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FEATH'ERY,

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Feath"er*y
  1. Pertaining to, or resembling, feathers; covered with, or as with, feathers; as, feathery spray or snow.

    Milton.

    Ye feathery people of mid air. Barry Cornwall.

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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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meet

MEET, a. [L. convenio.] Fit; suitable; proper; qualified; convenient; adapted, as to a use or purpose.

Ye shall pass over armed before your brethren, the children of Israel, all that are meet for the war. Deut.3.

It was meet that we should make merry--Luke 15.

Bring forth fruits meet for repentance. Matt.3.

MEET, v.t. pret. and pp. met. [Gr. with.]

1. To come together, approaching in opposite or different directions; to come face to face; as, to meet a man in the road.

His daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances. Judges 11.

2. To come together in any place; as, we met many strangers at the levee.

3. To come together in hostility; to encounter. The armies met on the plains of Pharsalia.

4. To encounter unexpectedly.

5. To come together in extension; to come in contact; to join. The line A meets the line B and forms an angle.

6. To come to; to find; to light on; to receive. The good man meets his reward; the criminal in due time meets the punishment he deserves.

Of vice or virtue, whether blest or curst,

Which meets contempt, or which compassion first.

MEET, v.i. To come together or to approach near, or into company with. How pleasant it is for friends to meet on the road; still more pleasant to meet in a foreign country.

1. To come together in hostility; to encounter. The armies met at Waterloo, and decided the fate of Buonaparte.

2. To assemble; to congregate. The council met at 10 o'clock. The legislature will meet on the first Wednesday in the month.

3. To come together by being extended; to come in contact; to join. Two converging lines will meet in a point.

To meet with; to light on; to find; to come to; often with the sense of an unexpected event.

We met with many things worthy of observation.

1. To join; to unite in company.

Falstaff at that oak shall meet with us.

2. To suffer unexpectedly; as, to meet with a fall; to meet with a loss.

3. To encounter; to engage in opposition.

Royal mistress,

Prepare to meet with more than brutal fury

From the fierce prince.

4. To obviate; a Latinism.

To meet half way, to approach from an equal distance and meet; metaphorically, to make mutual and equal concessions, each party renouncing some pretensions.

Noah's 1828 Dictionary

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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.

This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies.

No other dictionary compares with the Webster's 1828 dictionary. The English language has changed again and again and in many instances has become corrupt. The American Dictionary of the English Language is based upon God's written word, for Noah Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions. This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies. From American History to literature, from science to the Word of God, this dictionary is a necessity. For homeschoolers as well as avid Bible students it is easy, fast, and sophisticated.


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