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æquu Asinta into one or more parcels: said of


mean tapti (a-demt), c. (L. adimo, ademptum, Wayer take to one's self, hence to take days

De Q. map -sd, to, and emo, to buy.) Taken 1. Without any sinister suspicion of Adequ anything being added or adempt.' Latimer. equal Memption (2-dem'shon), n. [L. ademptio, Let ir

lectual taking spay, from adimo. See ADEMPT.] han low, the revocation of a grant, don

and kno tieu the like

2. To Vaalgy(ad-en-a'ji)

, n (Gr. adēn, a gland, ndolya, pain.) In pathol. pain in a gland. Thou Jeastbera (ad'en-an-thë"ra),n. (Gr.aden, adequat

all his plano, and anthera, an anther.) A genus

bimete chees and shrubs, natives of the East bies and Ceylon, nat

, order Leguminose, Adequa Bender Mimoseze; the gland flowers. A.

quate parking is one of the largest and hand just co inst trees of India, and yields hard solid portior imbe called red sandal-wood. The bright Adequa stilat seeds , from their equality in weight

of bein lasb=! grains), are used by goldsmiths in

represe the last da weights.

Adequa uniform (8-den?i-form), a. [Gr. aden, a

quaten led

, and E. form.] Of a gland-like shape.
Wanita (ad-bn-i'tis)
, n. [Gr. adën, a gland,

that ther al term -itis, denoting inflammation)


conclusie deschirapsologyt (ad'en-o-kir’ap-sol"o

2. That [G7 aden, a gland, cheirapsia, touch

[Rare.) by the hand, and logos , discourse.) The

It was

Edward ute of the reputed power of English

have bee

The P:

... are


denomination, as pounds to pounds, shillings addirizare - ad, to, and a hypothetical L. opponents of the court party or Abhorrers, to shillings, &c. Compound addition is verb drictiare, directiare, to direct, to put in the time of Charles II., so called from the adding of sums of different denomina one on the right way, from L. dirigo, direc. their address to the king praying for an tions, as pounds, shillings, and pence to tum, to keep straight-di or dis, intens., immediate assembly of the Parliament, pounds, shillings, and pence.-2. Anything and rego, rectum, to lead straight. See which was delayed on account of its being added, whether material or immaterial. DRESS.) 1.7 To aim or direct; to throw or adverse to the court. They received also Specifically, (a) in law, a title annexed to a hurl.

the name of Petitioners, and afterwards man's name to show his rank, occupation, Imbrasides addrest his javelins at him. Chapman. that of Whigs. See ABHORRER, or place of residence; as, John Doe, Esq.; Good youth, address thy gait unto her. Shak. Addressful (ad-dres'ful), a. Skilful; dexRichard Roe, Gent. ; Robert Dale, Mason ; 2. Fig. To director aim words; to pronounce,

terous. Mallet. Thomas Way, of Glasgow. In Scots law the as a discourse: with the thing spoken as the

Addression + (ad-dre'shon), n. The act of term designation has the same signification.

object of the verb, and the preposition to addressing or directing one's course. By 14 and 15 Vict. c. no indictment shall

before the person or persons to whom the To Pylos first be thy addression then. Chagaw. be held insufficient for want of or imper

speech is directed. fection in the addition of any defendant.

Adduce (ad-dūs), v. t. pret. & pp. adduced;

The young hero had addressed his prayers to him Hence, (b) Any epithet applied to a person, for his assistance.

ppr. adducing. (L. adduco, to lead or bring

Dryden. or any added designation. [A use frequent

to-ad, to, and duco, to lead. See DUKE.) Rarely without any indication of the perin Shakspere, but now obsolete.)

To bring forward, present, or offer; to adsons addressed. They clepe us drunkards, and with swinish phrase

vance; to cite; to name or instance as Soil our addition,


A popular preacher who ... should address the authority or evidence for what one ad.
most orthodox Mohainmedan discourse

in a This man, lady, hath robbed many beasts of their

vances. mosque of Constantinople would have been particular additions; he is as valiant as the lion,

Celsus adduces neither oral nor written testimony viewed with extreme jealousy by his superiors. churlish as the bear, slow as the elephant. Shak.

against Christ's miracles. Bp. Cumberland,

Brougham. (c) + In music, a dot at the side of a note to 3. To direct speech to or towards; to apply Syn. To offer, present, allege, advance, cite, lengthen its sound one-half. (d) In her. to hy words or writings; to accost; to speak name, mention, quote. something added to a coat of arms as a mark to: with the person spoken to as the object; ) Adducent (ad-dūs'ent), a. Bringing forward of honour: opposed to abatement, as bor as, he addressed the judges.

or together; as, an adducent muscle. See dure, quarter, canton, gyron, pile, &c. See The representatives of the nation addressed the ADDUCTOR. these terms. (e) In distilling, anything


Swift. Adducer (ad-dūs'ér), n. One that adduces. added to the wash or liquor in a state of Often with the reflexive pronoun as the Adducible (ad-dūs'i-bl), a. That may be fermentation. - SYN. Increase, accession, object, followed by the preposition to the adduced. Proofs innumerable augmentation, annexation, superaddition, meaning remaining the same; as, he ad adducible.' 18. Taylor. additament, increment, appendage, ad dressed himself to the speaker. —4. To direct Adductt (ad-dukt'), v.t. [L. adduco, ad. junct.

in writing; to write an address on, as a let ductum. See ADDUCE.) To draw on; to Addition t (ad-di'shon), v.t. To furnish with ter intended for transmission by post or induce; to allure. an addition, or designation additional to otherwise.–5. To prepare; to make ready: Either impelled by lewd disposition or adducted by one's name. often with to or for.

hope of rewarde.

Time's Storehouse. Some are additioned with the title of laureate.

The five foolish virgins addressed themselves at the Adduction (ad-duk'shon), n. 1. The act of

Fuller. noise of the bridegroom's coming. Fer. Taylor. Additional (ad-di'shon-al), a. Added; sup Turnus addressed his men to single fight. Dryden.

adducing or bringing forward in support of

a contention or argument. “An adduction plementary.

To-morrow for the march we are addrest. Shak. Additional (ad-di'shon-al), n. Something

of facts gathered from various quarters.' Hence-6. To clothe or array; to dress. added; an addition. (Rare.]

18. Taylor.-2. In anat. the action by which Other writers and recorders of fables could have a part of the body is drawn towards the Many thanks for the additionals you are pleased

told you that Tecla sometime addressed herself in bodily axis; the action of the adducent to communicate to me, in continuance of Sir Philip man's apparel.

Bp. Jewel.
Sidney's Arcadia.

7. To court or make suit to, as a lover.
Additionally (ad-di'shon-al-li), adv. By way

Adductive (ad-dukt'iv), a. Adducing or of addition.

To prevent the confusion that might arise from our bringing forward.

both addressing the same lady, I shall expect the Additionaryt (ad-di' shon-a-ri), a. Addi.

Adductor (ad-dukt'èr), n. [L] 1. In anat, a honour of your company to settle our pretensions in tional. What is necessary and what is ad

muscle which draws one part of the body King's-Mead-Fields.

Sheridan, ditionary.' Herbert.

toward another; as, the adductor of the 8. In com. to consign or intrust to the care Addititious (ad-di-ti'shus), a. Added with

eye, which turns the eye toward the nose; of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship out good authority. Goodrich. (Rare.]

the adductor of the thumb, which draws was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore. Additive (ad'it-iv), a. Falling to be added; Address t (ad-dres'), v.è. 1. To address one's

the thumb toward the fingers.-2. In zool. additional; helping to increase.

one of the muscles which bring together self; to direct speech. The general sum of such work is great; for all of it,

My lord of Burgundy,

the valves of the shell of the bivalve mol

luscs. as genuine, tends towards one goal; all of it is addi.

We first address towards you. Shak. live, none of it subtractive. Carlyle. Young Turnus to the beauteous maid addrest,

Addulcet (ad-duls), v.t. [0.Fr. adulcir, Additory (ad'i-to-ri), a. Adding or capable


addolcir, to sweeten-L. ad, to, and dulcis, 2. To make an address or appeal. of adding; making some addition. Arbuth

sweet.) To sweeten. "Some mirth t'adnot. (Rare.)

The Earl of Shaftesbury having addressed in vain

dulce man's miseries.' Herrick. Addle (ad'ı), a. (A. Sax. adl, corrupted, pu.

for his majesty's favour resorted by habeas corpus

Adelantadillo (ad-a-lan-tä-del'yo), n. {$p.]


to the King's Bench. trid; adela, filth; Sw. adel (seen in ko-adel,

A Spanish red wine made of the earliest cow urine), urine; Sc. addle, putrid water, 3. To prepare one's self; to get one's self

ripe grapes. urine; allied to W. hadl, corrupt.) Having ready.

Adelantado (ad-ā-lan-tä'do), n. [Sp. pp. of

Let us address to tend on Hector's heels. lost the power of development and become

Shak. adelantar, to advance.] A name formerly rotten; putrid: applied to eggs; hence, They ended parle, and both addressid for fight.

given to the governor of a province; a lieuMilton. tenant-governor; a commander.

Invinbarren; producing nothing.

Address (ad-dres'), n. [Fr. adresse. See cible adelantado over the army of pimpled. His brains grow addle.


the verb.] 1. The act of addressing one's faces.' Massinger. Addle (adt), n. 1. The dry lees of wine. self to a person; a speaking to; as, Sir is a

The president desired the Marquis of Los Velez, Ash.-2. Urine; the drainage from a dung term of address. -- 2. Any speech or writ who held the office of adelantado of the adjoining hill. ing in which one person or set of persons

province of Murcia, to muster a force and provide Addle (adl), v.t. pret. & pp. addled; ppr. makes a communication to another person

for the defence of the frontier.

Prescott. addling. 1. To make corrupt or putrid; to or set of persons on some special occasion in Adelaster (ad-e-las'tër), n.

(Gr. a, priv., make rotten as eggs.

which both parties are specially interested; dēlos, apparent, and term. aster, as in poetThemselves were chilled, their eggs were addled. as, Parliament presents addresses to the aster. ] In bot. a name proposed for those

Cowper queen in reply to the queen's speech; a cor garden plants which have come into cul. 2. To manure with liquid. [Scotch.)

poration presents an address of thanks, con tivation without their flowers being known, Addle (ad'ı), v.t. (Same word as Icel, ödlask,

gratulation, &c., to some distinguished per and have not therefore been referred to odlask, to earn, to gain, from ódal, A. Sax. son; a member of parliament delivers an ad

their genera. ethel, a property or patrimony.) To earn; dress to his constituents, the lord rector of a Adelite (ad'é-lit), n. One of a class of to accumulate gradually, as money. [Pro Scotch university to the students, and the Moorish conjurors in Spain, who predicted vincial.)

like. —3. Manner of speaking to another; a the fortunes of individuals by the flight and Addle (ad'ı), n. Labourer's wages. Halli person's bearing in conversation; as, a man singing of birds, and other accidental cirwell. (Provincial.) of pleasing address. - 4. Courtship: more

cumstances, Addlet (adl), v.i. To grow; to thrive.


bags to cure diseases, as scrofula or king's Adessed

by twaching the patient. A book bear- adesse, w dis title was published in 1684. In eccle: lengraphy (ad-en-og'ra-1), 9. (Gr. aden, presenc phard, and graphö, to describe.] That

but not fand anatomoy which treats of the glands, bers of Menoid (ad'en-oid)

, a. (Gr. adēn, a gland, od citro, forn.] In the form of a gland; to be ie

Adfecte bezological (ad'en-6-loj'ik-al), a. Per affectus. seg i the doctrine of the glands. endowbezalogy (ad-en-ol'o-ji), n. (Gr. adēn, a

compoul and wil legor, discourse.] In anat. the of the litres of the glands, their nature, and affected ancas (ad-en-ong kus), a. (Gr. aden, degrees

quantit pied

, and ongkos, a mass, a tumour.) A Weleg da gland. See ADENOPHYMA. differen Kiasphyllous (ad'en-6-fl"lus or ad-en-of Adfiliat 183, 4. Or adén, a gland, and phyllor, a bel) La det. having leaves bearing glands, Adfiliat

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teophyma (ad-en--fl'ma), n. {Gr. adën, fluo, fiz pal, isi páyma, a suppurating tumour.) | 'from a bred a swelling of a gland: sometimes Adhato per la signify a soft swelling, as distin form o jätet fra adenoncus, one of a harder A gent

Acanth izan, Adenous (ad'en-03, ad'en-us), a.

a gland) Like or appertaining Adhere Sestany (al-en-ot'o-mi), n. [Gr. adën, a hæreo, 001, and tonnā , a eutting.) In anat, and

fast; to senting or incision of a gland.

as nott Maglaga (-dell'a-ga), T. (See ADEPHAGIA. ) Wamily or group of carnivorous and very

the lun secos Coleopterous insects divided into

2. To Segah-anilica Carabidae and Cicindelidae

nected Wigbara (od=-1}i.a), n (Gr. aden, abun

to her

attachi and phags, to eat.] Voracious ap be atta

men ac or cree

TROT adheres 4. To b in acco a syste

bene lepel. L, fat, whence adipose,
Sedaj Pat; animal oil; the contents
de relle of the adipose tissue
Le Megt') * L adeptus

, pp. of adi-
, be obtained, and a piscor, to reach
tas lied to Skr. áp, to arrive at Al-
tenta who claimed or were reputed to
were obtained the philosopher's stone, of
Sumatra, were termed adepts; hence

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Laping (b.depshon), n. L. adeptio. See Adhere

Stara policy of the captain consisteth the
Ventist in dentist), 1. An adept. (Rare] adhere

tale of sulicient; & sufficiency 3. In Sprichar qurma, the adequacy wife

is spenditure; an adequacy of party apta wale kwal), a. II. adæquatus, a bus!

, Ft

generally in the plural, addresses ; as, he Adelopod, Adelopode (a-dėl'o-pod, a-del'. Where ivy embraceth the tree very sore, makes or pays his addresses to a lady. Tell

o-pod), n. (Gr. a, priv., Kill ivy, else tree will addle no more. Tusser. me whose address thou favour'st most.'

délos, apparent, and pous, Addle-headed, Addle-pated (ad'l-hed-ed, Addison. 'A

gentleman ..
... made his

foot.) An animal whose
ad'l-pāt-ed), a. Stupid; muddled.
dresses to me. Addison.-5. Skill; dexter-

feet are not apparent. Addle-plot (ad'l-plot), n. A person who ity; skilful management; adroitness; as, the

Adelphia (a-del'fi-a), n. spoils any amusement; a mar-sport. envoy conducted the negotiation with ad

[Gr. adelphos, a brother.) Addling (ad'l-ing), n. 1. The act of earning dress.-6. Direction of a letter, including

In bot, a collection of by labour. -2. pl. That which is earned; the name, title, and place of residence of

stamens into a bundle; a earnings. [Provincial.) the person for whom it is intended. Hence

term employed by Linnæus Addoom (ad-döm'), v.t. (Prefix ad, to, and these particulars are called a person's ad

for those plants in which doom, equivalent to deem; comp. addeem.] dress. -SYN. Speech, lecture, oration, skill,

the stamens, instead of To adjudge. “Unto me addoom that is my dexterity, tact, management, adroitness,

growing singly, combine due.' Spenser. readiness, direction, superscription.

Adelphia by the flaments into one Addorsed (ad-dorst), a. (L. ad, to, and dor. Addressee (ad-dres'é), n. One who is ad.

or more parcels, or brosum, the back.) In her. having the backs dressed ; specifically, one to whom a letter therhoods. See MONADELPH, DIADELPH, turned to each other, as beasts. See is addressed. A DORSED.

Addresser (ad-dres'ér), n. One who ad- | Adelphous (a-del'fus), a. In bot. forming Address (ad-dres'), v.t. (Fr. adresser; It. dresses or petitions; specifically, one of the an adelphia or adelphias; uniting by the

Fāte, får, fat, fall; mē, met, her; pine, pin; note, not, möve; tube, tub, byU; oil, pound; ü, Sc. abune; $, Sc. Rev.

to a hu due squainted with. 'Adept in everyWell skilled; completely See All

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filaments into one or more parcels: said of æquus, equal] Equal; proportionate; ex turn. – 4. In painting, the effect of those stamens.

actly correspondent; fully sufficient; as, parts of a picture which, wanting relief, are Ademptt (a-demt'), a. [L. adimo, ademptum, means adequate to the object. In those not detached, and hence appear adhering lit. to buy or take to one's self, hence to take days Ireland had no adequate champion.' to the canvas or surface. Fairholt.-5. ID away-ad, to, and emo, to buy.) Taken De Quincey.

logic and metaph. the state of being adaway. Without any sinister suspicion of Adequatet (ad'ê-kwāt), v.t. 1. To make herent. See ADHERENT, 3. anything being added or adempt.' Latimer. equal or adequate.

Adherencyt, (ad-hēr'en-si), n. 1. The state Ademption (a-dem'shon), n. (L. ademptio, Let me give you one instance more of a truly intel. of being adherent. "Adherencies and ada taking away, from adimo. See ADEMPT.) lectual object, exactly adequated and proportioned mi ons of men's persons.' Jer. Taylor,In civil law, the revocation of a grant, don unto the intellectual appetite; and that is, learning 2. That which is adherent. Vices have a

and knowledge.

Fotherby. ation, or the like.

native adherency of vexation.' Dr. H. More. Adenalgy (ad-en-al'ji), n. [Gr. adēn, a gland, 2. To equal.

Adherent (ad-hēr'ent), a. 1. Sticking; clingand algos, pain.) In pathol. pain in a gland. Though it be an impossibility for any creature to ing; adherent. Adenanthera (ad'en-an-thé'ra),n. (Gr.aden, adequate God in his eternity, yet he hath ordained

Close to the cliff with both his hands he clung. a gland, and anthera, an anther.] A genus

all his sons in Christ to partake of it by living with
him eternally.

And stuck adherent, and suspended hung. Pope.

Shelford of trees and shrubs, natives of the East

2. In bot. attached: used, like adnate, of Indies and Ceylon, nat, order Leguminosæ, Adequately (ad’e-kwāt-li), adv. In an ade

parts that are nominally separate; as, an sub-order Mimosese; the gland flowers. A.

quate manner; in exact proportion; with pavonina is one of the largest and hand just correspondence, representation, or pro

adherent(oradnate) ovary,an ovary attached somest trees of India, and yields hard solid portion; sufficiently.

or united by its whole surface to the tube

of the calyx.—3. In logic and metaph. acci. timber called red sandal-wood. The bright Adequateness (ad'ê-kwāt-nes), n. The state scarlet seeds, from their equality in weight of being adequate; justness of proportion or

dentally connected with; not belonging to representation; sufficiency.

the nature of a thing; not inherent in; as, (each=4 grains), are used by goldsmiths in

Adequation (ad - e-kwa'shon), n. 1. Adethe East as weights.

if a cloth is wet, its wetness is a quality

adherent to, not inherent in it.
Adeniform (a-den'i-form), a. (Gr. adēn, a
quateness. (Rare.]

Adherent (ad-hēr'ent), n. 1. The person
gland, and E. form.] Of a gland-like shape.
The principles of logic and natural reason tell us,

who adheres; one who follows a leader, that there must be a just proportion and adequation Adenitis (ad-en-i'tis), n. [Gr. adēn, a gland,

between the medium by which we prove, and the party, or profession; a follower or partisan; and term. -itis, denoting inflammation, ] conclusion to be proved.

Bp. Barlow. a believer in a particular faith or church. Inflammation of a gland. 2. That which is equal to something else.

‘Partisans and adherents.' Swift.-2.1 AnyAdenochirapsologyt (ad'en-o-kīr'ap-solo(Rare.)

thing outwardly belonging to a person; an ji), n. [Gr. aden, a gland, cheirapsia, touch

It was the arme (not of King Henry) but King appendage. His humour, his carriage, and ing by the hand, and logos, discourse.) The Edward the First, which is notoriously known to his extrinsic adherents. Dr. H. More, doctrine of the reputed power of English have been the adequation of a yard. Fuller,

SYN. Follower, partisan, upholder, disciple, kings to cure diseases, as scrofula or king's Adessenarian (a-des'sē-nā"ri-an), n. (L. supporter, dependent. evil, by touching the patient. A book bear

adesse, to be present-ad, to, esse, to be. Adherently (ad-hēr'ent-li), adv. In an ading this title was published in 1684.

In eccles. hist. one of a sect who hold the real herent manner.
Adenography (ad-en-ogʻra-fi), n. [Gr. aden, presence of Christ's body in the eucharist, Adherer (ad-hēr’ér), n. One that adheres;

& gland, and graphó, to describe.] That but not by transubstantiation. The mem an adherent.
part of anatomy which treats of the glands. bers of the sect differ, however, as to this Adhesion (ad-hē'zhon), n. [L. adhæsio, from
Adenoid (ad'en-oid), a. (Gr. adēn, a gland, presence, some holding the body of Christ adhæreo, adhæsum. See ADHERE.] 1. The
and eidos, form.] In the form of a gland; to be in the bread, others about the bread, act or state of adhering, or being united

Adfected (ad-fekted), a. (L. adfectus or and attached; close connection or associa-
Adenological (ad'en-o-loj''ik-al), a. Per-

affectus, pp. of afficio, affectum, to affect, tion; intimate union: said either of matetaining to the doctrine of the glands.

endow—ad, to, and facio, to do.) In alg. rial or immaterial objects; as, the adhesion Adenology (ad-en-ol'o-ji), n. (Gr. adēn, a

conipounded; consisting of different powers of parts united by growth, cement, or the gland, and logos, discourse.). In anat. the of the unknown quantity:--- An adfected or like. doctrine of the glands, their nature, and affected equation, one in which the unknown There grows up in course of time an adhesion betheir uses. quantity is found in two or more different

tween the tension of the rotator muscles and the

several movements of walking. Prof. Bain. Adenoncus (ad-en-ongʻkus), n. [Gr. aden, degrees or powers; thus, x3-px?+qx=a, is a gland, and ongkos, a mass, a tumour.] A an adfected equation, as it contains three 2. Steady attachment of the mind or feelswelling of a gland. See ADENOPHYMA. different powers of the unknown quantity 2.

ings; firmness in opinion; adherence; as, an Adenophyllous (ad'en-o-fil'lus or ad-en-of'.

adhesion to vice. Adfiliated + (ad-fil'i-āt-ed), a. Adopted as a

Obstinate adhesion to il-us), a. (Gr. aden, a gland, and phyllon, a son; affiliated.

false rules of belief.' Whitlock.-3. Assent; leaf.] In bot, having leaves bearing glands, Adfiliation (ad-fil'i-ā"shon), n. Affiliation. or studded with them. Adfiuxion (ad-fluk'shon), n. [L. ad, to, and

To that treaty Spain and England gave in their adhesion,

Macaulay. Adenophyma (ad-en-ð-fi'ma), n. [Gr. aden, fluo, fluxum, to flow.) A flow, as of sap, a gland, and phyma, a suppurating tumour.) from a drawing not a propelling force.

4. In physics, the tendency which heteroIn med, a swelling of a gland: sometimes

lies have to remain attached to Adhatoda (ad-ható-da), n. (A Latinized geneous used to signify a soft swelling, as distin form of the Ceylonese or Malabar name. ]

each other when their surfaces are brought guished from adenoncus, one of a harder

into contact. In some instances, however, A genus of herbs or shrubs, nat. order character. Dunglison. Acanthaceae. A. vasica is used in India to

it seems little, if at all, different from cohe. Adenose, Adenous (ad'en-os, ad'en-us), a. expel the dead fetus in abortion.

sion, which serves to unite the particles of

the same kind of matter. Adhesion may Gr. adën, a gland. ] Like or appertaining Adhere (ad-hēr), v.i. pret. & pp. adhered; to a gland. ppr. adhering. (L. adhæreo-ad, to, and

take place between two solids, as two plates Adenotomy (ad-en-ot'o-mi), n. [Gr. aden, a hæreo, to stick, whence hesitate.] 1. To stick

of glass, or between a solid and a fluid, or gland, and tomē, a cutting.) In anat. and

between two fluids. The force of adhesion fast; to cleave; to become joined or united so surg. a cutting or incision of a gland. as not to be easily separated without tearing;

is measured by the weight required to Adephaga (a-def'a-ga), n. (See ADEPHAGIA.] as, glutinous substances adhere together;

separate the bodies.-5. In bot. and pathol. A family or group of carnivorous and very the lungs sometimes adhere to the pleura.

the union of parts normally separate. voracious coleopterous insects divided into 2. To belong intimately; to be closely con

6. In surg. the re-union of divided parts by the sub-families Carabida and Cicindelidæ nected. A shepherd's daughter, and what

a particular kind of inflammation, called (which see). to her adheres.' Shak. – 3. To be fixed in

the adhesive. Adephagia (ad-e-fa'ji-a), n. [Gr. adēn, abun attachment or devotion; to be devoted; to

Adhesive (ad-hē'siv), a. 1. Sticky; tenadantly, and phago, to eat. ] Voracious ap be attached, as a follower or upholder; as,

cious, as glutinous substances.—2. Fig. repetite; bulimia men adhere to a party, a leader, a church,

maining in; not deviating from. Adeps (ad'eps), n. (L, fat, whence adipose, or creed; rarely, to be attached, as a friend. If slow, yet sure, adhesive to the track. Thomson. adipic, &c.j Fat; animal oil; the contents

Two men there are not living to whom he more -Adhesive plaster, in surg. a plaster made of the cells of the adipose tissue.


Shak. of common litharge plaster and resin.- AdAdept (a-dept'), n. [L. adeptus, pp. of adi 4. To be consistent; to hold together; to be hesive inflammation, in med. and surg. that piscor, to obtain--ad, and a piscor, to reach after, allied to Skr, ap, to arrive at. in accordance or agreement, as the parts of

kind of inflammation which causes union chemists who claimed or were reputed to

& system; to cohere. (Rare or obsolete.) by adhesion, or union by the first intention,


without suppuration. - Adhesive slate, a have obtained the philosopher's stope, or

Everything adheres together.

variety of slaty clay adhering strongly to the panacea, were termed adepts; hence 5. Specifically, in Scots law, (a) to affirm a

the tongue, and rapidly absorbing water. adept, a proficient.] One fully skilled or judgment; to agree with the opinion of a

Adhesively (ad-hē'siv-li), adv. In an adwell versed in any art; a proficient; a judge pronounced previously. (6) To return

hesive manner.
master. 'Easy to all true adepts.' Pope.
to a husband or wife who has been deserted.

Adhesiveness (ad-hē'siv-nes), n. 1. The state
Adept (a-dept'), a. Well skilled; completely
See ADHERENCE, 3.-6. In logic and metaph.

or quality of being adhesive, or of sticking
versed or acquainted with. Adept in every-
to be accidentally connected. See ADHER-

or adhering; stickiness; tenacity. -2. In thing profound.' Cowper.

ENT, 3.
Adeption 1 (a-depshon), n. [L. adeptio. See Adherence (ad-hērens), n. 1. The quality

phren. an organ, or supposed organ, whose

function it is to promote attachment to ob. ADEPT.) An obtaining; acquirement; gainor state of sticking or adhering: rare in a

jects, animate or inanimate, lasting friending. physical sense, adhesion being commonly

ships, social intercourse, &c. It is said to In the wit and policy of the captain consisteth the chief adeption of the victory. used. -2. Fig. state of being fixed in attach

be strongest in women. Grafton. ment; fidelity; steady attachment; as, an

Adhibit (ad-hib'it), v.t. [L. adhibeo, adhibiAdeptist (a-dept'ist), n. An adept. (Rare.) adherence to a party or opinions.

tum, to apply to-ad, to, and habeo, to hold.) Adequacy (adē-kwa-bi), n.

The state of The firm adherence of the Jews to their religion is 1. To use or apply; to exhibit. (Rare.] being adequate; the condition of being

no less remarkable than their
dispersion. Addison.

Wine also that is dilute may safely and properly proportionate or sufficient; a sufficiency 3. In Scots law, the return of a husband or be adhibited,

Tob. Whitaker for a particular purpose : as, the adequacy, wife who has deserted for some time the

2. To attach: obsolete, except in sense of of supply to erpenditure; an adequacy of party to whom he or she is married; an attaching one's signature; as, he adhibited Adequate (ad'e-kwăt), a. [L. adæquatus,

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Adhibition (ad-hi-bi'shon), n. Application; judicial writ commanding inquiry to be Adive (a-div'), n. Another name for the
use; exhibition. The adhibition of dilute made of any matter relating to a cause de Corsale (which see).
wine.' Tob. Whitaker. [Rare.)

pending in a superior court.
Ad hominem (ad hom'i-nem). [L. ad, to, Ad interim(ad in'tér-im). (L.) In the mean

Adjacence (ad-jā'sens), n. The state of

being adjacent; proximity; nearness, and homo, man.) To the man; to the in time; for the present.

Adjacency (ad-jā'sen-si), n. 1. The state terests or passions of the man.--An argu- Adipate (ad'i-pāt), n. A salt of adipic acid. of being adjacent, or lying close or contimentum ad hominem, in logic, an argument Adipic (a-dip'ik), a. [L. adeps, adipis, fat. ) guous; a bordering upon, or lying next to; which presses a man with consequences Of or belonging to fat. --Adipic acid, an acid as, the adjacency of lands or buildings. drawn from his own principles and conces got by treating oleic acid or fatty bodies 2. That which is adjacent. Distracted by sions, or from his conduct.

with nitric acid. It consists of CH400 the vicinity of adjacencies. Sir T. Browne. Adhortt (ad-hort'), v.t. To exhort; to ad and forms soft, white, opaque, hemispheri- Adjacent (ad-jā'sent), a. [L. adjacens, advise.

cal, nodular crusts, which seem to be aggre jacentis, pp. of adjaceo, to lie contiguousThat eight times martyred mother in the Macca. gates of small crystals. bees, when she would adhort her son to a passive for: Adipocerate (ad-i-pos'ér-át), v.t.

ad, to, and jaceo, to lie.] Lying near, close,

To contitude, desires him to look upon the heavens,

or contiguous; bordering upon; neighbourthe earth, all in them contained.

vert into adipocere.

ing; as, a field adjacent to the highway. Adhortation (ad-hor-tā'shon), n. [L. ad Adipoceration (ad-i-pos'ér-ā"shon), n. The

- Adjacent angles. See ANGLE. - Adjacent, act of changing or state of being changed hortatio, an encouragement.) Advice; ex

Adjoining, Contiguous. Adjacent, lying pear into adipocere. hortation. The sweet adhortations, the

to, but not necessarily in actual contact; high and assured promises." Peacham. Adipocere (ad'i-po-sēr), n. [L. adeps, fat,

adjoining, properly lying near to so as to and cera, Fr. cire, wax.) A soft, unctuous, (Rare.]

touch in some part; contiguous, lying near or waxy substance, of a light brown colour, Adhortatory. (ad-hor'ta-to-ri), a. [L. ad

to so as to touch on the whole or a considerinto which the muscular fibres of dead anihortor, to advise--ad and hortor.) Advisory;

able part of one side. mal bodies are converted when protected conveying counsel, warning, or encouragefrom atmospheric air, and under certain

It may corrupt within itself, though no part of it issue into the body adjacent.

ment. Abp. Potter.
Adiabatic (a-di-a-bat'ik), a. (Gr. a, priv.,

circumstances of temperature and humidity. He happens to have no estate adjoining equal to
Adipocere is speedily produced when the

his own.

Johnson. dia, through, and baino, to go.] In therbody is immersed in running water. It con

Joining the contiguous objects by the participation modynamics, the term applied to a line

of their colours. sists of margarates of ammonia, potassium,

Dryden. which exhibits the variations of pressure and volume of a fluid when it expands with

and calcium. - Adipocere mineral, a fatty Adjacent (ad-jā'sent), n. That which is next

matter found in some peat-mosses, and in to or contiguous. • No adjacent, no equal, out either receiving or giving out heat.

the argillaceous iron-ore of Merthyr; adípo no co-rival, Shelford. [Rare.] Macquorn Rankine.

cerite. It is inodorous when cold, but when Adjacently (ad-jā'sent-li), adv. So as to be Adiactinic (a'di-ak-tin"ik), a. (Gr. a, priv.,

heated it emits a slightly bituminous odour. adjacent. dia, through, and E. actinic. Refusing a

Adipocerite (ad-i-pos'èr-īt), n. Adipocere Adject (ad-jekt), v.t. (L. adjicio, adjectum passage, or impervious to the actinic or

mineral. See under ADIPOCERE. chemical rays of light.

ad, to, and jacio, to throw.) To add or
Adipocerous (ad-i-pos'èr-us), a. Relating put, as one thing to another. (Rare.)
Adiantites (ad'i-an-ti"tēz), n. [From the
resemblance of the species to Adiantum, Adipocire (ad'i-po-sēr), n. Same as Adipo-
to adipocere; containing adipocere.

Lanstufan castel and lordship by the new act is
adjected to Pembrokeshire.

Leland. maiden-hair fern.) A genus of fossil ferns,

Adjection (ad-jek'shon), n. The act of adfound in the coal-measures. Adiantum (ad-i-an'tum), n. {Gr. adianton, Adipose (ad’i-põs), a. (From L. adeps, fat.)

jecting or adding, or the thing added. Fatty; consisting of, partaking of the char (Rare.) maiden-hair fern, from adiantos, unwetted,

acter of, or resembling fat. - Adipose tissue, dry-a, priv., and diaino, to wet: so called

This is added to complete our happiness, by the an aggregation of minute cells (adipose cells adjection of eternity.

Bp. Pearson. because, according to Pliny, it remains dry

or vesicles), which draw fat or oily matter Adjectitious (ad-jek-ti’shus), a. (See ADeven though plunged into water.) An exten

from the blood, dispersed in the interstices sive genus of ferns, great favourites in hotof common areolar tissue, or forming dis

JECT.) Added. Ajectitious work." Maunhouses on account of their beautiful forms.

drell. [Rare.] tinct masses. The cells are doth to booth Adjectival (ad-jek-tiv'al or ad'jek-tiv-al), a. The maiden-hair fern (A. capillus-veneris) is

of a line in diameter, and contain the fat the only native species. It is an elegant within a transparent membrane go poth of

Belonging to or like an adjective; having plant, found in the south of England and a line thick. Adipose tissue underlies the

the import of an adjective. Ireland.

Adjectivally (ad-jek-tiv'al-li or ad'jek-tivskin, surrounds the large vessels and nerves,

IndifferAdiaphoracy (a-di-af'or-a-si), n. invests the kidneys, &c. It sometimes ac

al-li), adv. By way of, or as, an adjective; ence. (Rare and obsolete.) cumulates in large quantities, and forms

as, a noun or participle adjectivally used. Adiaphorist, Adiaphorite (a-di-af' or-ist,

swellings, which are called in pathology

Adjective (ad'jek-tiv), n. [L. adjectimum, a-di-affor-it), n. (Gr. adiaphoros, indifferent. adipose tumours.-Adipose substance, ani

from adjectivus, being added. See ADJECT.) See ADIAPHOROUS.) A moderate or indifmal fat. - Adipose arteries, the branches of

In gram. a word used with a noun to ex. ferent erson; specifically, a name given in the diaphragmatic, capsular, and renal ar

press a quality of the thing named, or somethe sixteenth century to certain followers teries which nourish the fat around the kid

thing attributed to it, or to specify or deof Melanchthon, who held some opinions

scribe a thing as distinct from something neys. and ceremonies to be indifferent, which Adipose (ad'i-põs), n. Fat in general; spe

else, and so to limit and define it. It is Luther condemned as sinful or heretical. cífically, the fat on the kidneys.

called also an attributive or attribute. Thus He (Lord Burleigh) may have been of the same Adipous (ad'i-pus), a. Fat; of the nature of

in the phrase, A wise ruler, wise is the admind with those German Protestants who were called

jective or attribute, expressing a particular fat; adipose. Adiaphorists, and who considered the popish rites

property of ruler, while by excluding all as matters indifferent, Macaulay. Adipsia, Adipsy (a-dip'si-a, a-dip'si), n. (Gr.

rulers who are not wise it very greatly a, priv., and dipsa, thirst.] In med. the total Adiaphorous (a-di-af'or-us), a. (Gr. adiaabsence of thirst.

limits the application of the noun, and 80 phoros, not different, indifferent-a, priv.,

tends to define it. and diaphoros, different, from dinphero, tó Adit (ad'it), n. {L. aditus, an approach, from

Adjective (ad'jek-tiv), a. 1. Pertaining to adeo, aditum, to approach-ad, to, and eo, carry across, to differ-dia, through, across, itum, to go; Skr. L. Gr. root i, to go.] 1. An

an adjective; as, the adjective tise of a noun. and phero, to carry.) 1. Indifferent; neutral;

2. Added or adjected: additional. (Rare.) entrance or passage; specifically, in mining, neither right nor wrong morally. the more or less horizontal opening giving

-Adjective colours, in dyeing, colours which, Why does the Church of Rome charge upon others

having but slight attraction, require to be access to the shaft of a mine, or by which the shame of novelty for leaving of some rites and

fixed by some base or mordant in order to ceremonies which by her own practice we are taught

render them to have no obligation in them, but to be adiaphor.

rmanent. Fer. Taylor.

Adjective (ad'jek-tiv), v. t. pret. & pp. ad. 2. An epithet applied by Boyle to a spirit

jectived; ppr. adjectiving. To make an adneither acid nor alkaline. 3. In med. a

jective of; to form into an adjective; to term applied to medicines which do neither

give the character of an adjective to. good nor harm.

In English, instead of adjectiving our own nouns, Adiaphoryt (a-di-af'o-ri), n. Neutrality;

we have borrowed in immense numbers adjedited indifference.

signs from other languages, without borrowing the

unadjectived signs of these ideas. Horne Tooke. Adiathermic (a'di-a-ther''mik), a. (Gr. a, priv., dia, through, and thermē, heat.) Im

Adjectively (ad'jek-tiv-li), adv. In the pervious to heat.

manner of an adjective; as, a word is used Adieu (a-dú'). {Fr, à, to, and Dieu, God, It.

adjectively. addio, Sp. a dios, all forms of L. ad, to, and

Adjoin (ad-join'), v.t. [Fr. adjoindre; L. Deus, God.) Lit. to God: an ellipsis for I

adjungo_ad, to, and jungo, to join. See commend you to God; farewell; an expres

JOIN.] To join or add; to put in addition; sion of kind wishes at the parting of friends.

to unite; to annex or append. Adieu, adiend my native shore

Corrections and improvements should be as re-
Fades o'er the waters blue.

marks adjoined, by way of note or commentary.

Warts. Adieu (a-dū), n. pl. Adieus or Adieux (A

Adjoin (ad-join'), v.i. 1. To lie or be next düz'). A farewell or commendation to the

Section of Mineral Mine,

or in contact; to be contiguous: with to care of God; as, an everlasting adieu.

'A farm adjoining to the highway. BlackWhile now I take my last adien,

a, Adit.
, shaft. C, vein,

stone. [To is now almost always omitted ; Heave thou no sigh, nor shed a tear. Prior.

water and ores can be carried away. The as, a feld adjoining the lawn.1-2. To apAdightt (a-dit), v.t. To set in order. See word is sometimes used for air-shaft, but

proach; to join. DIGHT.

not with strict propriety. In the specific Adight t (a-dit'), p. and a. Set in order;

She lightly unto him adjoined side to side. sense called also Adit-level.—2. Admission;

Syenrer arrayed. access; approach. (Rare.)

Adjoinantt (ad-join'ant), a. Contiguous Ad infinitum (ad in-in-i'tum). (L.) To

Yourself and yours shall have

To the town there is adjoinant in site
endless extent.
Free adit.


ancient castle.
Ad inquirendum (ad in-qui'ren-dum). (L. Aditiont (a-dish'on), n. [See Adit.] Act of Adjoining (ad-join'ing), p. and a. Adjacent;
for the purpose of inquiring.) In law, a going to. Bailey.

contiguous; neighbouring. "The adjoining

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fane.' Dryden. - Adjacent, Adjoining, Con- Adjudication (ad-jū'di-kā"shon), n. 1. The generally with to before the remoter object: tiguous. See under ADJACENT.

act of adjudicating; the act or process as, to adjust a garment to the body, or Adjoint (ad'joint), n. One joined to another of trying and determining judicially; the things to a standard. 'Adjust the event to in company, or in an enterprise. Daniel. passing of a judicial sentence; specifically, the prediction.' Addison. [Rare.)

in law, the act of a court declaring a per Nothing is more difficult than to adjust the marvelAdjourn (ad-jern'), v.t. (Fr. ajourner, O.Fr. son bankrupt; as, a ship was taken and lous with

the probable.

Blair. ajorner, adjorner-prefix a for ad, to, and sent into port for adjudication.-2. A judi 2. To put in order; to regulate or reduce to 0.Fr. jorn (now jour), a day, from L. diur. cial sentence; judgment or decision of a

system; to bring to a proper state or posinus, belonging to a day, from dies, a day. court. — 3. In Scots law, the diligence or

tion; as, to adjust a scheme; to adjust For change similar to that of L. di into Fr. process by which land is attached in secu

affairs. Adjusting the orthography.' Johnj see ABRIDGE.) 1. To put off or defer to rity for or in payment of a debt.

son. To adjust the focal distance of his optianother day or till a later period. Adjudicator (ad-jū'di-kāt-ėr), n. One who

cal instruments.' J. S. Mill.-3. To settle or It is a common practice to adjourn the reforma. adjudicates.

bring to a satisfactory state, so that parties tion of their lives to a further time. Barrow, Adjugatet (ad'jū-gāt), v.t. [L. adjugo, to

are agreed in the result;

as, to adjust acSpecifically—2. To suspend the meeting of, yoke to, to join-ad, to, and jugum, a yoke.]

counts; the differences are adjusted.-4. In as of a public or private body, to a future To yoke to. Bailey.

painting, to arrange the draperies in, as a day; also, to defer or postpone to a future Adjumentt (ad'jū-ment), n. [L. adjumen picture. -SYN. To adapt, suit, arrange, regumeeting of the same body; as, the court ad tum, help-ad, to, and juvo, to help.) Help;

late, accommodate, set right, rectify, settle. journed the consideration of the question. support; that which supports or assists.

Adjustable (ad-just'a-bl), a. Capable of
The queen being absent, 'tis a needful fitness

Nerves are adjuments to corporal activity. being adjusted.
That we adjourn this court till further day,


Adjustage (ad-just'aj), n. Adjustment.

Adjunct (ad/jungkt), n. [L. adjunctus, joined, Sylvester. (Rare.]
Syn. To delay, postpone, defer, put off. from adjungo-ad, to, and jungo, junctum, Adjuster (ad-justér), n. A person who ad-
Adjourn (ad-jérn'), 0.i. To cease sitting and to join. See JOIN.] 1. Something added to justs; that which regulates.
carrying on business a time, as from

another, but not essentially a part of it; as, Adjustive (ad-just'iv), a. Tending or serv-
one day to another, or for a longer period; water is the adjunct of a cloth or sponge bying to adjust.
usually said of legislatures, courts, or other which it is absorbed.

Adjustment (ad-justment), n. 1. The act of bodies; as, the House of Commons ad

Learning is but an adjunct to ourself. Shak, adjusting; regulation;a reducing to just form journed at four o'clock. Discretion in its several adjoncts and circumstances or order; a making fit

or conformable; settleAdjournal (ad-jėr'nal), n. In Scots law, the

is nowhere so useful as to the clergy. Swift. ment.—2. The state of being adjusted; as, the proceedings of a single day in, or of a single sitting of, the Court of Justiciary: equiva

2. A person joined to another in some duty microscope is out of adjustment.—3. In ma

or service; a colleague. An adjunct of rine insurance, the settling and ascertaining lent to sederunt as applied to a civil court. -Act of adjournal, the record of a sentence

singular experience and trust.' 'Sir H. the amount of indemnity which the party

Wotton.-3. In metaph. a quality of the insured is entitled to receive under the policy in a criminal cause. - Book of adjournal,

body or the mind, whether natural or ac after all proper allowances and deductions a book containing the records of the Court of Justiciary.

quired, as colour in the body, thinking in have been made, and fixing the proportion

the mind. — 4. In gram. a word added to of that indemnity which each underwriter Adjournment (ad-jérn'ment), n. 1. The act of adjourning; the putting off till another

qualify or amplify the force of other words; is liable to bear.–4. In painting, the manner day or time specified.

as, the history of the American revolution: in which draperies are chosen, arranged, and

the words in italics are the adjuncts of his disposed; proper disposition. — SYN. ArWe run our lives out in adjournments from time to

tory. - 5. In music, a scale or key closely rangement, regulation, settlement, adaptatime.


related to another; a relative scale or key. tion, disposal. 2. The period during which a public body The relative minor or major scales; the Adjutage (ad'jū-tāj). See AJUTAGE. adjourns its sittings; as, during an adjourn scales founded

on the dominant and the Adjutancy (ad'jū-tan-si), n. (See ADJUTANT.] ment of six weeks. - Adjournment, Recess, subdominant are adjuncts of the tonic. 1. The office of an adjutant. -2. Assistance, Prorogation, Dissolution. An adjournment Adjunct (ad'jungkt), a. 1. United with in It was, no doubt, disposed with all the adjutancy of is the time or interval during which a public office or in action of any kind; as, an adjunct

definition and division.

Burke. body defers business or suspends its meet professor.—2. Added to or conjoined with, Adjutant (ad'jū-tant), n. (L. adjutans, ppr. ings in virtue of authority inherent in itself.

as a consequence; attending; accompany of adjuto, to assist-ad, and juvo, jutum, to A recess is a customary suspension of busiing.

help.). 1. Milit. an officer whose business is ness, as during the period of certain stated Though that my death were adjunct to my act,

to assist the commanding officer of a regi. or recognized holidays; as, the Easter recess.

By heaven, I would do it.

Shak. ment or garrison by receiving and comA prorogation is the adjournment of the

Adjunct notes, in music, unaccented aux municating orders. Each battalion of foot sittings of the body at the instance of the superior authority, as the sovereign, which iliary notes, not forming an essential part and each regiment of horse has generally

one adjutant, the officer in command of called it together, during which

the body Adjunction (ad-jungk’shon), n. 1. The act larger bodies may have one or more as recan hold no sittings, but, in order to do So, must be again summoned; the close of a of joining.

quired. The adjutant has to make known

the orders of his chief, to receive reports session of the British Parliament is called

When a thing belonging to one is attached to that which belongs to another, whether by inclusion, sol.

intended for him, to see that proper discipa prorogation. A dissolution is the act by

dering, sewing, construction, writing, or painting, line is kept up, to regulate the rotation of which the body, as such, is broken up, and the whole (by adjunction) generally becomes the

duty among the different portions of the its members dismissed from their duties. property of the latter.


body of troops with which he is connected, During a dissolution the body has no exist 2. The thing joined.

&c. -2. A helper; an assistant; an aid, ence, and has to be reconstituted by the Adjunctive (ad-jungk’tiv), a. Joining; hav (Rare.) authority to whom it owes its existence, as ing the quality of joining.

A fine violin must be the best adjutant to a fine by a new election, when it may consist of Adjunctive (ad-jungk'tiv), n.

One who or

W. Mason.
the same or of new members.
that which is joined.

3. The adjutant-bird (which see). Adjudge (ad-juj'), v.t. pret. & pp. adjudged; Adjunctively (ad-jungk’tiv-li), adv. In an Adjutant-bird (ad'jū-tant-berd), n. A very ppr. adjudging. (Fr. adjuger, from L. adju adjunctive manner.

large grallatorial bird allied to the storks dicare-ad, to, and judicare, to judge, from Adjunctly (ad-jungktli), adv.

In connec (Ciconia or Leptoptilus Argala), and injudex, judge. See JUDGE.) 1. To award tion with; by way of addition or adjunct. judicially in the case of a controverted Adjuration (ad-jū-rā'shon), n. 1. The act question; to assign; as, the prize was ad of adjuring; a solemn charging on oath, or judged to him who seemed most worthy. under the penalty of a curse. 2. To decide by a judicial opinion or sen To the adjuration of the high-priest, 'Art thou the tence; to adjudicate upon; to determine; to Christ, the son of the blessed God?' our Saviour resettle; as, the case was adjudged in Hilary plies in St. Matthew, 'Thou hast said.' Blackwall. term.-3. To pass sentence on; to sentence 2. A solemn oath. or condemn. Those rebel spirits adjudged To restrain the significance too much, or too much to hell.' Milton. -- 4. To deem; to judge. to enlarge it, would make the adjuration either not (Rare.)

so weighty or not so pertinent.

He adjudged him unworthy of his friendship, Adjuratory (ad-jūr'a-to-ri), a. Containing

Knolles. an adjuration, or characterized by earnest
SYN. To decree, award, assign, decide, de-
termine, settle, adjudicate.

adjurations; as, an adjuratory appeal.
Adjudge (ad-juj), v.i. To decree; to decide; Adjure (ad-jūr), v.t. pret. & pp. adjured ;
to pass sentence.

ppr. adjuring. [L. adjuro, to swear solemnly,

or compel one to swear-ad, to, and juro,
There let him still victory sway
As battel hath adjudged.

to swear.] 1. To charge, bind, or command,

Adjudgment (ad-juj'ment), ?

earnestly and solemnly, often with an ap

The act of peal to God or the invocation of a curse in
adjudging; adjudication; sentence. "The case of disobedience. I adjure thee by the
adjudgment of the punishment.' Sir W. living God.' Mat. xxvi. 63.
Joshua adjured them at that time, saying, Cursed

Adjutant-bird (Ciconia Argala).
Adjudicate (ad-jū'di-kat), v.l. pret. & pp. be the man before the Lord, that riseth up and
adjudicated; ppr. adjudicating. (L. adju-

buildeth this city of Jericho.

Josh. vi. 26. cluded in the family Ardeidæ, a native of dico, to give sentence-ad, to, and judico,

The magistrates

the warmer parts of India. It is 5, or often to judge. See JUDGE.) To adjudge ; to

Adjured by all the bonds of civil duty. Milton. 6 feet high, and its expanded wings measure

2. To swear by: as, to adjure the holy name 14 feet from tip to tip. It has an enormous Adjudicate (ad-jūdi-kāt), v.i. pret. & pp. of God. [Rare.]

bill, nearly bare head and neck, and a adjudicated; ppr. adjudicating. To sit in Adjurer (ad-jūrėr), n. One who adjures. judgment; to give a judicial decision; as,



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sausage-like pouch hanging from the under the court adjudicated upon the case.

Adjust (ad-just'), v.t. (Fr. ajuster, to fit or part of the neck. It is one of the most

frame-L. ad, to, and justus, just, exact. See voracious carnivorous birds known, and in He adjudicated that Aquitane was forfeited by

JUST.] 1. To fit; to make correspondent or India, from its devouring all sorts of carrion Pepén.

Sir F. Palgrave, conformable; to adapt; to accommodate: and noxious animals, is protected by law.







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It is said to be able to swallow a cat, a leg Admensuration (ad-men'sūr-a" shon), n. the management of the estate of an intes-
of mutton, or a large bone with the utmost [See MENSURATION.] Same as Admeasure tate person, or of a testator having no com.
facility. It is easily tamed. From the ment. (Rare.]
under side of the wings and tail are ob- Adminicle (ad-min'i-kl), n. [L. adminic-

Petterst execution under a commission (called

of administration) from the proper tained the fine feathers

known as marabou ulum, a prop, stay, or support.] 1. Help; authority. This management consists in col. feathers, which are also obtained from an support. Bailey. -2. In law, imperfect proof; lecting debts, paying debts and legacies, and allied West African species, the marabou specifically, in Scots and French law, a term distributing the property among the heirs. stork (Cic Leptoptilus marabou). The used in the action of proving the tenor of a (6) The management of the estate of a denative Indian name is Argala.

lost deed, and signifying any deed or docu ceased person by an executor, the correspondAdjutant-crane (ad'jū-tant-krān), n. Same ment tending to establish the existence or ing term execution not being in use. Adminas Adjutant-bird.

terms of the deed in question.-3. In med. istration of a deceased person's estate may be Adjutant-general (ad'jū-tant-jen’ér-al), n. any aid to the action of a remedy.--4. In granted for general, special, or limited pur

1. Milit, a staff-officer, one of those next in zool. one of the small teeth on the abdomen poses; as, (a) Administration durante absenrank to the commander-in-chief. He super of the subterranean nymphæ of insects, by tia, granted when the next person entitled to intends the details of all the dispositions means of which they issue from the earth. the grant is beyond sea. (6) Administration ordered by the commander-in-chief, com- Adminicular, Adminiculary (ad-min-ik' pendente lite, granted when a suit is communicates general orders to the different ū-lér, ad'min-ik"ū-la-ri), a. Supplying help: menced in the probate court regarding the brigades, and receives and registers the helpful.

validity of a will or the right to administrareports of the state of each as to numbers, The several structural arrangements adminicular tion, lasting till the suit be determined. (c) discipline, equipments, &c.-2. Eccles. the to the integrity of the whole are thus co-ordinated. Administration with the will annexed (cum title formerly given to one of a select number

H. Spencer
-Adminicular evidence, in law, explanatory

testamento annexo), administration granted of Jesuit fathers, who resided with the

in cases where a testator makes a will withgeneral of the order, each of whom had a or completing evidence.

out naming executors, or where the execuprovince or country assigned to his care. Adminiculate (ad-min-ik'ü-lāt), v.: To give

tors named in the will are incapable of actHis business was to communicate with his adminicular evidence.

ing or refuse to act. (d) Administration de province by his delegates, emissaries, or Adminiculatort (ad-min-ik'ú-la-ter), n. An

bonis non, when the first administrator dies visitors, and give information to the fatherassistant; specifically, an advocate for the

before he has fully administered. --SYN. general. - Adjutant-general of the forces, an poor.

Conduct, management, direction, regulaofficer of high rank at the Horse Guards, to Administer (ad-min'is-ter), v.t. (L. admi

tion, execution, dispensation, distribution. whom all communications are addressed nistro-ad, to, and ministro, to serve or man

Administrative (ad-min'is-trāt-iv), a. Perregarding leave of absence, discharging, age. See MINISTER.) 1. To manage or con

taining to administration; administering. recruiting, &c. duct as minister or administrator of public

'Administrative energy.' Goodrich. AdAdjutant-stork (ad'jū-tant-stork), n. The affairs; to manage or conduct as chief agent;

ministrative purposes.' Merivale. same as Adjutant-bird. to direct or superintend the execution of, as

Administrator (ad-minis-trat-er),n. 1 One Adjutator (ad'jū-tät-ér), n. (Freq. of adjulaws: although the word may be used of

who administers, or who directs, manages, tor.) An adjutor or helper. (Rare.) absolute monarchs, it is more appropriate to

distributes, or dispenses laws and rites, Adjutet (ad-jūt), v.i. (See ADJUTANT.) To the officers of a constitutional government.

either in civil, judicial, political, or ecclesigive help

For forms of government let fools contest,

astical affairs. -2. In law, (a) a man who,
There be
Whate'er is best administer'd is best. Pope.

by virtue of a commission from the probate, Six bachelors as bold as he, adjuting to his company. 2. To afford; to give or furnish; to supply; divorce, and admiralty division of the High B. Jonson,

Court of Justice has the charge of the goods Adjutor (ad-jūt'er), n. A helper.

to dispense; as, to administer relief; to He

administer justice. and such as his adjutors were.'

and estate of one dying without a will. (b) Let zephyrs bland

In Scots law, a tutor, curator, or guardian, Drayton. (Rare; its compound coadjutor is Administer their tepid genial airs. 3. Philips.

having the care of one who is incapable of in common use.)

Have they not the old popish custom of adminis.

acting for himself. The term is usually apAdjutoryt (ad'jũ-to-ri), a. Serving to help

tering the blessed sacrament of the holy eucharist

with wafer cakes? or aid. Bailey

plied to a father who has power over his Hooker.

children and their estate during their minoAdjutrix (ad-jū'triks), n. A female assistant. 3. To give, as a dose; to direct or cause to

rity. Adjuvant (ad jū-vant or ad-jū'vant), a. be taken, as medicine.-4. To tender, as an

Administratorshipad-minis-trat-er-shíp), Helping; assisting. Adjuvant causes. oath.

n. The office of an administrator. Howell

Swear, by the duty that you owe to Heaven,

Administratrix (ad-min'is-trāt-riks), n. A Adjuvant (ad' jū-vant or ad- jū'vant), n. To keep the oath that we administer.


female administrator. 1. An assistant. "A careful adjuvant.' 5. In law, (a) to manage the estate of one

Admirability (ad'mi-ra-bil"i-ti), n. AdmirSir H. Yelverton. -2. In med. whatever who has died intestate, or without a com ableness. Bailey. (Rare.) aids in removing or preventing disease; petent executor, under a commission. (6) Admirable (ad'mi-ra-bl), a. [L. admirabilis, specifically, a substance added to a pre To manage the estate of a deceased person

wonderful, admirable, from admiror, to scription to aid the operation of the prin as an executor. See ADMINISTRATION, 7.

wonder at, to admire.) 1.Fitted to excite cipal ingredient or basis.

SYN. To manage, conduct, minister, furnish, Adlegation (ad-le-gā'shon), n. [L. ad, and

wonder; wonderful; strange; astonishing: afford, supply, dispense, distribute.

amazing legatio, an embassy, from lego, to send, Administer (ad-min'is-tér), v.i. 1. To con

It seemeth equally admirable to me that holy whence legate, legacy, legation.). A right tribute assistance; to bring aid or supplies; King Edward the Sixth should do any wrong, or claimed by the states of the old German to add something: with to; as, to adminis harsh Edward the Fourth do any right to the Muses.

Empire of joining their own ministers with ter to the necessities of the poor,
those of the emperor in public treaties and

In man there is nothing admirable but his ignor.
There is a fountain rising in the upper part of my ance and weakness.

Jer. Taylor,
negotiations relating to the common inter garden, which . . administers to the pleasure as
est of the empire.
well as the plenty of the place. Spectator.

2. Worthy of admiration; having qualities Ad libitum (ad lib'i-tum), ?. (L.) At plea 2. To perform the office of administrator;

to excite wonder, with approbation, esteem, sure; to the extent of one's wishes. Speci as, A administers upon the estate of B.

reverence, or affection; most excellent: used fically, in music, a term denoting that the Administerial (ad-min'is-tē"ri-al), a. Per

of persons or things. performer is at liberty to pause, or to per taining to administration, or to the execu

What a piece of work is a man! How noble in form or omit a cadence of the composer,

reason! How infinite in faculty! In form and mov. tive part of government.

ing, how express and admirable!

Shak. or even to introduce any cadence or addi Administrable (ad-min'is-tra-bl), a. Caption of his own, as his judgment directs.

Admirableness (ad' mi-ra-bl-nes), n. The able of being administered. An accompaniment is said to be ad libitum Administratet (ad-min'is-trāt), v.t. To ad

quality of being admirable; the power of when it is not essential, and may be either minister; to dispense ; to give; to supply: Admirably (admi-ra-bli), adv. In an ad

exciting admiration, used or omitted as circumstances may re 'Administrated to animal bodies.' Woodquire. ward.

mirable manner; in a manner to excite wonAdlocution (ad-lo-kū'shon). See ALLOCU- Administration (ad-min'is-trā" shon), n.

der, mingled with approbation, esteem, or TION.


1. The act of administering; direction; manAdmarginate(ad-mär'jin-át), v.t. To note or agement; government of public affairs; the Admiral (ad'mi-ral). n. (O. E, amiral, amwrite on the margin. (Rare.) conducting of any office or employment.

miral, amirail, admirald, Fr. amiral, It.

amiraglio, L.L. amiralius, from Ar. amir, Receive candidly the few hints which I have admar. The energy of the Protector's administration in ginated.

emir, a prince, chief, with the Ar, article Coleridge. nowise relaxed.


suffixed, being supposed by Diez to be a conAdmeasure (ad-me'zhūr), v.t. pret. & pp. 2. The duty or duties of an administrator; traction of such forms as amir-ul-ma, ruler admeasured; ppr. admeasuring. (L. ad, specifically, the executive functions of gov.

of the water, or amir-ul-va'hr, ruler of the to, and E. measure. See MEASURE.) 1. To ernment, consisting in the exercise of the

sea; Ar. amr, or amără, to command; Heb. ascertain dimensions, size, or capacity: to constitutional and legal powers, the general amar, Chal. amär, to say, to command.) measure.-2.+ In law, to restrict to due pro superintendence of national affairs, and the 1. A naval officer of the highest rank; a portions; as, to admeasure dower or com. enforcement of laws.

commander-in-chief of a fleet or navy. In mon of pasture; also, to apportion shares It may pass for a maxim in state, that the admin. the British navy admirals were formerly diamong

istration cannot be placed in too few hands, nor the Upon this suit all the commoners shall be admea. legislature in too many.

vided into three classes, named after the Swift.

colours of their respective flags, admirals of sured, Blackstone. 3. The persons, collectively, who are in.

the red, of the white, and of the blue, with Admeasurement (ad-me' zhür-ment), 1. trusted with the execution of laws and the

vice-admirals and rear-admirals of each 1. The measuring of dimensions

by a rule, as superintendence of public affairs; the chief flag. In 1864, however, this distinction was of a ship, cask, and the like.-2. The measure magistrate and his council; or the council

given up, and now there is one flag common of a thing, or dimensions ascertained.-3. In alone, as in Great Britain; the executive.

to all ships of war, namely, the white enlaw, formerly the adjustment of proportion Did the administration .avail themselves of sign divided into four quarters by the cross or ascertainment of shares, as of dower or any one of those opportunities:


of St. George, and having the Union in the pasture held in common. This was done by 4. Dispensation; distribution; rendering; as, upper corner next the staff; while, instead writ of admeasurement directed to the the administration of justice, of the

sacra of nine, there are now only three degrees of sheriff.

ment, or of grace. 2 Cor. ix. 12.-5. The act this rank, namely, admiral, vice-admiral, Admeasurer (ad-me'zhūr-ér), n. One that of prescribing medically; exhibition.-6. The and rear-admiral. The admiral displays admeasures.

act of tendering, as an oath.—7. In lar, (a) his flag at the maintop-gallant-mast head.

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