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GUESS'INGLY, adv. By way of conjecture.




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GUESS'INGLY, adv. By way of conjecture.


GUESS'ING-LY, adv.

By way of conjecture. Shak.


Guess"ing*ly
  1. By way of conjecture.

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GUESS'INGLY, adverb By way of conjecture.

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duly

DULY, adv. [from due.]

1. Properly; fitly; in a suitable or becoming manner; as, let the subject be duly considered.

2. Regularly; at the proper time; as, a man duly attended church with his family.

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galley

GAL'LEY, n. plu. galleys. [L. galea. The Latin word signifies a helmet,the top of a mast, and a galley; and the name of this vessel seems to have been derived from the head-piece, or kind of basket-work, at mast-head.]

1. A low flat-built vessel, with one deck, and navigated with sails and oars; used in the Mediterranean. The largest sort of galleys, employed by the Venetians, are 162 feet in length, or 133 feet keel. They have three masts and thirty two banks of oars; each bank containing two oars, and each oar managed by six or seven slaves. In the fore-part they carry three small batteries of cannon.

2. A place of toil and misery.

3. An open boat used on the Thames by custom-house officers, press-gangs, and for pleasure.

4. The cook room or kitchen of a ship of war; answering to the caboose of a merchantman.

5. An oblong reverberatory furnace, with a row of retorts whose necks protrude through lateral openings.

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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.

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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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