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  • 141Invalidism — In va*lid*ism, n. The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 142Invalidity — In va*lid i*ty, n. [Cf. F. invalidit[ e], LL. invaliditas lack of health.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lack of validity or cogency; lack of legal force or efficacy; invalidness; as, the invalidity of an agreement or of a will. [1913 Webster] 2. Lack of… …

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  • 143new conjugation — Weak Weak (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[ …

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  • 144Outgrew — Outgrow Out*grow , v. t. [imp. {Outgrew}; p. p. {Outgrown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outgrowing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as,… …

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  • 145Outgrow — Out*grow , v. t. [imp. {Outgrew}; p. p. {Outgrown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outgrowing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as, to… …

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  • 146Outgrowing — Outgrow Out*grow , v. t. [imp. {Outgrew}; p. p. {Outgrown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outgrowing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as,… …

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  • 147Outgrown — Outgrow Out*grow , v. t. [imp. {Outgrew}; p. p. {Outgrown}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Outgrowing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To surpass in growing; to grow more than. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To grow out of or away from; to grow too large, or too aged, for; as,… …

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  • 148regular conjugation — Weak Weak (w[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Weaker} (w[=e]k [ e]r); superl. {Weakest}.] [OE. weik, Icel. veikr; akin to Sw. vek, Dan. veg soft, flexible, pliant, AS. w[=a]c weak, soft, pliant, D. week, G. weich, OHG. weih; all from the verb seen in Icel. v[ …

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  • 149Spur — Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 150Spur fowl — Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 151Spur gear — Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 152Spur gearing — Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 153Spur pepper — Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 154Spur wheel — Spur Spur, n. [OE. spure, spore, AS. spura, spora; akin to D. spoor, G. sporn, OHG. sporo, Icel. spori, Dan. spore, Sw. sporre, and to AS. spor a trace, footstep, spyrian to trace, track, examine, and E. spurn. [root]171. Cf. {Sparrow}, {Spere},… …

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  • 155Stop — Stop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stopping}.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan. stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa the coarse… …

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  • 156Stopped — Stop Stop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stopping}.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan. stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa the… …

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  • 157Stopping — Stop Stop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stopping}.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan. stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa the… …

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  • 158Strait — Strait, n.; pl. {Straits}. [OE. straight, streit, OF. estreit, estroit. See {Strait}, a.] 1. A narrow pass or passage. [1913 Webster] He brought him through a darksome narrow strait To a broad gate all built of beaten gold. Spenser. [1913… …

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  • 159Straits — Strait Strait, n.; pl. {Straits}. [OE. straight, streit, OF. estreit, estroit. See {Strait}, a.] 1. A narrow pass or passage. [1913 Webster] He brought him through a darksome narrow strait To a broad gate all built of beaten gold. Spenser. [1913… …

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  • 160To stop off — Stop Stop, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stopped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stopping}.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan. stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa the… …

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