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Image from page 508 of “Webster’s practical dictionary. A practical dictionary of the English language, giving the correct spelling, pronunciation and definitions of words based on the Unabridged dictionary of Noah Webster ..” (1906)

Image from page 508 of “Webster’s practical dictionary. A practical dictionary of the English language, giving the correct spelling, pronunciation and definitions of words based on the Unabridged dictionary of Noah Webster ..” (1906)
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Title: Webster’s practical dictionary. A practical dictionary of the English language, giving the correct spelling, pronunciation and definitions of words based on the Unabridged dictionary of Noah Webster ..
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Webster, Noah, 1758-1843 Porter, Noah, 1811-1892 Gardner, Dorsey, 1842-1894, [from old catalog] ed
Subjects: English language
Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Britton co. Springfield, Mass., G. & C. Merriam co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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an enemy ; acountersign; pass-word. Water, wawter, n.The fluid which de-scends from theclouds in rain, andwhich forms rivers,lakes, seas, etc.; abody of water,standing or flowing; one of various liquid secretions,humors, etc., — so named from their resemblance towater; esp., urine; the color or luster of a diamond.— V. t. [watered (-terd),-TERiNG.1 To wet or over-flow with water, irrigate; to supply with water fordrink; to wet and calender (clotli), so as to impart toit a lustrous appearance in wavy lines; to increase inapparent bulk, without adding to the real value, —as, to water stock, to issue new stock on pretense thatthe profits warrant such increase.— v. i. To fill withor shed water or liquid matter; to get or take in wa-ter; to grow moist when something excites the appe-tite — said of the mouth. — To make water. To passurine. (Naut.) To admit water, leak. — To make themouthwater. A phrase denoting that somethingproduces a longing desire, the sight or odor of food

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Watch-tower. sun, cube, full; moon, f(36t; cow. oil; ligger or ink, tiien, boNboN, chair, get. WATER 500 WATTLE often causing an increased flow of saliva.—Wa-terer, h. One who waters.—Watennan, n.; pi.-HEX. One who manages water-cralt; a boatman;ferryman.—Wa^tery,-ter-T, a. Resembling water;thin or transparent, as a liquid; abounding in thin,tasteless, or insipid fluid; abounding with water,wet; of, pert, to, or consisting of, water; aqueous;humid; damp.—Waterish, a. Resemblingwater;thin; watery; somewhat watery; moist.—Water-back, «. An iron chamber or a coil of pipes at theback of a cooking stove or range, through whichwater, when heated, is ijassed into the reservoir.—bailiff,-balif, n. An officer of the customs, inEng. for searching ships. —bearer, n. (Astron.)A sio;n of the zodiac, and the constellation from which it is named; Aquarius. brash, n. (Pathol.) A disease characterized by burning pain in the stom-ach, with eructations of an acrid fluid; pyrosis.—-cart,

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