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Fat meats, in phlegmatick stomachs, procure gives sufficient reason, for in the multitude of looseness and hinder retention. Arbutbrot. words there wanteth not sin.
Rey. LoʻOSESTRIFE, n. s. [lysimachia, Latin.] Too great loquacity, and too great taciturnity An herb. Miller,
Arbutbreti To LOP. v. a. [It is derived by Skinner
LOKD. n. s. (hlafond, Saxon.] from laube, German, a leaf.]
1. Monarch ; ruler ; governour.
Man over man 1. To cut the branches of trees.
He made not lord.
Milton. Gentle niece, what stern ungentle hands
Of Athens he was lord. Dryden. Have lopp'd and hew'd, and made thy body bare We have our author's only arguments to Of her two branches, those sweet ornaments!
prove, that heirs are lords over their brethren. Sbakspeare.
Locke. Like to pillars, Or hollow'd bodies, made of oak or fir,
They call'd their lord Actæon to the game,
He shook his head in answer to the name. With branches lopp'd in wood, or mountain
O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain, The plants, whose luxury was loppid, Or age with crutches underprop'd.“ Cleaveland.
Unconquer'd lord of pleasure and of pain. The oak, growing from a plant to a great tree,
Van. of Hu. Wisbe. and then lopp'd, is still the same oak.
2. Master ; supreme person.
Locke. The hook she bore, instead of Cynthia's
But now I was the lord
Of this fair niansion, master of my servants, spear, To lop the growth of the luxuriant year. Pope.
Queen o'er myself; and even now, but now,
This house, these servants, and this same my. 2. To cut any thing.
Now being assembled into one company, rather Hither will all the mountain spirits fly;
without a lord than at liberty to accomplish their Lop thatebut off.
Dryden. misery, they fall to division. Hayward. All that denominated it paradise was lopped off 'Tis death to fight, but kingly to controul by the deluge, and that only left which it en- Lord-like at ease, with arbitrary pow'r, joyed in common with its neighbour countries. To peel the chiefs, the people to devour. Drgd.
Woodward. 4. A husband.
My absent daughter, and my dearer ler.. Pope.
Smiib. 5. One who is at the head of any business; Lop. n. s. [from the verb.)
Grant harvest lord more by a penny or two, 1. That which is cut from trees.
To call on his fellows the better to do. Tusser. Or siker thy head very tottie is,
6. A nobleman. So on thy corbe shoulder ic leans amiss; Now thyself hath lost both lop and top,
Thou art a lord, and nothing but a lord. As my budding branch thou would'st crop.
Sbakspeare. Spenser. 7. A general name for a peer of England. Nor should the boughs grow too big, because Nor were the crimes objected against him so they give opportunity to the rain to soak into the clear, as to give convincing satisfaction to the tree, which will quickly cause it to decay, so that major part of both houses, especially that of the
lords, you must cut it down, or else both body and lop will be of little value.
Mortimer. 8. A baron, as distinguished from those 2. [loppa, Swedish.] A Alea.
of higher title. LOPE. The pret. of leap. Obsolete.
9. An honorary title applied to officers : With that sprang forth a naked swain,
as, lord chief justice, lord mayor, lord With spotted wings like peacock's train,
chief baron. And laughing lope to a tree. Spenser. To LORD. V. n. To domineer; to rule Loʻpper. n. s. (from lop.] One that cuts despotically: with over before the subtrees.
ject of power. LO'PPERED. adj. Coagulated : as, loppered
Urrighteous lord of love! what law is this, milk. Ainsworth. Thus it is still called
That me thou makest thus tormented be?
The while she lordeth in licentious bliss, in Scotland.
Of her free will scorning both thee and me. LOQUA'CIOUS. adj. [loquax, Latin.]
Spenser 1. Full of talk; full of tongue.
I see them lording it in London streets. Sbak. To whom sad Eve,
Those huge tracts of ground they lorded over, Confessing soon; yet not before her judge begat wealth, wealth ushered in pride. Horrela Bold, or loquacious, thus abash'd reply'd. Milt. They had by this possess'd the tow'rs of Gath, in council she gives licence to her tongue,
And lorded over them whom now they serve. Loquacions, brawling, ever in the wrong.
I should choose rather to be tumbled into the 2. Speaking.
dust in blood, bearing witness to any known truth Blind British bards, with volant touch
of our Lord, than by a denial of truths, through Traverse loquecious strings, whose solemn notes
blood and perjury, wade to a sceptre, and lord it Provoke to harmless revels.
South 3. Apt to blab; not secret.
But if thy passions lord it in thy breast,
Dryden. LoQua city. n. s. (loquacitas, Latin.] The valour of one man th' afflicted throne Too much talk.
Imperial, that once borded o'er the world, Why loquacity is to be avoided, the wise man Sustain'd.
The civilizers! the disturbers say,
not your lordship my testimony of being the best The robbers, the corrupters of mankind!
husband now living.
Dryden. Proud vagabonds ! who make the world your 4. Titulary compellation of judges, and home,
some other persons in authority and And led it where you have no right. Philips. office. LO'RDING. 1. s. (trom lord.] A little
LORE. n. s. [from læran, Saxon, to learn.] lord ; a lord in contempt or ridicule. I'll question you
Lesson ; doctrine; instruction. Of my lord's tricks, yours, when you
And, for the modest lore of maidenhood
Bids me not sojourn with these armed men, boys.
The law of nations, or the lore of war. turf.
Calm region once,
And full of peace; now tost, and turbulent ! Tha: pride wil have a fall.
For understanding ruld not; and the will LO'RDLING. n. S.
Heard noç her lore! but in subjection now A diminutive lord.
To sensual appetite. Milton's Par. Losta Tradas, of arnphibious breed,
The subcile fiend his bore By the dau froin lordlingssprung,
Soon learn'd, now milder, and thus answer'd By the sire cahaid from dung. Swift.
Milton. LO'RDLINESS. 11. s. [from lordly.]
Lo! Rome herself, proud mistress now be 1. Dignity ; high station. Thou vouchsafest here to visit me,
but thund'ring against heathen lore.
Pope. Doing the honour of thy lardiiness To one so weak.
LORE. [leoran, Sax.] Lost; destroyed. 2. Pride ; haughtiness.
Not in use. LO'RDLY. adj. (from lord.)
LoʻREL. H. s. [from leoran, Sax.] AB 1. Befiting aloid
abandoned scou: dre!. Obsolete. Lsrlly sins require loraly estates to support
Siker thou speakest like a lewd !ore!! them.
Of heaveu to deemen so:
How be I am but rude and borrell, L. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
Yet nearer ways I know.
To LOʻRICATE. v. a. To plate over. Bad as yourself, my Lord; An't like your lordly lord protectorship? Sbaks.
Nature hath loricated, or plaistered over, the Of me as of a common enemy,
sides of the tympanum in animals with earSo dreaded once, may now exasperate them,
wax, to stop and entangle any insects that should 1 I koow not : lords are lordliest in their wine. attempt to creep in there.
Ray. Milton. LoʻRIMER.? n. s. [lormier, French.] Espect another message more imperious, LO'RINER. Bridlecutter. Ncre liraly thund’ring than thou well wilt bear
. Loʻriot. n. s. [galgulus.) A kind of
Milton, Er’ry rich and lordly swain,
bird. With pride wou'd drag about her chain. Swift. LORN. pret. pass. [of lorian, Sax.] ForLO'RDLY. adv. Imperiously; despoti
saken ; lost. cally; proudly.
Who after that he had fair Una lorn,
Through light misdeeming of aer loyalty. So when a tyger sucks the bullock's blood,
Fairy Queen. A famish'd lion, issuing froin the wood,
To Lose. v. a. pret. and pass. löst. Roars lordly fierce, and challenges the food,
[leoran, Saxon.] LO'RDSHIP. 1. s. (from lord.]
1. To forfeit by unsuccessful contest : 1. Dominion; power.
the contrary to win. Let me never know that any base affection I fought the batile bravely which I lost, shouldzet any lords bip in your thoughts. Sidney,
And lost it but to Macedonians. Dryden. It being set upon such an insensible rising of
The lighten'd coursers ran; the ground, it gives the eye lordsbip over a good
'They rush'd, and won by turns, and lost the day. large circuit. Sidney.
Dryden. They which are accounted to rule over the 2. To forfeit as a penalty. In this sense Gentiles, exereise lordship over them, and their is Paradise Lost. peatones exercise authority upon them. Mark. Fame-few, alas! the casual blessing boast, Needs must the lordship there from virtue So hard to gain, so easy to be lost! Pope. slide.
Fairfax. 3. To be deprived of. 2. Seigniory ; domain.
He lost his right hand with a shot, and, inHow can those grants of the kings be avoided, stead thereof, ever after used a hand of iron. Whout wronging of those lords which had those
Knolles. lands and lerdships given them? Spenser. Who conquer'd him, and in what fatal serife
There is lordship of the fee, wherein the mas- The youth, without a wound, could lose his life. te doth much joy, when he walketh about his
Dryden. can possessions.
4. To suffer diminution of. What lands and 'ordsbips for their owner know
The fear of the Lord goeth before obtaining My quondam barber, but his worship to.
of authority; but roughness and pride is the Dryden. losing thereof.
Ecclesiasticas. 3. Title of honour used to a nobleman If salt have lost its savour, wherewith shall it not a duke.
Mattbew. I assure your lordship
5. Io possess no longer; contrary to The extreme horror of it almost turn'd me keep. Toar. when first I heard it.
They have lost their trade of woollen drapery. I could not answer it to the world, if I gave
prospect of it.
His seely back the bunch has got
To Lose. V. n.
1. Not to win.
Will hear poor togues though sometimes entertained with a distant
Talk of court news, and we'll talk with them too, 6. To miss, so as not to find.
Who loses, and who wins; who's in, who's out.
2. To decline; to fail.
Wisdom in discourse with her 7. To separate or alienaie. It is perhaps
Loses discountenanc'd, and like folly shews. in this sense always used passively,
Milton. with to before that from which the se. Lo'sEABLE. adj. [from lose.] Subject to paration is made.
privation. But if to honour lost 'tis still decreed
Consider whether motion, or a propensity to For you my bowl shall flow, my flocks shall
it, be an inherent quality belonging to atoms in bleed; Judge and assert my right, impartial Jove. Pope. LO'SEL. n. s. [from losian, to perish.)
general, and not luseable by them. Boyle. When men are openly abandoned, and lost to all shame, they have no reason to think it hard,
A scoundrel; a sorry worthless fellow. if their memory be reproached. Swift. Obsolete. 8. To ruin; to send to perdition.
Such losels and scatterlings cannot easily, by In spite of all the virtue we can boast,
any sheriff, be gotten, when they are challenged The woman that deliberates is lost. Addison.
for any such tact.
Spenser. 9. To bewilder, so as that the way is no
A losel wand'ring by the way,.
One that to bounty never cast his mind,
Ne thought of honour ever did assay
His baser breast.
Fairy Queer. And wander up and down to view the city.
Be not with work of losels wit detamed,
Ne let such verses poetry be named. Hub. Tak.
By Cambridge a towne I do know, to fiat and hinder the spirit of prayer and devo- Whose losses by lossels doth shew, tion, than unpremeditated and confused variety More heere then is needful to tell. Tusest. to distract and lose it.
A gross hag!
And, losel, thou art worthy to be hang’d, it uses the ideas and repetition of numbers, That wilt not stay her tongue. which are so many distinct ideas, kept best by Loʻser. n. s. (from lose.] One that is
Sbaispere number from running into a confused heap, wherein the mind loses itself.
Locke. deprived of anything; one that forfeita But rebel wit deserts thee oft in vain,
any thing; one that is impaired in his Lost in the maze of words he turns again. Pope. possession or hope : the contrary to 10. To deprive of.
winner or gainer. How should you go about to lose him a wife With the losers let it sympathize, he loves with so much passion! Temple.
For nothing can seem foul to those that win. 11. Not to employ; not to enjoy.
Bakspears The happy have whole days, and those they No man can be provident of his time that is
not prudent in the choice of his company; and Th’unhappy have but hours, and these they lose.
if one of the speakers be vain, tedious, and tri!
Dryein. ling, he that hears, and he that answers, ere To lose these years which worthier thoughts equal losers of their time.
It cannot last, because that act seems to have To lose that health which should those thoughts been carried on rather by the interest of pastiinspire.
Surage. cular countries, than by that of the whole, which 12. To squander; to throw away:
must be a loser by it.
Tempis. I 110 more complain,
A bull with gilded horns, Time, health, and fortune are not lost in vain. Shall be the portion of the conquering chiefs
A sword and helm shall chear the loser's grief. 13. To suffer to vanish from view.
Dryden. Like following life in creatures we dissect,
Losers and malecontents, whose portion ard We lose it in the moment we detect.
inheritance is a freedom to speak. Souto. Oft in the passiors' wild rotation tost, Loss. 11. s. (from lose.) Our spring of action to ourselves is lost. Poge 1. Detriment; privation ; diminution of 14. To destroy by shipwreck.
good : the contrary to gain.
The only gain he purchased was to be capable Where first my shipwreck'd hcart was lost. Prier. of loss and detriment for the good of others. 15. To throw away ; to employ ineffec
An evil natured son is the dishonour of his He has merit, good-nature, and integrity, that
father that begat him; and a foolish daughter is born to his loss.
Ecclesiasticus. are too often lost upon great men, or at least are not all three a match for flattery. Pope.
The abatement of price of any of the land36. To miss; to part witli, so as not to
holder's commodities, lessens his income, and is a clear loss.
Locke. recover. These sharp encounters, where always many
2. Miss; privation. more men are lost than are killed or taken pri
If he were dead, what would betide of me?
-No other harm but less of such a lord. soners, put such a stop to Middleton's march, that he was glad to retire.
-The loss of such a lord includes all harms.
Clarendon. 17. To be freed from : as, to lose a fever. 3. Deprivation ; forfeiture.
Loss of Eden, till one greater man
form of medicine compounded of aqueRestore it, and regain.
ous liquids, used to wash any part with. 4. Destruction. Her fellow ships from far her loss descry'd;
In lotions in women's cases, he orders two poBut only she was sunk, and all were safe beside.
tions of hellebore macerated in two cotylæ of
Dryden. There succeeded an absolute victory for the
Arbuthnof. English, with the slaughter of above two thou- LoʻTTERY. 1, s. [lotterie, Fr. from lot.) sand of the enemy, with the less but of one man, A
game e of chance; a sortilege; distrithough not a few hurt.
Bacon. bution of prizes by chance; a play in 5. Fault; puzzle : used only in the fol.
which lots are drawn for prizes. lowing phrase.
Let high-sighted tyranny range on, Not the least transaction of sense and motion Till each man drop by lottery. Shaksp. in man, but philosophers are at a loss to compre- The lottery that he haih devised in these three hend.
Soutb. chests of gold, silver, and lead, will never be Reason is always striving, and always at a loss, chosen by any but whom you shall rightly love. while it is exercised about that which is not ies
Sbakspears. proper object.
Dryden. Fortune, that with malicious joy A ban may sometimes be at a loss which side Does man, her slave, oppress, to close with
Baker. Still various and unconstant still, 6. Useless application.
Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, It weuld be loss of time to explain any farther And makes a lottery of life.
Dryden. our superiority to the enemy in numbers of Every warrior may be said to be a soldier of men and horse.
Addison. fortune, and the best commanders to have a lotLost. Participial adj. (from lose.] No tery for their work.
South. longer perceptible.
Lo'vAGE. n. s. [levisticum, Latin.] A la seventeen days ap pear'd your pleasing coast, plant. And woedy mountains, half in vapours lost. LOUD. adj.
1. Noisy; striking the car with great LOT. 2. 5. (Haut, Gothick; hlot, Saxon;
force lat, Dutch.)
Contending on the Lesbian shore, 1. Fortune; state assigned.
His prowess Philomelides confessid, Kala at length conclude my ling'ring lot;
And loud acclaiming Greeks the victor bless' Disdain me noi, aichough I be not fair, Who is an heir of many hundred sheep,
The numbers soft and clear, Due beauty keep which never sun can burn,
ear; Nor storms do turn.
Now louder, and yet louder rise, Our ofa let is best; and by aiming at what we
And fill with spreading sounds the skies. Pope. bave not, we kuse what we have already.
2. Clamorous; turbulent.
She is loud and stubborn; her fect abide not Prepor'd I stand; he was but born to try
in her house.
Proverbse The lot of man, to suffer and to die. Pope. 2. A die, or any thing used in deter: Lo'udly. adv. (from loud.] mining chances.
1. Noisily ; so as to be heard far. Aaron shall cast lets upon the two goats; one
The soldier that phile sopher well blam'd, let for the Lord, and the other lot for the scape
Who long and loudly in ene schools declaim'd.
Leviticus. Their tasks in equal portions she divides,
2. Clamorously; with violence of voice. And where unequal, there by lots decides. Dryd.
I read above fifty pamphlets, written by as Ulysses bids is friends to cast Icts, to shew, many presbyterian divines, loudly disclaiming to that he would not voluntarily expose them to so
Swift. imminent danger.
Broome. LOČUDNESS. n. s. Noise ; force of sound; 3. It seems in Sbakspeare to signify a turbulence; vehemence or furiousness lucky or wished chance.
of clamour. If you have heard your general talk of Rome, Had any disaster made room for grief, it would And of his friends there, it is lots to blanks have moved according to prudence, and the proMy name hach touch'd your ears; it is Mene
portions of provocation : it would not have sainius.
lied out into complaint or loudness. South. 4. A portion; a parcel of goods as being To LOVE. v. a. [luian, Saxon.]
drawn by lot: as, what lot of silks bad 1. To regard with passionate affection, as you at the sale ?
that of one sex to the other. s. Proportion of taxes : as, to pay scot Good shepherd, tell this youth what'tis to love. and lot.
It is to be made all of sighs and tears; Lote tree or nettle tree. n. s. A plant.
It is to be made all of faith and service; The leaves of the lote tree are like those of the
It is to be all made of fantasy, Dettse. The fruit of this tree is not so tempting
All made of passion, and all made of wishes; to us, as it was to the companions of Ulysses :
All adoration, duty, and obedience;
All bumbleness, all patience, all impatience, the wood is durable, and used to make pipes for wird instruments: the root is proper for hafts
All purity, all trial, all observance. Sbuksp.
I could not love I'm sure of knises, and was highly esteemed by the Ro
One who in love were wise.
Cowley. Trans for its beauty and use.
Thejealous man wishes himself a kind of deity LOTOS. 1. s. [Latin.] See LOTE.
to the person he loves ; be would be the only The trees around them all their food produce,
employment of her thoughts. Addison. Letos, the name divine, nectareous juice. Pope. Loʻtion, 7. s. (lonie, Lat, torion, Fr.] A
2. To regard with the affection of a friend.
None but his brethren he, and sisters, knen, the goodness of God, and his tender bove to Whom the kind youth prefer'd to me,
mankind, which is the most powerful argument And much above myself I lou'd them too. to the love of God.
Tillotsor, Cowley. 5. Liking; inclination to: as, the love of 3. To regard with parental tenderness.
one's country. He that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, In youth, of patrimonial wealth possest, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to The love of science faintly warm'd his breast. him. Jobn.
Fenton. 4. To be pleased with ; to delight in. 6. Object beloved.
Fish used to salt water delight more in fresh: Open the temple gates unto my love. Spenser. we see that salmon and smelts love to get into if that the world and love were young rivers, though against the stream. Bacon. And truth in every shepherd's tongue; Wit, eloquence, and poetry,
These pretty pleasures might we move, Arts which I lov'd..
Cowley. To live with thee, and be thy love. Sbaksp. He lov'd my worthless rhimes, and, like a The banish'd never hopes his love to see. friend,
Dryden. Would find out something to commend. Cowley. The lover and the love of human kind. Pope. 5. To regard with reverent unwillingness 7. Lewdness. to offend.
He is not lolling on a lewd love bed, Love the Lord thy God with all thine heart.
But on his knees at meditation.
Sbaksf. Deuteronomy. 8. Unreasonable liking. Love. n. s. [from the verb.)
The love to sin makes a man sin against his I. The passion between the sexes.
Taylor. Hearken to the birds love-learned song,
Men in love with their opinions may not only The dewie leaves among !
suppose what is in question, but allege wrong While idly I stood looking on,
matter of fact.
Lockie I found th' effect of love in idleness. Shaksp. 9. Fondness; concord. My cales of love were wont to weary you;
Come, love and health to all! I know you joy not in a love discourse. Sbaksp. Then I'll sit down: give me some wine; fill full. I look'd upon her with a soldier's eye,
Slakspears. That lik’d, but had a rougher task in hand
Shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, Than to drive liking to the name of love. Sbaks. and in the spirit of nieekness? 1 Corintbiars.
What need a vermil-tinctur'd lip for that, 10. Principle of union. Love-darting eyes, or tresses like the morn? Love is the great instrument of nature, the
Milton. bond and cement of society, the spirit and spring Love quarrels oft in pleasing concord end, of the universe: love is such an affection as canNot wedlock treachery, endang'ring life. Milt. not so properly be said to be in the soul, as the
A love potion works more by the strength of soul to be in that: it is the whole man wrapt up charm than nature. Collier. into one desire.
Seuté. You know y' are in my power by making love. 11. Picturesque representation of love.
Dryden. The lovely babe was born with ev'ry grace : Let mutual joys our mutual trust combine, Such was his form as painters, when they show And love, and love-born confidence be thine.
Their utmost art, on naked loves bestow. Dryd. Pope:
12. A word of endearnient. Cold is that breast which warm'd the world
"Tis no dishonour, trust me, love, 'tis none; before,
I would die for thee.
Dryden. And these love-darting eyes must roll no more.
Due reverence to God.
13. 2. Kindness; good-will; friendship.
I know that you have not the love of God in you.
Jobit. What love, think'st thou, I sue so much to
Love is of two sorts, of friendship and of de
sire; the one betwixt friends, the other betwixt My love till death, my humble thanks, my
lovers; the one a rational, the other a sensitive prayers?
love: so our love of God consists of two parts, as That love which virtue begs, and virtue grants.
esteeming of God, and desiring of him. Hamk.
The love of God makes a man chaste without God brought Daniel into favour and tender
the laborious arts of fasting, and exterior discie love with the prince.
plincs; he reaches at glory without any other The one preach Christ of contention, but the
arms but those of love.
Taylor. other of love.
Philippians. By this shall all men know that ye arc m disə 34. A kind of thin silk stuff. Ainszu. ciples, if ye have love one to another. fohon. This leaf held near the eye, and obverted to Unwearied have we spent the nights,
the light, appeared so full of pores, with such a Till the Ledean stars, so fam'd for love,
transparency as that of a sieve, a piece of cypress, Wonder'd at us from above.
Lo’VE APPLE. n. s. A plant. Miiter. 3. Courtship. Demetrius
LoʻVEKNOT. 1. s. [love and knot.) А Made love to Nedar's daughter Helena,
complicated figure, by which affaction And won her soul.
Shalspeare interchanged is figured. If you will marry, make your loves to me,
Lo'veLETTER. 11. s. [love and lettir.] My lady is bespoke.
Letter of courtship. The enquiry of truch, which is the love-making or wooing ot' it; the knowledge of truth, the
Have I escaped loveletters in the holyday time preference of it; and the belief of truth, the en
of my bcauty, and am I now a subject for them? joying of it, is the sovereign good of human na
The children are educated in the different Bacon.
notions of their parents; the sons follow the fra 4. Tenderness; parental care.
cher, while the daugh:ers read lavcletters ard No religion that ever was, so fully represents romances to thcir mctalet.