Consolidated Con*sol"i*da`ted, p. p. & a. 1. Made solid, hard, or compact; united; joined; solidified. [1913 Webster]

The Aggregate Fund . . . consisted of a great variety of taxes and surpluses of taxes and duties which were [in 1715] consolidated. --Rees. [1913 Webster]

A mass of partially consolidated mud. --Tyndall. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Having a small surface in proportion to bulk, as in the cactus. [1913 Webster]

Consolidated plants are evidently adapted and designed for very dry regions; in such only they are found. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

{The Consolidated Fund}, a British fund formed by consolidating (in 1787) three public funds (the Aggregate Fund, the General Fund, and the South Sea Fund). In 1816, the larger part of the revenues of Great Britian and Ireland was assigned to what has been known as the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom, out of which are paid the interest of the national debt, the salaries of the civil list, etc. [1913 Webster]

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