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Or court a wife, spread out his vily parts, Li ́MEKILX. n. s. [lime and kiln.] Kiln Like rets, or lime ivigs, for rich widows' hearts,
where stones are burnt to lime.
Pope. The counter gate is as hateful to me, as the 2. Matter of which mortar is made : so reek of a lime-kiln.
Sbakspeare. called because used in cenient.
They were found in a lime-kiln, and having There are so many species of lime stone, that passed the fire, each is a little vitrified. Woodw. we are to understand by it in general any stone LIMESTONE. n. s. slime and stone.) The that, upon a proper degree of heat, becomes a stone of which lime is made. white calx, which will make a great ebullition Fire stone and lime stone, if broke small, and and noise on being thrown into water, falling laid on cold lands, must be of advantage. Mort, into a loose white powder at the bottom. The; LIME-WATER. n. s. line we have in London is usually made of chalk,
Lime-water, made by pouring water upon which is weaker than that niade of stone. Hill's Materia Medica.
quick-lime, with some other ingredients to take
off its ill Mavour, is of great service internally in They were now, like sand without lime, ill
all cutaneous eruptions, and diseases of the bound together, especially as many as
lungs. English, who were ai a gaze, locking strange one
He tried an experiment on wheat irtiused in upon another, not knowing who was faithful to
lime-water alone, and some in brandy and lime their side.
water mixed, and had from each grain a great As uhen a lofty pile is rais'd,
Mortimer, We never hear the workmen prais’d,
LI'MIT, n. s. [limité, French; limiter, Who bring the lime, or place the stones, But all adnire Inigo Jones.
Lat.) Bound; border ; utmost reach. Lime is commonly made of chalk, or of any
The whole limit of the mountain round about sort of stone that is not sandy, or very cold.
shall be most holy.
Exodus. Mortimer. We went, great emperor, by thy command,
To view the utmost limits of the land; 3. The linden tree. [lind, Sax. tilia, Lat.)
Ev'n to the place where no more world is found, The flower consists of several leaves, placed
But foaming billows beating on the ground. orbicularly, in the form of a rose, having a long
Dryden. Jarrow leat growing to the footstalk of each cluso To Li'Mit. v. a. [limiter, Fr. from the ter of sowers, from whose cup rises the pointal, which becomes testiculated, of one capsule, con
noun.] taining an oblong seed. The timber is used by 1. To confine within certain bounds; to carvers and turners. These trees continue sound restrain; to circumscribe
not to leave many years, and grow to a considerable bulk.
at large. Sir l'homas Brown jentions one, in Norfolk,
They tempted God, and limited the Holy One sixteen yards in circuit.
you For her the lilies hang their heads, and die. Pope. Are thieves profest; for there is boundless theft
In limited professions. 4. A species of lemon. [lime, French.) Bear me, Pomona! to thy citron groves!
If a king come in by conquest, he is no longer
a limited monarch. To where the lemon and the piercing lime,
Swift. With the deep orange glowing through the green,
2. To restrain from a lax or general sig. Their lighter glories blend.
nification : ; as, the universe is bere li.
mited to this earth. To LIME. v. a. [from lime. ]
LIMITA'NEOUS. adj. (from limit.] Be. J. To entangle; to ensnare. O bosom, black as death! longing to the bounds.
Dici. Oh limed soul, that, struggling to be free, Li’MITARY. adj. [from limit.] Placed at Art' more engaged.
Sbakspeare. the boundaries as a guard or superinExample, that so terribly shows in the wreck
tendant. of maidenhood, canni!, for all that, dissuade suc
Then, when I ani thy captive, talk of chains, cession, but that they are limed with the twigs
Proud limitary cherub!
Milton. that threaten them.
Sbakspeare. LIMITA’TION. 1. s. [limitation, Fr. limitaThe bird that hath been lived in a bushi,
tio, Lat.) With trembling wings misdoubreth ev'ry bush, And I, the hapless mate to one sweet bird,
1. Restriction ; circumscription. Have now the fatal object in my eye,
Limitation of each creature, is both the per, Where my poor young was lim'd, was caught, fection and the preservation thereof. Heokcr. and kill'd. Sbakspcare.
Am I yourself, 2. To smear with lime.
But, as it were, in sort of limitation?
Sbaksp. Myself have lim'd a bush for her,
I despair, how this limitation of Adam's em: And plac'd a quite of such enticing birds,
pire to his line and posterity, will help us to one
her. This limitation, indeed, of our author, That she will light to listen to their lays. Sboks. T'hose twigs in time will come to be limed, and
will save those the labour, who would look for then you are all lost if you do but touch them. him amorest the race of brutes; but will very
Locke 3. To cement. This sense is out of use.
If a king come in by conquast, he is no longer I will not ruinate my father's house,
a limited monarch; if he afterwards consent to Who gave his blood tolime the stones together, limitations, he becomes immediately king de jure. And set up Lancaster. Sbaksp.
Swift. 4. To manure ground with lime.
2. Confinement from a lax or undetermi. Encouragement that abatement of interest nate import. gave to landlords and tenants, to improve by The cause of error is ignorance, what draining, marling, and liming.
Child restraints and limitations all principles have in All sorts of pease love lined or marled land. regard of the matter whereunto they are applihoreimer, Cable.
It'MER, a. s. A mongrel. Ainsw.
The brook that purls along To LIMN. v. a. (enluminer, Fr. to adorn
The vocal grove, now freiting o'er a rock,
Gently diffus'd into a limpid plain. Thomson, · books with pictures.) To draw; to
Li’MPIDNESS. n. s. [trom limpid.] Clearpaint any thing: Mire eve doth his effigies witness,
ness; purity. Most truly liand, and living in your face.
LÍMPINGLY. adv. [from limp.] In a Sbakspeare.
lame balting manner. Emblems lized in lively colours. Peacbam. Li'MY. adj. (from lime. ] Hx are the glories of the field spun, and by 1. Viscous; glutinous. what pencil are they limned in their unaffected
Striving more, the more in laces strong, bravery?
Himself he tied, and wrapt his winges twain Li'MER, A. s. (corrupted from enlumi.
In limy snares the subtil loops among. Spense near, a decorator of books with initial
2. Containing lime. pictures.) A painter; a picture-maker, A human skull covered with the skin, having
Tha: divers livrers at a distance, without been buried in some limy soil, was tanned, or tcher copy or design, should draw the same turned into a kind of leather. Grew's Museum. picture to an undistinguishable exactness, is To Lin. v.n. [ablinnan, Sax.] To yield; more conceivable than that matter, which is so to give over. diversised, should frame itself so unerringly, ac
Unto his foe he came, gordag to the idea of its kind. Glanvil's Scep. Resolv'd in mind all suddenly to win, Poets are lizanets of another kind,
Or soon to lose before he once would lin. Spens, Tcc py out ideas in the mind;
LI'NCHPIN. 15. s. An iron pin that keeps Words are the paint by which their thoughts
the wheel on the axle tree. Dict. are shoun, And sature is their object to be drawn. Granv. L'inctus. n. s. [from lingo, Lat.] MeLimous. adj. [limosus, Latin.) Muddy; Li'nden. n. s. [lind, Sax.] The lime tree.
dicine licked up by the tongue. slimy.
See LIME. That country became a gained ground by the meddo and lineas matter brought down by the
Hard box, and linden of a softer grain. Dryd. Niles, which settied by degrees unto a tirm land.
Two neighb'ring trees with walls encompass'd Brown's Vulgar Errours.
round, They esteemed this natural melancholick aci
One a hard oak, a softer linden one. Dryden dity to be the limous or slimy fæculent part of Line. n. s. [linea, Latin.) the blood.
1. Longitudinal extension. LIMP. adj. [limpio, Italian.]
Even the planets, upon this principle, must 1. Vapid; weak. Not in use.
gravitate no more towards the sun ; so that they The chló eats waterish, and the flesh of him
would not revolve in curve lines, but fly away in is 20 brin, lizzp and tasteless. Walton's Angler.
direct tangents, till they struck against other planets.
Bentley 2. It is used in some provinces, and in 2. A slender string. Scotland, for limber, flexile.
Well sung the Roman bard; all human things, To LIMP. V. n. [limpen, Saxon.]
Of dearest value, hang on slender strings; hat; to walk lamely.
O see the then sole hope, and in design
Of heav'n our joy, supported by a line. Waller. Who after me hath many a weary step
A line seldom holds to strain, or draws streight Limp'd in pure love.
in length, above fitty or sixty feet. Son of sixteen,
3. A thread extended to direct any opePluck the lin’d cruich from thy old limping sire.
Whose paths shall be familiar as the land. Dryd. The substance of my praise doth wrong this 4. The string that sustains the angler's shadow
hook. In underprising it; so far this shadow
Victorious with their lines and eyes,
They make the fishes and the men their prize.
Walier. Juster, te laps and goes slowly; but when he 15 sent by Pluto, le runs, and is swist of foot.
Lineaments, or marks in the hand or Bacon,
face. lizing death, Lash'd on hy fate,
Long is it since I saw him, Comes ip to shurien half our daie. Dryden. But time hath nothing blurr'd those lines of The timeping simith observ'd the saddeu'd feast,
favour And hopping here and there put in his word. Which then he wore.
Sbakspeare. Dryden. I shall have good fortune; go to, here's a simCan sligist set things right?
ple line of life; here's a small trifle of wives. Ne: m. jis soon with minors fight :
Sbaksbeara Arbenin iriendly consort joind,
Here, while his canting drone-pipe scan’d cutisequence limps talse behind.
The mystic figures of her hand,
He tipples palmestry, and dines
On all her fortune-telling lines. Cleaveland.
6. Delineation ; sketch. LIMPID. adj. Timpide, Fr. limpidus, Lat.) Clear ; pure transparent.
You have generous thoughts turned to such
speculations : but this is not enough towards the The
springs tuch were clear, fresh, and lim- raising such buildings as I have drawn you here pit, become thick and turbid, and impregnated
the lines of, unless the direction of all affairs yah sudo as long as the earthquake lasts. here were wholly in your hands. Temple.
Woodword The inventors meant to turn such qualifica
Ibe L'MPET. 7. s.
tions into persons as were agreeable to his cha- Notwithstanding they had lined some hedges
racter, from whom the line was drawn. Pope. with musqueteers, they were totally dispersed. 7. Contour; outline.
Clarenden. Oh lasting as those colours may they shine, 4. To strengthen by inner works. Free as thy stroke, yet faultless as thy line ! Line and new repair our towns of war,
Pope. With men of courage, and with means defendant. 8. As much as is written from one margin
Sbakspeare. to the other; a verse.
5. To cover with something soft. In the preceding line, Ulysses speaks of Nau
Son of sixteen, sicaa, yet immediately changes the words to the
Pluck the lin'd crutch from thy old limping sire. masculine gender. Broome.
Sbakspeare. In moving lines these few epistles tell 6. To double; to strengthen with help. What fare attends the nymph who loves too well.
Who lind himself with hope,
Sbaks 9. Rank of soldiers.
My brother Mortimer doch stir
About his title, and hath sent for you
Sbakspeare. 30. Work thrown up; trench.
The two armies were assigned to the leading Now snatch an hour that favours thy designs,
of two generals, both of them rather courtiers, Unite thy forces, and attack their lines. Dryd..
and assured to the state, than martial men; yet
lined and assisted with subordinate commanders 11. Method; disposition. The heavens themselves, the planets, and this
of great experience and valour.
7. To impregnate : applied to animals Observe degree, priority, and place,
generating Jasisture, course, proportion, season, form,
Thus from the Tyrian pastures lin'd with Jove Office and custom, in all line of order. Sbaksp. He bore Europa, and still keeps his love. Creecb. 12. Extension ; limit.
Li'neAGE. n. s. [linage, French.] Race; Eden stretch'd her line From Auran eastward to the royal tow'rs
progeny; family, ascending or descend Of great Seleucia. Milton's Paradise Lost.
ing. 33. Equator ; equinoctial circle.
Both the lineage and the certain sire When the sun below the line descends,
From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet.
Spenser Then one long night continued darkness joins.
Luke. 14. Progeny; family, ascending or de.
The Tirsan cometh forth with all his generascending
tion or lineage, the males before him, and feHe chid the sisters
males follo:ving him; and if there be a woman When first they put the name of king upon me, from whose body the whole lincage is descended, And bade them speak to him; then prophet-like, there is a traverse where she sitteth. Bacon, They hail'd him father to a line of kings. Shaksp.
Men of mighty fame, He sends you this most memorable line, And from th' immortal gods his lineage came. In ev'ry branch truly demonstrative,
Dryden. Willing you overlook this pedigree. Sbaksp. No longer shall the widow'd land bemoan
Some lines were noted for a stern, rigid vir- A broken lineage, and a doubtful throne, tue, savage, haughty, parsimonious and unpopu- But boast her royal progeny's increase, lar; others were sweet and affable. Dryden. And count the pledges of her future peace. His empire, courage, and his boasted line,
Addison. Were all prov'd mortal.
Roscommon. This care was infused by God himself, in order A golden bowl
to ascertain the descent of the Messiah, and to The queen commanded to be crown'd with wine,
prove that he was, as the prophets had foretold, The bowl that Belus us'd, and all the Tyrian of the tribe of Judah, and of the lineage of line. Dryden. David.
LI'NEAL. adj. (linealis, from linea, Ran smoothly on, productive of a line Of wise heroíck kings.
Latin. ] 15. A line is one tenth of an inch. 1. Composed of lines ; delineated.
When any thing is mathematically demon16. [In the plural.) A letter : as, I read
strated weak, it is much more mechanically
weak; errors ever occurring more easily in the 17. Lint or Hax.
management of gross materials than lineal de To Line. v.a. (supposed by Junius from signs.
W ofter. linum, linings being often made of 2. Descending in a direct genealogy. linen ]
Tore-establish, de facto, the right of lineal suc1. To cover on the inside.
cession to paternal government, is to put a man A box lined with paper to receive the mercu- in possession of that government whích his fary that might be spilt.
thers did enjoy, and he by lineal succession bad 2. To put any thing in the inside ; a sense a right to.
Locke. rather ludicrous.
3. Hereditary ; derived from ancestors. The charge amounteth very high for any one Peace be to France, if France in peace man's purse, except lined beyond ordinary, to
permit reach unto.
Carew. Our just and lineal entrance to our own. SbalsHer women are about her: what if I do line 4. Allied by direct descent. one of their rands? Sbakspeare's Cymbelin..
Queen Isabel, his grandmother, He, by a gentle bow, divin'd
Was lineal of the lady Ermengere. SbakspeareHow well a cully's purse was lin'd, Swift, O that your brows my laurel had sustain'd! 3. To guard withịn,
Well had I been depos’d if you had reign'di
The father had descended for the son ;
Our English bring from thence good store of For only you are linzal to the throne. Dryder. fish, but especially our deepest and thickest ling, LI'NEALLY. adv. (from lineal.] In a which are therefore called island lings. Abbot. direct line.
LING. The termination notes commonly If he had been the person upon whom the diminution ; as, kitling, and is derived crown had lincally and rightfully descended, it from klein, German, little : sometimes a was good lax,
quality; as, firstling, in which sense LINEAMENT. 7. s. (lineament, French;
Skinner deduces it from langen, old Teulineamentum, Lat.) Feature; discriminat
tonick, to belong. ing mark in the forin.
To LI'NGER. v. n. (from leng, Sax. long.) Noble York Found that the issue was not his begot :
1. To remain long in languor and pain. Which sell appeared in his lineaments,
Like wretches, that have linger'd long,
We'll snatch the strongest cordial of our love. Being nothing like the noble duke my father.
Better to rush at once to shades below,
Than linger life away, and nourish woe.
2. To hesitate ; to be in suspense. In all his lineaments, though in his face
Perhaps thou ling'rest, in deep thoughts do
tain's The glimpses of his father's glory shine.
Milton, Of ch' engerprize so hazardous and high. There are not more differences in men's faces,
Paradise Regained and the outward lineaments of their bodies, than 3. To remain long. In an ill sense. there are in the makes and tempers of their
Let order die, reinds; only there is this difference, that the And let this world no longer be a stage distinguishing characters of the face, and the To feed contention in a ling’ring act. Sbakso lineaneats of the body, grow more plain with
Ye breth'ren of the lyre, and tuneful voice, time, but the peculiar physiognomy of the mind Lament his lot; but at your own rejoice. is rost discernible in children.
Locke. Now live secure, and linger out your days; I may advance religion and morals, by tracing The gods are pleas'd alone with Purcel's lays. some fex lincaments in the character of a lady,
Drydens who hath spent all her life in the practice of Your very fear of death shall make ye try both.
Swift. To catch the shade of immortality; The utmost force of boiling water is not able Wishing on earth to linger, and to save to destroy the structure of the tenderest plant: Part of its prey from the devouring grave. the liecaments of a white lily will remain after
Prior. the strongest decoction.
To remain long without any action or LINEAR. adi. (linearis, Lat.] Composed determination.
of lines; having the form of lines. We have lingered about a match between Anne
Wherever it is freed from the sand stone, it is Page and my cousin Slender, and this day we covered with linear striæ, tending towards seve
shall have our answer.
Sbakspeare. ral centres, so as to compose flat stellar figures. 5. To wait long in expectation or uncer
Woodrvard. tainty. LINEA’TION. 6. s. (lineatio, from linea,
I must solicit Latin.) Draught of a line or lines. All his concerns as mine :
There are in the horney ground two white And if my eyes have pow'r, he should not suc linations, with two of a pale red. Woodward. In vain, nor linger with a long delay. Dryden. LINEN. 7.s. (linum, Latin.) Cloth made 6. To be long in producing effect.
She doth think, she hath strange ling'ring of bemp or flax. Here is a basket, he may creep in; throw To LINGER. v.a. To protract; to draw
Sbakspeare. foul linen upon him, as if going to bucking.
out to length. Out of use. Unseen, unfelt, the fiery serpent skimś I can get no remedy against this consumption Eetween her linen and her naked limbs. Dryd. of the purse. Borrowing only lingers and lingers Linen. adj. (lineus, Latin.]
it out, but the disease is incurable. Sbaksp. 1. Made of linen.
She lingers my desires. Sbakspeare.
Let your brief plagues be mercy, A lisen stock on one leg, and a kersey boot hose on the other, gartered with a red and blue
Andlinger not our sure destruction on. Sbaksp.
LI'NGERER. n. s.
(from linger.) One 2. Resembling linen. Death of thy soul! those linen cheeks of LINGERINGLY. adv. (from lingering. ] thine
With delay; tediously. Are counsellors to fear. What soldiers, whey- of poisons, some kill more gently and linface?
Sbakspeare. LINEN-DRA“PER. n. s. (linen and draper.]
geringly, others more violently and speedily, yet both kill.
Hale. He who deals in linen.
Li'nget. 1. s. [from languet; lingot, Fr.] Lisg. n. s. [ling, Islandick.]
A small mass of metal. 1. Heath. This sease is retained in the Other matter hath been used for money, as
northern counties; yet Bacon seems to among the Lacedemonians, iron linguets quenchdistinguish them.
ed with vinegar, that they may serve to no other Heath, and ling, and sedges. Bacon.
Camden. 3. [lingbe, Dutch.) A kind of sea fish. LINGO. 7. 5. [Portuguese.] Language;
when harvest is ended, take shipping, or ride, tongue; speech. A low cant word. Ling, salt-fish, and herring, for Lent to pro- I have thoughts to learn somewhat of your vide.
Tusser, lingo, before I cross the seas. Congreve.
LINGUA'CIOUs. adj. [linguax, Latin.] 4. Any single part of a series or chain of Full of tongue; loquacious; talkative.
consequences ; a gradation in ratiocinaLINGUADE'NTAL. adj. [lingua and dens, tion ; a proposition joined to a fore
Latin.] Uttered by the joint action of going and following proposition. the tongue and teeth.
The thread and train of consequences in The linguadentals, f,v, as also the linguaden
intellective ratiocination is often long, and tals, tb, dh, he will soon learn. Holder. chained together by divers links, which cannot Li’NGUIST. n. s. (from lingua, Latin.]
done in imaginative ratiocination by some
attributed to brutes. A man skilful in languagts.
Hale. Though a linguist should
pride himself ta
5. A series: this sense is improper. Adhave all the tongues that Babel cleft the world
dison has used link for chain. ito, yet, if he had not studied the solid things Though I have here only chosen this single in them, as well as the words and lexicons, he link of martyrs, I might find out others among were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned those names which are still extant, that deliverman, as any yeoman or tradesman competently
ed down this account of our Saviour in a sucwise in his mother dialect only. Milton, cessive tradition.
Addison Our linguist received extraordinary rudiments 6. [from 7.6x7oç.] A torch made of pitch towards a good education.
Spectator. and hards. LI'NGWORT. 1, s. An herb.
O, thou art an everlasting bonfire light; thou LI'NIMENT. n. s. [liniment, Fr. linimentum, hast saved me a thousand marks in links and Latin.] Ointment; balsam ; unguent.
torches, walking with thee in the night betwixt
tavern and tavern The nostrils, and the jugular arteries, ought
Sbaksp. Henry iv. to be anointed every morning with this liriment
Whereas history should be the torch of truth, or balsam.
he makes her in divers places a fuliginous link The wise author of nature hath provided on
Horvel. the rump two glandules, which the bird catches
Round as a globe, and liquor'd every chink, hold upon with her bill, and squeezes out an
Goodly and great he saids behind his link. oily pap or liniment, fit for the inunction of
Dryden. the feathers.
One that bore a link LI'NING. n. s. (from line.]
On a sudden clapp'd his flaming cudgel,
Like linstock, to the horse's couch-hole. 1. The inner covering of any thing; the
Hudibras. inner double of a garment.
7. Perhaps in the following passage it Was I deceived, or did a sable cloud
may mean lampblack. Turn forth her silver lining on the night?
There was no link to colour Peter's hat.
Milton. The fold in the gristle of the nose is covered
Sbakspeare, with a lining, which differs from the facing of To LINK. v.a. [from the noun.] the tongue.
Grew. 1. To complicate ; as, the links of a The gown with sciff embroid'ry shining, chain. Looks charming with a slighter lining. Prior.
Descending tread us down, 3. That which is within.
Thus drooping; or with linked thunderbolts The lining of his coffers shall make coats
Transfix us to the bottom of this gulph. Milton To deck our soldiers for these Irish wars.
Against eating cares,
Lap me in soft Isydian airs;
Married to in nortal verse,
Such as the meeting soul may pierce, 1. A single ring of a chain. The Roman state, whose course will yet go on
In notes, with many a winding bout
Of linked sweetness long drawn out, Milton, The way it takes, cracking ten thousand curbs Of more strong links asunder, than can ever
2. To unite; to conjoin in concord. Appear in your impediment. Sbakspeare.
They're so linked in friendship, The moral of that poetical fiction, that the
That young prince Edward marries Warwick's uppermost link of all the series of subordinate
Shakspears causes, is fastened to Jupiter's chair, signifies an
3. To join ; to connect. useful truth.
Hale. Link towns to towiss, with avenues of oak, Truths hang together in a chain of mutual
Inclose whole downs in walls, 'uis all a joke. dependance ; you cannot draw one link without attracting others.
So from the first eternal order ran, While she does her upward fight sustain,
And creature link'd to creature, man to man. Touching each link of the continued chain,
Pepe. At length she is oblig'd and forc'd to see 4. To join by confederacy or contract. A first, a source, a life, a deity. Prior.
They make an offer of themselves into the Any thing doubled and closed together. service of that enemy, with whose servants they
Make a link of horse hair very strong, and link themselves in so near a bond. Hocker. fasten it to the end of the stick that springs.
Be advised for the best,
Mortimer. Ere thou thy daughter link in holy band S. A chain; any thing connecting.
Of wedlock, to that new unknown guest. Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron,
Fairy Queen. Can be retentive to the strength of spirit.
Blood in princes link'd not in such sort,
5. To connect as concomitant. The link of nature draw me; flesh of flesh,
New hope to spring, Lone of my bone thou art. Milton's Par. Lost. Out of despair; joy, but with fear yet link'd Fire, food and earth, and air, by this were
God has link: our hopes and our duty togeAnd love, the common link, the new creation ther.
Decay of Piety: crown'd.
Dryden's Knight's Tule. So gracious hash God been to us, as to live