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Upon those gates with furce he fiercely few, A shumed, sullen, and uncertain light And rending them in pieces, felly slew

That dances through the clouds, and strucs agaik, Those warders strange, and all that else he Then ware a sising tempest on the main. Drid.

Spenser. WARE, 1. s. (parn, Sax. waere, Dutch ; Where be these warders, that they wait not

wara, Swedish.] Commonly soinething here? Open the gates.


to be sold, Though bladed corn be lodg'd, and trees Let us, like merchants, shew our foulest

blown down, Though castles topple on their warders heads. And think, perchance, they 'll sell. Sbaksp.

If the people bring rare or any victuals to

Nebenjab. The warders of the gate but scarce maintain

sell, that we would not buy it. Th’unequal combat, and resist in vain. Dryden.

I know thou whole art but a shop

Of toys and trifles, traps and snares, 2. A truncheon by which an officer of

To take the weak, and makes them stop; arms forbade fight.

Yet art thou falser than thy wares. B. 54358. Then, then, when there was nothing could

Why should my black tly love impair? have staid

Let the dark shop commend the spare. Clear?. My father from the breast of Bolingbroke,

London, that vents of false ware so inuch o, when the king did throw his warder down,

store, His own life hung upon the staff he threw.

In no ware deceives us more.

Corcler Sbakspeare. He turns himself to other wares which be WA'RDMOTE. 1. s. (peand and mor, or

finds your markets take off.

Locke gemot, Sax, warde motus, low Lat.] A

WA'REFUL. adj. (ware and full.] Cau. meeting; a court held in each ward or tious; timorously prudent. district in London, for the direction of WAREFULNESS. n. s. [from wareful.] their affairs.

Cautiousness. Obsolete. WA'RDROBE. n. s. (garderobe, Fr. garde With pretence from Strephon her to guard,

roba, low Lat.] A room where clothes He met her full; but full of warefulness. Sidney, are kept.

WAREHOUSE. n. s. [ware and house.) A The third had of their wardrobe custody, storehouse of merchandise. In which were not rich tires nor garments gay', His understanding is only the trareborss of

The plumes of pride, and wings of vanity, other men's lumber, I mean false and uncoaBut cloaths meet to keep keen cold away. cluding reasonings, rather than a repository of Spenser. truth for his own use.

Lácte. will kill all his coats,

She had never more ships at sea, greater quan. I'll murder all his wardrobe piece by piece, tities of merchandise in her warebouses, than at Until I meet the king. Sbakspeare. present.

Adisca. Behold,

She the big warebouse built, What from his wordrobe her belov'd allows, Rais'd the strong crane.

Tbonsos. To deck the wedding-day of his unspotted WA'RELESS. adj. [from ware.] Uncauspouse.

tious; unwary.

Spenser. It would not be an impertinent design to make WA'rely. adó. [from ware.) Warily; a kind of an old Roman wardrobe, where you should see togas and tunicas, the chalmys and

cautiously ; timorously. trabea, and all the different vests and ornaments

They bound himn land and foot with iron so often mentioned in the Greek and Roman

chains, authors.


And with continual watch did warely keep. WA'RDSHIP, n. s. [from ward.]


WARFARE. n. S. [war and fare.] Mili3. Guardianship.

tary service ; inilitary life; state of con. By reason of the tenures in chief revived, the sums for respect of homage be encreased, and

test and solicitude. the profits of wardships cannot but be much ad

In the wilderness vanced.


He shall first lay down the rudiments 2. Pupillage ; state of being under ward. Of his great warfure, ere I send him forth The houses sued out their livery, and re

To conquer sin and death.

Miltar. deemed themselves from the wardship of tu

Faithful hath been your warfare, and of God mults.

King Charles. Accepted, fcarless in his righteous cause. Mills Ware. The preterit of wear, more fre.

Tully, when he read the Tactics, was thinka

ing on the bar, which was his field of battle : quently wore.

the knowledge of warfare is thrown away on : A certain man ware no cloaths. Luke.

general who does not make use of whai he knows. WARE. adj. [for this ne commonly say

Druder. aware.]

The state of christians, even when they are Being in expectation of ; being pro not actually persecuted, is a perpetual state of vided against.

warfare and voluntary sufferings. Atterbury.

The scripture has directed us to refer cheze The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh pot for him, and in an hour

miscarriages in our christian warfare to the that he is not ware of him.

power of three enemies.

Rogers, 2. Cautious; wary.

TO WA'RFARE. V. n. [from the noun.] What man so wise, what earthly wit so ware,

To lead a military life. As to descry the crafty cunning train

That was the only amulet, in that credulous By which deceit doth mask in vizor fair. warfaring age, to escape dangers in battles. Spenser.

Cerder, Bid her well be ware and still erect. Tiltor. WARHABLE, adj. [war and babile, from TO WARE. V, 11. To take heed of; to babilis, Lago or able.] Military ; fit for beware.


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The weary Britons, whose warhable youth Warluck in Scotland is applied to a Was by Maximilian lately led away,

man whom the vulgar suppose to be With wretched miseries and woeful ruth, Were to those Pagans made an open prey.

conversant with spirits, as a woman who Spenser.

carries on the same commerce is called WA'RILY. adw. [from wary.] Cautious a witch : he is supposed to have the ina

ly; with timorous prudence; with wise vulnerable quality which Dryden menforethought.

tions, who did not understand the The charge thereof unto a courteous sprite

word. Commended was who thereby did attend,

He was no warluck, as the Scots commonly And warily awaited day and night,

call such men, who they say are iron free or lead From other covetous tiends it to defend. Spenser.


Dryden. The change of laws, especially concerning WARM. adj. [warm, Gothick ; pearm, matters of religion, must be wurily proceeded in.


Saxon ; warm, Dutch.] So rich a prize could not so warily be fenced, 1. Not cold, though not hot; heated to a but that Portugals, French, English, and now of small degree. late the Low Countrymen, have laid in their He stretched himself upon the child, and the own barns part of the Spaniards harvest. Heylin. Alesh of the child waxed warm. 2 Kings,

They searched diligently, and concluded wa Main ocean flowed not idle, but with warm rily.

Sprat. Prolifick humour soft'ning all her globe. Milt. It will concern a man to treat conscience aw

We envy not the warmer clime that lies fully and warily, by still observing what it com In ten degrees of more indulgent skies. Addison. mands, but especially what it forbids. Soutb.

2. Zealous; ardeut. WA'RINESS. n. s. (from wary.] Caution ; I never thought myself so warm in any party's

prudent forethought; timorous scrupu cause as to deserve their money. lousness.

Each warm wish springs mutual from the

heart. For your own conscience he gives innocence, But for your fame a discreet wariness. Donne.

Scaliger in his poetics is very warm agaiustit. It will deserve our special care and wariness

Broome. to deliver our thoughts in this manner. Hamm. 3. Habitually ; passionate ; ardent; keen. To determine what are little things in religion, 4. Violent;

'furious ;

vehement. great wariness is to be used.

Sprat. Welcome day-light; we shall have warm The path was so very slippery, the shade so

work on't: exceeding gloomy, and the whole wood so full The Moor will 'gage of echoes, that they were forced to march with His utmost forces on his next assault, the greatest wariness, circumspection, and si To win a queen and kingdom. Dryden. lence.


5. Busy in action; heated with action. Most men have so much of ill-nature, or of

I hate the ling’ring summons to attend, mariness, as not to sooth the vanity of the am

Death all at once would be a nobler end; bitious man.


Face is unkind: methinks a general I look upon it to be a most clear truth; and

Should warm, and at the head of armics fall. expressed it with more wariness and reserve

Dryder than was necessary.

Atterbury. 6. Fanciful; enthusiastick. WARK. n.s. (anciently used for work;

If there be a sober and a wise man, what difwhence bulwark.) Building.

ference will there be between his knowledge and Thou findest fault where any's to be found, that of the most extravagant fancy in the world? And buildest strong wark upon a weak ground. If there be any difference between them, the ad

Spenser. vantage will be on the warm-headed man's side, WA'RLIKE, adj. [war and like.]

as having the more ideas, and the more lively. Fit for war; disposed to war.

Locke. She using so strange, and yet so well succeed 7. Vigorous; sprightly. ing a temper, made her people by peace warlike. Now warm in youth, now with’ring in thy


bloom, Old Siward with ten thousand warlike men, Lost i a convent's solitary gloom. Pope. All ready at appoint, was setting forth. Sbaksp: To Warm. v. a. (from the adjective.] When a warlike state grows soft and effemi


1. To fiee from cold; to heat in a gentle nate, they may be sure of a war. O imprudent Gauls,

degree. Relying on false hopes, thus to incense

li shall be for a man to burn, for lie shall take The warlike English.

thereof and warm himself.


The mounted sun 2. Military ; relating to war.

Shot dowɔ direct his fervid rays, to warm
The great arch-angel from his warlike toil

Earth's inmost womb.

Milion. Surceas'd.

These soft tires, with kindly heat WA'RLING. n. s. [from war.) This word

Of various intuence, foment and warm. Milton. is I believe only found in the following

2. To heat mentally; to make vehement. adage, and seems to mean, one often

The action of Homer being more full of viquarrelled with.

gour than that of Virgil, is more pleasing to the Better be an old man's darling than a young reader: one warms you by degrees, the other man's wirling.


sets you on fire all at once, and never intermits his hear.

Dryden. WE R LOCK. ? 1.3. [cardlaokr, Islandick, WA'RLUCK. S a charm; perioz, Saxon, TO WARM. v. n. To grow less cold. an evil spirit. This etymology was There shall not be a coal to warm ai, nor fire

to sit before it.

Isaiab. communicated by Mr. Wise.] A male wach; a wixari.

WARMINGPAN, 1. s. [warin and pan.)


A covered brass pan for warming a bed by means of hot coals. WARMINGSTONE. n. s. [warm and

stone.) To stones add the warmingstone, digged in Cornwall, which being well heated at the fire retains warmth a great while, and hath been found to give

ease in the internal hæmorrhoids. Ray. WA'RMLY. adv. (from warm. ) I. With gentle heat.

There the warming sun first warmly smote The open field.

Milton. 2. Eagerly ; ardently.

Now I have two right honest wives;
One to Atrides I will send,
And i'ather to my Trojan friend;
Each prince shall thus with honour have
What both so warmly seem to crave.

Prior. The ancients expect you should do them right h the account you intend to write of their characters: I hope you think more warmly than ever of that design.


* 1. s. [from warm.] 2. Gentle heat.

Then am I the prisoner, and his bed my gaol; from the loathed warmib whereof deliver me,

Sbakspeare. Cold plants have a quicker perception of the heat of the sun encreasing than the hot herbs have; as a cold hand will sooner find a little warmtb than an hot.

Bacon. He vital virtue infus'd, and vital warmth, Throughout the fluid mass.

Milton. Here kindly warmth their mounting juice

ferments To nobler tastes, and more exalted scents.

Addison. 2. Zeal; passion; fervour of mind.

What warmth is there in your affection towards any of these princely suitors that are already come?

Sbalspeare. Our duties towards God and man we should perform with that unfeigned integrity which belongs to christian piety; with that temper and sobriety which becomes christian prudence and charity; with that warmth and affection which agrees with christian zcal.

Sprat. Your opinion, that it is entirely to be neglected, would have been my own, had it been mycin case; but I felt more warmth here than I did when first ! saw his book against myself. Pope.

The best patriots, by seeing with what warmtb and zeal the smallest corruptions are defended,

have been wearied into silence. Davenant. 3. Fancifulness ; enthusiasm. The same warmib of head disposes men to both.

Temple. TO WARN. v.a. (pærnian, Saxon; waer

nen, Dutch; warna, Swedish ; varna,

Islandick.] 3. To caution against any fault or dan.

ger; to give previous notice of ill. What, dost thou scorn me for my gentle coun

sel? And sooth the devil that I warn thee from?

Shakspeare. The hand can hardly lift up itself high enough to strike, but it must be seen, so that it warns while it threatens; but a false insidious tongue may whisper a lie so close and low, that though you have ears to hear, yet you shall not hear.

South. Juturna warns the Daunian chief Of Lausus' danger, urging swift rclief. Dryden.

He had chidden the rebellious winds for obey. ing the command of their usurping master; he had warned them from the seas; he had beaten down the billows.

Dryden. If we consider the mistakes in men's disputes and notions, how great a part is owing to words, and their uncertain or mistaken signitications; this we are the more carefully to be Tarned of, because the arts of improving it have been made the business of men's study.

Locke. The father, whilst he varn'd his erring son, The sad examples which lie ought to shun Describ'd.

Prior. When first young Maro sung of kings and

wars, Ere warning Phæhus touch'd his trembling cars, Perhaps he seen’d above the criticks law, And but from nature's fountains scorn'd to dray.

Pepito 2. To admonish of any duty to be per

formed, or practice or place to be avoided or forsaken.

Cornelius was warned from God, by an hobe angel, to send for thee. 3. To inform previously of good or bad.

He wonders to what end you have assembled Such troops of citizens to come to him, His grace not being waru'd thereot before.

Sbakspeare. He charg'd the soldiers, with preventing care, Their flags to follow, and their arms prepare, Warr'd of th' ensuing tight, and bade 'em hope the war

Brydes. Man, who knows not hearts, should make

examples, Which like a warning-pieca must be shot off,

To fright the rest from crimes. Dredes. 4. Milton put no preposition before the thing.

Our first parents had been wara'd
The coming of their secret foe, and 'scap'd
His mortal snare.

Paradise Lost WA'RNING. n. s. [from warn.] 1. Caution against faults or dangers ; previous notice of ill.

I will thank the Lord for giving me warning in the night.

Psalz He, groaning from the bottom of his breast, This warning in these mournful words exprest.

Dryden. Here wretched Phlegias warns the world with

cries, Could warning make the world more just or vise.

Dryden. You have fairer eraraing than others who are unexpectedly cut off, and so have a better ope portunity, as well as greater engagements, to provide ior your latter end.

Hade. A true and plain relation of my misfortunes may be of use and warring to credulous maids, never to put too much trust in deceitful men.

Swift. 2. Previous notice: in a sense indifferent.

Suppose he have a more leisurely death, that some disease give him warning of its approach, yet perhaps he will not understand that parting, but will still fatter himself, as very often sick people do, with hopes of life to the last.

Duty of Man. Death called up an old man, and bade him come; the man excused himself, that it was a great journey to take upon so short a rarxiag.

L'Estrane I saw, with some disdain, more nonsense than either I, or as bad a poei, could have crammed into it at a month's warning; in which time it was wholly written

Drysks. 7


ing here.

WARP. n. s. [peanp, Sax. werp, Dutch.] She needed not disdain any service, thougla

That order of thread in a thing woven never so mean, which was warranted by the sathat crosses the woof.

cred name of father.

Sidney. 'The placing of che tangible parts in length or

He that readeth unto us the scriptures delia

vereth all die mysteries of faith, and not any transverse, as it is in the warp and the woof of texture, more inward or more outward. Bacen.

thing amongst them all more than the mouth of the Lord doth warrant.

Hooker. TO WARP. V. n. (pe anpan, Sax. Wirpen, If this internal light be conformable to the Dutch, to throw; whence we sometimes

principles of reason, or to the word of God, say, the work casts.]

which is attested revelation, reason warrants it, 1. To change from the true situation by and we may safely receive it for true. Locke.

intestine motion; to change the position 2. To give authority. of one part to another.

Now we'll together, and the chance of goodThis fellow will but join you together as they join wainscot, then one of you will prove a shrunk

Be like our warranted quarrel. Sbakspeare. pannel, and, like green timber, wurp.

Sbaksp. 3. To justify. They clamp one piece of wood iv the end of How can any one warrant himself in the use another piece, to keep it from casting or worp

of those things against such suspicions, but in

Moxci. the trust he has in the common honesty and 2. Io lose its proper course or direction. truth of men in general ?

South. There's our coinmission

True fortitude is seen in great exploits, From which we would not have you marp.

That justice warrants and that wisdom guides;

All clse is tow'ring trerizy and distraction.
This is strange! methinks

Addison. My favour here begins to warpi Shakspeare. 4. To exempt; to privilege; to secure.

All attest this doctrine, thai the Pope can give If my coming, whom, she said, he feared, as away the right of any suvereigns it he shall never soon as he knew me by the armour, had not so litrle waip.

Dryden. warranted her from that near approaching cruelThis we should do as directly as may be, with ty:

Sidnes. as little warping and dccicnsion towards the These thoughts cannot, in this your loneliness, crcature as is possible.

Norris. warr.ant you from suspicion in others, nor defend 3. To turn. I know not well the mean you from melancholy in yourself. Sidney.

I'll warrant him from drowning. Sbakspeare.

In a place
The potent rod

Less warranted than this, or less secure,
Of Amram's son, in Egypt's evil day.

I cannot be, that I should fear to change it. Wav'd round the coast, up call'd a pitchy cloud

Milton. Of locusts, trarping on the eastern wind, That o'er the realm of impious Pharaoh hung

5. To declare upon surety. Like night.

Milton. What a gall'd neck have we here! Look ye, TO WARP. V. a.

mine 's as smooth as silk, I warrant ye.

L'Estrange. 1. To contract; to shrivel.

The Moors king 2. To turn aside from the true direction.

Is safe enough, I warrant him for one. Dryder. This first avow'd, nor folly warp'd my mind; WA'RRANT. n.s. (from the verb.] Nor the frail texture of the female kind Betray'd my virtue.


1. A writ conferring some right or auNoé foreign or domestick treachery

thority. Could warp thy soul to their unjust decree. Are you now going to dispatch this deed?

Dryden. - We are, my lord, and come to have the war. A great argument of the goodness of his cause,

rant, which required in its defender zeal, to a degree That we may be admitted where he is. Sbaksp. of warmth able to warp the sacred rule of the He sent him a warrant for one thousand word of God.


pounds a year pension for his life. Clarendon. I have no private considerations to w.irp me 2. A writ giving the officer of justice the in this controversy, since my first entering upon it.


power of caption.

There was a damn'd design, cries one, no Not warp'd by passion, aw'd by rumour,

doubt: Nor grave through pride, or gay through folly;

For warrants are already issued out. An equal niixture of good-humour,

Drydex. And sensible soft melancholy. Swift. 3. A secure inviolable grant. A constant watchfulness against all those pre

His promise is our plain warrant, that in his judices that might warp the judgment aside from

name what we ask we shall receive. Hióker. truth.

Watts. 4. A justificatory commission. Aristotle's moral, rhetorical, and political Is this a warrant sufficient for any man's conwritings, in which his excellent judgment is very science to build such proceedings upon, as have little warped by logical subtleties, are far the been and are put in use for the establishment of most useful part of his philosophy. Beattie. that cause?

Hooker. 3. It is used by Shakspeare to express the

When at any time they either wilfully break effect of frost.

any commandment, or ignorantly mistake it,

that is no warrant for us to do so likewise. Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky! Thou dost not bice so nigh

Ket!lowell. As benefits forgot:

5. Attestation. Though thou the waters warp,

The place of paradise might be seen unte Thy sting is not so sharp

Moses, and unto the prophers who succeeded As friends remember'd not. As like it.

him; both which I take for my warrant to guide me in this discovery.

Raleirh. TO WARRANT. v.n. (garantir, Fr.] His warrant does the christian faith defend; 1. To support or maintain; to attest, On that relying, all their quarrels end. Puter.

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The Jewish religion was yet in possession ; of the publick, that under such a denomination and theretore, that this might so enter as not to they should receive a piece of such a weight and intrude, it was to bring its warrant from the


Locke. same hand of Omnipotence.

Soutb. TO WARRA’Y. 1. a. [from war; or from 6. Right; legality. Obsolete.

guerroyer, old Fr.] To make war upon. I attach thee

A word very elegant and expressive, For an abuser of the world, a practicer Of arts inhibited and out of warrant.

though obsolete.

But Ebranc salved both their infancies
Theretore to horse,

With noble deeds, and warray'd on Brunchild And let us not be dainty of leave-taking,

In Hainauit, where yet of his victories
But shift away: there's warrant in that theft,
Which steals itself when there 's no mercy left.

Brave monuments remain, which yet that land


Of these a mighty people shortly grew, WARRANTABLE, adj. (from warrant.]

And puissant kings, which all the world warraid, Justifiable; defensible.

And to themselves all nations did subdue. To purchase a clear and warrantable body of

Spenset. truth, we must forget and part with much we This continual, cruel, civil war, know.


The which myself against myself do make, His meals are coarse and short, his employ

Whilst my weak powers of passions warraid ment warrantable, his sleep certain and refresh

are, ing.


No skill can stint, nor reason can aslake. Spesset. if I can mend my condition by any warrant

Six years were run since first in martial guise able industry, the way is fair and open; and that

The christian lords warraid the eastern land. is a privilege every reasonable creature has in

Fairja his commission.


Warre. adj. [pærn, Saxon.] Worse. WARRANTABLENESS. n. s. [from war.

Obsolete. rantable.] Justifiableness.

They say the world is warre than it wont, By the foil thereof you may see the nobleness

All for her shepherds is beastly and bloont : of my desire to you, and the warrantableness of

Others saine, but how truly I note, your favour to me.

Sidncy. All for they holden shame of their cote. Spenser. WA'R RANTABLY. adv. [from warrant- WAÖRREN. n. s. [waerande, Dutch; able.) Justifiably.

guerenne, Fr.] A kind of park for raba The faith which God requires is only this, that

bits. he will certainly reward all those that believe in

I found him here, as melancholy as a lodge in him, and obey his commandments; but for the

Sbakspears. particular application of this faith to ourselves,

The coney convenes a whole warrer, tells her that deserves no more of our assent, nor can

story, and advises upon revenge. L'Estrange, indeed warrantably have it, than what is found

Man should set snares in their warrens to ed upon the serious consideration of our own

catch polecats and foxes. Wake.

Drydea. performances.

WA’RRENER. N. s. (from warren.] The WARRANTER. N. s. [from warrant.] 1. One who gives authority.

keeper of a warren.

WA'RRIANGLE. n. 5. (lanio.] A hawk. 2. One who gives sec security.

Ainsalarié. WARRANTISE. n. s. (warrantiso, law WA'Rriour. n. s. [from war.] A sol. Latin; from warrant.] Authority;

dier; a military man. security.

I came from Corinth,
There's none protector of the realm but I:

Brought to this sown by that most famous para Break up the gates, I'll be your warrantise.

riour, Shakspeare. Duke Menaphon.

Sbakspeare. WARRANTY. n. s. [warrantia, law Lat.

Fierce fiery warriours fight upon the clouds garantie, garant, Fr.)

In ranks and squadrons, and right form of war, 3. [In the common law.) A promise Which drizzled blood upon the capitol. Skuls. made in a deed by one man unto an

I sing the warriour and his mighty deeds.

Lauderdale. other, for himself and his heirs, to se

The warriour horses tied in order fed. Dryto cure him and his heirs against all men, The mute valls relate the warriour's fame, for the enjoying of any thing agreed of And Trojan chiefs the 'Tyrians pity claim. between them. Cowell.

Dryde 2. Authority; justificatory mandate.

Camilla led her troops, a warriour dame; Her obsequies have been so far enlarg'd

Unbred to spinning, in the loom unskill'd, As we have warranty: her death was doubtfui;

She chose the nobler Pallas of the field. Dryks. And, but that great command o'ers

the or

Desire of praise first broke the patriot's rest, der,

And made a bulwark of the warrisur's breast. She should in ground unsanctify'd have lodg'd

Tesne Til the last trump.

Sbakspeare. WART. n. s. [peare, Sax. wirte, Dut.] In the use of those epithets we have the war 1. A corneous excrescence; a small pro. ranty and consent of all the churches, since they tuberance on the flesh. ever had a liturgy.

Taylor, If thou prate of mountains, let them throw If they disobey any precept, that is no excuse Millions of acres on us, till our ground, to us, nor gives us any warranty, for company's Singeing his pate against the burning sun, sake, to disobey likewise. Keliliwell. Make Ossa like a wart.

Sbakspears 3. Security.

In old statues of stone, which have been pur Every one cannot distinguish between fine and in cellars, the feet of them being bound with mixed silver: those who have had the care and leaden bands, there it appeared the lead did government of politick societies, introduced swell, insomuch as it hanged upon the stone isks coinage as a remedy; the stamp was a warranty



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