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JUN'GLE, n. In Hindoostan, a thick wood of small trees or shrubs.




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JUN'GLE, n. In Hindoostan, a thick wood of small trees or shrubs.


JUN'GLE, n. [Hindoo.]

In Hindoostan, a thick wood of small trees or shrubs. – Asiat. Res.


Jun"gle
  1. A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil.

    The jungles of India are of bamboos, canes, and other palms, very difficult to penetrate. Balfour (Cyc. of India).

    Jungle bear (Zoöl.), the aswail or sloth bear. -- Jungle cat (Zoöl.), the chaus. -- Jungle cock (Zoöl.), the male of a jungle fowl. -- Jungle fowl. (Zoöl.) (a) Any wild species of the genus Gallus, of which several species inhabit India and the adjacent islands; as, the fork-tailed jungle fowl (G. varius) of Java, G. Stanleyi of Ceylon, and G. Bankiva of India. The latter, which resembles the domestic gamecock, is supposed to be one of the original species from which the domestic fowl was derived. (b) An Australian grallatorial bird (Megapodius tumulus) which is allied to the brush turkey, and, like the latter, lays its eggs in mounds of vegetable matter, where they are hatched by the heat produced by decomposition.

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JUN'GLE, noun In Hindoostan, a thick wood of small trees or shrubs.

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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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TEXT, n. [L. textus, woven. See Texture.]

1. A discourse or composition on which a note or commentary is written. Thus we speak of the text or original of the Scripture, in relation to the comments upon it. Infinite pains have been taken to ascertain and establish the genuine original text.

2. A verse or passage of Scripture which a preacher selects as the subject of a discourse.

How oft, when Paul has serv'd us with a text,

Has Epictetus, Plato, Tully preach'd.

3. Any particular passage of Scripture, used an authority in argument for proof of a doctrine. In modern sermons, texts of Scripture are not as frequently cited as they were formerly.

4. In ancient law authors,the four Gospels, by way of eminence.

TEXT, v.t. To write, as a text. [Not much used.]

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