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lit-ER-A'ti, n. pi. Men of learning.

L1t'er-A-TURE, n. Learning; erudition.

LiTH'ARgE, 7t. Fused oxide of lead.

LITHE, a. Limber; flexible; pliant.



lithe'ness, 71. Limberness; flexibility.

LiTHE'SQME (lith'sum), a. Pliant.

LiTii'o GRAPH, u. A lithographic print.

li-thog'ra-pher, 71. One who prac-
tises lithography. [raphy.

lith-o-graph'ic, a. Relating to lithog-

li-th6g'ra-phy, 71. The art of en-
graving on stone. [stones,

li-th6l'p-(^y, n. Natural history of

li-thot'o-my, ti. Art or process of
cutting for the stone in the bladder.

LiT'l-GANT,7i.One engaged in a lawsuit.

lit'i-gant, a. Engaged in a lawsuit.

LiT'i-GATE, w.ffl. & 71. To contest in law.

lit-i-ga'tion, 71. Judicial contest : a
suit at law. [litigation.

Ll-Ti9^'ious (le-tid'jus),a. Inclined to

LJ-Ti^'lous-Nfiss, 11. Litigious habit.

lIt'ter, 71. A carriage with a bed in it :
— straw ; shreds :— a brood of young.

lit'ter,?;. a. To bring forth, as quad-
rupeds: — to cover with straw, &c.

LlT'TLE,a. Small ; diuiinutive.

lit'tle,7i. a small space, part, or affair.

LiT'TLE, ad. In a small degree.

lit'tle-ness, 71. State of being little.

lit'to-ral, a. Belonging to the shore.

Li-TUR'9i-CAL,a. Relating to a liturgy.

L iT'yR-^^y, 71. A formulary of prayer.

LIVE, V. 71. To be alive ; to dwell, feed.

live, a. Not dead ; having life; alive.

live'li-hood (-hud), 71. Maintenance.

live'l i-NEss, 71. State of being lively.

LiVE'LONGjffl. Tedious; long in passing.

live'ly, a. Brisk ; vigorous ; sprightly.

Liv'ER, 71. One who lives :— an organ
or gland which secretes the bile.

liv'er-wort (-wiirt), 71. A plant.

l1v'er-y, 71. A release from wardship:
_ — a dress worn by servants.

LIVE§ (livz), 71. The plural of life.

Lfv'lD, a. Discolored ; black and blue.

LIVING, 71. Course of life ; sustenance j
support; maintenance; livelihood.

Lix-lv'i-AL, a. Impregnated with lye.

Ltz'ARD, 71. A reptile :— a constellation.

LO, int. Look ! see ! behold !

LOACH (loch), n. A sort of small fish.

LOAD (lod), 71. A burden ; a freight.

LOAD (lod), V. a. [i. loaded ; p. loaded or
Jaden.] To burden ; to freight, charge.

LOAu'sTAR, 71. The pole-star.

load'stone, n. Natural magnet.

LOAF, 71. ,• pl.LOAVE^. A mass of bread.

loam, 71. Rich earth or mould ; marl.

loam'y, a. Containing loam ; inarly.

loan, 71. A thing lent: — act of lending.

LOAN, V. a. To lend. [disinclined.

loath (loth), a. Unwilling; reluctant;



AEIOUY, long' ; aeioOS^, short ; Ai:ipiiY, obscure. — FARE, FAR, f1st,FALL ; h:&IR,



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LOSS



LOATHE (lotfi), V. a. To regard with

nausea or disgust ; to detest ; to hate.
LOATHE, V. n. To feel disgust.
loath'ing, n. Disgust; disinclination.
loath'some (loth'suin), a. Disgusting.
LOAVE§ (lovz),?i. The plural of luaf.
LOB, n. A clumsy person : — a worm.
Lob'by, n. An apartment; anteroom.
LOBE, ?i. Division ; a part of the lungs.
LOBe'let, n. A little lobe ; lobule.
LOB'STER, n. A crustaceous fish.
l6b'ule,?i. a little lobe ; lobelet.
LO'cAL,a. Relating or limited to a place.
LQ-ciL'l-Ty, 71. Existence in place.
LO'cAL-LY, ad. With respect to place*.
LO'cATE, V. a. To place; to fix.
lq-ca'tioNjM. Situation; act of placing.
l6j0H (lok), n. A lake. [Scotland.]
LOCK, n. A fastening instrument: —

part of a gun : — a tuft of hair : — an en-
" closure to confine water.
L6cK,i?.a.To fasten with locks; to close.
LOCk'a^-e, n. Materials for locks in

canals ; water to fill a lock; toll.
l6ck'er,w. a close place; a chest, &c.
l6ck'et,m. a lock ; a catch : — trinket.
lock'ram, n. A sort of coarse cloth.
LOCk'smith, n. One who makes locks.
lo-co-mo'tion, n. Act of moving.
l5-co-mo'tive,?i.A locomotive engine.
LO-cp-Mo'TlVE, a. Changing place.
Lo'cysTj n. An insect :— a tree.
LODE, n. A metallic or mineral vein.
l6b9e,?7. To afford a lodging; to place;

to reposit ; to reside ; to fix.
LOD^Ejji. A small house :— a society.
LOD^-e'ment, 71. A repository.
lSd^'er, n. One who lodges or boards.
LOD^-'ING, n. A temporary abode.
LOFT, 71. A floor ; a story ; a higli room.
l6f'ti-LY, ad. On higli.; haughtily,
LOF'TI-Nfiss, n. State of being lofty.
LOF'TY, a. High; elevated; hauglity.
LOG, 71. A bulky piece of wood.
Log'a-rithm, n. A rational number.
l6g-a-rith'mic, ; a. Relating to
LOG-A-RiTH'Mi-CAL, \ logarithms.
Log'-book (-buk), n. A journal with

the motion, course; &;c., of a ship.
Log'jGer-head, 7i. A dolt :— iron for

heating tar: — a kind of turtle, [lectics.
l69^'ic, n. The art of reasoning ; dia-
l6(^'i-cal; a. Pertaining to logic.
L6(^'i-CAL-Ly, ad. According to logic.
LO-<^i'?ciAN, n. One versed in logic.
LOG'-LINE, n. A line used to measure

a ship's way. [about words.

LO-g6m'a-£!hy, n. A contention in or
L6G'wo6D(log'vvud), M. A dye-wood.



LolN, n. Part of the back ; reins.

loi'ter, v. n. To linger ; to be dilatory.

loFter-er, 71. One who loiters.

LOLL, V. n. To lean or recline idly : —
_to hang out the tongue.

LONE, a. Solitary; lonely; single.

lone'li-ness, 71. State of being lonely.

lone'ly, a. Solitary ; being alone.

lone'some, a. Solitary ; lonely.

LONG, a. Having length; extended.

LONG, ad. To a great extent : — not soon.

LONG, V. n. To wish or desire earnestly.

LONG'-BOAT, 71. Largest boat of a ship.

l6n(^e (liinj), n. A thrust; allonge.

LQN-(^EV'l-TY, n. Length of life.

LONG'-HE AD-ED, a. Having forecast.

long'ing, n. Earnest desire.

LONG'ING, p. a. Earnestly desiring.

LON'^i-TUDE, 71. Distance of a place
east or west from a meridian.

LON-^i-tu'di-nal, a. Relating to lon-
gitude or length. [long life.

LONG'-LIVED (long'llvd), a. Having

long-prim'er, 71. A printing type.

long-sCf'fer-ing, n. Patience.

l6ng'-wInd-ed, a. Tedjous ; prolix.

loo, 71. A game at cards. [pect.

look (luk), V. n. To behold, see, ex-

LOOK (luk), n. Air of tlie face ; mien.

look'ing-glass (luk'-), 71. A mirror.

LOOM, 71. A weaver's machine: — a bird.

LOOM, V. n. To appear large at sea.

LOON, 71. A simple fellow : — a sea-fowl.

LOOP, 71. A noose in a string or rope.

loop'hole, 71. An aperture : — a shift.

LOOSE, V. a. To unbind ; to release.

LOOSE , V. n. To set sail ; to leave a port.

LOOSE, a. Unbound ; lax ; vague ; slack.

loose'ly, ad. In a loose manner.

LOOS'EN (16'sn), V. To make loose.

l66se'ness,71. Laxity; irregularity.

LOP, V. a. To cut off: — to hang. [five.

LO-qua'cious (lo-kwa'shus), a. Talka-

LO-QuA9'l-TY, n. Too much talk.

LORD, 71. A master : — the Supreme
Being: — a nobleman: — a peer; a baron.

LORD, V. n. To domineer ; to rule.

r.ORD'Ll-NESS, 71. Pride; haughtiness.

Lord'lJng, n. A diminutive lord.

lord'ly, a. Like a lord ; haughty.

LORD'SHIP, 71. State or quality of 9
Jord ; a title given to a nobleman.

LORE, 71^ Learning; instruction.

LOR'l-CATE,7>.a. To plate over; to cover.

LOR-i-CA'TiON, 71. Act of loricating.

LOSE (loz), V. a. [i. &o p. lost.] To for-
feit; to suffer loss of; to waste.

l6§e, v. n. Not to win ; to decline.

LOSS, n. Damage ; waste ; forfeiture.



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LURID



LOST, i. & p. from lose.

LOT, ??. Fortune; chance: — a parcel.

LOT, V. a. To assign ; to sort ; to allot.

LOTE, n. A plant and tree.

LOTH, a. Unwilling. See LOATH.

LO'tion, n. A medicinal wasli.

l6t'ter-v, n. A game of chance; a
distribution of prizes by chance,

LOUD, a. Noisy; high-sounding.

LOUD'ly, ad. Noisily ; clamorously.

LOU&H (lok), n. A lake. [Ireland.]

LOUNCji-E, V. II. To loll ; — to live idly.

L6uiV(^'ER, n. One who lounges ; idler.

LOUSE, 71. ; pi. LICE. A small insect.

Lbi)'§Y, a. Infested with lice:— vile.

LOUT, n. A mean, awkward fellow.

Lov'A-BLE, a. Worthy to be loved.

lov'a^e, m. An herbaceous plant. [tion.

LOVE (luv), p. a. To regard with affec-

LOVE (luv), 11. Affection; fondness.

l6ve'-kn6t, ?j. A complicated knot.

L6vE'-LET-TER,?t. Letter of courtship.

Love'li-ness, n. duality of being
lovely ; amiableness. [curl.

love'-lock, n. A peculiar sort of

love'ly, fl. Worthy of love ; amiable.

Lov'ER, n. One who loves ; a friend.

LovE'siCK, a. -Disordered with love.

love'-s6ng,«. Songexpressiveof love.

l6v'in&, a._ Kind ; affectionate.

LOV'JNG-KiND'NEss, n. Tenderness.

low (16), a. Not high ; humble ; mean.

LOW (16), ad. Not aloft; with a low voice.

LOW (16), V. n. To bellow as a cow.

LOw'er (lo'er), v. a. To bring low.

low'er (l5'er), v. n. To grow less.

LOW'ER (Ibu'er), V. n. To be clouded.

LOw'ER-iNG-j'a. Cloudy; overcast.

LOW'ER-MOST (lo'er-most), a. Lowest.

LOW'ER-Y, a. Cloudy; lowering.

low'land, n. Country that is low.

LOw'Ll-NESs (l6'le-nes), n. Humility.

LOw'ly, a. Humble; meek; mild.

LOw'LY(l6'le),od. Not highly; immbly.

LOW'NESs,-7i'. State of being low.

LOW-SPiR'lT-ED,a.Dejected; depressed.

loy'al, a. Faithful to a prince, to a su-
perior, or to duty ; obedient; true.

Loy'AL-LY, ad. With fidelity or loyalty.

Lo y'al-ty, n. Fidelity to a prince, &c.

l6z'en(^e, n. A rhomb: — a small
cake, sometimes medicated.

LUB'BER,7^. A sturdy drone ; a clown.

lOb'ber-ly, a. Lazy and bulky.

LfJ'BRl-CATE, V. a. To make smooth.

Ly-BRi9''i-TY, n. Slipperiness.

LU'BRI-cbtJS, a. Slippery ; smooth.

LU'CERN, n. A plant used for fodder.

LiJ'ciD, a. Shining; bright; clear.



Ly-cIu'l-TY, M. Brightness; luciduess,

Lu'ci-EER,7i.The mourning star:— Satan.

LUCK, ?i. Chance; hap; fortune.

lOch'i-ly, ad. In a lucky manner.

LtJCii'LESS, a. Unfortunate ; unhappy.

LUCK'y, a. Fortunate ; successful. -

LU'CRA-TlVE,a. Gainful; profitable.

LU'CRE (lu'ker),7i. Gain ; profit, flight.

LU'cu-BRATE, v. n. To study by lamp-

lu-CV-bra'tion, n. Study or work
done by lamp-light or at night.

LU'ciJ-LENT, a. Clear; transparent.

lu'di-croDs, a. Sportive; exciting

. laughter; laughable; ridiculous.

Lu'Dl-CROiJS-LY, ad. In a ludicrous
manner. [nearer the wind.

LUFF, v. 71. To bring the head of a sliip

LUG,«. «. «fen. To drag; to move heavily.

LUG, n. A small fish :— a heavy load.

lOg'ga(^e,7!. Any thing cumbrous to be
carried ; baggage : — effects ; stuff'.

LU-GU'BRl-ous,a. Mournful; sorrowful.

luke'warm, a. Moderately warm.

luke'warm-ness, ?i. Little warmth.

LULL, V. a._ To compose to sleep.

Lijl'l^-by, 71. A song to still babes.

luzm-ba'go, n. Pam about the loins,&c.

lum'bar, a. Relating to the loins.

lum'ber, n. Any thing cumbersome or
bulky :— timber in general.

lum'ber-rooMjTi. a room for lumber.

lu'mi-na-ry, 71. An orb or any other
body or thing which difl^uses light.

Lu'Mi-NOiJS, a. Shining ; enlightened.

LUMP, 71. A small mass : — the gross.

LUMP, V. a. To put or take in the gross.

LtJMP'lSH, a. Heavy ; gross ; dull.

lump'y, a. Full of, or like, lumps.

LU'NA-cy, n. Madness ; insanity.

lu'nar, ) a. Relating to the moon ;

LtJ'N^-RY, \ resembling the moon.

lu-na'rJ-an, n. Inhabitant of tiie moon.

LC'NAT-Ei),a. Formed like a half-moon.

LXJ'NA-Tic,7i. One affected vt'ith lunacy.

LU'N^-Ti'c, a. Affected with lunacy.

lu-na'tion, 11. Revolution of the moon.

LUNCH, 77. Food taken between break-
fast and dinner; luncheon.

lun'9HEON (-shun), n. Same as lunch.

LU'NET, 11. A little moon or satellite.

lung', n. An organ of respiration.

LtJNT. n. A match-cord to fire cannon.

lu'nu-lar, ) a. Shaped like a new

LU'nU-LATE, ^ moon ; crescent.

LU'PINE, 71. A plant; a kind of pulse.

LURCH, n. Forlorn condition : — a pitch.

L^RE, n. An enticement ; allurement.

LiJRE , V. a. To attract ; to entice.

lC'rid, a. Gloomy ; dismal ; ghastly.



AEioiJy , Zo7ig- ; Itioxi^, short; aeiquy, oftscwre.— FARE,rAR,FAsT,FALL; HtiR,



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LTTRK, V. n. To lie in wait ; to lie hid.

IjURk'ing-pi.ace, 71. A hiding-place.

I.us'cibus (lush'us), a. Delicious.

LiJsT, n. Carnal desire ; evil propensity.

LfJST, V. n. To desire vehemently.

lust'fOl, a. Having evil desires,

LUST'l-LY, ad. Stoutly ; with vigor.

L.us'TRAL,ffi. Used in purification.

LtJs'TRATE, ti. a. To purifyj to cleanse.

L.us-TRA'TiON,?i.Purification by water.

lOs'tre (lus'tiir),7i. Brightness ; splen-
dor ; glitter:— renown 5 eminence.

i^tJs'TRTNa, n. A kind of sliining silk.

LUs'TROys, a. Bright J shining.

lCs'ty, a. Stout ; vigorous ; large.

LUTE, 71. A stringed instrument of mu-
sic : — a sort of paste or play.

LUTE, V. a. To close with lute or clay.

LUTE'sTRlNGr, n. String of a lute.

xu'THER-A]Vf,a. Pertaining to Luther.

lu'thern, n. A window over a cor-

LtJx'ATE, t;. a. To put out of joint, [nice.

LUX-A'TlQN,7i. Act of disjointing.



iiU^-u'Ri-ANCE,7i. Rank growth.

LU?;-u'Ri-ANT, a. Exuberant ; rank.

LU:^-u'Ri-^NT-LY, ad. Abundantly.

lu^-u'ri-ate, v. n. To grow exuber-
antly ; to flourish.

LU3f-u'Ri-otJS, a. Delighting in luxury;
voluptuous ; given to pleasure.

LU:^-u'Rl-oiJS-L,Y, ad. Voluptuously.

lCx'u-ry (liik'shu-re), n. Delicious
fare ; a dainty ; voluptuousness.

LY-ce'um, n. An academy or semina-
ry ; a literary association, [kaline salt.

LYE, n. Water impregnated with al-

LYMPH (limf), n. A colorless fluid.

LYM-PHAT'IC, 71. An absorbent vessel
of the body conveying lymph.

LYM-PHAT'IC, a. Pertaining to lymph.

LYNX, n. A swift, sharp-sighted beast.

LYRE, n. A harp ; a musical instrument.

L^R'lc, n. A writer of lyric poetry.

lyr'ic, I a. Relating to a harp, or

L^R'i-CAL, \ to poetry sung to a harp.

ly'rist, n. One who plays on a lyre.



M.



MXb, n. The imaginary queen of the
fairies :— a slattern.

mAc-Ad'AM-IZE, v. a. To form with
broken stone, as roads and streets, [fop.

Mac-a-ro'ni, 71. An edible paste : — a

MAC-A-ron' ic, a. Relating to macaroni.

MA-cAw', 71. A large species of parrot.

MAc'cp-BO^, 71. A species of snufF.

MACE, 71. A staff used as an ensign of
authority : — a spice.

mA9'er-ate, tJ. a. To make lean: —
to steep_ almost to solution.

mA9-er-a^tion,7i. Act of macerating.

mA£;h'i-nate, v. n. To plan, contrive.

mAjBH-J-na'tion, 71. Contrivance.

MA-9HiNE' (ma-shen'), n. A piece of
mechanism ; an engine.,

MA-^hin'er-y, 71. Enginery; compli-
cated workmanship. [chines.

MA-9hin'ist, 7t. A constructor of ma-

mAck'er-el, 71. A small sea-fish.

ma'crq-c6§m, 71. The whole world.

MAc'y-LATE,7J. a. To stain ; to spot.

MAc-U-la'tion, 71. A stain ; a spot.

mAd, a. Insane ; crazy : — enraged.

mAd'am, 71. A term of address to a lady.

mAd'c Ap, n. A wild, hot-brained fellow.

mAd'den (mad'dn), v. a. To make mad.

mAd'der,7i. a root used for dyeing.



MADE, i. & p. from make.

MA-dei'ra (ma-de'ra or msi-da'ra), «.
A rich wine made in Madeira.

mAd'iiouse,7i. a house for the insane.

mAd'ly, ad. With madness ; furiously.

mAd'mAn, n. A man void of reason.

mAd'nesSj^ti. Distraction; fury; rage.

mAd're-pore, 71. A kind of coral.

mAd'«ri-&Al, n. A pastoral or amo-
rous song.

MA&-A-ziNE', 71. A storehouse ; a ware-
house : — a periodical pamphlet.

mAGt'got, 71. A small grub :— a whim.

MA&'GOT-Y,a, Full of maggots.

ma'9^i-an, n. One of the ancient Magi.

MA^^'ic, ) a. Relating to magic ;

mA^'i-cal, \ done by magic.

MAc^'ic, n. Sorcery ; enchantment.

MA-9i"ciAN (ma-jish'an), n. One who
practises magic; an enchanter.

mA^-is-te'ri-al, a. Arrogant ; imperi-
ous ; authoritative; haughty.

mA^^-is-te'ri-al-ly, ad. Arrogantly.

MAf^'is-TRA-CY, v.. The oflice of a
magistrate : — the body of magistrates.

Ma^^'is-trate, ?j. A public civil ofiicer.

MAG-NA-Niivi'i-TY,?i.Greatness of mind.

MAG-NAN'i-MotJs, a. Great of mind j
generous ; noble ; brave.



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MAG-NAN'l-MOCs-LYj ad. With mag-
nanimity.

MAG'NATE,n. A man of Jiigli rank ; a

Mag'neTjTi. The loadstone, [grandee.

MAG-n£t'ic, ( a. Relating to tlie

MAG-NET'i-CAii, \ magnet, or to mag-
netism.

MAG'net-i§m, n. Magnetic power: —
properties of tlie magnet, and tlie sci-
ence which treats of them.

j^ag'net-ize, v. a. & 71. To imbue
with, or receive, magnetism, [nitied.

MAG'ni-fi-a-ble, a. That may be mag-

MAG-NlF'ic, a. Great ; magnificent.

MAG-NlF'i-CENCE, 11. Grandeur ; pomp.

mag-nif'i-cent, a. Grand ; splendid.

MAG-nif'j-cent-ly, ad. Splendidly.

mAg'ni-fi-er, 71. One who magnifies.

mag'ni-fy, v. a. To make great, extol.

mag-nJl'p-QUENCE , 7^. Lofty language.

MAG-NIL'Q-QUENT, a. Lofty in speech.

mAg'nj-tude, n. Greatness; size.

MAG-NO't4-A, 71. A flowering tree.

mAg'pie (mag'pl), 71. A chattering bird.

MA-h6g'a-ny, n. A valuable kind of
wood. [Mohammedan.

MA-h6m'e-tan, n. A mussulman ; a

ma-h6m'e-tan-i§]vi, 71. The religion
of Mahometans ; Mohammedanism.

MAID (mad), ) 11. A young un-

MAID'en (ma'dn), \ married woman.

MAId'en (ma'dn), a. Fresh ; new; pure.

MAID'en-hIir, M. A delicate kind of

MAId'en-ly, a. Gentle ; modest, [fern.

MAiD'-SER-VANT,7i. A female servant.

MAIL, n. A coat of steel network; ar-
mor: — a bag for letters, &c.

MAIL,?;, a. To arm : — to put in the mail.

mail'-coach, 71. A coach that car-
ries a mail for the post-office, [cripple.

MAIM, V. a. To disable ; to wound ; to

maim, n. A crippling ; lameness.

MAIN, a. Principal; chief: — mighty.

MAIN, n. The gross ; the bulk : — force :
— the ocean : — the continent.

MAIn'-lXnd, n. The continent.

main'i.y, ad. Chiefly ; principally.

MAlN'MksT,7i. The principal mast.

MAIn'sail, n. Principal sail in a ship.

main-tain', v. a. To keep ; to defend ;
to carry on ; to support.

M^in-tain'a-ble, a. Defensible.

main'ten-ance, n. Defence: — sup-
port ; subsistence ; sustenance.

MAIZE, 71. Indian corn.

ma-jes'tic, ) a. Having majesty ;

ma-jes'ti-cal, \ magnificent ; august.

MA-JES'Ti-CAL-LY, ad. With majesty.

Mij'ES-TY,7i. Grandeur; magnificence



ma'jor, a. Greater ; larger ; senior.

MA'jqr, n. A senior : — a military offi-
cer above a captain.

ma'jor-do'mo, 71. A master of a
house ; a steward.

ma-j6r'i-ty, 71. The greater number :
—full age : — the rank of a major.

MAKE, V. a. [i. & p. made.] To create;
to form : — to compel : — to gain.

MAKE, V. n. To tend ; to operate.

MAKE, 71. Form; structure; texture.

M ak'er, 71. One who makes : — Creator.

mak'ing, 71. Composition ; structure.

mal'a-jEhite, n. Carbonate of copper.

MAL'A-i>Y,7i. A disease ; a distemper.

MAL'^-PERT,a. Saucy; impudent.

m^l-a'ri-A, n. A noxious exhalation.

MALE, a. Of the sex that begets young.

MALE, 71. The he ofany species.

male-ad-min-is-tra'tion, n. Bad
management of affairs or government.

mIle'cqn-tent, a. Discontented.

mAl-e-dic'tion, 71. A curse ; execra-
tion, [criminal.

mal-e-fXc'tor, n. An offender ; a

male-prac'tice, 71. Wrong practice.

ma-lev'q-lence, 71. Ill-will; ma-
lignity ; malice. [licious.

MA-LEV'p-LENT, a. Malignant ; ma-

mAl'ice, n. Malignity ; spite; rancor.

MA-Li"cioys (ma-lish'us), a. Ill-dis-
posed ; malignant ; malevolent.

MA-Li"cious-LY, ad. With malignity.

MA-LIGN' (ma-lln'), a. Malicious ; bad.

ma-lign' (ma-lIn'), v. a. To defame.

MA-lig'nan-cy, n. Malevolence ; mal-
ice ; malignity. [cious.

MA-lig'nant, a. Malicious ; perni-

MA-LiG'Nl-TY, 71. Malice; malicious-
ness ; malevolence.

MAL'KiN(maw'kin),7i. A mop: — a vile
servant ; a dirty wench. [a mallet.

MALL, n. A kind of beetle or hammer ;

mAll, v. a. To beat or strike with a

mAll, 71. A public walk. [mall.

mAl-LE-A-bil'I-ty, 71. duality of be-
ing malleable. [by beating.

mal'le-a-ble, a. That may be spread

mAl'l^t, 77. A wooden hammer.

mAl'low, n. A mucilaginous plant.

MALM'fEY (mam'ze),7i. Asort of wine.

MALT, 71. Grain steeped in water and

mIlt, v. 71. To become malt, [dried.

MAL-TfeEAT', V. a. To treat ill, abuse.

mAl-treat'ment, n. Ill usage; abuse.

MALT'STERj n. A maker of malt. [tice.

mAl-ver-sa'tion, n. Fraudulent prac-

mam-mA'j 71. Mother. [its young.

mAm'mal, n. An animal that suckles



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MAM-MIF'ER-Otjs, a. Having breasts.
MiM'MlL,-i.A-Ry, a. Belonging to the

breasts or teats ; protuberant.
MAM'MpN, re. Riches 5 wealth.
MaM'moth, re. A huge quadruped.
MlN, re.,- pi. MEN. A human being j

male of the human race : — husband.
mAn, v. a. To furnish with men.
MlN'A-ciiE, f. a. To chain the hands of.
man'a-ci.e (man'a-kl), re, A shackle

for the hand, [to direct.

MAN'Aqi^E, V. a. To conduct ; to govern ;
man'ac^e, v. 11. To superintend affairs.
mAn'a<^e-a-ble, a. Governable.
MAN'A9^E-MENT,re. Conduct ; practice.
MAN'A-_9-ER,re. A conductor; a director.
MAN-DA' MUS, n. (Law.) A kind of writ.
mAn-d^-rin', 71. A Chinese magistrate.
mXn'date, 71. Command; precept.
MAN'DA-Tp-RYja.Preceptive ; directory.
MiN'Dl-lBiiE, re. The jaw : — lower jaw.
MAN-dIe'V-laRj a. Belonging to the

jaw. [lathe.

Man'drel, re. Shank of a turner's
mIn'du-cate, v. a. To chew.
MANE, n. Hair on the neck of a horse.
MANED (mand), a. Having a mane.
M^-nege' (-nazh'), re. Horsemanship.
MA'ne§, re. pi. Departed souls.
MAN'Fuii, a. Bold ; noble ; manly ; dar-
MAN'fOl-ly, ad. Boldly; stoutly.[ing.
mAn'ga-nese, re. A sort of metal.
MAN^^E, n. Sort of itch in dogs, &c.
MXN-;aEli-wiJR'ZEL (mang'gl-wiir'-

zl), re. A root of the beet kind.
MAn'9^er, re. A trough for horses, &c.,

to eat out of.
mXn'gIiE, v. a. To lacerate ; to cut in

pieces: — to smooth. [linen.

man'gle, re. Instrument to smooth
MAN'GOj(;niang'g6),re. A fruit; a pickle.
MAN'GrROVE,».A tropical tree and plant.
MAN'^y, a. Infected with the mange.
Man'hood (man'hud), n. Man's estate.
MA'ni-a,w. Violent insanity ; madness.
MA'Ni-AC, MA-NI'A-CAL,, a. Raving.
MA'ni-ac, re. One affected with mania.
MAN'i-jeHORD,re. A musical instrument.
mAn'J-fest, a. Plain ; open ; evident.
MAN'i-FEST, re. An invoice of a cargo.
MAN'i-FEST, 17. a. To make appear; to

show plainly ; to indicate.
mAn-1-fes.-ta'tion, re. Discovery.
MAN'i-FEST-L,Y,fl<Z. Clearly; evidently.
MAN-i-FEs'TO, re. A public declaration

of a government or sovereign.
MAN'I-fold, a. Many in number.
MAN'j-KiN, re. A dwarf: — an appara-
tus showing the human form.



ma'ni-6c, re. An Indian starch.

MAN'i-PLE, re. A handful : — a body.

MA-NlP'y-L^R,a. Relating to a maniple.

MA-NiP'U-l/iTE, V. a. & re. To operate
or work wjth the hands ; to handle.

ma-nip-u-la'tion, w. Manual opera-

mAn-kind', re. The human race. [tion.

mAn'like, a. Like man ; manly.

mAn'li-NESS, w. Dignity ; bravery.

mAn'ly, a. Becoming a man ; manful.

mAn'na, 71. A honey-like gum or juice.

mAn'ner, re. Form ; custom ; habit.

mAn'ner-ism, 71. Sameness of manner.

mAn'ner-ly, a. Civil ; courteous.

mAn'ner§, re. pZ. Behavior; civility.

MA-NCEtj'VRE (ma-nu'vur), re. A strat-
agem ; a dexterous movement.

MA-NCEtj'VRE (ma-nu'vur), V. n. To
act or manage with address or art.

mAn'-of-war', re. A large ship of war.

MAK'OR,re. A noble feudal estate.

MA-n5'ri-al, a. Belonging to a manor.

mAnse, re. A parsonage house.

mAn'sion (-shun), re. A large house.

mAn'slAu&h-ter (man'slaw-ter), re.
The unlawfulkillingof a man, though
without malice; homicide.

mAn'tel (man'tl), n. Work before a
chimney ; — called also mantel-piece.

mAn-te-eet', re. A small cloak: — a
movable parapet.

MAN-Tili'LA, re. A light, loose garment.

MAN'TLEjre. A kindof cloak : — a man-
tel, mantel-piece, or mantle-piece.

mAn'tle, v. a. To cloak; to cover.

MAN'TLE,75.re. To spread ; to ferment.

mAn'tu-a, re. A lady's gown or dress.

mAn'tua-mak'er, re. A dress-maker.

mAn'U-AL, a. Performed or made by the

MAN'u-ae, re. A small book. [hand.

mAn-V-fAc'to-ry, re. A place or build-
ing where things are manufactured.

mAn-u-fAct'ure (man-u-fakt'yur), n.
Any thing made by hand or art : — act
or process of manufacturing.

mAn-u-f Act'ure , V. a. To make by art.

mAn-v-fAct'ur-er, re. A maker.

mAn-u-mis'sion, m. Emancipation.

mAn-u-mit', v. a. To free from slavery.

MA-NURE',re, Any thing that fertilizes.

ma-nure', v. a. To fertilize; to enrich.

MAN'y-scRiPT, re. A paper written.

man'y (men'e), a. Numerous.

man'y (men'e), re. A great number.

mAp, re. A delineation, as of the earth.

MAP, V. a. To delineate ; to set down.

MA'PLE, re. A tree of many species.

mAp'per-Y, re. Art of designing maps.

mXr,7j. a. To injure ; to spoil ; to hurt.



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