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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mitive to its remote and accidental signification; so that every foregoing
explanation should tend to that which follows, and ... Thus I know not whether
ardour is used for material heat, or whether stagrant, in English, ever signifies the
same with ...
n.s. [emendatio, Ilat..] It signifies, in law, the ... m. s. [French.] This word, in French,
signifies a fine, by which recompence issupposed to be made for the fault
committed. We use, in a cognate signification, the word amends. AME'Nd ER.
A figure in rhetorick, when the same word is repeated in a different, if not in a
contrary signification; as, In thy youth learn some craft, that in old age thou may'st
get thy living without craft. Craft, in the first place, signifies science or occupation ;
And choral seraphs sung the second day. Amhurtf. CHORD. m. s. [chorda, Latin.
When it signifies a rope or string in general, it is written cord : when its primitive
signification is preserved, the b is retained.] - 1. The string of a musical instrument
m. s. This word, which I have - only mct with in one place, seems to signify treaty ;
article; from can, and mart, or market. ... COMB in the end, and CoM P in the
beginning, of names, seem to be derived from the British kum, which signifies a
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