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VERBAL'ITY, n. Mere words; bare literal expressions.

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VERBAL'ITY, n. Mere words; bare literal expressions.


Mere words; bare literal expressions. – Brown.

  1. The quality or state of being verbal; mere words; bare literal expression.

    [R.] "More verbality than matter." Bp. Hall.
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VERBAL'ITY, noun Mere words; bare literal expressions.

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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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ROUT, n.

1. A rabble; a clamorous multitude; a tumultuous crowd; as a rout of people assembled.

The endless routs of wretched thralls.

2. In law, a rout is where three persons or more meet to do an unlawful act upon a common quarrel, as forcibly to break down fences on a right claimed of common or of way, and make some advances towards it.

3. A select company; a party for gaming.

ROUT, n. [This is a corruption of the L. ruptus, from rumpo, to break.]

The breaking or defeat of an army or band of troops, or the disorder and confusion of troops thus defeated and put to flight.

ROUT, v.t. To break the ranks of troops and put them to flight in disorder; to defeat and throw into confusion.

The king's horse - routed and defeated the whole army.

ROUT, v.i. To assemble in a clamorous and tumultuous crowd. [Not in use.]

ROUT, n. [It belongs to the family of ride and L. gradior; properly a going or passing.]

The course or way which is traveled or passed, or to be passed; a passing; a course; a march.

Wide through the furzy field their rout they take.

Rout and road are not synonymous.

We say, to mend or repair a road, but not to mend a rout. We use rout for a course of passing, and not without reference to the passing of some person or body of men; but rout is not the road itself.

ROUT, v.i. To snore. Obs.

ROUT, v.t. [for root.] To turn up the ground with the snout; to search. [Not in use.]

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