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Alienism (al'yen-izm), n. The state of being ment to the receiver. If not unreasonable interested in and watchful after; having an alien.

for the rank of the receiver it is not arrest lively feelings; easily impressed; sensitive The law was very gentle in the construction of the able by creditors.

to; susceptible; as, he is sufficiently alive disability of alienism.

Ch. Kent,

Alimentation (al'i-ment-ā"shon), n. 1. The to the beauties of nature, but yet more alive Alienor älyen-or), n. One who transfers

act or power of affording nutriment.—2. The to his own interests.-5. Exhibiting motion property to another. state of being nourished.

or moving bodies in great numbers; as, the Alife+ (a-lit"), adv. (Prefix a, on, and life.] Alimentiveness (al-i-ment'iv-nes), 12. In city was all alive when the general entered. On my life.

phren. the organ that is said to communicato 6. Of all living, by way of emphasis. A clean instep,

the pleasure which arises from eating and The Earl of Northumberland was the proudest And that I love, alife!

Beau. & FI.
drinking, and which prompts us to take inan alive.

Aliferous (a-lif'er-us), a. [L. ala, wing, and nourishment. Its supposed seat is in the [Alive always follows the noun which it
fero, to bear.) Having wings.
zygomatic fossa.

qualifles.] Aliform (a'li-form), a. [L. ala, wing, and | Allmonious (al-i-mo'ni-us), a. [See Al!. Alizarine (al'i-za-rin), n. (Fr. alizarine, forma, shape.) Having the shape of a wing MONY.) Affording food; nourishing; nutri from alizari, the commercial name of mad. or wings; in anat. a term applied to the tive. Alimonious humours.' Harvey. (Rare.] der in the Levant, from the (Ar.) root of pterygoid processes and the muscles associ- Alimony (al'i-mo-ni),

n. [L. alimonia, from azure, with the article prefixed.] (C14H.04.) ated with them. See PTERYGOID.

alo, to feed. See ALIMENT.] In law, (a) an A peculiar red colouring matter obtained Aligantt (al'i-gant), n. Wine of Alicante in allowance out of her husband's estate made from madder. It has been prepared artifiSpain. "Three pottles of Aligant.' Dekker, for the support of a woman legally separated cially from coal-tar residues, which contain Aligerous (a-lij'ēr-us), a. (L. ala, wing, and from him when she is not charged with a substance called anthracene (C14H10). The gero, to carry. ] Having wings.

adultery or wilful desertion. (6) In Scots elimination of hydrogen from, and addition Alight (a-lit'),v. i. [A. Sax. alihtan, gelihtan, law, aliment. Erskine.

of oxygen to, this body gives rise to the for. to alight or light." See the verb LIGHT in Alineation (a-lin'é-a''shon), n. (L. a, by or mation of alizarine. this sense.] 1. To get down or descend, as from, and linea, a line.) The determination Alk (alk), n. A resin obtained from Pisfrom horseback or from a carriage.-2. To or ready recognition of the position of a more tacia terebinthus. fall or descend and settle or lodge; as, a remote object, by following a line drawn Alkahest (alka-hest), n. [Etym, unknown.] bird alights on a tree; snow alights on a through one or more intermediate and more The pretended universal solvent or menroof.

easily recognizable objects, and imagined struum of the alchemists. But storms of stones from the proud temple's height to be produced.

Alkahestic (al-ka-hest'ik), a. Pertaining Pour down, and on our batter'd belms alight.


A method of determining the positions of the to the alkahest. Alight (a-līt'), a. or adv. (Prefix a, on, in,

stars, susceptible of a little more exactness than the Alkalescency (al-ka-les'en-si), n. (See Al

former, is the use of alineations, already noticed in or into, and light (which see)] 1. Lighted

KALI.) A tendency to become alkaline; & speaking of Hipparchus' catalogue. Thus a straight up. The lamps were alight.' Dickens. line passing through two stars of the Great Bear tendency to the properties of an alkali; the 2. Into light. He pretended to be blowing passes also through the pole-star. Whowell. state of a substance in which alkaline proit alight again.' Dickens. Alioth (al'i-oth), n. [The Arabic name.) A

perties begin to be developed or to be preAlign (a-lin'), v.t. [Fr. aligner, to align—a

dominant. Ure. star in the tail of the Great Bear (Ursæ), for ad, to, and ligne, L. linea, a line.) To

Alkalescent (al-ka-les'ent), a. Tending to much used in finding the latitude. Also the adjust to a line; to lay out or regulate by a

the properties of an alkali; slightly alkavery bright star Capella (« Auriga), in the line; to form in line, as troops.

line. constellation Auriga, or charioteer. Alignment (a-lin'ment), n. [Fr.] 1. The Aliped (a'li-pēd or al'i-ped), a. (L. ala, wing,

Alkali (al ka-li), n. pl. Alkalies or Alkalis act of aligning; the act of laying out or re

(al’ka-liz).., [Sp. Fr. alcali, Ar. al-qali, the and pes, pedis, a foot.) 1. Wing-footed; gulating by a line; an adjusting to a line;

ashes of the plant from which soda was having the toes connected by a membrane, the state of being so adjusted; the line of

first obtained, or the plant itself-Ar. al, the, which serves as a wing, as the bats. — 2. Swift adjustment; the line on which troops are

and qalaj, to roast.) A term first used to of foot. formed in battle order. — 2. In engin. the Aliped (a'li-pēd or al'i-ped), n.

An animal

designate the soluble part of the ashes of ground-plan of a railway or other road, in

plants, especially of sea-weed. Now applied distinction from the gradients or profile.

to various classes of bodies having the fol. Allke (a-lik'), a. (Prefix a, and like; A. Sax.

lowing properties in common :-(1) solubigelic, alike. See LIKE.) Having resem

lity in water; (2) the power of neutralizing blance or similitude; similar; without dif

acids, and forming salts with them; (3) the ference.

property of corroding animal and vegetable In birth, in acts, in arms alike the rest. Fairfar.

substances; (4) the property of altering the The darkness and the light are both alike to thee.

tint of many colouring matters-thus, they Ps. cxxxix. 12.

turn litmus, reddened by an acid, into blue; (This adjective never precedes the noun

turmeric, brown; and syrup of violets and which it qualifies.]

infusion of red cabbages, green. The alkaAlike (a-lik'), adv. In the same manner,

lies are hydrates, or water in which half form, or degree; in cor mon.

the hydrogen is replac by a metal or comHe fashioneth their hearts alike. Ps, xxxii. 15.


pound radical. In its restricted and common However true it may be that all alike have sinned,

sense the term is applied to four substances it is far from true that all have sinned alike.

whose toes are connected by a membrane, only: hydrate of potassium (potash), hydrate Contemporary Review. serving for a wing; a cheiropter, as the bat of sodium (soda), hydrate of lithium (lithia), Alike-minded (a-līk'mind-ed), a. Having Aliquant (al'i-kwant), a. (L. aliquantum, and hydrate of ammonium (an aqueous sothe same mind; like-minded. Bp. Hall. somewhat.] In arith. applied to a number lution of ammonia). In a more general sense Aliment (al'i-ment), v.t. In Scots law, to

which does not measure another without a it is applied to the hydrates of the so-called maintain or support, as a person unable to

remainder. Thus 5 is an aliquant part of alkaline earths (baryta, strontia, and lime), support himself: used especially in refer 16, for 3 times 5 are 15, leaving a re and to a large number of organic substances, ence to the mutual obligation of parents mainder 1.

both natural and artificial, described under and children to support each other.

Aliquot (al'i-kwot), a. [L. aliquot, some, ALKALOID. Aliment (al'i-ment), n. {L.alimentum, nour several.] In arith. applied to a part of a num Alkalifiable (alka-li-fi-a-bl or al-kal'i-fī-aishment--alo, to nourish, a verbal stem seen ber or quantity which will measure it with bl), a. Capable of being alkalified or conalso in Icel, ala, to nourish; Goth. alan, to out a remainder. Thus 5 is an aliquot part verted into an alkali. grow, aljan, to nourish; Gael, al, food, nur of 15.

Alkalify (al’ka-li-fi or al-kal'i-fī), v.t. pret. & ture.) That which nourishes; food; nutri- Alisander (a-li-san'dér), n. Same as Alex pp. alkalified; ppr. alkalifying. (Alkali, ment; anything which feeds or adds to a sub anders.

and L. facio, to make.) To form or to constance, animal or vegetable, in natural Alish (al'ish), a. Like ale; having the qua vert into an alkali; to alkalize. growth; specifically (Scots law), the sum paid lities of ale. A sweet alish taste.' Morti- | Alkalify (al’ka-li-fi or al-kal'i-fi), v.i. To befor support to any one entitled to claim it, mer.

come an alkali. as the dole paid to a pauper by his parish. Alisma (a-liz'ma), n. (Gr. alisma, water- | Alkaligenous (al-ka-lij'en-us), a: (Alkali, The aliment was appointed to continue till the

plantain.) A genus of plants belonging to and Gr. gennao, to generate.) Producing majority or marriage of the daughters.

the nat. order Alismaceæ; water-plantain. or generating alkali.

Erskine's Inst, All the species are aquatic; one, 4. Plan Alkalimeter (al-ka-lim'et-er), n. [Alkali, Alimental (al-i-mental), a. Of or pertain tago, the common water-plantain, is com and Gr. metron, measure.) An instrument ing to aliment; supplying food; having the mon in ditches in Britain. See WATER for ascertaining the strength of alkalies, or quality of nourishing; furnishing the mate PLANTAIN.

the quantity of alkali in caustic potash and rials for natural growth; as, chyle is ali- Alismaceæ (al-iz-mă'sē-e),n. pl. A nat. order soda, by the quantity of dilute sulphuric mental; alimental sap.

of endogenous plants, growing in water or acid, of a known strength, which a certain Alimentally (al-i-mental-li), adv. In an ali in marshes.

weight of them would neutralize. Ure. trental manner; so as to serve for nourish Alitrunk (a’li-trungk or al'i-trungk), n. [L. Alkalimetric, Alkalimetrical (al' ka-liinent or food,

ala, a wing, and truncus, a trunk.] The seg met"rik, al ka-li-met"rik-al), a. Relating Alimentariness (al-i-ment'a-ri-nes), n. The ment of the posterior thorax of an insect to to alkalimetry. quality of being alimentary, or of supplying which the wings and two posterior pairs of Alkalimetry (al-ka-lim'et-ri), n. The finding nutriment. legs are attached.

of the amount of real alkali in an alkaline Alimentary (al-i-ment'a-ri), a. Pertaining Alive (a-liv'), a. (Prefix a for on, and life; mixture or liquid. This may be done by to aliment or food; having the quality of

in Old English it was written on live, on lyve, volumetric analysis, that is, by estimating nourishing; as, alimentary particles. - Ali where live, lyve is a dat, form of life.] 1. Hav the amount of a standard acid solution mentary canal, in anat. the great duct or ing life, in opposition to dead; being in a which the alkaline mixture will saturate; or intestine in an animal body, from which the state in which the organs perform their by gravimetric analysis, that is, by decomalimentary portion of the food is absorbed functions; living; as, the man or plant is posing the substance and finding the weight into the system, the useless parts being alive.-2. In a state of action; in force or of the alkali contained in it. Ure. carried off by it. - Alimentary debt, in Scots operation; unextinguished; undestroyed; | Alkalimide (al-kalli-mid), n. [Alkali and law, a debt incurred for necessaries or main unexpired; as, keep the process alive. -- amide.) Ammonia in which two or more tenance. - Alimentary fund, a fund set apart 3. Full of alacrity; cheerful; sprightly;

lively; atoms of hydrogen are replaced by acid and by the destination of the giver for an ali. as, the company were all alive. —4. Keenly base radicals. See AMIDE, AMINE.

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Alkaline (alska-lin), a. Having the proper nence, as we say the Bible (Gr. biblos, & while the to belongs to the verb following, ties of an alkali. — Alkaline earths, lime, book).] The book which contains the reli being commonly used as an intensive prefix magnesia, baryta, strontia. See ALKALI. gious and moral code of the Mohammedans, to verbs by writers of the fourteenth, fif. Alkaline development, in photog. the de and by which indeed all their transactions, teenth, and sixteenth centuries; thus, he velopment of collodionized sensitive plates civil, legal, military, &c., are regulated; the to-brac the rock.' Wickliffe. Ps. cv. 41, which by an alkali, or an alkaline salt, combined Koran. It was written by Mohammed, and in the common version stands 'he opened with pyrogallic acid. To insure success all is considered to present the purest specimen the rock.'- 2. + Although; as, 'all were it salts of silver soluble in water must be ab of the classical Arabic, which, however, is as the rest.' Spenser.-3. Only; exclusively. sent, otherwise the picture is foggy.

ver different from the spoken Arabic of 'I shall never marry like my sisters to love Alkalinity (al-ka-lin'i-ti), n. The state of modern times.

my father all.'

Shak.- All as, (a) when; being alkaline; the quality which consti- Alkoran, Alcoran (alko-ran), n. A high as; just when. 'All as his straying flocks tutes an alkali. tower on Persian buildings.

he fed.' Spenser. (Obsolete or poetical.) Alkalious (al-kā'li-us), a. Having the pro Alkoranish (al-kő-ran'ish or al-kő-ran'ish),

He their courtesy to requite, perties of alkali. (Rare.)

a. Pertaining to the Koran or Alkoran, or Gave them a chain of twelve marks weight, Alkalizate (alkal-iz-āt or al-kal'iz-āt), v.t. to Mohammedanism,

All as he lighted down.

Sir W. Scott.
To make bodies alkaline. (Rare.) See Alkoranist (al-kő-ran'ist or al-kő-ran'ist), n.
One who adheres strictly to the letter of

(b)t As it. Alkalization (al’ka-liz-ā"shon), n. The act the Koran, rejecting all comments. The

The kene cold blowes through my beaten hide, or process of rendering alkaline by impreg Persians are generally Alkoranists; the

All as I were through the body gryde. Spenser. nating with an alkali.

Turks, Arabs, and Tartars admit a multi All but, nearly; almost; not quite; as, Alkalize (alka-līz), v.t. pret. & pp. alkalized; tude of traditions.

she is all but nine years of age. - All one, ppr. alkalizing. To make alkaline; to com All (al), a. (A. Sax. eal, eall, al, Icel, allr, the same thing in effect; quite the same. municate the properties of an alkali to; to Goth. alls, G. all, all. Common to all the

Yet I have the wit to think that my master is a alkalify.

Teutonic tongues. Grimm is inclined to kind of a krave; but that's all one if he be but one Alkaloid (al’ka-loid), n. [From alkali, and regard all as identical with W, oll, Armor. knave.

Shak. Gr. eidos, likeness.) A term applied to a holi, Gr. holos, Oscan sollus, L. salvus, Skr. class of nitrogenized compounds found in

-All over, thoroughly; entirely; as, Domsarva, all, whole. In this view all would

bey and Son' is Dickens all over. (Colloq.) living plants, and containing their active be the same word as E. safe, from Fr. sauf, principles, usually in combination with or

-All out (0.E. and slang), entirely; quite. and that from L. salvus.) 1. Every one of; ganic acids. They generally end in in or ine, the whole number of, with reference to in

Then come these wykkade Jewes and slewe as morphine, quinine, aconitine, caffeine, dividuals or particulars, taken collectively;

them all out.' old MS. quoted by Halliwell. &c. Most alkaloids occur in plants, but some

-All the, to all that extent; as, all the betas, all men, all the men. - 2. The whole are formed by decomposition. Their alka

ter; all the fitter; all the sooner. See THE. quantity of, with reference to extent, duraline character depends on the nitrogen they tion, amount, quality, or degree; as, all the

-All there [Slang), up to the mark; widecontain.

awake; in strict fashion; first-rate. Most natural alkaloids contain wheat; all the land, all the year; all the

All (al), n. 1. The whole number; as, all carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, and oxygen, strength; in all probability; to all appearbut the greater number of artificial ones

have not the same disposition; that is, all ance.-3. It was sometimes used formerly want the oxygen. The only property com

men, or all of a certain number in the mind for any. Without all doubt' (that is, withmon to all alkaloids is that of combining

of the speaker.-2. The whole; the entire out any particle of doubt). Shak. with acids to form salts, and some exhibit

thing; the aggregate; the total.

In like manner shalt thou do with his ass; and so an alkaline reaction with colours. Alka shalt thou do with his raiment; and with all lost

And Laban said, All that thou seest is mine.

Gen. xxxi. 43. loids form what is termed the organic bases thing of thy brother's.

Deut. xxii. 3. of plants. Although formed originally with 4.7 Only; alone. Thou art all my child'

3. One's whole property; as, she has given in the plant, it has been found possible to (my only child). Shak. This, however, may

her all.And all, and everything else, after prepare several of these alkaloids by purely be the use of the word in the extract quoted

an enumeration of particulars; as, the tree artificial means. after ALL, adv., 3. When joined to nouns

fell, nest, young, and all. (This phrase does Alkaloid (alska-loid), a. Relating to or con accompanied by the definite article or a

not necessarily imply that there is anything taining alkali.

else than what is mentioned.)- At all, a possessive or demonstrative pronoun, the Alkanet (alka-net), n. (Sp. alcaneta, dim. article or pronoun comes between it and

phrase used by way of enforcement in negaof alcana, alcanna, from Ar. al-hinna, the noun; as, all my labour; all his goods;

tive and interrogative and sometimes other henna.) A boraginaceous plant, Alkanna all these things. In all day, all night, ali

sentences or clauses of a negative import, (Anchura of some writers) tinctoria. The the summer, &c., all means during the


and meaning, in the least degree, to the least root is used to impart a deep red colour to and the phrases are a kind of adverbial ac

extent, under any circumstances; as, he had oily substances, ointments, plasters, &c. It cusatives. The article is generally omitted

no time at all at his disposal; have you any is sometimes employed in the adulteration before day and night, though sometimes

friends at all? (the interrogator implying of port-wine. inserted as more emphatic.

that he does not believe the person ad. Alkanna (al-kan'na), n. [Ar. al-hinna,

dressed has any). “An if this be at all'

We will sing to you all the day. henna.) 1. A genus of Mediterranean and

Tennyson. (where the speaker implies a doubt that oriental plants, nat order Boraginaceæ,

[The definite article is for the most part there is no truth in what he has heard). Shak. closely allied to Lithospermum and An

omitted in Shakspere both before day and - When all comes to all, in final result.chusa, in which latter genus it is included

night; in the authorized version of the All and some, (a) all and sundry, one and by some botanists. It differs from Litho

all Bible it is in the great majority of cases spermum only in having the four small nuts supplied before day and omitted before Stop your noses, readers, all and some. Dryder. which form its fruit contracted at the base, night. )-Such phrases as two (or two8) all,

(6) Altogether; wholly. (Obsolete in both and from Anchusa in not having the nuts three all, siall, are used in certain games

senses. )- All in all. See ALL-IN-ALL.-Allin excavated at the base, and in having no to signify that all the players are equal, and

the wind (naut.), a phrase implying that the scales closing the mouth of the corolla. they are used even when there are no more

vessel's head is too close to the wind, so Alkanet (which see) belongs to this genus. than two persons or sides engaged in the

that the sails are shivering.-- In all, every2. Henna game. - For all, an elliptical expression,

thing reckoned or taken into account; all Alkarsine (al-kär'sin), n. An extremely meaning (a) for all times; for all occasions in

included; as, there were in all at least 400 poisonous liquid containing kakodyle, tothe future. 'Learn now for all .. . I care

persons present.-Au, in composition, engether with oxidation products of this subnot for you.' Shak. (Now used only in the

larges the meaning or adds force to a word, stance, and formerly known as Cadet's phrase once for all. See FOR, 1.) (6) For all

and it is generally more emphatical than fuming liquor, characterized by its insupthe fact that; notwithstanding; although.

most. In some instances all is incorporated portable smell and high degree of sponta

For all you are my man.' Shak. See FOR, 21.

into words, as in almighty, already, always; neous combustibility when exposed to air. All is sometimes found redundantly in the

but in most instances it is prefixed to other From this latter quality and the poisonous phrase all the whole.

words, but separated by a hyphen. As a fumes which it evolves it has been pro

But all the whole inheritance I give. Skak.

prefix it has sometimes the force of an adposed to employ it as a deadly agent in war. See another example in extract under verb; as, all-powerful, all-perfect, all-imA shell filled with it would, in bursting, it AGAZED.

portant; sometimes of a noun in the objecis said, involve a ship in fire and destroy | All (al), ado. 1. Wholly; completely; en tive case; as, all-sceing; sometimes perhaps the crew by its vapour. See KAKODYLE. tirely; altogether; quite; as, all bedewed: of a noun in the instrumental case; as, 'allAlkekengi (al-ke-ken'ji), n. [Ar. al-kakenj, my friend is all for amusement; it is all disgraced,' 'all-dreaded' (Shak,)=disgraced, a kind of resin obtained near Herat.) The gone.

dreaded by all, or entirely, wholly, diswinter-cherry, a solanaceous plant called He rode all unarmed, and he rode all alone. graced, dreaded. Physalis Alkekengi. The scarlet fruit in


Alla (alla). [1t., dat, of the fem. art. la=Fr. closed in the enlarged red calyx makes the In such antique uses (chiefly ballad) as, 'he

à la.] In music, after the manner of; in plant very ornamental in the beginning thought them sixpence all too dear,' all ap

the style of; as, alla francese, in the French of winter. The fruit is edible, and has a pears to retain its appropriate sense, though

style or manner slightly acid taste.

in some cases it is nearly pleonastic, or serves Alla-breve (alla-brēv or älslä-bra-và). [It.)
Alkenna, Alhenna (al-ken'na, al-hen'na),
only to add a little force to the expression.

In music, a term signifying a quick time, in
Same as Henna.
When all aloud the wind doth blow.' Shak.

which the notes take much less than their Alkermes (al-ker'mēz), n. {Ar. See KERMES.)

A damsel lay deploring

usual length, The name of a once celebrated compound

All on a rock reclined.


Alla-capella (äl’IA-ka-pel'la). (It., according cordial, to which a fine red colour was given Perhaps we may also class here such usages to the chapel.) In music, in the ecclesias. hy kermes. Its ingredients are said to have as where the all seems to draw attention

tical style. been cider, rose-water, sugar, and various

more strongly to a period of time; as, 'au Allagite (alla-jīt), n. A mineral, of a brown fragrant flavouring matters.

in the mornynge tyde;' 'All in the month or green colour, massive, with a flat con. Alkohol (alsko-hol). Same as Alcohol.

of May.' Comp. all as below. In the fol. choidal fracture, and nearly opaque, found Alkoholic (al-kő-hol’ik), a. Same as Alco lowing passage-

in the Hartz, near Elbingerode. holic.

And a certain wonian cast a piece of a millstone

Allah (al'la), n. (Ar. allah, God--al, the, and Alkoran (alsko-ran or al-kő-ran'), n. [Ar. upon Abimelech's head and all to brake his skull. ilâh, a god; allied to Heb. el, God.) The al, the, and koran, reading, book, from qard,

Judg. ix. 53. Arabic name of the Supreme Being, which, to read, to teach; the Book by way of emi all is an adverb equivalent to altogether, through the Koran, has found its way into

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the languages of all nations who have em All-bet (al-bē'), conj. Although. Spenser. allegorical or figurative manner; by way of braced the Mohammedan faith.

Allecret (alle-kret), n. [Fr. alecret, halle allegory All-along (al-a-long'), adv. Throughout; cret.] A kind of light armour, used in the Allegoricalness (al-le-gor'ik-al-nes), n. The continuously; uninterruptedly; from the be sixteenth century,

quality of being allegorical. ginning onwards; as, I knew that all-along. and more especi

Allegorist (al'le-go-rist), n. One who alleAll-amort (ül-ä-mort), a. See A-LA-MORT, ally by the Swiss.

gorizes; a writer of allegory. AMORT. It consisted of a

Allegorize (al'lē-go-riz), v.t. pret. & pp. alAllanite (al'lan-īt), n. (Named after Mr. breast-plate and

legorized; ppr. allegorizing. 1. To turn into Allan, of Edinburgh, the discoverer.] back-plate, lighter

allegory; to narrate in allegory; to treat al(R30$i, 09+R20, Si 09.) An ore of the than cuirass,

legorically; as, to allegorize the history of a metals cerium and lanthanium, having a with tassets reach

people.—2. To understand in an allegorical pitch-black or brownish colour. ing nearly to the

sense; as, when a passage in an author may Allantoic (al-lan-to’ik), a. Pertaining to or knee.

be understood either literally or figura. contained in the allantois. --Allantoic acid, Allectt (al-lekt'),

tively, he who gives it a figurative sense ala white crystallizable acid of animal origin v. t. (Lat. allecto,

legorizes it. found in the liquor of the allantois of the freq. from allicio,

An alchemist shall allegorize the scripture fetal calf: formerly called Amniotic Acid. allectum, to



, and the sacred mysteries thereof, into the Allantoid, Allantoidal (al-lan'toid, al-lan

Locke. tice.) To entice.

philosopher's stone. toid'al),a. Of or pertaining to the allantois; Chaucer.

Allegorize (al'lė-go-riz), v.i. To use alle. as, the allantoid membrane. Allectationt (al

gory; as, a man may allegorize to please hig Allantoin, Allantoine (al-lan'to-in), n, lek-tā'shon), n.

fancy. He allegorizeth upon the sacrifices.' (CHN 03.) A crystalline substance found Enticement;

Fulke. in the allantoic fluid of the cow. lurement.

Allegorizer (al'lē-go-riz-ér), n. One who Allantois, Allantoid (al-lan'tois, al-lan': Allectivet (al

allegorizes, or turns things into allegory. toid), n. [Gr. allas, allantos, a sausage, and lekt’iv), a. Alur

Allegory, (alle-go-ri), n. (Gr. allēgoriacidos, form.} A pyriform sac developed from ing: Allective

allos, other, and agoreuo, to speak, from the posterior end of the abdominal cavity in bait.' Chaucer.

agora, a forum, an oration.] 1. A figurative vertebrate embryos. In mammals, as man, Allective (al

sentence or discourse, in which the princiit elongates and becomes the stalk of the lekt'iv), n, Allure Allecret Armour, A.D. 1540.

pal subject is described by another subject placenta, or the umbilical cord along which ment.

resembling it in its properties and circumvessels pass connecting the circulation of What better allective could Lucifer devise to allure

stances. The principal subject is thus kept mother and offspring. The lower end of the men pleasantly into damnable servitude?

out of view, and we are left to collect the

Sir T. Elyor, allantoid sac remains through life as the

intentions of the writer or speaker by the urinary bladder. In birds and reptiles it Alledge (al-lej'), v.t. Same as Alege.

resemblance of the secondary to the primary

Same as Aligant. comes to envelop the whole embryo within Allegant,n.

subject. the shell, and acts as a respiratory organ.

Allegation (al-le-gā'shon), n. 1. The act of This word nympha meant nothing else but, by In amphibians and fishes its relations are

alleging; affirmation; declaration. 'Errone allegory, the vegetative humour or moisture that imperfectly known, but it is probably pre

ous allegations of fact.' Hallam.-2. That quickeneth and giveth life to trees and flowers. which is affirmed or asserted; that which is

Peacham. sent in all. Allantotoxicum (al-lan'to-toks”i-kum), n. offered as a plea, excuse, or justification.

2. In painting and sculp. a figurative repre

sentation in which something else is in(Gr. allas, allantos, a sausage, and toxicon,

I expect not to be excused

::: On account of tended than what is exhibited in the reprepoison.) Sausage poison; a poison found in youth, want of leisure, or any other idle allegations.

sentation. It may be of three kinds: physi

Pope. putrid sausages made of blood and liver. 3. In law, the assertion or statement of a

cal, moral, or historical.-Simile, Metaphor, Alla prima (ällä prē'mä), n. [It.) A me party to a suit or other proceeding, civil or

Allegory, Parable. See under SIMILE. thod of painting in which the pigments are criminal, which he undertakes to prove.

Allegoryt (alle-go-ri), v.i. To employ alleapplied all at once to the canvas, without

The word is especially used in ecclesiastical gory; to allegorize. impasting or retouching. suits, in which, if a defendant has any cir

I am not ignorant that some do allegory on this Allatratet (alla-trāt), v.t. [L. allatro, alla cumstances to offer in his defence, he must


Whitgift. tratum, to bark at.) To bark out; to utter do so by way of defensive allegation.

Allegretto (äl-le-gret'to). [From allegro.) by barking Allege (al-lej), v.t. pret. & pp. alleged; ppr.

In music, a movement or time quicker than Let Cerberus, the dog of hell, allatrate what he alleging.

[fr. alléguer, to allege; I allego Allegro (al-lå'gro). It., merry, cheerful.)

andante, but not so quick as allegro. list to the contrary,

Stubbes. are, to depute, to allege--ad, and legare, to Allaud + (al-ląd'), v.t. [L. allaudo-al for depute, to announce. ) 1. To pronounce

In music, a word denoting a brisk movead, to, and laudo, to praise.) To praise. with positiveness; to declare; to affirm; to

ment; a sprightly part or strain; the quickest Allay (al-la'), v. t. (Únder this form two assert; as, to allege a fact.—2. To produce

except presto. words seem to have become fused together; as an argument, plea, or excuse; to cite Alleluia, Alleluiah (al-lē lū'ya), n. (Heb. the one, which would more properly be or quote; as, to allege the authority of a

halelu-yáh, praise to Jah-halal, to praise, spelled with one l, from A. Sax. alecgan, to judge.-Syn. To bring forward, adduce, ad

and Ydh, contracted for Yahweh, Jehovah.)

1. Praise Jehovah; a word used to denote lay down, suppress, tranquillize, as to allay vance, assign, produce, cite, quote, declare, thirst, grief, &c., from prefix , and lecgan, affirm, assert.

pious joy and exultation, chiefly in hymns

and anthems.-2. A song or ascription of to lay (see LAY); the other from Fr. alléger, Allege, Allegget (al-leg'), v.t. (See ALLAY.) Pr.aleujar, alleviar, to lighten, assuage, from To alleviate; to lighten; to mitigate; to

praise to God; as, loud alleluiahs.--3. A forL.L. alleviare, L. allevare, to alleviate-al for allay.

mer name for Oxalis Acetosella, the common ad, and levis, light. For change of L. vi into Allegeable (al-lej'a-bl), a. Capable of being

wood-sorrel, because it is plentiful about Fr. Q, see ABRIDGE. In Old English there alleged or affirmed.

the high religious festival of Easter.

1. A slow air are forms, such as alegge, allegge, alege, that Allegeas, Allegias (al-lē'jē-as, al-lē’ji-as), Allemande (al-lē-mänd'), n. might belong to either.] 1. To make quiet; n. A stuff manufactured in the East Indies,

in duple time; or grave, solemn music, with to pacify or appease; as, to allay the tumult of two kinds, one of cotton, the other of

a slow movement. -2. A moderately quick of the passions, or to allay civil commovarious plants, which are spun like flax,

dance, written in two-fourth time.- 3. A tions. — 2. To abate, mitigate, subdue, or Allegement t (al-lej'ment), n. Allegation.

figure in dancing

Allemannic (al-le-man'ik), a. Belonging destroy; to relieve or alleviate; as, to allay Allegiance (al-lē'jans), n. [O.Fr., from L. grief or pain; to allay the bitterness of alligo-ad, and ligo, to bind. See LIEGE

to the Alemanni, or ancient Germans. See

ALEMANNIO. affliction.

and LEAGUE.) The tie or obligation of a Yet leave me not! I would allay that grief subject to his sovereign or government; the

Allenarly (al-len'ar-li), adv. [The recognized Which else might thy young virtue overpower:

legal form of Sc. alanerlie, only, which is duty of fidelity to a king, government, or

used both as an adverb and an adjective; Beattie. SYN. To check, repress, assuage, appease, state. Every native or citizen owes allegi

from alane, alone. See ALONE.) Only; ance to the government under which he is abate, subdue, destroy, compose, soothe, born. This is called natural or implied

merely: a technical word used in Scotch calm, quiet, alleviate. allegiance, which arises from the connection

conveyancing; thus, where lands are conAllay (al-la'), v. i. To abate; to subside; to grow calm. When the rage allays.' Shak.

of a person with the society in which he is veyed to a father, for his liferent use allenborn, and is independent of any express

arly,' the force of the expression is, that the Allay (al-la'), n. That which allays, lightens,

father's right is restricted to a mere lifepromise. Express allegiance is that oblior alleviates. gation which proceeds from an express pro

rent, or at best to a fiduciary fee, even in Friendship is the allay of our sorrow. Jer. Taylor. mise or oath of fidelity. Local or temporary

circumstances where, but for the word al

lenarly, the father would have been unlimallegiance is due from an alien to the govAllayt (al-la'), v.t. (See ALLOY.) To reduce

ited fiar. ernment or state in which he resides. the purity of; as, to allay metals: in this senze alloy is now exclusively used.

The bond of allegiance is mutual and reciproca!; Allerion (al-lē'ri-on), n.

Aller, a. See ALDER.

In her. an eagle ALLOY. for while the subject is bound to obey, the ruler is

without beak or feet. bound to protect.

Quart. Rev. Allayt (al-la'), 17. 1. Act or process of alloy Allegiantt (al-lē'ji-ant), a. Loyal.

Allette (al-let), n. Same ing.

as Alette. Coins are hardened by the allay.

For your great graces

Alleviate (al-lē'vi-át), v.t.
Can nothing render but allegiant thanks, Skak.

pret. & pp.alleviated; ppr. 2. Mixture; dilution. French wine with an allay of water.' B. Jonson. Allegoric, Allegorical (al-lé-gor'ik, al-le

alleviating. [L. L. alleAllayer (al-lä'ér), n. One wbo or that which gor'ik-al), a. Pertaining to allegory; in the

viare, alleviatus, L. alleallays. manner of allegory; figurative; describing

vare, allevatus - ad, to, by resemblances. - Allegorical pictures, pic.

and levo, to make light, Phlegm and pure blood are the reputed allayers of accидору. tures representing allegorical subjects.

from levis, light.] 1. To Harury.

Allegorical interpretation, the drawing of a Allerion. make light, in a figuraAllayment (al-la' ment), n. The act of spiritual or figurative meaning from literal

tive sense; to remove in quieting, or a state of tranquillity; a state matter; thus St. Paul gives an allegorical part; to lessen, mitigate, or make easier of rest after disturbance; abatement; ease. interpretation of the history of free-born to be endured; as, to alleviate sorrow, pain, * The like allayment could I give my grief.' Isaac and slave-born Ishmael.

care, punishment, a burden, &c. : opposed Shak.

Allegorically (al-le-gor'ik-al-li), adv. In an to aggravate.-2. To make less by representa




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tion; to lessen the magnitude or criminality also liege, league, allegiance, ligament, &c.] frequent swamps and marshes, and may be
of; to extenuate: applied to moral conduct; 1. The state of being allied or connected. seen basking on the dry ground during the
as, to alleviate an offence. He alleviates Specifically,(a) the relation or union between day in the heat of the sun. They are most
his fault by an excuse.'
Johnson. [Rare.] families, contracted by marriage.

active during the night, when they make a - Alleviate, Mitigate, Assuage. Alleviate, A bloody Hymen shall the alliance join. Dryden.

loud bellowing. The largest of these animals to take weight off from, to lighten; mitigate, (b) Connection by kindred. For my father's

grow to the length of 17 or 18 feet. They to make mild, to render less painful or sesake and for alliance' sake.' Shak. [Rare.)

live on fish, and sometimes catch hogs on vere; assuage, to appease, to pacify, to calm (c) The union between nations, contracted

the shore, or dogs which are swimming. down: used of things in a state of violent by compact, treaty, or league. (d) Any

In winter they burrow in the mud of swamps unrest. -SYN. To lessen, diminish, soften, union or connection of interests between

and marshes, lying torpid till spring. The mitigate, assuage, abate, relieve, allay. persons, families, states, or corporations;

female lays a great number of eggs, which Alleviation (al-lē'vi-ā"shon), n. 1. The act as, an alliance between church and state.

are deposited in the sand, and left to be of alleviating: (a) the act of removing in

hatched by the heat of the sun. The most

An intimate alliance was forined between the part, lessening, mitigating, or making easier

Arian kings and the Arian clergy.


fierce and dangerous species is that found in to be endured. (6) The act of making less

the southern parts of the United States, as by representation; extenuation. 'Allevia2. The compact or treaty which is the instru

far up the Mississippi as the Red River (A. tions of faults.'

ment of allying or confederating; as, to draw South. 2. That which

Lucius), having the snout a little turned up. up an alliance.-3. The persons or parties lessens, mitigates, or makes more tolerable;

resembling that of the pike. The alligators allied. as, the sympathy of a friend is an alleviation

of South America are there very often called

Therefore let our alliance be combined. Shak. of grief.

Caymans, and some of them bear the name 4. In bot. the name given by Lindley to a I have not wanted such alleviations of life as friend.

of Jacaré, particularly A. sclerops,called also ship could supply.


group of natural orders of plants possessing the Spectacled Cayman, from the prominent

affinities to one another. - Holy Alliance. Alleviative (al-lē'vi-āt-iv), n. That which

bony rim surrounding the orbit of each eye. See under HOLY.-SYN. Connection, affinity, alleviates or mitigates. "Some cheering

The alligators are distributed over tropical
alleviative.' Corah's Doom.
union, confederacy, league, coalition.

America, but are not known to exist in an
Alliance (al-li'ans), v. t. To unite by con-
Alleviator (al-lē'vi-at-ėr), n. He who or

other part of the world. Among the fossils
that which alleviates.
federacy; to ally. 'It (sin) is allianced to

of the south of England, however, are remains Alley (alʻli), n. [Fr. allée, a passage, from none but wretched spirits.' Cudworth.

of a true alligator (A. Hantoniensis) in the Alliant t (al-li'ant), n. An ally. 'Alliants, aller, to go; 0.Fr. aler, aner, Merovingian

Eocene beds of the Hampshire basin. electors, princes, and states. Wotton. L. anare, to arrive, a softened form of L.

Alligator-apple (alʻli-gå-tér-ap-1), n. The Alliant f (al-lī'ant), a. Akin to; united; adnare, to arrive, properly by sea, but also

fruit of Anona palustris, a West Indian tree. confederated Sir T. More. by land--ad, to, and nare, to swim. For

Alligatoridæ (al'li-ga-tor'i-de), n. pl. See

ALLIGATOR. change of L. n into Fr. I compare orphelin Allice (al'lis), n. (Fr. alose, L. alosa, a shad.]

See SHAD. from orphaninus, Boulogne from Bononia.) Aliciate, t Allicitet (al-li'shi-āt, alli-sīt),v.t.

Alligator-pear (alli-gå-tér-pår), n. A West A passage; especially, a narrow passage; as,

Indian fruit resembling a pear in shape. [L. allicio, allicitum, to allure.] To allure; (a) an aisle, or any part of a church left

Called also Avocado-pear. See AVOCADO. to attract. Friction, irritation, and stimula; Alligator-tortoise (al'li-gā-tér-tortois) n. open for access to another part. (6) An in.

tion to allicite blood and spirits to the parts.' closed walk in a garden. Yonder alleys

A species of chelonian reptile (Chelydra Dr. G. Cheyne. green.' Milton. (c) A narrow passage or

serpentina), family Emydæ, with long tail Alliciency (al-li'shi-en-si), n. (See ALLICIENT, way in a town, as distinct from a public

and limbs, which cannot be entirely drawn a.] The power of attracting anything; attracstreet. (d) In persp. that which, in order to

within its bucklers. The alligator-tortoise tion; magnetism. 'The magnetical allicihave a greater appearance of length, is made

is a native of the lakes, rivers, and morasses ency of the earth."

Browne. (Rare.) wider at the entrance than at the termina

of Carolina, where it is very destructive to Allicient + (al-li'shi-ent), a. (L. alliciens, tion.

fish and water-fowl. allicientis, ppr. of allicio, to draw gently, Alligature (al-lig'a-tūr), n. A ligature, Alley (alʻli), n. (Said to be contracted from to entice-al for ad, to, and lacio, to draw Allignment (al-lin'ment), n.

Same as alabaster, from which it was formerly made.)

gently.) Enticing; attracting. A choice taw or large marble. Dickens.

Allicientt (al-li'shi-ent), n. That which
Alley-tor (for alley-taw), an alley; a marble.

AU-in-all. A phrase used both as a noun

and as an adverb. (a) As a noun, (1) every-
After inquiring whether he had won any alley-tors Alligarta t (al-li-gärta), n. (Corrupted from
or commoncys lately, he made use of this expression.

thing to a person; all that he desires.
Sp. ellagarto, lit. the lizard. See ALLIGATOR.]

Her good Philip was her all-in-all, Tennyson.
AU-fools'-day (al'fölz-dā), n. The first day Alligatet (al’li-gāt), v.t, pret. & pp. alligated;

The alligator or crocodile. B. Jonson. of April.

(2) Everything in all respects; as a whole. All-fours (al-forz'), n. [From all and four.) ppr. alligāting. [L. alligo-ad, and ligo, to Take him for all-in-all, I shall not look upon his

like again.

Shak. A game at cards, which derives its name

bind.) To tie together; to unite by some from the four chances of which it consists,

tie. Instincts alligated to their nature.' () As an adverb, altogether.

Sir M. Hale. for each of which a point is scored. These

Trust me not at all or all-in-all. Tennyson, chances are high, or the ace of trumps, or

Alligation (al-li-gā'shon), n. (From alligate.] Allision (al-li zhon), n. [L. allisio, allisionis, next best trump out; low, or the deuce of

1. The act of tying together; the state of being from allido, to dash or strike against-ad, trumps, or next lowest trump out; jack, or

tied. [Rare.)-2. A rule of arithmetic, chiefly and lædo, læsum, to hurt by striking.) A the knave of trumps; game, the majority of found in the older books, relating to the striking against.

• Islands

severed pips collected from the tricks taken by the

solution of questions concerning the com from it (the continent) by the boisterous respective players. The player who has all pounding or mixing together of different

allision of the sea,' Woodward. these is said to have all-fours.On all-fours,

ingredients, or ingredients of different qua- Alliteration (al-lit-er-ā'shon), n. [Al for L. on four legs, or on two legs and two arms

lities or values. Thus if a quantity of sugar ad, to, and litera, a letter.) The repetition or hands; hence, even or evenly; consistent

worth 8d. the lb. and another quantity of the same letter at the beginning of two or or consistently; parallel; square.

worth 10d. are mixed, the question to be more words immediately succeeding each
This example is on all fours with the other.
solved by alligation is, what is the value

other, or at short intervals; as, many men
of the mixture by the pound?

many minds; death defies the doctor. 'Apt
All-good (al-gud'), n. The old English name Alligator (al'li-gā-tér), n. (In Ben Jonson alliteration's artful aid.' Churchill. *Puffs,
for the plant Good Henry, or English mer-
alligarta, a corruption of Sp. el lagarto, lit.

powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux.' Pope. cury (Chenopodium bonus-Henricus).

the lizard-el, the, and Sp. and Pg. lagarto, In the ancient German and Scandinavian and All-hail (al-hal'), exclam. and n. (All, and a lizard; L. lacertus, lacerta ,whence

E. lizard.

in early English poetry alliteration took the hail, A. Sax. hoel, health. ) All health : a The Spanish name is lagarto de Indias or

place of terminal rhymes, the alliterative phrase of salutation, expressing a wish of all cayman.) A genus of saurian reptiles, of the

syllables being made to recur with a certain health or safety to the persons addressed.

regularity in the same position in successive All-hail (al-hál'), v.t. To salute, with a

verses. In the vision of William concerning wish for health or happiness. Who all

Piers the Plowman, for instance, it is reguhailed me, Thane of Cawdor.' Shak. [Rare.)

Jarly employed as in the following lines All-hallondt (al-hal'lond), n. Al-saints'

Hire robe was ful riche' of red scarlet engreyned, day. "All-hallond eve.' Shak.

With ribanes of red gold and of riche stones; All-hallow, All-hallows (al-hal'lo, al-hal'.

Hire arraye me ravysshed such ricchesse saw I lóz), n. All-saints-day, the first of November; a feast dedicated to all the saints in

I had wondre what she was and whas wyf she were. general.

Alliterative (al-lit'er-at-iv), a. Pertaining to Al-hallowmas (al-hal'lo-mas), 1. AII-hal.

or consisting in alliteration; characterized by low-tide.

alliteration. Their alliterative versification, All-hallownt (al-hal'lon), a. Relating to

which consisted in using an aggregate of the time about All-saints'-day or 1st of No.

words beginning with the same letter.' T. vember; hence, as applied to summer, late.

Farewell, thou latter spring! farewell, All-hallown

Alliterativeness (al-lit'er-at-iv-nes), Ti.

Quality of being alliterative.
All-hallow-tide (al-hal lő-tid), n. The time

Alliterator (al-lit'er-át-er), 18. One who uses near All-saints, or November 1st.

alliteration. All-heal (al-hēl'), 10. The name of a plant,

The alliterator must be as busily employed to introthe cat's valerian (Valeriana officinalis)

duce his favourite vowel or consonant as the Greek

Alligator (Alligator Lucius). The clown's all-heal is Stachys palustris, or

poet to shut out the letter he had proscribed,

Connoisseur wound-wort.

family Crocodilidae, sub-family Alligatoridro. Allium (al'li-um),n. [L. allium,alium,garlic. ) Alliaceous (al-li-a'shus), a. [L. allium, The alligators differ from the true crocodiles A genus of bulbous plants, nat, order Liligarlic. ) Pertaining to the plants of the in having a shorter and flatter head, in hav acex, remarkable for their pungent odour, genius Allium, including garlic; having the ing cavities or pits in the upper jaw, into having grassy or fistular leaves, and starproperties of garlic. See ALLIUM.

which the long canine teeth of the under jaw shaped, six-parted, hexandrous flowers growAlliance (al-li'ans), n. (O.Fr. alliance-al fit, and in having the feet much less webhed. ing in an umbel at the top of the scape. To for ad, to, and lier, L. ligare, to bind, whence Their habits are less perfectly aquatic. They this genus belong the onion, leek, garlic,

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chive, and shallot. They contain free phos. Allopathetically (al lo-pa-thet"ik-al-li), Allotteryt (al-lotter-i), 2. Allotment; what phoric acid and sulphuretted oil.

adv. In a manner conformable to allopathy. is allotted or assigned to use. Allness (al'nes), n. Totality; entirety; com Allopathic (al-lop'a-thik, al-lo-path'ik), a. Give ine the poor allottery my father left me by pleteness. The allness of God, including Pertaining to allopathy.

Shak. bis absolute spirituality, supremacy, and There are only three imaginable methods of em All-over, All-overish (al-o'ver,al-o'vér-ish), eternity.' Rich. Turnbull. ploying medicines against disease, and these are de

a. Giving a general sense of bodily uneasiAllocate (allo-kat), v.t. pret. & pp. allo

nominated antipathic, homoeopathic, and allopathic.


ness or slight indisposition; as, an all-overish cated; ppr. allocating. [L. ad, to, and loco; Allopathist (al-lop'a-thist), n. One who

sort of feeling. [Vulgar.) locatum, to place, from locus, a place.) To

practises medicine according to the prin- | Allow (al-lou'), v.t. (Two words are in this assign or allot; to set apart for a particular ciples and rules of allopathy.

confounded under one form, the E, allow purpose; to distribute; as, to allocate shares Allopathy (al-lop'a-thi), n. (Gr.allos, other,

being based partly on Fr. allouer, to allow, in a public company,

and pathos, morbid condition.] That method to grant, to settle, from L.L. allocaremad, The court is empowered to seize upon, and allocate, of treating disease by which it is endeay to, and locare (from locus, a place), to place for the maintenance of such child, any sum not exceed oured to produce a condition of the system or assign, to let or lease; and partly on an ing a third of the whole fortune.

either different from, opposite to, or incom-

obs. Fr. allouer, to approve or praise, from Allocation (al-lo-ka'shon), n. 1. The act of patible with the condition essential to the L. ad, and laudare, to praise, from laus, allocating, allotting, or assigning; allotment; disease: it is opposed to homeopathy.

laudis, praise. The French has still the assignment; apportionment; as, the alloca- Allophane (alló-fān), n. [Gr. allos, other, two simple verbs louer, to let or hire, from tion of shares in a public company.-2. An and phaino, to appear.] A mineral of a pale

L. locare, and louer, to praise or commend, allowance made upon accounts in the ex blue, and sometimes of a green or brown

from L. laudare.) 1. To grant, give, or yield: chequer.

colour. It is a hydro-silicate of aluminium, to assign; to afford; as, to allow a free pasAllocatur (al'lő-kāt-ér), n. (L., it is allowed.] occurring in amorphous, botryoidal, or reni sage. In law, the allowance of something by a judge form masses.

He was allowed about three hundred pounds a or court; specifically, the certificate of the Allophylian (al-lo-fil'i-an), 12. (Gr. allophy year.

Macaulay. allowance of costs of a proceeding by the los, of another tribe or race, foreign-allos, 2. To admit; to own or acknowledge; as, to master on taxation, equivalent to the report other, and phylē, a tribe.] One of another allow the right of the king to dismiss his of the auditor in Scotch law.

tribe or race; specifically, a term used by ministers. Allochroite (al-lo-kro'it), n. (Gr. allos, other, some archæologists to designate a member The power of music all our hearts allow. Pope. and chroia, colour.) A massive, fine-grained of the primitive tribes or races who are sup He would allow only of two kinds. Brougham, variety of iron garnet. This name is said to posed to have inhabited Europe previous to

3. To invest; to intrust. 'Thou shalt be be given to it as expressive of its changes of the earliest historic indications of the Aryan

allowed with absolute power,' Shak.-4. To colour before the blowpipe.

nations passing into it. Allocution (al-lo-kū'shon), n. [L. allocutio, | Allophylian (al-lo-All'i-an), a. Of another

approve, justify, or sanction. -ad, to, and locutio, from loquor, to speak.)

Luke xi. 48. race; foreign; strange; specifically, (a) per

Ye allow the deeds of your fathers. A speaking to; an address, especially a taining to the allophylians or pre-Aryan in

The hospitality and alms of abbeys is not alto

gether to be allowed or dispraised. formal address, as that of a pope to his habitants of Europe. (6) Pertaining to vari

Quoted by Trench. clergy. ous outlying tribes of tongues which have

5. To abate or deduct; to take out of acScarcely a year of his pontificate passed without not as yet been classified under any of the

count; to set apart; as, to allow so much for his having to pronounce an allocution on the oppres. groups into which human speech has been

loss; to allow a sum for tare or leakage.sion of the church in some country or other.

divided. The native dialects of America, Cardinal Wiseman.

6. To grant permission to; to permit; as, to Australia, most of Africa, the Polynesian,

allow a son to be absent. -7.1 To grant speAllod (al lod), n. A freehold estate. Chambers's

Old Etruscan, Basque, &c., are allophylian. Inf. See ALLODIUM.

cial license or indulgence to. Allophylian tongues are mostly polysyn

There is no slander in an allorved fool. Shak, Allodial (al-lo'di-al), a. Pertaining to allo thetic. dium or freehold; free of rent or service; Alloquyt (al'lo-kwi), n. [L. alloquium, from

- Allow, Permit, Suffer, Tolerate. Allow held independent of a lord paramount: op ad, to, and loquor, to speak.) A speaking and permit are often used synonymously : posed to feudal. to another; an address.

but allow rather implies a formal sanction; All over Norway the old patriarchal institutions, Allot (al-lot), v. t. pret. & pp. allotted; ppr. permit, that we merely do not hinder; sufby which every freenian was prophet, priest, and allotting. [Ö. Fr. allotir, alloter, to divide, fer is still more passive than permit, and king in his

own family and in his own allodial free. bold or 'odal,' as it was called, had passed away into

part-al for ad, and lotir, to cast lots for, may imply that we do not prevent somean aristocracy of chiefs of greater or lesser means

to apportion, from lot, a share, which itself thing, though we feel it to be disagreeable,

Edin. Rev. is a Teutonic word=A.Sax. hlot. See LOT.] or know it to be wrong; tolerate is always Allodial (al-lo'di-al), n. Property held allo

To divide or distribute as by lot; to distri used in the sense of permitting or bearing dially.

bute or parcel out in parts or portions; to something unpleasant.

grant; to assign; to appoint; to set apart; Allow (al-lou'), v.i. 1. To concede; to make The contested territory, which lay between the Danube and the Naab, with the town of Neuburgh to destine.

abatement, concession, or provision. 'Aland the allodials, were adjudged, &c.

lowing still for the different ways of making Coxe.

Now, of what has been produced, a part only is

allotted to the support of productive labour : and it.' Addison.-2. To connive. Her allow Allodially (al-lo'di-al-li), adv. In an allodial there will not, and cannot be more of that labour

ing husband.' Shak.-To allow of, to permanner. than the portion so allotted (which is the capital of

mit; to admit. 'Of this allow.' Shak. Ere Allodian (al-ló'di-an), a.

Allodial. (Rare.)

the country) can feed and provide with materials and
instruments of production.

7. S. Mill. I will allow of thy wits.' Shak. Allodium (al-lö'di-um), n. [L. L. allodium Allotable (al-lot'a-bl), a. Capable of being Allowable (al-lou'a-bl), a. Proper to be or a freehold estate, from root seen in E. old, allotted.

capable of being allowed or perinitted as G. alt, and that in A. Sax. @thel, a conn

Allotment (al-lot'ment), n. 1. The act of lawful, true, or proper; not forbidden; not try, Icel. odal, Dan, and Sw. odel, a paallotting; distribution as by lot. -2. That

unlawful or improper; permissible; as, a trimonial estate. In the Old Norse there which is allotted; a share, part, or portion

certain degree of freedom is allowable is a compound alda-odal, a property of granted or distributed; that which is as among friends. ages, or held for ages or generations. L.

signed by lot or by the act of God.

*The In actions of this sort, the light of nature alone fundus avitus, an ancient allodial inheri. allotments of God and nature.' L'Estrange.

may discover that which is in the sight of God allowWe believe the Mid. L. allo


Hooker. dium to be derived from this compound by 3. A place or piece of ground appropriated.

Allowableness (al-lou'a-bl-nes), n. The "A vineyard and an allotment for olives.' way of assimilation; the old Teutonic form Broome. — Allotment of goods, in com. the

quality of being allowable; exemption from would be alth-odal (Goth. alth=ævum) dividing a ship’s cargo into several parts, prohibition or impropriety; lawfulness, whence all-odal, allodium, property held in which are to be purchased by several per Lots, as to their nature, use, and allowableness, in absolute possession, opposed to such as is sons, each person's share being assigned by

matters of recreation, are indeed impugned by some. held in fee, or subject to certain conditions.'

South. lot. — Allotment of land, such portions of Vigfusson. Ihre had proposed the same

Allowably (al-lou'a-bli), adv. In an allowground as are granted to claimants on the etymology.) Freehold estate; land which is

able manner; with propriety. division and inclosure of commons and the absolute property of the owner; real

1. Permission; waste lands. - Allotment-note, a note signed | Allowance (al-lou'ans), n. estate held in absolute independence, with

license; sanction; as, my allowance of this by a seaman authorizing the periodical pay. out being subject to any rent, service, or

course will depend on circumstances. ment of a portion of his wages to another acknowledgment to a superior. It is thus

2. Assent to a fact or state of things; adparty, as to his wife. - Allotment system, the opposed to feud. In England there are no

mission; a granting.–3.7 Approval; appropractice of dividing land into small portions

bation. allodial lands, all being held of the crown. for cultivation by agricultural labourers and Allograph (alló-graf), n. [Gr.allos, another,

Humbly craving.. it may receive approbation other cottagers after they have performed and grapho, to write.] In law, a deed not

and patronage from so learned and judicious a Prince their ordinary day's work.

as your Highness is, whose allowance and acceptwritten by any of the parties thereto: op- Allotropic (al-lo-trop'ik), a. In chem. of or ance of our labours shall more honour and encourage posed to autograph. pertaining to allotropy.

us than all the calumniations and hard interpretaAllonge (al-lunj'), n. [Fr. allonger, to length. Allotropy, Allotropism (al-lot'ro-pi, al

tions of other men shall dismay us. en, as the arm, hence, to thrust-al for ad,

Epistle Dedicatory to the Bible. lot'ro-pizm), n. (Gr. allos, another, and troand long, long.) 1. A pass or thrust with

4. A stated quantity, as of money, or of food pos, condition.) In chem. the capability or a sword or rapier; a lunge. -2. A long rein, characteristic exhibited by some elements

or drink, allowed for maintenance; a settled when a horse is trotted in the hand. Johnof existing in more than one form, and with

rate; quantity allowed or granted. 8on.-3. (A French usage.) A paper annexed different characteristics. Carbon is a good

Though he drew a large allowance under pretence to a bill of exchange, to receive endorse

of keeping a public table, he never asked a minister example, as it crystallizes perfectly in the

to dinner.

Macaulay. ments too numerous to be contained in the

diamond, imperfectly in graphite, and is bill itself; a rider.

5. Charitable overlooking of faults; relaxaamorphous, yet quite distinct, in anthracite, Allonget (al-lunj'), v.i. To make a pass or

tion of severity in censure; as, to make an coal, and charcoal. thrust with a rapier; to lunge. Allottee (allottē), n. One to whom any

allowance for the inexperience of youth. -Alloot (al-10), v... or i. To incite dogs by a

6. Established character; reputation. His thing is allotted, as the holder of an allotcall Alloo thy furious mastiff.' Philips.

pilot of very expert and approved allow ment-note and the like. See HALLOO.

ance.' Shak.-7. In com. a deduction or abate

The allotment of gardens, which yield a partial Allopathetic (al lo-pa-thet'ik), a. Pertain.

ment from the gross weight of goods, acsupport to the allottee, is another means of cheap ing to allopathy. (Rare.)


Mayhow cording to the customs of particular coun

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