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notice whether it were hard or soft in the place where it groweth. Brown's Pulgar Errourt. He hears the crackling sound of coral woods, And sees the secret source of subterranean floods. Dryden's Pirgil. A turret was inclos'd Within the wall, of alabaster white, And crimson coral, for the queen of night, Who takes in sylvan sports her chaste delight. Dryden. Or where's the sense direct or moral, That teeth are pearl, or lips are coral o Prior. .2. The piece of coral which children have about their necks, imagined to assist them in breeding teeth. Her infant grandame's coral next it grew; The bells she gingled, and the whistle *; ope. CoR A L-T R F E. n.s.. [corallodendron, Lat.] It is a native of America, and produces very beautiful scarlet flowers; but never any seeds in the European gardens. Miller. Co’R ALL IN E. adj. scorallinus, Lat. Consisting of coral; approaching to coral. At such time as the sea is agitated, it takes tip into itself terrestrial matter of all kinds, and in particular the coralline matter, letting it fall again as it becomes calm. J3 ordward. Co’R A L1. IN E. m. s. [from the adjective.] Coralline is a sea plant used in medicine; but much inferiorto the coral in hardness, scnetimes greenish, soretimes yellowish, often reddish, and frequently white. Hill. In Falmouth there is a sort of sand, or rather coralline, that lies under the ovse. Mortioner. Co'R A L Lo I D. adj. [xoxon: ReCo'RAL Lo ID A L. sembling coral. Now that plants and ligneous bodies may indurate under water, without approachment of air, we have experiment in coralline, with many ceralloidal concretions. Brown. The pentadrons, columnar, coralloid bodies, that are composed of plates set lengthways of the body, and passing from the surface to the axis of it. Woodward on Fossils. CoR A'N T. m. s. [courant, Fr.] A lofty sprightly dance. It is harder to dance a corant well than a jigg; so in conversation, even, easy, and agreeable, more than points of wit. Temple. I would as soon believe a widow in great grief for her husband, because I saw her dance a corant about his coffin. PWalsh. Co'RBAN. n.s. [...inp} An alms-basket; a receptacle of charity; a gift ; an alms. They think to satisfy all obligations to duty by their corban of religion. Ring Charles. Corban stands for an offering or gift made to God, or his temple. The Jews sometimes swore by corban, or the gifts offered unto God. If a man made all his fortune corban, or devoted it to God, he was forbidden to use it. If all that he was to give his wife, or his father and mother, was declared corban, he was no longer permitted to allow them necessary subsistence. Even debtors were permitted to defraud their creditors, by consecrating their debt to God. Our Saviour reproaches the Jews, in the gospel, with these uncharitable and irreligious vows. By this word such persons were likewise meant, as devoted themselves to the service of God and his temple. Corban signifies also the treasury of the temple, where the offerings which were made in money were deposited. Calmet.

Coke E. adj. [courte, Fr.] Crooked.

For siker thy head very tottie is, So thy carle shoulder it leans amiss. Sperrer. Co'RB E. L.S. m. s. Little baskets used in fortification, filled with earth, and set upon the parapet, to shelter the men in firing upon the besiegers. Co’R BE L. m. s. [In architecture.] The representation of a basket, sometimes placed on the heads of the caryatides. Co’R BEL. Co’R Bil. } 17. J. 1. A short piece of timber sticking out six or eight inches from a wall, some. times placed for strength under the semigirders of a platform. 2. A niche or hollow left in walls for figures or statues. Chambers. CORD. m. s. Loori, Welsh ; chorda, Lat. corde, Fr.] 1. A rope; a string composed of several strands or twists. She let them down by a cord through the window. jerkau. Form'd of the finest complicated thread, These num’rous cords are thro’ the body spread. Blackmere. 2. The cords extended in setting up tents, furnish several metaphors in scripture. Thine eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet habitation, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down; none of the stakes thereof shall ever be removed, neither shail any of the cord, thereof be broken. Isaiah. 3. A quantity of wood for fuel, supposed to be measured with a cord; a pile eight feet long, four high, and four broad. CoR D-MA K ER. m. s. scord and make.] One whose trade is to make ropes; a ropemaker. CoR D-woo D. m. s. [cord and wood.] Wood piled up for fuel, to be sold by the cord. To Cor D. v. a. [from the noun..] To bind with ropes; to fasten with cords; to close by a bandage. Co'RDAG E. n.s.. [from cord.] A quantity of cords; the o: of a ship. Our cerdage from her store, and cables, should be made, Of any in that kind most fit for marine trade.

Drayto. They fastened their ships, and rid at anchor with cables of iron chains, having neither cantos nor cordage. Rals Spain furnished a sort of rush called spartin, useful for cordage and other parts of shipping, routinet on Crist. Co'RDED. adj. [from cord.] Made of ropes. This night he meaneth, with a carded ladder, To climb celestial Silvia's chamber window. * - Sãofort. CoR DELI'E.R. n. s. A Franciscan friar; so named from the cord which serves him for a cincture. And who to assist but a grave cerdoser/Prior. CO'RDIAL. n. 4. [from car, the heart, Latin.] 1. A medicine that increases the force of the heart, or quickens the circulation.

2. Any medicine that increases strength. A cordial, properly speaking, is not always what increaseth the o of the heart; for, b increasing that, the animal may be weakened, as in inflammatory diseases. Whatever increaseth the o: animal strength, the force of moving the fluids and muscles, is a cordial : these are such substances as bring the serum of the blood into the properest condition for circulation and nutrition; as broths made of animal substances, milk, ripe fruits, and whatever is endued with a wholesome but not pungent taste. Arbuthnot on Aliricati. . Any thing that comforts, gladdens, and exhilarates. Then with some cordial; seek for to appease The inward languor of my wounded heart, And then my body shall have shortly ease; But such sweet cordials pass physicians art.


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Cordials of pity give me now, For I too weak for purges grow. Cowley. Your warrior offspring that upheld the crown, The scarlet honour of your peaceful gown, Are the most pleasing objects I can find, Charms to my sight, and cordials to my mind. Dryden. Coordial. adj. 1. Reviving; invigorating; restorative. It is a thing I make, which hath the o: Five times redeem'd from death: I do not know What is more cordial. Shakspeare's Cymbeline. He only took cordial waters, in which we infused sometimes purgatives. Wiseman. 2. Sincere; hearty; proceeding from the heart; withont hypocrisy. Doctrines are infused among christians, which are apt to obstruct or intercept the cordial superstructing of christian life of renovation, where the foundation is duly laid. Hammond. He, . looks of cordial love, Hung over her enamour'd. ilton. Cord 1 A'lity. n. s. [from cordial.] 1. Relation to the heart. That the antients had any such respects of cordiality, or reference unto the heart, will much be doubted. Brown. 2. Sincerity; freedom from hypocrisy. Co’R DIALLY. adv. [from cordial.] Sincerely; heartily; without hypocrisy. Where a strong inveterate love of sin has made any doctrine or proposition wholly unsuitable to the heart, no argument or demonstration, no nor miracle whatsoever, shall be able to bring the heart wordially to close with and receive it. Soutb's Sernans. Co'RD IN E R. n. 4. [cordonnier, Fr.] A shoemaker. It is so used in divers statutes. CORDON. m. ... [Fr.] In fortification, a row of stones jutting out before the rampart and the basis of the parapet. Chambers. CO'RDWAIN. m. s. Cordovan leather, from Cordova in Spain. Spanish leather. Her straight legs most bravely were embay'd Ingolden buskins of costly cordwain. Fairy Queen, CoR dw A' N E R. n.J. [uncertain whether from Cordovan, Spanish leather, or from card, of which shoes were formerly made, and are now used in the Spanish West Indies. Trevoux.] A shoemaker. CORE. m. s. [caur, Fr. cor, Lat.] 1. The heart.

Give me that man That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him In my heart's core ; ay, in my heart of heart. s/assporo, Hamlet. 2. The inner part of anything. In the core of the square she raised a tower of a furlong high. Raleigh's History of the World. Dig out the cores iš. the surface. Mortimer. They wasteful eat, Through buds and bark, into the blacken'd core. Thomson. 3. The inner part of a fruit which contains the kernels. It is reported that trees watered per with warm water, will make a fruit with little or no corr or stone. Bacon. 4. The matter contained in a bile or sore. Launce the sore And cut the head ; for, till the core be found, The secret vice is fed, and gathers ground. Dryden's Pirgil. 5. It is used by Bacon for a body or collection. [from corps, Fr. pronounced core. He was more doubtful of the raising of forces to resist the rebels, than of the resistance itself; for that he was in a core of people whose affections he suspected. Bacon's Henry vil. CoR1A'ceous. adj. [coriaceus, Lat.]” 1. Consisting of leather. ,' s 2. Of a substance resembling leather. A stronger projectile motion of the blood must occasion greater secretions and loss of liquid parts, and from thence perhaps spissitude and coriaceous concretions., Arbuthnot on Aliments. CoRIA’N DER. n. 4. [coriandrum, Latin.] A plant. The species are, 1. Greater cariander. 2. Smaller testiculated coriander. The first is cultivated for the seeds, which are used in medicine : the second sort is seldom found. Miller. Israel called the name thereof manna: and it was, like toriander seed, white. Exodus. CO'RINTH. m. s. [from the city of that name in Greece..] A small fruit, commonly called currant. Now will the corinths, now the rasps, supply Delicious draughts. §. -The chief . of Zant consistethin corinths, which the inhabitants have in great quantities. Proome.

CoR I’NT HIAN Order.

This is generally reckoned the fourth, but by some the fifth, of the five orders of architecture; and is the most noble, rich, and delicate, of them all. Vitruvius ascribes it to Callimachus, a Corinthian sculptor, who is said to have taken the hint by passing by the tomb of a young lady, over which a basket with some of her playthings

had been placed by her nurse, and covered wi a tile; the whole having been placed over a root of acanthus. As it sprung up, the branches encompassed the basket; but arriving at the tile,

bent downwards under the corners of it, formin

a kind of volute. Hence Callimachus imitate the basket by the vase of his capital, the tile in the abacus, and the leaves in the volute. Villalpandus imagines the Corinthian capital to have taken its original from an order in the temple of Solomon, whose leaves were those of the palmtree. The capital is adorned with two rows of leaves, between which little stalks arise, of which the sixteen volutes are formed which support the abacus. arrit. ehind these figures are large columns of the Corinthian order, adorned with fruit and flowers, JDryden,

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JHit dies, anno redeunte, fostus Corticem astrict on pice dimovebit 5 Amphora furnum hotcre institute Consule 7 ulso. Hor.] 1. A glandiferous tree, in all respects like ... the ilex, excepting the bark, which, in the cork tree, is thick, spongy, and soft. Miller. The cork tree grows near the Pyrenon hills, and in several parts of Italy, and the horth of New England. , Mortioner. 2. The bark of the cork tree used for stopples, or burnt into Spanish black. It is taken off without injury to the tree. 3. A piece of cork cut for the stopple of a bottle or barrel. I pr’ythee take the cork out of thy mouth, that , I may drink thy tidings. Shaocare. ''. He sure, may very sure, thy cork be good; Then future ages shall of Peggy tell, 'i'hat nymph that brew'd and bottled ale o: to tor. ---. Nor stop, for one bad cork, his butler's §:

CoR K iN G-p1N. m. s. A pin of the largest size. When you put a clean pillow-case on your lady's pillow, be sure to fasten it well with three corking-pins, that it may not fail off in the night. traff. Co'RKY. adj. [from cork.] Consisting of - cork; resembling cork. Bind fast his corky arms. Shakspeare. Co'RMoR.A.N.T. n. s. Leormorant, Fr. from corvus marinus, Latin.]. . A bird that preys upon fish. It is nearly of the bigness of a capon, with a wry bill and broad feet, black on his body, but greenish about his wings. He is eminently o and rapacious. Let fame, that all hunt after in their lives, Live register'd upon our brazen tombs; When, spite of cormorant devouring time, Th’ endeavour of this present breath may buy That honour which shall 'bate his scythe's keen edge. Shakspeare. Those called birds of prey, as the eagle, so, puttock, and cormorant. eachan. Thence up he fiew, and on the tree of life Sat like a cormorant. Milton's Patr. Lorf. Not far from thence is seen a lake, the haunt Of coots, and of the fishing cormorant. Dryden. 2. A glutton.

CORN. m. s. [conn, Sax. Korn, Germ. It is found in all the Teutonick dialects; as, in an old Runick rhyme, Haguler kaldastur corna. Hail is the coldest grain.] 1. The seeds which grow in ears, not in pods; such as are made into bread. Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone. john. Th; people cry you mock'd them; and, of ate when on was given them gratis, you repin'd. Shakspeare. 2. Grain yet unreaped, standing in the field upon its stalk. All the idle weeds that grow In our sustaining corn. Shakspeare. Landing his men, he burnt the corn all thereabouts, which was now almost ripe. Knoller.

Still a murmur runs Along the soft inclining fields of corn. Theater.

3. Gram in the ear, yet unthrashed. Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn comethin his season. 34. 4. An excrescence on the feet, hard and painful ; probably so called from its form, though by some supposed to be denominated from its corneous or horny substance. Ladies, that have your feet Unplagu'd with corns, we'll have a bout with

you. Shui part. The man that makes his toe What he his heart should make, Shall of a corn cry woe, And turn his sleep to wake. Skałoport.

Even in men, aches and hurts and tera: do engrieve either towards rain or towards frost. Bacon's Natural Hilto. The hardest part of the corn is usually in the mid-fle, thrusting itself in a nail; whence it has the Latin appellation of clovir. Wilson. He first that useful secret did explain, That pricking corns foretold the gath'ring rain. Gay's Part. It looks as there were regular accumulations and gatherings of humours, growing perhapsia some people as corns. Jirkotkast. Thus Lamb, renown'd for cutting corns, An offer'd fee from Radcliff scorns. Swift. To Co R.N. v. a. [from the noun.] 1. To salt; to sprinkle with salt. The word is so used, as Skinner observes, by the old Saxons. 2. To granulate. Cor N-F 1 - L. D. m. s. A field where corn is growing. It was a lover and his lass, That o'er the green o: did pass. Skatip. You may soon enjoy the gallant sights of tmies, encampments, and standards waving over your brother's carnofelds. Pope. CoR S-F LA G. n. 3. [...orn and flag. A plant. Miller enumerates eleven species of this plant; some with red flowers, and some with white. Co RN-F too R. m. s. The floor where corn is stored. Thou hast loved a reward upon everyor:* - -*.* Cof N. Flower... n. ... [from corr and flower.] There be certain corn-flowers, which come seldon or never in other laces, unless they “ set, but only amongst corn; as the bluebo." kind of yellow marygold, wild poppy, and * mitory. Bacon's Natural Histo): Corn-foover are of many sorts: some of tle" flower in June and July, and others in Auguo The seeds should be sown in March: they to quire a good soil. Mortior. Córs-LANd. n.s.. [corn and land.] it" appropriated to the production of grin. Pastures and meadows are of such advant* to husbandry, that many prefer them to * Jandt. ertimer'; Haro-oo: Cor N-MAst ER. m. 1. [corn and mask. One that cultivates corn for sale. No in use. I knew a nobleman in England, that ho o: greatest audits of any man in my time; * * grasier, a great sheep-master, a great to man, a great collier, a great corn-raise", " great lead-man. B.

CoRN-MARIGol D. m. . [from torw and marigold.] A flower. Coks-M1 Ll. n.s.. [corn and mill.] A mill to grind corn into meal. Save the more laborious work of beating of hemp, by making the axle-tree of the corn-oil, longer than ordinary, and placing pins in it to raise large hammers. Mortimer. CoRN-P. P. E. m. s. [from corn and pipe.] A pipe made by slitting the joint of a green stalk of corn. Now the shrill corn-pipes, echoing loud to arms, To rank and file reduce the straggling swarms. - - - Tickel. Cor N-Rock ft. m. 1. [from corn and rocAct.] A plant. CoR N-kos E. a. s. A species of poppy. Co RN-S ALL AD. n. 4. [from corn and faldad..] An herb, whose top-leaves are a sallet of themselves. Mortimer. Cook N AG E. n. 4. [from corne, Fr. cornu, Lat..] A tenure which obliges the landholder to give notice of an invasion by blowing a horn. Co'R N C H AN DI.F. R. n. 1. [corn and chandler.] One that retails corn. Co'RN curt E.R. m. s. [from corn and cut.] A man whose profession is to extirpate corns from the foot. . The nail was not loose, nor did seem to press into the flesh; for there had been a cornclotter, who had cleared it. isernan. I have known a corncutter, who, with a right education, would have been an excellent physician. Spectator. Co's N E L. CoR N E.'l I AN-T R F E. ! n. . [cornus, Lat.] The cornel-free beareth the fruit commonl called the cornel or cornelian cherry, as well from the name of the tree, as the cornelianstone, the colour whereof it somewhat represents. The wood is very durable, and useful for wheel-work. - Mortioner. Take a service-tree, or a cornelian-tree, or an elder-tree, which we know have fruits of harsh and binding juice, and set them near a vine or fig-tree, and see whether the grapes or figs will not be the sweeter. of cart. A huntress issuing from the wood, Reclining on her cornel spear she stood. Dryd. Mean time the goddess, in disdain, bestows The mast and acorn, brutal food! and strows The fruits of cornel, as they feast around. Pope. On wildings and on strawberries they fed; Cornel; and brambleberries gave the rest, And falling acorns furnish'd out a feast. Dryd. Co RN E. L. A N-S to N E. See CA R N E LIA N. CO'RNEMUSE. n. 4. [Fr.] A kind of rustick flute. Co'RN eous. adj. [corneus, Lat.] Horny; of a substance resembling horn. such as have corneous or horny eyes, as lobsters, and crustaceous animals, are generally dimsighted. Brown. The various submarine shrubs are of a corneout or ligneous constitution, consisting chiefly of a fibrous matter. Woodward. CO'RNER. m. s. [cornel, Welsh; cornier, French.] 1. An angle ; a place enclosed by two walls or lines which would intersect each other, if drawn beyond the point where they meet. 2. A secret or remote place.

There's nothing I have done yet, o' my conscience,

Deserves a corner. . . Shakspeare's Henry v1.11. It is better to dwell in a corner of a house-top, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house. Proverbs. I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner. cfr. All the inhabitants, in every corner of the island, have been absolutely reduced under his immediate subjection. Davies. Those vices, that lurk in the secret corners of the soul. Addison.

3. The extremities; the utmost limit : thus every corner is the whole or every art. Might I but through my prison, once a day, Behold this maid, all corner; else o' th' earth Let liberty make use of Shakspeare's Tempest. I turn'd, and tried each corner of my bed, To find if sleep were there; but sleep was lost. Dryden. Cor N E R-stos E. n. 4. [corner and stone.] The stone that unites the two walls at the corner; the principal stone. See you yond' coin o' th' capitol, yond'cornerstone * Shakspeare. A mason was fitting a corner-stone. owel. Co R N E R-TE ET H of a Horse, are the four teeth between the middling teeth and the tushes; two above and two below, on each side of the jaw, which shoot when the horse is four years and a half old. - Farrier’s Dict, Co’R NE Rw is E. adv. [corner and wise.] Diagonally ; with the corner in front. Co'RN ET. n.s.. [cornette, Fr.] 1. A musical instrument blown with the mouth : used and 2ntly in war, probably in the cavalry. Israel played before the Lord on psalteries, and on timbrels, and on cornets. 2 Samuel. Other wind instruments require a forcible breath; as trumpets, cornets, and hunters horns. Bacon's Natural History. Cornet, and trumpets cannot reach his ear; Under an actor's nose, he's never near. Dryd. 2. A company or troop of horse; perhaps as many as had a cornet belonging to them. This sense is now disused. These noblemen were appointed, with some cornets of horse and bands of foot, to put themselves beyond the hill where the rebels were encamped. Bacon. Seventy great horses lay dead in the field, and one cornet was taken. Hayward. They discerned a body of five cornets of horse very full, standing in very good order to receive them. Clarendon.

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Co'RN Etter. n. 4. [from earnet.] A blower of the cornet. So great was the rabble of trumpetters, corretters, and other musicians, that even Claudius himself might have heard them. Hakewill. Co'RN ic E. m. s. [corniche, French.] The highest projection of a wall or column. he cornice of the Palazzo Farnese, which makes so beautiful an effect below, when viewed more nearly, will be found not to have its just neisures. Dryden's Dufresney. The walls were massy brass, the cornize high Blue metals crown'd, in colours of the sky. Popo's 0dyssey. CoR Nice Ring. [In gunnery.] The next ring from the muzzle backwards. Chambers. Co'RN icle. n. . [from cornu, Lat.] A little horn. There will be found, on either side, two black filaments, or membranous strings, which extend unto the long and shorter cornicle, upon protrusion. Brown's Pulgar Errours. CoR N1 cu LATE. adj. [from Fornu, Lat.] A term in botany. Corniculate plants are such as produce many distinct and horned pods; and corniculate flowers are such hollow flowers as have on their upper part a kind of spur, or little horn. Chambers. CoR N 1'Fick. adj. [from cornu and facio, Latin.] Productive of horns; making horns. Dict. CoRNI'd erous. adj. [corniger, Latin.] Horned; having horns. Nature, in other cornigerous animals, hath placed the horns higher, and reclining; as in bucks. Brown', Pugar Errours. CORNUCOPLE. m.s. (Lat.] The horn of plenty; a horn topped with fruits and flowers in the hands of a goddess. To Cok Nu’re. v. a. scornutus, Lat.] To bestow horns; to cuckold. . . Co RNu're D. adj. [cornutus, Lat: Grafted with horns; horned ; cuckolded. Cof Nu'ro. m. . [from cornutus, Latin.] A man horned ; a cuckold. The peaking cornute, her husband, dwelling in a continual larum of jealousy. Slaisfeare. Cook N.Y. adj. [from cornu, horn, Lat.] 1. Strong or hard like horn ; horny. to stood the corny reed, Embattled in her field. Milton's Paradise Lost. 2. [from corolo grain or corn. ell me why the ant, "Midst summer's plenty, thinks of winter's want; By constant journeys careful to prepare

Her stores, and bringing home the corny ear. Prior.

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done justice to others, I owe somewhat to mr. self. Dryden's Fables, Profit. 2. Surplus. Bring a cerellary, Rather than want. Skałpeare's Tespot. CORO'NA. n. 4. [Lat.] A large flat member of the cornice, so called because it crowns the entablature and the whole order. It is called by workmen the drip. Chambers. In a cornice the gola or cymatium of the corona, the coping, the modillions or dentell, make a noble shew by their graceful projections. iter. Co'RoN A. l. n.s.. [corona, Lat.] A crown; a garland. rown ye god Bacchus with a coronal, Aud Hymen also crown with wreaths o vine. of-arr. Co'RoN A. L. adi. Belonging to the § of the head. A man of about forty-five years of age came to me, with a round tubercle between the sagital and coronal suture. PWiiesza. Co'RoN A. Ry. ads. [coronarius, Lat.] 1. Relating to a crown ; seated on the top of the head like a crown. The basilisk of older times was a proper kind of serpent, not above three palms long, as some account; and differenced from other serpents by advancing his head, and some white marks or coronary spots upon the crown. Breton. 2. It is applied in anatomy to arteries which are fancied to encompass the heart in the manner of a garland. The substance of the heart itself is most certainly made and nourished by the blood, which is conveyed to it by the coronary arteries. Bently. Co Ros A^T Io N. n. 4. [from corona, #." 1. The act or solemnity of crowning a king. Fortune smiling at her work therein, that a scaffold of execution should grow a scaffold of

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A cough, sir, which I caught with ringing in the king's affairs upon his ceronation day. Shop, Now empress fame had publish'd the renown Of Sh—'s coronation through the town. Dryá. 2. The pomp or assembly present at a coronation. In pensive thought recal the fancied scene, See coronations rise on every green. Pope. Co'RoN ER. m.s.. [from corana.] An officer whose duty is to inquire, on the part of the king, how any violent death was occasioned; for which purpose a jury is impannelled. Gothou and seek the coroner, and let him site' my uncle; for he's in the third degree of drink; he's drowned, S -**. Co'Ro NET. n.s.. [coronetta, Ital. the diminutive of corona, a crown.] 1. An inferiour crown worn by the nobi. lity. The coronet of a duke is adorned with strawberry leaves; that of a morquis has leaves with pearls interposed; that of an earl raises the pearls above the leaves; that of a viscount is surrounded with only pearls ; that of a baron has only four pearls.

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