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lawgiver

LAW'GIVER, n. [law and give.] One who makes or enacts a law; a legislator.




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LAW'GIVER, n. [law and give.] One who makes or enacts a law; a legislator.


LAW'GIV-ER, n. [law and give.]

One who makes or enacts a law; a legislator. – Swift.


Law"giv`er
  1. One who makes or enacts a law or system of laws; a legislator.
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Lawgiver

LAW'GIVER, noun [law and give.] One who makes or enacts a law; a legislator.

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destiny

DESTINY, n.

1. State or condition appointed or predetermined; ultimate fate; as, men are solicitous to know their future destiny, which is however happily concealed from them.

2. Invincible necessity; fate; a necessity or fixed order of things established by a divine decree, or by an indissoluble connection of causes and effects.

But who can turn the stream of destiny?

Destinies, the fates, or supposed powers which preside over himan life, spin it out, and determine it; called by the Latins, parcae.

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denizen

DENIZEN, n.

1. In England, an alien who is made a subject by the kings letters patent, holding a middle state between an alien and a natural born subject. He may take land by purchase or devise, which an alien cannot; but he cannot take by inheritance.

2. A stranger admitted to residence and certain rights in a foreign country.

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Natives, or denizens, of blest abodes.

3. A citizen.

DENIZEN, v.t. To make a denizen; to admit to residence with certain rights and privileges; to infranchise.

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