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MEA'NDROUS. adj. (from meander.]

0! let me in Aminta's praises join; Winding; flexuous.

Her's my esteem shall be, my passion thine.

Prior, LIE'ANING. R. s. (from mean.)

MEASE. 1. s. (probably a corruption of 1. Purpose ; intention. I am no honest man, if there be any good

measure : as, a mease of herrings is five seaniag towards you.

Sbaksp.
hundred.)

Ainsworth. 2. Habitual intention.

ME'ASLES. n. s. [morbilli, Latin.) Some whose meaning hath at first been fair, 3. Measies are a critical eruption in a fever, Grow kaaves by use, and rebels by despair. well known in the common practice. Roscommon.

Quincy. 3. The sense ; the thing understood.

My lungs
The scaniaz, not the name, I call: for thou

Coin words, till their decay, against those measles, Not of the muses nine.

Milton.

Which we disdain should retter us, yet scek These lost the sense their learning to display,

The very way to catch them. Sbakspeare. And those explain'd the meaning quite away:

Before the plague of London, inflammations

of the lungs were rife and mortal, as likewise No word more frequently in the mouths of men

the measles.

Arbuthnot, than conscience; and the meaning of it is, in 2. A disease of swine. some measure, understood: however, it is a One, when he had an unlucky old grange, word extremely abused by many, who apply would needs sell it, and proclaimed the virtues other scaniag: to it which God Almighty never of it; nothing ever thrived on it, no owner of intended.

Swift. it cver died in his bed; the swine died of the Sense; power of thinking.

measles, and the sheep of the rot. Ben Jonson. He was not spiteful though he wrote a satyr, 3. A disease of trees. For still there goes some meaning to ill-nature. Fruit-bearers are often infected with the

Dryden. measles, by being scorched with the sun. Mort, -True no meaning puzzles more than wit

. ME'ASLED. adj. [from measles.] Infected

Popc. with the measles. MÉ'ANLY. adv. (from mean.)

Thou vermin wretched, 1. Moderately; not in a great degree. As e'er in measled pork was hatched; Dr. Metcalfe, master of St. John's College, a

Thou tail of worship, that dost grow man mang learned himself, but not meanly af- On rump of justice, as of cow. Hudibras. fectioned to set forward learning in others. ME'ASLY. adj. [from measles.] Scabbed

Ascham.

with the measles. In the reign of Domitian, poetry was but Last trotted forth the gentle swine, Rezely cukivated, but painting eminently flou

To ease her against the stump, risted.

Dryden.

And dismally was heard to whine, 2. Without dignity ; poorly.

All as she scrubb'd her measly rump. Ir was the winter wild,

Swift,

ME'ASURABLE, adj. [froin measure.)
While the heav'n-born child,
All ausnly wrapt in the rude manger lies. Milt.

1. Such as may be measured; such as may The Persian state will not endure a king

admit of computation. So excanly born.

Denbom.

God's eternal duration is permanent and in3. Without greatness of mind; ungene

visible, not measurable by time and motion, nor roasly.

to be computed by number of successive moWould you meanly thus rely

Bentley. On power, you know I must obey? Prior.

.. Moderate; in small quantity. 4. Without respect.

ME'ASURABLENESS. 1.5. [from measur. Our kindred, and our very names, seem to able.] Quality of admitting to be meahave someti

: ing desirable in them: we cannot sured. bear to bave others think meanly of them. Watts. MEASURABLY. adv. (from measurable.) MEANNESS. n. s. [from mean.]

Moderately. 1. Want of excellence.

Wine measurably. drunk, and in season, The ininister's greatness or meanness of know. bringeth gladness of the heart.

Ecclesiasticus, ledge to do other things standeth in this place as MEASURE. n. s. (mesure, Fr. mensura, a stranger, with whom our form of Common Latin.) Prayer hath nothing to do.

Hooker. This figure is of a later date, by the meanness

1. That by which any thing is measured.

A taylor's news, of the workmanship.

Addison.

Who stood with shears and measure in his hand, 2. Want of dignity ; low rank ; poverty. Standing on slippers, which his nimble haste

No other nymphs have title to men's hearts, Had falsely thrust upon contrary feet, But as their meanness larger hopes imparts. Told of many a thousand. Shakspeare,

Waller. Puzerty, and meanness of condition, expose

A concave measure, of known and denomi

nated capacity, serves to measure the capaciousthe wisest to scorn, it being natural for men to

ness of any other vessel.

Holder. place their esteem rather upon things great than All magnitudes are capable of being measure good.

South,

ed; but it is the application of one to another 3. Loxness of mind.

which makes actual measure.

Holder. The name of servants has been reckoned to When Moses speaks of measures, for example, imply a certain meanness of mind, as well as of an ephah, he presumes they knew what mealowness of condition.

Soutb. sure he meant : that he himself was skilled in 4. Soscidn:ss; niggardliness.

weights and measures, arithmetick and geomeMEANT, perf. and part. pass. of To mean,

try, there is no reason to doubt. Arbuthnot. By Silvia if shy, charming self be meant i

2. 'i ne i ule by which any thing is adjust. friendship be thy virgin vows extent:

ed or proportioned. VOL. Ill.

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He lived according to nature, the other by ill full as fantastical; the wedding mannerly, modest customs and measures taken by other mens eyes as a measure, full of state and anchentry. Sbaks. and tongues.

Taylor. Now are our brows bound with victorious God's goodness is the measure of his provi

wreaths, dence.

More. Our stern alarms chang’d to merry meetings, I expect, from those that judge by first sight Our dreadful marches to delightful measures. and rash measures, to be thought fond or inso

Sbakspeare. Glanwilli's Scepsis 11. Moderation; not excess. §. Proportion ; quantity settled.

O love, be moderate, allay thy ecstacy; Measure is that which perfecteth all things, In measure reign thy joy, scant this excess; because every thing is for some end; neither I feel too much thy blessing, make it less, can that thing be available to any end, which is For fear I surfeit.

Shakspears not proportionable thereunto; and to propor- Hell hath enlarged herself, and opened het rion as well excesses as defects are opposite.

mouth without measure.

Isaiab, Hooker.

12. Limit, boundary. In the same sense is I enter not into the particulars of the law of

Μέτρον nature, or its measures of punishment; yet

Τρείς έτίων δεκάδες τριάδιας δύο, μέτρον έθηκαν there is such a law,

Locke.

Ημελέρης Βιολής μάλιες αιθέριοι. 4 A stated quantity: as, a measure of 'Αρειμαι τετοισιν. wine.

Lord make me know mine end, and the mese Be large in mirth, anon we'll drink a measure sure of my days what it is, that I may know The table round.

Sbaksp. Macbeth.
how frail I am.

Psalms. 5. Sufficient quantity.

13. Any thing adjusted. I'll never pause again,

Christ reveals to us the measures according to Till either death hath clos'd these eyes of mine,

which God will proceed in dispensing his reDr fortune given me measure of revenge.

wards.

Smallridge's Serweas. Sbakspeare. 14. Syllables metrically numbered; metre. 6. Allotment; portion allotted.

I addressed them to a lady, and affected the Good Kent, how shall I live and work

softness of expression, and the smoothness of To match thy goodness ? life will be too short

measure, rather than the height of thought. And every measure tail me. Sbukspeure.

Dryder. We will not boast of things without our mea

The numbers themselves, though of the hesure, but according to the measure of the rule

roick measure, should be the smoothest imaginwhich God hath distributed to us, a measure to

able.

Popa reach even unto you.

2 Corinthians. 15. Tune; proportionate notes. If else thou seek'st

The joyous nymphs and lighc-foot fairies, Ought, not surpassing human measure, say,

Which'thither came to hear iheir musick sweet,

Milton. And to the measures of their melodies Our religion sets before us not the exanıple of Did learn to move their nimble-shifting feet. a stupid stoick, who had, by obstinate principles,

Spenser. hardened himself against all pain beyond the 16. Mean of action; mean to an end. common measures of humanity, but an example of a man like ourselves.

The original of this phrase refers to the

Tillotson. 7. Degree; quantity:

necessity of measuring the ground upon I have laid down, in some measure, the de

which any structure is to be raised, or scription of the old world.

Abbot.

any distant effect to be produced, as in There is a great measure of discretion to be shooting at a mark. Hence he that proused in the performance of confession, so that portioned his means to his end was said you neither omit it when your own heart may to take right measures. By degrees, mea. tell you that there is something amiss, nor over scrupulously pursue it when you are not con

sures and means were confounded, and scious to yourself of notable failings. Taylor.

any thing done for an end, and some. The rains were but preparatory in some inea

tiines any transaction absolutely, is sure, and the violence and consummation of the called a measure, with no more prodeluge depended upon the disruption of the priety than if, because an archer might great abyss.

Burnei's Theorg.

be said to have taken wrong measures 8. Proportionate time; musical tiine.

when his mark was beyond his seach, Amaryllis breathes thy secret pains, And thy fond heart beats measure to thy strains.

we should say, that it was a bad mea. Prior.

sure to use a heavy arrow. 9. Motion harmonically regulated.

His majesty found what wrong measures he

had taken in the conferring that trust, and My legs can keep no measure in delight, lamemed his error.

Clarendon When my poor heare no measure keeps in grief: 17. To have hard measure ; to be hardly Therefore no dancing, girl, some other sport.

Sbakspeare.

treated. As when the stars in their æthereal race,

To ME'ASURE. v.a. (mesurer, Fr. mensuro, At length have roll'd around the liquid space, Latin.] From the same point of hear'n their course 1. To compute the quantity of any thing

advance, And move in measures of their former dance.

by some settled rule.

Archidamus having received from Philip, after Dryden.

the victory of Cheronea, proud letters, writ 10. A stately dance. This sense is, I be- back, that if he measured his own shadow he ljeve, obsolete.

would find it no longer than it was before hiss Wooing, wedding, and repenting, is as a

victory. Scotch jig, a measure and a cinque pace; the

3. To pass through ; to judge of extens first suit is hot and hasty, like a Scotch jig, and by marching over.

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A true devoted pilgrim is not weary

For drink the grape "To measure kingdoins with his feeble steps.

She crushes, inoffensive must, and meathes
Sbakspeare.

From many a berry. Milton's Par. Lost. I'll tell thee all my whole device

ME'AZIING. part. generally called mizzAt the park-gate ; and therefore haste away, ling For we must measure twenty miles to-day.

The air feels more moist when the water is in

Sbakspeare. small than in great drops, in m:azling and The vessel ploughs the sea,

soaking rain, than in great showers. Arbuthnot. And measures back with speed her former way. MECHANICAL. adj. (mechanicus, Lat.

Dryden.

MECHA'NICK. Smechanique, Fr. from 3. To judge of quantity or extent, or

μηχανη.) greatness.

1. Constructed by the laws of mechanicks. Great are the works, Jehovah; infinite Thy pow'r! What thought can measure thee, or

Many a fair precept in poetry, is like a seem

ing demonstration in mathematicks, very spetongue Relate thee?

cious in the diagram, but failing in the mechaMilior's Par. Lost. nick operation.

Dryden. 4. To adjust; to proportion.

The main business of natural philosophy, is To secure a contented spirit, measure your

to argue from phenomena without feigning hy. desires by your fortunes, nor your fortunes by

potheses, and to deduce causes from effects till your destes.

Taylor.

we come to the very first cause, which certainly Silver is the instrument, as well as measure of

is not mechanical; and not only to unfold the cornmerce; and 'tis by the quantity of silver he

mechanism of the world, but chiefly to resolve gets for any commodiev in exchange, that he

these, and such like questions.

Newton measures the value of the commodity he sells.

2. Skilled in mechanicks; bred to manual Locke.

labour, s. To mark out in stared quantities. What thou seest is that portion of eternity

3. Mean ; servile ; of mean occupation. which is called time, measured out by the suit,

Know you not, being mecbanical, you ought and reaching from the beginning of the world

not to walk upon a labouring day, without the to its consum marion.

Spectator.
sign of your profession.

Sbakspeare. 6. To allot or distribute by measure.

Hang him, mechanical salt-butter rogue; I

will stare him out of his wits; I will hew him With what measure you 'mete, is shall be Rietured to you again.

with my cudgel.

Sbakspears Maubew.

Mechanick slaves, MEASURELESS. adj. (from measure.]

With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers, shall Immense ; immeasurable.

Uplift us to the view.

Sbakspeare, He shut up in racasureless content. Sbaksp:

To make a god, a hero, or a king, MEASUREMENT. ». 5. (from measure.) Descend to a mechanické dialect. Roscommon. Monsuration ; act of measuring.

MECHA'NICK. n. s. A manufacturer ; a ME'ASURER. K. s. [from measure.] One low workman.

Do not bid me MEASURING. adj. (from measure.] It is

Dismiss my soldiers, or capitulate

Sbakspeare applied to a cast not to be distinguished

Again with Roine's mechanicks.

A third proves a very heavy philosopher, who in its length from another, but by mea

possibly would have made a good mrcbanick, and

have done well enough at the useful philosophy When lusty shepherds throw of the spade or the anvil.

Soutb. The bar by turns, and none the rest out-go MECHA'NICKS. n. s. (mecbanica, Lat.) So far, but that the best are m'as'ring casts, Their emulation and their pastime lasts.

A mathematical science, which shews Waller.

the effects of powers, or moving forces, MEAT. X.s. (met, French. ]

so far as they are applied to engines, 1. Flesb to be eaten.

and demonstrates the laws of motion. To his father he sent ten she asses laden with

Harris. corn, and bread, and meat for his father by the

The rudiments of geography, with something

Genesis. of michanicks, may be easily conveyed into the Carnivorz, and birds of prey, are no goud

minds of acute young persons.

Watts. mat; but the reason is, rather the cholerick na.

Salmoneus was a great proficient in mechanicks, ture of those birds than their feeding upon flesh;

and inventor of a vessel which imitated thunder. for pewets and ducks feed upon flesh, and

Broom:. yet

Bacon's Nai. Hist. MECHA'NICALLY. adv. (from mechanick.) There was a multitude of excises; as, the vectigal macelli, a tax upen meat.

According to the laws of mechanism. Arbuthnot.

They suppose even the common animals that Never words were musick to thine ear,

are in being, to have been for ined mechanically

Ray. And never wat sweet-savour'd in thy caste,

among the rest.

Laier philosophers feign hypotheses for ex

Sbakspeare. Mests for the belly, and the belly for meats;

plaining all things mechanically, and refer other causes to metaphysicks.

Newton. 1 Corinthians. MEATED. adj. (from meat.] Fed; fod

MECHA'NICALNESS. n. s. [from mecba.

nick.) Strong ozen and horses, wel shod and wel

1. Agreeableness to the laws of mecha.

nisin. .

2. Meanness. Meathe: n. s. {medd, Welsh, unde mede; MECHANICIAN. n. s. (mechanicien, Fr.] meddui ebrius sum.) Drink, properly

A man professing or studying the construction of machines.

that measures.

suring:

way.

tre good meat.

2. Food in general.

Unless I spoke or carv'd. but God shall destroy both.

dered.

clad, Wel weated and used.

of boney.

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Some were figured like male, others like fe« 3. To interpose or intervene importunely male screws, as meebanie:ans speak. Bogle. or officiously. MECHANISM. n. s. (mechanisme, Fr.) Why should'st thou medule to thy hurt ? 1. Action according to mechanick laws.

2 Kingi. After the chyle has passed through the lungs, It is an honour for a man to cease from strite: nature continues her usual mechanism, to con- but every fool will be meduling. Preocrbs vert it into animal substances. Arbuthnot. This neduling priest longs to be found a fool. He acknowledges nothing besides matter and

Robe. moricn; so that all must be performed either Let me shake off the intrusive cares of day, by niechanism or accident, either of which is And lay the meddling sellises all aside. Tlemcer. wholly unaccountable.

Beatly. To MEDDLE. v. a. (from mesler, Fr.) 2. Construction of parts depending on To mix ; to mingle. Obsolete.

each other in any complicated fabrick. He that had well ycond his lere, MECHO'ACAN. n. s. (from the place.]

Thus meildled his talk with many a teare. Speak Michoacan is a large root, tuelve or fourteen A meddled state of the orders of the gospel, inches long; the plant which affords it is a spe

and ceremonies of popery, is not the best way cies of bindweed, and its stalks are angular : the

to banish popery

Hookeri root in powder is a gentle and mild purgative. ME'NDLER. n. s. [from meddle.) One

Hill. who busies himself with things in which MECO’NIUM. n. s. [unrannov.)

he has no concern. Expressed juice of poppy:

Do not drive away such as bring thee informa2. The first excrement of children.

tion, as medülers, but accept of them in good Infants new-born have a meconium, or sort of

part.

Bass. dark-coloured excrement in the bowels. Arbuth.

This may be applied to those that assume to

themselves the merits of other mens services, ME'DAL. n. s. (medaille, Fr. probably from

meddbers, boasters, and impertinents. L'Estrange. metallum, Lat.)

ME'DDLESOME. adj. Intermeddling : as, 1. An ancient coin.

a meddlesome busy body. Ainsworth. The Roman medals were their current money, MEDIA STINE. n. s. '[Fr. mediastinum, when an action deserved to be recorded on a coin, it was stampt, and issued out of the mint.

Latin.) The fimbriated body about

Addison. which the guts are convolved. 2. A piece stamped in honour of some re- None of the membranes which invest the in. markable performance.

side of the breast but may be the seat of this MEDA’LLICK. adj. (from medal.] Per

disease, the mediastine as well as the pleura.

Arbuthnet, taining to medals.

TO MEDIATE. v. n. (from medius, Lat.) You will never, with all your medellick elogerence, persuade Eugenius, that it is better to

1. To interpose as an equal friend to both have a pocketful of Otho's than of Jacobus's. parties; to act indifferently between

Addison. contending parties; to intercede, MEDA’LLION. n.5. [medaillon, Fr.} A The corruption of manners in the world, we large antique stamp or medal.

shall find owing to some mediating schemes that Medallions, in respect of the other coins,

offer to coinprehend the different interests of sin were the same as modern medals in respect of

and religion.

Rogers. modera money.

Addison.

2. To be between two. MEDALLIST. n. s. (medailliste, Fr.) A

By being crowded, they exclude all other die man skilled or curious in medals.

dies that before mediated between the parts of their body.

Dizba As a medallist, you are not to look

upon a cabinet of medals as a treasure of money, but To ME'DIATE, V. a. of knowledge.

Addison, 1. To effect by mediation. TO ME'DDLE. V.n. (middelen, Dutch.)

The earl made many professions of his desirs . To have to do : in this sense it is always

to interpose, and mediate a good peace between the nations.

Clarendo. followed by witb. It is reported that cassia, when gathered, is

I possess chemists and corpuscularians of ad. "put into the skins of beasts newly fayed, which

vantages by the confederacy I am mediating be. tween them.

Boyle. breeding worms, they devour the pith and mar

2. To limit by something in the middle. row, and so make it hollow; but meddle not with the back because it is bitter.

They styled a double step, the space from

Bacon, With the power of it upon the spirits of men

the elevation of one foot to the same foot sec we will only meddle. Bacon's Nat. Hist.

down again, mediated by a step of the other foor. I have thus far been an upright judge, not

a space, equal to five feet.

Helder meddling witb the design nor disposition. Dryd.

Me'diate. adj. [mediat, French ; medius,

Latin.] 2. To interpose ; to act in any thing: 1. Interposed ; intervening:

For my part, l’u not meddle nor make any farther.

Soon the mediate clouds shall be dispellid;

Sbakspeare. The sun shall soon be face to face beheld. Prie In every turn of state, without meddling on

2. Middle; between two extremes, either side, he has always been favourable to merit.

Anxious we hover in a mediate state,

Dryden. The civil lawyers have pretended to deter

Betwixt infinity and nothing.

Prics. paine concerning the succession of princes ; but, 3. Acting as a mean. Unusual. by our author's principles, have meddled in a

The most important care of a new king, way matter that belongs not to them. Lucka. his marriage, for mediate establishment of the Whist hast thou to do to meddle with the affairs

Wettes. of my family to dispose of my estate, old boy? ME'DIATELY. adv. (from mediate.] By

Arbutton a secondary cause, in such a mannes

royal line.

air.

Their existien.

a

these pasions,

"that something acts between the first sical; relating to the art of healing; cause and the last effect.

inedicinal. God worketh all things amongst us mediately In this work attempts will exceed performby secondary means; the which means of our ances, it being composed by snatclics of time, safety being shipping and sea-forces, are to be as medical vacation would permit. Brown. esteemed as his gifts, and then only available and MEDICALLY. adv. (from medical.) Phybeneficial

, when he vouchsafeth his grace to use sically; medicinally. them anight. Raleigb's Essays.

That which promoted this consideration, and Pestilent contagion is propagated iinmediately medically advanced the same, was the doctrine by conversing with infected persons, and me iately of Hippocrates.

Browne. by pestilent seminaries propagated through the ME'DICAMENT. n. s. (medicament, Fr,

Harvey on Consumptions. MEDLATION. R. S. [mediation, Fr. from

medicamentum, Latin.) Any thing used mue dius, Latin.)

in bealing; generally topical applica

tions. 1. Interposition ; intervention; agency

Admonitions, fraternal or paternal, then pube between two parties, practised by a

lick reprehensions; and, upon the unsuccessfulcommon friend!

ness of these milder medicaments, the use of Some nobler token I have kept apart

stronger physick, the censures. Hammond, For Livia and Octavia, to induce

A cruel wound was cured by scalding mexicaSbakspeare.

ments, after it was putrified; and the violent Noble offices thou may'st eftect

swelling and bruise of another was taken away Of mediation, after I am dead,

by scalding it wich inilk. Tez:ple's Miscel. Between his greatness and thy other brethren. MÉDICAME'NTAL. adj. (medicamenteux,

Sbakspeare. Fr. froin medicament.] Relating to meThe king sought unto them to compose those troubles between him and his subjects; they ac

dicine, internal or topical. cordingly ivicerposed their mediation in a round Menicame'NTALLY. adv. (from medi. and princely manner.

Bacon. camental.) After the manner of medi.. 1. Agency interposed; intervenient power. cine ; with the power of medicine.

The passions have their residence in the sensi- The substance of gold is invincible by the tive appetate: for inasmuch as man is a compound powerfullest action of natural heat; and that not Besh as well as spirit, the soul, during its abode only alimentaliy in a substantial mutation, but in the body, does all things by the mediation of also medicamentally in any corporeal conversion. Soutb's Sermons.

Brorun. It is utterly unconceivable, that inanimate To Me'nicate. v. a. [medico, Lat.) To brute matter

, vithout the mediation of some im- tincture or impregnate with any thing material being, should operate upon other mat- medicinal. ter without mutual contact.

Bentley

The fumes, steams, and stenches of London, 3. Intercession ; entreaty for another.

do so mcdicate and impregnate the air about it, MEDIA’TOR. n. s. (mediateur, Fr.] that it becomes capable of little more. Graunt. 1. One that intervenes between two par- To this may be ascribed the great effects of ties.

medicated waters. Arbuthnot on Alimenitsa You had found by experience the trouble of MedicA'TI N. n. s. [from ziedicate.) all roens confuence, and for all matters to your- s. The act of tincturing or impregnating self, as a medister between them and their sove. with medicinal ingredients. reign.

Bacon.

The watering of the plant with an infusion 1. An intercessor; an entreater for an. of the medicine may have more force than the other; one who uses his influence in

rest, because the medication is ott renewed. favour of another.

Bacon. It is against the sense of the law, to make

2. The use of physick. saines or abigels to be mediators between God and

He adviseth to observe the equinoxes and them.

Stilling
foret.

solstices, and to decline medication ten days
before and after.

Brown, 3. One of the characters of our blessed Saviour.

MEDICINABLE, adj. (medicinalis, Latin.] A zeditor is considered two ways, by nature

Having the power of physick. or by office, as the fathers distinguish. He is a

Old oil is more clear and hot in medicinable mediater by nature, as partaking of both natures

Bacon. dvise and human; and mediator by office, as

Accept a bottle made of a serpentine stone, 1982 tin; matters becween God and man.

which gives any wine infused cherein for four and Waterland

twenty hours the taste and operation of the Mar's friend, his mediator, his design'd,

Spaw water, and is very medicinable for the cure Both ransom and redeemer voluntary. Milt.

of the spleen.

Wotton, The hearts and galls of pikes are medicinale. (froni mediator. ]

Walton, Belonging to a me- Medici'nal, adj. (medicinalis, Lat. this

word is now commonly pronounced meAll other effects of Christ's mediatorial office dicinal, with the accent on the second are a counted før from the truth of his resur

syllabic; but more properly, and more

Fildes' Sermons. Medlá'TORSHIP. n. 5. (frum mediator.]

agreeably to the best authorities, medi

cinal.] Medla TRIX. *.s. (medius, Latin.) A

1. Having the power of healing; having Ainsworth,

physical virtue. MEDIC. 1. s. (medica, Lat.) A plant:

Come with words as medicinct as true,
MEDICAL. adj. (medicus, Lat.] Phy-

Honest as either; to purge him of that humour
That presses him froin sleep. Swadspeare

use.

MEDIATONIA... } adj.

distor.

rection,

The office of a medijator.

female mediator.

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