Elinguid
Elinguid E*lin"guid, a. [L. elinguis, prop., deprived of the tongue; hence, speechless; e + lingua tongue.] Tongue-tied; dumb. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Elinguation — E lin*gua tion, n. [L. elinguatio. See {Elinguid}.] (O. Eng. Law) Punishment by cutting out the tongue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”