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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wind. Chambers. ' 3. In and if the and is redundant, and is *** *omij by all later
writers. A.É i. T. prep. A word used in the Scotch * id loy thee, Launce,an'if thou
seest my boy, ialect. . - - send, Bid him make haste. Shakspeare. I. Concerning ...
To roar as the sea in a storm, or as the wind ; to make any continued noise, that
may cause terrour. Till, at the last, he heard a dread sound, Which thro' the
woodloud bellowing did rebound. Spenser. The rising rivers float the nether
Perhaps thy fortúne doth controul the winds, Doth loose or bind their blasts in
secret cave. Fairfax. ... The sound made by blowing any instrument of wind
musick. ... And behold seven thin ears, and lifted with the east wind, sprung up
At his sight the mountains are shaken, and at his will the south wind bloweth.
Ecclus. Fruits, for long keeping, gather before they are full ripe, and in a dry day,
towards, noon, and when the wind bloweth not south; and when the moon is in ...
We see also manifestly, that sounds are carpied with wind: and therefore sounds
will be heard further with the wind than against the wind. Bacon's Natural History.
23. To move or continue any thing in a certain direction. His chimney is carried ...
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