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An artificial ulcer, usually made in the fleshy part of the arm or leg, to produce the secretion and discharge of pus for the relief of some affected part. 8. The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event; hence, contest; test; trial. Come

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An artificial ulcer, usually made in the fleshy part of the arm or leg, to produce the secretion and discharge of pus for the relief of some affected part. 8. The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event; hence, contest; test; trial. Come forth to view The issue of the exploit. Shak. While it is hot, I 'll put it to the issue. Shak. 9. A point in debate or controversy on which the parties take affirmative and negative positions; a presentation of alternatives between which to choose or decide. (more info) to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. i., Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. Ambition, 1. The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out from any inclosed place; egress; as, the issue of water from a pipe, of blood from a wound, of air from a bellows, of people from a house. 2. The act of sending out, or causing to go forth; delivery; issuance; as, the issue of an order from a commanding officer; the issue of money from a treasury. 3. That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper. 4. Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law, sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from a common ancestor; all lineal descendants. If the king Should without issue die. Shak. 5. Produce of the earth, or profits of land, tenements, or other property; as, A conveyed to B all his right for a term of years, with all the issues, rents, and profits. 6. A discharge of flux, as of blood. Matt. ix. 20.

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    Chancellorship. Gower.
  • SPREADINGLY
    , adv. Increasingly. The best times were spreadingly infected. Milton.
  • HAZARDIZE
    A hazardous attempt or situation; hazard. Herself had run into that hazardize. Spenser.
  • REVOKER
    One who revokes.
  • PROCEREBRUM
    The prosencephalon.
  • STOCKER
    One who makes or fits stocks, as of guns or gun carriages, etc.
  • INTENTIONALITY
    The quality or state of being intentional; purpose; design. Coleridge.
  • OBJECTIVENESS
    Objectivity. Is there such a motion or objectiveness of external bodies, which produceth light Sir M. Hale
  • SPRINGBOARD
    An elastic board, secured at the ends, or at one end, often by elastic supports, used in performing feats of agility or in exercising.
  • BRANCHIOSTOMA
    The lancelet. See Amphioxus.
  • SPRINGE
    A noose fastened to an elastic body, and drawn close with a sudden spring, whereby it catches a bird or other animal; a gin; a snare. As a woodcock to mine own springe. Shak.
  • DRIFTBOLT
    A bolt for driving out other bolts.
  • SPRINGAL
    An ancient military engine for casting stones and arrows by means of a spring.
  • SCOPELINE
    Scopeloid.
  • PURPOSELESS
    Having no purpose or result; objectless. Bp. Hall. -- Pur"pose*less*ness, n.
  • PURPORTLESS
    Without purport or meaning.
  • STOCKWORK
    A system of working in ore, etc., when it lies not in strata or veins, but in solid masses, so as to be worked in chambers or stories.
  • VENTURESOME
    Inclined to venture; not loth to run risk or danger; venturous; bold; daring; adventurous; as, a venturesome boy or act. -- Ven"ture*some*ly, adv. -- Ven"ture*some*ness, n.
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    In a startling manner.
  • SPRINT
    To run very rapidly; to run at full speed. A runner should be able to sprint the whole way. Encyc. Brit. (more info) Etym:
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    In a disproportional manner; unsuitably in form, quantity, or value; unequally.
  • TECTIBRANCHIA
    See TECTIBRANCHIATA
  • DISVENTURE
    A disadventure. Shelton.
  • HAEMATOSCOPE
    A hæmoscope.
  • MISDEMEAN
    To behave ill; -- with a reflexive pronoun; as, to misdemean one's self.
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    A division of opisthobranchiate mollusks, having no shell except while very young. The gills are naked and situated upon the back or sides. See Ceratobranchia.
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    The quality or state of being inconsequent; want of just or logical inference or argument; inconclusiveness. Bp. Stillingfleet. Strange, that you should not see the inconsequence of your own reasoning! Bp. Hurd.
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    Abranchiate.
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    A division of opisthobranchiate mollusks having the branchiæ in a wreath or group around the anal opening, as in the genus Doris.
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    Behavior. Spenser.
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    Warehouse for storing goods.
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    A storehouse for wares, or goods. Addison.
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    1. A house established for the convenience of the post, where relays of horses can be obtained. 2. A house for distributing the malls; a post office.
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    A house or shelter for fowls.
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    One of branchiæ attached to the bases of the legs in Crustacea.
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    Motion excited by reflex nerves. See Excito-motory.

 

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