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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These are the measures which are now in use, into a soft lyrick measure, of
verses consisting and above the rest those of seven, eight, and ten syllables. Our
ancient poets wrote verses sometimes of twelve syllables, as Drayton's
AccuBA'tion. n. . [from accubo, to lie down to, I.at.] The ancient posture of leaning
at meals. It will appear that acculation, or lying down at meals, was a gesture
used by very many nations. Brown's Pilgar Errourr. Ta Accu'Ms. v. a. [accumbo,
m. s. [from ancient, and therefore properly to be written ancientry.] Antiquity of a
family ; ancient dignity; appearance or proof of antiquity. Wooing, wedding, and
repenting, is a Scotch jig, a measure, and a cinque pace: the first suit is hot and ...
ANCIENT, adj. [ancien, Fr. antiquus, Lat.] - 1. Old ; that happened long since ; of
old time; not modern. Ancient and old are distinguished ; old relates to the
duration of the thing itself, as, an old coat, a coat much worn ; and ancient, to time
Ancient; old; not modern. Now, good Cesario, but that piece of song, That old and
antique song we heard last night. Shakspeare. Such truth in love asth' antique
world did know, Insuchastyle as courts mightboast of now. Wal. 2. Of genuine ...
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