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In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
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1828 Noah Webster Dictionary
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betoken
[.] BETO'KEN, v.t. beto'kn. [be and token.] [.] 1. To signify by some visible object; to show by signs. [.] A dewy cloud, and in the cloud a bow [.] Betokening peace from God. [.] 2. To foreshow by present signs; to indicate something future by that ...

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betokened
[.] BETO'KENED, pp. Foreshown; previously indicated.

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betokening
[.] BETO'KENING, ppr. Indicating by previous signs.

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foretoken
[.] FORETO'KEN, v.t. To foreshew; to presignify; to prognosticate. [.] Whilst strange prodigious signs foretoken blood. [.] FORETO'KEN, n. Prognostic; previous sign.

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love-token
[.] LOVE-TOKEN, n. A present in token of love.

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token
[.] TOKEN, n. to'kn. [L. signum, dialetically varied, or from the same radix.] [.] 1. A sign; something intended to represent or indicate another thing or an event. Thus the rainbow is a token of God's covenant established with Noah. The blood of the paschal lamb, ...

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tokened
[.] TO'KENED, a. Being marked with spots.

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I am a Christian and trust and value the work of the late Noah Webster, who himself trusted in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. I also want to re-new my mind from modern peganized or "darwinized" dictionaries that have removed the Bible from it.

— RG (Northglenn, CO)

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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occulted

OCCULT'ED, a. Hid; secret. [Not used.]

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

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