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^ij'cATE, Fu'cAT-ED, a. Painted ; disguised.
FO'coiD, a. Relating to or like fucus.
Fu'cirs, n. [L.] Paint on the face; disguise: —

a marine shrub or plant.
Fud'dle, v. a. To make drunk ; to intoxicate.
FTid'dle, v. 77. To drink to excess ; to tipple.
Ff}D(j^E, inter]. An expression oi contempt.
Fu'el., 77. The matter or aliment -"f fire ; wood, &C,
Fv-GA'cioys (fij-ga'shus), a. Volatile ; flying.
Fu-ga'cious-ness, 77. Vclatility ; a flying away.
Fv-gS^'i-tv, 77. Act of flying away : volatility.
FiJ'Gi-TiVE, a. Unstable; not durable; volatile;
fleeting; wandering; short-lived; perishable.



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FO'<Ji-TivE, n. A deserter ; a renegade.
Ft3'9-i-TlVE-NESS, n. Volatility ; fugacity.
Fu'Gi.E-MAN, n. See Flugelman.
Fugue (fug), n. [Ft.] (jMus.) A succession or

repetition of parts in a composition.
Fu'&UIST (fu'gist), n. One who composes fugues.
fFiJL'ci-MENT, ?i. A prop ; point of susjiension.
FiJL'CRATE, a. (Bot.) Supported by branches.
Ft}l'CRTJM,v.. [L.] L. pL J'C/X'ciJyi ; Eng. FUL'-

CRUM§. A prop : — a support to sustain a lever.
FUL-Fl'li', V. a. To accomplish ; to complete.
Ful-fil'ler, n. One who fulfils.
Ful-fil'ment, ?i. Completion; performance.
FDL'9^EN-cy, n. Splendor; glitter; effulgence.
Ful'^ent, a. Shining ; dazzling ; very bright.
tFDL'^iD, a. Shining; glittering; dazzling.
FDl.'gor,_b. [L.] Splendor; dazzling brightness.
Ful'gu-rIte, n. A vitrified sand-tube.
Fu-Liqt'l-NOiJS, a. Smoky ; sooty.
FOll, a. Having no space empty ; filled ; replete ;

without vacuity ; saturated ; impregnated : —

strong : — large : — complete ; perfect: — not horned

or gibbous ; as, " a full moon."
FOll, n. Complete measure ; the whole.
FOll, ad. Quite ; exactly ; directly : — often used

in composition ; as, full-fed, sated.
Full,^. a. To thicken and cleanse, as cloth.
Full'a^^e, n. Money paid for fulling cloth.
FCtll'er, n. One whose trade is to full cloth.
Full'er'^-earth' (ful'lerz-erth'), n. A kind of

clay, used in fulling and cleansing cloth.
Full'er-y, n. The place where cloth is fulled.
FOll-fed', p. a. Abundantly fed ; sated ; plump.
FOll'ing-Mill,, n. A mill for fulling cloth.
FOll-length', a. Embracing the whole.
Ful'ly, ad. Completely ; without lack or defect.
FOl'MI-nAnt, a. Making a loud noise.
FijL'Ml-NATE, V. n. To thunder ; to explode.
FDl'MI-nate, v. a. To utter, as a threat ; to de-
nounce : — to cause to explode.
Ful.-MI-na'ti9N, n. A thundering ; an explosion.
FuL'Ml-NA-TQ-Ry, a. Thundering ; striking horror.
FOl'ness, n. State of being full ; completeness ;

abundance ; satiety.
FDl'some [ful'sum, S. W. P. J. E. F. Ja. K. Sm. ;

ful'sum, Wb.\, a. Nauseous ; offensive.
FOl'some-ly (ful'sum-le), ad. Nauseously.
FDl'some-ness (fiil'sum-nes), n. Nauseousness.
FiJL'viD, a. Of a deep yellow color ; fulvous.
FDl'VOUS, a. Yellow ; tawny ; fulvid.
Fu'MA(^E, n. (Law.) A tax on hearths.
FDm'ble, v. n. To attempt awkwardly ; to puzzle.
FDm'ble, v. a. To manage awkwardly.
FiJM'BLER, n. One who acts awkwardly.
Fume, n. Smoke ; vapor: — rage ; idle conceit.
Fume, v. n. To smoke ; to be in a rage.
Fume, v. a. To smoke ; to perfume by smoke.
Fu'mid, a. Smoky ; vaporous.
Fy-MiD'f-TY, n. Smokiness ; tendency to smoke.
Tu'mi-gate, v. n. To smoke ; to cleanse or purify

by smoke ; to perfume.
Fu-mi-Ga'tion, ?(. Act of fumigating ; vapor
Fu'MY, a. Filled with fumes ; smoky.
FDN, n. Sport ; high merriment ; frolic.
Fu-NSM'BU-LA-To-RY,a. Of or like a rope-dancer.
Fu-nXm'bu-list, n. A rope-dancer.
FilNc'TIpN, n. Employment ; office ; power.
Fi5nc'tion-al, a. Relating to some office.
FOnc'tipn-a-rv, n. One who has an office.
FuND,n. Funded stock or capital ; stork ; capital ;

a bank of money. — Public fands, the public debt

due from a government.
Fund, v. a. To place in the funds, as money.
FDn'da-mEnt, n. The seat of the body.
FOn-da-ment'al, a. Serving for the foundation

or basis ; essential , important.
FrjN-Dji-MENT'AL-i.v, ad. Essentiallv ; oricinally.
tFi;-NE'BR!-AL, a. Relating to funerals ; funereal.
Fu'NER-AL, n. Burial; interment: obscciuies.
Fu'n^r-al, a. Relating to burial ; niourning.
Fv-Ne're-al, a. Suiting a funeral ; dark : dismal.



Fun-Gos'i-TY, n. Unsolid excrescence.

FDn'gous, a. Like a fungus ; excrescent ; spongy.

Fun'gus, 7j. [L.] L. pi. FUN'fii; Eng. fun'-
Gus-E^. A mushroom : — an excrescence.

Fu'ni-cle, n. A small cord ; a fibre ; a string.

Fy-Nic'v-LAR, a. Consisting of cord or fibre.

Funk, n. Offensive smell. [Low.]

FOn'nel, n. A pipe or passage ; a shaft.

FDn'ny, a. Comical ; droll. [Colloquial.]

FDn'ny, n. A light boat ; a kind of wherry.

FiJR, n. Soft hair : — a skin with soft hair.

FiJR, V. a. To line with fur : — to cover with mor-
bid matter : — to line with boards.

Fur, a. Consisting or made of fur.

Ft;-ra'cious (fy-ra'slius), a. Thievish. [R.]

Fu-RSg'l-TY, 71. Disposition to theft. [R.]

FUr'be-low (fur'be-lo), n. Fur, fringe, or other
ornament on the lower part of a garment.

FiJR'BE-Low, V. a. To adorn with furbelows.

FiJR'BlSH, V. a. To burnish ; to polish ; to rub.

FiiR'BisH-A-BLE, a. Capable of being polished.

FiJR'BiSH-ER, 71. One who furbishes any thing.

FiJR'CATE, FiJR'CAT-ED, a. Forky ; fork-shaped-

Fur-ca'tion, n. Foritiness ; a forking.

Fi^iR'FUR, m. [L.] Scurf ; dandruff on the skin.

FiJR-FU-RA'CEOys (fiir-fu-ra'shus), a. Husky.

Fu'Ri-oiJs, a. Mad ; frantic ; raging ; violent.

FO'ri-Ous-ly, ad. In a furious manner ; madly.

Fu'ri-ous-ness, 77. Frenzy; madness; fury.

FiJRL, V. a. To draw up ; to contract ; to roll up.

FLiR'LONG, n. The eighth part of a mile.

Fur'LOUGH (filr'lo), 71. A temporarj' leave of ab-
sence from military service.

Fur'nace, 7!. An enclosed fireplace: — a place
for melting metals.

Fur'nish, v. a. To supply ; to fit up ; to equip.
Syn. — Furnish a house ; supply a want ; fit up
an apartment ; equip a regiment.

FiiR'NiSH-ER, 77. One who furnishes or fits out.

FiJR'Ni-TURE, 77. Ooods in a house for use or or-
nament ; movables : — appendages ; equipage.

Fur'ri-er, n. A dealer in furs.

Fur'RING, 77. Timber nailed to joists or rafters in
orderto bring to an even surface.

FuR'ROW (fur'ro), 77. A long trench or hollow.

FliR'ROW (fur'ro), v. a. To cut in furrows.

PiiR'RY, a. Covered with or consisting of fur.

FtJR'THER, a. [comp. oi forth: superl. furthest.]
More in advance ; at a greater distance ; farther.

Fur'ther, ad. To a greater distance ; farther.

FUr'ther, v. a. To forward ; to promote ; to assist.

FtJR'THER-ANCE, 77. Promotion ; advancement.

FiJR'THER-ER, 77. A promoter ; an advancer.

FiJR'THER-MORE, ad. Moreover; besides.

FiiR'THEST or Fur'ther-most, a. Most distant.

FiJR'TiVE, a. Stolen ; got by theft ; thievish.

Fu'riin-cle, 7!. An inflamed tumor ; pustule.

Fu'ry, 77^ Madness ; i-age ; passion ; frenzy.

Fu'ry-lTke, a. Raving; raging furious.

FiJRZE, 71. A prickly shrub ; gorse ; goss ; whin.

Furz'y, a. Overgrown with furze ; full of gorse.

Fys-CA'TION, n. A darkening or obscuring.

FOs'cous, a. Brown , of a dim or dark color.

Fu§E,7). a. To melt; to liquefy by heat.

Fu^E, V. n. To be melted ; to melt.

Fu-§ee', 77. Part of a watch on which a chain is
wound : — a pipe for firing a bomb : — track of a
buck. — A small musket ; — written a\so fusil.

*Fu-9l-BiL'l-TY, 77. Quality of be.ng fusible.

*FO'§i-BLE'(fu''ze-bl, P. ./. E. F. Ja. K. Sm. Wb.
fu'se-bl, S. W.], a. That may be melted.

FiTsi-FORM, a. (Bot.) Shaped like a spindle.

FiTsiL, a. Capaluo of being melted ; flowing.

FO'?il. (fu'zjl or fi.i-ze') [fiTzil, P. J. Sm. C. Pfb.t
fi.i-zG', S. JV. J. F], V. A small nuisket ; fusee.

FO-!J!-lier', v. a soldier armed with a fusil.

Fu'ijiON (fu'zhiin), 71. Act of melting ; fluidity.

Ffjss, n. A tunnilt ; bustle ; noise. [Loin.]

FRST, 77. The shaft of a column : — an ill smell.

FHst'ed, a. Mouldy ; stinking. [bast

FDst'ian (ftisty^n), n. A kind of cloth : — bom-



MlEN, SIR; MOVE, NOR, s6n; bOll, BURjROle. — (;,(}, t, soft ; £i,e,c,g, hard; ^asz;% asgz: THIS.



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F&st'ian, a. Made of fustian : — pompous.
FOs'Tlc, n. A sort of wood used in dyeing.
rCrs'Ti-GATE, V. a. To beat witli a stick ; to cane.
FDs-tJ-ga'tiqn, n. Act of beating with a cudgel.
FtJs'TJ-Nfiss, 71. Mouldiness : — a bad smell.
FiJS'TY, a. Ill-smelling ; mouldy.
FO'tile, a. Trifling ; worthless ; of no weight.
Fy-TiL'l-TY, «. State of being futile.
Fut'tocks, n. pi. The lower timbers in a ship.
*Fot'vre (fut'yur) [fu'chyr, S. J. ; fu'chur, JV. ;



fu'tur, P. ; fQ'fut, F. ; fut'yur, Ja. K. ; fu'tur of
fu'clioor, Sm.], a. That will be hereafter.

*Fi.T'URE (fCi*'yur), n. Time to come.

Fu-Ty-Ri'TiON, n. Future existence.

Fy-Tu'Ri-TV,M. Future time, or time to come.

FuzE,n. A tube used in exploding.

Fuzz, V. n. To fly out in small particles.

Fuzz'BALL,ra. A kind of fungus ; a pulf-ball.

fPuz'ZLE, V. a. To make drunk ; to fuddle.

Fy or FiE, interj. A word of blame and contempt



G.



Ghas two sounds ; one hard, before a, o, and u,
as in go ; the other soft, like j, before e, i, and
y, as in gem. — (Jl/(i»-.) The treble clef.

Gab, M. The mouth ; loquacity ,• prate. [Vulgar.]

Gab-ar-dine' (gab-ar-den'), n. A coarse frock.

GIb'ble, v. n. To talk without meaning ; to prate.

GSb'BLE, n. Loud talk without meaning ; prate.

Gab'bler, n. A prater ; a chattering fellow.

Ga'bi-on, n. [Fr.] {Fort.) A wicker basket filled
with earth, used for a protection.

Ga'ble, m. The triangular end of a house.

Gab'ron-ite, n. (Mill.) A silicate of alumina,
soda, and potassa.

Gad, n. An ingot of steel ; a style or graver.

GSd, «. n. To ramble about ; to rove idly.

Gad'-a-boOt, n. One who runs about idly. [Low.]

GXd'der, n. One who gads or runs abroad.

GXd'fly, n. A fly that stings cattle.

*Gae'LIC (ga'lik) [ga'lik, Ja. K. R. ; ga'e-lik, Sm.],
n. The Gaelic language, a dialect of the Celtic.

*Gae'lic, a. Pertaining to the Gaelic language.

GXff, n. A harpoon or large hook : — a boom.

f Gaf'fer, 1. Master ; — a rustic word of respect.

Gaf'fle, a. An artificial spur put upon a cock.

Gag, v. a. To stop the mouth ; to shut up.

Gag, n. Something used to gag the mouth with.

Ga^^E, n. A pledge ; a pawn : — a measure ; a rule.

GA.(^'E,v.a. To engage: — to measure. See Gauge.

Ga^-'er, n. One who gages. See Gauger.

Gag'«eb, n. One who gags or stops the mouth.

Gag'gle, v. n. To make a noise like a goose. [R.]

GAg'gling, n. A noise made by geese ; cackfing.

Gah'nite, n. (Min.) A native aluminate of zinc.

Gai'e-ty, m. Cheerfulness ; mirth. See Gayety.

Gai'LY, ad. Cheerfully ; merrily. See Gayly.

Gain (gan), n. Profit ; advantage ; interest : — over-
plus, opposed to loss. — (Arch.) A lapping of timbers.

Gain, v. a. To obtain ; to win : to get ; to reach.

Gain, v. n. To grow rich : to advance.

Gain, a. Handy ; convenient. Forby. [Local.]

Gain'A-ble, a. Capable of being gained.

Gain'er, n. One who gains profit or advantage.

Gain'fOl, a. Profitable ; lucrative ; productive.

Gain'pOl-ly, ad. Profitably ; advantageously.

Gain'fOl-ness, M. Profit; advantage.

Gain' less, a. Unprofitable; of no advantage.

fGAlN'LY, ad. Handily^; readily; dexterously.

*GAIN-siY' or Gain'say [gan-say', fV J. F. Ja. ;
gan'sa, S. P. Sm.], v. a. _ To contradict ; to deny.

*Gain-say'er or Gain'say-er, n. A contradicter.

*Gain-say'!NG or Gain'say-ing, n. Opposition.

'Gainst (genst), prep. Contracted from oifainst.

Gair'ish, a. Gaudy ; fine : gay ; splendid.

GAlR'isH-LY, ad. Gaudily ; splendidly ; gayly.

Gair'ish-ness, n. Gaudiness ; showy finery.

Gait, n. March ; walk ; manner of walking.

Gai'ter, n.; pi. GAl'TER§. A covering for the
leg ; a kind of spatterdashes.

Oa'ZA [ga'l?, TV. F. Sm. C. : gii'la, Ja. i g^'lfi,
J.],n. [Sp.] A festival ; a show; mirth. — Oa-
la-day, a day of festivity and show.

Ga-lXc'tq-uen'dron, n. (Bot.) The cow-tree.

GAl-AC-tom'e-ter, 11. An instrument to ascer-
tain the quality of milk ; a lactometer.



GXl'ax-y [gal'ftk-se, W. J. E. F. Ja. Sm. C. ; ga'-

lak-se, S. K. ; g?-lak'se, P.], n. The milky way ;

a luminous tract or zone encompassing the heav-
ens.
Oal' j3A-NUM,n. [L.] A resinous gum.
Gale, n. A strong wind, not tempestuous ; gust;

current of air_. See Wind.
GXl'eAs or Ga'le-as, n. A heavy-built vessel.
Ga'le-at-ed, a. Covered as with a helmet.
Ga-le'na, ™. [L.] (Min.) A sulphuret of lead.
GAl-i-le'an, 11. A native or inhabitant of Galilee.
GSL'ioT [gal'ygt, W. Ja. K. C. ; gal'e-ot, P. Sm.

Wb.], n. A little galley ; a sort of Dutch vessel.
Gall, n. The bile ; a bitter animal juice : — can-

cor ; malignity ; anger ; bitterness of mind.
Gall, v. a. To rub off the skin ; to tease ; to vex.
Gall, v. n. To fret ; to be teased.
Gal'LANT, a. Brave ; high-spirited ; daring ; fine.
*Gal-lAnt', a. Polite and attentive to ladies.
*Gal-lXnt' [gal-lanf, W. J. Ja. K. Sm. ; g^l-lant',

S. P. F. Wb.], n. A man attentive to the ladies;

a wooer : — a paramour.
*Gal-lAnt', v. a. To pay attention to ladies.
*Gal-lXnt'LY, ad. In the manner of a gallant.
Gal'lant-LY, ad. Bravely ; nobly ; generously.
GSl'lant-ness, n. High accomplishment.
GXl'lant-ry, 11. Quality of being gallant : —

show : — bravery ; courage .- — nobleness ; gener-
osity : — courtship ; refined address to women.
Gall'-BlAd-der, n. {Anai.) A membranous

sac that receives the bile from the liver.
GlL'LE-pN [gal'e-on, Ja. Sm. ; gsi-lon', J. F. K. ;

gal'e-on, E.\, n. A large ship with four decks.
Gal'ler-Y, n. A covered passage : — a balcony

round a building : — an apartment in a church or

a ship.
GXL'LEy(gal'le), 71. ,-pi. gal'ley§. Alow.flat-

bottoiiied vessel driven with oars : — a frame

which receives the contents of the printer's com-

posing-stick._
GXl'ley-Slave (gal'le-slav), n. A man con-

denmed to row in the galleys.
jGall'iard (gal'yard), a. Brisk ; gay ; lively.
fGALL'lARD, n. A gay man : — a sprightly dan«e.
GXl'lic, ) a. Relating to Gaul or France j
Gal'li-can, \ French.
Ga.ll'ic, a. Relating t-o the gall-nut.
GXl'lJ-cj^M, 71. A French idiom or phrase.
GXl-LI-gXs'kins, 7!. pZ. Large, open hose.
GXl-li-Ma'ti-a (gal-e-ma'she-a), 7i. Nonsense.
GXl-li-mau'fry, n. A hash ; a ridiculous medley.
Gal-li-na'cean (-shan), 7!. (Omith). One of the

family of birds which includes the common hen.
Gal-li-na'ceous (gal-le-na'shiis), a. Denoting

birds of the pheasant kind.
GXl'li-pot, 7!. A pot painted and glazed: — a

resin fo\ind on fir and pine trees.
Gall'-NTjt, 11. An excrescence growing on a

species of oak, used in making ink.
GXl'lon, n. A liquid measure of four quarts.
GAL-LdoN', n. A kind of lace made of gold ol

silver, or of silk only ; a sort of ferret.
GXl'lqp, v. n. To move by leaps, or very fast,
GXl'lqp, n. The swiftest motion of a horse.



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GXl'lop-er, re. One that gallops.

GXl'lo-way, n. A species of horse of small size.

Gal'lows [giil'lus, S. W. P. J. F. C. ; giil'loz, Ja.],
re. ,• pi. GAL'LOWS-E?. An erection for hanging
criminals, consisting of a beam laid on two posts.

GAl'lows-Tree', re. The tree or post of execu-
tion.

GAlili'-STONE, re. A concretion in the gall-bladder.

Gall'y (gS.w'le), a. Having gall ,• bitter as gall.

OA-LdfHE' (ga-l5sh'), re. ; pi. GA-LO' pHE^ (ga-
io'shez). [Fr.] A shoe made to be worn over an-
other shoe or a boot, in wet weather.

fGAL'soME (gawl'sum), a. Angry ; malignant.

GAL,-VAN'lC,a. Relating to galvanism. — Oalvanic
battery, an apparatus for accumulating galvanism.

GIl'van-i^m, 71. A branch of electricity named
from Oalvani, an Italian chemist.

GXl'van-Ist, re. One who is versed in galvanism.

GXl'van-ize, v. a. To affect with galvanism.

Gal-va-nom'e-ter, n. An instrument for ascer-
taining the presence of a current of galvanic
electricity.

Ga-mash':^s, re. pi. Ploughmen's spatterdashes.

Gam-ba'doJ re. ; pi. GAJvr-BA'DOE^. Spatterdashes
attached to the stirrups ; spatterdashes.

Gam'bit, re. A species of game at chess.

Gam'ble, v. re. To play or game for money.

Gam'bler, re. One addicted to gambling.

Gam'bling, re. Act of playing for money.

GAM-BoijE' [gam-boj', S. W. P. F. Ja. Sm. ; gam-
boj', Jrb.], n. A gum-resin used in medicine, &c.

Gam'bol, v. 11. To dance; to skip; to frisk ; to
leap.

Gam'bql, re. A skip ; a hop ; a leap for joy.

GSm'brel, re. The hind leg of a horse: — a
crooked stick to hang meat on ; a cambrel.

Game, re. Sport of any kind; play: — insolent
merriment: — a single match at play : — advantage
in play : — field sports : — animals pursued in the
field : — a solemn contest ; as, the Grecian games.

Game, v. re. To play for money ; to gamble.

Game'-cock, re. A cock bred to fight.

Game'-egg, n. An egg for breeding a fighting
cock.

Game'keep-ER, re. A person who protects game.

Game'-leg, re. A lame or crooked leg.

Game'some (gam'sum), a. Frolicsome ; gay.

Game'some-ly (gam'sum-le), ad. Merrily.

Game'some-nIjss, n. Sportiveness ; merriment.

Game'STER, re. One viciously addicted to gaming.

Gam'ing, re. The practice of gamesters ; gambling.

Gam'Jng-House, re. A house for gaming.

Gam'Jng-Ta-ble, n. A table used for gaming.

jGam'mer, re. Thecompellation of an old woman,
corresponding to gaffer.

GAm'mon, re. The thigh or buttock of a hog salted
and dried : — a kind of play with dice.

GAm'mon, v. a. To salt and dry in smoke, as ba-
con : — to hoax. — (JYaat.) To fasten a bowsprit.

GXm'ut, re. The scale of musical notes.

Gan'der, re. The male of the goose.

G.iNG, u. re. To go ; to walk. Spenser. [Old.]

GXng, re. A troop ; a company ; a hand; crew.

Gan'gli-pn, re. A tumor in the tendinous parts.

GXn'gre-nate, v. a. To produce a gangrene.

GXn'grene (gang'gren), re. The first stage of
mortification ; a mortification.

GXn'grene (gang'gren), v. a. To corrupt and
mortify; to gangrenate. [fied.

GXn'grene (gang'gren), ■». 71. To become morti-

GXn'gre-noOs, a. Mortified ; putrefied.

GXngue (gang), 71. [Fr.] (JkTtH.) Tlie matrix of an
ore or the course of a vein: — a substance con-
taining the ore of metals.

GXng'way, re. A passage ; particularly in a ship.

GXn'NET, re. A large aquatic bird.

GXnt'let, re, A military punishment, in which
the criminal, running between the ranks, receives
a lash from each man : — a glove. See Gauntlet.

GXnt'lope, re. Same as gantlet.

9 AOL (jSl), re. A prison : — also written jail.



^aol'-De-liv'er-y, re. {Law.) The judicial pro.
cess which clears the gaols, by trying the prisoners.

^tAOL'er (jru'er), n. A keeper of a prison ; jailer.

GXP, 71. An opening ; a breach ; a passage.

*Gape or Gape [gap. W. J. F. Ja. Wb. ; gap, P.
E. Sm. C. ; gap or gap, K. R.], v. n. To open the
mouth wide ; to yawn : — to crave : — to stare.

*Gap'er, re. One who gapes or yawns.

Garb, n. Dress ; clothes ; exterior appearance.

Gar'BAI^E, n. The entrails ; the offal ; refuse.

Gar'bel,, n. A plank next to tlie keel of a ship.

Gar'ble, v. a. To sift ; to pick out ; to separate.

Gar'bler, re. One who garbles.

*Gar'den (g'ar'dn or gar'den) [giir'dn, TV. J. F.
Ja. K. Sm. R. C. ; gar'den, S. P. JVb.], 71. A piece
of ground enclosed, appropriated to plants, flow-
ers, or fruits ; ground highly cultivated.

*Gar'den, v. n. To cultivate a garden.

*Gar'den-er (gar'dn-er), re. A cultivator of a
garden.

*Gar'den-ing (g'ar'dn-Tng), n. Horticulture.

Gar'ga-ri^m, n. A gargle ; a liquid medicine.

Gar'ga-rIze, v. a. To wash the mouth ; to gargle-

Gar'get, re. A swelling in the throat of cattle.

Gar'gle, v. a. To wash the throat and mouth
with a liquid preparation.

GAR'Gr.,E, n. A liquor for washing the throat, &.c.

Gar'gol, re. A distemper of hogs.

Gar'goyle, re. A projecting water-spont.

Gar'ish, a. Gaudy ; showy. See Gairish.

Gar'land, re. A wreath of branches or flowers".
— an ornamental band or wreath.

Gar'land, v. a. To deck with a garland.

Gar'lic, re. A strong-scented plant; a sort of
onion.

Gar'ment, re. Any covering for the body ; dress.

Gar'ner, 7j. a place for grain ; a granary.

Gar'ner, v. a. To store, as in a granary.

Gar'net, re. A simple red mineral : — a tackle.

Gar'nish, v. a. To decorate with appendages.

Gar'nish, K^ Decoration ; embellishment.

Gar-nish-ee', 11. (Law.) The person in whose
hands the property belonging to another is at-
tached.

Gar'nish-er, re. One who decorates.

Gar'nish-ment, re. Ornament ; embellishment.

Gar'ni-ture, re. [Fr.] Embellishment ; ornament

Gar'ret, n._ The uppermost room of a house.

GXR-RET-EJiR', re. One who lives in a garret.

GXr'ri-son (gar're-sn), re. Soldiers or guard for a
fortified place ; a fortified place.

GXr'ri-son (-sn), v. a. To secure by fortresses, &c.

GSr'rqn, 71. A small horse ; a hack : — a hobby.

Gar-rote' [gar-rot', S?«. C], re. [garrote (gar-ro'-
ta), Sp.] A mode of capital punishment practised
in Spain, and performed by strangling a criminal
with an iron collar.

GAR-RtJ'Ll-TY, re. The talkativeness of old age ;
loquacity.

GXR'RU-LOtJS, a. Prattling ; prating ; talkative.

Gap^'ter, re. A string, ribbon, or elastic band, to
hold up the stocking: — the mark of an Engs or obtains.

j&bw'gHw (gu'gaw), n. A showy trifle ; a toy.

j6rEw'GAW, a. Showy, without value ; gaudy.

;Shast'ful, a. Dreary; dreadful; ghastly.

;6rHAST'Ll-NESS, n. Frightful aspect ; paleness.

^HAST'LY, a. Like a ghost ; pale ; dismal ; horrid.

^HiER'KiN, n. A small pickled cucumber.

j©h5st (lost), n. The soul of man ; a spirit ; a
spectre ; apparition i phantom : — the Holy Spirit.

j&HOST'Ll-NJiSS, n. Quality of being ghostly.

j&HOST'LY, a. Spiritual ; relating to the soul.

Ohovl, n. A demon that feeds on human flesh.

£^HYLL (|il), n. A mountain-torrent ; a ravine.

(?^i'ANT, n. A man of extraordinary size.
ri'ANT, a. Large, like a giant ; gigantic,
il' ANT-ESS, n. A female giant.

1&?:S''S- H^ge; gigantic.

ri'ANT-SHiP, 71. duality or character of a giant.
Giaour (jour), n. [Turk.] A dog : — an infidel.
;&1B'BER, V. n. To speak inarticulately.
j&lB'BER-isH, 11. Words without meaning; con-
fused, marticulate talk ; cant ; slang.
;&lB'BER-'iSH, a. Canting ; unintelligible ; fustian.

tiB'BET (jib-bet), n. A gallows.
Ib'bet, v. a. To hang or expose on a gibbet.
;Gib-b6s'i-ty, n. Convexity ; protuberance.
;&iB'BOUS, a. Convex ; protuberant ; swelling.
j&iB'Boys-NESS, 71. Convexity ; protuberance.
.fiiB'CAT, 71. An old, worn-out cat ; a he-cat,
^IBE, V. n. To join censure with contempt.
yiBE, v.a. To scoff at; to deride ; to taunt.
Gibe, n. A sneer ; a hint of contempt ; a taunt.
GiB'ER, n. A sneerer ; a scoffer ; a taunter.
GIb'ing-ly, ad. Scornfully ; contemptuously.
Gi'b'lets, n. pi. The entrails of a goose, &c.
^IB'staff or j&ib'staff [jib'staf, K. Wb. ; gib'-

stiif, Sm.], n. {JVaut.) A staff to gauge water,

or to shove forth a vessel.
;&id'di-l.y, ad. In a giddy manner ; unsteadily.
;&id'di-ness, n. The state of being giddy ; vertigo.
;Gid'dy, a. Vertiginous ; having a whirling sen-
sation ; whirling; inconstant; mutable; wild.
j&tD'DV-BRAlNED (*id'de-brand), a. Thoughtless.
^lER'EA-GLE [jer'e-gl, J. W. F. Sm. ; 5er'egl,S.]

77. A kind of eagle, mentioned Lev. xi. 18
f/flVT, n. A thing given ; a present ; a donation ;

gratuity; benefaction: — a talent; faculty.

Syn. — A g-ift to the poor ; a present to a friend ;

a charitable donation ; gift or faculty of speech ;

talent for music
)&Tft'ed, a. Endowed with eminent powers.
j&iG, 77. Any thing whirled round : — a light

chaise : — a harpoon ; a fizgig : — a wherry.
GI-gan-te'an, a. Like a giant : — irresistible.
Gi-GiN'Tlc, a. Like a giant; big ; enormous.
^i-gan-tol'q-c^V, 7i. A treatise on giants.
£Kg'GLE, 77. A kind of laugh ; a titter.
.iEtIG'gle, v. n. To laugh idly ; to titter.
;&iG'GLER, n. A laugher ; a titterer.
£rTG'LpT, 77. A wanton ; a lascivious girl.
9^1g'ot, 71. The branch of a bridle : — the hip-joint :

— a joint of mutton ; a slice.
^ILD, V. a. H. gilt or iilded ; pp. gilding, gilt

or GILDED.] To overlay with gold in leaf or

powder : — to adorn with lustre: to illuminate.
;&iLD'ER, 77. One who gilds: — a Dutch coin.

See Guilder.



.Gild'ing, re. Act of laying on gold : — gold laid

on a surface for ornament.
^ILL (jil), n. The fourth part of a pint : — ground.



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