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(n.) The European shad (Clupea alosa); -- called also allice shad or allis shad. The name is sometimes applied to the American shad (Clupea sapidissima). See Shad.
(v. t.) To praise.


The past or preterit tense of Arise.
(imp.) of Arise


(n.) A stall or a crib for an ox, cow, or other animal.
(v. i.) To drink excessively. See Booze.


(n.) Pottage made by pouring some boiling liquid on meal (esp. oatmeal), and stirring it. It is called beef brose, water brose, etc., according to the name of the liquid (beef broth, hot water, etc.) used.


(imp.) of Choose
(n.) A thing; personal property.


(adv.) In a close manner.
(adv.) Secretly; darkly.
(n.) To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close the eyes; to close a door.
(n.) To bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to close the ranks of an army; -- often used with up.
(n.) To bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to close a course of instruction.
(n.) To come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to confine.
(n.) The manner of shutting; the union of parts; junction.
(n.) Conclusion; cessation; ending; end.
(n.) A grapple in wrestling.
(n.) The conclusion of a strain of music; cadence.
(n.) A double bar marking the end.
(v. i.) To come together; to unite or coalesce, as the parts of a wound, or parts separated.
(v. i.) To end, terminate, or come to a period; as, the debate closed at six o'clock.
(v. i.) To grapple; to engage in hand-to-hand fight.
(v. t.) An inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; -- specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.
(v. t.) A narrow passage leading from a street to a court, and the houses within.
(v. t.) The interest which one may have in a piece of ground, even though it is not inclosed.
(v. t.) Shut fast; closed; tight; as, a close box.
(v. t.) Narrow; confined; as, a close alley; close quarters.
(v. t.) Oppressive; without motion or ventilation; causing a feeling of lassitude; -- said of the air, weather, etc.
(v. t.) Strictly confined; carefully quarded; as, a close prisoner.
(v. t.) Out of the way observation; secluded; secret; hidden.
(v. t.) Disposed to keep secrets; secretive; reticent.
(v. t.) Having the parts near each other; dense; solid; compact; as applied to bodies; viscous; tenacious; not volatile, as applied to liquids.
(v. t.) Concise; to the point; as, close reasoning.
(v. t.) Adjoining; near; either in space; time, or thought; -- often followed by to.
(v. t.) Short; as, to cut grass or hair close.
(v. t.) Intimate; familiar; confidential.
(v. t.) Nearly equal; almost evenly balanced; as, a close vote.
(v. t.) Difficult to obtain; as, money is close.
(v. t.) Parsimonious; stingy.
(v. t.) Adhering strictly to a standard or original; exact; strict; as, a close translation.
(v. t.) Accurate; careful; precise; also, attentive; undeviating; strict; not wandering; as, a close observer.
(v. t.) Uttered with a relatively contracted opening of the mouth, as certain sounds of e and o in French, Italian, and German; -- opposed to open.


(a.) Irregular or uneven as if eaten or worn away.
(a.) Jagged or irregularly toothed, as if nibbled out or gnawed.


(n.) Any large web-footen bird of the subfamily Anserinae, and belonging to Anser, Branta, Chen, and several allied genera. See Anseres.
(n.) Any large bird of other related families, resembling the common goose.
(n.) A tailor's smoothing iron, so called from its handle, which resembles the neck of a goose.
(n.) A silly creature; a simpleton.
(n.) A game played with counters on a board divided into compartments, in some of which a goose was depicted.


(a.) To untie or unbind; to free from any fastening; to remove the shackles or fastenings of; to set free; to relieve.
(a.) To release from anything obligatory or burdensome; to disengage; hence, to absolve; to remit.
(a.) To relax; to loosen; to make less strict.
(a.) To solve; to interpret.
(n.) Freedom from restraint.
(n.) A letting go; discharge.
(superl.) Unbound; untied; unsewed; not attached, fastened, fixed, or confined; as, the loose sheets of a book.
(superl.) Free from constraint or obligation; not bound by duty, habit, etc. ; -- with from or of.
(superl.) Not tight or close; as, a loose garment.
(superl.) Not dense, close, compact, or crowded; as, a cloth of loose texture.
(superl.) Not precise or exact; vague; indeterminate; as, a loose style, or way of reasoning.
(superl.) Not strict in matters of morality; not rigid according to some standard of right.
(superl.) Unconnected; rambling.
(superl.) Lax; not costive; having lax bowels.
(superl.) Dissolute; unchaste; as, a loose man or woman.
(superl.) Containing or consisting of obscene or unchaste language; as, a loose epistle.
(v. i.) To set sail.


(n.) A large cervine mammal (Alces machlis, or A. Americanus), native of the Northern United States and Canada. The adult male is about as large as a horse, and has very large, palmate antlers. It closely resembles the European elk, and by many zoologists is considered the same species. See Elk.


(n.) A running knot, or loop, which binds the closer the more it is drawn.
(v. t.) To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare.


(a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, prose; not in verse; as, prose composition.
(a.) Possessing or exhibiting unpoetical characteristics; plain; dull; prosaic; as, the prose duties of life.
(n.) The ordinary language of men in speaking or writing; language not cast in poetical measure or rhythm; -- contradistinguished from verse, or metrical composition.
(n.) Hence, language which evinces little imagination or animation; dull and commonplace discourse.
(n.) A hymn with no regular meter, sometimes introduced into the Mass. See Sequence.
(v. i.) To write prose.
(v. t.) To write in prose.
(v. t.) To write or repeat in a dull, tedious, or prosy way.


Praise (Scottish)


(pron.) The possessive case of who or which. See Who, and Which.