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6,^'NA-BlJRG (oz'na-biirg), n. A coarse linen.

5s'PRAY (os'pra), 71. A large, blackish hawk.

os'sE-LiiT, n. A hard substance (jn a horse's knee.

os'sE-ous (osh'e-iis), a. Bony , resembling a bone.

os'si-CLE (os'se-kl), n. A small bone.

Os-sTe'er-olts, a. Producing or forming bone.

Os-sif'ic, a. Having power to ossify.

os-si-fi-ca'tion, 77. Change into bony substance.

6s'si-FRA(;JE, 77. A kind of eagle.

os'si-FY, V. a. To convert or change to bone.

6s'si-FY, V. n. To become bone.

Os-Siv'p-Rous, a. Devouring bones.

os'sy-A-RY (6sh'u-a-re), 77. A charnel-house.

Os-ti3n'si-ble, a. Held forth to view ; apparent

6s-ten'si-bly, aa!. In an ostensible manner.

Os-TEN'siVE, a. Showing, ostensible.

6s-ten-ta'tipn, 77. Ambitious display ; parade ;
show ; vainglory , boasting.

6s-ten-ta'tious, a. Making display; fond of
show ; boastful ; vain.

os-TEN-TA'Tloys-LY, ad. Vainly; boastfully.

os-TEN-TA'Tloys-NiSss, 71. Vanity ; boastfulness.

Os-te'p-cope or os'TE-p-coPE [os ts'o-kop,
fV. J. Ja. ; os'te-o-kop, Sm. Wb.], n. Pain in the
bones, or in the nerves and membranes.

os-TE-o'J E-NY, 77. Formation of bones.

os-TK-OL'p-qtER, 77. A describer of the bones.

6s-TE-6L'p-q>lST, 71. One versed in osteology.

6s-TE-6L'p.<jY, 71. A description of the bones,

6s'ti-a-ry or 6st'ia-ry, 71, The moutli of a
river, or its entrance into the sea.

ost'ler (os'ler), 71. A hostler. See Hostler.

6st'ler-y (os'ler-e), n. A hostelry. See Hos-

Os-tra'cean (9s-tra'shan), 77. A bivalve fish.

6s'TRA-cf$ivi, 77, A mode of banishment by writ-
ing the name of the accused person on shells.

os'TRA-ciTE, 77. An oyster-shell in the fossil state.

o.s'tra-cTze, v. a. To banish ; to expel.

os'TRicH, 77. The largest known bird, noted for
beautiful feathers.

oT-A-coOs'Tic, 77. An instrument to assist hear-
ing ; an ear-trumpet.

St-a-coOs'tic, o. Relating to hearing.

A, E, I, 0, u, Y, long; X, E, I, 6, tJ, t, short; A, E, i, p, i;, y, uJicurc— fAre, fXr, fAst, All j HEIR, HER;




o-TAZ' pi-A, n. IGr.] (^Med.) The earache.
0-t5l.'9^ic, n. A remedy for the earache.
6th'er (uth'er), pron. Not the same ; not this.
6th'er-WI§e (uth'er-wlz), ad. In a different

man^iier ; in another way.
6-ti-ose' (o-she-os';, a. Idle; unemployed.
6' TI-U3I {o'she-um), n. [L.] Rest ; leisure.
ot'tar or 6t-t6, n. An essential oil from roses.
5t'ter, n. An amphibious animal valued fur fur.
ot'to-man, 71. ; pi. ot'tq-man^. a native of

Turkey ; a Turk : — a kind of hassock or stool.
OT'TO-MAN, a. Relating to the Turks or Turkey.
OUGHT (avvt; n. Any thing. See Aurht,
OUGHT (awt), verb defective (^used tn the present
and imperfect tenses). To owe or be owed ; to be
bound by duty, or to be obliged ; to be fit.
OUI niME (we-diii'),n. [Fr.] A hearsay.
oDnce, n. A small weight : — an animal ; a lynx.
biJR, pron- & a. Belonging to us.
60-RAN-6g'ra PHY, n. A description of the

heavens ; uranography.
oO-ROL'o-^v," (Med.) The judgment of diseases

by the examination of urine.
6f)-R6s'cp-PY, n. Same as ourology.
oOr^, pron. pass. Belonging to us.
oOb-self', pron. recip. Used in the regal style.
oOR-SELVE^' (diir-selvz'), pron. recip. ; pt. of My-
self. We, not others ; us, not others.
Ou'^EL (6'zl), n. A species of bird. See Ouzel.
OUST, B. a. To vacate , to deprive ; to eject,
oOst'er, n. (Law.) A dispossession ; ejection.
oOt, ad. Not within ; not in ; opposed to 271 ; not

at home : — to the end : — loudly : — at a loss.
60t, inter). Expressing abhorrence or expulsion.
oOtXct', v. a. To do beyond ; to exceed.
oOt-BAl'ance, v. a. To outweigh,
oOt-bId', V a. To overpower by bidding.
oOt'break, n. A breaking out ; an eruption.
oOt'break-ing, n. That which breaks forth.
oOt'burst, «. An explosion ; an outbreak.
oOx'cAST.p. a. Thrown away ; cast out.
oOt'cAst, n. An exile; one rejected or expelled.
bflT'CROP, n. (Geol.) The exposure of strata at

the surface of the earth.
oOt'crv, n. A cry of distress ; clamor; noise.
oOt-DARE', v. a. To venture beyond.
oOt-d6', «. a. [i. oi'TDiD :pp outdoing, outdoke.]

To excel , to surpass ; to exceed.
oOt'-door fout'dor), a. Being out of the house.
oOT'ER,a. Being without ; — opposed to inner.
oOt'eb-most, a. Remotest from the middle.
oOt-face', v. a. To brave ; to stare down.
oOt'fall, 71. A waterfall ; the lower end of a

watercourse : — a quarrel.
oOt'fit, n. The act or means of fitting out: —

the equipment of a person or ship.
oOt'-gate, n. An outlet; a passage outwards.
oOt-(^En'er-ai., v. a. Toexceed in military skill.
bOT-GiVE',u a. To surpass in giving.
oOt-GO', v. a. [i. OUTWENT ; pp. outgoing, out-
gone.] To surpass ; to go beyond ; to leave be-
hind I — to circumvent.
oOt-go'er, n. One who outgoes ; one who leaves.
oOt GO'jNG, n. Egress: — outlay; expenditure.
oOt-GROw' (diit-gro'), V. a. To surpass in growth.
oOt IIER'OD, V. a. To exceed Herod in cruelty.
oOt'hoOse, n. A barn, stable, or coach-house, &c.
oOt lXnd'ish, a. Not native ; foreign ; strange.
oOt last', v. a. To surpass in duration.
oOt'lAw, 71. One deprived of ths benefit of law.
oOt'law, v. a. To deprive of the benefit and pro-
tection of the law.
oOt'law-ry, n. (Law.) An act hy which a man

is deprived of the protection of the law.
oOt'lay, n. A sum expended ; expenditure.
oOt'lEt, n. A passage outwards ; an egress.
oOT'Li-ER,n. (Oeol.) A portion of a stratum de-
tached from the principal mass.
oOt-lIne', v. a. To form a sketch or outline of.
oOt'line, n. Contour ; an exterior line ; a sketch.
oOTL'iVE', V. a. To live beyond ; to survive.

oOt-LOOK' (biit-liik'), v. a. To face down.
oOt'look (but'liik), n. A vigilant watch.
oOt-march', v. a. To leave behind in marching
oOT-Mi2A§'yRE (blit-mezh'ur), v. a. To exceed-
oOt-num'ber, v. a. To exceed in number.
oOt'-part, n. A part remote from the main part.
oOt'port, n. A port at a distance from a city.
bOT'p6sT,re. A station without the limits of the

camp, or at a distance from the army.
oOt-pour', v. a. To effuse ; to emit. See Pour.
bOT-PbUR'lNG, ?!. Act of pouring out ; effusion.
oOt'ba^E, 7!. Open violence ; wanton abuse.
oOt'racjie, v. a. To injure or abuse violently.
oOt'rage, J). 11. To commit exorbitances.
bOT-RA'qfEoys (biit ra'jusj, a. Violent, furiousj

raging ; exorbitant ; enormous ; excessive.
OUT RA'qiEOlis-Lv (bCit ra'jus-le), ad. Violently,
bOT-RACjiEOUS-NESS (but ra'jiis-nes), re. Violence-

OUTKE (b-tti'),a. [Fr.J Extravagant ; Out of tho

common limits ; overstrained.
oOt-reach', v. a. To go beyond ; to overreach.
oOt ride', v. a. To pass by riding.
oOt-rijje', v. n. To ride or travel about.
oOt'rid-er, n. A servant or attendant on horse-
back, accompanying a carriage.
oOt'rig-ger, ?i. (JVaut.) A spar or piece of tim-
ber fur extending ropes or sails.

buT-RiGHT' (biit-rlt'), arf. Immediately; at once.

buT-Rl'VAL, v. a. To surpass in excellence.

oCt-rDn', v. a. To leave behind ; to exceed.

oOt sail.', v. a. To leave behind in sailing.

oOt-sell', v. a. To exceed in selling

bOT'siJT, 71. An opening; a beginning.

oOt shine', v. a. To excel in lustre.

oOt'side, 77. Surface; external part, the utmost.

oOt'sTde, a. Being without ; exterior.

oOt'sid-er, n. One who is not in a society.

biJT'SKiRT, 71. A suburb ; an out-part ; an outpost.

out-spread' (but-spred'), v. a. To diffuse.

oOtstand', v. a. & 71. To resist : — to standout.

oOt-stXnd'ing, a. Existing abroad ; unsettled

oOt-stare', v. a. To face down ; to browbeat.

bOT-STRijTCH', V. a. To extend ; to spread out.

bt)T-STRiDE', V. a. To surpass in striding.

bOT-STRlP', V. a. To outgo ; to leave behind.

oOt-talk' (-tawk'), V. a. To overpower by talk.

oOt-val'ue, v. a. To transcend in price.

bt')T-vTE' (biit vi'), V. a. To exceed ; to surpass.

oOt vote', v. a. To surpass by voting.

oOt-walk' (biit-w§iwk'), V. a. To exceed in walk-

oOt'-Wall, 71. An exterior wall.
btJT'wARD, a. External; exterior; not inward.
oOt'ward, lad. To outward parts, to foreign
bOT'wARD§, ) parts ; as, a ship outward bound.
buT'WARD-LV, ad. Externally ; in appearance.
bOT-WATCH' (■\vdch'),v.a. To surpass in watch-
oOt wear', v. a. To exceed in wearing. [ing-
oOt-weigh' (but-wa'), «. a. To exceed in weight;

to preponderate ; to excel in value.
oOt-wit', v. a. To overcome by stratagem.
bOT'woRK ( wiirk), 71. A work raised on the out-
side of the ditch of a fortified place : an exterior

OUT WORK' ( wiirk'), V. a. To outdo.
OUT WROUGHT' (but ra wt'), p. a. Outdone.
ou'ZEL (6'zl), ?t. A water-fowl: — a blackbird.
b'vAL, a. Shaped like an egg ; oblong ; ovate.
b'VAL, 71. A figure in the shape of an egg.
O-va'ri-OU.s, a. Consisting of eggs.
g-VA'iu-i/M, n. ; pi. o-v.i'Rf-A. [L.] (Mnat. ^

Bot.) The organ or receptacle ofthe ova or ovules;

6'VA-RV, 71. The seat of eggs or of impregnation:

— a case enclosing ovules or seeds.
b'VATE, u. Of an oval figure ; egg-shaped.
0-va'tion, n. An inferior sort of triumph.
6v'EN (dv'vn), 71. An arched cavity to hake in.
b'VRR,prep. Above; across; upon; througliuut.
b'VER, a(/. Above the top; more; throughuiit.—

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rlous meanings ; but more commonly with the
signification of excess or superiority.

o'VJER, a. Being above or beyond; upper.

0-VER-a-b6und', v. n. To abound too much.

6-VER-ACX', V. a. & n. To act more than enough.

5'VER-ALL§, n. pi. A kind of loose trousers.

6-ver-arch', v. a. To cover as with an arch.

5-VER-awe', ?!. a. To keep in awe ; to terrify.

o-ver-bal'ance, v. a. To throw the balance on
one side ; to outweigh ; to preponderate.

o'ver-bal-ance, ?t. A greater weight ; excess.

o-ver-bear' (6-ver-bAr'), v. a. To bear down ;
to overpower ; to overwhelm ; to repress.

o-VER-BEAR'lNG,p. a. Oppressive; despotic.

o-VER-bid', v. a. To bid more ; to bid too much.

6'VER-BOARD, ad. Off the ship ; out of the ship.

o-VER-biJr'den (5-ver-bUr'dn), v. a. To overload

O-VER-cAst', v. a. U. OVERCAST ; pp. overcast-
ing, overcast.] To cloud ; to darken : — to cast

_ or rate too high : — to sew over.

O'VER-CAST, a. Clouded; cloudy; obscured.

o-ver-char(^e', v. a. To charge or rate too high.

o'vER-CHARiJE, m. Too high a charge.

o-ver-cloOd', v. a. To cover with clouds.

O'VER-COAT, 71. An outside coat ; a great-coat.

5-VER-COME' (o-ver-kum'), v a. [i. overcame ;


vanquish ; to subdue ; to surmount.
O-VER-come', v. n. To gain the superiority.
O-VER-DO', «. a. &7i. [i. overdid; p;;. overdoing,

OVERDONE.] To do uioro than enough.
o'ver-d6se,7i. An excessive dose.

0-VER-DBAW',t), a. [i. OVERDREW , pp. OVERDRAW-
ING, OVERDRAWN.] To draw too much.

6 ver-drIve', v. a. To drive too hard.

o-ver-eye' (6-ver-T'), »• "• To superintend.

O'VER-FALL, n. A cataract: — a shoal or bank.

O-VER-FEED', v. a. &L n. [i. overfed ; pp. over
FEEDING, OVERFED.] To feed too iiiuch.

6-VER-FLow' (o-ver-tlo'). «. n. To be more than
full ; to spread ; to abound.

O-VER-FLOW', V. a. To deluge ; to inundate.

6'Veb-fl5w, n. An inundation ; exuberance.

O-VER-FLOW'ING, 71. Exuberance ; copiousness.

0-VER-Fi.,ow'iNG, p. a. Inundating; abundant.

6-VER-FRElGHT' (o-ver-frat'), v. a. [i. over-
ED or ovERFRAUGHT.] To load or freight too

O-VER GORqtE', V. a. To gorge too much.

0-VER-Gr5w', v. a. & n. [i. overgrew jpp, over-
growing, OVERGROWN.] To cover with growth :
— to riseabove : — to grow beyond.

o'ver-gbowth, n. Exuberant growth.

o-VER-Hang', v. a. & n. To jut or impend over.

5-VER-haul', v. a. To spread over ; to examine.

0-ver-he:ad' (o-ver-hed'), ad. Aloft ; above.

O-VER-HiiAR' (-her'), V. a. [i. overheard ; pp.
OVERHEARING, OVERHEARD.] To hear privately
or by chance, or without being spoken to.

6-VER-heat', ?). a. To heat too much.

6-ver-joy', v. a. To transport ; to delight.

o-ver-la'bqr, v. a. To exceed or oppress by labor.

O-VER-lade', u. ffi. To overburden.

o'ver-land, a. Done or carried on by land.

o-ver-lay', v. a. To smother ; to crush ; to cover.

o-ver-lay'ing, 71. A superficial covering.

o-VER-LEAP', V. a. To pass by a jump.

O'VER-LisATH-ER, 71. Upper-leather.

5-VEB-l,ie', v. a. [i. OVERLAY ; pp. overlting,
OVERLAIN.] To lie upon or over.

o-ver-live', v. a. To survive ; to outlive.

o-ver-load', v. a. To burden with too much.

6-VER-LOOK' (o-ver-luk'), 1^. a. To peruse; to
oversee ; to inspect : — to excuse : — to neglect.

0-ver-mAs'ter, v. a. To subdue ; to govern.

5-VER-mAtch', v. a. To be too powerful for.

o'ver-Match, 71. One of superior powers.

0-VER-mf;a§'ure (6-ver-mezh'ur), u. a. To meas-
ure or estimate too largely.

O'VER-MEA^-VRE (o'ver-mezh-ur), n. A surplus.

6'VER-MOST, a. Highest ; over the rest.

o-ver-much', a. Too much ; more than enougli,

o ver-mOch', ad. In too great a degree.

o-ver-night' (-nit'), n. Night before bed-time.

o-VER-nTght' (nit'), ad. Through the night.

o-VER-PASs', V. a. To pass over; to cross: — to
overlook ; to omit.

o-veb-past' (o-ver-pcist'), p. a. Gone ; past.

o-veb-pay', v. a. [i. OVERPAID ; pp. overpaying,
OVERPAID.) To pay too much,

o'ver-plDs, 77. That which remains ; a surplus.

o-VER-p6i§E', 77, a. To outweigh.

o'VER-PoiSE, n. A preponderant weight.

o-VER-Pow'ER, V. a. To be predominant over.

6-VER-PRESs', ?;. a. To overwhelm; to crush.

6 VER-PRlZE', V. a. To value at too high a price.

o-VER-RATE', V. a. To rate at too much.

o-verreach', v. a. To deceive ; to go beyond.

OVER RiiACH'ER, 71. One who overreaches.

O veb-ride', v. a. To ride over: — to ride too
much. — {Laio.) To supersede.

O-ver-rI'pen (-rl'pn), v. a. To make too ripe.

o-ver-riIle', v. a. To control; to govern ; to su-
persede — (Law.) To make void ; to reject.

o-veb-rOl'ing, p a Governing with superior
power ; controlling , directing.

o-VER-RtJN', V. a. To outrun: — to ravage: — to

__ overspread : — to alter the arrangement of.

o'VER-siiA, a. Foreign ; from beyond seas.

O ver-see', v. a. To superintend ; to overlook.

6-VER-SE'ER, n. One who oversees ; a supervi.sor.


OVERSET.] To turn bottom upwards; to over-
turn ; to upset ; to subvert.

5-VER-SET', V. n. To fall down ; to turn over.

o-ver-shade', v. a. To cover with darkness.

O-ver-shad'ow (o-ver-shad'o), v. a. To throvi'
a shade over ; to shelter ; to protect.

O-VER-SHOOT', V. a. & 77. [/. OVERSHOT ; pp. OVER'

SHOOTING, OVERSHOT.) To shoot beyond the
_ mark.

o'VER-SHoT- Wheel', 77. A wheel which is turned
_ by water flowing on the top of it.
o'ver-sight (o'ver-sit), n. Superintendence: —
_ a mistake ; an error : — inattention.
o-VER-SKiP', V. a. To pass by leaping ; to escape.

O-VER-SLEEP', V. a. & 71. [l. OVERSLEPT j pp. OVER-
SLEEPING, OVERSLEPT.] To slccp too long.

o-ver-spread' (o-ver-spred'),7) a. To cover over,

6-VER-STATE', V. a. To state too highly.

o-ver-st6ck', v. a. To fill too full ; to crowd.

6-VER-STRAlN', V. a. Sl n. To strain too far.

o'visRT, a. Open ; public ; apparent ; manifest. —
Overt act. (Law.) An open act that is capable of

_ being nianifestly proved.

6-VER-TAKE', v. a. [i. OVERTOOK ; pp. overtaking,
OVERTAKEN.] To catch by pursuit ; to take.

6-ver-Ta'ken (6-ver-ta'kii) p. From Overtake.

6-VEB-TASK', V. a. To task too much.

0-veb-thb6w' (o-ver-thro'), v. a. [i. overthrew ;
pp. overthrowing, overthrown.] To ruin; to
defeat ; to subvert ; to destroy ; to demolish ; to

o'VER-THROW (o'ver-thro), 71. Ruin ; defeat.

6-veb-tire', 71. a. To subdue with fatigue.

o'viiRT-LY, ad. In an overt manner ; openly.

o-ver-took' (6-ver-tuk'), i. From Overtake.

6-VEB-t6p', v. a. To rise above ; to surpass.

o-ver-trade', v. n. To trade too much.

6'VER-TURE, 7i. A proposal: — a flourish of music.

5-VER-TiJRN', V. a. To subvert ; to overthrow.
Sijn. — A vehicle, or a system of economy, may
be overturned ; an establishment, subverted ; a
government or edifice, overthrown ; natural order,
inverted ; decrees, reversed.

o'VER-TURN, n. A subversion ; an overthrow.

6-VER-TtJRN'A-BLE, a. That may be overturned.

o-ver-tubn'er, 77. One who overturns.

6-ver-vXl've, v. a. To rate at too high a price.

o-VER-ween',7). 71. To think highly or arrogantly.

5-VER-ween'ing, a. Vain ; conceited ; arrogant.

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o-ver-ween'ing-ly, ad. With arrogance.
OVER WEIGH' (o ver wa'),B. a. To preponderate.
o'VER-WElGHT (5'ver-wat), H. Preponderance.
o-VER-WHELM', V. a. To crush underneath.
O-VER-WHELM'iNG, p. a. Overflowing ; crushing.
0-VER-WHEL,M'lNG-LY, ad. So as to overvvliclui
O-VER-WORK' (o-ver-wiirli'))^'- "■• ['• overworked


■WORKED or ovERWRoriGHT.] To work too much ;

to tire or injure by labor.
O-VER-WROUGHT' (6-ver-r3.wt'), i. &. p From

Overwork. Labored too much : — worked all over,
O-vic'u-LAR, a. Relating to eggs.
o'vi-dOct, n. A duct to convey the ova.
o'vj-FORM, a. Having the shape of an egg.
o'viNE, a. Belonging to sheep.
O-viP'A-EOiJS, a. Producing young by eggs.
0-vi-p6§'lT, V. a. {E?it.) To lay or deposit eggs.
0-vi-Pp-§i"Tl0N, n. The act of "laying eggs.
O'vi-SAC, n. {Anat.) The cavity in the ovary

which contains the ovum.
o'voiDj^ a. Formed like an egg ; egg-shaped.
6'VO-LO, n. [It.] {Arch.) A convex moulding.
O-voL'p-^-Y, n. A treatise on eggs.
6'vuLE,n. (Bot.) A rudimentary seed,
o'ruM, n. ; pi. o'VA. [L.] An egg.
OWE (5), V. a. To be bound to pay, or to pay to ;
_ to be indebted to : — to have from.
OWE (6), V. n. To be bound or obliged.
OW'iNG (6'ing),p. a. Due, as a debt : — imputable to.
0\fij or bwL'ET, n. A bird that flies by night.
OWL, V. ru To carry on an unlawful trade.
owl'er, n. One who carries contraband goods.
Ow'let, n. A small owl ; an owl.
©■^L'tNG, n. An offence against public trade.
OWL'ish, a. Resembling an owl.
OWN (on), a. Belonging to ; as, my own.
5wN (on), V. a. To possess by right: — to confess.
OWN'er (o'ner), n. The rightful proprietor.
OWN'ER-SHiP (6'ner-shlp), n. Rightful possession.

ox, n. ; pi. ox'en (ofc'sn). A castrated bull.

Ox-Xl'ic, a. Obtained from sorrel.

ox'bow, n. A bow for yoking an ox.

ox'eye (ox'i), n. A plant ; a shrub.

6x'FL,Y, 71. A fly hatched under the skin of cattle

ox'i-DATE, V. a. To convert into an oxide ; to

ox I-DA'TION, 7!. Act of oxidizing

OX'IDE, n. A substance combined with oxygen
without being in the state of an acid. — Rust is an
oxide of iron.

ox'iD iZE, J) a. To convert into an oxide.

oxiD iZE MENT, n. Oxidation.

ox -STALL, ,1. A stand or stall for oxen.

6x'Y-9^EN, n. (Chem.) A gas which generates
acids and oxides, and forms the respirable or vital
part of common air.

ox'y-^EN-ATE, V. a. To impregnate with oxygen.

OX-Y-^EN A'TION, n. Act of oxygenating.

ox'yi^EN TzE,u a. To impregnate with oxygen.

Ox Y^'EN-oDs, a. Relating to oxygen.

ox'Y GON, n. A triangle with three acute angles.

Ox-VG'p-NAL, a. Having three acute angles.

6x-Y HY'DRO-qiEN, a. Applied to n blowpipe, which
is used to produce intense heat ; — also to a micro-
scope, which resembles a magic lantern.

ox'y-mel, 71. A mixture of vinegar and honey.

ox-Y-Mo'RON, n. {Rhet.) A figure by which a
word is used m a peculiar sense, or with pregnant
meaning ; as, " criLel kindness."

ox'y-tone, n. A word with an acute sound.

6'yer [o'yer, W. P. J. E. F Ja. Sm. ; by'er, S.
Wb.], n. A court of oyer and terminer is a judi-
cature, where causes are beard and determined.

5yes' [6-yes', S. Sm. R. ; 6-yis', fV. P F ; oya,
Ja.], n. [Fr. oijez.] (Law.) Hear ye: — a term
used by a sheriff or crier, as an introduction to a
proclamation. It is thrice repeated

ovs'TER, ?i. A bivalve testaceous fish.

0-z.E'NA (o-ze'ngi), n. An ulcer in the nostrils.


Pis a labial consonant, formed by a slight com-
pression of the lips, as in pelt.
PXb-u-l.^r, a. Affording food ; alimental.
PXb-u-la'tion, n. The act of feeding.
Pab'v-lous, a. Affording aliment ; alimental.
PXb' u-LUM,n. [L.J Food: aliment; support.
P.^-Ca'tion, n. The act of appeasing.
Pace, n. A step : — gait ; manner of walking : —

a motion of a horse : — a measure of 2^ feet ; one

fifth of a rod, or 3 feet and 3 tenths.
Pace, v. n. To move on slowly ; to go : — to move

jwith a particular gait, as a horse.
Pace, v. a. To measure by steps ; to direct to go.
Paced (past), a. Having a particular gait.
Pa9'er, n. One who paces : — a horse that paces.
PA-pHA' [pa-sha.'. K. Sm. R. C. ; pi'shi, Brande],

n. A Turkish governor ; a bashaw.
Pa-^ha'lic, 71. The jurisdiction of a pacha.
PXjEH'v-derm, 71. A thick-skinned quadruped.
PAjen-Y-DER'MA-TA, 71. ;7i. (Zoo7.) An order of

animals that liave thick skins, as Ihe elephant,

horse, hog, &c. ; pachyderms.
PXjeil-Y-DER'MA-ToDs, a. Relating to pachyderms.
PA-cfF'ic, ) a. Promoting peace ; peaceable ;
PA-clF'i-CAL, i mild ; gentle ; appeasing.
P59- I-FI-CA'TIpN, 71. The act of pacifying.
PX9 i-FJ CA'TpR [pas-e-fe-ka'tur, fV. P J E. C. ;

p?-slf'e-ka-tur, S.Ja. K. Sm.\, n. A peacemaker.
Pa clF'!-CA-Tp-RY, a. Tending to make peace.
Pi<p'!-Fi-ER, 71. One who pacifies.
PX9'irY,K.a. To appease ; tocpiiet, to compose.
PXCK, 71. A bundle: — a number of cards: — a

number of hounds : — a number of people, &c.
PXcK, V. a. To bind up ; to sort : — to send off.

PXcK, V 71. To tie up goods : — to go off in haste.
PXcK'AqiE, 71. A bale , goods packed ; a charge.
PXCK'CLOTH, n A cloth in which goods are

tied up.
Pack'er, 71, One who packs or binds.
PXCK'ET, 77. A small pack : — a mail of letters ; —

a post-ship, or vessel for letters and passengers.
PXcK'ET, V. a. To bind up or form in packets.
PXcK'ET-BOAT,7i. A vessel for carrying letters, &;c.
PXcK'HORSE, n. A horse of burden.
PXck'mXn, 77. A man who carries a pack.
PXck'sad-dle, 71. A saddle to carry burdens.
Pack'stAff, 77. A staff to support a pack.
PXcK'THREAD (pak'thred), 7t. Thread for

PXcK'WAX, n. A ligament in the neck of ruminant

PXcT, n. [pactum, L.] A bargain ; a covenant.
Pac'tion, 77. A bargain ; contract ; pact.
PXcTipN-AL, a. By way of bargain or covenant.
PAC-Ti"Tlovs, a. Settled by agreement.
PXd, n. An easy-paced horse: — a saddle: — a

PXd, v. n. To travel gently : — to rob on foot.
PXd, 7j a. To furnish with a pad; to stuff: — to

impregnate with a mordant.
PXd'ding, 77. Stuffing: — impregnation of cloth

with a mordant.
PXd'dle, v. n. To row ; to play in the water.
PXd'dle, 7). a. To feel ; to play with ; to row.
PXd'dle, 77. An oar used by a single rower
PXd'dqck, 77. A frog or toad : — a small enclosure.
PXd'dy, 77. Rice in the husk : — a species of her

on : —a cant word for an Irishman.

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PSd'lock, 71. A pendent or hanging lock.
Pad-ua-sov' (pad-u-soi'), 71. A kind of silk stuff.
P^'an (pe'jn), n.' [L.] A song of triumph or

praise : — an ancient poetic foot of four syllables.
Pa'gan, ?!. A worshipper of idols or false gods ;

a heathen ; a gentile ; an idolater.
Pa'san or PA'GAN-iSH, a. Heathenish; gentile.
Pa'gan-i.^M, 71. Religion of pagans ; heatlienisni.
Pa'gan-ize, v. a. To render heathenish.
PAqtE, n. One side of the leaf of a book ; contents

of a page ; a vvrituig : — a boy ; a youth or ser-
vant attached to a high personage.
Page, v. a. To mark, as the pages of a book.
*Pa9'EANT o?-Pa'(,4EANT [paj'ent,_S. fV. J. F. K.

Sm. C. ; pa'jent, P. E. R. fVb. ; pa'je-ant or paj'-

ent, Ja.], n.' A pompous show ; a spectacle.
*PX9^'eant, a. Showy ; pompous ; ostentatious.
*PA(^'EANT-Ry, n. Pomp ; show ; a spectacle.
Pa9^'!-nal, a. Consisting of pages.
Plft'iNG, ?i. The marking of pages. [pagoda

Pa 'god, n. An East Indian idol and temple ; a
Pa-g6'da, n. An East Indian temple containing

an idol : — an Indian coin.
Paid (pad), i. &p. From Pay.
Pail (pal), n. A wooden vessel for water, &c.
Pail'fOl, n. The quantity that a pail will hold.
Pain, n. An uneasy sensation of body or mind ;

distress ; suffering ; agony : pang ; anguish : —

penalty. — PL The throes of childbirth ; pangs.
Pain, v. a. To afflict with pain ; to torment.

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