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blue-bonnet

BLU'E-BONNET, n. [blue and bonnet.] A plant, a species of Centaurea.




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BLU'E-BONNET, n. [blue and bonnet.] A plant, a species of Centaurea.


BLUE-BON'NET, n. [blue and bonnet.]

A plant, a species of Centaurea. – Fam. of Plants.


Blue" bon`net
  1. A broad, flat Scottish cap of blue woolen, or one wearing such cap; a Scotchman.
  2. A plant. Same as Bluebottle.
  3. The European blue titmouse (Parus cœruleus); the bluecap.
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Blue-bonnet

BLU'E-BONNET, noun [blue and bonnet.] A plant, a species of Centaurea.

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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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curb

CURB, n.

1. In the manege, a chain of iron made fast to the upper part of the branches of the bridle, in a hole called the eye, and running over the beard of the horse. It consists of three parts; the hook, fixed to the eye of the branch; the chain or links; and the two rings or mails.

2. Restraint; check; hindrance.

Religion should operate as an effectual curb to the passions.

3. A frame or a wall round the mouth of a well.

4. A hard and callous swelling on the hind part of the hock of a horses leg, attended with stiffness, and sometimes pain and lameness. A tumor on the inside of a horses hoof. A swelling beneath the elbow of a horses hoof.

CURB, v.t.

1. To restrain; to guide and manage; as a horse.

2. To restrain; to check; to hold back; to confine; to keep in subjection; as, to curb the passions.

And wisely learn to curb thy sorrows wild.

3. To furnish or surround with a curb, as a well.

4. To bend. [Not used.]

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