spherical bubbles, that boys sometimes blow
with water, to which soap hath given a tenacity. At his sight the mountains are shaken, and at his will the south wind bloweth.
Boyle. Ecclus. Fruits, for long keeping, gather before they s. To sound an instrument of wind musick. are full ripe, and in a dry day, towards noon,
Blow the trumpet among the nations. Jeremiah. and when the wind bloweth not south; and when
Where the bright seraphim, in burning row, the moon is in decrease. Bacon's Nat. Hist.
Their loud uplifted angel trumpets blow. Milt. By the fragrant winds that blow
6. To warm with the breath. O'er th' Elysian flow'rs.
Pope's St. Cecilia. When icicles hang by the wall, 2. This word is used sometimes imper
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail, sonally with it.
And Tom bcars logs into the hall,
And milk comes frozen home in pail. Sbaksp. It blero a terrible tempest ac sea once, and there was one seanian praying. L'Estrang?
7. To spread by report. If it blows a happy gale, we must set up all
But never was there man, of his degree,
So much esteem'd, so well belov'd, as he: our sails; though it sometimes happens that our natural heat is more powerful than our care and
So gentle of condition was he known, correctness.
Dryden. 3. To pant; to puff; to be breathless. Here's
Mrs. Page at the door, sweating and 8. To blow out. To extinguish by wind blowing, and looking widly. Sbakspeare.
or the breath.
Your breath first kindled the dead coal of war, For thee Idume's spicy forests blow, And brought in matter that should feed this fire: And seeds of gold in Ophir's mountains glott. And now 't is far too huge to be blown out
Popes With that same weak wind which enkindled it. Blo'wer. n. s. [from blow.] A melter
Sbakspeare. of tin. Moon, slip behind some cloud; some tempest Add his care and cost in buying wood, and in rise,
fetching the same to the blowing-house, togeAnd blow out all the stars that light the skies.
ther with the blowers' two or three months exDryden. treme and increasing labour.
To blow up. To raise or swell with Blown. The participle passive of To biow, breath.
All the sparks of virtue, which nature had A plague of sighing and grief! it blows a man kindled in them, were so blocun to give forth their up like a bladder.
Sbakspeare. uttermost heat, that justly it may be affirmed, Before we had exhausted the receiver, the they inflamed the affections of all that knew bladder appeared as full as it blown up with a them.
Boyle. The trumpets sleep, while cheerful horns are It was my breath that blew this tempest up,
blown, Upon your stubborn usage of the pope.
And arms employ'd on birds and beasts alone. Sbakspeare.
Pope. An empty bladder gravitates no more than BLO'W POINT. n. S. A child's play, pero when blown up, but somewhat less; yet descends more easily, because with less resistance.
haps like push-pin. Grew.
Shortly boys shall not play 10. To blow up. To inflate with pride.
At spancounter or blowpoint, but shall pay
Donne Blown up with the conceit of his merit, he did not think he had received good measure BLOWTH. N. s. [from blow.] Bloom, or from the king.
Bacon, blossom. 11. To blow up. To kindle.
Ambition and covetousness being but green, His presence soon blows up th' unkindly
and newly grown up, the seeds and effects were fight,
as yet but potential, and in the blowtb and bud. And his loud guns speak thick like angry men,
Raleigb. Dryden. BLOW2E.n. s. A ruddy fat-faced wench. 12. To move by affiatus.
BLO'wzy. adj. [from blowze.] Sun-burnt; When the mind finds herself very much in high-coloured. flamed with devotion, she is too much inclined
BLUBBER. n. s. (See BLOB.] The part to think that it is blown up with something divine within herself.
of a whale that contains the oil. 13. To blow up. To burst with gunpow- To BLU'BBER v. n. (from the noun.] To der; to raise into the air.
weep in such a manner as to swell the The captains hoping, by a mine, to gain the cheeks. city, approached with soldiers ready to enter
Even so lies she, upon blowing up of the mine.
Knolles. Blubb’ring and weeping, weeping and blubb'ring. Their chief blown up in air, not waves ex
Sbakspeare's Romeo and Juliet.
A thief came to a boy that was blubbering by To which his pride presum’d to give the law. the side of a well, and asked what he cried for. Dryden.
L'Estrange. Not far from the said well, blowing up a rock, Soon as Glumdalclitch miss'd her pleasing care, he formerly observed some of these. Woodward. She wept, she blubber'd, and she tore her hair. 14. To infect with the eggs of fies. I
Sevift. know not how this sense belongs to the To BLU'BBER. v. a. To swell the cheeks word.
with weeping. I would no more endure
Fair streams represent unto me my blubbered This wooden slavery, than I would suffer
face; let tears procure your stay.
Sidney 'The flesh-fly blow my mouth.
The vild wood gods, arrived in the place, Rather at Nilus' mud
There find the virgin dolefu!, desolate, Lay me stark naked, and let the water-fies With ruffled raiment, and fair blubber'd face, Blow me into abhorring.
Sbakspeare. As her outrageous foe had left her late. F.Queen. 15. To blow upon. To make stale.
Tir'd with the search, not finding what she I am wonderfully pleased, when I meet with
seeks, any passage in an old Greek or Latin author, With cruel blows she pounds her blubber'dcheeks.' that is not blown upon, and which I have never
Dryden. met with in any quotation.. Addison. BLU'BBERED. participia! adj. [from To He will whisper an intrigue that is not yet
blubber.] Swelled; big : applied comblown upon by common fame. Addison.
monly to the lip. To Blow. v. n. (blopan, Saxon.] To Thou sing with him, thou booby! never pipe bloom ; to blossom.
Was so profan'd, to touch that blubber'd lip. We lose the prime, to mark how spring
Drydens Our tended plants, how blows the citron grove, BLU'DGEON. 1. s. A short stick, with What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy
one end loaded, used as an offensive reed.
weapon. Shall, when the blossom of her beauty's blown, BLUE. adj. [blæp, Sax. bleu, Fr.] One of See her great brother on the British throne. the seven original colours.
There 's gold, and here
Gay. Have lipt, and trembled kissing. Sbakspaart,