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BATTAL'IONED, a. Formed into battalions.

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BATTAL'IONED, a. Formed into battalions.


Formed into battalions. – Barlow.

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BATTAL'IONED, adjective Formed into battalions.

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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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CRAB, n. [Gr. L.]

1 A crustaceous fish, the cray-fish, Cancer, a genus containing numerous species. They have usually ten feet, two of which are furnished with claws; two eyes, pedunculated, elongated and movable. To this genus belong the lobster, the shrimp, &c.

2. A wild apple, or the tree producing it; so named from its rough taste.

3. A peevish morose person.

4. A wooden engine with three claws for launching ships and heaving them into the dock.

5. A pillar used sometimes for the same purpose as a capstan.

6. Cancer, a sign in the zodiac.

Crabs claws, in the materia medica, the tips of the claws of the common crab; used as absorbents.

Crabs eyes, in pharmacy, concretions formed in the stomach of the cray-fish. They are rounded on one side, and depressed and sinuated on the other, considerably heavy, moderately hard, and without smell. They are absorbent, discussive and diuretic.

Crab-lice, small insects that stick fast to the skin.

CRAB, a. Sour; rough; austere.

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