||S, the nineteenth letter of the English Alphabet, is a sibilant articulation, and numbered among ...
||SABAOTH, n. Armies; a word used, Rom. 9:29, James 5:4, the Lord of Sabaoth.
||SABBATARIAN, n. [from sabbath.] One who observes the seventh day of the week as the sabbath, ...
||SABBATH-BREAKER, n. One who profanes the sabbath by violating the laws of God or man which enjoin ...
||SABBATH-BREAKING, n. A profanation of the sabbath by violating the injunction of the fourth ...
||SABBATH, n. 1. The day which God appointed to be observed by the Jews as a day of rest from all ...
||SABBATHLESS, a. Without intermission of labor.
||SABBATICAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the sabbath.2. Resembling the sabbath; enjoying or bringing an ...
||SABBATISM, n. Rest; intermission of labor.
||SABEAN, [See Sabian.]
||SABEISM, N. The same as Sabianism.
||SABELLIAN, a. Pertaining to the heresy of Sabellius.SABELLIAN, n. A follower of Sabellius, a ...
||SABELLIANISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of Sabellius.
||SABIANISM, n. That species of idolatry which consisted in worshiping the sun, moon and stars. ...
||SABINE, n. A plant; usually written savin, which see.
||SABLE, n. 1. A small animal of the weasel kind, the mustela zibelina, found in the northern ...
||SAB'LIERE, n. [L. sabulum.]1. A sand pit. [Not much used.]2. In carpentry, a piece of timber as ...
||SABOT, n. A wooden shoe. [Not English.]
||SABRE, n. A sword or cimitar with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and a little ...
||SABULOS'ITY, n. [from sabulous.] Sandiness; grittiness.
||SAB'ULOUS, a. [L. sabulosus, from sabulum, sand.] Sandy; gritty.
||SAC, n. [This is the English sake, which see.]In English law, the privilege enjoyed by the lord of ...
||SACCA'DE, n. A sudden violent check of a horse by drawing or twitching the reins on a sudden and ...
||SACCHARIF'EROUS, a. [L. saccharum, sugar, and fero, to produce.]Producing sugar; as sacchariferous ...
||SAC'CHARINE, a. [L. saccharum, sugar.]Pertaining to sugar; having the qualities of sugar; as a ...
||SACCHOLAC'TIC, a. [L. saccharum, sugar, and lac, milk.]A term in the new chimistry, denoting an ...
||SAC'CHOLATE, n. In chimistry, a salt formed by the union of the saccholactic acid with a base.
||SACERDO'TAL, a. [L. sacerdotalis, from sacerdos, a priest. See Sacred.]Pertaining to priests or ...
||SACH'EL, n. [L. sacculus, dim. of saccus.]A small sack or bag; a bag in which lawyers and children ...
||SA'CHEM, n. In America, a chief among some of the native Indian tribes. [See Sagamore.]
||SACK-POS'SET, n. [sack and posset.] A posset made of sack, milk and some other ingredients.
||SACK, n. [L. saccus. Heb. See the verb to sack.]1. A bag, usually a large cloth bag, used for ...
||SACK'AGE, n. The act of taking by storm and pillaging.
||SACK'BUT, n. [The last syllable is the L. buxus.]A wind instrument of music; a kind of trumpet, so ...
||SACK'CLOTH, n. [sack and cloth.] Cloth of which sacks are made; coarse cloth. This word is ...
||SACK'CLOTHED, a. Clothed in sackcloth.
||SACK'ED, pp. Pillaged; stormed and plundered.
||SACK'ER, n. One that takes a town or plunders it.
||SACK'FUL, n. A full sack or bag.
||SACK'ING, ppr. Taking by assault and plundering or pillaging.SACK'ING, n. The act of taking by ...
||SACK'LESS, a. Quiet; peaceable; not quarrelsome; harmless; innocent. [Local.]
||SAC'RAMENT, n. [L. sacramentum, an oath, from sacer, sacred.]1. Among ancient christian writers, ...
||SACRAMENT'AL, a. Constituting a sacrament or pertaining to it; as sacramental rites or ...
||SACRAMENT'ALLY, adv. After the manner of a sacrament.
||SACRAMENTA'RIAN, n. One that differs from the Romish church in regard to the sacraments, or to the ...
||SACRAMENT'ARY, n. 1. An ancient book of the Romish church, written by pope Gelasius, and revised, ...
||SACRE. [See Saker.]
||SA'CRED, a. [L. sacer, sacred, holy, cursed, damnable. We here see the connection between ...
||SA'CREDLY, adv.1. Religiously; with due reverence as of something holy or consecrated to God; as, ...
||SA'CREDNESS, n.1. The state of being sacred, or consecrated to God, to his worship or to religious ...
||SACRIF'ICABLE, a. Capable of being offered in sacrifice. [Ill formed, harsh and not used.]
||SACRIF'ICAL, a. [L. sacrificus. See Sacrifice.] Employed in sacrifice.
||SACRIF'ICANT, n. [L. sacrificans.] One that offers a sacrifice.
||SACRIFICA'TOR, n. A sacrificer; one that offers a sacrifice. [Not used.]
||SACRIF'ICATORY, a. Offering sacrifice.
||SAC'RIFICE, v.t. sac'rifize. [L. sacrifico; sacer, sacred, and facio, to make.]1. To offer to ...
||SAC'RIFICED, pp. Offered to God upon an altar; destroyed, surrendered, or suffered to be lost.
||SAC'RIFICER, n. One that sacrifices or immolates.
||SACRIFI'CIAL, a. Performing sacrifice; included in sacrifice; consisting in sacrifice.
||SAC'RILEGE, n. [L. sacrilegium; sacer, sacred, and lego, to take or steal.]The crime of violating ...
||SACRILE'GIOUS, a. [L. sacrilegus.] 1. Violating sacred things; polluted with the crime of ...
||SACRILE'GIOUSLY, adv. With sacrilege; in violation of sacred things; as sacrilegiously invading ...
||SACRILE'GIOUSNESS, n.1. The quality of being sacrilegious.2. Disposition to sacrilege.
||SAC'RILEGIST, n. One who is guilty of sacrilege.
||SA'CRING-BELL, n. A bell rung before the host.
||SA'CRING, ppr. Consecrating. [Not in use.]
||SA'CRIST, n. A sacristan; a person retained in a cathedral to copy out music for the choir, and ...
||SAC'RISTAN, n. [L. sacer, sacred.]An officer of the church who has the care of the utensils or ...
||SAC'RISTY, n. [L. sacer, sacred.]An apartment in a church where the sacred utensils are kept; now ...
||SAC'ROSANCT, a. [L. sacrosanctus; sacer and sanctus, holy.] Sacred; inviolable. [Not in use.]
||SAD, a. [It is probable this word is from the root of set. I have not found the word is from the ...
||SADDEN, v.t. sad'n.1. To make sad or sorrowful; also, to make melancholy or gloomy.2. To make ...
||SAD'DENED, pp. Made sad or gloomy.
||SAD'DENING, ppr. Making sad or gloomy.
||SAD'DLE-BACKED, a. Having a low back and an elevated neck and head, as a horse.
||SAD'DLE-BOW, n. The bows of a saddle, or the pieces which form the front.
||SADDLE, n. sad'l. [L. sedeo, sedile.]1. A seat to be placed on a horse's back for the rider to ...
||SAD'DLER, n. One whose occupation is to make saddles.
||SADDUCE'AN, a. Pertaining to the Sadducees, a sect among the ancient Jews, who denied the ...
||SAD'DUCISM, n. The tenets of the Sadducees.
||SAD'LY, adv. 1. Sorrowfully; mournfully.He sadly suffers in their grief.2. In a calamitous or ...
||SAD'NESS, n.1. Sorrowfulness; mournfulness; dejection of mind; as grief and sadness at the memory ...
||SAFE-CON'DUCT, n. [safe and conduct.]That which gives a safe passage, either a convoy or guard to ...
||SAFE-KEE'PING, n. [safe and keep.] The act of keeping or preserving in safety from injury or from ...
||SAFE, a. [L. salvus, from salus, safety, health.]1. Free from danger of any kind; as safe from ...
||SA'FEGU'ARD, n. [safe and guard.]1. He or that which defends or protects; defense; protection.The ...
||SA'FELY, adv.1. In a safe manner; without incurring danger or hazard of evil consequences. We may ...
||SA'FENESS, n. 1. Freedom from danger; as the safeness of an experiment.2. The state of being ...
||SA'FETY-VALVE, n. A valve by means of which a boiler is preserved from bursting by the force of ...
||SA'FETY, n.1. Freedom from danger or hazard; as the safety of an electrical experiment; the safety ...
||SAF'FLOWER, n. The plant, bastard saffron, of the genus Carthamus.SAF'FLOWER, n. A deep red ...
||SAF'FRON, n. [The radical sense is to fail, or to be hollow, or to be exhausted.1. A plant of the ...
||SAG, v.i. [a different spelling of swag, which see.]1. To yield; to give way; to lean or incline ...
||SAGA'CIOUS, a. [L. sagax, from sagus, wise, foreseeing; saga, a wise woman; sagio, to perceive ...
||SAGA'CIOUSLY, adv.1. With quick scent.2. With quick discernment or penetration.
||SAGA'CIOUSNESS, n.1. The quality of being sagacious; quickness of scent.2. Quickness or acuteness ...
||SAGAC'ITY, n. [L. sagacitas.]1. Quickness or acuteness of scent; applied to animals.2. Quickness ...
||SAG'AMORE, n. Among some tribes of American Indians, a king or chief.
||SAGAPE'NUM, n. In pharmacy, a gum-resin, brought from Persia and the East in granules or in ...
||SAG'ATHY, n. A kind of serge; a slight woolen stuff.
||SAGE, n. A plant of the genius Salvia, of several species; as the officinalis, or common large ...
||SA'GELY, adv. Wisely; with just discernment and prudence.
||SAGE'NE, n. A Russian measure of about seven English feet. [See Sajene.]
||SA'GENESS, n. Wisdom; sagacity; prudence; gravity.
||SAG'ENITE, n. Acicular rutile.
||SAG'ITTAL, a. [L. sagittalis, from sagitta, an arrow; that which is thrown or driven, probably ...
||SAGITTA'RIUS, n. [L. an archer.] One of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters ...
||SAG'ITTARY, n. [supra.] A centaur, an animal half man, half horse, armed with a bow and quiver.
||SAG'ITTATE, a. In botany, shaped like the head of an arrow; triangular, hollowed at the base, with ...
||SA'GO, n. a dry mealy substance or granulated paste, imported from Java and the Philippine and ...
||SAGOIN', n. The Sagoins form a division of the genus Simia, including such of the monkeys of ...
||SA'GY, a. [from sage.] Full of sage; seasoned with sage.
||SAH'LITE, n. A mineral name from the mountain Sahla, in Westermania, where it was discovered. It ...
||SAIC, n. a Turkish or Grecian vessel, very common in the Levant, a kind of ketch which has no ...
||SAID, pret. and pp. of say; so written for sayed. 1. Declared; uttered; reported.2. Aforesaid; ...
||SA'IL-BOARD, a. [See Broad.] Spreading like a sail.
||SA'IL-BORNE, n. Borne or conveyed by sails.
||SA'IL-LOFT, n. A loft or apartment where sails are cut out and made.
||SA'IL-MAKER, n.1. One whose occupation is to make sails.2. An officer on board ships of war, ...
||SA'IL-MAKING, n. The art or business of making sails.
||SA'IL-YARD, n. The yard or spar on which sails are extended.
||SAIL, n. [L. sal, salt.]1. In navigation, a spread of canvas, or an assemblage of several ...
||SA'ILABLE, a. Navigable; that may be passed by ships.
||SA'ILED, pp. Passed in ships or other water craft.
||SA'ILER, n. 1. One that sails; a seaman; usually sailor.2. A ship or other vessel, with ...
||SA'ILING, ppr. Moving on water or in air; passing in a ship or other vessel.SA'ILING, n.1. The ...
||SA'ILOR, n. [a more common spelling than sailer.]A mariner; a seaman; one who follows the business ...
||SAIM, n. [L. sebum, contracted.] Lard. [Local.]
||SAIN, for sayen, pp. of say. Obs.
||SA'INT-SEEMING, a. Having the appearance of a saint.
||SAINT, n. [L. sanctus.]1. A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and ...
||SA'INTED, pp.1. Canonized; enrolled among the saints.2. a. Holy; pious; as, thy father was a ...
||SA'INTESS, n. A female saint.
||SA'INTFOIN, n. A plant cultivated for fodder, of the genus Hedysarum.
||SA'INTLIKE, a. [saint and like.] 1. Resembling a saint; as a saintlike prince.2. Suiting a ...
||SA'INTLY, a. Like a saint; becoming a holy person; as wrongs with saintly patience borne.
||SA'INTSHIP, n. The character or qualities of a saint.
||SAJE'NE, n. [written also sagene. Tooke writes it sajene.]A Russian measure of length, equal to ...
||SAKE, n. [Heb. to press or oppress. The primary sense is to strain, urge, press or drive forward, ...
||SA'KER, n. 1. A hawk; a species of falcon.2. A piece of artillery.
||SAK'ERET, n. The male of the sakerhawk.
||SAL-ALEMBROTH, n. A compound muriate of mercury and ammonia.
||SAL, n. [See Salt.] Salt; a word much used in chimistry and pharmacy.
||SA'LABLE, a. [from sale.] That may be sold; that finds a ready market; being in good demand.
||SA'LABLENESS, n. The state of being salable.
||SA'LABLY, adv. In a salable manner.
||SALA'CIOUS, a. [L. salax, from the root of sal, salt; the primary sense of which is shooting, ...
||SALA'CIOUSLY, adv. Lustfully; with eager animal appetite.
||SALAC'ITY, n. Lust; lecherousness; strong propensity to venery.
||SAL'AD, n.Raw herbs, usually dressed with salt, vinegar, oil or spices, and eaten for giving a ...
||SAL'ADING, n. Vegetables for salads.
||SALAM', n. [Oriental, peace or safety.] A salutation or compliment of ceremony or respect. [Not ...
||SAL'AMANDER, n. [L. Gr. salamandra.] An animal of the genus Lacerta or Lizard, one of the smaller ...
||SALAMAN'DRINE, a. Pertaining to or resembling a salamander; enduring fire.Sal ammoniac, muriate of ...
||SAL'ARIED, a. Enjoying a salary.
||SAL'ARY, n. [L. salarium; said to be from sal, salt, which was part of the pay of Roman ...
||SALE, n. [The primary sense of sell, is simply to deliver or cause to pass from one person to ...
||SALEBROS'ITY, n. [See Salebrous.] Roughness or ruggedness of a place or road.
||SAL'EBROUS, a. [L. salebrosus, from salebra, a rough place; probably allied to salio, to shoot ...
||SAL'EP, n. [said to be a Turkish word; written also salop, saloop and saleb.]In the materia ...
||SA'LESMAN, n. [sale and man.] One that sells clothes ready made.
||SA'LEWORK, n. Work or things made for sale; hence, work carelessly done. This last sense is a ...
||SAL'IC, a. [The origin of this word is not ascertained.]The Salic law of France is a fundamental ...
||SA'LIENT, a. [L. saliens, salio, to leap.]1. Leaping; an epithet in heraldry applied to a lion or ...
||SALIF'EROUS, a. [L. sal, salt, and fero, to produce.]Producing or bearing salt; as saliferous ...
||SAL'IFIABLE, a. [from salify.] Capable of becoming a salt, or of combining with an acid to form a ...
||SALIFICA'TION, n. The act of salifying.
||SAL'IFIED, pp. Formed into a neutral salt by combination with an acid.
||SAL'IFY, v.t. [L. sal, salt, and facio, to make.]To form into a neutral salt, by combining an acid ...
||SAL'IFYING, ppr. Forming into a salt by combination with an acid.
||SAL'IGOT, n. A plant, the water thistle.
||SALINA'TION, n. [L. sal, salt; salinator, a salt maker.]The act of washing with salt water.
||SALINIF'EROUS, a. [L. sal, salinum, and fero, to produce.] Producing salt.
||SALIN'IFORM, a. [L. sal, salinum, and form.] Having the form of salt.
||SALINO-TERRENE, a. [L. sal, salinum, and terrenus, from terra, earth.] Denoting a compound of ...
||SALI'NOUS, a. [L. sal, salt.] 1. Consisting of salt or constituting salt; as saline particles; ...
||SAL'ITE, v.t. [L. salio, from sal, salt.] To salt; to impregnate or season with salt. [Little ...
||SAL'IVARY, a. [from saliva.] Pertaining to saliva; secreting or conveying saliva; as salivary ...
||SAL'IVATE, v.t. [from saliva.]To excite an unusual secretion and discharge of saliva in a person, ...
||SAL'IVATED, pp. Having an increased secretion of saliva from medicine.
||SAL'IVATING, ppr. Exciting increased secretion of saliva.
||SALIVA'TION, n. The act or process of promoting ptyalism, or of producing an increased secretion ...
||SAL'IVE, n. [L. saliva.]The fluid which is secreted by the salivary glands, and which serves to ...
||SALI'VOUS, a. Pertaining to saliva; partaking of the nature of saliva.
||SAL'LET, n. A head-piece or helmet.SAL'LET,
||SAL'LETING, n. [corrupted from salad. Not in use.]
||SAL'LIANCE, n. [from sally.] An issuing forth. [Not in use.]
||SAL'LOW, n. [L. salix.] A tree of the willow kind, or genus Salix.SAL'LOW, a. [L. salix, the ...
||SAL'LOWNESS, n. A yellowish color; paleness tinged with a dark yellow; as sallowness of ...
||SAL'LY-PORT, n. 1. In fortification, a postern gate, or a passage under ground from the inner to ...
||SAL'LY, n. [See the Verb.] In a general sense, a spring; a darting or shooting. Hence,1. An ...
||SAL'LYING, ppr. Issuing or rushing out.
||SALMAGUN'DI, n. [See salpicon.]A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring with oil, vinegar, ...
||SALMON-TROUT, n. sam'mon-trout. A species of trout resembling the salmon in color.
||SALMON, n. sam'mon. [L. salmo.]A fish of the genus Salmo, found in all the northern climates of ...
||SALOON', n. [See Hall.]In architecture, a lofty spacious hall, vaulted at the top, and usually ...
||SALOP, [See Salep.]
||SAL'PICON, n.Stuffing; farce; chopped meat or bread, &c. used to stuff legs of veal; called also ...
||SALSAMENTA'RIOUS, a. [L. salsamentarius.] Pertaining to salt things. [Not in use.]
||SAL'SIFY, n. Goat's beard, a plant of the genus Tragopogon.
||SALSOAC'ID, a. [L. salsus, salt, and acidus, acid.]Having a taste compounded of saltness and ...
||SALSU'GINOUS, a. [from L. salsugo, from sal, salt.] Saltish; somewhat salt.
||SALT'-WORK, n. A house or place where salt is made.
||SALT, n. [Gr.; L. The radical sense is probably pungent, and if s is radical, the word belongs to ...
||SALT'ANT, a. [L. saltans, from salto, to leap.] Leaping; jumping; dancing.
||SALTA'TION, n. [L. saltatio, from salto, to leap.]1. A leaping or jumping.2. Beating or ...
||SALT'CAT, n. A lump or heap of salt, made at the salt-works, which attracts pigeons.
||SALT'ED, pp. Sprinkled, seasoned or impregnated with salt.
||SALT'ER, n.1. One who salts; one who gives or applies salt.2. One that sells salt.
||SALT'ERN, n. A salt-work; a building in which salt is made by boiling or evaporation.
||SALT'IER, n. [L. salto, to leap.]In heraldry, one of the honorable ordinaries, in the form of St. ...
||SALT'INBANCO, n. A mountebank; a quack. [Not in use.]
||SALT'ING, ppr. Sprinkling, seasoning or impregnating with salt.SALT'ING, n. The act of sprinkling ...
||SALT'ISH, a. Somewhat salt; tinctured or impregnated moderately with salt.
||SALT'ISHLY, adv. With a moderate degree of saltness.
||SALT'ISHNESS, n. A moderate degree of saltness.
||SALT'LESS, a. Destitute of salt; insipid.
||SALT'LY, adv. With taste of salt; in a salt manner.
||SALT'NESS, n.1. The quality of being impregnated with salt; as the saltness of sea water or of ...
||SALTPE'TER,'TRE, n. [salt and Gr. stone.] A neutral salt formed by the nitric acid in combination ...
||SALTPE'TROUS, a. Pertaining to saltpeter, or partaking of its qualities; impregnated with ...
||SALTS, n. The salt water of rivers entering from the ocean.
||SALU'BRIOUS, a. [L. saluber, salubris, from salus. See safe.]Favorable to health; healthful; ...
||SALU'BRIOUSLY, adv. So as to promote health.
||SALU'BRITY, n. [L. salubritas.] Wholesomeness; healthfulness; favorableness to the preservation ...
||SAL'UTARINESS, n. [See Salutary.]1. Wholesomeness; the quality of contributing to health or ...
||SAL'UTARY, a. [L. salutaris, from salus, health.]1. Wholesome; healthful; promoting health. Diet ...
||SALUTA'TION, n. [L. salutatio. See Salute.]The act of saluting; a greeting; the act of paying ...
||SALU'TE, v.t. [L. saluto; salus or salvus.]1. To greet; to hail; to address with expressions of ...
||SALU'TED, pp. Hailed; greeted.
||SALU'TER, n. One who salutes.
||SALUTIF'EROUS, a. [L. salutifer; salus, health, and fero, to bring.] Bringing health; healthy; as ...
||SALVABIL'ITY, n. [from salvable.] The possibility of being saved or admitted to everlasting life.
||SALV'ABLE, a. [L. salvus, safe; salvo, to save.]That may be saved, or received to everlasting ...
||SALV'AGE, n. [L. salvus, salvo.]In commerce, a reward or recompense allowed by law for the saving ...
||SALVA'TION, n. [L. salvo, to save.]1. The act of saving; preservation from destruction, danger or ...
||SALV'ATORY, n. A place where things are preserved; a repository.
||SALVE, n. sav. [L. salvus.]1. A glutinous composition or substance to be applied to wounds or ...
||SAL'VER, n. A piece of plate with a foot; or a plate on which any thing is presented.
||SALVIF'IC, a. [L. salvus and facio.] Tending to save or secure safety. [A bad word and not ...
||SAL'VO, n. [from the L. salvo jure, an expression used in reserving rights.] An exception; a ...
||SALV'OR, n. One who saves a ship or goods at sea.
||SAMAR'ITAN, a.1. Pertaining to Samaria, the principal city of the ten tribes of Israel, belonging ...
||SAM'BO, n. The offspring of a black person and a mulatto.
||SAME, a. [L. simul, together. Gr. Shall we suppose then that s has passed into an aspirate in ...
||SA'MENESS, n.1. Identity; the state of being not different or other; as the sameness of an ...
||SAM'ITE, n. A species of silk stuff. Obs.
||SAM'LET, n. A little salmon.
||SAMP, n. A species of food composed of maize broken or bruised, boiled and mixed with milk; a dish ...
||SAMP'ANE, n. A kind of vessel used by the Chinese.
||SAM'PHIRE, n. [said to be a corruption of Saint Pierre.]A plant of the genus Crithmum. The golden ...
||SAM'PLE, n. [L. exemplum.]1. A specimen; a part of any thing presented for inspection or intended ...
||SAM'PLER, n. [L. exemplar, supra.] A pattern of work; a specimen; particularly, a piece of needle ...
||SAM'SON'S-POST, n. In ships, a notched post used instead of a ladder; also, a piece of timber that ...
||SAN'ABLE, a. [L. sanabilis, from sano, to heal; sanus, sound. See Sound.]That may be healed or ...
||SANA'TION, n. [L. sanatio, from sano, to heal.] The act of healing or curing. [Not used.]
||SAN'ATIVE, a. [L. sano, to heal.] Having the power to cure or heal; healing; tending to heal.
||SAN'ATIVENESS, n. The power of healing.
||SANC'TIFICATE, v.t. To sanctify. [Not in use.]
||SANCTIFICA'TION, n. [See Sanctify.]1. The act of making holy. In an evangelical sense, the act ...
||SANC'TIFIED, pp. 1. Made holy; consecrated; set apart for sacred services.2. Affectedly holy.
||SANC'TIFIER, n. He that sanctifies or makes holy. In theology, the Holy Spirit is, by way of ...
||SANC'TIFY, v.t. [Low L. sanctifico; from sanctus, holy, and facio, to make.]1. In a general ...
||SANC'TIFYING, ppr. 1. Making holy; purifying from the defilements of sin; separating to a holy ...
||SANCTIMO'NIOUS, a. [L. sanctimonia, from sanctus, holy.]Saintly; having the appearance of ...
||SANCTIMO'NIOUSLY, adv. With sanctimony.
||SANCTIMO'NIOUSNESS, n. State of being sanctimonious; sanctity, or the appearance of it. [little ...
||SANC'TIMONY, n. [L. sanctimonia.] Holiness; devoutness; scrupulous austerity; sanctity, or the ...
||SANC'TION, n. [L. sanctio, from sanctus, holy, solemn, established.]1. Ratification; an official ...
||SANC'TIONED, pp. Ratified; confirmed; authorized.
||SANC'TIONING, ppr. Ratifying; authorizing.
||SANC'TITUDE, n. [L. sanctus, sanctitudo.] Holiness; sacredness.
||SANC'TITY, n. [L. sanctitas.]1. Holiness; state of being sacred or holy. God attributes no ...
||SANC'TUARIZE, v.t. [from sanctuary.] To shelter by means of a sanctuary or sacred privileges. [A ...
||SANC'TUARY, n. [L. sanctuarium, from sanctus, sacred.]1. A sacred place; particularly among the ...
||SAND, n.1. Any mass or collection of fine particles of stone, particularly of fine particles of ...
||SAN'DAL, n. [L. sandalium; Gr.]1. A kind of shoe, consisting of a sole fastened to the foot. ...
||SAN'DARACH, n. [L. sandaraca.]1. A resin in white tears, more transparent than those of mastic; ...
||SAND'ED, pp.1. Sprinkled with sand; as a sanded floor.2. a. Covered with sand; barren.3. Marked ...
||SAND'ERLING, n. A bird of the plover kind.
||SAN'DERS, n.A kind of wood which grows in the East Indies and on some of the isles of the Pacific. ...
||SAND'INESS, n. [from sandy.] 1. The state of being sandy; as the sandiness of a road.2. The ...
||SAND'ISH, a. [from sand.] Approaching the nature of sand; loose; not compact.
||SAN'DIVER, n.Glass-gall; a whitish salt which is cast up from the materials of glass in fusion, and ...
||SAND'IX, n. A kind of minium or red lead, made of ceruse, but inferior to the true minium.
||SAND'PIPER, n. A bird of the genus Tringa.
||SAND'STONE, n. [sand and stone.] Sandstone is, in most cases, composed chiefly of grains of ...
||SAND'Y, a. 1. Abounding with sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as a sandy ...
||SANE, a. [L. sanus, Eng. sound. This is the Eng. sound. See sound.]1. Sound; not disordered or ...
||SANG, pret. of sing.
||SAN'GIAC, n. A Turkish governor of a province.
||SANGUIF'EROUS, a. [L. sanguifer; sanguis, blood, and fero, to carry.]Conveying blood. The ...
||SANGUIFICA'TION, n. [L. sanguis, blood, and facio, to make.]In the animal economy, the production ...
||SAN'GUIFIER, n. A producer of blood.
||SANGUIF'LUOUS, a. [L. sanguis, blood, and fluo, to flow.] Floating or running with blood.
||SAN'GUIFY, v.i. To produce blood.
||SAN'GUIFYING, ppr. Producing blood.
||SAN'GUIN, a. [L. sanguineus, from sanguis, blood.]1. Red; having the color of blood; as a ...
||SAN'GUINARY, a. [L. sanguinarius, from sanguis, blood.]1. Bloody; attended with much bloodshed; ...
||SAN'GUINELESS, a. Destitute of blood; pale. [A bad word and little used.]
||SAN'GUINELY, adv. Ardently; with confidence of success.
||SAN'GUINENESS, n. 1. Redness; color of blood in the skin; as sanguineness of countenance.2. ...
||SANGUIN'EOUS, a. [L. sanguineus.]1. Abounding with blood; plethoric.2. Constituting blood.
||SANGUIN'ITY, for sanguineness, is not in use.
||SAN'GUISUGE, n. [L. sanguisuga; sanguis, blood, and sugo, to suck.]The blood-sucker; a leech, or ...
||SAN'HEDRIM, n. [Low L. synedrium; Gr. with, together and seat.]The great council of seventy elders ...
||SAN'ICLE, n. [from L. sano, to heal.] Self-heal, a plant or genus of plants, the Sanicula; also, ...
||SANID'IUM, n. A genus of fossils of the class of selenites, composed of plain flat plates.
||SA'NIES, n. [L.] A thin acrid discharge from wounds or sores; a serous matter, less thick and ...
||SA'NIOUS, a. [from sanies.] 1. Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance; ...
||SAN'ITY, n. [L. sanitas. See Sane.] Soundness; particularly, a sound state of mind; the state of ...
||SANK, pret. of sink, but nearly obsolete.
||SAN'NAH, n. The name of certain kinds of India muslins.
||SANS, pret. Without.
||SAN'SCRIT, n. The ancient language of Hindoostan, from which are formed all the modern languages ...
||SANTER. [See Saunter.]
||SANT'ON, n. A Turkish priest; a kind of dervis, regarded by the vulgar as a saint.
||SAP, n.1. The juice of plants of any kind, which flows chiefly between the wood and the bark. ...
||SAPADIL'LO-TREE, n. A tree of the genus Sloanea.
||SAP'AJO, n. The sapajos form a division of the genus Simia, including such of the monkeys of ...
||SAP'ID, a. [L. sapidus, from sapio, to taste.]Tasteful; tastable; having the power of affecting ...
||SAP'IDNESS, n. Taste; tastefulness; savor; the quality of affecting the organs of taste; as the ...
||SA'PIENCE, n. [L. sapientia, from sapio, to taste, to know.]Wisdom; sageness; knowledge.- Still ...
||SA'PIENT, a. Wise; sage; discerning.There the sapient king held dalliance.
||SAPIEN'TIAL, a. Affording wisdom or instructions for wisdom. [Not much used.]
||SAP'LESS, a. [from sap.] 1. Destitute of sap; as a sapless tree or branch.2. Dry; old; husky; as ...
||SAP'LING, n. [from sap.] A young tree.Nurse the saplings tall.
||SAPONA'CEOUS, a. [from L. sapo, soap.] Soapy; resembling soap; having the qualities of soap. ...
||SAP'ONARY, a. Saponaceous.
||SAPONIFICA'TION, n. Conversion into soap.
||SAPON'IFY, v.t. [L. sapo, soap, and facio, to make.]To convert into soap by combination with an ...
||SAP'ONULE, n. A combination of volatile or essential oil with some base.
||SA'POR, n. [L.] Taste; savor; relish; the power of affecting the organs of taste.There is some ...
||SAPORIF'IC, a. [L. sapor and facio, to make.]Having the power to produce taste; producing taste.
||SAPOROS'ITY, n. The quality of a body by which it excites the sensation of taste.
||SA'POROUS, a. Having taste; yielding some kind of taste.
||SAPO'TA, n. In botany, a tree or plant of the genus Achras.
||SAP'PARE, n. A mineral or species of earth, the kyanite; called by Hauy, disthene.
||SAP'PED, pp. Undermined; subverted.
||SAP'PER, n. One who saps. In an army, sappers and miners are employed in working at saps, to ...
||SAPPHIC, a. saf'ic. Pertaining to Sappho, a Grecian poetess; as sapphic odes; Sapphic verse. The ...
||SAP'PHIRE, n. [L. sapphirus; Gr. to scrape, to shine, to be fair, open, beautiful.]A species of ...
||SAP'PHIRINE, a. Resembling sapphire; made of sapphire; having the qualities of sapphire.
||SAP'PINESS, n. [from sappy.] The state or quality of being full of sap; succulence; juiciness.
||SAP'PY, a. 1. Abounding with sap; juicy; succulent.2. Young; not firm; weak.When he had passed ...
||SAR'ABAND, n. A dance and a tune used in Spain, said to be derived from the Saracens.
||SARACEN'IC, a. 1. Pertaining to the Saracens, inhabitants of Arabia; so called from sara, a ...
||SAR'AGOY, n. The opossum of the Molucca isles.
||S'ARCASM, n. [l. sarcasmus; Gr. from to deride or sneer at, primarily to fly or pluck off the ...
||SARCAS'TICAL, a. Bitterly satirical; scornfully severe; taunting.What a fierce and sarcastic ...
||SARCAS'TICALLY, adv. In a sarcastic manner; with scornful satire.
||S'ARCENET, n. A species of fine thin woven silk.
||S'ARCOCELE, n. [Gr. flesh, and tumor.]A spurious rupture or hernia, in which the testicle is ...
||S'ARCOCOL'LA, n. [Gr. compounded of flesh and glue.]A semi-transparent solid substance, imported ...
||S'ARCOLITE, n. [flesh-stone.] A substance of a vitreous nature, and of a rose flesh color, found ...
||SARCOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to sarcology.
||SARCOL'OGY, n. [Gr. flesh, and discourse.]That part of anatomy which treats of the soft parts of ...
||SARCO'MA, n. [Gr from flesh.] Any fleshy excrescence on an animal body.
||SARCOPH'AGOUS, a. [See sarcophagus.] Feeding on flesh; flesh-eating.
||SARCOPH'AGUS, n. [L. from Gr. flesh and to eat.]1. A species of stone used among the Greeks in ...
||SARCOPH'AGY, n. [supra.] The practice of eating flesh.
||SARCOT'IC, a. [Gr. flesh.] In surgery, producing or generating flesh.SARCOT'IC, n. A medicine or ...
||S'ARDACHATE, n. The clouded and spotted agate, of a pale flesh color.
||S'ARDAN, n. A fish resembling the herring.
||S'ARDIUS, n. [L. sardius; Gr. from Sardis, in Asia Minor, now Sart.] A precious stone. One of ...
||S'ARDOIN, n. A mineral, a variety of carnelian, which displays on its surface a rich reddish ...
||SARDON'IC, a. Sardonian or sardonic laughter, a convulsive involuntary laughter, so called from ...
||S'ARDONYX, n. [L. sardonyches, from Gr. from Sardis, a city of Asia Minor, and a nail; so named, ...
||S'ARGUS, n. A fish of the Mediterranean, whose body is variegated with brown transverse rings, ...
||S'ARK, n.1. In Scotland, a shirt.2. A shark. [Not used.]
||S'ARLAC, n. The grunting ox of Tartary.
||SARMAT'IC, a. Pertaining to Sarmatia and its inhabitants, the ancestors of the Russians and Poles.
||SARMENT'OUS, a. [L. sarmentosus, from sarmentum, a twig.]A sarmentous stem, in botany, is one that ...
||SARON'IC, a. Denoting a gulf of Greece between Attica and Sparta.
||S'ARPLAR, n. A sarplar of wool is a sack containing 80 tod; a tod contains two stone of 14 pounds ...
||S'ARPLIER, n. Canvas, or a packing cloth.
||SAR'RASINE, n. 1. A plant, a kind of birth wort.2. A portcullis or herse.
||S'ARSAPARIL'LA, n. A plant, a species of Smilax, valued in medicine for its mucilaginous and ...
||S'ARSE, n. A fine sieve; usually written searce or searse. [Little used.]S'ARSE, v.t. [from the ...
||S'ART, n. A piece of woodland turned into arabic. [Not used in America.]
||SASH, n. 1. A belt worn for ornament. Sashes are worn by military officers as badges of ...
||SASH'OON, n. A kind of leather stuffing put into a boot for the wearer's ease.
||SAS'SAFRAS, n. [L. saxifraga; saxum, a stone, and frango, to break.]A tree of the genus Laurus, ...
||SASSE, n. A sluice, canal or lock on a navigable river; a word found in old British statutes.
||SAS'SOLINE, n. Native boracic acid, found in saline incrustations on the borders of hot springs ...
||SASSOROL'LA, n. A species of pigeon, called rock pigeon.
||SAS'TRA, n. Among the Hindoos, a sacred book; a book containing sacred ordinances. The six great ...
||SAT, pret of sit.
||SA'TAN, n. [Heb. an adversary.] The grand adversary of man; the devil or prince of darkness; the ...
||SATAN'ICAL, a. Having the qualities of Satan; resembling Satan; extremely malicious or wicked; ...
||SATAN'ICALLY, adv. With the wicked and malicious spirit of Satan; diabolically.
||SA'TANISM, n. The evil and malicious disposition of Satan; a diabolical spirit.
||SA'TANIST, n. A very wicked person. [Little used.]
||SATCH'EL, n. [See Sachel.] A little sack or bag.
||SATE, v.t. [L. satio. The primary sense is to stuff, to fill, from crowding, driving.]To satiate; ...
||SA'TED, pp. Filled; glutted; satiated.
||SA'TELESS, a. Insatiable; not capable of being satisfied.
||SAT'ELLITE, n. [L. satelles.]1. A secondary planet or moon; a small planet revolving round ...
||SATELLI'TIOUS, a. Consisting of satellites.
||SATIATE, v.t. sa'shate. [L. satiatus, from satio. See sate.]1. To fill; to satisfy appetite or ...
||SATIA'TION, n. The state of being filled.
||SATI'ETY, n. [L. satietas. See Sate.]Properly, fullness of gratification, either of the appetite ...
||SAT'IN-FLOWER, n. A plant of the genus Lunaria.
||SAT'IN-SPAR, n. A mineral, fibrous limestone.
||SAT'IN, n. [Gr. L. sindon. Heb.] A species of glossy silk cloth, of a thick close texture.
||SATINET', n. 1. A thin species of satin.2. A particular kind of woolen cloth.
||SAT'IRE, n. [L. satira; so named from sharpness, pungency. See satyriasis.]1. A discourse or ...
||SATIR'ICAL, a. [L. satiricus.] 1. Belonging to satire; conveying satire; as a satiric style.2. ...
||SATIR'ICALLY, adv. With severity of remark; with invective; with intention to censure.
||SAT'IRIST, n. One who writes satire.Wycherly, in his writings, is the sharpest satirist of his ...
||SAT'IRIZE, v.t. To censure with keenness or severity.It is as hard to satirize well a man of ...
||SAT'IRIZED, pp. Severely censured.
||SAT'IRIZING, ppr. Censuring with severity.
||SATISFAC'TION, n. [L. satisfactio. See Satisfy.]1. That state of the mind which results from the ...
||SATISFAC'TIVE, a. Giving satisfaction. [Little used or not at all.]
||SATISFAC'TORILY, adv. 1. In a manner to give satisfaction or content.2. In a manner to impress ...
||SATISFAC'TORINESS, n. The power of satisfying or giving content; as the satisfactoriness of ...
||SATISFAC'TORY, a.1. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; particularly, relieving ...
||SAT'ISFIED, pp. Having the desires fully gratified; made content.
||SAT'ISFIER, n. One that gives satisfaction.
||SAT'ISFY, v.t. [L. satisfacio; satis, enough, and facio, to make.]1. To gratify wants, wishes or ...
||SAT'ISFYING, ppr. Giving content; feeding or supplying to the full extent of desire; convincing; ...
||SA'TIVE, a. [L. sativus, from sero, satum, to sow.] Sown in gardens.
||SAT'RAP, n. In Persia, an admiral; more generally, the governor of a province.
||SAT'RAPAL, a. Pertaining to a satrap or a satrapy.
||SAT'RAPESS, n. A female satrap.
||SAT'RAPY, n. The government or jurisdiction of a satrap.
||SAT'URABLE, a. [See Saturate.] That may be saturated; capable of saturation.
||SATURAN'LIAN, a. [from L. saturnalia, feasts of Saturn.]1. Pertaining to the festivals celebrated ...
||SAT'URANT, a. [L. saturans.] Saturating; impregnating to the full.SAT'URANT, n. In medicine, a ...
||SAT'URATE, v.t. [L. saturo, from satur, filled; satio, to feed to the full. See Sate.]1. To ...
||SAT'URATED, pp. Supplied to fullness.
||SAT'URATING, ppr. Supplying to fullness.
||SATURA'TION, n. In a general sense, a filling or supply to fullness. In chimistry, the union, ...
||SAT'URDAY, n.The last day of the week; the day next preceding the sabbath.
||SATU'RITY, n. [L. saturitas. See Saturate.]Fullness of supply; the state of being saturated. ...
||SAT'URN, n. [L. saturnus.] 1. In mythology, one of the oldest and principal deities, the son of ...
||SATURN'IAN, a. In fabulous history, pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness ...
||SAT'URNINE, a. [L. Saturnus.]1. Supposed to be under the influence of Saturn. Hence,2. Dull; ...
||SAT'URNIST, n. A person of a dull, grave, gloomy temperament.
||SAT'URNITE, n. A metallic substance of recent discovery, separated from lead in torrefaction, ...
||SA'TYR, n. [l. satyrus; Gr. a monkey, a fawn.]In mythology, a sylvan deity or demi-god, ...
||SATYRI'ASIS, n. [Gr. We observe in this word a connection with satire, in the sense of ...
||SATYR'ION, n. A plant.
||SAUCE-BOX, n. saus'-box. [from saucy.] A saucy impudent fellow.
||SAUCE-PAN, n. saus'-pan. A small pan for sauce, or a small skillet with a long handle, in which ...
||SAUCE, n. [L. salsus, salt, from sal.]1. A mixture or composition to be eaten with food for ...
||SAU'CER, n.1. A small pan in which sauce is set on a table.2. A piece of china or other ware, in ...
||SAU'CILY, adv. [from saucy.] Impudently; with impertinent boldness; petulantly.
||SAU'CINESS, n. Impudence; impertinent boldness; petulance; contempt of superiors.
||SAU'CISSON, n.In mining or gunnery, a long pipe or bag, made of cloth well pitched, or of leather, ...
||SAU'CY, a. [from sauce; L. salsus, salt or salted. The use of this word leads to the primary ...
||SAUL, an old spelling of soul.
||SAUNDERS. [See Sandal and Sanders.]
||SAUNTER, v.i. s'anter. 1. To wander about idly; as sauntering from place to place.2. To loiter; ...
||S'AUNTERER, n. One that wanders about idly.
||S'AUNTERING, ppr. Wandering about lazily or idly; loitering.
||SAU'RIAN, a. [Gr. a lizard.] Pertaining to lizards; designating an order of reptiles.
||SAUS'AGE, n. [L. salsus.]The intestine of an animal stuffed with minced meat and seasoned.
||SAUS'SURITE, n. A mineral so named from Saussure, the discoverer, of a white gray or green color, ...
||SA'VABLE, a. [from save.] Capable of being saved.
||SA'VABLENESS, n. Capability of being saved.
||SAV'AGE, a. [L. silva, a wood, or silvicola, an inhabitant of a wood, or silvaticus.]1. ...
||SAV'AGELY, adv. In the manner of a savage; cruelly; inhumanly.
||SAV'AGENESS, n. 1. Wildness; an untamed, uncultivated or uncivilized state; barbarism. Hence,2. ...
||SAV'AGERY, n. 1. Wild growth, as of plants.2. Cruelty; barbarity.
||SAV'AGISM, n. The state of rude uncivilized men; the state of men in their native wildness and ...
||SAVAN'NA, n. An extensive open plain or meadow, or a plain destitute of trees.
||SAVE, v.t. [L. salvo. As salve is used in Latin for salutation or wishing health, as hail is in ...
||SA'VEALL, n. [save and all.] A small pan inserted in a candlestick to save the ends of candles.
||SA'VED, pp. Preserved from evil; injury or destruction; kept frugally; prevented; spared; taken in ...
||SA'VELIN, n. A fish of the trout kind, having very small scales and a black back.
||SA'VER, n.1. One that saves, preserves or rescues from evil or destruction; as the saver of the ...
||SAV'IN, n. A tree or shrub of the genus Juniperus. The savin of Europe resembles the red cedar of ...
||SA'VING, ppr.1. Preserving from evil or destruction; hindering from waste or loss; sparing; taking ...
||SA'VINGLY, adv.1. With frugality or parsimony.2. So as to be finally saved from eternal death; as ...
||SA'VINGNESS, n. 1. Frugality; parsimony, caution not to expend money without necessity or use.2. ...
||SAVIOR, n. savyur. One that saves or preserves; but properly applied only to Jesus Christ, the ...
||SA'VOR, n. [L. sapor, sapio, to taste.]1. Taste or odor; something that perceptibly affects the ...
||SA'VORILY, adv. [from savory.]1. With gust or appetite.2. With a pleasing relish.
||SA'VORINESS, n. Pleasing taste or smell; as the savoriness of a pineapple or a peach.
||SA'VORLESS, a. Destitute of smell or taste; insipid.
||SA'VORLY, a. Well seasoned; of good taste.SA'VORLY, adv. With a pleasing relish.
||SA'VORY, a. [from savor.] Pleasing to the organs of smell or taste; as a savory odor.Make me ...
||SAVOY', n. A variety of the common cabbage, much cultivated for winter use.
||SAW'-FLY, n. A genus of flies, having a serrated sting.
||SAW'-PIT, n. A pit over which timber is sawed by two men, one standing below the timber and the ...
||SAW, pret. of see.SAW, n. [See the Verb.]1. A cutting instrument consisting of a blade or thin ...
||SAW'ED, pp. Cut, divided or formed with a saw.
||SAW'ER, n. One that saws; corrupted into sawyer.
||SAW'YER, n.1. One whose occupation is to saw timber into planks or boards, or to saw wood for ...
||SAX'IFRAGE, n. [L. saqxifraga; composed of saxum, a stone, and frango, to break.]A medicine that ...
||SAXIF'RAGOUS, a. Dissolving the stone.
||SAX'ON, n.1. One of the nation or people who formerly dwelt in the northern part of Germany, and ...
||SAX'ONISM, n. An idiom of the Saxon language.
||SAX'ONIST, n. One versed in the Saxon language.
||SAY, v.t. pret. and pp. said, contracted from sayed.1. To speak; to utter in words; as, he said ...
||SAYE, n. In commerce, a kind of serge used for linings, shirts, aprons, &c.
||SA'YING, ppr. Uttering in articulate sounds or words; speaking; telling; relating; ...
||SCAB, n. [L. scabbies, scaber, rough.]1. An encrusted substance, dry and rough, formed over a ...
||SCAB'BARD, n. The sheath of a sword.SCAB'BARD, v.t. To put in a sheath.
||SCAB'BED, a. [from scab.] 1. Abounding with scabs; diseased with scabs.2. Mean; paltry; vile; ...
||SCAB'BEDNESS, n. The state of being scabbed.
||SCAB'BINESS, n. [from scabby.] The quality of being scabby.
||SCAB'BY, a. [from scab.] 1. Affected with scabs; full of scabs.2. Diseased with the scab or ...
||SCA'BIOUS, a. [L. scabisus, from scabies, scab.]Consisting of scabs; rough itch; leprous; as ...
||SCABRED'ITY, n. [L. scabredo, scabrities.] Roughness; ruggedness. [Not in use.]
||SCA'BROUS, a. [L. scabrosus, scaber, from scabies, scab.1. Rough; rugged; having sharp points.2. ...
||SCA'BROUSNESS, n. Roughness; ruggedness.
||SCAB'WORT, n. A plant, a species of Helenium.
||SCAD, n. 1. A fish, the shad which see.2. A fish of the genus Caranx.
||SCAF'FOLD, n. [The last syllable is the L. fala.]1. Among builders, an assemblage or structure of ...
||SCAF'FOLDAGE, n. A gallery; a hollow floor.
||SCAF'FOLDING, n.1. A frame or structure for support in an elevated place.2. That which sustains; ...
||SCA'LABLE, a. That may be sealed.
||SCALA'DO, n. [L. scala, a latter. See Scale.]A storm or assault on a fortified place, in which ...
||SCA'LARY, a. Resembling a ladder; formed with steps. [Little used.]
||SCALD, v.t. [L. caleo, caida, calidus. I suppose the primary sense of caleo is to contract, to ...
||SCALD'ED, pp. Injured by a hot liquor; exposed to boiling heat.
||SCALD'ER, n. A scald; a Scandinavian poet.
||SCALD'HEAD, n. [See Scald.] A lothesome affection of the head, in which it is covered with a ...
||SCALD'IC, a. Pertaining to the scalds or poets of antiquity; composed by scalds.
||SCALD'ING-HOT, a. So hot as to scald the skin.
||SCALD'ING, ppr. 1. Burning or injuring by hot liquor.2. Exposing to a boiling heat in liquor.
||SCA'LE-STONE, n. A rare mineral, called also tafelspath and tabular spar, occurring in masses ...
||SCALE, n. [L. id. If the sense is to strip, it coincides with the Gr. to spoil.]1. The dish of a ...
||SCA'LED, pp.1. Ascended by ladders or steps; cleared of scales; pared; scattered.2. a. Having ...
||SCA'LELESS, a. Destitute of scales.
||SCALE'NOUS, a. [Gr. oblique, unequal.]A scalene triangle, is one whose sides and angles are ...
||SCA'LINESS, n. [from scaly.] the state of being scaly; roughness.
||SCA'LING-LADDER, n. a ladder made for enabling troops to scale a wall.
||SCA'LING, ppr.1. Ascending by ladders or steps; storming.2. Stripping of scales.3. Peeling; ...
||SCALL, n. [See Scald and Scaldhead.]Scab; scabbiness; leprosy.It is a dry scall, even a leprosy on ...
||SCAL'LION, n. [ascalonia.]a plant of the genus Allium; a variety of the common onion, which never ...
||SCAL'LOP, n. [This is from the root of shell, scale; coinciding with scalp.]1. A shell fish, or ...
||SCALP, n. [L. scalpo.]1. The skin of the top of the head; as a hairless scalp.2. The skin of the ...
||SCALP'ED, pp. Deprived of the skin of the head.
||SCALP'EL, n. [L. scalpellum, from scalpo, to scrape.]In surgery, a knife used in anatomical ...
||SCALP'ING-IRON, n. An instrument of surgery, used in scraping foul and carious bones; a raspatory.
||SCALP'ING, ppr. Depriving of the skin of the top of the head.
||SCA'LY, a. [from scale.]1. Covered or abounding with scales; rough; as a scaly fish; the scaly ...
||SCAM'BLE, v.i.1. To stir quick; to be busy; to scramble; to be bold or turbulent.2. To shift ...
||SCAM'BLER, n. A bold intruder upon the generosity or hospitality of others.
||SCAM'BLING, ppr. Stirring; scrambling; intruding.
||SCAM'BLINGLY, adv. With turbulence and noise; with bold intrusiveness.
||SCAM'MEL, n. A bird.
||SCAMMO'NIATE, a. [from scammony.] Made with scammony. [Not used.]
||SCAM'MONY, n. [L. scammonia.]1. A plant of the genus convolvulus.2. A gum resin, obtained from ...
||SCAMP'ER, v.i. To run with speed; to hasten escape.
||SCAMP'ERING, ppr. Running with speed; hastening in flight.
||SCAN, v.t. [L. ascendo. See Ascend.]1. To examine with critical care; to scrutinize.The actions ...
||SCAN'DAL, n. [L. scandalum; Gr. In Greek, this word signifies a stumbling block, something ...
||SCAN'DALIZE, v.t. [Gr. L. scandalizo.]1. To offend by some action supposed criminal.I demand who ...
||SCAN'DALIZED, pp. Offended; defamed; disgraced.
||SCAN'DALIZING, ppr. Giving offense to; disgracing.
||SCAN'DALOUS, a. 1. Giving offense.Nothing scandalous or offensive to any.2. Opprobrious; ...
||SCAN'DALOUSLY, adv. 1. Shamefully; in a manner to give offense.His discourse at table was ...
||SCAN'DALOUSNESS, n. The quality of being scandalous; the quality of giving offense, or of being ...
||SCAND'ENT, a. [L. scandens, scando, to climb.]Climbing, either with spiral tendrils for its ...
||SCAN'NED, pp. Critically sifted or examined; resolved into feet in recital.
||SCAN'NING, ppr. Critically examining; resolving into feet, as verse.
||SCAN'SION, n. The act of scanning.
||SCANT, v.t.To limit; to straiten; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of ...
||SCANT'ILY, adv. [from scanty.]1. Not fully; not plentifully. the troops were scantily supplied ...
||SCANT'INESS, n.1. Narrowness; want of space or compass; as the scantiness of our heroic verse.2. ...
||SCANT'LE, v.t. To be deficient; to fail.SCANT'LE, v.i. To divide into thin or small pieces; to ...
||SCANT'LET, n. [See Scantling.] A small pattern; a small quantity. [Not in use.]
||SCANT'LING, n.1. A pattern; a quantity cut for a particular purpose.2. A small quantity; as a ...
||SCANT'LY, adv.1. Scarcely; hardly. Obs.2. Not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously; ...
||SCANT'NESS, n. [from scant.] Narrowness; smallness; as the scantness of our capacities.
||SCANT'Y, a. [from scant, and having the same signification.]1. Narrow; small; wanting amplitude ...
||SCAP'AISM, n. [Gr. to dig or make hollow.]Among the Persians, a barbarous punishment inflicted on ...
||SCA'PE-GOAT, n. [escape and goat.] In the Jewish ritual, a goat which was brought to the door of ...
||SCAPE, v.t. To escape; a contracted word, not now used except in poetry, and with a mark of ...
||SCA'PELESS, a. [from scape.] In botany, destitute of a scape.
||SCA'PEMENT, n. The method of communicating the impulse of the wheels to the pendulum of a clock.
||SCA'PHITE, n. [L. scapha.] Fossil remains of the scapha.
||SCAP'OLITE, n. [Gr. a rod, and a stone.]A mineral which occurs massive, or more commonly in four ...
||SCAP'ULA, n. [L.] The shoulder blade.
||SCAP'ULAR, a. [L. scapularis.] Pertaining to the shoulder, or to the scapula; as the scapular ...
||SCAP'ULARY, n. A part of the habit of certain religious orders in the Romish church, consisting of ...
||SC'AR, n. 1. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal made by a wound or an ulcer, and remaining ...
||SCAR'ABEE, n. [L. scarabaeus, from Gr.]A beetle; an insect of the genus Scarabaeus, whose wings ...
||SCAR'AMOUCH, n.A buffoon in motley dress.
||SCARCE, a.1. Not plentiful or abundant; being in small quantity in proportion to the demand. We ...
||SCARCELY, adv. 1. Hardly; scantly.We scarcely think our miseries our foes.2. Hardly; with ...
||SCARCITY, n. 1. Smallness of quantity, or smallness in proportion to the wants or demands; ...
||SCARE, v.t. [L. ex and cor, heart; but qu.]To fright; to terrify suddenly; to strike with sudden ...
||SCARECROW, n. [scarce and crow.]1. Any frightful thing set up to frighten crows or other fowls ...
||SCARED, pp. Frightened; suddenly terrified.
||SCAREFIRE, n. A fire breaking out so as to frighten people. [Not used.]
||SCARF, n. plu. scarfsSomething that hangs loose upon the shoulders; as a piece of cloth.Put on your ...
||SC'ARFSKIN, n. [scarf and skin.] The cuticle; the epidermis; the outer thin integument of the ...
||SCARIFICA'TION, n. [L. scarificatio. See Scarify.]In surgery, the operation of making several ...
||SCARIFICA'TOR, n. An instrument used in scarification.
||SCAR'IFIER, n. [from scarify.]1. The person who scarifies.2. The instrument used for scarifying.
||SCAR'IFY, v.t. [L. scarifico. Gr. L. facio, to make. But the Greek is from a pointed instrument, ...
||SCAR'IFYING, ppr. Making small incisions in the skin with an instrument.
||SCA'RIOUS, a. [Low L. scarrosus, rough.] In botany, tough, thinSCA'RIOUS, a. [Low L. scarrosus, ...
||SCARLATI'NA, n. the scarlet fever; called in popular language, the canker rash.
||SCARLAT'INOUS, a. Of a scarlet color; pertaining to the scarlet fever.
||SC'ARLET-BEAN, n. A plant; a red bean.
||SC'ARLET-FE'VER, n. [scarlatina.] a disease in which the body is covered with an efflorescence or ...
||SC'ARLET-OAK, n. a species of oak, the Quercus coccifera, or kermes oak, producing small glandular ...
||SC'ARLET, n. 1. A beautiful bright red color, brighter than crimson.2. Cloth of a scarlet ...
||SC'ARMOGE, peculiar modes of spelling skirmish. [Not in use or local.]
||SC'ARN-BEE, n. a beetle. [Not in use or local.]
||SC'ARN, n. Dung. [Not in use or local.]
||SC'ARP, n.In fortification, the interior talus or slope of the ditch next the place, at the foot of ...
||SCA'RUS, n. A fish. [See Scar.]
||SCA'RY, n. Barren land having only a thin coat of grass upon it. [Local.]
||SCATCH, n. A kind of horsebit for bridles.
||SCATCH'ES, n. plu. Stilts to put the feet in for walking in dirty places.
||SCATE, n. [This word may belong to the root of shoot, and L. scateo.]A wooden shoe furnished with ...
||SCA'TEBROUS, a. [L. scatebra, a spring; scateo, to overflow.] Abounding with springs.
||SCATH, v.t. To damage; to waste; to destroy. [Little used.]SCATH, n. Damage; injury; waste; ...
||SCATH'FUL, a. Without waste or damage. [Little used.]
||SCATH'LESS, a. Without waste or damage. [Little used.]
||SCAT'TER, v.t. [L. scateo, discutio; Gr. to scatter, to discuss. This word may be formed on the ...
||SCAT'TERED, pp.1. Dispersed; dissipated; thinly spread; sprinkled or thinly spread over.2. In ...
||SCAT'TEREDLY, adv. In a dispersed manner; separately. [Not much used.]
||SCAT'TERING, ppr.1. Dispersing; spreading thinly; sprinkling.2. a. Not united; divided among ...
||SCAT'TERINGLY, adv. Loosely; in a dispersed manner; thinly; as habitations scatteringly placed ...
||SCAT'TERLING, n. A vagabond; one that no fixed habitation or residence. [Little used.]
||SCATU'RIENT, a. [L. scaturiens.] Springing, as the water of a fountain. [Not used.]
||SCATURIG'INOUS, a. [L. scaturigo.] Abounding with springs. [Not used.]
||SCAUP, n. A fowl of the duck kind.
||SCAV'AGE, n. In ancient customs, a toll or duty exacted of merchant-strangers by mayors, sheriffs, ...
||SCAV'ENGER, n. [L. scabio.]A person whose employment is to clean the streets of a city, by ...
||SCEL'ERAT, n. [L. sceleratus.] a villain; a criminal. [Not in use.]
||SCENE, n. [L. scena; Gr. Heb. The Greek word signifies a tent, hut or cottage. In L. it is an ...
||SCE'NERY, n. The appearance of a place, or of the various objects presented to view; or the ...
||SCEN'ICAL, a. [L. scenicus.] Pertaining to scenery; dramatic; theatrical.
||SCENOGRAPH'ICAL, a. [See scenography.] Pertaining to scenography; drawn in perspective.
||SCENOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv. In perspective.
||SCENOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. scene, to describel.]the representation of a body on a perspective plane; or ...
||SCENT, n. [L. sentio, to perceive.]1. Odor; smell; that substance which issuing from a body, ...
||SCENT'FUL, a. 1. Odorous; yielding much smell.2. Of quick smell.
||SCENT'LESS, a. Inodorous; destitute of smell.
||SCEP'TER, n. [L. sceptrum; Gr. from to send or thrust; coinciding with L. scipio, that is, a shoot ...
||SCEP'TERED, a. Bearing a scepter; as a sceptered prince.To Britain's queen the scepter'd suppliant ...
||SCEP'TIC, n. [Gr. from to look about, to consider, to speculate. See Show.]1. One who doubts the ...
||SCEP'TICAL, a.1. Doubting; hesitating to admit the certainty of doctrines or principles; doubting ...
||SCEP'TICALLY, adv. With doubt; in a doubting manner.
||SCEP'TICISM, n. 1. The doctrines and opinions of the Pyrrhonists or sceptical philosophers; ...
||SCEP'TICIZE, v.i. To doubt; to pretend to doubt of every thing. [Little used.]
||SCES'SION, n. [L. secessio. See Secede.] 1. The act of withdrawing, particularly from ...
||SCHED'ULE, n. [L. schedula, from scheda, a sheet or leaf of paper; Gr. from to cut or divide; L. ...
||SCHEICH, Among the Arabians and Moors, an old man, and hence a chief, a lord, a man of eminence.
||SCHE'LIUM, n. A different, name of tungsten, a hard brittle metal of a grayish white color, and ...
||SCHE'MATISM, n. [Gr. See Scheme.]1. Combination of the aspects of heavenly bodies.2. Particular ...
||SCHE'MATIST, n. A projector; one given to forming schemes. [Schemer is more generally used.]
||SCHEME, n. [L. schema; Gr. from a contracted word, probably from to have or hold.]1. A plan; a ...
||SCHE'MER, n. One that contrives; a projector; a contriver.
||SCHE'MING, ppr.1. Planning; contriving.2. a. Given to forming schemes; artful.
||SCHE'MIST, n. A schemer; a projector.
||SCHENE, n. [L. schaenos; Gr.] An Egyptian measure of length, equal to sixty stadia, or about 7 ...
||SCHE'SIS, n. [Gr. from to have or hold.]Habitude; general state or disposition of the body or ...
||SCHILLER-SPAR, n. A mineral containing two subspecies, bronzite and common schiller-spar.
||SCHISM, n. sizm. [L. schisma; Gr. to divide, L. scindo.]1. In a general sense, division or ...
||SCHISMAT'ICAL, a. sizmat'ical. Pertaining to schism; implying schism; partaking of the nature of ...
||SCHISMAT'ICALLY, adv. In a schismatical manner; by separation from a church on account of a ...
||SCHISMAT'ICALNESS, n. The state of being schismatical.
||SCHIS'MATIZE, v.i. To commit or practice schism; to make a breach of communion in the church.
||SCHISM'LESS, a. Free from schism; not affected by schism. [Little used.]
||SCHIST. [See Shist.]
||SCHOL'AR-LIKE, a. Like a scholar; becoming a scholar.
||SCHOL'AR, n. [Low L. scholaris, from schola, a school; Gr. leisure, a school. See School.]1. One ...
||SCHOLAR'ITY, n. Scholarship. [Not used.]
||SCHOL'ARSHIP, n.1. Learning; attainments in science or literature; as a man of great ...
||SCHOLAS'TICAL, a. [L. scholasticus.] 1. Pertaining to a scholar, to a school or to schools; as ...
||SCHOLAS'TICALLY, adv. In the manner of schools; according to the niceties or method of the ...
||SCHOLAS'TICISM, n. The method or subtilties of the schools.The spirit of the old scholasticism, ...
||SCHO'LIAST, n. [Gr. See scholium.]A commentator or annotator; one who writes notes upon the works ...
||SCHO'LIAZE, v.i. To write notes on an author's works. [Not used.]
||SCHO'LICAL, a. Scholastic. [Not in use.]
||SCHO'LIUM, n. plu. scholia or scholiums. [L. scholion; Gr. from leisure, lucubration.]In ...
||SCHO'LY, n. A scholium. [Not in use.]SCHO'LY, v.i. To write comments. [Not in use.]
||SCHOOL'-FELLOW, n. [See Fellow.] One bred at the same school; an associate in school.
||SCHOOL'-HOUSE, n. [See House.] A house appropriated for the use of schools, or for instruction; ...
||SCHOOL, n. [L. schola; Gr. leisure, vacation from business, lucubration at leisure, a place where ...
||SCHOOL'ERY, n. Something taught; precepts. [Not used.]
||SCHOOL'ING, ppr. Instructing; teaching; reproving.SCHOOL'ING, n.1. Instruction in school; ...
||SCHOOL'MAID, n. [See Maid.] A girl at school.
||SCHOOL'MAN, n. [See Man.]1. A man versed in the niceties of academical disputation or of school ...
||SCHOOL'MASTER, n. [See Master.1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, ...
||SCHOOL'MISTRESS, n. [See Mistress.] A woman who governs and teaches a school.
||SCHOON'ER, n. A vessel with two masts, whose main-sail and fore- sail are suspended by gaffs, like ...
||SCHORL. [See Shorl.]
||SCHWARE, n. A copper coin and money of account in Bremen, value one fifth of a groat, and 72 ...
||SCIAGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to sciagraphy.
||SCIAG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. a shadow, and to describe.]1. The art of sketching or delineating.2. In ...
||SCIATHER'ICAL, a. [Gr. a shadow, and a catching.]Belonging to a sun-dial. [Little used.]
||SCIATHER'ICALLY, adv. After the manner of a sun-dial.
||SCIAT'ICA, n. [L. sciatica, from Gr. pain in the hips, from the hip, from the loin.] Rheumatism ...
||SCIAT'ICAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the hip; as the sciatic artery.2. Affecting the hip; as sciatic ...
||SCI'ENCE, n. [L. scientia, from scio, to know.]1. In a general sense, knowledge, or certain ...
||SCI'ENT, a. [L. sciens.] Skillful. [Not used.]
||SCIEN'TIAL, Producing science.
||SCIENTIF'ICAL, a. [L. scientia and facio, to make.]1. Producing certain knowledge or ...
||SCIENTIF'ICALLY, adv. 1. In such a manner as to produce knowledge.It is easier to believe, than ...
||SCIL'LITIN, n. [See Squill.] a white transparent acrid substance, extracted from squills by ...
||SCIM'ITAR, [See cimiter.]
||SCINK, n. a cast calf. [Not in use or local.]
||SCIN'TILLANT, a. [See Scintillate.] emitting sparks or fine igneous particles; sparkling.
||SCIN'TILLATE, v.i. [L. scintillo. This word seems to be a diminutive formed on the Teutonic ...
||SCIN'TILLATING, ppr. emitting sparks; sparkling.
||SCINTILLA'TION, n. the act of emitting sparks or igneous particles; the act of sparkling.
||SCI'OLISM, n. [See Sciolist.] Superficial knowledge.
||SCI'OLIST, n. [L. sciolus, a diminutive formed on scio, to know.]One who knows little, or who ...
||SCI'OLOUS, a. Superficially or imperfectly knowing.
||SCIOM'ACHY, n. [Gr. a shadow, and a battle.]A battle with a shadow. [Little used.]
||SCION. [See Cion.]
||SCIOP'TIC, a. [Gr. shadow and to see.]Pertaining to the camera obscura, or to the art of ...
||SCIOP'TICS, n. The science of exhibiting images of external objects, received through a double ...
||SCIROC'CO, n. In Italy, a southeast wind; a hot suffocating wind, blowing from the burning deserts ...
||SCIRROS'ITY, n. [See Scirrus.] An induration of the glands.
||SCIR'ROUS, a.1. Indurated; hard; knotty; as a gland.2. Proceeding from scirrus; as scirrous ...
||SCIR'RUS, n. [L. scirrus; Gr.]In surgery and medicine, a hard tumor on any part of the body, ...
||SCISCITA'TION, n. [L. sciscitor, to inquire or demand.]The act of inquiring; inquiry; demand. ...
||SCIS'SIBLE, a. [L. scissus, scindo, to cut.] Capable of being cut or divided by a sharp ...
||SCIS'SILE, a. [L. scissilis, from scindo, to cut.]That may be cut or divided by a sharp ...
||SCISSION, n. sizh'on. [L. scissio, scindo, to cut.]The act of cutting or dividing by an edged ...
||SCISSORS, n. siz'zors, plu. [L. scissor, from scindo, to cut, Gr.]A cutting instrument resembling ...
||SCIS'SURE, n. [L. scissura, from scindo, to cut.]A longitudinal opening in a body, made by ...
||SCITAMIN'EOUS, a. Belonging to the Scitamineae, one of Linne's natural orders of plants.
||SCLEROT'IC, a. [Gr. hard; hardness.]Hard; firm; as the sclerotic coat or tunicle of the ...
||SCOAT. [See Scot.]
||SCOB'IFORM, a. [L. scobs, saw dust, and form.]Having the form of saw dust or raspings.
||SCOBS, n. [L. from scabo, to scrape.] Raspings of ivory, hartshorn or other hard substance; dross ...
||SCOFF, v.i. [Gr. The primary sense is probably to throw. But I do not find the word in the ...
||SCOFF'ER, n. One who scoffs; one that mocks, derides or reproaches in the language of contempt; a ...
||SCOFF'ING, ppr. Deriding or mocking; treating with reproachful language.
||SCOFF'INGLY, adv. In mockery or contempt; by way of derision.Aristotle applied this hemistich ...
||SCOLD, v.i.To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter railing or harsh, rude, ...
||SCOLDER, n. One that scolds or rails.
||SCOLDING, ppr. 1. Railing with clamor; uttering rebuke in rude and boisterous language.2. a. ...
||SCOLDINGLY, adv. With rude clamor or railing.
||SCOL'LOP, n. 1. A pectinated shell. [See Scallop.]2. An indenting or cut like those of a ...
||SCOLOPEN'DRA, n. [Gr. ] 1. A venomous serpent.2. A genus of insects of the order of Apters, ...
||SCOMM, n. [L. scomma; Gr. See Scoff.]1. A buffoon. [Not in use.]2. A flout; a jeer. [Not in ...
||SCONCE, n.1. A fort or bulwark; a work for defense. Obs.2. A hanging or projecting candlestick, ...
||SCOOP, n. 1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle fastened to a dish, used for dipping ...
||SCOOP'ED, pp. Taken out as with a scoop or ladle; hollowed; excavated; removed so as to leave a ...
||SCOOP'ER, n. One that scoops; also, a water fowl.
||SCOOP'ING, ppr. Lading out; making hollow; excavating; removing so as to leave a hollow.
||SCOPE, n. [L. scopus; Gr. from to see or view; Heb. to see, to behold] The primary sense is to ...
||SCO'PIFORM, a. [L. scopa, a broom, and form.] Having the form of a broom or besom.Zeolite, ...
||SCOP'PET, v.t. To lade out. [Not in use.]
||SCOP'TICAL, a. [Gr.] Scoffing. [Not in use.]
||SCOP'ULOUS, a. [L. scopulosus.] Full of rocks; rocky. [Not in use.]
||SCORBUTE, n. [L. scorbutus.] Scurvy. [Not in use.]
||SCORBU'TICAL, a. [L. scorbutus, the scurvy. See Scurf, Scurvy.]1. Affected or diseased with ...
||SCORBU'TICALLY, adv. With the scurvy, or with a tendency to it; as a woman scorbutically affected.
||SCORCE. [See Scorse.]
||SCORCH, v.t.1. To burn superficially; to subject to a degree of heat that changes the color of a ...
||SCORCH'ED, pp. Burnt on the surface; pained by heat.
||SCORCH'ING-FENNEL, n. A plant of the genus Thapsia; deadly carrot.
||SCORCH'ING, ppr. Burning on the surface; paining by heat.
||SCOR'DIUM, n. [L.] A plant, the water-germander, a species of Teucrium.
||SCORE, n.1. A notch or incision; hence, the number twenty. Our ancestors, before the knowledge of ...
||SCO'RED, pp. Notched; set down; marked; prepared for hewing.In botany, a scored stem is marked with ...
||SCO'RIA, n. [L. from the Gr. rejected matter, that which is thrown off.]Dross; the recrement of ...
||SCORIA'CEOUS, a. Pertaining to dross; like dross or the recrement of metals; partaking of the ...
||SCORIFICA'TION, n. In metallurgy, the act or operation of reducing a body, either wholly or in ...
||SCO'RIFIED, pp. Reduced to scoria.
||SCO'RIFORM, a. [L. scoria and form.] Like scoria; in the form of dross.
||SCO'RIFY, v.t. To reduce to scoria or drossy matter.
||SCO'RIFYING, ppr. Reducing to scoria.
||SCO'RING, ppr. Notching; marking; setting down as an account or debt; forming a score.
||SCO'RIOUS, a. Drossy; recrementitious.
||SCORN, n.1. Extreme contempt; that disdain which springs from a person's opinion of the meanness ...
||SCORN'ED, pp. Extremely contemned or despised; disdained.
||SCORN'ER, n.1. One that scorns; a contemner; a despiser.They are great scorners of death.2. A ...
||SCORN'FUL, a. 1. Contemptuous; disdainful; entertaining scorn; insolent.Th' enamor'd deity the ...
||SCORN'FULLY, adv. With extreme contempt; contemptuously; insolently.The sacred rights of the ...
||SCORN'FULNESS, n. The quality of being scornful.
||SCORN'ING, ppr. Holding in great contempt; despising; disdaining.SCORN'ING, n. The act of ...
||SCOR'PION-FLY, n. An insect of the genus Panorna, having a tail which resembles that of a ...
||SCOR'PION-SENNA, n. A plant of the genus Coronilla.
||SCOR'PION-WORT, n. A plant, the Ornithopus scorpioides.
||SCOR'PION, n. [L. scorpio; Gr. probably altered from the Oriental.]1. In zoology, an insect of ...
||SCOR'PION'S-THORN, n. A plant of the genus Ulex.
||SCORSE, n. [L. ex and cursus.] A course or dealing; barter. Obs.SCORSE, v.t.1. To chase. ...
||SCORT'ATORY, a. [L. scortator, from scortor.] Pertaining to or consisting in lewdness.
||SCOR'ZA, n. [L. ex and cortex.] In mineralogy, a variety of epidote.
||SCOT'ALE, n. [scot and ale.] In law, the keeping of an alehouse by the officer of a forest, and ...
||SCOTCH-HOPPER, n. A play in which boys hop over scotches or lines in the ground.
||SCOTCH, v.t.To support, as a wheel, by placing some obstacle to prevent its rolling. Our wagoners ...
||SCOTCHED-COLLOPS, n. Veal cut into small pieces.
||SCO'TER, n. The black diver or duck, a species of Anas.
||SCOT'FREE, a. 1. Free from payment or scot; untaxed.2. Unhurt; clear; safe.
||SCO'TIA, n. In architecture, a semicircular cavity or channel between the tores in the bases of ...
||SCO'TIST, n.One of the followers of Scotus, a sect of school divines who maintained the immaculate ...
||SCOT'OMY, n. [Gr. vertigo, from to darken.]Dizziness or swimming of the head, with dimness of ...
||SCOT'TERING, n. A provincial word in Herefordshire, England, denoting the burning of a wad of ...
||SCOT'TICISM, n. An idiom or peculiar expression of the natives of Scotland.
||SCOT'TISH, a. Pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, or to their country or language; as ...
||SCOUN'DREL, n. [L. abscondo. ]A mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a low petty villain; a man ...
||SCOUN'DRELISM, n. Baseness; turpitude; rascality.
||SCOUR, v.t.1. To rub hard with something rough, for the purpose of cleaning; as, to scour a ...
||SCOUR'ED, pp. Rubbed with something rough, or made clean by rubbing; severely purged; brushed ...
||SCOUR'ER, n.1. One that scours or cleans by rubbing.2. A drastic cathartic.3. One that runs with ...
||SCOURGE, n. skurj. [L. corriggia, from corrigo, to straighten.]1. To whip; a lash consisting of a ...
||SCOURG'ED, pp. Whipped; lashed; punished severely; harassed.
||SCOURG'ER, n. One that scourges or punishes; one that afflicts severely.
||SCOURG'ING, ppr. Whipping; lashing with severity; punishing or afflicting severely.
||SCOUR'ING, ppr. Rubbing hard with something rough; cleaning by rubbing; cleansing with a drastic ...
||SCOURSE. [See Scorse.]
||SCOUT, n. [L. ausculto, culto, colo; Gr. the ear.]1. In military affairs, a person sent before an ...
||SCO'VEL, n. [L. scopa.]A mop for sweeping ovens; a maulkin.
||SCOW, n.A large flat bottomed boat; used as a ferry boat, or for loading and unloading vessels. [A ...
||SCOWL, v.i. [Gr. to twist.]1. To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a ...
||SCOWL'ING, ppr. contracting the brows into wrinkles; frowning; expressing displeasure or ...
||SCOWL'INGLY, adv. With a wrinkled, frowning aspect; with a sullen look.
||SCRAB'BLE, v.i. [L. scribo, Eng. grave, engrave, &c. See Scrape.]1. To scrape, paw or scratch ...
||SCRAB'BLING, ppr. Scraping; scratching; scrambling; making irregular marks.
||SCRAG, n. [This word is formed from the root of rag, crag, Gr. rack.]Something thin or lean with ...
||SCRAG'GILY, adv. With leanness and roughness.
||SCRAG'GINESS, n. Leanness, or leanness with roughness; ruggedness; roughness occasioned by broken ...
||SCRAG'GY, a. [supra.]1. Rough with irregular points or a broken surface; as a scraggy hill; a ...
||SCRAM'BLE, v.i. [It is not improbably that this word is corrupted from the root of scrape, ...
||SCRAM'BLER, n. One who scrambles; one who climbs by the help of the hands.
||SCRAM'BLING, ppr.1. Climbing by the help of the hands.2. Catching at eagerly and without ...
||SCR'ANCH, v.t.To grind with the teeth, and with a crackling sound; to craunch. [This is in vulgar ...
||SCRAN'NEL, a. Slight; poor.Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw. [Not in use.]
||SCRAP, n. [from scrape.]1. A small piece; properly something scraped off, but used for any thing ...
||SCRAPE, v.t. [L. scribo, Gr. to write. See Grave.]1. To rub the surface of any thing with a ...
||SCRA'PED, pp. Rubbed on the surface with a sharp or rough instrument; cleaned by rubbing; cleared ...
||SCRA'PER, n.1. An instrument with which any thing is scraped; as a scraper for shoes.2. An ...
||SCRA'PING, ppr. Rubbing the surface with something sharp or hard; cleaning by a scraper; removing ...
||SCRAT, v.t. [formed on the root of L. rado.] To scratch. [Not in use.]SCRAT, v.i. To rake; to ...
||SCRATCH, v.t. [L. rado.]1. To rub and tear the surface of any thing with something sharp or ...
||SCRATCH'ED, pp. Torn by the rubbing of something rough or pointed.
||SCRATCH'ER, n. He or that which scratches.
||SCRATCH'ES, n. plu. Cracked ulcers on a horse's foot, just above the hoof.
||SCRATCH'ING, ppr. Rubbing with something pointed or rough; rubbing and tearing the surface.
||SCRATCH'INGLY, adv. With the action of scratching.
||SCRAW, n. Surface; cut turf. [Not in use.]
||SCRAWL, v.t.1. To draw or mark awkwardly and irregularly.2. To write awkwardly.SCRAWL, v.i.1. To ...
||SCRAWL'ER, n. One who scrawls; a hasty or awkward writer.
||SCRAY, n. A fowl called the sea swallow, of the genus Terna.
||SCRE'ABLE, a. [L. screabilis, from screo, to spit out.] That may be spit out. Obs.
||SCREAK, v.i. [This word is only a different orthography of screech and shriek, but is not ...
||SCREAM, v.i. [English skirmish.]1. To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp ...
||SCRE'AMER, n. A fowl, or genus of fowls, of the grallic order, of two species, natives of America.
||SCRE'AMING, ppr. Uttering suddenly a sharp shrill cry; crying with a shrill voice.SCRE'AMING, n. ...
||SCREE'CH-OWL, n. An owl that utters a harsh disagreeable cry at night, no more ominous of evil ...
||SCREECH, v.i. [See Screak and Shriek.]1. To cry out with a sharp shrill voice; to utter a sudden ...
||SCREE'CHING, ppr. Uttering a shrill or harsh cry.
||SCREED, n. With plasterers, the floated work behind a cornice.
||SCREEN, n. [L. cerno, excerno, Gr. to separate, to sift, to judge, to fight, contend skirmish. ...
||SCREE'NED, pp. Protected or sheltered from injury or danger; sifted.
||SCREE'NING, ppr. Protecting from injury or danger.
||SCREW, n.1. A cylinder of wood or metal, grooved spirally; or a cylinder with a spiral channel or ...
||SCREW'ED, pp. Fastened with screws; pressed with screws; forced.
||SCREW'ER, n. He or that which screws.
||SCREW'ING, ppr. Turning a screw; fastening or pressing with a screw.
||SCRIB'BLE, v.t. [L. scribillo, dim. of scribo, to write. See Scribe.]1. To write with haste, or ...
||SCRIB'BLED, pp. Written hastily and without care.
||SCRIB'BLER, n. A petty author; a writer of no reputation.The scribbler pinch'd with hunger, writes ...
||SCRIBE, n. [L. scriba, from scribo, to write; formed probably on the root of grave, scrape, scrub. ...
||SCRI'MER, n. A fencing-master. Obs.
||SCRIMP, v.t.To contract; to shorten; to make too small or short; to limit or straiten; as, to ...
||SCRINE, n. [L. scrinium;, cerno, secerno.]A shrine; a chest, book-case or other place where ...
||SCRINGE, v.i. To cringe, of which this word is a corruption.
||SCRIP, n. [This belongs to the root of gripe, our vulgar grab, that is, to seize or press.]A small ...
||SCRIP'PAGE, n. That which is contained in a scrip. [Not in use.]
||SCRIPT, n. A scrip. [Not in use.]
||SCRIP'TORY, a. [L. scriptorius. See Scribe.]Written; expressed in writing; not verbal. [Little ...
||SCRIP'TURAL, a. [from scripture.]1. Contained in the Scriptures, so called by way of eminence, ...
||SCRIP'TURALIST, n. One who adheres literally to the Scriptures and makes them the foundation of ...
||SCRIP'TURE, n. [L. scriptura, from scribo, to write.]1. In its primary sense, a writing; any ...
||SCRIP'TURIST, n. One well versed in the Scriptures.
||SCRIV'ENER, n. [See Scribe.]1. A writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or other ...
||SCROF'ULA, n. [L.]A disease, called vulgarly the king's evil, characterized by hard, scirrous, and ...
||SCROF'ULOUS, a.1. Pertaining to scrofula, or partaking of its nature; as scrofulous tumors; a ...
||SCROLL, n. [probably formed from roll, or its root.]A roll of paper or parchment; or a writing ...
||SCRO'TUM, n. The bag which contains the testicles.
||SCROYLE, n. A mean fellow; a wretch. [Not in use.]
||SCRUB, v.t. [This word is probably formed on rub, or its root, and perhaps scrape, L. scribo, may ...
||SCRUB'BY, a. Small and mean; stunted in growth; as a scrubbed boy; a scrubby cur; a scrubby tree.
||SCRUF, for scurf, not in use.
||SCRU'PLE, n. [L. scrupulus, a doubt; scrupulum, the third part of a dram, from scrupus, a ...
||SCRU'PLED, pp. Doubted; questioned.
||SCRU'PLER, n. A doubter; one who hesitates.
||SCRU'PLING, ppr. Doubting; hesitating; questioning.
||SCRUPULOS'ITY, n. [L. scrupulositas.]1. The quality or state of being scrupulous; doubt; ...
||SCRU'PULOUS, a. [L. scrupulosus.]1. Nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act; cautious ...
||SCRU'PULOUSLY, adv. With a nice regard to minute particulars or to exact propriety. The duty ...
||SCRU'PULOUSNESS, n. The state or quality of being scrupulous; niceness, exactness or caution in ...
||SCRU'TABLE, a. [See Scrutiny.] Discoverable by inquiry or critical examination.
||SCRUTA'TION, n. Search; scrutiny.
||SCRUTA'TOR, n. [L. from scrutor.] One that scrutinizes; a close examiner or inquirer.
||SCRU'TINIZE, v.t. [from scrutiny.] To search closely; to examine or inquire into critically; as, ...
||SCRU'TINIZED, pp. Examined closely.
||SCRU'TINIZER, n. One who examines with critical care.
||SCRU'TINOUS, a. Closely inquiring or examining; captious.
||SCRU'TINY, n. [L. scrutinium, from scrutor, to search closely, to pry into.] 1. Close ...
||SCRUTO'IR, n. A kind of desk, case of drawers or cabinet, with a lid opening downward for the ...
||SCRUZE, v.t. To crowd; to squeeze.
||SCUD, v.i. 1. In a gereral sense, to be driven or to flee or fly with haste. In ...
||SCUD'DING, ppr. Driving or being driven before a tempest; running with fleetness.
||SCUD'DLE, v.i.. To run with a kind of affected haste; commonly pronounced scuttle.
||SCUF'FLE, n. [This is a different orthography of shuffle; from shove, or its root.] 1. ...
||SCUF'FLER, n. One who scuffles.
||SCUF'FLING, ppr. Striving for superiority with close embrace; struggling for contending without ...
||SCUG, v.t. To hide.
||SCULK, v.i. To retire into a close or covered place for concealment; to lurl; to lie close from ...
||SCULK'ER, n. A lurker; one that lies close for hiding.
||SCULK'ING, ppr. Withdrawing into a close or covered place for concealment; lying close.
||SCULL, n. 1. The brain pan. 2. A boat; a cock boat. 3. One who ...
||SCULL'CAP [See Skull-cap.]
||SCULL'ER, n. 1. A boat rowed by one man with two sculls or short oars. 2. One ...
||SCULL'ERY, n. [probably from the root of shell, scale, G. schale, a scale, a shell, a dish or ...
||SCULL'ION, n. A servant taht cleans pots and kettles, and does other menial services in the ...
||SCULL'IONLY, a. Like a scullion; base; low; mean.
||SCULP, v.t. [L. sculpo, scalpo.] To carve; to engrave.
||SCULP'TILE, a. [L. sculptilis,] Formed by carving; as sculptile images.
||SCULP'TOR, n. [L. See Sculp.] One whose occupation is to carve wood or stone int images; a ...
||SCULP'TURE, n. [L. sculptura.] 1. The art of carving, cutting or hewing wood or stone ...
||SCULP'TURED, pp. Carved; engraved; as a sculptured vase; sculptured marble.
||SCULP'TURING, ppr. Carving; engraving.
||SCUM, n. 1. The extraneous matter or impurities which rise to the surface of liquors ...
||SCUM'BER, n. The dung of the fox.
||SCUM'MED, pp. Cleaned of scum; skimmed.
||SCUM'MER, n. An instrument used for taking off the scum of liquors; a skimmer.
||SCUM'MING, ppr. Clearing of scum; slimming.
||SCUM'MINGS, n. The matter skimmed from boiling liquors; as the scummings of the boiling house.
||SCUP'PER-HOSE, n. A lethern pipe attached to the mouth of the scuppers of the lower deck of a ...
||SCUP'PER-NAIL, n. A nail with a very broad head for covering a large surface of the hose.
||SCUP'PER-PLUG, n. A plug to stop a scupper.
||SCUP'PER, n. The scuppers or scupper holes of a ship, are channels cut through the water ways and ...
||SCURF, n. [L. scorbutus.] 1. A dry military scab or crust formed on the skin of an ...
||SCURFF, n. Another name for the bulltrout.
||SCURF'INESS, n. The state of being scurfy.
||SCURF'Y, a. 1. Having scurf; covered with scurf. 2. Resembling scurf.
||SCUR'RIL, a. [L. scurrilis, from scurra ,a buffoon.] Such as befits a buffoon or vulgar jester; ...
||SCURRIL'ITY, n. [L. scurrilitas.] Such low. vulgar, indecent or abusive language as is used by ...
||SCUR'RILOUS, a. 1. Using the low and indecent language of the meaner sort of people, or ...
||SCUR'RILOUSLY, adv. With gross reproach; with low indecent language. It is ...
||SCUR'RILOUSNESS, n. Indecency of language; vulgarity; baseness of manners.
||SCUR'TINIZING, ppr. Inquiring into with critical minuteness or exactness.
||SCUR'VILY, adv. [from scurvy.] Basely; meanly; with coarse and vulgar incivility. ...
||SCUR'VINESS, n. [from scurvy.] The state of being scurvy.
||SCUR'VOGEL, n. A Brazilian fowl of the stork kind, the jabiru guacu.
||SCUR'VY-GRASS, n. A plant of the genus Cochlearia; spoonwort. It grows on rocks near the sea, ...
||SCUR'VY, n. [from scurf; scurvy for scurfy; Low L. scorbutus.] A disease characterized by great ...
||'SCUSES, for excuses.
||SCUT, n. The tail of a hare or other animal whose tail is short.
||SCU'TAGE, n. [Law L. scutagium, from scutum, a shield.] In English history, a tax or ...
||SCUTCHEON, A contractiion of escutcheon, which see.
||SCUTE, n. [L. scutum, a buckler.] A french gold coin of 3s. 4d. sterling.
||SCU'TELLATED, a. [L. scutella, a dish. See Scuttle.] Formed like a pan; divided into small ...
||SCU'TIFORM, a. [L. scutum, a buckler, and form.] Having a form of a buckler or shield.
||SCUT'TLE-BUTT, n. A butt or cask having a square piece sawn out of its lilge, and lashed
||SCUT'TLE-CASK, upon deck.
||SCUT'TLE-FISH, n. The cuttle-fich, so called. [See Cuttle-fish.]
||SCUT'TLE, n. [L. scutella, a pan or saucer.] A broad shallow basket; so called from its ...
||SCUT'TLED, pp. Having holes made in the bottom or sides; sunk by means of cutting holes in the ...
||SCUT'TLING, ppr. Cutting holes in the bottom or sides; sinking by such holes.
||SCYT'ALE, n. A species of serpent.
||SCYTHE, A wrong spelling. [See Sythe.]
||SCYTH'IAN, a. Pretaining to Scythia, a name given to the northern part of Asia, and Europe ...
||SDAIN, for disdain. [Not in use.]
||SDEINFUL, for disdainful. [Not in use.]
||SEA-ANEM'ONY, n. The animal flower, which see.
||SE'A-APE, n. [sea and ape.] The name given to a marine animal which plays tricks like an ape.
||SE'A-BANK, n. [sea and bank.] 1. The sea shore. 2. A bank or mole to defend ...
||SE'A-BAR, n. [sea and bar.] The sea-swallow.
||SE'A-BAT, n. [sea and bat.] A sort of flying fish.
||SEA-BA'THED, a. [sea and bathe.] Bathed dipped or washed in the sea.
||SE'A-BEAR, n. [sea and bear.] An animal of the bear kind that frequents the sea; the white or ...
||SE'A-BEARD, n. [sea and beard.] A marine plant.
||SE'A-BEAST, n. [sea and beast.] A beast or monstrous animal of the sea.
||SE'A-BEAT, a. [sea and beat.] Beaten by the sea; lashed by the waves.
||SE'A-BEATEN, Along the sea-beat shore. Pope
||SE'A-BOAT, n. [sea and boat.] A vessel that bears the sea firmly, without laboring or straining ...
||SE'A-BORD, a. Bordering on the sea or ocean.
||SE'A-BORN, a. [sea and born.] 1. Born of the sea; produced by the sea; as Neptune and ...
||SE'A-BOUND, a. [sea and bound.] Bounded by the sea.
||SE'A-BOY, n. [sea and boy.] A boy employed on shipboard.
||SE'A-BREACH, n. [sea and breach.] Irruption of the sea by breaking the banks.
||SE'A-BREAM, n. [sea and bream.] A fish of the Sparus kind.
||SE'A-BREEZE, n. [sea and breeze.] A wind or current of air blowing from the sea upon land; for ...
||SE'A-BUILT, a. [sea and built.] Built for the sea; as sea-built forts, [ships.]
||SE'A-CAB'BAGE, n. [sea and cabbage.] Sea-colewort, a plant of the genus Crambe.
||SE'A-CALF, n. [sea and calf.] The connom seal, a species of Phoca.
||SE'A-CAP, n. [sea and cap.] A cap made to be worn at sea.
||SE'A-C'ARD, n. [sea and card.] The mariner's card or compass.
||SE'A-CARP, n. [sea and carp.] A spotted fish fiving among rocks and stones.
||SE'A-CHANGE, n. [sea and change.] A change wrought by the sea.
||SE'A-CH'ART, n. [sea and chart.] A chart or map on which the line of the shore, isles, shoals, ...
||SE'A-CIRCLED, a. [sea and circle.] Surrounded by the sea.
||SE'A-COAL, n. [sea and coal.] Coal brought by sea; a vulgar name for fossil coal, in ...
||SE'A-COAST, n. [sea and coast.] The shore or border of the land adjacent to the sea or ocean.
||SE'A-COB, n. [sea and cob.] A fowl, called also sea-gull.
||SE'A-COLEWORT, n. Sea-cale, which see.
||SE'A-COMPASS, n. [sea and campass.] The mariner's card and needle; the compass constructed for ...
||SE'A-COOT, n. [sea and coot.] A sea fowl,
||SE'A-COW, n. [sea and cow.] The Trichecus manatus, or manati. [See Manati.]
||SE'A-CROW, n. [sea and crow.] A fowl of the full kind; the mire-crow or pewet.
||SE'A-DEVIL, n. [sea and devil.] The fishing frog or toad-fish, of the genus Lophius; a fish of a ...
||SE'A-DOG, n. [sea and dog.] 1. A fish, perhaps the shark. 2. The sea-calf or ...
||SE'A-DRAGON, n. [sea and dragon.] A marine monster caught in England in 1749, resembling in some ...
||SE'A-EAR, n. [sea and ear.] A sea plant.
||SE'A-EEL, n. [sea and eel.] An eel caught in salt water; the conger.
||SEA-ENCIR'CLED, a. [sea and encircled.] Encompassed by the sea.
||SE'A-FARER, n. [sea and fare.] One that follows the seas; a mariner.
||SE'A-FARING, a. Following the business of a seaman; customarily employed in navigation.
||SE'A-FENNEL, n. [sea and fennel.] The sea as samphire.
||SE'A-FIGHT, n. [sea and fight.] An engagement between ships at sea; a naval action.
||SE'A-FISH, n. [sea and fish.] Any marine fish; any fish that lives usually in salt water.
||SE'A-FOWL, n. [sea and fowl.] A marine fowl; any fowl that lives by the sea, and procures it ...
||SE'A-FOX, n. A species of squalus, having a tail longer than the body.
||SE'A-GAGE, n. [sea and gage.] The depth that a vessel sinks in the water.
||SE'A-G'ARLAND, n. [sea and garland.] A plant.
||SE'A-GIRDLES, n. [sea and girdle.] A sort of sea mushroom.
||SE'A-GIRT, a. [sea and girt.] Surrounded by the water of the sea or ocean; as a sea-girt isle.
||SE'A-GOD, n. [sea and god.] A marine deity; a fabulous being supposed to preside over the ocean ...
||SE'A-GOWN, n. [sea and gown.] A gown or garment with short sleeves, worn by mariners.
||SE'A-GR'ASS, [sea and grass.] A plant growing on the sea shore; an aquatic plant of the genus ...
||SE'A-GREEN, a. [sea and green.] Having the color of sea water; being of a faint green ...
||SE'A-GULL, n. [sea and gull.] A fowl of the genus Larus; a species of gull; called also ...
||SE'A-HARE, n. [sea and hare.] A marine animal of the genus Laplysia, whose body is covered with ...
||SEA-HEDGHOG, n. A sea shell, a species of Echinus, so called from its prickles, which resemble in ...
||SE'A-HEN, n. [sea and hen.] Anothe name of the guillemot.
||SE'A-HOG, n. [sea and hog.] The porpes, which see.
||SE'A-HOLLY, n. [sea and holly.] A plant of the genus Eryngium.
||SE'A-HOLM, n. 1. A small uninhabited isle. 2. Sea-holly.
||SE'A-HORSE, n. [sea and horse.] 1. In ichthyoilogy, the morse, a species of Trichechus ...
||SE'A-LEGS, n. [sea and leg.] The ability to walk on a ship' deck when pitching or rolling.
||SE'A-LEMON, n. [sea and lemon] A marine animal of the genus Doris, having an oval body, convex, ...
||SE'A-LIKE, a. [sea and like] Resembling the sea.
||SE'A-LION, n. [sea and lion] An animal of the genus Phoca or seal, which has a mane like a lion, ...
||SE'A-MAID, n. [sea and maid] 1. The mermaid. [See Mermaid.] 2. A sea nymph.
||SE'A-MALL, n. A fowl, a species of gull or Larus.
||SE'A-MAN, n. [sea and man] 1. A sailor; a mariner; a man whose occupation is to assist ...
||SE'A-M'ARK, n. [sea and mark.] Any elevated object on land which serves for a direction to ...
||SE'A-MONSTER, n. [sea and monster.] A huge marine animal. Lam. 4.
||SE'A-MOSS, n. [sea and moss.] A name given to coral. [See Coral.]
||SEA-NAVELWORT, n. [sea, navel and wort.] A plant growing in Syria, which is said to effect great ...
||SE'A-NEEDLE, n. [sea and needle.] A name of the gar or garfish, of the genus Esox. This fish ...
||SE'A-NETTLE, n. [sea and nettle.] Another name of the animal flower, sea-anemony.
||SE'A-NURSED, a. [sea and nursed.] Nursed by the sea.
||SE'A-NYMPH, n. [sea and nymph.] A nymph or goddess of the sea.
||SE'A-ONION, n. [sea and onion.] A plant.
||SE'A-OOZE, n. [sea and ooze.] The soft mud on or near the sea shore.
||SE'A-OTTER, n. [sea and otter.] A species of otter that has hind feet like those of a seal. It ...
||SE'A-OWL, n. [sea and owl.] Another name of the lump-fish.
||SE'A-PAD, n. The star-fish. [Stella marina.]
||SE'A-PANTHER, n. [sea and panther.] A fish like a lamprey.
||SE'A-PHEASANT, n. [sea and pheasant.] The pin-tailed duck.
||SE'A-PIE, n. [sea and pie, pica.] A fowl of the genus Haematopus, and grallic order; called
||SE'A-PIECE, n. [sea and piece.] A picture representing a scene at sea.
||SE'A-PLANT, n. [sea and plant.] A plant that grows in salt water, as the fucus, conferva &c.
||SE'A-POOL, n. [sea and pool.] A lake of salt water.
||SE'A-PYE, also the oyster-catcher, from its thrusting its beak into oysters when open, and taking ...
||SEA-RESEM'BLING, a. Like the sea; sea-like.
||SE'A-RISK, n. [sea and risk.] Hazard or risk at sea; danger of injury or destruction by the sea.
||SE'A-ROBBER, n. [sea and robber.] A pirate; one that robs on the high seas.
||SE'A-ROCKET, n. A plant of the genus Bunias.
||SE'A-ROOM, n..[sea and room.] Ample space or distance from land, shoals or rocks, sufficient for ...
||SE'A-ROVER, n. [sea and rover.] 1. A pirate; one that cruizes for plunder. ...
||SE'A-RUFF, n. A kind of sea fish. [L. orphus.]
||SEA-SCOR'PION, n. [sea and scorpion.] Another name for a fatherlasher.
||SE'A-SERPENT, n. [sea and serpent.] A huge animal like a serpent inhabiting the sea.
||SE'A-SERVICE, n. [sea and service.] Naval service; service in the navy or in ships of war.
||SE'A-SH'ARK, n. [sea and shark.] A ravenous sea fish.
||SE'A-SHELL, n. [sea ansd shell.] A marine shell; a shell that grows in the sea.
||SEA-SHO'RE, n. [sea and shore.] The coast of the sea; the land that lied adjacent to the sea or ...
||SE'A-SICK, a. [sea and sick.] Affected with sickness or nausea by means of the pitching or ...
||SE'A-SICKNESS, n. The sickness or nausea occasioned by the pitching and rolling of a ship in an ...
||SE'A-SIDE, n. [sea and side.] The land bordering on the sea; the country adjacent to the sea, or ...
||SE'A-ST'AR, n. [sea and star.] The starfish, a genus of marine animals, called technically ...
||SEA-SUR'GEON, n. [sea and surgeon.] A surgeon employed on shipboard.
||SEA-SURROUND'ED, a. [sea and surround.] Encompassed by the sea.
||SE'A-TERM, n. [sea and term.] A word or term used appropriately by seamen, or peculiar to the ...
||SE'A-THIEF, n. [sea and thief.] A pirate.
||SE'A-TOAD, n. [sea and toad.] An ugly fish, so called.
||SE'A-TORN, a. [sea and torn.] Torn by or at sea.
||SE'A-TOSSED, a. [sea and tossed.] Tossed by sea.
||SE'A-URCHIN, n. [sea and urchin.] A genus of marine animals, the Echinus, of many species. The ...
||SE'A-WALLED, a. [sea and walled.] Surrounded or defended by the sea.
||SE'A-WATER, n. [sea and water.] Water of the sea or ocean, which is salt.
||SE'A-WEED, n. [sea and weed.] A marine plant of the genus Fucus, used as manure, and for glass ...
||SE'A-WITHWIND, n. Bindweed.
||SE'A-WOLF, n. [sea and wolf. See Wolf.] A fish of the genus Anarrhicas, found in northern ...
||SEA-WORM'WOOD, n. A sort of wormwood growing in the sea, the Artemisia maritima.
||SEA, n. see. [This word, like lake, signifies primarily a seat, set or lay, a repository, a ...
||SE'ABOARD, adv. Towards the sea.
||SE'ABORD n. The sea shore.
||SEAL, n. The common name for the species of the genus Phoca. These animals are ampibious, most ...
||SE'ALED, pp. Furnished with a seal; fastened with a seal; confirmed; closed.
||SE'ALER, n. 1. One who seals; an officer in chancery who seals writs and instruments. ...
||SE'ALING-VOYAGE, n. A voyage for the purpose of killing seals and obtaining their skins.
||SE'ALING-WAX, n. [seal and wax.] A compound of gum lac and the red oxyd of mercury; used for ...
||SE'ALING, ppr. Fixing a seal; fastening with a seal; confirming; closing; keeping secret; fixing a ...
||SE'AM-RENT, n. [seam and rent.] The rent of a seam; the separation of a suture.
||SEAM, n. 1. The suture or uniting of two edges of cloth by the needle. ...
||SEAMAN. [See under Sea.]
||SE'AMANSHIP, n. The skill of a good seaman; an acquaintance with the art of managing and ...
||SE'AMED, pp. Marked with seams; having seams or scars.
||SE'AMING, ppr. Marking with scars; making seams.
||SE'AMLESS, a. Having mo seam; as the seamless garment of Christ.
||SE'AMOUSE, n. [sea and mouse.] A marine animal of the genus Aphrodita.
||SE'AMSTER, n. One that sews well, or whose occupation is to sew.
||SE'AMSTRESS, n. A woman whose occupation is sewing.
||SE'AMY, a. Having a seam; containing seams or showing them.
||SEAN, n. a met. [See Seine.]
||SE'APORT, n. [sea and port.] 1. A harbor near the sea, formed by an arm of the sea or ...
||SE'APOY, n. A native of India in the military service of an European power, and disceplined SE'POY, ...
||SE'AR-CLOTH, n. A cloth to cover a sore; a plaster.
||SEAR, v. t. [Gr. to dry; to parch; dry. L. torreo, in a diffrent dialect.] 1. To burn ...
||SEARCE, v. t. sers. To shift; to bolt; to separate the fine part of meal from the coarse. ...
||SEARCER, n. sers'er. One that sifts or bolts. [Little used.]
||SEARCH, v. t. serch 1. To look over or through for the purpose of finding something; ...
||SEARCHABLE, a. serch'able. That may be searched or explored.
||SEARCHED, pp. serch'ed. Looked over carefully; explored; examined.
||SEARCHER, n. serch'er. 1. One who searches, explores or examines for the prupose of ...
||SEARCHING, pp. serch'ing. 1. Looking into or over; exploring; examining; inquiring; ...
||SEARCHLESS, n. serch'less. Inscrutable; eluding search or investigation.
||SE'ARED, pp. [from sear.] Burnt on the furface; cauterized; hardened;
||SE'AREDNESS, n. The state of being seared, cauterized or hardened; hardness; hence insensibility.
||SE'ASON. n. se'zn.Season literally signifies that which comes or arrives; and in this general ...
||SE'ASONABLE, a. Opportune; that comes, happens or is done in good time, in due season or in ...
||SE'ASONABLENESS, n. Opportuneness of time; that state of being in good time, or in time ...
||SE'ASONABLY, adv. In due time; in time convenient; sufficiently early; as, to sow or plant ...
||SE'ASONAGE, n. Seasoning; sauce. [Not used.]
||SE'ASONED, pp. Mixed or sprinkled with something that gives a relish; tempered; moderated; ...
||SE'ASONER, n. He that seasons; that which seasons, matures or gives a relish.
||SE'ASONING, ppr. Giving a relish by something added; moderating; qualifying; maturing; drying and ...
||SEAT, n. [L. sedes, situs.] 1. That on which one sits; a chair, bench, stool or any ...
||SE'ATED, pp. Placed in a chair or on a bench, &c.; set; fixed; settled; established; furnished ...
||SE'ATING, ppr. Placing on a seat; setting; settling; furnishing with a seat; having its seats ...
||SEAVES, n. plu. [Heb. suf.] Rushes.
||SE'AVY, a. Overgrown with rushes.
||SE'AWARD, a. [sea and ward.] Directed towards the sea.SE'AWARD, adv. Towards the sea.
||SE'AWORTHY, A. [sea and worthy.] Fit for a voyage; worthy of being trusted to transport a cargo ...
||SEBA'CEOUS, a. [Low L. sebaceus, from sebum, sevum, tallow.] Made of tallow or fat; pretaining ...
||SEBAC'IC, a. [supra.] In chimistry, pretaining to fat; obtained fro fat; as the sebacic acid.
||SE'BATE, n. [supra.] In chimistry, a salt formed by the sebacic acid and a base.
||SEBES'TEN, n. The Assyrian plum, a plant of the genus Cordia, a species of jujube.
||SE'CANT, a. [L. secans, seco, to cut or cut off, coinciding with Eng. saw.] Cutting; dividing ...
||SECE'DE, v.i. [L. secedo; se, from, and cedo, to move. Se is an inseparable preposition or prefix ...
||SECE'DER, n. One who secedes. In Scotland, the seceders are a numerous body of presbyterians who ...
||SECE'DING, ppr. Withdrawing from fellowship or communion.
||SECERN', v.t. [L. secerno; se and cerno, to separate.] In the animal economy, to secrete. ...
||SECERN'ED, pp. Separated; secreted.
||SECERN'ENT, n. That which promotes secretion; that which increases the irritative motions, which ...
||SECERN'ING, ppr. Separating; secreting; as secerning vessels.
||SECLU'DE, v. t. [L. secludo; se and claudo, cludo, to shut.] 1. To separate, as from ...
||SECLU'DED, pp. Separated from others; living in retirement; shut out.
||SECLU'DING, ppr. Separating from others; confining in solitude or in a separate state; preventing ...
||SECLU'SION, n. s as z. The act of separating from society or connection; the state of being ...
||SEC'OND-HAND, n. Possession received from the first possessor.SEC'OND-HAND, a. 1. ...
||SEC'OND-RATE, n. [second and rate.] The second order in size, dignity, or value. ...
||SEC'OND-SIGHT, n. The power of seeing things future or distant; a power claimed by some of the ...
||SEC'OND-SIGHTED, a. Having the power of second-sight.
||SEC'OND, a. [L. secundus; L. sequor, to follow. See Seek.] 1. That immediately ...
||SEC'ONDARILY, adv. [from secondary.] In second degree or second order; not primarily or ...
||SEC'ONDARINESS, n. The state of being secondary.
||SEC'ONDARY, a. [L. secundarius, from secundus.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the ...
||SEC'ONDED, pp. Supported; aided.
||SEC'ONDER, n. One that supported what another attempts, or what he affirms, or hat he moves or ...
||SEC'ONDLY, adv. In the second place.
||SE'CRECY, n. [from secret.] 1. Properly, a state of separation; hence, concealment ...
||SE'CRET, a. [L. secretus. This is given as the participle of secerno, but is radically a ...
||SEC'RETARISHIP, n. The office of a secretary.
||SEC'RETARY, n. [L. secretus, secret;originally a confident, one entrusted with secrets.] ...
||SECRE'TE, v.t. 1. To hide; to conceal; to remove from observation or the knowledge of ...
||SECRE'TED, pp. Concealed; secerned.
||SECRE'TING, ppr. Hiding; secerning.
||SECRE'TION, n. 1. The act of secerning; the act of the producing from the blood ...
||SE'CRETIST, n. A dealer in secrets. [Not in use.]
||SECRETI'TIOUS, a. Parted by an animal in secretion.
||SE'CRETLY, adv. 1. Privately; privily; not openly; without the knowledge of others; ...
||SE'CRETNESS, n. 1. The state of being hid or concealed. 2. The quality of ...
||SECT, n. [L. Sp. secta; from L. seco, to cut off, to separate.] 1. A body or number of ...
||SECTA'RIAN, a. [L. secrarius.] Pertaining to a sect or sects; as sectarian principles or ...
||SECTA'RIANISM, n. The disposition to dissent from the established church or predominant religion, ...
||SECT'ARISM, n. Sectarianism. [Little used.]
||SECT'ARIST, n. A secretary. [Not much used.]
||SECT'ARY, n. 1. A person who separates from an established church, or from the ...
||SECTA'TOR, n. A follower; a disciple; an adherent to a sect. [Not now used.]
||SECT'ILE, a. [L. sectilus, from seco, to cut.] A sectile mineral is one that is midway between ...
||SEC'TION, n. [L. sectio; seco, to cut off.] 1. The act of cutting or of separating by ...
||SEC'TIONAL, A. Pertaining to a section or distinct part of a larger body or territory.
||SECT'OR, n. [L. seco, to cut.] 1. In geometry, a part of a circle comprehended between ...
||SEC'ULAR, a. [L. secularis, from seculum, the world or an age.] 1. Pertaining to the ...
||SECULAR'ITY, n. Worldiness; supreme attention to the things of the present life.
||SECULARIZA'TION, n. [foom secularize.] the act of converting a regular person, place or benefice ...
||SEC'ULARIZE, v. t. 1. To make secular; to convert from spiritual appropriation to ...
||SEC'ULARIZED, pp. Converted from regular to secular.
||SEC'ULARIZING, ppr. Converting from regular or monastic to secular.
||SEC'ULARLY, adv. In a worldy manner.
||SEC'ULARNESS, n. A secular disposition; worldliness; worldly mindedness.
||SEC'UNDINE, n. Secundines, in the plural, as generally used, are the several coats or membranes ...
||SECU'RE, a. [L. securus.] 1. Free from danger of being taken by an enemy; that may ...
||SECU'RED, pp. Effectually guarded or protected; made certain; put beyond hazard; effectually ...
||SECU'RELY, adv. 1. Without danger; safely; as, to pass a river on ice securely. But ...
||SECU'REMENT, n. Security; protection. [Not used.]
||SECU'RENESS, n. Confidence of safety; exemption from fear; hence, want of vigilance or caution.
||SECU'RER, n. He or that which secures or protects.
||SECU'RIFORM, a. [L. securis, an ax or hatchet, and form.] In botany, having the form of an ax or ...
||SECU'RITY, n. [L. securitas.] 1. Protection; effectual defense or saftey from danger of ...
||SEDAN', n. [L. sedeo; like L. esseda] A portable chair or cover vehicle for carrying a single ...
||SEDA'TE, a. [L. sedatus, from sedo, to calm or appease, that is, to set, to cause to subside.] ...
||SEDA'TELY, adv. Calmly; without agitation of mind.
||SEDA'TENESS, n. Calmness of mind, manner or countenance; freedom from agitation; a settled state; ...
||SEDA'TION, n. The act of calming. [Not in use.]
||SEDATIVE, a. [L. sedo, to calm.] In medicine, moderating muscular action or animal energy.
||SED'ENTARILY, adv. [from sedentary.] The state of being sedentary, or living without much ...
||SED'ENTARINESS, n. The state of being sedentary.
||SED'ENTARY, a. [L. sedentarius, from sedens, sedeo, to sit.] 1. Accustomed to sit much, ...
||SEDGE, n. [L. seco, to cut; that is sword grass, like L. gladiolus.] 1. A narrow flag, ...
||SEDG'ED, a. Composed of flags or sedge.
||SEDG'Y, a. Overgrown with sedge. On the gentle Severn's sedgy bank. Shak.
||SED'IMENT, n. [L. sedimentum, from sedeo, to settle.] The matter which subsides to the bottom of ...
||SEDI''TION, n. [L. seditio. The sense of this word is the contrary of that which is naturally ...
||SEDI''TIONARY, n. An inciter or promoter of sedition.
||SEDI''TIOUS, a. [L. seditiosus.] 1. Pertaining to sedition; partaking of the nature of ...
||SEDI''TIOUSLY, adv. With tumultious opposition to law; in a manner to violate the public peace.
||SEDI''TIOUSNESS, n. The disposition to excite popular commotion in opposition to law; or the act ...
||SEDU'CE, v. t. [L. seduco; se, from, and duco, to lead.] 1. To draw aside or entice ...
||SEDU'CEMENT, n. 1. The act of seducing; seduction. 2. The means employed to ...
||SEDU'CER, n. 1. One that seduces; one that by temptation or arts, entices another to ...
||SEDU'CIBLE, a. Capable of being drawn aside from the path of rectitude; corruptible.
||SEDU'CING, ppr. Enticing from the path of virtue or chastity.
||SEDU'CTION, n. [L. seductio.] 1. The act of seducing or of enticing from the path of ...
||SEDUC'TIVE, a. Tending to lead astray; apt to mislead by flattering appearances.
||SEDU'LITY, n. [L. sedulitas. See Sedulous.] Diligent and assiduous application to business; ...
||SED'ULOUS, a. [L. sedulus, from the root of sedeo, to sit; as assiduous from assideo.] ...
||SED'ULOUSLY, adv. Assiduously; industriously; diligently; with constant or continued application.
||SED'ULOUSNESS, n. Assiduity; assiduousness; steady diligence; continued industry or effort.
||SEDU'SED, pp. Drawn or enticed from virtue; corrupted; depraved.
||SEE, n. 1. The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop.
||SEE'D-BUD, n. [seed and bud.] The germ, germen or rudiment of the fruit in embryo.
||SEE'D-CAKE, n. [seed and cake.] A sweet cake containing aromatic seeds.
||SEE'D-COAT, n. In botany, the aril or outer coat of a seed.
||SEE'D-LEAF, n. In botany, the primary leaf. The seed-leaves are the cotyledons or lobes of a seed ...
||SEE'D-LIP, n. A vessle in which a sower carries the seed to be dispersed.
||SEE'D-LOBE, n. The lobe of a seed; a cotyledon, which see.
||SEE'D-PEARL, n. [seed and pearl.] Small grains of pearl.
||SEE'D-PLAT, n. [seed and plat.]
||SEE'D-TIME, n. [seed and time] The season proper for sowing. While the earth ...
||SEE'D-VESSEL, n. In botany, the pericarp which contains the seeds.
||SEED, n. 1. The substance, animal or vegetable, which nature prepares for the ...
||SEE'DLING, n. A young plant or root just sprung from the seed.
||SEE'DNESS, N. Seed-time. [Not in use.]
||SEE'DSMAN, n. [seed and man.] A person who deals in seeds; also, a sower.
||SEE'DY, a. [from seed.] 1. Abounding with seeds. 2. Having a peculiar ...
||SEE'ING, ppr. [from see.] Perceiving by the eye; knowing; understanding; observing; ...
||SEE'K-SORROW, n. [seek and sorrow.] One that contrives to give himself vexation. [Little used.]
||SEEK, v.t. pret and pp. sought, pronounced sawt. [L. sequor, to follow; for to seek is to go ...
||SEEKER, n. 1. One that seeks; an inquirer; as a seeker of truth. 2. One of a ...
||SEEL, v. t. To close the eyes; a term of falconry, from the practice of the closing the eyes of a ...
||SEE'LILY, adv. In a silly manner. Obs.
||SEE'LY, a. [from seel.] 1. Lucky; fortunate. Obs. 2. Silly; foolish; ...
||SEEM, v. i. 1. To appear; to make or have a show or semblance. Thou ...
||SEE'MER, n. One that carries an appearance or semblance. Hence we shall see If ...
||SEE'MING, ppr. 1. Appearing; having the appearance or semblance, whether real or not. ...
||SEE'MINGLY, adv. In appearance; in show; in semblance. This the father ...
||SEE'MINGNESS, n. Fair appearance; plausibility.
||SEE'MLESS, a. Unseemly; unfit; indecorous. Obs.
||SEE'MLINESS, n. [from seemly.] Comliness; grace; fitness; propriety; decency; decorum. ...
||SEE'MLY, a. Becoming; fit; suited to the object, occasion, purpose or character; suitable. ...
||SEE'MLYHEAD, [See Head and Hood.] Comely or decent appearance. Obs.
||SEEN, pp. of see. 1. Beheld; observed; understood. 2. a. Versed; skilled. ...
||SEER-WOOD, [See Sear, and Sear-wood, dry wood.]
||SEER, n. [from see.] 1. One who sees; as a seer of visions. 2. A prophet; a ...
||SEETHE, v. t. pret. seethed, sod; pp. seethed, sodden. [Heb. to seethe, to boil, to swell, to be ...
||SEE'THED, pp. Boiled; decoated.
||SEE'THER, n. A boiler; a pot for boiling things.
||SEE'THING, ppr. Boiling; decoating.
||SEG, n. Sedge. [Not in use.]
||SEG'HOL, n. a Hebrew vowel-point, or short vowel.
||SEG'HOLATE, a. Marked with a seghol.
||SEG'MENT, n. [L. segmentum, from seco, to cut off.] 1. In geometry, that part of the ...
||SEG'NITY, n. [from L. segnis.] Sluggishness; dullness; inactivity. [Not used.]
||SEG'REGATE, v. t. [L. segrego; se, from, and grex, flock.] To separate from others; to set ...
||SEG'REGATED, pp. Separated; parted from others.
||SEG'REGATING, ppr. Separating.
||SEGREGA'TION, n. Separation from others; a parting.
||SEH'AT-FISH, n. A fish, a species of Silurus, having a long slimy body destitute of scales, and ...
||SEIGNEURIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the lord of a manor; manorial. 2. Vested ...
||SEIGNIOR, n. [L. senior, elder.] A lord; the lord of a manor; but used also in the sout of ...
||SEIGNIORAGE, n. A royal right or prerogative of the king of England, by which he claims an ...
||SEIGNIO'RIAL, the same as seigneurial.
||SEIGNIORIZE, v.t. To lord it over. [Little used.]
||SEIGNIORY, n. 1. A lordship; a manor. 2. The power or authority of a lord; ...
||SEIN, n. [L. sagena.] A large net for catching fish. The seins used for taking shad in the ...
||SE'INER, n. A fisher with a sein or net. [Not much used.]
||SE'ITY, n. [L. se, one's self.] Something peculiar to a man's self. [Not well authorized.]
||SEIZE, v.t. 1. To fall or rush upon suddenly and lay hold on; or to gripe or grasp ...
||SE'IZED, pp. Suddenly caught or grasped; taken by force; invaded suddenly; taken possession of; ...
||SE'IZER, n. One that seizes.
||SE'IZING, ppr. Falling on and grasping suddenly; laying hold on suddenly; taking possession by ...
||SE'IZOR, n. One who seizes.
||SE'IZURE, n. 1. The act of seizing; the act of laying hold on suddenly; as the seizure ...
||SE'JANT, a. In heraldry, sitting, like a great cat with the fore feet straight; applied to a lion ...
||SEJU'GOUS, a. [L. sejigus; sex, six, and jugum, yoke.] In botany, a sejugous leaf is a pinnate ...
||SEJUNC'TION, n. [l. sejunctio; se, from, and jungo, to join.] The act of disjoining; a ...
||SEJUNG'IBLE, a. [supra.] That may be disjoined. [Little used.]
||SEKE, for sick, oblolete. [See Sick.]
||SEL'COUTH, a. Rarely known; unusual; uncommon. Obs.
||SEL'DOM, adv. [Sel probably signifies separate, distinct, coinciding with L. solus.] Rarely; not ...
||SEL'DOMNESS, n. Rareness; uncommonness; infrequency.
||SELD'SHOWN, a. Rarely shown or exhibited. [Not in use.]
||SELECT', v. t. [L. selectus, from seligo; se, from, and lego, to pick, cull or gather.] to ...
||SELECT'ED, pp. Chosen and taken by preference from among a number; picked; culled.
||SELECT'EDLY, adv. With care in selection.
||SELECT'ING, ppr. Choosing and taking from a number; picked; culled.
||SELEC'TION, n. [L. selectio.] 1. The act of choosing and taking from among a number; ...
||SELECT'IVE, a. Selecting; tending to select. [Unusual.]
||SELECT'MAN, n. [select and man.] In New England, a town officer chosen anually to manage the ...
||SELECT'NESS, n. The state of being select or well chosen.
||SELECT'OR, n. [L.] One that selects or chooses from among a number.
||SELE'NIATE, n. a compound of selenic acid with a base.
||SELEN'IC, a. Pertaining to selenium, or extracted from it; as selenic acid.
||SEL'ENITE, n. [Gr. the moon; so called on account of its reflecting the the moon's light with ...
||SELENIT'IC, a. Pertaining to selenite; resembling it, or partaking of its nature or properties.
||SELE'NIUM, n. [supra.] A new elementary body or substance, extracted from the pyrite of Fahlun ...
||SELENIU'RET, n. A newly discovered mineral, of a shining lead gray color, with granular ...
||SELENOGRAPH'IC, a. [infra.] Belonging to selenography.
||SELENOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. the moon; to describe.] A desciption of the moon and its phenomena; a ...
||SELF-ABA'SED, a. [self and abase.] Humbled by conscious guilt or shame.
||SELF-ABA'SEMENT, n. Humiliation or abasement proceeding from consciouness of inferiority, guilt ...
||SELF-ABA'SING, a. Humbling by the consciouness of guilt or by shame.
||SELF-ABU'SE, n. [selfand abuse.] The abuse of one's own person or powers.
||SELF-ACCU'SING, a. [self and accuse.] Accusing one's self; as a self-accusing look.
||SELF-ACTIV'ITY, n. [self and activity.] Self-motion, or the power of moving one's self without ...
||SELF-ADMIRA'TION, n. Admiration of one's self.
||SELF-ADMI'RING, a. Admiring one's self.
||SELF-AFFA'IRS, n. plu. [self and affair.] One's own private business.
||SELF-AFFRIGHTED, a. [self and affright.] Frightened at one's self.
||SELF-APPLAUSE, n. self-applauz'. Applause of one's self.
||SELF-APPROVING, a. That approves of one's own conduct.
||SELF-ASSU'MED, a. Assumed by one's own act and without authority.
||SELF-BAN'ISHED, a. [self and banish.] Exiled voluntarily.
||SELF-BEGOT'TEN, a. [self and beget.] Begotten by one's own powers.
||SELF-CENCE'ITED, a. Vain; having a high or overweening opinion of one's own person or merits.
||SELF-CEN'TERED, a. [self and center.] Centered in itself. The earth ...
||SELF-CHAR'ITY, n. [self and charity.] Love of one's self.
||SELF-COMMU'NICATIVE, a. [self and communicative.] Imparted or communicated by its own powers.
||SELF-CONCE'IT, n. [self and conceit.] A high opinion of one's self; vanity.
||SELF-CONCE'ITEDNESS, n. Vanity; an overweening opinion of one's own person or accomplishments.
||SELF-CON'FIDENCE, n. [self and confidence.] Confidence in one's own judgement or ability; ...
||SELF-CON'FIDENT, a. Confident of one's own strength or powers; relying on the correctness of ...
||SELF-CONFI'DING, a. Confiding in one's own judgement or powers, without other aid.
||SELF-CON'SCIOUS, a. [self and conscious.] Conscious in one's self.
||SELF-CONSID'ERING, a. [self and consider.] Considering in one's own mind; deliberating.
||SELF-CONSU'MING, a. [self and consume.] That consumes itself.
||SELF-CONTRADIC'TION, n. [self and contradiction.] the art of contradicting itself; repugnancy in ...
||SELF-CONTRADICT'ORY, a. Contradicting itself.
||SELF-CONVICT'ED, a. [self and convict.] Convited by one's own consciouness, knowledge or avowal.
||SELF-CONVIC'TION, n. Conviction proceeding from one's own consciouness, knowledge or confession.
||SELF-CREA'TED, a. Created by one's self; not formed or constituted by another.
||SELF-DECE'IT, n. [self and deceit.] Deception respecting one's self, or that originates from ...
||SELF-DECE'IVED, a. [self and deceive.] Deceived or mislead respecting one's self by one's own ...
||SELF-DECEP'TION, n. [supra.] Deception concerning one's self proceeding from one's own mistake.
||SELF-DECE'VING, a. Deceiving one's self.
||SELF-DEFENSE, n. self-defens'. [self and defense.] The act of defending one's own person, ...
||SELF-DELU'SION, n. [self and delusion.] The delusion of one's self; or respesting one'self.
||SELF-DENI'AL, n. [self and denial.] The denial of one's self; the forbearing to gratify one's ...
||SELF-DEPEND'ENT, a. Depending on one's self.
||SELF-DESTRUC'TION, n. [self and destruction.] The desruction of one's self; voluntary ...
||SELF-DESTRUC'TIVE, a. Tending to the destruction of one's self.
||SELF-DETERMINA'TION, n. [self and determination.] Determination by one's own mind; or ...
||SELF-DETERM'INING, a. Determining by or of itself; determining or deciding without extraneous ...
||SELF-DEVO'TED, a. [self and devote.] Devoted in person, or voluntarily devoted in person.
||SELF-DEVO'TEMENT, n. The devoting of one's person and services voluntarily to any difficult or ...
||SELF-DEVOUR'ING, a. [self and devour.] Devouring one's self and itself.
||SELF-DIFFU'SIVE, a. [self and diffusive.] Having power to diffuse itself; that diffuses itself.
||SELF-ENJOY'MENT, n. [self and enjoyment.] Internal satisfaction or pleasure.
||SELF-ESTEE'M, n. [self and esteem.] The esteem or good opinion of one's self.
||SELF-ESTIMA'TION, n. The esteem or good opinion of one's self.
||SELF-EV'IDENCE, n. [self and evidence.] Evidence or certainty resulting from a proposition ...
||SELF-EV'IDENT, a. Evident without proof or reasoning; that produces certainty or clear conviction ...
||SELF-EV'IDENTLY, adv. By means of self-evidence.
||SELF-EXALTA'TION, n. The exaltation of one's self.
||SELF-EXALT'ING, a. Exalting one's self.
||SELF-EXAMINA'TION, n. [self and examination.] An examination or scrutiny into one's own ...
||SELF-EXIST'ENCE, n. [self and existence.] Inherent existence; the existence possossed by virtue ...
||SELF-EXIST'ENT, A. Existing by its own nature or essense, independent of any other cause. God is ...
||SELF-EXU'SING, a. Excusing one's self.
||SELF-FLAT'TERING, a. [self and flatter.] Flattering one's self.
||SELF-FLAT'TERY, n. Flattery of one's self.
||SELF-GLORIOUS, a. [self and glorious.] Springing from vain glory or vanity; vain; boastful.
||SELF-H'ARMING, a. [self and harm.] Injuring or hurting one's self or itself.
||SELF'-HEAL, n. [self and heal.] A plant of the genus Sanicula, and another of the genus ...
||SELF-HE'ALING, a. Having the power or property of healing itself. The self-healing power of ...
||SELF-HOM'ICIDE, n. [self and homicide.] The killing of one's self.
||SELF-I'DOLIZED, a. Idolized by one's self.
||SELF-IMP'ARTING, a. [self and impart.] Inparting by its own powers and will.
||SELF-IMPOS'TURE, n. [self and imposture.] Imposture practiced on one's self.
||SELF-IN'TEREST, n. [self and interest.] Private interest; the interest or advantage of one's ...
||SELF-IN'TERESTED, a. Having self-interest; particularly concerned for one's self.
||SELF-JUS'TIFIER, n. One who excuses or justifies himself.
||SELF-KIN'DLED, a. [self and kindle.] Kindled of itself, or without extraneous aid or power.
||SELF-KNOWING, a. [self and know.] Knowing of itself, or without communication from another.
||SELF-KNOWL'EDGE, n. The knowledge of one's own real character, abilities, worth or demerit.
||SELF-LOVE, n. [self and love.] The love of one's own person or happiness.
||SELF-LOV'ING, a. Loving one's self.
||SELF-MO'TION, n. [self and motion.] Motion given by inherent powers, without external impulse; ...
||SELF-MOVED, a. [self and move.] Moved by inherent power without the aid of extraneous influence.
||SELF-MOVING, a. Moving or exiting to action by ingerent power, without the impulse of another ...
||SELF-MUR'DER, n. [self and murder.] The murder of one's self; suicide.
||SELF-NEGLECT'ING, n. [self and neglect.] A neglecting of one's self. Self-love ...
||SELF-OPIN'ION, n. [self and opinion.] One's own opinion.
||SELF-OPIN'IONED, a. Valuing one's own opinion highly.
||SELF-PARTIAL'ITY; n. [self and partiality.] That partiality by which a man overrates his own ...
||SELF-PLE'ASING, a. [self and please.] Pleasing one's self; gratifying one's own wishes.
||SELF-PRAISE, n. [self and praise.] The praise of one's self; self-applause.
||SELF-PREF'ERENCE, n. [self and preference.] The preference of one's self to others.
||SELF-PRESERVA'TION, n. [self and preservation.] The preservation of one's self from destruction ...
||SELF-REPEL'LENCY, n. [self and repellency.] The inherent power of repulsion in a body.
||SELF-REPEL'LING, a. [self and repel.] Repelling by its own inherent power.
||SELF-REPROVED, a. [self and reprove.] Reproved by consciousness or one's own sense of guilt.
||SELF-REPROVING, a. Reproving by consciouness.SELF-REPROVING, n. The act of reproving by a ...
||SELF-RESTRA'INED, a. [self an restrain.] Restrained by itself, or by one's own power or will; ...
||SELF-RESTRA'INING, a. Restraining or controlling itself.
||SELF'-SAME, a. [self and same.] Numerically the same; the very same; identical.
||SELF-SLAUGHTER, n. self-slau'ter. [self and slaughter.] The slaughter of one's self.
||SELF-SUBDU'ED, a. [self and subdue.] Subdued by one's own power or means.
||SELF-SUBVER'SIVE, a. Overturning or subverting itself.
||SELF-SUFFI''CIENCY, n. [self and sufficiency.] An overweening opinion of one's own strength or ...
||SELF-SUFFI''CIENT, a. Having full confidence in one's own strength, abilities or endowments; ...
||SELF-TORMENT'ER, n. One who torments himself.
||SELF-TORMENT'ING, a. [self and torment.] Tormenting one's self; as self-tormenting sin.
||SELF-VAL'UING, a. Esteeming one's self.
||SELF-WILL', n. [self and will.] One's own will; obstinacy.
||SELF-WILL'ED, a. Governed by one's own will; not yielding to the will or wishes of others; not ...
||SELF-WRONG', n. [self and wrong.] Wrong done by a person to himself.
||SELF, a. or pron. plu. selves; used chiefly in composition. 1. In old authors, this ...
||SELF'CON'SCIOUNESS, n. Consciouness within one's self.
||SELF'DENY'ING, a. Denying one's self; a forbearing to indulge one's one appetites or desires.
||SELF'ISH, a. Regarding one's own interest chiefly or soley; influenced in actions by a view to ...
||SELF'ISHLY, adv. The exclusive of a person to his own interest or happiness; or that supreme ...
||SELF'NESS, n. Self-love; selfishness. [Not in use.]
||SELL, for self; and sells for selves. [Scot.]SELL, n. [L. sella.] A saddle, and a throne. ...
||SEL'LANDER, n. A dry scab in a horses hough or pastern.
||SELL'ER, n. The person that sells; a vender.
||SELL'ING, ppr. 1. Transferring the property of a thing for a price or equivalent in ...
||SELV'EDGE, n. The edgr of a cloth, where it is closed by complication the threads; a woven ...
||SELV'EDGED, a. Having a selvedge.
||SELVES, plu. of self.
||SEM'BLABLE, a. Like; similar; resembles.
||SEM'BLABLY, adv. In like manner. [Not in use.]
||SEM'BLANCE, n. 1. Likeness; resemblance; actual similitude; as the semblance of worth; ...
||SEM'BLANT, n. Show; figure; resemblance. [Not in use.]SEM'BLANT, a. Like; resembling. [Not in ...
||SEM'BLATIVE, a. Resembling; fit; suitable; according to. And all is semblativea ...
||SEM'BLE, v. t. To imitate; to represent or make similar. Where sembling art may ...
||SEMI-ACID'IFIED, a. or pp. Half acidified. [See Acidified.]
||SEMI-AMPLEX'ICAUL, a. [L. semi, amplexus, or amplector, to embrace, and caulis, stem.] In ...
||SEMI-AN'NUAL, a. [semi and annual.] Half yearly.
||SEMI-AN'NUALLY, adv. Every half year.
||SEMI-AN'NULAR, a. [L. semi and annulus, a ring.] Having the figure of a half circle; that is, ...
||SEMI-AP'ERTURE, n. [semi and aperture.] The half of an aperture.
||SEMI-A'RIAN, n. [See Arian.] In ecclesiastical history, the Semi-arians were a branch of the ...
||SEMI-A'RIANISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-arians. The semi-arianism of modern times ...
||SEMI-BARBA'RIAN, a. [semi and barbarian.] Half savage; partially civilized.
||SEMI-CAS'TRATE, v. t. To deprive of one testicle.
||SEMI-CASTRA'TION, n. Half castration; deprivation of one testicle.
||SEMI-COLUM'NAR, a. [semi and columnar.] Like a half column; flat on one side and round on the ...
||SEMI-COM'PACT, a. [semi and compact.] Half compact; imperfectly indurated.
||SEMI-CRUSTA'CEOUS, a. [semi and crustaceous.] Half crustaceous.
||SEMI-CYLIN'DRIC, a. [semi and cylindric.] Half cylindrical.
||SEMI-DEIS'TICAL, a. Half deistical; bordering on deism.
||SEMI-DIAM'ETER, n. [semi and diameter.] Half the diameter; a right line or the length of a right ...
||SEMI-DIAPA'SON, n. [semi and diapason.] In music, an imperfect octave, or an octave diminished ...
||SEMI-DIAPEN'TE, n. An imperfect fifth; a hemi-diapente.
||SEMI-DIAPHANE'ITY, n. [See Semidiaphanous.] Half or imperfect transparency. [Little used.] ...
||SEMI-DIAPH'ANOUS, a. [semi and diaphanous.] Half or imperfecty transparent. [Instead of this, ...
||SEMI-DIATES'SARON, n. [semi and diatessaron.] In music, an imperfect or defective fourth.
||SEM'I-DITONE, n. [semi and It. ditono.] In music, a lesser third, having its terms as 6 to 5; a ...
||SEM'I-DOUBLE, n. [semi and double.] In the Romish breviary, an office celebrated with less ...
||SEMI-FLU'ID, a. [semi and fluid.] Imperfectly fluid.
||SEM'I-FORMED, a. [semi and formed.] Half formed; imperfectly formed; as semi-formed crystals.
||SEMI-IN'DURATED, a. [semi and indurated.] Imperfectly indurated or hardened.
||SEMI-LAPID'IFIED, a. [semi and lapidified.] Imperfectly changed into stone.
||SEMI-LENTIC'ULAR, a. [semi and lenticular.] Half lenticular or convex; imperfectly resembling a ...
||SEM'I-METAL, n. [semi and metal.] An imperfect metal, or rather a metal that is not malleable, ...
||SEMI-METAL'LIC, a. Pertaining to a semi-metal, or partaking of its noture and qualities.
||SEMI-OPA'KE, a. [L. semi and opacus.] Half transparent only.
||SEM'I-OPAL, n. A variety of opal.
||SEMI-ORBIC'LAR, a. [semi and orbicular.] Having the shape of a half orb or sphere.
||SEMI-OR'DINATE, n. [semi and ordinate.] In conic sections, a line drawn at right angles to and ...
||SEMI-OS'SEOUS, a. [semi and osseous.] Half as hard as bone.
||SEMI-O'VATE, a. [semi and ovate.] Half egg-shaped.
||SEMI-OX'YGENATED, a. Half saturated with oxygen.
||SEMI-PAL'MATE, a. [semi and palmate.] Half palmated or webbed.
||SEMI-PELA'GIAN, n.In ecclesiastical history, the Semi-pelagians are persons who retain some ...
||SEMI-PELA'GIANISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-pelagians, supra.
||SEMI-PELLU'CID, a. [semi and pellucid.] Half clear, or imperfectly transparent; as a ...
||SEMI-PELLUCID'ITY, n. The quality or state of being imperfecty transparent.
||SEMI-PERSPIC'UOUS, a. [semi and perspicuous.] Half transparent; imperfectly clear.
||SEMI-PHLOGIS'TICATED, a. [semi and phlogisticated.] Partially impregnated with phlogiston.
||SEMI-PRIMIG'ENOUS, a. [semi and primigenous.] In geology, of a middle nature between substances ...
||SEM'I-PROOF, n. [semi and proof.] Half proof evidence from the testimony of a single witness. ...
||SEMI-PRO'TOLITE, n. [semi and Gr. first and stone.] A species of fossil of a middle nature ...
||SEMI-QUAD'RATE, n. [L. semi and quadratus, or quartus, fourth.] An aspect of the SEMI-QUAR'TILE, ...
||SEMI-QUIN'TILE, n. [L. semi and quintilis.] An aspect of the planets, when distant from each ...
||SEMI-SAV'AGE, a. [semi and savage.] Half savage; half barbarian.SEMI-SAV'AGE, n. One who is ...
||SEMI-SEX'TILE, n. [semi and sextile.] An aspect of the planets, when they are distant from each ...
||SEMI-SPHER'IC, A. [semi and spherical.] Having the figure of a half sphere.
||SEMI-SPHEROID'AL, a. [semi and spheroidal.] Formed like a half spheroid.
||SEMI-TRAN'SEPT, n. [semi and transept; L. trans and septum.] the half of a transept or cross ...
||SEMI-TRANSPA'RENCY, n. Imperfect transparency; partial opakeness.
||SEMI-TRANSPA'RENT, a. [semi and transparent.] Half or imperfectly transparent.
||SEMI-VIT'REOUS, a. Partially vitreous.
||SEMI-VITRIFICA'TION, n. [semi and vitrification.] 1. The state of being imperfectly ...
||SEMI-VITRIFIED, a. [SeeVitrify.] Half or imperfectly vitrified; partially converted into glass.
||SEM'I-VOCAL, a. [semi and vocal.] Pertaining to a semi-vowel; Half vocal; imperfectly sounding.
||SEM'I-VOWEL, n. [semi and vowel.] In grammar, a half vowel, or an articulation which is ...
||SEM'I, L. semi, In composition, signifies half.
||SEM'IBREVE, [semi and breve; formerly written semibref.] In music, a note of half the duration of ...
||SEM'ICIRCLE, n. [semi and circle.] 1. The half of a circle; the part of a circle ...
||SEM'ICIRCLED, a. Having the form of a half circle.
||SEM'ICOLON, n. [semi and colon.] In grammar, and punctuation, the point [;] the mark of pause to ...
||SEMIF'IC, a. [L. semen, seed and facio, to make.] Forming or producing seed.
||SEM'IFLORET, n. [semi and floret.] A half floret, which is tubulous at the beginning, like a ...
||SEMIFLOS'CULOUS, a. [semi and L. flosculous, a little flower. Semifloscular is also used, but is ...
||SEMILU'NAR, a. [L. semi, and luna, moon.] Resembling in form a half moon.
||SEM'INAL, a. [L. seminalis, from semen, seed; from the root of sow.] 1. Pertaining to ...
||SEMINAL'ITY, n. The nature of seed; or the power of being produced.
||SEM'INARIST, n. [from seminary.] A Romish priest educated in a seminary.
||SEM'INARY, n. [L. seminarium, from semen, seed; semino, to sow.] 1. A seed-plant; ...
||SEM'INATE, v. t. [L. semino] To sow; to spread; to propagate.
||SEMINA'TION, n. [L. seminatio.] 1. The act of sowing. 2. In botany, the ...
||SEM'INED, a. Thick covered, as with seeds.
||SEMINIF'EROUS, a. [L. semen, seed, and fero, to produce.] Seed-bearing; producing seed.
||SEMINIFICA'TION, n. Propagation from the seed or seminal parts.
||SEM'IPED, n. [semi and L. pes, a foot.] A half foot in poetry.
||SEMIPE'DAL, a. Containing a half foot.
||SEM'IQUAVER, n. [semi and quaver.] In music, a note of half the duration of the quaver; the ...
||SEMITER'TIAN, a. [semi and tertian.] Compounded of a tertian and a quotidian ague.SEMITER'TIAN, ...
||SEM'ITONE, n. [semi and tone.] In music, half a tone; an interval of sound, as between mi and fa ...
||SEMITON'IC, a. Pertaining to a semitone; consisting of a simitone.
||SEMPERVI'RENT, a. [L. semper, always and virens, flourishing.] Always fresh; evergreen.
||SEMP'ERVIVE, n. [L. semper, always, and vivus, alive.] A plant.
||SEMPITERN'AL, a. [L. sempiternus; semper, always, and eternus, eternal.] 1. Eternal ...
||SEMPITERN'ITY, n. [L. sempiternitas.] Future duration without end.
||SEM'STER, n. A seamster; a man who uses a needle. [Not in use.]
||SEN, adv. This word is usedby some of our common people for since. It seems to be a contraction ...
||SEN'ARY, a. [L. seni, senarius.] Of six; belonging to six; containing six.
||SEN'ATE-HOUSE, n. A house in which a senate meets, or a place of public council.
||SEN'ATE, n. [L. senatus, from senex, old.] 1.An a assembly or council of senators; a ...
||SEN'ATOR, n. 1. A mimber of a senate. In Rome one of the qualifications of a senator was ...
||SENATO'RIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to a senate; becoming a senator; as senatorial robes; ...
||SENATO'RIALLY, adv. In the manner of a senate; with dignity or solemnity.
|| SEN'ATORSHIP, n. The office or dignity of a senator.
||SEND, v. t. pret. and pp. sent. 1. In a general sense, to throw, cast or thrust; to ...
||SEN'DAL, n. A light thin stuff of silk or thread. [Not in use.]
||SEND'ER, n. One that sends.
||SEN'EGA, n. A plant called rattlesnake root, of the genus Polygala.
||SENES'CENCE, n. [L. senesco, from senex, old. See Senate.] The state of growing old; decay by ...
||SEN'ESCHAL, n. A steward; an officer in the houses of princes and dignitaries, who has the ...
||SEN'GREEN, n. A plant, the houseleek, of the genus Sempervivium.
||SE'NILE, a. [L. senilis.] Pertaining to old age; proceeding from age.
||SENIL'ITY, n. Old age. [Not much used.]
||SENIOR, a. see'nyor. [L. senior, comp. of senex, old.] Elder or older; but as an adjective, it ...
||SENIOR'ITY, n. 1. Eldership; superior age; priority of birth. He is the elder brother, ...
||SEN'NA, n. The leaf of the cassia senna, a native of the east, used as a cathartic.
||SENNIGHT, n. sen'nit. [contracted from sevennight, as fortnight from fourteennight.] The space ...
||SENOC'ULAR, a. [L. seni, six, and oculus, the eye.] Having six eyes. Most ...
||SENS'ATED, a. [See Sense.] Perceived by the senses. [Not used.]
||SENSA'TION, n. [from L. sensus, sentio, to perceive. See Sense.] The perception of external ...
||SENSE, n. [from L. sensus, from sentio, to feel or perceive.] 1. The faculty of the ...
||SENS'ED, pp. Perceived by the senses. [Not in use.]
||SENSEFUL, a. sens'ful. Reasonable; judicious. [Not in use.]
||SENSELESS, a. sens'less. 1. Wanting the faculty of perception. The body when dead is ...
||SENSELESSLY adv. sens'lessly. In a senseless manner; stupidly; unreasonably; as a man ...
||SENSELESSNESS, n. sens'lessness. Unreasonableness; folly; stupidity; absurdity.
||SENSIBIL'ITY, n. 1. Susceptibility of impressions; the capacity for feeling or ...
||SENS'IBLE, a. 1. Having the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects; ...
||SENS'IBLENESS, n. 1. Possibility of being perceived by the senses; as the sensibleness ...
||SENS'IBLY, adv. 1. In a manner to be perceived by the senses; perceptibly to the ...
||SENS'ITIVE-PLANT, n. A plant of the genus Mimosa [mimic,] so called from the sensibility of its ...
||SENS'ITIVE, a. [L. sensitivus, from sensus, sentio.] 1. Having sense or feeling, or ...
||SENS'ITIVELY, adv. In a sensitive manner.
||SENS'ORIAL, a. Pertaining to the sensory or sensorium; as sensorial faculties; sensorial motion ...
||SENSO'RIUM, n. [from L. senus, sentio.]
||SENSUAL, a. [from L. sensus.] Pertaining to the senses, as distinct from the mind or ...
||SENSU'ALIST, n. Aperson given to the indulgence of the appetites or senses; one who places his ...
||SENSUAL'ITY, n. Devotedness o the gratification of the bodily appetites; free indulgence in ...
||SENS'UALIZE, v. t. To make sensual; to subject to the love of sensual pleasure; to debase by ...
||SENS'UALLY, adv. In a sensual manner.
||SENS'UOUS, a. [from sense.] Tender; pathetic. [Not in use.]
||SENT, pret. and pp. of send.
||SEN'TENCE, n. [from L. sententia, from sentio, to think.] 1. In law, a judgement ...
||SENTEN'TIAL, a. 1. Comprising sentences. 2. Pertaining to a sentence or ...
||SENTEN'TIOUS, a. 1. Abounding with sentences, axioms and maxims; short and energetic; ...
||SENTEN'TIOUSLY, adv. In short expressive periods; with striking brevity. ...
||SENTEN'TIOUSNESS, n. Pithiness of sentences; brevity with strength. The Medea I ...
||SENTIENT, a. sen'shent. [L. sentiens, sentio.] That perceives; having the faculty of perception. ...
||SEN'TIMENT, n. [from L. sentio, to feel, perceive or think.] 1. Properly. a thought ...
||SENTIMENT'AL, a. 1. Abounding with sentiment, or just opinions or reflections; as a ...
||SENTIMENT'ALIST, n. One that affects sentiment, fine feeling or exquisite sensibility.
||SENTIMENTAL'ITY, n. Affectation of fine feeling or exqisite sensibility.
||SENT'INEL, n. [from L. sentio, to perceive.] In military affairs, a soildier sent to watch or ...
||SEN'TRY-BOX, n. A box to cover a sentinel at his post, and shelter him from the weather.
||SEN'TRY, n. 1. [See Sentinel.] 2. Guard; watch; the duty of a sentines. ...
||SE'PAL, n. [from L. sepio.] In botany, the small leaf or part of a calyx.
||SEPARABIL'ITY, n. [from separable.] The quality of being separable, or of admitting separation ...
||SEP'ARABLE, a. That may be separated, disjoined, disunited or rent; as the separable parts of ...
||SEP'ARABLENESS, n. The quality of being capable of separation or disunion. ...
||SEP'ARATE, v. t. [L. separo.] 1. To disunite; to divide; to sever; to part, in almost ...
||SEP'ARATED, pp. Divided; parted; disunited; disconnected.
||SEP'ARATELY, adv. In a separate or unconnected state; apart; distinctly; singly. The opinions of ...
||SEP'ARATENESS, n. The state of being separate.
||SEPARA'TION, n. [L. separatio.] 1. The act of separating, severing or disconnecting; ...
||SEP'ARATIST, n. One that withdraws from an established church, to which he has belonged; a ...
||SEP'ARATOR, n. One that divides or disjoins; a divider.
||SEP'ARATORY, a. That separates; as separatory ducts. [Little used.]SEP'ARATORY, n. A chimical ...
||SEP'ATATING, ppr. Dividing; disjoining; putting or driving asunder; disconecting; decompsing.
||SEPAWN', n. A species of food consisting of mial of maiz boiled in water. It is in New York
||SEP'IMENT, n. [L. sepimentum, from sepio, to inclose.] A hedge; a fence; something that ...
||SEPIN', and Pennsylvania what hasty-pudding is in New England.
||SEPO'SE, v.t. sepo'ze. [L. sepono, sepositus.] To set apart. [Not in use.]
||SEPOSI''TION, n. The act of setting apart; segregation. [Not in use.]
||SE'POY, n. A native of India, employed as a soldier in the service of European powers.
||SEPS, n. [L. from Gr. Cuvier.] A species of venomous eft or lizard. A genus of lizards, the ...
||SEPT, n. [L. prosapia; or Heb. See Class Sb. No. 23.] A clan, race or family, proceeding from a ...
||SEPTAN'GULAR, a. [L. septem, seven, and angulus, angle.] Having seven angles or sides.
||SEPTA'RIA, n. [L. septa, partitions.] A name given to nodules or spheroidal mass of calcarios ...
||SEPTEM'BER, n. [L. septem, seven.] The seventh month from march, which was formerly the first ...
||SEPTEM'PARTITE, a. Divided into seven parts.
||SEP'TENARY, a. [L. septenarius, from septem, seven.] Consisting of seven; as a sepenary ...
||SEPTEN'NIAL, a. [L. septennis; septem, seven, and annus, year.] 1. Lasting or ...
||SEPTEN'TRION, n. [L. septentrio.] The north or northern regions.SEPTEN'TRION, [L. ...
||SEPTEN'TRIONAL From cold septerion blasts.
||SEPTENTRIONAL'ITY, n. Northerliness. [A bad word.]
||SEPTEN'TRIONATE, v.i. To tend northerly. [This word septentrion and its derivatives are hardly ...
||SEPT'FOIL, n. [L. septem and folium; seven leaved.] A plant of the genus Tormentilla.
||SEP'TIC, a. [Gr. to putrefy.]
||SEPTIC'ITY, n. Tendency to putrefaction.
||SEPTILAT'ERAL, a. [L. septem, seven and latus, side.] Having seven sides; as a septilateral ...
||SEPTIN'SULAR, a. [L. septum, seven, and insula, isle.] Consisting of seven isles; as the ...
||SEPTUAG'ENARY, a. [L. septuagenarius, from septuaginta, seventy.] Consisting of ...
||SEPTUAGES'IMA, n. [L. septuagesimus, seventieth.] THe third Sunday before Lent, or before ...
||SEPTUAGES'IMAL, a. [supra.] Cosisting of seventy. Our abriged and ...
||SEP'TUAGINT, n. [L. septuaginta, seventy; septem, seven, and some word signifying ten.] A Greek ...
||SEP'TUARY, n. [L. septum, seven.] Something composed of seven; a week. [Little used.]
||SEP'TUPLE, a. [Low L. septuplex; septum, seven. and plico, to fold.] Seven fold; seven times as ...
||SEP'ULCHER, n. [from L. sepulchrum, from sepelio, to bury, which seems to be formed with a prefix ...
||SEPUL'CHRAL, a. [L. sepulchralis, from sepulchrum.] Pertaining to burial, to grave, or to ...
||SEP'ULTURE, n. Burial; internment; the act of depositing the dead body of a human being in the ...
||SEQUA'CIOUS, a. [L. sequax, from sequor, to follow. See Seek.] 1. Following; attendant. ...
||SEQUA'CIOUSNESS, n. State of being sepuacious; disposition to follow.
||SEQUAC'ITY, n. [supra.] 1.A following, or disposition to follow. 2. ...
||SE'QUEL, n. [L. sequor, to follow.] 1. That which follows; a succeeding part; as the ...
||SE'QUENCE, n. [L. sequens, sequor.] 1. A following, or that which follows; aconsequent. ...
||SE'QUENT, a. [supra.] 1. Following; succeeding. 2. Consequential. [Little ...
||SEQUES'TER, v.t. [L. sequestro, to sever or separate, to put int the hands of and indifferent ...
||SEQUES'TERED, pp. Seized asnd detained for a time, to satisfy a demand; separated; also, being in ...
||SEQUES'TRABLE, a. That may be seqestered or separated; subject or liable to sequestration.
||SEQUES'TRATE, v. t. To seqester. [It is less used than seqester, but exactly synonymous.]
||SEQUESTRA'TION, n. 1. The act of taking a thing from parties contending for it, and ...
||SEQUESTRA'TOR, n. 1. One that sequesters property, or takes the possession of it for a ...
||SE'QUIN, n. A gold coin of Venice and Turkey, of different value in different places. At Venice, ...
||SERAGLIO, n. seral'yo. The palace of the Grand Seignior or Turkish sultan, or the palace of a ...
||SER'APH, n. plu. seraphs; but sometimes the Hebrew plural, seraphim, is used. [from Heb. to ...
||SERAPH'ICAL, 1. Pertaining to a seraph; angelic; sublime; as seraphic purity; seraphic ...
||SER'APHIM, n. [the Hebrew plural of seraph.] Angels of the highest order in the celestial ...
||SERAS'KIER, n. A Turkish commander or general of land forces.
||SERASS' n. A fowl of the East Indies, of the crane kind.
||SERE, a. Dry; withered; usually written sear, which see.SERE, n. A claw or talon. [Not in ...
||SERENA'DE, n. [from L. serenus, clear, serene.] 1. Properly, music performed in a ...
||SERENA'TA, n. A vocal piece of music on an armorous subject.
||SERE'NE, a. [L. serenus; Heb. Ch. Syr. Ar. to shine. Class Sr. No. 2. 23.47.] 1. ...
||SERE'NELY, adv. 1. Calmly; quietly. The setting sun now shown ...
||SERE'NENESS, n. The state of being serene; serenity.
||SEREN'ITUDE, n. Calmness. [Not in use.]
||SEREN'ITY, n. [L. serenitas.] 1. Clearness and calmness; as the serenity of the air or ...
||SERF, n. [L. servus.] A servant or slave employed in husbandry, and in some countries, attached ...
||SERGE-MAKER, n. A manufacturer of serges.
||SERGE, n. A wollen quilted stuff manufactured in a loom with four treddles, after the manner of ...
||SERGEANT, n. s'arjent. [L. serviens, serving, for so was this word written in Latin.] ...
||SERGEANTRY, n. s'arjentry. In england, sergeantry is of two kinds; grand sergeantry and petit ...
||SERGEANTSHIP, n. s'argentship. The office of a sergeant.
||SERI''CEOUS, a. [L. sericus, from sericum, silk.] Pertaining to silk; consisting of silk; silky. ...
||SE'RIES, n. [L. this word probably belongs to the Shemetic, the primary sense of which is to ...
||SER'IN, n. A songbird of Italy and Germany.
||SE'RIOUS, a. [L. serius.] 1. Grave in manner or disposition; solemn; not light, gay or ...
||SE'RIOUSLY, adv. Gravely; solemnly; in earnest; without levity. One of the first duties of a ...
||SE'RIOUSNESS, n. 1. Gravity of manner or of mind; solemnity. He spoke with great ...
||SERMOCINA'TION, n. Speech-making. [Not used.]
||SERMOCINA'TOR, n. One that makes sermons or speeches. [Not in use.]
||SER'MON, n. 1. A discourse delivered in public by a licensed clergymen for the purpose ...
||SER'MONING, n. Discourse; instruction; advice. [Not in use.]
||SER'MONIZE, v. i. 1. To preach. 2. To inculate rigid rules. 3. To ...
||SER'MONIZER, n. One that composes sermons.
||SER'MONIZING, ppr. Preaching; inculating rigid precepts; composing sermons.
||SER'MOUNTAIN, n. A plant of the genus Laserpitium; laserwort; seseli.
||SEROON, n. 1. A seroon of almonds is the quantity of two hudred pounds; of anise seed, ...
||SEROS'ITY, In medicine, the watery part of the blood.
||SER'OTINE, n. A species of bat.
||SE'ROUS, a. 1. Thin; watery; like whey; used of that part of the blood which separates ...
||SERPENT-CUCUMBER, n. A plant of the genus Trichosanthes.
||SER'PENT-EATER, n. A fowl of Africa that devours serpents.
||SER'PENT-FISH, n. A fish of the genus Taenia, resembling a snake, but of a red color.
||SER'PENT, n. [L. serpens, creeping; serpo, to creep.] 1. An animal of the order of ...
||SERPENTA'RIA, n. A plant, called also snake root; a species of Aristolochia.
||SERPENTA'RIUS, n. A constellation in the northern hemisphere, containing seventy-four stars.
||SER'PENTINE-STONE, either shades and spots resembling a serpent's skin. Serpentine is often ...
||SER'PENTINE, a. [L. serpentinus, from serpens.] 1. Resembling a serpent; usually, ...
||SER'PENTIZE, v.t. To wind; to turn or bend, first in one direction and then in opposite; to ...
||SER'PENTS-TONGUE, n. A plant of the genus Ophioglossum.
||SER'PET, n. A basket. [Not in use.]
||SERPIG'INOUS, a. [L. from serpo, to creep.] A kind of herpes or tetter; called in popular ...
||SER'PRNTINE, n. A species of talck or magnesian stone, usually of an obscure green color,
||SER'PULITE, n. Petrified shells or fossil remains of the genus Serpula.
||SERR, v.t. To crowd, press or drive together. [ Not in use.]
||SER'RATE, [L. serratus, from serro, to saw; serra, a saw.] Jagged; notched; indented on the
||SER'RATED, edge, like a saw. In botany, having sharp notches about the edge, pointing towards the ...
||SERRA'TION, n. Formation in the shape of a saw.
||SER'RATURE, n. An indenting or indenture in the edge of any thing, like those of a saw.
||SER'ROUS, a. Like the teeth of a saw; irregular. [Little used.]
||SER'RULATE, a. Finely serrate; having very minute teeth or notches.
||SER'RY, v.t. To crowd; to press together. [Not in use.]
||SE'RUM, n. [L.] 1. The thin transparent part of the blood. 2. The thin part ...
||SER'VAL, n. An animal of the feline genus, resembling the lynx in form and size, and the panther ...
||SERV'ANT, [L. servans, from servo, to keep or hold; properly one that waits, that is, stops, ...
||SERVE, v.t. serv. [L. servio. This verb is supposed to be from the noun servus, a servant or ...
||SERV'ED, pp. Attended; waited on; worshiped; levied.
||SERV'ICE, n. [From L. servitium.] 1. In a general sense, labor of body or of body and ...
||SERV'ICEABLE, a. 1. That does service; that promotes happiness, interest, advantage or ...
||SERV'ICEABLENESS, n. 1. Usefulness of promoting good of any kind; beneficialness. ...
||SERV'IENT, a. [L. serviens.] Subordinate. [Not in use.]
||SERV'ILE, a. [L. servilis, from servio, to serve.] 1. Such as pertains to a servant or ...
||SERV'ILELY, adv. 1. Meanly; slavishly; with base submission or obsequiousness. ...
||SERVIL'ITY, 1. Slavery; the condition of a slave or bondman. To be a ...
||SERV'ING-MAID, n. A female servant; a menial.
||SERV'ING-MAN, n. A male servant; a menial.
||SERV'ING, ppr. Working for; acting in subordination to; yielding obedience to; worshiping; also, ...
||SERV'ITOR, n. [From L. servio, to serve.] 1. A servant; an attendant. 2. One ...
||SERV'ITORSHIP, n. The office of a servitor.
||SERV'ITUDE, n. [L. servitudo or servitus. See Serve.] 1. The condition of a slave; ...
||SES'AME, n. [L. sesama.] Oily grain; a genus of annual herbaceous plants, from the
||SES'AMUM, seeds of which an oil is expressed. One species of it is cultivated in Carolina, and ...
||SES'BAN, n. A plant; a species of AEschynomene or Bastard sensitive plant.
||SES'ELI, n. [L. Gr. seselis.] A genus of plants; meadow saxifrage; hartwort.
||SESQIP'EDAL, a. [L. sesqui, one and a half, and pedalis, from pes, a foot.]
||SESQUIDU'PLICATE, a. [L. sesqui, supra, and duplicatis, double.] Designating the ratio of two ...
||SESQUIL'TER, a. [L. from sesqui, half as much more, and alter, other.]
||SESQUIL'TERAL, 1. In geometry, designating a ratio where one quantity or number contains ...
||SESQUIPEDA'LIAN, Containing a foot and a half; as a sesquipedalian pigmy. Addison uses ...
||SESQUIP'LICATE, a. [L. sesqui, one and a half, and plicatus, plico, to fold.] Designating the ...
||SESQUITER'TIAN, a. [L. sesqui, one and a half, and tertius, third.] Designating the
||SESQUITER'TIONAL, ratio of one and one third.
||SES'QUITONE, n. In music, a minor third, or interval of three semitones.
||SESS, n. [L. sessio.] A tax. [Little used or not at all. See Assessment.]
||SES'SILE, a. [L. sessilis. See Set.] In botany, sitting on the stem. A sessile leaf issues ...
||SES'SION, n. [L. sessio, from sedeo. See Set.] 1. A sitting or being placed; as the ...
||SES'TERCE, n. [L. sestertius.] A Roman coin or denomination of money, in value the fourth part ...
||SET-FOIL. [See Sept-foil.]
||SET'-OFF, n. [set and off.] The act of admitting one claim to counterbalance another. In a ...
||SET, v.t. pret. pp. set. [L. sedo; to compose, as a book, to dispose or put in order, to ...
||SETA'CEOUS, a. [L. seta, a bristle.] 1. Bristly; set with strong hairs; consisting of ...
||SE'TIFORM, a. [L. seta, a bristle, and form.] Having the form of a bristle.
||SE'TON, n. [l. seta, a bristle.] In surgery, a few horsehairs or small threads, or a twist of ...
||SE'TOUS, a. [L. setosus, from seta, a bristle.] In botany, bristly; having the surface set with ...
||SETTEE', n. [from set.] 1. A long seat with a back to it. A vessel with one ...
||SET'TER-WORT, n. A plant, a species of Helleborus.
||SET'TER, n. 1. One that sets; as a setter on, or inciter; a setter up; a setter forth, ...
||SET'TING-DOG, n. A setter; a dog trained to find and start birds for sportsmen.
||SET'TING, ppr. Placing; putting; fixing; studding; appointing; sinking below the horizon, ...
||SET'TLE, n. [L. sedile. See Set.] A seat or bench; something to sit on.SET'TLE, v.t. [from ...
||SET'TLED, pp. Placed; established; determined; composed; adjusted.
||SET'TLEDNESS, n. The state of being settled; confirmed state. [Little used.]
||SET'TLEMENT, n. 1. The act of settling, the state of being settled. 2. The ...
||SET'TLING, ppr. Placing; fixing; establishing; regulating; adjusting; planting or colonizing; ...
||SET'WALL, n. [set and wall.] A plant. The garden setwall is a species of Valeriana.
||SEVEN, a. sev'n [L. septem.] Four and three; one more than six or less than eight. Seven days ...
||SEV'ENFOLD, a. [seven and fold.] Repeated seven times; doubled seven times; increased to seven ...
||SEV'ENNIGHT, n. [seven and night.] A week; the period of seven days and nights; or the time from ...
||SEV'ENSCORE, n. [seven and score, twenty notches or marks.] Seven times twenty, that is, a ...
||SEV'ENTEEN, a. [seven-ten.] Seven and ten.
||SEV'ENTEENTH, a. [from seventeen.] The ordinal of seventeen; the seventh after the tenth. ...
||SEV'ENTH, a. 1. The ordinal of seven; the first after the sixth. |