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Làm-bērt, s. [Named after Lambert, a botan (2) Pl. (of bone): Concentric rings surrounding lãme'-ně88, R. (Eng. lame; -ness.) ist, who wrote a monograph of the genus Pinus.] the Haversian canals.

I. Lit.: The quality or state of being lame or Lambert-pine, 8.

2. Botany :
(1) Sing. : A corona, dividing into several foli. lin

Airline inte
Bot.: Pinus lambertiana, a gigantic tree, dis- aceous, erect scales, in Silene, &c. ,

l eg crippled; an impaired or disabled state of the covered by Douglas in New Albion. Trunk, lofty (2) PL.: The parallel plates on the under side of and erect: leaves five, rather stiff, bright green, the bilens in Agaricus

11. Figuratively.

1. Imperfection, unsatisfactoriness, feebleness, with no sheaths ; cones very large and pendulous;

3. Zool. (pl.): The thin plates constituting the weakness. Seeds large and used for food

gills of the Lamellibranchiata (q. v.) or any other 2. A state of being halting; want of smoothness lămb -le, 8. (Eng. lamb; dimin. suff. -ie=-y.] structure.

and rhythmical correctness; as, the lameness of a A little lamb, a lambkin.

la-měl-lạr, a. (LAMELLA.]

verse. "The third came up, hap-stap-an'-lowp,

in 1. Ord. Lang.: Composed of or disposed in thin

lạ-měnt', v. i. & t. As light as ony lambie."

(Fr. lamenter, from Latin Burns: Holy Fair. plates or scales.

lamentor, from lamentum=a mournful cry.] #lamb-ing, 8. [Eng. lamb; -ing.) A brood or 2. Bot.: Having two little plates at the point, as A. Intransitive: breed of lambs.

the styles of many plants. *Stone had also done very well, his lambings had been

1. To mourn, to wail, to grieve; to express sorrow, 3. Zool.: (IMBRICATE, a.]

to bewail. good."- A. G. Grant: Bush Life in Queensland, ii. 173.

lăm-ěl-lär-I-a, 8. [Mod. Latin lamellarius= 2. To regret deeply; to grieve; to feel sorrow. lămb-kill, s. (Eng. lamb; -kill.) lamellar, from Lat. lamella (q. v.).]

B. Trans.: To bewail, to mourn over, to deplore, Bot.: An American name for Kalmia angustifolia. Zool.: A genus of gasteropodous mollusks, family to grieve for. lămb -kin, 8. [Eng. lamb; dimin. suff. -kin.]

Naticidæ. They have white, pellucid, fragile, ear "The lot which all lament and none can shun." shaped shells, without an operculum. Ten recept

Pope: Homer's Odyssey, xxiv. 43. 1. A little or young lamb. species are known, from Northern Europe, &c., and

la-měnt', 8. [LAMENT, v.] "A sable ewe ench leader should provide, two fossil, from the Pliocene.

1. Grief or sorrow expressed in cries or complaints; With each a sable lambkin by her side."

la-měl-lar-1ỹ, adv. [Eng. lamellar; ly.] In lamentation ; grief audibly expressed. Pope: Homer's Niad, s. 256.

manner of thin plates or scales. 2. One fondly treated, a pet. (Shakespeare.)

*2. An elegy; a mournful air. lắm'-81-late, lăm-bi-lat-ed, a. [Eng. lamella; làm-ăn-a-ble, a. [Fr, from Lat. lamentabilis, lămb-like, a. [Eng. lamb, and like.] Like a suff. -ate, -ated.) Covered with thin plates or scales; from lamentor=to lament; Sp. lamentable; Ital. lamb; meek, gentle, innocent, affectionate.

formed of or furnished with lamelæ; divided in- lamentabile.) lămb-ling, 8. [Eng. lamb; dimin. suff. -ling.) ternally into small plates.

1. To be lamented, bewailed, or mourned for; A little or young lamb; a lambkin. (Thackeray.) la-měl-11-bră n-chi-ā-ta. s. pl. (Lat. lamella calling for or exciting grief or lamentations;

mournful, sad. lăm'-boyş, s. pl. [Fr. lambeau (pl. lambeaux) =thin plates ; Lat. branchic; Gr. brangchia=gills,

“The natural thongh lamentable effect of extreme dan=a rag.

and suff, -ata.) Old Armor: Skirts of steel plates, flexible and Zool.: De Blainville's name for a class of mol.ger and extreme provocation."-Macaulay: Hist. Eng.,

ch. xvii. overlapping, attached to the front and back pieces lusks breathing by two pairs of gills, in the form of of the cuirass, and hanging over the thighs; worn flat, membranous plates, attached to the mantle. 2. Expressive of or indicating grief or sorrow; especially in Germany in the earlier part of the six

s Conchifera (q. v.). mournful.

"For I did play a lamentable part." teenth century. They were cut away,

lạ-měl-11-bră n-chi-ate, a. & 8. (LAMELLI: before and behind, to allow the rider

Shakesp.: Two Gentlemen of Verona, iv. 4. WREATH BRANCHIATA.] to sit on his horse.

3. Pitiful, miserable, poor, despicable. | lăm-brequin (brequin as bếnA. As adj.: Of or pertaining to the Lamellibran.

"One clad in purple, not to lose his time, kin), lam-bre-kin, 8. *(Fr.) chiata (q. v.).

Eats and recites some lamentable rhyme." I. Ordinary Language:

Dryden: Persius, i. B. As subst.: A member of the order Lamellibran. chiata.

| *làm:-ent-a-ble-lẽ, adv. [Eng. lamentable; -lu.] 1. A curtain on the helmet to protect from the rays of the sun, somewhat

la-měl -11-corn, a.& 8. (LAMELLICORNES.] The same as LAMENTABLY (q. v.). resembling the cap with a valance

A. As adj.: Of or pertaining to the Lamelli. lăm:-ěnt-a-ble-ně88, 8. [English lamentable; named after Havelock. Lambrequin. cornes (q. v.).

ness.). The quality or state of being lamentable. 2. A festooned drapery, forming an ornament at the upper part of a window, and cov.

B. As subst.: A member of the section of Coloop- lăm-ent-a-blý, adv. [Eng. lamentab(le); -ly.] ering the curtain rings and bar. tera, known as Lamellicornes.

1. In a lamentable manner; so as to excite sorrow II. Heraldry:

la-mě1-11-cor-ni-a, la-mě1-11-cor'-nēs. 8. pl. or grief.

(Latin lamell(c) = thin 1. The point of a label.

"I love a ballad but even too well; if it be doleful plates; i connective;

matter, merrily set down, or a very pleasant thing indeed, 2. The wreath of a helmet.

corn(ua)=horns, and neut. pl. adj. suff. -ia, or
roasc. and fem. -es.]

and sung lamentably."--Shakesp.: Winter's Tale, iv. 3. lămb'-skin, 8. (Eng. lamb, and skin.]

Entom.: A tribe of beetles having short antennæ 2. With lamentations or expressions of sorrow or 1. The skin of a lamb dressed with the fleece on terminated by a lamellated club-i. e., a club com- grief. and colored, used as a mat, &c.

posed of lamellæ or little plates-formed by the “Now Christian looked for nothing but death, and be 2. A kind of woolen cloth resembling the dressed expansion on one side of the three apical joints. gan to cry out lamentably."--Bunyan: Pilgrim's Progress, skin of a lamb.

The mentum is solid and horny: the legs are long, pt. 1. lăm'-d6d-al, a. (LAMBDOIDAL.]

and have spines and tooth-like projections on the 3. Pitifully, miserably, despicably.

fore ones, enabling them to dig with facility. The láme, a. [A. S. lama; cogn. with Dut. lam=

lăm-ěn-tā -tion. *lam-en-ta'-cy-on, 8. (Lat. ut. cam= larvæ are soft and cylindrical, with a large vertical lame; Icel. lami, lama; Dan. lam=palsied; Sw. head. There are six small legs attached to the

i lamentatio, from lamentor=to lament; Fr. lamenlam: M. H. Ger. lam. The original sense probably sense probably thoracic segments. Some live in the ground, feed

do tation; Sp. lamentacion; Ital. lamentazione.) is bruised or maimed; cf. Icel. lama=to bruise.]

ing on the roots of plants, and others in decayedI. Ordinary Language : I. Literally:

animal and vegetable matter, which affords them . The act of lamenting or bewailing; mourning, 1. Crippled, maimed, or disabled in one or more

food. They are all herbivorous. Among them are wailing. of the limbs, usually in one or both of the legs.

the most bulky and some of the most splendid "His sons buried him, and all Israel made great lamen2. Crippled or disabled so as to be unsound or

beetles existing. More than 7,000 species are known. tation for him."-1 Maccabees ii. 10. defective in strength; as, a lame leg.

They are divided into two families : Scarabeidæ2. A cry or audible expression of grief; a wail, an *3. Crippled, disabled, or impaired in any way. and Lucanidæ.

outcry. “Youth is nimble, age is lame."

lăm-ěl-lif-ēr-oŭs, a. [Latin lamellara thin , Shakesp.: Pilgrim of Love, 162. plate ; fero=to bear, to produce, and Eng: adj. suff.

"Must I relinquish it all!! he cried, with a wild II. Figuratively:

lamentation." cous.] Producing lamellæ ; composed of thin plates

Longfellow: Courtship of Miles Standish, iii. 1. Halting; not running smoothly or evenly; de- or layers; foliated in structure. fective in rhyme or rhythm.

II. Scripture (pl.) : la-měl -18-form, a. (Lat. lamellara thin plate, " Whether in prose or verse, 'tis all the same; and forma=form, shape.] Having the form or

Old Test. Canon: One of the shorter books of the The prose is fustian, and the numbers lame."

Old Testament. No author's name is attached to Dryden: Persius, i. shape of a scale or plate.

it in the Hebrew Bible, where it is simply desig 2. Unsatisfactory, imperfect.

la-měl-11-ros-tral, a.& 8. [LAMELLIROSTRES.] nated from its first two words, ekhah="O how." ** Nothing of worth or weight can be achieved with half A. As adj.: Of or pertaining to the Lamellirostres

The Septuagint translators called it Thrënoi lere. a mind, with a faint heart, with a lame endeavor."--Bar(o. y.).

miou="Dirges or Lamentations of Jeremiah." ros: Sermons, vol. iii., ser. 18.

Universal tradition attributes it to him, and the lame-duck, 8. A defaulter on the Stock Ex

B. As subst.: A member of the family Lamelli- style is that of his acknowledged prophecies. Cf. rostres.

Lam. i. 15, ii. 13 with Jer. xiv. 17; Lam. i. 16, ii. 11, change. (Slang.) lame, v. t. (LAME, 8.) To make lame, to cripple,

la-měl-11-ros-trēs. s. (Latin lamellæ = thin iii. 48-9 with Jer. ix. 1, xiii. 17, xiv. 17; Lam. iv. 21

with Jer. xlix. 12, &c. Each of the five chapters to disable. plates, and rostrum=a beak. So called because the

is a distinct elegy. Chapters i., ii., and iv. have edges of the bill are furnished with a series of *lâme, s. (Fr., from Lat. lamina=a scale.]

transverse plates or lamellæ. by means of which the each twenty-two verses, and beginning with the Old Armor: One of a number of small steel plates birds sift the ooze in which they seek their food.)

twenty-two Hebrewletters alphabetically arranged. forming the continuation of the jambarts over the Ornith: Cuvier's name for the Anatide (ducks, the letters of the alphabet, thrice repeated. The

Chapter iii. has sixty-six verses, commencing with front of the feet, and thus forming the mixed geese, &c.). sollerets of a mail and plate. [SOLLERET.)

fifth chapter is not alphabetically arranged, though

la-měl-löse, a. (Lat. lamell(a); Eng. adj. suff. it also has twenty-two verses. The theme is the la-měl-la (pl. la-měl-læ), 8. [Lat. dimin, of

-ose.] Covered with lamellæ or plates; in the form destruction and desolation of Jerusalem, and the lamina=a scale, a thin plate.) of plates.

slaughter of many of its inhabitants, with the misI. Ord. Lang.: A thin plate or scale.

lãme'-1ỹ, adv. [Eng. lame; -ly.]

ery of the survivors. It is chanted in part of the II. Technically:

Jewish ritual on the 9th of Ab, in our month of July.

1. Lit.: In a lame manner; like a cripple or lame 1. Anatomy:

la-měnt-ěd, pa. par. or a. (LAMENT, v.] person. (1) Sing.: A thin plate or scale; thus, there is a *2. Fig.: Imperfectly, feebly, unsatisfactorily; in *la-měnt'-ěd-1š, adv. (Eng. lamented; -ly.] In cribriform lamella of the frontal bone. a halting manner.

a lamented or lamentable manner; lamentably. boil, boy; pout, jowl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.

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lăm-ni-na, s, pl. [Mod. Lat, lamm(a); Latin lamp-wick, S.

do anything unwillingly or by constraint, and says Deut. pl. adj. gnff. -ina.]

1. Ord. Lang.: The capillary or foraminous ma. that their freedom degenerated into license. They Ichthy., A sub-family of Lamnidæ, containing the genera Lamna, Carcharodon, Odontaspis, and Alo- where it is consumed in the flame. Wicks are terial which conducts oil or grease to the part have, at various times, been identified with the

Massalians, Adelphians, and Marcionists, but were pecias. (Günther.)

usually of woven fiber-cotton, for instance, but probably a branch of the Euchites. lăm-ni-gui-a (ui as wI), 8. (Lat. lamna, a have been made of paper-pulp, asbestos, biscuit of *lămp-full, a. (Eng. lamp, and full.] Starry. contr. for lamina, and unguis=a nail.) fire-clay, &c.

lămp'-ic, a. [From (Dobereiner's) lamp, the Zool.: A name given by Prof. Wagner to a section 2. Bot.: Phlomis lychnitis, one of the Labiate

name given to the platinum spiral over a spirit of the Pachydermata, having flattened nails instead (q. v.). It is an evergreen shrub, native of Southern

lamp;-ic.) of hoofs. It contains only one family, Hyracidæ Europe, whence it was taken to England in 1568. (q. v.).

*lămp (1), v. t. & i. (LAMP, 8.]

lampic-acid, 8. lănıp, "lampe, 8. [Fr. lampe, from Lat. lampas; A. Trans.: To light up, as a lamp; to illuminate.

Chem.: C.H.03. Aldehydic-acid, acetylous-acid, Gr. lampas=a torch, a light; lampõ=to shine; Ger.

etheric acid. An acid discovered by Davy and Far lampe: Ital. lampa.)

"Did toward me those lamping turns direct."

aday, and called by Prof. Daniell lampic acid. If

Drummond, s, xv, 1. Literally:

a spiral of platinum wire be kept at a red heat in (1) A vessel in early times of rude pottery, later

B. Intrans.: To shine; to give light.

the wick of a spirit-lamp, and the volatile products of metal, glass, or porcelain, for the production of "Emongst the eternal spheres and lamping sky." of combustion condensed, an acid liquid is obtained, artificial light by means of the combustion of a

Spenser: F. ., III. iii. 1. the vapor of which has the odor of aldehyde, and wick inserted in oil or other highly inflammable lămp (2), v. i. (A variant of limp (q. v.).] To

strongly affects the eyes. This is called lainpic matter. walk quickly and with long strides. (Scotch.)

acid, but by many chemists it is considered to be a "The wise (virgins) took oil in their vessels with their flăm-păd, 8. (Gr. lampas (genit. lampados).) A

mixture of aldehyde, acetic and formic acids. It is

a transparent, colorless liquid; specific gravity, lampa."-Matt. xxiv. 4. lamp; a candlestick

1•015, possessing a sour, harsh taste, and disagree(2) In a loose sense, the word is used for some lăm-pa-dēs, 8. pl. (LAMPAD.)

able pungent odor. It has a powerfully reducing other contrivance of producing artificial light; as, 2002. The name given by the early modern nat. action, and if heated with the a gas-lamp, an electric-lamp...

2. Fig. Anything resembling or suggesting uralists, specially by Menschen in 1787 and Humbold,.converts them into the metallic state, a liquid tamo in use or appearance. anothing which

phreys in 1797, to the Lamp-shells. [BRACHIOPODA.1 remaining which 18 found to contain acetic acid. out or possesses light real or metaphorical; any lăm-pa-dist, 8. (Gr. lampadistës, from lampas

*lămp'-ing, a. (Eng. lamp; -ing.] Shining as a thing shining as a luminary.

(genit. lampados)=à lamp.)* One who gained a Tamp; sparkling. “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my prize in the lampadrome.

flăm'-p1-on, 8. (Fr., dimin. of lampe.) A small path."-Psalms cxix. 105.

lăm'-pa-dite, s. [Named by Hust after Lampa- lamp, used for illuminations and decorations. Æolepile lamp: A vessel containing alcohol dius; suff. .ite (Min.).).

| lăm-pit, 8. [LIMPET. A limpet. which is vaporized by heat, and forms a powerful Min.: A variety of Wad containing 4 to 18 per lămp'-lěsg. a. Eng. lamp : .less.] Without or blov-pipe flame when ignited.

cent. of oxide of copper, and sometimes oxide of Arc lamp: A form of electric lamp, in which light cobalt. Passes into melaconite (q.v.). Dana makes

destitute of a Tamp; not reflecting light. is given out by the voltaic arc spanning the interval it a sub-species of Wad (q. v.), but it is probably

"Your ladies' eyes are lampless to that virtue." between the carbon points. only a mixture.

Beaum. Flet.: Mad Lover, ii, 1.. Dobereiner's lamp: A lamp in which flame is pro.

lămp'-light (gh silent), 8. [Eng. lamp, and light.}

lăm'-pa-drome, 8. (Gr. lampadėdromia, from duced by a spontaneous ignition of a jet of hydrogen gas passed through a platinum sponge, lampas (genit. lampados)=a lamp, and dromos=a.

The light given at night by lamps.

lămp'-light-ēr (gh silent), s. (Eng. lamp, and Safety lamp: A miner's lamp in which explosive running ; dramein=to run.].. gases are kept from ignition by a fine wire gauze

Gr. Antiq.: A torch-race which it was customary lighter.] One whose occupation is to light the pubwhich surrounds the flame.

to exhibit at certain sacred festivals. The competi- lic lamps at night.

tors were young men, to each of whom a lighted lamp-bracket, s. A branch extending from a

lăm-poôn', 8. (Fr. lampon a drinking song, so torch was given, and he who arrived first at the wall or pillar to hold a lamp.

called from theexclamation lampons !=let us drink, goal with his torch still alight was the winner.

frequently introduced into such songs; lamper=to lamp-burner, s. The portion of a lamp at which lăm'-păs, lăm-păss, *lăm-pērs, 8. (French drink.] Å personal satire written or published; the wick is exposed, adjusted, and ignited. Its lampas.)

scurrilous abuse, usually of some one prominently crowning portion is usually such as to direct a cur- Farriery: A disease in horses, consisting of a before the public. rent of air upon the wick to insure a more perfect swelling of the flesh, about the size of a nut, in the combustion. roof of the mouth, rising above the teeth.

lăm-poôn', v. t. (LAMPOON, s.) To write lam.

poons upon; to abuse with personal satire. lamp-cement, s. A cement for brass mountings lam-pă s-sê' (m as å), a. (Fr.) upon glass, such as on lamps, is made by boiling

lăm-poôn'-ēr, 8. [Eng. lampoon; -er.] One who

Her.: The resin 3 parts with caustic soda 1 part, in water 5

lampoons another; one who writes personal satire parts, thus making a kind of soap, which is mixed

lămp'-ate, a. (Eng. lamp(ic); -ate.]

on others: a writer of lampoons. with half its weight of plaster of Paris, zinc-white, Chem.: A salt of lampic acid.

lăm-pown-rỹ, 8. [Eng. lampoo cry. The act white-lead, or precipitated chalk. It is unaffected lămp'-blăck, 8. [Eng. lamp, and black.) A nearly of lampooning; a lampoon; personal abuse or sate by petroleum or similar burning-fluids.

pure form of amorphous carbon, obtained by the ire. lamp-chimney, 8. The glass funnel which in- imperfect combustion of oil or resin. It is used as lăm-pra-chæ-n1-óm, 8. (Gr. lampros=bright, creases the draft and protects the flame of a lamp. a pigment.

brilliant, and Mod. Lat. (a)chonium (q. v.).] Lamp-chimneys are usually made of glass, but have lampblack-furnace, 8. A cylindrical chamber, Bot.: A genus of Composites. Lamprachonium been made of mica, metal with mica windows, horn, lined with sheepskin or canvas, and having a con- microcephalum, an Indian plant, is said by Dymock and porcelain. Their forms are various, from the ical top. The top is provided with a cowl, through to be used medicinally as an aromatic bitter. straight cylinder of the German student's or Ar which the more yolatile products of combustion esgandlamp to the obese bulb of commoner varieties. cape, the carbon adhering to the lining of the chamThey haze also been made in various convoluted ber. At one side is a smaller communicating com lăm-preỹ, *lam-preye, 8. [Fr. lamproie; Proy. and spiral forms, designed to give greater liberty of partment, provided with a grate, on which a vessel lampreza, lamprea, lamprada; Sp. & Port. lamexpansion with changes of temperature. They containing the hydrocarbon, resin, coal-tar, or sim- prea; Ital, lampreda, from Lat. lampetra=the lamhave also been split longitudinally, spirally, and ilar substance, is placed, and heated by a fire be- prey, from lambo=to lick, and petra=a rock. So made with holes, the intention being in each case neath.

called from attaching itself by its mouth to rocks.] to make them less liable to fracturo by heat or a lăm'-pểr ēel, 8. [LAMPREY.]

1. (Sing.): The genus Petromyzon. There are blow.

lăm'-pērn, 8. (Altered for the purpose of disLamp-chimney cleaner: .

two dorsal fins, both far back on the body. The

Sea, or Spotted Lamprey, Petromyzon marinus, is Domestic: A pad or brush for cleaning the chim. tinction from Eng., &c., lamprey (q. v.) (?).]

an eel-like fish, nearly three feet long, greenishneys and glasses of lamps. It is usual'y made ex. Ichthy.: The river lamprey, Petromyzon fluvia

brown, marbled with darker brown and green on panding, so as to bear upon opposite portions of tilis; The back is dat tilis. The back is dark blue, the sides silvery. It is

the back and sides. It attaches itself to rocks, ibo inside. smaller than the sea lamprey. It is found in many

boats, and to other fishes, by the mouth, exhausting rivers and lakes of Europe, North America, and lamp-cone, 8. A dome-shaped or conical cap, Japan.

the air. It is found in this country, in England and with a slit for the flame, and placed over and

Africa. The Fringe-lipped Lamprey (Petromyzon around the wick and wick-tube of a lamp, to con

lăm'-pērs, s. (LAMPAS.]

branchialis) is called also the Sandpiper (q. v.), the centrate the current of air at the throat of the cone. lăm-pět, lăm'-pit, 8. [LIMPET.)

River Lamprey, and the Lampern (q. v.), lamp-oil, 8. Any oil used for illuminating pur. Lăm'-pě-tērş, s. pl. [Named from Lampeter, in "There were found in Cæsar's fish-ponds, lampreyes to

have lived threescore years."- Bacon: Hist. Life and poses. Cardiganshire, Wales, at which exists a college for

Death, 8 11. lamp-post, s. A stand for a street-lamp, usually theological students, founded by Bishop Burgess in adapted tor gas. The pipes rise inside the hollow

2. (PI.): The family Petromyzontidae. It consists 1822, erected in 1827, and incorporated in 1828.

1824, erected in 1021, and incorporate post, with a burner on top surrounded by a glazed

Ch. Hist.: An association formed among his fel. of eel-like fishes, with a naked skin and undergoing lantern.

low students by Mr., afterward Rev.. Henry James a metamorphosis. Theirlarval form was taken for a

Prince, who entered Lampeter College in March, distinct fish, and was called Ammocætes. In this lamp-shade, 8. A screen placed above the light 1896. In June. 1812 at a meeting in Swansea, he is form the head is very small, the mouth toothless to intercept or mellow it. It may have a dark ex- said to have put forth or

said to have put forth pretensions to be an incarna. and surrounded by fringed barbels, and the eve terior and reflecting interior surface.

tion of the Holy Ghost, which, being repudiated by small and hidden in a groove. In the third of fourth lamp-shells, s. pl.

the majority of his brethren, led him to leave the year maturity is reached, Zoology:

college and secede from the Church of England and lăm'-pri-ma, 8. [Gr. lampreimon=clad in spion. 1. Gen.: The class Brachiopoda (a. y.), the shape found an institution called the Agapemone (q. V.). did robes: lampros=bright.] of the shell, with the hole for the passage of the Called also Lampeter Brethren.

Entom.: The typical genus or the sub-family Lampedunele, presenting some resemblance to an Lăm-pē-tiang (ti as sh), s. pl. [See def.] primine (q. v.). It is of splendid hue, and is from Etruscan lamp. 2. Spec.: The genus Terebratula (q. v.).

Ch. Hist.: A sect, probably of the fourth or fifth Australia

century, said to derive their name from their lăm-pri-mi-næ, 8. pl. [Mod. Latin, &c., lamlamp-stove, 8. A stove in which the heat is ob- founder Lampetius, of whom nothing is known, prim(a); Lat. pl. adj. suff. -ino.) tained by the burning of oil in wicks beneath the St. John Damascene (de Hær (ed. 1548), p. 359) de Entom.: A sub-family of Lucanidæ (Stagbeetles). kettle, oven, &c.

scribes them as teaching that no Christian should They are distinguished for their metallic splendor. doil, boy; pout, JOWl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect Xenophon, exist. ph = .

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làm'-pris, 8. [Gr. lampro8=bright.]

Lancaster-rifle, 8. A rifle with an elliptic lance-head, 8. The head or tip of a lance. Ichthy.: A genus of Coryphaenidae, or Coryphæ. rifling, the bore being slightly oval in section. The *lance-knight. *launce-knight, 8. A common nina. Lampris luna is the Opah (q.' v.). See also twist is one turn in 32 inches, which is the·length of so

soldier, a lancer.' (LANSQUENET.] KING-FISH.

the barrel; bore, .498 inch: eccentricity, .01 in half , lăm-prj-phane, lăm-pr8pho-vn-ite, 8. [Gr.

an inch. The lateral expansion of the bullet causes *lance-rest, 8. A kind of hook, attached to the

it to fill the bore. Length of bullet, 2, diameters cuirass on the right side for supporting the lance in lamprog=shining, and phainomai=to appear.] Min.: A mineral found in thin, cleavable folia at first of its kind.

with a windage of 10%, and has a paper patch; the the charge. Longban, Wermland, Sweden. Hardness, 3 ; specific

lance-shaped, a. Shaped like a lance; lanceogravity, 3:07; luster, pearly; color and streak white. Lăn-că s-tër -I-an, a. [See def.] Of or belonging late.

acid, 11:17: oxide of lead. to Joseph Lancaster, a member of the Society of lance-snake, s. 28.0; protoxide of manganeso, 7e90 ; magnesia, 5•26; Friends. He was born in 1771. He traveled as an Zool.: The genus Bothrops. It belongs to the lime, 24*65; soda and potash, 14.02; water, 8-35. advocate for education from 1807 to 1811. Becom. family Crotalidæ, and contains the Yellow Viper, or

ing insolvent he removed in 1818 to the United lăm-proph-an-ite, s. (LAMPROPHANE.)

Rat-tailed Serpent of the West Indies (Bothrops States, where he died on Oct. 23, 1838. He was the lanceolatus), B. atrox, &c. All are American. lăm-pro-tor-ni-næ, 8. pl. [Mod. Lat. lampro- author of the monitorial system of education. tornis (q.v.); Lat. fem. pl. adj. suff. -inc.]

lance, *launce, *lawn-cyn, v.t. & i. (LANCE, s.] [MONITORIAL.] Ornith.: In Swainson's classification, a sub-fam Lancasterian-schools, 8. pl. Schools set up

A. Transitive: ily of Sturnidæ, having the bill thrush-like, com

under the auspices of the British and Foreign 1. To pierce; to cut as with a lance. pressed, the culmen curved from the base, the lateral toes unequal. Now generally merged in School Society on the system of Joseph Lancaster.

" Launsing his side full pitously alas."

Chaucer: Lamentation of Mary Magdalen. lăn-cas-tēr-ite, 8. [Named by Silliman, jr., Sturninæ (q.v.). lăm-prot-or-nis, s. (Gr. lamprotēs=brightness,

from the place where found, Lancaster Co., Penn 2. To cut as a surgeon ; to open with a lancet. 3sylvania, suff. -ite (Min.).]

“The surgeon launceth and cutteth out the dead flesh." and ornis=a bird.) Ornith.: The typical genus of the sub-family species, but now shown to be a mixture of brucite

Min.: A mineral, once supposed to be a distinct Lamprotorninæ (q.v.). Found in Africa.

3. To pierce; to cut mentally. and hydromagnesite. (See these words.) làm'-pr6 tỷpe, 8. [Gr. lampro8=shining, beau

“When every letter lanced her like a dart." tiful, and Eng. type.] Lăå-căs'-tri-an, a. (See def.)

Drayton: Barons' Wars, bk. vi. Photog.: A polished collodion picture.

Hist.: A follower of Henry IV., son of John of 4. To throw as a lance; to launch; to hurl.

Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster. [1 Wars of the Roses, lămp-sa-na, s. (LAPSANA.]

“And with that word, with all his force a dart under Rose.)

He launced then into that croked wombe." lămp-sā'-ně-æ, s. (LAPSANEÆ.] lance, 8. [Fr., from Lat. lancea; cogn. with Gr.

Surrey: Virgile; £neis il. lăm-pyr:-1-də (yr as ir), 8. (Lat., &c., lam- longche=a lance.]

*B. Intrans.: To spring. pyr(is); fem. pl. adj. suff. -ido.) I. Ordinary Language:

“Plomes and cherries * Entom.: A family of Pentamerous Beetles, tribe

los tribe

1.
1. A weapon consisting of a long shaft with a

That lyghtliche launceth up litel while dureth." Malacodermata. The antennæ are variable in form.

Piers Plowman, p. 213. sharp point, much used, particularly before the in. The body is long, narrow, and soft. More than 500 are known, most of them from North and South

vention of firearms. It is a thrusting weapon used lance-let, 8. (A diminutive of Eng. lance.]

on foot, but chiefly on horseback. In the Middle Ages Ichthyology: America. (LAMPYRIS.) The family is divided into the lance was held in the highest repute by knights

1. Amphioxus lanceolatus, a transparent and the sub-families, Lycinæ, Lampyrinæ, and Tele

and men-at-arms who formed the main strength of iridescent fish about three inches long, with a fin phorina.

European armies; it was gradually superseded by extending nearly from the snout to the hinder ex. lam-pyr-i-næ, 8. pl. (Lat. lampyr(is) (q. v.); the invention of gunpowder. The lance used by tremity. The skeleton is imperfectly developed, fem. pl. adj. suff. -inæ.]

knights of the Middle Ages was of a peculiar form. the blood colorless; no proper skull or brain. It Entom.: The typical sub-family of the family Near the lower end the lance was very thick, with

has affinities to the Ascidians. Its movements ar Lampyride (q. v.). The prothorax forms a shield a deep opening in which the arm was placed when active. It is found in temperate and tropical seas. more or less covering the head; the tail in the the lanco was put in rest preparatory to a charge. 2. The genus Amphioxus (q.v.). females emits an electric light.

Immediately in front of the opening the shaft was tlănce-1ỹ, a. [Eng. lance; -ly.] Suitable to a

in tilting-lances, from a foot to a foot and a half in làm-pỹr-Ine, 8. [Lat., &c., lampyr(is); cine.]. law-Pyrue, 8. [lat., &C., lampyr (18); ine.] diameter, and sloped off toward the upper end,

lance. Zool.: A member of the coleopterous sub-family which was from a half to three-quarters of an inch in

arters of an inch in “He carried his lances, which were strong, to give a Lampyrina (q. v.).

diameter. The lances now in use among the Euro- lancely blow." --Sidney: Arcadid. lăm-pyr-Is (yr as ir), 8. [Lat., from Gr. lam- pean cavalry have a shaft of ash or beech-woodlănçe'-O-lar, a. (Lat. lanceol(a), diminutive of pouris=a glowworm; lampõ=to shine, and oura=

from 8 to 16 feet long, with a steel point 8 or 10 lanceara lance; Eag. adj. suff. -ar.)

inches long, and, to prevent this from being cut off a tail.]

Bot.: The same as LANCEOLATE (q. v.). Entom.: The typical genus of the sub-family by a saber stroke, the shaft is guarded by a strip

lănçe'-8-lāte, lănçe'-0-lãt-ěd, a. (Lat. lanceLampyrinæ and of the family Lampyridæ. Lam- of iron on each side from one and a half to two feet pyri8 noctiluca is the Glowworm (q. v.).

long.. The other end has an iron cap to prevent ol(a), dim. of lanceara lance; Eng. adj. suff. -ate,

splitting. The point has a small pennon, intended -ated.) la-na, 8. [The native name.] A kind of close- to frighten the enemy's horses. When not in use, 1. Bot.: Narrowly ellipgrained, tough wood, obtained from the Genipa the lance is carried in a leathern shoe by the right tical, tapering to each end, americana, a tree of the Cinchona family, and a stirrup, dependent by a lecthern thong on the right as the leaf of Plantago native of British Guiana. The fruit, called genipap, arm. In use, it is carried under the right arm. lanceolata, &c.

Lanceolate Leaf. yields a pigment called lana dye, used by the natives

"Set lance in rest, strike spur."

2. Anthrop.: The same as LEAF-SHAPED (q. v.). to stain their skins.

Tennyson: Elaine, 455. *lănce-o-lāt-ő-, pref. [LANCEOLATE.] lana-dye, 8. (LANA.]

Free lance : Formerly a mercenary soldier, owing Bot., &c.: Lanceolate. lăn-ark-ite, 8. [Named from Lanarkshire,

allegiance to no one permanently; hence a person

ITU, who is free to assail any party or principle, and is lanceolato-subulate, a. Scotland, where first found: suff.-ite (Min.).) not pledged to any one more than temporarily.

Botany: Between suhulate and lanceolate. (LowMin.: A monoclinic mineral, occuring in crystals Stink-fire lance: A fuse which, when ignited, emits don.) aggregated lengthways. Cleavage perfect in one a suffocating odor, and is used in military mining direction, less so in another; laminre flexible; hardoperations to dislodge counter-miners.

lănce-pě-sāde', 8. (Fr. lancepesade, lancepes. ness, 2-2-5; specific gravity, 6'3-6'4; luster, cleavage. 2. A soldier armed with a lance; a lancer.

sade, lance-passade; Ital. lancia-spezzata=a light face' pearly, elsewhere adamantine to resinous;

horseman.) A semi-officer under a corporal; a color, greenish-white or pale-yellow. Coraposition:

i

TTT.
11.
II. Technically:

lance-corporal (q. v.). formerly regarded as PbSO4+PbC0, but recent 1. Carp.: A pointed blade, usually employed to lanc-ēr, *launc-eer, *launc-er, 8. (English analyses prove the absence of carbonic acid, the sever the grain on each side of the intended path of lo

lanc(e); -er.] composition being Pb S0s, which requires sulphate a chipping-bit or router. It is used in crozes,

ozes, 1. Mil.: A cavalry soldier armed with a lance. of lead, 576; oxido of lead, 42°4.

planes, and gauges of certain kinds.
2. Greek Ritual: A small knife used in the early

Lancers were introduced into European armies la-na-rý, . (Lat. lanaria=a wool-store, from, part of the present Greek liturgy to divide the Host D

by Napoleon I., after the pattern of those in the lanarius = pertaining to wool; lana = wool.] A from the holy loaf. The action commemorates the Polish service. After the Dertaining to wool; lana = wool.] A

Polish service. After the campaign of 1815, four wool-store. from ine of our Lord's side. The priest makrese and

regiments of English lancers were formed from the

9th, 12th, 16th, and 23d Light Dragoons. lă-nāte, lä-nät-ěd, a. (Latin lanatus, from

These

9th, 12th cuts in the loaf, and stabs it more than once, ac

presented by the 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, an Jana=wool.) companying each acticn with appropriate texts of are now represented by the bth, 9th, 12th, 16th, and

17th Cavalry regiments, and are classed as the Ord. Lang. & Bot. · Woolly. Scripture.

Medium Cavalry. They are armed with lance, Lăn’-ca-shire, 8. & a. [See definition]

3. Pyrotech.: Lances are small paper cases, filled

sword, and pistol, but it is proposed to add a car A. A8 subst.: One of the most important counties wood. to mark the outlines of the figures in pyrowith composition, and attached to light frames of

bine. They are not good for reconnoitering pur of England, situated in the northwest. technical devices. Various chemicals give the de.

poses, as they are more easily seen than the Light B. As adj.: Of or belonging to the county de- sired color to the flame.

Hussars, and are also very unsuitable to wooded

country; but they are valuable in open country scribed under A.

lance-bucket, 8.

against infantry in disorder. The Uhlans in the Lancashire-asphodel, 8.

Cavalry: The shoe in which the butt of a lance is German service are armed and used as in England. Bot.: Narthecium ossifragum. (BOG-ASPHODEL.] carried by the troopers of certain bodies of cavalry. and are "medium cavalry." Lancashire-boiler, $. A form of steam boiler,

*2. Surg.: A lancet.

lance-corporal, 8. having two flues which contain the furnaces and Mil.: A private who performs the duties and

3. Dancing (pl.): A certain set of quadrilles. extend the entire length of the boiler.

lăn-cēt. *laun-cet, lawn-cent, *lawn-set, 8. holds the rank of a corporal temporarily. A certain Lăn-cas-tēr, s. [The name of the inventor.] proportion receive extra pay.

" [Fr. lancette, dimin. of lance=a lance.) Lancaster-gun, 8.

lance-fish, 8. An English marine fish, the sand. I. Ord. Lang.: In the same sense as II. 3. Ordn.: A cannon with a twisting, slightly oval lance, Ammodytes tobianus; the name is also ap II. Technically: bore and conoidal projectile. Mr. Lancaster's plan plied to other members of the genus Ammodytes. 1. Arch.: A lancet-window (av.). was adopted in 1854, and several Lancaster guns "lance-gay, "lance-gaye, *lance-de-gay, 8. 2. Metal-working: The tapping-bar of a metal were employed at the siege of Sebastopol. A kind of lance.

furnace. fāte, făt, färe, amidst, whãt, fâli, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hēr, thêre; pine, pit, sire, sir, marîne; gó, pot,

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3. Surg: A small, sharp, surgical instrument, 2. Firearms: That portion of the bore of a rifle three sections: 1. Æluroidea (catliko animals); ased in bleeding, cutting of abscesses, tumors, &c. which is not occupied by the grooves.

families (1) Felidæ, (2) Hyænidæ, (3) Cryptoproo They are of various shapes and sizes, according 3. Geog. & Geol.: The general ratio of land to sea tidæ, (4) Protelidæ, (5) Viverridæ. 2. Cynoidea to the purposes for which they are intended; as, throughout the globe is as one to three, but that (doglike animals), one family, Canidæ. 3. Arctni. Vaccinating lancets, gum lancets, &c. Lancets of between the poles and the rarallel of 30° is as nine dea (bearlike animals); four families (1) Ursida copper were disinterred in Pompeii in 1819, in the to twenty-three. Nearly all the existing land was (2) Procyonidæ, (3) Ailuridæ, (4) Mustelidæ. house of a Roman surgeon in the Via Consularis. at one time or other below the surface of the ocean. *land-carriage, 8. The transportation or car"Which sends forth its admirable

The water has not receded from it, but earthquake riage of goods by land. knives, razors, and lancets to the far

and volcanic action has heaved it above the water. thest ends of the world."--Macaulay: The mean height of all the land of the globe above

land-chelonians, 8. pl. Hist. Eng., ch. iii.

the sea level at present is about 1,000 feet. (Lyell: Zoðl.: Tortoises. (CHELONIDÆ.] lancet-arch, 6. Princip. & Elem. of Geol.)

*land-commander, 8. An official who commands Masonry: Anarch with a sharply

4. Law:

forces on land. pointed top, like the point of a lan

(1) United States and English Law: A generic cet. [ARCH.]

term comprehending every species of ground or land-crabs, 8. pl.

earth, as meadows, pastures, woods, marshes,

Lancet-arch. lancet-fish, s.

Zool.: The family Gecarcinidæ (q. v.). waters, furze, and heath, including also mills, and tland-end, s. (Seo extract.) Ichthy.: Another name for the Surgeon-fish. he Confish buildings.

One man had over and above his statatable wages cor(ACANTHURUS.

"Land includes in its signification any ground, soil, or tain

or tain food and drink and a land-end of grasse besides.'

earth whatsoever; as arable, meadows, pastures, woods, We ara lancet-window, 8.

, We are surprised that Mr. Atkinson does not explain what moors, waters, marshes, furzes, and heath. Water being Arch. A high, narrow window terminating in a here mentioned as land, may seem a kind of solecism; light of nature to any one who has not dwelt where land

8 a land-end means. Its interpretation will not come by the very pointed arch. It is characteristic of that but such is the language of the law: and therefore I can

ends exist, and we feel pretty confident that the word is division of not bring an action to recover possession of a pool or

not to be found in the popular dictionaries. We ourselves Gothic archi.

other piece of water by the name of water only: but I

are not quite certain of its meaning here. There were teeture known must bring an action for the land that lies at the bottom,

two significations which it bore in parishes where there as Early Eng. and inust call it twenty acres of land covered with water.

had been no enclosure. Sometimes it meant a small por lish. Lancet.

For water is a movable, wandering thing, and must of

tion of land or narrow strip of ground severed from the windows are necessity continue common by the law of nature; but the

rest by a road or pathway; at others that part of an open land, which that water covers, is permanent, fixed, and frequently

field where, in plowing, the horses or oxen turn, which immovable; und of this the law will take notice, but not of found two, the other. Land has also, in its legal significations, an

is, consequently, plowed last, and in a direction trans three, or even

verse to the rest of the field. We are of opinion that the indefinite extent, upward as well as downward. Cujus est five together, as

word here is to be understood in this latter sense."solum, ejus est usque ad cælum, is the maxim of the law,

Athenaum. is the case in

therefore no man may erect any building, or the like, to the illustration

overhang another's land; and downward, whatever is in a *land-feather, 8. A bay, an inlet. lance-wood

direct line between the surface of any land and the center *land-fish, 8. One who is as out of his element

of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface."-Black. as a fish out of water. 6. (Eng. lance,

stone: Comment., bk. ii., ch. 2. E., and 100od.)

land-force, s. Military forces employed on land; Scots Law: A house consisting of different

soldiers or troops serv Botany, dc.:

on land

nopished stories; espec., a building including different tene 1. According

from naval force.. ments. to Schomburk,

5. Milling: That part of the face of a mill-stone land-fowl, 8. Birds which frequent the land, as the wood of Duguetia qui

which is not furrowed; that which intervenes be- distinguished from water-fowl (q. v.).
tween the furrows.

*land-gabel, subst. A tax or land, calculated tarensis, an Lancet-windows.

6. Naut.: The lap of the strakes in a clincher-built according to Doomsday-book. [DOOMSDAY-BOOK, anonad grow

boat; also called landing. ing in Guiana, wbere it is called Yari Yari. It is

GABEL.]

7. Steam-engin.: The unperforated portion of the a light elastic wood, used especially by coach

land-grant, 8. A grant made by Congress to face-plate of a slide-valve. builders

assist railroad companies to secure funds, by the

(1) To make land, to make the land: 2. Guatteria rirgata.

sale of bonds secured by lands so granted, to conNaut.: To come in sight of land as the ship ap

struct lines of railway through parts of the United lanch, v. t. & i. (LAUNCH, v.] proaches it from the sea.

States where the local traffic would not pay the lăn-çif -ēr-oăs, a. (Lat. lanceara lance; fero

(2) To lay the land: =to bear, and Eng. adj. sufl. -0us.] Boaring or appear lower and smaller by reason of the cou

running expenses. About 215,000,000 acres of land Naut.: To sail from the land until it begins to

were given to the various railroads of this country carrying a lance.

by the Government. The Illinois Central received vexity of the surface of the globe. lăn -ci-form, a. (Latin linceara lance, and

a strip of land 12 miles wide, running the whole (3) To raise the land:

length of Illinois: the Northern Pacific received forma=forin, shape.] Having the form or shape Naut.: To sail toward the land, so that it appears

47.000.000 acres: the Atlantic and Pacific, 42,000,000: of a lance: lance-shaped ; lanceolate. to rise and become greater and more elevated.

the Union Pacific, 13,000,000, and other roads in lăn-cin-āte, v. t. (Lat. lancinatus, pa. par. of

(4) To set the land:

proportion. lancino=to tear to pieces.] To tear, to rend, to from the ship.

Naut.: To see by the compass how the land bears

land-guard, e. A river fence or bulwark. lacerate.

(5) To shut in the land: To lose sight of the land *land-herd, 8. A herd, which feeds on land. lăn-cin-at-ing, a. (LANCINATE.] Piercing, cut. by the intervention of a point or promontory.,

land-hunger, 8. The last of conquest; groed ting, keen; specific., applied to a sudden, sharp, (6) Land of the leal: The land of the faithful or shooting pain, as in cancer. blessed; heaven.

for tho acquisition of land. (EARTH-HUNGER.)

“We'll meet and aye be fain lăn-çin-a-tion, s. (LANCINATE.] The act of

land-ice, s.

In the land o' the leal." lacerating or rending; laceration,

1. Ico operating as yet on land in the form of a

Lady Nairne: Land o' the Leal. moving glacier, as distinguished from that in the ** Made many incisures and lancinations."--Fuller: Pispal Sight, bk. V., ch. xii.

I Land signifies an open, even space, and strictly form of icebergs, &c., in the sea. lănd (1), #lond, 8. (A. S. land: cogn. with Icel.,

refers to the earth. Country signifies lands adjoin. 2. A field or floe of ico stretching along the land

ing so as to form one portion. The term land, thore- lying between two headlands. 8. Dan., Ger., and Goth. land; M. H. Ger. lant,

F. lant, fore, properly excludes the idea of habitation; the land-league, 8. (LEAGUE.] Fr. lande; Ital. & Sp. landara hoath.]

term country excludes that of the earth, or the land.leaguere. (LEAGUER. 1 L. Ordinary Language:

parts of which it is composed: hence we speak of 1. The solid portion of the earth as distinct from the land, as rich or poor, according to what it "land-lurch, v.t. To steal land from. (Warner : the oceans, seas, rivers, lakes, &c.; the solid or yields; of a country, as rich or poor, according to Albions England, bk. IX., ch. xliv.) fied partiof the globe as distinct from the fluid or what its inhabitants possess. The word land mayland-marker. 8. A machine for laying ut rows Dorable part; earth.

sometimes bo put for any portion of land that is for planting. ** And God sayde: let ye waters that are under heaven under a government; as, the land of liberty : the

he land-measurer, 8. gather themselves into one place that the dry land may ap- country may bo put for the soil; as, a rich country. pere." -Genesis i. (1551.) (Crabb: Eng. Synon.)

1. Ord. Lang.: One whoso profession it is to meas.

uro land, in order to ascertain the superficial con2. A country, a district, a region; any part of the land-agent, 8. A person employed by the owner tents, as of a field, a farm, &c.; a land-surveyor.

be considered as belonging to a particular pation of an estate to manage the transfer of property by 2. Éntom. (pl.): The Geometer moths. or people. purchase, the letting or hiring of farms, the collec

Land-measurer moths: ** The and thus said the inaid that is of the land of tion of rents, and all other matters connected with

Entom.: (LAND-MEASURER, 2.] Israel."-2 Kings v. 4. an estate.

land-measuring, 8. The art or science of ascer3. The fuperticial part of the globe as considered land-beetles, 8. pl.

taining by measurement the superficial contents of enect to its nature or qualities; the ground, the Entom.: The predatory beetlos called Goode- portions of land, as of a field, a farm, 0C., ana soil; as, poor or good land, wet land. phaga (q. v.).

expressing it in acros, roods, porches, &c.; land*4. The ground; the surface of the earth.

land-blink, s. A poculiar atmospheric bright- surveying. # Eioneas rolled with limbs relaxed along the land." Pope: Homer'y Niad, vii. 8.

ness, more yellow than ice-blink (q.v.), perceived in land-office, s. An office in which the sale of new 5. A nation, a people: the inhabitants of any partho arctic regions.

land is registered and all other business connected

with unsettled land is transacted. ticular region or country.

land box-tortoises, s. pl. 6. Landed property.

Zool.: The name given by Prof. Martin Duncan land-office business, s. A term used to express *A tar opon land seems hard to the landholder."- to Pyxis and Kinixys, genera of Testudines.

a very successful venture, or one where the money Looke: Lordering of Interest.

land-breeze, 8. A breeze or current of air set.

is all taken in and nono paid out, or no goods de II. Technically:

livered, as in a land office. ting off from the land toward the sea. 1. Agric.: The portion of plowed land included land-bugs, s. pl.

*land-pilot, 8. A guide in traveling by land. between two dead-furrows in arable land, where the

Entom.: Tho tribo Geocores (q. v.).

land-pirate, 8. A highway robber. plowing is pot done with a turn-wrest plow. **Another, who had a box, wherein was money, apparel, land-carnivora, s. pl.

land-province, 8. and other things of value, left it in a land of standing Zool.: The sub-order Fissipedia (Split feet), con- Bot. & Zool. Gcog.: A province of the land distinct corba." - Apprehension of Cavalliery at Brackley, in North- stituting one of the great divisions of the mamma- from others in the assemblage of plants or animals captonshire, 1642. p. 7.

ian order Carnivora. Thoy havo been divided into which it contains, or in their distribution. boil, boy; pout, Jowl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.

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