Labent La"bent, a. [L. labens, p. pr. of labi to slide, glide.] Slipping; sliding; gliding. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • labent — † ˈlabent, a. Obs. 0 [ad. L. lābent , pr. pple. of lābī to fall.] ‘Falling, sliding, fleeting, running, or passing away’ (Bailey 1727 vol. II) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Labēnt — (v. lat.), gleitend, schlüpfend …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Labent — Labent, lat. deutsch, gleitend, schlüpfend …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • labent — adjective sliding; gliding …   Wiktionary

  • labent — la|bent <zu lat. labi »gleiten, fallen« u. ↑...ent> (veraltet) gleitend, fallend …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Descent — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Motion downwards. < N PARAG:Descent >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 descent descent descension declension declination Sgm: N 1 fall fall Sgm: N 1 falling falling &c. >V. ???>: slump …   English dictionary for students

  • FABARIAE Thermae — Germ. Pfavers, primi inter Rhaeticas nominis; dictae sunt a vicino Benedictinorum Coenobio Fabario vel ad Fabarias, ut habet Munster. l. 3. qui illas accurate descripsit. Sunt in rAcantiorum ambitu, intra montium fauces portentoso aspectu, aditu… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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