A Common-School Dictionary of the English Language, Explanatory, Pronouncing, and Synonymous; With an Appendix Containing Various Useful Tables

A Common-School Dictionary of the English Language, Explanatory, Pronouncing, and Synonymous; With an Appendix Containing Various Useful Tables

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...n. Defense from injury or danger. Pro-tSct'ive, a. Defensive. Pro-tfi-et'or, n. One who defends from injury. Pro-te-c'tor-ate, n. Government by a protector. Pro-tSet'ress, n. A female protector. Prot6g6 (pro'tn'zhii'), n. One under the care and protection of another. Pro-test', r. i. To affirm solemnly.--v. t. To declare against; to disown. Pro'test, n. A formal declaration of dissent. PROTESTANT Pr6t'est-ant, n. One who protests against the doctrines and practices of the Church of Rome. Prdt'est-ant-igm, n. The religion of Protestants. Pr6t'es-ta'tion, n. Solemn declaration. Pro-th6n'o-ta-ry, n. The chief clerk of a court. Pro'to-efil, n. An original copy or rough draught of a treaty, &c. Proto-mar'tyr, -. The first martyr, Stephen. model. Pro'to-type, n. An original Pro-tra-t', v. t. To lengthen in time; to prolong. Pro-tr&e'tion, n. Act of protracting; a lengthening out. Pro-tr&et'ive, a. Delaying. Pro-trude'; v. t. To thrust out.--t.t. To shoot forward. Pro-tru'sion (-tru'zhun), n. Act of thrusting out. Pro-tru'sive, a. Thrusting or impelling outward. Pro-tu'ber-ariQe, -. A prominence; a swelling. Pro-tu'ber-ant, a. Prominent; swelling out. Pro-tu'ber-ate, v. i. To become prominent; to swell out. jcction. Pro-tu'ber-a'tion, n. A proProud, a. Having inordinate self-esteem; conceited; arrogant; haughty. Proud'ly, adr. Haughtily. Prov'a-ble (11), a. Capable of being proved. Prove, v. t. To try; to test; to ascertain by experiment; to verify; to demonstrate; to experience.--v. i. To make trial; to be found by trial. Prdv'en-der, n. Dry food for cattle and horses. Prov'erb, n. A wise saying; an adage; a maxim. Pro-veJrb'i-al, a. Pertaining to a prorerb; universally acknowledged or spoken of Pro-vSrb'i-al-ly, adv. By or as...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236541898
  • 9781236541895