Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

Walker's Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...picture, the painted resemblance; colours laid on. Painturk, pAn'tshdre, . Theartof painting. Pair, pire, -'. Two things suiting one another, as, a pair of gloves; a man and wife; two of a sort; a couple, a brace. To Pair, pare, v. n. To be joined in pairs; to couple: to suit, to fit as a counterpart. To Pair, pare, v. a. To join in couples; to unite as correspondent or opposite. Palace, pSI'lis, . A royal nouse, a house eminently splendid. Palanquin, pll-an-k n% s. Is a kind of covered carriage, used in the eastern countries, that is supported on the shoulders of slaves. Palatable, p31'l.U-ta-bl, a, Gustful, pleasing to the taste. Palate, pil'lat, s. The instrument of taste; mental relish, intellectual taste. Palatick, pal-iat'Hk, a. Belonging to the palate, or roof of the mouth. Palatine, -tin, s. One invested with regal rights and prerogatives; a subject of a palatinate. Palatine, pSl'11-tin, a. Possessing royal privileges. Pale, pile, r. Not ruddy, not fresh of colour, wan, white of look; not high-coloured, approaching to transparency; not bright, not shining, faint of lastre, dim. To Pale, pile, t-. a. To make pale. Pale, 1, . Narrow piece of wood joined above and beluw to a rail, to enclose grounds; any enclosure; any district or Sil....peflnd....iAin, This. having the power to comfort, mollify, and assuage. Parenchyma, pi-rln'ki-mi, #. A spongy tubstance; the pith of a plant. Parenchymatos, -in-klm't-tlt, 1 Parenchyhous, pi-ren'ki-mas, j " Spongy, pithy. Parenesis, pl-rln'e-sls, s. Persuasion. Parent, pi'rlnt, g. A father or mother. Parentage, plrTsn-Udie, . Extraction, birth, condition with ivspeet...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607600
  • 9781236607607