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Tce rest of your foes, O gods, the senators of The more usual cause of this deprivation is a Athens, together with the common lag of peo- mere laity, or want of holy orders. ple, what is amiss in them, make suitable for de

dyliffe's Parergon. Shakspeare. Lake. n. s. [lac, Fr. lacus, La..] 2. He that comes last, or hangs behind. 1. A large diffusion of inland water.

The last, the lag of all the race. Dryden's Virgil. He adds the running springs and standing lakes, What makes my ram the lag of all the flock? And bounding banks for winding rivers makes. Pope.

Dryder. T. LAG. 0.1.

2. A small plash of water. 1. To loiter ; to move slowly.

3. A middle colour, between ultramarine Sre passid, with fear and fury wild;

and verinilion, yet it is rather sweet The nurse went lesging after with the child.

than harsh. It is made of cochineal.

Dryden. The remnant of his days he safely past,

Dryden. No: found they ligg‘d too slow, nor flew too fast. LAMB. n. s. [lamb, Gothick and Saxon.]

Prior. 1. The young of a sheep. 2. To stay behind; not to come in.

I'm

young; but something Behind her far away a dwarf did lag.

You may deserve of him through me, and wise Fairy Queen.

dom, I shall not lag behind, nor err

To offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb, The way, thou leading.

Milton. T" appease an angry god. Shukspeare's Macbeib. The knight himself did after ride,

The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Leading Crowdero by his side,

Had he thy knowledge would he skip and play? Ard tow'd him, if he lagg d behind,

Pope. Like boat against the tide and wind. Hudibras. 2. Typically, the Saviour of the world! If he finds a fairy lag in light,

Thou Lamb of God that takest away the sins He drives the wretch before, and lashes into of the world, have mercy upon us. night. Dryden.

Common Prayer. She hourly press'd for something new; LAʼMBATIVE. adj. (from lambo, Latin, to Ideas came into her mind

lick.) Taken by licking. So tast, his lessons liggłbehind. Swift. In affections both of lungs and weazen, physiLA CGER. . s. (trom lag.] A loiterer ;

cians make use of syrups, and lambative mean idier; one that loiters behind.

dicines.

Brown. LA'ICAL. adj. (laique, Fr. laicus, Lat. LA’MBATIVE. n. s. A medicine taken by

763.) Belonging to the laity, or peo- licking with the tongue ple, as distinct from the clergy.

I stitch'd up the wound, and let him blood In all ages the clerical will flatter as well as in the arm, advising a lambative, to be taken the laical.

Camden. as necessity should require. Wiseman's Surg. LAID. Preterit participle of lay. LAʼMBENT. adj. (lambens, Lat.) Playing

Money laid up for the relief of wido.vs and about ; gliding over without harm. fatherless children.

2 Maccabees.

From young lülus head
A scheme which was writ some years since, A lambent fiame arose, which gently spread
and laid by to be ready on a fit occasion. Swift. Around his brows, and on his temples fed.
LAIN. Preterit participle of lie.

Dryden. Mary seeth two angels in white, sitting, the

His brows thick fogs, instead of glories, grace, one at the head, and the other at the feet, where And lambent dulness played around his face. the body of Jesus had lain. Jobr.

Dryden. The parcels had lain by before they were LA MEKIN. n. s. [from lamb.] A little opened, between four and five years. Boyle. lamb. LAIR. 1. s. (lai, in French, signifies a wild "Twixt them both they not a lambkin left, sow, or a forest: the derivation is easy

And when lambs faild, the old sheeps lives they reft.

Hubberd's Tale. in either sense ; or from leger, Dutch.]

Pan, thou god of shepherds all, The couch of a boar, or wild beast. Which of our tender lambkins takest keep. Out of the ground uprose,

Spens. Past. A: from his lair, the wild beast, where he wons Clean as young lambkins, or the goose's down, In forest wild, in thicket, brake or den. Milton. And like the goldfinch in her Sunday gown. But range the forest by the silver side

Gay. Of some cool stream, where nature shall provide LAMBS-WOOL. n. s. (lamb and wool.] Ale Green grass and fatt'ning clover for your fare, And inossy caverns for your noon-tide lair.

mixed with the pulp of roasted apples. Dryden.

A cup of lambs-rucal they drank to him there. LAIRD. n. s. [hlafond, Saxon.) The lord LAMDOIDAL. n. š. [rápeda and cida..]

Song of the King and the Miller. of a manor in the Scottish dialect. Shrive but their title, and their moneys poize,

Having the form of the letter lambda

or A. A hard and twenty pence pronounc'd with noise, When constru'd but for a plain yeoman go,

The course of the longitudinal sinus down And a good sober two-pence, and well so.

through the middle of it, makes it adviseable to Cleaveland,

trepan at the lower part of the os parietale, or LAITY. 3. 1. [Aảo.]

at least upon the lamdoidal suture. Sharp.

LAME. adj. [laam, lama, Saxon ; lam, 1. The people as distinguished from the

Dutch.] clergy. An humble clergy is a very good one, and an

1. Crippled ; disabled in the limbs. humble laity too, since humility is a virtue that

Who reproves the lame must go upright.

Daniel. equally adorns every station in life. Swift.

A grey-hound, of a mouse colour, lame of 3. The state of a layman.

one leg, belongs to a lady. Arbutinct and Popca

2. Hobbling; not smooth : alluding to As you are weary of this weight, the feet of a verse.

Rest you, while I lament king Henry's corse. Our authors write

Sbakspearia Whether in prose, or verse, 'tis all the same:

The pair of sages praise; The prose is fustian, and the numbers lame. One pity'd, one contemn'd the woful times,

Dryden.

One laugh'd at fullies, one lamented crimes. 3. Imperfect; unsatisfactory.

Dryden. Shrubs are formed into sundry shapes, by LAME'NT. 1. s. [lamentum, Lat. from the moulding them within, and cutting them with- verb.) out; but they are but lame things, being too 1. Sorrow audibly expressed ; lamentasmall to keep figure.

Bacon, tion ; grief uttered in complaints or Swift, who could neither iy nor hide,

cries. Can e sneaking to the chariot side; And offer'd many a lame excuse,

We, long ere our approaching, heard within

Noise, o her then the sound of dance, or song! He never meant the least abuse.

Swift.

Torment, and loud lament, and furious rage. TO LAME. v.a. (from the adjective.] To

Milton. make lame ; to cripple.

The loud laments arise I have never heard of such another encounter Of one distress'd, and mastiff's mingled cries. which lames report to follow it, and undoes de.

Dryden. scription to do it.

Sbakspeare, 2. Expression of sorrow.
The son and heir.''

To aŭd to your laments
Affronted once a cock of noble kind,

Wherewith you now bedew king Henry's And either tam'd his legs, or struck him hlind.

hcarse,

Dryden. I must inform you of a dismal fight. Sheksp. If you happen to let the child fall, and lame LAMENTABLE. adj. (lumeniabilis, Latin, it, never contess.

Swift. LAʼMELLATED. adj. (lamella, Lat.) Co.

lamentobie, French, from larient.) vered with films or plates.

1. To be lamented ; causing sorrow.

The lamentable change is for the best ; The lamellated antennæ of some insects are

The worst returns to laughter. Shaesp. surprisingly beautiful, when viewed through a microscope.

Derliam.

2. Mournful; sorrowful ; expressing sor

row. LAʼMELY. adv. (from lame. ]

A lamentable tune is the sweetest musick to 3. Like a cripple; without natural force

& woful mind.

Sidney or activity.

The victors to their vessels bear the prize, Those mucles become callous, and, having And hear behind loud groans, and lamentable yielded to the exter.sion, the patient makes shift

cries.

Dryden, to go upon it, though lamely. Wiscman.

3, Miserable, in a ludicrous or low sense; 2. Iinperficily; without a fullor complete

pititul; despicable. exhibition of all the parts.

This bishop, to make out the disparity be1.ook not ev'ry lincament to see,

tween the heathens and them, fies to this laSome will be cast in shades, and some will be montable refuge.

Stilling

Heet. So lamely drawn, you scarcely know ’uis she,

LA'MENTABLY. adv. (from lamentabic. )

Dryden. 3. Weakly; unsteadily ; poorly,

3. With expressions or tokens of sorrow; LA NENESS. Th . s. [from lame.

mournfully.

'I he matter in itself lamentable, lamentably 1. The state of a cripple ; Joss or inability

expressed by the old prince, greatly moved the of limbs.

two princes to compassion.

Sidney. Let blindness, lomeness come; are legs and 2. So as to cause sorrow. eyes

Our fortune on the sea is out of breath, Of equal value to so great a prize? Dryden. And sinks most lamentably. Sbakspeare.

Lameness kept me at home. Digby to Pope. 3. Pititully; despicably. 2. Imperfection ; weakness.

LAMENTA’TION. n. s. (lamentatio, Lat.7 If the story move, or the actor help the lemeness of it with his performance, either of these

Expression of sorrow; audible grief. • are sufficient to effect a present liking. Dryden,

Be't lawful that I invocate thy ghost,"

To hear the largentations of poor Anne. Sladsp. TO LAME'NT. V. n. (tamentor, Lat. His son buried him, and all Israel made arest laminier, Fr.] To n:ourn; to wail ; to lameniation for him.

1 Alaccabees. grieve ; to express sorrow.

LAME'NTER. n. s. [from lament.] He who The night has been unruly where we lay ; mourns or laments. And chimneys were blown down: and, as diey Such a complaint good company must pity, say,

whether they think the lumenter ill or not. Lamentiigs heard i' th' air, strange screams of

Spectator. death.

Shakspeare: LA'MENTINE. 1. s. A fish called a sea Ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice.

Fobn.

cow or manatee, which is near twenty Jeremiah lamented for Josiah, and all the sing- feet long, the head resembling that of a ing-men and women spake of Josiah in their cow, and two short feet, with which it 1.. rnentations.

2 Cbronicles. creeps on the shallows and rocks to get Far less I now lament for one whole world

food; but has no fins : the ftesh is comOf wicked sons destroyed, than I rejoice For one man found so perfect and so just,

monly eaten.

Bailey. That God vouchsafes to raise another world LAMINA. n. s. (Lat.] Thin plate ; one From him.

Milton. coat laid over another. 70 LAME'ST. v.a. To bewail; to mourn; LAʼMINATED. adj. (from lamina.] Plated to bemoan ; to express sorrow for,

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discovers such a disposition as that of We are naturally displeased with an unknown plates lying over one another.

critick, as the ladies are with a lampooner, bes

cause we are bitten in the dark. Dryden. From the apposition of different coloured gravel, arises for the most part, the laminated

The squibs are those who are called libellera, lampooners, and pamphleteers.

Tatler, ay pearance of a stone,

Sbarp. 9. Lamu. v.a. To beat soundly with a

LAʼMPREY. n.'s. (lamproye, Fr. lampreys. cudgel.

Dict.

Dutch.)

Many tish much like the eel frequent both LAMMAS. *. s. (This word is said by

the sea and fresh rivers; as, the lamprel, lamBailey, I know not on what authority,

prey, and lamperne.

Walton. to be derived from a custom, by which LA MPron. 'n. s. A kind of sea fish. the tenants of the archbishop of York These rocks are frequented by lamprons, and were obliged, at the time of mass, on greater fishes, that devour the bodies of the the first of August, to bring a lamb to

drowned.

Broome on the Odysseja the altar. In Scotland they are said to LANCE, n. s. (lance, Fr. lancea, Lat.] wtan lambs on this day. It may else

A long spear, which in the heroick ages, be corrupted from latter matb.] The

seems to have been generally thrown first of August.

froin the trand, as by the Indians at this In 1578 was that famous lammas day,.whịch day: Iw later times the combatants buried the reputation of Don John of Austría. tlvrust then against each other on horse

Bacon, back... Spear ; javelin. LAMP. n. s. (lampe, Fr. lampas; Lat.) : He carried his lances, which were strong, to i. A light made with oil and a wick, give a lancely blow,

Sidacy O, thievish night,

Plate sin with gold, Why should'st thou, but for some feloniousend; And the strong lunce of justice hurtless breaks: In the dark lanthorn thus close up the stars, Arm it in razs, a pigmy's straw doth pierce it. That isture hung in heav'n, and fill their bumps

Sbakspeare With everlasting oil, to give due light

They shall hold the bow and the lanco, To the misled and lonely traveller? Milton.

Jeremiah. In lamp furnaces I used spirits of wine instead

Hector beholds bis jav'lin fall in vain, of oil, and the same fiame has melted foliated Nor other lance, nor other hope remain; gold.

Bogle.

He calls Déiphobus, demands a spear 1. Any kind of light, in poetical language, To LANCE. v.a. [from the noun.]

In vain, for no Deiphobus was there. real or metaphorical. Thy gentle eyes send forth a quick’ning spirit,

1. To pierce; to cut. And feed the dying lamp of lite within me.

With his prepared sword he charges homo

Rowe. My unprovided body, lanc' my arm. Sbakspo Cynthia, fair regent of the niglie, In their cruel worship they lance themselves O mar thy silver lamp from heav'ns high bow'r,

with knives.

Glanville's Scepsis Direct my footsteps in the midnight hour. Cay.

Th'infernul olinister advanc's LA'mpass. n. s.' (lampas, Fr.). A lump

Seiz'd the due victim, and with:ury lanc'd of Mesh, about the bigness of a nut, in

Her back, and piercing through her inmost heart,
Drew backward.

Dryden. the roof of a borse's mouth, which rises above the teeth.

2. To open chirurgically; to cut in order Farrier's Dict.

to a cure. His horse possest with the gla.ders, troubled

We do lance wjeh the lampass, infected with the fashions. Sbuk.

Diseases in our bodies.

Shakspectes LAMPBLACK. n. s. [lamp and black.] It Fell scrrow's tooth doth never rankle more

is made by holding a torch under the Than when it bites, but lancetb not the sore. bottom of a basin, and as it is furred

Sbakspeare. 'striking it with a feather into some shell,

That differs as far from our usual severities, as and grinding it with gum water.

the lancings of a physician do from the wounds Peacham on Drawing. of an adversary.

Decay of Picty.

Lance the sore, Lauring, adj. (2.zu wilówr.) Shining i And cut the head; for till the core is found Sparkling. Not used.

The secret vice is fed.

Dryden. Hiri; lines, ou which with starry light

The shepherd stands, Three limeing eyes will deign sometimes to And when the lancing knite requires his hands,

Spenser. Vain help, with idle pray’rs from heav'n deLAMPOʻON. 7. s. [Bailey derives it trom

mands.

Dryder. kompons, a drunken song. It imports, let LA'NCELY, adj. (from lance.) Suitable u drink, from the old kvench lamper, and to a lance. Noc in use. was repeated at the end of each couplet

He carried his lances, which were strong, to at carousals. Trev.) A personal satire ;

give a lancety blow.

Sidney. abuse ; çensure written not to reform LANCERE'S ADE, · n. s. [lance spezzate,

French.] The officer under the corThey say my talent is satire; if so, it is a poral: not now in use among us. fruitful age'; they have sown the dragon's teeth To th' Indies of her arm he flies, themsel:es, and it is but just they should reap Fraught both with east and western prize,

Dryden. Which, when he had in vain essay'd,

Pore. Arm'u like a dapper lancepesade
To LampoʻON. v.a. (from the noun.] With Spanish pike, he broach'd a pore.
To abuse with personal satire.

Cleavelusta La mpoʻoner. ns. [from lcmpoon.! A LA'NCET. 11. . (lancette, French.) A scribbler of personal satire.

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each other in lampoons.

Moke satire a la poor.

sea.

I gave vent to it by an apertion with a lancet, Syria and Mesopotamia, and stopt mol short, and discharged wiite matter. Wiseixan's Surgery. without pushing their trade to the Indies. A vein, in an apparent blue runneth along the

Arbuthnot. body, and if dexterously pricked with a laricet, The species brought by land-carriage were emittcth a red drop. Brown's Vulgar Errors.

much better than those which came to Egypt by Hippocrates saith, blood-letting should be

Arbutbnos. done with broad taneets or swords, in order to 4. Ground; surface of the place. Unmake a large orifice: the manner of opening a usual. vein then was by stabbing or pertusion, as in Beneath his steely casque he felt the blow, horses.

Arbutbrot. And roli’d with limbs relax'd, along the land. TO LANCH. v. a. [lancer, Fr. This word

Popes is too often written launch: it is only a 5. An estate real and immoveable. vocal corruption of lance.] To dart; To forfeit all your goods, lands, and teneto cast as a lance ; to throw; to let fiy.

ments, See whose arm can lancb the surer bolt,

Castles, and goods whatsoever, and to be And who's the better Jove. Dryden and Lee.

Out of the king's protection. Sbakspeare.

He kept himself within the bounds of loyalty, Me, only me, the hand of fortune bore, Unblest to tread the interdicted shore;

and enjoyed certain lands and towns in the borWhen Jove tremend us in this sable deeps,

ders of Polonia.

Knolles.

This man is freed from servile hands, Launcb'd his red lightning at our scatter'd ships.

Pope.

Of hope to rise, or fear to fall:

Lord oí himself, though not of lands, LANCINA ́TION. n. s. [from larcino, Lat.] And having nothing, yet hath all. Wction. Tearing; laceration.

6. Nation ; people, the inhabitants of the

; TO LANCINATE. V. a. [lancino, Lat.) land. To tear; to rend; to lacerate.

These answers in the silent night receiv'd,

The king himself divulg'd, the land believ'd. LAND. 1.5. [land, Gothick, Saxon, and

Dryden. so all the Teutonick dialects.]

7. Urine. (blond, Saxon.] As J. A country; a region distinct from Probably land-damn was a coarse expression other countries.

in the cant strain, formerly in common use, but The rations of Scythia, like a mountain food,

since laid aside and forgotten, which meant the did overflow all Spain, and quite washed away taking away a man's life. For land or lant is an whatsoever reliques there were left of the landa old word for urine, and to stop the common pasbred people. Spenser's State of Ireland. sages and functions of nature is to kill. Hanmer. Thy ambition,

You are abused, ard by some putter on, 'Thou scarlet sin, robb'd this bewailing land

That will be damn'd for't; would I knew the Of noble Buckingham.

Sbaksfeare.

villain, What had he done to make him fly the land? I would land-damn him. Sbalsp. Win. Tale.

Shakspeare. To LAND. v.a. (trom the noun.] To The chief men of the land had great authority;

set on shore. though the government was monarchical, it was

The legions, now in Gallia, sooner landed not despotick. Broome's Notes on ibe Odyssey. In Britain.

Sbakspeare's Cymbeline. 2. Earth, distinct from water.

He who rules the raging wind, By land they found that huge and mighty

To thee, O sacred ship, be kind, country,

dubot.

Thy committed pledge restore, Yet, if thou go'st by land, tho' çrief possess

And land him sately on the shore. Dryden. My soul ev’n then, my fears would be the less :

Another Typhis shall new seas explore, But, ah! be warn'd to shun the wat'iy way.

Another Argo land the chicfs upon th' Iberian

sliore. Dryden.

Dryden. They turn their heads to sea, their sterns to

TO LAND. V. n. To come to shore.
Land,

Let him land,
And grect with greedy joy th' Italian strand. And solemnly see him set on to London.
Dryden.

Sbakspeare. 3. It is ofte; used in composition, as

Land ye not, none of you, and provide to be

gone from this coast, within sixteen days. Bacon. opposed to sea.

I land, with luckless omens: then adore The princes delighting their conceits with con

Their gods.

Dryden's Encid. firming their knowledge, secing wherein the sea- LA'NDED. adj. [from land.] Having a discipline differed from the land-service, they had pleasing entertainment.

Sidney.

. fortune, not in money but in land ; He to-night haih boarded a land-carrack;

having a real estate. If it prove lawful prize, he's made for ever.

A landless knight makes thee a landed squire.

Sbakspeare. With eleven thousand land solliers, and twen

Men, whose living lieth together in one shire, ty-six ships of war, we within two months have are commonly counted greater landed than those

Bacon.
whose livings are dispersed.

Bacon. Necessity makes men ingenious and hardy;

Comwell's officers, who were for levelling lands and if they have but land-room or sea-room, they

while they had none, when they grew landed tell find supplies for their hunger.

to crying up magna charta.

Temples Hale's Origin of Mankind.

A house of commons must consist, for the 1 writ not always in the proper terms of na

most part of landed men. Addison's Freebolder. vization or lund service. Dryden's TÆneid. LA'NDFALL. n. s. [land and fall.) A

The French are to pay the same duties at the dry ports through which they pass by land-car

sudden translation of property in land riege, as we pay upon importation of exporsation LA'NDFLOOD. n. so sland and flood.] In

by the death of a rich man, by sea.

. The Planicians carried on a lan. ade to undation.

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Shakspeare.

won one town.

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Apprehensions of the affections of Kent, and 2. The master of an inn. all other places, looked like a land flood, that Upon our arrival at the inn, my companion might roll they knew not how far. Clarendon.

fetched out the joliy landlord, who knew him by Lá'ND-FORCES. 1. s. (land and force.] his whistle.

Addison. Warlike powers not naval; soldiers that LA'NDMARK. n. s. [land and mark.] Any serve on land.

thing set up to preserve the boundaries We behold in France the greatest land-forces of land. that have ever been known under any christian ['th' midst, an altar, as the land-mark, stood, prince. Temple. Rustick, of grassy sod.

Milton LA'NDHOLDER. n. s. [land and bolder. ] The land-marks by which places in the church One who holds lands.

had been known, were removed. Clarendon. Money, as necessary to trade, may he consi- Then land-marks limited to each his right; dered as in his hands that pays the labourer and

For all before was common as the light. Dryden. Lasabelder; and if this man want money, the Though they are not self-evident principles, manufacture is not made, and so the trade is lost. yet if they have been made out from them by a

Locke. wary and unquestionable deduction, they may LA'ND-JOBBER. 1. s. [land and job.)

serve as land-marks, to shew what lies in the diOne who buys and sells lands for other

rect way of truth, or is quite besides it. Locko. men.

LANDSCAPE. n. s. [landschape, Dutch.} If your master be a minister of state, let him 1. A region; the prospect of a country. be at home to none but landjobbers, or inventors

Lovely seem'd, of new funds.

Swift. That landscape! and of pure, now purer air, LA'SDGRAVE. n. s. Į land and grave, a

Meets his approach.

Milton count, German.) A German title of

The sun scarce uprisen, dominion.

Shot parallel to th' earth his dewy ray, LA'NDING.

Discovering in wide landscape all the east 7 n. s. [from land.]

Of paradise, and Eden's happy plains. Milton. LA'NDIS G-PLACE. The top of stairs. Straight mine eye hath caught new pleasures, Let the stairs to the upper rooms be upon a

Whilst the landscape round it measures, fair, open newel, and a fair' landing-place at the Russet lawns and iaVows grey, top.

Bacon. Where the nibbling flocks do stray.. Milton. The landingeplace is the uppermost step of a We are like men entertained with the view of pair of stairs, viz. the floor of the room you ascend a spacious landscape, where the eye passes over upon.

Moxon. one pleasing prospect for another. Addison. There is a stair-case that strangers are generally carried to see, where the easiness of the

2. A picture, representing an extent of ascent, the disposition of the lights, and the con

space, with the various objects in it. venient landing, are admirably well contrived. As good a poet as you are, you cannot make

Addison on Italy.

finer lanuscapes than those about the king's What the Romans called vestibulum was no

house.

Addison. part of the house, but the court and landing place

Oft in her glass the musing shepherd spies between it and the street. Arbuthnot on Coins. The wat’ry landscape of the pendant woods, LA'NDLADY. n. s. [land and lady.)

And absent trees, that tremble in the floods.

Pope. 1. A woman who has tenants holding from her.

LAND-TAX. n. s. [land and tax.] Tax 2. The mistress of an inn.

laid upon land and houses. If a soldier drinks his pint, and offers payment

If mortgages were registered, land-taxes might in Wood's halfpence, the landlady may be under

reach the lender to pay his proportion. Locke. some difficulty.

Swift. LAND-WAITER. n. s. [land and waiter.] LA'NDLESS. adj. (from land.] Without An officer of the customs, who is to property ; without fortune.

watch what goods are landed. Young Fortinbras

Give a guinea to a knavish land-waiter, and he Hath in the skirts of Norway, here and there, shall connive at the merchant for cheating the Shark'd up a list of landless resolutes.

queen of an hundred.

Swift's Examiner. Sbakspeare's Hainlet. IA'NDWARD, adv. (from land.] Toward A lardles: knight hath made a landed squire.

Shakspeare:

the land. LA'NDLOCKED. adj. [land and lock.]

They are invincible by reason of the overShut in, or enclosed with land.

pouring mountains that back the one, and slenThere are few natural parts better landlocked,

der forutication of the other to landzard. and closed on all sides, than this seems to have

Sandys' Journey. been.

Addison on Italy. LANE. n. s. [laen, Dutch; lana, Saxon.] LANDLOPER. ». s. [land and lopen, Dut] 1. A narrow way between hedges. A landman ; a term of reproach used by i

All flying seamen of those who pass their lives on

Through a straight lare, the enemy full-hearted shore.

Struck down some mortally. Sbaksp. Cymbeline. LANDLORD. n. s. (land and lord.]

I know each lane, and every alley green,

Dingle or bushy cell, of this wild wood, 1. One who owns lands or houses, and has

And every bosky burn.

Milton. tenants under him.

Through a close lane as I pursu'd my journey. This regard shall be had, that in no place, un

Otway. der any landlord, there shall be many of thein A pack-horse is driven constantly in a narrow placed together, but dispersed,

lane and dirty road.

Locke, Spenser's State of Ireland. 2. A narrow street ; an alley. It is a generous pleasure in a landloril

, to love There is no street, not many lanes, where there to see all his tenants look fat, sleek, and conseated,

does not live one that has relation to the church. Clarissa.

Sprait's Sermons.

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