A Popular and Complete English Dictionary

A Popular and Complete English Dictionary

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...kur'ving, p. yr. Bending in u regular form; crooked.--n. A curve; a winding form. Corvitt, kflr've-te, L. curvitas.) n. A bending in a regular form; crookedness. Cuscuta, kus-ko'tA, n. A genus of plants of the natural order Cuteutaoecc Cuscutace.e, kus-kata'se-e, n. A small natural order of plants. Cushat, kash'at, n. The ring-dove or wood-pigeon. Cushion, kush'In, Pr. cowin, n. A pillow for a seat; a soft pad to be placed on a chair; a bag, stuffed with wool, hair, or other soft material A bag of leather filled with sand, used by engravers to support the plate. In gilding, a stuffing of fine tow or wool, covered by leather, on a board, used for receiving the leaves of gold from the paper, in order to its being cut into proper sizes and figures. Lady's cushion, a plant, a species of saxifraga. Sea cushion, sea pink or thrift, a species of static: .--c. t. To seat on a cushion. Cushioned, kush'Tnd, a. Seated on a cushion. Cushiontr, kush'ln-e't, n. A little cushion. Cusxin, k&s'kln, n. A kind of ivtry cup. Ob$. Cusp, k&sp, L. cuspis, n. The Loint or horn of the moon. Cuspated, kfiVpa-te'd, a. Pointed; ending in a point. Cuspidal, kfts'pe-dal, a. Ending in a point. Cuspidate, kas'pe-date, e. g. To sharpen. Obs, Cuspidate, kns'pe-datc, h.cuspidatus, a. Hav Cuspidated, kus'pe-da-te'd, / ing a sharp end, like the point of a spear; terminating in a bristly point. Cuspis, ktWpls, f L.J n. The sharp end of a thing. CussoNiA, kos-su'ne-i, n. A genus of plants of the natural order Aralutceae. Custard, kas'tftrd, Cymbric, custard, %. A earnposition of milk and eggs, sweetened and baked or boiled; forming an agreeable kind of food. Custard-apple k&s'turd-ap'pl, a. A plant, a species of armona. Custodial, kos-to'de-al, a. Relating to custody or...show more

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  • Paperback | 802 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,406g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587561
  • 9781236587565