A Dictionary of the English Language Mainly Abridged from the Latest Edition of the Quarto Dictionary of Noah Webster

A Dictionary of the English Language Mainly Abridged from the Latest Edition of the Quarto Dictionary of Noah Webster

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...rapid strokes. R6L1.'-egi1.L, n. Act or time of calling over a list of names. R6LL'1: R, n. That which rolls on its own axis, as a cylinder of wood, stone, &c. R61/Lie, v. i.-ED;-lNG. An abbrev. and modif. of frolic, with an allusion to 1-oll. To move in a careless, swaggering, frolicsome manner. R6L1/Ins-MTLL, n. A mill with heavy rollers, through which heated zetal is passed, to form it into sheets, c. R'5LI/ING-P'l'N, n. A wooden cylinder to roll out dough with. R0-MK'IC, n. Mod. Gr. 'Pwp.a.T.xo;. The modern Greek language.--a. Relating to modern Greece, or its language. RO'MAN, a. 1. Pertainin to Rome, or to the Roman people. Pertaining to the Roman Catholic religion. 3. (a.) Upright;--said of the letters ordinarily used, like those in this paragraph. (b.) Expressed in letters, as I., 1V., i., iv., &c.;--said of numerals. Rpman Catholic, pertaining to, or adhering to, the religion of that church of which the pope is the spiritual head.--n. A native of Rome. R0-MANQE' (114), n. L. Lat. romancimn, the common vulgar language, which sprung from the Roman or Latin language 1. A fictitious and wonderful tale. 2. The language formed from a mixture of Latin with the languages of the barbarians in Like a Rozmd number, one a proximately near the truth.--R0und ro an, a written petition, memorial, remonstrance. or instrument, signed by names in a rin or circlc, so as not to show who signe it first.---n. 1. That which is round, as a circle or a sphere. 2. A series of events ending where it began. 3. A series of duties to be performed in turn, and then repeated. 4. Rotation, as in ofiice; succession. 5. Step of a ladder. 6. A short, vocal piece, in which three or four voices follow each other round in a species of fugue in the unison...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236753054
  • 9781236753052