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did carry Aimself with much singular sweetness and temper. Wotton. He carried bimself so insolently in the house, and out of the house, to all persons that he became odious. Clarendon. 14. Sometimes with it; as, she carries it high. 15. To bring forward; to advance in any progress. It is not to be imagined how far constancy will carry a man; however, it is better walkin slowly in a rugged way, than to break a "f 2. be a cripple. oche. This plain natural way, without grammar, can
carry them to great elegancy and politeness in
their language. Locke. There is no vice which mankind carries to such wild extremes, as that of avarice. Swift. 16. To urge; to bear forward with some kind of external impulse. Men are strongly carried out to, and hardl took off from, the practice of vice. South. He that the world, or flesh, or devil, can carry away from the profession of an obedience to &: is no son of the faithful Abraham. Hammond's Practical Catechism. Ill nature, passion, and revenge, will carry them too far in punishing others; and therefore God hath certainly appointed government to restrain the partiality and violence of men. Loake. 17. To bear ; to have ; to obtain. In some vegetables, we see something that carries a kind of analogy to sense; they contract their leaves against the cold; they open them to the favourable heat. Hale's Origin of Mankind. 18. To exhibit; to show ; to display on the outside ; to set to view. The aspect of every one in the family carries so much satisfaction, that it appears he knows his happy lot. Addison. 19. To imply ; to import. Itzarries too great an imputation of ignorance, lightness, or j men to quit and renounce their former tenets, presently, upon the other of an argument which they cannot immediately answer. Ilocke. 20. To contain ; to comprise. He thought it carried something of argument in it, to prove that doctrine. Watts on the Mind. 21. To have annexed; to have any thing joined: with the particle with. There was a righteous and a searching law, directly forbidding, such practices; and they knew that it carried with it the divine stamp. South. There are many expressions, which carry wi them to my mind no clear ideas. Locke. The obvious portions of extension, that affect our senses, carry with them into the mind the idea of finite. Locke. 22. To convey or bear any thing united or adhering, by communication of motion. We see also manifestly, that sounds are carpied with wind: and therefore sounds will be heard further with the wind than against the wind. Bacon's Natural History. 23. To move or continue any thing in a certain direction. His chimney is carried up through the old rock, so that you see the sky through it, notwithstanding the roomslie very deep. Addison on Italy. 24. To push on ideas, arguments, or any thing successive in a train. Manethes, that wrote of the Egyptians, hath carried up their government to an incredible distance, Halo's 9rigin of Mankind.
25. To receive; to endure. Not in use. Some have in readiness so many odd stories, as there is nothing but they can wrap it into a tale, to make others carry it with more pleasure. Bacon. 16. To support ; to sustain. Carry camomile, or wild thyme, or the green strowberry, upon sticks, as you do hops upon poles. Bacon's Natural History, 27. To bear, as trees. Set them a reasonable depth, and they will carry more shoots upon the stem. -can28. To fetch and bring, as dogs. Young whelps learn easily to carry; young popinjays learn quickly to speak. cham. 29. To carry off. To kill. Old Parr lived to one hundred and fifty-three years of age, and might have gone further, if the change of air had not carried him off. Temple. , 3o. To carry on. To promote; to help forward. It carries on the same design that is promoted by authors of a graver turn, and only does it in another manner. Addison. 31. To carry on. To continue; to put forward from one stage to another. By the administration of grace, begun by our blessed Saviour, carried on by his disciples, and to be completed by their successours to the world's end, all types that darkened this faith are enlightened. Spratt. AEneas's settlement in Italy was carried on through all the oppositions in his way to it, both by sea and land. Addison. 32. To carry on. To prosecute; not to let Cease. France will not consent to furnish us with money sufficient to carry on the war. Temple. 33. To carry through. To support; to keep from failing, or being conquered. That grace will carry us, if we do not wilfully betray our succours, victoriously through all difficulties. ammond. To CA’RRY. v. n. 1. A hare is said by hunters to carry, when she runs on rotten ground, on on frost, and it sticks to her feet. 2. A horse is said to carry well, when his neck is arched, and he holds his head high ; but when his neck is short and ill-shaped, and he lowers his head, he is said to carry low. CA'r Ry-tale. n.s.. [from carry and tale.] A talebearer. Some carry-tale, some pleaseman, some slight zany, Told our intents before. Shakspeare. CART. n.s. See C.A.R. [cnaer, cnaz, Sax.] 1. A carriage in general. The Scythians are described by Herodotus to lodge always in carts, and to feed upon the milk
of mares. Tenople.
2. A wheel-carriage, used commonly for
1 am as dull as winter starved sheep, Tir'd as a jade in overloaden eart. . Sikey. 4. The vehicle in which criminals are carried to execution. The squire, whose good grace was to open the scene, Now fitted the halter, now travers'd the cart, And often took leave, but was loth to depart. - Prior. To CART. v. a. [from the noun.] To expose in a cart, by way of punishment. emocritus ne'er laugh’d so loci, , To see bawds carted through the crowd. Hudib. No woman led a better life: She to intrigues was elen hard-hearted; She chuckled when a bawd was carted; And thought the nation ne'er would thrive, Till all the whores were burnt alive. Prvor.
To CART. v. n. To use carts for carriage. Oxen are not so good for draught, where you have occasion to cart much, but for winter ploughing. Mortimer. CART-Ho Rs.e. n.s.. [from cart and horse.] A coarse unwieldy horse, fit only for the cart. It was determined, that these sick and wounded soldiers should be curried upon the cart-horses. Anelles. CART-JADE. n. 4. [from cart and jade.] A vile horse, fit only for the cart. He came out with all his clowns, horsed upon such cart-jades, so furnished, I thought if that were thrift, I wished none of my friends or subjects ever to thrive. CART-Lo A.D. m. g. [from cart and load.] 1. A quantity of any thing piled on a cart. A cart-load of carrots appeared of darker colour, when looked upon where the points were ebverted to the eye, than where the sides were SO. , Boyle. . Let Wood and his accomplices travel about a country with cart-loads of their ware, and see who will take it. Swift. 2. A quantity sufficient to load a cart. CART-R opi... n.s. from cart and rope.] A strong cord used to fasten the load on the carriage: proverbially any thick cord. CART-w A Y. n.s.. [from cart and way.] A way through which a carriage may conveniently travel. Where your woods are large, it is best to have a cart-way along the middle of them. Mortiner. CARTE BLANCHE. [French.] A blank paper; a paper to be filled up with such conditions as the person to whom it is sent thinks proper.
I. A writing containing, for the most part, stipulations between enemies. - As this discord among the sisterhood is likely to engage them in a long and lingering war, it is the more necessary that there should be a cartol settled among them. Adiron's Freeholder. 2. Anciently any publick paper. They flatly disavouch To yield him more obedience, or support; And as to perjur’d duke of Lancaster, Their cartel of defiance they prefer. - Daniel's Civil War, CA'RTER. n.s.. [from cart.] The man who drives a cart, or whose trade it is to drive a cart. Let me be no assistant for a state, But keep a farm, and carters. Shalipeare.
The Divine goodness never fils, prwise that, according to the advice of Hercules to to *arter, we put our own shoulders to the work. L'Estrao. Carter and host confronted face to face. Dr. It is the prudence of a carter to putballs upon his horses, to make them carry their burdens cheerfully. Dryden's Iofano. CA'RTILAGE. m. s. [cartilago, Latin) A smooth and solid body, softer than 4 bone, but harder than a ligament. In it are no cavities or cells for containing of marrow ; nor is it covered over with any membrane to make it sensible, as the bones are. The cartilages have a natural elasticity, by which, if they are - forced from their natural figure or situ. ation, they return to it of themselves, as soon as that force is taken away. - Hiros. Canals, by degrees, are abolished, and go solid; several of them united grow a membrane; these membranes further consolidated become cartilages, and cartilages bones. Arbutina. CA o) n... [from car: CART I I.A.'G's Nous. Iagol Consist. ing of cartilages. y what artifice the cartilagineous kind of fishes poise themselves, ascend and descend” Pleasure, and continue in what depth of wo th; list, is as yet unknown. o The larynx gives passage to the breath, and as the breath passeth through the simula, miko a vibration of those cartologinous bodies, which forms that breath into a vocal sound or voice. Holder's Element of Soto
Cartwright. n. 4. [from cart it
1. To cut wood, or stone, or other matter, into elegant forms. Taking the very refuse, he hath carved it diligently when he had nothing else to do. Wisdom. Had Democrates really carved mount Athos into a statue of Alexander the Great, and had the memory of the fact been obliterated by some accident, who could afterwards have proved it impossible, but that it might casually have been 2 - Bently. 2. To cut meat at the table. . To make anything by carving or cutting. Yet fearing idleness, the nurse of ill, In sculpture exercis'd his happy skill; And carv'd in ivory such a mid, so fair, As nature could not with his art compare, Were she to work. Dryden. 4. To engrave. O Rosalind, these trees shall be my books, And in their bar's my thoughts I'll character; That every eye, which in this forest looks, Shall see thy virtue witness'd every where. Run, run, Orlando, curve on every tree The fair, the chaste, the unexpressive she. Shalop-are. 5. To distribute; to apportion; to provide at will. He had been a keeper of his flocks both from the violence of robbers and his own soldiers, who could easily have carved themselves their own food. South. How dares sinful dust and ashes invade the prerogative of Providence, and carve out to himself the seasons and issues of life and death? South. The labourers' share, being seldom more than a bare subsistence, never allows that body of men opportunity to struggle with the richer, unless when some common and great distress emboldens them to carve to their wants. Locke. 6. To cut; to hew. Or they will buy his sheep forth of the cote, Or they will carve the shepherd's throat. Spenser. Brave Macbeth, with his brandish'd steel, Like valour's minion, carved out his passage. Sor.
To C A R v F. v. m. . 1. To exercise the trade of a sculptor. 2. To perform at table the office of supplying the company from the dishes. I do mean to make love to Ford's wife : I spy entertainment in her; she discourses, she carver, she gives the leer of invitation. Shakop. Well then, things handsomely were serv'd; My mistress for the strangers carv'd. Prior. CA’R v E L. m. s. A small ship. I gave them order, if they found any Indians there, to send in the little fly-boat, or the car•ve!, into the river; for, with our great ships, we durst not approach the coast. Aaleigh. CA’R v ER. n.s.. [from carve.] 1. A sculptor. All arts and artists Theseus could command, Who sold for hire, or wrought for better fame; The master painters and the carvers came. Dryden. 2. He that cuts up the meat at the table. Meanwhile, thy indignation yet to raise, The carver, dancing round, o dish surveys With flying knife, and, as his art directs, With proper gestures ev'ry fowl dissects. Dryd. 3. He that apportions or distributes at will. in this kind, to come in braving arms, Be his own carver, and cut out his way, To find out right with wrongs, it may not be. Shako, aro's Riobard il, WQL. L. "
CAscA/D E. m. s. [cascade, Fr. cascata, Ital. from cascare, to fall.] A cataract; a waterfall. Rivers diverted from their native course, And bound with chains of artificial force, From large cascades in pleasing tumult roll'd, Or rose through figur'd stone, or breathinggold. f rior. The river Tiverone throws itself down a precipice, and falls by several carcades from one rock to another, till it gains the bottom of the valley.
Addison. CASE. n. 4. [caisse, Fr. a box.] 1. Something that covers or contains any thing else; a covering : a box; a sheath. O cleave, my sides! Heart, once be stronger than thy continent, Crack thy frail case. Shak. Antony and Cleop. Each thought was visible that roll'd within, As through a crystal case the figur'd hours are seen. Dryden. Other caterpillars produced maggots, that immediately made themselves up in lates. Ray. The body is but a case to this vehicle. Broome. Just then Clarissa drew, with tempting grace, A two-edg’d weapon from her shining case. Pope. 2. The outer part of a house or building. The case of the holy house is nobly designed, and executed by great masters. Addison on Italy. 3. A building unfurnished. He had a purpose likewise to raise, in the university, a fair case for books, and to furnish it with choice collections from all parts, at his own charge. Wotton.
Tiesc that have it attain'd were in like case, Quoth he, as wretched, and liv'd in like pain. Fairy Queen. Question your royal thoughts: make the case yours; Be now a father, and propose a son. Shakspeare. Some knew the face, And all had heard the much lamented care. Dryd. These were the circumstances under which the Corinthians then were ; and the argument which the apostic advances, is intended to reach their particular case. Atterbury. My youth may be made, as it never fails in executions, a case of compassion. Pope. 2. State of things. He saith, that if there can be found such an inequality between man and man, as between man and beast, or between soul and body, it investeth a right of government; which seemeth rather an impossible case, than an untrue sentence. Bacon. Here was the case; an army of English, wasted and tired with a long winter's siege, engaged an army of a greater number than themselves, fresh and in vigour. Bacon. I can but be a slave wherever I am ; so that taken or not taken, "t is all a case to me. - L'E. trange. They are excellent in order to certain ends; he hath no need to use them, as the case now stands, being provided for with the provision of an angel. Taylor's Hey Living. Your parents did not produce you much into the world, whereby you have fewcr ill impressions; but they failed, as is generally the case, in too much neglecting to cultivate your mind. Swift.
3. [In physickl State of the body; state of the discase. It was well; for we had rather met with calms and contrary winds, than any tempests; for our sick were many, and in very ill case. Bacon. Chalybeate water seems to be a proper remedy in hypochondriacal cases. Arbuthnot on diments. 4. History of a disease. 5. State of a legal question. If he be not apt to beat over matters, and to callup one thing to prove and illustrate another, let him study the lawyers cases; so every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. Bacon. 6. In ludicrous language, condition with regard te leanness or fat. In case is, fusty or fat. Thou lyest, most ignorant monster, I am in case to justle a constable. Shakspeare's Tempest. Pray have but patience till then, and when I am in little better case, I'll throw o: in the very mouth of you. .' Estrange. Quoth Ralph, I should not, if I were In case for action, now be here. Hudibras. For if the sire be faint, or out of case,
He will be copy'd in his famish'd race. Dryd.
. Contingence; possible event. The atheist, in case things should fall out contrary to his belief or expectation, hath made no rovision for this case; if, contrary to his confience, it should prove in the issue that there is a God, the manis lost and undone for ever. Tillots. 8 Question relating to particular persons
or things. - - - Well do I find each man most wise in his own wafe. - Sidney.
It is strange, that the ancient fathers should not appeal to this judge, in all cases, it being so
short and expedite a way for the ending of controversies. Tillotion, 9. Representation of any fact or question. 19. The variation of nouns. The several changes which the noun undergoes in the Latin and Greek tongues, in the several numbers, are called cases, and are designed to express the several views or relations under which the mind considers things with regard to one another; and the variation of the noun for this purpose is called declension. Clarke's Lat. Grammer. 11. In case. [in caso, Ital.] If it should happen ; upon the supposition that: a form of speech now little used. For in case it be certain, hard it cannot be for them to shew us where we shall find it; that we may say these were the orders of the apostles. coker. A sure retreat to his forces, in care they should have an ill day, or unlucky chance in the field. Bacon's Henry vii. This would be the accomplishment of their common felicity, in case, either by their evil destiny or advice, they suffered not the occasion to be lost. Hayward. To CAs E. v. a. [from the noun.] 1. To put in a case or cover. Careye, case ye; on with your vizours; there's money of the king's coming down the hill. Shakspeare's Henry IV. The cry went once for thee; And still it might, and yet it may again, If thou would'st uot entomb thyself alive, And case thy reputation in a tent. , Shakspears. Like a fall'n cedar, far diffus'd his train, Cas'd in green scales, the crocodile extends. Thornton. 2. To cover as a case. Then comes my fit again; I had else been perfect, As broad and gen'ral as the casing air. Shaki, 3. To cover on the outside with materials different from the inside. Then they began to case their houses with marble. Arbatisat. 4. To strip off the covering ; to take of the skin. We'll make you some sport with the fox ere we case him. Shakapsaro. To CAS E. v. n. To put cases; to contrive representations of facts: a ludicrous use. They fell presently to reasoning and cosis: upon the matter with him, and laying distinctions before him. L’Estrange. To CAs E HA'RD EN. v. a. [from case and harden.] To harden on the outside. The manner of casehardening is thus: Take cow-horn or hoof, dry it thoroughly in an over, then beat it to powder; put about the same quantity of bay salt to it, and mingle them together, with stale chamberlye, or else white wine vinegar. Lay some of this mixture upon loam, and cover your iron all over with it; then wra the loam about all, and lay it upon the hear; of the forge to dry and harden, Put it into the fire, and blow up the coals to it, till the whole lump have just a blood-red heat. Moxon's Mechan. Exercises. CA’s EMAT e. n. s. [from tara armata, Ital. caramata, Span. a vault formerly made to separate the platforms of the lower and upper batteries.] 1. [In fortification.] A kind of vault or arch of stone work, in that part of the flank of a bastion next the curtin, somewhat retired or drawn back towards the capital of the bastion, serving as a battery to defend the face of the opposite bastion, and the moat or ditch. Chambers. 2. The well, with its several subterraneous branches, dug in the passage of the bastion, till the miner is heard at work, and air given to the mine. Harris. CA’s EMENT. n. 3. [rasamento, Ital.] A window opening upon hinges. Why, then may you have a case rent of the great chamber window, where we play, open, and the moon may shine in at the carement. Shakspeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. Here in o world they do much knowledge read, And are the casements which admit most light. 10avier. They, waken'd with the noise, did fly From inward room to window eye, And gently op'uing lid, the casement, Look'd out, but yet with some amazement. Iłudibras. There is as much difference between the clear representations of the understanding then, and the obscure discoveries that it makes now, as
there is between the prospect of a casement and a key-hole. South.
CA’s E ous. adj. [caseus, Lat.] Resembling cheese; cheesy. Its fibrous parts are from the caseous parts of the chyle. Floyer on the #. CA's ERN. m. s. [caserne, Fr.] A little room or lodgement erected between the rampart and the houses of fortified towns, to serve as apartments or lodgings for the soldiers of the garrison, with beds. Harris.
CA's Ew or M. n.s.. [from case and worm.] A grub that makes itself a case. adises, or caseworms, are to be found in this nation, in several distinct counties, and in several little brooks. Floyer. CASH. m. s. [caisse, Fr. a chest.] Money ; properly ready money; money in the chest, or at hand. A thief, bent to unhoard the cash Of some rich burgher. Paradise Lorf, He is at an end of all his cash, he has both his law and his daily bread now upon trust. Arbuthnot's john Bull. He sent the thief, that stole the cash, away, And punish'd him that put it in his way. Pope. CA'sh-KEE PER. n.s.. [from cash and keep.] A man entrusted with the money. Dispensator was properly a cash-keeper, or privy-purse. Arbuthnot on Coins. CA's H E w NUT. n. s. A tree that bears nuts, not with shells, but husks. Miller. CAs H1’E R. n.s.. [from cash..] He that has charge of the money. If a steward or cashier be suffered to run on, without bringing him to a reckoning, such a sottish forbearance will teach him to shuffle. South. A Venetian, finding his son's expences grow very high, ordered his casbier to let him have no more money than what he should count when he received it. ocke. Flight of cashierr, or mobs, he'll never mind; And knows no losses, while the muse is kind. Pope.
1. To discard ; to dismiss from a post, or a society, with reproach. Does’t not go well? Cassio hath beaten thee, And thou by that smallhurt hast caskier d Cassio. Shakspeare. Seconds in factions many times prove principals; but many times also they prove cyphers, and are cushiered. Bacon. If I had omitted what he said, his thoughts and words bei::g thus carbiered in my hands, he had no longer been Lucretius. den. They have already cassiered scveral of their followers as mutineers. Addison's Freeholder. ‘i he ruling rogue, who dreads to be cushier'd, Contrives, as he is hated, to be fear'd. Swift.
2. It seems, in the following passages, to signify the same as to annul ; to vacate : which is sufficiently agreeable to the derivation. If we should find a father corrupting his son, or a mother her daughter, we must charge this upon a peculiar anomaly and baseness of nature; if the name of nature may be allowed to that which seems to be utter cashiering of it, and deviation from, and a contradiction to, the common principles of humanity. South. Some cashier, or at least endeavour to invalidate, all other arguments, and forbid us to hearken to those proofs, as weak or fallacious. Locke. CAs K. n.s. scasque, French; cadus, Latin.] 1. A barrel; a wooden vessel to stop up liquor or provisions. The patient turning himself abed, it makes a fluctuating kind of noise, like the rumbling of water in a cask. Harvey. Perhaps to-morrow he may change his wine, And drink old sparkling Alban, or Setine; Whose title, and whose age, with mould o'errown, The goof old cask for ever keeps unknown. Dryden. . It has cask in a kind of plural sense, to signify the commodity or provision of casks. Great inconveniencies grow by the bad cask being commonly so ill seasoned and conditioned, as that a great part of the beer is ever lost and cast away. Raleigh.
CAs K. n. 3. [casque, Fr. cassis, Lat.] CASQUE. A helmet; armour for the head : a poetical word.
Let thy blows, doubly redoubled, Fall like amazing thunder on the casque Of thy pernicious enemy. Shakspeare. And these Sling weighty stones, when from afar they fight; Their casques are cork, a covering thick and light. Dryden. Why does he load with darts His trembling hands, and crush beneath a cark His wrinkled brows : Addison.
CA's KET. n.s.. [a diminutive of caisse, a chest, Fr. casse, cassette.] A small box or chest for jewels, or things of particular value. They found him dead, and cast into the streets; An empty asket, where the jewel, life, By some damn'd hand was robb’d and ta'en . away. Shakspeare, O ignorant poor man! what dost thou bear Lock'd up within the casket cf thy breast! t G. g .