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

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TRY, v.i. To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort; to attempt. Try to learn; try to lift a weight. The horses tried to draw the load. [These phrases give the true sense.]

TRY, v.t. To examine; to make experiment on; to prove by experiment.

Come, try upon yourselves what you have seen me.

1. To experience; to have knowledge by experience of.

Or try the Libyan heat, or Scythian cold.

2. To prove by a test; as, to try weights and measures by a standard; to try one's opinions by the divine oracles.

3. To act upon as a test.

The fire sev'n times tried this.

4. To examine judicially by witnesses and the principles of law; as causes tried in court.

5. To essay; to attempt.

Let us try advent'rous work.

6. To purify; to refine; as silver seven times tried.

7. To search carefully into. Ps.11.

8. To use as means; as, to try remedies for a disease.

9. To strain; as, to try the eyes; the literal sense of the word.

To try tallow, &c. is to melt and separate it from the membranes.

To tryout, to pursue efforts till a decision is obtained.


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care

CARE, n.

1. Concern; anxiety; solicitude; nothing some degree of pain in the mind, from apprehension of evil.

They shall eat bread by weight and with care. Ezek. 4.

2. Caution; a looking to; regard; attention, or heed, with a view to safety or protection, as in the phrase, take care of yourself.

A want of care does more damage than a want of knowledge.

3. Charge or oversight, implying concern for safety and prosperity; as, he was under the care of a physician.

That which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches. 2 Cor. 6.

4. The object of care, or watchful regard and attention; as, Is she thy care?

CARE, v.t.

1. To be anxious or solicitous; to be concerned about.

Master, carest thou not that we perish? Mark 4.

2. To be inclined or disposed; to have regard to; with for before a noun, and to before a verb. Not caring to observe the wind. Great masters in painting never care for drawing people in the fashion. In this sense the word implies a less degree of concern. The different degrees of anxiety expressed by this word constitute the chief differences in its signification or applications.

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RA'IN-WATER, n. Water that has fallen from the clouds.

About 1828

First dictionary of the American Language!

Noah Webster, the Father of American Christian education, wrote the first American dictionary and established a system of rules to govern spelling, grammar, and reading. This master linguist understood the power of words, their definitions, and the need for precise word usage in communication to maintain independence. Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions.

This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies.

No other dictionary compares with the Webster's 1828 dictionary. The English language has changed again and again and in many instances has become corrupt. The American Dictionary of the English Language is based upon God's written word, for Noah Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions. This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies. From American History to literature, from science to the Word of God, this dictionary is a necessity. For homeschoolers as well as avid Bible students it is easy, fast, and sophisticated.


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