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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The fruit of the apple-tree. Tall thriving trees confess'd the fruitful mold; The redd'
ning apple ripens here to gold. Pope. 2. The pupil of the eye. He instructed him;
he kept him as the apple of his eye. Deuteronomy. APPLE of Love. - Apples of ...
Belonging to a tree. Dict. , AR Bo'REous. adj.[arboreus, Lat.] 1. Belonging to trees
; constituting a tree. A grain of mustard becomes arboreous. Brown. 2. A term in
botany, to distinguish such funguses or mosses as grow upon trees, from those ...
The leaves of this tree envelope each other, so that those which are inclosed,
being deprived of the air, are blanched; ... and the young shoots are pickled: but
whenever this part is cut out, the trees are destroyed; nor do they rise again from
A glandiferous tree, in all respects like ... the ilex, excepting the bark, which, in the
cork tree, is thick, spongy, and soft. Miller. The cork tree grows near the Pyrenon
hills, and in several parts of Italy, and the horth of New England. , Mortioner. 2.
Save the more laborious work of beating of hemp, by making the axle-tree of the
corn-oil, longer than ordinary, and placing pins in it to raise large hammers.
Mortimer. CoRN-P. P. E. m. s. [from corn and pipe.] A pipe made by slitting the
joint of ...
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