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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Pope. 4. To treat with rudeness; to reproach. I am no strumpet, but of life as
honest As you that thus abuse me. Shakspeare. But he mocked them, and
laughed at them, and abused them shamefully, and spake proudly. 1 Mac. Some
praise at ...
Pope. 3. Clear; transpicuous. From the brightest wines He'd turn abnorrent.
Thomson. While the bright Seine, t' exalt the soul, With sparkling plenty crowns
the bowl. Fenton. 4. Clear; evident. He must not proceed too swiftly, that hema
Pope. 2. The paper on which the winds are marked for the mariner's compass.
Upon his cards and compass firms his eye, The masters of his long experiment.
Spenser. The very points they blow; ll the quarters that they know, I' th' shipman's
Pope. I grieve with the old, for so many assi inconveniencies, and coagrins, more
than their small remain of life seemed destined to undergo. - Pope's Letters. To
CH A GR1'N. v. a. [chagriner, Fr.] To vex; to put out of temper; to tease; to make ...
Pope. 2. Firm ; not fluid. Pestilential miasms insinuate into the humoral and
consistent parts of the body. Harvey. The sand, contained within the shell,
becoming solid and consistent, at the same time that of the stratum without it did.
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