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jBhron'i-cle, v. a. to record ; to register

jehron'i-cler, n. a recorder of events,

£!hro-nol'o-|er, ) n. one who is versed

jehro-nol'o-|ist, ) in chronology.

jChron-o-log'ic, ) a, relating to chro

jehron-o-lo|'i-cal, \ nology.

jChron-o-lol'i-cal-ly, ad, by chronology.

jBhro-nol'o-^, 71. the science of ascer-
taining the dates of events.

jChr9-nom'e-ter, n, an instrument for
measuring time with exactness.

J6hrys'^-lis, n. the pupa of an insect.

jBhrys-an'the-mum, n, a plant.

j6hrys'o-lite, 71. a precious stone.

jChrys'o-pra|e, n, a precious stone.

Chub, n. a river fish.

Chub'bed, a. big-headed ; chubby.

Chiib'by, a, plump; short and thick

Chuck, V. n. to make a noise as a hen.

Chuck, V, a, to call ; to strike ; to pitch.

ChiSck, 71. the voice of a hen ; a pat.

Clmck'-far-tfiing, n, a play.

Chuc'kle, V, to laugh ; to fondle.

Chuff, n. a coarse, fat-Iieaded clown.

Chuff'y, a, blunt ; fat ; surly ; angry.

Chiim, 71. a chamber-fellow.

Chump, n, a thick piece of wood.

Chunk, 71. a short, thick piece of wood.

Church, 71. the collective body of
Christians ; place of divine worship.

Chlirch'ing, n, act of returning thanks

Chiirch'man, 7t. an Episcopalian.

Church-wa.r'den, n. a church officer.

Chiirch'yard, 7i. the burial-ground ad-
joining a church.

CiiUrl, n. a surly man ; a miser.

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Chiirl'ish, a. rude ; brutal ; avaricious.

Chiirn, ?i. a vessel to churn cream.

Churn, v. a. to agitate ; to make butter.

Churn'jng, 71. act of making butter.

jBhy-la'ceous, (ki-la'shus) a. belong-
ing to chyle. ' [stomach.

IShyle, n. a milky fluid formed in the

£hyme, n. a soft pap produced in the
stomach by the digestion of food.

Cib'ol, n. a sort of small onion.

Cic'a-trice, 7i. a scar left by a wound.

Cic-a-tri-za'tion, ?i. act of healing.

Cic'a-trlze, v. a. to heal a wound.

Cic-e-ro'ni-an, a. resembling Cicero.

Ci'der, n. juice of apples fermented.

Cj-g-ir', n. a little roll of tobacco for
smoking. [eyelids.

Cil'ia-ry, (sil'ya-re) a. relating to the

Ci-li"cious, (se-lish'us) a. made of hair.

Ciin'e-tef, n. a short Turkish sword.

Cin-cho'n^i, n. Peruvian bark. ♦

Cinct'ure, (sinkt'yur) n. a belt ; a sash.

Cin'der, n. relics of burnt coal ; ashes,

Ci-ne're-ou3, ashes ; ash-colored.

Cin-e-ri"tious, (-rish'us) a. like ashes.

Cin'gle, (sing'gl) n. surcingle,

Cin'na-mon, n. spicy bark of a tree.

Cinque, (singk) n. the number five.

Cinque'-fdil, n. five-leaved clover.

Cl'on, n. a shoot engrafted. See Scion.

Ci'pher, n, the arithmetical character
[l»] ; a secret manner of writing.

Cl'pner, v. n. to practise arithmetic.

Oi'pher-ing, n. practice of arithmetic.

Cir'cle, ?». a round figure ; an orb : —
a class of people ; a district.

Cir'cle, V, to move round ; to enclose.

Cir'clet, (sir'klet) n. a little circle.

CYr'cuit, (sir'kit) n. district; extent.

Cir'cuit, (sir'kit) v. a, to move round.

Cir-cu'i-toiis, a. round about.

Cir'cu-iar, a. round, like a circle, [lar.

Cir-cu-lar'i-ty, 71, state of being circu-

Cir'cu-late, v. n. to move round.

Cir'cii-late, v, a. to spread ; to diffuse,

Cir-cu-la'tign, 71. act of circulating ;
circular motion ; a return ; currency.

Cir'cu-la-to-ry, a. moving round.

Cir-cum-am'bi-ent, a. surrounding.

Cir-cum-am'bu-late, v. n. to go round,

Cir'cum-cl^e, v. a. to perform circum-
cision, [a Jewish rite.

Cir-cum-ci"?ion, (si'r-kum-slzh'un) n.

Cjr-ciim'fer-ence, n. a line that bounds
the space of a circle ; periphery.

Cir-cum-flect', v. a. to fix the circum-

Cir'cum-fiex, n. an accent. [flex.

Cjr-ciim'flu-ence, 71. a flowing round.

Cir-cum'flu-ent, a. flowing round.
Cir-cum-fu^e', v. a. to pour round.
Cir-cum-fii'^ion, v. a pouring round.
Cir-ciim-ja'cent, a. lying round.
Cir-cuin-lo-cu'tion, n. a compass of

words ; indirect expressions.
Cir-cum-loc'u-to-ry, a. periphrastical.
Cir-cum-nav'i-gate, v. a. to sail round.
Cir-cum-niav-i-ga'tion, n. act of sailing

round. ' _ [round.

Cir-cum-nav'i-ga-tor, n. one who sails
Cir-cum-y)6'lar, a. round the pole.
Cir-cum-ro'ta-to-iTj «• whirling round.
Cir-cum-scribe', v. a. to enclose ; to
Cir-cum-scrlp'tion, 78. limitation. [limit.
Cir'cum-spect, a. cautious ; discreet.
Cir-cum-spec'tion, n. watchfulness.
Cir'cum-spect-ly, ad. cautiously.
Cir'cum-stance, n. accident ; incident ;

event : — condition, [tion.

Cir'cumvStance, v. a. to place in situa-
Cir-cum-stan'tial, a. accidental ; not

essential; incidental; particular.
Cir-cum-stan'tial^, 71. pi. things not

essential. [fortification.

Cir-cum-val-la'tion, n. an enclosing
Cir-cum-vent', v. a. to deceive, cheat.
Cir-cum-ven'tion, n. fraud ; deceit.
Cir-cum-vest', v. a. to cover round.
Cir-cum-vo-lu'tion, n, a rolling round
Cir-cum-v51ve', v. a. to roll round.
Cir'cus, n. an area for sports.
Cis-ai'pine, a. this side of the Alps.
Cis'tern, n. a vessel to hold water.
Cit, n. a citizen : — used in contempt.
Cit'a-del, n. a fortress in or near a city.
Ci-ta'tion, n. a summons : — quotation.
Ci'ta-to-ry, a. calling: — citing.
Cite, V. a. to summon : — to quote.
Cith'ern, n. a kind of harp, [freeman.
Cit'i-zen, n. an inhabitant of a city;
CTt'i-zen-shlp, n. state of a citizen,
Cil'ric, a. relating to citron or lemon.
CiJ'rine, a. like a citron ; dark yellow,
Cit'ron, n, a fruit resembling a lemon.
Cit'y, n. a large town, walled or in-
Civef , 71. pi. a kind of leek or allium.
Civ'et, 71. a quadruped : — a perfume.
Civ'ic, a. relating to civil affairs,
Civ'jl, a. relating to society ; political ;

complaisant ; well-bred.
Ci-vil'ian, (se-vil'yan) n. one versed

in civil law ; one in a civil capacity.
Ci-vil'i-ty, 71. refinement ; politeness
CTv-jl-i-za'tion, n. act of civilizing,
Civ'ii-Ize, V. a. to reclaim from sav-


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Civ'il-Ized, (siv'il-lzd) p. a. instructed
in the arts ; polished.

Civ'il-Iz-er, n. one who civilizes.

Civ'il-ly, «</. in a civil manner.

Clack, n. an importunate noise.

Clack, V. 71. to make a sharp noise.

Clack'er, n. the clack of a mill.

Clad, p, from Clothe ; clothed.

Claim, V. a. to demand ; to require.

Claim, n. a demand ; a title.

Claim'a-ble, a. that may be claimed.

Claim'ant, n. one w^ho claims.

Clara, n. a small bivalve shell-fish.

Clam, V. to clog ; to be moist ; to stick.

Cla'm^int, a. crying ; beseeching.

Clam'ber, v. n. to climb with difficulty.

Clam'mi-ness, n. viscosity ; viscidity.

Clam'my, a. viscous ; glutinous.

Clam'or, n. an outcry ; vociferation.

Ciam'or, v. n. to make outcries.

Clam'or-oiis, a. vociferous ; noisy.

Clamp, 71. a piece for fastening.

Clamp, V. a. to strengthen by a clamp.

Clan, 71. a family ; a race ; a tribe.

Clan-des'tine, a. secret ; hidden.

Cling, 71. a sharp, shrill noise ; clank.

Clang, V. 71. to make a shrill noise.

Clan'gor, n. a loud, shrill sound ; clang.

Clank, 71. a shrill noise, as of a chain.

Clan'ship, n. an association of persons.

Clap, V. a. to strike togetiier; to add.

Clap, V. n. to applaud ; to move.

Clap, 71. a loud explosion of thunder ;
an act of applause ; a blow.

Clap'board, (klab'bord) n. a thin, nar-
row board, to cover houses.

Clap'per, 7J. one who claps.

Clap'per-claw, v. a. to scold ; to revile.

Clap'-trap, n. an artifice to insnare.

Clar'et, n. a reddish French wine.

Clar'i-chbrd, n. a musical instrument.

Clar-i-fi-ca'tion, n. act of clarifying.

Clar'i-f^, V. a. to purify ; to fine.

Clar-i-net', ti. a musical wind instru-
ment ; often written clarionet.

Clar'i-on, n. a kind of trumpet.

Clash, V. to strike against ; to conflict.

Cia.3h, 71. noisy collision of two bodies.

Clash'ing, n. opposition ; collision.

ClSsp, 7t. a kind of hook ; embrace.

ClSsp, V. a. to shut ; to embrace.

ClSsp'er, 71. he or that which clasps.

Class, n. a rank ; an order ; a set.

Class, V. a. to arrange in a class.

Clas'sic, ) a. relating to authors of

CRs'sj-cal, I the first rank.

CPdS'sic, 71. an author of the first rank

ClSLS-sj-fj-ca'tion, n. act of classing.

C13.s'si-fy, V. a. to arrange in classes.
Clat'ter, V. to make a confused noise.
Clat'ter, ti. a confused noise ; a rattle
Clat'ter-ing, n. a noise ; rattle ; clatter.
Claiu^e, 71. part of a sentence.
C13ius'tral, a. relating to a cloister.
Clav'a-ted, a. club-shaped.
Clolw, 71. foot of a beast, bird, or fish.
Ciiw, V. a. to tear ; to scratch.
Clay, (kla) n. a tenacious kind of earth-
Clay, V. a. to cover with clay.
Clay'ey, (kla'e) a. consisting of clay.
Clay'-pTt, n. a pit where clay is dug.
Clay'-st5ne, n. argillaceous limestone
Clean, a. free from dirt ; pure ; neat.
Clean, ad. quite ; completely.
Clean, v. a. to free from dirt ; to purify.
Clean'li-ness,(klen'le-nes) n. neatness
Clean'ly, (klen'le) a', clean ; neat.
Clean'ly, ad. in a clean manner.
Clean'ness, n. neatness ; purity.
Clean§'a-ble, a. that may be cleansed
Cleanse, (klenz) v. a. to free from dirt ;

to purify ; to scour ; to clean.
Clean§'er, n. he or that which cleanses.
Clean^'ing, (klenz'ing) n. purification
Clear, a. free from mixture •, fair ;

bright ; pure ; manifest ; plain.
Clear, (kler) ad. plainly ; clean ; quite.
Clear, n. the space within walls oi

any covering.
Clear, v. a. to make clear ; to cleanse.
ClSar, V. 71. to grow bright or fair.
Clear'age,7i. the removing of any thing,
Clear'ance, n. permission to sail.
Clear'er, 71. one who clears.
Clear'ing, n. justification ; defence.
Clear'iy, ad. brightly ; evidently.
Clear'-starch,7j.a,to stifien with starch.
Cleat, n. a piece of wood or iron for

fastening. [ting.

Cl5av'a|e, n. act or manner of split-
Cleave, V, n. to adhere ; to hold to.
Cleave, (klSv) r. a. [i. clove or cleft ;

p. cloven or cleft ;] to split, divide.
Cleave, V. n. to part asunder.
Cleav'er, n. a butcher's instrument.
Clef, ti, a mark for the key.
Cleft, i. & p. from Cleave ; divided.
Cleft, 71. an opening ; a fissure.
C16m'en-cy, n. mildness ; leniency.
Clem'ent, a. mild ; gentle ; merciful.
Cler'^y, n. the body of ministers of

the gospel ; the priesthood.
Cler'|y-man, 71. one of the clergy.
Cler'i cftl, a. relating to the clergy.
Clerk, (kliirk or klerk) n. a secretary

or book-keeper : — a writer.

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Clerk'ship, n. the office of a clerk.

Clev'er, a. dexterous ; skilful j well-
disposed ; good-natured.

Clev'js, or Clev'y, n. a draught iron.

Clew, n. a ball of thread ; a guide.

Clew, V. a. to raise, as the sails.

Click, V. n. to make a sharp noise.

Click, n. a latch: — a sharp sound.

Cll'ent, n. one who employs a lawyer.

Cll'ent-ship, n. state of a client.

Cliff, n. a steep rock ; a precipice.

Cliff'y, a. broken ; craggy.

Clim-^c-ter'ic, or Cli-mac'ter-ic, n. a
critical year in human life.

Cli'mate, n. a space on the earth's
surface ; temperature of the air

Cli'max, n. a gradual rising in a dis-
course ; ascent.

Climb, (klim) v. to ascend with labor.

Climb'er, (kllm'er) n. one who climbs.

Clime, n. climate ; region.

Clinch, V. a. to grasp ; to rivet ; to fix.

Clinch, V. n. to hold fast •, to adhere.

Clinch, n. a pun : — part of a cable.

Clinch' er, n. a hold -fast ; a cramp.

Cling, V. n. [i. clung ; p. clung j] to
hang close upon ; to adhere.

Cling'y, a. apt to cling ; adhesive.

Clin'ic ) a. pertaining to a bed ;

Clin'i-c^l, j confined to the bed.

Clin'jc, n. one confined on a sick bed.

Clink, V. to ring ; to jingle ; to clank.

Clink, n. a sharp, small noise •, clank.

Clip, V. a. to cut with shears, curtail.

Clip'per, 71. one who clips ; a barber.

Clip'pjng, n. a cutting ; a part cut off.

Cloak, n. an outer garment ; a cover.

Cloak, V. a. to cover with a cloak, hide.

Cl5ak'-bag, n. a portmanteau.

Clock, 71. an instrument to show time.

Clock, V. to call, as a hen. See Cluck.

Clock'-mak-er, n. a maker of clocks.

Clock'-work, (-wUrk) n. the work of a
clock ; well-adjusted work.

Clod, n. a lump of earth : — a clown.

Clod, V. n. to gather into concretions.

Clod'dy, a. consisting of clods ; gross.

Clod'hop-per, n. a clown ; a farmer.

Clod'poll, 71. a stupid fellow ; a dolt.

Cloff, 71. an allowance of weight.

Clog, V. a. to encumber ; to hinder.

Clog, n. encumbrance ; wooden shoe.

Clog'gy, a. clogging up; obstructing.

Clbis'ter, n. a monastery ; a nunnerj'.

Clbis'ter, v. a. to shut up in a cloister.

Clbis'ter-al, a. solitary ; recluse.

Cloke, n. an outer garment. See Cloak.

Cld^e, V. a. to shut ; to conclude.

Cl5^e, V. 71. to coalesce ; to unite, end,

Clo^e, 71. conclusion ; end ; cessation,

Close, n. an enclosed place ; a field.

Close, a. shut fast ; solid ; secret j sly.

Close, ad. densely ; closely.

Close'-bod-jed, a. made to fit the body.

Close '-fist-ed, a. penurious.

Cl5se'ness, 7^ state of being close.

Close'stool, 71. a chamber cabinet. .

Clo^'et, 71. a small room for privacy.

Clo^'et, V. a. to shut up in a closet.

Clo§'ing, 71. conclusion; termination.

Cloif'ure, (klo'zhur) n. a shutting up.

Clot, 71. any thing clotted ; coagulation

Clot, V. a. to form clots ; to coagulate.

Cloth, (klbth or kiawth) n. a woven
fabric ; a covering for a table.

Cl5the, (klotli) v. a. [i. clothed or clad j
p. clothed or clad ;] to cover with
garments ; to dress ; to invest.

Clothe?, (klothz or kloz) n. pi. gar-
ments ; raiment ; dress ; apparel.

Cl5th'ier, (kloth'yer) n. a maker or
seller of cloth or clothes.

Cloth'ing, 71. dress ; vesture.

Clot'ty, a. full of clots ; clotted.

Cloud, Tu a dense collection of vapors.

Cloud, V. a. to darken with clouds.

Cloud, V. n. to grow cloudy or obscure.

Cloud'capt, a. topped with clouds.

Cloud'i-ness, n. state of being cloudy

Clbud'iess, a. without clouds; clear.

Clijud'y, n. covered with clouds ; dark

Clough, (klof or kluf) 71. a cliff.

Clough, (klof) jj. allowance. See Cloff.

Clout, 71. a cloth for any mean use.

Clout, V. a. to patch ; to cover.

Cl5ve, i. from Cleave.

Clove, n. a spice : — a weight.

Clo'ven, (klo'vn) p. from Cleave.

Clo'ven-foot-ed, (kl6'vn-fut-ed) a. hav-
ing the foot divided.

Clo'ver, 71. a kind of grass ; a trefoil.

Clown, 71. a rustic ; an ill-bred man.

Clbwn'jsh, a. coarse; rough; ill-bred

Cloy, V. a. to satiate ; to fill to loathing.

Club, n. a heavy stick : — a society.

Cliib, V. to join in a common expense.

Club'-foot-ed, a. having crooked feet.

Club'-law, n. the law of rude force.

Cluck, V. to call chickens, as a hen.

Clue, 71. See Clew.

Clump, 71. a mass ; a cluster of trees.

Clum'^y, a. awkward ; heavy ; artlesa.

Clung, i. Sep. from Cling.

Clus'ter, n. a bunch ; a collection.

Clus'ter, V. to unite in bunches.

Clus'ter-y, a. growing in clusten.

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Cliitch, V. a. to gripe ; to grasp.

Clutch, 71. grasp. — pi. the paws.

Clut'ter, 71. a bustle ; disorder ; clatter.

Clut'ter, V. n. to make a noise or bustle.

Clys'ter, n. an injection.

Coach, (Icoch) n. a four-wheeled pleas-

Coach, V. to ride or carry in a coach.

Coach'man, n. the driver of a coach.

Co-ac'tion, n. force •, compulsion.

Co-ac'tive, a. compulsory.

Co-ad'ju-tant, a. helping ; assisting.

Co-ad-ju'tor, n. an assistant.

C6-ad-ju'trix,7i. she who assists.[agent.

Co-a'|ent, n. an associate ; a fellow

C9-ag'u-la-ble, a. capable of concretion.

Cp-ag'u-late, v. a. to curdle.

Co-ag'u-late, v. n. to become concreted.

Cp-ag-u-la'tion, n. act of coagulating.

Co-ag'u-la-tive, a. causing coagulation.

Co-ag'u-lum, 71. run net.

Coal, ?t. combustible fossil,- charcoal.

Coal'er-y, n. a coal-mine ; a colliery.

C5-a-lesce', (ko-a-les') v. n. to unite.

Co-a-les'cence, 7i. union ; concretion.

C5al'-house, 71. a place to put coals in.

C6-a-li"tion, n. union ; junction.

Coal'rae-ter, n. a measurer of coal.

Coal'-mlne, } n. a mine in which coals

Coal'-pit, \ are dug.

Coal'y, (ko'le) a, containing coal.

Co-ap-taHion, n. adjustment of parts.

Coarse, (kors) a. not fine ; not soft ;
rough ; rude ; uncivil ; gross ; mean.

Coarse'ness, 71. rudeness ; grossness.

Coast, 71. land by the sea ; shore.

Coast, V. n. to sail near the coast.

Coasi'er, n. a person or vessel that
sails near the shore.

Coat, (kot) 71. the upper garment ; a
petticoat ; the hair or fur of a beast.

Coat, V, a. to cover ; to invest.

Coat'-card, n. a card: — court-card.

Coat'ing, n. act of covering ; a cover.

Coax, V. a. to wlieedle ; to flatter.

Coax'er, (koks'er) n. a wheedler.

Cob, n. a pony : — a spike of maize.

Co'balt, or Cob' alt, n. a gray mineral.

Cob'ble, V. a. to mend coarsely.

Cob'ble, 71. a round stone ; a bird.

Cob'bler, n. a mender of old shoes.

Cob'niit, n. a boy's game ; a large nut.

Cob'web, n. the web of a spider.

Coc-(jif'er-oiis, a. bearing berries.

Cocli'i-neal, n. a substance formed of
dried insects, used in dyeing scarlet.

Coch'le-a-ry, ) a. having the form of

C5£h'le-at-ed, \ a screvr.

CSck, 71. the male of birds : — a spout;

— partofagunlock : — a heap of hay
Cock, V. a, to set up ; to fix the cock.
Cock-ade', n. a badge worn on the hat
Cock-a-t6o',7i. a bird of the parrot kind
Cock'a-trice, n. a kind of serpent.
Cock'boat, 71. a small boat of a ship.
Cock'er-el, n. a young cock, [house
Cock'et, 71. a ticket from the custom-
Cock'f ight, n. a battle of cocks.
Coc'kle, (kbk'kl) n. a small shell-fish.
Coc'kle, V. to contract into wrinkles.
Cock'loft, 71. the top loft or room.
Cock'match, 7i. a cockfight for a prii.e
Cock'ney, n. a native of London.
Cock'pit, n. area where cocks fight.
Cock'roach, 71. a species of beetle.
Cock's'-comb, (koks'kom) n. a plant.
Cock'sure, (kok'shur) a. confidently

Cockswain, (kok'swan or kok'sn) n.

the commander of the cockboat.
Co'coa, (ko'ko) n. the chocolate-nut

tree and its seeds or fruit.
Co-c66n', 71. ball made by silk-worms.
Coc'tile, a. made by baking, as brick.
Coc'tion, 71. the act of boiling.
Cod, or Cod'fish, 71. a sea-fish.
Cod, n. a case containing seeds ; a bag.
CSd'dle, V. a. to parboil ; to fondle.
Code, 71. a collection or digest of laws.
C6d'|er, n. a rustic ; a clown ; a miser.
Cod'i-cil, 71. an appendage to a will.
Cod'ling, 71. a species of apple.
C5-ef'fi-C9-cy, n. joint eflicacy.
Co-ef-f i"cien-cy, n. cooperation'.
Co-ef-fi"cient, n. something Which

cooperates. ^ a. cooperating.
Cce'li-ac, a. pertaining to the belly.
Co-e'qual, a. equal ; of the same rank.
Co-e-qual'i-ty, (-kwol'-) n. equality.
Co-erce', v. a. to restrain ; to force.
Co-er'cj-ble, a. that may be restrained.
Co-er'cion, (ko-er'shun) 7j. restraint.
Co-er'c}ve, a. restraining; checking.
Co-es-sen'tial, a. of the same essence.
Co-e-ta'ne-an,72. one of the same age.
Co-e-ta'ne-ous, a. of the same age.
Co-e-ter'nal, a. equally eternal.
Co-e-ter'nj-ty , 71. equal or joint eternity.
C5-e'val, a. being of the same age.
Co-5'val, n. one of the same age.
Co e'vous, a. being of the same age.
Co-ejf-ist', (ko-eg-zisf) v. n. to exist

together. [same time.

Co-ejf-ist'ence, n. existence at the
Co-ej-ist'ent, a. existing together.
Co-ex-tend', v. a. to extend equally.

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C5-€x-ten'sion, ii. equal extension.

Co-ex-ten'sive, a. of the same extent.

Coffee, 7!. a beirj-, and the drink made
from it. [ment.

Coffee-house, n. a house of entertain-

Cof fee-mill, n. a mill to grind coffee.

Coffee-pot, n. a pot in which coffee is

Coffer, n. a money-chest ; a treasure.

Coffin, ?i. a chest in which a dead body

Coffin, r. rt. to enclose. [is interred.

Cog, V. a. to flatter : — to fix cogs.

Cog, TO. the tooth of a wheel ; a boat.

C6'|en-cy, TO. force; strength; power.

Co'gent, a. forcible ; powerful.

C6|'i-ta-ble, a. that may be thought.

C6|'i-tate, V. to. to think ; to meditate.

Cog-i-ta'tion, n. meditation ; thought.

Co*'i-ta-tive, a. flunking ; reflecting.

Cog'nate, a. allied by blood ; kindred.

Cog-na'tion, re. relationship; kindred.

Cog-ni"tion, n. knowledge.

C6g'ni-za-ble, a. liable to be tried.

Cog'ni-zance, (kog'ne-zans or kon'e-
zans) TO. judicial notice ; trial.

Cog-nos'cj-ble, a. that may be known.

Cog'-wheel, re. a wheel with cogs.

Co-hab'it, v. n. to dwell together, [ing.

Co-hab-i-ta'tion, n. the act of cohabit-

C5-heir', (ko-ar') to. a joint heir.

C6-heir'ess, (ko-Ar'es) re. joint heiress.

Co-here', v. n. to stick together ; to fit.

Co-he'rence, | re. act of cohering ; co-

Co-he'ren-cy, \ hesion ; connection.

Co-he'rent, a. sticking together.

Co-he'^ion, (ko-he'zhun) n. a cohering.

Co-he'sive, a. sticking; adhesive.

Co-ho-ba'tion, n. repeated distillation.

Co'hbrt, TO. body of about 500 soldiers.

Cbif, TO. a head-dress ; a cap.

Coiffure, n. a head-dress ; a coif.

Cbigne, (kbln) to. a corner ; a wedge.

Cbll, V. a. to gather into a ring.

Coil, Tu a rope wound into a ring.

Cbin, TO. money bearing a legal stamp.

Cbin, V. a. to stamp ; to invent.

Cbin 'age, re. act or art of coining.

Co-in-cide', v. re. to agree with.

Co-in'ci-dence, re. agreement.

Co-in'cj-dent, a. agreeing with.

Co-in-di-ca'tion, n. concurrent sign.

Cbin'er, re. a maker of money.

Co-I"tion, (ko-ish'un) re. copulation.
1 Co-join', V. re. to join with another.
1 Coke, re. fossil coal burnt to charcoal.
i C61'an-der, re. a strainer ; cullender.

Co-la'tion, re. act of straining; filtra-

Col'j-ture, re. filtration. [tion.

Cold, a. not hot ; frigid; reserved.

Cold, n. privation of heat : — a disease

Cold'-hoart-ed, a. wanting feeling.

Cold'ness, re. want of heat or warmth.

Cole' wort, (-wiirt) re. a sort of cabbage.

Col'jc, TO. painful disease of the bowels.

Col-lapse', n. a fall ; a shrinking.

Col-lapse', V. re. to fall together.

Col-lapsed', (kol-lapst') a. closed.

Col-lap'sion, re. act of collapsing.

Col'lar, 11. a ring round the neck.

Col'lar, V. a. to seize by the collar.

Col-late', V. a. to compare things simi-
lar ; to confer. [direct.

Col-Iat'er-al, a. being side by side ; not

Col-la'tign, re. act of collating : — a re-

Col-la'tor, re. one who collates, [past.

Col'league, n. a partner in office.

Col-lect', V. a. to gather together.

Col'lect, TO. a short prayer.

Col-lec'tion, re. act of collecting ; con-
tribution ; assemblage ; a group.

Col-lec'tive, a. gathered into one body.

Col-lec'tjve-ly, ad. in a general mass.

Col-lec'tor, re. one who collects.

Col-lec'tor-ship, n. office of a collector.

Col'le*e, re. a community ; a semina-
ry of learning ; house for collegians.

Col-le'|i-al, a. relating to a college.

Col-l5'|i-an, re. a member of a college.

CoI-]e'*i-^te, a. pertaining to a college.

Col'let, re. the part of a ring in which
the stone is set.

Col-lide', V. TO. to strike against.

Coll'ier, (kol'yer) re. a digger of coals,

C611'ier-y, (kol'yer-e) re. a coal-mine.

Col-liq'u^-tive, a. melting : dissolvent.

Col-liq-ue-fac'tion, re. a melting.

Col-li"|ion, (koi-llzh'un) re. act of col-
liding ; opposition ; interference.

Col'lo-cate, v. a. to place in order.

Col-lo-ca'tion, re. act of placing.

Col-l6gue', (kgl-log') v. v.. to wheedle.

Col'lop, TO. a small cut or slice of meat.

C9l-lo'qui-al, a. relating to, or used in
common conversation.

Col'lo-quist, re. a speaker in a dialogue.

Col'lo-quy, re. conversation ; dialogue.

Col-lude', V. re. to conspire in a fraud.

Col-lu'^ion, re. deceitful agreement.

Col-lii'sive, a. fraudulent ; knavish.

CQl-lu'so-ry, a. containing collusion.

Co'lon, re. the point, thus, [:].

Colonel, (kiir'nel) re. the commandef
of a regiment. [a colonel.

Colonelcy, (kiir'nel-se) re. the office o{

Co-l6'ni-al, a. relating to a colony.

Cbl'o-nist, re. inhabitant of a colony.

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Col-o-ni-za'tion, n. act of colonizing.

Col'9-nize,r. a. to establish a colony in.

Col-gn-nade', n. a range of columns.

Col'o-ny, rt. a body of people who re-
move and settle in a distant region,
subject to the mother country.

Col'9-phon, n. the conclusion of a book.

Col'or, (kul'ur) n. the appearance of
bodies to the eye; hue; tint. — pi.

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