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47591

s
S, the nineteenth letter of the English Alphabet, is a sibilant articulation, and numbered among ...

47592

sabaoth
SABAOTH, n. Armies; a word used, Rom. 9:29, James 5:4, the Lord of Sabaoth.

47593

sabbatarian
SABBATARIAN, n. [from sabbath.] One who observes the seventh day of the week as the sabbath, ...

47594

sabbath
SABBATH, n. 1. The day which God appointed to be observed by the Jews as a day of rest from all ...

47595

sabbath-breaker
SABBATH-BREAKER, n. One who profanes the sabbath by violating the laws of God or man which enjoin ...

47596

sabbath-breaking
SABBATH-BREAKING, n. A profanation of the sabbath by violating the injunction of the fourth ...

47597

sabbathless
SABBATHLESS, a. Without intermission of labor.

47598

sabbatic
SABBATIC,

47599

sabbatical
SABBATICAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the sabbath.2. Resembling the sabbath; enjoying or bringing an ...

47600

sabbatism
SABBATISM, n. Rest; intermission of labor.

47601

sabean
SABEAN, [See Sabian.]

47602

sabeism
SABEISM, N. The same as Sabianism.

47603

sabellian
SABELLIAN, a. Pertaining to the heresy of Sabellius.SABELLIAN, n. A follower of Sabellius, a ...

47604

sabellianism
SABELLIANISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of Sabellius.

47605

saber
SABER,

47606

sabian
SABIAN,

47607

sabianism
SABIANISM, n. That species of idolatry which consisted in worshiping the sun, moon and stars. ...

47608

sabine
SABINE, n. A plant; usually written savin, which see.

47609

sable
SABLE, n. 1. A small animal of the weasel kind, the mustela zibelina, found in the northern ...

47610

sabliere
SAB'LIERE, n. [L. sabulum.]1. A sand pit. [Not much used.]2. In carpentry, a piece of timber as ...

47611

sabot
SABOT, n. A wooden shoe. [Not English.]

47612

sabre
SABRE, n. A sword or cimitar with a broad and heavy blade, thick at the back, and a little ...

47613

sabulosity
SABULOS'ITY, n. [from sabulous.] Sandiness; grittiness.

47614

sabulous
SAB'ULOUS, a. [L. sabulosus, from sabulum, sand.] Sandy; gritty.

47615

sac
SAC, n. [This is the English sake, which see.]In English law, the privilege enjoyed by the lord of ...

47616

saccade
SACCA'DE, n. A sudden violent check of a horse by drawing or twitching the reins on a sudden and ...

47617

sacchariferous
SACCHARIF'EROUS, a. [L. saccharum, sugar, and fero, to produce.]Producing sugar; as sacchariferous ...

47618

saccharine
SAC'CHARINE, a. [L. saccharum, sugar.]Pertaining to sugar; having the qualities of sugar; as a ...

47619

saccholactic
SACCHOLAC'TIC, a. [L. saccharum, sugar, and lac, milk.]A term in the new chimistry, denoting an ...

47620

saccholate
SAC'CHOLATE, n. In chimistry, a salt formed by the union of the saccholactic acid with a base.

47621

sacerdotal
SACERDO'TAL, a. [L. sacerdotalis, from sacerdos, a priest. See Sacred.]Pertaining to priests or ...

47622

sachel
SACH'EL, n. [L. sacculus, dim. of saccus.]A small sack or bag; a bag in which lawyers and children ...

47623

sachem
SA'CHEM, n. In America, a chief among some of the native Indian tribes. [See Sagamore.]

47624

sack
SACK, n. [L. saccus. Heb. See the verb to sack.]1. A bag, usually a large cloth bag, used for ...

47625

sack-posset
SACK-POS'SET, n. [sack and posset.] A posset made of sack, milk and some other ingredients.

47626

sackage
SACK'AGE, n. The act of taking by storm and pillaging.

47627

sackbut
SACK'BUT, n. [The last syllable is the L. buxus.]A wind instrument of music; a kind of trumpet, so ...

47628

sackcloth
SACK'CLOTH, n. [sack and cloth.] Cloth of which sacks are made; coarse cloth. This word is ...

47629

sackclothed
SACK'CLOTHED, a. Clothed in sackcloth.

47630

sacked
SACK'ED, pp. Pillaged; stormed and plundered.

47631

sacker
SACK'ER, n. One that takes a town or plunders it.

47632

sackful
SACK'FUL, n. A full sack or bag.

47633

sacking
SACK'ING, ppr. Taking by assault and plundering or pillaging.SACK'ING, n. The act of taking by ...

47634

sackless
SACK'LESS, a. Quiet; peaceable; not quarrelsome; harmless; innocent. [Local.]

47635

sacrament
SAC'RAMENT, n. [L. sacramentum, an oath, from sacer, sacred.]1. Among ancient christian writers, ...

47636

sacramental
SACRAMENT'AL, a. Constituting a sacrament or pertaining to it; as sacramental rites or ...

47637

sacramentally
SACRAMENT'ALLY, adv. After the manner of a sacrament.

47638

sacramentarian
SACRAMENTA'RIAN, n. One that differs from the Romish church in regard to the sacraments, or to the ...

47639

sacramentary
SACRAMENT'ARY, n. 1. An ancient book of the Romish church, written by pope Gelasius, and revised, ...

47640

sacre
SACRE. [See Saker.]

47641

sacred
SA'CRED, a. [L. sacer, sacred, holy, cursed, damnable. We here see the connection between ...

47642

sacredly
SA'CREDLY, adv.1. Religiously; with due reverence as of something holy or consecrated to God; as, ...

47643

sacredness
SA'CREDNESS, n.1. The state of being sacred, or consecrated to God, to his worship or to religious ...

47644

sacrific
SACRIF'IC,

47645

sacrificable
SACRIF'ICABLE, a. Capable of being offered in sacrifice. [Ill formed, harsh and not used.]

47646

sacrifical
SACRIF'ICAL, a. [L. sacrificus. See Sacrifice.] Employed in sacrifice.

47647

sacrificant
SACRIF'ICANT, n. [L. sacrificans.] One that offers a sacrifice.

47648

sacrificator
SACRIFICA'TOR, n. A sacrificer; one that offers a sacrifice. [Not used.]

47649

sacrificatory
SACRIF'ICATORY, a. Offering sacrifice.

47650

sacrifice
SAC'RIFICE, v.t. sac'rifize. [L. sacrifico; sacer, sacred, and facio, to make.]1. To offer to ...

47651

sacrificed
SAC'RIFICED, pp. Offered to God upon an altar; destroyed, surrendered, or suffered to be lost.

47652

sacrificer
SAC'RIFICER, n. One that sacrifices or immolates.

47653

sacrificial
SACRIFI'CIAL, a. Performing sacrifice; included in sacrifice; consisting in sacrifice.

47654

sacrilege
SAC'RILEGE, n. [L. sacrilegium; sacer, sacred, and lego, to take or steal.]The crime of violating ...

47655

sacrilegious
SACRILE'GIOUS, a. [L. sacrilegus.] 1. Violating sacred things; polluted with the crime of ...

47656

sacrilegiously
SACRILE'GIOUSLY, adv. With sacrilege; in violation of sacred things; as sacrilegiously invading ...

47657

sacrilegiousness
SACRILE'GIOUSNESS, n.1. The quality of being sacrilegious.2. Disposition to sacrilege.

47658

sacrilegist
SAC'RILEGIST, n. One who is guilty of sacrilege.

47659

sacring
SA'CRING, ppr. Consecrating. [Not in use.]

47660

sacring-bell
SA'CRING-BELL, n. A bell rung before the host.

47661

sacrist
SA'CRIST, n. A sacristan; a person retained in a cathedral to copy out music for the choir, and ...

47662

sacristan
SAC'RISTAN, n. [L. sacer, sacred.]An officer of the church who has the care of the utensils or ...

47663

sacristy
SAC'RISTY, n. [L. sacer, sacred.]An apartment in a church where the sacred utensils are kept; now ...

47664

sacrosanct
SAC'ROSANCT, a. [L. sacrosanctus; sacer and sanctus, holy.] Sacred; inviolable. [Not in use.]

47665

sad
SAD, a. [It is probable this word is from the root of set. I have not found the word is from the ...

47666

sadden
SADDEN, v.t. sad'n.1. To make sad or sorrowful; also, to make melancholy or gloomy.2. To make ...

47667

saddened
SAD'DENED, pp. Made sad or gloomy.

47668

saddening
SAD'DENING, ppr. Making sad or gloomy.

47669

saddle
SADDLE, n. sad'l. [L. sedeo, sedile.]1. A seat to be placed on a horse's back for the rider to ...

47670

saddle-backed
SAD'DLE-BACKED, a. Having a low back and an elevated neck and head, as a horse.

47671

saddle-bow
SAD'DLE-BOW, n. The bows of a saddle, or the pieces which form the front.

47672

saddle-maker
SAD'DLE-MAKER,

47673

saddler
SAD'DLER, n. One whose occupation is to make saddles.

47674

sadducean
SADDUCE'AN, a. Pertaining to the Sadducees, a sect among the ancient Jews, who denied the ...

47675

sadducism
SAD'DUCISM, n. The tenets of the Sadducees.

47676

sadly
SAD'LY, adv. 1. Sorrowfully; mournfully.He sadly suffers in their grief.2. In a calamitous or ...

47677

sadness
SAD'NESS, n.1. Sorrowfulness; mournfulness; dejection of mind; as grief and sadness at the memory ...

47678

safe
SAFE, a. [L. salvus, from salus, safety, health.]1. Free from danger of any kind; as safe from ...

47679

safe-conduct
SAFE-CON'DUCT, n. [safe and conduct.]That which gives a safe passage, either a convoy or guard to ...

47680

safe-keeping
SAFE-KEE'PING, n. [safe and keep.] The act of keeping or preserving in safety from injury or from ...

47681

safeguard
SA'FEGU'ARD, n. [safe and guard.]1. He or that which defends or protects; defense; protection.The ...

47682

safely
SA'FELY, adv.1. In a safe manner; without incurring danger or hazard of evil consequences. We may ...

47683

safeness
SA'FENESS, n. 1. Freedom from danger; as the safeness of an experiment.2. The state of being ...

47684

safety
SA'FETY, n.1. Freedom from danger or hazard; as the safety of an electrical experiment; the safety ...

47685

safety-valve
SA'FETY-VALVE, n. A valve by means of which a boiler is preserved from bursting by the force of ...

47686

safflow
SAF'FLOW,

47687

safflower
SAF'FLOWER, n. The plant, bastard saffron, of the genus Carthamus.SAF'FLOWER, n. A deep red ...

47688

saffron
SAF'FRON, n. [The radical sense is to fail, or to be hollow, or to be exhausted.1. A plant of the ...

47689

sag
SAG, v.i. [a different spelling of swag, which see.]1. To yield; to give way; to lean or incline ...

47690

sagacious
SAGA'CIOUS, a. [L. sagax, from sagus, wise, foreseeing; saga, a wise woman; sagio, to perceive ...

47691

sagaciously
SAGA'CIOUSLY, adv.1. With quick scent.2. With quick discernment or penetration.

47692

sagaciousness
SAGA'CIOUSNESS, n.1. The quality of being sagacious; quickness of scent.2. Quickness or acuteness ...

47693

sagacity
SAGAC'ITY, n. [L. sagacitas.]1. Quickness or acuteness of scent; applied to animals.2. Quickness ...

47694

sagamore
SAG'AMORE, n. Among some tribes of American Indians, a king or chief.

47695

sagapen
SAG'APEN,

47696

sagapenum
SAGAPE'NUM, n. In pharmacy, a gum-resin, brought from Persia and the East in granules or in ...

47697

sagathy
SAG'ATHY, n. A kind of serge; a slight woolen stuff.

47698

sage
SAGE, n. A plant of the genius Salvia, of several species; as the officinalis, or common large ...

47699

sagely
SA'GELY, adv. Wisely; with just discernment and prudence.

47700

sagene
SAGE'NE, n. A Russian measure of about seven English feet. [See Sajene.]

47701

sageness
SA'GENESS, n. Wisdom; sagacity; prudence; gravity.

47702

sagenite
SAG'ENITE, n. Acicular rutile.

47703

sagittal
SAG'ITTAL, a. [L. sagittalis, from sagitta, an arrow; that which is thrown or driven, probably ...

47704

sagittarius
SAGITTA'RIUS, n. [L. an archer.] One of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters ...

47705

sagittary
SAG'ITTARY, n. [supra.] A centaur, an animal half man, half horse, armed with a bow and quiver.

47706

sagittate
SAG'ITTATE, a. In botany, shaped like the head of an arrow; triangular, hollowed at the base, with ...

47707

sago
SA'GO, n. a dry mealy substance or granulated paste, imported from Java and the Philippine and ...

47708

sagoin
SAGOIN', n. The Sagoins form a division of the genus Simia, including such of the monkeys of ...

47709

sagy
SA'GY, a. [from sage.] Full of sage; seasoned with sage.

47710

sahlite
SAH'LITE, n. A mineral name from the mountain Sahla, in Westermania, where it was discovered. It ...

47711

saic
SAIC, n. a Turkish or Grecian vessel, very common in the Levant, a kind of ketch which has no ...

47712

said
SAID, pret. and pp. of say; so written for sayed. 1. Declared; uttered; reported.2. Aforesaid; ...

47713

sail
SAIL, n. [L. sal, salt.]1. In navigation, a spread of canvas, or an assemblage of several ...

47714

sail-board
SA'IL-BOARD, a. [See Broad.] Spreading like a sail.

47715

sail-borne
SA'IL-BORNE, n. Borne or conveyed by sails.

47716

sail-loft
SA'IL-LOFT, n. A loft or apartment where sails are cut out and made.

47717

sail-maker
SA'IL-MAKER, n.1. One whose occupation is to make sails.2. An officer on board ships of war, ...

47718

sail-making
SA'IL-MAKING, n. The art or business of making sails.

47719

sail-yard
SA'IL-YARD, n. The yard or spar on which sails are extended.

47720

sailable
SA'ILABLE, a. Navigable; that may be passed by ships.

47721

sailed
SA'ILED, pp. Passed in ships or other water craft.

47722

sailer
SA'ILER, n. 1. One that sails; a seaman; usually sailor.2. A ship or other vessel, with ...

47723

sailing
SA'ILING, ppr. Moving on water or in air; passing in a ship or other vessel.SA'ILING, n.1. The ...

47724

sailor
SA'ILOR, n. [a more common spelling than sailer.]A mariner; a seaman; one who follows the business ...

47725

saim
SAIM, n. [L. sebum, contracted.] Lard. [Local.]

47726

sain
SAIN, for sayen, pp. of say. Obs.

47727

sainfoin
SA'INFOIN,

47728

saint
SAINT, n. [L. sanctus.]1. A person sanctified; a holy or godly person; one eminent for piety and ...

47729

saint-seeming
SA'INT-SEEMING, a. Having the appearance of a saint.

47730

sainted
SA'INTED, pp.1. Canonized; enrolled among the saints.2. a. Holy; pious; as, thy father was a ...

47731

saintess
SA'INTESS, n. A female saint.

47732

saintfoin
SA'INTFOIN, n. A plant cultivated for fodder, of the genus Hedysarum.

47733

saintlike
SA'INTLIKE, a. [saint and like.] 1. Resembling a saint; as a saintlike prince.2. Suiting a ...

47734

saintly
SA'INTLY, a. Like a saint; becoming a holy person; as wrongs with saintly patience borne.

47735

saintship
SA'INTSHIP, n. The character or qualities of a saint.

47736

sajene
SAJE'NE, n. [written also sagene. Tooke writes it sajene.]A Russian measure of length, equal to ...

47737

sake
SAKE, n. [Heb. to press or oppress. The primary sense is to strain, urge, press or drive forward, ...

47738

saker
SA'KER, n. 1. A hawk; a species of falcon.2. A piece of artillery.

47739

sakeret
SAK'ERET, n. The male of the sakerhawk.

47740

sal
SAL, n. [See Salt.] Salt; a word much used in chimistry and pharmacy.

47741

sal-alembroth
SAL-ALEMBROTH, n. A compound muriate of mercury and ammonia.

47742

salable
SA'LABLE, a. [from sale.] That may be sold; that finds a ready market; being in good demand.

47743

salableness
SA'LABLENESS, n. The state of being salable.

47744

salably
SA'LABLY, adv. In a salable manner.

47745

salacious
SALA'CIOUS, a. [L. salax, from the root of sal, salt; the primary sense of which is shooting, ...

47746

salaciously
SALA'CIOUSLY, adv. Lustfully; with eager animal appetite.

47747

salaciousness
SALA'CIOUSNESS,

47748

salacity
SALAC'ITY, n. Lust; lecherousness; strong propensity to venery.

47749

salad
SAL'AD, n.Raw herbs, usually dressed with salt, vinegar, oil or spices, and eaten for giving a ...

47750

salading
SAL'ADING, n. Vegetables for salads.

47751

salam
SALAM', n. [Oriental, peace or safety.] A salutation or compliment of ceremony or respect. [Not ...

47752

salamander
SAL'AMANDER, n. [L. Gr. salamandra.] An animal of the genus Lacerta or Lizard, one of the smaller ...

47753

salamandrine
SALAMAN'DRINE, a. Pertaining to or resembling a salamander; enduring fire.Sal ammoniac, muriate of ...

47754

salaried
SAL'ARIED, a. Enjoying a salary.

47755

salary
SAL'ARY, n. [L. salarium; said to be from sal, salt, which was part of the pay of Roman ...

47756

sale
SALE, n. [The primary sense of sell, is simply to deliver or cause to pass from one person to ...

47757

salebrosity
SALEBROS'ITY, n. [See Salebrous.] Roughness or ruggedness of a place or road.

47758

salebrous
SAL'EBROUS, a. [L. salebrosus, from salebra, a rough place; probably allied to salio, to shoot ...

47759

salep
SAL'EP, n. [said to be a Turkish word; written also salop, saloop and saleb.]In the materia ...

47760

salesman
SA'LESMAN, n. [sale and man.] One that sells clothes ready made.

47761

salework
SA'LEWORK, n. Work or things made for sale; hence, work carelessly done. This last sense is a ...

47762

salic
SAL'IC, a. [The origin of this word is not ascertained.]The Salic law of France is a fundamental ...

47763

salient
SA'LIENT, a. [L. saliens, salio, to leap.]1. Leaping; an epithet in heraldry applied to a lion or ...

47764

saliferous
SALIF'EROUS, a. [L. sal, salt, and fero, to produce.]Producing or bearing salt; as saliferous ...

47765

salifiable
SAL'IFIABLE, a. [from salify.] Capable of becoming a salt, or of combining with an acid to form a ...

47766

salification
SALIFICA'TION, n. The act of salifying.

47767

salified
SAL'IFIED, pp. Formed into a neutral salt by combination with an acid.

47768

salify
SAL'IFY, v.t. [L. sal, salt, and facio, to make.]To form into a neutral salt, by combining an acid ...

47769

salifying
SAL'IFYING, ppr. Forming into a salt by combination with an acid.

47770

saligot
SAL'IGOT, n. A plant, the water thistle.

47771

salination
SALINA'TION, n. [L. sal, salt; salinator, a salt maker.]The act of washing with salt water.

47772

saline
SALI'NE,

47773

saliniferous
SALINIF'EROUS, a. [L. sal, salinum, and fero, to produce.] Producing salt.

47774

saliniform
SALIN'IFORM, a. [L. sal, salinum, and form.] Having the form of salt.

47775

salino-terrene
SALINO-TERRENE, a. [L. sal, salinum, and terrenus, from terra, earth.] Denoting a compound of ...

47776

salinous
SALI'NOUS, a. [L. sal, salt.] 1. Consisting of salt or constituting salt; as saline particles; ...

47777

salite
SAL'ITE, v.t. [L. salio, from sal, salt.] To salt; to impregnate or season with salt. [Little ...

47778

saliva
SALI'VA,

47779

salival
SAL'IVAL,

47780

salivary
SAL'IVARY, a. [from saliva.] Pertaining to saliva; secreting or conveying saliva; as salivary ...

47781

salivate
SAL'IVATE, v.t. [from saliva.]To excite an unusual secretion and discharge of saliva in a person, ...

47782

salivated
SAL'IVATED, pp. Having an increased secretion of saliva from medicine.

47783

salivating
SAL'IVATING, ppr. Exciting increased secretion of saliva.

47784

salivation
SALIVA'TION, n. The act or process of promoting ptyalism, or of producing an increased secretion ...

47785

salive
SAL'IVE, n. [L. saliva.]The fluid which is secreted by the salivary glands, and which serves to ...

47786

salivous
SALI'VOUS, a. Pertaining to saliva; partaking of the nature of saliva.

47787

sallet
SAL'LET, n. A head-piece or helmet.SAL'LET,

47788

salleting
SAL'LETING, n. [corrupted from salad. Not in use.]

47789

salliance
SAL'LIANCE, n. [from sally.] An issuing forth. [Not in use.]

47790

sallow
SAL'LOW, n. [L. salix.] A tree of the willow kind, or genus Salix.SAL'LOW, a. [L. salix, the ...

47791

sallowness
SAL'LOWNESS, n. A yellowish color; paleness tinged with a dark yellow; as sallowness of ...

47792

sally
SAL'LY, n. [See the Verb.] In a general sense, a spring; a darting or shooting. Hence,1. An ...

47793

sally-port
SAL'LY-PORT, n. 1. In fortification, a postern gate, or a passage under ground from the inner to ...

47794

sallying
SAL'LYING, ppr. Issuing or rushing out.

47795

salmagundi
SALMAGUN'DI, n. [See salpicon.]A mixture of chopped meat and pickled herring with oil, vinegar, ...

47796

salmon
SALMON, n. sam'mon. [L. salmo.]A fish of the genus Salmo, found in all the northern climates of ...

47797

salmon-trout
SALMON-TROUT, n. sam'mon-trout. A species of trout resembling the salmon in color.

47798

saloon
SALOON', n. [See Hall.]In architecture, a lofty spacious hall, vaulted at the top, and usually ...

47799

saloop
SALOOP,

47800

salop
SALOP, [See Salep.]

47801

salpicon
SAL'PICON, n.Stuffing; farce; chopped meat or bread, &c. used to stuff legs of veal; called also ...

47802

salsamentarious
SALSAMENTA'RIOUS, a. [L. salsamentarius.] Pertaining to salt things. [Not in use.]

47803

salsify
SAL'SIFY, n. Goat's beard, a plant of the genus Tragopogon.

47804

salsoacid
SALSOAC'ID, a. [L. salsus, salt, and acidus, acid.]Having a taste compounded of saltness and ...

47805

salsuginous
SALSU'GINOUS, a. [from L. salsugo, from sal, salt.] Saltish; somewhat salt.

47806

salt
SALT, n. [Gr.; L. The radical sense is probably pungent, and if s is radical, the word belongs to ...

47807

salt-work
SALT'-WORK, n. A house or place where salt is made.

47808

saltant
SALT'ANT, a. [L. saltans, from salto, to leap.] Leaping; jumping; dancing.

47809

saltation
SALTA'TION, n. [L. saltatio, from salto, to leap.]1. A leaping or jumping.2. Beating or ...

47810

saltcat
SALT'CAT, n. A lump or heap of salt, made at the salt-works, which attracts pigeons.

47811

salted
SALT'ED, pp. Sprinkled, seasoned or impregnated with salt.

47812

salter
SALT'ER, n.1. One who salts; one who gives or applies salt.2. One that sells salt.

47813

saltern
SALT'ERN, n. A salt-work; a building in which salt is made by boiling or evaporation.

47814

saltier
SALT'IER, n. [L. salto, to leap.]In heraldry, one of the honorable ordinaries, in the form of St. ...

47815

saltinbanco
SALT'INBANCO, n. A mountebank; a quack. [Not in use.]

47816

salting
SALT'ING, ppr. Sprinkling, seasoning or impregnating with salt.SALT'ING, n. The act of sprinkling ...

47817

saltish
SALT'ISH, a. Somewhat salt; tinctured or impregnated moderately with salt.

47818

saltishly
SALT'ISHLY, adv. With a moderate degree of saltness.

47819

saltishness
SALT'ISHNESS, n. A moderate degree of saltness.

47820

saltless
SALT'LESS, a. Destitute of salt; insipid.

47821

saltly
SALT'LY, adv. With taste of salt; in a salt manner.

47822

saltness
SALT'NESS, n.1. The quality of being impregnated with salt; as the saltness of sea water or of ...

47823

saltpeter
SALTPE'TER,'TRE, n. [salt and Gr. stone.] A neutral salt formed by the nitric acid in combination ...

47824

saltpetrous
SALTPE'TROUS, a. Pertaining to saltpeter, or partaking of its qualities; impregnated with ...

47825

salts
SALTS, n. The salt water of rivers entering from the ocean.

47826

salubrious
SALU'BRIOUS, a. [L. saluber, salubris, from salus. See safe.]Favorable to health; healthful; ...

47827

salubriously
SALU'BRIOUSLY, adv. So as to promote health.

47828

salubrity
SALU'BRITY, n. [L. salubritas.] Wholesomeness; healthfulness; favorableness to the preservation ...

47829

salutariness
SAL'UTARINESS, n. [See Salutary.]1. Wholesomeness; the quality of contributing to health or ...

47830

salutary
SAL'UTARY, a. [L. salutaris, from salus, health.]1. Wholesome; healthful; promoting health. Diet ...

47831

salutation
SALUTA'TION, n. [L. salutatio. See Salute.]The act of saluting; a greeting; the act of paying ...

47832

salute
SALU'TE, v.t. [L. saluto; salus or salvus.]1. To greet; to hail; to address with expressions of ...

47833

saluted
SALU'TED, pp. Hailed; greeted.

47834

saluter
SALU'TER, n. One who salutes.

47835

salutiferous
SALUTIF'EROUS, a. [L. salutifer; salus, health, and fero, to bring.] Bringing health; healthy; as ...

47836

salvability
SALVABIL'ITY, n. [from salvable.] The possibility of being saved or admitted to everlasting life.

47837

salvable
SALV'ABLE, a. [L. salvus, safe; salvo, to save.]That may be saved, or received to everlasting ...

47838

salvage
SALV'AGE, n. [L. salvus, salvo.]In commerce, a reward or recompense allowed by law for the saving ...

47839

salvation
SALVA'TION, n. [L. salvo, to save.]1. The act of saving; preservation from destruction, danger or ...

47840

salvatory
SALV'ATORY, n. A place where things are preserved; a repository.

47841

salve
SALVE, n. sav. [L. salvus.]1. A glutinous composition or substance to be applied to wounds or ...

47842

salver
SAL'VER, n. A piece of plate with a foot; or a plate on which any thing is presented.

47843

salvific
SALVIF'IC, a. [L. salvus and facio.] Tending to save or secure safety. [A bad word and not ...

47844

salvo
SAL'VO, n. [from the L. salvo jure, an expression used in reserving rights.] An exception; a ...

47845

salvor
SALV'OR, n. One who saves a ship or goods at sea.

47846

samaritan
SAMAR'ITAN, a.1. Pertaining to Samaria, the principal city of the ten tribes of Israel, belonging ...

47847

sambo
SAM'BO, n. The offspring of a black person and a mulatto.

47848

same
SAME, a. [L. simul, together. Gr. Shall we suppose then that s has passed into an aspirate in ...

47849

sameness
SA'MENESS, n.1. Identity; the state of being not different or other; as the sameness of an ...

47850

samiel
SA'MIEL,

47851

samite
SAM'ITE, n. A species of silk stuff. Obs.

47852

samlet
SAM'LET, n. A little salmon.

47853

samp
SAMP, n. A species of food composed of maize broken or bruised, boiled and mixed with milk; a dish ...

47854

sampane
SAMP'ANE, n. A kind of vessel used by the Chinese.

47855

samphire
SAM'PHIRE, n. [said to be a corruption of Saint Pierre.]A plant of the genus Crithmum. The golden ...

47856

sample
SAM'PLE, n. [L. exemplum.]1. A specimen; a part of any thing presented for inspection or intended ...

47857

sampler
SAM'PLER, n. [L. exemplar, supra.] A pattern of work; a specimen; particularly, a piece of needle ...

47858

samsons-post
SAM'SON'S-POST, n. In ships, a notched post used instead of a ladder; also, a piece of timber that ...

47859

sanable
SAN'ABLE, a. [L. sanabilis, from sano, to heal; sanus, sound. See Sound.]That may be healed or ...

47860

sanation
SANA'TION, n. [L. sanatio, from sano, to heal.] The act of healing or curing. [Not used.]

47861

sanative
SAN'ATIVE, a. [L. sano, to heal.] Having the power to cure or heal; healing; tending to heal.

47862

sanativeness
SAN'ATIVENESS, n. The power of healing.

47863

sanctificate
SANC'TIFICATE, v.t. To sanctify. [Not in use.]

47864

sanctification
SANCTIFICA'TION, n. [See Sanctify.]1. The act of making holy. In an evangelical sense, the act ...

47865

sanctified
SANC'TIFIED, pp. 1. Made holy; consecrated; set apart for sacred services.2. Affectedly holy.

47866

sanctifier
SANC'TIFIER, n. He that sanctifies or makes holy. In theology, the Holy Spirit is, by way of ...

47867

sanctify
SANC'TIFY, v.t. [Low L. sanctifico; from sanctus, holy, and facio, to make.]1. In a general ...

47868

sanctifying
SANC'TIFYING, ppr. 1. Making holy; purifying from the defilements of sin; separating to a holy ...

47869

sanctimonious
SANCTIMO'NIOUS, a. [L. sanctimonia, from sanctus, holy.]Saintly; having the appearance of ...

47870

sanctimoniously
SANCTIMO'NIOUSLY, adv. With sanctimony.

47871

sanctimoniousness
SANCTIMO'NIOUSNESS, n. State of being sanctimonious; sanctity, or the appearance of it. [little ...

47872

sanctimony
SANC'TIMONY, n. [L. sanctimonia.] Holiness; devoutness; scrupulous austerity; sanctity, or the ...

47873

sanction
SANC'TION, n. [L. sanctio, from sanctus, holy, solemn, established.]1. Ratification; an official ...

47874

sanctioned
SANC'TIONED, pp. Ratified; confirmed; authorized.

47875

sanctioning
SANC'TIONING, ppr. Ratifying; authorizing.

47876

sanctitude
SANC'TITUDE, n. [L. sanctus, sanctitudo.] Holiness; sacredness.

47877

sanctity
SANC'TITY, n. [L. sanctitas.]1. Holiness; state of being sacred or holy. God attributes no ...

47878

sanctuarize
SANC'TUARIZE, v.t. [from sanctuary.] To shelter by means of a sanctuary or sacred privileges. [A ...

47879

sanctuary
SANC'TUARY, n. [L. sanctuarium, from sanctus, sacred.]1. A sacred place; particularly among the ...

47880

sand
SAND, n.1. Any mass or collection of fine particles of stone, particularly of fine particles of ...

47881

sandal
SAN'DAL, n. [L. sandalium; Gr.]1. A kind of shoe, consisting of a sole fastened to the foot. ...

47882

sandal-wood
SAN'DAL-WOOD,

47883

sandarac
SAN'DARAC,

47884

sandarach
SAN'DARACH, n. [L. sandaraca.]1. A resin in white tears, more transparent than those of mastic; ...

47885

sanded
SAND'ED, pp.1. Sprinkled with sand; as a sanded floor.2. a. Covered with sand; barren.3. Marked ...

47886

sanderling
SAND'ERLING, n. A bird of the plover kind.

47887

sanders
SAN'DERS, n.A kind of wood which grows in the East Indies and on some of the isles of the Pacific. ...

47888

sandever
SAN'DEVER,

47889

sandiness
SAND'INESS, n. [from sandy.] 1. The state of being sandy; as the sandiness of a road.2. The ...

47890

sandish
SAND'ISH, a. [from sand.] Approaching the nature of sand; loose; not compact.

47891

sandiver
SAN'DIVER, n.Glass-gall; a whitish salt which is cast up from the materials of glass in fusion, and ...

47892

sandix
SAND'IX, n. A kind of minium or red lead, made of ceruse, but inferior to the true minium.

47893

sandpiper
SAND'PIPER, n. A bird of the genus Tringa.

47894

sandstone
SAND'STONE, n. [sand and stone.] Sandstone is, in most cases, composed chiefly of grains of ...

47895

sandy
SAND'Y, a. 1. Abounding with sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as a sandy ...

47896

sane
SANE, a. [L. sanus, Eng. sound. This is the Eng. sound. See sound.]1. Sound; not disordered or ...

47897

sang
SANG, pret. of sing.

47898

sangiac
SAN'GIAC, n. A Turkish governor of a province.

47899

sanguiferous
SANGUIF'EROUS, a. [L. sanguifer; sanguis, blood, and fero, to carry.]Conveying blood. The ...

47900

sanguification
SANGUIFICA'TION, n. [L. sanguis, blood, and facio, to make.]In the animal economy, the production ...

47901

sanguifier
SAN'GUIFIER, n. A producer of blood.

47902

sanguifluous
SANGUIF'LUOUS, a. [L. sanguis, blood, and fluo, to flow.] Floating or running with blood.

47903

sanguify
SAN'GUIFY, v.i. To produce blood.

47904

sanguifying
SAN'GUIFYING, ppr. Producing blood.

47905

sanguin
SAN'GUIN, a. [L. sanguineus, from sanguis, blood.]1. Red; having the color of blood; as a ...

47906

sanguinary
SAN'GUINARY, a. [L. sanguinarius, from sanguis, blood.]1. Bloody; attended with much bloodshed; ...

47907

sanguine
SAN'GUINE,

47908

sanguineless
SAN'GUINELESS, a. Destitute of blood; pale. [A bad word and little used.]

47909

sanguinely
SAN'GUINELY, adv. Ardently; with confidence of success.

47910

sanguineness
SAN'GUINENESS, n. 1. Redness; color of blood in the skin; as sanguineness of countenance.2. ...

47911

sanguineous
SANGUIN'EOUS, a. [L. sanguineus.]1. Abounding with blood; plethoric.2. Constituting blood.

47912

sanguinity
SANGUIN'ITY, for sanguineness, is not in use.

47913

sanguisuge
SAN'GUISUGE, n. [L. sanguisuga; sanguis, blood, and sugo, to suck.]The blood-sucker; a leech, or ...

47914

sanhedrim
SAN'HEDRIM, n. [Low L. synedrium; Gr. with, together and seat.]The great council of seventy elders ...

47915

sanicle
SAN'ICLE, n. [from L. sano, to heal.] Self-heal, a plant or genus of plants, the Sanicula; also, ...

47916

sanidium
SANID'IUM, n. A genus of fossils of the class of selenites, composed of plain flat plates.

47917

sanies
SA'NIES, n. [L.] A thin acrid discharge from wounds or sores; a serous matter, less thick and ...

47918

sanious
SA'NIOUS, a. [from sanies.] 1. Pertaining to sanies, or partaking of its nature and appearance; ...

47919

sanity
SAN'ITY, n. [L. sanitas. See Sane.] Soundness; particularly, a sound state of mind; the state of ...

47920

sank
SANK, pret. of sink, but nearly obsolete.

47921

sannah
SAN'NAH, n. The name of certain kinds of India muslins.

47922

sans
SANS, pret. Without.

47923

sanscrit
SAN'SCRIT, n. The ancient language of Hindoostan, from which are formed all the modern languages ...

47924

santer
SANTER. [See Saunter.]

47925

santon
SANT'ON, n. A Turkish priest; a kind of dervis, regarded by the vulgar as a saint.

47926

sap
SAP, n.1. The juice of plants of any kind, which flows chiefly between the wood and the bark. ...

47927

sapadillo-tree
SAPADIL'LO-TREE, n. A tree of the genus Sloanea.

47928

sapajo
SAP'AJO, n. The sapajos form a division of the genus Simia, including such of the monkeys of ...

47929

sapid
SAP'ID, a. [L. sapidus, from sapio, to taste.]Tasteful; tastable; having the power of affecting ...

47930

sapidity
SAPID'ITY,

47931

sapidness
SAP'IDNESS, n. Taste; tastefulness; savor; the quality of affecting the organs of taste; as the ...

47932

sapience
SA'PIENCE, n. [L. sapientia, from sapio, to taste, to know.]Wisdom; sageness; knowledge.- Still ...

47933

sapient
SA'PIENT, a. Wise; sage; discerning.There the sapient king held dalliance.

47934

sapiential
SAPIEN'TIAL, a. Affording wisdom or instructions for wisdom. [Not much used.]

47935

sapless
SAP'LESS, a. [from sap.] 1. Destitute of sap; as a sapless tree or branch.2. Dry; old; husky; as ...

47936

sapling
SAP'LING, n. [from sap.] A young tree.Nurse the saplings tall.

47937

saponaceous
SAPONA'CEOUS, a. [from L. sapo, soap.] Soapy; resembling soap; having the qualities of soap. ...

47938

saponary
SAP'ONARY, a. Saponaceous.

47939

saponification
SAPONIFICA'TION, n. Conversion into soap.

47940

saponify
SAPON'IFY, v.t. [L. sapo, soap, and facio, to make.]To convert into soap by combination with an ...

47941

saponule
SAP'ONULE, n. A combination of volatile or essential oil with some base.

47942

sapor
SA'POR, n. [L.] Taste; savor; relish; the power of affecting the organs of taste.There is some ...

47943

saporific
SAPORIF'IC, a. [L. sapor and facio, to make.]Having the power to produce taste; producing taste.

47944

saporosity
SAPOROS'ITY, n. The quality of a body by which it excites the sensation of taste.

47945

saporous
SA'POROUS, a. Having taste; yielding some kind of taste.

47946

sapota
SAPO'TA, n. In botany, a tree or plant of the genus Achras.

47947

sappadillo-tree
SAPPADIL'LO-TREE,

47948

sappare
SAP'PARE, n. A mineral or species of earth, the kyanite; called by Hauy, disthene.

47949

sapped
SAP'PED, pp. Undermined; subverted.

47950

sapper
SAP'PER, n. One who saps. In an army, sappers and miners are employed in working at saps, to ...

47951

sapphic
SAPPHIC, a. saf'ic. Pertaining to Sappho, a Grecian poetess; as sapphic odes; Sapphic verse. The ...

47952

sapphire
SAP'PHIRE, n. [L. sapphirus; Gr. to scrape, to shine, to be fair, open, beautiful.]A species of ...

47953

sapphirine
SAP'PHIRINE, a. Resembling sapphire; made of sapphire; having the qualities of sapphire.

47954

sappiness
SAP'PINESS, n. [from sappy.] The state or quality of being full of sap; succulence; juiciness.

47955

sappy
SAP'PY, a. 1. Abounding with sap; juicy; succulent.2. Young; not firm; weak.When he had passed ...

47956

saraband
SAR'ABAND, n. A dance and a tune used in Spain, said to be derived from the Saracens.

47957

saracenic
SARACEN'IC, a. 1. Pertaining to the Saracens, inhabitants of Arabia; so called from sara, a ...

47958

saragoy
SAR'AGOY, n. The opossum of the Molucca isles.

47959

sarasin
SAR'ASIN,

47960

sarcasm
S'ARCASM, n. [l. sarcasmus; Gr. from to deride or sneer at, primarily to fly or pluck off the ...

47961

sarcastic
SARCAS'TIC,

47962

sarcastical
SARCAS'TICAL, a. Bitterly satirical; scornfully severe; taunting.What a fierce and sarcastic ...

47963

sarcastically
SARCAS'TICALLY, adv. In a sarcastic manner; with scornful satire.

47964

sarcenet
S'ARCENET, n. A species of fine thin woven silk.

47965

sarcocele
S'ARCOCELE, n. [Gr. flesh, and tumor.]A spurious rupture or hernia, in which the testicle is ...

47966

sarcocol
S'ARCOCOL,

47967

sarcocolla
S'ARCOCOL'LA, n. [Gr. compounded of flesh and glue.]A semi-transparent solid substance, imported ...

47968

sarcolite
S'ARCOLITE, n. [flesh-stone.] A substance of a vitreous nature, and of a rose flesh color, found ...

47969

sarcological
SARCOLOG'ICAL, a. Pertaining to sarcology.

47970

sarcology
SARCOL'OGY, n. [Gr. flesh, and discourse.]That part of anatomy which treats of the soft parts of ...

47971

sarcoma
SARCO'MA, n. [Gr from flesh.] Any fleshy excrescence on an animal body.

47972

sarcophagous
SARCOPH'AGOUS, a. [See sarcophagus.] Feeding on flesh; flesh-eating.

47973

sarcophagus
SARCOPH'AGUS, n. [L. from Gr. flesh and to eat.]1. A species of stone used among the Greeks in ...

47974

sarcophagy
SARCOPH'AGY, n. [supra.] The practice of eating flesh.

47975

sarcotic
SARCOT'IC, a. [Gr. flesh.] In surgery, producing or generating flesh.SARCOT'IC, n. A medicine or ...

47976

sardachate
S'ARDACHATE, n. The clouded and spotted agate, of a pale flesh color.

47977

sardan
S'ARDAN, n. A fish resembling the herring.

47978

sarde
S'ARDE,

47979

sardel
S'ARDEL,

47980

sardine
S'ARDINE,

47981

sardius
S'ARDIUS, n. [L. sardius; Gr. from Sardis, in Asia Minor, now Sart.] A precious stone. One of ...

47982

sardoin
S'ARDOIN, n. A mineral, a variety of carnelian, which displays on its surface a rich reddish ...

47983

sardonian
SARDO'NIAN,

47984

sardonic
SARDON'IC, a. Sardonian or sardonic laughter, a convulsive involuntary laughter, so called from ...

47985

sardonyx
S'ARDONYX, n. [L. sardonyches, from Gr. from Sardis, a city of Asia Minor, and a nail; so named, ...

47986

sargus
S'ARGUS, n. A fish of the Mediterranean, whose body is variegated with brown transverse rings, ...

47987

sark
S'ARK, n.1. In Scotland, a shirt.2. A shark. [Not used.]

47988

sarlac
S'ARLAC, n. The grunting ox of Tartary.

47989

sarmatian
SARMA'TIAN,

47990

sarmatic
SARMAT'IC, a. Pertaining to Sarmatia and its inhabitants, the ancestors of the Russians and Poles.

47991

sarmentous
SARMENT'OUS, a. [L. sarmentosus, from sarmentum, a twig.]A sarmentous stem, in botany, is one that ...

47992

saronic
SARON'IC, a. Denoting a gulf of Greece between Attica and Sparta.

47993

sarplar
S'ARPLAR, n. A sarplar of wool is a sack containing 80 tod; a tod contains two stone of 14 pounds ...

47994

sarplier
S'ARPLIER, n. Canvas, or a packing cloth.

47995

sarrasine
SAR'RASINE, n. 1. A plant, a kind of birth wort.2. A portcullis or herse.

47996

sarsa
S'ARSA,

47997

sarsaparilla
S'ARSAPARIL'LA, n. A plant, a species of Smilax, valued in medicine for its mucilaginous and ...

47998

sarse
S'ARSE, n. A fine sieve; usually written searce or searse. [Little used.]S'ARSE, v.t. [from the ...

47999

sart
S'ART, n. A piece of woodland turned into arabic. [Not used in America.]

48000

sash
SASH, n. 1. A belt worn for ornament. Sashes are worn by military officers as badges of ...

48001

sashoon
SASH'OON, n. A kind of leather stuffing put into a boot for the wearer's ease.

48002

sassafras
SAS'SAFRAS, n. [L. saxifraga; saxum, a stone, and frango, to break.]A tree of the genus Laurus, ...

48003

sasse
SASSE, n. A sluice, canal or lock on a navigable river; a word found in old British statutes.

48004

sassolin
SAS'SOLIN,

48005

sassoline
SAS'SOLINE, n. Native boracic acid, found in saline incrustations on the borders of hot springs ...

48006

sassorol
SAS'SOROL,

48007

sassorolla
SASSOROL'LA, n. A species of pigeon, called rock pigeon.

48008

sastra
SAS'TRA, n. Among the Hindoos, a sacred book; a book containing sacred ordinances. The six great ...

48009

sat
SAT, pret of sit.

48010

satan
SA'TAN, n. [Heb. an adversary.] The grand adversary of man; the devil or prince of darkness; the ...

48011

satanic
SATAN'IC,

48012

satanical
SATAN'ICAL, a. Having the qualities of Satan; resembling Satan; extremely malicious or wicked; ...

48013

satanically
SATAN'ICALLY, adv. With the wicked and malicious spirit of Satan; diabolically.

48014

satanism
SA'TANISM, n. The evil and malicious disposition of Satan; a diabolical spirit.

48015

satanist
SA'TANIST, n. A very wicked person. [Little used.]

48016

satchel
SATCH'EL, n. [See Sachel.] A little sack or bag.

48017

sate
SATE, v.t. [L. satio. The primary sense is to stuff, to fill, from crowding, driving.]To satiate; ...

48018

sated
SA'TED, pp. Filled; glutted; satiated.

48019

sateless
SA'TELESS, a. Insatiable; not capable of being satisfied.

48020

satellite
SAT'ELLITE, n. [L. satelles.]1. A secondary planet or moon; a small planet revolving round ...

48021

satellitious
SATELLI'TIOUS, a. Consisting of satellites.

48022

satiate
SATIATE, v.t. sa'shate. [L. satiatus, from satio. See sate.]1. To fill; to satisfy appetite or ...

48023

satiation
SATIA'TION, n. The state of being filled.

48024

satiety
SATI'ETY, n. [L. satietas. See Sate.]Properly, fullness of gratification, either of the appetite ...

48025

satin
SAT'IN, n. [Gr. L. sindon. Heb.] A species of glossy silk cloth, of a thick close texture.

48026

satin-flower
SAT'IN-FLOWER, n. A plant of the genus Lunaria.

48027

satin-spar
SAT'IN-SPAR, n. A mineral, fibrous limestone.

48028

satinet
SATINET', n. 1. A thin species of satin.2. A particular kind of woolen cloth.

48029

satire
SAT'IRE, n. [L. satira; so named from sharpness, pungency. See satyriasis.]1. A discourse or ...

48030

satiric
SATIR'IC,

48031

satirical
SATIR'ICAL, a. [L. satiricus.] 1. Belonging to satire; conveying satire; as a satiric style.2. ...

48032

satirically
SATIR'ICALLY, adv. With severity of remark; with invective; with intention to censure.

48033

satirist
SAT'IRIST, n. One who writes satire.Wycherly, in his writings, is the sharpest satirist of his ...

48034

satirize
SAT'IRIZE, v.t. To censure with keenness or severity.It is as hard to satirize well a man of ...

48035

satirized
SAT'IRIZED, pp. Severely censured.

48036

satirizing
SAT'IRIZING, ppr. Censuring with severity.

48037

satisfaction
SATISFAC'TION, n. [L. satisfactio. See Satisfy.]1. That state of the mind which results from the ...

48038

satisfactive
SATISFAC'TIVE, a. Giving satisfaction. [Little used or not at all.]

48039

satisfactorily
SATISFAC'TORILY, adv. 1. In a manner to give satisfaction or content.2. In a manner to impress ...

48040

satisfactoriness
SATISFAC'TORINESS, n. The power of satisfying or giving content; as the satisfactoriness of ...

48041

satisfactory
SATISFAC'TORY, a.1. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; particularly, relieving ...

48042

satisfied
SAT'ISFIED, pp. Having the desires fully gratified; made content.

48043

satisfier
SAT'ISFIER, n. One that gives satisfaction.

48044

satisfy
SAT'ISFY, v.t. [L. satisfacio; satis, enough, and facio, to make.]1. To gratify wants, wishes or ...

48045

satisfying
SAT'ISFYING, ppr. Giving content; feeding or supplying to the full extent of desire; convincing; ...

48046

sative
SA'TIVE, a. [L. sativus, from sero, satum, to sow.] Sown in gardens.

48047

satrap
SAT'RAP, n. In Persia, an admiral; more generally, the governor of a province.

48048

satrapal
SAT'RAPAL, a. Pertaining to a satrap or a satrapy.

48049

satrapess
SAT'RAPESS, n. A female satrap.

48050

satrapy
SAT'RAPY, n. The government or jurisdiction of a satrap.

48051

saturable
SAT'URABLE, a. [See Saturate.] That may be saturated; capable of saturation.

48052

saturanlian
SATURAN'LIAN, a. [from L. saturnalia, feasts of Saturn.]1. Pertaining to the festivals celebrated ...

48053

saturant
SAT'URANT, a. [L. saturans.] Saturating; impregnating to the full.SAT'URANT, n. In medicine, a ...

48054

saturate
SAT'URATE, v.t. [L. saturo, from satur, filled; satio, to feed to the full. See Sate.]1. To ...

48055

saturated
SAT'URATED, pp. Supplied to fullness.

48056

saturating
SAT'URATING, ppr. Supplying to fullness.

48057

saturation
SATURA'TION, n. In a general sense, a filling or supply to fullness. In chimistry, the union, ...

48058

saturday
SAT'URDAY, n.The last day of the week; the day next preceding the sabbath.

48059

saturity
SATU'RITY, n. [L. saturitas. See Saturate.]Fullness of supply; the state of being saturated. ...

48060

saturn
SAT'URN, n. [L. saturnus.] 1. In mythology, one of the oldest and principal deities, the son of ...

48061

saturnian
SATURN'IAN, a. In fabulous history, pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness ...

48062

saturnine
SAT'URNINE, a. [L. Saturnus.]1. Supposed to be under the influence of Saturn. Hence,2. Dull; ...

48063

saturnist
SAT'URNIST, n. A person of a dull, grave, gloomy temperament.

48064

saturnite
SAT'URNITE, n. A metallic substance of recent discovery, separated from lead in torrefaction, ...

48065

satyr
SA'TYR, n. [l. satyrus; Gr. a monkey, a fawn.]In mythology, a sylvan deity or demi-god, ...

48066

satyriasis
SATYRI'ASIS, n. [Gr. We observe in this word a connection with satire, in the sense of ...

48067

satyrion
SATYR'ION, n. A plant.

48068

sauce
SAUCE, n. [L. salsus, salt, from sal.]1. A mixture or composition to be eaten with food for ...

48069

sauce-box
SAUCE-BOX, n. saus'-box. [from saucy.] A saucy impudent fellow.

48070

sauce-pan
SAUCE-PAN, n. saus'-pan. A small pan for sauce, or a small skillet with a long handle, in which ...

48071

saucer
SAU'CER, n.1. A small pan in which sauce is set on a table.2. A piece of china or other ware, in ...

48072

saucily
SAU'CILY, adv. [from saucy.] Impudently; with impertinent boldness; petulantly.

48073

sauciness
SAU'CINESS, n. Impudence; impertinent boldness; petulance; contempt of superiors.

48074

saucisse
SAU'CISSE,

48075

saucisson
SAU'CISSON, n.In mining or gunnery, a long pipe or bag, made of cloth well pitched, or of leather, ...

48076

saucy
SAU'CY, a. [from sauce; L. salsus, salt or salted. The use of this word leads to the primary ...

48077

saul
SAUL, an old spelling of soul.

48078

saunders
SAUNDERS. [See Sandal and Sanders.]

48079

saunter
SAUNTER, v.i. s'anter. 1. To wander about idly; as sauntering from place to place.2. To loiter; ...

48080

saunterer
S'AUNTERER, n. One that wanders about idly.

48081

sauntering
S'AUNTERING, ppr. Wandering about lazily or idly; loitering.

48082

saurian
SAU'RIAN, a. [Gr. a lizard.] Pertaining to lizards; designating an order of reptiles.

48083

sausage
SAUS'AGE, n. [L. salsus.]The intestine of an animal stuffed with minced meat and seasoned.

48084

saussurite
SAUS'SURITE, n. A mineral so named from Saussure, the discoverer, of a white gray or green color, ...

48085

savable
SA'VABLE, a. [from save.] Capable of being saved.

48086

savableness
SA'VABLENESS, n. Capability of being saved.

48087

savage
SAV'AGE, a. [L. silva, a wood, or silvicola, an inhabitant of a wood, or silvaticus.]1. ...

48088

savagely
SAV'AGELY, adv. In the manner of a savage; cruelly; inhumanly.

48089

savageness
SAV'AGENESS, n. 1. Wildness; an untamed, uncultivated or uncivilized state; barbarism. Hence,2. ...

48090

savagery
SAV'AGERY, n. 1. Wild growth, as of plants.2. Cruelty; barbarity.

48091

savagism
SAV'AGISM, n. The state of rude uncivilized men; the state of men in their native wildness and ...

48092

savanna
SAVAN'NA, n. An extensive open plain or meadow, or a plain destitute of trees.

48093

save
SAVE, v.t. [L. salvo. As salve is used in Latin for salutation or wishing health, as hail is in ...

48094

saveall
SA'VEALL, n. [save and all.] A small pan inserted in a candlestick to save the ends of candles.

48095

saved
SA'VED, pp. Preserved from evil; injury or destruction; kept frugally; prevented; spared; taken in ...

48096

savelin
SA'VELIN, n. A fish of the trout kind, having very small scales and a black back.

48097

saver
SA'VER, n.1. One that saves, preserves or rescues from evil or destruction; as the saver of the ...

48098

savin
SAV'IN, n. A tree or shrub of the genus Juniperus. The savin of Europe resembles the red cedar of ...

48099

saving
SA'VING, ppr.1. Preserving from evil or destruction; hindering from waste or loss; sparing; taking ...

48100

savingly
SA'VINGLY, adv.1. With frugality or parsimony.2. So as to be finally saved from eternal death; as ...

48101

savingness
SA'VINGNESS, n. 1. Frugality; parsimony, caution not to expend money without necessity or use.2. ...

48102

savior
SAVIOR, n. savyur. One that saves or preserves; but properly applied only to Jesus Christ, the ...

48103

savor
SA'VOR, n. [L. sapor, sapio, to taste.]1. Taste or odor; something that perceptibly affects the ...

48104

savorily
SA'VORILY, adv. [from savory.]1. With gust or appetite.2. With a pleasing relish.

48105

savoriness
SA'VORINESS, n. Pleasing taste or smell; as the savoriness of a pineapple or a peach.

48106

savorless
SA'VORLESS, a. Destitute of smell or taste; insipid.

48107

savorly
SA'VORLY, a. Well seasoned; of good taste.SA'VORLY, adv. With a pleasing relish.

48108

savory
SA'VORY, a. [from savor.] Pleasing to the organs of smell or taste; as a savory odor.Make me ...

48109

savoy
SAVOY', n. A variety of the common cabbage, much cultivated for winter use.

48110

saw
SAW, pret. of see.SAW, n. [See the Verb.]1. A cutting instrument consisting of a blade or thin ...

48111

saw-fly
SAW'-FLY, n. A genus of flies, having a serrated sting.

48112

saw-pit
SAW'-PIT, n. A pit over which timber is sawed by two men, one standing below the timber and the ...

48113

sawed
SAW'ED, pp. Cut, divided or formed with a saw.

48114

sawer
SAW'ER, n. One that saws; corrupted into sawyer.

48115

sawyer
SAW'YER, n.1. One whose occupation is to saw timber into planks or boards, or to saw wood for ...

48116

saxifrage
SAX'IFRAGE, n. [L. saqxifraga; composed of saxum, a stone, and frango, to break.]A medicine that ...

48117

saxifragous
SAXIF'RAGOUS, a. Dissolving the stone.

48118

saxon
SAX'ON, n.1. One of the nation or people who formerly dwelt in the northern part of Germany, and ...

48119

saxonism
SAX'ONISM, n. An idiom of the Saxon language.

48120

saxonist
SAX'ONIST, n. One versed in the Saxon language.

48121

say
SAY, v.t. pret. and pp. said, contracted from sayed.1. To speak; to utter in words; as, he said ...

48122

saye
SAYE, n. In commerce, a kind of serge used for linings, shirts, aprons, &c.

48123

saying
SA'YING, ppr. Uttering in articulate sounds or words; speaking; telling; relating; ...

48124

scab
SCAB, n. [L. scabbies, scaber, rough.]1. An encrusted substance, dry and rough, formed over a ...

48125

scabbard
SCAB'BARD, n. The sheath of a sword.SCAB'BARD, v.t. To put in a sheath.

48126

scabbed
SCAB'BED, a. [from scab.] 1. Abounding with scabs; diseased with scabs.2. Mean; paltry; vile; ...

48127

scabbedness
SCAB'BEDNESS, n. The state of being scabbed.

48128

scabbiness
SCAB'BINESS, n. [from scabby.] The quality of being scabby.

48129

scabby
SCAB'BY, a. [from scab.] 1. Affected with scabs; full of scabs.2. Diseased with the scab or ...

48130

scabious
SCA'BIOUS, a. [L. scabisus, from scabies, scab.]Consisting of scabs; rough itch; leprous; as ...

48131

scabredity
SCABRED'ITY, n. [L. scabredo, scabrities.] Roughness; ruggedness. [Not in use.]

48132

scabrous
SCA'BROUS, a. [L. scabrosus, scaber, from scabies, scab.1. Rough; rugged; having sharp points.2. ...

48133

scabrousness
SCA'BROUSNESS, n. Roughness; ruggedness.

48134

scabwort
SCAB'WORT, n. A plant, a species of Helenium.

48135

scad
SCAD, n. 1. A fish, the shad which see.2. A fish of the genus Caranx.

48136

scaffold
SCAF'FOLD, n. [The last syllable is the L. fala.]1. Among builders, an assemblage or structure of ...

48137

scaffoldage
SCAF'FOLDAGE, n. A gallery; a hollow floor.

48138

scaffolding
SCAF'FOLDING, n.1. A frame or structure for support in an elevated place.2. That which sustains; ...

48139

scalable
SCA'LABLE, a. That may be sealed.

48140

scalade
SCALA'DE,

48141

scalado
SCALA'DO, n. [L. scala, a latter. See Scale.]A storm or assault on a fortified place, in which ...

48142

scalary
SCA'LARY, a. Resembling a ladder; formed with steps. [Little used.]

48143

scald
SCALD, v.t. [L. caleo, caida, calidus. I suppose the primary sense of caleo is to contract, to ...

48144

scalded
SCALD'ED, pp. Injured by a hot liquor; exposed to boiling heat.

48145

scalder
SCALD'ER, n. A scald; a Scandinavian poet.

48146

scaldhead
SCALD'HEAD, n. [See Scald.] A lothesome affection of the head, in which it is covered with a ...

48147

scaldic
SCALD'IC, a. Pertaining to the scalds or poets of antiquity; composed by scalds.

48148

scalding
SCALD'ING, ppr. 1. Burning or injuring by hot liquor.2. Exposing to a boiling heat in liquor.

48149

scalding-hot
SCALD'ING-HOT, a. So hot as to scald the skin.

48150

scale
SCALE, n. [L. id. If the sense is to strip, it coincides with the Gr. to spoil.]1. The dish of a ...

48151

scale-stone
SCA'LE-STONE, n. A rare mineral, called also tafelspath and tabular spar, occurring in masses ...

48152

scaled
SCA'LED, pp.1. Ascended by ladders or steps; cleared of scales; pared; scattered.2. a. Having ...

48153

scaleless
SCA'LELESS, a. Destitute of scales.

48154

scalene
SCALE'NE,

48155

scalenous
SCALE'NOUS, a. [Gr. oblique, unequal.]A scalene triangle, is one whose sides and angles are ...

48156

scaliness
SCA'LINESS, n. [from scaly.] the state of being scaly; roughness.

48157

scaling
SCA'LING, ppr.1. Ascending by ladders or steps; storming.2. Stripping of scales.3. Peeling; ...

48158

scaling-ladder
SCA'LING-LADDER, n. a ladder made for enabling troops to scale a wall.

48159

scall
SCALL, n. [See Scald and Scaldhead.]Scab; scabbiness; leprosy.It is a dry scall, even a leprosy on ...

48160

scallion
SCAL'LION, n. [ascalonia.]a plant of the genus Allium; a variety of the common onion, which never ...

48161

scallop
SCAL'LOP, n. [This is from the root of shell, scale; coinciding with scalp.]1. A shell fish, or ...

48162

scalp
SCALP, n. [L. scalpo.]1. The skin of the top of the head; as a hairless scalp.2. The skin of the ...

48163

scalped
SCALP'ED, pp. Deprived of the skin of the head.

48164

scalpel
SCALP'EL, n. [L. scalpellum, from scalpo, to scrape.]In surgery, a knife used in anatomical ...

48165

scalper
SCALP'ER,

48166

scalping
SCALP'ING, ppr. Depriving of the skin of the top of the head.

48167

scalping-iron
SCALP'ING-IRON, n. An instrument of surgery, used in scraping foul and carious bones; a raspatory.

48168

scaly
SCA'LY, a. [from scale.]1. Covered or abounding with scales; rough; as a scaly fish; the scaly ...

48169

scamble
SCAM'BLE, v.i.1. To stir quick; to be busy; to scramble; to be bold or turbulent.2. To shift ...

48170

scambler
SCAM'BLER, n. A bold intruder upon the generosity or hospitality of others.

48171

scambling
SCAM'BLING, ppr. Stirring; scrambling; intruding.

48172

scamblingly
SCAM'BLINGLY, adv. With turbulence and noise; with bold intrusiveness.

48173

scammel
SCAM'MEL, n. A bird.

48174

scammoniate
SCAMMO'NIATE, a. [from scammony.] Made with scammony. [Not used.]

48175

scammony
SCAM'MONY, n. [L. scammonia.]1. A plant of the genus convolvulus.2. A gum resin, obtained from ...

48176

scamper
SCAMP'ER, v.i. To run with speed; to hasten escape.

48177

scampering
SCAMP'ERING, ppr. Running with speed; hastening in flight.

48178

scan
SCAN, v.t. [L. ascendo. See Ascend.]1. To examine with critical care; to scrutinize.The actions ...

48179

scandal
SCAN'DAL, n. [L. scandalum; Gr. In Greek, this word signifies a stumbling block, something ...

48180

scandalize
SCAN'DALIZE, v.t. [Gr. L. scandalizo.]1. To offend by some action supposed criminal.I demand who ...

48181

scandalized
SCAN'DALIZED, pp. Offended; defamed; disgraced.

48182

scandalizing
SCAN'DALIZING, ppr. Giving offense to; disgracing.

48183

scandalous
SCAN'DALOUS, a. 1. Giving offense.Nothing scandalous or offensive to any.2. Opprobrious; ...

48184

scandalously
SCAN'DALOUSLY, adv. 1. Shamefully; in a manner to give offense.His discourse at table was ...

48185

scandalousness
SCAN'DALOUSNESS, n. The quality of being scandalous; the quality of giving offense, or of being ...

48186

scandent
SCAND'ENT, a. [L. scandens, scando, to climb.]Climbing, either with spiral tendrils for its ...

48187

scanned
SCAN'NED, pp. Critically sifted or examined; resolved into feet in recital.

48188

scanning
SCAN'NING, ppr. Critically examining; resolving into feet, as verse.

48189

scansion
SCAN'SION, n. The act of scanning.

48190

scant
SCANT, v.t.To limit; to straiten; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of ...

48191

scantily
SCANT'ILY, adv. [from scanty.]1. Not fully; not plentifully. the troops were scantily supplied ...

48192

scantiness
SCANT'INESS, n.1. Narrowness; want of space or compass; as the scantiness of our heroic verse.2. ...

48193

scantle
SCANT'LE, v.t. To be deficient; to fail.SCANT'LE, v.i. To divide into thin or small pieces; to ...

48194

scantlet
SCANT'LET, n. [See Scantling.] A small pattern; a small quantity. [Not in use.]

48195

scantling
SCANT'LING, n.1. A pattern; a quantity cut for a particular purpose.2. A small quantity; as a ...

48196

scantly
SCANT'LY, adv.1. Scarcely; hardly. Obs.2. Not fully or sufficiently; narrowly; penuriously; ...

48197

scantness
SCANT'NESS, n. [from scant.] Narrowness; smallness; as the scantness of our capacities.

48198

scanty
SCANT'Y, a. [from scant, and having the same signification.]1. Narrow; small; wanting amplitude ...

48199

scapaism
SCAP'AISM, n. [Gr. to dig or make hollow.]Among the Persians, a barbarous punishment inflicted on ...

48200

scape
SCAPE, v.t. To escape; a contracted word, not now used except in poetry, and with a mark of ...

48201

scape-goat
SCA'PE-GOAT, n. [escape and goat.] In the Jewish ritual, a goat which was brought to the door of ...

48202

scapeless
SCA'PELESS, a. [from scape.] In botany, destitute of a scape.

48203

scapement
SCA'PEMENT, n. The method of communicating the impulse of the wheels to the pendulum of a clock.

48204

scaphite
SCA'PHITE, n. [L. scapha.] Fossil remains of the scapha.

48205

scapolite
SCAP'OLITE, n. [Gr. a rod, and a stone.]A mineral which occurs massive, or more commonly in four ...

48206

scapula
SCAP'ULA, n. [L.] The shoulder blade.

48207

scapular
SCAP'ULAR, a. [L. scapularis.] Pertaining to the shoulder, or to the scapula; as the scapular ...

48208

scapulary
SCAP'ULARY, n. A part of the habit of certain religious orders in the Romish church, consisting of ...

48209

scar
SC'AR, n. 1. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal made by a wound or an ulcer, and remaining ...

48210

scarab
SCAR'AB,

48211

scarabee
SCAR'ABEE, n. [L. scarabaeus, from Gr.]A beetle; an insect of the genus Scarabaeus, whose wings ...

48212

scaramouch
SCAR'AMOUCH, n.A buffoon in motley dress.

48213

scarce
SCARCE, a.1. Not plentiful or abundant; being in small quantity in proportion to the demand. We ...

48214

scarcely
SCARCELY, adv. 1. Hardly; scantly.We scarcely think our miseries our foes.2. Hardly; with ...

48215

scarceness
SCARCENESS,

48216

scarcity
SCARCITY, n. 1. Smallness of quantity, or smallness in proportion to the wants or demands; ...

48217

scare
SCARE, v.t. [L. ex and cor, heart; but qu.]To fright; to terrify suddenly; to strike with sudden ...

48218

scarecrow
SCARECROW, n. [scarce and crow.]1. Any frightful thing set up to frighten crows or other fowls ...

48219

scared
SCARED, pp. Frightened; suddenly terrified.

48220

scarefire
SCAREFIRE, n. A fire breaking out so as to frighten people. [Not used.]

48221

scarf
SCARF, n. plu. scarfsSomething that hangs loose upon the shoulders; as a piece of cloth.Put on your ...

48222

scarfskin
SC'ARFSKIN, n. [scarf and skin.] The cuticle; the epidermis; the outer thin integument of the ...

48223

scarification
SCARIFICA'TION, n. [L. scarificatio. See Scarify.]In surgery, the operation of making several ...

48224

scarificator
SCARIFICA'TOR, n. An instrument used in scarification.

48225

scarifier
SCAR'IFIER, n. [from scarify.]1. The person who scarifies.2. The instrument used for scarifying.

48226

scarify
SCAR'IFY, v.t. [L. scarifico. Gr. L. facio, to make. But the Greek is from a pointed instrument, ...

48227

scarifying
SCAR'IFYING, ppr. Making small incisions in the skin with an instrument.

48228

scarious
SCA'RIOUS, a. [Low L. scarrosus, rough.] In botany, tough, thinSCA'RIOUS, a. [Low L. scarrosus, ...

48229

scarlatina
SCARLATI'NA, n. the scarlet fever; called in popular language, the canker rash.

48230

scarlatinous
SCARLAT'INOUS, a. Of a scarlet color; pertaining to the scarlet fever.

48231

scarlet
SC'ARLET, n. 1. A beautiful bright red color, brighter than crimson.2. Cloth of a scarlet ...

48232

scarlet-bean
SC'ARLET-BEAN, n. A plant; a red bean.

48233

scarlet-fever
SC'ARLET-FE'VER, n. [scarlatina.] a disease in which the body is covered with an efflorescence or ...

48234

scarlet-oak
SC'ARLET-OAK, n. a species of oak, the Quercus coccifera, or kermes oak, producing small glandular ...

48235

scarmage
SC'ARMAGE,

48236

scarmoge
SC'ARMOGE, peculiar modes of spelling skirmish. [Not in use or local.]

48237

scarn
SC'ARN, n. Dung. [Not in use or local.]

48238

scarn-bee
SC'ARN-BEE, n. a beetle. [Not in use or local.]

48239

scarp
SC'ARP, n.In fortification, the interior talus or slope of the ditch next the place, at the foot of ...

48240

scarus
SCA'RUS, n. A fish. [See Scar.]

48241

scary
SCA'RY, n. Barren land having only a thin coat of grass upon it. [Local.]

48242

scatch
SCATCH, n. A kind of horsebit for bridles.

48243

scatches
SCATCH'ES, n. plu. Stilts to put the feet in for walking in dirty places.

48244

scate
SCATE, n. [This word may belong to the root of shoot, and L. scateo.]A wooden shoe furnished with ...

48245

scatebrous
SCA'TEBROUS, a. [L. scatebra, a spring; scateo, to overflow.] Abounding with springs.

48246

scath
SCATH, v.t. To damage; to waste; to destroy. [Little used.]SCATH, n. Damage; injury; waste; ...

48247

scathful
SCATH'FUL, a. Without waste or damage. [Little used.]

48248

scathless
SCATH'LESS, a. Without waste or damage. [Little used.]

48249

scatter
SCAT'TER, v.t. [L. scateo, discutio; Gr. to scatter, to discuss. This word may be formed on the ...

48250

scattered
SCAT'TERED, pp.1. Dispersed; dissipated; thinly spread; sprinkled or thinly spread over.2. In ...

48251

scatteredly
SCAT'TEREDLY, adv. In a dispersed manner; separately. [Not much used.]

48252

scattering
SCAT'TERING, ppr.1. Dispersing; spreading thinly; sprinkling.2. a. Not united; divided among ...

48253

scatteringly
SCAT'TERINGLY, adv. Loosely; in a dispersed manner; thinly; as habitations scatteringly placed ...

48254

scatterling
SCAT'TERLING, n. A vagabond; one that no fixed habitation or residence. [Little used.]

48255

scaturient
SCATU'RIENT, a. [L. scaturiens.] Springing, as the water of a fountain. [Not used.]

48256

scaturiginous
SCATURIG'INOUS, a. [L. scaturigo.] Abounding with springs. [Not used.]

48257

scaup
SCAUP, n. A fowl of the duck kind.

48258

scavage
SCAV'AGE, n. In ancient customs, a toll or duty exacted of merchant-strangers by mayors, sheriffs, ...

48259

scavenger
SCAV'ENGER, n. [L. scabio.]A person whose employment is to clean the streets of a city, by ...

48260

scelerat
SCEL'ERAT, n. [L. sceleratus.] a villain; a criminal. [Not in use.]

48261

scene
SCENE, n. [L. scena; Gr. Heb. The Greek word signifies a tent, hut or cottage. In L. it is an ...

48262

scenery
SCE'NERY, n. The appearance of a place, or of the various objects presented to view; or the ...

48263

scenic
SCEN'IC,

48264

scenical
SCEN'ICAL, a. [L. scenicus.] Pertaining to scenery; dramatic; theatrical.

48265

scenographic
SCENOGRAPH'IC,

48266

scenographical
SCENOGRAPH'ICAL, a. [See scenography.] Pertaining to scenography; drawn in perspective.

48267

scenographically
SCENOGRAPH'ICALLY, adv. In perspective.

48268

scenography
SCENOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. scene, to describel.]the representation of a body on a perspective plane; or ...

48269

scent
SCENT, n. [L. sentio, to perceive.]1. Odor; smell; that substance which issuing from a body, ...

48270

scentful
SCENT'FUL, a. 1. Odorous; yielding much smell.2. Of quick smell.

48271

scentless
SCENT'LESS, a. Inodorous; destitute of smell.

48272

scepter
SCEP'TER, n. [L. sceptrum; Gr. from to send or thrust; coinciding with L. scipio, that is, a shoot ...

48273

sceptered
SCEP'TERED, a. Bearing a scepter; as a sceptered prince.To Britain's queen the scepter'd suppliant ...

48274

sceptic
SCEP'TIC, n. [Gr. from to look about, to consider, to speculate. See Show.]1. One who doubts the ...

48275

sceptical
SCEP'TICAL, a.1. Doubting; hesitating to admit the certainty of doctrines or principles; doubting ...

48276

sceptically
SCEP'TICALLY, adv. With doubt; in a doubting manner.

48277

scepticism
SCEP'TICISM, n. 1. The doctrines and opinions of the Pyrrhonists or sceptical philosophers; ...

48278

scepticize
SCEP'TICIZE, v.i. To doubt; to pretend to doubt of every thing. [Little used.]

48279

scession
SCES'SION, n. [L. secessio. See Secede.] 1. The act of withdrawing, particularly from ...

48280

schaalstein
SCHAALSTEIN,

48281

schedule
SCHED'ULE, n. [L. schedula, from scheda, a sheet or leaf of paper; Gr. from to cut or divide; L. ...

48282

scheelin
SCHEE'LIN,

48283

scheich
SCHEICH, Among the Arabians and Moors, an old man, and hence a chief, a lord, a man of eminence.

48284

schelium
SCHE'LIUM, n. A different, name of tungsten, a hard brittle metal of a grayish white color, and ...

48285

schematism
SCHE'MATISM, n. [Gr. See Scheme.]1. Combination of the aspects of heavenly bodies.2. Particular ...

48286

schematist
SCHE'MATIST, n. A projector; one given to forming schemes. [Schemer is more generally used.]

48287

scheme
SCHEME, n. [L. schema; Gr. from a contracted word, probably from to have or hold.]1. A plan; a ...

48288

schemer
SCHE'MER, n. One that contrives; a projector; a contriver.

48289

scheming
SCHE'MING, ppr.1. Planning; contriving.2. a. Given to forming schemes; artful.

48290

schemist
SCHE'MIST, n. A schemer; a projector.

48291

schene
SCHENE, n. [L. schaenos; Gr.] An Egyptian measure of length, equal to sixty stadia, or about 7 ...

48292

schesis
SCHE'SIS, n. [Gr. from to have or hold.]Habitude; general state or disposition of the body or ...

48293

schiller-spar
SCHILLER-SPAR, n. A mineral containing two subspecies, bronzite and common schiller-spar.

48294

schism
SCHISM, n. sizm. [L. schisma; Gr. to divide, L. scindo.]1. In a general sense, division or ...

48295

schismatic
SCHISMAT'IC, sizmat'ic,

48296

schismatical
SCHISMAT'ICAL, a. sizmat'ical. Pertaining to schism; implying schism; partaking of the nature of ...

48297

schismatically
SCHISMAT'ICALLY, adv. In a schismatical manner; by separation from a church on account of a ...

48298

schismaticalness
SCHISMAT'ICALNESS, n. The state of being schismatical.

48299

schismatize
SCHIS'MATIZE, v.i. To commit or practice schism; to make a breach of communion in the church.

48300

schismless
SCHISM'LESS, a. Free from schism; not affected by schism. [Little used.]

48301

schist
SCHIST. [See Shist.]

48302

scholar
SCHOL'AR, n. [Low L. scholaris, from schola, a school; Gr. leisure, a school. See School.]1. One ...

48303

scholar-like
SCHOL'AR-LIKE, a. Like a scholar; becoming a scholar.

48304

scholarity
SCHOLAR'ITY, n. Scholarship. [Not used.]

48305

scholarship
SCHOL'ARSHIP, n.1. Learning; attainments in science or literature; as a man of great ...

48306

scholastic
SCHOLAS'TIC,

48307

scholastical
SCHOLAS'TICAL, a. [L. scholasticus.] 1. Pertaining to a scholar, to a school or to schools; as ...

48308

scholastically
SCHOLAS'TICALLY, adv. In the manner of schools; according to the niceties or method of the ...

48309

scholasticism
SCHOLAS'TICISM, n. The method or subtilties of the schools.The spirit of the old scholasticism, ...

48310

scholiast
SCHO'LIAST, n. [Gr. See scholium.]A commentator or annotator; one who writes notes upon the works ...

48311

scholiaze
SCHO'LIAZE, v.i. To write notes on an author's works. [Not used.]

48312

scholical
SCHO'LICAL, a. Scholastic. [Not in use.]

48313

scholium
SCHO'LIUM, n. plu. scholia or scholiums. [L. scholion; Gr. from leisure, lucubration.]In ...

48314

scholy
SCHO'LY, n. A scholium. [Not in use.]SCHO'LY, v.i. To write comments. [Not in use.]

48315

school
SCHOOL, n. [L. schola; Gr. leisure, vacation from business, lucubration at leisure, a place where ...

48316

school-fellow
SCHOOL'-FELLOW, n. [See Fellow.] One bred at the same school; an associate in school.

48317

school-house
SCHOOL'-HOUSE, n. [See House.] A house appropriated for the use of schools, or for instruction; ...

48318

schoolery
SCHOOL'ERY, n. Something taught; precepts. [Not used.]

48319

schooling
SCHOOL'ING, ppr. Instructing; teaching; reproving.SCHOOL'ING, n.1. Instruction in school; ...

48320

schoolmaid
SCHOOL'MAID, n. [See Maid.] A girl at school.

48321

schoolman
SCHOOL'MAN, n. [See Man.]1. A man versed in the niceties of academical disputation or of school ...

48322

schoolmaster
SCHOOL'MASTER, n. [See Master.1. The man who presides over and teaches a school; a teacher, ...

48323

schoolmistress
SCHOOL'MISTRESS, n. [See Mistress.] A woman who governs and teaches a school.

48324

schooner
SCHOON'ER, n. A vessel with two masts, whose main-sail and fore- sail are suspended by gaffs, like ...

48325

schorl
SCHORL. [See Shorl.]

48326

schware
SCHWARE, n. A copper coin and money of account in Bremen, value one fifth of a groat, and 72 ...

48327

sciagraphical
SCIAGRAPH'ICAL, a. Pertaining to sciagraphy.

48328

sciagraphy
SCIAG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. a shadow, and to describe.]1. The art of sketching or delineating.2. In ...

48329

sciatheric
SCIATHER'IC,

48330

sciatherical
SCIATHER'ICAL, a. [Gr. a shadow, and a catching.]Belonging to a sun-dial. [Little used.]

48331

sciatherically
SCIATHER'ICALLY, adv. After the manner of a sun-dial.

48332

sciatic
SCIAT'IC,

48333

sciatica
SCIAT'ICA, n. [L. sciatica, from Gr. pain in the hips, from the hip, from the loin.] Rheumatism ...

48334

sciatical
SCIAT'ICAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the hip; as the sciatic artery.2. Affecting the hip; as sciatic ...

48335

science
SCI'ENCE, n. [L. scientia, from scio, to know.]1. In a general sense, knowledge, or certain ...

48336

scient
SCI'ENT, a. [L. sciens.] Skillful. [Not used.]

48337

sciential
SCIEN'TIAL, Producing science.

48338

scientific
SCIENTIF'IC,

48339

scientifical
SCIENTIF'ICAL, a. [L. scientia and facio, to make.]1. Producing certain knowledge or ...

48340

scientifically
SCIENTIF'ICALLY, adv. 1. In such a manner as to produce knowledge.It is easier to believe, than ...

48341

scillitin
SCIL'LITIN, n. [See Squill.] a white transparent acrid substance, extracted from squills by ...

48342

scimitar
SCIM'ITAR, [See cimiter.]

48343

scink
SCINK, n. a cast calf. [Not in use or local.]

48344

scintillant
SCIN'TILLANT, a. [See Scintillate.] emitting sparks or fine igneous particles; sparkling.

48345

scintillate
SCIN'TILLATE, v.i. [L. scintillo. This word seems to be a diminutive formed on the Teutonic ...

48346

scintillating
SCIN'TILLATING, ppr. emitting sparks; sparkling.

48347

scintillation
SCINTILLA'TION, n. the act of emitting sparks or igneous particles; the act of sparkling.

48348

sciolism
SCI'OLISM, n. [See Sciolist.] Superficial knowledge.

48349

sciolist
SCI'OLIST, n. [L. sciolus, a diminutive formed on scio, to know.]One who knows little, or who ...

48350

sciolous
SCI'OLOUS, a. Superficially or imperfectly knowing.

48351

sciomachy
SCIOM'ACHY, n. [Gr. a shadow, and a battle.]A battle with a shadow. [Little used.]

48352

scion
SCION. [See Cion.]

48353

scioptic
SCIOP'TIC, a. [Gr. shadow and to see.]Pertaining to the camera obscura, or to the art of ...

48354

scioptics
SCIOP'TICS, n. The science of exhibiting images of external objects, received through a double ...

48355

sciroc
SCI'ROC,

48356

scirocco
SCIROC'CO, n. In Italy, a southeast wind; a hot suffocating wind, blowing from the burning deserts ...

48357

scirrosity
SCIRROS'ITY, n. [See Scirrus.] An induration of the glands.

48358

scirrous
SCIR'ROUS, a.1. Indurated; hard; knotty; as a gland.2. Proceeding from scirrus; as scirrous ...

48359

scirrus
SCIR'RUS, n. [L. scirrus; Gr.]In surgery and medicine, a hard tumor on any part of the body, ...

48360

sciscitation
SCISCITA'TION, n. [L. sciscitor, to inquire or demand.]The act of inquiring; inquiry; demand. ...

48361

scissible
SCIS'SIBLE, a. [L. scissus, scindo, to cut.] Capable of being cut or divided by a sharp ...

48362

scissile
SCIS'SILE, a. [L. scissilis, from scindo, to cut.]That may be cut or divided by a sharp ...

48363

scission
SCISSION, n. sizh'on. [L. scissio, scindo, to cut.]The act of cutting or dividing by an edged ...

48364

scissors
SCISSORS, n. siz'zors, plu. [L. scissor, from scindo, to cut, Gr.]A cutting instrument resembling ...

48365

scissure
SCIS'SURE, n. [L. scissura, from scindo, to cut.]A longitudinal opening in a body, made by ...

48366

scitamineous
SCITAMIN'EOUS, a. Belonging to the Scitamineae, one of Linne's natural orders of plants.

48367

sclavonian
SCLAVO'NIAN,

48368

sclerotic
SCLEROT'IC, a. [Gr. hard; hardness.]Hard; firm; as the sclerotic coat or tunicle of the ...

48369

scoat
SCOAT. [See Scot.]

48370

scobiform
SCOB'IFORM, a. [L. scobs, saw dust, and form.]Having the form of saw dust or raspings.

48371

scobs
SCOBS, n. [L. from scabo, to scrape.] Raspings of ivory, hartshorn or other hard substance; dross ...

48372

scoff
SCOFF, v.i. [Gr. The primary sense is probably to throw. But I do not find the word in the ...

48373

scoffer
SCOFF'ER, n. One who scoffs; one that mocks, derides or reproaches in the language of contempt; a ...

48374

scoffing
SCOFF'ING, ppr. Deriding or mocking; treating with reproachful language.

48375

scoffingly
SCOFF'INGLY, adv. In mockery or contempt; by way of derision.Aristotle applied this hemistich ...

48376

scold
SCOLD, v.i.To find fault or rail with rude clamor; to brawl; to utter railing or harsh, rude, ...

48377

scolder
SCOLDER, n. One that scolds or rails.

48378

scolding
SCOLDING, ppr. 1. Railing with clamor; uttering rebuke in rude and boisterous language.2. a. ...

48379

scoldingly
SCOLDINGLY, adv. With rude clamor or railing.

48380

scollop
SCOL'LOP, n. 1. A pectinated shell. [See Scallop.]2. An indenting or cut like those of a ...

48381

scolopendra
SCOLOPEN'DRA, n. [Gr. ] 1. A venomous serpent.2. A genus of insects of the order of Apters, ...

48382

scomm
SCOMM, n. [L. scomma; Gr. See Scoff.]1. A buffoon. [Not in use.]2. A flout; a jeer. [Not in ...

48383

sconce
SCONCE, n.1. A fort or bulwark; a work for defense. Obs.2. A hanging or projecting candlestick, ...

48384

scoop
SCOOP, n. 1. A large ladle; a vessel with a long handle fastened to a dish, used for dipping ...

48385

scooped
SCOOP'ED, pp. Taken out as with a scoop or ladle; hollowed; excavated; removed so as to leave a ...

48386

scooper
SCOOP'ER, n. One that scoops; also, a water fowl.

48387

scooping
SCOOP'ING, ppr. Lading out; making hollow; excavating; removing so as to leave a hollow.

48388

scope
SCOPE, n. [L. scopus; Gr. from to see or view; Heb. to see, to behold] The primary sense is to ...

48389

scopiform
SCO'PIFORM, a. [L. scopa, a broom, and form.] Having the form of a broom or besom.Zeolite, ...

48390

scoppet
SCOP'PET, v.t. To lade out. [Not in use.]

48391

scoptical
SCOP'TICAL, a. [Gr.] Scoffing. [Not in use.]

48392

scopulous
SCOP'ULOUS, a. [L. scopulosus.] Full of rocks; rocky. [Not in use.]

48393

scorbute
SCORBUTE, n. [L. scorbutus.] Scurvy. [Not in use.]

48394

scorbutic
SCORBU'TIC,

48395

scorbutical
SCORBU'TICAL, a. [L. scorbutus, the scurvy. See Scurf, Scurvy.]1. Affected or diseased with ...

48396

scorbutically
SCORBU'TICALLY, adv. With the scurvy, or with a tendency to it; as a woman scorbutically affected.

48397

scorce
SCORCE. [See Scorse.]

48398

scorch
SCORCH, v.t.1. To burn superficially; to subject to a degree of heat that changes the color of a ...

48399

scorched
SCORCH'ED, pp. Burnt on the surface; pained by heat.

48400

scorching
SCORCH'ING, ppr. Burning on the surface; paining by heat.

48401

scorching-fennel
SCORCH'ING-FENNEL, n. A plant of the genus Thapsia; deadly carrot.

48402

scordium
SCOR'DIUM, n. [L.] A plant, the water-germander, a species of Teucrium.

48403

score
SCORE, n.1. A notch or incision; hence, the number twenty. Our ancestors, before the knowledge of ...

48404

scored
SCO'RED, pp. Notched; set down; marked; prepared for hewing.In botany, a scored stem is marked with ...

48405

scoria
SCO'RIA, n. [L. from the Gr. rejected matter, that which is thrown off.]Dross; the recrement of ...

48406

scoriaceous
SCORIA'CEOUS, a. Pertaining to dross; like dross or the recrement of metals; partaking of the ...

48407

scorification
SCORIFICA'TION, n. In metallurgy, the act or operation of reducing a body, either wholly or in ...

48408

scorified
SCO'RIFIED, pp. Reduced to scoria.

48409

scoriform
SCO'RIFORM, a. [L. scoria and form.] Like scoria; in the form of dross.

48410

scorify
SCO'RIFY, v.t. To reduce to scoria or drossy matter.

48411

scorifying
SCO'RIFYING, ppr. Reducing to scoria.

48412

scoring
SCO'RING, ppr. Notching; marking; setting down as an account or debt; forming a score.

48413

scorious
SCO'RIOUS, a. Drossy; recrementitious.

48414

scorn
SCORN, n.1. Extreme contempt; that disdain which springs from a person's opinion of the meanness ...

48415

scorned
SCORN'ED, pp. Extremely contemned or despised; disdained.

48416

scorner
SCORN'ER, n.1. One that scorns; a contemner; a despiser.They are great scorners of death.2. A ...

48417

scornful
SCORN'FUL, a. 1. Contemptuous; disdainful; entertaining scorn; insolent.Th' enamor'd deity the ...

48418

scornfully
SCORN'FULLY, adv. With extreme contempt; contemptuously; insolently.The sacred rights of the ...

48419

scornfulness
SCORN'FULNESS, n. The quality of being scornful.

48420

scorning
SCORN'ING, ppr. Holding in great contempt; despising; disdaining.SCORN'ING, n. The act of ...

48421

scorpion
SCOR'PION, n. [L. scorpio; Gr. probably altered from the Oriental.]1. In zoology, an insect of ...

48422

scorpion-fly
SCOR'PION-FLY, n. An insect of the genus Panorna, having a tail which resembles that of a ...

48423

scorpion-grass
SCOR'PION-GRASS,

48424

scorpion-senna
SCOR'PION-SENNA, n. A plant of the genus Coronilla.

48425

scorpion-wort
SCOR'PION-WORT, n. A plant, the Ornithopus scorpioides.

48426

scorpions-thorn
SCOR'PION'S-THORN, n. A plant of the genus Ulex.

48427

scorse
SCORSE, n. [L. ex and cursus.] A course or dealing; barter. Obs.SCORSE, v.t.1. To chase. ...

48428

scortatory
SCORT'ATORY, a. [L. scortator, from scortor.] Pertaining to or consisting in lewdness.

48429

scorza
SCOR'ZA, n. [L. ex and cortex.] In mineralogy, a variety of epidote.

48430

scot
SCOT,

48431

scotal
SCOT'AL,

48432

scotale
SCOT'ALE, n. [scot and ale.] In law, the keeping of an alehouse by the officer of a forest, and ...

48433

scotch
SCOTCH, v.t.To support, as a wheel, by placing some obstacle to prevent its rolling. Our wagoners ...

48434

scotch-collops
SCOTCH-COLLOPS,

48435

scotch-hopper
SCOTCH-HOPPER, n. A play in which boys hop over scotches or lines in the ground.

48436

scotched-collops
SCOTCHED-COLLOPS, n. Veal cut into small pieces.

48437

scoter
SCO'TER, n. The black diver or duck, a species of Anas.

48438

scotfree
SCOT'FREE, a. 1. Free from payment or scot; untaxed.2. Unhurt; clear; safe.

48439

scotia
SCO'TIA, n. In architecture, a semicircular cavity or channel between the tores in the bases of ...

48440

scotish
SCOT'ISH,

48441

scotist
SCO'TIST, n.One of the followers of Scotus, a sect of school divines who maintained the immaculate ...

48442

scotomy
SCOT'OMY, n. [Gr. vertigo, from to darken.]Dizziness or swimming of the head, with dimness of ...

48443

scottering
SCOT'TERING, n. A provincial word in Herefordshire, England, denoting the burning of a wad of ...

48444

scotticism
SCOT'TICISM, n. An idiom or peculiar expression of the natives of Scotland.

48445

scottish
SCOT'TISH, a. Pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, or to their country or language; as ...

48446

scoundrel
SCOUN'DREL, n. [L. abscondo. ]A mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a low petty villain; a man ...

48447

scoundrelism
SCOUN'DRELISM, n. Baseness; turpitude; rascality.

48448

scour
SCOUR, v.t.1. To rub hard with something rough, for the purpose of cleaning; as, to scour a ...

48449

scoured
SCOUR'ED, pp. Rubbed with something rough, or made clean by rubbing; severely purged; brushed ...

48450

scourer
SCOUR'ER, n.1. One that scours or cleans by rubbing.2. A drastic cathartic.3. One that runs with ...

48451

scourge
SCOURGE, n. skurj. [L. corriggia, from corrigo, to straighten.]1. To whip; a lash consisting of a ...

48452

scourged
SCOURG'ED, pp. Whipped; lashed; punished severely; harassed.

48453

scourger
SCOURG'ER, n. One that scourges or punishes; one that afflicts severely.

48454

scourging
SCOURG'ING, ppr. Whipping; lashing with severity; punishing or afflicting severely.

48455

scouring
SCOUR'ING, ppr. Rubbing hard with something rough; cleaning by rubbing; cleansing with a drastic ...

48456

scourse
SCOURSE. [See Scorse.]

48457

scout
SCOUT, n. [L. ausculto, culto, colo; Gr. the ear.]1. In military affairs, a person sent before an ...

48458

scovel
SCO'VEL, n. [L. scopa.]A mop for sweeping ovens; a maulkin.

48459

scow
SCOW, n.A large flat bottomed boat; used as a ferry boat, or for loading and unloading vessels. [A ...

48460

scowl
SCOWL, v.i. [Gr. to twist.]1. To wrinkle the brows, as in frowning or displeasure; to put on a ...

48461

scowling
SCOWL'ING, ppr. contracting the brows into wrinkles; frowning; expressing displeasure or ...

48462

scowlingly
SCOWL'INGLY, adv. With a wrinkled, frowning aspect; with a sullen look.

48463

scrabble
SCRAB'BLE, v.i. [L. scribo, Eng. grave, engrave, &c. See Scrape.]1. To scrape, paw or scratch ...

48464

scrabbling
SCRAB'BLING, ppr. Scraping; scratching; scrambling; making irregular marks.

48465

scrag
SCRAG, n. [This word is formed from the root of rag, crag, Gr. rack.]Something thin or lean with ...

48466

scragged
SCRAG'GED,

48467

scraggedness
SCRAG'GEDNESS,

48468

scraggily
SCRAG'GILY, adv. With leanness and roughness.

48469

scragginess
SCRAG'GINESS, n. Leanness, or leanness with roughness; ruggedness; roughness occasioned by broken ...

48470

scraggy
SCRAG'GY, a. [supra.]1. Rough with irregular points or a broken surface; as a scraggy hill; a ...

48471

scramble
SCRAM'BLE, v.i. [It is not improbably that this word is corrupted from the root of scrape, ...

48472

scrambler
SCRAM'BLER, n. One who scrambles; one who climbs by the help of the hands.

48473

scrambling
SCRAM'BLING, ppr.1. Climbing by the help of the hands.2. Catching at eagerly and without ...

48474

scranch
SCR'ANCH, v.t.To grind with the teeth, and with a crackling sound; to craunch. [This is in vulgar ...

48475

scrannel
SCRAN'NEL, a. Slight; poor.Grate on their scrannel pipes of wretched straw. [Not in use.]

48476

scrap
SCRAP, n. [from scrape.]1. A small piece; properly something scraped off, but used for any thing ...

48477

scrape
SCRAPE, v.t. [L. scribo, Gr. to write. See Grave.]1. To rub the surface of any thing with a ...

48478

scraped
SCRA'PED, pp. Rubbed on the surface with a sharp or rough instrument; cleaned by rubbing; cleared ...

48479

scraper
SCRA'PER, n.1. An instrument with which any thing is scraped; as a scraper for shoes.2. An ...

48480

scraping
SCRA'PING, ppr. Rubbing the surface with something sharp or hard; cleaning by a scraper; removing ...

48481

scrat
SCRAT, v.t. [formed on the root of L. rado.] To scratch. [Not in use.]SCRAT, v.i. To rake; to ...

48482

scratch
SCRATCH, v.t. [L. rado.]1. To rub and tear the surface of any thing with something sharp or ...

48483

scratched
SCRATCH'ED, pp. Torn by the rubbing of something rough or pointed.

48484

scratcher
SCRATCH'ER, n. He or that which scratches.

48485

scratches
SCRATCH'ES, n. plu. Cracked ulcers on a horse's foot, just above the hoof.

48486

scratching
SCRATCH'ING, ppr. Rubbing with something pointed or rough; rubbing and tearing the surface.

48487

scratchingly
SCRATCH'INGLY, adv. With the action of scratching.

48488

scraw
SCRAW, n. Surface; cut turf. [Not in use.]

48489

scrawl
SCRAWL, v.t.1. To draw or mark awkwardly and irregularly.2. To write awkwardly.SCRAWL, v.i.1. To ...

48490

scrawler
SCRAWL'ER, n. One who scrawls; a hasty or awkward writer.

48491

scray
SCRAY, n. A fowl called the sea swallow, of the genus Terna.

48492

screable
SCRE'ABLE, a. [L. screabilis, from screo, to spit out.] That may be spit out. Obs.

48493

screak
SCREAK, v.i. [This word is only a different orthography of screech and shriek, but is not ...

48494

scream
SCREAM, v.i. [English skirmish.]1. To cry out with a shrill voice; to utter a sudden, sharp ...

48495

screamer
SCRE'AMER, n. A fowl, or genus of fowls, of the grallic order, of two species, natives of America.

48496

screaming
SCRE'AMING, ppr. Uttering suddenly a sharp shrill cry; crying with a shrill voice.SCRE'AMING, n. ...

48497

screech
SCREECH, v.i. [See Screak and Shriek.]1. To cry out with a sharp shrill voice; to utter a sudden ...

48498

screech-owl
SCREE'CH-OWL, n. An owl that utters a harsh disagreeable cry at night, no more ominous of evil ...

48499

screeching
SCREE'CHING, ppr. Uttering a shrill or harsh cry.

48500

screed
SCREED, n. With plasterers, the floated work behind a cornice.

48501

screen
SCREEN, n. [L. cerno, excerno, Gr. to separate, to sift, to judge, to fight, contend skirmish. ...

48502

screened
SCREE'NED, pp. Protected or sheltered from injury or danger; sifted.

48503

screening
SCREE'NING, ppr. Protecting from injury or danger.

48504

screw
SCREW, n.1. A cylinder of wood or metal, grooved spirally; or a cylinder with a spiral channel or ...

48505

screwed
SCREW'ED, pp. Fastened with screws; pressed with screws; forced.

48506

screwer
SCREW'ER, n. He or that which screws.

48507

screwing
SCREW'ING, ppr. Turning a screw; fastening or pressing with a screw.

48508

scribble
SCRIB'BLE, v.t. [L. scribillo, dim. of scribo, to write. See Scribe.]1. To write with haste, or ...

48509

scribbled
SCRIB'BLED, pp. Written hastily and without care.

48510

scribbler
SCRIB'BLER, n. A petty author; a writer of no reputation.The scribbler pinch'd with hunger, writes ...

48511

scribe
SCRIBE, n. [L. scriba, from scribo, to write; formed probably on the root of grave, scrape, scrub. ...

48512

scrimer
SCRI'MER, n. A fencing-master. Obs.

48513

scrimp
SCRIMP, v.t.To contract; to shorten; to make too small or short; to limit or straiten; as, to ...

48514

scrine
SCRINE, n. [L. scrinium;, cerno, secerno.]A shrine; a chest, book-case or other place where ...

48515

scringe
SCRINGE, v.i. To cringe, of which this word is a corruption.

48516

scrip
SCRIP, n. [This belongs to the root of gripe, our vulgar grab, that is, to seize or press.]A small ...

48517

scrippage
SCRIP'PAGE, n. That which is contained in a scrip. [Not in use.]

48518

script
SCRIPT, n. A scrip. [Not in use.]

48519

scriptory
SCRIP'TORY, a. [L. scriptorius. See Scribe.]Written; expressed in writing; not verbal. [Little ...

48520

scriptural
SCRIP'TURAL, a. [from scripture.]1. Contained in the Scriptures, so called by way of eminence, ...

48521

scripturalist
SCRIP'TURALIST, n. One who adheres literally to the Scriptures and makes them the foundation of ...

48522

scripture
SCRIP'TURE, n. [L. scriptura, from scribo, to write.]1. In its primary sense, a writing; any ...

48523

scripturist
SCRIP'TURIST, n. One well versed in the Scriptures.

48524

scrivener
SCRIV'ENER, n. [See Scribe.]1. A writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or other ...

48525

scrofula
SCROF'ULA, n. [L.]A disease, called vulgarly the king's evil, characterized by hard, scirrous, and ...

48526

scrofulous
SCROF'ULOUS, a.1. Pertaining to scrofula, or partaking of its nature; as scrofulous tumors; a ...

48527

scroll
SCROLL, n. [probably formed from roll, or its root.]A roll of paper or parchment; or a writing ...

48528

scrotum
SCRO'TUM, n. The bag which contains the testicles.

48529

scroyle
SCROYLE, n. A mean fellow; a wretch. [Not in use.]

48530

scrub
SCRUB, v.t. [This word is probably formed on rub, or its root, and perhaps scrape, L. scribo, may ...

48531

scrubbed
SCRUB'BED,

48532

scrubby
SCRUB'BY, a. Small and mean; stunted in growth; as a scrubbed boy; a scrubby cur; a scrubby tree.

48533

scruf
SCRUF, for scurf, not in use.

48534

scruple
SCRU'PLE, n. [L. scrupulus, a doubt; scrupulum, the third part of a dram, from scrupus, a ...

48535

scrupled
SCRU'PLED, pp. Doubted; questioned.

48536

scrupler
SCRU'PLER, n. A doubter; one who hesitates.

48537

scrupling
SCRU'PLING, ppr. Doubting; hesitating; questioning.

48538

scrupulosity
SCRUPULOS'ITY, n. [L. scrupulositas.]1. The quality or state of being scrupulous; doubt; ...

48539

scrupulous
SCRU'PULOUS, a. [L. scrupulosus.]1. Nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act; cautious ...

48540

scrupulously
SCRU'PULOUSLY, adv. With a nice regard to minute particulars or to exact propriety. The duty ...

48541

scrupulousness
SCRU'PULOUSNESS, n. The state or quality of being scrupulous; niceness, exactness or caution in ...

48542

scrutable
SCRU'TABLE, a. [See Scrutiny.] Discoverable by inquiry or critical examination.

48543

scrutation
SCRUTA'TION, n. Search; scrutiny.

48544

scrutator
SCRUTA'TOR, n. [L. from scrutor.] One that scrutinizes; a close examiner or inquirer.

48545

scrutinize
SCRU'TINIZE, v.t. [from scrutiny.] To search closely; to examine or inquire into critically; as, ...

48546

scrutinized
SCRU'TINIZED, pp. Examined closely.

48547

scrutinizer
SCRU'TINIZER, n. One who examines with critical care.

48548

scrutinous
SCRU'TINOUS, a. Closely inquiring or examining; captious.

48549

scrutiny
SCRU'TINY, n. [L. scrutinium, from scrutor, to search closely, to pry into.] 1. Close ...

48550

scrutoir
SCRUTO'IR, n. A kind of desk, case of drawers or cabinet, with a lid opening downward for the ...

48551

scruze
SCRUZE, v.t. To crowd; to squeeze.

48552

scud
SCUD, v.i. 1. In a gereral sense, to be driven or to flee or fly with haste. In ...

48553

scudding
SCUD'DING, ppr. Driving or being driven before a tempest; running with fleetness.

48554

scuddle
SCUD'DLE, v.i.. To run with a kind of affected haste; commonly pronounced scuttle.

48555

scuffle
SCUF'FLE, n. [This is a different orthography of shuffle; from shove, or its root.] 1. ...

48556

scuffler
SCUF'FLER, n. One who scuffles.

48557

scuffling
SCUF'FLING, ppr. Striving for superiority with close embrace; struggling for contending without ...

48558

scug
SCUG, v.t. To hide.

48559

sculk
SCULK, v.i. To retire into a close or covered place for concealment; to lurl; to lie close from ...

48560

sculker
SCULK'ER, n. A lurker; one that lies close for hiding.

48561

sculking
SCULK'ING, ppr. Withdrawing into a close or covered place for concealment; lying close.

48562

scull
SCULL, n. 1. The brain pan. 2. A boat; a cock boat. 3. One who ...

48563

scullcap
SCULL'CAP [See Skull-cap.]

48564

sculler
SCULL'ER, n. 1. A boat rowed by one man with two sculls or short oars. 2. One ...

48565

scullery
SCULL'ERY, n. [probably from the root of shell, scale, G. schale, a scale, a shell, a dish or ...

48566

scullion
SCULL'ION, n. A servant taht cleans pots and kettles, and does other menial services in the ...

48567

scullionly
SCULL'IONLY, a. Like a scullion; base; low; mean.

48568

sculp
SCULP, v.t. [L. sculpo, scalpo.] To carve; to engrave.

48569

sculptile
SCULP'TILE, a. [L. sculptilis,] Formed by carving; as sculptile images.

48570

sculptor
SCULP'TOR, n. [L. See Sculp.] One whose occupation is to carve wood or stone int images; a ...

48571

sculpture
SCULP'TURE, n. [L. sculptura.] 1. The art of carving, cutting or hewing wood or stone ...

48572

sculptured
SCULP'TURED, pp. Carved; engraved; as a sculptured vase; sculptured marble.

48573

sculpturing
SCULP'TURING, ppr. Carving; engraving.

48574

scum
SCUM, n. 1. The extraneous matter or impurities which rise to the surface of liquors ...

48575

scumber
SCUM'BER, n. The dung of the fox.

48576

scummed
SCUM'MED, pp. Cleaned of scum; skimmed.

48577

scummer
SCUM'MER, n. An instrument used for taking off the scum of liquors; a skimmer.

48578

scumming
SCUM'MING, ppr. Clearing of scum; slimming.

48579

scummings
SCUM'MINGS, n. The matter skimmed from boiling liquors; as the scummings of the boiling house.

48580

scupper
SCUP'PER, n. The scuppers or scupper holes of a ship, are channels cut through the water ways and ...

48581

scupper-hose
SCUP'PER-HOSE, n. A lethern pipe attached to the mouth of the scuppers of the lower deck of a ...

48582

scupper-nail
SCUP'PER-NAIL, n. A nail with a very broad head for covering a large surface of the hose.

48583

scupper-plug
SCUP'PER-PLUG, n. A plug to stop a scupper.

48584

scurf
SCURF, n. [L. scorbutus.] 1. A dry military scab or crust formed on the skin of an ...

48585

scurff
SCURFF, n. Another name for the bulltrout.

48586

scurfiness
SCURF'INESS, n. The state of being scurfy.

48587

scurfy
SCURF'Y, a. 1. Having scurf; covered with scurf. 2. Resembling scurf.

48588

scurril
SCUR'RIL, a. [L. scurrilis, from scurra ,a buffoon.] Such as befits a buffoon or vulgar jester; ...

48589

scurrility
SCURRIL'ITY, n. [L. scurrilitas.] Such low. vulgar, indecent or abusive language as is used by ...

48590

scurrilous
SCUR'RILOUS, a. 1. Using the low and indecent language of the meaner sort of people, or ...

48591

scurrilously
SCUR'RILOUSLY, adv. With gross reproach; with low indecent language. It is ...

48592

scurrilousness
SCUR'RILOUSNESS, n. Indecency of language; vulgarity; baseness of manners.

48593

scurtinizing
SCUR'TINIZING, ppr. Inquiring into with critical minuteness or exactness.

48594

scurvily
SCUR'VILY, adv. [from scurvy.] Basely; meanly; with coarse and vulgar incivility. ...

48595

scurviness
SCUR'VINESS, n. [from scurvy.] The state of being scurvy.

48596

scurvogel
SCUR'VOGEL, n. A Brazilian fowl of the stork kind, the jabiru guacu.

48597

scurvy
SCUR'VY, n. [from scurf; scurvy for scurfy; Low L. scorbutus.] A disease characterized by great ...

48598

scurvy-grass
SCUR'VY-GRASS, n. A plant of the genus Cochlearia; spoonwort. It grows on rocks near the sea, ...

48599

scuses
'SCUSES, for excuses.

48600

scut
SCUT, n. The tail of a hare or other animal whose tail is short.

48601

scutage
SCU'TAGE, n. [Law L. scutagium, from scutum, a shield.] In English history, a tax or ...

48602

scutcheon
SCUTCHEON, A contractiion of escutcheon, which see.

48603

scute
SCUTE, n. [L. scutum, a buckler.] A french gold coin of 3s. 4d. sterling.

48604

scutellated
SCU'TELLATED, a. [L. scutella, a dish. See Scuttle.] Formed like a pan; divided into small ...

48605

scutiform
SCU'TIFORM, a. [L. scutum, a buckler, and form.] Having a form of a buckler or shield.

48606

scuttle
SCUT'TLE, n. [L. scutella, a pan or saucer.] A broad shallow basket; so called from its ...

48607

scuttle-butt
SCUT'TLE-BUTT, n. A butt or cask having a square piece sawn out of its lilge, and lashed

48608

scuttle-cask
SCUT'TLE-CASK, upon deck.

48609

scuttle-fish
SCUT'TLE-FISH, n. The cuttle-fich, so called. [See Cuttle-fish.]

48610

scuttled
SCUT'TLED, pp. Having holes made in the bottom or sides; sunk by means of cutting holes in the ...

48611

scuttling
SCUT'TLING, ppr. Cutting holes in the bottom or sides; sinking by such holes.

48612

scytale
SCYT'ALE, n. A species of serpent.

48613

scythe
SCYTHE, A wrong spelling. [See Sythe.]

48614

scythian
SCYTH'IAN, a. Pretaining to Scythia, a name given to the northern part of Asia, and Europe ...

48615

sdain
SDAIN, for disdain. [Not in use.]

48616

sdeinful
SDEINFUL, for disdainful. [Not in use.]

48617

sea
SEA, n. see. [This word, like lake, signifies primarily a seat, set or lay, a repository, a ...

48618

sea-anemony
SEA-ANEM'ONY, n. The animal flower, which see.

48619

sea-ape
SE'A-APE, n. [sea and ape.] The name given to a marine animal which plays tricks like an ape.

48620

sea-bank
SE'A-BANK, n. [sea and bank.] 1. The sea shore. 2. A bank or mole to defend ...

48621

sea-bar
SE'A-BAR, n. [sea and bar.] The sea-swallow.

48622

sea-bat
SE'A-BAT, n. [sea and bat.] A sort of flying fish.

48623

sea-bathed
SEA-BA'THED, a. [sea and bathe.] Bathed dipped or washed in the sea.

48624

sea-bear
SE'A-BEAR, n. [sea and bear.] An animal of the bear kind that frequents the sea; the white or ...

48625

sea-beard
SE'A-BEARD, n. [sea and beard.] A marine plant.

48626

sea-beast
SE'A-BEAST, n. [sea and beast.] A beast or monstrous animal of the sea.

48627

sea-beat
SE'A-BEAT, a. [sea and beat.] Beaten by the sea; lashed by the waves.

48628

sea-beaten
SE'A-BEATEN, Along the sea-beat shore. Pope

48629

sea-boat
SE'A-BOAT, n. [sea and boat.] A vessel that bears the sea firmly, without laboring or straining ...

48630

sea-bord
SE'A-BORD, a. Bordering on the sea or ocean.

48631

sea-bordering
SEA-BORD'ERING,

48632

sea-born
SE'A-BORN, a. [sea and born.] 1. Born of the sea; produced by the sea; as Neptune and ...

48633

sea-bound
SE'A-BOUND, a. [sea and bound.] Bounded by the sea.

48634

sea-bounded
SE'A-BOUNDED,

48635

sea-boy
SE'A-BOY, n. [sea and boy.] A boy employed on shipboard.

48636

sea-breach
SE'A-BREACH, n. [sea and breach.] Irruption of the sea by breaking the banks.

48637

sea-bream
SE'A-BREAM, n. [sea and bream.] A fish of the Sparus kind.

48638

sea-breeze
SE'A-BREEZE, n. [sea and breeze.] A wind or current of air blowing from the sea upon land; for ...

48639

sea-built
SE'A-BUILT, a. [sea and built.] Built for the sea; as sea-built forts, [ships.]

48640

sea-cabbage
SE'A-CAB'BAGE, n. [sea and cabbage.] Sea-colewort, a plant of the genus Crambe.

48641

sea-cale
SE'A-CALE,

48642

sea-calf
SE'A-CALF, n. [sea and calf.] The connom seal, a species of Phoca.

48643

sea-cap
SE'A-CAP, n. [sea and cap.] A cap made to be worn at sea.

48644

sea-card
SE'A-C'ARD, n. [sea and card.] The mariner's card or compass.

48645

sea-carp
SE'A-CARP, n. [sea and carp.] A spotted fish fiving among rocks and stones.

48646

sea-change
SE'A-CHANGE, n. [sea and change.] A change wrought by the sea.

48647

sea-chart
SE'A-CH'ART, n. [sea and chart.] A chart or map on which the line of the shore, isles, shoals, ...

48648

sea-circled
SE'A-CIRCLED, a. [sea and circle.] Surrounded by the sea.

48649

sea-coal
SE'A-COAL, n. [sea and coal.] Coal brought by sea; a vulgar name for fossil coal, in ...

48650

sea-coast
SE'A-COAST, n. [sea and coast.] The shore or border of the land adjacent to the sea or ocean.

48651

sea-cob
SE'A-COB, n. [sea and cob.] A fowl, called also sea-gull.

48652

sea-colewort
SE'A-COLEWORT, n. Sea-cale, which see.

48653

sea-compass
SE'A-COMPASS, n. [sea and campass.] The mariner's card and needle; the compass constructed for ...

48654

sea-coot
SE'A-COOT, n. [sea and coot.] A sea fowl,

48655

sea-cow
SE'A-COW, n. [sea and cow.] The Trichecus manatus, or manati. [See Manati.]

48656

sea-crow
SE'A-CROW, n. [sea and crow.] A fowl of the full kind; the mire-crow or pewet.

48657

sea-devil
SE'A-DEVIL, n. [sea and devil.] The fishing frog or toad-fish, of the genus Lophius; a fish of a ...

48658

sea-dog
SE'A-DOG, n. [sea and dog.] 1. A fish, perhaps the shark. 2. The sea-calf or ...

48659

sea-dragon
SE'A-DRAGON, n. [sea and dragon.] A marine monster caught in England in 1749, resembling in some ...

48660

sea-ear
SE'A-EAR, n. [sea and ear.] A sea plant.

48661

sea-eel
SE'A-EEL, n. [sea and eel.] An eel caught in salt water; the conger.

48662

sea-encircled
SEA-ENCIR'CLED, a. [sea and encircled.] Encompassed by the sea.

48663

sea-farer
SE'A-FARER, n. [sea and fare.] One that follows the seas; a mariner.

48664

sea-faring
SE'A-FARING, a. Following the business of a seaman; customarily employed in navigation.

48665

sea-fennel
SE'A-FENNEL, n. [sea and fennel.] The sea as samphire.

48666

sea-fight
SE'A-FIGHT, n. [sea and fight.] An engagement between ships at sea; a naval action.

48667

sea-fish
SE'A-FISH, n. [sea and fish.] Any marine fish; any fish that lives usually in salt water.

48668

sea-fowl
SE'A-FOWL, n. [sea and fowl.] A marine fowl; any fowl that lives by the sea, and procures it ...

48669

sea-fox
SE'A-FOX, n. A species of squalus, having a tail longer than the body.

48670

sea-gage
SE'A-GAGE, n. [sea and gage.] The depth that a vessel sinks in the water.

48671

sea-garland
SE'A-G'ARLAND, n. [sea and garland.] A plant.

48672

sea-girdles
SE'A-GIRDLES, n. [sea and girdle.] A sort of sea mushroom.

48673

sea-girt
SE'A-GIRT, a. [sea and girt.] Surrounded by the water of the sea or ocean; as a sea-girt isle.

48674

sea-god
SE'A-GOD, n. [sea and god.] A marine deity; a fabulous being supposed to preside over the ocean ...

48675

sea-gown
SE'A-GOWN, n. [sea and gown.] A gown or garment with short sleeves, worn by mariners.

48676

sea-grass
SE'A-GR'ASS, [sea and grass.] A plant growing on the sea shore; an aquatic plant of the genus ...

48677

sea-green
SE'A-GREEN, a. [sea and green.] Having the color of sea water; being of a faint green ...

48678

sea-gull
SE'A-GULL, n. [sea and gull.] A fowl of the genus Larus; a species of gull; called also ...

48679

sea-hare
SE'A-HARE, n. [sea and hare.] A marine animal of the genus Laplysia, whose body is covered with ...

48680

sea-hedghog
SEA-HEDGHOG, n. A sea shell, a species of Echinus, so called from its prickles, which resemble in ...

48681

sea-hen
SE'A-HEN, n. [sea and hen.] Anothe name of the guillemot.

48682

sea-hog
SE'A-HOG, n. [sea and hog.] The porpes, which see.

48683

sea-holly
SE'A-HOLLY, n. [sea and holly.] A plant of the genus Eryngium.

48684

sea-holm
SE'A-HOLM, n. 1. A small uninhabited isle. 2. Sea-holly.

48685

sea-horse
SE'A-HORSE, n. [sea and horse.] 1. In ichthyoilogy, the morse, a species of Trichechus ...

48686

sea-legs
SE'A-LEGS, n. [sea and leg.] The ability to walk on a ship' deck when pitching or rolling.

48687

sea-lemon
SE'A-LEMON, n. [sea and lemon] A marine animal of the genus Doris, having an oval body, convex, ...

48688

sea-like
SE'A-LIKE, a. [sea and like] Resembling the sea.

48689

sea-lion
SE'A-LION, n. [sea and lion] An animal of the genus Phoca or seal, which has a mane like a lion, ...

48690

sea-maid
SE'A-MAID, n. [sea and maid] 1. The mermaid. [See Mermaid.] 2. A sea nymph.

48691

sea-mall
SE'A-MALL, n. A fowl, a species of gull or Larus.

48692

sea-man
SE'A-MAN, n. [sea and man] 1. A sailor; a mariner; a man whose occupation is to assist ...

48693

sea-mark
SE'A-M'ARK, n. [sea and mark.] Any elevated object on land which serves for a direction to ...

48694

sea-mew
SE'A-MEW,

48695

sea-monster
SE'A-MONSTER, n. [sea and monster.] A huge marine animal. Lam. 4.

48696

sea-moss
SE'A-MOSS, n. [sea and moss.] A name given to coral. [See Coral.]

48697

sea-navelwort
SEA-NAVELWORT, n. [sea, navel and wort.] A plant growing in Syria, which is said to effect great ...

48698

sea-needle
SE'A-NEEDLE, n. [sea and needle.] A name of the gar or garfish, of the genus Esox. This fish ...

48699

sea-nettle
SE'A-NETTLE, n. [sea and nettle.] Another name of the animal flower, sea-anemony.

48700

sea-nursed
SE'A-NURSED, a. [sea and nursed.] Nursed by the sea.

48701

sea-nymph
SE'A-NYMPH, n. [sea and nymph.] A nymph or goddess of the sea.

48702

sea-onion
SE'A-ONION, n. [sea and onion.] A plant.

48703

sea-ooze
SE'A-OOZE, n. [sea and ooze.] The soft mud on or near the sea shore.

48704

sea-otter
SE'A-OTTER, n. [sea and otter.] A species of otter that has hind feet like those of a seal. It ...

48705

sea-owl
SE'A-OWL, n. [sea and owl.] Another name of the lump-fish.

48706

sea-pad
SE'A-PAD, n. The star-fish. [Stella marina.]

48707

sea-panther
SE'A-PANTHER, n. [sea and panther.] A fish like a lamprey.

48708

sea-pheasant
SE'A-PHEASANT, n. [sea and pheasant.] The pin-tailed duck.

48709

sea-pie
SE'A-PIE, n. [sea and pie, pica.] A fowl of the genus Haematopus, and grallic order; called

48710

sea-piece
SE'A-PIECE, n. [sea and piece.] A picture representing a scene at sea.

48711

sea-plant
SE'A-PLANT, n. [sea and plant.] A plant that grows in salt water, as the fucus, conferva &c.

48712

sea-pool
SE'A-POOL, n. [sea and pool.] A lake of salt water.

48713

sea-pye
SE'A-PYE, also the oyster-catcher, from its thrusting its beak into oysters when open, and taking ...

48714

sea-resembling
SEA-RESEM'BLING, a. Like the sea; sea-like.

48715

sea-risk
SE'A-RISK, n. [sea and risk.] Hazard or risk at sea; danger of injury or destruction by the sea.

48716

sea-robber
SE'A-ROBBER, n. [sea and robber.] A pirate; one that robs on the high seas.

48717

sea-rocket
SE'A-ROCKET, n. A plant of the genus Bunias.

48718

sea-room
SE'A-ROOM, n..[sea and room.] Ample space or distance from land, shoals or rocks, sufficient for ...

48719

sea-rover
SE'A-ROVER, n. [sea and rover.] 1. A pirate; one that cruizes for plunder. ...

48720

sea-ruff
SE'A-RUFF, n. A kind of sea fish. [L. orphus.]

48721

sea-scorpion
SEA-SCOR'PION, n. [sea and scorpion.] Another name for a fatherlasher.

48722

sea-serpent
SE'A-SERPENT, n. [sea and serpent.] A huge animal like a serpent inhabiting the sea.

48723

sea-service
SE'A-SERVICE, n. [sea and service.] Naval service; service in the navy or in ships of war.

48724

sea-shark
SE'A-SH'ARK, n. [sea and shark.] A ravenous sea fish.

48725

sea-shell
SE'A-SHELL, n. [sea ansd shell.] A marine shell; a shell that grows in the sea.

48726

sea-shore
SEA-SHO'RE, n. [sea and shore.] The coast of the sea; the land that lied adjacent to the sea or ...

48727

sea-sick
SE'A-SICK, a. [sea and sick.] Affected with sickness or nausea by means of the pitching or ...

48728

sea-sickness
SE'A-SICKNESS, n. The sickness or nausea occasioned by the pitching and rolling of a ship in an ...

48729

sea-side
SE'A-SIDE, n. [sea and side.] The land bordering on the sea; the country adjacent to the sea, or ...

48730

sea-star
SE'A-ST'AR, n. [sea and star.] The starfish, a genus of marine animals, called technically ...

48731

sea-surgeon
SEA-SUR'GEON, n. [sea and surgeon.] A surgeon employed on shipboard.

48732

sea-surrounded
SEA-SURROUND'ED, a. [sea and surround.] Encompassed by the sea.

48733

sea-term
SE'A-TERM, n. [sea and term.] A word or term used appropriately by seamen, or peculiar to the ...

48734

sea-thief
SE'A-THIEF, n. [sea and thief.] A pirate.

48735

sea-toad
SE'A-TOAD, n. [sea and toad.] An ugly fish, so called.

48736

sea-torn
SE'A-TORN, a. [sea and torn.] Torn by or at sea.

48737

sea-tossed
SE'A-TOSSED, a. [sea and tossed.] Tossed by sea.

48738

sea-urchin
SE'A-URCHIN, n. [sea and urchin.] A genus of marine animals, the Echinus, of many species. The ...

48739

sea-walled
SE'A-WALLED, a. [sea and walled.] Surrounded or defended by the sea.

48740

sea-water
SE'A-WATER, n. [sea and water.] Water of the sea or ocean, which is salt.

48741

sea-weed
SE'A-WEED, n. [sea and weed.] A marine plant of the genus Fucus, used as manure, and for glass ...

48742

sea-withwind
SE'A-WITHWIND, n. Bindweed.

48743

sea-wolf
SE'A-WOLF, n. [sea and wolf. See Wolf.] A fish of the genus Anarrhicas, found in northern ...

48744

sea-wormwood
SEA-WORM'WOOD, n. A sort of wormwood growing in the sea, the Artemisia maritima.

48745

seaboard
SE'ABOARD, adv. Towards the sea.

48746

seabord
SE'ABORD n. The sea shore.

48747

seal
SEAL, n. The common name for the species of the genus Phoca. These animals are ampibious, most ...

48748

sealed
SE'ALED, pp. Furnished with a seal; fastened with a seal; confirmed; closed.

48749

sealer
SE'ALER, n. 1. One who seals; an officer in chancery who seals writs and instruments. ...

48750

sealing
SE'ALING, ppr. Fixing a seal; fastening with a seal; confirming; closing; keeping secret; fixing a ...

48751

sealing-voyage
SE'ALING-VOYAGE, n. A voyage for the purpose of killing seals and obtaining their skins.

48752

sealing-wax
SE'ALING-WAX, n. [seal and wax.] A compound of gum lac and the red oxyd of mercury; used for ...

48753

seam
SEAM, n. 1. The suture or uniting of two edges of cloth by the needle. ...

48754

seam-rent
SE'AM-RENT, n. [seam and rent.] The rent of a seam; the separation of a suture.

48755

seaman
SEAMAN. [See under Sea.]

48756

seamanship
SE'AMANSHIP, n. The skill of a good seaman; an acquaintance with the art of managing and ...

48757

seamed
SE'AMED, pp. Marked with seams; having seams or scars.

48758

seaming
SE'AMING, ppr. Marking with scars; making seams.

48759

seamless
SE'AMLESS, a. Having mo seam; as the seamless garment of Christ.

48760

seamouse
SE'AMOUSE, n. [sea and mouse.] A marine animal of the genus Aphrodita.

48761

seamster
SE'AMSTER, n. One that sews well, or whose occupation is to sew.

48762

seamstress
SE'AMSTRESS, n. A woman whose occupation is sewing.

48763

seamy
SE'AMY, a. Having a seam; containing seams or showing them.

48764

sean
SEAN, n. a met. [See Seine.]

48765

seaport
SE'APORT, n. [sea and port.] 1. A harbor near the sea, formed by an arm of the sea or ...

48766

seapoy
SE'APOY, n. A native of India in the military service of an European power, and disceplined SE'POY, ...

48767

sear
SEAR, v. t. [Gr. to dry; to parch; dry. L. torreo, in a diffrent dialect.] 1. To burn ...

48768

sear-cloth
SE'AR-CLOTH, n. A cloth to cover a sore; a plaster.

48769

searce
SEARCE, v. t. sers. To shift; to bolt; to separate the fine part of meal from the coarse. ...

48770

searcer
SEARCER, n. sers'er. One that sifts or bolts. [Little used.]

48771

search
SEARCH, v. t. serch 1. To look over or through for the purpose of finding something; ...

48772

searchable
SEARCHABLE, a. serch'able. That may be searched or explored.

48773

searched
SEARCHED, pp. serch'ed. Looked over carefully; explored; examined.

48774

searcher
SEARCHER, n. serch'er. 1. One who searches, explores or examines for the prupose of ...

48775

searching
SEARCHING, pp. serch'ing. 1. Looking into or over; exploring; examining; inquiring; ...

48776

searchless
SEARCHLESS, n. serch'less. Inscrutable; eluding search or investigation.

48777

seared
SE'ARED, pp. [from sear.] Burnt on the furface; cauterized; hardened;

48778

searedness
SE'AREDNESS, n. The state of being seared, cauterized or hardened; hardness; hence insensibility.

48779

season
SE'ASON. n. se'zn.Season literally signifies that which comes or arrives; and in this general ...

48780

seasonable
SE'ASONABLE, a. Opportune; that comes, happens or is done in good time, in due season or in ...

48781

seasonableness
SE'ASONABLENESS, n. Opportuneness of time; that state of being in good time, or in time ...

48782

seasonably
SE'ASONABLY, adv. In due time; in time convenient; sufficiently early; as, to sow or plant ...

48783

seasonage
SE'ASONAGE, n. Seasoning; sauce. [Not used.]

48784

seasoned
SE'ASONED, pp. Mixed or sprinkled with something that gives a relish; tempered; moderated; ...

48785

seasoner
SE'ASONER, n. He that seasons; that which seasons, matures or gives a relish.

48786

seasoning
SE'ASONING, ppr. Giving a relish by something added; moderating; qualifying; maturing; drying and ...

48787

seat
SEAT, n. [L. sedes, situs.] 1. That on which one sits; a chair, bench, stool or any ...

48788

seated
SE'ATED, pp. Placed in a chair or on a bench, &c.; set; fixed; settled; established; furnished ...

48789

seating
SE'ATING, ppr. Placing on a seat; setting; settling; furnishing with a seat; having its seats ...

48790

seaves
SEAVES, n. plu. [Heb. suf.] Rushes.

48791

seavy
SE'AVY, a. Overgrown with rushes.

48792

seaward
SE'AWARD, a. [sea and ward.] Directed towards the sea.SE'AWARD, adv. Towards the sea.

48793

seaworthy
SE'AWORTHY, A. [sea and worthy.] Fit for a voyage; worthy of being trusted to transport a cargo ...

48794

sebaceous
SEBA'CEOUS, a. [Low L. sebaceus, from sebum, sevum, tallow.] Made of tallow or fat; pretaining ...

48795

sebacic
SEBAC'IC, a. [supra.] In chimistry, pretaining to fat; obtained fro fat; as the sebacic acid.

48796

sebate
SE'BATE, n. [supra.] In chimistry, a salt formed by the sebacic acid and a base.

48797

sebesten
SEBES'TEN, n. The Assyrian plum, a plant of the genus Cordia, a species of jujube.

48798

secant
SE'CANT, a. [L. secans, seco, to cut or cut off, coinciding with Eng. saw.] Cutting; dividing ...

48799

secede
SECE'DE, v.i. [L. secedo; se, from, and cedo, to move. Se is an inseparable preposition or prefix ...

48800

seceder
SECE'DER, n. One who secedes. In Scotland, the seceders are a numerous body of presbyterians who ...

48801

seceding
SECE'DING, ppr. Withdrawing from fellowship or communion.

48802

secern
SECERN', v.t. [L. secerno; se and cerno, to separate.] In the animal economy, to secrete. ...

48803

secerned
SECERN'ED, pp. Separated; secreted.

48804

secernent
SECERN'ENT, n. That which promotes secretion; that which increases the irritative motions, which ...

48805

secerning
SECERN'ING, ppr. Separating; secreting; as secerning vessels.

48806

seclude
SECLU'DE, v. t. [L. secludo; se and claudo, cludo, to shut.] 1. To separate, as from ...

48807

secluded
SECLU'DED, pp. Separated from others; living in retirement; shut out.

48808

secluding
SECLU'DING, ppr. Separating from others; confining in solitude or in a separate state; preventing ...

48809

seclusion
SECLU'SION, n. s as z. The act of separating from society or connection; the state of being ...

48810

second
SEC'OND, a. [L. secundus; L. sequor, to follow. See Seek.] 1. That immediately ...

48811

second-hand
SEC'OND-HAND, n. Possession received from the first possessor.SEC'OND-HAND, a. 1. ...

48812

second-rate
SEC'OND-RATE, n. [second and rate.] The second order in size, dignity, or value. ...

48813

second-sight
SEC'OND-SIGHT, n. The power of seeing things future or distant; a power claimed by some of the ...

48814

second-sighted
SEC'OND-SIGHTED, a. Having the power of second-sight.

48815

secondarily
SEC'ONDARILY, adv. [from secondary.] In second degree or second order; not primarily or ...

48816

secondariness
SEC'ONDARINESS, n. The state of being secondary.

48817

secondary
SEC'ONDARY, a. [L. secundarius, from secundus.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the ...

48818

seconded
SEC'ONDED, pp. Supported; aided.

48819

seconder
SEC'ONDER, n. One that supported what another attempts, or what he affirms, or hat he moves or ...

48820

secondly
SEC'ONDLY, adv. In the second place.

48821

secrecy
SE'CRECY, n. [from secret.] 1. Properly, a state of separation; hence, concealment ...

48822

secret
SE'CRET, a. [L. secretus. This is given as the participle of secerno, but is radically a ...

48823

secretariship
SEC'RETARISHIP, n. The office of a secretary.

48824

secretary
SEC'RETARY, n. [L. secretus, secret;originally a confident, one entrusted with secrets.] ...

48825

secrete
SECRE'TE, v.t. 1. To hide; to conceal; to remove from observation or the knowledge of ...

48826

secreted
SECRE'TED, pp. Concealed; secerned.

48827

secreting
SECRE'TING, ppr. Hiding; secerning.

48828

secretion
SECRE'TION, n. 1. The act of secerning; the act of the producing from the blood ...

48829

secretist
SE'CRETIST, n. A dealer in secrets. [Not in use.]

48830

secretitious
SECRETI'TIOUS, a. Parted by an animal in secretion.

48831

secretly
SE'CRETLY, adv. 1. Privately; privily; not openly; without the knowledge of others; ...

48832

secretness
SE'CRETNESS, n. 1. The state of being hid or concealed. 2. The quality of ...

48833

sect
SECT, n. [L. Sp. secta; from L. seco, to cut off, to separate.] 1. A body or number of ...

48834

sectarian
SECTA'RIAN, a. [L. secrarius.] Pertaining to a sect or sects; as sectarian principles or ...

48835

sectarianism
SECTA'RIANISM, n. The disposition to dissent from the established church or predominant religion, ...

48836

sectarism
SECT'ARISM, n. Sectarianism. [Little used.]

48837

sectarist
SECT'ARIST, n. A secretary. [Not much used.]

48838

sectary
SECT'ARY, n. 1. A person who separates from an established church, or from the ...

48839

sectator
SECTA'TOR, n. A follower; a disciple; an adherent to a sect. [Not now used.]

48840

sectile
SECT'ILE, a. [L. sectilus, from seco, to cut.] A sectile mineral is one that is midway between ...

48841

section
SEC'TION, n. [L. sectio; seco, to cut off.] 1. The act of cutting or of separating by ...

48842

sectional
SEC'TIONAL, A. Pertaining to a section or distinct part of a larger body or territory.

48843

sector
SECT'OR, n. [L. seco, to cut.] 1. In geometry, a part of a circle comprehended between ...

48844

secular
SEC'ULAR, a. [L. secularis, from seculum, the world or an age.] 1. Pertaining to the ...

48845

secularity
SECULAR'ITY, n. Worldiness; supreme attention to the things of the present life.

48846

secularization
SECULARIZA'TION, n. [foom secularize.] the act of converting a regular person, place or benefice ...

48847

secularize
SEC'ULARIZE, v. t. 1. To make secular; to convert from spiritual appropriation to ...

48848

secularized
SEC'ULARIZED, pp. Converted from regular to secular.

48849

secularizing
SEC'ULARIZING, ppr. Converting from regular or monastic to secular.

48850

secularly
SEC'ULARLY, adv. In a worldy manner.

48851

secularness
SEC'ULARNESS, n. A secular disposition; worldliness; worldly mindedness.

48852

secundine
SEC'UNDINE, n. Secundines, in the plural, as generally used, are the several coats or membranes ...

48853

secure
SECU'RE, a. [L. securus.] 1. Free from danger of being taken by an enemy; that may ...

48854

secured
SECU'RED, pp. Effectually guarded or protected; made certain; put beyond hazard; effectually ...

48855

securely
SECU'RELY, adv. 1. Without danger; safely; as, to pass a river on ice securely. But ...

48856

securement
SECU'REMENT, n. Security; protection. [Not used.]

48857

secureness
SECU'RENESS, n. Confidence of safety; exemption from fear; hence, want of vigilance or caution.

48858

securer
SECU'RER, n. He or that which secures or protects.

48859

securiform
SECU'RIFORM, a. [L. securis, an ax or hatchet, and form.] In botany, having the form of an ax or ...

48860

security
SECU'RITY, n. [L. securitas.] 1. Protection; effectual defense or saftey from danger of ...

48861

sedan
SEDAN', n. [L. sedeo; like L. esseda] A portable chair or cover vehicle for carrying a single ...

48862

sedate
SEDA'TE, a. [L. sedatus, from sedo, to calm or appease, that is, to set, to cause to subside.] ...

48863

sedately
SEDA'TELY, adv. Calmly; without agitation of mind.

48864

sedateness
SEDA'TENESS, n. Calmness of mind, manner or countenance; freedom from agitation; a settled state; ...

48865

sedation
SEDA'TION, n. The act of calming. [Not in use.]

48866

sedative
SEDATIVE, a. [L. sedo, to calm.] In medicine, moderating muscular action or animal energy.

48867

sedentarily
SED'ENTARILY, adv. [from sedentary.] The state of being sedentary, or living without much ...

48868

sedentariness
SED'ENTARINESS, n. The state of being sedentary.

48869

sedentary
SED'ENTARY, a. [L. sedentarius, from sedens, sedeo, to sit.] 1. Accustomed to sit much, ...

48870

sedge
SEDGE, n. [L. seco, to cut; that is sword grass, like L. gladiolus.] 1. A narrow flag, ...

48871

sedged
SEDG'ED, a. Composed of flags or sedge.

48872

sedgy
SEDG'Y, a. Overgrown with sedge. On the gentle Severn's sedgy bank. Shak.

48873

sediment
SED'IMENT, n. [L. sedimentum, from sedeo, to settle.] The matter which subsides to the bottom of ...

48874

sedition
SEDI''TION, n. [L. seditio. The sense of this word is the contrary of that which is naturally ...

48875

seditionary
SEDI''TIONARY, n. An inciter or promoter of sedition.

48876

seditious
SEDI''TIOUS, a. [L. seditiosus.] 1. Pertaining to sedition; partaking of the nature of ...

48877

seditiously
SEDI''TIOUSLY, adv. With tumultious opposition to law; in a manner to violate the public peace.

48878

seditiousness
SEDI''TIOUSNESS, n. The disposition to excite popular commotion in opposition to law; or the act ...

48879

seduce
SEDU'CE, v. t. [L. seduco; se, from, and duco, to lead.] 1. To draw aside or entice ...

48880

seducement
SEDU'CEMENT, n. 1. The act of seducing; seduction. 2. The means employed to ...

48881

seducer
SEDU'CER, n. 1. One that seduces; one that by temptation or arts, entices another to ...

48882

seducible
SEDU'CIBLE, a. Capable of being drawn aside from the path of rectitude; corruptible.

48883

seducing
SEDU'CING, ppr. Enticing from the path of virtue or chastity.

48884

seduction
SEDU'CTION, n. [L. seductio.] 1. The act of seducing or of enticing from the path of ...

48885

seductive
SEDUC'TIVE, a. Tending to lead astray; apt to mislead by flattering appearances.

48886

sedulity
SEDU'LITY, n. [L. sedulitas. See Sedulous.] Diligent and assiduous application to business; ...

48887

sedulous
SED'ULOUS, a. [L. sedulus, from the root of sedeo, to sit; as assiduous from assideo.] ...

48888

sedulously
SED'ULOUSLY, adv. Assiduously; industriously; diligently; with constant or continued application.

48889

sedulousness
SED'ULOUSNESS, n. Assiduity; assiduousness; steady diligence; continued industry or effort.

48890

sedused
SEDU'SED, pp. Drawn or enticed from virtue; corrupted; depraved.

48891

see
SEE, n. 1. The seat of episcopal power; a diocese; the jurisdiction of a bishop.

48892

seed
SEED, n. 1. The substance, animal or vegetable, which nature prepares for the ...

48893

seed-bud
SEE'D-BUD, n. [seed and bud.] The germ, germen or rudiment of the fruit in embryo.

48894

seed-cake
SEE'D-CAKE, n. [seed and cake.] A sweet cake containing aromatic seeds.

48895

seed-coat
SEE'D-COAT, n. In botany, the aril or outer coat of a seed.

48896

seed-leaf
SEE'D-LEAF, n. In botany, the primary leaf. The seed-leaves are the cotyledons or lobes of a seed ...

48897

seed-lip
SEE'D-LIP, n. A vessle in which a sower carries the seed to be dispersed.

48898

seed-lobe
SEE'D-LOBE, n. The lobe of a seed; a cotyledon, which see.

48899

seed-lop
SEE'D-LOP,

48900

seed-pearl
SEE'D-PEARL, n. [seed and pearl.] Small grains of pearl.

48901

seed-plat
SEE'D-PLAT, n. [seed and plat.]

48902

seed-time
SEE'D-TIME, n. [seed and time] The season proper for sowing. While the earth ...

48903

seed-vessel
SEE'D-VESSEL, n. In botany, the pericarp which contains the seeds.

48904

seedling
SEE'DLING, n. A young plant or root just sprung from the seed.

48905

seedness
SEE'DNESS, N. Seed-time. [Not in use.]

48906

seedsman
SEE'DSMAN, n. [seed and man.] A person who deals in seeds; also, a sower.

48907

seedy
SEE'DY, a. [from seed.] 1. Abounding with seeds. 2. Having a peculiar ...

48908

seeing
SEE'ING, ppr. [from see.] Perceiving by the eye; knowing; understanding; observing; ...

48909

seek
SEEK, v.t. pret and pp. sought, pronounced sawt. [L. sequor, to follow; for to seek is to go ...

48910

seek-sorrow
SEE'K-SORROW, n. [seek and sorrow.] One that contrives to give himself vexation. [Little used.]

48911

seeker
SEEKER, n. 1. One that seeks; an inquirer; as a seeker of truth. 2. One of a ...

48912

seel
SEEL, v. t. To close the eyes; a term of falconry, from the practice of the closing the eyes of a ...

48913

seelily
SEE'LILY, adv. In a silly manner. Obs.

48914

seeling
SEE'LING,

48915

seely
SEE'LY, a. [from seel.] 1. Lucky; fortunate. Obs. 2. Silly; foolish; ...

48916

seem
SEEM, v. i. 1. To appear; to make or have a show or semblance. Thou ...

48917

seemer
SEE'MER, n. One that carries an appearance or semblance. Hence we shall see If ...

48918

seeming
SEE'MING, ppr. 1. Appearing; having the appearance or semblance, whether real or not. ...

48919

seemingly
SEE'MINGLY, adv. In appearance; in show; in semblance. This the father ...

48920

seemingness
SEE'MINGNESS, n. Fair appearance; plausibility.

48921

seemless
SEE'MLESS, a. Unseemly; unfit; indecorous. Obs.

48922

seemliness
SEE'MLINESS, n. [from seemly.] Comliness; grace; fitness; propriety; decency; decorum. ...

48923

seemly
SEE'MLY, a. Becoming; fit; suited to the object, occasion, purpose or character; suitable. ...

48924

seemlyhead
SEE'MLYHEAD, [See Head and Hood.] Comely or decent appearance. Obs.

48925

seen
SEEN, pp. of see. 1. Beheld; observed; understood. 2. a. Versed; skilled. ...

48926

seer
SEER, n. [from see.] 1. One who sees; as a seer of visions. 2. A prophet; a ...

48927

seer-wood
SEER-WOOD, [See Sear, and Sear-wood, dry wood.]

48928

seethe
SEETHE, v. t. pret. seethed, sod; pp. seethed, sodden. [Heb. to seethe, to boil, to swell, to be ...

48929

seethed
SEE'THED, pp. Boiled; decoated.

48930

seether
SEE'THER, n. A boiler; a pot for boiling things.

48931

seething
SEE'THING, ppr. Boiling; decoating.

48932

seg
SEG, n. Sedge. [Not in use.]

48933

seghol
SEG'HOL, n. a Hebrew vowel-point, or short vowel.

48934

segholate
SEG'HOLATE, a. Marked with a seghol.

48935

segment
SEG'MENT, n. [L. segmentum, from seco, to cut off.] 1. In geometry, that part of the ...

48936

segnity
SEG'NITY, n. [from L. segnis.] Sluggishness; dullness; inactivity. [Not used.]

48937

segregate
SEG'REGATE, v. t. [L. segrego; se, from, and grex, flock.] To separate from others; to set ...

48938

segregated
SEG'REGATED, pp. Separated; parted from others.

48939

segregating
SEG'REGATING, ppr. Separating.

48940

segregation
SEGREGA'TION, n. Separation from others; a parting.

48941

sehat-fish
SEH'AT-FISH, n. A fish, a species of Silurus, having a long slimy body destitute of scales, and ...

48942

seigneurial
SEIGNEURIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to the lord of a manor; manorial. 2. Vested ...

48943

seignior
SEIGNIOR, n. [L. senior, elder.] A lord; the lord of a manor; but used also in the sout of ...

48944

seigniorage
SEIGNIORAGE, n. A royal right or prerogative of the king of England, by which he claims an ...

48945

seigniorial
SEIGNIO'RIAL, the same as seigneurial.

48946

seigniorize
SEIGNIORIZE, v.t. To lord it over. [Little used.]

48947

seigniory
SEIGNIORY, n. 1. A lordship; a manor. 2. The power or authority of a lord; ...

48948

sein
SEIN, n. [L. sagena.] A large net for catching fish. The seins used for taking shad in the ...

48949

seiner
SE'INER, n. A fisher with a sein or net. [Not much used.]

48950

seity
SE'ITY, n. [L. se, one's self.] Something peculiar to a man's self. [Not well authorized.]

48951

seize
SEIZE, v.t. 1. To fall or rush upon suddenly and lay hold on; or to gripe or grasp ...

48952

seized
SE'IZED, pp. Suddenly caught or grasped; taken by force; invaded suddenly; taken possession of; ...

48953

seizer
SE'IZER, n. One that seizes.

48954

seizing
SE'IZING, ppr. Falling on and grasping suddenly; laying hold on suddenly; taking possession by ...

48955

seizor
SE'IZOR, n. One who seizes.

48956

seizure
SE'IZURE, n. 1. The act of seizing; the act of laying hold on suddenly; as the seizure ...

48957

sejant
SE'JANT, a. In heraldry, sitting, like a great cat with the fore feet straight; applied to a lion ...

48958

sejugous
SEJU'GOUS, a. [L. sejigus; sex, six, and jugum, yoke.] In botany, a sejugous leaf is a pinnate ...

48959

sejunction
SEJUNC'TION, n. [l. sejunctio; se, from, and jungo, to join.] The act of disjoining; a ...

48960

sejungible
SEJUNG'IBLE, a. [supra.] That may be disjoined. [Little used.]

48961

seke
SEKE, for sick, oblolete. [See Sick.]

48962

selcouth
SEL'COUTH, a. Rarely known; unusual; uncommon. Obs.

48963

seldom
SEL'DOM, adv. [Sel probably signifies separate, distinct, coinciding with L. solus.] Rarely; not ...

48964

seldomness
SEL'DOMNESS, n. Rareness; uncommonness; infrequency.

48965

seldshown
SELD'SHOWN, a. Rarely shown or exhibited. [Not in use.]

48966

select
SELECT', v. t. [L. selectus, from seligo; se, from, and lego, to pick, cull or gather.] to ...

48967

selected
SELECT'ED, pp. Chosen and taken by preference from among a number; picked; culled.

48968

selectedly
SELECT'EDLY, adv. With care in selection.

48969

selecting
SELECT'ING, ppr. Choosing and taking from a number; picked; culled.

48970

selection
SELEC'TION, n. [L. selectio.] 1. The act of choosing and taking from among a number; ...

48971

selective
SELECT'IVE, a. Selecting; tending to select. [Unusual.]

48972

selectman
SELECT'MAN, n. [select and man.] In New England, a town officer chosen anually to manage the ...

48973

selectness
SELECT'NESS, n. The state of being select or well chosen.

48974

selector
SELECT'OR, n. [L.] One that selects or chooses from among a number.

48975

seleniate
SELE'NIATE, n. a compound of selenic acid with a base.

48976

selenic
SELEN'IC, a. Pertaining to selenium, or extracted from it; as selenic acid.

48977

selenite
SEL'ENITE, n. [Gr. the moon; so called on account of its reflecting the the moon's light with ...

48978

selenitic
SELENIT'IC, a. Pertaining to selenite; resembling it, or partaking of its nature or properties.

48979

selenitical
SELENIT'ICAL,

48980

selenium
SELE'NIUM, n. [supra.] A new elementary body or substance, extracted from the pyrite of Fahlun ...

48981

seleniuret
SELENIU'RET, n. A newly discovered mineral, of a shining lead gray color, with granular ...

48982

selenographic
SELENOGRAPH'IC, a. [infra.] Belonging to selenography.

48983

selenographical
SELENOGRAPH'ICAL,

48984

selenography
SELENOG'RAPHY, n. [Gr. the moon; to describe.] A desciption of the moon and its phenomena; a ...

48985

self
SELF, a. or pron. plu. selves; used chiefly in composition. 1. In old authors, this ...

48986

self-abased
SELF-ABA'SED, a. [self and abase.] Humbled by conscious guilt or shame.

48987

self-abasement
SELF-ABA'SEMENT, n. Humiliation or abasement proceeding from consciouness of inferiority, guilt ...

48988

self-abasing
SELF-ABA'SING, a. Humbling by the consciouness of guilt or by shame.

48989

self-abuse
SELF-ABU'SE, n. [selfand abuse.] The abuse of one's own person or powers.

48990

self-accusing
SELF-ACCU'SING, a. [self and accuse.] Accusing one's self; as a self-accusing look.

48991

self-activity
SELF-ACTIV'ITY, n. [self and activity.] Self-motion, or the power of moving one's self without ...

48992

self-admiration
SELF-ADMIRA'TION, n. Admiration of one's self.

48993

self-admiring
SELF-ADMI'RING, a. Admiring one's self.

48994

self-affairs
SELF-AFFA'IRS, n. plu. [self and affair.] One's own private business.

48995

self-affrighted
SELF-AFFRIGHTED, a. [self and affright.] Frightened at one's self.

48996

self-applause
SELF-APPLAUSE, n. self-applauz'. Applause of one's self.

48997

self-approving
SELF-APPROVING, a. That approves of one's own conduct.

48998

self-assumed
SELF-ASSU'MED, a. Assumed by one's own act and without authority.

48999

self-banished
SELF-BAN'ISHED, a. [self and banish.] Exiled voluntarily.

49000

self-begotten
SELF-BEGOT'TEN, a. [self and beget.] Begotten by one's own powers.

49001

self-cenceited
SELF-CENCE'ITED, a. Vain; having a high or overweening opinion of one's own person or merits.

49002

self-centered
SELF-CEN'TERED, a. [self and center.] Centered in itself. The earth ...

49003

self-charity
SELF-CHAR'ITY, n. [self and charity.] Love of one's self.

49004

self-communicative
SELF-COMMU'NICATIVE, a. [self and communicative.] Imparted or communicated by its own powers.

49005

self-conceit
SELF-CONCE'IT, n. [self and conceit.] A high opinion of one's self; vanity.

49006

self-conceitedness
SELF-CONCE'ITEDNESS, n. Vanity; an overweening opinion of one's own person or accomplishments.

49007

self-confidence
SELF-CON'FIDENCE, n. [self and confidence.] Confidence in one's own judgement or ability; ...

49008

self-confident
SELF-CON'FIDENT, a. Confident of one's own strength or powers; relying on the correctness of ...

49009

self-confiding
SELF-CONFI'DING, a. Confiding in one's own judgement or powers, without other aid.

49010

self-conscious
SELF-CON'SCIOUS, a. [self and conscious.] Conscious in one's self.

49011

self-considering
SELF-CONSID'ERING, a. [self and consider.] Considering in one's own mind; deliberating.

49012

self-consuming
SELF-CONSU'MING, a. [self and consume.] That consumes itself.

49013

self-contradiction
SELF-CONTRADIC'TION, n. [self and contradiction.] the art of contradicting itself; repugnancy in ...

49014

self-contradictory
SELF-CONTRADICT'ORY, a. Contradicting itself.

49015

self-convicted
SELF-CONVICT'ED, a. [self and convict.] Convited by one's own consciouness, knowledge or avowal.

49016

self-conviction
SELF-CONVIC'TION, n. Conviction proceeding from one's own consciouness, knowledge or confession.

49017

self-created
SELF-CREA'TED, a. Created by one's self; not formed or constituted by another.

49018

self-deceit
SELF-DECE'IT, n. [self and deceit.] Deception respecting one's self, or that originates from ...

49019

self-deceived
SELF-DECE'IVED, a. [self and deceive.] Deceived or mislead respecting one's self by one's own ...

49020

self-deception
SELF-DECEP'TION, n. [supra.] Deception concerning one's self proceeding from one's own mistake.

49021

self-deceving
SELF-DECE'VING, a. Deceiving one's self.

49022

self-defense
SELF-DEFENSE, n. self-defens'. [self and defense.] The act of defending one's own person, ...

49023

self-delusion
SELF-DELU'SION, n. [self and delusion.] The delusion of one's self; or respesting one'self.

49024

self-denial
SELF-DENI'AL, n. [self and denial.] The denial of one's self; the forbearing to gratify one's ...

49025

self-dependent
SELF-DEPEND'ENT, a. Depending on one's self.

49026

self-depending
SELF-DEPEND'ING,

49027

self-destruction
SELF-DESTRUC'TION, n. [self and destruction.] The desruction of one's self; voluntary ...

49028

self-destructive
SELF-DESTRUC'TIVE, a. Tending to the destruction of one's self.

49029

self-determination
SELF-DETERMINA'TION, n. [self and determination.] Determination by one's own mind; or ...

49030

self-determining
SELF-DETERM'INING, a. Determining by or of itself; determining or deciding without extraneous ...

49031

self-devoted
SELF-DEVO'TED, a. [self and devote.] Devoted in person, or voluntarily devoted in person.

49032

self-devotement
SELF-DEVO'TEMENT, n. The devoting of one's person and services voluntarily to any difficult or ...

49033

self-devouring
SELF-DEVOUR'ING, a. [self and devour.] Devouring one's self and itself.

49034

self-diffusive
SELF-DIFFU'SIVE, a. [self and diffusive.] Having power to diffuse itself; that diffuses itself.

49035

self-enjoyment
SELF-ENJOY'MENT, n. [self and enjoyment.] Internal satisfaction or pleasure.

49036

self-esteem
SELF-ESTEE'M, n. [self and esteem.] The esteem or good opinion of one's self.

49037

self-estimation
SELF-ESTIMA'TION, n. The esteem or good opinion of one's self.

49038

self-evidence
SELF-EV'IDENCE, n. [self and evidence.] Evidence or certainty resulting from a proposition ...

49039

self-evident
SELF-EV'IDENT, a. Evident without proof or reasoning; that produces certainty or clear conviction ...

49040

self-evidently
SELF-EV'IDENTLY, adv. By means of self-evidence.

49041

self-exaltation
SELF-EXALTA'TION, n. The exaltation of one's self.

49042

self-exalting
SELF-EXALT'ING, a. Exalting one's self.

49043

self-examination
SELF-EXAMINA'TION, n. [self and examination.] An examination or scrutiny into one's own ...

49044

self-existence
SELF-EXIST'ENCE, n. [self and existence.] Inherent existence; the existence possossed by virtue ...

49045

self-existent
SELF-EXIST'ENT, A. Existing by its own nature or essense, independent of any other cause. God is ...

49046

self-exusing
SELF-EXU'SING, a. Excusing one's self.

49047

self-flattering
SELF-FLAT'TERING, a. [self and flatter.] Flattering one's self.

49048

self-flattery
SELF-FLAT'TERY, n. Flattery of one's self.

49049

self-glorious
SELF-GLORIOUS, a. [self and glorious.] Springing from vain glory or vanity; vain; boastful.

49050

self-harming
SELF-H'ARMING, a. [self and harm.] Injuring or hurting one's self or itself.

49051

self-heal
SELF'-HEAL, n. [self and heal.] A plant of the genus Sanicula, and another of the genus ...

49052

self-healing
SELF-HE'ALING, a. Having the power or property of healing itself. The self-healing power of ...

49053

self-homicide
SELF-HOM'ICIDE, n. [self and homicide.] The killing of one's self.

49054

self-idolized
SELF-I'DOLIZED, a. Idolized by one's self.

49055

self-imparting
SELF-IMP'ARTING, a. [self and impart.] Inparting by its own powers and will.

49056

self-imposture
SELF-IMPOS'TURE, n. [self and imposture.] Imposture practiced on one's self.

49057

self-interest
SELF-IN'TEREST, n. [self and interest.] Private interest; the interest or advantage of one's ...

49058

self-interested
SELF-IN'TERESTED, a. Having self-interest; particularly concerned for one's self.

49059

self-justifier
SELF-JUS'TIFIER, n. One who excuses or justifies himself.

49060

self-kindled
SELF-KIN'DLED, a. [self and kindle.] Kindled of itself, or without extraneous aid or power.

49061

self-knowing
SELF-KNOWING, a. [self and know.] Knowing of itself, or without communication from another.

49062

self-knowledge
SELF-KNOWL'EDGE, n. The knowledge of one's own real character, abilities, worth or demerit.

49063

self-love
SELF-LOVE, n. [self and love.] The love of one's own person or happiness.

49064

self-loving
SELF-LOV'ING, a. Loving one's self.

49065

self-motion
SELF-MO'TION, n. [self and motion.] Motion given by inherent powers, without external impulse; ...

49066

self-moved
SELF-MOVED, a. [self and move.] Moved by inherent power without the aid of extraneous influence.

49067

self-moving
SELF-MOVING, a. Moving or exiting to action by ingerent power, without the impulse of another ...

49068

self-murder
SELF-MUR'DER, n. [self and murder.] The murder of one's self; suicide.

49069

self-neglecting
SELF-NEGLECT'ING, n. [self and neglect.] A neglecting of one's self. Self-love ...

49070

self-opinion
SELF-OPIN'ION, n. [self and opinion.] One's own opinion.

49071

self-opinioned
SELF-OPIN'IONED, a. Valuing one's own opinion highly.

49072

self-partiality
SELF-PARTIAL'ITY; n. [self and partiality.] That partiality by which a man overrates his own ...

49073

self-pleasing
SELF-PLE'ASING, a. [self and please.] Pleasing one's self; gratifying one's own wishes.

49074

self-praise
SELF-PRAISE, n. [self and praise.] The praise of one's self; self-applause.

49075

self-preference
SELF-PREF'ERENCE, n. [self and preference.] The preference of one's self to others.

49076

self-preservation
SELF-PRESERVA'TION, n. [self and preservation.] The preservation of one's self from destruction ...

49077

self-repellency
SELF-REPEL'LENCY, n. [self and repellency.] The inherent power of repulsion in a body.

49078

self-repelling
SELF-REPEL'LING, a. [self and repel.] Repelling by its own inherent power.

49079

self-reproved
SELF-REPROVED, a. [self and reprove.] Reproved by consciousness or one's own sense of guilt.

49080

self-reproving
SELF-REPROVING, a. Reproving by consciouness.SELF-REPROVING, n. The act of reproving by a ...

49081

self-restrained
SELF-RESTRA'INED, a. [self an restrain.] Restrained by itself, or by one's own power or will; ...

49082

self-restraining
SELF-RESTRA'INING, a. Restraining or controlling itself.

49083

self-same
SELF'-SAME, a. [self and same.] Numerically the same; the very same; identical.

49084

self-slaughter
SELF-SLAUGHTER, n. self-slau'ter. [self and slaughter.] The slaughter of one's self.

49085

self-subdued
SELF-SUBDU'ED, a. [self and subdue.] Subdued by one's own power or means.

49086

self-subversive
SELF-SUBVER'SIVE, a. Overturning or subverting itself.

49087

self-sufficiency
SELF-SUFFI''CIENCY, n. [self and sufficiency.] An overweening opinion of one's own strength or ...

49088

self-sufficient
SELF-SUFFI''CIENT, a. Having full confidence in one's own strength, abilities or endowments; ...

49089

self-tormenter
SELF-TORMENT'ER, n. One who torments himself.

49090

self-tormenting
SELF-TORMENT'ING, a. [self and torment.] Tormenting one's self; as self-tormenting sin.

49091

self-valuing
SELF-VAL'UING, a. Esteeming one's self.

49092

self-will
SELF-WILL', n. [self and will.] One's own will; obstinacy.

49093

self-willed
SELF-WILL'ED, a. Governed by one's own will; not yielding to the will or wishes of others; not ...

49094

self-wrong
SELF-WRONG', n. [self and wrong.] Wrong done by a person to himself.

49095

selfconsciouness
SELF'CON'SCIOUNESS, n. Consciouness within one's self.

49096

selfdenying
SELF'DENY'ING, a. Denying one's self; a forbearing to indulge one's one appetites or desires.

49097

selfish
SELF'ISH, a. Regarding one's own interest chiefly or soley; influenced in actions by a view to ...

49098

selfishly
SELF'ISHLY, adv. The exclusive of a person to his own interest or happiness; or that supreme ...

49099

selfness
SELF'NESS, n. Self-love; selfishness. [Not in use.]

49100

sell
SELL, for self; and sells for selves. [Scot.]SELL, n. [L. sella.] A saddle, and a throne. ...

49101

sellander
SEL'LANDER, n. A dry scab in a horses hough or pastern.

49102

seller
SELL'ER, n. The person that sells; a vender.

49103

selling
SELL'ING, ppr. 1. Transferring the property of a thing for a price or equivalent in ...

49104

selvedge
SELV'EDGE, n. The edgr of a cloth, where it is closed by complication the threads; a woven ...

49105

selvedged
SELV'EDGED, a. Having a selvedge.

49106

selves
SELVES, plu. of self.

49107

semblable
SEM'BLABLE, a. Like; similar; resembles.

49108

semblably
SEM'BLABLY, adv. In like manner. [Not in use.]

49109

semblance
SEM'BLANCE, n. 1. Likeness; resemblance; actual similitude; as the semblance of worth; ...

49110

semblant
SEM'BLANT, n. Show; figure; resemblance. [Not in use.]SEM'BLANT, a. Like; resembling. [Not in ...

49111

semblative
SEM'BLATIVE, a. Resembling; fit; suitable; according to. And all is semblativea ...

49112

semble
SEM'BLE, v. t. To imitate; to represent or make similar. Where sembling art may ...

49113

semi
SEM'I, L. semi, In composition, signifies half.

49114

semi-acidified
SEMI-ACID'IFIED, a. or pp. Half acidified. [See Acidified.]

49115

semi-amplexicaul
SEMI-AMPLEX'ICAUL, a. [L. semi, amplexus, or amplector, to embrace, and caulis, stem.] In ...

49116

semi-annual
SEMI-AN'NUAL, a. [semi and annual.] Half yearly.

49117

semi-annually
SEMI-AN'NUALLY, adv. Every half year.

49118

semi-annular
SEMI-AN'NULAR, a. [L. semi and annulus, a ring.] Having the figure of a half circle; that is, ...

49119

semi-aperture
SEMI-AP'ERTURE, n. [semi and aperture.] The half of an aperture.

49120

semi-arian
SEMI-A'RIAN, n. [See Arian.] In ecclesiastical history, the Semi-arians were a branch of the ...

49121

semi-arianism
SEMI-A'RIANISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-arians. The semi-arianism of modern times ...

49122

semi-barbarian
SEMI-BARBA'RIAN, a. [semi and barbarian.] Half savage; partially civilized.

49123

semi-castrate
SEMI-CAS'TRATE, v. t. To deprive of one testicle.

49124

semi-castration
SEMI-CASTRA'TION, n. Half castration; deprivation of one testicle.

49125

semi-columnar
SEMI-COLUM'NAR, a. [semi and columnar.] Like a half column; flat on one side and round on the ...

49126

semi-compact
SEMI-COM'PACT, a. [semi and compact.] Half compact; imperfectly indurated.

49127

semi-crustaceous
SEMI-CRUSTA'CEOUS, a. [semi and crustaceous.] Half crustaceous.

49128

semi-cylindric
SEMI-CYLIN'DRIC, a. [semi and cylindric.] Half cylindrical.

49129

semi-cylindrical
SEMI-CYLIN'DRICAL,

49130

semi-deistical
SEMI-DEIS'TICAL, a. Half deistical; bordering on deism.

49131

semi-diameter
SEMI-DIAM'ETER, n. [semi and diameter.] Half the diameter; a right line or the length of a right ...

49132

semi-diapason
SEMI-DIAPA'SON, n. [semi and diapason.] In music, an imperfect octave, or an octave diminished ...

49133

semi-diapente
SEMI-DIAPEN'TE, n. An imperfect fifth; a hemi-diapente.

49134

semi-diaphaneity
SEMI-DIAPHANE'ITY, n. [See Semidiaphanous.] Half or imperfect transparency. [Little used.] ...

49135

semi-diaphanous
SEMI-DIAPH'ANOUS, a. [semi and diaphanous.] Half or imperfecty transparent. [Instead of this, ...

49136

semi-diatessaron
SEMI-DIATES'SARON, n. [semi and diatessaron.] In music, an imperfect or defective fourth.

49137

semi-ditone
SEM'I-DITONE, n. [semi and It. ditono.] In music, a lesser third, having its terms as 6 to 5; a ...

49138

semi-double
SEM'I-DOUBLE, n. [semi and double.] In the Romish breviary, an office celebrated with less ...

49139

semi-fluid
SEMI-FLU'ID, a. [semi and fluid.] Imperfectly fluid.

49140

semi-formed
SEM'I-FORMED, a. [semi and formed.] Half formed; imperfectly formed; as semi-formed crystals.

49141

semi-indurated
SEMI-IN'DURATED, a. [semi and indurated.] Imperfectly indurated or hardened.

49142

semi-lapidified
SEMI-LAPID'IFIED, a. [semi and lapidified.] Imperfectly changed into stone.

49143

semi-lenticular
SEMI-LENTIC'ULAR, a. [semi and lenticular.] Half lenticular or convex; imperfectly resembling a ...

49144

semi-metal
SEM'I-METAL, n. [semi and metal.] An imperfect metal, or rather a metal that is not malleable, ...

49145

semi-metallic
SEMI-METAL'LIC, a. Pertaining to a semi-metal, or partaking of its noture and qualities.

49146

semi-opa-cous
SEMI-OPA-COUS,

49147

semi-opake
SEMI-OPA'KE, a. [L. semi and opacus.] Half transparent only.

49148

semi-opal
SEM'I-OPAL, n. A variety of opal.

49149

semi-orbiclar
SEMI-ORBIC'LAR, a. [semi and orbicular.] Having the shape of a half orb or sphere.

49150

semi-ordinate
SEMI-OR'DINATE, n. [semi and ordinate.] In conic sections, a line drawn at right angles to and ...

49151

semi-osseous
SEMI-OS'SEOUS, a. [semi and osseous.] Half as hard as bone.

49152

semi-ovate
SEMI-O'VATE, a. [semi and ovate.] Half egg-shaped.

49153

semi-oxygenated
SEMI-OX'YGENATED, a. Half saturated with oxygen.

49154

semi-palmate
SEMI-PAL'MATE, a. [semi and palmate.] Half palmated or webbed.

49155

semi-palmated
SEMI-PAL'MATED,

49156

semi-pelagian
SEMI-PELA'GIAN, n.In ecclesiastical history, the Semi-pelagians are persons who retain some ...

49157

semi-pelagianism
SEMI-PELA'GIANISM, n. The doctrines or tenets of the Semi-pelagians, supra.

49158

semi-pellucid
SEMI-PELLU'CID, a. [semi and pellucid.] Half clear, or imperfectly transparent; as a ...

49159

semi-pellucidity
SEMI-PELLUCID'ITY, n. The quality or state of being imperfecty transparent.

49160

semi-perspicuous
SEMI-PERSPIC'UOUS, a. [semi and perspicuous.] Half transparent; imperfectly clear.

49161

semi-phlogisticate
SEMI-PHLOGIS'TICATED, a. [semi and phlogisticated.] Partially impregnated with phlogiston.

49162

semi-primigenous
SEMI-PRIMIG'ENOUS, a. [semi and primigenous.] In geology, of a middle nature between substances ...

49163

semi-proof
SEM'I-PROOF, n. [semi and proof.] Half proof evidence from the testimony of a single witness. ...

49164

semi-protolite
SEMI-PRO'TOLITE, n. [semi and Gr. first and stone.] A species of fossil of a middle nature ...

49165

semi-quadrate
SEMI-QUAD'RATE, n. [L. semi and quadratus, or quartus, fourth.] An aspect of the SEMI-QUAR'TILE, ...

49166

semi-quintile
SEMI-QUIN'TILE, n. [L. semi and quintilis.] An aspect of the planets, when distant from each ...

49167

semi-savage
SEMI-SAV'AGE, a. [semi and savage.] Half savage; half barbarian.SEMI-SAV'AGE, n. One who is ...

49168

semi-sextile
SEMI-SEX'TILE, n. [semi and sextile.] An aspect of the planets, when they are distant from each ...

49169

semi-spheric
SEMI-SPHER'IC, A. [semi and spherical.] Having the figure of a half sphere.

49170

semi-spherical
SEMI-SPHER'ICAL,

49171

semi-spheroidal
SEMI-SPHEROID'AL, a. [semi and spheroidal.] Formed like a half spheroid.

49172

semi-transept
SEMI-TRAN'SEPT, n. [semi and transept; L. trans and septum.] the half of a transept or cross ...

49173

semi-transparency
SEMI-TRANSPA'RENCY, n. Imperfect transparency; partial opakeness.

49174

semi-transparent
SEMI-TRANSPA'RENT, a. [semi and transparent.] Half or imperfectly transparent.

49175

semi-vitreous
SEMI-VIT'REOUS, a. Partially vitreous.

49176

semi-vitrification
SEMI-VITRIFICA'TION, n. [semi and vitrification.] 1. The state of being imperfectly ...

49177

semi-vitrified
SEMI-VITRIFIED, a. [SeeVitrify.] Half or imperfectly vitrified; partially converted into glass.

49178

semi-vocal
SEM'I-VOCAL, a. [semi and vocal.] Pertaining to a semi-vowel; Half vocal; imperfectly sounding.

49179

semi-vowel
SEM'I-VOWEL, n. [semi and vowel.] In grammar, a half vowel, or an articulation which is ...

49180

semibreve
SEM'IBREVE, [semi and breve; formerly written semibref.] In music, a note of half the duration of ...

49181

semicircle
SEM'ICIRCLE, n. [semi and circle.] 1. The half of a circle; the part of a circle ...

49182

semicircled
SEM'ICIRCLED, a. Having the form of a half circle.

49183

semicircular
SEM'ICIRCULAR,

49184

semicolon
SEM'ICOLON, n. [semi and colon.] In grammar, and punctuation, the point [;] the mark of pause to ...

49185

semific
SEMIF'IC, a. [L. semen, seed and facio, to make.] Forming or producing seed.

49186

semifloret
SEM'IFLORET, n. [semi and floret.] A half floret, which is tubulous at the beginning, like a ...

49187

semiflosculous
SEMIFLOS'CULOUS, a. [semi and L. flosculous, a little flower. Semifloscular is also used, but is ...

49188

semilunar
SEMILU'NAR, a. [L. semi, and luna, moon.] Resembling in form a half moon.

49189

semilunary
SEMILU'NARY,

49190

seminal
SEM'INAL, a. [L. seminalis, from semen, seed; from the root of sow.] 1. Pertaining to ...

49191

seminality
SEMINAL'ITY, n. The nature of seed; or the power of being produced.

49192

seminarist
SEM'INARIST, n. [from seminary.] A Romish priest educated in a seminary.

49193

seminary
SEM'INARY, n. [L. seminarium, from semen, seed; semino, to sow.] 1. A seed-plant; ...

49194

seminate
SEM'INATE, v. t. [L. semino] To sow; to spread; to propagate.

49195

semination
SEMINA'TION, n. [L. seminatio.] 1. The act of sowing. 2. In botany, the ...

49196

semined
SEM'INED, a. Thick covered, as with seeds.

49197

seminiferous
SEMINIF'EROUS, a. [L. semen, seed, and fero, to produce.] Seed-bearing; producing seed.

49198

seminifical
SEMINIF'ICAL,

49199

seminification
SEMINIFICA'TION, n. Propagation from the seed or seminal parts.

49200

semiped
SEM'IPED, n. [semi and L. pes, a foot.] A half foot in poetry.

49201

semipedal
SEMIPE'DAL, a. Containing a half foot.

49202

semiquaver
SEM'IQUAVER, n. [semi and quaver.] In music, a note of half the duration of the quaver; the ...

49203

semitertian
SEMITER'TIAN, a. [semi and tertian.] Compounded of a tertian and a quotidian ague.SEMITER'TIAN, ...

49204

semitone
SEM'ITONE, n. [semi and tone.] In music, half a tone; an interval of sound, as between mi and fa ...

49205

semitonic
SEMITON'IC, a. Pertaining to a semitone; consisting of a simitone.

49206

sempervirent
SEMPERVI'RENT, a. [L. semper, always and virens, flourishing.] Always fresh; evergreen.

49207

sempervive
SEMP'ERVIVE, n. [L. semper, always, and vivus, alive.] A plant.

49208

sempiternal
SEMPITERN'AL, a. [L. sempiternus; semper, always, and eternus, eternal.] 1. Eternal ...

49209

sempiternity
SEMPITERN'ITY, n. [L. sempiternitas.] Future duration without end.

49210

semster
SEM'STER, n. A seamster; a man who uses a needle. [Not in use.]

49211

sen
SEN, adv. This word is usedby some of our common people for since. It seems to be a contraction ...

49212

senary
SEN'ARY, a. [L. seni, senarius.] Of six; belonging to six; containing six.

49213

senate
SEN'ATE, n. [L. senatus, from senex, old.] 1.An a assembly or council of senators; a ...

49214

senate-house
SEN'ATE-HOUSE, n. A house in which a senate meets, or a place of public council.

49215

senator
SEN'ATOR, n. 1. A mimber of a senate. In Rome one of the qualifications of a senator was ...

49216

senatorial
SENATO'RIAL, a. 1. Pertaining to a senate; becoming a senator; as senatorial robes; ...

49217

senatorially
SENATO'RIALLY, adv. In the manner of a senate; with dignity or solemnity.

49218

senatorship
SEN'ATORSHIP, n. The office or dignity of a senator.

49219

send
SEND, v. t. pret. and pp. sent. 1. In a general sense, to throw, cast or thrust; to ...

49220

sendal
SEN'DAL, n. A light thin stuff of silk or thread. [Not in use.]

49221

sender
SEND'ER, n. One that sends.

49222

senega
SEN'EGA, n. A plant called rattlesnake root, of the genus Polygala.

49223

seneka
SEN'EKA,

49224

senescence
SENES'CENCE, n. [L. senesco, from senex, old. See Senate.] The state of growing old; decay by ...

49225

seneschal
SEN'ESCHAL, n. A steward; an officer in the houses of princes and dignitaries, who has the ...

49226

sengreen
SEN'GREEN, n. A plant, the houseleek, of the genus Sempervivium.

49227

senile
SE'NILE, a. [L. senilis.] Pertaining to old age; proceeding from age.

49228

senility
SENIL'ITY, n. Old age. [Not much used.]

49229

senior
SENIOR, a. see'nyor. [L. senior, comp. of senex, old.] Elder or older; but as an adjective, it ...

49230

seniority
SENIOR'ITY, n. 1. Eldership; superior age; priority of birth. He is the elder brother, ...

49231

senna
SEN'NA, n. The leaf of the cassia senna, a native of the east, used as a cathartic.

49232

sennight
SENNIGHT, n. sen'nit. [contracted from sevennight, as fortnight from fourteennight.] The space ...

49233

senocular
SENOC'ULAR, a. [L. seni, six, and oculus, the eye.] Having six eyes. Most ...

49234

sensated
SENS'ATED, a. [See Sense.] Perceived by the senses. [Not used.]

49235

sensation
SENSA'TION, n. [from L. sensus, sentio, to perceive. See Sense.] The perception of external ...

49236

sense
SENSE, n. [from L. sensus, from sentio, to feel or perceive.] 1. The faculty of the ...

49237

sensed
SENS'ED, pp. Perceived by the senses. [Not in use.]

49238

senseful
SENSEFUL, a. sens'ful. Reasonable; judicious. [Not in use.]

49239

senseless
SENSELESS, a. sens'less. 1. Wanting the faculty of perception. The body when dead is ...

49240

senselessly
SENSELESSLY adv. sens'lessly. In a senseless manner; stupidly; unreasonably; as a man ...

49241

senselessness
SENSELESSNESS, n. sens'lessness. Unreasonableness; folly; stupidity; absurdity.

49242

sensibility
SENSIBIL'ITY, n. 1. Susceptibility of impressions; the capacity for feeling or ...

49243

sensible
SENS'IBLE, a. 1. Having the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects; ...

49244

sensibleness
SENS'IBLENESS, n. 1. Possibility of being perceived by the senses; as the sensibleness ...

49245

sensibly
SENS'IBLY, adv. 1. In a manner to be perceived by the senses; perceptibly to the ...

49246

sensitive
SENS'ITIVE, a. [L. sensitivus, from sensus, sentio.] 1. Having sense or feeling, or ...

49247

sensitive-plant
SENS'ITIVE-PLANT, n. A plant of the genus Mimosa [mimic,] so called from the sensibility of its ...

49248

sensitively
SENS'ITIVELY, adv. In a sensitive manner.

49249

sensorial
SENS'ORIAL, a. Pertaining to the sensory or sensorium; as sensorial faculties; sensorial motion ...

49250

sensorium
SENSO'RIUM, n. [from L. senus, sentio.]

49251

sensory
SENS'ORY,

49252

sensual
SENSUAL, a. [from L. sensus.] Pertaining to the senses, as distinct from the mind or ...

49253

sensualist
SENSU'ALIST, n. Aperson given to the indulgence of the appetites or senses; one who places his ...

49254

sensuality
SENSUAL'ITY, n. Devotedness o the gratification of the bodily appetites; free indulgence in ...

49255

sensualize
SENS'UALIZE, v. t. To make sensual; to subject to the love of sensual pleasure; to debase by ...

49256

sensually
SENS'UALLY, adv. In a sensual manner.

49257

sensuous
SENS'UOUS, a. [from sense.] Tender; pathetic. [Not in use.]

49258

sent
SENT, pret. and pp. of send.

49259

sentence
SEN'TENCE, n. [from L. sententia, from sentio, to think.] 1. In law, a judgement ...

49260

sentential
SENTEN'TIAL, a. 1. Comprising sentences. 2. Pertaining to a sentence or ...

49261

sententious
SENTEN'TIOUS, a. 1. Abounding with sentences, axioms and maxims; short and energetic; ...

49262

sententiously
SENTEN'TIOUSLY, adv. In short expressive periods; with striking brevity. ...

49263

sententiousness
SENTEN'TIOUSNESS, n. Pithiness of sentences; brevity with strength. The Medea I ...

49264

sentient
SENTIENT, a. sen'shent. [L. sentiens, sentio.] That perceives; having the faculty of perception. ...

49265

sentiment
SEN'TIMENT, n. [from L. sentio, to feel, perceive or think.] 1. Properly. a thought ...

49266

sentimental
SENTIMENT'AL, a. 1. Abounding with sentiment, or just opinions or reflections; as a ...

49267

sentimentalist
SENTIMENT'ALIST, n. One that affects sentiment, fine feeling or exquisite sensibility.

49268

sentimentality
SENTIMENTAL'ITY, n. Affectation of fine feeling or exqisite sensibility.

49269

sentinel
SENT'INEL, n. [from L. sentio, to perceive.] In military affairs, a soildier sent to watch or ...

49270

sentry
SEN'TRY, n. 1. [See Sentinel.] 2. Guard; watch; the duty of a sentines. ...

49271

sentry-box
SEN'TRY-BOX, n. A box to cover a sentinel at his post, and shelter him from the weather.

49272

sepal
SE'PAL, n. [from L. sepio.] In botany, the small leaf or part of a calyx.

49273

separability
SEPARABIL'ITY, n. [from separable.] The quality of being separable, or of admitting separation ...

49274

separable
SEP'ARABLE, a. That may be separated, disjoined, disunited or rent; as the separable parts of ...

49275

separableness
SEP'ARABLENESS, n. The quality of being capable of separation or disunion. ...

49276

separate
SEP'ARATE, v. t. [L. separo.] 1. To disunite; to divide; to sever; to part, in almost ...

49277

separated
SEP'ARATED, pp. Divided; parted; disunited; disconnected.

49278

separately
SEP'ARATELY, adv. In a separate or unconnected state; apart; distinctly; singly. The opinions of ...

49279

separateness
SEP'ARATENESS, n. The state of being separate.

49280

separation
SEPARA'TION, n. [L. separatio.] 1. The act of separating, severing or disconnecting; ...

49281

separatist
SEP'ARATIST, n. One that withdraws from an established church, to which he has belonged; a ...

49282

separator
SEP'ARATOR, n. One that divides or disjoins; a divider.

49283

separatory
SEP'ARATORY, a. That separates; as separatory ducts. [Little used.]SEP'ARATORY, n. A chimical ...

49284

sepatating
SEP'ATATING, ppr. Dividing; disjoining; putting or driving asunder; disconecting; decompsing.

49285

sepawn
SEPAWN', n. A species of food consisting of mial of maiz boiled in water. It is in New York

49286

sepiment
SEP'IMENT, n. [L. sepimentum, from sepio, to inclose.] A hedge; a fence; something that ...

49287

sepin
SEPIN', and Pennsylvania what hasty-pudding is in New England.

49288

sepose
SEPO'SE, v.t. sepo'ze. [L. sepono, sepositus.] To set apart. [Not in use.]

49289

seposition
SEPOSI''TION, n. The act of setting apart; segregation. [Not in use.]

49290

sepoy
SE'POY, n. A native of India, employed as a soldier in the service of European powers.

49291

seps
SEPS, n. [L. from Gr. Cuvier.] A species of venomous eft or lizard. A genus of lizards, the ...

49292

sept
SEPT, n. [L. prosapia; or Heb. See Class Sb. No. 23.] A clan, race or family, proceeding from a ...

49293

septangular
SEPTAN'GULAR, a. [L. septem, seven, and angulus, angle.] Having seven angles or sides.

49294

septaria
SEPTA'RIA, n. [L. septa, partitions.] A name given to nodules or spheroidal mass of calcarios ...

49295

september
SEPTEM'BER, n. [L. septem, seven.] The seventh month from march, which was formerly the first ...

49296

septempartite
SEPTEM'PARTITE, a. Divided into seven parts.

49297

septenary
SEP'TENARY, a. [L. septenarius, from septem, seven.] Consisting of seven; as a sepenary ...

49298

septennial
SEPTEN'NIAL, a. [L. septennis; septem, seven, and annus, year.] 1. Lasting or ...

49299

septentrion
SEPTEN'TRION, n. [L. septentrio.] The north or northern regions.SEPTEN'TRION, [L. ...

49300

septentrional
SEPTEN'TRIONAL From cold septerion blasts.

49301

septentrionality
SEPTENTRIONAL'ITY, n. Northerliness. [A bad word.]

49302

septentrionate
SEPTEN'TRIONATE, v.i. To tend northerly. [This word septentrion and its derivatives are hardly ...

49303

septfoil
SEPT'FOIL, n. [L. septem and folium; seven leaved.] A plant of the genus Tormentilla.

49304

septic
SEP'TIC, a. [Gr. to putrefy.]

49305

septical
SEP'TICAL,

49306

septicity
SEPTIC'ITY, n. Tendency to putrefaction.

49307

septilateral
SEPTILAT'ERAL, a. [L. septem, seven and latus, side.] Having seven sides; as a septilateral ...

49308

septinsular
SEPTIN'SULAR, a. [L. septum, seven, and insula, isle.] Consisting of seven isles; as the ...

49309

septuagenary
SEPTUAG'ENARY, a. [L. septuagenarius, from septuaginta, seventy.] Consisting of ...

49310

septuagesima
SEPTUAGES'IMA, n. [L. septuagesimus, seventieth.] THe third Sunday before Lent, or before ...

49311

septuagesimal
SEPTUAGES'IMAL, a. [supra.] Cosisting of seventy. Our abriged and ...

49312

septuagint
SEP'TUAGINT, n. [L. septuaginta, seventy; septem, seven, and some word signifying ten.] A Greek ...

49313

septuary
SEP'TUARY, n. [L. septum, seven.] Something composed of seven; a week. [Little used.]

49314

septuple
SEP'TUPLE, a. [Low L. septuplex; septum, seven. and plico, to fold.] Seven fold; seven times as ...

49315

sepulcher
SEP'ULCHER, n. [from L. sepulchrum, from sepelio, to bury, which seems to be formed with a prefix ...

49316

sepulchral
SEPUL'CHRAL, a. [L. sepulchralis, from sepulchrum.] Pertaining to burial, to grave, or to ...

49317

sepulture
SEP'ULTURE, n. Burial; internment; the act of depositing the dead body of a human being in the ...

49318

sequacious
SEQUA'CIOUS, a. [L. sequax, from sequor, to follow. See Seek.] 1. Following; attendant. ...

49319

sequaciousness
SEQUA'CIOUSNESS, n. State of being sepuacious; disposition to follow.

49320

sequacity
SEQUAC'ITY, n. [supra.] 1.A following, or disposition to follow. 2. ...

49321

sequel
SE'QUEL, n. [L. sequor, to follow.] 1. That which follows; a succeeding part; as the ...

49322

sequence
SE'QUENCE, n. [L. sequens, sequor.] 1. A following, or that which follows; aconsequent. ...

49323

sequent
SE'QUENT, a. [supra.] 1. Following; succeeding. 2. Consequential. [Little ...

49324

sequester
SEQUES'TER, v.t. [L. sequestro, to sever or separate, to put int the hands of and indifferent ...

49325

sequestered
SEQUES'TERED, pp. Seized asnd detained for a time, to satisfy a demand; separated; also, being in ...

49326

sequestrable
SEQUES'TRABLE, a. That may be seqestered or separated; subject or liable to sequestration.

49327

sequestrate
SEQUES'TRATE, v. t. To seqester. [It is less used than seqester, but exactly synonymous.]

49328

sequestration
SEQUESTRA'TION, n. 1. The act of taking a thing from parties contending for it, and ...

49329

sequestrator
SEQUESTRA'TOR, n. 1. One that sequesters property, or takes the possession of it for a ...

49330

sequin
SE'QUIN, n. A gold coin of Venice and Turkey, of different value in different places. At Venice, ...

49331

seraglio
SERAGLIO, n. seral'yo. The palace of the Grand Seignior or Turkish sultan, or the palace of a ...

49332

seraph
SER'APH, n. plu. seraphs; but sometimes the Hebrew plural, seraphim, is used. [from Heb. to ...

49333

seraphic
SERAPH'IC, a.

49334

seraphical
SERAPH'ICAL, 1. Pertaining to a seraph; angelic; sublime; as seraphic purity; seraphic ...

49335

seraphim
SER'APHIM, n. [the Hebrew plural of seraph.] Angels of the highest order in the celestial ...

49336

seraskier
SERAS'KIER, n. A Turkish commander or general of land forces.

49337

serass
SERASS' n. A fowl of the East Indies, of the crane kind.

49338

sere
SERE, a. Dry; withered; usually written sear, which see.SERE, n. A claw or talon. [Not in ...

49339

serenade
SERENA'DE, n. [from L. serenus, clear, serene.] 1. Properly, music performed in a ...

49340

serenata
SERENA'TA, n. A vocal piece of music on an armorous subject.

49341

serene
SERE'NE, a. [L. serenus; Heb. Ch. Syr. Ar. to shine. Class Sr. No. 2. 23.47.] 1. ...

49342

serenely
SERE'NELY, adv. 1. Calmly; quietly. The setting sun now shown ...

49343

sereneness
SERE'NENESS, n. The state of being serene; serenity.

49344

serenitude
SEREN'ITUDE, n. Calmness. [Not in use.]

49345

serenity
SEREN'ITY, n. [L. serenitas.] 1. Clearness and calmness; as the serenity of the air or ...

49346

serf
SERF, n. [L. servus.] A servant or slave employed in husbandry, and in some countries, attached ...

49347

serge
SERGE, n. A wollen quilted stuff manufactured in a loom with four treddles, after the manner of ...

49348

serge-maker
SERGE-MAKER, n. A manufacturer of serges.

49349

sergeant
SERGEANT, n. s'arjent. [L. serviens, serving, for so was this word written in Latin.] ...

49350

sergeantry
SERGEANTRY, n. s'arjentry. In england, sergeantry is of two kinds; grand sergeantry and petit ...

49351

sergeantship
SERGEANTSHIP, n. s'argentship. The office of a sergeant.

49352

sericeous
SERI''CEOUS, a. [L. sericus, from sericum, silk.] Pertaining to silk; consisting of silk; silky. ...

49353

series
SE'RIES, n. [L. this word probably belongs to the Shemetic, the primary sense of which is to ...

49354

serin
SER'IN, n. A songbird of Italy and Germany.

49355

serious
SE'RIOUS, a. [L. serius.] 1. Grave in manner or disposition; solemn; not light, gay or ...

49356

seriously
SE'RIOUSLY, adv. Gravely; solemnly; in earnest; without levity. One of the first duties of a ...

49357

seriousness
SE'RIOUSNESS, n. 1. Gravity of manner or of mind; solemnity. He spoke with great ...

49358

sermocination
SERMOCINA'TION, n. Speech-making. [Not used.]

49359

sermocinator
SERMOCINA'TOR, n. One that makes sermons or speeches. [Not in use.]

49360

sermon
SER'MON, n. 1. A discourse delivered in public by a licensed clergymen for the purpose ...

49361

sermoning
SER'MONING, n. Discourse; instruction; advice. [Not in use.]

49362

sermonize
SER'MONIZE, v. i. 1. To preach. 2. To inculate rigid rules. 3. To ...

49363

sermonizer
SER'MONIZER, n. One that composes sermons.

49364

sermonizing
SER'MONIZING, ppr. Preaching; inculating rigid precepts; composing sermons.

49365

sermountain
SER'MOUNTAIN, n. A plant of the genus Laserpitium; laserwort; seseli.

49366

seroon
SEROON, n. 1. A seroon of almonds is the quantity of two hudred pounds; of anise seed, ...

49367

serosity
SEROS'ITY, In medicine, the watery part of the blood.

49368

serotine
SER'OTINE, n. A species of bat.

49369

serous
SE'ROUS, a. 1. Thin; watery; like whey; used of that part of the blood which separates ...

49370

serpent
SER'PENT, n. [L. serpens, creeping; serpo, to creep.] 1. An animal of the order of ...

49371

serpent-cucumber
SERPENT-CUCUMBER, n. A plant of the genus Trichosanthes.

49372

serpent-eater
SER'PENT-EATER, n. A fowl of Africa that devours serpents.

49373

serpent-fish
SER'PENT-FISH, n. A fish of the genus Taenia, resembling a snake, but of a red color.

49374

serpentaria
SERPENTA'RIA, n. A plant, called also snake root; a species of Aristolochia.

49375

serpentarius
SERPENTA'RIUS, n. A constellation in the northern hemisphere, containing seventy-four stars.

49376

serpentine
SER'PENTINE, a. [L. serpentinus, from serpens.] 1. Resembling a serpent; usually, ...

49377

serpentine-stone
SER'PENTINE-STONE, either shades and spots resembling a serpent's skin. Serpentine is often ...

49378

serpentize
SER'PENTIZE, v.t. To wind; to turn or bend, first in one direction and then in opposite; to ...

49379

serpents-tongue
SER'PENTS-TONGUE, n. A plant of the genus Ophioglossum.

49380

serpet
SER'PET, n. A basket. [Not in use.]

49381

serpiginous
SERPIG'INOUS, a. [L. from serpo, to creep.] A kind of herpes or tetter; called in popular ...

49382

serprntine
SER'PRNTINE, n. A species of talck or magnesian stone, usually of an obscure green color,

49383

serpulite
SER'PULITE, n. Petrified shells or fossil remains of the genus Serpula.

49384

serr
SERR, v.t. To crowd, press or drive together. [ Not in use.]

49385

serrate