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coach-box

COACH-BOX, n. The seat on which the driver of a coach sits.




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COACH-BOX, n. The seat on which the driver of a coach sits.


COACH'-BOX, n.

The seat on which the driver of a coach sits. – Arbuthnot.


Coach"box`
  1. The seat of a coachman.
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Coach-box

COACH-BOX, noun The seat on which the driver of a coach sits.

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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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remit

REMIT', v.t. [L. remitto, to send back; re and mitto, to send.]

1. To relax, as intensity; to make less tense or violent.

So willingly doth God remit his ire.

2. To forgive; to surrender the right of punishing a crime; as, to remit punishment.

3. To pardon, as a fault or crime.

Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted to them.

John 20.

4. To give up; to resign.

In grievous and inhuman crimes, offenders should be remitted to their prince.

5. To refer; as a clause that remitted all to the bishop's discretion.

6. To send back.

The pris'ner was remitted to the guard.

7. To transmit money, bills or other thing in payment for goods received. American merchants remit money, bills of exchange or some species of stock, in payment for British goods.

8. To restore.

In this case, the law remits him to his ancient and more certain right.

REMIT', v.i.

1. To slacken; to become less intense or rigorous.

When our passions remit, the vehemence of our speech remits too.

So we say, cold or heat remits.

2. To abate in violence for a time, without intermission; as, a fever remits at a certain hour every day.

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