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bookoath
[.] BOOK'OATH, n. The oath made on the book, or Bible.

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goatherd
[.] GOATHERD, n. One whose occupation is to tend goats.

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loath
[.] LOATH,

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loathe
[.] LOATHE,

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loather
[.] LOATHER, n. One that lothes.

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loathful
[.] LOATHFUL, a. [.] 1. Hating; abhorring through disgust. [.] 2. Abhorred; hated.

33161

loathing
[.] LOATHING, ppr. Hating from disgust; abhorring.

33162

loathingly
[.] LOATHINGLY, adv. In a fastidious manner.

33163

loathly
[.] LOATHLY, a. Hateful; exciting hatred. Obs. [.] LOATHLY, adv. Unwillingly; reluctantly. [See Lothly.]

33164

loathness
[.] LOATHNESS, n. Unwillingness; reluctance. [See Lothness.]

33165

loathsome
[.] LOATHSOME, a. [.] 1. Disgusting; exciting disgust. [.] 2. Hateful; abhorred; detestable. [.] 3. Causing fastidiousness. [See Lothesome.]

33166

loathsomeness
[.] LOATHSOMENESS, n. The quality which excites disgust, hatred or abhorrence.

37578

oath
[.] OATH, n. [.] A solemn affirmation or declaration, made with an appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed. The appeal to God in an oath, implies that the person imprecates his vengeance and renounces his favor if the declaration is false, or if the declaration ...

37579

oathable
[.] OATHABLE, a. Capable of having an oath administered to. [Not used.]

37580

oathbreaking
[.] OATHBREAKING, n. The violation of an oath; perjury.

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sacrament

SAC'RAMENT, n. [L. sacramentum, an oath, from sacer, sacred.]

1. Among ancient christian writers, a mystery. [Not in use.]

2. An oath; a ceremony producing an obligation; but not used in this general sense.

3. In present usage, an outward and visible sign of inward and spiritual grace; or more particularly, a solemn religious ceremony enjoined by Christ, the head of the christian church, to be observed by his followers, by which their special relation to him is created, or their obligations to him renewed and ratified. Thus baptism is called a sacrament, for by it persons are separated from the world, brought into Christ's visible church, and laid under particular obligations to obey his precepts. The eucharist or communion of the Lord's supper, is also a sacrament, for by commemorating the death and dying love of Christ, christians avow their special relation to him, and renew their obligations to be faithful to their divine Master. When we use sacrament without any qualifying word, we mean by it,

4. The eucharist or Lord's supper.

SAC'RAMENT, v.t. To bind by an oath. [Not used.]

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born

BORN, pp. of bear. baurn. Brought forth, as an animal. A very useful distinction is observed by good authors, who, in the sense of produced or brought forth, write this word born; but in the sense of carried, write it borne. This difference of orthography renders obvious the difference of pronunciation.

1. To be born, is to be produced or brought into life. "Man is born to trouble." A man born a prince or a beggar. It is followed by of, before the mother or ancestors.

Man that is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble. Job.14.

2. To be born, or born again, is to be regenerated and renewed; to receive spiritual life. John 3.

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