from The Century Dictionary.

  • In entomology, bent outward suddenly.


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  • Claribel smiled with suitable enthusiasm and eflected that she would much prefer Marc to irive her, and then felt mean at the thought.

    The Course Of True Love Neels, Betty 1993

  • I have found that ferrous chloride mixed with thick milk of lime acts more rapidly for the reason that, on agitating in a glass vessel, the pastry mass coats the walls and better exposure of the precipitated ferrous hydrate to the air is eflected.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 1771

  • That the state board of education be and is Ingham. 'hereby authorized to exchange a small parcel of land upon the northerly side of premises in Framinghara, belonging to the state normal school, with the owner of the premises adjoining the same, for the purpose of straightening the dividing line; said exchange to be eflected in such equita - ble manner as the board of education may determine and without expense to the Commonwealth.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court 1663


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