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līb'-bēr-19-nėss, 8. [Englisb lubberly; ness.] 2. Fig.: Uncertain, unsteady, unstable.
10-cid, a. (Lat. lucidus, from luceo=to shine, Awkwardness, clumsiness.
"Much less shall I positively determine any thing in lux (genit. lucis) = light; Fr. lucide ; Ital. & Sp. To load an elephant with lubberliness."-T. Broron: matters so lubricous and uncertain." - Glanvill: Pre lucido.] Works, ii, 179. existence of Souls, ch, xii.
I. Lit.: Bright, shining, resplendent, radiant. lăb-bēr-1ğ, a. & adv. [Eng. lubber; -ly.) 10-bri-făc'-tion, 8. (Latin lubricus = smooth,
. A worm . . :
That shows by night a lucid beam." A. As adj.: Like a lubber; awkward, clumsy, slippery, and facio = to make.) The act or operaclownish. tion of lubricating or making smooth.
Cowper: Glow-scorm. B. As adv.: In a lubberly, clumsy, or awkward 10-bri-f1-cā'-tion, 8. The same as LUBRIFAC.
II. Figuratively: manner; clumsily, awkwardly. TION (q. v.).
1. Clear, pellucid, transparent.
“Fair Damascus, on the fertile banks *la-bric, #la-brick, a. (Fr. Lubrigue: Lat. . 10-căn-1-d, 8. pl. [Mod. Lat., &c., lucan(s);
Of Abbana and Pharphar, lucid streams." lubricus=slippery, deceitful, hazardous; Sp., Ital., Lat. fem. pl. adj. suff. -idæ.)
Milton: P. L., i. 469. & Port. lubrico.]
Entom.: Stag-beetles; a family of lamellicorn 2. Bright with the radiance of intellect; clear; 1. Slippery; having a smooth surface.
beetles. Distinguished from the Scarabeidæ by
not i arkened or confused by madness or delirium. "Short thick sobs, whose thund'ring volleys float,
3. Plain, clear, easily understood, distinct. stead of movable, and greatly projecting jaws. And roll themselves over her lubric throat." About 550 species have been described. They most
“Our prose became more lucid, more easy, and better Crashaw: Music's Duel. abound in well-wooded tropical countries. Those
fitted for controversy and narrative." -Macaulay: Hist. 2. Uncertain, unsteady, changeable. best known are: Lucanus cervus, Dorcas paral
Eng., ch. iii. 3. Wanton, lewd, lascivious. lelopipedus, and Sinodendron cylindricum.
lucid interval, 8. 4. Deceitful, tricky. *1a-bric-al, *10'-bric-all, a. (Eng. lubric; -al.] def.).Ta
lu-cā'-nŭs, 8. (Lat. luca=the stag-beetle (seeM ed. Juris.: A lucid interval is not a mere cessa
tion of the violent symptoms of a disorder, but an The same as LUBRIC (q. v.).
Entom.: The typical genus of the family Lucan- interval in which the mind, having thrown off the 10 -bri-cant, a. & 8. (Lat. lubricans, pr. par. of idæ (q. v.). Lucanus cervus is the Stag-beetle disease, has recovered its general habit. The party lubrico=to make slippery; lubricus=slippery; Ital. (q. v.).
must be capable of forming a sound judgment of lubricante.)
10-carne & Fr from Lat lucerna= lamp: what he is doing, and his state of mind such that
any indifferent person would think him able to ŤA. As adj.; Lubricating. luceo=to shine.] A dormer; a garret window.
manage his own affairs. (Collinson: On Lunacy, B. As subst.: A substance used to diminish fric- *lu-cayne, s. (LUCARNE.]
p. 39.) tion of the working parts of machinery. The requi- lūçe, 8. [Lat. lucius.) A pike full grown; a fish | The expression lucid interval was formerly used sites of a good lubricant are that it must endure used as an armorial bearing.
less specifically than now, being employed of remisthe heat even of melted lead, without change, in order to stand friction and lubricate the cylinders give the dozen white luces in their coat."-Shakesp.:
"All his ancestors, that come after him. may: they may sions or intermissions of sickness, &c.
10-cid-1-ty, 8. (Fr. lucidité.] of steam-engines. Lubricants must be fixed and Merry Wives
Merry Wives of Windsor, i. 1. not volatile oils, as produced by destructive distil.
1. The quality or state of being lucid, bright, or lation, otherwise they are decomposed by friction,
lü'-cen-cỹ, 8. [Eng. lucen(I); -cy.] Brightness, shining; splendor, brightness. (Lit. & fig.) and burnt or dried up. They must not show or pos- luster.
“Fate gave, what chance shall not control,
His sad lucidity of soul." sess any acid reaction, either naturally or artifi- “A name of some note and lucenoy."-Carlyle: French
Matthew Arnold: Resignation. cially, otherwise the bolts are cut in the steam. Revolution, pt. ill., bk. 1., ch, vi. chest, and the iron, particularly wrought-iron, is lü'-cent, a. (Lat. lucens, pr. par. of luceo=to2. Clearness of style or arrangement; intelligimade porous. They must possess a sufficient power shine.] Shining, bright, resplendent.
bility, plainness. of tenacity without oxidation, otherwise they will “Some weeks have passed since last I saw the spire 10'-cid-1ğ, adv. (Eng. lucid; -ly.) In a lucid thicken.
In lucent Thames reflected."
manner; plainly, clearly, intelligibly. 1Q -bri-cāte, v. t. [Lat. lubricatus, pa. par. of
Keats: To Charles Cowden Clarke.
id-çid-něss, 8. [Eng. lucid; -ness.] The quality lubrico=to make slippery; lubricus=slippery; Ital. lū-çēr'-nal, a. (Lat. lucernara lamp.] Of or lubricure, Sp. lubricar, lubrificar; Fr. lubrifier.] pertaining to a lamp or other artificial light. Spe or state of being lucid; lucidity, intelligibility. 1. Lit.: To make smooth and slippery, so as to cifically applied to a microscope ir which the ob
"The smoothness and lucidness of glass, &c."- Moundiminish friction; to rub or smear with some ject to be examined is illuminated by the light of a tagu: Devout Essays, pt. 1., tr. 20, 81. greasy substance.
lamp. The object is placed in a sliding tube be- 10-ci-fēr, 8. (Lat., as adj.=light-bringing, as 2. Fig.: To make smooth; to smoothen, to make tween the lens and the lamp, which is contained in subst., lucifer = light-bringer, from lux (genit. easy.
a box. The image is received on a screen or plato lucis) =light, and fero=to bring.] “Here rills of oily eloquence, in soft
of ground glass. Meanders, lubricate the course they take."
I. Ordinary Language:
1. In the same sense as II. 1, 3. +10:-bri-cate, a. (LUBRICATE, v.] Slippery.
Zoði.: The typical genus of the order Lucernari. 2. A lucifer match (q. v.).
ade. The body is campanulate, attached proxi 10-bri-cā -tion, 8. (LUBRICATE, v.]
IT Technically, mally at its smaller extremity by a hydrorhiza. 1. The act of lubricating or making smooth and When detached the animal swims rapidly by the 1. Astron.: An ancient name for Venus, when the slippery.
alternate contraction and expansion of the um- Morning Star, as distinguished from Hesperus, 2. A lubricant.
brella, around the margin of which are tufts of when it is the evening one. 10-bri-că-tõr, s. [Eng. lubricat(.' -or.] short tentacular processes, and in its center is a 2. Script.: A name symbolically applied to Nebo
polypite with a quadrangular four-lobed mouth. chadnezzar. I. Ord. Lang.: One who or that which lubricatos. "It (water) is found, when not cold, to be a great re
"How art thou fallen from Heaven, O Lucifer, son of lū-çēr-na-ri-a-dæ, s. pl. (Mod. Latin lucer.
the morning."-Isaiah xiv. 12. solver of spasins, and lubricator of the fibres." Burke: naria, Lat. fem. pl. adj. sutt. -adæ. On the Sublime and Beautiful, pt. iv., $ 21.
200l.: Sea-nettles, Sea-blubbers. An order of the 3. Poet. & Hist.: A name for Satan. It arose beII. Technically:
legion or sub-class Lucernarida. It includes those cause Tertullian, Gregory the Great, and others. Lucernarida, which have only a single polypite, are
misinterpreted the passage in Isaiah of Satan. (Cf. 1. Steam-engin.: An oil cup or other contrivance fixed by a proximal hydrorhiza, and possess short
Isa. xiv. 12 with Luke x. 18; Rev. xii. 9, XX. 2.) for supplying oil or grease to rubbing surfaces, in tentacles on the margin of the umbrella. (Nichol
“When he falls, he falls like Lucifer, order to diminish friction. 2. Shafting: A pivoted disc in a cup below the 8 son.) [PELAGIDÆ.)
Never to hope again."
Shakesp.: Henry VIII., iii. 2 lower journal-box is revolved by contact with thelu-çēr-năr-9-da, s.pl. [Mod. Lat. lucernar(ia);
ali 4. Ornith. A genus of Trochilidæ, established by under side of the shaft, and carries up oil to lubri. Lat. neut. pl. adj. suff. -ida.] cate the latter.
Zool.: A sub-class or legion of Hydrozoa, defined oss 3. Vehic.: The ordinary mode of lubricating car. by Greene as having the base of the hydrosomalụcifer-match, 8. Originally a match_tipped riage or wagon axles is by placing grease on the developed into an umbrella, in the walls of which with a mixture of chlorate of potash and sulphuret spindle and then putting on the wheel, giving it a the reproductive organs are produced. It is divided of antimony, and infilamed by friction upon a piece few revolutions before lowering it again to the into three orders: Lucernariadu, Pelagidæ, and of emery-paper. These were superseded by mixtures ground. The grooves in the box of the hub form Rhizostomidæ.
containing phosphorus. pockets in which the grease collects, and from
lü-cēr-na-roid, 8. [Eng., &c., lucernar(ia), and which it passes to thespindle as it gradually wastes Gr. eidos=form. resemblance
Path.: Necrosis of the jaws, arising from the in
halation of the fumes of phosphorus during the away. 4. Ordn.: An arrangement for lubricating and,
Zo0l.: A reproductive zoðid of any of the Lucer- manufacture of lucifer-matches. It has been especnarida.
ially described by Von Bibra and Geist, who had cleaning the grooves of rifled guns.
" The hydra-tuba thus constitutes the fixed lucernaroid abundant opportunities of observing the disease at 10-bric:-1-tāte, v. t. [Latin lubricus = smooth, or trophosome of one of the Rhizostomatæ."- Nicholson: the large manufactories at Nuremberg. slippery.) To make smooth or slippery. (Kersey.) Zool. (ed. 1878), p. 133.
"This lucifer-match disease was some years ago very 10-bric:-1-tý. 8. Fr. lubricité, from Lat. lubri. 10-çērne', 8. [French luzerne, from Languedoc frequent, but in consequence of the adoption of precus=slippery; Ital. lubricità ; Sp. lubricidad.] patois, lauserda. Littré considers that the French cautionary measures, is now much more rarely met with **
word came from the English, and says that the -Erichsen: Surgery (ed. Beck), ii. 577. I. Literally: remote origin is unknown.]
La-ci-fër-1-an, a. & s. (Eng. Lucifer, -ian.) 1. Smoothness of surface; slipperiness.
Bot.: Medicago sativa. It is a deep-rooting, clover2. Aptness to glide over any part or to facilitate like perennial plant, with spikes of blue or violet
A. As adjective: motion by diminishing the friction between parts And ween parts flowers. It is largely cultivated as a fodder plant
1. Ord. Lang.: Of or pertaining to Lucifer. in contact.
in the countries bordering on the Mediterranean. 2. Church Hist.: Pertaining or belonging to the II. Figuratively:
It was long ago introduced into England. but is Luciferians. 1. Instability, uncertainty.
not much cultivated, being less hardy than the red B. As substantive : 2. Lasciviousness, lewdness, incontinency, un- clover.
Ch. Hist. (pl.): Followers of Lucifer, a bishop of
| Swiss Lucerne is Medicago falcata. It is a chastity.
Cagliari, in the fourth century, who refused to hold 10 -bri-coðs, a. (Lat. lubricus = slippery, de- coarse plant cultivated on some poor soil in Switze
communion with the clergy who had conformed to ceitful, hazardous.] erland.
the Arian doctrines, and whom a Synod of Alexan1. Lit.: Slippery, smooth. Lü'-c1-an-Ists, 8. pl. [For etym. see def.]
dria (A. D. 352) had resolved to re-admit into the "The parts of water being voluble and lubricous as well Church Hist.: A sect of Semi-Arians, claiming Church on their openly acknowledging their as fine, it easily insinuates itself into the tubes of veg. Lucian, a disciple of Marcion, as their founder. errors. The Luciferians were little heard of after etables." -- Woodward: Nat. Hist. (Shipley.)
the time of Theodosius the Great. fate, făt, färe, amidst, whãt, fall, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, bēr, thêre; pine, pit, sire, sir, marine; go, pot,
lumber-wagon 10-güʻ-brl-oňs-lý, adv. (Eng. lugubrious ; •ly.) caste-prejudice or to ceremonial bondage. It is the Lŭl'-worth, s. (See def.] In a lugubrious manner; sadly, mournfully, dis gospel that tells of the Prodigal Son (xv. 11-32), the Geog. & Geol.: A village in Dorsetshire, England, mally.
Good Samaritan (x. 30-37), the Pharisee and the
who near which is a cove celebrated geologically and 10-gü*-bri-oős-nēss, 8. [Eng. lugubrious : -ness.] Publican (xviii. 10-14). The third gospel is exactly
palæontologically for a Dirt bed (q. v.) of the samo The quality or state of beins lugubrious. such a work as, under Divine inspiration, might be
age as that of Portland. At Lulworth the old hori. *lu-gu-brous, s. (LUGU. SOUS.)
supposed to emanate from the companion of St. zontal soil is now slanted 45°, with the stumps of Paul.
the trees at right angles to it, just as they were log'-worm, 8. (Eng. lug (1), and worm.]
*lake-něss, 8. (English luke, a.; -ness.] Luke. when they grew. Zool.: Arenicola piscatorum, an annelid of the warmness.
Lulworth-skipper, 8. family Telethusidæ, sub-order Tubicolæ, sometimes lûke'-warm, adj [A. S, wlæc = tepid; cf. Icel. classed with the Errantia. The body is composed hláka=a thawi hlána=to thaw; hlar, hlýrswarm,
• Entom.: Pamphila actæon, a butterfly found of a number of segments, thirteen of them furnished mild: hlja, hlúa = to shelter: A. S. hleó, hleów = a
at Lulworth Cove. with red or purple arborescent branchial tufts, said shelter; Dut. leukwarm; Ger. lauwarm; 0. H. Gerlūm, s. (Wel, llum = that projects or shoots up by Gosse to be protrusile. The first six segments láo.]
to a point; llumon=a chimney.) are furnished with setæ only. It attains an extreme 1. Lit.: Moderately hot or warm; tepid; neither 1. A chimney. length of ten inches, and is found on various parts too hot nor too cold.
“Till, fuff! he started up the lum, of the coast, near low-watermark, burrowing in the "With lukewarm water wash the gore away."
An' Jean had e'en a sair heart." sand or in a muddy bottom. Its locality is easily
Pope: Homer's Iliad, ii. 964.
Burns: Halloween. detected from the spiral coils of sandy excrement 2 Fig.: Not ardent. zealous, or enthusiastic: in. near the aperture of the burrow. Called also Lob
2. A Woody valley.
3. A deep pool. worm.
different, cool. 10-ně-a, 8. [Named after Charles Luhe, a Ger
lake-warm-lý, adv. [Eng. lukewarm; -ly.) lum-head, 8. A chimney top. (Scotch.) man botanist.
1. In lukewarm manner or degree; with moderate “Reek that came out of the lum-head."-Scott: Heart of Bot.: A genus of Tiliaceæ, family Grewidæ. It warmth,
Midlotrian, ch, xxvii. consists of Mexican and South American trees or 2. With indifference; without ardor, zeal, or en l ūm-a-chel'. lăm-a-chělle, lům-a-chěl'-la. 8. shrubs. The Brazilians use the bark of Luhea thusiasm. grandiflora for tanning leather, and the wood of L.
(Fr. lumachelle, from Sp. lumachella, from lumaca
lûke-warm-něss, s. (Eng. lukewarm; -ness.] dinaricans, which is light and white, but very close
=a snail, from Lat. limax. So named because the
1. The quality or state of being lukewarm or mod. marble is full of snail-like shells. ] grained, for wooden shoes and musket stocks. erately warm; a mild or moderato heat.
Petrol.: Fire marble; a dark-brown shell-marble, tlake. *lewk. *lewke, leuke, a. (An extension "The many degrees of cold nagG, that may be conceived with brilliant iridescence. of Mid. Eng. lei (q. v.).) Lukewarm ; neither hot to be intermediate, betwixt lukewarmness and the freez lŭm-băģ-in-oŭs, a. (Lat. lumbago (genit. lumnor cold. (LUKEWARM.) ing degree of cold."--Boyle: Works, ii. 490.
baginis)=lumbago; English adj. suff. -ous.] Of or "Let me have nine penn'orth o'brandy and water luke." 2. Want of ardor, zeal, or enthusiasm ; indiffer- pertaining to lumbago; of the nature of lumbago. -Dickens. Pickuick, ch. xxxiii.
ence, coolness. Lake, s. (Gr. Loukas. Not connected with the
lūm-bā'-gó, s. (Lat. from lumbus=the loin.] "Lukewarmness, or a cold, tame, indifferent, unactive name Lucius (Acts xiii. 1; Rom. xvi. 21), but con- religion." -- Bp. Taylor: os Repentance, ch. v., $ 4.
Pathol.: Rheumatism of the muscles of the loins, tracted from Lat. Lucanus, as Silas is from Sil
with sudden and severe pain, sometimes extending vanus, or Apollos from Apollonius. Possibly from
*10ke'-warmth, 8. [Eng. lukewarm ; suff. -th, as to the ligaments underneath the muscles. Lucania, in the south of Italy.) in breadth, &c.) Lukewarmness.
| lăm-bal, a. [LUMBAR.] Scrip. Biog.: A New Testament evangelist, whose Léksh'-mee, 8. (LAKSHMI.] game was not a common one, but in its uncon Lukshmee-fruit. s.
lūm-bar, a. (Lat. lumbaris, from lumbus=the tracted form (see etym.) was immortalized by Lu
loin ; Sp. lombar, lumbar; Ital. lombare, lombale; can, author of the celebrated Roman poem Phar. Bot.: Mangifera sylvatica.
Fr. lomboire.) Pertaining to the loins; as, lumbar salia. It has been supposed that the poet, who was lŭll, "lull-en, v. t. & i. (Sw. lulla=to hum; to muscles, lumbar nerves, &c. born at Cordova, in Spain, may have been connected lull; Dan. lulle=to lull; O. Dut. lullen=to hum.] with St. Luke, who is mentioned three times in the
A. Transitive: New Testament. In Col. iv. 14, he is called " Luke
Anat.: The two lateral portions of the middle the beloved physician." In Philemon he is called
1. To compose to sl
zone of the abdomen. They are called the right Lucas, and described as one of St. Paul's fellow. Soothe to sleep.
and the left lumbar regions, and are separated by laborers, and when "Paul was ready to be offered" "And in hire barme this litel child she leid,
the umbilical region. (2 Tim. iv. 6), he adds, “Only Luke is with me." With ful sad face, and gan the childe to blisse,
*lum-barde, subst. (LOMBARD.] A Lombard, a Identifying him with the writer of the Acts of the
And lulled it, and after gan it kisse." Apostles, his use of the pronounowe," commencing
Chaucer: C. T., 8.429. money-lender, a money-changer, a banker. with xvi. 10, shows that he joined Paul at Troas 2. To calm, to assuage.
lŭm-bēr, *lŭm-bər, s. (LOMBARD.) and accompanied him to Philippi (11-17). The re
“Stay but a little, till the tempest cease,
*1. The Lombard-room. where the Lombards. sumption of the pronouns "he" and "they" (xvi.
And the loud winds are lul'd into a peace."
who were the bankers and pawnbrokers of the 19, xvii. 1, 17, &c.) shows that he remained at Phil.
Dryden: Ovid; Heroïdes vii. middle ages, stored their un redeemed pledges. ippi till the return of the Apostle thither (xx. 6). B. Intrans. : To subside, to calm down, to cease.
(Eng.) He accompanied him on his subsequent missionary to
"They put up all the little plate they had in the journeys (XX. 13-15, xxi. 1, &c.), was with him in his " to become quiet; as, The wind lulls.
lumbers, which is pawning it, till the ships came." shipwreck (xxvii. 3, 27, xxviii. 2, 10), and his subse- lůli, 8. (LULL, V.; for term. -aby, cf. hushaby.]
Lady Murray: Lives of George Baillie and of Lady Grisell quent voyage to Rome (13-16). There is no trust. 1. The quality or power of lulling; a lullaby. Baillie. worthy information as to the remainder of St. Luke's life.
"My lord, your stay was long, and yonder lull
*2. The pledges in that room.
Of falling waters tempted me to rest." The Gospel according to St. Luke:
" And by an action falsely laid of trover New Testament Canon: The third gospel. The
Young: Revenge, v. 2.
The lumber for their proper goods recover," writer had his information from those who "from 2. A temporary calming down or quiet after a
Butler: Upon Critics. the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of storm, tumult, or confusion. (Lit. & fig.)
3. Pledges out of date, and therefore of little the word” (Luke i. 2), implying that he was not lŭll-a-by, 8. (LULL, v.]
value; hence, goods uselessly accumulated, rubbish. himself an eyewitness of the events that he records. It has been suggested that he may have got many
"From the glad walls inglorious lumber torn." 1. A song to lull or compose children to sleep.
Pope: Homer's Odyssey, xix. 12. details, as, e. g., of the birth of Jesus, from the
“And now you thought you heard the lullaby which a *certain women" (Luke viii. 2, 3). When speaking fairy might sing to some fretful changeling."-Lytton: 4. Rubbish of any kind; anything good for nothof diseases, there is a technical accuracy, greater Zanoni, bk. i., ch. ii.
ing or useless; refuse. than that exhibited by the other evangelists, and 2. Anything sung or done to quiet or calm.
" Ye gode, what dastards would our host command in describing the failure of the physicians in the
“Rest thee; for the bittern's cry
Swept to the war, the lumber of the land." case of the woman with the issue of blood, he uses Sings us the lake's wild lullaby."
Pope: Homer's Iliad, ii. 240. mild language (viii. 43), forcibly contrasting with
Scott: Lady of the Lake, iv. 31. 5. Harm, mischief. (Provincial.) that of St. Mark, written probably on information lŭll -ēr, s. Eng. lull, v.; -er.] One who or that 6. Foolish or obscene talk or language; ribaldry. given by St. Peter (Mark v. 26). Universal tradition considers that the gospel was penned under divine
(Provincial.) which lulls; one who fondles. inspiration by St. Luke, “the beloved physician."
7. Marketable timber; timber that has been sawed Lúl-li-an, a. (For etym. see def.] Pertaining or split into beams. boards, shingles. &c. There exists, or, rather, is recoverable from the to or characteristic of the teaching of Raymundus writings of Justin Martyr, Irenæus, Tertullian, and Lully (1231-1354). (LULLIST.]
lumber-dryer, 8. A shed or closed chamber in Epiphanius, a Gospel issued by the celebrated
“Leibniz was acquainted with this so-called Lullian
which sawed lumber is subjected to an artificially Gnostic, Marcion, so related to that of St. Luke, art."- Merz: Leibniz, p. 107.
heated and dried atmosphere. that Marcion's gospel must have been an abridg.
lumber-house, s. A house, shed, or room for ment of St. Luke's, or Luke's an expansion of Mar- Lul-list, S. (LULLIAN.) cioa's. They cannot have been independent shoots Hist. & Philos.: A follower of Lully, the author of
storing lumber. from the root of evangelical tradition, for of fifty- an art of invention which depended on the placing lumber-kiln, 8. A heated chamber for artificially three sections peculiar to St. Luke, from iv. 16 on. in different circles of various concepts, some for drying lumber. ward, all but eight are found in Marcion's Gospel, mal, others material, so that, when the circles were lumber.mans. A lumberer (a. y.). and in the same order. The foregoing fathers turned, every possible combination was easily procharged Marcion with mutilating, for dogmatic 'duced by inechanical means, presenting a motley
nechanical means. presenting a motley lumber-measure. 8. An apparatus by which the ends, St. Luke's Gospel and the Epistles to the conglomerate of sense and nonsense. He blamed number of superficial feet contained in boards of Galatians and Ephesians. This view has been gen. Thomas of Agninas for holding the doctrines of the different lengths can be estimated.
raum erally accepted.
en Ombuns can be vsumatol. Trinity and the Incarnation to be indemonstrable; lumber-room, 8. A room for the storage of lumMarcion is believed to have begun to teach in and said that with his own way of conducting ber. Rome about A. D. 139 to 142 (Sanday), or 138 (Volk, proofs and convincing unbelievers, he found the mar), or 130 (Tischendorf). "At that time St. demonstration of these dogmas not difficult. Lully's
“That El Dorado called by the grown-up folks a Luke's Gospel had been so long published that invention probably gave rise to Swift's picture of
lumber-room."-Lytton: Night and Morning, bk. i., ch. i. various readings of it had already arisen."
the Laputan professor employed in a project for lumber-wagon,8. A heavy wagon, long coupled, The incidents recorded are not in chronological improving speculative knowledge by practical and having standards to the bolsters, for hauling order. There is a marked superiority to Jewish mechanical operations."
sawn timber. boil, boy; pout, jowl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, ezist. ph = f.
lunar lům'-bēr, v. t. & i. (LUMBER, 8.)
10-min-if-br-oðs, a. [Latin lumen (genit. 2. To take or regard as a whole or in the gross; to A. Transitive:
luminis)=light; fero-to bring, to produce, and count or speak of collectively.
“The expenses ought to be lumped together."- Ayltfa. 1. To keep together in confusion.
1. Producing or yielding light.
Parergon. 2. To fill with lumber; as, to lumber a room.
“The best possible reasons for rejecting the idea of B. Intrans.: To be sulky. (Prov.) B. Intransitive:
luminiferous particles."-Tyndall: Frag. of Science, ch. 1. To move heavily. i., p. 8.
If he does not like it, he may lump it: If he is
e not satisfied with what is offered or given, he may "Let them not leap the ditch, or swim the flood, 2. Serving as a medium for the transmission of ble
smission of please himself. Or lumber o'er the meads, or cross the wood." light; as, the luminiferous ether. Dryden: Virgil; Georgic iii. 229. 10-min-os'-1-tý, 8. (As if from a Lat. luminosi.
lūmp-ēr, 8. (Eng. lump; -er.] 2. To make a heavy rumbling noise.
tas, from luminosus=luminous (q. v.).] The same, 1. A laborer employed to load or unload ressels in “The post-boy's horse right glad to miss as LUMINOUSNESS (q. V.).'
2. A militia-man. The lumbering of the wheels."
“These must give the earth a certain appearance of
Couper: John Gilpin. luminosity to an inhabitant of the moon."-Poe: Hans lămp'-fish, 8. (Eng. lump, and fish.] 3. To cut forest timber and prepare it fo: the mar. Pfall.
Ichthy.: Cyclopterus lumpus. (CYCLOPTERts.) ket. (American.)
10-min-ods, a. (Lat. luminosus, from lumen tlūmp'-Ing. a. (English lump; .ing.) Large,
(genit. luminis)=light: Fr. lumineux ; Sp., Port. & lūm-bēr-dar', 8. (Hind.) The headman of all
heavy. bulky. Ital. luminoso. village. (Anglo-Indian.)
1. Shining; emitting light, whether original or flămp'-18h, *lomp-ish, a. (Eng. lump: -ish.] lăm-bēr-ēr, s. (Eng. lumber, s.; -er.) A person reflected.
1. Like a lump; heavy, bulky. employed to cut forest timber and prepare it for
“A luminous circle, faint and dim."
"Little terrestrial particles swimming in it after the the market; a woodcutter.
Longfellow: To A Child.
grossest were sunk down, which by their heaviness and
lumpish figure, made their way more speedily."-Burnel.
Certain plants and animals are luminous. lăm-bo-, pref. [Lat. lumbus=the loin.] Of or beor ove (PHOSPHORESCENCE.]
Theory of the Earth. longing to the loin.
2. Bright, brilliant.
2. Slow, lazy. lumbo-inguinal, a. Connecting the loin and
“A desert land, where the mountains
“The or with lumpish pace." the groin. There is a lumbo-inguinal nerve. Lift, through perpetual snows, their lofty and lumin.
Turbervile: That all things have Release, do ous heads."
Longfellow: Evangeline, ii. 4. lumbo-sacral, a. Connecting the loin and the
3. Dull, spiritless, stupid. sacral bone. There is a lumbo-sacral nerve. 3. Enlightened; made bright.
"The punch goes round, and they are dall "[Earth's other part
And lumpish still as ever." lăm-bric, 8. [Latin lumbricus; Fr. lombric; Still luminous by his ray."--Milton: P. L., viii. 140.
Couper: Yearly Distress. Ital. lombrico; Port. lombriga; Sp. lombriz.] Á 4. Piercing, sharp.
lămp -Ish-iy, adv. [Eng. lumpish; -ly.) In a worm.
* Could you, though luminous your eye,
lumpish manner; heavily, dully. lăm-bric-al, a. & 8. [Eng. lumbric; -al.]
By looking on the bud, descry...
lămp -Ish-něgs, *lump-ish-ne88e, s. (English A. As adjective:
The future splendor of the flower."
lumpish; ness.] The quality or state of being 1. Anat.: Pertaining to or resembling a worm;
Cowper: Political Epistle to Lady Austen.
lumpish; heaviness, dullness, stupidity. as, tha lumbrical muscles of the fingers and toes. 5. Perspicuous, clear.
lămp'-sūck-ěr, 8. (Eng. lump, and sucker.] 2. Bot.: A term applied to the worm-like lobes of “His State papers.. are models of terse, luminthe fronds in some algals. ous, and dignified eloquence."-Macaulay: Hist, Eng.,
Ichthy.: The lumpfish (q. v.). ch. XX. B. As substantive:
lămp -ý, a. [Eng. lump; y.) Full of lumps or luminous-jar, 8.
small compact masses. Anat. (pl.): Four muscles, two of the foot and two of the hand, in their superficial aspect some
Elect.: A Leyden-jar having the outer sido coated 10'-na, 8. (Lat.)
with varnish, strewed over with metallic powder, what resembling worms.
1. Ord. Lang.: The moon. and the upper part with a hooked piece of metal lúm-bric:-1-dæ, s. pl. (Latin lumbric(us); fem.
*2. Chem.: Silver. terminated in a knob, the lower part with a strip of pl. adj. suff. -idæ.j tin connecting it with the ground. If suspended to
luna cornea, 8. Zooi.: A family of Annelids, order Oligochæta, an electrical machine and tho later put in action, Chem.: AgCl. Chloride of Silver. tribe Terricolæ. It contains the earthworms. They large and brilliant sparks will be found outside the 10-na-cy, 8. & a. (Latin lunasticus)=lanatic have a long cylindrical body, tapering at both ends, jar, illuminating it all around. are destitute of feet, but have bristles which aid
(q. v.): Eng. suff. -cy.)
luminous paint. 8. A paint containing phos- Go whetontine them in their serpentine progression. They are pborus. which after exposure to strong light nocturnal, and do not possess eyes, but can dis- becomes luminous in the dark for a time.
Mental Pathol. & Law: Unsoundness of mind. tinguish between light and darkness. They are
A distinction exists in nature between a person completely deaf, but have some intelligence. They luminous-pencil, 8.
who, born sane, has from some cause or other fallen are omnivorous, their favorite food is leaves. Most Optics: A collection of rays emanating from a into temporary or permanent aberration of intel. of them live in burrows. By passing vegetable soil luminous body.
lect, and one born idiotic, and with a brain of so through their bodies they effect important changes luminous-ray, s.
limited a circumference that he is never capable of in nature. (Darwin: The Earthworm.) (MOLD) Ontics: The ray in which light is propagated.
exercising proper reason. In strictness, only the
former is a lunatic. The distinction is not now lom-briç'-1-form, lüm-bri-coid, a. (Lat. lum 10-min-oŭs-ly, adv. [Eng. Iuminous: -ly.] In a legally regarded as much as formerly. bricus=a worm, and forma=form, shape.] Resem- luminous manner; with brightness or clearness. B. As adj.: Of or pertaining to lunacy or lunatics. bling a worm in form or appearance.
la-min-oňs-něss, s. (Eng. luminous;=ness.) The lum-bri-ci-na, 8. pl. (Lat. lumbric(us) (9. V.) i Searness, perspicuity.
Commission of lunacy. (COMMISSION, 8.] rl-çi'-na, 8. pl. (Lat. lumbric(us) (q. v.); quality or state of being luminous; brightness, fem. pl. adj. suff. -ina.)
10-nar, a. & 8. [Latin lunaris, from luna (for Zool.: A tribe of Annelids, consisting of animals lŭm-mox, 8. [Perhaps connected with lump in
a with Jomo lucna)=the moon; luceo=to shine; lur (genit. without eyes or antennæ, having the body setigerous (q. v.).) A fát, unwieldy, stupid person.
ump lucis)=light; Fr. lunaire; Sp. & Port. lunar; Ital. for locomotion, and the articulations distinct.
lunare.] lūmp, *lompe, *lumpe, s. [Of Scandinavian lăm-bri-cūs, s. (Latin=an intestinal worm, a origin: cf. Sw. dial. lump=a piece hewn off, a log;
A. As adjective:
1. Of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar obser maw-worm, a stomach worm. Not the modern use Norw. lump=a block, a stump; Dut. lomp; 0. Dut. vations. of the word.)
lompe=a rag, a tatter, a lump. Lump is a nasalized Zool. The typical genus of the family Lumbrici. form from the same root as lubber (q. v.).]
“There full the lunar beam resplendent play'd." dee (g. v.). Lumbricus terrestris is the Common
Hoole: Jerusalem Delirered, viii. I. Ordinary Language: Earthworm. (EARTHWORM.]
2. Measured or regulated by the moon; as, lunar *10'-min-ançe, 8. (Eng. luminan(t); •ce.) The irr:
1. A small mass of matter of no definite shape; an years. . .] 100 irregular mass.
3. Resembling the moon; round. quality or state of being luminant; luminousness. • A loof other half a loof, other a lompe of chese."
*4. Under the influence of the moon. 10-min-ant, adj. (Latin luminans, pr. par. of
Piers Plowman, p. 155. « They have denominated some herbs solar and some lumino = to give light; lumen (genit. luminis) = 2. A shapeless mass.
lunar, and such like toys put into great wards." -Bacor. light.] Giving or emitting light; luminous.
“Why might there not have been in this great mass
B. As substantive: 10-min-a-rý, s. 10. Fr. luminarie; Fr. lumin. huge lumps of solid matterP"'-Keil: Against Burnet. airera light, a candle, from Latin luminare, neut. 3. A mass of things heaped or thrown together,
Naut.: The same as LUNAR-DISTANCE (q. v.). ght; lumen, for lucimen without order or regularity.
lunar-bone, s. (genit luminis) =light; luceo=to shine; lux (genit. 4. A mass, a body.
Anat.: Os lunare, os semilunare. The second lucis) =light. )
bone in the upper row of the human carpus. I. Literally: Any body which gives or emits light, 1. Founding: A bloom or loop of malleable iron. lunar-caustic, 8. espec. one of the heavenly bodies.
2. Qun: The nipple-seat on a gun-barrel.
Chem.: AgNO3. Nitrate of silver fused at a lov II. Figuratively:
(1) A lump sum: A sum of money paid at one heat. The common form in which this salt is used 1. Anything which affords light or intelligence.
time, and intended to cover several charges or in surgery. 2. Any person who illustrates any subiect or en. items..
(2) In the lump: In gross; the whole together. lunar-cycle, s. lightens mankind. “Thus perished Pythagoras, the Samian philosopher.
lump-sugar, subst. Loaf-sugar broken up into Astron.: (CYCLE, 8., 1 (1).] founder of the Italian school, and the great luminary of small lumps.
lunar-distance, 8. the heathen world."-Observer, No. 9.
lūmp, v. t. & i. (LUMP, 8.]
Naut. Astron.: The distance of the moon from 10-min-a-tion, 8. (Lat. luminatus, pa. par. of A. Transitive:
the sun or from a fixed star or planet lying nearly lumino=to lighten.] The emission of light.
in the line of its path, by means of which the lon
1. To throw or form into a lump or mass, without gitude of a ship at sea is determined. *10'-mine, *lu-myne, v. t. [Latin lumino, from order or regularity; to form into a shapeless heap; lumen (genit. luminis) =light.] [ILLUMINE.) To to throw or heap together.
lunar hornet-moth, 8. illumine, to illuminate, to enlighten.
Entom.: A hawk-moth, Sphecia bembeciformis. “Blinding the eyes, and lumining the spright."
“In life so fatally distinguish'd, why
Cast in one lot, confounded, lump'd in death."
with the head and thorax dark, the latter with a " Spenser: Hymn of Heavenly Love, 280.
Young: Night Thoughts, vii. 749. yellow collar. fāte, făt, färe, amidst, whãt, fall, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hêr, thêre; pine, pit, sīre, sir, marine; gó, pot,