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mutability

MUTABIL'ITY, n. [L. mutabilitas, from mutabilis, muto, to change.]

1. Changeableness; susceptibility of change; the quality of being subject to change or alteration, either in form, state or essential qualities.

Plato confesses that the heavens and the frame of the world are corporeal, and therefore subject to mutability.

2. The state of habitually or frequently changing.

3. Changeableness, as of mind, disposition or will; inconstancy; instability; as the mutability of opinion or purpose.

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every

EV'ERY, a. [Old Eng. everich. It is formed from ever.] Each individual of a whole collection or aggregate number. The word includes the whole number, but each separately stated or considered.

Every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Ps.39.

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drill

DRILL, v.t. [G.]

1. To pierce with a drill; to perforate by turning a sharp pointed instrument of a particular form; to bore and make a hole by turning an instrument. We say, to drill a hole through a piece of metal, or to drill a cannon.

2. To draw on; to entice; to amuse and put off.

She drilled him on to five and fifty. [Not elegant.]

3. To draw on from step to step. [Not elegant.]

4. To draw through; to drain; as, waters drilled through a sandy stratum.

5. In a military sense, to teach and train raw soldiers to their duty, by frequent exercise; a common and appropriate use of the word.

6. In husbandry, to sow grain in rows, drills or channels.

DRILL, v.t.

1. To sow in drills.

2. To flow gently.

3. To muster, for exercise.

DRILL, n.

1. A pointed instrument, used for boring holes, particularly in metals and other hard substances.

2. An ape or baboon.

3. The act of training soldiers to their duty.

4. A small stream; now called a rill. [Drill is formed on the root of rill, G., a channel.]

5. In husbandry, a row of grain, sowed by a drill-plow.

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