A Welsh-English dictionary. Geirlyfr Cymraeg a Saesneg, gan T. Lewis ac eraill

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Page 224 - Moloch was of brass, sitting on a throne of the same metal, adorned with a royal crown, having the head of a calf, and his arms extended as if to embrace any one. When they would...
Page 198 - Karth ; going round the Earth from change to change in 29 days 12 hours and 44 minutes ; and round the Sun with it every year. The Moon's diameter is 2180 miles; and her distance from the Earth's centre 240 thousand.
Page 69 - The ancient cubit was the distance from the elbow bending inward to the extremity of the middle finger...
Page 125 - W. by the circles of the Rhine. The middle is fertile in corn, wine, and fruits ; but the borders are full of woods and barren mountains. The Franks, who conquered France in the early part of the 5th century, came from this province, and gave their name to that country.
Page 142 - I25O/. sterling. To punish the men of his generation, Nero furiously broke two crystal cups. But it is now of far less esteem. Job xxviii. 17. The firmament above the cherubims, the sea of glass before the throne of God, the river of life, and the light of the new Jerusalem, are likened to crystal, to mark their purity, clearness, and illuminating influence, Ezek. i. 22 ; Rev. iv. 6, xxii.
Page 225 - Hereford, and fends two members to parliament, one for the county, and one for the town of Radnor.
Page 25 - North, by the Pacific Ocean} on. the Eaft, by the Indian Ocean on the South, by the Red Sea on the...
Page 83 - Owen, in his Welsh Dictionary, v. Cwintan, describes a Hymeneal game thus : " A Pole is fixt in the Ground, with sticks set about it which the Bridegroom and his Company take up, and try their strength and activity in breaking them upon the Pole.
Page 211 - Maelawg, a. (mael) Abounding with produce. ./. A place of traffick, a market; a mart. It is also the name of men, and of places. Maelawr, ./.-— pi. maelorau (mael) A place of traffick, a mart, or market. There are district! so called in the marches of Wales, which were neutral grounds, where trade was carried on.
Page 121 - Hocks, which are generally understood by the Inhabitants to be so call'd from the Eagles that formerly bred here too plentifully, and do yet haunt these Rocks some years, tho...

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