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Bump'er, 71. a glass filled to the brim.

Bump'kin, n. a clown ; a rustic.

Bunch, 71. a cluster; hard lump.

Bunch, V, n. to swell out in a bunch.

Bunch'y, a. growing in bunches.

Bun'dle, 77. a parcel bound together.

Bun'dle, v. a. to tie up in a bundle.

Bung, 7!. a stopper for a barrel or cask.

Bung, 7;. a. to stop a barrel or cask.

Bung'hole, 7i. a hole in a barrel.

Bun'gle, V. to do clumsily ; to botch.

Bun'gle, 11. a botch ; a gross blunder.

Bung'ler, n. an awkward workman

Bung'ljng, a. clumsy ; awkward.

BQnk, 77. a case of boards for a bed.

Biinn, 7?. a sweet bread; a cake.

Bunt'ing, n. a bird : — a thin cloth.

Bun'yon, 7!. a disease on the great toe.

II Buoy, (boy or bwby) 77. a piece of cork
or wood floating on the water, to
indicate shoals, &c.

||Buby, V. to keep afloat ; to float.

jJBuby'an-cy, n. state of being buoyant

IJBuby'ant, a. floating; light; elastic.

Biir, 77. a prickly head of a plant.

BUr'den, (biir'dn) 71. a load ; cargo.

BUr'den, 7;. a. to load ; to encumber.

Biir'den-some, a. heavy ; grievous.

Btir'dock, 77. a. troublesome weed.

Bureau, (bu-ro' or bu'ro) 71. ; fl. bu-
reau^' ; a chest of drawers.

Biir'^ess, 71. a citizen ; representative.

Burgh, (biirg) ?/. a corporate town.

Biirgh'er, (biir^'er) 7?. a citizen,

BUrg'Iar, n. one guilty of burglarj^.

Burg-lii'ri-ous, a. relating to house-
breaking.

Burg'ia-r\', n. crime of housebreaking
by niglit, with an intent to steal.

Bur'go-mtis-ter, 71. a city magistrate.

Biir' grave, 77. a governor of a castle.

Biir'gun-dy, 71. wine of Burgundy.



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Bur'i-al, (ber'e-al) n. act of burying.

Bu'rjn, n. a graving tool.

BUrl, V, a. to dress clotli as fullers do.

Bur-lesque', (bur-lesk') a. ludicrous;
sportive. [tion or writing.

Bur-lesque', n. a ludicrous representa-

Bur-lesque', v. a. to turn to ridicule.

Biir'ly, a. great in size ; bulky ; tumid.

Blirn, v. [i. burnt or burned ; p. burnt
or burned ;] to consume with fire ;
to scorch ; to be on fire.

Biirn, n. a hurt or effect caused by fire.

Bur'net, ii. a perennial plant ; an herb.

Burn'ing, n. inflammation ; fire.[erful.

Biirn'ing, a. flaming ; vehement ; pow-

Biirn'ing-glSss, n. a glass which con-
denses the sun's rays.

Biir'nish, v. to polish ; to grow bright.

Biir'nish, n. a gloss ; brightness.

Bur'nish-er, n. a person that burnishes.

Biirnt, i. &, p. from Bum.

Bvir'rel-shot, n. a sort of case-shot.

Biir'rock, n. a wear or dam for fishing.

Bur'row, n. a hole for rabbits, &c.

Bur'r5w, v. n. to lodge in the ground.

Biir'sar, n. a treasurer in colleges, &c.

BUr'sar-ship, n. the oflice of bursar.

Biir'sgi-ry, n. the treasury of a college.

Burst, V. [i, burst ; p. burst ;] to break
or fly open, or asunder ; to rupture.

Burst,n. a sudden disruption ; rupture.

BUr'then, (biir'thn). See Burden.

BUr'ton, (biir'tn) n. a small tackle.

Bur'y, (ber'e) v. a. to inter ; to put into
a grave ; to conceal.

Bur'y-ing, (ber'e-ing) n. burial.

Bush, n. a shrub ; a bough of a tree.

Bush'el, 71. a dry measure of 8 gallons.

Bush'y, a. full of bushes ; thick.

Busily, (biz'e-le) ad. in a busy manner.

Business, (biz'nes) n. employment ; an
affair ; concern ; trade ; a point.

Busk, n. a piece of steel or whale-
bone used to strengthen the stays.

Bus'ket, n. a collection of shrubs.

Bus'kin, n. a half boot or high shoe.

Bus'kjned, (-kjnd) a. dressed in bus-

Buss,m. akiss: — boat for fishing, [kins.

Buss, V. a. to kiss.

Bust, 71. a statue of the human figure
as far down as the breast.

Bus'tard, n. a bird of the turkey kind.

Bus'tle, (biis'sl) v. n. to be busy.

Bus'tle, (bus'sl) n. a tumult ; hurry.

Bus'tler, n. an active, stirring man.

Busy, (biz'e) a. emploj^ed ; active ;
officious ; bustling ; troublesome.

Busy, (biz'e) v. a. to make busy.



Bu'sy-bod-y, (biz'e-) n. a meddling per
But, conj. except ; besides ; yet. [son
But, prep, except. — ad. only.
But, 71. a boundary ; a limit ; the end
But, V. a. to touch at one end ; to abut
Butch'er, n. one who kills animals foi
Butch'er, v. a. to slaughter. [food.

Batch'er-ly, a. cruel ; bloody.
Butch'er-y, n. trade of a butcher.
But'-end, n. the blunt end of any

thing. [liguors.

Biit'ler, n. a serv'ant intrusted with
Biit'ler-ship, n. oflice of a butler.
Biit'ment, n. the support of an ar^^.
BQtt, 71. a mark ; a push : — a cask.
Biitt, V. a. to strike with the head.
Biit'ter, n. a substance made from

cream.
Biit'ter, v. a. to spread with butter.
Biit'ter-bump, n. the bittern ; a heron
Biit'ter-cfip, ti. the crowsfoot, a flower
Biit'ter-fly, n, a winged insect.
But'ter-milkj n. whey of churned

cream.
But'ter-nut, ti- a tree and its fruit. [ter.
Biit'ter-print, 71. a stamp to mark but-
But'ter-tooth, 71. a broad, fore tooth.
But'ter-y, a. resembling butter.
But'ter-y, n. a room for provisions.
But'tock, 71. the rump.
Diit'ton, (but'tn) 71. a knob or catcik

for fastening clothes.
But'ton, (biit'tn) v. a. to fasten with

buttons.
Fiit'ton-hole, n. a hole for a button.
But'tress, n. a prop ; a support.
Bux'om, a. gay ; brisk ; wanton ; jolly.
Bux'om-ness, n. gayety ; amorousness.
Buy, (bi) V. [i. bought ; p. bought ;] to

purchase ; to acquire by paying a
Buy'er, (bl'er) n. one who buys.[price.
Biizz, V. n. to hum like bees.
Buzz, V. a. to spread by whispers.
Biizz, 71. the noise of bees ; a whisper.
Buz'zard, n. a species of hawk.
By, (bl, or be) prep, at ; in ; near.
By, ad. near ; beside ; in presence.
By'and-by', ad. in a short time.
By'end, n. private advantage.
By'gone, a. gone by ; past.
By'law, n. a private rule or order.
By'-p^th, n. a private or obscure path.
By'-stand-er, n. a looker-on.
By'-way, n. a private and obscure way.
By'word, (bi'wUrd) n. a proverb.
Byre, 7;. a cow-house.
Bys'sjne, a. made of silk or fine linen,
Byz'an-tlne, a. relating to Byzantium.



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CXB, n. a Hebrew measure of nearly
three pints.

Cji-bal', n. a junto or small body of
men united to effect some purpose.

C?t-bal', V. n. to form close intrigues.

Cab'?i-Ia, n. Jewish tradition, [ditions.

Cab'al-ist, n. one skilled in Jewish tra-

Cab-9-lis'tic, a. secret ; occult.

Cfi-bal'ler, n. one who cabals ; plotter.

Cab'ba|e, n. a garden plant, [clothes.

Cab'bage, v. a. to steal in cutting

Cab'in, n. a room in a ship ; a cottage.

Cab'in-bby, n. a waiting-boy in a ship.

Cab'i-net, n. a closet ; a set of draw-
ers : — the body of ministers of state.

Cab'i-net-cbun'cjl, n. a council of state.

Cab'i-net-mak'er, n. a maker of fine
wood-work. [at anchor.

Ca'ble, n. a large rope to hold a ship

Ca-b66se', n. the cook-room of a ship.

Ca-chex'y, n. ill state of body. [&c.

Cac^kle, v. n. to make a noise as a hen,

Cac'kle, n. the noise of a hen or goose.

Ca-coph'o-ny, 71. a bad sound of words.

Cac'tus, 71. a genus of plants.

Ca-dav'er-ous, a. like a dead body.

Cad'dow, n. a chough or jackdaw.

Cad'dy, 71. a small box for tea.

Cade, a. tame ; bred by hand.

Ca'dence, n, the fall of the voice in
reading or speaking ; modulation.

Ca-det', 71. a volunteer in the army j a
pupil in a military school.

Ca'di, (ka'de) n, a Turkish judge.

Cae-^u'ra, (se-zu'ra) n. a metrical
break, or division, in a verse or line.

Cae-fu'ral, a. relating to the csesureu

Cag, 71. a small barrel or cask ; a keg.

Ca|e, 71. enclosure for birds or beasts.

Ca*e, V. a. to enclose in a cage.

Ciirn, (kirn) 71. a heap of stones.

Cai'tiff, 71. a mean villain ; a knave.

Cai'tift', a. base ; knavish ; servile.

Ca-joie', V. a. to flatter ; to coax.

Ca-j6l'er, 71. one who cajoles.

Ca-jol'er-y, 71. flattery ; wheedling.

Cake, 71. a delicate bread ; a mass.

Cake, V. to form into cake ; to harden.

Cal'a-bash, 71. a species of large gourd.

Cal-a-man'co, n. a woollen stufl'.

Ca-lam'i-tous, a. miserable ; painful.

Ca-lam'i-ty, ?i. misfortune ; misery.

Cal'a-mus, n. a sort of reed.



Ca-lash', 71. a carriage : — a head-dresa
Cal-ca're-ous, a. partaking of lime.
Cal'ce-at-ed, (kal'she-at-ed) a. sliud.
Cal'cj-nate, v. a. to calcine.
Cal-ci-na'tion, n, act of pulverizing.
Cal-cine', v. a. to burn to a powder.
Cal-cine', v. n. to become a calx 01

powder by heat. [cd.

Cal'cu-lfi-ble, a. that may be comput-
Cal'cu-late, v. to compute ; to reckon.
Cal-cu-Ia'tion, 71. a contputntion. [tion.
Cal'cu-la-tive, a. relating to calcuia-
Cal'cu-la-tor, n. a computer ; reckoner.
Cal'dron, n. a pot ; a large kettle.
Cal-e-fac'tion, n. the act of heating.
Cal-e-fac'tive, a. that makes hot.
Cal-e-fac'to-ry, a. that heats ; heating.
Cal'e-fy, v. to grow hot ; to make hi^t.
Cal'en-dar, n. a register ; an almfinac.
Cai'en-dar, v. a, to enter in a calendar.
Cal'en-der, v. a. to dress cloth by liot-
Cal'en-der, 71. a hot-press, [pressing.
Cal'end^j n. pi. the first daj's of every

month in the Roman calendar.
Cal'en-fure, n. a violent fever.
Calf, (kaf) 71. ; -pi. ciilve^, (klivz) young

of a cow : — thick part of the leg.
Cal'i-ber, n. the bore of a gun.
Cal'i-co, 71. a stuflf made of cotton.
Cal'i-duct, 71. a pipe to convey heat.
Cal'i-per§, n. pi. long compasses.
Ca'liph, n. a successor or vicar ; a title

of the successors of Mahomet.
Cal'iph-ate, n. the office of a cal/ph.
Cal-is-then'icSj n. pi. exercise for

health, &c. [seams in a ship.

Calk, (k-iwk) V. a. to stop or stuff, as
Calk'er, (kasvk'er) 71. one who calks.
Call, V. a. to name ; to summon.
Call, V. n. to ciy out ; to make a visit.
Call, 71. an address; a summons; a

demand ; a calling; a short visit.
Cal-lj-graph'ic, a. relating to calligra-
phy.
Cal-lig'ra-phy, 71. beautiful writing.
Call'ing, 71. vocation ; trade ; a call.
Cal-l6s'i-ty, 71. a hard swelling, [ble.
Cal'lous, a. hard ; indurated ; insensi-
Cal'low, a. unfledged ; naked.
Calm, (kam) a. quiet ; serene, [pose.
Calm, (kam) n. serenity; quiet; r&.
Calm, (kam) v. a. to still ; to quiet.
Ca.lm''ly,(karn'le)a')'. serenely ; quietly.



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Calm'ness, (kam'nes) n. tranquillity.
Calni'y, (kam'e) a. calm 5 quiet.
Cal'o-mel, n. a chloride of mercury.
Ca-lor'ic, n. principle of heat ; heat.
Cal-o-rif'ic, a. causing heat ; heating.
Cal'u-met, n. Indian pipe of peace.
Ca-liim'ni-ate, v. a. to revile.
C^i-liim-ni-a'tion, n. false accusation.
Ca-lum'ni-a-tor, n. a slanderer.
C^i-luni'ni-ous, a. slanderous.
Cal'um-ny, n. slander ; abuse.
Calve, (kav) v. n. to bring forth a calf.
Cal'vin-i§m, n. the doctrine of Calvin.
Cal'vjn-ist, n. adherent to Calvinism.
Cal-vin-is'tic, a. relating to Calvin.
Calx, n. lime or chalk.
Ca'lyx, n. the flower-cup of a plant.
Cam'bist, n. one skilled in exchanges.
Cam'bric, 7t. fine linen or cotton, used
Came, i. from Come, [for ruffles, &c.
Cam'el, n. a large quadruped.
Ca-mel'o-p'ard, or Cam'el-o-pard , n. a

tall African animal ; the giraffe.
Cam'e-o, n. engraved precious stone.
Cam-}-sa'd6, n. an attack in the dark.
Cam'let, n. a stuff of wool, silk, &c.
Cam'9-mlle, n. a plant. [an army.

Camp, 71. a place of the encamping of
Ciim-paign', (kam-pan') n. the time an

army keeps the field in one year.
Cam-paign', v. n. to serve in campaign,
Cam-pan'i-form, a. shaped like a bell.
Cam-pan'u-la, n. the bell-flower.
Cam-pan'u-late, a, bell-shaped.
Cam-phene', n. pure oil of turpentine.
Cam'phor, n. a concrete resin.
Cam'pho-rate, ) a. impregnated with
Cam'pho-rat-ed, \ camphor. [ball.
Camp'ing, n. act of playing at foot-
Can, n. a cup or vessel for liquors.
Can, V. n. [i. could ;] to be able.
Ca-nal', n. a watercourse made by art ;

a passage ; a pipe or duct.
Ca-na'ry, n. a kind of wine ; sack.
Ca-na'ry-bi'rd, n. a singing-bird.
Can'cel, v. a. to blot out ; to efface.
Can'cel-lat-ed, a. cross-barred.
Can-cel-la'lion, n. act of expunging.
Can'cer, n. a sign in the zodiac : — a

scirrhous, livid tumor or sore.
Can'cer-ate, v. n. to become a cancer.
Can'cer-ous, a. relating to a cancer.
Can-de-Ia'brum, n. ; pi. can-de-la'bra ;

a branched candlestick.
Can'dent, a. hot j glowing with heat.
Can'djd, «. fair ; frank ; ingenuous.
Can'di-date, 72. a competitor; one who

is proposed for some station.



CSLn'dle, n. a light made of taflow, <fc«.
Can'dle-light, n. the light of a candle.
Can'dle-stick, n. an Instrument to hold

candles. [fairness.

Can'dor, v. frankness ; openness ;
Can'dy, v. to conserve with sugar.
Can'dy, n. a conserve ; a sweetmeat.
Cane, 7i. a reed ; a walking-staff.
Cane, v, a. to beat with a cane.
Cane 'brake, n. a thicket of canes.
Csi-nTne', a. relating to or like a dog.
Can'is-ter, n. a box for tea ; a basket.
Cank'er, (kang'ker) n. an eating or

corroding humor ; a disease in trees.
Cank'er, v. to corrupt ; to corrode.
Cank'ered, (fcang^erd) a. Grabbed.
Cank'er-ous, a. corroding, as a canker
Cank'er-worm, (-wiirm) n, an insect.
Can'na-blne, a. pertaining to hemp.
Can'ni-bal, ru a man who eats human

flesh. [flesh by men.

Can'ni-bal-ifm, n. the eating of human
Can'ngn, n. a great gun for battery, &c.
Can-non-ade'j v. a. to attack with

great guns. [non.

Can-non-ade', 71. an attack with can-
Can'nQn-ball, } n. a ball for a cannon
Can'non-shot, \ or a great gun.
Can-non-eer', n. a manager of cannon.
Can'non-proof, a. proof against cannon.
Can'not, v. n. to be unable.
Ca-n6e', (ka-no') n. a small boat.
Ca.n'on, n. a rule: — the Holy Scrip-
ture : — a dignitary in cathedrals.
Can'on-ess, n. a woman possessed of a

prebend.
Ca-non'i-cal, a. included in the canon.
Ca-non'i-c^l^, n, pi. dress of the clergy.
Ca-non'i-cate, n. the office of a canon.
Can'on-ist, n. one versed in canon law.
Can-on-j-za'tign, n. act of canonizing,
Ciin'on-ize, v. a, to declare one a saint.
Can'on-ry, ) 71, office of a canon; a
Can'on-ship, \ benefice in a cathedral.
Can'o-py, n. a covering over the head.
Can'o-py, v. a. to cover with a canopy.
Ca-no'rous, a. musical ; tuneful.
Cant, 71. a corrupt dialect ; a whining

manner of speech ; slang : — a toss.
Cant, V. n. to speak whiningly.
C^nt, V. a, to sell by auction : — to tosg.
Can'ta-loupc, 71. a small muskmelon.
Can-ta'ta, n. a poein set to music.
Can-tSen', n. a vessel for liquors,
Can'ter, n. an easy gallop,
Can'ter, v. 7(, to gallop easily or gently.
Can'tj-cle, n. a song ; canto,
Can'tj-clef, n. pi. Solomon's Song,



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tJan'tS, n. a section of a poem. /

Can'tyn, n. a division of a country. /

Can'ton, v. a. to divide into little paits,

Can'ton-ment, 71. quarters for soldiets.

Can toon', n. a kind of fustian. •

Can'vas, n. a coarse cloth for sails.

Can'vass, v. a. to examine ; to solicit.

Can'vass, v. n. to solicit votes.

Can'vas, 7z. examination ; solicitation.

CaTt^vass-er, ii. one who canvasses.

Ca'ny, a. full of canes.

Can-zg-net', n. a little song.

Caoutchouc, (ko'chuk) n. gum-elastic.

Cap, 71. covering for the head ; top.

Cap, V. a. to cover the top j to excel.

Ca-pa-bil'j-ty, n. capacity j ability.

Ca'pa-ble, a. able to hold ; equal to.

Ca'p5i-ble-ness,7i. state of being capable.

C^-pa'cious, (ka-pa'shus) a. holding
much ; extensive ; wide ; large.

Csi-pa^'i-tate, v. a. to make capable.

Ca-pa^'i-ty, n. state of being capacious
or capable ; room ; abilitj%

Cap-a-pie', ad. from head to foot.

C^-par'i-sgn, n. gay dress for a horse.

Cji-par'i-son, v. a. to dress pompously.

Cape, n. a headland : — neck-piece.

Ca'per, n. a leap : — a bud ; a pickle.

Ca'per, v. n. to dance ; to leap, skip.

Cap-il-Ia'ceous, (kap-il-la'shus)a.hairy.

C^-pil'la-ment, n. a fine thread or fibre.

Cap'jl-lgi-ry, a, slender like a hair.

Cap'i-tal, 71. the upper part of a col-
umn : — chief city : — stock ; prin-
cipal sum : — a large letter.

Cap'i-tal, a. rela<ing to or affecting the
head or life ; chief; principal.

Cap'i-tal-ist, n. one who has a capital.

Cap-i-ta'tion, n. numeration by heads.

Cap'i-tol, n. a large temple or edifice.

Ca-plt'u-lar, n. a statute. [treaty.

Ca-pit'u-late, v. n. to surrender by

Cei-pit-u-la'tion, n. surrender.

Ca-pit'u-la-tor, n. one who capitulates.

Ca'pon, (ka'pn) n. a castrated cock.

C^-p6uch', n. a monk's hood.

Cap'pa-per, n. coarse brown paper.

Ca-price', tu a freak ; fancy ; whim.

Cai-pri"cious, (ka-prish'us) a. change-
able ; fickle ; whimsical.

Cap'ri-corn, n, the tenth sign of the
zodiac ; the winter solstice.

Cap-size', V. a. to overturn ; to upset.

Cap'stan, n. a machine or engine to
draw up any great weight.

C&p'su-ljr, j a. relating to a capsule ;

Cap'su-la-ry, \ hollow, as a chest.

CSp'sule, n. the seed-vessel of a plant.



Cap'tajn, (kSp'tjn) n. a commander.

Cap'tain-cy, n. office of a captain.

Cap'tion, n. act of taking ; a seizure.

Cap'tious, a. apt to cavil ; insidious.

Cap'ti-vate, v. a. to take ; to charm.

Cap-ti-va'tign, n. the act of captivating;

Cap'tive, n. one taken in war.

Cap'tive, a. made prisoner; taken.

Cap-tiv'j-ty, 71. state of a captive.

Cap'tor, n. one who takes prisoners.

Capt'ure, (kapt'j'ur) ti. act of taking

Capt'ure, v. a. to take as a prize.

Cap-u-9hin', n. a Franciscan friar.

Car, n. cart ; a vehicle or carriage.

Car'a-bine, n. a sort of fire-arm.

Car-a-bin-eer', n. one armed with a
carabine. [a horse.

Car'91-cole, n. an oblique tread of

Car'a-cole, v. n. to move in caracoles.

Car'at, n. a weight of four grains.

Car-a-van', n. a body of travelling
Eastern merchants or pilgrims.

Car-a-van'sa-ry, 71. a kind of inn in
the East, for lodging caravans, &c.

Car'a-vel, n. a light ship or vessel.

Car'a-waj', n. a plant and its seed.

Car'bine, or Car-bine', n. a small fire-
arm. See Carabine.

Car'bon, n. pure charcoal.

Car-bo-na'ceous, (kar-bo-na'shus) a.
containing carbon.

Car'bo-nate, n. a substance formed by
the union of carbonic acid with a

C?r-bon'ic, a. relating to carbon, [base.

Car'bun-cle, 71. a beautiful gem, or
precious stone : — a hard tumor.

Car-bun'cu-lar, a. like a carbuncle.

Car'cass, 74. a dead body of an animal.

Card, 71. a note ; a message^ — a paint-
ed paper used for games : — an in-
strument for combing wool.

Card, V. a, to comb ; to open wool.

Card , V. n. to play at cards ; to game.

Card'er, n. one who uses cards.

Car'di-ac, or Car-dl'a-cal, a. cordial.

Car'di-nal, n. a dignitary in the Rom-
ish church, next in rank to the pope.

Car'di-nal, a. chief; principal.

Card'ma-ker, n. a maker of cards.

Car-d66n', n. a species of artichoke.

Card'-t*-ble, ti. table for playing cards.

Cdre, n. solicitude ; caution ; charge.

Cire, V. n.. to be anxious ; to incline.

Ca-reen', v. a. to lay a ship on one side.

Ca-reer', 71. a course ; a race ; speed.

Cire'ful, a. anxious ; provident, [ly.

Cire'ful-ly, ad. heedfully ; provident^

Cire'less, a. having no care ; heedless.



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CAre'l?ss-ness, n. state of being care-
less.

C|i-ress', V. a. to treat with fondness.

C?-ress', V, an act of endearment.

Ca'ret, n. this mark [A], which shows
where something is omitted.

Car' go, n. the lading of a ship.

Car'j-cMQi'e, n. a ludicrous likeness
or representation of a person or thing.

Car-i-cMSre', v. a. to disfigure.

Car-i-ca-tu'rist, n. one who caricatures.

Ca'ri-e^, n. rottenness of a bone.

Car'i-nat-ed, a. shaped like the keel
of a ship.

Car'i-ole, n. a light carriage.

Ca-rj-os'i-ty, n. ulceration of a bone.

Ca'rj-oiis, a. rotten ; ulcerated.

Carle, n. a mean, brutal man.

Car'man, n. a man who drives a car.

Car'mel-ite, n. a mendicant friar.

Car'mine, or C^ir-mine', n. a bright
crimson color, paint, or pigment.

Car'nage, n. slaughter ; massacre.

Car'nal, a, fleshly ; not spiritual.

Car'nal-ist, n. one given to carnality.

C^r-nal'j-ty, n. fleshly lust ; sensuality.

Car'njl-mind'ed, a. worldly-minded.

Csir-na'tion, n. flesh color : — a flower.

C^r-nel'igin, (-yan) n. a precious stone.

Car'ni-fy, v. n. to breed or form flesh.

Car'ni-val, n. a Catholic feast held dur-
ing the week before Lent.

Csir-niv'o-rous, a. feeding on flesh.

Cfir-nos'j-ty, n. a fleshy excrescence.

Car'pl, n. a song of joy ; a hymn.

Car'ol, V. to sing; to warble.

C?i-rot'id, n. an artery of the neck.

Ca-rou'^^I, n. a revelling; a carouse.

Cfi-rouf e', VTn. to drink hard ; to revel.

C?i-rbu^e', m. a noisy drinking-match.

Ca-rou^'er, n. a noisy, hard drinker.

carp, V. n. to censure ; to cavil.

Carp, n. a pond fish.

Car'pen-ter, n. a builder of houses, &c.

car' pen-try, n. art of a carpenter.

Car'pet, n. a covering for the floor.

Car'pet, V. a. to spread with carpets.

Car'pet-ing, n. materials for carpets.

Carp'ing, p. a. captious ; censorious.

Carp'ing, n. a cavil ; censure ; abuse.

Car'rj-51-ble, a. capable of being carried.

Car'rja^e, (kar'rij) n. act of carrying;
a vehicle : — behavior ; conduct.

Car'rj-er, n. one who carries.

Ca.r'ri-9n, n. dead, putrefying flesh.

Car'ron-ade, n. a piece of ordnance.

Car'rot, m. a garden vegetable. I



Car'ry, v. to convey ; to bear j to efc

feet; to gain ; to conduct.
Car'ry-Sill, n. a four-wheeled carriage
Cart, n. a carriage with two wheels.
Cart, V. to carry or place in a cart.
Cart'^^e, n. act of, or pay for, cserting.
Car-tel', n. an agreement relative to

exchange of prisoners.
Cart'er, n. one who drives a cart.
Cart'-horse, n. horse that draws a cart.
Car'ti-l?^e, n. gristle. [tilage.

Car-tj-lag'i-nous, a. consisting of car-
Car-t66n', n. a painting on paper.
Car-touch', n. a case to hold musket-
balls and powder. [powder.
Car'tridge, n. a paper filled with gun-
Car'tridge-box, n. a box for cartridges.
Cart'-rope, n. a strong rope for draught.
Cart'riit, n. the track of a cart-wheel.
Cart'wrlght, (-rlt) n. a maker of carts.
Car'un-cle, n. a protuberance of flesh,
carve, V. to cut matter into elegant

forms ; to sculpture ; — to cut meat.
Carv'er, n. one who carves ; sculptor.
Cfis-cade', n. a cataract ; a waterfall.
Case, n. a box ; a cover : — condition j

state : — a cause in court.
Case, V. a. to put in a case ; to cover.
Case'liar-den, (kas'har-dn) v. a. to

harden on the outside, as iron.
Case'-knife, (kas'nif) iu a table-knife.
Case'mate, n. a kind of moulding.
Case'ment, n. a part of a window.
Ca'se-oiis, (ka'she-iis) a. like cheese.
Ca'sern, n. a lodging for soldiers.
Case'-shot,7i. bullets enclosed in a case.
Case'worm, (-wiirm)i». a grub.
Cash, 71. money ; coin ; bank-notes.
Cash, V. a. to turn into money.
Ca-shier', (ka-sher') n, one who has

charge of the money in a bank, &c.
Ca-shier', v. a. to dismiss from office.
Cas'ing, n. a covering ; case. '
CSsk, n. a wooden vessel ; a barrel.
C4s'ket, n. a small box for jewels.
Casque, (kask) n. a helmet.
Cas-sa'tion, n. a court in France.
Cas'sj-a,(kash'e-^) n. a spice : — a tree„
Cas'sj-mere, n. a thin woollen cloth.
Cas'si-(?-wa-ry, n. a large bird.
Cas'sock, n. under garment of a priest.
Cist, V. [i. cast ; p. cast ;] to throw j

to fling ; to shed ; to compute.
CSst, n. a throw ; a mould : — shape.
Cas'ta-net, n. a small shell or rattle.
CSst'?i-way, n. a person abandoned.
CSste, 71. a race or class of people.
Cas'tel-lat-ed, a. formed like a castle



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Cist'er, n. one who casts : — a wheel.

CSs'ter^, n. pi. a frame for bottles.

Cas'tj-gate, v. a. to chastise, correct.

Cas-ti-ga'tion, ?i. punishment.

Cast'jng, 71. act of casting or founding j
a vessel or thing cast.

Cist'ing-net, 7t. a net to be thrown.

CSst'jng-vote, n. the vote which de-
cides the question, when the votes
are equally divided. [tied house.

Cas'tle, (kSs'sl) n. a fortress or forti-

Cfts tied, (kis'sld) a. having castles.

Gis'tor, n. a beaver.

Gas'tor-oll, n. a cathartic oil.

Cas-tr^-me-ta'tion, n. an encamping.

Cas'trate, v. a. to emasculate; to geld.

Cas-tra'tion, n. act of gelding.

Cas'trel, n. a kind of hawk.

Ca^'u-al, (kazh'u-al) a. accidental.

Ca|'u-5il-ty, (kazh'u-al-te) n. accident.

Ca^'u-ist, (kazh'u-ist) iu one who set-
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