A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
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Dryden. To A'd D LE. v. a. [from addle, adj.] To make addle ; to corrupt; to make
barren. This is also evidenced in eggs, whereof the sound ones sink, and such as
are addled swim; as do also those that are termed hypanemie, or wind-eggs.
Dryden. Him Paris fe-llow'd to the dire alarms, Both breathing slaughter, both
resolv'd in arms. - Pope. 4. Action ; the act of ... Dryden. 2. A great number. The
fool hath planted in his memory an army of good words. Soak-peare's Merchant
Dryden. 2. To make any violent outcry. He fasten'd on my neck, and bellow'd out,
As he 'd burst heav'n. Shakspeare. 3. ... it is a word of contempt. The dull fat
captain, with a hound's deep throat, Would bellow out a laughin a base note.
Dryden. 14. To make a swelling or imposthume open. , 15. To violate a contract
or promise. Lovers h; c.14 not hours, Unless it be to come before their time.
Shakp. Pardon this fault, and by my soul I swear, I never more will break an oath
Dryden. 5. To flatter grossly. Let every one, therefore, attend the sentence of his
conscience; for, he may be sure, it will not daub nor flatter. South. To DAU B. v. n.
To play the hypocrite: this sense is not in use. . . I cannot daub it further: And yet I
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