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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Shakspeare. CoN FLA'GRANT. adj. [conflagrans, Lat...] Burning together ;
involved in a general fire. o Then raise From the conflagrant mass, purg'd and
refin'd, New heav'ns, new earth. JMilton. CoN FLAGRA't los. n. 4. [conflagratio,
Latin.] - 1.
Dryden. DeJE'cT. adj. [defectus, Latin.] --Cast down; afflicted; low-spirited. I am of
ladies most doject and wretched, That suck'd the honey of his musick vows.
Sbuktpeare, De Je'cTE DLY. adv. [from deject.] In a dejected manner; sadly;
[desator, Latin.] An accuser ; an informer. What were these harpies but flatterers,
delawors, and inexpleably covetous? Sandys' Travels, Men have proved their
own defators, and discovered their own most important secrets. Government of
[dentalis, Latin.] 1. Belonging or relating to the teeth. 2. [In grammar.] Pronounced
principally by the agency of the teeth. The Hebrews have assigned which letters
are labial, which dental, and which guttural. Bacon. The dental consonants are ...
v. a. [de and pluma, Latin.] To strip of its feathers. To DEPO'NE. o. a. [defono,
Latin.] 1. To lay down as a pledge or security. 2. To risk upon the success of an
adventure. - On this I would dopone - As much as any cause I've known. Hudikrai.
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