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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Allo'r MENT. n. s. [from allot.] 1. That which is allotted to any one ; the part, the
share, the portion granted. There can be no thought of security or quiet in this
world, but in a resignation to the allotments of God and nature. L'Estrangz.
Though it is ...
AME'Rcia MENT. j. The pecuniary punishment of an offender, who stands at the
mercy of the king, or other lord in his court. " Cowell. All amercement; and fines
that shall be imposed upon them, shall come unto themselves. Spenser's State of
[armentalis, or arA'R MENT IN E. S. mientinus, Lat.] Belonging to a drove or herd
of cattle. Dict. ARM F N To's E. adj. [armentosus, Lat.] Abounding with cattle, Dict.
A'RM G A UN f. adj. [from arm and gaunt.] Slender as the arm. So he nodded ...
CoA DJ U'MENT. n. 4. [from con and adjumentum, Lat.] Mutual assistance. Dict.
CoADJU'TANT. adj. [from con and adjuto, Lat.] Helping; co-operating. * Thracius
coadjutant, and the roar Of fierce Euroclydon. Philips. Co ADJU'To R. m. s. [from ...
CoNs 1'D E R A B L E N Ess. n. . [from considerable.] - ment; value; desert; a
claim to notice. We must not always measure the considerablener, of things by
their most obvious and immediate usefulness, but by their fitness to make or
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