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GrTd'ir-on (grid'i-uin), n. A portable grate, on

which meat is laid to be broiled.
Grief (greO, »■ Sorrow; affliction: — grievance.
Griev'ance, B. A wrong suffered ; an injury.
Grieve (grev), v. a. To afflict ; to make sad.
Griilve, v. II. To feel sorrow ; to mourn.

Syn. — One grieves inwardly, mourns outward-
ly, and laments aloud.
Griev'ous (gre'vus), a. Afflictive ; painful ; caus-
ing sorrow : — atrocious ; heavy ; vexatious.
Griev'ous-ly, ad. Painfully; calamitously.
Griev'ous-NESS, n. Sorrow ; pain ; calamity.
Grif'fin, ) 71. {griffon, Ft.] A fabled animal, rep-
Grif'fqn, \ resented with the upper part resem-
bling an eagle, and the lower part a lion.
GrTg, n. A small eel : — a merry creature.
Grill, t). a. To broil on a grate or gridiron.
Gril-lade', n. [Ft.] Any thing broiled on a

Grim, a. Horrible ; hideous ; frightful ; ugly.
Gri-mace', n. A distortion of the countenance

from habit or insolence ; an air of affectation.
Grj-mal'kin, n. The name of an old cat.
Grime, v. a. To dirt ; to sully deeply ; to daub

with filth.
Grime, n. Dirt deeply insinuated.
GrTm'ly, ad. Horribly ; hideously ; sourly.
Gr'im'ness, ??. Horror; frightful visage.
Grin, v. n. To show the teeth set together.
Grin, n. Act of grinning ; an affected laugh.
Grind, v. a. \i. ground ; pp. GRlNDt^fG, ground.]
To reduce to powder or meal by friction: — to
sharpen ; to rub : — to oppress.
Grind, v. n. To perform the act of grinding.
GrInd'er, n. He or that which grinds ; an instru-

nient for grinding: — a back or double tooth.
Grind'stone or Grind'stone [grind'ston, S.
W. P. ,/. E. F. Ja. ! — commonly, grin'stiin, Sm.],
n. A stone on which edged tools are ground.
Grin'ner, n. One who grins.
Grip, ?j. Power of griping ; grasp; gripe.
Gripe, v. a. To liold hard ; to grasp ; to squeeze.
Gri^pe, v. n. To feel the colic ; to pinch.
Gripe, 71. A grasp ; hold; pressure: — a lever. —

PL Pain in the bowels ; the colic.
Grip'er, 77. One who gripes ; an oppressor.
Grip'ing, 77. A holding fast : — pain ; distress.
ORlPPE,n. fFr.] An epidemic catarrh ; influenza.
Oki-^ette' {^t&-zaX'), n. [Ft.] The wife or

daughter of a French tradesman.
Gris'kin, 7i. The vertebra of a hog.
Gr'i^'LED (griz'zld), a. See Grizzled.
GrIs'ly, a. Dreadful ; horrible ; grizzly.
Gri'^ons, 77. Inhabitants of the eastern Swiss

Alps ; also a canton of Switzerland.
Grist, 77. Corn to be ground : — supply ; provision.
Gris'tle (grls'sl), 77. A tough animal substance ;

a cartilage.
GrTs'tly (grts'sle), a. Made of, or full of, gristle.
Grist'-mill, 77. A mill for grinding grain.
Grit, n. The coarse part of meal : — sand ; gravel :

— a coarse-grained sandstone.
GrIt'ti-ness, 77. State of being gritty.
GrIt'tv, a. Full of grit ; consisting of grit ; sandy.
GrTz'ZLE,w. A mixture of white and black; gray.
Griz'zled (griz'zld), a. Interspersed with gray.
Griz'ZL\ (griz'zle), a. Somewhat gray ; grayish.

Groan (gron), v. n. To breathe or sigh, as in pain

Groan, 77. A deep sigh from sorrow or pain.

Groan'ing, 77. Lamentation ; a deep sigh.

*GR0AT (grawt) [grawt, S. W. P. ,/. F. Sm.; grot,
Ja.], 77. A piece of money valued at four pence.

*Groats, 77. pi. Oats that have the hulls taken ofll

Gro'cer, 77. A dealer in tea, sugar, spices, &c.

Gro'cer-v, 77. Commodities sold by grocers.

Grog, 77. Spirit and water.

Grog'j6ER-y, 77. A place where grog is sold.

GrSg'ram or grog' RAN, 77. A kind of silk stuff

GroG'-SHOP, 77. Same as Oroggery.

Groin, n. The part next above the thigh.

Groom, 77. One who tends horses ; a servant.

Groove, v. a. To cut in channels ; to hollow.

Groove, 71 A hollow : a channel cut with a tool.

Grope, v. n. To feel where one cannot see.

Grope, 7;. a. To search by feeling in the dark.

Grop'er, 77. One who searches in the dark.

Gross, a. Thick; bulky: — palpable: — indeli-
cate ; coarse ; impure ; unrefined : — stupid ; dull :

— fat : — not net. — Oross weight, the total weight
of merchandise, including the vessel containing if.

Gross, 77. The bulk or main body ; the whole ; —
twelve dozen.

Gross'ly, ad. In a gross manner; coarsely.

Gross'ness, 77. State of being gross ; coarseness.

Grot, 77. A cave ; a cavern ; a grotto.

Grq-Tesque' (gro-tesk'), a- Distorted; fantastic.

Gro-tijsque'ly, ad. In a fantastical manner.

Grot'to, 77. An ornamental cave; a cavern.

Ground, j7. Earth ; land ; territory : — floor ; bot-
tom ; basis ; foundation .- — first stratum of paint :

— first hint ; first principle. — PI. Lees.
GroOnd, v. a. To place or fix ; to found ; to settle.
GroOnd, 7). 71. To strike the bottom or ground,

and remain fixed.
GroOnd, i. & p. From Orind.
Ground'ac^e, n. Tax for a ship's standing in port
Ground'-ash, 77. A sapling of ash.
GroOnd'-bait, 77. A bait allowed to sink.
GroOnd'-floor (groGnd'flor), 77. The lower floor.
Ground'less, a. Void of reason ; wanting ground.
GroOnd'less-ly, ad. Without ground or reason.
Ground'less-ness, 71. Want of ground or reason.
Ground'ling, 77. A fish : — a mean person.
GroOnd'nut, 77. A plant and its fruit.
GroOnd'-plate, 77. The lower horizontal timber

of a building, called aXso groundsill and groundsel.
Ground'plot, 77. Ground occupied by a building.
Ground'-rent, 77. Rent paid for land, especially

for land on which a building stands.
GroOnd'sel, 77. A plant; ragwort. See Ground-
Ground'-swell, 77. The swell or rolling of

billows near the shore.
GroOnd'work, 77. The foundation ; ground ;

first principle ; first stratum ; base.
Group (grop), 77. A cluster ; a collection.
Group (grop), v. a. To form into groups ; to collect.
GroOse, 77. A kind of fowl ; a heath-cock.
GroOt, 77. Coarse meal ; wort: — mortar in a fluid

state. — PI, Sediment of liquor.
Grove, 77. A small wood ; a place set with trees.
Gro v'EL (grov'vl), «. 77. To lie prone : — to creep

low on the ground : — to be mean or vile.
Grov'el-ler (grbv'vl-er), 77. One who grovels.
Grow (gro), tj. 77. [/. grew; pp. growing, prcwn.]

To vegetate ; to increase in size : — to improve ;

to advance ; to extend : — to become.
Grow (gro), v. a. To cause to grow ; to raise.
Grow'er (gro'er), n. One who grows ; a farmer
Growl, v. n. To snarl ; to murmur ; to gruuiMo.
Growl, v. a. To signify or express by growling.
Growl, ?7. A murmur as of an angry enr.
Growl'er, 77. He that growls ; an angry cur.
Grown, p. From Orow. Advanced.
Growth (groth), 77. Act of growing ; vegp'ifion •.

— product ; thing produced : — increase of siaturo;
advance ; advancement.

Grub, v. a. To dig up ; to root out.

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GRtJB, n. A kind of worm or maggot : — a dwarf.

GrOb'ber^ n. One who grubs.

GrOb'street, 7!. Originally a street near Moor-
fields, in London, inhabited by mean writers : —
applied, as an adjective, to wtjrthless poems, &c.

GRiJDqtE, V. a. To envy the enjoyment of; to give
unwillingly ; to begrudge.

Grud^^e, v. n. To murmur ; to be envious.

Grijd^e, n. An old quarrel ; ill-will ; envy

GriJd^'er, n. One who grudges.

Grijd(^'ing-ly, ad. Unwillingly ; reluctantly.

GrO'el, n. Food made by boiling meal in water.

Gruff, a. Sour of aspect ; harsh of manners.

Gruff'ly, ac?. In a gruff manner ; harshly.

GrOff'ness, n. Harshness of manner or look.

GRiJjM, a. Sour ; surly ; severe ; grim ; harsh.

Grlim'ble, v. n. To murmur with discontent.

GrBm'bler, n. One who grumbles ; a murmurer.

GrDm'bling, ?!. A murmuring; a hoarse norse.

GrOjie, n. A thick, viscid consistence of a fluid.

Grijm'ly, ad. In a grum manner; sullenly.

GrO'Mous, a. Thick ; clotted ; viscid.

GriJ'mous-ness, n. State of being concreted.

Grunt, v. n. To make a noise like a hog.

GrOnt, n. The noise of a hog ; a groan.

Grun'tle,'!). B. Same as ^ru7i;. [ii.]

GRtJNT'LlNG-, 11. A young hog ; a pig.

Gryph'ON, n. See Griffin.

GUA'IA-CUM [gwa'yfi-kum, W. P. Sm. ; gwa'a-
kiim, S. J. F. ; §i'a-kiim, E. ; gwa'kym, H^b.],
n. A resinous substance obtained from a tree.

Gua'no, 71. [Sp.] The excrement of sea -fowls,
imported from islands on the coasts of Peru and
Africa, for manure.

Guar-an-tee' (gSr-ran-te'), n. Surety for per
formance ; surety : — one to whom a guaranty or
surety is niade.

GUAR-AN-Ti3ij' (gar-ran-te'), v. a. To engage that
another shall perform stipulations: — to insure
the performance of; to warrant.

GUAR-AN-TOR', n. {Law.) One who guarantees.

Guar'an-ty, 77. Surety for performance ; guaran-
tee. See Guarantee.

*GuaRD (gard) [gyard, W. J. F. : gird, P. Ja. S. E.
K. Sm. ffTi.J, V. a. To watch by way ';f defence
or security : — to protect ; to defend ; to keep.

*GUARn (gard), v.7i. To be in a state of caution.

*GUARD (gard), 77. A man, or body of men, em-
ployed for defence : — protection ; care : — part of
the hilt of a sword.

*Guard'a-ble, a. Capable of being protected.

*Guard'ed-ness, 77. Caution; wariness.

*GUARD'ER (gard'er), n. One who guards.

*GUAR'Di-AN (gir'de-an) [gar'de-an, P. Ja. R. ;
gar'dygn, S. E. ; gyar'de-?n or gyar'je-an, IV. ;
gyar'de-un, J.; gyard'yan, F. ; gard'yan, Sm.],
77. One who has the care of an orphan, or other
person ; a protector.

*GUAR'DI-AN, a. Performing the office of protec-
tor ; guarding ; protecting.

*GUAR'Di-AN-SHip, 77. Tile office of a guardian.

*Guard'less, a. Without defence ; defenceless.

♦Guard'-room (gard'rom), 77. A room in which
those who are appointed to watch assemble.

*GUARD'-SHiP, 77. A ship to guard the coast.

Gu-ber-na'T£ON, 77. Government ; rule. [R.]

Gu-ber-na-to'ri-al, a. Relating to a governor.

GuD'9E9N(giid'jun),7i. A small fish: — a man easi-
ly cheated : — an iron pin on which a wheel turns.

GOD'r/EON (gtid'jiin), v. a. To cheat.

GuiJR'DQN (ger'don), 71. [Fr.] A recompe-^se.

Oue-rIl' LA,n. [s'u-errilla,f>\).'\ A petty wa. .re.

Guiiss (*es), v. n. To conjecture ; to judge.

GuEss (|es), V. a. To hit upon by conjecture.

Gufiss (§es), n. Judgment without certain evi-
dence ; di conjecture : a supposition.

Gufiss'ER, 77. One who guesses.

GufiST (|est), 77. One entertained by another.

Syn. — A guest at a feast ; an occasional visitor
or visitant.

Gui3ST'-CHAM-BER, 77. A chamber of entertaia

Gug'gle, v. n. See Gurgle.
*Guid'a-ble (5id'j-bl), a. That may be guided.
*Guid'A(;j^e (iTd'fij), ?7. Reward given to a guide.
*GuiD'ANCE^5ld'ans), 77. Direction; governmeiiL
*GuiDE (gid) ilyid, S. TV. J. F. C. ; gld, P. E. Ja.,

g'ld, Sm.], V. a. To direct; to govern; to regu

late ; to conduct; to lead.
*GuiDE (gid), 77. One who guides ; a director.
*Guide'l,5ss (*id'les), a. Having no guide.
*Guide'post (gld'post), 77. A directing post.
*Guid'er (Sid'er), 77. A director ; a guide.
Guild (|ild), ?7. A society : a corporation.
GuIld'er (gild'er), 77. A florin; a foreign coin.
GuiLD'HALL, (gild'hal), 77. The great court ol

judicature in London : — the hall in which a cor-
poration usually a.ssembles ; a town-hall.
*Guile (111) [5yil, S. W. J. F. C. ; gil, P. E. .Ja.;

g'll, S;77.],77. Deceitful cunning ; artifice; deceit;

fraud ; duplicity.
*Guile'fOl (gll'lul), a. Wily ; insidious ; artful.
*GuiLE'FLri,-LY (*ll'ful-e), ad. Insidiously.
*GuiLE'FtJL,-NESS (^i I'ful-nes), 77. Treachery.
*Guii,e'l,ess (gll'les), a. Free from deceit ; honest
*GuiLE'LESS-NJiss (Jil'les-nes), 77. Honesty.
Ouil-lo-tine' {g'i\-\o-t5n'),n. [Fr.] A machine

used for beheading in France.
GuiL-LO-TiNE', V. a. To decapitate or behead by

the guillotine.
Guilt (gilt), 77. State of having violated a law ;

criminality ; sin ; a crime.
GuiLT'i-LY (|ilt'e-le), ad. In a criminal manner.
GuiLT'i-NiiSS, 77. State of being guilty ; guilt.
GuiLT'LESs, a. Free from crime ; innocent.
GuiLT'LESS-LV (gilt'les-le), ad. Without guilt.
GuiLT'LESS-NESs, 77. Freedom from crime.
Guil'tv (*il'te), a. Having guilt; justly charge.

able with a crime ; not innocent ; wicked.
GulN'EA (*In'e), 77. Formerly an English gold

coin, value 21 shillings sterling ; 21 shillings.
Guin'ea-Hen (*in'e-hen), 77. A species of fowl.
Guin'ea-Pi6 (f in'e pig), 77. A small animal.
Gui^E (§iz), 77. Manner ; mien ; habit ; dress.
Gui-TAR' (|e tar'), "■ An instrument of music.
Gu'la, 77. (Arch.) Sameaso-nte. See Cvma.
Gule'§ (giilz), a. [g-ueules, Fr.] (Her.) Red.
GiJLF, 77. An arm of the sea extending into the

land ; a large bay : — a whirlpool ; an abyss.
Syn. — G77?/of Mexico ; Bay of Biscay,
GOlf'y, a. Full of gulfs or whirlpools,
GOll, v. a. To trick ; to cheat ; to defraud.
GDll, 77. A sea -fowl : — a stupid animal: — a

trick ; a fraud : — one easily cheated ; a dupe.
GDll'er, 77. One who gulls ; a cheat.
Gul'let, 77. The throat ; the oesophagus,
GiJL-Ll-BiL'l-TY, 77. Weak credulity. [Vulgar.]
IGDll'ish, a. Foolish ; stupid ; absurd. Burton.
GCJL'LY, 77. A ravine ; a channel : — a large knife
Gul'ly, v. a. To wear away by water or frictiots.
Gi?L'Ly, 7). 77. To form a channel ; to gurgle.
GOl'ly-Hole, 77. A hole where the gutteb

empty themselves into a subterraneous sewer.
Gv-l6s'i-ty, 77. Greediness ; gluttony ; voracity.
Gulp, v. a. To swallow eagerly ; to suck down.
GDlp, 77. As much as can be swallowed at once.
GDm, 77. A concrete vegetable substance that e.x.

udes from certain trees : — the fleshy covering

that contains the teeth.
GDm, 7>^ a. To close or wash with gum.
GDm'bo, 77. Food made of the capsules or pods ol

okra, stewed and served with melted butter.
Guivl'BolL, 77. A painful tumor on the gums.
Gi5M'-E-LAs'T!C, 77. Caoutchouc.
Gi;M-MiF'ER-oDs, a. Producing gum.
GriM'Mi-NEss, 77. The state of being gummy.
GriM'iMoys, a. Of the nature of gum ; gummy.
GT'ivi'MV, a. Consisting of or having gum
Gump, 77. An awkward, foolish person ; a dolt.
GijMP'TIpN (gum'shun), 77. Understanding ; skill
GiJN, 7i. A general name for fire-arms ; a musket.

MIEN, SIR ; MOVE, NOR, s6n ; BOLL, BUR, kOlE. — <;,<,>) n> ''"fi > ^> '^^ ti 2j ''"'"'^ I >} an Z , ^ Ui gz •, THIS




GfJN, V. n. To shoot with a gun ; to hunt.

GOn'BOAT, n. A boat carrying one or two guns.

GOn'Nel, 71- See Gunwale.

GDn'ner, n. A cannoneer ; one who shoots.

GDn'ner-Y, n. Art of managing guns or cannon.

GDn'ning, n. The use of a gun in shooting.

Gun'pow-der, M. The powder put into guns; —
a composition of saltpetre, sulphur, and charcoal.

GDn'Reach, n. Reach of a gun ; gunshot.

GCn'shot, n. The reach or range of a gun.

Gun'shot, a. Made by the shot of a gun.

GDn'smith, n. A man who makes guns.

GiJN'ST6cK,n. The wood in which a gun is fixed.

GDn'wale (commonly pronounced, and sometimes
spelled, gun'nel), n. {J\raut.) Upper part of a
ship's side, from the half-deck to the forecastle.

GtiRGE, n. A whirlpool ; a gulf.

GiJR'GLE, V. n. To gush, as water from a bottle.

Gurg'let, n. A porous earthen vessel.

Gush, vi n. To flow or rush out with violence.

GDsH, n. A copious emission of water or liquor.

GlJs'SET, n. An angular piece of cloth at the
upper end of a shirt-sleeve, the neck of a gar-
ment, &c.

GDST, n. Sense of tasting: — a sudden, violent
blast of wind; a sudden squall. See Wind.

GDst'a-ble, a. Pleasant to the taste. [i{.]

Ous' TO, n. [It.] The relish of any thing ; liking.

GOs'TY, a. Stormy ; tempestuous ; windy. Shak.

GDt, n. The intestinal canal of an animal ; an in-
testine : — a passage.

GiJT, V. a. To eviscerate ; to draw ; to take out.

Out' TA,n. ; pi. gut'tm. [L.] A drop. — (Arch.)
A little cone in the form of a bell.

GOt'ta-Per'cha, n. A substance much used in
the arts, obtained from the sap or juice of a tree
found in Malaya and some of the Asiatic islands.

OuT'TA SE-J{E'NA,n. [h.] (Med.) A disease
of the eye ; drop-serene ; amaurosis.

GDt'ter, n. A passage for water ; a channel.

GOt'ter, v. a. To cut in small hollows.

GDt'tle, v. a. To swallow ; to guzzle.

GOt'tle, v. n. To feed greedily ; to guzzle.

GuT'TLER, n. A greedy eater.

GuT'TU-LoDs, a. £n the form of a small drop.

GDt'tur-al, a. Belonging to the throat.

GOt'tur-al, 77. A letter pronounced chiefly by
the throat, as A, q, and c and g hard.

GlJT'TVR-AL-NESS, M. Quality of being guttural.

Guy (gi), 71. (JVaut.) A rope used for lifting in a
ship ; a sort of tackle.

GtJz'ZLE, 0. n. To swallow any thing greedily.

Guz'ZLE, V. a. To swallow with immoderate gust

GDz'ZLE, ?(. All insatiable tiling or jierson.

Guz'ZLER, n. An inimoderate eater or urinker.

Gybe, 71. A sneer; a taunt. See Gibe.

^YBE, V. a. (JVaitt.) To shift a boom-sail from
one side of a vessel to the other.

*§rYM-NA'§!-AR£:H, n. A master of a gymnasium.

*(pfYM-NA'§j-ijiyi (jim-na'zhe-um), n. [L.] L. pi.
livM-NA'ifi-Ai Eng. 9^YM-NA'§l-iJM§. A place
for athletic exercises : — a seminary ; a school.

*(^vm'nast, ) n. One who teaches or practises

*^YM-NAS'TIC, \ athletic exercises.

*{rYM-NSs'Tic [jim-nas'tik, S. W. P. J. F. K.
Sm. C. ; gim-nas'tik, E. Ja.], a. Relating to
gymnastics or gymnastic exercises ; athletic.

*^VM-nas'ti-cal-ly, ad. In a gymnastic manner

*(rVM-NAs'Tics, n. pi. The art of properly apply-
ing gymnastic exercises ; athletic exercises.

9^YM-N6s'Q-PH'iST, n. An Indian philosopher.

y^f m'no-sperm, n. A plant having naked seeds.

(jJv'M-Np-SPER'MOys rjim-n9-sper'mvs, fV. Sin.;
gim-no-sper'mus, Ja.], a. Having naked seeds.

*(^VN-JE-dc'RA-cy, n. Female government.

*(ptiN'AR-£!HY, ) n. Female government ; gyne-

*(tY-n6c'ra-cy, \ cocracy.

*GiN-E-c6c'RA-CY, n. Female government.


9^yp-s6g'ra-PHY, 71. Art of engraving on gypsum.
*(^VP'SUM [jip'sura, P. K. Sm. Wb. ; gip'sijiii, Ja.],

n. Plaster-stone ; a native sulphate of liine.
9^YP'SY, n. A word corrupted from Egyptian, and

applied to a wandering race of people : — a stroll-

iiig beggar ; a fortune-teller.
^y'Ral, a. Turning round ; rotatory ; gyratory.
yrY'RA-scoPE, n. An instrument for exhibiting

the effects of revolution or rotation.
Gy'rate, v. n. To turn round ; to whirl.
^y-ra'tion, n. The act of turning about.
Gv'ra-to-ry, a. Moving round ; rotatory.
{tYRE (jir), n. A circle or circular motion. [R.]
(tYR'FAL-CON (jer'faw-kn), 7t. See Gerfalcon.
y^y-ROG'ON-iTE, n. A seed-vessel or plant, found

in a fossil state.
9y'ro-man-cy [ji'ro-miin-se, Ja. R. Sm. ; jir'o-

man-se, ffb.], n. A sort of divination performed

by walking in or round a circle.
Gy'RON, 7i. (Her.) One of the ordinaries.
*^YVE [jlv, fV. P. J. F. Ja. Sm. C. : giv, S. E.

K.], n.; pi. {^YVE§. A fetter; a chain for th?

legs or limbs.
*5rVVE, V. a. To fetter ; to shackle.


His a note of aspiration, or mark of a strong
breathing ; and it is, by many grammarians,
accounted no letter.

Ha, interj. [L.] An expression of wonder, sur-
prise, sudden exertion, or laughter.

Ha' BE-AS Cor' PUS, n. [L.] (Lata.) A writ for
delivering a person from false imprisonment, &c.

Hab'er-uash-er, n. A dealer in small wares.

Hab'er-dash-er-y, n. Small goods or wares.

HXb-er-dTne', 71. A dried salt cod

Ha-ber'9E-on, n. Armor for the neck and breast.

Ha-BIL'i-Ment, 71. Dress ; clothes ; garment.

fHA-BlL'l-TY, n. Faculty ; now ability. Spenser.

HAb'it, n. The effect of a frequent repetition of
the same act: — custom; inveterate use ; usage:
— state of any thing ; as, liabit of body : — dress ;

HSb'it, u. a. To dress ; to accoutre ; to array.

HSb'Jt-/ -ble, a. Capable of being dwelt in.

ilAB'JT-ii-BLE-Niiss, 7t. Capacity of being dwelt in.

HXb'i-tAn-cy, n. (Lcvj.) Settlement; inhabi-

|HSb'i-tant, 71. A dweller ; an inhabitant. Mil-

Hab'}-tat, 7!. [L.] The place of the natural
growth of plants, animals, insects, &c.

Hab-i-ta'tiqn, 77. Place of abode ; a dwelling.

Hab'it-ed, a. Clothed: — accustomed; usual.

Ha-Bit'U-al (ha-bit'yu-9l), a. Being in constant
use ; customary ; constant.

HABiT'y-AL-LY, arf. Customarily; by habit.

Ha-b'it'u-ate, v. a. To make habitual ; to accus.
torn ; to make familiar.

HXb'i-TUDE, 71. Long custom ; habit ; state.

HAf-f-EN' DA,n. [Sp.] Landed property ; a farm.

HXCK, V. a. To cut ; to chop ; to cut clumsily.

H Acit, 77. A notch ; a cut : — a horse kept for hire !
— a hackney ; a hackney-coach. Pope.

Hack, a. Hired ; mercenary ; venal.

HACK, V. n. To be venal ; to turn prostitute.

HAcit'BER-RY, 77. A largo American forest-tree,

Hack'bvt, 77. See Haguebut.

H;<c'kle, v. a. To dress flax ; to hatchel.

HXc'KLE,n. Comb for dressing flax. See Hatcheu

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HXcK'MA-tXck, n. The American red larch.
HXck'ney (hack'ne), n. A nag ; a l)ired horse:

— a hireling: — a prostitute : — any tiling let out
for hire.

HSck'ney, a. Much used ; let out for hire.
HXck'ney, v. a. To use much ; to make common.
HiCK'NEY-CoACH, n. A carriage let for hire.
Hack'neyed (hak'nid), p. a. Much used or worn.
Had, i. &c p. of Have.

Had'dock, 11. A sea-fish of the cod kind.
Hade, n. The steep descent of a shaft ; descent :

— the dip of a mineral vein.

Ha'de^jH. [Gr.] The place of departed spirits.
HAft (12), 71. A handle. — v. a. To set in a haft.
Hag, n. A witch ; a fury : — an old, ugly woman.
Hag, v. a. To torment ; to harass with vain terror.
Hag'Gard, a. Lean ; rugged ; pale ; deformed.
Hag'gard, n. A species of hawk: — anything

ugly : — a stack-yard.
HSg'gard-ly, ad. Deformedly ; pallidly.
HAG'£tESS, n. A Scotch dish of chopped meat.
HXg'sish, a. Like a hag ; deformed ; horrid.
Hag'gle, v. a. To cut ; to chop ; to mangle.
Hag'gle, v. n. To be difficult in a bargain.
Hag'gler, n. One who haggles.
*Ha'9I-o-graph, n. A holy writing : hagiography.
♦Ha-^J-og'ra-phal, a. Relating to hagiography.
♦HA-^i-OG'RA-PHER [ha-je-og'ra-fer, P. K. Sm. ;

ha|-e-5g'ra-fer, Ja. R.j, ii. A holy writer.
*Ha-(^!-6g'ra-phv, n. [hagiogra-ph'a, L.] Holy or

sacred writings ; the sacred Scriptures.
*Ha-(JI-6l'p-(^V, 71. A treatise on sacred things.
HSg'ship, 7i. The title of a witch or hag.
Hague'BVT (hag'but), 7!. A culverin ; arquebuse.
Hah (ha), interj. Expressing surprise or etfort.
HX-ha', n. A fence sunk below the ground.
Hail (hal), n. Drops of rain frozen in falling.
Hail, c. 71. 'To pour down hail. — v. a. To pour.
Hail, v. a. To salute ; to call to.
Hail, interj. A term of salutation ; health.
Hail, a. Healthy ; sound. See Hale.
HaIL'-FEL-LOW (hal'fel-16), n. A companion.
Hail'shot, n. A small shot scattered like hail.
Hail'stone, 77. A particle or single ball of hail.
Hail' Y, a. Consisting of hail ; full of hail.
Hai'NOUS. See Heinous.
Hair (h4r), n. The dry, elastic filaments arising

from the skin of animals : — a single hair.
HaIR'BRAINED (hir'brand), a. See Harebrained.
Hair'breadth (hir'bredth), 77. The diameter of

a hair ; a very small distance. — a. Very narrow.
Hair'brjjsh, 77. A brush for the hair.
HAiR'cLoTH, 71. Stuff" made of hair, very rough,
Hair'i-ness, 77. The state of being hairy.
Hair'less, a. Destitute of hair ; bald.
Hair'-pIn, 77. A pin used in dressing the hair.
Hair'v, a. Covered with, or consisting of, hair.
Hake, 77. A kind offish resembling the cod.
Hal'berd or HXl'berd [h^l'berd, S. W. P. J.

F. K. ; hal'berd, Ja. Sm.], n. A kind of spear ; a

cross-bar : — written also halbert.
HXl-ber-dier', n. One armed with a halberd.
►HSl'cy-on (hal'she-un or hal'se-un) [hal'she-un,

W. P.E. F. Ja.; hai'shun, S. K. C. ; hal'se-im,

J. Sm.], n. A sea-bird ; the kingfisher.
*Hal'cy-9N, a. An epithet applied to seven days

before, and seven after, the winter solstice: —

placid ; quiet ; still ; peaceful.
Hale, a. Healthy; sound; hearty; uninjured.
♦Hale or Hale [hal, J. E. Ja.K.Sm. ; hal, S. P.;

hal or hai, W. F.], v. a. To drag. See Haul.
♦Hal'er or Hal'er, 71. One who hales. See

Haul. [part.

Half (haQ, 77. ; pi. hXlve§. A moiety ; an equal
Half (hif;, ad. In part ; equally.
Half (h'af), a. Consisting of a moiety or half.
Half'-blood (hifhlud), 71. One born of the

same father or mother, but not of botli ; relation

by one pajent : — used also as an adjective.
HXLF'-BRiiED, 77. & a. Half-blood.
Half'-MOON, 71. The moon half illuminated.

I Half'-pay, 77. A reduced pay.
Half'-pen-nv (ha'pen-ne or haf'pen-ne) [ha'pen-
ne, S. W. P. J. E. F. Ja. Sm. ; ha'pen-ne or h.if-
pen-ne, C. ; hap'pen-ne or haf'pen-ne, K. fVb.],
n. ; pi. half'-PENCE (ha'pens or haf'pe.ns), or
HALF'-PEN-NIE§. A copper coin.

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