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1828 Noah Webster Dictionary
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X, the twenty fourth letter of the English Alphabet, is borrowed from the Greek. In the middle and ...

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xanthid
XANTHID, XANTHIDE, n. A compound of xanthogene and a metal.

62749

xanthide
XANTHID, XANTHIDE, n. A compound of xanthogene and a metal.

62750

xanthogene
XANTHOGENE, n. [Gr., yellow, to generate.] The base of a new acid, produced by the mixture of a ...

62751

xebec
XEBEC, n. A small three masted vessel, used in the Mediterranean sea. With a fair wind, in good ...

62752

xerocollyrium
XEROCOLLYRIUM, n. [Gr., dry.] A dry collyrium or eye-salve.

62753

xeromyrum
XEROMYRUM, n. [Gr., dry; ointment.] A dry ointment.

62754

xerophagy
XEROPHAGY, n. [Gr., dry; to eat.] The eating of dry meats, a sort of fast among the primitive ...

62755

xerophthalmy
XEROPHTHALMY, n. [Gr., dry.] A dry red soreness or itching of the eyes, without swelling or a ...

62756

xiphias
XIPHIAS, n. [Gr., a sword.] 1. The sword-fish.2. A comet shaped like a sword.

62757

xiphoid
XIPHOID, a. [supra.] The xiphoid or ensiform cartilage, is a small cartilage placed at the bottom ...

62758

xylography
XYLOGRAPHY, n. [Gr., wood; to engrave.] Wood-engraving; the act or art of cutting figures in wood, ...

62759

xyster
XYSTER, n. [Gr., to scrape.] A surgeons instrument for scraping bones.

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