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warrantable

WARRANTABLE, a. Authorized by commission, precept or right; justifiable; defensible. The seizure of a thief is always warrantable by law and justice. Falsehood is never warrantable.

His meals are coarse and short, his employment warrantable.



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WARRANTABLE, a. Authorized by commission, precept or right; justifiable; defensible. The seizure of a thief is always warrantable by law and justice. Falsehood is never warrantable.

His meals are coarse and short, his employment warrantable.

WAR'RANT-A-BLE, a.

Authorized by commission, precept or right; justifiable; defensible. The seizure of a thief is always warrantable by law and justice. Falsehood is never warrantable. His meals are coarse and short, his employment warrant. – South.


War"rant*a*ble
  1. Authorized by commission, precept, or right; justifiable; defensible; as, the seizure of a thief is always warrantable by law and justice; falsehood is never warrantable.

    His meals are coarse and short, his employment warrantable, his sleep certain and refreshing. South.

    -- War"rant*a*ble*ness, n. -- War"rant*bly, adv.

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Warrantable

WARRANTABLE, adjective Authorized by commission, precept or right; justifiable; defensible. The seizure of a thief is always warrantable by law and justice. Falsehood is never warrantable

His meals are coarse and short, his employment warrantable

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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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band

BAND, n.[See Bind and Bend.]

1. A fillet; a cord; a tie; a chain; any narrow ligament with which a thing is bound, tied or fastened, or by which a number of things are confined together.

2. In architecture, any flat low member of molding, broad but not deep, called also fascia, face or plinth.

3. Figuratively, any chain; any means of restraint; that which draws or confines.

4. Means of union or connection between persons; as, Hymen's bands.

5. Any thing bound round or encircling another.

6. Something worn about the neck; as the bands of clergymen.

7. A company of soldiers; the body of men united under one flag or ensign. Also, indefinitely, a troop, a body of armed men.

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8. A company of persons united in any common design; as a band of brothers.

9. A slip of canvas, sewed across a sail to strengthen it.

The band of pensioners in England, is a company of 120 gentlemen, who receive a yearly allowance of f100st., for attending the king on solemn occasions.

The bands of a saddle are two pieces of iron nailed upon the bows, to hold them in their proper situation.

BAND, v.t. To bind together; to bind over with a band.

2. To unite in a troop, company or confederacy.

BAND, v.i. To unite; to associate; to confederate for some common purpose. Acts xxiii.

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