A Dictionary of the English Language, for the Use of Schools

A Dictionary of the English Language, for the Use of Schools

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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. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ... Authoritatively Magistracy, s. The office of a magistrate Magistrate, s. A public civil officer liberties Mafpna Char'ta, s. Lat. The great charter of English Magnanim'ity, s. Greatness of mind Magnan'imous, a. Great in mind, noble Magnan'imously, adv. With magnanimity Mag'nate, s. A person of rank or wealth Magnesia, s. An earth, used as a medicine Mag'net, s. The loadstone. Steel to which the property of the loadstone has been imparted Magnet'ic, Magnet'ical, a. Like the magnet. At Magnet'ically, adv. Like the magnet tractive Mag'netism, s. The power of the magnet. Attraction Mag'netize, v. a. To make magnetic Magnif ic, Magnif ical, a. Splendid Magnificence, s. Grandeur, splendour Magnificent; a. Grand, splendid Magnif icently, adv. With magnificence Mag'nifier, s. A glass which magnifies Mag'nify, v. a. To praise greatly, make great, cause to appear great Magnil oquence, s. Pompous speech Magnil'oquent, a. Speaking pompously Magnil'oquently, adv. With magniloquence Mag'nitude, s. Bulk, size, greatness Magnolia, s. A genus of plants Magpie, s. A chattering bird Mahog'any, s. A tree. The wood of the tree Mahom'etan, s. A follower of Mahomet Mahom'etanism, s. The doctrines taught by Mahomet Maid, Maid'en, s. A young unmarried woman. A female servant Maid'enhood, s. The state of a maiden Maid'enly, a. Like a maid. Chaste Maid'servant, s. A female servant Mail, s. Armour. A postman's bag. Any conveyance by which letters are sent Maim, s. Injury (a word seldom used) Maim, v. a. To mutilate, disable Main, s. Force. The greater part. The ocean Main, a. Principal, important Main'land, s. A continent Main'ly, adv. Chiefly, principally Maintain', v. a. To hold, keep up, support, affirm Maintain'able, a. That may be maintained, Maintainor, s. One who...
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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236606086
  • 9781236606082