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Chambers's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language, Ed. by J. Donald
by W & R Chambers Ltd and Ltd Chambers W. and R.


Overview - This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 Excerpt: ...porta, a gate. past, past, fa.p.  Read more...

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 Excerpt: ...porta, a gate. past, past, fa.p. of Pan.--adj. gone by; elapsed; ended: in time already passed.--prep, farther than; out of reach of: no longer capable of.--adv. by.--The pact, that which has passed, esp. time. pastime, pas'tlm, . that which serves to pass away the time; amusement; recreation. passerine, pas' r-Tn, adj., relating to the passeres, an order of birds of which the sparrow is the type. L. passer, a sparrow. Passion, pash'un, . lit suffering; the sufferings, esp. the death of Christ: endurance of an effect, as opposed to action: state of the soul when receiving an impression; strong agitation of mind, esp. rage; ardent love; eager desire.--in //. excited conditions of mind. Fr.--L. fassio--Potior, passus, to suffer. passion-flower, pash'un-flow-er, ., affowerso called from a fancied resemblance to a halo and crown of thorns, the emblems of Christ's passion or suffering. passion-week, pash'un-w k, ., the week of Christ's passion or suffering, that is, his trial and crucifixion; the week immediately before Easter. passionate, pash'un-at, adj., moved by passion; easily moved to anger: intense.--adv. pas'tionately, --: . pas'rionateneM. low L. passionate--L. potior. passionless, pash'un-les, adj., free from passion; not easily excited to anger. passive, pas'iv, adj., suffering; unresisting; not acting: in gram., expressing the suffering of an action.---adv. passively.--n. passivenesi. L. Passivus--jtatior. passivity, pas-iv'i-t i, . lit. passiveness; in physics, tendency of a body to preserve a given state, cither of motion or rest. Passover, Passport, Past. See under Pass. Paste, past, n. lit. that which is moulded; dough prepared for pies, &c.; a cement of flour and water; anything mixed up to a viscou...


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  • ISBN-13: 9781130164527
  • ISBN-10: 1130164527
  • Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
  • Publish Date: March 2012
  • Page Count: 92


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