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Dis-fe'vor, n. discountenance ; dislike.

Dis-fig-u-ra'tion, n. act of disfiguring.

Dis-fig'ure, v. a. to deform ; to deface.



Dis-fig'ure-ment, n. defacement.

Dis-fran'chj^e, v. a. to deprive of priv-
ileges, [chising.

Dis-fran'chi§e-ment, v. act of disfran-

Dis-fur'nisli, v. a. to unfumish.

Dif-gar'nish, v. a. to strip of ornaments.

Dif-gor*e', v. a. to vomit ; to pour out.

Di§-gbr^e'ment, n. act of disgorging.

Di§-grace', n. ignominy; dishonor.

Di§-grace', v. a. to bring to shame.

Di§-grace'ful, a. shameful; base.

Di§-grace'ful-ly, ad. ignominiously.

Di§-5ui§e', (diz-|lz') v. a. to conceal by
an unusual dress ; to disfigure.

Di§-gui§e', (diz-glz') n. a false show.

Dif-giist', n. aversion ; strong dislike.

Dif-gust', V. a. to offend ; to displease.

Di§-gust'ful, a. disgusting.

Di§-gust'ing, p. a. causing disgust.

Dish, n. a vessel for serving up food.

Dish, V. a. to serve or put in a dish.

Dis-ha-bille', (dis-a-bil') n. undress.

Dis-heart'en, (dis-har'tn) v. a. to dis-
courage, [loosely.

Di-shev'el, (de-shev'el) v. a. to spread

Dish'ful, n. as much as a dish holds.

Di^-hon'est, (dlz-on'est) a. not honest ;
void of probity ; faithless. ■

Dis-hon'est-ly, (diz-on'est-le) ad. in a
dishonest manner ; faithlessly.

Di§ hon'es-ty, (diz-6n'es-te) 71. want
of honesty ; faithlessness ; fraud.

Di^-hon'or. (diz-on'or) 71. disgrace.

Di^-hon'or, (diz-on'or) v. a. to disgrace.

Di^-hon'or-a-ble, (diz-6n'or-a-bl) a. not
honorable ; shameful ; reproachful.

Dis-in-car'cer-ate, v. a. to set free.

Dis-in-cli-na'tion, n. want of inclina-

Dis-in-clIne',7J. a. tomakeaverse.[tion.

Dis-i'n-fect', V. a. to free from infection.

Dis-in-fec'tion, n. purification.

Dis-in-|en'u-ous,a. unfair ; artful ; sly.

Dis-in-her'i-pon, (dis-in-her'e-zn) n.
act of disinheriting. [heritancc.

Dis-in-her'it, v. a. to deprive of an in-

Di^-in'te-grate, v. a. to separate into
particles. [particles.

Di^-in-te-gra'tion, n. separation into

Dis-in-ter'j v. a. to unbury.

Dif-in'ter-est-ed, a. free from self-in-
terest. * [self-interest.

Dif-in'ter-est-ed-ness,7i. freedom from

Dis-in-ter'ment, n. act of unburying.

Dis-in-thrall', v. a. to set free.

Dif-jbin', v. a. to separate ; to part.

Di^-jbint', v, a. to put out of joint.

Dis-jiinct', a. disjoined ; separate.

I Dis-jiinc'tion, n. disunion ; separation



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DT?-junc'tive, a. separating.

Disk, n. the face of the sun, moon, &c,

Di§-like', n. disinclination ; aversion.

Dif-like',?;. a. not to lilie ; to disrelish

Diij-like'ness, n. dissimilitude.

Dis'Io-cate, v. a. to put out of joint.

Dis'l9-cat-ed, p. a. put out of place.

Dis-lo-ca'tion, n. act of displacing.

Di§-lod*e', V. a, to remove ; to expel.

Di|-lod|e', V. n. to go away.

Di§-lby'al, a. not loyal ; disobedient.

Di§-loy'al-ty, n. want of allegiance.

Di|'mal, a. sorrowful ; gloomy ; dire.

Di^-man'tle, v. a. to strip ; to divest.

Di§-niisk', V. a. to divest of a mask.

Di^-mist', V. a. to deprive of masts.

Di§-may', v, a. to terrify ; to affright.

Di§-may', n. loss of courage ; terror.

Di|-mem'ber, v. a. to divide.

Dif-mem'ber-ment, n. division.

Dif-miss', V. a. to send away, discard.

Dj^-mis'sal, 71. act of dismissing.

Djs-mls'sion, (diz-mish'un) n. act of
dismissing ; discharge ; deprivation.

Di§-mount»', v. a. to throw off a horse.

Di^-mount', v. n. to alight from a horse.

Dis-o-be'di-ence, n. neglect to obey.

Dis-o-be'di-ent, a. not obedient.

Dis-9-bey', (dis-o-ba') V. a. to refuse
obedience to ; to transgress.

Dis-o-blige', v. a. to offend, displease.

Dis-o-bli*'ing, p. a. unkind. [bit.

Dif-brbed', (dlz-brbd') a, out of its or-

Di§-or'der, n. confusion ; disease.

Di§ br'der, v. a. to put out of order;
to derange ; to ruffle ; to make sick.

Dif-br'dered, (-derd) a. irregular; ill.

Di§ br'der-ly, a. confused ; irregular.

r)i|-br-gan-i-za'tion, ?i. disturbance.

Dlf-br'gan-ize, v. a. to destroy the or-
der of. [izes.

Di§-br'gan-iz-er, n. one who disorgan-

Di^-own', (diz-6n') v. a. to deny.

Dls-pciir', V. a. to part a couple.

Dis-par'a|e, v. a. to degrade ; to vilify.

Dis-par'a|e-ment, n. disgrace ; indig-
nity.

Dis-par'ag-ing, p. a. depreciating.

Dis-par'i-ty, n. inequality ; difference.

Djs-part', V. a. to divide^ to separate.

Dis-pas'sion, (dis-pash'im) n. calmness.

Dis-pas'sion-ate, a. cool ; calm ; candid.

Dis-patch'', V. a. to hasten ; to despatch.

Dis-patch', n. speed ; despatch.

Djs-pel', V. a. to drive away, dissipate.

Dis-pen'sa-ble,a.that may be dispensed.

Djs-pen'sa-ry, n. a place where medi-
cines are distributed to the poor.



Dis-pen-sa'tlpn, n. act of dispensing ;
distribution: — exemption. [tion

Dis-pen'sa-tive, a. granting dispensa-

Dis-pen's^-to-ry, n. a directory for
making medicines ; a pharmacopoeia.

Dis-pen'sfi-t9-ry, a. granting dispensa,

Dis-pense', v. a. to deal out. [tion.

Dis-pens'er, n. one who dispenses.

Dis-peo'pie, (-pe'pl) v. a. to depopulate*

Dis-perse', v. a. to scatter, drive away

Dis-per'sion, n. act of dispersing.

Dis-per'sive, a. tending to scatter.

Dis-pir'it, V. a. to discourage, depress

Dis-place', v. a. to put out of place.

Dis-pla'cen-cy, n. incivility.

Dis-plant', V. a. to pluck up.

Dis-plan-ta'tion, n. act of displanting

Djs-play', V. a. to open ; to exhibit.

Dis-play', n. an exhibition ; a show.

Dis-plea^e', v. a. to offend ; to vex.

Dis-plea^'ure, (dis-plezh'ur) n. unea-
siness ; offence ; anger ; disfavor.

Dis-plode', v. a. to discharge, explode.

Dis-plo'^ion, (-plo'zhun) n. explosion.

Dis-port', 71. play ; sport ; pastime.

Dis-port', V. a. to divert. — v. n. to play.

Dis-po^'a-ble, a. that may be disposed

Dis-p5^'al, n. act of disposing. [ot

Djs-pbfe', V. a. to place ; to incline.

Dis-po|ed', (dis-p6zd') p. «• inclined.

Dis-po^'er, n. a distributer ; director.

Dis-po-§i"tion, (dis-po-zish'un) v, or-
der ; disposal ; temper of mind.

Dis-po§-§ess', V. a. to put put of pos-
session, [act of dispossessing.

Dis-po§-§es'sion, (dis-poz-zesh'un) n,

Dis-po^'ure, (dis-po'zhur) n. disposal.

Dis-praif e', n. blame ; censure.

Dis-prai§e', v. a. to blame ; to censure.

Dis-prof'jt, n. loss ; damage.

Dis-proof, n. confutation ; refutation.

Dis-pro-p5r'tion, n. want of proportion.

Dis-pro-por'tion, v. a. to join unfitly.

Dis-pro-p6r'tion-al, a. without propor-

Dis-pro-p5r'tion-ate,a. unsuitable.[tion.

Dis-prove', v. a. to prove false.

Dis'pu-ta-ble, a. liable to contest.

Dis'pu-tant, n. a controvertist ; arguer.

Dis-pu-ta'tion, n. argumentation.

Dis-pu-ta'tious, a. inclined to dispute.

Dis-pute', V. to contend ; to debate.

Dis-piite', n. a contest ; controversy.

Djs-put'er, n. one who disputes.

Dis-qual-i-fi-ca'tion , (dis-kwol-e-fe-
ka'shun) n. that which disqualifies'.

Dis-qual'i-ly, (dis-kw61'e-f 1) v. a. to
make unfit; to disable.

Dis-qui'et, n. uneasiness ; anxiety.



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DTs-quI'et, v. a. to make uneasy.

Dis-qui'ct-er, n. one who disquiets.

Dis-qul'e-tude, n. uneasiness ; anxiety.

Dis-qui-«i"iion, (-zish'un) n. an argu-
mentative treatise ; discussion.

Dis-re-gard', lu slight notice ; neglect.

Dis-re-gard', v. a. to slight ; to neglect.

Dis-re-gard'ful. a. negligent; careless.

Di|-rel'ish,7i.dislike ; distaste ; disgust.

Dif-rel'ish, v. a. not to relish, dislike.

Dis-rep'u-ta-ble, a dishonorable.

Dis-rep-u-ta'ti»n, ?!. dishonor.

Dis-re-pute', n. discredit ; dishonor.

Dis-re-spect', n. want of respect.

Dis-re-spect',y. a. to show disrespect to.

Dis-re-spect'ful, a. wanting respect.

Dis-robe', v. a. to undress ; to uncover.

Dl^-rup'rion, n, breach ; dilaceration.

Dis-sat-is-fac'tion, n. uneasiness.

Dis-sat-js-fac'to-ry, a. unsatisfactory.

Dis-sat'is-fj, v, a. to displease.

Dis-sect', V. a. to cut in pieces.

Dis-sect'i-ble, a, that may be dissected.

Djs-sec'tion, n. act of dissecting.

Dis-sect'or, n. one who dissects.

Dis-seize', v. a. to dispossess.

Dis-semJ[ble, v. a. to disguise ; to cloak.

Dis-sem'ble, v. 71. to play the hypocrite.

Dis-sem'bler, n. one who dissembles.

Dis-sem'i-nate, ii. a. to scatter ; to sow.

Dis-sem-i-na'tjon, 71. dispersion. [nates.

Djs-sem'i-na-tor, n. one who dissemi-

Dis-sen'sion, ji. disagreement ; strife.

Dis-sent', v. n. to disagree ; to differ.

Djs-seiit', 71. «ct of dissenting.

Djs-sent'er, n. one v.iio dissents, [ing.

Dis-sen'tient, a. disagreeing ; dissent-

Dls-ser-ta'tign,7}. a discourse ; treatise.

Dis-serve', v. a. to do injury to, hurt.

Dis-ser'vice, n. injury ; mischief; hurt.

Pis-ser'vice-a-ble, a. injurious.

Djs-sev'er, v. a. to part in two, divide.

Dis-sev'er-ance, n. separation.

Dis'si-dence, ?i. discord ; disagreement.

Dis'si-dent, a. varying ; not agreeing.

Dis'si-dent, v. a dissenter. [ous.

Dis-sim'j-lar, a. unlike ; heterogene-

Dis-sim-i-lar'i-ty, 11. unlikeness ; dis-
similitude, [blance.

Dis-si-mil'i-tude, n. want of resem-

Dis-slm-u-ia'tion, 7). hypocrisy.

Dis'si-pate, v. a. to disperse; to lavish.

Dis'si-pat-ed, p. a. prodigal ; loose.

Dis-si-pa'tion, n. dispersion ; dissolute
living. [sociable.

Ois-so'cj-a-ble, (dls-sS'she-a-bl) a. not

Ols-so'cial, a. disinclined to society.

Cis-so'ci-ate, (-she-at) v. a. to separate.



Dis-so-ci-a'tion, (dls-so-she-a'shun) n

separation ; division.
Dis'so-lu-ble, a. that may be dissolved.
Dis'so-lute, a. loose ; unrestrained,
Dls'so-lute-ly, ad. without restraint.
Dis-so-lu'tion, n. a dissolving; death.
Dis-§olv'a-ble, a. that may be dissolved.
Di^-^olve', V. to melt ; to separate.
Di^-|olv'ent, a. tending to dissolve.
Di§-§blv'ent, n. that which dissolves.
Dis'so-nance, n. discord ; disagree-
Dis'so-nant, a. unharmonious. [ment.
Dis-suade', (dis-swad') v. a. to advise

against ; to discourage ; to deter.
Dis-sua'§ion, (-swa'zhun) 71. act of dis-
suading ; dehortation.
Dis-sua'sjve, a. tending to dissuade.
Dis-sua'sive, n. dehortation.
Bis-syl-lab'ic, a. having two syllables.
Dis-sjrl'la-bie, 71. word of two syllables.
Dis'taff, 71. staff used in spinning.
Dis-tain', v. a. to stain ; to blot.
Djs'tance,7i. space between two things.
Dis'tance, v. a. to leave behind.
Dis'tant, a. remote in time or place;

shy ; cold ; not obvious ; not plain.
Dis-taste', n. aversion ; disrelish.
Dis-taste', v. a. to disrelish ; to dislike.
Dis-taste'ful, a. nauseous ; offensive.
Dis-tem'per, n. a disease ; a malady.
Djs-tem'per, v. a. to disorder, disturb.
Dis-tem'per-a-ture,7(. bad temperature.
Dis-tem'pered, p. a. disordered.
Dis-tend', v. a. to stretch out, expand.
Dis-ten'tion, n. a stretching ; breadth.
Dis'tich, 7!. a couplet ; two poetic lines.
Dis-tif', V. n. to drop ; to fall in drops.
Dis-til', V. a. to draw by distillation.
Dis-tjl-la'tion, n. act of distilling.
Dis-til'la-to-ry, a. used in distillation.
Dis-til'ier, n. one who distils.
Dis-til'ler-}-, n. a place for distilling.
Dis-tinct', u. different ; separate.
Dis-tlnc'tign, n. dirterence ; eminence ;

quality ; discrimination.
Dis-tinc'tive, a. marking a distinction.
Dis-tlnct'iy, ad. not confusedly ; plain-
Dis-tinct'ness, n. clearness. [!y.

Di-i-tin'guish, (dis-tlng'gwish) v. a. to

discern ; to divide ; to mark out.
Djs-tin'guish, v. n. to make distinction.
Djs-tln'guish-a-ble, a. discernible.
Dis-tin'guished, (dis-ting'gwisht)p. a.

celebrated ; eminent ; extraordinary.
Dis-tort', V. a. to v.'rithe ; to twist.
Dis-tbr'tion, n. act of distorting, [mart.
Dis-tract', v. a. to perplex ; to make
Dis-tract'ed, p. a. perplexed ; insane.



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Djs-trac'tion, n. confusion; madness.

i)is-trac'tive, a. causing perplexity.

Dis-train', v. a. to seize goods for debt.

Dis-traint', n. a seizure of goods, &cc.

Dis-tress', n. misery ; misfortune ;
want : — act of distraining ; seizure,

Djs-tress', v. a. to liarass ; to afflict.

Dis-tress'jng, a. afflicting; painful.

Dis-trib'ute,t7.a. to divide among many.

Djs-trib'u-ter, n, one who distributes.

Dis-tri-bu'tion, n. a dealing out.

Dis-trib'u-tTve, a. that distributes.

Dis-trib'u-tive-ly, ad. by distribution.

Dis'trict, n. a circuit ; a province.

Dis'trict, V. a. to divide into districts.

Dis-trust', V. a. to suspect; to disbe-

Dis-trust', n.want of confidence. [lieve.

Dls-trust'ful, a. suspicious; diffident.

Dis-tiirb', v. a. to perplex ; to disquiet.

Dis-tiirb'ance, n. confusion ; tumult.

Dis-tlirb'er, n. one who disturbs.

Dls-un'ion, (-yun'yun) 71. separation.

Dis-u-nite', (-yu-nlf) 0. to separate.

Dis-u'ni-ty, n. want of unity.

Djs-u'sa*e, n. cessation of use ; disuse.

Dis-use'. n. cessation of use ; desue-

Dis-ii|e'j V. a. to cea,3e to use. [tude.

Ditch, n. a trench cut in the ground.

Ditch, V. 71. & a. to make a ditch.

Dit'to, 71. the same thing repeated.

Dit'ty, 71. a poem to be sung ; a song.

Di-u-ret'ic, a. provoking urine.

Dr-Ur'nai, a. relating to the day ; daily.

Dl-u-tiir'ni-ty, 7;. length of duration.

Dj-van', n. grand council of Turkey.

Dl-var'i-cate, v. to divide into two.

Dl-var-i-ca'tion, n. partition ; division.

Dive, V. n. to plunge ; to immerse.

Div'er, ??. one who dives ; water-fowl.

Dj-verge', v. n. to tend various ways
from one point ; to recede.

Dj-ver'^ence, n. act of diverging.

Di-ver'|ent, a. receding ; diverging.

Di-ver^'jng, p. a. receding ; divergent.

Di'ver^, (di'verz) a. several ; sundry.

Di'veise, a. different ; unlike.

Di'verse-ly, ad. in different ways.

Di-ver-si-fj-ca'tion, n. variation.

Dj-ver'si-ty, v. a. to make various.

Dj-ver'sion, n. act of diverting ; amuse-
ment; recreation; sport; game.

Dj-ver'si-ty, n. difference ; unlikeness.

Di-vert', v. a. to turn aside : to amuse.

Di-vert'ing, p. a. causing diversion.

Di-ver'tive, a. recreative ; exhilarating.

Di-VrtSt', V. a. to strip ; to make naked.

Di-ve.st'ure, (de-vest'yur) n. a putting

Di-vJd'a-ble,a. capable of division. [off.



Di-vlde', V. a. & n. to part ; to separate

Div'j-dend, 71. a share ; part allotted
in division : — number to be divided

Di-vid'er, n. he or that wiiich divides

Di-vid'er|, 74. pi. a pair of compasses.

Div-i-na'tion, n. act of diviniikg.

Dj-vine', a. partaking of divinity.

Di-vine', 71. a clergyman ; a theologian.

Di-vine', v. to foretell ; to conjecture.

Di-vlne'ly, ad. in a divine manner.

Di-vin'er,7i.one who divines ; conjurer.

Div'ing-bell, n. a machine for descend-
ing below the surface of the water.

Di-vin'i-ty, n. the Deity ; divine na-
ture ; theology. [visible.

Dj-vif-j-bil'i-ty, 71. quality of being di-

D}-vi^'i-ble,a. capable of being divided

Di-vi"sion, (de-vizh'un) n. act of di
viding ; partition ; a part ; a portion

Di-vi"§ion-al, a. relating to division.

Di-vl'^or, n. a number which divides.

Di-v6rce', n. the legal separation oi
husband and wife ; disunion.

Di-vorce', v. a. to separate, as a hus
band and v/ife ; to put away.

Di-vorce'ment, n. divorce.

Di-vi51|e', v. a. to publish ; to reveal.

Di-viil'sion, n. a plucking away.

Di'zen, (di'zn) v. a. to dress ; to deck.

DTz'zi-ness, n. giddiness ; vertigo.

Diz'zy, a. giddy; thoughtless.

Do, V. a. [i. did ; p. done ,] to practise ;
to act ; to perform ; to execute.

Do, V. n. to act in any manner.

D6<j'i-ble, a. tractable ; docile.

Do^'ile, a. teachable ; easily taught.

Do-cil'i-ty, n. state of being docile.

Dock, 71. a place for ships ; — a plant.

Dock,?;, a. to cut short ; to lay i n a dock.

Dock'a^e, n. pay for using a dock.

Dock'et, n. a label or direction on
goods : — a list of cases in court.

Dock'et, V. a. to mark ; to enter.

Dock'-yard, n. a place where ships ar«
built, and naval stores are reposited.

Doc'tor,7i.a title in divinity, physic, &;c.

Doc'tor-ate, Ji. the degree of a doctor.

Doc'tress, n. a female doctor.

Doc'tri-nal, a. containing doctrine.

Doc'tri-nal, n. a doctrine ; a principle,

Doc'trine, ??. a principle ; tenet.

Doc'u-ment, n. a-writing ; a record.

Doc-u-ment'al, i a. consisting of doc-

Doc-u-ment'a-ry, ) unients.

Dod'der, n. a plant ; bindweed.

D6-dec'a-gon,7i. figure of 12 equal sides

Dod*e, V. a. &c 71. to evade; to start aside,

Dod^'er, 71. one v.iio dodges or evades.



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D6e, (do) 71. the female of a buck.

Do'er, n. one who does a thing ; actor,

Does, (duz) V. third person from Do.

Doff, V. a. to put off; to strip.

Dog, 71. a domestic animal.

Dog, V. a. to hunt as a dog ; to follow,

Dog'-day, n. a day when the dog-star
rises and sets with the sun.

Dog'ged, a. sullen ; sulky ; morose.

Dog'ged-ly, ad. sullenly ; sourly.

Dog'ger-ei, re. mean, worthless verses.

Dog'-iten-nel, n. a little hut for dogs.

Pog'ma, n. a principle ; a doctrine.

Dog-mat'ic, ) a. relating to dogmas ;

Dog-mat'i-cal, \ positive.

D6g'ma-ti§m,7u positiveness in opinion.

Dog'nifi-tist, 71. a dogmatical teacher.

D6g'ma-tize,«.7i. to teach dogmatically.

Dog'rose, n. flower of the hip.

Pog'-tooth, 71. a sharp-pointed tooth.

Doi'ly, 71. a species of' woollen stuff.

D6'ing§, n. pi. transactions.

Dole, re. any thing dealt out : — grief.

Dole, V. a. to deal ; to distribute.

Dole'ful, a. sorrowful ; dismal ; sad.

Dole'ful-ly, ad. in a doleful manner.

D6Ie's(;)me, (doFsum)a.gloomy; dismal.

Doll, re. a child's puppet or baby.

Dol'lar, 71. a silver coin : — luO cents.

Do'lor, 71. grief; sorrow ; complaint.

Dol-o-rTf'ic, a. causing pain.

Dol'o-roiis, a. sorrowful ; doleful.

Dol'phin, re. name of a fish or mammal.

Dolt, re. a stupid fellow ; a blockhead.

Dolt'jsh, a. stupid ; dull ; heavy.

D9-main',7i. dominion; empire; estate.

Dome, re. a cupola ; an arched roof.

Do-mes'tjc, a. belonging to the house
or home ; not wild ; not foreign.

Do-mes'tjc, re. a servant in the house.

Do-mes'ti-cate, v. a. to make domestic.

Dom'j-cile, re. a house ; a residence.

Dom-i-cil'i-a-ry, a. intruding into pri-
vate houses.

Dom-i-cil'i-ate, v. a. to render domestic.

Dom'i-nant, a. ruling ; prevailing.

D5m-i-na'tinn, re. power ; dominion.

Dom-i-nS5r', v. re. to rule insolently.

Do-min'i-cal, a. noting the Lord's day.

Do-min'i-can, v. a monk of the order
of St. Dominic.

Do-min'ion, (do-mTn'yun)re. sovereign
authority ; territory ; region.

Dom'i-no, re. a hood : — a game.

Don, 71. a title of honor in Sp;un.

Don, 7J. a. to put on ; to invest with.

Do-na'tion, re. act of giving ; a present.

Don'^-tive, n. a gift ; a present.



Done, (dan) p. from X)o. [given

Do-nee', re. one to whom a thing is

Don'key, n. a childish word for an asa.

Do'nbr, n one who gives ; a giver.

Doo'dle, re. a trifler ; a simpleton.

Doom, V. a. to judge ; to condemn.

Doom, re. a sentence ; judgment ; ruin.

Doom^'day, re. day of final judgment.

Door, re. gate of a house ; entrance.

Door'-keep-er, (dor'kep-er) re. a porter.

Dor'ic, a. relating to an order of archi-
tecture.

Dor'man-cy, n. sleep.

Dbr'mant, a. sleeping; not public.

Dor'mi-to-ry, re. a place to sleep in.

Dor'mouse, re. a small animal.

Dor'sal, a. relating to the back.

Dose, re. enough of medicine for once.

Dose, V. a. to give in doses.

Dos'sil, 71. a pledget of lint for a sore.

Dost, V. the second person from Do.

Dot, re. a point or spot in a writing, &c

Dot, V. a. & re. to mark ; to make dots.

Do'ta*e, n. mental weakness from age.

DS'tal, a. relating to a dower.

Do'tard, re. one whose mind is impaired

Do-ta'tiipn, re. endowment. [by age.

Dote, V. 11. to love foolishly.

Dot'er, re. one who dotes ; a dotard.

Doth, (duth)?;. 3d person from Do; does.

Dot'ing, p. a. loving excessively ; fond.

Dot'tard, re. a tree kept low by cutting.

Dot'ter-el, re. the name of a bird. [sort.

Doub'Ie, (dub'bl) a. twofold ; two of a

Doiib'le, (diib'bl) v. a. & re. to add as
much more ; to repeat ; to fold.

Doiib'le, n. twice as much ; a fold.

Doiib'le-deal'jng, re. knavery ; artifice.

Doub'let, re. a waistcoat : — two ; a pair.

Doub-166n'. re. a Spanish coin, [hesitate.

Doubt, (dbut) V. a, & re. to suspect ; to

Doubt, (dbut) 71. uncertainty of mind ;
hesitation ; suspense ; suspicion.

Dbubt'er, (dbut'er) re. one who doubts.

Dbubt'ful, (dbut'ful) a. dubious ; am-
biguous ; questionable ; uncertain.

Dbubt'ful-ly, (dbut'ful-le) ad. dubious-
ly, [doubt,

Dbabt'less, (dbut'les) ad. without

Douceur, (do-sur') re. a bribe ; a lure.

Dough, (do) re. paste of bread unbaked.

Dough'niit, (do'nut) ?!. fried pastry.

Dbugh'ty, (dbu'te) a. brave; noble.

Dough'y, (do'e) a. soft, like dough.

Dbuse, V. to plunge into the water.

Dove, (duv) re. a domesticated pigeon.

Dove '-cot, ; 71. a house for doves oi

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Dove'tail, n. a joint in the form of a

dove's tail. [dovetail.

Oove'tail, v. a. to join by means of
Dbw'a-ble,a. capable of being dowered.
Dbw'a-ger, n. a widow with a jointure.
Dow'dy, 71. an awkward woman.
Dbw'el, n. a pin for fastening timber.
Dbw'er, n. a wife or widow's portion.
Ddw'ered, (dou'erd) a. portioned.
Dbw'er-less, a. wanting a dower.
Dow'Ifis, n. a coarse kind of linen.
Down, n. soft feathers : — open plain.
Down, prep, along a descent.
Down, ad. on the ground ; below.
Dbwn'cSst, a. bent down ; dejected.
Dbwn'flll, n. ruin ; calamity ; a fall.
Dbwn'hill, 71. declivity ; descent.
Dbwn'hill, a. declivous ; descending.
Dbwn'right, (dbun'rit) a. plain ; direct.
Down'right, (dijun'rlt) ad. plainly.
Down' ward, a. tending down; dejected.
Dbwn'ward, ad. to a lower place.
Dbwn'y, a. covered with down ; soft.
Dbw'ry, n. dower. See Dower. [God.
Dgx-ol'9-gy, n. a form of giving praise to
Doze, V. n. to slumber ; to sleep lightly.
Doze, 71. a slight sleep ; slumber.
Doz'en, (diiz'zn) a. & n. twelve.
Do'zi-ness, n. drowsiness ; sleepiness.
Do'zy, a. sleepy ; drowsy ; sluggish.
Drab, n. a slut : — a thick cloth.
Drab'ble, v. to trail on wet ground.
Drachm, (dram) n. the eighth part of

an ounce troy. See Dram.
DrSff, n. refuse ; lees ; dregs.
DrSff'y, a. vi^orthless ; dreggy.
Drift, n. a bill ; part of an army: —

an order for money.
Drift, V. a. to draw out ; to detach.
Drag, V. a. to pull along ; to draw.
Drag, V, n. to trail upon the ground.
Drag, 71. a net ; a kind of car or sledge.
Drag'gle, v. to make dirty by dragging.
Drag'm^n, n. one who uses a dragnet.
Drag'net, n. a net to be drawn along.
Drag'o-man, n. an interpreter.
Dr'ag'on, n. a winged serpent.
Drag'on-fly, n. a fierce, stinging fly.
DiUg'on-isli, ) a. like a dragon ; furi-
Drag'on-llke, \ ous ; fiery. [resin.
Drag'on^-blood, (drag'unz-blud) n. a
Dra-goon', n. a soldier ; heavy cavalry:

— a sort of pigeon.
Dra-goon', v. a. to compel to submit.
Drain, v. a. to draw off gradually.
Drain, n. a channel for water.
Drain'a-ble,a. capable of being drained.



Drain'age, n. the act or art of draining
Drake, n. the male of the duck.
Dram, n. the eighth part of an ounce

troy : — a glass of spirituous liquor.
Dra'ma, or Dram'a, n. a poem, chiefly

either tragedy or comedy ; a play.
Dra-mat'ic, ) a. relating to, or having
Dra-mat'i-cal, \ the form of, a drama.
Dra-mat'i-CEil-ly, ad. by representation.
Dram'^-tist, n. a writer of dramas.
Dram'^-tlze,«.a. to represent by drama.
Drank, i. from Drink. [with cloth.

Drape, v. n. to make cloth ; to cover
Dra'per, n. one who deals in cloth.
Dra'per-y, n. cloth ; dress of a picture.
DrSls'tic, a. powerful ; efficacious.
DrSught, (drift) n. act of drawing ; a

quantity of liquor drunk at once : —

a sketch : — depth of water.
Driught, (drift) a. used in drawing.
Driughts, (drifts) n. pi. a play or game.
Driughts'm^tn, (drifts'man) n. one

who draws writings, plans, &c.
Draw, V. a. &, n. [i. drew ; p. drawn j]

to pull ; to attract ; to delineate.
Driw, 71, act of drawing ; lot drawn.
Draw'51-ble, a. capable of being drawn.
Draw'back, n. money paid back.
Draw'brid^e, ti. abridge to be lifted up.
Draw-ee', 71. one on whom a bill ia

drawn. [box.

Draw'er, n. one who draws ; a sliding
Draw'erf , n. pi. an under-garment.
Draw'ing, n. delineation ; sketch.



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