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BAN'ISHING, ppr. Compelling to quit one's country; driving away.




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BAN'ISHING, ppr. Compelling to quit one's country; driving away.


BAN'ISH-ING, ppr.

Compelling to quit one's country; driving away.

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Banishing

BAN'ISHING, participle present tense Compelling to quit one's country; driving away.

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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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mole

MOLE, n.

1. A spot, mark or small permanent protuberance on the human body, from which usually issue one or more hairs.

2. [L.mola.] A mass of fleshy matter of a spherical figure, generated in the uterus.

MOLE, n. [L. moles.]

1. A mound or massive work formed of large stones laid in the sea by means of coffer dams, extended either in a right line or an arch of a circle before a port, which it serves to defend from the violent impulse of the waves; thus protecting ships in a harbor. The word is sometimes used for the harbor itself.

2. Among the Romans, a kind of mausoleum, built like a round tower on a square base, insulated, encompassed with columns and covered with a dome.

MOLE, n. A small animal of the genus Talpa, which in search of worms or other insects, forms a road just under the surface of the ground, raising the soil into a little ridge; from which circumstance it is called a mold-warp, or mold-turner. The mole has very small eyes.

Learn of the mole to plow, the worm to weave.

MOLE, v.t. To clear of mole-hills. [Local.]

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