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  • 161 Hygrophthalmic — Hy groph*thal mic, a. [Gr. ? wet + E. ophthalmic.] (Anat.) Serving to moisten the eye; sometimes applied to the lachrymal ducts. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 162 Imbrue — Im*brue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbureed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbureing}.] [Cf. OF. embruer, also embruver, embreuver, embrever, to give to drink, soak (see pref. {En }, 1, 1st {In }, and {Breverage}), but also OE. enbrewen, enbrowen, to stain, soil …

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  • 163 Imbureed — Imbrue Im*brue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbureed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbureing}.] [Cf. OF. embruer, also embruver, embreuver, embrever, to give to drink, soak (see pref. {En }, 1, 1st {In }, and {Breverage}), but also OE. enbrewen, enbrowen, to… …

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  • 164 Imbureing — Imbrue Im*brue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imbureed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imbureing}.] [Cf. OF. embruer, also embruver, embreuver, embrever, to give to drink, soak (see pref. {En }, 1, 1st {In }, and {Breverage}), but also OE. enbrewen, enbrowen, to… …

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  • 165 Irrigate — Ir ri*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrigating}.] [L. irrigatus, p. p. of irrigare to irrigate: ir in + rigare to water; prob. akin to E. rain. See {Rain}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To water; to wet; to moisten with running or… …

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  • 166 Irrigated — Irrigate Ir ri*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrigating}.] [L. irrigatus, p. p. of irrigare to irrigate: ir in + rigare to water; prob. akin to E. rain. See {Rain}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To water; to wet; to moisten with… …

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  • 167 Irrigating — Irrigate Ir ri*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrigated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrigating}.] [L. irrigatus, p. p. of irrigare to irrigate: ir in + rigare to water; prob. akin to E. rain. See {Rain}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To water; to wet; to moisten with… …

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  • 168 Irrorate — Ir ro*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrorating}.] [L. irroratus, p. p. of irrorare to bedew; pref. ir in + ros, roris, dew.] To sprinkle or moisten with dew; to bedew. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 169 Irrorated — Irrorate Ir ro*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrorating}.] [L. irroratus, p. p. of irrorare to bedew; pref. ir in + ros, roris, dew.] To sprinkle or moisten with dew; to bedew. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 170 Irrorating — Irrorate Ir ro*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Irrorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Irrorating}.] [L. irroratus, p. p. of irrorare to bedew; pref. ir in + ros, roris, dew.] To sprinkle or moisten with dew; to bedew. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 171 Juice — (j[=u]s), v. t. To moisten; to wet. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 172 Leak — Leak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leaked} (l[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaking}.] [Akin to D. lekken, G. lecken, lechen, Icel. leka, Dan. l[ae]kke, Sw. l[ a]cka, AS. leccan to wet, moisten. See {Leak}, n.] 1. To let water or other fluid in or out through …

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  • 173 Leaked — Leak Leak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leaked} (l[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaking}.] [Akin to D. lekken, G. lecken, lechen, Icel. leka, Dan. l[ae]kke, Sw. l[ a]cka, AS. leccan to wet, moisten. See {Leak}, n.] 1. To let water or other fluid in or out… …

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  • 174 Leaking — Leak Leak, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Leaked} (l[=e]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Leaking}.] [Akin to D. lekken, G. lecken, lechen, Icel. leka, Dan. l[ae]kke, Sw. l[ a]cka, AS. leccan to wet, moisten. See {Leak}, n.] 1. To let water or other fluid in or out… …

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  • 175 Lecanora tartarea — Cudbear Cud bear (k?d b?r ), n. [Also {cudbeard}, corrupted fr. the name of Dr. Cuthbert Gordon, a Scotchman, who first brought it into notice.] 1. A powder of a violet red color, difficult to moisten with water, used for making violet or purple… …

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  • 176 Lecanora tartarea — Cudbear Cud bear (k?d b?r ), n. [Also {cudbeard}, corrupted fr. the name of Dr. Cuthbert Gordon, a Scotchman, who first brought it into notice.] 1. A powder of a violet red color, difficult to moisten with water, used for making violet or purple… …

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  • 177 Moist — Moist, v. t. To moisten. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 178 Mucus — Mu cus (m[=u] k[u^]s), n. [L. mucus, muccus; cf. mucere to be moldy or musty, Gr. my xa mucus, and Skr. muc to release. Cf. {Match} for striking fire, {Moist}, {Mucilage}.] 1. (Physiol.) A viscid fluid secreted by mucous membranes, which it… …

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  • 179 Sparge — Sparge, v. t. [L. spargere; cf. F. asperger.] To sprinkle; to moisten by sprinkling; as, to sparge paper. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 180 Tatta — Tat ta, n. [Hind. ?a??[=i], t[=a]t[=i].] A bamboo frame or trellis hung at a door or window of a house, over which water is suffered to trickle, in order to moisten and cool the air as it enters. [India] [1913 Webster] …

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