Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, in Miniature: To which are Added an Alphabetical Account of the Heathen Deities, a List of the Cities, Boroughs and Market Towns in England and Wales...

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Lackington & Company, 1822 - English language - 284 pages
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Page 22 - BEAVER, bcr'vur. a. 227, 98. An animal, otherwise named the castor, amphibious, and remarkable for his art in building his habitat ion ; a hat of the best kind ; the part of a helmet that covers the face.
Page 43 - A point [:] used to mark a pause greater than that of a comma, and less than that of a period ; the greatest and widest of all the intestines.
Page 11 - He afterwards mentions, as another signification of the same word, " a solution of any thing whether corporeal or mental, to its first elements ; as of a sentence to the single words ; of a compound word to the particles and words which form it ; of a tune to single notes ; of an argument to single propositions.
Page 19 - The azimuth of the sun, or of a star, is an arch between the meridian of the place and...
Page 8 - Parts of a number, which will never make up the number exactly ; as 3 is an aliquant of 10, thrice 3 being 9, four times 3 making 12.

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