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1. To dress pompously : in a ludicrous and adorned with little knobs at the sense.

top, are called capillaments. Quinty. Don't you think, though I am caperison'd like CA'PILLARY. adj. (from capillus, hair, a man, I have a doublet and hose in my dispo

Lat.) sition?

Sbakspeare's As you like it. CAPE. n. S. [cape, Fr.]

1. Resembling hairs ; small; minute : ap1. Headland ; promontory.

plied to plants. What from the cape can you discern at seal

Capillary or capillaceous plants, are such as have

no main stalk or stem, but grow to the ground, -Nothing at all; it is a high wrought flood.

as hairs on the head; and which bear their seeds
Sbakspeare's Osbello.
The parting sun,

in little cufts or proruberances on the backside

of their leaves. Beyond the earth's green cape and verdant isles,


Our common hyssop is not the least of vegeHesperean sets; my signal to depart. Milton.

tables, nor observed to grow upon walls; but The Romans made war upon the Tarentines, and obliged them by treaty not to sail beyond

rather, some kind of capillaries, which are very the cape.


small plants, and only grow upon 'walls and

stony places. Brown's Vulger Errours. 2. The neck-piece of a cloak. He was clothed in a robe of fine black cloth,

2. Applied to vessels of the body: small; with wide sleeves and cape.


as the ramifications of the arteries. CAPER. n. s. (from caper, Latin, a goat.]

Quincy. A leap; a jump; a skip.

Ten capillary arteries in some parts of the We, that are true lovers, run into strange

body, as in the brain, are not equal to one hair ;

and the smallest lymphatick vessels are an huncapers ; but as all is mortal in nature, so is all nature in love mortal in folly. Sbakspeare.

dred times smaller than the smallest cnpillary Flimnap, the treasurer, is allowed to cut a


Arbutbnot on Aliments, caper, on the strait rope, at least an inch higher CAPILLA'TION. n. s. [from capillus, Lat.) than any other lord in the whole empire. Swift.

A vessel like a hair; a small ramiticaCA'PER. n. s. [capparis, Lat.) An acid

tion of vessels. Not used. pickle: See CAPER Bush.

Nor is the humour contained in smaller veins, We invent new sauces and pickles, which

or obscurer capillations, but in a vesicle. Brown. resemble the animal ferment in taste and virtue, CAPITAL. adj. [capitalis, Lat.)

as mangoes, olives, and capers. Floyer. 1. Relating to the head. CAPER BUSH. n. s. [capparis, Lat.]

Needs must the serpent now his capital bruise The fruit is fleshy, and shaped like a pear. Expect with mortal pain. Paradise Lost. This plant grows in the south of France, in Spain, 2. Criminal in the highest degree, so as to and in Italy, upon old walls and buildings; and touch life. the buds of the flowers, before they are open,

Edmund, I arrest thee are pickled for eating.


On capital treason. Shakspeare's King Lear. TO CA'PER. v. n. (from the noun.]

Several cases deserve greater punishment than 1. To dance frolicksomely.

many crimes that are capital among us. Swift. The truth is, I am only old in judgment; and 3. That affects life. he that will caper with me for a thousand marks, In capital causes, wherein but one man's life is let him lend me the money, and have at him. in question, the evidence ought to be clear;

Sbakspeare's Henry 1v. much more in a judgment upon a war, which is 2. To skip for merriment.

capital to thousands.

Our master

4. Chief; principal.
Cap'ring to eye heri Sbakspeare's Tempest. I will, out of that infinite number, reckon but
His nimble hand's instinct then taught each some that are most capital, and commonly oc-

current both in the life and conditions of private A cap'ring cheerfulness, and made them sing

Spenser en İrcland. To their own dance.

Crasbaw. As to swerve in the least points, is errour; so The family tript it about, and capered like haile the capital enemies thereof God hateth, as his stones bounding from a marble floor. Arbuthnot. deadly foes, aliens, and, without repentance, 3. To dance : spoken in contempt.

children of endless perdition.

Hooker. The stage would need no force, nor song, nor They do, in themselves, tend to confirm the dance,

truth of a capital article in religion. Atterbury. Nor capering monsieur from active France. Rowe. 5. Chief; metropolitan. CA'PERER. n. s. [from caper.] A dancer:

This had been in contempt:

Perhaps thy capital seat, froin whence had spread
The tumbler's gambols some delight afford; Al generations; and had hither come,
No less the nimble caperer on the cord :

From all the ends of th' earth, to celebrate
But these are still insipid stuff to thee,

And reverence ther, their great progenitor.

Paradise Lost
Coop'd in a ship, and toss'd upon the sea. Dryd.
CAPIAS. n. 5. (Lat.] À writ of two 6. Applied to letters : large ; such as are
sorts : one before judgment, called ca written at the beginnings or heads of

books. pias ad respondendum, in an action per

Our most considerable actions are always sonal, if the sheriff, upon the first writ

present, like capital detters to an aged and diin of distress, return that he has no effects


Taylor's Holy Living. in bis jurisdiction. The other is a writ

The first is written in capital letters, without of execution after judgment. Cowell. chapters or verses. Grew's Cosmologia Saint CA PILLA'Ceous. adj. The same with 7. Capital stock. The principal or ori. capillary.

ginal stock of a trader or company CA PI'LLAMENT. no s. [capillamentum, CAPITAL. n. s. [from the adjective. Í

Lat.] Those small threads or bairs 1. The upper part of a pillar.
w hich grow up in the middle of a flower, You see the Yolute of the loniek, che foliage



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of the Corinthian, and the uovali of the Dorick, In good roast beef my landlord sticks his krise, mixed without any regularity on the same ca The capon fat delights his dainty wife. Gay. pital.

Addison on Italy. CAPONNIE'RE. n. s. (Fr. a term in for. 2. The chief city of a nation or kingdom. tification.] A covered lodgment, of CA'PITALLY. adv. [from capital.] In a about four or five feet broad, encom. capital manner.

passed with a little parapet of about CAPITA’TION. n. s. [from caput, the head, iwo feet high, serving to support planks Lat.) Numeration by heads.

laden with earth. This lodgient conHe suffered for not performing the command

tains fifteen or twenty soldiers, and is ment of God concerning capitation ; that, wher the people were numbered, for every head they

usually placed at the extremity of the should pay unto God a shekel. Bruun. counterscarp, having little embrasures CA'PITE. n. s. [from caput, capitis, Lat.]

made in them, through which they fire. - A tenure which holdeth immediately of

Harris. the king, as of his crown, be it by CAPOʻT: 1. s. (French.) Is when one knight's service or socage, and not as party wins all the tricks of cards at the of any honour, castle, or manour; and gaine of picquet. therefore it is otherwise called a tenure,

TO CA'Pot. via. [from the noun.] When that holdeth merely of the king ; be. one party has won all the tricks of cards cause, as the crown is a corporation and at picquet, he is said to have capotted seigniory in gross, as the common law

his antagonist. yers term it, so the king that possesseth CAPO'Uch. n. so (capuce, Fr.] A monk's


Dirt. the crown is, in account of law, perpetually king, and never in his minority, Ca'rper. n. s. [from cap.] One who nor ever dieth.


makes or sells caps. CAPI'TULAR. 1.s. (from capitulum, Lat. CAPREOLATE, adj. [from capreolus, a an ecclesiastical chapter.)

tendril of a vine, Lat.] 1. The body of the statutes of a chapter.

Such plants as turn, wind, and creep along That this practice continued to the time of

the ground, by means of their tendrils, as gourds, Charlemain, appears by a constitution in his

melons, and cucumbers, are termed in bounty, capreolate plants.

Harris. capitular.


CAPRICE. 2. A member of a chapter.

n. s. [caprice, capriclrên Canonists do agree, that the chapter makes

CAPRI'CHIO.S Span.] Freak; fancy; decrees and statutes, which shall bind the chapter

whim ; sudden change of humour. itself , and all its members or topituiars. «154iffe.

It is a pleasant spectacle to behold the shifts To CAPI'TULATE. v. n. (from capítu

windings, and unexpected capriebios of distressed lum, Lat.]

nature, when pursued by a close and well-ma

naged experiment. 1. To draw up any thing in heads or ar We are not to be guided in the sense of that ticles.

book, either by the misreports of sone ancients, Percy, Northumberland,

or the caprichios of one or two neoterics Grer, The archbishop of York, Douglas, and Mortimer, Heav'n's great view is one, and that the whole;

Capitulate against us, and are up. Shuéspeare. That counterworks each folly and caprice, 2. To yield, or surrender up, on certain

That disappoints th' effect of ev'ry vice. Peste stipulations.

If there be a single spot more barrep, or more The king took it for a great indignity, that

distant from the church, there the rector or vica thieves should offer to kapitulate with him as

may be obliged, by the caprice or pique of the enemies. Hayward. bishop, to build.


. I still pursued, and about two o'clock this

'Their passions move in lower spheres, afternoon she thought fit to capitulate. Spectator.

Where'er caprice or folly steers.

All the various machines and utensils would CAPITULA'TION. n. s. [from capitulate.] now and then play odd pranks and caprices

, guite Stipulation ; terms; conditions.

contrary to their proper structures, and design It was not a complete conquest, but rather a of the artificers, dedition upon terins and capitulations, agreed CAPRI'cious.adj. [capricieux, Fr.] W'binbetween the conqueror and the conquered ; sical; fanciful, humoursome. wherein, usually, the yielding party secured to themselves their law and religion.

CAPRICIOUSLY. adv. [from capricions.

CAPI'VI TREE. n. s. [copaiba, Lat.)

Whimsically; in a manner depending
This tree grows near a village called Ayapel, CAPRICIOUSNESS. n. s. [from capricious.

wholly upon fancy. in the province of Antiochi, in the Spanish West Indies, about ten days.journey from Carthagena. The quality of being led by caprice: Some of them do not yield any of the balsam; humour; whimsicalness. those that do, are distinguished by a ridge which A subject ought to suppose that there are reis runs along their trunks. These trees are

sons, although he be not apprised of them; others wounded in their centre, and they apply vessels wise, he must tax his prince of capricieuses, One of these trees will yield five or six gallons CAʼPRICORN. n. š. {capricornus, Lat.

constancy, or ill design,
of balsam.

To Cario'ch.v, a. I know not distinctly

One of the signs of the zodiack ; the

winter solstice. what this word means; perhaps, to-strip Let the longest night in Capricorn be of fifteen off the hood.

hours, the day consequently must be of nise, Capoch’dyyour rabins of the synod,

Notes to Creeb's Mastitis And snapt the canons with a why not. Hudibras. CAPRIOʻLE. n. š. French, in: korset CA'Ponin.s. (capo, Lat.) A castrated cock. manship.] Caprioles are leaps, such as



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: a horse makes in one and the same, power over a certain district; the chief. - place, without advancing forwards, and tainship. in such a manner, that when he is in There should be no rewards taken for captain.

ries of counties, no shares of bishopricks for nothe air, and height of his leap, he

minating of bishops.

Spenser. yerks or strikes out with his hinde:

CA'PTAINSLIP. n. s. [from captain.] legs, even and near. A capriole is the

1. The condition or post of a chief commost difficult of all the high manage,

mander. or raised airs. It is different from the

Therefore so please thee to return with us, croupade in this, that the horse does And of our Athens, thine and ours, to take not show his shoes; and from a balotade,, The cuptairship.

Sbakspeare's Timon. in that he does not yerk out in a balo- 2. The rank, quality, or post, of a captain. tade.

Farrier's Dict.

Thc lieutenant of the colonel's corapany might CAPSt An.n.s. (corruptly called capstern;

well pretend to the next vacant captainship in time cime regiment.

Wotton. cabestan, Fr.) A cylinder, with levers, to wind up any great weight, particu. 3. The chieftainship of a clan, or govern

ment of a certain district. larly to raise the anchors.

To diminish the Irish lords, he did abolish The weighing of anchors by the capstan is also new.

their pretended and usurped captainships. Davies. Raleigh's Essays.

4. Skill in the military trade. No niore behold thee turn my watch's key, As seamen at a capstan anchors weigh. Sãift. CAFTA’TION.n. s. [from capto, Lat.) The CA'PSULAR. adj. [capsula, Lat.] Hol

practice of catching favour or applause ; CAPSULARY. } low like a chest.. courtship ; Pattery.

It ascendeth not directly unto the throat, but I am.eontent my heart should be discovered, ascending first into a capsulary reception of the

without any of those dresses, or popular captuo breast-bone, it ascendeth again into the neck. tions, which some men use in their speeches. Brown's Vulgar Errours.

King Charles. CA'PSULATE. adj. [capsula, Lat.) En

CA'PTION. n. s. [from capio, Lat. to CAPSULATED. I closed, as in a box.

take.) The act of taking any person by Seeds, such as are corrupted and stale, will ajudicial process. swim; and this agreeth unto the seeds of CA'PTIOUS. adj. [captieux, Fr. captiosus, plants, locked up and capsulated in their husks. Lat.]

Brown. 1. Given to cavils; eager to object. The heart lies immured, or capsulated, in a

If he shew a forwardness to be reasoning about cartilage, which includes the heart as the skull doth the brain.


things, take care that nobody check this inclin

ation, or mislead it by captious or fallacious ways CAPTAIN. n. s. [capitain, Fr. in Latin of talking with him.

Locke. capitaneus ; being one of those who, by 2. Insidious; ensnaring. tenure in capite, were obliged to bring She taught him likewise how to avoid sundry soldiers to the war.]

captions and tempting questions, which were like to be asked of him.

Bacon. 1. A chief commander.

CA'PTIOUSLY. adv. [from captious.] In Dismay'd not this Our captains, Macbeth and Banquo? Shakspeare. a captious manner; with an inclination 2. The chief of any number or body of

to object.

Use your words as captiously as you can, in Nashan shall be captain of Judah. Numbers. your arguing on one side, and apply distinctions He sent unto him a captain of nifty. Aings.

on the other.

Locke. The captain of the guard gave him victuals.

CA'PTIOUSNESS. n. s. [from captious.]

Ferem. . Inclination to find fault ; inclination to 3. A man skilled in war; as, Marlborough object; peevishness. was a great captain.

Ciptiousness is a fault opposite to civility; it 4. The commander of a company in a re..

often produces misbecoming and provoking exgiment.

pressions and carriage.


To CA'NTIVATE. v. a. [captiver, Fr. A captain! these villains will make the name of captain as odious as the word occupy; there captivo, Lat.] fore captains had need look to it. Shatspeare. .1. To take prisoner ; to bring into bondThe grim captain, in a surly tone,

age. Cries out, Pack up, ye rascals, and be gone! How ill heseeming is it in thy sex

Dryden. To triumph, like an Amazonian trull, s. The chief commander of a ship.

Upon their woes whom fortune captivates ! The Rhodian captain, relying on his know

Sbakspeare. ledge, and the lightness of his vessel, passed, Thou hast by tyranny these many years

open day, through all the guards. Arbutb. Wasted our country, slain our citizens, 6. It was anciently written capitain.

And sent our sons and husbands captivate. Shak. And ever more their cruel capituin

He deserves to be a slave, that is content to Sought with his rascal routs 'e' enclose them have the rational sovereignty of his soul, and the round.

Fairy Queen.

liberty of his will, so captivated. King Charles. 7. Captnin General. The general or com

They stand firm, keep out the enemy, truth, mander in chief of an army.

that would captivate or disturb them. Locke. & Captain Lieutenant.

2. To charm ; to overpower with excelThe commanding

lence; to subdue. officer of the colonel's troop or com Wisdom enters the last, and so captivates him pany, in every regiment. He com with her appearance, that he gives himself up to inands as youngest captain.


Addison's Guardian. CA'PTAJNEX. n. so (trom captain.) The 3. To enslave : with 10.



their prey:

They lay a trip for themselves, md captivate CA'PTOR.N.'s. [from capio, to take, Lat.) theis understandings to mistake, falsehood, and He that takes a prisoner, or a prize.

Locke. CAPTIVA'TION. R. s. [ftom captivate.]

CA'PTURE. n. s. [capture, Fr. captura,

Lat.] The act of taking one captive.

1. The act or practice of taking any thing: CAPTIVE. 1. s. [captif, ir. captivus, The great sagacity, and many artifices, used Lat.)

by birds, in the investigation and capture of y. One taken in war; a prisoner to an

Derben. enemy.

2. The thing taken ; a prize. You have the captives,

CAPU'CHED. adj. (from capuce, Fr. a Who were the opposites of this day's strife. Sbak.

hood.] Covered over as with a hood. This is no other than that forced respect a They are differently cuculleted and capucked raptive pays to his conqueros, a slave to bis lord.


upon the head and back; and, in the cicada,

the eyes are more prominent. Brour. Free from shame Thy captives : I ensure the penal claim. Pope.

CAPUCHI'N. n. s. - A female garment, 7. It is used with to before the captor.

consisting of a cloak and hood, made in W thou say Antony lives, 't is well;

imitation of the dress of capuchin monks; Ox friends with Cæsar, or not captive to him.

whence its name is derived.

Sbakspeare. CAR, CHAR, in the names of places, My mother, who the royal sceptre sway'd, seem to have relation to the British caer, Was captice to the cruel victor made, Dryden.

a city.

Gibson's Camden. One charmed or ensnared by beauty or

CAR, n. s. [car, Welsh ; karre, Dutch ; excellence. My woman's heart

chat, Saxon ; carrus, Lat.] Grossly grew captive to his honey words. Sheks.

1. A small carriage of burden, usually CA'Prive. adj. [captivus, Lat.). Made

drawn by one horse or two.

When a lady comes in a coach to our shops, it prisoner in war; kept in bondage or

must be followed by a car loaded with Wood's confinement, by whatever means.


Swifi. But fate forbids; the Stygian floods oppose, And with nine circling streams the captive souls 2. In poetical language, any vehicle of inclose.


dignity or splendour; a chariot of war, To CA'PTIVE. v. a. (from the noun. It

or triumph. was used formerly with the accent on

Henry is dead, and never shall revive:

Upon a wooden coffin we attend; the last syllable, but now it is on the And death's dishonourable victory first.) To take prisoner ; to bring into We with our stately presence glorify, a condition of servitude.

Like captives bound to a triumphant car. Sbal. But being all defeated save a few,

Wilt thou aspire to guide the heav'nly car, Rather than Ay, or be suptiv’d, herself she slew, And with thy daring folly buțn the world? Spenser.

Sbakspears Thou leavest them to hostile sword

And the gilded car of day Of heathen and profane, their carcasses

His glowing axle dach allay To dogs and fowls a prey, or else captiv'd. Milt. In the steep Atlantick stream,

Miltes. What further fear of danger can there be ? See where he comes, the darling of the war! Beauty, which captives all things, sets me free. See millions crowding round the giided car! Dryden.

Prier, Still lay the god: the nymph surpris'd, 3. The Charles' wain, or Bear ; a conYet mistress of herself, devis'd

stellation. How she the vagrant might inthral,

Ev'ry fixt and ev'ry wand'ring star, And captive him who captives al. Prior.

The Pleiads, Hyads, and the Northern Car. CAPTIVITY. n. s. [captivité, French ;

Dryden. captivitas, low Latin.)

CARABINE. n. š. (carabine, Fr.) A 4. Subjection by the fate of war; bond. CA'RBINE. S small sort of fire-arm, age ; servitude to enemies,

shorter than a fusil, and carrying a ball This is the serjeant,

of twenty-four in the pound, hung by Who, like a good and hardy soldier, fought 'Gainst my captivity.

the light horse at a belt over the left

Sbakspeare. There in captivity he lets them dwell

shoulder. It is a kind of medium beThe space of seventy years; then brings them tween the pistol and the musket, having back,

its barrel two feet and a half long. Lememb'ring mercy,

Milton. CARABINI'ER. N. s. (from carabine.) A The name of Ormond will be more celebrated sort of light horse carrying longer carain his captivity, than in his greatest triumphs. bines than the rest, and used sometimes Dryden.

Chambers. B. Slavery ; servitude. For men to be tied, and led by authority, as

CA'R ACK. , s. [caraca, Spanish.) A it were with a kind of captivity of judgment; large ship of burden ; the same with and though there be reason to the contrary, not those that are now called galleons. to listen unto it.

Hooker. In which river, the greatest carack of PorteThe apostle tells us, there is a way of bringing gal may ride afloat ten miles within the forts. every thought into captivity to the obedience of

Raleigh. Christ.

Decay of Piety.

The bigger whale like some huge carask lay, When love's well tim'd, 't is not a fault to

Which wanteth sea-room with her foes to play. The strong, the brave, the virtuous, and the wise, CA'RACOLE. n. s. (caracole, Fr, from ca$ink in the soft captivity together. Addison. racol, Span. a snail.] An oblique tread,

on foot.


CARACT. } r. s. (carat, Fr.]

traced out in semi-rounds, changing

It is believed that a carbuncle does shine in the

dark like a burning coal; from whence it hath from one hand to another, without ob

its name.

Wilkins. serving a regular ground.

Carbuncle is a stone of the ruby kind, of a When the horse advance to charge in battle,

rich blood-red colour.

Woodward. they ride sometimes in caracoles, to amuse the 2. Red spots or pimples breaking out upon enemy, and put them in doubt whether they are

the face or body: about to charge them in the front or in the flank.

Farrier's Dict.

It was a pestilent fever, but there followed no TO CARACOLE. v. n. (from the noun.]

carbuncle, no purple or livid spots, or the like,

the mass of the blood not being tainted. Bacon. To move in caracoles.

Red blisters rising on their paps appear,
And Haming carbuncles, and noisome sweat.

Dryden. 1. A weight of four grains, with which CA'R BUNCLED. adj. (from carbuncle.) diamonds are weighed.

1. Set with carbuncles.
2. A manner of expressing the fineness of An armour all of gold; it was a king's.--

He has deserv'd it, were it carbuncled
Like holy Phæbus' car.

Sbakspeare. A mark, being an ounce Troy, is divided into twenty-four equal parts, called caracts, and

2. Spotted ; deformed with carbuncles. each caract into four grains: by this weight is CARBU'NCULAR. adj. (from carbunck.] distinguished the different fineness of their gold; Belonging to a carbuncle ; red like a for it to the finest of gold be put two caracts of carbuncle. alloy, both making, when cold, but an ounce, CARBUNCULA'Tion. n. s. (carbunculatio, or twenty-four caracts, then this gold is said to

Cacker. be twenty-two caracts fine.

Lat.] The blasting of the young buds Thou best of gold, art worst of gold;

of trees or plants, either by excessive Other, less tine in carat, is more precious. Shak. heat or excessive cold.

Herris. CARAVAN. n. s. (caravanne, Fr. from CA'RCANET. n, s. (carcan, Fr.] A chain

the Arabick.) A troop or body of or collar of jewels.
merchants or pilgrims, as they travel in Say that I linger'd with you at your shop,
the East.

To see the making of her carcanit. Shekspeare.

I have seen her besci and bedeckt all over They set forth Their airy caravan, high over seas

with emeralds and pearls, and a carcanet about her neck.

Hakewvill on Providence. Flying, and over lands, with mutual wing - Easing their flight. Milton's Paradise Lost. CA'RCASS. n. s. (carquasse, Fr.)

When Joseph, and the Blessed Virgin Mother, 1. A dead body of any animal. had lost their most holy Son, they sought him To blot the honour of tbe dead, in the retinues of their kindred, and the caravans

And with foul cowardice his carcoss shame, of the Galilean pilgrims.

Taylor. Whose living hands immortaliz'd his name. Spen. CARAVA'NSARY. n. s. [from caravan.) A

Where cattle pastur'd late, now scatrer'd lies, house built in the eastern countries for

With carcasses and arms, th' insanguin'd field

Milton. the reception of travellers.

If a man visits his sick friend in hope of leThe inns which receive the caravans in Persia,

gacy, he is a vulture, and only waits for the and the eastern countries, are called by the name

Taylor. of caravansaries.


The scaly nations of the sea profound, The spacious mansion, like a Turkish cara

Like shipwreck'd carcasses, are driven aground. vansary, entertains the vagabond with only bare

Dryden. lodging.

Pope's Letters.

2. Body: in'a ludicrous sense. CA'RAVEL. n. s. (caravela, Span.) A

To day how many would have given their hoCA'RVEL, light, round, old-fashioned ship, with a square poop, formerly used To've sav'd their carcasses !

'Sbakspeare. in Spain and Portugal.

He that finds himself in any distress, either of CA'R AWAY. n. s. (carum, Lat.] A plant; carcass or of fortune, should deliberate upon the sometimes found wild in rich moist pas

matter before he prays for a change. L'Estrange. tures, especially in Holland and Lin. 3.. The decayed parts of any thing; the

ruins ; the remains. colnshire. The seeds are used in medi.

A rotten carcass of a boat, not rigg'd, cine and confectionary.


Nor tackle, sail, nor mast. Shakspcare. CARBONADO. n. s. [carbonnade, Fr. 4. The main parts, raked, without comfrom carbo, a coal, Lat.] Meat cut

pletion or ornament; as, the walls of a across, to be broiled upon the couls.

house. If I come in his way willingly, let him make

What could be thonght a sufficient motive to a carbona do of me.

Sbakspeare. have had an eternalcarcass of an universe, whereTo CARBONADO. v. a. (from the noun.] in the materials and positions of it were eternally To cut or hack.

laid together? Hale's Origin of Mankind. Draw, you rogue, or I 'll so carbonado your s. [In gunnery.) A kind of bombi, shanks.

Shakspeare. usually oblong, consisting of a shell or CA'RBUNCLE. n. s. (carbunculus, Lat. a case, sometimes of iron with holes, little coal.)

more commonly of a coarse strong stuff, 1. A jewel shining in the dark, like a

pitched over and girt with iron hoops, lighted coal or candle.

filled with combustibles, and thrown A carbunele entire, as big as thou art,

from a mortar.

Harris. Were not so rich a jewel.


CA'RCELAGE. 11. s. [from carcer, Lat.) His head Crested aloft, and carbuncle his eyes,

Prison fees.

Dict. With burnish'd neck of verdant guld. Milton. CARCINOMA. n. s. [from we;x**, a


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