A Dictionary for Primary Schools

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N. & J. White, 1833 - English language - 341 pages
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Page 305 - Un-der-pin'-ning, n. the stones on which the building immediately rests. Un'-der-plot, n. a plot subservient to the main plot, [value.
Page 67 - Cub, (kub) n. the young of many beasts, as the fox, bear, and tiger. Cubature, (kub'a-tur) n. the finding the exact cubic contents of a body. Cube, (kub) n. a regular solid body with six equal sides; the third power of a root. Cubeb, (kub'eb) n. a small spicy berry. Cubic, (kub'ik) a. having the form of a cube. Cubiform, (kub'e-form) a. in form of a cube. Cubit, (kub'it) n. the fore arm ; measure of a man's arm from the elbow to the wrist, 1S inches.
Page 97 - And further, when a deed is delivered to a third person to be delivered to the grantee on the grantor's death, the title passes as of the time of the first delivery.
Page 96 - .. a great circle equally distant from the poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres. E-qua-to'-ri-al, a. of the equator, [care of houses.
Page 281 - Swear, (swar) vi [pret. swore; pp. sworn] to affirm with a solemn appeal to God for the truth of what is affirmed ; — v.
Page 334 - Wist'-band, n. the part of a sleeve that covers the wrist. Writ, n. a writing, especially the Scriptures, legal process. Write, vt pret.
Page 188 - North, [S.,] n. the point opposite the south, — a. being in the north. North-east', [+] n. the point between the north and east.
Page 228 - Rain bow, [ + 1 n. an arch formed by the refraction and reflection of the sun's rays. Rain'i-ness, n. stat*
Page 62 - ... radiation of auroral light from that part of the heavens to which the dipping-needle points.

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