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LoʻZENGE. n. s. [losenge, French.] Of un-' 1. Slipperiness ; smoothness of surface. known etymology.

2. Aptness to glide over any part, or to 1. A rhomb.

facilitate motion. The best builders resolve upon rectangular Both the ingredients are of a lubricating nasquares, as a mean between too tew and too many ture; the mucilage adds to the lubricity of the angles; and through the equal inclination of the oil, and the oil preserves the mucilage from insides, they are stronger than the rhomb or losenge. spissation.

Wotton. 3. 'Uncertainty; slipperiness; instability. 2. Lozenge is a form of a medicine made The manifold impossibilities and lubricities of

into small pieces, to be held or chewed matter cannot have the same conveniences in in the mouth till melted or wasted.

any modification.

More. 3. A cake of preserved fruit : both these

He that enjoyed crowns, and knew their

worth, excepted them not out of the charge of are so denominated from the original

universal vanity; and yet the politician is not form, which was rhomboidal.

discouraged a: the inconstancy of human affairs, LP. a contraction for lordship.

and the lubricity of his subject. Glanoilla. Lu'BBARD. n. s. [from lubber.] A lazy A state of tranquillity is never to be attained, sturdy fellow,

but by keeping perpetually in our thoughts the Yet their wine and their victuals those cur

certainty of death, and the bubricity of fortune.

L'Estraage. mudgeon lubbards Lock up from my sight, in cellars and cupboards. 4. Wantonness; lewdness.


From the letchery of these fauns, he thinks LU'BBER. n. s. (Of this word the best

that satyr is derived from them, as if wantonness derivation seems to be from inbbed, said

and lubricity were essential to that poem which ought in all to be avoided.

Drgaen. by Junius to signify in Danish fat.) A

LUÍBRICK. adj. [lubricus, Lat.] stordy drone ; an idle, fat, bulky losel; a booby.

Slippery: smooth on the surface.

A throng For tempest and showers deceiveth a many, or short thick sobs, whose thund'ring volleys And lingering lubbers loose many a penie.

float T1sser.

And roul themselves over her lubrick throat These chase the smaller shoals of fish from the

la panting inurmurs.

Crasbaw. main sea into the havens, leaping up and downl,

Curen. puiting like a fat lubber out of breath.

2. Uncertain; unsteady. They clap the lubber Ajax on the shoulder,

I will deduce him from his cradle through the As if his feet were on brave Hector's breast,

deep and lubrick waves of state, till he is swalAnd great Troy shrinking. Sbakpeare.

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lowed in the gulph of fatality. A notable lubber thou reportest him to be. 3. Wanton ; lewd. (lubrique, French.]


Why were we hurry'd down Tell how the drudging goblin sweat;

This lábrick and adult'rate age; His shadowy fail hath thresh'd the corn,

Nav, added sat pollations of our own, That ten day labourers could not end;

T'encrcase the steaming ordures of the stage? Then lies him down the lubber teod. Milton.

Drydet Venetians do not more upcouthly ride, Lu'BRICOU s. adj. [lubricus, Latin.] Than did your lubber state mankind bestride.

1. Slippery; smooth.

Dryden. The parts of water being voluble and läHow can you name that superannuated lubber? bricous as well as fine, it easily insinuates itself

Congreve. into the tubes of vegetables, and by that means LU'BBERLY.adj. [from lubber. ] Lazy and in:roduces into them the matter it bears along bulky.

with it.

Woodward. I came to Eaton to marry Mrs. Ann Page; 2. Uncertain. and she'as a great lubberly boy. Sbukspeure. The judgment being the leading power, if it LU’EBERLY. adv. Aukwardly: cium

be stored with lubricous opinions instead of clearly sily.

conceived truths, and peremptorily resolved in Merry Andrew on the low rope copies lub

them, the practice will be as irregular as the conceptions.

Glaroille. berly the same tricks which his master is so dex

terously performing on the high. Diyden. LUBRIFICA’TION. n. s. (lubricus and fia, Lu. n. s. A game at cards.

Lat.) The act of smoothing. Ev'n mighty pam who kings and queens o'er- A twofold liquor is prepared for the inuncthrew,

tion and lubrification of the heads of the bones; And mou'd down armies in the fights of lu. an oily one, furnished by the marrow; a muci

laginors, supplied by certain glandules seated in TO LU'BRICATE. v. a. [from lubricus, the articulations.

Ray on the Creatian. Lat.) To make smooth or slippery; LUBRIFA'CTION. n. s. [lubricus and facio, to smooih.

Lat.] The act of lubricating or smooth. There are aliments which, besides this lubrie

ing. caring quality, stimulate in a small degree.

T'he cause is lulrifaction and relaxation, as in arvutisnot.

mcdicines emollient'; such as milk, honey, and The patient is relieved by the inucilaginous mallows.

Baca. and the saponaceous remedies, some of which lubricate, and others both lubricate and stimulate. LUCE. n. s. [perhaps from lupus, Lat.] A

Sbarp. pike full grown. TO LUBRICITATE. v. a. (from lubricus, They give the dozen white luces in their coat.

Lat.) To smooth; to make slippery. LUBRICITY. 1. s. [from lubricus, Latin; LU'cent. adj. (lucens, Latin.] Shining i lubricité, French.]

bright; splendid.

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I meant the day-star should not brighter rise, And, when he chanc'd t'escape, mistook, No: lend like influence from his lucent seat. For art and subclety, his luck. Hudibras.

Ben Jonson.

Some such method may be found by human A spot like which perhaps

industry or uck, by which compound bodies may Astronomer in the sun's 11-ci orto,

be resolved into oiher substances than they are “Tho'igh his glaz'd optick tube yet never saw. divided into by the fire.


2. Fortune good or bad. LU'CERN. R. s. (medica.] An herb re- Glad of such luck, the luckless lucky maid markable for quick growth.

A long:ime with that savage people staid, LU'CID. adj. [iucidus, Lat. lucide, Fr.] To gather breath in many miserics. S; enser. 1. Shining; bright; glittering.

Farewel, good luck go with thee. Shikspeare.

I did demand what news from Shrewsbury, Over his lucid ams A military vest of purple fow'd;

He told me, that seellion had ill luck,
Livelier than Melibaan.

And that young Harry Percy's spur ngom'l.

Shurls' care. It contracts it, preserving the eye from being injured by too vehement and lucid an object, and

That part of mankind who have had justice, again dila:es it for the apprchending objects more

or ihe luck, to prass, in common opinion, for the remote in a fainterliche.

wisest, have followed a very different scent.

Temple. If a piece of white paper, or a white cloth, or the end of one's finger, be held at the distance

Such, how highly soever they may have the of about a quarter of an inch, or halı an incis, from

luck to be thought of, are far from bein. Isi la ites indeed.

South. that part of the glass where it is most in motion,

The guests are found too num'rous for the the electrick vapour which is excited by the

trcat, friction of the glass against the band, wiil, by dashing against the white paper, cloth, or finger,

But all, it seems who had the luck to eat,

Swear they ne'er tasted more delicious meat. be put into such an agitation as to emit light,

Tate. and make ibe white paper, cloth, or finger, ap. pear asid like a glow-worm. Nearton. Lu'ckILY.adv. (from luck;.] FortunateThe pearly shell its lucid glube unfold,

ly; by good hap. And Pricebus warm the rip'ning ore to gold. li is the pencil thrown luckily full upon the


horse's mour, to express the foam, which the 2. Pellucid; transparent.

painter with all his skill could not form. Dryden. On the fertile banks,

It appears luckily for the establishment of a Of Abbana and Pharpar, lucid streams. Milton. new race of kings upon the British throne, that

On the transparent side of a globe, half silver the first of this ro; al line has all high qualificaand hals of a transparent metal, we saw certain tions.

Addison. st:ange figures circularly drawn, and thought we could touch them, till we found our fingers stop

LU'CKINESS. 11. s. [from lucky) Good ped by that tacit substance. Gulliver's Travels. fortune; good hap; casual happiness. s. Bright with the radiance of intellect :

He who sometimes lights on truth, is in the not darkened with madness.

right but by chance; and I know not whether

the luckiness of the accident will excuse the irThe long dissentions of the evo houses, which,

regularity of his proceeding.

Locke. although they had had lucid intervals and happy pacces, yet they did ever hang over the kingdom, Luckless, adj. (from luck.] Unfortu, to break


nite ; unhappy: Some beams of wit on other souls may fall, Glad of such luck, the luckless lucky maid Sirike through and make a lucit interval;

A long time with that savage people staid, Bo? Soadwell's genuine night admits no ray, To gather breath in many miseries. Spenser. His rising fogs prevail upon the day. Phydon. Never shall my thoughts be base,

I relieved him in a lucid interval, ard desired Though buskiess, yet without disgrace. Suckling. ke vould please to let me sec his book. Tatir. What else but his immoderate lust of pow'r,

A few sensual and voluptuous persons may, Prayers niade and granted in a duckless hour? for a season, eclipse this native light of the soul;

Dryden. but can never so wholly smother and extinguish LU'cky.adj. (from luck; geluckig, Dutch.] i, but thai, at some fucid intervals, it will recover Kelt again, and shine forth to the convic.

Fortunate ; happy by chance. coc of their coascience.


But I more fearful, or more lucky wight,

Dismay'd with that deformed, disinal sight, Luci'dity. n. s. [froin lucid ) Splendour;

Hled fast away.

Spenser. brightness.

Dict. Perhaps saine arm more lucky than the rest, LUCIFEROUS. adj. (lucifer, Lat.] Giving

May reach his heart, and free the world from bondage.

Addison. light; affording means of discovery. The experiment is not ignoble, and luciji rows

LU'CRATIVE. adj. [lucratif, Fr. lucratio.' etough, as shewing a new way to produce a vo

vus, Lat.] Gainful; profitable; bringlatile sale.


ing money. LUCÍFICK. adj: (lux and facio, Lat.).

The trade of merchandize tcing the most lus

critive, may bear usury at a good race; othee Making light; producing light.

Bacon. When made to converge, and so mixed roge. The disposition of Ulysses inclined him to ther; though their bucisce motion be continued, pursue the more dangerous way of living by war, yet by interfering, that equal motion, which is than the more lucrative method of life by agrithe colorifick, is interrupted. Grow. cukure.

Broome. LUCK. 7. s. (geluck, Ditch.)

LU'CRE. 9, s. (lucrum, Lat.] Gain; pro1. Chance; accident ; fortune; hap; ca- fit; pecuniary advantage. In an ill

sual event.
He fore'd his neck into a noose,

Malice and lucre in them
To shew his play at fast and loose;

Haie laid this woe here.

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They all the sacred mysteries of Heav'n

then savage hears agree with hears, Piotheir oin ile advantages shall turn

Shall secret ones lug saints by th' ears? Hudib. (flucre and an birion.

Milton. See him drag his feeble legs about soul supr. me in each hard instance ery'd, Like hounds ill coupled: dowler lugs him still Above all pain, all anger, and all pride,

Through hedges.

Dryden. The rage of pow'r, the blast of publick brcath, Whose pleasure is to see a strumpet tear

The lust of lucre, and the dread of death. Pope. A cinick's beard, and luglim by the hair. Drid. LUCRIFEROUS. adj. (lurruin and firo, Hither every single animal spirit inuse convey Lat.] Gairiful; profitable.

a whole representation, or else they musi divide Silver vras afterwards separated from the gold, the image amongst them, and so bajonevery one Hut in so snall a quantitv,' that the experiment,

his share.

Collier. the cost and pains considered, was not lcrifi- 2. To Lug out. To draw a sword, in

Boy'e. burlesque language. Lucri'fick.adj. [lucrum and facio, Lat.) But butt and helimen never know these cares, Producing gain.

No cime, nor trick ot las, their action bars; LUCTA’TION. 11. s. [listor, Lat.) Strug- They will be heard, or they bug out and cut. gle; effort; contest.

Dryden. TO LU'CUBRATE. V.a. (lucubror, Lat.) To LUG. V. n. To drag; to come heavily ; To watch; to study by night.

perhaps only misprinted for lags. LILUBRA'T100, n. s. (lúcuiratio, Latin.)

Vytiagging soul fies under her own pitch,

Like fowl in air, too damp, and lugs along, Study by candlelight; nocturnal study;

As it she were a body in a body. Dryden. any thing composed hy night.

Lug. 1. S. Thy 'scubrations have been perused by several of our friends.

Tatier. 1. A kind of small fishi. LUCUBRA’TORY". adj. (lucubratcrius, from

Thev teed on salt unmerchantable pilchards,

tag worms, lugs, and little crabs. Carcu. lucubror, Lat.) Composed by candle

2. [In Scotland.] An ear. liglit. You must have a dish of coffe, and a solitary

3. Lur, a land measure ; a pole or perch. candle at your side, to write an epistie lucubrii

That ample pit, yet far renown’d

For ihe large leap which Deben did compel tery to your friend.


Ceauliu to make, being eight lugs of ground. LU'CULENT. adj. (luculentus, Latin.]

Sponser. 1. Clear; transparent ; lucid. This word Lu’GGAGE. n. s. [from lug.] Any thing

is perhaps not used in this sense by any cumbrous and unwieldy that is to be carother writer.

riel away; any thing of more weight And luculent along

tlan value. The purer rivers flow.


Come, bring your luggage nobly on your back. 2. Certain ; evident.

Sbakspeare. They are against the obstinate incredulity of

What do you mean the Jews, the most luculent testimonies that To deat thus on such áuggore? Shakspeare. Christian religion hath.

Hooier. Think not thou to find me slack, or need LU'DICROUS. adj. [ludicer, Lat.) Bur- Thy politick maxims, or that cumbersome

Milton. lesque; merry; sportive; exciting laugh.

Luggage of war there shewn me.

How di:rst thou with that sullen luggage ter.

O'th' selt, old ii'n, and other bagsagen, Plutarch quotes this instance of Homer's

T'oppose thy lumber against us? Hudibras. judement, in closing a ludicrous scene with de

The mind of man is too light to bear much cency and instruction.


certainty among the ruffig winds of passion and LU'DICROUSLY. adv. (from ludicrous.) opinion; and if the luggage be prized equally Sportively; in burlesque ; in a manner

with the jewels, none will be cast out will all be that may excite laughter.



A lively faith will bear aloft the mind, LU'DICROUSNESS. nos. (from ludicrous.]

And leave the luggage of good works behind. Burlesque ; sportiveness ; merry cast or

Dryden. manner à ridiculousnesi.

I am gathering up my luggage, and preparing LudiFICKTION. 1. s. ludificor, Latin.)

for my journey.

Swift to Pope. The act of mocking, or making sport LUGU'BRIOUS. adi. (lugubre, Fr. lugubris, of another.

Dict. Mournful; sorrowful. LUFF. n. s. (In Scotland.] The palın of A demure, or rather a lugubrious look, a the band.

whining tone, makes up the sum of many men's TO LUFF. V. n. (or loof.) To keep close


Decay of Piety. to the wind. Sea Terin.

LUʻKEWARM. adj. [The original of Contract your swelling sails, and luff to wind.

this word is doubted. I armth, in Saxon, Dryden.

is hleoð; in old Frisick blij ; in Dutch To LUG. v. a. (aluccan, Saxon, to pull;

lieute; whence probably our luke to toga, Swedish, the hollow of the land.)

which warm may be added, to deter3. To hale or drag; to pull with rugged

mine, by the first word, the force of the violence.

second; as we say, boiling bot. You gods! why this

1. Moderately or mildly warm; so warm wm lange your pricsts and servants from your as to give only a pleasing sensation.

Sbakspeare. A dreary corse whose life away did pass, Thy bear is fafe, and out of peril,

All wallow'd in his own yet lukewarm blood, Thou lugg'd indeed, and wounded very ill. That from his wound yet welled fresh alas! Hudibras.



May you a better feast never behold,

tick pains in other parts, and go off with evacuaYou knot of mouth friends ; smoke and luke- tion, generally by sweat, and other critical diswarm water

charges of fevers.

Quincy, Is your perfection.

Sbakspeare. LUʻMBER. n. s. [loma, yeloma, Saxon ; Bashing the body in lukewarm water'is of

household-stuff; lommering, the dirt of great advantage to contemperate hot and sharp humours.

Wiseman's Surgery.

a house, Dutch.] Any thing useless or Whence is it but from this attractive power,

cumbersome ; any thing of more bulk that water, which alone diseils with a gentle lukea

than value. wara neat, will not distil from sait of tartar

The very bed was violated without a great hear?

Nervion. By the coarse hands of filthy dungeon villains, 2. Indifferent; not ardent; not realous. And thrown amongst the common lumber: If some few continue stedfast, it is an obedi


One son at home ence so lukeerarm and languishing, that it merits not the name of passion.


Concerns thee more than many guests to come. This sober conduce is a mighty virtue

If to some useful art he be not bred, In intreru patriots

Addison. He grows mere lumber, and is worse than dead. LU'KEWARMLY. adv. [from the adjec


Thy'neighbour has remov'd his wretched store, tive.)

Few hands will rid the lumber of the poor. 1. With moderate warmth.

Dryden. 2. With indifference.

If God intended not the precise use of every : LUʻKEWARMNESS. n.s. (from lukewarm.) single atom, that atom had been no better than 1. Moderate or pleasing heat.

a piece of lumber.

Grew. 2. Indifference; want of ardour.

The poring scholiasts mark;

Wirs, who, like owls, see only in the dark; Some kind of zeal counts all merciful mode

A lumber-house of books in ev'ry head. Pope. tation lukewarmniss.

King Charles. To LU’MBER. w.a. (from the noun.] To The defect of zeal is lukewarmness, or coldness in religion; the excess is inordinate heat and

heap like useless goods irregularly. spiritual fury.


In Rollo we must have so much stuff lumbered Go dry your chaff and stubble, give fire to the together, that not the least beauty of tragedy can seal of your faction, and reproach them with appear,

Rymer. tuleeder maiss.


To Lu’MBER. V. n. To move heavily, as To LULL. v. a. (lulu, Danish ; lallo, Lat.) burdened with his own bulk. 1. To compose to sleep by a pleasing

First let them run at large, sound.

Nor lumber o'er the meads, nor cross the wood. There trickled softly down

Dryder. A gentle stream, whose murmuring wave did LU’MINARY. n. s. (luminare, Lat. lumi. play

naire, Fr.] Amongst the pumy stones, and made a sound 1. Any body which gives light. Tolul him it asleep, that by it lav.

'The great luminary Fairy Queen. Dispenses light from far.

Milton. Such sweet compulsion doch in musick lič, 2. Any thing which gives intelligence. To !u!l the daughters of necessity; Milton.

Sir John Graham, I know not upon what luo These lull'd by nightingales embracing sleep. minaries he espied in his face, dissuaded him from


Wottori. 3. To compose; to quict; to put to rest.

3. Any one that instructs mankind. To find a foe it shall not be his nap,

The circulation of the blood, and the weight Aad peace shall lull him in her flow'ry lap.

and spring of the air, had been reserved for a Milton.

late harry discovery by two great luminaries of No more these scenes my meditations aid, this island.

Bentley Or iz!! to rest the visionary maid. Pope. LUMINA’TION. n. s. [from lumen, Lat.) By the vocal woods and waters lullid,

Emision of light.

Dict. And las: in lonely musing in a drcam. Thomson. LU'LLABY, R. s. (lollus, Lat. Que:n nu.

LU'MINOUS. adj. [lumineux, Fr.) tricum fuisse deum contendit Turne. 1. Shining ; emitting light. bus, from lull: it is observable, that the

Fire burne:h wood, making it first luminous,

then black and brittle, and lastly, broken and innurses caii sleep by, by; lullaby is there.


Bacin. fore lutl to sleep.] A song to sii!l babes.

les first convex divides Only chat noise heav'n's rolling circles kest, The luminous inferior orbs inclos'd, Eung lullaby, to bring the world to rest. Fairfax. From chaos.

Milton. Philomel, with melody,

How came the sun to be luminous? Not from Sire in your steet lullaby;

the necessity of naturai causes. Bentley Lalla, talla, lultaby; lulla, bulla, lullaby. Shak. 2. Enlightened. If you will let your lady know I am here to

Earth may, industrious of herself, fetch day, speak with her, and bring her along with you, it Travelling ears; and with her par: averse thay take my bounty further.

From the sun's beam, meet night; her other - Marry, Sir, bullaby to your bounty till I

part come açan

Sbalspeare. Still lu: mirows by his ray. Milton's Par. Losf. Drinking is the Julleby used by nurses to still

3. Shining ; bright. Cryiog children. Lorks on Education

The most luminous of the prismasick colours LUMBA'Co. n. 5. (lumbi, Lat. tbe loins.]

nye the yellow and orange; these affect the Lexbages are pains very troublesome about

senses more strongly than all the rest together. the loins, and small of the back, such as precede

Nowson. ague fits and fevers: they are most commonly LUMP. 7. s. [lompe, Dutch.) from fullness and acrimony, in common with a disposition to yawnings, shudderings, and erra. 1. A small mass of any matter.

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Ide weed kal is by the Egyptians used' frit Philosopliers and poets vainly strave for tiel, and then they crush the ashes 4!!! In every age the lumpish mass to move. Dryer, bumps like a stone, and so scil them to the Ve- LU'MPISYLY. adv. (11m lumpisb.] With

B.229. heaviness; with stupidity. Wirnout this various agitation of the water, LU ́MIISHNESS. n. s. (trom lumpish.] Stuhow could lumps of sugar or sal: cast into it be so perfectly dissolved in it, that the lumps them

pid hear f.ess. ceives totally disappear?

bogile. Lu’mpr. adj. [from lump.] Full of si wretch is pris'ner made;

Jumps; full of compact masses. Whose files toru off by humps, the rav'nous foc One of the best spades to dig hard lumpy clays In niorsels cut.

Tate. but too small for light garden mould. ivicrtimer. Ev'ry fragrant flow'r, and od'rous green, Were sorted well, with lumps of auber laid be- LU'NACY. 1.5. [from luna, Lat. che moon.]

Dry'en. A kind of madness influenced by the To conceive thus of the soul's intimate union moon; madness in general. with an infinite being, and by that union receiv- Love is merely madness, and deserves as well ing of ideas, leads one into as gross thoughts, as a a darkhouse and a whip as madmen do ; and the country.maid would have of an infinite butter

reason why they are not so punished and cured print, the several parts whereof heing applied to is, that the lundry is so ordinary, that the whipher limp of butter, lett on it the figure or idea

pers are in love too. Skalspeare's As you like it. there was present need of.


Your kir.dred shin your house, 2. A shapeless mess.

As beaten hence by your strange lunacy. Sbakia Hence, heap of wrath, foul indigested lump; There is difference of lunary: I had rather be As crooked in thy manners as thy shape.

mad with him, that, when he had nothing, thought

Sbakspeores all the ships that came into the haven his, thin Why might there not have been in this great with you, who, when you have so much coming mass, huge lumps of solid matter, which, without in, think you have nothing.

Suckling, any form or order, might be jumbled together?

LU'NAR. adj. [lunaire, French; lunaris,

Keil v. Burnet. 3. Mass undistinguished.

LU'NARY.S Latin.)
Al men's honours

1. Relating to the moon. Lie like one lump betore him, to be fashion'd They that have resolved that these years were Into what pinch he please. Sbakspeare.

but lurary years, viz. of a month, of Egyptian it is rare to find any of these metals pure: years, arc easily coutured.

Raleizt. hut copper, iron, gold, silver, lead, and tin, all

Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, promiscuously in one lump. Houderard.

And view the ocean leaning on the sky; 4. The whole together, the gross.

From thuce our rolling neighbours we shall

k:105,If my readers will not go to the price of buy

And on the durar world securely rry. Dryderi. ing my papers by retail, they may buy them in the lump.


2. Being under the cioninion of the moon. Orber epidemical vices are rife and predomi

They have denominated some herbs solar and nant only for a season, and must not be ascribed some lunar, and such like toys put into great to human nature in the lump.


Bacon's Natural History. The principal gentlemen of several counties The figure of its seed much resembles a horseare stigmatized in a lump, under the notion of shoe, which Baptista Porta hath thought too low being papists.


a signiticatio!, and raised the same unto a lunary TO LUMP. v. a. To take in the gross,

representation. Brown's Vulgar Erreurs. without attention to particulars.

LU'NARY. n. s. (iwaria, Lat. lunaire, Fr.)

The expences ought to be lumped together.
Aylige's Parergon.

Then sprinkles she the juice of rue
Boccalini, in his political balance, after laying

With nine drops of the inidnighe dew, France in one scale, throws Spain into the other,

From lunary distilling. Drayton's Nymplid. which wanted but very little of being a counter. LU'NATED. adj. [from luna, Lat.) Formpoise: the Spaniards upon this reckoned, that if ed like a half moon. Spain of itselt weighed so well, they could not fail LU'NATICK. adj. [lunaticus, Lat.] Mad ; al success when the several parts of the inonarchy' were lumped in the same scale. Addisen.

having the imagination influenced by

the moon. LU'MPFISH. n. s. (lump and fish.] A sort

Bedlam beggars, from low farms, of fish.

Sometimes with lunatick bans, sometimes with LU'NPING. adj. (from luinp.] Large ;

prayers, heavy; great. A low word.

Enforce their charity.

Shakspears Nick, thou shalt have a dumping pennyworth. LU'NATICK. n. s. A madman.


The lunatick, the lover, and the poet, LU'MPISH. adj. [from lump.) Heavy; Are of imagination all compact : gross; dull; unactive; bulky.

One secs more devils than vast hell can hold; Out of the earth was formed the flesh of man, The madman.

Sbakspeare. and therefore heavy and lumpish. Raleigh. I dare ensure any man well in his viis, for

Sylvia is leapish, heavy, melancholy. Sbalsp. one in a thousand that he shall not die a lungo Love is all spirit : fairies sooner may

tick in Bedlam within these seven years; beBe taken tardy, when they night-tricks play, cause not above one in one thousand five hun. Than we; we are too dull and lumpish. Suckling. dred have done so.

Graunt's Bills. Little terrestrial particles swimming in it after See the blind beggar dance, the cripple sing, the grossest were sunk down, which, by their The sot a hero, lunatick a king.

Pepe heaviness and lumpisb tigure, made their way The residue of the yearly profits shall be laid riore specdily.

Burnet. out in purchasing a piece of land, and in buildHow dull and how insensible a beast

ing thereon an hospital for the reception of ideots Is man, who yet wou'd lord it o'er the rest ? and lunaticks.


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