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two pairs of antennæ, and two auditory sacs, and local-option, 8.
I. Ordinary Language: the sexes are invariably distinct., General color, Legislation: The right of each locality of a State. 1. The act of locating, placing, or settling. dull. pale reddish-yellow, Spotted with bluish.
such as each county, township, or city, to deter: 2. Situation or position; state with respect to black; the spots coalescent on the upper parts.
ine for itself whether or not some particular place or position locality. "Lobsters do not stray from their haunts; hence measure of legislation shall be enforced therein, ap- "I confess I was not a little surprised at the location of " the discovery of a new station is a fortunate circum- plied more especially as to whether the liquor traf- this flaming nuisance."--Observer, No. 58. stance for the fisherman, and each situation is fic shall be licensed and carried on. found to impress its own shade of color upon the
3. The marking out, settling, or determining the "Fortunately it has been able to point to the remark. boundaries of, or identifying a particular place or shell." (Couch : Cornish Fauna.) NEPHROPS.)
able success of the State aid and local-option law of New locality according to the definition given in a map 2. Fig.: A ludicrous epithet of a British soldier
Jersey, and to commend it with certain modifications to plano in reference to his scarlet coat.
to plan, entry, &c. the consideration of other States. That law proceeds "A. A tract of land marked out or designated in "The women exclaim against lobsters."--T. Brown: upon the theory that while the country as a whole may be Works, i. 73.
unwilling to embark in road building, those smaller
her place. lobster-flower, 8.
communities which are themselves willing to contribute II. Law: A leasing or rent.
fairly toward the improvement of their highways may Rotany • Poinciana pulcherrima, the Barbadoes justly demand county and State aid in carrying on bachScots Law: That by which the use of any movable
Contract of location : Flower-fence. improvements."-Chicago Inter Ocean, Feb. 24, 1894.
subject is agreed to be given for hire, or by which a lobster-louse, s. local-preacher, 8.
person gives his work or services on the same con200l.: Vicothoe astaci, an entomostracan parasitic Methodism: A lay preacher who carries on his dition. on the lobster.
ordinary business or profession, while devoting a loc-a-tive, a.& 8. [As if from a Lat. locativus, lobster-moth, s.
portion of his time to preaching. He remains in from locatus, pa. par. of locorto place.)
the place where his business or profession lies, and Entom. ; Stauropus fagi. The name has reference
A. As adj.: Denoting the place where an event or to the grotesque shape of the caterpillar, in which does not go on circuit like the "traveling" preachers the second and third pair of legs are much elon, 19. V.), whose time is entirely devoted to their re action takes place. ligious duties.
B. As subst. : A word which indicates the place gated. (STAUROPUS.)
where or wherein. lõb-u-lar, a. [Eng. lobul(e); -ar.) of the nature, *local-problem, s.
" In Sanscrit every substantive has its locative."-M. character, or form of a lobule or small lobe.
Math.: A problem capable of an infinite number Mueller: Science of Language, i. 227.
of solutions. lobular-emphysema, 8.
locative-case, 8. Pathol.: Emphysema affecting one or more lob- lo-cale', 8. [Fr. local=a locality.) A particular
Gram. : A case denoting locality, formerly existing ules in different parts of the lungs. There is also a spot, place, or locality.
in all Aryan languages. Traces of it are still to be pectoral lobular-emphysema. (Dr. Waters.)
“Lay the locale where you may."
found in Greek and Latin. lobular-pneumonia, 8.
Barham: Ingoldsby Legends: Woman in Gray.
10-cā-tor, 8. [Lat.) Pathol.: Pneumonia affecting one or more lobules 10'-cal-işm, 8. (Eng. local; -ism.) of the lungs. 1. The quality or state of being local; affection
Scots Law: The hirer in a contract of location. lob-u-late, lõb-u-lāt-ěd, a. (Eng. lobul(e); for a place.
| 18-ẹă1-1ăn, (pl. 18-ẹă1-11), 8. [Lat=a compartated.) Consisting of lobules; having small lobular
2. A local idiom or phrase; a mode of speaking or ment in a locker or chest.) divisions.
expression peculiar to a particular place or locality. Botany:
“Some of the terms have become localisms.”-Fitzed 1. Gen.: A secondary cell; a small cell. lõb-ule, s. (Fr., from Low Lat. lobulus, dimin. ward Hall: Modern English, p. 203.
2. Spec. (pl.): The peridia of certain fungals. of lobus=a lobe; Sp. & Ital. lobulo.] A small lobe. There are lobules of the cerebrum, of the
10'-cal-Ist, s. (Eng. local; -ist.)
[LOCULUS.] car, &c. Med. Hist.: One who holds fever to arise from
loch (1) (ch guttural), s. (Gael. & Ir. loch; cogn. Lobule of the ear: some local inflammation or lesion, and not to be
with Wel. llwch; Corn. lo; Manx logh; Bret. louch; Anat.: Thé soft pendulous portion of the ear. an essential, primary, or independent disease.
Lat. lacus. A lake, a sheet of fresh water, or bay
or arm of the sea. lõb-2-lūs, s. (Lat.) A lobule (q. v.).
“In our opinion, both essentialists and localists have taken a much too limited view of the etiology of fever."
"They walked round the loch upon the ice."-Scott: lob -os, s. (Lat.) A lobe (q. v.). - Cycl. of Pract. Med., ii. 163.
Guy Mannering, ch. xxxii. lõb-worm, 8. [Eng. lob, s., and worm.] The same lö-căi:-Y-tý, *10-că 1-1-tič, s. (Fr. localité, from
loch (2), 8. [Port. looch, from Arab. la'ok=an as LEGWORM (q. v.).
Local=local 70. : Lat Localitas Ital localita: electuary, from la'aq=to lick. A medicine or 10-cal, *10-call, a. & 8. (Fr. local, from Latin tin Sp. localidad.)
preparation to be taken by licking with the tongue; localis= pertaining to a place, local, from locus=a
a lincture. place; Sp. & Port. local, Ital. locale.] I. Ordinary Language:
Loch-a-bēr (ch guttural), 8. [See def.) A disA. As adjective:
1. Existence in a place, or in a certain portion of trict in Inverness-shire. 1. Of or pertaining to a particular place or spot. space.
Limitation to a certain place or locality.as. Lochaber-ax, s. The battle-ax of the High"The field of battle marks, if local tradition can be the locality of a trial.
"landers. Axes of the description named, made with trasted, the place where he fell."--Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. xiii.
3. Position, situation, place ; geographical posi- a long cụrved blade and mounted on a pole ending tion or situation.
in a hook, were formerly carried by the Edinburgh 2. Limited or confined to one particular place or 4. A spot, a place.
City Guard. district.
löch-age (age as Ig), s. (Gr. loehagos, from 3. Situated in a particular place; having place or II. Technically:
lochos=a body of men, a troop, and agõ=to lead;
1. Phren.: The faculty of being able to recognize Fr. lochague.) position. B. As substantive:
and remember the distinctive features of a place. Gr. antiq.: An officer who commanded a cohort;
2. Scots Law: The adjustment or apportionment a body of men of uncertain number. 1. Ord. Lang.: An item or paragraph of news of
of the aggregate stipend to a minister from the having reference to one particular spot or locality. 2. Teleg.: The battery of a local circuit. The
teinds of a parish among the several beritors liable loçhe, s. (LOACH.]
to pay it. The decree of the Teind Court modify lö-chi-a, 8. (Gr. lochia, neut. pl. of lochios= latter is one which includes only the apparatus in ing the stipend is called a decree of modification. pertaining to childbirth, from lochos=a lying-in, an office, and is closed by a relay.
Locality of a widow:
childbirth : Fr. lochies.) local-action, s.
Scots Law: The lands life rented by a widow Med.: The evacuations from the womb and vagina Lar: An action which must be brought in the under her contract of marriage.
which follow childbirth. particular country where the cause of action arises. 10-cal-i-za-tion, s. [Eng. localiz(e): -ation.] 17-chi-al, a. (Eng. lochi(a); -al.] Of or perlocal-affections, s. pl. The act of localizing.
taining to the locbia. Med.: Diseases exerting, at least for the time, lo-cal-ize, v. t. [Eng. local; -ize.]
lõck (1), #loke, 8. [A. S. loca (pl. locan); cogn. o local action. But if a local disease be severe, 1. To make local: to fix in or to assign to a par
with Icel. loka=a lock, a latch, lok=a cover, a lid; it ultimately produces constitutional effects.
Sw. lock=a lid; Ger. lochra dungeon, a hole; A. S. ticular place or locality. local.allegiance. 8. The allegiance due from a
lúcan=to inclose; Icel. lúka=to sbut; M. H. Ger.
2. To ascertain or detect the exact place or locality lúchen=to shut: Goth. galukan = to shut; Dan. foreigner or alien so long as he continues within the of; as, to localize a fault in a telegraph cable. sovereign's dominions and protection.
lukke ; Dut. linken=to shut.] lo-cal-1ý, adv. [Eng. local; -ly.] With respectI. Ordinary Language: local-attraction, 8.
to place; as regards place or position; in place or 1. Literally: Magnetism: Attraction exerted on a magnet by position. obiecte in its immediate vicinity (as, for instance,
(1) In the same sense as II. 3. lo-câte. v. t. & i. (Lat. locatus, pa. par. of loco by iron on board a ship), with the effect of deflect
“No gate so strong, no locke so firme and fast, ing it from its proper direction. =to place; locus=a place.]
But with that percing noise flew open quite, or
brast." local-color, 8. A. Transitive:
Spenser. F.., I. viii. 4.
.(2) A place shut or locked up; a lock-up, an in. 1. Literature: A special truthfulness of descrip. , 1. To set, place, or settle in a particular place or
e or closure. tion, accurately portraying the idiosyncrasies of locality. (Frequently used reflexively.)
2. To settle or determine the place of: to deterpersons and distinctive natural features of the
"Sergesthus, eager with his beak to press mine on the position of; as, to locate a church.
Betwixt the rival galley and the rock, country in which the action takes place. 3. To survey, determine, or settle the bounds of,
Shuts up the unwieldy Centaur in the lock." "There are some capital pictures of the times of land. as a tract of land,
Dryden: Virgil's Æneid, v. 265. lord-shooting.. without anything Irish in char.
92 arter, dialogue, or local-color."-Saturday Review, Nov. 22, B. Intrans. : To reside: to take up one's abode
“19. ES. Dianarans.: To reside; to take up one's aboda. 1884, p. 666. to live: to locate one's se ves up one s abode; D) A fastening together; the state of being locked
or fastened together. 2. Art (pl.): Colors which are natural to a par. 16-cã-tēr, 8. [Eng. locate, and er.] One who (2) A bug or grapple in wrestling. tieular object in a picture, and by which it is dis located
a mine, etc. “They must be practised in all the locks and gripes in tinguished from other objects. (United States.)
wrestling."-Milton: On Education. local-courts, 8. pl.
lo-cã-tion, 8. [Lat. locatio, from locatus, pa. II. Technically: Lau: Tribunals of a limited and special jurisdic- par. of loco=to place; Fr. location; Sp. locacion; 1. Comm.: A fastening for the ends of a wooden tion; as the county courts. (Wharton.) Ital. locazione.)
hoop which incloses a bale or barrel. boll, boy; pout, Jówl; cat, cell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.
lockless 2. Firearms: The firing apparatus of a gun, lock-paddle, 8.
8. To put under the effect of anything; to overusually consisting of a trigger, sear, hammer, add
Hydraul. Engin.: A sluice for filling an empty come with.
Hudraul. Engin.: A slnice for filling an emp mainspring. (GUN-LOCK.) lock-chamber.
“Midst arms, and cars, and coursers stretch'd supine 3. Hydraulic Engineering:
In slumber look'd and drench'd in fumes of wine." (1) An inclosure in a canal between gates, where lock-piece, s. In guns of old construction, a lug
Hoole: Orlando Furioso, xviii. boats are raised and lowered. It consists of a basin cast just alongside of the vent for the attachment between the levels, having a pair of gates at each of the lock.
9. To furnish with locks, as a canal. end communicating with the respective levels.
10. To turn the fore wheels of a carriage to the lock-plate. 8. That plate on which the parts of right or left of the hind wheels and the trend of the (2) An embankment or structure confining
no a gun-lock are fastened, and which is screwed to the carriage proper; as, to lock a coach. waters of a canal or race; a weir or guard-lock. stock 4. Locksmith.: A fastening having a bolt moved
B. Intransitive: a key, and serving to secure a door, lid, or other 10ck-pulley, 8.
1. To become fast or fastened, as with a lock. object. The variety, both in the form and nomen Mach.: Two pulleys formed to rotate together or 2. To unite by mutual insertion of parts. clature of locks, is very great. separately, at will. One of them slips on a spline,
T 1. To lock up: 5. Ordnance: A cotter or key, as the one which and has a pin which locks into a hole in the face of
(1) To close or fasten with lock and key. fastens the cap-square over the trunnion of a the other pulley. mounted cannon; a forelock..
(2) To place or keep in a receptacle under lock
and key. 6. Plastering: The projection of the plaster or
lock-rail, 8. cement behind the lath, which keeps it from falling
Carp.: Of a door-frame, the transverse piece “The roll of names was not published, but kept carsor scaling off.
which separates the main doorway from the open fully looked up in Fitton's closet.”—Macaulay: Hist. Eng., 7. Vehicles:
space above it, which is usually occupied by a ch. xii. (1) A contrivance for keeping a wheel from turn- glazed sash; a transom.
(3) To confine; to put in confinement. ing in descending a hill.
lock-saw, 8. A compass-saw used in cutting (4) To invest money in some security or com(2) The swerving to the right or left of the fore seats for locks in doors. It has a fine, taper, flexi- modity, so that it cannot be readily realized; as, to carriage of a vehicle, deviating from the line of ble blade.
lock up one's capital. . direction of the hind wheels and the trend of the lock-screws. The screw which fastens the gun
2. To lock up a form: carriage proper. It is called the haw or the gee
Print.: Tofix or fasten the types in a metal frame lock respectively, according as it is to the left or
with wedges, so as to be ready for the press. the right of the driver.
3. Under lock and key: Locked up. Hydraul. Engineering: A piece of timber at the lock-bay, s.
lock'-age (age as iš), s. [Eng. lock (1); -age.] threshold of a capal-lock, with a chamfered edge, ydraul. Engin. The pond or space of water against which the gates shut.
1. The works which form a lock on a canal; mabetween the gates of a canal-lock.
terials for locks in a canal. lock-spit, 8.
2. The amount of rise and fall made by the locks lock-bond, s.
Fort. Engin.: A small trench opened with a of a canal. Build.: A course of bond stones.
spade or plow to mark out the lines or course of 3. A toll paid for passing through the locks of a lock-chain, 8. any work.
canal. Vehicles: A chain employed to lock the wheels lock-step, 8.
locked, pa. par. or a. (Lock, v.] by attaching a part of the rim to some non-rotating Milit.: A mode of marching by a body of men
locked-jaw, 8. [LOCK-JAW.] part of the vehicle; a skid-chain.
arranged in as close file as possible, in which the lock-chamber, 8.
leg of each man moves at the same time, and follows lock'-ēr, 8. (Eng. lock; -er.)
close on the corresponding leg of the man in front. Hydraulic Engin.: That part of a canal-lock,
1. One who locks up.
1 One who lacken lock-stitch, s. & a.
2. A close receptacle, with lock and key, such as between the gates, in which a boat rises or sinks to
A. As subst.: A sewing-machine stitch in which
a drawer, a small cupboard ; specifically, a comthe level above or below.
the lower thread is made to pass over the upper partment in a ship for stowing away things. The lock-cramp, 8. An implement used to restrain one, simply interlocking therewith. [STITCH.)
chain-lockers are centered around the foot of the the spring in putting the parts of a gun lock to B. As adi. : Forming its stitches by the interlock
mainmast. Shot-lockers are recesses and shelves for
shot. Lockers in the cabin are for various articles, gether. ing of two threads.
answering to closets, and may be fastened by a lock. lock-down, s. A contrivance used by lumberers lock-tool. 8. A cramp used in putting the parts (1) Boatswain's locker: for fastening logs together in rafting. of a gun-lock together.
Naut.: A chest in which small stuff for rigging lock-file, s. A slitting file, knife-shaped, for cut
and tools are kept.
lock-up.s.& a. ting out the wards in the bit of a key.
(2) Davy Jones' locker: The ocean; espec., the A. As subst.: A place which can be secured by a ocean regarded as the grave of those who die at sea. lock-gate, s.
lock; specif., a place where prisoners are tempora Hydraul. Engin.: A pair of closed doors at one rily confined.
locker-up, s. One who locks up; specif., a turnend of a canal-lock, to confine the water in the "End in the lock-up."-Hughes: Tom Brown at Oxford,
key, a jailer. chamber. The gates at the end of the lock-chamber ch. vi.
lock-ět, 8. [Fr. loquet, dimin. of Old Fr. loc= are respectively the head-gates and the tail-gates.
B. As adj.: Capable of being fastened by lock
a lock (q. v.).]
I. Ordinary Language:
1. A small lock, a catch or fastening of a neckinclosed that weight cannot be surreptitiously lace &c.** in a sluiceway.
added to the lever. * lock-hole, s. The recess in a musket-stock to
2. A small gold or silver case, with a snapping
lock-weir, 8. A weir having a lock-chamber and cover, worn as an ornament, and adapted to conreceive the lock. gatos.
tain hair or a miniature. lock-hospital, 8. A name very generally adopted lock (2), *lok, *lokke, s. (A. S. locc, loc; cogn. II. Arms: That part of a leathern sword-scabbard in Great Britain to characterize a charitable insti.
with Dut. lok=a lock, a tress; Icel. lokkr: Dan.
. TOK=a 1OCK, a tress; Icel. LOKKT Dan. where the lock is fastened. tution for the treatment of venereal diseases.
lok; Sw. lock: 0. H. Ger. loch; Ger. locke. Cf. Icel. lock-jaw, s. lykkr=a crook, a bend.)
lõck-fast, a. (Eng. lock, v., and fast.) Pathol.: Tetanus, persistent, painful contractions I. Ordinary Language:
Scots Law: Secured or fastened by a lock and or spasms of the voluntary muscles, either idio- 1. A tuft of hair or wool: a tress, a ringlet.
key, as a door, a chest, &c. pathic or, more frequently, traumatic. Five varie
"Thus o'er Patroclus while the hero prayed, ties are noted: Trismus, or lock.jaw, limited to the
Lock-i-an, a. (For etym. see def.] Belonging On his cold hand the sacred lock he laid."
to, characteristic of, or in any way connected witb throat and lower jaw; tetanus, affecting the flexor
Pope: Homer's Iliad, xxiii. 191. the teachings of Jobn Locke (1632-1704). His prinand extensor muscles of the body in general; emprosthotonos, where the body is flexed forward: 2. A tuft or small bunch of hay or other similar cipal work was the Essay Concerning Human ln
derstanding, in which he sought to ascertain the opisthotonos, backward, and pleurosthotonos substance. laterally or to one side only. Trismus is the com 3. A small quantity of anything; a handful
origin of human knowledge, in order to determine
the limit and measure of its objective truth. monest form, and then opistbotonos, accompanied II. Scots Law: The perquisite of a servant in a by the risus sardonicus, the body being arched and mill, consisting of a small quantity of meal, vary
“The Lockian theory had been something of a comresting upon the occiput and heels. Treatment ing according to the custom of the mill.
promise."-Wallace: Kant, p. 142. with calabar-bean or the hypodermic injection of lock. v. t. & i. (Lock (1), s.)
lock-ing, pr. par., a.& 8. [Lock, v.) curare has given good results in some cases, or chloroform inhalation during the paroxysms.
A. & B. As pr. par. & particip. adj.: (See the 1. To fasten with a lock and key.
verb.) lock-keeper, 8. A mau employed to attend to a canal-lock.
“The speaker was pulled out of his chair, the maceC. As subst.: The act of fastening with a lock and
taken from the table, the room cleared, and the door key. lock-nail. 8. One of the pins by which the parts locked." --Vacaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. i. of a gun-lock are secured to the lock-plate. In the
2. To shut or confine with, or as with, a lock; as,
locking-forceps, 8. old form of lock, they were the tumbler-pin, main. to lock a person in a room.
Sury.: A light forceps, whose arms are automaticspring-screw, sear-pin, bridle-screw pin, hammer
3. To close fast, to shut up, to seal; to render im- ally locked when closed; used for various purposes, nail, hammer-spring screw. passable; as, The frost locks up the rivers.
such as for holding a sponge-tent in uterine operalock-nuts. A supplementary nut screwed down
down 4. To entwine, to close fast; to shut fast together. tions, or for carrying lint. upon a primary one, to prevent its shaking loose; a
"She locks herlily fingers, one in one."
locking-plate, 8. jam-nut, check-nut, or pinching-nut.
Shakesp.: Venus and Adonis, 228.
1. Horol.: A count-wheel (q. v.). lock-out, 8. The discharge and keeping out of 5. To embrace closely: to hug; as, to lock a per- 2. l'ehicle: A plate on a vehicle to take the wear employment of artisans and laborers by the son in one's arms.
of the fore wheel when the vehicle is turning short; employers.
6. To inclose; to shut up fast; as, to lock a secret a rub-plate. "All sides of the Agricultural Lock-out of 1874 are in the breast. conscious of blunders which they wish to avoid on any 7. To seize tightly.
Lock'-Ist, s. (See def.) A supporter or adherent future occasion."- London Times.
of Locke, the philosopher.
"These in her left hand locked, her right untied lock-out. v. t. To close the gates or doors of a
The bow, the quiver, and its plumy pride."
lock-lēss, a. (Eng. lock (1), s.; -less.] Destitute factory, &c., against, so as to put a stop to all work.
Pope: Homer's lliard, xxi. 567. of a lock. fãte, făt, färe, amidst, whãt, fâll, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hēr, thêre; pine, pit, sïre, sir, marine; gó, pot,
1. “John Bull'-the first locomotive used on the Pennsylvania Railroad. 2. Modern first-class passenger locomotive (four driving wheels, high- and low-pressure cylinders), used by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad; bullt at the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia. 3. High-speed passenger locomotive, (two driving wheels, high- and low-pressure cylin
ders), used by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad, New York Division.
lock-man, 8. [Eng. lock (1), s., and man.)
1o-co-mo-tive-ně88, s. (Eng. locomotive; -ness.] Europe. The females excavate holes in the eartbe $1. An executioner: so called because one of his The same as LOCOMOTIVITY (q. v.).
and deposit their eggs in a long mass anveloped in perquisites was a lock or ladleful of meal from lo-có-mo-tiv-I-ty, s. (Eng. locomotiv(e): -itu.] a glutinous secretion. The larvæ commence their
destructive career almost as soon as they are every caskful exposed for sale in the market. The power of locomotion or of moving from place destructive to place.
hatched. The migrations of locusts are probably An officer in the Isle of Man, corresponding to
in search of food, and extraordinary accounts are
10-co-mo'-torăt-x-1-a, lo-co-mo-tor at-on record of the vast swarms that from time to an under-sheriff in England.
àx'-ý, s. (Lat. locus=a place, and motorra mover; time invade particular districts. They clear every. lock-ram.s. (Fr. lockrenan, from Bret. lokronan with Gr. ataxia=disorder.]
thing off the surface of the ground, and have on =St. Ronan's Cell, from lok=a cell, and St. Renan Pathol.: A peculiar form of apparent paralysis, several occasions caused disastrous famines. Their in Basse Bretagne, where it is made. A sort of with more or less wasting but alwa
with more or less wasting, but always unsteady and range in the Old World stretches from Spain and coarse linen or hempen cloth.
disorderly muscular movements, though muscular the south of France, through Russia to China; "The kitchen malkin pins
power is entire, and loss of coördinating movement. south of this boundary line they are equally Her richest lockram about her reeky neck."
It is generally associated with degeneration of the destructive. The Rocky Mountain Locust is CalopShakesp.: Coriolanus, ii. 1. posterior columns of the spinal cord and posterior tenus spretus. There seems to be no special periolock-rand, 8. (LOCK (1), s.]
roots of the spinal nerves. Sometimes known as dicity in the appearance of swarms of locusts, but in
Charcot's disease. According to Sir James Paget this country keen observers have noted that the Arch.: A course of bond-stones; lock-band.
and Prof. Humphrey, it is probably a compound of years in which such visitations take place are lock-ron, subst. [Etym. doubtful.) A kind of two things, rheumatic gout and chronic rheumatic nearly multiples of eleven. Locusts are by preferranunculus.
arthritis, not definitely so, but a method of rheu- ence vegetable-feeders: but they will attack dry lock'-smith. 8. Eng. lock (1), s., and smith.] A matic arthritis altered from its ordinary fashion by animal substances, and even become cannibals when
the intervention of the locomotor ataxy. Mr. Hutch- other food fails. Next to man, their chief enemies mechanic whose occupation it is to make and repair locks.
inson considers it a sort of tumultuous old age, an are insectivorous birds, parasitic beetles of the
old age of premature senility of the nervous system, family Cantharidæ, and dipterous flies of the famtlock -ý, adj. [Eng. lock (2), s.; -y.] Full of or
with loss of sensation, and considerable alteration ily Bombyliidæ. aa cing locks or tufts. in the heads of the bones.
2. Plural: 10-cē, adv. (Ital.]
tlo-co-rěst-ive, adj. (Lat. locus a place, and † (1) A rendering of the name Locustidæ, applied Music: In its proper place; a direction to return Eng. restive, in the sense of being at rest.) Staying
to a family which does not contain the genuine to the proper pitch after having played an octave in one place, unwilling to stir from the place in !
Locusts. [LOCUSTIDÆ. higher. which one is.
(2) The family Acridiidæ, to which the true 10 -CO, s. (Sp. loco=mad, deranged (?).). An un “Your locorestive and all your idle propensities of
e Locusts belong. identified weed found in the western United States. course have given way to the duties of providing for a II. Scripture: " But the queerest tale of all recorded is that with re- family." -Correspondence of C. Lamb (1870), p. 10.
(1) Arbeh, a word which occurs about twenty gard to the poisonous weed loco, eaten by horses. In the loc-n-la-měnt. s. (Lat. loculamentum a case, times in the Hebrew Bible. It is from rabhah= normal state, it seems, a healthy horse refuses loco; but, a but, a box, a receptacle.)
to be numerous; and is probably Edipoda migrait he once by accident acquires the taste, it grows upon
Bot. (pl.): Partitions or cells of a seed-vessel. toria. [I. 1.] It was allowed to be eaten (Lev. xi. him exactly like opium-eating; he no longer herds with
22.). Its ravages are graphically described in other horses, but wanders about solitary(like Bellerophon) loc'-u-lar, a. (Lat. locularis=kept in boxes.] Joei ii. in search of the enticing poison; his eye becomes dull
Botany : Divided into cells; having cells. Used (2) Chhaghab (2 Chron. vii. 13) is probably and glassy, and at last he dies of loco intoxication in a tiserable, stupid condition."-Pall Mall Gazette.
specially of seed-vessels. A fruit having one cell is another species of locust smaller than the first.
called unilocular; one having two, bilocular; three, (3) Tselatsal (Deut. xxviii. 42), not identified. *10-co-çěs'-sion (sion as shon), 8. [Lat. loco= trilocular, &c.
(4) (BALD LOCUST.) from a place, ablat. of locus=a place, and cessio=a loc-u-lāte. a. (Lat. loculatus=furnished with locust-berry, s. yielding: cedo=to yield.] The act of retiring from compartments or divisions. 1
Bot.: Malpighia coriacea. a place; a giving up or surrender of a place.
Bot.: The same as LOCULAB (g. v.). *10-co-de-scrip-tive, a. (Lat. locus=a place,
loc-u-11-cid-al, adj. (Lat. loculi, pl. of loculus and Eng, descriptive (q. v.).) Descriptive of a par(q. v.), and codo (in compos. cido)=to cut.]
Ornithology: Gryllivora, a genus of Saxicolina. ticular place or locality.
Swainson.) Bot. (of dehiscence of fruit): Dehiscing, or splitlo co-fő-cā, 8.&a. [Lat. loco=in the place of, ting through the back of the cells. In loculicidal locust-shrimp, 8. and ablat. of focus=a fire.]
dehiscence, the dissepiments form the middle of Zool.: Squilla mantis. N A. Assubstantive: each valve, as in the lilac.
crustacean a good example of the order Stomapoda 1. A lucifer inatch, a self-lighting match.
loc'-u-löse, a. (Lat. loculosus=full of compart. q. v.). The carapace is small, and does not cover
the posterior half of the thorax. Several of the 2. A name formerly given to a faction of the ments or cells. ] Democratic party, because at a grand meeting in Bot.: Partitioned (q. v.). It is never applied to anterior appendages are developed into powerfully
prehensile and hooked feet. The branchise are Tammany Hall, New York, in 1834, when the chair- fruits, but to pith, &c.
attached to the first five pairs of abdominal feet. man left his seat, and the lights were suddenly loc-4-lús (pl. loc'-u-li), 8. [Latin=a little
The three posterior thoracic and the abdominal extinguished, in the hope of breaking up the tur: place, a small receptacle with compartments; a
appendages are in the form of swimmerets, and the bulent assembly, those who were in favor of coffer or casket.)
tail is expanded into a powerful fin. extreme measures instantly drew from their pock. 1. Botanu: ets their locoforos, relighted the lights, and con- (1) Pl.: (a) The two thecæ, coniothecæ, or paral. locust-tree, 8. tinged the meeting to the accomplishment of their lel pollen cells, constituting the anther of a sta. 1. Robinia pseudacacia, or Pseudo-acacia. The object.
men. (b) The cells of an ovary. (c) The peridia wood is hard and durable. B. As adj.: Belonging to the locofocos; ultra. of certain fungals. (LOCELLUS.)
2. Ceratonia siliqua. (CAROB.] It is called the radical; as, the locofoco party.
(2) Sing.: The perithecium of certain fungals. Locust-tree because it is by some supposed to have | lô-c-mô'-tion, 8. [Lat, locus=a place, and Eng.
2. Zool." (pl.): Chambers in the shells of Forami. been the food of John the Baptist in the wilderness
(Matt. iii. 4). Hence it is called also St. John's motion; Fr. locomotion; Sp. locomocion; Ital. loco
nifera, in Corals, &c.
lo'-cům tē-něnş, s. (Lat.=holding the place mozione.)
3. (In the West Indies): (1) Hymenæa courbaril, 1. The act or process of moving from place to (of); locus=a place, and tenens, pr. par. of teneo= to hold.) A deputy or substitute holding a vacant
and the genus Hymenea (q. v.) ; (2) Byrsonima place.
coriacea and B. cinerea. "All other circumstances being supposed equal, the inns office for a time.
| The Bastard Locust-tree is Clethra tinifolia; will be best where the means of locomotion are worst."- *loc'-u-pleat-ly, adv. (Latin locuples (genit. the Honey Locust-tree, Gleditschia triacanthos; Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. iii. locupletis) =rich.) Richly.
the Swamp or Water Locust-tree, G. monosperma. *2. The power of passing or moving from place to
lo-cūs (pl. lo-çi), 8. (Lat.=a place, a spot.) place; as, Plants have life but not locomotion.
lo-cŭs-ta, s. (Lat.=a locust.)
Loom. The locns of a point is the line generated 1. Entomologu: lô-cô-mo-tive, a. & 8. (Lat. locus=a place, and by the point when moving according to some deter Eng. motive (q. V.); Fr. locomotif i Ital. & Sp. loco- minate law. The locus of a line is the surface gen.
1. Formerly: According to Linnæus, a sub-genus motiro.)
erated by a line moving according to some fixed
i of the genus Gryllus. Type, Locusta migratoria, A. As adjective: law. Thus, if a point moves in the same plane in
À the Migratory Locust. (LOCUSTIDÆ.]
2. Now: A genus of which Locusta viridissima, 1. Moving or passing from place to place; having such a manner that the sum of its distances from
the Great Green Grasshopper, is the type. (LOCUSthe power of moving or passing trom place to place. two fixed points of the plane is constant, the locus
TIDÆ. 2. Having the power of producing locomotion or of the point is an ellipse.
II. Bot.: The spikelet of the inflorescence of motion from place to place; as, a locomotive organ. 11. Locus delicti :
3. Pertaining or given to moving frequently from Scots Law: The place where an offense is com- grasses. [SPIKELET.)
10-cūs-tělle', lo-cús-těl-la, 8. (From Latin B. As subst.: A movable steam-engine used for
2. Locus pænitentiæ :
hatam locustella, dimin. of locusta. So named because the the traction of carriages or wagons on a railway; a aprobative writing is executed. sheeled carriage driven by steam.
Ornith.: A name given to some Warblers of the 3. Locus sigilli (usually abbreviated L. S.): The genus Salicaria. What in this country is known as a locomotive
Thus Salicaria luscinoidea is place where the seal, usually appended to a per called the Willow Locustella, and the scientific engine is called a steam-engine in England.
son's signature, is to be affixed to a deed or public locomotive-boiler, s. document.
name of the Grasshopper Warbler is S. locustella. Steam-eng.: A boiler with namerous tubes con4. Locus standi: The right of any person or per.
lo-cŭs-tic, *10-cŭs'-tic-al, a. (Eng. locust; Decting the fire-box with the smoke-box.
sons to appear and be heard on any matter before a 10, -ical.] Of or pertaining to locusts; locust-like, particular tribunal.
lo-cũs-ti-dæ, s. pl. [Lat. locust(a); fem. pl. locomotive-chair, 8. A wheeled chair for an invalid.
10-cŭst, 8. (Lat. locustara locust; Fr. locuste; adj. suff. -idæ.). Ital. locusto. 1
Entom.: A family of Orthoptera, tribe Saltatoria. locomotive-furnace, 8.
The term Locustidæ ought to have been the scien
1. Zoology: Steam-eng.: The fire-box of a locomotive.
tific designation of the family whose type is the
1. Sing.: Any migratory species of the Orthopter. Migratory Locust, placed in the sub-genus Locusta locomotive-pump, 8.
ous family Acridiidæ, specially Edipoda migra. by Linnæus, with which should have been included Steameng.; The feed-pump by which a locomo. toria, the Migratory Locust. An allied species, its close allies, the small so-called grasshoppers, tive-boiler is supplied with water. [INJECTOR.) E. cinerascens, is found in the southeast of which sometimes leap forth when one crosses fields bou. boy; pout, Jówl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.