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Accommodate (ak-kom'mo-dát), a. Suit voices, or a principal instrument; also, the cept in the past participle. -SYN. To perable; fit; adapted. Means accornmodate harmony of a figured base, or thorough base. form, fulfil, realize, effect, effectuate, obto the end.' Sir R. L'Estrange.

- Accompaniment of the scale, the harmony tain, complete, execute, achieve, perfect, Accommodatelyt (ak-kom'mo-dat-li), adv. assigned to the series of notes forming the equip, furnish Suitably; fitly.

diatonic scale, ascending and descending. Accomplishable (ak-kom'plish-a-bl), a. Of all these Moses ... held fit to give an account (6) In painting, an object accessory to the Capable of accomplishment. accommodately to the capacity of the people. principal object, and serving for its orna Accomplished (ak-kom'plisht), p. and a.

Dr. H. More.

ment or illustration. (c) In her. anything 1. Completed; effected; an accomplished Accommodatenesst (ak-kom'mo-dat-nes), added to a shield by way of ornament, as fact. — 2. Perfected; finished; consummate: 1. Fitness. 'Aptness and accommodate

the belt, mantling, supporters, &c.; also, a used either in a good or bad sense; as, an acness to the great purpose of men's salva secondary bearing, as a saltier, bend, fess, complished scholar; an accomplished villain. tion.' Hallywell &c., about a principal one.

3. Possessing accomplishments; having the Accommodating (ak-kom'mo-dat-ing), a. Accompanist (ak-kum'pan-ist), n. The per attainments and graces of cultivated or Obliging; yielding to the desires of others; former in music who plays the accompani fashionable society. "An accomplished and disposed to comply and to oblige another; ment.

beautiful young lady.' Thackeray. as, an accommodating man; an accommodat- Accompany (ak-kum'pa-ni), v.t. pret. & pp. Accomplisher (ak-kom'plish-ėr), n. One ing disposition.

accompanied; ppr. accompanying. (Fr. ac who accomplishes. Accommodation (ak-kom'mo-dā"shon), n. compagner, to accompany-ac for ad, to, Accomplishing (ak-kom'plish-ing),n. 1. The [L. accommodatio, accommodationis. See

and compagnon, a companion. See COM act of accomplishing.–2. The thing accomACCOMMODATE.] 1. The act of accommo PANION.] 1. To go with or attend as a com plished. (Rare.] dating; as, (a) adjustment; adaptation ; panion or associate on a journey, walk, &c.; I shall simply enumerate, as ends, all that a uni. especially, the adaptation or application of as, a man accompanies his friend to church, versity should accomplish, although these accomone thing to another by analogy, as the or on a tour.–2. To live along with, as a plishings may, strictly considered, often partake

more of the character of means. Sir W. Hamilton. words of a prophecy to a subsequent event. companion; to act as companion to; to comMany of these quotations were probably intended panion.

Accomplishment (ak-kom'plish-ment), n. as nothing more than accommodations. Palty. Harry, I do not only marvel where thou spendest

1. The act of accomplishing or carrying into (6) Adjustment of differences; reconcilia thy time, but also how thou art accompanied.

effect; fulfilment; as, the accomplishment of

Shak. a prophecy; the accomplishment of our tion, as of parties in dispute. "To come to

They are never alone that are accompanied with terms of accommodation. Macaulay. (c) Pro

desires or ends.-2. Acquirement; attainnoble thoughts.

Sir P. Sidney.

ment; especially such as belongs to cultivision of conveniences; the act of supplying

3. To exist along with; to go together; to be vated or fashionable society. & want.

associated or connected with: said of things; I was then young enough, and silly enough, to St. James's Church had recently been opened

the accommodation of the inhabitants of this new
as, pain accompanies disease.

think gaming was one of their accomplishments.

Chesterfield. quarter.

Macaulay. There is reason to believe that different diseases
2. The state of being accommodated; fit-

can so accompany each other as to be united in the Yet wanting the accomplishment of verse.
same individual.

ness; state of adaptation: followed by to,
sometimes by with.
4. To cohabit with.

Syn.Completion, fulfilment, perfection, per

formance, acquirement, embellishment, orThe organization of the body with accommodation

The phasma, having assumed a bodily shape, or to its functions.

nament, qualification.

other false representation, accompanies her, at least
as she imagines.

Sir T. Herbert. Accompt (ak-kount'), n. An account. See
Socinus' main design. was to bring all the

ACCOMPTANT. mysteries of Christianity to a full accommodation SYN. To attend, escort, wait on, go with.

Acwith the general notion of man's reason. South. Accompany (ak-kum'pa-ni), v. i. 1. To be Accomptablet (ak- kount'a-bl), a.

3. Anything which supplies a want, as in

a companion or associate; as, to accompany
with others. -2. To cohabit. (Rare or ob-

I do not stand accomplable to reason.
respect of ease, refreshment, and the like;

Beau. GFX anything furnished for use; a convenience: solete.)

Accomptant (ak-kountant), n. A reckoner; chiefly applied to lodgings; as, accommoda

The king,
... loved her, and accompanied with a computer; an accountant. [Accompt and ac-

tion for man and beast.
her only, till he married Elfrida.

comptant are obsolete or nearly so (account, A volume of Shakspere in cach pocket, a small

3. In music, to perform the accompanying accountant, being now generally written), bundle with a thange of linen slung across his shoul. part in a composition.

though they may still be used in the formal ders, an oaken cudgel in his hand, complete our Accomplice (ak-kom'plis), n. [Prefix ac for or legal style. pedestrian's accommodations. Sir W. Scott.

ad, to, and the older E. complice, Fr. com Accompting-dayt (ak-kount'ing-dā), n. 4. Specifically, in com. a loan of money, plice, L. complex, complicis, confederate, Day of reckoning. either directly, or by becoming security for participant-con, with, and plico, to fold, Accoraget (ak-kurāj), v.t. Same as Accourthe repayment of a sum advanced by an plica, a fold, a stem which appears also in age. Spenser. other, as by a banker. - Accommodation bill E. comply, ply, double, triple, &c. See PLY, Accord (ak-kord'), n. [Fr. accord, agreeor note, a bill or note of exchange drawn &c.) 1.7 A partner or co-operator: with ment-prefix ac for ad, to, and L. cor, cordis, and accepted raise money on, and not out any bad sense.

the heart, formed like L. concors, discors, E. given like a genuine bill of exchange in pay

Success unto our valiant general,

concord, discord.] 1. Agreement; harmony ment of a debt, but merely intended to ac

And happiness to his accomplices ! Shak.

of minds; consent or concurrence of opicommodate the drawer: colloquially called 2. An associate in a crime; a partner or par

nions or wills; assent. With full accord to å wind bill and a kite. - Accommodation

our demands. Shak.
ladder (naut.), a
taker in guilt. It is followed by with before

These all continued with one accord in prayer and
light ladder hüng
a person, and in or of before the crime; as,

over the side of a

A was an accomplice with B in the murder
of C.

2. The union of different sounds which is ship at the gang

Thou the cursed accomplice of his treason.' Johnson. Dryden uses it with to

agreeable to the ear; concord; harmony. way to facilitate before a thing.

Those sweet accords are even the angels' lays, ascending from,

Sir Davies. or descending to,

Childless Arturius, vastly rich before,
Thus by his losses multiplies his store,

3. Agreement; just correspondence of things; boats.-Accommo

Suspected for accomplice to the fire,

harmony; as, the accord of light and shade dation lands lands

That burnt his palace but to build it higher. in painting. bought by a build


Beauty is nothing else but a just accord and muer or speculator

SYN. Abetter, accessory, assistant, asso tual harmony of the members, animated by a healthwho erects houses ciate, confederate, coadjutor.

ful constitution.

Dryden. thereon, and then

Accompliceship(ak-kom'plis-ship), n. State 4. Will; voluntary or spontaneous impulse leases portions of being an accomplice. (Rare.]

or act; unaided action or operation : used thereof upon an Accomplicity (ak-kom-plis'i-ti), n. The

both of persons and things, and preceded improved ground

state of being an accomplice. Quart. Rev. by own.
rent. - Accommo-

Being more forward, of his own accord he went
dation works,
Accomplish (ak-kom'plish), v.t. (Fr. accom-

unto you.

2 Cor. viii. 17. works which a rail. plir, to finish-prefix ac for ad, to, and L.

All animal substances exposed to the air turn al. way company is Accommodation Ladder. compleo, to complete. See COMPLETE.] 1. To kaline of their ozun accord.

Arbuthnot. required by 8 and complete; to finish entirely; to reach the

5. Adjustment of a difference; reconcilia9 Vict. xx. to make and maintain for the end of.

tion; as, the mediator of an accord. accommodation of the owners and occupiers That he would accomplisk seventy years in the of land adjoining the railway, as gates,

If both are satisfied with this accord, desolation of Jerusalem.

Dan. ix. 2.

Swear by the laws of knighthood on my sword. bridges, culverts, fences, &c. 2. To make complete by making actual; to

Dryden. Accommodative (ak-kom'mo-dat-iv), a. execute; to carry out; to fulfil or bring to Specifically, in law, an agreement between Furnishing accommodation.

pass; as, to accomplish a vow, promise, pur parties for the settlement of some controAccommodator (ak-kom'mo-dát-ér), n. One pose, or prophecy

versy, and which, when executed, bars or who accommodates or adjusts.

Thus will I accomplish my fury upon them. terminates a suit.
Accomodet (ak-kom-od"), v.t. To accommo-

Ezek, vi. 12. Accord (ak-kord'), v.t. 1. To make to agree date.

This that is written must yet be accomplished in or correspond; to adapt, as one thing to an-
Accompanablet (ak-kum'pan-a-bl), a. (See

Luke xxii. 37 other. (Rare.]
ACCOMPANY.) Sociable. Sir P. Sidney. Hence-3. To gain; to obtain as the result

Her hands accorded the lute's music to the voice.
Accompanier (ak-kum'pa-ni-er), n. One of successful exertions; to achieve. To ac-

Sidney. who accompanies

complish twenty golden crowns. Shak. 2. To bring to an agreement; to settle, adAccompaniment (ak-kum'pa-ni-ment), n. 4. To make complete by furnishing what is just, or compose; to reconcile; as, to accord [Fr. accompagnement. See ACCOMPANY.] wanting; as, (a)t to equip; to provide. The controversies. When they were accorded Something that attends as a circumstance, armourers accomplishing the knights.' Shak. from the fray.' Spenser. or which is added by way of ornament to It (the moon) is fully accomplished for all those All which particulars, being confessedly knotty and the principal thing, or for the sake of sym ends to which providence did appoint it.

difficult, can never be accorded but by a competent metry. Specifically, (a) in music, the sub

Bp. Wilkins. stock of critical learning.

South. ordinate part or parts performed by instru. (6) To equip or furnish with certain accom 3. To grant; to give; to concede; as, to acments accompanying a voice, or several plishments or attainments : hardly used ex. cord to one due praise.


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Accourtt (ak-kört), c.6. (From prefix ac est

, 18, and court." See COURT, n.) To entertain with courtesy. 'Accourting each her tend rich lavish feast.' Spenser. Accoustrements, t 1. pl

. Same as Accoutre

Accouter(ak-köftér), e.t. To accoutre(which


laguterments k-köfter-ments ), 14. pl.
scoontrements (which see)
Lexutre (ak-kötér), t.t. pret & pp. accou-
red; ppr, daruring. (Fr. accoutrer, 0. Fr.
Betonstrer, to equip-prefix ac for ad, to, and
he couture, 0.Fr. conusture, It costura, a
sam, sewing, needlework, from L consu-
tuz, a stitching together, and this from
met, together, and suo, sutum, to sew.) To
dress; to equip or furnish; specífically, to
Utay in a military dress; to put on, or to
frais) vith a military dress and arms; to
equip for military service.

Upon the word,
Atatred as I was I plunged in.

The survey the bare outworks of this our

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a be undodel but that all was made with

decoutrements (ak-körtér-ments), 17. pl.
Tres; equipage; trappings; specifically, in
military dress and arms; equipage for

fe mütary service. 'How gay with all the

PE acestrements of war!' Philips

T! 1.0991 (ak - koi'), et 10. Fr. accoyer, to det-L ad, and quictus, quiet. See Coy.) 1 lo render quiet; to soothe; to caress. The band words accord, voxing great love to me.

Spenser. !To dishearten or subdue; to daunt.

This is your carelesse corage accord. Spenser. doooylt (ak-koil'), v.i. (0.Fr, accoillir Nah itaccueillir), to gather together- AC de ter ad, to, and coilli (L colligere), to

to billet dee COIL ] To gather together; to

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The OUTBOL o mare mos stan one basanit

hey had taigi itu DER Kat we can

1 Jug i ES, ezin limes, internadas

Ez und be glad, for I am yoe mine

2. Io rock o objecte *The motion of
the sims where ST Fours ate aconted." Sir
1. Brown-$* To piga is a debt; to set to

the credito, 23. & pojact samounted to his
cĆ LE PLESE to be transaction date, and SETTIDE* To give 3D 4000nt, reason, or
sy rs 201-TX Hamny,
pritE O Talte dibe thing: also, the doon en lunatico of: to count for; to explain.

'$ way of conventing the sobidity of ice.' AoABA 13.

Account (E-kruntni L To render an han I partei-2. Sazrative; relativa;

300cont of the ci aiutticalars, to answer

IR 3 respond character followed by Statement of facts: recital of particular with or to before s per ca. for before 3 totally fat kalan-2, is

tumete und eTents, Terbal or writies: thing; as, an BEI RT doostent with or to
14, 12 Sams of the retuition in France
4 kate desi in general of reasons, cases,

tine treasures for money received
fata. Coagrame
PUUDE, de, erpasatory of same event:

To this public functionaries sest scrant

24 tinctory Goosi has yet been given
them beurena - á 1. explanatot explain: simb fer, as idezess scoounts for

2 To give reasons; to assist the causes; to
FADERS or risication of one's condact,
நாம் தழrea o a Tperior.

poverty. To rectos Calendar months

by which months we still acourt'
கோவிர ENA Like mri 2 | Heder. - To actoat of with qualifying
Onze stone bet sasine e korere I e Rezan or omsideration; ground; as, on! Foris), to hold in esteeta; to value
all sorts; 00 every account. -7. High It s rezy was acting scene s the days of

extmatico; esteem; distinction; dignity; i
Trafiyaateam plaiCE
AUSV Asages aun en pers was to be di

oncepce or importance. Ten of de Accountt (ak-komt 1. Accounted; reck-
We arty,

Pope. - 8. Poat; advantage; that oded Was with long use account no sin.' - Amandma ti, agreeably, conformacij, or

ix, a result of production worthy of estima. Shak. [In older editions this is printed

tica; 34, to find our scoount in a pursuit; accounra) man may, wird met mi a zodi conscience,

to turn to comment -9. Regard; behalf, sake; Accountability (sk-toant'a-bil1-ti), n. The
24, all this troable I bare incurred on your state of being accountable or liable; liability
acowni – 10. In xock-broking, the opera to the payment of money or of damages;

tik on the stockerchange performed responsibility for a trust; liability to give Accordingly (x-kor1 izliy, adr

during the period before the fortnightly account and to receive reward or punish

Bettlinz-da. -To go on the account, a phrase ment for actions. The awful idea of acMeer, vendly wrte white is faith and formsrir use of one who joined a piratical countability.' R Holl

watu wll be rewardei sergly. expetition; to tam pirate: probably from Accountable (ak-kount'a-bl), a. 1 Liable -

An tángy, Comandanting, Thon, Thiere. the parties sharing as in a commercial ven. to pay or make good in case of loss; refore. Whatefore wee under THEREFRE.

sponsible for a trust; liable to be called Accordion akkrk-10), Prem scurd.) I hope it is 59 new thing for gentlemen of fortune to account; answerable to a superior; as, a A real! kegat wind instrument whom toes

toate and on the secours, to change a captain sheriff is accountable as bailiff and receiver 20 perated by the piay A wise

Sir W. Scots

of goods; every man is accountable to God -Torsake acerint,t to form an expectation; for his conduct-2 0f which an account Duis attentina and the harta to judge; to reckon.

can be given; that can be accounted for: in Tschet pert..

makes account to find no sier this use opposed to unaccountable (Rare.) Accordionist (2-stica-Est), R. A player der a:7-es for this assertion out of those rery Scripcares which are commonly urged against it.

- Accountable receipt, a written acknow.

ledgment of the receipt of money or goods

Milton. Asorporate (ak-korporát), et

They made so account bat that the navy should be

to be accounted for by the receiver. It difwww, operatur, to join to-ac for absolutely master of the seas.


fers from an ordinary receipt or acquittance ad, tv, ani care, oprorus, the body) TO -To make acormint of, to hold in estimation

in that the latter imports merely that money of esteer; to value: generally with an ad

has been paid-Six. Amenable, answerCum og fyrirt & Te Kurancho is a mere jective of quantity, as much, little, no, &c.; Accountableness (ak-kount'a-bl-nes), *.

able, responsible. 24, he makes no account of difficulties.

The state of being accountable; account

What is the son of man that thou makest account Accorporation /ak-kot-rá"shan), Y.. In.

Ps. cxliv. 3-

Accountably (ak-kount'a-bli), adt. In an
-Writ of account, in law, a writ which the
- 1

accountable manner.
Acoust (24 kt), ut (Pr aeroster L Lac
plaintift brings demanding that the defend. Accountant (ak-kount'ant), R.

One skilled costare ac tot ad, W. and Lusta (Pr dite),

ant shoald render his just account, or show bee COAST.) 1 To come side : good cause to the contrary. Called also an

in or who keeps accounts; one who makes boy at it face to face; to draw Dear; to Action of Account. - To open an account, to

the keeping or examination of accounts his

profession; an officer in a public office who pornch; $t make up to

enter it for the first time in a ledger or other has charge of the accounts
1994 Audrw,
what's that? Aceast book. - Account current, a running account, Accountantt (ak-kount'ant), a.


and the statement of the mercantile trans able; responsible. (In this extract the shoot of the verb is actions of one person with another, drawn

His otience is so as it appears, suppressed) 2 To speak to; to address, out in the form of debtor and creditor, and Accountant to the law upon that pain.

1 frutansted , I Bard. I echt Dryden, in the order of their dates -- Account sales, Accountant-general (ak-kountant jener:
With the distane glade 1 aulast.

Pope a separate account rendered to the mer-
chant by his broker, showing the goods sold,

al), n. The principal or responsible account-
The following Grade Ix womewhat peculiar,
the prices obtained, and the net result after

ant in a public office or in a mercantile or Auths I sirvd a solens souci deduction of all necessary expenses; also, a

banking house or company, as in the offices similar account rendered by the merchant

of excise and customs, Bank of England, &c.; 2. To tandet a, to alferin.

formerly also an officer in chancery who re-
to the consigner of goods, showing the net
proceeds of each consignment, after deduc-

ceived all monies lodged in court and de-
Ms. ** Vist's the best the tagtatha Fuller,
tion of freight, commission, &c.—Account, Accountantship(ak-kountant-ship), n. The

posited the same in the Bank of England. Accost tak kut').

To adjoin

.The khustes wheth to the arreste.' Spencer, of the details of an event or series of con- Account-book (ak-kount

byk), n. A book in Accortable (ek wat'a bl), a Capable of

nected events, which the speaker need not which accounts are kept. being arritet, Ry of scetus, familiar

have witnessed or been engaged in. He Account-day (ak - kount'dá), 1. The bench are free, et maal, aceastable berpie. may have drawn his information from hear

monthly settling day on the Stock Exchange,
say, from books, newspapers, or the like.

In het a term
Accostad (ak kirt'ert), a
Narratine is a continuous story of consecu-

when differences are adjusted between stockused when charges are placed on each side of

holders and stockbrokers tive incidents, dependent upon each other Accouple † (ak-ku'pl), v.t. (Fr. accouplers thiet charya, a*, a pale wernated by six

for meaning and value, and generally with TH 24 16 it alw applied to two beasts which the narrator has been personally con

to couple-L. ad, to, and copulo, to join. See walking ot running side by side nected. Recital is a statement of a series

COUPLE.) To join or link together; to unite. Accoucheur (ak ki stu:1), n. (Pr, mantof events, and usually implies that the

The Englishmen accoupied themselves with the

Frenchmen midwife - a fost out, and anscher, to lie or

events peculiarly interest or affect the feel. lay , soul the throne 0. Fr, colcher, ings of the reciter.

Accouplement (ak-ku'pl-ment), T. 1. The frinn I. collocare, to place, lay Ses COECH.

A connected and probable account can be given

act of accoupling or connecting in pairs; A man mal wil americal practitioner who only by comparing the evidence. Bancroft.

junction; also, the act of copulating. Rare] attle wintieni iri stilbirth. Cynthia was rauch pleased with my narrative.

The son, born of such an accouplement, shall be Accoucheuse (Akkó shen), n. [Fr.) A mid


most untoward. Old men fall easily into recitals of past transactions. 2. That which serves to connect; specifically, Account (ak-krrant'), n. O acompt--ac

Abset de caudron many cookes accoyld. Spenser. AC Akredit (ak-kredit), v.t. [Fr. accréditer, A to give authority or credit to, to accredit- AC L 28, 10, and credo, ereditum, to trust. See (kzto) 1 To repose confidence in; to trest; to esteem or have a high opinion of. Thár most considerable and accredited ministar Burke.

:.. protect and accredit him, in The standast the most contradictory to their own

Sir W. Scott. 1. To smer credit or authority on; to AC tune with authority. Beeg tured as well by these reasons as by many which I could tell you, which accredit and

Shelton la bene pleased indeed that he censures some metas I should have been with unmixed comnadzote; iar bis censure will

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lo believe; to put credit in. Els acredited and repeated stories of apparitions, vidcraft, and possession, so silly, as well as Tetras

, at they might have nauseated the respect for wonder.

Sonthey. beneditation (ak-kred'i-ä'shon), n. The

crediting, or state of being accredheresa (sk-kres), 0. i. (Laccresco, accretum, berase, to grow to-ad, to, and cresco,

, increase, To accrue (which see). Mira C2008 (-kres sens), n. Actof increasDe gelual growth or increase; accretion, Teset screence of belief from the unwatched benetas da general, never contradicted hearsay.


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tenterontis, ppr. of accresco. See TEDxL) Increasing ; growing; specifi

ht, in het applied to the parts of the a os cerola which grow larger after kazete (ak - Irët'), ai. (See ACCRESCE.) A

la mort by accretion; to gather additions se sittent. Rare.)-2. To be added to;


Trial Man's Wits.

Boa na, that almost excessive power, as was na, tich is day by day accreting to it


Alkita. In bot.grown together.

Vistama, terase, from aceresco, accre

in carp. a tie or brace. tot al, and ( fr unnpte, a calculation, from Sex. Narrative, narration, relation, recital, Accourage t (ak-ku rij), v.t. 10. Fr. accouL ennputs, to sam up.reckim. The modem

explanation, computation, reckoning, sake, rager. See COURAGE.] To encourage. Pr um, umter, Desent the same change end, reason, advantage, consideration, value,

But he endeavoured with speaches milde in into n n our own word.) 1 A reckon. importance

Her to recomfort, and accourage bold. Spenser.

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Accourtt (ak-kõrt'), v.t. [From prefix ac or accrescing: a growing to; an increase by 2. In bot. lying against anything: used in or ad, to, and court. See COURT, n.] To en natural growth; an addition; specifically, an opposition to incumbent, or lying upon tertain with courtesy. Accourting each her increase by an accession of parts externally,

something; as, accumfriend with lavish feast.' Spenser. A mineral or unorganized body can undergo no

bent cotyledons. Accoustrements, t n. pl. Same as Accoutre change save by the operation of mechanical or

Accumbentt (ak-kum'ments. chemical forces; and any increase of its bulk is due

bent), n. One who reAccouter(ak-ko'ter), v.t. To accoutre(which

to the addition of like particles to its exterior: it
augments not by growth but by accretion. Owen.

clines, as at meals; one
Accouterments (ak-kö'tér-ments), n. pl.
2. In med. the growing together of parts

placed at a dinner-table. Accoutrements (which see). naturally separate, as the fingers or toes.

A penance must be done

Accuinbent Ovule
3. The thing added; an accession: commonly
Accoutre (ak-kö'ter), v.t. pret. & pp. accou-

by every accumbent in sitting

(Thlaspi arvense). out the passage through all used in the plural, and restricted to those

these dishes. tred; ppr. accoutring. [Fr. accoutrer, O.Fr.

Bp. Hall. accessions made slowly and gradually by Accumbingt (ak-kum'bing), a. Fitted or accoustrer, to equip-prefix ac for ad, to, and

some external force. Fr. couture, 0. Fr. cousture, It. costura, a

intended for accubation. Accumbing places.'
seam, sewing, needlework, from L. Consu-
As careful peasants with incessant toil,

Sir T. Browne.
Bring earth to vines in bare and rocky soil,
tura, a stitching together, and this from
So those accrctions to the mind will bring,

Accumulate (ak-kū'mū-lāt), v. t. pret. & pp. con, together, and suo, sutum, to sew.] To Whence fond regard and just esteem will spring. accumulated; ppr. accumulating. (L. accudress; to equip or furnish; specifically, to

Crabbe. mulo, accumulatur, to heap up--ad, to, and array in a military dress; to put on, or to 4. In law, the adhering of property to some cumulus, a heap. See CUMULATE.) To heap furnish with a military dress and arms; to thing else, by which the owner of one thing

up; to pile; to amass; to collect or bring equip for military service. becomes possessed of a right to another:

together; as, to accumulate earth or stones; Upon the word, generally applied to the increase which

to accumulate causes of misery; to accumuAccoutred as I was I plunged in.

Shak. sometimes takes place on land situated on late wealth.
When we survey the bare outworks of this our
the bank of a river or the sea. When the

To grow

In the seventeenth century a statesman who was globe, when we see so vast a hody accoured with so accretion is by small and imperceptible at the head of affairs Inight easily, and without giving noble a furniture of air, light, and gravity . . . what degrees it belongs to the owner of the land scandal, accumulate in no long time an estate amply else can be concluded but that all was made with

immediately behind, but if it is sudden and sufficient to support a dukedon. Macaulay. manifest design?

considerable it belongs to the crown. In

SYN. To collect, pile up, amass, gather, agAccoutrements (ak-kö'ter-ments), n. pl. Scots law, the term is applied to the render gregate, heap together. Dress; equipage; trappings; specifically, ing any right, originally defective or imper- Accumulate (ak-kū'mū-lãt), v.i. military dress and arms; equipage for fect, complete, by some posterior act on the

to a great size, number, or quantity; to inmilitary service. 'How gay with all the

part of him from whom the right is derived. accoutrements of war!' Philips.

crease greatly; as, public evils accumulate. Thus, where one not infeft conveys land,

Il fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Accoy + (ak - koi'), v.t. (0.Fr. accoyer, to giving a precept of infeftment which is acted

Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. quiet-L. ad, and quietus, quiet. See Cor.] on, the subsequent infeftment of the seller

Goldsmith. 1. To render quiet; to soothe; to caress. renders valid the prior infeftment of the Accumulatet (ak-kū'mū-lāt), a. Collected With kind words accoyd, vowing great love to ine. purchaser.

into a mass or quantity; increased; intensiSpenser

Accretive (ak-krēt'iv), a. Of or pertaining fied. 2. To dishearten or subdue; to daunt.

A more accumulate degree of felito accretion; increasing by growth; growing; city.' South Then is your carelesse corage accoied. Spenser. adding to by growth. "The accretive motion Accumulation (ak-kū'mū-lā"shon), n. 1. The Accoylt (ak - koil'), v.i. [0.Fr. accoillir of plants.' Glanville.

act of accumulating; the state of being ac. (Mod. Fr. accueillir), to gather together, Accriminatet (ak-krim'in-át), v.t. (L. ad, cumulated; an amassing; a collecting togeac for ad, to, and coillir (L. colligere), to to, and criminor, criminatus, to accuse of ther. collect. See COIL.] To gather together; to crime, from crimen, a crime.] To charge It is essential to the idea of wealth to be susceptible crowd. with a crime.

of accumulation; things which cannot, after being About the caudron many cookes accoyld. Spenser. Accrimination (ak - krim'in - å"shon), n. produced, be kept for some time before being used Accusation. (Rare.]

are never, I think, regarded as wealth. Accredit (ak-kred'it), v.t. [Fr. accréditer,

F. S. Mul. to give authority or credit to, to accredit Accroacht (ak-kroch), v.i. (Fr. accrocher, Specifically, in law, the concurrence of seveL. ad, to, and credo, creditum, to trust. See

to fix on a hook, from croc, crochet, a hook, ral titles to the same thing, or of several CREED. ) 1 To repose confidence in; to

from a root both Teutonic and Celtic See circumstances to the same proof.-2. That trust; to esteem or have a high opinion of.

CROOK.] 1. To hook, or draw to one's self, which is accumulated; as, a great accumu*Their most considerable and accredited

as with a hook. - 2. In old laws, to assume lation of sand at the mouth of a river.-ACministers.' Burke. the exercise of royal prerogatives.

cumulation of degrees, in universities, the His party will protect and accredit him, in

Accroachment (ak-króch'ment), n. Act of taking of several degrees together, or at spite of conduct the most contradictory to their own

accroaching; an attempt to assume the royal smaller intervals than usual, or than is generprinciples. Sir W. Scott. prerogative; an encroachment.

ally allowed by the rules. - Accumulation of 2. To confer credit or authority on; to Accrue (ak-krö'), v... pret. & pp. accrued ; power, a term applied to that amount of force stamp with authority.

ppr. accruing. [Fr. accrue, n. increase, or capacity for motion which exists in some Being moved as well by these reasons as by many

accrů, pp. of accroitre, to increase; 0.Fr. machines at the end of intervals of time, other which I could tell you, which accredit and

accroistre, acrestre, accresser; Pr. acreisser, during which the velocity of the moving fortifie mine opinion. Shelton. from L. accrescere, to increase, from ac for

body has been constantly accelerated. I am better pleased indeed that he censures some ad, to, and cresco, to grow, seen

also in cres- Accumulative (ak-kū'mū-lat-iv), a. Causthings than I should have been with unmixed com cent, decrease, increase.] 1. To grow; to ing accumulation; accumulating; heaping mendation; for his censure will ... accredit his praises. increase; to augment.

up. Cowper. Hence, specifically-3. To send with creden

And though power failed, her courage did accrue. Accumulatively (ak-kū'mū-lāt-iv-li), adv.

Spenser. tials, as an envoy,

In an accumulative manner; in heaps. 2. To be added, as increase, profit, or dam

Accumulator (ak-kū'mū-lāt-ėr), n. One They returned to court with no further pretension age; to be gained or obtained; to proceed or

who or that which accumulates, gathers, or to power or influence than an ambassador in our days when he returns from the country to which he is spring; as, a profit accrues to government

amasses; specifically, in mech. an indiaaccredited.

3. White.
from the coinage of copper; a loss accrues

rubber spring, either simple or compound, 4. To believe; to put credit in. from the coinage of gold and silver. - Accru

which accumulates lifting force and can be ing costs, in law, expenses incurred after He accredited and repeated stories of apparitions,

applied to many useful purposes in ships, and witchcraft, and possession, so silly, as well as judgment.

machines, workshops, &c. monstrous, that they might have nauseated the Accruet (ak-krö'), n. Something that ac

Accuracy (ak'kū-ra-si), n. {From accurate.) coarsest appetite for wonder.

cedes to or follows the property of another.

The condition or quality of being accurate;
Accreditation (ak-kred'it-a"shon), n.
The Accrued (ak-kröd'), a. In her. full-grown: a

extreme precision or exactness; exact conact of accrediting, or state of being accredterm sometimes applied to trees.

formity to truth, or to a rule or model; Accrument (ak-krö'ment), n. That which

freedom from mistake; nicety; correctness; Accresce (ak-kres'), v. i. (L.accresco,accretum, accrues; addition, increase. Jer. Taylor.

as, the value of testimony depends on its to increase, to grow to-ad, to, and cresco, (Rare.]

accuracy; copies of legal instruments should to grow, increase.) To accrue (which see). Accubation (ak-kū-bā'shon), n. [L. accuba

be taken with accuracy. Accrescence (ak-kres'sens), n. Actof increastio, accubationis, a reclining, from accubo,

Quickness of imagination is seen in the invention, ing; gradual growth or increase; accretion. to recline-ad, to, and cubo, to lie down,

fertility in the fancy, and accuracy in the expression. The silent accrescence of belief from the unwatched from root cub or cumb, as in accumb, suc

Dryden. depositions of a general, never contradicted hearsay. cumb, recumbent, &c.] A lying or reclin

SYN. Exactness, correctness, exactitude, Coleridge. ing on a couch, as practised by the an

nicety, precision, carefulness. Accrescent (ak-kres'sent), a. [L. accres cients at meals, the parties placing them

Accurate (ak'kū-rāt), a. (L. accuratus, precens, accrescentis, ppr. of accresco. See selves with the head resting on a pillow or pared with care-ac for ad, to,and cura, care. A CORESCE.) Increasing; growing; specifion the elbow, and the feet of one extended

See CURE.) 1. Characterized by extreme cally, in bot. applied to the parts of the

behind the back of another.

Which ges.

care; hence, in exact conformity to truth, calyx or corolla which grow ger after ture ... cannot be avoided in the laws of

or to a standard or rule, or to a me free flowering. accubation.' Sir T. Browne.

from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an Accrete (ak - krēt'), v.i. (See ACCRESCE.) Accumbt (ak-kumb'), v.i. (L. accumbo, to accurate account; accurate measure; an ac1. To grow by accretion; to gather additions lie down --ad, to, and cumbo, a nasalized

curate expression; an accurate calculator from without [Rare.]—2. To be added to; form of cubo, to lie down. See ACCUBATION.]

or observer. -2. Determinate; precisely to accrue. (Rare.) To recline, as at table. Bailey.

fixed. The House (or Commons), representing every class, Accumbency (ak-kum'ben-si), n. State of

Those conceive the celestial bodies have more ac. would be stronger, more dignified, better fitted to being accumbent or reclining.

curate influences upon those things below. Bacon. exercise that rast, that almost excessive power, as Sovereign senate, which is day by day accreting to it Accumbent (ak-kum'bent), a. (L. accum

SYN. Correct, precise, exact, nice, just, more rapidly.

bens, ppr. of accumbo, from cubo. See ACSpectator newspaper,

careful. Accrete (ak-krēt), a. In bot. grown together.

CUBATION.) 1. Leaning or reclining, as the Accretion (ak-krē'shon), n. ancients at their meals.

Accurately (ak kū-rät-li), adv. In an accu(L. accretio,

rate manner; with precision; without error accretionis, increase, from accresco, accreThe Roman recumbent, or more properly accum.

or defect; exactly; as, a writing accurately tum. See ACCRESCE.) 1. The act of accreting

bent posture in eating was introduced after the first
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tion planta, comprehending the maples, and belating to the thalamifloral division of dico sions tyledomous plants. There are about fifty acid. species

, belonging to three genera; they are Aceta il tres or shrubs

, and inhabit the temper. & me ste parts of Europe and Asia, the north of Holl Iwia

, and North America. They yield a Aceta Tees mocilaginous sap, from which sugar (Lais often made. The bark is astringent, and A se yields yellow and reddish dyes. See ACER luscs od MAPLE

their Arera (as'ér-€) Same as Acera, 2

chiat Aderan (2'ér-an), n. One of the Acera. Aceta Lorras (as'èr-as), 1. [Gr. prefix 2, without, Perta and beras, a dorn) A genus of plants, nat. TOWS der Orchidacea, differing from Orchis in Dand being without a spur. A. anthropophora, Aceta sin-arebis, is a British plant. See MAN

Aceta Leerb (a-serb), 2. [L. acerbus, unripe, harsh, acetu sver, tart

, from acer, sharp. Root ac, ak, antic ishary point. See ACID.) Sour, bitter, and table bash to the taste; sour, with astringency also, c roughness: a quality of unripe fruits. 2. In


for re

the P


Accurateness (akkū-rät-nes), n. The state swer for wrong-doing before one or other kephalē, head; Skr. kapāla, skull.] A divi.

or quality of being accurate; accuracy; of the branches of the legislature; and when sion of molluscous animals, like the oyster exactness; nicety; precision.

either of these words is used in the general and scallop, corresponding to what in moAccurse (ak-kérs'), v.t. (Prefix ac for ad, or sense of to accuse, it is intended to convey dern classifications are known as the LaA. Sax, a, intens., and curse, A. Sax. cursian, the idea of peculiar dignity, impressiveness, mellibranchiata (which see). to curse.] To imprecate misery or evil or solemnity

Acephalan, Acephal (a-sef'a-lan, as'ef-al), upon; to call down curses on; to curse. Accuset (ak-kūz), n. Accusation.

One of the Acephala. [Now hardly used except in the past parti York, by false accuse, doth level at my life. Skak. Acephali (a-sef'a-li), n. pl. (Gr. a, and kephciple.) Accused (ak-küzd'), pp. used as a noun. One

alé, a head.] 1. Eccles. (a) an Egyptian sect Hildebrand accursed and cast down from his throne

charged with a crime; a panel; as, the ac of the fifth century, who renounced commuHenry IV.

Sir W. Raleigh.

cused was seen to enter the house. It has nion with the Patriarch of Alexandria. (0) Accursed, Accurst (ak-kérst' or ak-kérs' the same form in the plural; as, the accused

Clergy and monks unattached, not living ed, ak-kérst'), p. and a. 1. Doomed to deare charged with conspiring.

under episcopal jurisdiction, and bishops struction, misery, or evil of any kind; lying Accusementt (ak-kūz'ment), n. Accusation.

exempt from patriarchal jurisdiction. (c) A under a curse; blasted; ruined. By forced accusements were condemned.'

council of the Roman communion sum. The city shall be accursed. John vi. 17. Holinshed.

moned without the authority of the pope. Thro' you my life will be accurst. Tennyson. Accuser (ak-kūz'er), n. One who accuses or

2. A class of levellers in the reign of 2. Worthy of curses or execrations; detest blames; specifically, in law, an officer who

Henry I. who would acknowledge no head able; execrable; cursed. Deeds accursed.' prefers an accusation against a person for

or superior.-3. A fabulous nation in Africa Collins. some offence, in the name of the govern

— the Blemmyes — reported by ancient

writers to have no heads. Accusable (ak-kūz'a-bl), a.

ment, before a tribunal that has cognizance Liable to be

of the offence. accused or censured ; chargeable with a

Acephalist + (a-sef'al-ist), n.

One who accrime; blamable; as, accusable of a crime. Accustom (ak-kus'tum), v.t. (Fr. accou

knowledges no head or superior; in a special tumer, O.Fr. accoustumer, to accustom-ac

sense, one of the Acephali. Nature's improvision were justly accusable, if animals, so subject unto diseases from bilious causes,

for ad, to, and coustume, custom. See CUS These acephalists, who will endure no head but
should want a proper conveyance for choler.
TOM.] To familiarize by use or habit; to that upon their own shoulders.

Bp. Gauden.
Sir T. Browne. habituate or inure; as, to accustom one's Acephalite (a-sef'al-īt), n.

One of the Ace-
Accusant (ak-kūz'ant), n. One who accuses. self to a spare diet; time may accustom one
The accusant must hold him to the proof of the to almost anything. - SYN. To habituate, Acephalocyst (a-sef' al-o-sist),... [Gr. a;

phali in any of the senses of that word. charge.

Bp. Hall.
Accusation (ak-kū-zā'shon), n.

inure, exercise, train, familiarize.
1. The act Accustomt (ak-kus'tum), v.i. 1. To be wont

priv., kephalē, head, and kystis, bag.) A
of charging with a crime or offence; the act
or habituated to do anything.

hydatid, or round or oval sac, šlled with fluid, of accusing of any wrong or injustice. —

often occurring in hundreds in the viscera 2. That of which one is accused; a charge

A boat, over-freighted, sunk, and all drowned, sav of animals, especially in the liver. They brought against one; the declaration con

ing one woman, in her first popping up again, which
most living things accustom, got hold of the boat.

were formerly regarded as parasitic animals taining the charge; as, the accusation was


or Entozoa, but more probably they are murder. 2. To cohabit.

merely morbid, dropsical cells. Some think They set over his head his accusation.

Much better do we Britons fulfil the work of nature that they are the cysts of Echinococci, from
Mat. xxvii. 37.

which the animals have disappeared. SYN. Charge, impeachment, arraignment, openly, you, with the

basest, commit private adultery. Acephalous (a-sef'al-us).a. [Gr. a, priv., and indictment, crimination.

Accustomt (ak-kus'tum), n. Custom. "In-

kephalē, a head.] 1. Without a head; head-
Accusative (ak-kūz'at-iv), a. (L. accusati-
dividual accustom of life.' Milton.

less; applied (a) in zool. to animals not vus, accusative case. Varro calls it casus

Accustomablet (ak-kus'tum-a-bl), a.

having any head. See ACEPHALA. (6) In accusandi.] 1. Producing accusations; ac

bot. to ovaries, the style of which springs cusatory. long custom; habitual; customary. Ac

from their base instead of their apex. (c) In This hath been a very accusative age.

customable residence.' Sir M. Hale. Accustomablyt (ak-kus'tum-a-bli), adv.

anat. to a fetus having no head. (d) In pros. Sir E. Dering; 2. In gram. a term applied originally to the According to custom or habit; habitually.

to a line of poetry wanting its first syllable.

A false fourth case of Greek and Latin nouns, pro King's fines accustomably paid.' Bacon.

2. Wanting something essential. nouns, &c., being that in which the action Accustomancet (ak-kus'tum-ans), n.

or acephalous structure of sentence.' De

Cusof a verb terminates or on which it falls. tom; habitual use or practice. Through Acephalus (a-sef 'al-us),

n. 1. An obsolete

Quincey.-3. Without a leader or chief. Corresponding to objective in English gramaccustomance and negligence.' Boyle.

name of the Tænia or tape-worm. -2. In mar.

Accustomarily (ak-kus'tum-a-ri-li), adv. Accusative (ak-kūz'at-iv), .

anat. a monster without a head.-3. In pros. The fourth According to custom or common practice. case of nouns and other declinable words in (Rare.]

a verse defective in the beginning:

The single spot on
Latin, Greek, &c., corresponding to the ob- Accustomary (ak-kus'tum-a-ri), a. Usual; Ace-point (ās'point), ??,
jective in English.

Usual and accustomary swear-

a card or die; also, the side of a die that

has but one spot. Accusatively (ak-kūz'at-iv-li), adv. 1. In ing.' Dr. Featley. (Rare.) an accusative manner; by way of accusa- Accustomatet (ak-kus'to-māt), a. Custom

Acer (ā'ser), n.

[L. acer, the maple-tree.) A tion. -2. In gram, in the position or rela ary. Card. Bainbridge. (Rare.]

genus of plants belonging to the nat. order tion of an accusative case. Accustomed (ak-kus'tumd), a. 1. Often

Aceraceæ or Sapindaces, and composed of Accusatorial (ak-kūz'a-to"ri-al), a. Accusa practised; customary; habitual; as, in their

the maples. They are cultivated for their tory. accustomed manner.

ornamental appearance, and because they

It is an accustomed Accusatorially (ak-kūz'a-to'ri-al-li), adv. action.' Shak.-2. Frequented. The first

yield good timber. A. campestre is the comBy way of accusation. public-house having been a well-ac

mon maple of English hedges, A. pseudoAccusatory (ak-kūz'a-to-ri), a. Accusing; customed inn. Rev. R. Graves. - 3. Often

platanus the sycamore maple or Scotch containing an accusation; as, an accusatory occupied; familiar by frequent occupancy.

plane, A. saccharinum the sugar-maple.

Moose-wood is obtained from A. striatum, libel.

My old accustomed corner here is, Accuse (ak-kūz), v.t. pret. & pp. accused;

The table still is in the nook ;

an American species. See MAPLE and SYCAAh! vanished many a busy year is

MORE. ppr. accusing. [L. accuso, to call to account,

This well-known chair since last I took. blame, indict - ad, to, and causa, cause,

Acera (as'ér-a), n. pl. (Gr. a, without, and

Thackeray. process. See CAUSE.] 1. To charge with, or Accustomedness (ak-kus'tumd-nes), n. Fa

keras, à horn. s 1. A family of apterous in. declare to have committed a crime either

sects without antennæ.-2. A family of gasmiliarity. Accustomedness to sin hardens by plaint or complaint, information, in the heart. Bp. Pearce. (Rare. )

teropod molluscous animals, without tendictment, or impeachment; to charge with Ace (ās), n. [Fr. as, ace at dice or cards; L.

tacles, akin to the Aplysiæ, comprehending

the genus Bulla. Called also Aceræ. an offence against the laws, judicially or by as, a unit, a pound, a foot, &c.; Doric Gr. a public process; as, to accuse one of a high as, ais; Attic Gr. heis, for hens, one. Allied

Aceraceæ (ā-sér-ā'sē-ē), n. pl. A nat, order of crime or misdemeanour.–2. To charge with to L. unus, E. one.) 1. A unit; specifically, a fault; to blame; to censure.

a single pip on a card or die, or the card or Their thoughts in the meanwhile accusing or else face of a die so marked.-2. A very small excusing one another.

Rom. ii. 15. quantity; a particle; an atom; a trifle; as, Accuse not nature; she hath done her part. Milton. a creditor will not abate an ace of his deFollowed by of before the subject of accu mand. I'll not wag an ace farther.' Dryden. sation, formerly sometimes by for.

Aceldama (a-sel'da-ma), n. (Properly BakThe professors are accused of the ill practices. aldema, lit. field of blood.] 1. A field said

Addison. to have lain south of Jerusalem, the same as Never send up the leg of a fowl at supper while the potter's field, purchased with the bribe there is a cat or dog in the house that can be accused

which Judas took for betraying his master, for running away with it.


and therefore called the field of blood. It - Accuse, Charge, Indict, Arraign, Impeach.

was appropriated to the interment of stranof these words charge is the most general, gers. -2. Used figuratively of any place and may be used in making any sort of im stained by slaughter. putation against a person, whether formally

The system of warfare which had already or informally. publicly or privately, and

converted immense tracts into one universal Acelda even in imputing special errors or defects

Asertate (a-serb'át), t.t. To make sour, bone. tea

, or harsh to the taste. Bailey. (Rare.] latio dsertitude (a-sérb'it-id)

, 1. Sourness; cavit werbaty . Bailey. (Rare.)

ceive dozbity (a-serbřit-i), n. 1. Souriess, with term preghiess or astringency of taste.—2. Poign. ue] or severity. "Acertity of pain.' Bar insec

the le It's ear a rule, that any over.great penalty, be

with bles the antity of it, deadens the execution of the other


the 1 Haziness or severity of temper.

many Tlesk for criticista, namely, sipartness, quick

fungi see, vivacity of remark, indeed all but acerbily,

kettl Karaber the gifts of youth than of old age. Aceta

Azerie (a-serik)
, 2. L. acer, a maple-tree.)

mobi Pertaining to the maple; obtained

from the

duced zaple --Acetic acid, an acid found in the

unde face of the Acer campestre or common


Aceta dering (astri'na),n. A genus of acanthop- a wh upons fishes, family Percidæ or perches.

tillin The rule or pope (A. cernua), common in

ethyl may English rivers , is a type of the genus.

It ac Agrone, Acerose (adér-us, as'èr-āz), 4. [L. ingo PETAL, chaffy, from acus, aceris, chaff.

and Ibe wrond meaning comes rather from place

meta big chall. (6) Narrow and slender, with Aceta

plied appr salad endis Aceto eater vinec stand Aceta

unio Aceta

aceti Aceti


, a needle.) In bot. (a) chaffy; resem



the e


case com liars

Aserose Leaves-Juniper. Bary paint; as, an acerous or acerose leaf, exist which is one like that of the pine or com

form desertained (a-sér tänd), a. (0.Fr. acerwhet, acertenet. See ASCERTAIN and CER

Vlade certain; confirmed in opinion. of a

wint: and acid.

vola ent

borrate (s-sérr’át)
, v.0. [L. acerto, to

Monata (ostat), . In bot. heaped, or Aceti
pe in beaps, or in closely-compacted of ac
bog mration (acér-rä'shon), n. The act of
satie tegether. Johnson

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opreme (nestens), Ta Acescency. wa el terrening actscent; the process of pality of being moderately sour; sourness.

wen-i), n. The act or pro

Sing , art, or acid; the state or

strite suck after lasting; the

at ry very prejudicial to the Acet

3 adet), L. Acescens, turn-lique wat, brom sta, incept. of acco, to

in SA. Turning sour; becom. Acet

De Quincey. to things. Thus stillingfleet speaks of per- Acentric (a-sen'trik), a. (Prefix a, neg,, and song 'charging the Scripture with obscur centre.] Not centric; away from a centre, ity and imperfection.' Accuse commonly, -Aceous (ā'shus). [L. -aceus.) An adjecthough not invariably, expresses something tival termination of Latin origin denoting more formal than charge, and is seldom likeness, partaking of the qualities of, or used of things. Indict is a purely legal consisting of; as, farinaceous, consisting of term, meaning to make a written accusation or like meal; saponaceous, resembling soap; Aceracex-Common Maple (Aur campestre). against in legal form. Arraign is properly argillaccous, consisting of clay, clayey. to bring to answer for wrong-doing before Acephala (a-sef'a-la), n. pl. (Gr. akephalos,

a, Flower. . Pistil (ovary, style, and stigma), .

Double winged fruit or sainara. 8, Section of fruit a court of justice; impeach, to bring to an. neut. pl. akephala, headless-a, priv., and (single carpel with inclosed seed). Fāte, får, fat, fall; mē, met, hér; pine, pin; note, not, möve; tube, tub, byll; oil, pound; ü, Sc, abune; y, Sc. fey.

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plants, comprehending the maples, and be tion, as vegetable or animal juices or infu facio, to make.] To convert into acid or longing to the thalamiforal division of dico sions. Hence, slightly sour; acidulous; sub vinegar. tyledonous plants. There are about fifty acid.

Acetify (a-set'i-fī), v.i. To become acid; to species, belonging to three genera; they are Acetablet (a'set-a-bl), n. An acetabulum; be converted into vinegar. all trees or shrubs, and inhabit the temper. a measure of about one-eighth of a pint Acetimeter, Acetometer (as -et-im'et-ér, ate parts of Europe and Asia, the north of Holland.

as-et-om'et-ér), n. [L. acetum, vinegar, and India, and North America. They yield a Acetabulifera (as-e-tab'ü-lif"er-a), n. pl. Gr, metron, measure.] An instrument for sweet mucilaginous sap, from which sugar (L. acetabulum, a sucker, and fero, to bear.) ascertaining the strength or purity of acids; is often made. The bark is astringent, and A section or order of cephalopodous mol. an acidimeter. yields yellow and reddish dyes. See ACER luscs, with rows of little cups or suckers on Acetimetry (as-et-im'et-ri), n. The act or and MAPLE.

their arms or tentacles. Same as Dibran method of ascertaining the strength or purAceræ (as'ér-7). Same as Acera, 2. chiata,

ity of acids. Aceran (as'ér-an), n. One of the Acera. Acetabuliferous (as-ē-tab'ü-liffér-us), a. Acetone (as'et-on), n. 1. A limpid mobile Aceras (as'ér-as), n. [Gr. prefix a, without, Pertaining to the Acetabulifera; having liquid (C1,0), with an agreeable odour and and keras, a horn.) A genus of plants, nat. rows of cup-like suckers, like the cuttle-fish. a strong peppermint-like taste, produced order Orchidaceæ, differing from Orchis in Dana.

by the destructive distillation of acetates.being without a spur. A. anthropophora, Acetabuliform (as'ē-ta-bū"li-form), a. In 2. The general name for a class of compounds man-orchis, is a British plant. See MAN bot. cup-shaped. Gray.

which may be regarded as built up of an ORCHIS. Acetabulum (as-ē-tab'ú-lum), n. [L., from acid and alcoholic

radical. Acerb (a-serb), a. (L. acerbus, unripe, harsh, acetum, vinegar. See ACID.] 1. In Rom. Acetopathy (as-et-op'a-thi), n. (L. acetum, sour, tart, from acer, sharp. Root ac, ak, antiq. a vessel in which sauce was served to vinegar, and Gr. pathos, suffering. ) A method a sharp point. See ACID.) Sour, bitter, and table, and not unlike our vinegar cruets; of treating ailments by applying dilute harsh to the taste; sour, with astringency also, a measure about one-eighth of a pint. acetic acid to the surface of the body above or roughness: a quality of unripe fruits. 2. In compar. anat. (a) the cavity of a bone the spine and the parts affected. Quincy.

for receiving the protuberant end of another Acetosity t (as-et-os'i-ti), n. The state or Acerbate (a-serb'āt), v. t. To make sour, bone, the two together forming the articu quality of being acetous or sour; sourness;

bitter, or harsh to the taste. Bailey. [Rare.] lation called enarthrosis; especially the tartness. Acerbitude (a-serb'it-ud), n. Sourness; cavity of the os innominatum, which re Acetous, Acetose (a-se'tus, as-et-os), a. acerbity, Bailey. (Rare.s

ceives the head of the thigh-bone. (b) A (L. acetum, vinegar.] 1. Having a sour taste; Acerbity (a-serb'it-i), n. 1. Sourness, with term applied to the cotyledons or lobes of acid. “An acetous spirit. Boyle.-2. Causing roughness or astringency of taste.-2. Poign the placenta of ruminating animals. (C) In or connected with acetification; as, acetous ancy or severity. Acerbity of pain.' Bar insects, the socket of the trunk in which fermentation. - Acetous fermentation, the Tow.

the leg is inserted. (d) The cup-like sucker process by which alcoholic liquids, as beer It is ever a rule, that any over.great penalty, be with which the arms of the cuttle-fish and or wine, yield acetic acid by oxidation. sides the acerbity of it, deadens the execution of the other molluscs are provided.—3. In bot. (a) See under ACETIFICATION.- Acetous acid, a

the cup- or saucer-like fructification of

term formerly applied to impure and dilute 3. Harshness or severity of temper.

many lichens. (b). The receptacle of certain acetic acid, under the notion that it was Talents for criticism, namely, smartness, quick

fungi.-4. In music, a very ancient kind of composed of carbon and hydrogen in the censure, vivacity of remark, indeed all but acerbity, kettle-drum.

same proportions as in acetic acid, but with seem rather the gifts of youth than of old age. Acetal (a-sē'tal), n. (C6H1402.) A colourless, less oxygen. It is now known that no such

Pope, Aceric (a-ser'ik), a. (L. acer, a maple-tree.)

mobile liquid, with an agreeable odour, pro acid exists, so that this term is not now in Pertaining to the maple; obtained from the

duced by the imperfect oxidation of alcohol, maple.Aceric acid, an acid found in the

under the influence of platinum black. Slow Acetum (a-se'tum), n. {L., from aceo, to be juice of the Acer campestre or common combustion converts it into acetic acid.

sour. See Acm).] Vinegar (which see). maple.

Acetamide (a-set'a-mid), n. (NH,C,H,0.) Acetyle (as'ë-til), n. (C,A20.) A hypotheti. Acerina (as-ér-i'na), n. A genus of acanthop

A white crystalline solid, produced

by dis cal radical supposed to exist in acetic acid terygious fishes, family Percidæ or perches.

tilling ammonium acetate, or by heating and its derivatives. Aldehyde may be reThe ruffe or pope (A. cernua), common in

ethyl acetate with strong aqueous ammonia. garded as the hydride, and acetic acid as many English rivers, is a type of the genus. It acts both as a base and an acid, combin

the hydrate of acetyle. Acerous, Acerose (as'ér-us, as'ér-oz), a. (L.

ing on the one hand with hydrochloric acid, Ach, Achet (āch), n. [Fr. ache, from L. acerosus, chaffy, from acus, aceris, chaff.

and on the other forming salts by the re apium, parsley, from apis, a bee, bees being The second meaning comes rather from

placement of one of its hydrogen atoms by fond of parsley.) A kind of parsley. Holacus, a needle.) In bot. (a) chaffy; resemmetals.


A term apbling chaff. () Narrow and slender, with Acetarious (as-e-tā'ri-us), a.

Achæan, Achaian (a-kē'an, a-kā'an), n. and plied to plants containing acetary; more a. See ACHEAN. appropriately to plants used in making Achatet (a-kät'), n. An agate. The chrissalads, such as lettuce, mustard and cress, tall, jacinth, achate, ruby red.' John Taylor. endive, &c.

Achate,t n. (Fr. 'acheter, 0. Fr. achater, Acetary (as'ē-ta-ri), n. [L. acetaria, herbs achapter, to purchase, from L.L. accaptare, eaten raw with vinegar and oil, from acetum, to acquire, from L. ac for ad, to, and capvinegar. See ACID.] An acid pulpy sub tare, to snatch at, to strive to get, intens. of stance in certain fruits, as the pear.

capio, to take.] 1. Purchase; contract; barAcetate (as'é-tát), n. A salt formed by the gain. Chaucer.--2. A thing purchased; speunion of acetic acid with a base.

cifically, in pl. provisions: in this sense writAcetated (as’ē-tät-ed), a.

Combined with ten also Acates.
acetic acid.

The kitchen clerke, that hight Digestion,
Acetic (a-set'ik), a. [L. acetum, vinegar.)

Did order all th'achates in seemly wise. Speriser.
Having the properties of vinegar; sour. - Achatina (a-ka-ti'na), n. (L. achates, an
Acetic acid (C2H402), an acid prepared by

agate.) A genus of pulmonate gasteropodthe oxidation of alcohol (acetous fermenta ous Mollusca, family Helicidæ, which feed tion), the dry distillation of wood (in which

on trees and shrubs in warm climates, such case it is called pyroligneous acid), by de as Africa and the West Indies. Agate-snails Acerose Leaves-Juniper.

composing an acetate, &c. It has a pecu is a name by which they are popularly liar sharp smell and strong acid taste. It

known. Some of them have shells which a sharp point; as, an acerous or acerose leaf, exists in vinegar in a dilute and impure

are among the largest of land shells. Two which is one like that of the pine or com form. In its pure state it is, at ordinary mon juniper.

small species, A. acicula and A. octina, are winter temperatures, a crystalline solid, found in England. Acertained t (a-sér tänd), a. [0. Fr. acer and is known as glacial or crystalline acetic Achatour,t n. (Norm. Fr., a purchaser. tainer, acerlener. See ASCERTAIN and CER acid.--Acetic ethers, compounds consisting See ACHATE, CATERER.) A purchaser; a TAIN.] Made certain; confirmed in opinion. of acetates of alcohol radicals. Common

purveyor; a caterer. Written also Acater. Acerval (a-serv'al), a Pertaining to a heap. acetic ether is a colourless, apple-flavoured, [Rare]

A gentil maụnciple was ther of a temple, volatile fluid, and is a flavouring constitu

of which achatours mighten take exemple Acervate (A-géry'āt), v. t. [L. acervo, to ent in many wines. It is made artificially For to be wys in beyyng vitaille. Chaucer. heap up, from acervus, a heap.) To heap by distilling a mixture of alcohol, oil of

Ache (āk), n. [A. Sax, ace, ace, ece, ache, up. [Rare.] vitriol, and acetate of potash.

pain; acan, to ache; O.E. ake, ache, hache, Acervate (a-servāt), a. In bot. heaped, or Acetification (a-set'i-i-ka"shon), n. The act

eche; conjectured to be from natural cry growing in heaps, or in closely-compacted of acetifying or making acetous or sour; the

expressive of pain or grief; comp. G. ach, clusters. process of becoming acetous; the operation

pain; interj. ach! Dan, ak! ah! Gr. achos, Acervation (as-ér-va'shon), n. The act of of making vinegar.-Chemical acetification,

pain.] Pain, or continued pain, in opposiheaping together. Johnson. or the conversion of wine, beer, cider, and

tion udden twinges, or spasmodic pain; Acervoset (a-serv'os), a.

Full of heaps. alcoholic fluids into acetic acid, is now sup a continued gnawing pain as in toothache Bailey

posed to be due to a minute mycoderma, a or earache. Both verb and noun were forAcescence (a-ses'ens), n. Acescency. special vegetable organized being of the

merly often pronounced, down at least to Acescency (A-ses'en-si), n. The act or provery simplest form, possessed of the power

the time of Swift, with ch sounded as in ceas of becoming acescent; the process of of almost inconceivably rapid development,

church; though the old spelling ake suffibecoming sour, tart, or acid; the state or as well as of fixing the oxygen of the air and

ciently shows that the other pronunciation quality of being moderately sour; sourness. transmitting it to the alcohol, thus estab

must also have been used. In the followNurses should never give suck after fasting; the lishing incomplete combustion.

ing couplet ache is made to rhyme with milk having an acescency very prejudicial to the Acetifier (a-set'i-fi-er), n. An apparatus for

patch:... recipient.

W. Fones.
hastening the acidification of fermented

Or Gellia wore a velvet mastic patch
Acescent (a-ses'ent), a. (L. acescens, turn-
liquors by exposing a large surface to the

Upon her temples when no tooth did ache. ing sour, from acesco, incept. of aceo, to air, used in making vinegar.

Bp. Hall. be sour. See ACID.) Turning sour; becom- Acetify (a-set'i-fī), v. t. pret. & pp. acetified; Thus pronounced, the plural of the noun and Ing tart or acid by spontaneous decomposi

ppr. acetifying. [L, acetum, vinegar, and similar forms of the verb were dissyllabic.

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