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1. Large in quantity; long in time: op- abundance in quantity: opposed to a posed to little.

little. Thou shale carry much seed out, and shalt They gathered against Moses and Aaron, and gather but little in; for the locust shall consume said, Ye take too much upon you.

Numbers. it.

Deuteronomy. Nor grudge I thee the much the Grecians give, I am well served, to take so much pains for one Nor murm'ring take the little I receive. Dryd. resolved to make away with himself. L'Estr. They have much of the poetry of Mecænas, You were pressed for the sea-service, and got but little of his liberality.

Dryden. off with much ado.

Swift.

The fate of love is such, 3. Many in number: opposed to few. That still it sees too little or too much. Dryden. Let us know

Much guff'ring heroes next their honours If'twill tie up thy discontented sword,

claim; And carry back to Sicily much tall youth,

Those of less noisy and less guilty fame, That else must perish here.

Shaksp.

Fair virtue's silent train. MUCH. adv.

2. More than enough; a heavy service or 1. In a great degree ; by far: before some burden. word of comparison.

Thou think'st it much to tread the ooze Isaac, thou art much mightier than we. Gen. Of the sale deep.

Sbaksp. Excellent speech becometh not a fool, much He thought not much to clothe his enemies. less do lying lips a prince. Proverbs.

Milton. We have had fathers of our flesh which cor

This gracious act the ladies all approve, rected us, and we gave them reverence; shall we

Who thorght it much a man should die for love, DO: aucb rather be in subjection unto the Father And with their mistress join'd in close debate. of spirits, and live? Hebrews.

Dryden. If they escaped not who refused him that 3. Any assignable quantity or degree. spoke on earth, much more shall not we escape, The waters covered the chariots and horseif we turn away from him that speakerh from men; there remained not so much as one. Exod. heaven.

Hebrews. We will cut wood out of Lebanon as much as Full of doubt I stand,

thou shalt need.

2 Cbronicles. Whether I should repent me now of sin

The inatter of the universe was created before By me done or occasioned, or rejoice

the flood; and if any more was created, then Much more, that much more goed thereof shall there must be as much anninilated to make room spring. Milton. for it.

Burnet. Patron or intercessor none appear'd,

Who is there of whom we can with any raMecb less that durst upon his own head draw tional assurance, or perhaps so much as likeliThe deadly,forfeiture.

Milton. hood, affirm, here is a man whose nature is 2. To a certain degree.

renewed, whose heart is changed. South. He charged them that they should tell no 4. An uncommon thing ; something man; but the more he charged them, so much

strange. the more a great deal they published it. Mark. It was much that one that was so great a lover There is, said Michael, if thou well observe,

of peace should be happy in war.

Bacon. The rule of not too much, by temp'rance taught. It is mucb, if men were from eternity, that

Milton.

they should not find out the way of writing all 3. To a great degree.

that long duration which had past before that Henceforth I fiy noudeath, nor would prolong time.

Tillotson, Life much, bent rather how I may be quit

3.

To make Much of. To treat with re. Fairest and easiest of this cumbrous charge.

Milton.

gard; to fondle; to pamper. So spake, so wish'd much humbled Eve, but Though he knew his discourse was to enter.

tain him from a more streight parley, yet he fate Subscrib'd not.

Milton. durst not but kiss his rod, and gladly make much Somewhat aw'd, I shook with holy fear,

of that entertainment which she allotted unto

him. Yet not so much but that I noted well

Sidney. Who did the most in song and dance excel. The king understanding of their adventure,

Dryden.

suddenly falls to take a pride in making much of To thee thy mucb-afflicted mother flies,

them, extolling them with infinite praises. Sidn. And on thy succoor and thy faith relies. Dryd.

When thou camest first,
Your much-lov'd fleet shall soon

Thou stroaked’st, and mad'st much of me; and Besiege the petty monarchs of the land. Dryd.

would'st give me If bis rules of reason be not better than his Water with berries in't.

Shakspeare. rules for health, he is not like to be much fol- Much at one. Nearly of equal value; of loved.

Baker.

equal influence. Oh much experienc'd man!

Then prayers are vain as curses, mucb at one Sad from my natal hour my days have ran,

In a slave's mouth, against a monarch's power. A such afflicted, much enduring man. Pope.

Dryden. Often, or long.

Mu'CHWHAT. adv. [much and what.] You pine, you languish, love to be alone,

Nearly. Think mucb, speak little, and in speaking, sigh.

Dryden.

The motion being conveved from the brain Hemer shall last, like Alexander, long,

of man to the fancy of another, it is there reAs mucb recorded, and as often sung. Granv.

ceived ; and the same kind of strings being

moved, and mucbwbat after the same manner as 5. Nearly

in the first imaginant.

Glanville. All left the world mucb as they found it, ever

The bigness of her body and bill, as likewise unquiet, subject to changes and revolutions.

the form of them, is muchwbat as follows. Temple.

More. Much. n. S.

If we will disbelieve every thing, because we • A great deal ; multitude in number; cannot koow all things, we shall do mucbwbat as

Pope.

Fairy Queen.

wisely as he who would not use his legs because And low' abase the high heroick spirit
he had no wings to fly.

Locle. That joys for crons.
Unless he can prove cælibatum a mall or a 3. To run a Muck, signifies, I know not
woman, this Latin will be muchwbat the same

from what derivation, to run madly and with a solecism.

Aiterbury. attack ali that we meet. Mych is often used in a kind of compo- Frontless and satire-proof he scow'ss the sition with participles both active and

streets, passive: when it is joined with a pas

And runs an Indian muck at all he meets. Dryd.

Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet sive, as much loved, it seems to be an

To run a muck, and tilt at all I meet. Popco adverb; when it is joined with an ac

TO MUCK. v. a. (from the noun.] To tive, as much enduring, it may be more manure with muck; to dung. properly considered as a noun.

Thy garden plot lately wel trencht and muckt NU'CHEL. adj. for muckle or mickle. [my- Would now be twitallowed.

Tusser. cel, Sax.] Much.

Mu'CKENDER. 11. s. (mouchoir, Fr. mocaHe had in arms abroad won mucbel fame, dero, Spanish ; muccinium, low Lat.) A And till'd far lands with glory of his might. handkerchief.

Spenser.

For thy dull fancy a muckender is fit, MU CID. adj. (mucidus, Lat. mucre, Fr.] To wipe the slabberings of thy snotty wit

. Ders

. Slimy; musty.

To MU'CKER. v. a. (tron muck.) To Mu'CiDNESS. n. s. [from mucid.) Slimi. scramble for money ; to board up; to ness; mustiness.

dinsworth.

get or save meanly: a word used by MUCILAGE. n. s. (mucilage, Fr.) A Chaucer, and still retained in conversa.

slimy or viscous mass ; a body with tion.
moisture sufficient to hold it together. MU’CKERER. n.s. (from mucker.] One

Dissolution of gum tragacanth, and oil of sweet that muckers.
almonds, do commingle, the oil remaining on

Mu ́CKHILL. 1, s. [muck and bill.) A the top till they be stirred, and make the mucia lage somewhat more liquid.

Bacon.

dunghill. Your alaternus seed move with a broom, that

Old Euclio in Plautus, as he went from home, the seeds clog not together, unless you will spo

seeing a crow-scrat upon the muck-bill, returned parate it from the mucilage, for then you must

in all haste, taking it for an ill sign his money a little bruise it wet.

Evelyn.
was digged up.

Burtou. Both the ingredients improve one another; MuscKINESS. 1.s. (from mucky.] Nastifor the mucilage adds to the lubricity of the oil, and the oil preserves the mucilage from inspissa- MU'CKLE. Odj. [mýcel, Sax.]

Much. Ray. Mu'CKSWEAT. n. š. (muck and sweat : Mu ́CILAGINOU S. adj. [mucilagineux, Fr. in this lov word, muck, signifies wet,

from mucilage.] Siimy; viscous; soft 'moist.} Profuse sweat. with some degree of tenacity.

Mu'CKWORM, 1. s. (muck and worm.] There is a twofold liquor prepared for the j. A worm that lives in dung. inunction and lubrification of the heads or ends

2. A iniser; a curmudgeon. of the bones; an oily one, furnished by the mar

Worms suit all conditions; row; and a mucilaginous, supplied by certain glandules seated in the articulations.

Ray.

Misers are muckworms, silk worms beaus,

And death-watches physicians. Swift. There is a sort of magnetism in all, not mucilaginous but resinous gums, even in common

MU'cky. adj. [from muck.] Nasty; filthy. Grew,

Mucky filth his branching arms annoys,

And with uncomely weuds the gentle wave acMUCILAGINOUS glands.

cloys.

Fairy Queen. Mucilaginous glands are of two sorts : some

MU'cous. adj. [mucosus, Lat.] Slimy ; are small,

and in a manner milliary glands; the other sort are conglomerated, or many glandules

viscous. collected and planted one upon another. Quincy.

The salamander being cold in the fourth, and

moist in the third degree, and having also a muMUCILA'GINOUSNESS. n. s. [from muci

cous humidity above and under the skin, rray 2 laginous.] Sliminess; viscosity.

while endure the Hame.

Βτστιι. MUCK. n.5. [meox, Sax. myer, Islandick.] About these the nerves and other vessels 1. Dung for manure of grounds.

make a fine web, covered over with a m045 Hale out thy mucke, and plow out thy ground.

substance, w moisten these papiliæ pyramidales. Tusser.

Chezni. It is usual to help the ground with muck, and Mu'cOUSNESS. 1. s. [from mucous.] Shine; likewise to recomfort with mulek put to the roots; viscosity. but to water it with much water, which is like to MUCRO. n. s. (Latin.). A point. be more torcible, is not practised, Bacon.

The mucro, or point of the heart inclineth The swine may see the pearl, which yet he unto the left, by this position it giving way unto values but with the ordinary muck. Glanville.

the ascension of the midriff.

Brown. There are, who Rich foreign mold, on their ill-natur'a land

MU'CRONATED. adj. [niucro, Lat.] NarInduce laborious, and with fac'ning muck

rowed to a sharp point. Besmear the roors.

Philips.

Gems are here shot into cubes consisting of six Morning insects that in much begun,

sides, and mucronated or terminating in a point. Shine, buzz, and fly-blow in the setting sun.

Woodward. Pope. MU'CULENT. adj. [from mucus, Eatin.] 2. Any thing low, mean, and filthy. Viscous; slim y.

Dict. Reward of worldiy muck duth foully blend, MỤCUS. n. s. [Lat] It is more properly

ness; filth.

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used for that which iows from the pa

muilled; they carried me from taveri to ta

.butinot. pillary processes through the os cibri

Epicurus seems to have had his brains so muda forme into the nostrils; but it is also

died and confounded, that he scarce ever kept in used for any slimy liquor or moisture,

the right "ay, though the main maxiin oi bis as that which daubs over and guards philosophy was to trust to his senses, and follow the bowels and all the chief passages in

his nose.

Bentley. the body; and it is separated by the MU'DDY. adj. [from mud.] mucilaginous glauds. Quincy. 1. Turbid; foul with mud.

In the action of chewing, the mucus mixcih A woman mov'd is like a fountain troubled, with the aliinent: the mucus is an humour dif- Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty.

Statspar. ferent from the spittle, and the great quantity of air which it contains helps to dissolve the Her garments, heavy with their drink, aliment.

Arburbrot. Pullid the poor wretch from her melodious lay
To muddy death.

Sheksp. MUD. 7. s. 9. s. (modder, Dutch.] The slime

Carry it among the whitsters in Datcher and uniginous matter at the bottom of mead, and there empty it in the muddy dirch, still water.

close by the Thames.

Siksp. The purest spring is not so free from mud,

Who can a pure and crystal current bring Aslam clear from trcason.

Svaisp.

From such a muddy and polluted spring ? Sandys. Water in mud doth putrefy, as not able io

I strove in vain th' iniected blood to cure, preserve itself.

Bacon.

Streams will run muddy where the spring's imThe channel was dried up, and the fish lelt

pure.

Roscutamox. dead and stinking in the mud L'Estrange.

Till by the fury of the storm full blown, The force of the fluid will separate the small- The muddy bottoni o'er the clouds is thrown. est particles, so as to leave vacant interstices,

Dryder.

Out of the true fountains of science pailliers which will be again filled up by particles carried

and statuaries are bound to draw, without amuson by the serceeding Huid, as a bank by the mud of the current, which must be reduced to that

ing themselves with dipping in streams which figure which gives least resistance to the cur- are often) muddy, at least troubled; I mean the

Arbuthnot.

manner of their masters after whom they creep. A fountain in a darksome wood,

Dryden. Nor stain'd with falling leaves nor rising mud.

2. Impure; dark ; gross. Addison.

There's not the smallest orb which thou be

hold'st, TO MUD. V. a. [from the noun.]

But in his motion like an angel sings, 1. To bury in the slime or mud.

Still quning to the young ey'd cherubims;
I wish

Such harmony is in iinmortal sounds;
Myself were madded in that oozy bed,

But whilst this mudily vesture of decay Where my son lies.

Shaksp. Doth grossly close us in, we cannot hear it. To make turbid; to pollute with dirt;

-Shakspeare to dash with dirt; to foul by stirring

If you chuse, for the composition of such

ointment, such ingredients as do make the spirits up the sediment. I shall not scir in the wat's which have been

a little more gross or muddy, thereby the irragination will fix the better.

Buon. already rudded by so many contentious enquiries.

C*:xville.
3. Soiled with piud.

His passengers
MlU'DDILY. adw. (from mudily. ] Tur-

Expos’d in muddy weeds, upon the miry shore. bidly ; with foul inixture,

Dryurn. Lucilius writ not only loosely and mudelily, 4. Dark; not bright. with little art, and much less care, but also in a

The black time which was not yet sufficiently purged irom A more inferior station secks, barbarism.

Dryden. Leaving the fiery red bevind, MU'DDINES3. n. s. [from mudly.] Tur

And iningles in her midly checks. Szvift. bidness; foulness caused by nud, dregs, 5. Cloudy in mind; dull or sediment.

Do'st think I am so mddy, so unsettled, Our next stage brought us to the mouth of

To appoint myself in this vexation.

Sbaksp.

Yet !, the Tiber: the season of the year, the muddin

A dull and mully mettled rascal, peak, ness of the stream, with the many green grecs

Like Jphn-2-dieams, unpregnant in my cause, hanging over it, put me in mind of the deliche

And can say nothing.

Sbokspo fu inage that Virgil has given when Aneas

70 MU'DDY v.a. (from mud.] To make took the first view of it. Turn ihe bottle upside down; by this means

muddy ; to cloud; to disturb. you will not los one drop, and the oth will

The people mudelice? conceal the muddiness.

Swift.

Thick and unwholesoinc in their thoughts and T. MU'DDLE. V. a. (from mud.]

whispers.

Shadsp

Excess, either with an apoplexy, knocks a 1. To make turbid ; to foul; to make

man on the head; or with a tejer, like fire in a muddy.

strong-water-shop, burns him down to the The neighbourhood told him, he did ill to ground, or if it fames not oui, charns him to a maddle the sater and spoil the drink. L'Estra. coal; m:ddies the best wit, and makes it only to Yet le: the goddess smile or frown,

futter and froth high.

Graw. Bread we shall eat, or white or brown; MU'D SUCKER. 17. s. [nud and suck.) A And in a cottage, or a cuart,

seafowl. Drink fine champagne, or muddra port. Prior. In all water-fowl, their legs and feet corre2. To make halt drunk ; to cloud or stu- spond to that way of lie; and in mudsuckers, two pify.

of the toes are somewhat joined, that they may I was for five years often drunk, always not easily sink.

Aldison.

bibe these vapours.

a

MUL MUDWALL. n. s. [mud and wall.)

The freedom or apertness and vigour of pro1. A wall built without mortar, by

nouncing, as in the Bocca Romana, and giving throwing up niud and suffering it to

somewhat more of aspiration; and the closeness dry.

and muffling, and laziness of speaking, render the if conscience contract rust or soil, a man may MU'FFLER. n.s. (from muffle.]

sound of speech different.

Helder. as well expect to see his face in a mudrvall, as that such a conscience should give him a true

1. A cover for the face. report of his condition.

South. Fortune is painted with a muffler before her 2. [apiaster.] A bird so called. Ainsw. eyes, to signify to you that fortune is blind. MUDWA’LLED. adj. [mud and wall.]

Sbakspeare

Mr. Hales has found out the best expedients Having a mudwall.

for preventing immediate suffocation from tajneAs folks from mudreall'd tenement

ed air, by breathing through mufflers, which imBring landlords pepper-corn for rent;

Arbutbret. Present a turkey, or a hen, To those might better spare them ten.

2. A part of a woman's dress by which Prior.

the face was covered. TO MUE. v. a. (muer, Fr.) To moult; There is no woman's gown big enough for to change feathers.

him; otherwise he might put on a hat, a muffer, MUFF. n. s. (muff, Swedish.] A soft cover

and a handkerchief, and so escape. Sbakspeare. for the hands in winter.

The Lord will take away your tinkling ornaFeel but the difference soft and rough,

ments, chains, bracelets, and muflers.

Isciab. This is a gantlet, that a muff. Cleaveland. Mu'fti. n. s. [a Turkish word.] The

What! no more favours, not a ribbon more high priest of the Mahometans. Not fan, not mu nuff. Suckling. MUĞ. n. š. (Skinner derives it from mugh

, The lady of the spotted muff" began. Dryden. A child that stands in the dark upun his mo

Welsh, warm.] A cup to drink in. ther's muff, says he stands upon something, he

Ah Bowzybee, why didst thou stay so long? knows not what.

Locke.

The mugs were largé, the drink was wond'rous strong

Gay, To Mu'ffle. v. a. (from moufie, Fr. a

Mu'GGY. adj. [corrupted from mucki, winter glove.]

Mu'GGISH. tor damp ] Moist; damp; 1. To cover from the weather.

mouldy. His mufled feature speaks him a recluse, His ruins prove him a religious house. Clézvel.

Cover with muggý straw to keep it moist.

Mortimer. You must be muffled up like ladies. Dryden. Mu'GHOUSE. 1. s. (mug and bouse.] An The face lies muffled up within the garment.

Addison.

alehouse ; a low house of entertainment. Balbutius mufled in his sable cloke,

Our sex has dar'd the mugbouse chiefs to meet, Like an old Druid from his hollow oak. Young.

And purchas'd fame in many a well fought street,

Tickelo 2. To blindfold. Alas that love, whose view is muffled still,

Mu'GIENT. adj. [mugiens, Lat.) BellowShould without eyes see pathways to his ill.

Shakspeare. 'That a bitterp maketh thar mugient noise or We've caught the woodcock, and will keep him bumping, by putting its bill into å reed, or by mufled.

Sbakspeare.

putting the same in water or mud, and after 1 Wur understandings lie grovelling in this lower while retaining the air, but suddenly excluding region, muffled up in mists and darkness. Glanv. it again, is not easily made out.

Broses. Loss of sight is the misery of life, and usually Mu'Ğwort. n. s. (mugpynt, Sax. artemithe forerunner of death: when the malefactor sin, Latin.) comes once to be muffled, and the fatal cloth

The flowers and fruit of the mugwert are very drawn over his eyes, we know that he is not far like those of the wormwood, but grow erect upon from his execution.

South,
the brauches.

Milier.
Bright Lucifer

Some of the most common simples with us in That night his heav'nly form obscur’d with

England are comfry, bugle, Paul's-betony, and tears; And since he was forbid to leave the skies,

mug wort.

Wiseman. He mufied with a cloud his mournful eyes.

MU'LA’TTO. n. s. (Spanish ; mulat, Fr.

Dryden. from mulus, Lat.] One begot between One mufled up in the infallibility of his sect, a white and a black, as a mule between will not enter into debate with a

person
that

different species of animals. will question any of those things which to him

MUʻLBERRY. are sacred.

Locke.

11.s. (morberig, Sax. 3. To conceal; to involve.

MU'LBERRY tree. morus, Lat.) This is one of the strongest examples of a per.

1. The tree. sonation that ever was: although the king's It hath large, rough, roundish leaves; the manner of shewing things by pieces, and by dark male flowers, or katkins, which have a calyx lights, hath so muffled it, that it hath left it almost consisting of four leaves, are sometimes produce as a mystery.

Bacon. ed upon separate trees, at other times et remo!e No muffling clouds, nor shades infernal, can distances from the fruit on the same tree: the From his inquiry hide offending man. Sandys. fruit is composed of several protuberances, te The thoughts of kings are like religious groves,

each of which adhere four small leaves; the The walks of muffled gods.

Dryden.

seeds are roundish, growing singly in each proThey were in former ages muffled up in dark- tuberance; it is planted for the delicacy of the ness and superstition.

Arbutbrot. fruit. The white mulberry is commonly cultiTo MU'FFLE. v. n. [maffelen, moffelen,

vated for its leaves to feed silkworms, in France Dutch.) To speak inwardly; to speak

and Italy, though the Persians always make use

of the common black mulberry for that purpose. without clear and distinct articulation.

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ners.

Morten, archbishop of Canterbury, was con- The best grinder is the porphyry, white or tent to use mor upon a tun; and sometimes a green marble, with a muller or upper scone of saiberry tree, called morus in Latin, out of a the same, cut very even without flaws or holes; tun.

Camden. you may make a muller also of a flat pebble, by 2. The fruit of the tree.

grinding it smooth at a grind-stone. Peacban. The ripest mulberry

Mu'llet. n. s. [mullus, Lat. mulet, Fr.] That will not hold the handling. Sbakspeare.

A sea fish. A body black, round, with small grain like tubercles on the surface; not very unlike a mula

Of carps and mullets why prefer the great ?

Yet for small turbots such esteem profess. Pope. berry.

Woodward. MULCT. 1. s. [mulcta, Lat.] A fine ; a Me'LLIGRUBS. 1. s. Twisting of the penalty; used commonly of pecuniary

guts; sometimes sullenness. Ainsworth. penalty.

Mu'llock, n. s. Rubbish. Ainsworth. Doe you then Argive Hellena, with all her Mulse. . s. [mulsum, Lat.) Wine boiled treasure here

and mingled with honey. Dict. Restore to us, and pay the mulct, that by your MULTA'NGULAR. adj. (multus and

anguvows is due.

Chapman. lus, Lat.] Many cornered; having many Because this is a great part, and Eusebius hath said nothing, we wil, by way of mulct or pain, MULTA’NGULARLY. adv. [from multar

corners; polygonal. Lay it upon him.

. 'Look humble upward, see his will disclose gular.) Polygonally; with many corThe forfeit first, and then the fine impose; A walit thy poverty could never pay, Had not eternal wisdom found the way. Dryden. MULTA'NGULARNESs. n. s. [from mul

Granates are multangularly round. Grew. To MULCT. v. a. (mulcto, Lat. mulcter,

tangular.] The state of being polygo. Fr.) To punish with fine or forfeiture.

• nal, or having many corners. Marriage without consent of parents, they do noe make void, but they mulet it in the inheri- MulticA'PSULAR. adj. [multus and captors; for the children of such marriages are not sula, Lat.] Divided into many parti. admitted to inherit above a third part of their tions or cells.

Dict. perents inheritance.

Bacon. Multica'vous. adj. [multus and cavus.] MULE. 1. s. [mule, mulet, Fr. mula, Lat.) Full of holes.

Dict. An animal generated between a he ass MULTIFA'Rious. adj. [multifarius, Lat.) and a mare, or sometimes between a Having great multiplicity; having dif. horse and a sbe ass.

ferent respects; having great diversity You have among you many a purchas'd slave, in itself. Which, like your asses, and your dogs, and mules,

There is a multifarious artifice in the structure You use in abject and in slavish part. Shaksp. of the meanest animal.

More. Five hundred asses yearly took the horse,

When we consider this so multifarious conProducing mules of greater speed and force.

gruity of things in reference to ourselves, how Sandys.

can we withhold from inferring, that that which Those effluvia in the male seed have the

made both dogs and ducks made them with a greatest stroke in generation, as is demonstrable

reference to us?

More. in a muk, which doth more resemble the parent, His science is not moved by the gusts of fancy that is, the ass, than the female,

Ray. and humour which blow up and down the mula Twelve young mules, a strong laborious race.

tifarious opinionists.

Glanville. Pope. We could not think of a more comprehensive MU'LETEER, n. s. (muletier, Fr. mulio,

expedient, whereby to assist the frail and corpent Lat.] Mule-driver ; horse boy.

memory through so multifarious and numerous Base maleteers, an employment.

Evelyn. Like peasant foot-boys, do they keep the walls, MultIFA'RIOUSLY. adv. (from multifaAnd dare not take up arms like gentlemen.

Sbakspeare.

rious.] With multiplicity; with great Your ships are not well mann'd,

variety of modes or relations. Your mariners are mulesters, reapers. Sbaksp. If only twenty-four parts may be so multifaMULIEBRITY. K. s. (muliebris, Latin.]

riously placed, as to make many millions of mil

lions of differing rows: in the supposition of a Womanhood; the contrary to virility ;

thousand parts, how immense must that capacity the manners and character of woman. of variation be?

Bentley. T. MULL. v.a. (mollitus, Lat.}

MULTIPA'RIOUSNESS, 1. s. (from multi. i. To soften and dispirit, as wine is when

farious.] Multiplied diversity. burnt and sweetened.

Hanmer. According to the multifariousness of this imie Peace is a very apoplexy, lethargy

tability, so are the possibilities of being. Norris. Muld, deaf, sleepy, insensible. Shakspeare. MULTIFIDOUS, adj. (multifidus, Latin.) 2. To heat any liquor, and sweeten and

Having many partitions; cleft into many

branches. Drink new cyder mulld, with ginger warm.

These animals are only excluded without sight Gay.

which are multiparous and multifusus, which MULLE'IN. #, s. (verbascum, Lat.) A

have many at a litter, and have feet divided into plant.

Miller.
many portions.

Brutur. MU'LLER. n. s. (mouleur, Fr.] A stone MU'LTIFORM. adj. (multiformis, Latin.]

held in the hand, with which any pow- Having various shapes or appearances. der is ground upon a horizontal stone.

Ye that in quaternion run It is now often called improperly mullet, Perpetual circle, multiform.

Miiton.

spice it.

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