||O is the fifteenth letter, and the fourth vowel in the English Alphabet. The shape of this letter ...
||OAF, n. [said to be a corruption of ouph or elf, a fairy or demon, and to denote a foolish child ...
||OAFISH, a. Stupid; dull; doltish. [Little used.]
||OAFISHNESS, n. Stupidity; dullness; folly. [Little used.]
||OAK-APPLE, n. A kind of spungy excrescence on oak leaves or tender branches, &c. produced in ...
||OAK, n. [It is probably that the first syllable, oak, was originally an adjective expressing some ...
||OAKEN, a. o'kn.1. Made of oak or consisting of oak; as an oaken plank or bench; an oaken bower.2. ...
||OAKENPIN, n. An apple; so called from its hardness.
||OAKLING, n. A young oak.
||OAKUM, n. The substance of old ropes untwisted and pulled into loose hemp; used for caulking the ...
||OAKY, a. [from oak.] Hard; firm; strong.
||OAR, n. An instrument for rowing boats, being a piece of timber round or square at one end, and ...
||OARY, a. Having the form or use of an oar; as the swan's oary feet.
||OAT-THISTLE, n. A plant. [Not used.]
||OAT, n. A plant of the genus Avena, and more usually, the seed of the plant. The word is commonly ...
||OATCAKE, n. A cake made of the meal of oats.
||OATEN, a. o'tn. 1. Made of oatmeal; as oaten cakes.2. Consisting of an oat straw or stem; as an ...
||OATH, n. A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with an appeal to God for the truth of what is ...
||OATHABLE, a. Capable of having an oath administered to. [Not used.]
||OATHBREAKING, n. The violation of an oath; perjury.
||OATMALT, n. Malt made of oats.
||OATMEAL, n. 1. Meal of oats produced by grinding or pounding.2. A plant. [Not used.]
||OB, a Latin preposition, signifies primarily, in front, before, and hence against, towards; as in ...
||OBAM'BULATE, v.i. [L. obambulo.] To walk about. [Not used.]
||OBAMBULA'TION, n. A walking about. [Not used.]
||OBBLIGA'TO, an. A term in music, signifying on purpose for the instrument named.
||OBCORD'ATE, a. [L. from ob and cor, the heart.]In botany, shaped like a heart, with the apex ...
||OBDORMI'TION, n. [L. obdormio, to sleep.] Sleep; sound sleep. [Little used.]
||OBDU'CE, v.t. [L. obduco; ob and duco, to lead.] To draw over, as a covering. [Little used.]
||OBDUCT', v.t. [L. obduco.] To draw over; to cover. [Not in use.]
||OBDUC'TION, n. [L. obductio.] The act of drawing over, as a covering; the act of laying over. ...
||OB'DURACY, n. [See Obdurate.] Invincible hardness of heart; impenitence that cannot be subdued; ...
||OB'DURATE, a. [L. obduro, to harden; ob and duro.]1. Hardened in heart; inflexibly hard; ...
||OB'DURATELY, adv. Stubbornly; inflexibly; with obstinate impenitence.
||OB'DURATENESS, n. Stubbornness; inflexible persistence in sin.
||OBDURA'TION, n. The hardening of the heart; hardness of heart; stubbornness.
||OBDU'RE, v.t. [L. obduro.] 1. To harden; to render obstinate in sin. [Little used.]2. To ...
||OBDU'RED, pp. or a. Hardened; inflexible; impenitent.
||OBDU'REDNESS, n. Hardness of heart; stubbornness. [Little used.]
||OBE'DIENCE, n. [L. obedientia. See Obey.]Compliance with a command, prohibition or known law and ...
||OBE'DIENT, a. [L. obediens.] Submissive to authority; yielding compliance with commands, orders ...
||OBEDIEN'TIAL, a. According to the rule of obedience; in compliance with commands; as obediential ...
||OBE'DIENTLY, adv. With obedience; with due submission to commands; with submission or compliance ...
||OBE'ISANCE, n. [L. obedio.]A bow or courtesy; an act of reverence made by an inclination of the ...
||OBELIS'CAL, a. In the form of an obelisk.
||OB'ELISK, n. [L. obeliscus; Gr. a spit.]1. A truncated, quadrangular and slender pyramid ...
||OBEQ'UITATE, v.i. [L. obequito; ob and equito, to ride; equus, a horse.] To ride about. [Not ...
||OBEQUITA'TION, n. The act of riding about. [Not used.]
||OBERRA'TION, n. [L. oberro; ob and erro, to wander.] The act of wandering about. [Little used.]
||OBE'SE, a. [L. obesus.] Fat; fleshy. [Little used.]
||OBES'ITY, n. [L. obesitas.] Fatness; fleshiness; incumbrance of flesh.
||OBEY, v.t. [L. obedio; Gr.]1. To comply with the commands, orders or instructions of a superior, ...
||OBEYED, pp. Complied with; performed; as a command; yielded to.
||OBEYER, n. One who yields obedience.
||OBEYING, ppr. Complying with commands; submitting to.
||OBFIRMATE, obferm'ate. v.t. To make firm; to harden in resolution. [Not used.]
||OBFUS'CATE, v.t. [L. ob and fusco, to obscure.] To darken; to obscure.
||OBFUS'CATED, pp. Darkened in color.
||OBFUS'CATION, n. The act of darkening or rendering obscure; a clouding.Obfuscations of the cornea.
||OB'IT, n. [L. obiit, obivit; ob and eo, to go.] Properly, death; decease; hence, funeral ...
||OBIT'UAL, a. [L. obeo, to die; obitus, death.] Pertaining to obits, or the days when funeral ...
||OBIT'UARY, n. 1. A list of the dead, or a register of obitual anniversary days, when service is ...
||OB'JECT-GLASS, n. In a telescope or microscope, the glass placed at the end of a tube next the ...
||OB'JECT, n. [L. objectum, objectus. See the Verb.]1. That about which any power or faculty is ...
||OBJECT'ABLE, a. That may be opposed.
||OBJEC'TION, n. [L. objectio.]1. The act of objecting.2. That which is presented in opposition; ...
||OBJEC'TIONABLE, a. Justly liable to objections; such as may be objected against.
||OBJECT'IVE, a. 1. Belonging to the object; contained in the object.Objective certainty, is when ...
||OBJECT'IVELY, adv. 1. In the manner of an object; as a determinate idea objectively in the ...
||OBJECT'IVENESS, n. The state of being an object.Is there such a motion or objectiveness of ...
||OBJECT'OR, n. One that objects; one that offers arguments or reasons in opposition to a ...
||OBJUR'GATE, v.t. [L. objurgo; ob and jurgo, to chide.] To chide; to reprove. [Not used.]
||OBJURGA'TION, n. [L. objurgatio.] The act of chiding by way of censure; reproof; reprehension. ...
||OBJUR'GATORY, a. Containing censure or reproof; culpatory. [Little used.]
||OBLA'DA, n. A fish of the sparus kind, variegated with longitudinal lines, and having a large ...
||OBLA'TE, a. [L. oblatur, offero; ob and fero, to bear.]Flattened or depressed at the poles; as an ...
||OBLA'TENESS, n. The quality or state of being oblate.
||OBLA'TION, n. [L. oblatio, from offero; ob and fero, to bear or bring.]Any thing offered or ...
||OBLEC'TATE, v.t. [L. oblecto.] To delight; to please highly. [Not used.]
||OBLECTA'TION, n. The act of pleasing highly; delight.
||OB'LIGATE, v.t. [L. obligo; ob and ligo, to bind.]To bind, as one's self, in a moral and legal ...
||OB'LIGATED, pp. Bound by contract or promise.
||OB'LIGATING, ppr. Bound by covenant, contract, promise or bond.
||OBLIGA'TION, n. [L. obligatio.]1. The binding power of a vow, promise, oath or contract, or of ...
||OBLIGATO. [See Obbligato.]
||OB'LIGATORY, a. Binding in law or conscience; imposing duty; requiring performance or forbearance ...
||OBLI'GE, v.t. pronounced as written, not oblege. [L. obligo; ob and ligo, to bind.]1. To ...
||OBLI'GED, pp. Bound in duty or in law; compelled; constrained; favored; indebted.
||OBLIGEE', n. The person to whom another is bound, or the person to whom a bond is given.
||OBLI'GEMENT, n. Obligation. [Little used.]
||OBLI'GER, n. One that obliges.
||OBLI'GING, ppr.1. Binding in law or conscience; compelling; constraining.2. Doing a favor to.No ...
||OBLI'GINGLY, adv. With civility; kindly; complaisantly.
||OBLI'GINGNESS, n.1. Obligation. [Little used.]2. Civility; complaisance; disposition to exercise ...
||OBLIGOR', n. The person who binds himself or gives his bond to another.
||OBLI'KE, a. obli'ke. [L. obliquus;.]1. Deviating from a right line; not direct; not ...
||OBLIQUA'TION, n. [L. obliquo, from obliquus, oblique.]1. Declination from a strait line or ...
||OBLI'QUELY, adv. 1. In a line deviating from a right line; not directly; not ...
||OBLI'QUENESS, n. Obliquity.
||OBLIQ'UITY, n. [L. obliquitas.]1. Deviation from a right line; deviation from parallelism or ...
||OBLIT'ERATE, v.t. [L. oblitero; ob and litera, letter.]1. To efface; to erase or blot out any ...
||OBLIT'ERATED, pp. Effaced; erased; worn out; destroyed.
||OBLIT'ERATING, ppr. Effacing; wearing out; destroying.
||OBLITERA'TION, n. The act of effacing; effacement; a blotting out or wearing out; extinction.
||OBLIV'ION, n. [L. oblivio.]1. Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance.Among our crimes oblivion ...
||OBLIV'IOUS, a. [L. obliviosus.]1. Causing forgetfulness.The oblivious calm of indifference.Behold ...
||OB'LOCUTOR, n. A gainsayer. [Not in use.]
||OBLONG-OVATE, a. In botany, between oblong and ovate, but inclined to the latter.
||OB'LONG, a. [L. oblongus.] Longer than broad.OB'LONG, n. A figure or solid which is longer than ...
||OB'LONGISH, a. Somewhat oblong.
||OB'LONGLY, a. In an oblong form.
||OB'LONGNESS, n. The state of being longer than broad.
||OBLO'QUIOUS, a. [See Obloquy.] Containing obloquy; reproachful. [Little used.]
||OB'LOQUY, n. [L. obloquor; ob and loquor, to speak.]1. Censorious speech; reproachful language; ...
||OBLUCTA'TION, n. [L. obluctor; ob and luctor, to struggle.]A struggling or striving against; ...
||OBMUTES'CENCE, n. [L. obmutesco, to be silent.]1. Loss of speech; silence,2. A keeping silence.
||OBNOX'IOUS, a. [L. obnoxius; ob and noxius, hurtful, from noceo.]1. Subject; answerable.The ...
||OBNOX'IOUSLY, adv. 1. In a state of subjection or liability.2. Reprehensibly; odiously; ...
||OBNOX'IOUSNESS, n.1. Subjection or liableness to punishment.2. Odiousness; offensiveness. The ...
||OBNU'BILATE, v.t. [L. obnubilor; ob and nubilo; nubes, mist, cloud.] To cloud; to obscure.
||OBNUBILA'TION, n. The act or operation of making dark or obscure.
||OB'OLE, n. [L. obolus.] In pharmacy, the weight of ten grains or half a scruple.
||OB'OLUS, n. [L. from G.] A small silver coin of Athens, the sixth part of a drachma, about two ...
||OBO'VATE, a. In botany, inversely ovate; having the narrow end downward; as an obovate leaf.
||OBREP'TION, n. [L. obrepo; ob and repo, to creep.]The act of creeping on with secrecy or by ...
||OBREPTI'TIOUS, a. [supra.] Done or obtained by surprise; with secrecy or by concealment of the ...
||OBSCE'NE, a. [L. obscaenus.]1. Offensive to chastity and delicacy; impure; expressing or ...
||OBSCE'NELY, adv. In a manner offensive to chastity or purity; impurely; unchastely.
||OBSCEN'ITY, n. [L. obscaenitas.]1. Impurity in expression or representation; that quality in ...
||OBSCURA'TION, n. [L. obscuratio.] 1. The act of darkening.2. The state of being darkened or ...
||OBSCU'RE, a. [L. obscurus.]1. Dark; destitute of light.Whoso curseth his father or mother, his ...
||OBSCU'RELY, adv.1. Darkly; not clearly; imperfectly; as an object obscurely seen; obscurely ...
||OBSCU'RITY, n. [L. obscuritas.]1. Darkness; want of light.We wait for light, but behold ...
||OB'SECRATE, v.t. [L. obsecro.] To beseech; to intreat; to supplicate; to pray earnestly.
||OBSECRA'TION, n.1. Intreaty; supplication.2. A figure of rhetoric, in which the orator implores ...
||OB'SEQUENT, a. [L. obsequens.] Obedient; submissive to. [Little used.]
||OB'SEQUIES, n. plu. [L. obsequium, complaisance, from obsequor, to follow.]Funeral rites and ...
||OBSE'QUIOUS, a. [from L. obsequium, complaisance, from obsequor, to follow; ob and sequor.]1. ...
||OBSE'QUIOUSLY, adv. 1. With ready obedience; with prompt compliance.They rise and with respectful ...
||OBSE'QUIOUSNESS, n. 1. Ready obedience; prompt compliance with the orders of a superior.2. ...
||OBSERV'ABLE, a. s as z. [See Observe.]1. That may be observed or noticed.2. Worthy of ...
||OBSERV'ABLY, adv. s as z. In a manner worthy of note.
||OBSERV'ANCE, n. s as z.1. The act of observing; the act of keeping or adhering to in practice; ...
||OBSERVAND'A, n. plu. s as z. [L.] Things to be observed.
||OBSERV'ANT, a. s as z.1. Taking notice; attentively viewing or noticing; as an observant spectator ...
||OBSERVA'TION, n. s as z. [L. observatio. See Observe.]1. The act of observing or taking notice; ...
||OBSERVA'TOR, n. s as z.1. One that observes or takes notice.2. A remarker.
||OBSERV'ATORY, n s as z.A place or building for making observations on the heavenly bodies; as the ...
||OBSERVE, v.t. obzerv'. [L. observo; ob and servo, to keep or hold. The sense is to hold in view, ...
||OBSERV'ED, pp. s as z. 1. Noticed by the eye or the mind.2. Kept religiously; celebrated; ...
||OBSERV'ER, n. s as z.1. One who observes; one that takes notice; particularly, one who looks to ...
||OBSERV'ING, ppr. s as z.1. Taking notice by the eye or the intellect.2. Remarking.3. Keeping; ...
||OBSERV'INGLY, adv. s as z. Attentively; carefully; with close observation.
||OBSESS', v.t. [L. obsideo, obsessus; ob and sedeo, to sit.] To besiege. [Not used.]
||OBSESS'ION, n. [L. obsessio.] The act of besieging; the first attack of Satan antecedent to ...
||OBSID'IAN, n. A mineral of two kinds, translucent and transparent. The translucent has a velvet ...
||OBSID'IONAL, a. [L. obsidionalis; ob and sedeo, to sit.] Pertaining to a siege.
||OB'SIGNATE, v.t. [L. obsigno; ob and signo, to seal.] To seal up; to ratify. [Little used.]
||OBSIGNA'TION, n. The act of sealing; ratification by sealing; confirmation.
||OBSIG'NATORY, a. Ratifying; confirming by sealing.
||OBSOLES'CENT, a. [L. obsolesco, to go out of use.]Going out of use; passing into desuetude.All the ...
||OBSOLE'TE, a. [L. obsoletus.]1. Gone into disuse; disused; neglected; as an obsolete word; an ...
||OBSOLE'TENESS, n. 1. The state of being neglected in use; a state of desuetude.2. In botany, ...
||OB'STACLE, n. [L. obsto, to withstand; ob and sto.]That which opposes; any thing that stands in ...
||OB'STANCY, n. [L. obstantia; ob and sto.] Opposition; impediment; obstruction. [Not used.]
||OBSTET'RIC, a. [L. obstetrix, a midwife; ob and sto, to stand before.]Pertaining to midwifery, or ...
||OBSTET'RICATE, v.i. [See Obstetric.] To perform the office of a midwife. [Little ...
||OBSTETRICA'TION, n. 1. The act of assisting as a midwife.2. The office of a midwife.
||OBSTETRI'CIAN, n. One skilled in the art of assisting women in parturition.
||OBSTET'RICS, n. The art of assisting women in parturition; midwifery.
||OB'STINACY, n. [L. obstinatio, from obsto, to stand against, to oppose; ob and sto.]1. A ...
||OB'STINATE, a. [L. obstinatus.] 1. Stubborn; pertinaciously adhering to an opinion or purpose; ...
||OB'STINATELY, adv. Stubbornly; pertinaciously; with fixedness of purpose not to be shaken, or not ...
||OB'STINATENESS, n. Stubbornness; pertinacity in opinion or purpose; fixed determination.
||OBSTIPA'TION, n. [L. obstipo; ob and stipo, to crowd.]1. The act of stopping up; as a passage.2. ...
||OBSTREP'EROUS, a. [L. obstreperus, from obstrepo, to roar; ob and strepo.]Loud; noisy; clamorous; ...
||OBSTREP'EROUSLY, adv. Loudly; clamorously; with tumultuous noise.
||OBSTREP'EROUSNESS, n. Loudness; clamor; noisy turbulence.
||OBSTRIC'TION, n. [L. obstrictus, obstringo; ob and stringo, to strain.]Obligation; bond.
||OBSTRUCT', v.t. [L. obstruo; ob and struo, to set.]1. To block up; to stop up or close; as a way ...
||OBSTRUCT'ED, pp.1. Blocked up; stopped; as a passage.2. Hindered; impeded; as progress.3. ...
||OBSTRUCT'ER, n. One that obstructs or hinders.
||OBSTRUCT'ING, ppr. Blocking up; stopping; impeding; interrupting.
||OBSTRUC'TION, n. [L. obstructio.]1. The act of obstructing.2. Obstacle; impediment; any thing ...
||OBSTRUCT'IVE, a. Presenting obstacles; hindering; causing impediment.OBSTRUCT'IVE, n. Obstacle; ...
||OB'STRUENT, a. [L. obstruens.] Blocking up; hindering.OB'STRUENT, n. Any thing that obstructs ...
||OBSTUPEFAC'TION, n. [L. obstupefacio.] The act of making stupid or insensible. [See ...
||OBSTUPEFAC'TIVE, a. [L. obstupefacio.] Stupefying; rendering insensible, torpid or inert. ...
||OBTA'IN, v.t. [L. obtineo; ob and teneo, to hold.]1. To get; to gain; to procure; in a general ...
||OBTA'INABLE, a. That may be obtained; that may be procured or gained.
||OBTA'INED, pp. Gained; procured; acquired.
||OBTA'INER, n. One who obtains.
||OBTA'INING, ppr. Gaining; procuring; acquiring.
||OBTA'INMENT, n. The act of obtaining.
||OBTEND', v.t. [L. obtendo; ob and tendo; literally, to stretch against or before.]1. To oppose; ...
||OBTENEBRA'TION, n. [from L. ob and tenebrae, darkness.]A darkening; act of darkening; darkness.In ...
||OBTEN'SION, n. The act of obtending. [Not used.]
||OBTEST', v.t. [L. obtestor; ob and testor, to witness. To beseech; to supplicate. Obtest his ...
||OBTESTA'TION, n.1. Supplication; entreaty.2. Solemn injunction.
||OBTEST'ING, ppr. Beseeching; supplicating.
||OBTRECTA'TION, n. [L. obtrectatio, from obtrecto; ob and tracto.]Slander; detraction; calumny. ...
||OBTRU'DE, v.t. [L. obltrudo; ob and trudo, Eng. to thrust.]1. To thrust in or on; to throw, crowd ...
||OBTRU'DED, pp. Thrust in by force or unsolicited.
||OBTRU'DER, n. One who obtrudes.
||OBTRU'DING, ppr. Thrusting in or on; entering uninvited.
||OBTRUN'CATE, v.t. [L. obtrunco; ob and trunco, to cut off.]To deprive of a limb; to lop. [Little ...
||OBTRUNCA'TION, n. The act of lopping or cutting off. [Little used.]
||OBTRU'SION, n. s as z. [L. obtrudo, obtrusus.]The act of obtruding; a thrusting upon others by ...
||OBTRU'SIVE, a. Disposed to obtrude any thing upon others; inclined to intrude or thrust one's self ...
||OBTRU'SIVELY, adv. By way of obtrusion or thrusting upon others, or entering unsolicited.
||OBTUND', v.t. [L. obtundo; ob and tundo, to beat.]To dull; to blunt; to quell; to deaden; to ...
||OBTURA'TION, n. [L. obturatus, from obturo, to stop up.]The act of stopping by spreading over or ...
||OB'TURATOR, n. In anatomy, the obturators are muscles which rise from the outer and inner side of ...
||OBTUSANG'ULAR, a. [obtuse and angular.]Having angles that are obtuse, or larger than right angles.
||OBTU'SE, a. [L. obtusus, from obtundo, to beat against.]1. Blunt; not pointed or acute. Applied ...
||OBTU'SELY, adv. 1. Without a sharp point.2. Dully; stupidly.
||OBTU'SENESS, n.1. Bluntness; as the obtuseness of an edge or a point.2. Dullness; want of quick ...
||OBTU'SION, n. s as z. 1. The act of making blunt.2. The state of being dulled or blunted; as the ...
||OBUM'BRATE, v.t. [L. obumbro; ob and umbra, a shade.]To shade; to darken; to cloud. [Little ...
||OBUMBRA'TION, n. The act of darkening or obscuring.
||OBVEN'TION, n. [L. obvenio, ob and venio, to come.]Something occasional; that which happens not ...
||OBVERS'ANT, a. [L. obversans, obversor; ob and versor, to turn.]Conversant; familiar. [Not used.]
||OBVERSE, a. obvers'. In botany, having the base narrower than the top; as a leaf.
||OBVERT', v.t. [L. obverto; ob and verto, to turn.] To turn towards.
||OBVERT'ED, pp. Turned towards.
||OBVERT'ING, ppr. Turning towards.
||OB'VIATE, v.t. [L. obvius; ob and via, way.]Properly, to meet in the way; to oppose; hence, to ...
||OB'VIATED, pp. Removed, as objections or difficulties.
||OB'VIATING, ppr. Removing, as objections in reasoning or planning.
||OB'VIOUS, a. [L. obvus. See the Verb.]1. Meeting; opposed in front.I to the evil turn my obvious ...
||OB'VIOUSLY, adv. 1. Evidently; plainly; apparently; manifestly. Men do not always pursue what is ...
||OB'VIOUSNESS, n. State of being plain or evident to the eye or the mind.
||OB'VOLUTED, a. [L. obvolutus, obvolvo; ob and volvo, to roll.] In botany, obvolute foliation is ...
||OCCA'SION, n. s as z. [L. occasio, from oceido, to fall; ob and cado.]1. Properly, a falling, ...
||OCCA'SIONABLE, a. s as z. That may be caused or occasioned. [Little used.]
||OCCA'SIONAL, a. s as z.1. Incidental; casual; occurring at times, but not regular or systematic; ...
||OCCA'SIONALLY, adv. s as z. According to incidental exigence; at times, as convenience requires ...
||OCCA'SIONED, pp. s as z. Caused incidentally; caused; produced.
||OCCA'SIONER, n. s as z. One that causes or produces, either incidentally or otherwise.He was the ...
||OCCA'SIONING, ppr. s as z. Causing incidentally or otherwise.
||OCCA'SIVE, a. Falling; descending; western; pertaining to the setting sun.Amplitude is ortive or ...
||OCCECA'TION, n. [L. occaecatio; ob and caeco, to blind.]The act of making blind. [Little used.]
||OC'CIDENT, n. [L. occidens, occido, to fall; ob and cade.]The west; the western quarter of the ...
||OCCIDENT'AL, a. [L. occidentalis.] Western; opposed to oriental; pertaining to the western ...
||OCCID'UOUS, a. [L. occido, occiduus.] Western. [Little used.]
||OCCIP'ITAL, a. [from L. occiput, the back part of the heat; ob and caput.]Pertaining to the back ...
||OC'CIPUT, n. [L. ob and caput, head.] The hinder part of the head, or that part of the skull ...
||OCCIS'ION, n. s as z. [L. occisio, from occido, to kill; ob and caedo.]A killing; the act of ...
||OCCLU'DE, v.t. [L. occludo; ob and cludo, claudo, to shut.]To shut up; to close. [Little used.]
||OCCLU'SE, a. [L. occlusus.] Shut; closed. [Little used.]
||OCCLU'SION, n. s as z. [L. occlusio.] a shutting up; a closing.[This is an elegant word, though ...
||OCCULT', a. [L. occultus, occulo; ob and celo, to conceal.]Hidden from the eye or understanding; ...
||OCCULTA'TION, n. [L. occultatio.]1. a hiding; also, the time a star or planet is hid from our ...
||OCCULT'ED, a. Hid; secret. [Not used.]
||OCCULT'NESS, n. the state of being concealed from view; secretness.
||OC'CUPANCY, n. [L. occupo, to take or seize; ob and capio, to seize.]1. The act of taking ...
||OC'CUPANT, n.1. He that occupies or takes possession; he that has possession.2. In law, one that ...
||OC'CUPATE, v.t. [L. occupo.] To hold; to possess; to take up. [Not used.]
||OCCUPA'TION, n. [L. occupatio.] 1. The act of taking possession.2. Possession; a holding or ...
||OC'CUPIER, n.1. One that occupies or takes possession.2. One who holds possession.3. One who ...
||OC'CUPY, v.t. [L. occupo; ob and capio, to seize or take.]1. To take possession. The person who ...
||OC'CUPYING, ppr. Taking or keeping possession; employing.
||OCCUR', v.i. [L. occurro; ob and curro, to run.]1. Primarily, to meet; to strike against; to ...
||OCCUR'RENCE, n. 1. Literally, a coming or happening; hence, any incident or accidental event; ...
||OCCUR'RENT, n. Incident; any thing that happens. Obs.
||OCCUR'SION, n. [L. occursio, from occurro, to meet.] A meeting of bodies; a clash.
||OCEAN, n. o'shun. [L. oceanus; Gr.; Heb. to encompass, whence a circle. This is probably an ...
||OCEANIC, a. oshean'ic. Pertaining to the ocean.
||O'CELLATED, a. [L. ocellatus, from ocellus, a little eye.]1. Resembling an eye.2. Formed with ...
||O'CELOT, n. the Mexican panther.
||O'CHER, n. [L. ochra; Gr. from pale.]A variety of clay deeply colored by the oxyd of iron. Its ...
||O'CHEROUS, a. 1. Consisting of ocher; as ocherous matter.2. Resembling ocher; as an ocherous ...
||OCH'IMY, n. [corrupted from alchimy.] A mixed base metal.
||OCHLOC'RACY, n. [Gr. the people or a multitude, and to govern.]A form of government in which the ...
||O'CHREY, a. Partaking of ocher. [Not used.]
||OCH'ROITS, n. Cerite.
||O'CRA, n. A viscous vegetable substance in the West Indies, used in soups, &c.It is obtained by ...
||OC'TACHORD, n. an instrument or system of eight sounds.
||OC'TAGON, n. [Gr. eight and angle.]1. In geometry, a figure of eight sides and eight angles. ...
||OCTAG'ONAL, a. Having eight sides and eight angles.
||OCTAHE'DRAL, a. [See octahedron.] Having eight equal sides.
||OCTAHE'DRITE, n. Pyramidical ore of titanium.
||OCTAHE'DRON, n. [Gr. eight and a base.]In geometry, a solid contained by eight equal and ...
||OCTAN'DER, n. [Gr. eight, and a male.] In botany, a plant having eight stamens.
||OCTAN'DRIAN, n. Having eight stamens.
||OCTAN'GULAR, a. [L. octo, eight, and angular.] Having eight angles.
||OC'TANT, n. [L. octans, an eighth part, from octo, eight.]In astronomy, that aspect of two planets ...
||OC'TAVE, a. [infra.] Denoting eight.OC'TAVE, n. [L. octavus, eighth.]1. The eighth day after a ...
||OCTA'VO, n. [L. octavus, eighth.] A book in which a sheet is folded into eight leaves. The word ...
||OCTEN'NIAL, a. [L. octo, eight, and annus, year.]1. Happening every eighth year.2. Lasting eight ...
||OC'TILE, n. The same as octant, supra.
||OCTO'BER, n. [L. from octo, eighth; the eighth month of the primitive Roman year which began in ...
||OCTODEC'IMAL, a. [L. octo, eight, and decem, ten.]In crystallography, designating a crystal whose ...
||OCTODEN'TATE, a. [L. octo, eight, and dentatus, toothed.] Having eight teeth.
||OC'TOFID, a. [L. octo, eight, and findo, to cleave.]In botany, cleft or separated into eight ...
||OC'TOGENARY, a. [L. octogenarius, from octogeni, eighty.] Of eighty years of age.OC'TOGENARY, n. ...
||OCTOLOC'ULAR, a. [L. octo, eight, and locus, place.] In botany, having eight cells for seeds.
||OC'TONARY, a. [L. octonarius.] Belonging to the number eight.
||OCTONOC'ULAR, a. [L. octo, eight, and oculus, eye.] Having eight eyes.
||OCTOPET'ALOUS, a. [Gr. eight and a petal.] Having eight petals or flower-leaves.
||OCTORA'DIATED, a. [L. octo, eight, and radius, ray.] Having eight rays.
||OCTOSPERM'OUS, a. [Gr. eight, and seed.] Containing eight seeds.
||OC'TOSTYLE, n. [Gr. eight, and style.] In ancient architecture, the face of an edifice adorned ...
||OCTOSYL'LABLE, a. [L. octo, eight, and syllaba, syllable.] Consisting of eight syllables.
||OC'TUPLE, a. [L. octuplus; octo, eight, and plico, to fold.] Eight-fold.
||OC'ULAR, a. [L. ocularius, from oculus, eye.]Depending on the eye; known by the eye; received by ...
||OC'ULARLY, adv. By the eye, sight or actual view.
||OC'ULATE, a. [L. oculatus.] Furnished with eyes; knowing by the eye.
||OC'ULIFORM, a. [L. oculus, eye, and forma, form.]In the form of an eye; resembling the eye in ...
||OC'ULIST, n. [from L. oculus, the eye.] One skilled in diseases of the eyes, or one who professes ...
||ODD, a. 1. Not even; not divisible into equal numbers; as one, three, five, seven, &c.Good luck ...
||ODD'ITY, n.1. Singularity; strangeness; as the oddity of dress, manners or shape; oddity of ...
||ODD'LY, adv.1. Not evenly. [Little used.]2. Strangely; unusually; irregularly; singularly; ...
||ODD'NESS, n.1. The state of being not even.2. Singularity; strangeness; particularity; ...
||ODDS, n. s as z. [It is used both in the singular and plural.]1. Inequality; excess of either ...
||ODE, n. [L. ode; Gr.] A short poem or song; a poetical composition proper to be set to music or ...
||O'DIOUS, a. [L. odiosus, from odi, I hated, Eng. hate.]1. Hateful; deserving hatred. It ...
||O'DIOUSLY, adv.1. Hatefully; in a manner to deserve or excite hatred.2. Invidiously; so as to ...
||O'DIOUSNESS, n.1. Hatefulness; the quality that deserves or may excite hatred; as the odiousness ...
||O'DIUM, n. [L.]1. Hatred; dislike. This measure brought a general odium on his government.2. ...
||ODONTAL'GIC, a. [Gr. a tooth, and pain.] Pertaining to the tooth-ache.ODONTAL'GIC, n. A remedy ...
||ODONTAL'GY, n. Tooth-ache.
||O'DOR, n. [L.] Smell; scent; fragrance; a sweet or an offensive smell; perfume.
||O'DORAMENT, n. [L. odoramentum.] A perfume; a strong scent.
||O'DORATE, a. [L. odoratus.] Scented; having a strong scent, fetid or fragrant.
||O'DORATING, a. Diffusing odor or scent; fragrant.
||ODORIF'EROUS, a. [L. odoriferus; odor and fero, to bear.]1. Giving scent; diffusing fragrance; ...
||ODORIF'EROUSNESS, n. The quality of diffusing scent; fragrance; sweetness of scent.
||O'DOROUS, a. Sweet of scent; fragrant.
||O'DOROUSNESS, n. Fragrance; the quality of diffusing scent, or of exciting the sensation of smell.
||OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]
||OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]
||OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]
||OEILIAD, n. A glance; a wink.
||O'ER, contracted from over, which see.
||OECONOMICAL, OECONOMY, OEDEMATOUS, OESOPHAGUS. [See Economical, Economy, Edematous, Esophagus.]
||OF, prep. ov. [Gr.]1. From or out of; proceeding from, as the cause, source, means, author or ...
||OFF, a. auf. Most distant; as the off horse in a team.
||OF'FAL, n.1. Waste meat; the parts of an animal butchered which are unfit for use or rejected.2. ...
||OFFEND', v.t. [L. offendo; of and fendo, obs. to strike, hit, meet, or thrust against. We use the ...
||OFFEND'ED, pp. Displeased.
||OFFEND'ER, n. One that offends; one that violates any law, divine or human; a criminal; a ...
||OFFEND'ING, ppr. Displeasing; making angry; causing to stumble; committing sin.
||OFFEND'RESS, n. A female that offends.
||OFFENSE, n. offens'. [L. offensus, offensa.]1. Displeasure; anger, or moderate anger. He gave ...
||OFFENSEFUL, a. offens'ful. Giving displeasure; injurious. [Not used.]
||OFFENSELESS, a. offens'less. Unoffending; innocent; inoffensive.
||OFFENS'IVE, a. 1. Causing displeasure or some degree of anger; displeasing. All sin is offensive ...
||OFFENS'IVELY, adv.1. In a manner to give displeasure; as language offensively harsh or ...
||OFFENS'IVENESS, n. 1. The quality that offends or displeases; as the offensiveness of rude ...
||OF'FER, v.t. [L. offero; ob and fero, to bring.]1. Literally, to bring to or before; hence, to ...
||OF'FERABLE, a. That may be offered.
||OF'FERED, pp. Presented for acceptance or rejection; presented in worship or devotion; immolated; ...
||OF'FERER, n. One that offers; one that sacrifices or dedicates in worship.
||OF'FERING, ppr. Presenting; proposing; sacrificing; bidding; presenting to the eye or ...
||OF'FERTORY, n. The act of offering, or the thing offered. [Little used.]1. Offertory was ...
||OF'FERTURE, n. Offer; proposal. [Not used.]
||OF'FICE, n. [L. officium; ob and facio, to make or do.]1. A particular duty, charge or trust ...
||OF'FICER, n. A person commissioned or authorized to perform any public duty. Officers are civil, ...
||OF'FICERED, pp. Furnished with officers.
||OFFI'CIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to an office or public trust. The secretary is engaged in official ...
||OFFI'CIALLY, adv. By the proper officer; by virtue of the proper authority; in pursuance of the ...
||OFFI'CIALTY, n. The charge or office of an official.
||OFFI'CIATE, v.t.1. To act as an officer in his office; to transact the appropriate business of an ...
||OFFI'CIATING, ppr. Performing the appropriate duties of an office; performing the office of ...
||OFFIC'INAL, a. [L. officina, a shop.]Used in a shop or belonging to it. Officinal drugs, ...
||OFFI'CIOUS, a. [L. officiosus.] 1. Kind; obliging; doing kind offices.Yet not to earth are those ...
||OFFI'CIOUSLY, adv.1. Kindly; with solicitous care.Let thy goats officiously be nurs'd.2. With ...
||OFFI'CIOUSNESS, n. 1. Eagerness to serve; usually, an excess of zeal to serve others, or improper ...
||OFF'ING, n. [from off.] That part of the sea which is at a good distance from the shore, or at a ...
||OFF'SCOURING, n. [off and scour.] That which is scoured off; hence, refuse; rejected matter; that ...
||OFF'SET, n. [off and set.]1. A shoot; a sprout from the roots of a plant.2. In surveying, a ...
||OFF'SPRING, n. [off and spring. 1. A child or children; a descendant or descendants, however ...
||OFFUSCATE, OFFUSCATION. [See Obfuscate, Obfuscation.]
||OFFUSCATE, OFFUSCATION. [See Obfuscate, Obfuscation.]
||OFF'WARD, adv. [off and ward.] Leaning off, as a ship on shore.
||OFT, adv. Often; frequently; not rarely. It was formerly used in prose and may be so used still; ...
||OFTEN, adv. of'n. comp. oftener; superl. oftenset. Frequently; many times; not seldom.OFTEN, a. ...
||OFTENNESS, n. of'nness. Frequency. [Not used.]
||OFTENTIMES, adv. of'ntimes. [often and times.] Frequently; often; many times.
||OFT'TIMES, adv. [oft and times.] Frequently; often.
||OG. [See Ogee.]
||OGDOAS'TICH, n. [Gr. eighth, and a verse.] A poem of eight lines. [Little used.]
||OGEE', n. 1. In architecture, a molding consisting of two members, the one concave, the other ...
||OGGANI'TION, n. [L. obgannio, ogganio, to growl.]The murmuring of a dog; a grumbling or snarling. ...
||O'GHAM, n. A particular kind of stenography or writing in cipher practiced by the Irish.
||OGIVE, n. o'jiv. In architecture, an arch or branch of the Gothic vault, which passing diagonally ...
||O'GLE, v.t. [L. oculus. See Eye.]To view with side glances, as in fondness or with design to ...
||O'GLER, n. One that ogles.
||O'GLING, ppr. Viewing with side glances.O'GLING, n. The act of viewing with side glances.
||OGLIO, now written olio, which see.
||O'GRESS, n. An imaginary monster of the East.O'GRESS, n. In heraldry, a cannon ball of a black ...
||OH, exclam. Denoting surprise, pain, sorrow or anxiety.
||OIL'-NUT, n. The butternut of North America.OIL'-NUT,
||OIL, n. It seems to be named from its inflammability, for aelan, is to kindle, and to oil; hence ...
||OIL'ED, pp. Smeared or anointed with oil.
||OIL'ER, n. One who deals in oils and pickles.
||OIL'INESS, n. The quality of being oily; unctuousness; greasiness; a quality approaching that of ...
||OIL'ING, ppr. Smearing or anointing with oil.
||OIL'MAN, n. One who deals in oils and pickles.
||OILY-GRAIN, n. A plant.
||OILY-PALM, n. A tree.
||OIL'Y, a. 1. Consisting of oil; containing oil; having the qualities of oil; as oily matter or ...
||OINT, v.t. [L. ungo, like joindre from jungo.]To anoint; to smear with an unctuous substance.They ...
||OINT'ED, pp. Anointed; smeared with an oily or greasy matter.
||OINT'ING, ppr. Anointing.
||OINT'MENT, n. Unguent; any soft, unctuous substance or compound, used for smearing, particularly ...
||OIS'ANITE, n. Pyramidical ore of titanium.
||OKE, n. An Egyptian and Turkish weight, equal to about two pounds and three quarters, English ...
||OKER. [See Ocher.]
||OLATE, v.t. [L. To lay waste, alone.]1. To deprive of inhabitants; to make desert. The earth was ...
||OLD-FASH'IONED, a. formed according to obsolete fashion or custom; as an old-fashioned ...
||OLD-WIFE, n. 1. A contemptuous name for an old prating woman. 1Tim. 4.2. A fish of the genus ...
||OLD, a.1. Advanced far in years or life; having lived beyond the middle period, or rather towards ...
||OLDEN, a. Old; ancient. [Used in poetry.]
||OLDNESS, n.1. Old age; an advanced state of life or existence; as the oldness of a man, of an ...
||OLEAG'INOUS, a. [L. oleaginus, from oleum, oil.] Having the qualities of oil; oily; unctuous.
||OLEAG'INOUSNESS, n. Oiliness.
||OLEAN'DER, n. a plant of the genus Nerium the rose-bay or South sea rose; a beautiful shrub with ...
||OLEAS'TER, n. [L. from olea, the olive tree.]A plant of the genus Elaeagnus; the wild olive.
||O'LEATE, n. A compound of oleic acid with a salifiable base.
||OLEF'IANT, a. [L. oleo, olfacio.] Olefiant gas is a compound of one prime of carbon and one of ...
||O'LEIC, a. [from oil.] The oleic acid is obtained from a soap made by digesting hog's lard in ...
||OLEOSAC'CHARUM, n. A mixture of oil and sugar.
||O'LEOUS, a. [L. olcosus.] Oily. [Little used.]
||OLERA'CEOUS, a. [L. oleracceus, from olus, oleris, pot-herbs.]Pertaining to pot-herbs; of the ...
||OLFACT', v.t. [L. olfacto, olfacio; oleo, to smell, and facio, to make.]To smell; used in ...
||OLFACT'ORY, a. [L. olfacio, supra.] Pertaining to smelling; having the sense of smelling; as ...
||OLIBA'NUM, n. [The word signifies then frankincense, and it is so named from its whiteness.]A ...
||OL'IDOUS, a. [L. olidus, from oleo, to smell.] Fetid; having a strong disagreeable smell. ...
||OLIGARCH'ICAL, a. [See Oligrachy.] Pertaining to oligrachy, or government by a few.
||OL'IGIST,'IC, a. [Gr. least.] Oligist iron, so called, is a crystallized tritoxyd of iron.
||OL'IGRACHY, n. [Gr. few, and rule.]A form of government in which the supreme power is placed in a ...
||O'LIO, n. [L. olla, a pot.]1. A mixture; a medley.2. A miscellany; a collection of various ...
||OL'ITORY, a. [L. olitor, a gardener, from olus, pot-herbs.]Belonging to a kitchen garden; as ...
||OLIVA'CEOUS, a. [from L. oliva, olive.] Of the color of the olive.
||OLIVAS'TER, n. [L. oliva, olive.] Of the color of the olive, tawny.
||OL'IVE-YARD, n. An inclosure or piece of ground in which olives are cultivated. Ex.23.
||OL'IVE, n. [L. oliva, from olea, an olive tree; Gr. See Oil]A plant or tree of the genus Olea. ...
||OL'IVED, a. Decorated with olive trees.
||OL'IVENITE, n. An ore of copper.
||OL'IVINE, n. [from olive.] A subspecies of prismatic chrysolite of a brownish green, often ...
||OLYM'PEAN, a. Pertaining to Olympus; or to Olympis, a town in Greece.Olympic games, or Olympics, ...
||OLYM'PIAD, n. [L. Olympias; Gr. from Olympus, a mountain of Macedonia.]A period of four years ...
||OM'BRE, n. [L. homo.]A game at cards, borrowed from the Spaniards, usually played by three ...
||OMBROM'ETER, n. [Gr. rain, and measure.]A machine or instrument to measure the quantity of rain ...
||OME'GA, n. [Gr. great O.] The name of the last letter of the Greek alphabet, as Alpha, A, is the ...
||OM'ELET, n. A kind of pancake or fritter made with eggs and other ingredients.
||O'MEN, n. [L. omen; Heb. an augur.]A sign or indication of some future event; a prognostic. ...
||O'MENED, a. Containing an omen or prognostic.
||OMENT'UM, n. [L.] In anatomy, the caul or epiploon; a membranaceous covering of the bowels, being ...
||OM'INATE, v.t. [L. ominor, from omen.] To presage; to foreshow; to foretoken. [Little ...
||OMINA'TION, n. A foreboding; a presaging; prognostic. [Little used.]
||OM'INOUS, a. [L. ominosus.]1. Foreboding or presaging evil; indicating a future evil event; ...
||OM'INOUSLY, adv. With good or bad omens.
||OM'INOUSNESS, n. The quality of being ominous.
||OMIS'SIBLE, a. [L. omissus. See Omit.] That may be omitted.
||OMIS'SION, n. [L. omissio, from omitto, omissus.]1. Neglect or failure to do something which a ...
||OMIS'SIVE, a. Leaving out.
||OMIT', v.t. [L. omitto; ob and mitto, to send.]1. To leave, pass by or neglect; to fail or ...
||OMIT'TANCE, n. Forbearance; neglect. [Not used.]
||OMIT'TED, pp. Neglected; passed by; left out.
||OMIT'TING, ppr. Neglecting or failing to do or use; passing by; leaving out.
||OMNIFA'RIOUS, a. [Low L. omnifarius.] Of all varieties, forms or kinds.
||OMNIF'EROUS, a. [L. omnifer; omnis, all, and fero, to bear.] All-bearing; producing all kinds.
||OMNIF'IC, a. [L. omnis, all, and facio, to make.] All-creating.Thou deep, peace! said then th' ...
||OM'NIFORM, a. [L. omnis, all, and forma, form.] Having every form or shape.
||OMNIFORM'ITY, n. The quality of having every form.
||OMNIG'ENOUS, a. [L. omnigenus; omnis, all, every, and genus, kind.] Consisting of all kinds.
||OMNIPAR'ITY, n. [L. omnis, all, and par, equal.] General equality.
||OMNIPERCIP'IENCE, n. [L. omnis, and percipiens, perceiving.] Perception of every thing.
||OMNIPERCIP'IENT, a. Perceiving every thing.
||OMNIP'OTENCE,'OTENCY, n. [L. omnipotens; omnis, all, and potens, powerful.]1. Almighty power; ...
||OMNIP'OTENT, a. [supra.] 1. Almighty; possessing unlimited power; all powerful. The being that ...
||OMNIP'OTENTLY, adv. With almighty power.
||OMNIPRES'ENCE, n. s as z. [L. omnis, and presens, present.]Presence in every place at the same ...
||OMNIPRES'ENT, a. Present in all places at the same time; ubiquitary; as the omnipresent Jehovah.
||OMNIPRESEN'TIAL, a. Implying universal presence.
||OMNIS'CIENCY, n. [L. omnis, all, and scientia, knowledge.]The quality of knowing all things at ...
||OMNIS'CIENT, a. Having universal knowledge or knowledge of all things; infinitely knowing; ...
||OMNIS'CIOUS, a. [L. omnis, all, and scio, to know.] All-knowing. [Not used.]
||OM'NIUM, n. [L. omnis, all.] The aggregate of certain portions of different stocks in the public ...
||OMNIV'OROUS, a. [L. omnivorus; omnis, all, and voro, to eat.]All-devouring; eating every thing ...
||OM'OPLATE, n. [Gr. shoulder, and broad.] The shoulder blade or scapula.
||OM'PHACINE, a. [Gr. from unripe fruit.]Pertaining to or expressed from unripe fruit. Omphacine ...
||OM'PHACITE, n. A mineral of a pale leek green color, massive or disseminated, and in narrow ...
||OM'PHALIC, n. [Gr. the navel.] Pertaining to the navel.
||OMPHAL'OCELE, n. [L. navel, and tumor.] A rupture at the navel.
||OMPHALOP'TIC, n. [Gr. navel, and optic.]An optical glass that is convex on both sides; commonly ...
||OMPHALOT'OMY, n. [Gr. the navel, and to cut.]The operation of dividing the navel string.
||O'MY, a. Mellow; as land.
||ON, pre. [L. in; Gr. Hence they denote nearness, closeness or contiguity, and from meeting the ...
||ON'AGER, n. [L.] The wild ass.
||O'NANISM, n. [from Onan, in Scripture.] The crime of self-pollution.
||ONCE, adv. wuns. [from one.]1. One time.Trees that bear mast are fruitful but once in two ...
||ONE-BERRY, n. wun'-berry. A plant of the genus Paris; true love.
||ONE-EYED, a wun'-eyed. Having one eye only.
||ONE, a. wun. [L. unus; Gr.]1. Single in number; individual; as one man; one book. There is one ...
||ONEIROCRIT'IC, n. [Gr. a dream, and discerning.]An interpreter of dreams; one who judges what is ...
||ONEIROM'ANCY, n. [Gr. a dream, and divination.] Divination by dreams.
||ONEMENT, n. wun'ment. State of being one. [Not in use.]
||ONENESS, n. wun'ness. [from one.] Singleness in number; individuality; unity; the quality of ...
||ON'ERARY, a. [L. onerarius, from onus, a load; onero, to load.]Fitted or intended for the carriage ...
||ON'ERATE, v.t. [L. onero, from onus, a burden.] To load; to burden.
||ONERA'TION, n. The act of loading.
||ON'EROUS, a. [L. onerosus, from onus, a load.1. Burdensome; oppressive.2. In Scots law, being ...
||ONION, n. un'yun. A plant of the genus Allium; and particularly, its bulbous root, much used as an ...
||ONIROCRIT'IC, a. Having the power of interpreting dreams or pretending to judge of future events ...
||ONKOT'OMY, n. [Gr. tumor, and to cut.]In surgery, the opening of a tumor or abscess.
||ONLY, a. 1. Single; one along; as, John was the only man present.2. This and no other. This is ...
||ON'OMANCY, n. [Gr. name, and divination.] Divination by the letters of a name.Destinies were ...
||ONOMAN'TICAL, a. Predicting by names, or the letters composing names.
||ON'OMATOPY, n. [Gr. name, and to make.]1. In grammar and rhetoric, a figure in which words are ...
||ON'SET, n. [on and set.]1. A rushing or setting upon; a violent attack; assault; a storming; ...
||ONSLAUGHT, n. on'slaut. [on and slay.] Attack; storm; onset. [Not used.]
||ONTOLOG'ICAL, a. [See Ontology.] Pertaining to the science of being in general and its ...
||ONTOL'OGIST, n. One who treats of or considers the nature and qualities of being in general.
||ONTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. from and discourse.]That part of the science of metaphysics which investigates ...
||ON'WARD, adv. [L. versus.]1. Toward the point before or in front; forward; progressively; in ...
||ON'YCHA, n. [from Gr.] Supposed to be the odoriferous shell of the onyxfish, or the onyx. Ex. ...
||ON'YX, n. [Gr. a nail. L. onyx.] A semi-pellucid gem with variously colored zones or veins, a ...
||O'OLITE, n. [Gr. an egg, and stone, from its resemblance to the roes of fish.]Egg-stone, a variety ...
||OOZE, v.i. ooz. [The origin of this word is not easily ascertained. Heb. See Issue.]To flow ...
||OOZ'ING, ppr. Flowing gently; percolating.
||OOZ'Y, a. Miry; containing soft mud; resembling ooze; as the oozy bed of a river.
||O'PACATE, v.t. [L. opaco.] To shade; to darken; to obscure; to cloud. [Not used.]
||OPAC'ITY, n. [L. opacitas.] 1. Opakeness; the quality of a body which renders it impervious to ...
||OPA'COUS, a. [L. opacus.]1. Not pervious to the rays of light; not transparent.2. Dark; obscure. ...
||OPA'COUSNESS, n. Imperviousness to light.
||O'PAH, n. A fish of a large kind with a smooth skin found on the coast of Guinea.
||OPA'KE, a. [L. opacus.] 1. Impervious to the rays of light; not transparent. [This is the word ...
||OPA'KENESS, n. The quality of being impervious to light; want of transparency; opacity.
||O'PAL, n. [L. opalus or opalum.] A stone of the silicious genus, and of several varieties. It is ...
||OPALES'CENCE, n. A colored shining luster reflected from a single spot in a mineral. It is ...
||OPALES'CENT, a. Resembling opal; reflecting a colored luster from a single spot.
||O'PALINE, a. Pertaining to or like opal.
||O'PALIZE, v.t. To make to resemble opal; as opalized wood.
||OPAQUE. [See Opake.]
||OPAQUENESS. [See Opakeness.]
||OPE, a. Open. Obs.OPE, v.t. To open; used only in poetry, and probably a contracted word.
||OPEN, a o'pn.1. Unclosed; not shut; as, the gate is open; an open door or window; an open book; ...
||OPENED, pp. o'pned. Unclosed; unbarred; unsealed; uncovered; revealed; disclosed; made plain; ...
||OPENER, n. o'pner.1. One that opens or removed any fastening or covering.2. One that explains; ...
||OPENEYED, a. o'pneyed. Watchful; vigilant.
||OPENHANDED, a. o'pnhanded. Generous; liberal; munificent.
||OPENHE'ARTED, a. o'pnharted. Candid; frank; generous.
||OPENHE'ARTEDLY, adv. With frankness; without reserve.
||OPENHE'ARTEDNESS, n. Frankness; candor; sincerity; munificence; generosity.
||OPENING, ppr. o'pning. Unclosing; unsealing; uncovering; revealing; interpreting.OPENING, n. ...
||OPENLY, adv. o'pnly.1. Publicly; not in private; without secrecy; as, to avow our sins and follies ...
||OPENMOUTHED, a. o'pnmouthed. Greedy; ravenous; clamorous; as an open-mouthed lion.
||OPENNESS, n. o'pnness.1. Freedom from covering or obstruction; as the openness of a country.2. ...
||OP'ERA, n. [L. opera, work, labor.]A dramatic composition set to music and sung on the stage, ...
||OP'ERABLE, a. Practicable. [Not used.]
||OP'ERANT, a. [See Operate.] Having power to produce an effect. [Not used. We now use ...
||OP'ERATE, v.i. [L. operor; Heb. signifies to be strong, to prevail.]1. To act; to exert power or ...
||OPERAT'ICAL, a. Pertaining to the opera; a word used by musicians.
||OP'ERATING, ppr. Acting; exerting agency or power; performing some manual act in surgery.
||OPERA'TION, n. [L. operatio.]1. The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, ...
||OP'ERATIVE, a. 1. Having the power of acting; exerting force, physical or moral; having or ...
||OP'ERATOR, n.1. He or that which operates; he or that which produces an effect.2. In surgery, the ...
||OPER'CULATED, a. [L. operculatur, from operio, to cover.] In botany, having a lid or cover, as a ...
||OPER'CULIFORM, a. [L. operculum, a lid, and form.] Having the form of a lid or cover.
||OPERO'SE, a. [L. operosus, from opera, operor.]Laborious; attended with labor; tedious.
||OPERO'SENESS, n. the state of being laborious.
||O'PETIDE, n. [ope and tide.] The ancient time of marriage, from Epiphany to Ash Wednesday.
||OPHID'IAN, a. [Gr. a serpent.] Pertaining to serpents; designating an order of vertebral animals ...
||OPHID'ION, n. [Gr. a serpent.] a fish of the anguilliform kind, resembling the common eel, but ...
||OPHIOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to ophiology.
||OPHIOL'OGIST, n. One versed in the natural history of serpents.
||OPHIOL'OGY, n. [Gr. serpent, and discourse.]That part of natural history which treats of serpents, ...
||OPHIOM'ANCY, n. [Gr. a serpent, and divination.]In antiquity, the art of divining or predicting ...
||OPHIOMORPH'OUS, a. [Gr. form.] Having the form of a serpent.
||OPHIOPH'AGOUS, a. [Gr. a serpent, to eat.] Eating or feeding on serpents.
||O'PHITE, n. [Gr. a serpent.] Pertaining to a serpent.O'PHITE, a. [Gr. a serpent, whence a stone ...
||OPHITHAL'MIC, a. [See Ophthalmy.] Pertaining to the eye.
||OPHIU'CHUS, n. [Gr. a serpent, and to have.]A constellation in the northern hemisphere.
||OPHTHALMOS'COPY, n. [Gr. the eye, and to view.]A branch of physiognomy which deduces the knowledge ...
||OPH'THALMY, n. [Gr. from the eye.]A disease of the eyes; an inflammation of the membranes which ...
||O'PIATE, n. [from opium.]1. Primarily, a medicine of a thicker consistence than syrup, prepared ...
||OPIFC'ICER, n. [L. opifex; opus, work, and facio, to do.]One who performs any work. [Not used.]
||OPI'NABLE, a. [L. opinor.] That may be thought. [Not used.]
||OPINA'TION, n. Act of thinking; opinion. [Not used.]
||OPIN'ATIVE, a. Stiff in opinion. [Not used.]
||OPINA'TOR, n. One fond of his own opinions; one who holds an opinion. [Not in use.]
||OPI'NE, v.i. [L. opinor.] To think; to suppose. Obs.
||OPI'NED, pp. Thought; conceived. obs.
||OPI'NER, n. One who thinks or holds an opinion. Obs.
||OPIN'IATE, v.t. To maintain one's opinion with obstinacy. Obs.
||OPIN'IATED, a. Unduly attached to one's own opinions.
||OPINIA'TER, a. Stiff in opinion; obstinate. Obs.
||OPIN'IATIVE, a. 1. Very stiff in adherence to preconceived notions.2. Imagined; not proved.
||OPIN'IATIVENESS, n. Undue stiffness in opinion.
||OPINIA'TOR, n. One unduly attached to his own opinion. Obs.
||OPINIA'TRE, a. Unduly attached to one's own opinion, or stiff in adhering to it. Obs.
||OPIN'IATRY, n. Unreasonable attachment to one's own notions; obstinacy in opinions. Obs.
||OPI'NING, ppr. Thinking. Obs.OPI'NING, n. Opinion; notion. Obs.
||OPINION, n. opin'yon. [L. opinio, from opinor, to thing, Gr., L. suppono.]1. The judgment which ...
||OPIN'IONATED, a. Stiff in opinion; firmly or unduly adhering to one's own opinion; obstinate in ...
||OPIN'IONATELY, adv. Obstinately; conceitedly.
||OPIN'IONATIVE, a. Fond of preconceived notions; unduly attached to one's own opinions.
||OPIN'IONATIVELY, adv. With undue fondness for one's own opinions; stubbornly.
||OPIN'IONATIVENESS, n. Excessive attachment to one's own opinions; obstinacy in opinion.
||OPIN'IONED, a. Attached to particular opinions; conceited.
||OPIN'IONIST, n. One fond of his own notions, or one unduly attached to his own opinions.
||OPIS'THODOME, n. [Gr. that is behind, and house.]In Greece, a part or place in the back part of a ...
||O'PIUM, n. [L. opium; Gr. from juice.]Opium is the inspissated juice of the capsules of the ...
||O'PLE-TREE, n. [L. opulus.] The witch-hazel. Obs.
||OPOBAL'SAM, n. [L. Gr. juice, and balsamum.]The balm or balsam of Gilead. It has a yellowish or ...
||OPODEL'DOC, n.1. The name of a plaster, said to have been invented by Mindererus; but in modern ...
||OPO'PANAX, n. [L.; Gr. juice, and a plant.]A gum-resin of a tolerably firm texture, brought in ...
||OPOS'SUM, n. A quadruped of the genus Didelphis. It has a prehensile tail, like some of the ...
||OP'PIDAN, n. [L. oppidanus, from oppidum a city or town.]1. An inhabitant of a town. [Not ...
||OPPIG'NERATE, v.t. [L. oppignero; ob and pignero, to pledge, from pignus, pledge.] To pledge; to ...
||OP'PILATE, v.t. [L. oppilo; ob and pilo, to drive.]To crown together; to fill with obstructions.
||OPPILA'TION, n. The act of filling or crowding together; a stopping by redundant matter; ...
||OP'PILATIVE, a. Obstructive.
||OPPLE'TED, a. [L. oppletus.] Filled; crowded. [Not in use.]
||OPPO'NE, v.t. [L. oppono; ob and pono, to put.] To oppose. [Not used.]
||OPPO'NENCY, n. [See Opponent.] The opening of an academical disputation; the proposition of ...
||OPPO'NENT, a. [L. opponens, oppono; ob and pono, to set, put or lay, that is, to thrust against; ...
||OPPORTU'NE, a. [L. opportunus; ob and porto, to bear or bring; probably from the root of fero or ...
||OPPORTU'NELY, adv. Seasonably; at a time favorable for the purpose. It has been applied to place, ...
||OPPORTU'NITY, n. [L. opportunitas.]1. Fit or convenient time; a time favorable for the purpose; ...
||OPPO'SAL, n. s as z. Opposition. [Not used.]
||OPPO'SE, v.t. s as z. [L. oppono, opposui. The change of n into s is unusual. Two different ...
||OPPO'SED, pp. s as z.1. To act adversely; with against; as, a servant opposed against the act. ...
||OPPO'SELESS, a. Not to be opposed; irresistible. [Not in use.]
||OPPO'SER, n.1. One that opposes; an opponent in party, in principle, in controversy or argument. ...
||OP'POSITE, a. [L. oppositus.]1. Standing or situated in front; facing; as an edifice opposite to ...
||OP'POSITELY, adv.1. In front; in a situation to face each other.2. Adversely; against each ...
||OP'POSITENESS, n. The state of being opposite or contrary.
||OPPOSITIFO'LIOUS, a. [L. oppositus and folium, a leaf.]In botany, opposite to the leaf; as an ...
||OPPOSI'TION, n. [L. oppositio.] 1. Situation so as to front something else; a standing over ...
||OPPOSI'TIONIST, n. One that belongs to the party opposing the administration.
||OPPOS'ITIVE, a. that may be put in opposition.
||OPPRESS', v.t. [L. appressus, from opprimo; ob and premo, to press.]1. To load or burden with ...
||OPPRESS'ED, pp. burdened with unreasonable impositions; overpowered; overburdened; depressed.
||OPPRESS'ING, ppr. Overburdening.
||OPPRES'SION, n.1. The act of oppressing; the imposition of unreasonable burdens, either in taxes ...
||OPPRESS'IVE, a.1. Unreasonably burdensome; unjustly severe; as oppressive taxes; oppressive ...
||OPPRESS'IVELY, adv. In a manner to oppress; with unreasonable severity.
||OPPRESS'IVENESS, n. The quality of being oppressive.
||OPPRESS'OR, n. One that oppresses; one that imposes unjust burdens on others; one that harasses ...
||OPPRO'BRIOUS, a. [See Opprobrium.]1. Reproachful and contemptuous; scurrilous; as opprobrious ...
||OPPRO'BRIOUSLY, adv. With reproach mingled with contempt; scurrilously.
||OPPRO'BRIOUSNESS, n. Reproachfulness mingled with contempt; scurrility.
||OPPRO'BRIUM, n. [L. ob and probrum, disgrace.]Reproach mingled with contempt or disdain.
||OPPUGN, v.t oppu'ne. [L. oppugno; ob and pugno, to fight, from pugnus, the fist.]To attack; to ...
||OPPUG'NANCY, n. Opposition; resistance.
||OPPUGNA'TION, n. Opposition; resistance.
||OPPUGNED, pp. oppu'ned. Opposed; resisted.
||OPPUGNER, n. oppu'ner. One who opposes or attacks; that which opposes.
||OPPUGNING, ppr. oppu'ning. Attacking; opposing.
||OPSIM'ATHY, n. [Gr. late and to learn.] Late education; education late in life. [Little used.]
||OPSONA'TION, n. [L. obsono, to cater.] A catering; a buying of provisions. [Not used.]
||OP'TABLE, a. [L. optabilis, from opto, to desire.] Desirable. [Not used.]
||OPTA'TION, n. [L. optatio.] A desiring; the expression of a wish.
||OP'TATIVE, a. [L. optativus, from opto, to desire or wish.]Expressing desire or wish. The ...
||OP'TIC,'TICAL, a. [Gr. from to see, the eye.]1. Relating or pertaining to vision or sight.2. ...
||OPTI'CIAN, n.1. A person skilled in the science of optics.2. One who makes or sells optic glasses ...
||OP'TICS, n. The science which treats of light and the phenomena of vision.
||OP'TIMACY, n. [L. optimates, grandees, from optimus, best.] The body of nobles; the nobility.
||OP'TIMISM, n. [L. optimus, best.] The opinion or doctrine that every thing in nature is ordered ...
||OPTIM'ITY, n. The state of being best.
||OP'TION, n. [L. optio, from opto, to wish or desire.]1. The power of choosing; the right of ...
||OP'TIONAL, a.1. Left to one's wish or choice; depending on choice or preference. It is optional ...
||OP'ULENCE, n. [L. opulentia, from opes, wealth.] Wealth; riches; affluence. [Opulency is little ...
||OP'ULENT, a. [L. opulentus.] Wealthy; rich; affluent; having a large estate or property.
||OP'ULENTLY, adv. Richly; with abundance or splendor.
||OPUS'CULE, n. [L. opusculum.] A small work.
||OR, a termination of Latin nouns, is a contraction of vir, a man, or from the same radix. The same ...
||OR'ACLE, n. [L. oraculum, from oro, to utter.]1. Among pagans, the answer of a god or some person ...
||ORAC'ULOUS, a. 1. Uttering oracles; as an oracular tongue.The oraculous seer.2. Grace; ...
||ORAC'ULOUSLY,adv.1. In the manner of an oracle.2. Authoritatively; positively.
||ORAC'ULOUSNESS, n. The state of being oracular.
||OR'AISON, n. [L. oratio.] Prayer; verbal supplication or oral worship; now written orison.
||O'RAL, a. [L. os, oris, the mouth.] Uttered by the mouth or in words; spoken, not written; as ...
||O'RALLY, adv. By mouth; in words, without writing; as traditions derived orally from ancestors.
||ORANG-OU'TANG, n. The satyr or great ape (Simia satyrus,) an animal with a flat face and deformed ...
||OR'ANGE-MUSK, n. A species of pear.
||OR'ANGE-PEEL, n. The rind of an orange separated from the fruit.
||OR'ANGE-TAWNY, a. Of the color of an orange.
||OR'ANGE-WIFE, n. A woman that sells oranges.
||OR'ANGE, n. [L. aurantium; so named from aurum, gold, which the orange resembles in color.]The ...
||OR'ANGERY, n. A plantation of orange trees.
||ORA'TION, n. [L. oratio, from oro, to pray, to utter.]1. A speech or discourse composed according ...
||OR'ATOR, n. [L.]1. A public speaker. In ancient Rome, orators were advocates for clients in the ...
||ORATOR'ICAL, a. Pertaining to an orator or to oratory; rhetorical; becoming an orator. We say, a ...
||ORATOR'ICALLY, adv. In a rhetorical manner.
||ORATO'RIO, n. 1. In Italian music, a sacred drama of dialogues, containing recitatives, duets, ...
||OR'ATORY, n. [Low L. oratoria, from orator.]1. The art of speaking well, or of speaking according ...
||OR'ATRIX, n. A female orator.
||ORB, n. [L. orbis.]1. A spherical body; as the celestial orbs.2. In astronomy, a hollow globe or ...
||ORB'ATE, a. [L. orbatus.] Bereaved; fatherless; childless.
||ORBA'TION, n. [L. orbatio, from orbo, to bereave.]Privation of parents or children, or privation ...
||ORB'ED, a. 1. Round; circular; orbicular.2. Formed into a circle or round shape.3. Rounded or ...
||ORB'IC, a. Spherical.
||ORBIC'ULAR, a. [L. orbiculus.] Spherical; circular; in the form of an orb.
||ORBIC'ULARLY, adv. Spherically.
||ORBIC'ULARNESS, n. Sphericity; the state of being orbicular.
||ORBIC'ULATED, a. [L. orbiculatus.] Made or being in the form of an orb. In botany, an orbiculate ...
||ORBICULA'TION, n. The state of being made in the form of an orb.
||ORB'IT, n. [L. orbita, a trace or track, from orbis, a wheel.]1. In astronomy, the path of a ...
||ORBIT'UAL, a. Pertaining to the orbit. [Orbital is the preferable word.]
||ORB'ITY, n. [L. orbitas.] Bereavement by loss of parents or children. [Little used.]
||ORB'Y, a. [from orb.] Resembling an orb.
||ORC, n. [L. orea; Gr.] A sea-fish, a species of whale.The Delphinus orca is the grampus.
||OR'CHANET, n. A plant, [Anchusa tinctoria.]
||OR'CHARD, n. [See Yard.]An inclosure for fruit trees. In Great Britain, a department of the ...
||OR'CHARDING, n. 1. The cultivation of orchards.2. Orchards in general.
||OR'CHARDIST, n. One that cultivates orchards.
||OR'CHESTRA, n. [L. orchestra; Gr. a dancer, to dance; originally, the place for the chorus of ...
||OR'CHESTRAL, a. [supra.] Pertaining to an orchester; suitable for or performed in the orchester.
||ORCHIL, [See Archil.]
||OR'CHIS, n. [L. orchis; Gr.] A genus of plants, called fool-stones.
||ORD, n. An edge or point; as in ordhelm.Ord signifies beginning; as in ords and ends.
||ORDA'IN, v.t. [L. ordino, from ordo, order.]1. Properly, to set; to establish in a particular ...
||ORDA'INABALE, a. That may be appointed.
||ORDA'INED, pp. Appointed; instituted; established; invested with ministerial or pastoral ...
||ORDA'INER, n. One who ordains, appoints or invests with sacerdotal powers.
||ORDA'INING, ppr. Appointing; establishing; investing with sacerdotal or pastoral functions.
||OR'DEAL, n. [The last syllable is deal, to divide or distribute. The sense of the prefix is less ...
||OR'DER, n. [L. ordo.]1. Regular disposition or methodical arrangement of things; a word of ...
||OR'DERED, pp. Regulated; methodized; disposed; commanded; managed.
||OR'DERER, n. 1. One that gives orders.2. One that methodizes or regulates.
||OR'DERING, ppr. Regulating; systemizing; commanding; disposing.OR'DERING, n. Disposition; ...
||OR'DERLESS, a. Without regularity; disorderly; out of rule.
||OR'DERLINESS, n. [from orderly.]1. Regularity; a state of being methodical.2. The state of being ...
||OR'DERLY, a.1. Methodical; regular2. Observant of order or method.3. Well regulated; performed ...
||ORDINABIL'ITY, n. Capability of being appointed. [Not used.]
||OR'DINABLE, a. Such as may be appointed. [Not used.]
||OR'DINAL, a. [L. ordinalis.] Noting order; as the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, ...
||OR'DINANCE, n. 1. A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action. An ordinance may ...
||OR'DINANT, a. [L. ordinans.] Ordaining; decreeing. [Not used.]
||OR'DINARILY, adv. Primarily, according to established rules or settled method; hence, commonly; ...
||OR'DINARY, a. [L. ordinarius.]1. According to established order; methodical; regular; customary; ...
||OR'DINATE, v.t. To appoint. [Not used.]OR'DINATE, a. [L. ordinatus.] Regular; methodical. An ...
||OR'DINATELY, adv. In a regular methodical manner.
||ORDINA'TION, n. [L. ordinatio.]1. The state of being ordained or appointed; established order or ...
||OR'DINATIVE, a. Directing; giving order.
||ORD'NANCE, n. [from ordinance.] Cannon or great guns, mortars and howitzers; artillery.
||OR'DONNANCE, n. In painting, the disposition of the parts of a picture, either in regard to the ...
||OR'DURE, n. Dung; excrements.
||OR'E-WOOD, n. Sea Weed. [Not used.]
||ORE, n. [L. as, aris, brass.1. The compound of a metal and some other substance, as oxygen, ...
||O'READ, n. [from Gr. mountain.] A mountain nymph.
||ORF'GILD, n.The restitution of goods or money stolen, if taken in the day time.
||OR'FRAYS, n. Fringe of gold; gold embroidery.
||OR'GAL, n. Argal; lees of wine dried; tartar.
||OR'GAN-BUILDER, n. An artist whose occupation is to construct organs.
||OR'GAN-LOFT, n. The loft where an organ stands.
||OR'GAN-PIPE, n. The pipe of a musical organ.
||OR'GAN-STOP, n. The stop of an organ, or any collection of pipes under one general name.
||OR'GAN, n. [L. organum; Gr.]1. A natural instrument of action or operation, or by which some ...
||ORGAN'ICAL, a. [l. organicus.] 1. Pertaining to an organ or to organs; consisting of organs or ...
||ORGAN'ICALLY, adv. 1. With organs; with organical structure or disposition of parts. The bodies ...
||ORGAN'ICALNESS, n. The state of being organical.
||OR'GANISM, n. Organical structure; as the organism of bodies.
||OR'GANIST, n. 1. One who plays on the organ.2. One who sung in parts; an old musical use of the ...
||ORGANIZA'TION, n.1. The act or process of forming organs or instruments of action.2. The act of ...
||OR'GANIZE, v.t. 1. To form with suitable organs; to construct so that one part may cooperate with ...
||OR'GANIZED, pp. Formed with organs; constructed organically; systemized; reduced to a form in ...
||OR'GANIZING, ppr. Constructing with suitable organs; reducing to system in order to produce united ...
||ORGANOGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to organography.
||ORGANOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr.]In botany, a description of the organs of plants, or of the names and kinds ...
||ORGANY. [See origan.]
||ORGAN'ZINE, n. Silk twisted into threads; thrown silk.
||OR'GASM, n. [Gr. to swell; to irritate.]Immoderate excitement or action; as the orgasm of the ...
||OR'GEAT, n. A liquor extracted from barley and sweet almonds.
||OR'GEIS, n. A fish, called also organ-ling; supposed to be from Orkneys, on the coast of which it ...
||OR'GIES, n. plu. [Gr. to swell; fury; L. orgia.]Frantic revels at the feast in honor of Bacchus, ...
||ORGIL'LOUS, a. [Gr. to swell.] Proud; haughty. [Not used.]
||OR'GUES, n.1. In the military art, long thick pieces of timber, pointed and shod with iron and ...
||ORICHAL'CUM, n. [L. orichalcum, mountain brass; Gr. aurichalcum, gold-brass.]A metallic substance ...
||O'RIENCY, n. [See Orient.] Brightness or strength of color. [Little used.]
||O'RIENT, a. [L. oriens, from orior, to arise.]1. Rising, as the sun.- Moon, that now meet'st the ...
||ORIENT'AL, a. 1. Eastern; situated in the east; as oriental seas or countries.2. Proceeding from ...
||ORIENT'ALISM, n. An eastern mode of speech; an idiom of the eastern languages.
||ORIENT'ALIST,n.1. An inhabitant of the eastern parts of the world.2. One versed in the eastern ...
||ORIENTAL'ITY, n. The state of being oriental or eastern. [Not used.]
||OR'IFICE, n. [L. orificium; os, oris, mouth, and facio, to make.]The mouth or aperture of a tube, ...
||OR'IFLAMB, n. The ancient royal standard of France.
||ORIGA'NUM, n. [L. from Gr.] Marjoram, a genus of plants. One species of this genus is a rich ...
||OR'IGENISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of Origen, who united Platonism with christianity.
||OR'IGENIST, n. A follower of Origen of Alexandria, a celebrated christian father. The Origenists ...
||OR'IGIN, n. [L. origo.]1. The first existence or beginning of any thing; as the origin of Rome. ...
||ORIG'INAL, n. 1. Origin. [See Origin, with which it accords in signification.]2. Fountain; ...
||ORIGINAL'ITY, n.1. The quality or state of being original.2. The power of originating or ...
||ORIG'INALLY, adv. 1. Primarily; from the beginning or origin.God is originally holy in himself.2. ...
||ORIG'INALNESS, n. The quality or state of being original.
||ORIG'INARY, a.1. Productive; causing existence.The production of animals in the originary way, ...
||ORIG'INATE, v.t. To cause to be; to bring into existence; to produce what is new.The change is to ...
||ORIG'INATED, pp. Brought into existence.
||ORIG'INATING, ppr. Bringing into existence.
||ORIGINA'TION, n.1 The act of bringing or coming into existence; first production.Descartes first ...
||ORIL'LON, n. In fortification, a rounding of earth, faced with a wall, raised on the shoulder of ...
||O'RIOL, n. A small apartment next a hall, where particular persons dine; a sort of recess. Obs.
||O'RIOLE, n. A genus of birds of the order of picae.
||ORI'ON, n. [Gr. unfortunately accented by the poets on the second syllable.]A constellation in the ...
||OR'ISON, n. [L. oratio, from, oro.]A prayer of supplication.Lowly they bowed adoring, and began ...
||ORK, n. [L. orca.] A fish.
||ORLE, n. [infra.] In heraldry, an ordinary in the form of a fillet, round the shield.
||OR'LO, n. [Heb.] In architecture, a fillet under the ovolo of a capital.
||OR'LOP, n. In a ship of war, a platform of planks laid over the beams in the hold, on which the ...
||OR'NAMENT, n. [L. ornamentum, from orno, to adorn. Varro informs us that this was primitively ...
||ORNAMENT'AL, a. Serving to decorate; giving additional beauty; embellishing.Some think it most ...
||ORNAMENT'ALLY, adv. In such a manner as to add embellishment.
||OR'NAMENTED, pp. Decorated; embellished; beautified.
||OR'NAMENTING, ppr. Decorating; embellishing.
||OR'NATE, a. [L. ornatus.] Adorned; decorated; beautiful.
||OR'NATELY, adv. With decoration.
||OR'NATENESS, n. State of being adorned.
||OR'NATURE, n. Decoration. [Little used.]
||ORNISCOP'ICS, n. Divination by the observation of fowls.
||ORNIS'COPIST, n. [Gr. a bird, and to view.]One who views the flight of fowls in order to foretell ...
||ORNITH'OLITE, n. A petrified bird.
||ORNITHOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to ornithology.
||ORNITHOL'OGIST, n. [See Ornithology.] A person who is skilled in the natural history of fowls, ...
||ORNITHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a fowl, and discourse.]The science of fowls, which comprises a knowledge of ...
||ORNITH'OMANCY, n. [Gr. a fowl, and divination.]Augury, a species of divination by means of fowls, ...
||OR'OHANED, a. Bereft of parents or friends.
||OROLOG'ICAL, a. [See Orology.] Pertaining to a description of mountains.
||OROL'OGIST, n. A describer of mountains.
||OROL'OGY, n. [Gr. a mountain, and discourse.] The science or description of mountains.
||OR'PHAN, n. [Gr.]A child who is bereaved of father or mother or of both.OR'PHAN, a. Bereaved of ...
||OR'PHANISM, n. The state of an orphan.
||ORPHANOT'ROPHY, n. [Gr. orphan, and food.] A hospital for orphans.
||OR'PHEUS, n. A fish found in the Mediterranean, broad, flat and thick, and sometimes weighing ...
||OR'PHIC, a. Pertaining to Orpheus, the poet and musician; as Orphic hymns.
||OR'PIMENT, n. [L. auripigmentum; aurum, gold, and pigmentum.]Sulphuret of arsenic, found native ...
||OR'PINE, n. A plant of the genus Sedum, lesser houseleek or live-long. The bastard orpine is of ...
||OR'RACH, n. A plant of the genus Atriplex, used as a substitute for spinage.Wild orach is of the ...
||OR'RERY, n. A machine so constructed as to represent by the movements of its parts, the motions ...
||OR'RIS, n.1. The plant iris, of which orris seems to be a corruption; fleur de lis or ...
||ORT, n. A fragment; refuse.
||OR'TALON, n. A small bird of the genus Alauda.
||OR'THITE, n. [Gr. straight.] A mineral occurring in straight layers in felspath rock with albite, ...
||ORTHOCER'ATITE, n. [Gr. straight, and a horn.]The name of certain fossil univalve shells, straight ...
||OR'THODOX, a. [See Orthodoxy.]1. Sound in the christian faith; believing the genuine doctrines ...
||OR'THODOXLY, adv. With soundness of faith.
||OR'THODOXNESS, n. The state of being sound in the faith, or of according with the doctrines of ...
||OR'THODOXY, n. [Gr. right, true, and opinion, from to think.]1. Soundness of faith; a belief in ...
||ORTHODROM'IC, a. [See orthodromy.] Pertaining to orthodromy.
||ORTHODROM'ICS, n. The art of sailing in the arc of a great circle, which is the shortest distance ...
||OR'THODROMY, n. [Gr. right, and course.] The sailing in a straight course.
||OR'THOEPIST, n. [See Orthoepy.] One who pronounces words correctly, or who is well skilled in ...
||OR'THOEPY, n. [Gr. right, and word, or to speak.]The art of uttering words with propriety; a ...
||OR'THOGON, n. [Gr. right, and angle.] A rectangular figure.
||ORTHOG'ONAL, a. Right angled; rectangular.
||ORTHOG'RAPHER, n. [See Orthography.] One that spells words correctly, according to common usage.
||ORTHOGRAPH'ICAL, a. 1. Correctly spelled; written with the proper letters.2. Pertaining to the ...
||ORTHOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv.1. According to the rules of proper spelling.2. In the manner of ...
||ORTHOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. right, and writing.]1. The art of writing words with the proper letters, ...
||ORTHOL'OGY, n. [Gr. right, and discourse.] The right description of things.
||ORTHOM'ETRY, n. [Gr. right, and measure.]The art or practice of constructing verse correctly; the ...
||ORTHOP'NY, n. [Gr. right, erect, and breath; to breathe.]1. A species of asthma in which ...
||OR'TIVE, a. [L. ortivus, from ortus, orior, to rise.]Rising, or eastern. The ortive amplitude of ...
||OR'TOLAN, n. [L. hortulanus, from hortus, a garden.]A bird of the genus Emberiza, about the size ...
||ORTS, n. Fragments; pieces; refuse.
||OR'VAL, n. The herb clary.
||ORVIE'TAN, n. An antidote or counter poison. [Not used.]
||ORYCTOGNOS'TIC, a. Pertaining to oryctognosy.
||ORYCTOG'NOSY, n. [Gr. fossil, and knowledge.]That branch of mineralogy which has for its object ...
||ORYCTOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. fossil, and to describe.]That part of natural history in which fossils are ...
||ORYCTOL'OGY, n. [Gr. fossil, and discourse.] That part of physics which treats of fossils.
||OS'CHEOCELE, n. [Gr. the scrotum, and a tumor.] A rupture in the scrotum; scrotal hernia.
||OS'CILLATE, v.i. [L. oscillo, from ant. cillo, Gr. to move.]To swing; to move backward and ...
||OSCILLA'TION, n. [L. oscillatio.] Vibration; a moving backward and forward, or swinging like a ...
||OS'CILLATORY, a. Moving backward and forward like a pendulum; swinging; as an oscillatory motion.
||OS'CITANCY, n. [L. oscito, to yawn, from os, the mouth.]1. The act of gaping or yawning.2. ...
||OS'CITANT, a.1. Yawning; gaping.2. Sleepy; drowsy; dull; sluggish.
||OS'CITANTLY, adv. Carelessly.
||OSCITA'TION, n. The act of yawning or gaping from sleepiness.
||OSCULA'TION, n. [L. osculatio, a kissing.] In geometry, the contract between any given curve and ...
||OS'CULATORY, a. An osculatory circle, in geometry, is a circle having the same curvature with any ...
||OSIER, n. o'sher. A willow or water willow, or the twig of the willow, used in making baskets.
||OS'MAZOME, n. [Gr. odor, and juice.]A substance of an aromatic flavor, obtained from the flesh of ...
||OS'MIUM, n. [Gr. odor.] A metal recently discovered, and contained in the ore of platinum. A ...
||OS'MUND, n. A plant, or a genus of plants, osmunda, moonwort. The most remarkable species is the ...
||OSNABURG, n. oz'nburg. A species of coarse linen imported from Osnaburg, in Germany.
||OS'PRAY, n. [L. ossifraga; as, a bone, and frango, to break; the bone-breaker.]The sea-eagle, a ...
||OS'SELET, n. [L. os, osis, a bone.]A hard substance growing on the inside of a horse's knee, among ...
||OS'SEOUS, a. [L. osseus, from os, a bone.] Bony; resembling bone.
||OS'SICLE, n. [L. ossiculum.] A small bone.
||OSSIF'EROUS, a. [L. os, a bone, and fero, to produce.] Producing or furnishing bones.
||OSSIF'IC, a. [L. os, a bone, and facio, to make.]Having power to ossify or change carneous and ...
||OSSIFICA'TION, n. [from ossify.] 1. The change or process of changing from flesh or other matter ...
||OS'SIFIED, pp. Converted into bone, or a hard substance like bone.
||OS'SIFRAGE, n. [L. ossifraga. See Ospray.]The ospray or sea-eagle. In Leviticus 11:13, it ...
||OS'SIFY, v.t. [L. os, bone, anf facio, to form.]To form bone; to change from a soft animal ...
||OSSIV'OROUS, a. [L. os, bone, and voro, to eat.]Feeding on bones; eating bones; as ossivorous ...
||OS'SUARY, n. [L. ossuarium.] A charnel house; a place where the bones of the dead are deposited.
||OSTENSIBIL'ITY, n. [See Ostensible.] The quality or state of appearing or being shown.
||OSTEN'SIBLE, a. [L. ostendo, to show.]1. That may be shown; proper or intended to be shown.2. ...
||OSTEN'SIBLY, adv. In appearance; in a manner that is declared or pretended.An embargo and ...
||OSTEN'SIVE, a. [L. ostendo.] Showing; exhibiting. Ostensive demonstration, is one which plainly ...
||OS'TENT, n. [L. ostentum, from ostendo.]1. Appearance; air; manner; mien. [Little used.]2. ...
||OS'TENTATE, v.t. [L. ostento.] To make an ambitious display of; to show or exhibit boastingly. ...
||OSTENTA'TION, n. [L. ostentatio.]1. Outward show or appearance.2. Ambitious display; vain show; ...
||OSTENTA'TIOUS, a. 1. Making a display from vanity; boastful; fond of presenting one's endowments ...
||OSTENTA'TIOUSLY, adv. With vain display; boastfully.
||OSTENTA'TIOUSNESS, n. Vain display; vanity; boastfulness.
||OSTENTA'TOR, n. [L.] One who makes a vain show; a boaster. [Little used.]
||OSTENT'OUS, a. Fond of making a show. [Little used.]
||OSTEOCOL'LA, n. [Gr. a bone, and glue.] A carbonate of lime, a fossil formed by incrustation on ...
||OS'TEOCOPE, n. [Gr. a bone, and labor, uneasiness.]Pain in the bones; a violent fixed pain in any ...
||OSTEOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to a description of the bones.
||OSTEOLOG'ICALLY, adv. According to osteology.
||OSTEOL'OGIST, n. [See Osteology.] One who describes the bones of animals.
||OSTEOL'OGY, n. [Gr. a bone, and discourse.]1. A description of the bones; that part of anatomy ...
||OS'TIARY, n. [L. ostium, mouth.] The mouth or opening by which a river discharges its waters into ...
||OSTLER. [See Hostler.]
||OSTLERY. [See Hostlery.]
||OST'MEN, n. plu. East men; Danish settlers in Ireland, so called.
||OSTRACISM, n. [Gr. from a shell, or potter's ware.]1. In Grecian antiquity, banishment by the ...
||OS'TRACITE, n. [Gr. from a shell.]An oyster shell in its fossil state, or a stone formed in the ...
||OS'TRACIZE, v.t. [See Ostracism.] To banish by the popular voice, particularly a person eminent ...
||OS'TRICH, n. [L. struthio-camelus; Gr. a sparrow, and an ostrich. The meaning of the name is not ...
||OTACOUS'TIC, a. [Gr. ears, and to hear.] Assisting the sense of hearing; as an otacoustic ...
||OMNIP'OTENCE,'OTENCY, n. [L. omnipotens; omnis, all, and potens, powerful.]1. Almighty power; ...
||OTH'ER, a. [Heb.]1. Not the same; different; not this or these.Then the other company which is ...
||OTH'ERGATES, adv. [other and gate, for way, manner.] Of another manner. Obs.
||OTH'ERGUISE, adv. [other and guise, manner.] Of another kind. [corruptly pronounced otherguess.]
||OTH'ERWHERE, adv. [other and where.] In some other place; or in other places.
||OTH'ERWHILES, adv. [other and while.] At other times.
||OTH'ERWISE, adv. [other and wise, manner.] 1. In a different manner.Thy father was a worthy ...
||OT'OMO, n. A fowl of the Lagopus kind, about the size of a tame pigeon, a native of Germany, and ...
||OT'TOMAN, a. Designating something that pertains to the Turks or to their government; as the ...
||OUCH, n. 1. A bezil or socket in which a precious stone or seal is set. Ex. 39.2. The blow given ...
||OUGHT. [See Aught, the true orthography.]
||OUNCE, n. ouns. [L. uncia, the twelfth part of any thing; Gr; but the Greek is from Latin. Inch ...
||OUND'ING, a. Waving. [L. unda. Not used.]
||OUPHE, n. oof'y. A fairy; a goblin; an elf. Obs.
||OUPHEN, n. oof'en. Elfish. Obs.
||OUR, a. 1. Pertaining or belonging to us; as our country; our rights; our troops.2. Ours, which ...
||OURANOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. heaven, and to describe.] A description of the heavens.
||OURSELF', pron. reciprocal. [our and self.] This is added after we and us, and sometimes is used ...
||OURSELVES, plu. of ourself. We or us, not others; added to we, by way of emphasis or opposition.We ...
||OUSE, n. ooz. [from ooze.] Tanner's bark.
||OUSEL, n. oo'zl. The blackbird, a species of the genus Turdus.
||OUST, n. [L. ustus.] A kiln to dry hops or malt.
||OUST'ED, pp. Taken away; removed; ejected.
||OUST'ER, n. Amotion of possession; disseizin; dispossession; ejection.Ouster of the freehold is ...
||OUST'ING, ppr. Taking away; removing; ejecting.
||OUT, adv. 1. Without; on the outside; not within; on the exterior or beyond the limits of any ...
||OUTACT', v.t. To do beyond; to exceed in act.He has made me heir to treasures, would make me ...
||OUTBAL'ANCE, v.t. To out weigh; to exceed in weight or effect.Let dull Ajax bear away my right, ...
||OUTB'AR, v.t. To shut out by bars or fortification.These to outbar with painful pionings.
||OUTBID', v.t. To bid more than another; to offer a higher price.For Indian spices, for Peruvian ...
||OUTBID'DEN, pp. Exceeded in the price offered.
||OUTBID'DER, n. One that outbids.
||OUTBID'DING, ppr. Bidding a price beyond another.
||OUTBLOWN, pp. Inflated; swelled with wind.
||OUTBLUSH', v.t. To exceed in rosy color.
||OUT'BORN, a. Foreign; not native. [Little used.]
||OUT'BOUND, a. Destined or proceeding from a country or harbor to a distant country or port; as an ...
||OUTBRA'VE, v.t.1. To bear down by more daring or insolent conduct.I would outstare the sternest ...
||OUTBRA'ZEN, v.t. To bear down with a brazen face or impudence.
||OUT'BREAK, n. A bursting forth; eruption.The flash and outbreak of a fiery mind.
||OUT'BREAKING, n. That which bursts forth.
||OUTBRE'ATHE, v.t. 1. To weary by having better breath.2. To expire.
||OUTBUD', v.i. To sprout forth.
||OUTBUILD, v.t. outbild'. To exceed in building, or in durability of building.
||OUTCANT', v.t. To surpass in canting.
||OUT'CAST, pp. or a. Cast out; thrown away; rejected as useless.OUT'CAST, n. One who is cast out ...
||OUTCEPT, for except, is not in use.
||OUTCLIMB, v.t. To climb beyond.
||OUTCOM'PASS, v.t. To exceed due bounds.
||OUTCR'AFT, v.t. To exceed in cunning.
||OUT'CRY, n.1. A vehement or loud cry; cry of distress.2. Clamor; noisy opposition or ...
||OUTDA'RE, v.t. To dare or venture beyond.
||OUTDA'TE, v.t. To antiquate; as outdated ceremonies. [Not used.]
||OUTDO, v.t. pret. outdid; pp. outdone. [See Do.]To excel; to surpass; to perform beyond another.An ...
||OUTDOING, ppr. Excelling; surpassing in performance.OUTDOING, n. Excess in performance.
||OUTDONE, pp. Of outdo.
||OUTDRINK', v.t. [See Drink.] To exceed in drinking.
||OUTDWELL', v.t. To dwell or stay beyond.
||OUT'ER, a. [comp. of out.] Being on the outside; external; opposed to inner; as the outer wall; ...
||OUT'ERLY, adv. Towards the outside.
||OUT'ERMOST, a. [superl. from outer.] Being on the extreme external part; remotest from the midst; ...
||OUTFA'CE, v.t. To brave; to bear down with an imposing front or with impudence; to stare down.
||OUT'FALL, n. A fall of water; a canal.
||OUT'FAWN, v.t. To exceed in fawning or adulation.
||OUTFE'AST, v.t. To exceed in feasting.
||OUT'FIT, n. A fitting out, as of a ship for a voyage; usually in the plural, outfits, the expenses ...
||OUTFLANK', v.t. To extend the flank of one army beyond that of another.
||OUTFLY, v.t. To fly faster than another; to advance before in flight or progress.
||OUTFOOL', v.t. To exceed in folly.
||OUT'FORM, n. External appearance.
||OUTFROWN', v.t. To frown down; to overbear by frowning.
||OUT'GATE, n. An outlet; a passage outward.
||OUTGEN'ERAL, v.t. To exceed in generalship; to gain advantage over by superior military skill.
||OUTGIVE, v.t. outgiv'. To surpass in giving.
||OUTGO', v.t. [See Go.]1. To go beyond; to advance before in going; to go faster.2. To surpass; ...
||OUTGO'ING, ppr. Going beyond.
||OUTGRIN', v.t. To surpass in grinning.
||OUTGROW, v.t.1. To surpass in growth.2. To grow too great or too old for any thing. Children ...
||OUTGROWN, pp. Of outgrow.
||OUT'GUARD, n. A guard at a distance from the main body of an army; or a guard at the farthest ...
||OUTHER'OD, v.t. To surpass in enormity, absurdity or cruelty.
||OUT'HOUSE, n. A small house or building at a little distance from the main house.
||OUTJEST', v.t. To overpower by jesting.
||OUTJUG'GLE, v.t. To surpass in juggling.
||OUTKNAVE, v.t. outna've. To surpass in knavery.
||OUT'LAND, a. Foreign. Obs.
||OUT'LANDER, n. A foreigner; not a native. Obs.
||OUTLAND'ISH, a.1. Foreign; not native.Nevertheless, even him did outlandish women cause to ...
||OUTL'AST, v.t. To last longer than something else; to exceed in duration. Candles laid in bran ...
||OUT'LAW, n. A person excluded from the benefit of the law, or deprived of its protection. ...
||OUT'LAWED, pp. Excluded from the benefit of law.
||OUT'LAWING, ppr. Depriving of the benefit of law.
||OUT'LAWRY, n. The putting a man out of the protection of law, or the process by which a man is ...
||OUT'LAY, n. A laying out or expending; expenditure.
||OUTLE'AP, v.t. To leap beyond; to pass by leaping.
||OUT'LET, n. Passage outward; the place or the means by which any thing escapes or is discharged. ...
||OUT'LICKER, n. In ships, a small piece of timber fastened to the top of the poop.
||OUTLI'E, v.t. To exceed in lying.
||OUT'LIER, n. One who does not reside in the place with which his office or duty connects him.
||OUT'LINE, n. Contour; the line by which a figure is defined; the exterior line.OUT'LINE, v.t. To ...
||OUTLIVE, v.t. outliv'. 1. To live beyond; to survive; to live after something has ceased; as, a ...
||OUTLIV'ER, n. A survivor.
||OUTLOOK', v.t.1. To face down; to browbeat.2. To select. [Not in use.]
||OUT'LOPE, n. [See Lope and Leap.] An excursion. [Not used.]
||OUTLUS'TRE, v.t. To excel in brightness.
||OUTLY'ING, a.1. Lying or being at a distance from the main body or design.2. Being on the ...
||OUTM'ARCH, v.t. To march faster than; to march so as to leave behind.The horse outmarched the ...
||OUTMEASURE, v.t. outmezh'ur. To exceed in measure or extent.
||OUT'MOST, a. Farthest outward; most remote from the middle.
||OUTNUM'BER, v.t. To exceed in number. The troops outnumbered those of the enemy.
||OUTPA'CE, v.t. To outgo; to leave behind.
||OUTPAR'AMOUR, v.t. [See Paramour.] To exceed in keeping mistresses.
||OUT'PARISH, n. A parish lying without the walls, or on the border.
||OUT'PART, n. A part remote from the center or main part.
||OUTP'ASS, v.t. To pass beyond; to exceed in progress.
||OUTPOISE, v.t. outpoiz'. To outweigh.
||OUT'PORCH, n. An entrance.
||OUT'POST, n.1. A post or station without the limits of a camp, or at a distance from the main body ...
||OUTPOUR, v.t.1. To pour out; to send forth in a stream.2. To effuse.
||OUT'POURING, n. A pouring out; effusion.
||OUTPRA'Y, v.t. To exceed in prayer or in earnestness of entreaty.
||OUTPRE'ACH, v.t. To surpass in preaching; to produce more effect in inculcating lessons or ...
||OUTPRI'ZE, v.t. To exceed in value or estimated worth.
||OUT'RAGE, v.t. [L. ultra, beyond.]To treat with violence and wrong; to abuse by rude or insolent ...
||OUTRA'GEOUS, a.1. Violent; furious; exorbitant; exceeding all bounds of moderation; as outrageous ...
||OUTRA'GEOUSLY, adv. With great violence; furiously; excessively.
||OUTRA'GEOUSNESS, n. Fury; violence; enormity.
||OUTRA'ZE, v.t. To raze to extermination.
||OUTRE, a. ootra'y. Being out of the common course or limits; extravagant.
||OUTRE'ACH, v.t. To go or extend beyond.
||OUTRE'ASON, v.t. To excel or surpass in reasoning.
||OUTRECK'ON, v.t. To exceed in assumed computation.
||OUTREIGN, v.t. To reign through the whole of.
||OUTRI'DE, v.t. To pass by riding; to ride faster than.OUTRI'DE, v.i. To travel about on ...
||OUT'RIDER, n. 1. A summoner whose office is to cite men before the sheriff. [Not used.]2. One ...
||OUT'RIGGER, n. In seamen's language, a strong beam fixed on the side of a ship and projecting from ...
||OUT'RIGHT, adv. 1. Immediately; without delay; at once.2. Completely.
||OUTRI'VAL, v.t. To surpass in excellence.
||OUTROAR, v.t. To exceed in roaring.
||OUT'RODE, n. An excursion.
||OUTROOT', v.t. To eradicate; to extirpate.
||OUTRUN', v.t1. To exceed in running; to leave behind in running.2. To exceed; as, to outrun one's ...
||OUTSA'IL, v.t. To sail faster than; to leave behind in sailing.
||OUTSCA'PE, n. Power of escaping. [Not used.]
||OUTSCORN', v.t. To bear down or confront by contempt; to despise.
||OUTSCOUR'INGS, n. [out and scour.] Substances washed or scoured out.
||OUTSELL', v.t.1. To exceed in amount of sales.2. To exceed in the prices of things sold.3. To ...
||OUT'SET, n. Beginning; first entrance on any business.Every thing almost depends upon giving a ...
||OUTSHI'NE, v.t.1. To send forth brightness or luster.2. To excel in luster or excellence; as ...
||OUTSHOOT', v.t.1. To exceed in shooting.2. To shoot beyond.
||OUTSHUT', v.t. To shut out or exclude.
||OUTSI'DE, n.1. The external part of a thing; the part, end or side which forms the surface or ...
||OUTSIT', v.t. To sit beyond the time of any thing.
||OUTSKIP', v.t. To avoid by flight.
||OUT'SKIRT, n. Border; outpost; suburb.
||OUTSLEE'P, v.t. To sleep beyond.
||OUTSOAR, v.t. To soar beyond.
||OUTSOUND', v.t. To surpass in sound.
||OUTSPE'AK, v.t. To speak something beyond; to exceed.
||OUTSPORT, v.t. To sport beyond; to outdo in sporting.
||OUTSPREAD', v.t To extend; to spread; to diffuse.
||OUTSTAND', v.t. 1. To resist effectually; to withstand; to sustain without yielding. [Little ...
||OUTSTAND'ING, ppr. 1. Resisting effectually. [Little used.]2. Projecting outward.3. Not ...
||OUTSTA'RE, v.t. To face down; to browbeat; to outface with effrontery; as we say, to stare out of ...
||OUTSTEP', v.t. To step or go beyond; to exceed.
||OUTSTORM', v.t. To overbear by storming.Insults the tempest and outstorms the skies.
||OUT'STREET, n. A street in the extremities of a town.
||OUTSTRETCH', v.t. To extend; to stretch or spread out; to expand.
||OUTSTRI'DE, v.t. To surpass in striding.
||OUTSTRIP', v.t. To outgo; to outrun; to advance beyond.
||OUTSWEAR, v.t. To exceed in swearing; to overpower by swearing.
||OUTSWEE'TEN, v.t. To exceed in sweetness.
||OUTSWELL', v.t. To overflow; to exceed in swelling.
||OUTTALK, v.t. outtauk'. To overpower by talking; to exceed in talking.
||OUTTHROW, v.t. To throw out or beyond.
||OUTTONGUE, v.t. outtung'. To bear down by talk, clamor or noise.
||OUTTOP', v.t. To overtop. [Not used.]
||OUTVAL'UE, v.t. To exceed in price or value.
||OUTVEN'OM, v.t. To exceed in poison.
||OUTVI'E, v.t. To exceed; to surpass.
||OUTVIL'LAIN, v.t. To exceed in villainy.
||OUTVOICE, v.t. outvois'. To exceed in roaring or clamor. [Not used.]
||OUTVO'TE, v.t. To exceed in the number of votes given; to defeat by plurality of suffrages.
||OUTWALK, v.t. outwauk'.1. To walk faster than; to leave behind in walking.2. To exceed the ...
||OUT'WALL, n. 1. The exterior wall of a building or fortress.2. Superficial appearance. ...
||OUTWARD-BOUND', a. Proceeding from a port or country.
||OUT'WARD, a. [L. versus.]1. External; exterior; forming the superficial part; as the outward coat ...
||OUT'WARDLY, adv.1. Externally; opposed to inwardly; as outwardly content, but inwardly uneasy.2. ...
||OUT'WARDS, adv. 1. To the outer parts; tending or directed towards the exterior.The light falling ...
||OUTWASH', v.t. To wash out; to cleanse from. [Little used.]
||OUTWATCH', v.t. To surpass in watching.
||OUTWEAR, v.t.1. To wear out. [Not used.]2. To pass tediously to the end.By the stream, if I the ...
||OUTWEE'D, v.t. To weed out; to extirpate, as a weed.
||OUTWEE'P, v.t. To exceed in weeping.
||OUTWEIGH, v.t. outwa'y. [See Weigh.]1. To exceed in weight.2. To exceed in value, influence or ...
||OUTWELL', v.t. or i. To pour out. [Not used.]
||OUTWENT', pret. of outgo.
||OUTWHO'RE, v.t. To exceed in lewdness.
||OUTWIN', v.t. To get out of. [Not used.]
||OUTWIND, v.t. To extricate by winding; to unloose.
||OUTWING', v.t. To move faster on the wing; to outstrip.
||OUTWIT', v.t. To surpass in design or stratagem; to overreach; to defeat or frustrate by superior ...
||OUT'WORK, n. The part of a fortification most remote from the main fortress or citadel.
||OUTWORN, pp. [See Wear.] Worn out; consumed by use.
||OUTWORTH, v.t. To exceed in value.
||OUTWREST, v.t. outrest'. To extort; to draw from or forth by violence.
||OUTWRITE, v.t. outri'te. To surpass in writing.
||OUTWROUGHT, pp. outraut'. [See Work.] Outdone; exceeded in act or efficacy.
||OUTZA'NY, v.t. [See Zany.] To exceed in buffoonery.
||O'VAL, a. [L. ovum, an egg.]1. Of the shape or figure of an egg; oblong; curvilinear; resembling ...
||OVA'RIOUS, a. Consisting of eggs; as ovarious food.
||O'VARY, n. [L. ovarium, from ovum, an egg.]The part of a female animal in which the eggs are ...
||OVATE-LAN'CEOLATE, a. Having something of the form of an egg and a lance, inclining to the latter.
||OVATE-SUB'ULATE, a. Having something of the form of an egg and an awl, but most tending to the ...
||O'VATED, a. [L. ovatus, from ovum, an egg.] Egg-shaped; as an ovate leaf.
||OVA'TION, n. [L. ovatio.] In Roman antiquity, a lesser triumph allowed to commanders who had ...
||OVATO-OB'LONG, a. Oblong in the shape of an egg, or with the end lengthened.
||OVEN, n. uv'n.An arch of brick or stone work, for baking bread and other things for food. Ovens ...
||O'VER, prep. [L. super., Gr.]1. Across; from side to side; implying a passing or moving either ...
||OVERABOUND', v.i. To abound more than enough; to be superabundant.
||OVERACT', v.t. To act or perform to excess; as, he overacted his part.OVERACT', v.i. To act more ...
||OVERAG'ITATE, v.t. To agitate or discuss beyond what is expedient.
||O'VERALLS, n. A kind of trousers.
||OVERANX'IOUS, a. Anxious to excess.
||OVER'ARCH, v.t. To arch over; to cover with an arch.Brown with o'erarching shades.
||OVERAWE, v.t. overaw'. To restrain by awe, fear or superior influence.The kind was present in ...
||OVERBAL'ANCE, v.t. To weigh down; to exceed in weight, value or importance. The evils which ...
||OVERBAT'TLE, a. Too fruitful; exuberant. [Not used.]
||OVERBEAR, v.t. [See Bear.] To bear down; to repress; to subdue.The point of reputation, when the ...
||OVERBEARING, ppr.1. Bearing down; repressing.2. a. Haughty and dogmatical; disposed or tending ...
||OVERBEND', v.t. To bend or stretch to excess.
||OVERBID', v.t. 1. To bid or offer beyond.2. To bid or offer more than an equivalent.
||OVERBLOW, v.i. 1. To blow with too much violence; a seaman's phrase.2. To blow over, or be past ...
||OVERBLOWN, pp. Blown by and gone; blown away; driven by; past.And when this cloud of sorrow's ...
||OVERBOARD, adv. Literally, over the side of a ship; hence, out of a ship or from on board; as, to ...
||OVERBROW', v.t. To hang over.
||OVERBUILT, pp. overbilt'. Built over.
||OVERBULK', v.t. To oppress by bulk. [Not used.]
||OVERBUR'DEN, v.t. To load with too great weight.
||OVERBUR'DENED, pp. Overloaded.
||OVERBURN', v.t. To burn too much.
||OVERBUSY, a. overbiz'zy. Too busy; officious.
||OVERBUY', v.t. To buy at too dear a rate.
||OVERCAN'OPY, v.t. To cover as with a canopy.
||OVERCA'RE, n. Excessive care or anxiety.
||OVERCA'REFUL, a. Careful to excess.
||OVERCAR'RY, v.t. To carry too far; to carry or urge beyond the proper point.
||OVERC'AST, v.t. 1. To cloud; to darken; to cover with gloom.The clouds that overcast our morn ...
||OVERCAU'TIOUS, a. Cautious or prudent to excess.
||OVERCH'ARGE, v.t.1. To charge or load to excess; to cloy; to oppress.The heavy load of abundance ...
||OVERCLIMB, v.t. To climb over.
||OVERCLOUD', v.t. To cover or overspread with clouds.
||OVERCLOY', v.t. To fill beyond satiety.
||OVERCOLD, a. Cold to excess.
||OVERCOME, v.t. [See Come.]1. To conquer; to vanquish; to subdue; as, to overcome enemies in ...
||OVERCOMER, n. One who vanquishes or surmounts.
||OVERCOMINGLY, adv. With superiority.
||OVERCON'FIDENCE, n. Excessive confidence.
||OVERCORN', v.t. To corn to excess.
||OVERCOUNT', v.t. To rate above the true value.
||OVERCOV'ER, v.t. To cover completely.
||OVERCRED'ULOUS, a. Too apt to believe.
||OVERCROW, v.t. To crow as in triumph. [Not used.]
||OVERCU'RIOUS, a. Curious or nice to excess.
||OVERDA'TE, v.t. To date beyond the proper period.
||OVERDI'GHT, a. Covered over. Obs.
||OVERDIL'IGENT, a. Diligent to excess.
||OVERDO, v.t. 1. To do or perform too much.2. To harass; to fatigue; to oppress by too much ...
||OVERDONE, pp.1. Overacted; acted to excess.2. Wearied or oppressed by too much labor.3. Boiled, ...
||OVERDOSE, n. Too great a dose.
||OVERDRESS', v.t. To dress to excess; to adorn too much.
||OVERDRINK', v.t. To drink to excess.
||OVERDRI'VE, v.t. To drive too hard, or beyond strength. Gen. 33.
||OVERDRY', v.t. To dry too much.
||OVERE'AGER, a. Too eager; too vehement in desire.
||OVERE'AGERLY, adv. With excessive eagerness.
||OVERE'AGERNESS, n. Excess of earnestness.
||OVERE'AT, v.t. To eat to excess.
||OVEREL'EGANT, a. Elegant to excess.
||OVEREMP'TY, v.t. To make too empty.
||OVEREYE, v.t. 1. To superintend; to inspect. [Little used.]2. To observe to remark.
||O'VERFALL, n. A cataract; the fall of a river.
||OVERFATIGUE, n. overfatee'g. To fatigue to excess.OVERFATIGUE, v.t. overfatee'g. To fatigue to ...
||OVERFEE'D, v.t. To feed to excess.
||OVERFILL', v.t. To fill to excess; to surcharge.
||OVERFLOAT, v.t. To overflow; to inundate.
||OVERFLOURISH, v.t. overflur'ish. To make excessive display or flourish.
||OVERFLOW, v.t.1. To spread over, as water; to inundate; to cover with water or other fluid.2. To ...
||OVERFLOWING, ppr. Spreading over, as a fluid; inundating; running over the brim or ...
||OVERFLOWINGLY, adv. Exuberantly; in great abundance.
||OVERFLUSH', v.t. To flush to excess.
||OVERFLUSH'ED, pp.1. Flushed to excess; reddened to excess.2. Elated to excess.
||OVERFLY', v.t. To pass over or cross by flight.
||OVERFOR'WARD, a. Forward to excess.
||OVERFOR'WARDNESS, a. Too great forwardness or readiness; officiousness.
||OVERFREIGHT, v.t. overfra'te. [See Freight.]To load too heavily; to fill with too great quantity ...
||OVERFRU'ITFUL, a. Too rich; producing superabundant crops.
||OVERGET', v.t. To reach; to overtake. [Not used.]
||OVERGILD', v.t. To gild over; to varnish.
||OVERGIRD', v.t. To gird or bind too closely.
||OVERGL'ANCE, v.t. To glance over; to run over with the eye.
||OVERGO', v.t.1. To exceed; to surpass.2. To cover. [Not used.]
||OVERGONE, pp. overgawn'. Injured; ruined.
||OVERGORGE, v.t. overgorj'. To gorge to excess.
||OVERGR'ASSED, pp. Overstocked with grass; overgrown with grass.
||OVERGREAT, a. Too great.
||OVERGROW, v.t.1. To cover with growth or herbage.2. To grow beyond; to rise above.OVERGROW, v.i. ...
||OVERGROWTH, n. Exuberant or excessive growth.
||OVERHALE. [See Overhaul.]
||OVERHAND'LE, v.t. To handle too much; to mention too often.
||OVERHANG', v.t.1. To impend or hang over.2. To jut or project over.OVERHANG', v.i. To jut over.
||OVERH'ARDEN, v.t. To harden too much; to make too hard.
||OVERHASTILY, adv. In too much haste.
||OVERHASTINESS, n. Too much haste; percipitation.
||OVERHASTY, a. Too hasty; precipitate.
||OVERHAUL', v.t. 1. To spread over.2. To turn over for examination; to separate and inspect.3. ...
||OVERHEAD, adv. overhed'. Aloft; above; in the zenith or ceiling.
||OVERHE'AR, v.t. To hear by accident; to hear what is not addressed to the hearer, or not intended ...
||OVERHE'ARD, pp. Heard by accident.
||OVERHE'AT, v.t. To heat to excess.
||OVERHE'LE, v.t. To cover over. [Not used.]
||OVERHEND', v.t. To overtake. [Not used.]
||OVERJOY', v.t. To give great joy to; to transport with gladness.
||OVERLA'BOR, v.t.1. To harass with toil.2. To execute with too much care.
||OVERLA'DE, v.t. To load with too great a cargo or other burden.
||OVERLA'DEN, pp. Overburdened; loaded to excess.
||OVERLA'ID, pp. [See Overlay.] Oppressed with weight; smothered; covered over.
||OVERL'ARGE, a. Too large; too great.
||OVERL'ARGENESS, n. Excess of size.
||OVERLASH', v.i. 1. To exaggerate. [Little used.]2. To proceed to excess. [Little used.]
||OVERLA'Y, v.t.1. To lay too much upon; to oppress with incumbent weight; as a country overlaid ...
||OVERLA'YING, n. A superficial covering. Ex. 38.
||OVERLE'AP, v.t. To leap over; to pass or move from side to side by leaping; as, to overleap a ...
||OVERLEAVEN, v.t. overlev'n.1. To leaven too much; to cause to rise and swell too much.2. To mix ...
||O'VERLETHER, n. The leather which forms or is intended to form the upper part of a shoe; that ...
||OVERLIB'ERAL, a. Too liberal; too free; abundant to excess; as overliberal diet.
||OVERLIGHT, n. Too strong a light.
||OVERLIVE, v.t. overliv'. To outlive; to live longer than another; to survive. [We generally use ...
||OVERLIV'ER, n. One that lives longest; a survivor.
||OVERLOAD, v.t. To load with too heavy a burden or cargo; to fill to excess; as, to overload the ...
||OVERLONG', a. Too long.
||OVERLOOK', v.t.1. To view from a higher place; applied to persons; as, to stand on a hill and ...
||OVERLOOK'ER, n. One that overlooks.
||OVERLOOP, now written orlop, which see.
||OVERLOVE, v.t. To love to excess; to prize or value too much.
||O'VERLY, a. Careless; negligent; inattentive. [Not used.]
||OVERM'AST, v.t. To furnish with a mast or with masts that are too long or too heavy for the weight ...
||OVERM'ASTED, pp. Having masts too long or too heavy for the ship.
||OVERM'ASTER, v.t. To overpower; to subdue; to vanquish; to govern.
||OVERMATCH', v.t. To be too powerful for; to conquer; to subdue; to oppress by superior ...
||OVERMEASURE, v.t. overmezh'ur. To measure or estimate too largely.OVERMEASURE, n. overmezh'ur. ...
||OVERMIX', v.t. To mix with too much.
||OVERMOD'EST, a. Modest to excess; bashful.
||O'VERMOST, a. Highest; over the rest in authority.
||OVERMUCH', a. Too much; exceeding what is necessary or proper.OVERMUCH', adv. In too great a ...
||OVERMUCH'NESS, n. Superabundance. [Not used and barbarous.]
||OVERMUL'TITUDE, v.t. To exceed in number. [Not used.]
||OVERNA'ME, v.t. To name over or in a series. [Not used.]
||OVERNE'AT, a. Excessively neat.
||OVERNIGHT, n. Night before bed-time. [See Over, prep.]
||OVERNOISE, v.t. overnoiz'. To overpower by noise.
||OVEROFFEND'ED, a. Offended to excess.
||OVEROF'FICE, v.t. To lord by virtue of an office. [Not used.]
||OVEROFFI'CIOUS, a. Too busy; too ready to intermeddle; too importunate.
||OVERPA'INT, v.t. To color or describe too strongly.
||OVERP'ASS, v.t. 1. To cross; to go over.2. To overlook; to pass without regard.3. To omit, as in ...
||OVERP'AST, pp. Passed by; passed away; gone; past.
||OVERPA'Y, v.t1. To pay too much or more than is due.2. To reward beyond the price or merit.
||OVERPEE'R, v.t. To overlook; to hover over. [Not used.]
||OVERPE'OPLE, v.t. To overstock with inhabitants.
||OVERPERCH', v.t. To perch over or above; to fly over.
||OVERPERSUA'DE, v.t. To persuade or influence against one's inclination or opinion.
||OVERPIC'TURE, v.t. To exceed the representation or picture.
||O'VERPLUS, n. [over and L. plus, more.]Surplus; that which remains after a supply, or beyond a ...
||OVERPLY', v.t. To ply to excess; to exert with too much vigor.
||OVERPOISE, v.t. overpoiz'. To outweigh.OVERPOISE, n. overpoiz'. Preponderant weight.
||OVERPOL'ISH, v.t. To polish too much.
||OVERPON'DEROUS, a. To heavy; too depressing.
||OVERPOST, v.t. To hasten over quickly.
||OVERPOW'ER, v.t.1. To affect with a power or force that cannot be borne; as, the light overpowers ...
||OVERPRESS', v.t. 1. To bear upon with irresistible force; to crush; to overwhelm.2. To overcome ...
||OVERPRI'ZE, v.t. To value or prize at too high a rate.
||OVERPROMPT', a. Too prompt; too ready or eager.
||OVERPROMPT'NESS, n. Excessive promptness; precipitation.
||OVERPROPO'RTION, v.t. To make of too great proportion.
||OVERQUI'ETNESS, n. Too much quietness.
||OVERRA'KE, v.t. To break in upon a ship. When the waves break in upon a ship riding at anchor, it ...
||OVERRANK', a. Too rank or luxuriant.
||OVERRA'TE, v.t. To rate at too much; to estimate at a value or amount beyond the truth.
||OVERRE'ACH, v.t.1. To reach beyond in any direction; to rise above; to extend beyond.2. To ...
||OVERRE'ACHER, n. One that overreaches; one that deceives.
||OVERRE'ACHING, n. The act of deceiving; a reaching too far.
||OVERRE'AD, v.t. To read over; to peruse. [Not used.]
||OVERRED', v.t. To smear with a red color. [Not used.]
||OVERRID'DEN, pp. Rid to excess.
||OVERRI'DE, v.t. 1. To ride over. [Not used.]2. To ride too much; to ride beyond the strength of ...
||OVERRI'PEN, v.t. To make too ripe.
||OVERROAST, v.t. To roast too much.
||OVERRU'LE, v.t.1. To influence or control by predominant power; to subject to superior authority. ...
||OVERRU'LER, n. One who controls, directs or governs.
||OVERRU'LING, pp.1. Controlling; subjecting to authority.2. a. Exerting superior and controlling ...
||OVERRUN', v.t. 1. To run or spread over; to grow over; to cover all over. The sluggard's farm is ...
||OVERRUN'NER, n. One that overruns.
||OVERRUN'NING, ppr. Spreading over; ravaging; changing the disposition of types.
||OVERSAT'URATE, v.t. To saturate to excess.
||OVERSAT'URATED, pp. More than saturated.
||OVERSAT'URATING, ppr. Saturating to excess.
||OVERSCRU'PULOUS, a. Scrupulous to excess.
||OVERSEA, a. Foreign; from beyond sea.
||OVERSEE', v.t.1. To superintend; to overlook, implying care.2. To pass unheeded; to omit; to ...
||OVERSEE'N, pp.1. Superintended.2. Mistaken; deceived. [Not used.]
||OVERSEE'R, n. 1. One who overlooks; a superintendent; a supervisor.2. An officer who has the ...
||OVERSET', v.t1. To turn from the proper position or basis; to turn upon the side, or to turn ...
||OVERSHA'DE, v.t. To cover with shade; to cover with any thing that causes darkness; to render dark ...
||OVERSHAD'OW, v.t1. To throw a shadow over; to overshade.2. To shelter; to protect; to cover with ...
||OVERSHAD'OWER, n. One that throws a shade over any thing.
||OVERSHAD'OWING, ppr. Throwing a shade over; protecting.
||OVERSHOOT', v.t. 1. To shoot beyond the mark.2. To pass swiftly over.To overshoot one's self, to ...
||OVERSHOT', pp. Shot beyond.
||O'VERSIGHT, n.1. Superintendence; watchful care. 1Peter 5.2. Mistake; an overlooking; omission; ...
||OVERSI'ZE, v.t.1. To surpass in bulk or size. [Not much used.]2. To cover with viscid matter.
||OVERSKIP', v.t. 1. To skip or leap over; to pass by leaping.2. To pass over.3. To escape.
||OVERSLEE'P, v.t. To sleep too long; as, to oversleep the usual hour of rising.
||OVERSLIP', v.t. To slip or pass without notice; to pass undone, unnoticed or unused; to omit; to ...
||OVERSLOW, v.t. To render slow; to check; to curb. [Not used.]
||OVERSNOW, v.t. To cover with snow. [Not much used.]
||OVERSOLD, pp. Sold at too high a price.
||OVERSOON', adv. Too soon.
||OVERSOR'ROW, v.t. To grieve or afflict to excess.
||OVERSPAN', v.t. To reach or extend over.
||OVERSPE'AK, v.t. To speak too much; to use too many words.
||OVERSPENT', pp. [See Spend.] Harassed or fatigued to an extreme degree.
||OVERSPREAD, v.t. overspred'.1. To spread over; to cover over. The deluge overspread the earth.2. ...
||OVERSTAND', v.t. To stand too much on price or conditions; to lose a sale by holding the price too ...
||OVERSTA'RE, v.t. To stare wildly. [Not used.]
||OVERSTEP', v.t. To step over or beyond; to exceed.
||OVERSTOCK', n. Superabundance; more than is sufficient.OVERSTOCK', v.t. 1. To fill too full; to ...
||OVERSTO'RE, v.t. To store with too much; to supply or fill with superabundance.
||OVERSTRA'IN, v.i. To strain to excess; to make too violent efforts.OVERSTRA'IN, v.t. To stretch ...
||OVERSTRI'KE, v.t. To strike beyond.
||OVERSTROW, v.t. To spread or scatter over.
||OVERSTROWN, pp. Spread or scattered over.
||OVERSUPPLY', v.t. To furnish more than is sufficient.
||OVERSWA'Y, v.t. To overrule; to bear down; to control.
||OVERSWELL', v.t. To swell or rise above; to overflow.
||O'VERT, a. [L. aperio.]Open to view; public; apparent; as overt virtues; an overt essay. But the ...
||OVERTA'KE, v.t.1. To come up with in a course, pursuit, progress or motion; to catch.The enemy ...
||OVERT'ASK, v.t. To impose too heavy a task or injunction on.
||OVERTAX', v.t. To tax too heavily.
||OVERTHROW, v.t. [See Throw.]1. To turn upside down.His wife overthrew the table.2. To throw ...
||OVERTHROWER, n. One that overthrows, defeats or destroys.
||OVERTHWART', a. 1. Opposite; being over the way or street.2. Crossing at right angles.3. Cross; ...
||OVERTHWART'LY, adv.1. Across; transversely.2. Perversely.
||OVERTHWART'NESS, n. 1. The state of being athwart or lying across.2. Perverseness; pervicacity.
||OVERTI'RE, v.t. To tire to excess; to subdue by fatigue.
||OVERTI'TLE, v.t. To give too high a title to.
||O'VERTLY, adv. Openly; in open view; publicly.
||OVERTOOK', pret. of overtake.
||OVERTOP', v.t.1. To rise above the top.2. To excel; to surpass.3. To obscure; to make of less ...
||OVERTOW'ER, v.t. To soar too high.
||OVERTRIP', v.t. To trip over; to walk nimbly over.
||OVERTRUST', v.t. To trust with too much confidence.
||O'VERTURE, n. 1. Opening; disclosure; discovery. [In this literal sense, little used.]2. ...
||OVERTURN', v.t.1. To overset; to turn or throw from a basis or foundation; as, to overturn a ...
||OVERTURN'ABLE, a. That may be overturned. [Not much used.]
||OVERTURN'ED, pp. Overset; overthrown.
||OVERTURN'ER, n. One that overturns or subverts.
||OVERTURN'ING, ppr. Oversetting; overthrowing; subverting.OVERTURN'ING, n. An oversetting; ...
||OVERVAL'UE, v.t. To rate at too high a price.
||OVERVEIL, v.t. To cover; to spread over.
||OVERVO'TE, v.t. To outvote; to outnumber in votes given.
||OVERWATCH', v.t. To watch to excess; to subdue by long want of rest.
||OVERWATCH'ED, a. Tired by too much watching.
||OVERWE'AK, a. Too weak; too feeble.
||OVERWE'ARY, v.t. To subdue with fatigue.
||OVERWEATHER, v.t. overweth'er. [See Weather.] To bruise or batter by violence of weather.
||OVERWEE'N, v.i. [seen is obsolete, except in composition. See the word.]1. To think too highly; ...
||OVERWEE'NING, ppr. 1. Thinking too highly or conceitedly.2. a. That thinks too highly, ...
||OVERWEE'NINGLY, adv. With too much vanity or conceit.
||OVERWEIGH, v.t. To exceed in weight; to cause to preponderate; to outweigh; to overbalance.
||OVERWEIGHT, n. Greater weight; preponderance.
||OVERWHELM', v.t.1. To overspread or crush beneath something violent and weighty, that covers or ...
||OVERWHELM'ING, ppr. Crushing with weight or numbers.
||OVERWHELM'INGLY, adv. In a manner to overwhelm.
||OVERWING', v.t. To outflank; to extend beyond the wing of an army.
||OVERWI'SE, a. s as z. Wise to affectation.
||OVERWI'SENESS, n. Pretended or affected wisdom.
||OVERWORD', v.t. To say too much.
||OVERWORK', v.t. To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much; to tire.
||OVERWORN, a. 1. Worn out; subdued by toil.2. Spoiled by time.
||OVERWRESTLE, v.t. overres'l. To subdue by wrestling.
||OVERWROUGHT, pp. overraut'. 1. Labored to excess.2. Worked all over; as overwrought with ...
||OVERYE'ARED, a. Too old. [Not used.]
||OVERZE'ALED, a. Too much excited with zeal; ruled by too much zeal.
||OVERZEALOUS, a. overzel'ous. Too zealous; eager to excess.
||OVIC'ULAR, a. [from L. ovum, an egg.] Pertaining to an egg.
||O'VIDUCT, n. [L. ovum, an egg, and ductus, a duct.]In animals, a passage for the egg from the ...
||O'VIFORM, a. [L. ovum, egg, and forma, form.] Having the form or figure of an egg.
||O'VINE, a. [L. ovinus, from ovis, sheep.] Pertaining to sheep; consisting of sheep.
||OVIP'AROUS, a. [L. ovum, egg, and pario, to produce.]Producing eggs, or producing young from eggs. ...
||O'VOID, a. [L. ovum, egg, and Gr. form.] Having the shape of an egg.
||O'VOLO, n. In architecture, a round molding, the quarter of a circle; called also the quarter ...
||OWE, v.t. o. [Gr., Eng. own.]1. To be indebted; to be obliged or bound to pay. The merchants ...
||OWING, ppr. [This is used in a passive form, contrary to analogy, for owen or owed. But the use ...
||OWL, n. [L. ulula, ululo.]A fowl of the genus Strix, that flies chiefly in the night.
||OWL'ER, n. One that conveys contraband goods.
||OWL'ET, n. An owl, which see.
||OWL'ING, n. The offense of transporting wool or sheep out of England, contrary to the ...
||OWN, a. [See Owe and Ought.]1. Belonging to; possessed; peculiar; usually expressing property ...
||OWNED, pp. 1. The legal title being vested in; as, the property is owned by a company.2. ...
||OWNER, n. The rightful proprietor; one who has the legal or rightful title, whether he is the ...
||OWNERSHIP, n. Property; exclusive right of possession; legal or just claim or title. The ...
||OWNING, ppr.1. Having the legal or just title to.2. Acknowledging; avowing; confessing.
||OWRE, n. [L. urus.] A beast. [Not used.]
||OWSE, n. Bark of oak beaten or ground to small pieces.
||OW'SER, n. Bark and water mixed in a tan-pit.
||OX'-EYE, n. [ox and eye.] A plant of the genus Buphthalmum; another of the genus Anthemis; also, ...
||OX'-EYED, a. Having large full eyes, like those of an ox.
||OX, n. plu. oxen. pron. ox'n.The male of the bovine genus of quadrupeds, castrated and grown to his ...
||OX'ALATE, n. [See Oxalic.] In chimistry, a salt formed by a combination of the oxalic acid with a ...
||OXAL'IC, a. [Gr. sorrel,, acid.]Pertaining to sorrel. The oxalic acid is the acid of sorrel.
||OX'BANE, n. A plant, buphonos.
||OX'FLY, n. A fly hatched under the skin of cattle.
||OX'GANG, n. [ox and gang, going.] In ancient laws, as much land as an ox can plow in a year; said ...
||OX'HEAL, n. A plant.
||OXIOD'IC, a. Pertaining to or consisting of the compound of oxygen and iodine.
||OX'LIKE, a. [ox and like.] Resembling an ox.
||OX'LIP, n. A plant, the cowslip.
||OX'STALL, n. A stall or stand for oxen.
||OXTONGUE, n. ox'tung. A plant of the genus Picris.
||OXY-I'ODINE, n. In chimistry, a compound of the chloriodic and oxiodic acids.
||OX'YCRATE, n. [Gr. acid, and to mix.]A mixture of water and vinegar. [Little used.]
||OX'YD, n. [Gr. acid, sharp, vinegar.] In chimistry, a substance formed by the combination of a ...
||OXYDABIL'ITY, n. The capacity of being converted into an oxyd.
||OX'YDABLE, a. Capable of being converted into an oxyd.
||OX'YDATE, v.t. To convert into an oxyd, as metals and other substances, by combination with ...
||OX'YDATED, pp. Converted into an oxyd.
||OX'YDATING, ppr. Converting into an oxyd.
||OXYDA'TION, n. The operation or process of converting into an oxyd, as metals or other substances, ...
||OX'YDIZE, v.t. To oxydate, which see.
||OX'YDIZED, pp. Oxydated.
||OX'YDIZEMENT, n. Oxydation.
||OX'YDIZING, ppr. Oxydating. [Oxydize and its derivatives are now more generally used than ...
||OX'YGEN, n. [Gr. acid, and to generate.]In chimistry, oxygen or oxygen gas is an element or ...
||OX'YGENATE, v.t. To unite or cause to combine with oxygen, without the evolution of heat or light; ...
||OX'YGENATED, pp. United with oxygen.
||OX'YGENATING, ppr. Uniting with oxygen.
||OXYGENA'TION, n. The act, operation or process of combining with oxygen.
||OX'YGENIZABLE, a. Capable of being oxygenized.
||OX'YGENIZE, v.t. To oxygenate, which see.
||OX'YGENIZED, pp. United with oxygen.
||OX'YGENIZEMENT, n. Oxygenation.
||OX'YGENIZING, ppr. Oxygenating.
||OXYG'ENOUS, a. Pertaining to oxygen, or obtained from it.
||OX'YGON, n. [Gr. sharp, and an angle.]A triangle having three acute angles.
||OX'YMEL, n. [Gr. acid, and honey.]A mixture of vinegar and honey.
||OXYMO'RON, n. [Gr. a smart saying which at first view appears foolish.]A rhetorical figure, in ...
||OXYR'RHODINE, n. [compounded of Gr. acid, and rose.]A mixture of two parts of the oil of roses ...
||OX'YTONE, a. [Gr. sharp, and tone.]Having an acute sound.OX'YTONE, n. An acute sound.
||OY'ER, n. 1. In law, a hearing or trial of causes. A court of oyer and terminer is constituted by ...
||OYES, This word is used by the sheriff or his substitute in making proclamation in court, ...
||OYLET-HOLE. [See Eyelet-hole.]
||OYS'TER-SHELL, n. The hard covering or shell of the oyster.
||OYS'TER-WOMAN, n. A woman whose occupation is to sell oysters; a low woman.
||OYS'TER, n. [L. ostrea; Gr. probably connected in origin with bone, and named from its hardness.]A ...