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1828 edition of Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language

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TREAT, v.t. [L. tracto.]

1. To handle; to manage; to use. Subjects are usually faithful or treacherous, according as they are well or ill treated. To treat prisoners ill, is the characteristic of barbarians. Let the wife of your bosom be kindly treated.

2. To handle in a particular manner, in writing or speaking; as, to treat a subject diffusely.

3. To entertain without expense to the guest.

4. To negotiate; to settle; as, to treat a peace. [Not in use.]

5. To manage in the application of remedies; as, to treat a disease or a patient.

TREAT, v.i. To discourse; to handle in writing or speaking; to make discussion. Cicero treats of the nature of the gods; he treats of old age and of duties.

1. To come to terms of accommodation.

Inform us, will the emp'ror treat?

2. To make gratuitous entertainment. It is sometimes the custom of military officers to treat when first elected.

To treat with, to negotiate; to make and receive proposals for adjusting differences. Envoys were appointed to treat with France, but without success.

TREAT, n. An entertainment given; as a parting treat.

1. Something given for entertainment; as a rich treat.

2. Emphatically, a rich entertainment.

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glory

GLO'RY, n. [L. gloria; planus; hence, bright, shining. Glory, then, is brightness, splendor. The L. floreo, to blossom, to flower, to flourish, is probably of the same family.]

1. Brightness; luster; splendor.

The moon, serene in glory, mounts the sky.

For he received from God the Father honor and glory,when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory. 2 Pet.1.

In this passage of Peter, the latter word glory refers to the visible splendor or bright cloud that overshadowed Christ at his transfiguration. The former word glory, though the same in the original, is to be understood in a figurative sense.

2. Splendor; magnificence.

Solomon, in all his glory, was not arrayed like one

of these. Matt.vi.

3. The circle of rays surrounding the head of a figure in painting.

4. Praise ascribed in adoration; honor.

Glory to God in the highest. Luke 2.

5. Honor; praise; fame; renown; celebrity. The hero pants for glory in the field. It was the glory of Howard to relieve the wretched.

6. The felicity of heaven prepared for the children of God; celestial bliss.

Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel,and afterwards receive me to glory. Ps.73.

7. In scripture, the divine presence; or the ark, the manifestation of it.

The glory is departed from Israel. 1 Sam.4.

8. The divine perfections or excellence.

The heavens declare the glory of God. Ps.19.

9. Honorable representation of God. 1 Cor. 11.8.

10. Distinguished honor or ornament; that which honors or makes renowned; that of which one may boast.

Babylon, the glory of kingdoms. Is.13.

11. Pride; boastfulness; arrogance; as vain glory.

12. Generous pride.

GLO'RY, v.i. [L. glorior, from gloria.]

To exult with joy; to rejoice.

Glory ye in his holy name. Ps.105. 1 Chron. 16.

1. To boast; to be proud of.

No one should glory in his prosperity.

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attend

ATTEND', v.t. [L. attendo; ad and tendo, to stretch, to tend. See Tend.]

1. To go with, or accompany, as a companion, minister or servant.

2. To be present; to accompany or be united to; as a cold attended with fever.

3. To be present for some duty, implying charge or oversight; to wait on; as, the physician or the nurse attends the sick.

4. To be present in business; to be in company from curiosity, or from some connection in affairs; as, lawyers or spectators attend a court.

5. To be consequent to, from connection of cause; as, a measure attended with ill effects.

6. To await; to remain, abide or be in store for; as, happiness or misery attends us after death.

7. To wait for; to lie in wait.

8. To wait or stay for.

Three days I promised to attend my doom.

9. To accompany with solicitude; to regard.

Their hunger thus appeased, their care attends.

The doubtful fortune of their absent friends.

10. To regard; to fix the mind upon.

The pilot doth not attend the unskillful words of the passenger.

This is not now a legitimate sense. To express this idea, we now use the verb intransitively, with to, attend to.

11. To expect. [Not in use.]

ATTEND', v.i.

1. To listen; to regard with attention; followed by to.

Attend to the voice of my supplication. Ps. 86.

Hence much used in the imperative, attend!

2. To regard with observation, and correspondent practice.

My son, attend to my words.

Hence, to regard with compliance.

He hath attended to the voice of my prayer. Ps. 64.

3. To fix the attention upon, as an object of pursuit; to be busy or engaged in; as, to attend to the study of the scriptures.

4. To wait on; to accompany or be present, in pursuance of duty; with on or upon; as, to attend upon a committee; to attend upon business. Hence,

5. To wait on, in service or worship; to serve.

That ye may attend upon the Lord without distraction.

1Cor. 7.

6. To stay; to delay. Obs.

For this perfection she must yet attend,

Till to her maker she espoused be.

7. To wait; to be within call.

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