Alegge
Alegge A*legge", v. t. [OE. aleggen, alegen, OF. alegier, F. all['e]ger, fr. LL. alleviare, for L. allevare to lighten; ad + levis light. Cf. {Alleviate}, {Allay}, {Allege}.] To allay or alleviate; to lighten. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That shall alegge this bitter blast. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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  • alegge — obs. form of allay and allege …   Useful english dictionary

  • alegge — v. a. == to lay down, put down. 1928 B. part, ‘aleyd.’ == quelled, subdued. Wright’s L. P. p. 105 (of laws) == to annul. RG. 422. part. ‘aleyd.’ RG. 144 == ‘to confute.’ O. and N. 394. AS. a lecgan …   Oldest English Words

  • Allay — Al*lay , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allaying}.] [OE. alaien, aleggen, to lay down, put down, humble, put an end to, AS. [=a]lecgan; [=a] (cf. Goth. us , G. er , orig. meaning out) + lecgan to lay; but confused with old forms… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allayed — Allay Al*lay , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allaying}.] [OE. alaien, aleggen, to lay down, put down, humble, put an end to, AS. [=a]lecgan; [=a] (cf. Goth. us , G. er , orig. meaning out) + lecgan to lay; but confused with old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allaying — Allay Al*lay , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Allayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Allaying}.] [OE. alaien, aleggen, to lay down, put down, humble, put an end to, AS. [=a]lecgan; [=a] (cf. Goth. us , G. er , orig. meaning out) + lecgan to lay; but confused with old… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allegge — Al*legge , v. t. See {Alegge} and {Allay}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alleviate — Al*le vi*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alleviated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alleviating}.] [LL. alleviare, fr. L. ad + levis light. See {Alegge}, {Levity}.] 1. To lighten or lessen the force or weight of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Should no others join capable… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alleviated — Alleviate Al*le vi*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alleviated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alleviating}.] [LL. alleviare, fr. L. ad + levis light. See {Alegge}, {Levity}.] 1. To lighten or lessen the force or weight of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Should no others… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alleviating — Alleviate Al*le vi*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alleviated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alleviating}.] [LL. alleviare, fr. L. ad + levis light. See {Alegge}, {Levity}.] 1. To lighten or lessen the force or weight of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Should no others… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Legge — Legge, v. t. [Abbrev. fr. alegge.] To lighten; to allay. [Obs.] Rom. of R. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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