A complete dictionary of the English language, both with regard to sound and meaning, Volume 2

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Printed for C. Dilly, 1790 - English language
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Page cmlvii - Libration is the balancing motion or trepidation in the firmament, whereby the declination of the sun, and the latitude of the stars, change from time to time. Li BH ATOR Y , li'brd-tur-ea (512). Balancing, playing like a balance. ffj
Page cmlii - Leap-year, or bissextile, Is every fourth year, and so called from its leaping a day more that year than in a common year ; so that the common year hath three hundred and sixty-five days...

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