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mained in the hands of the French during twenty -Nay then, two treys; metheglin, wort, and roalm. years, from 1794 10 1814.


Shakspeare. Love's Labour Lost. Few towns are richer in Roman antiquities : TRI'ABLE, adj. From try. Capable of the remains of the haihs are extensive; but of trial, judicially or otherwise; possible to be exthe circus and amphitheatre there are hardly any perimented. traces. The piers of the bridge on the Moselle For the more easy understanding of the experiare the work of either the Romans or Gauls. ments triable by our engine, I insinuated that notion, The corn market at the west end of the town, by which all of them will prove explicable. Boyle. adjacent to the river, is evidently a Roman work.

No one should be admitted to a bishop's chancelThe university was founded in 1454, and greatly lorship without good knowledge in the civil and

canon laws, since divers causes triable in the spiritual extended in 1722. After 1794 it was converted

court are of weight.

Aylite. by the French into a central school, to which its

TRI'AL, n. s. From try. Test; examination; Prussian possessors have lately given the name of gymnasium. Its classes are held in a pile of judicial process or examination; temptation;

test of virtue; state of being tried. building of great size, in one of the wings of

Others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings. which is a library. There is here, under the di

Hebrews. rection of a society, a good collection of antiques

He hath resisted law, and natural curiosities. Twenty-two miles E.N.E. And therefore law shall scorn him further trial of Luxemberg, and seventy west by south of Than the severity of publick power. Mentz.

Shakspeare. Coriolanus TREVES, a small town in the west of France, Good shepherd, tell this youth what 'tis to love. department of the Maine and Loire, situated - It is to be all made of sighs and tears ; on the Loire, about nine miles north-west of It is to be made all of faith and service, Saumur.

All humbleness, all patience and impatience ; TREVETHIN, a parish of England, in

All purity, all trial, all observance.

Id. As You Like It. Monmouthshire, six miles and a half W. N. W.

Skilful gardeners make trial of the seeds by putting of Usk. Population 2423.

them into water gently boiled ; and, if good, they will TREVI, a small town in the central part of sprout within half an hour. Italy, in the states of the church, situated on a

Bacon'. Natural History. mountain in the delegation of Spoleto. _It was Trial is used in law for the examination of all anciently called Mutuscæ, and afterwards Tribula. causes, civil or criminal, according to the laws of our

TREVICO, a small inland town of Italy, in realm : the trial is the issue, which is tried upon the the central part of the kingdom of Naples, in the inditement, not the inditement itself. Cowell. Principato Ultra, with 2500 inhabitants.

There is a mixed kind of evidence relating both to TRÉVIERES, a small town in the north of the senses and understanding, depending upon our

own observation and repeated trials of the issues and France, department of Calvados, with 1000 in

events of actions or things, called experience. habitants. This is a pasturage district, and ex

Wilkins. ports large quantities of excellent butter. Nine

Lest our trial, when least sought, miles west of Bayeux, and twenty-six north- May find us both perhaps far less prepared, west of Caen.

The willinger I go.

Milton's Paradise Lost. TREVISANI (Francis), an eminent Italian

They shall come upon their trial, have all their painter, born at Trieste, in 1656. He married a actions strictly examined.

Nelson. noble Venetian' lady, and settled at Rome, where Every station is exposed to some trials, either he acquired great fame, for history and land- temptations that provoke our appetites, or disquiet scapes. He died in 1746.

our fears.

Rogers. TREVISI (Jerome), a celebrated Italian Trial, in law,' the examination of a cause painter of history and portraits, born at Treviso, according to the laws of the land before a proper in 1508. He became painter to Henry VIII. judge; or it is the manner and order observed in king of England ; who appointed him engineer the hearing and determining of causes. Trials at the siege of Boulogne, where he was killed, are either civil or criminal. in 1544.

Trials, Civil. The species of trials in civil TREVISO, a well built town of Austrian cases are seven :-By record; by inspection, o: Italy, capital of the delegation of the same name, examination; by certificate ; by witnesses ; by situated on the rivers Sile and Piavesella, at their wager of battel; by wager of law; and by jury. confluence. It is the see of a bishop, and con- The first six are only had in certain special or tains 12,000 inhabitants.

eccentrical cases, where the trial by jury would TREVOUX, an ancient town France, in not be so proper or effectual. See Law. the department of the Ain, and ci-devant pro TRIALLIS, in botany, a genus of plants, of vince of Bresse. It has an hospital, and a print- the class decandria, and order of monogynia, ing office, famous for printing the Jesuit Lite- ranking in the natural method under the thirtyrary Journals, entitled Memoires de Trevoux; eighth order, tricoccæ. and the Dictionnaire Universel. Trevoux is TRIANDRIA (from tpers, three, avno, a man seated on the Saone, twelve miles north of Lyons, or husband), the name of the third class in Linand 188 south by east of Paris. Long. 4° 51' E., næus's sexual system, consisting of plants with lat. 45° 57' N.

hermaphrodite flowers, which have three stamina TREY,

Fr. trois ; Lat. tres. A three at or male organs. See BOTANY. cards.

TRI'ANGLE, n.s. / Fr. triangle ; Lat. triWhite-handed mistress one sweet word with thee. TRIAN'GULAR, adj. ) angulum. A figure of --Honey, milk, and sugar, there is three.

three angles : haring three angles.

n. $.


The frame thereof seemed partly circular,

TRIBULUS, in botany, caltrops; a genus of And part triangular ; () work divine !

plants in the class decandria, and order of moThese two the first and last proportions are. nogynia; and, in the natural method, ranking

Spenser. under the fourteenth order, gruinales. The three angles of a triangle are equal to two

TRIBU'NAL, n.s. Lat. and Fr. tribunal. The right ones.

Locke. honey, and convenient for the bee ; yet did she got Cleopatra and himself in chairs of gold Though a round figure be most capacious for the seat of a judge.

l'th' market place, on a tribunal silvered, chuse that, because there must have been triangular Were publickly enthroned. spaces left void.


Shakspeare. Antony and Cleopatra. TRIANGLE, in geometry, a figure of three sides Summoning arch-angels to proclaim and three angles.

Thy dread tribunal.

Milton. TRIANGULAR COMPasses are such as have three There is a necessity of standing at his tribunal, legs or feet, by which any triangle, or three points, who is infinitely wise and just. Grew's Cosmologia. may be taken off at once.

He, who for our sakes stood before an earthly triTRIANTHEMA, in botany, horse purslane; bunal, might therefore be constituted judge of the

Nelson. a genus of plants, of the class decandria, and whole world. order of monogynia, and in the natural method TRI'BUNE, n. s. Lat. tribun, tribunus. ranking in the thirteenth order, succulentæ. TribunI'TIAL, adj. An officer of Rome

TRIARII, the most honorable order of Ro TRIBUNI'TIOUS. chosen by the people : man soldiers, who were excused from the ordi- relating to or becoming a tribune. nary watches; yet, when placed opposite to the These are the tribunes of the people, equites, they were obliged to have an eye over The tongues o' the common mouth : I do despisc them.


Shakspeare. TRIBALLI, a people of Thrace, or Lower

Let them not come in multitudes, or in a tribunitious

manner; for that is to clamour counsels, not to inMælia. They were conquered by Philip II. of


Bacon. Macedon, and afterwards warred against the Ro

Oh happy ages of our ancestors !

Beneath the kings and tribunitial powers, TRIBE, n. s. Lat. tribus, said to be from One jail did all their criminals restrain. trev, British; b and v being labials of promis

Dryden's Juvenal. cuous use in the ancient British. Trev from tir

A TRIBUNE, among the ancient Romans, was ef, his lands, is supposed by Mr. Rowland to be

a magistrate chosen out of the commons, to proCeltic, and used before the Romans had any thing, tect them against the oppressions of the great, to do with the British government. “This no

and to defend the liberty of the people against tion,' says Dr. Johnson, ' will not be much re

the attempts of the senate and consuls. The commended, when it is told that he derives tribunes of the people were first established centuriæ from trev, supposing it be the same

A. U.C. 259. The first design of their creation with our centrev, importing a hundred trevs or tribes.' A distinct body of people as divided by usurers, and to engage them to quit the Aven

was to shelter the people from the cruelty of family, fortune, or any other characteristic.

tine Mount, whither they had retired in displeaIf the heads of the tribes can be taken off, and

sure. Their number at first was but two; but the misled multitude will see their error, such extent of mercy is honourable.

the next year, under the consulate of A. PosthuBacon's Advice to Villiers.

mius Aruncius and Cassius Viscellinus, there I ha' been writing all this night unto all the tribes

were three more added : and this number of And centuries for their voices, to help Catiline five was afterwards increased by L. Trebonius In his election.

Ben Jonson. to ten. Who now shall rear you to the sun, or rank TRIBUNE, MILITARY, an officer in the Roman Your tribes, and water from the ambrosial fount? army, commander-in-chief over a body of forces,


particularly the division of a legion; much the Folly and vice are easy to describe,

same with our colonel. The common subjects of our scribbling tribe.

TRIBUTE, n. s.

Fr. tribut ; Lat: Roscommon. Teach straggling mountaineers, for publick good,

Trib'UTARY, adj & n. s. I tributum. Payment To rank in tribes, and quit the savage wood,

made in acknowledgment; subjection : paying Houses to build.


such acknowledgment; paid in tribute : he who I congratulate my country upon the increase of pays tribute. this happy tribe of men, since, by the present par All the people therein shall be tributaries unto thee, liament, the race of freeholders is spreading into the and serve thee.

Deut. xx. 11. Addison. They that received tribute money said. Doth not TRIBULATION, n. s.

Matthew xvii. 2. Fr. tribulation. Per- your master pay tribute ?

Thenceforth this land was tributary made secution; distress; vexation. Tribulation being present causeth sorrow, and Till Arthur all that reckoning did defray :

To ambitious Rome, and did their rule obey, being imminent breedeth fear.


Yet oft the Briton kings against them strongly The just shall dwell, And, after all their tribulations long,


Spenser. See golden days fruitful of golden deeds. Milton.

Whilst Malvern, king of hills, fair Severn overOur church taught us to pray, that God would, Attended on in state with tributary brooks.

looks, not only in all time of our tribulation, but in all time of our wealth, deliver us.

Drayton. Atterbury.

She receives TRIBULUM, in antiquity. See Thrashing. As tribute warmth and light.


remotest corners.

The two great empires of the world I know; they frequently enter, seldom going far from the And, since the earth none larger does afford, shore. The lamantin varies in size from eight to This Charles is some poor tributary lord. Dryden. seventeen feet long, is six or seven in circum

O'er Judah's king ten thousand tyrants reign, ference, and from 500 to 800 lbs. weight; the Legions of lust, and various powers of ill

skin is of a dark or black ash color; there are Insult the master's tributary will.


nine square shaped grinders on each side in each Around his throne the sea-born brothers stood,

jaw, which are covered with a glassy crust of That swell with tributary urns his flood.


enamel; the back bone has fifty joints or verteTRICE, n. s. Fr. trait, corrupted by pro- bræ : it is a thick clumsy animal, having no pronunciation. A short time; an instant; a stroke; perly distinct neck, as the body continues almost used familiarly.

of an equal thickness to the head. The female If they get never so great spoil at any time, the has two teats placed near the arm pits. These same they waste in a trice, as naturally delighting varieties differ considerably in size. This aniin spoil, though it do themselves no good. Spenser. mal is often tamed by the native inhabitants of He could raise scruples dark and nice,

America; and it delights in music; hence it is And after solve them in a trice.

Hudibras. It seems incredible at first, that all the blood in cients; and some believe that what has been

probably the delphinus or dolphin of the anour bodies should circulate in a iricè, in a very few minutes ; but it would be inore surprising if we knew be referred to this animal. It has a voracious

written concerning mermaids and sirens must the short periods of the great circulation of water.

Bentley's Sermons. appetite, and is perpetually eating; it is monoSo when the war had raised a storm,

gamous, or lives in families of one male, ono I've seen a snake in human form,

female, a half grown, and a very small young All stained with infamy and vice,

one. It copulates in the spring. When pasLeap from the dunghill in a trice.

Swift. turing on the aquatic plants, the back is often A man shall make his fortune in a trice,

above water; and, as the skin is full of a species If blessed with pliant, though but slender sense, of louse, numbers of sea fowls perch on them, Feigned modesty, and real impudence. Young.

to pick out the insects. They bellow like bulls; TRICHECUS, the walrus, a genus of aqua- their sight is very weak, but their hearing extic animals, belonging to the class of mammalia, tremely acute; the fore feet are palınated and and order of bruta. This genus has no fore fin-shaped, almost like those of a sea turtle; teeth, when full grown; has two great tusks in and, instead of hind feet, they have a horizontal the upper jaw, which point downwards; has tail; they have no external ears: the nostrils are grinders on each side in both jaws, which are distinct, and at a distance from each other; the composed of furrowed bones, The body is females have two teats about the breast; the oblong; the lips are doubled; and the hind legs upper lip is full of sharp, prickly, rigid bristles. are stretched backwards, and, as it were, bound This animal has great affinity to the whale and together, forming a kind of tail fitted for swim- seal tribes. The flesh is very good eating. ii. ming. There are three species; viz. 1. T. dagon, T. manatus borealis, the whale-iailed nianati, the Indian walrus, is distinguished by the tusks, inhabits the north-west coast of America, the which extend out of the mouth from the upper north-east of Asia, and the islands which lie bejaw, being placed near each other. It inhabits tween these two coasts. This animal very often the sea lying between the Cape of Good Hope enters the mouths of the rivers; is sometimes and the Philippine Islands. This animal, so far twenty-three feet long, and weighs 8000 lbs.; the as can be known, resembles the morse very skin, while wet, is of a brown color, but bemuch; the head is, however, more lengthened comes black when dry. Instead of grinders, this and narrower; the nostrils large, and placed species has, on cach side of its jaw, a large rughigher; there are two tusks in the under jaw, ged bone. The back bone has sixty vertebræ but those in the upper jaw are placed near each or joints; the body is very clumsy, and much other, bent outwards, and resemble cutting teeth, deformed; its circumference at the shoulders is only that they are nearly six inches long; there twelve feet, at the belly twenty, and near the are four grinders on each side in the upper jaw, tail only four; the neck is nearly seven feet and three in the lower; these last are distant round, and the head only thirty-one inches. from the tusks, and are broader than those of They live perpetually in the water, and frequent the morse; the female has two teats on the the edges of the shores; and in calm weather breast; the chin has a bristly beard ; the ears swim in droves near the mouths of rivers ; in are short; the feet broad; and the legs so short the time of the flood they come so near the land that the belly trails on the ground. When full that a person may stroke them with his hand; grown, the animal is six ells in length; the male if hurt, they swim out to sea, but presently rebeing rather larger than the female, which has turn again. The females oblige the young to breasts like a woman: it feeds on a green sea swim before them, while the other old ones surmoss or weed, which grows near the shore. The round, and, as it were, guard them on all sides. figure, manners, and history, of this animal, are The affection between the male and female is very imperfectly known; but we are informed very great; for, if she is attacked, he will defend that its Aesh eats like beef. 2. T. manatus, fish her to the utmost; and, if she is killed, will foltailed walrus, manati, or sea cow, has no tusks, low her corpse to the very shore, and swim for and no hind feet. Of this species there are two some days near the place it has been landed at. varieties ; viz. i. T. manatus anstralis, or laman- They copulate in the spring, in the same mantin; inhabits the African and American seas, ner as the human kind. Steller thinks they go particularly near the mouths of rivers, which with young about a year; it is certain that they

bring but one young at a time. They are vastly seen slecping on an island of ice; if awaked, voracious and gluttonous; and feed not only on they fling themselves with great impetuosity into the fuci that grow in the sea, but such as are the sea; at which time it is dangerous to apflung on the edges of the shore. During their proach the ice, lest they should tumble into the meals, they are so intent on their food that any boat and overset it. They do not go upon the one may go among them and choose which hc land till the coast is clear of ice. They are killlikes best. Peter Martyr gives an instance of ed for the sake of their oil, one walrus producing one that lived in a lake of Hispaniola for twenty- about half a ton. The knowledge of this chase five years, and was so tame as to come to the is of great antiquity ; Octher the Norwegian, edge of the shore on being called; and would about A. D. 890, made a report of it to king even perform the part of a ferry, and carry seve- Alfred, having, as he says, made the voyage ral people at a time on its back to the opposite beyond Norway, for the inore commoditie of shore. Their back and their sides are generally fishing of horse whales, which have in their teeth above water. They continue in the Kamtschat- bones of great price and excellency, whereof he chan and American seas the whole year; but in brought some at his return unto the king. In winter are very lean, so that one may count their fact, it was in the northern world, in early times, ribs. They are taken by harpoons fastened to a the substitute for ivory, being very white and strong chord; and, after they are struck, it re- very hard. Their skins, Octher says, were good quires the united force of thirty men to draw to cut into cables. M. de Buffon says he has them on shore. Sometimes, when they are trans seen braces for coaches made of the skin, which fixed, they will lay hold of the rocks with their were both strong and elastic. They bring one, paws, and stick so fast as to leave the skin behind or at most two, young at a time; they feed on before they can be forced off. When a manati sea herbs and fish; also on shells, which they is struck, its companions swim to its assistance; dig out of the sand with their teeth ; they are some will attempi to overturn the boat hy get- said also to make use of their teeth to ascend ting under it; others will press down the rope, rocks or pieces of ice, fastening them to the in order to break it; and others will strike at cracks, and drawing their bodies up by that the harpoon with their tails, with a view of get- means. Besides mankind, they seem to have ting it out, in which they often succeed. They no other enemy than the white bear, with whom have not any voice; but make a noise by hard they have terrible combats; but generally come breathing like the snorting of a horse. The skin off victorious, by means of their great teeth. is very thick, black, and full of inequalities, like TRICHILIA, in botany, a genus of plants, in the bark of oak, and so hard as scarcely to be the class decandria, and order of monog;nia; cut with an axe, and has no hair on it; beneath and in the natural method ranking in the twentyis a thick blubber, which tastes like oil of al- third order, trihilatæ. monds. The flesh is coarser than beef, and will TRICHINOPOLY, a fortified town in the not soon putrefy. The young ones taste like Southern Carnatic, situated on the south side of veal. The skin is used for shoes, and for cover- the Cavery, 107 miles south-east from Pondiing the sides of boats. 3. T. rosmarus, the cherry. The country round Trichinopoly, almorse, or sea horse, has a round head; small though not so highly cultivated as Tanjore, is mouth; very thick lips, covered above and be- rendered productive of rice by the vicinity of low with pellucid bristles as thick as straw; small that branch of the Cavery named the Coleroon. fiery eyes; two small orifices instead of ears; The size and situation of the city, the abundance short neck; body thick in the middle, tapering of subsistence in the neighbourhood, and the long towards the tail ; skip thick, wrinkled, with short residence of Mahommed Ali's second son Ameer brownish hairs thinly dispersed ; legs short, five ul Omrah, rendered Trichinopoly the favorite retoes on each, all connected by webs, and small sidence of the Mahometans in the Southern Carnails on each ; the hind feet are very broad; natic. On the adjacent island of Seringham are each leg loosely articulated; the hind legs gene- two magnificent pagodas, which have long comrally extended on a line with the body; the tail manded the veneration of the Hindoos. This is very short ; penis long; length of the animal city was the capital of a Hindoo principality from nose to tail sometimes eighteen feet, and until 1736, when Chunda Saheb acquired it by ten or twelve round in the thickest part; the treachery, but lost it to the Mahrattas in 1741. teeth have been sometimes found of the weight From these depredators it was taken in 1743 by of thirty pounds each. Teeth of this size are Nizam ul Muluck, who, on his departure to the only found on the coast of the Icy Sea, where Deccan, delegated Anwar ud Deen to administhe animals are seldom molested, and have time ter the affairs of the Carnatic; and on his death, to attain their full growth. They inhabit the in 1749, it devolved by inheritance to his second coast of Spitzbergen, Nova Zembla, Hudson's son the nabob Mahommed Ali. It in conseBay, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence; and the quence sustained a memorable siege by the French Icy Sea, as far as Cape Tschuktschi. They are and their allies, which lasted from 1751 until gregarious; in some places appearing in herds 1755, in the course of which the most brilliant of hundreds. They are shy, and avoid places exploits were performed on both sides; but the which are much haunted by mankind; but are extraordinary military talents displayed by Lawvery fierce. If wounded in the water, they at rence, Clive, Kilpatrick, Dalton, and other offitempt to sink the boat, either by rising under it, cers, and the heroic valor of the British grenaor by striking their great teeth into the sides; diers, preserved the city and established the they roar very loud, and will follow the boat till British candidate on the ihrone of the Carnatic. it gets out of sight. Numbers of them are often At present Trichinopoly is the capital of one of

As a goose


the districts, into which the territory under the Sir Thomas Moore said, that a trick of law had ne Madras presidency has been subdivided; but up less power than the wheel of fortune, to lift men up, to 1812 bad not been permanently assessed for or cast them down.

Raleigh. the revenue. Travelling distance from Madras

And trick them up in knotted curls anew. 268 miles; from Seringapatam 205.

Drayton. TRICHOMANES, in botany, a genus of

They turned the imposture upon the king, and plants belonging to the class of cryptogamia, and gave out that to defeat the true inheritor he had

tricked up a boy in the likeness of Edward Plania. order of silices. The parts of fructification are


Bacon's Henry VII. solitary, and terminated by a style like a bristle,

This pillar is but a medley, or a mass of all the on the very edge of the leaf. There are thirteen precedent ornaments, making a new kind by stealth; species ; of which two are natives of Britain, and though the most richly tricked, yet the poorest in the pixidiferum and tunbrigense. 1. T. pixidi- this, that he is a borrower of all his beauty. ferum, the cup trichomanes, has sub-bipinnated

Wocton's Architecture. leaves, the pinnæ being alternate, close-lobed,

So sinks the day-star in the ocean bed, and linear. It is found among stones in wet

And yet anon repairs his drooping head, grounds in England. 2. T. Tunbrigense, the

And tricks his beams, and with new-spangled ore Tunbridge trichomanes, has pinnated leaves, the

Flames in the forehead of the morning sky.

Milton. piunæ being oblong, dichotomous, decurrent, and dentated. It is found in the fissures of moist In death contracts his talons close ; rocks in Wales, and in many rocky places in So did the knight, and with one claw Scotland.

The tricker of his pistol draw.

Hudibras. TRICHOTOMY, n. s. Gr. Tp xotopew. Di

Pulling aside the tricker, we observed that the vision into three parts.

force of the spring of the lock was not sensibly Some disturb the order of nature by dichotemies, abated by the absence of the air.

Boule. trichotomies, sevens, twelves ; let the subject, with I entertain you with somewhat more worthy than the design you have in view, determine the number the stale exploded trick of fulsome panegyricks. of parts into which you divide it. Watts.

Dryden. TRICHOSANTHES, in botany, serpent cu

Love is an airy good opinion makes,

Id. cumber, a genus of plants belonging to the class That tricks and dresses up the gaudy dream. of monæcia, and order of syngenesia ; and in And murdering plays, which still they call reviving.

Thus they jog on, still tricking, never thriving, the natural system ranging under the thirty-fourth order, cucurbitaceæ. There are four species ; People lavish it profusely in tricking up their chilonly one of which is cultivated in the British dren in fine cloaths, and yet starve their minds. gardens. T. anguina, the snake-gourd, which

Locke. is a native of China, an annual, and of the cu A reverend prelate stopped his coach and six, cumber tribe.

To laugh a little at our Andrew's tricks. Prior. TRICHOSTEMA, in botany, a genus of plants, It is impossible that the whole world should thus in the class didynamia, and in the order of gym- conspire to cheat themselves, to put a delusion og nospermia; and in the natural method ranking mankind, and trick themselves into belief.

Stephens's Sermons. in the forty-second order, verticillatæ. TRICK', n. S., v. A., & v. n.

All he says is in a loose, flippery, and trickish way of reasoning.

Pope. Trick'er, n. s.

Belgic treck.

And now, as oft in some distempered state,
A sly fraud, or


On one nice trick depends the general fate. Trick'ish, adj.

artifice; juggle; TRICK'SY.

antick; habit :

TRICʼKLE, v. n. Dan, and Swed. trilla; to trick is to cheat; impose upon; also (Goth. Teut. trieplan. Thomson. To fall in drops; rill traga, draga) to dress; decorate : as a verb in a slender stream. neuter live by fraud : a tricker, or trigger, is the

He, pricked with pride, catch of a gun-lock. See Trigger. Tricking, The red blood, trickling, stained the way. Spenser,

Forth spurred fast; adown his courser's side dress; ornament: trickish, artful; knavish; wan

Some noises help sleep; as, the blowing of the ton: tricksy means pretty ; attractive.

wind, and trickling of water, as moving in the spirits Their heads are trickt with tassels and flowers.

a gentle attention, which stilleth the discursive moSandys. tion.

Bacon. Gather the lowest, and leaving the top,

He lay stretched along, his eyes fixt upward, Shall teach thee a trick for to double thy crop. And ever and anon a silent tear


Stole down and trickled from his hoary head. The trick of that voice I well remember.

Dryden. Shakspeare.

The emblems of honour wrought on the front in Suspicion shall be stuck full of eyes :

the brittle materials above-mentioned, trickled away For treason is but trusted like a fox,

under the first impressions of the heat. Who ne'er so tame, so cherished and locked up,

Addison's Freeholder. Will have a wild trick of his ancestors.


How fluent nonsense trickles from his tongue. The fool hath planted in his memory

Pope. An army of good words : and I do know



three, and KOKKOC, a grain, A many fools that stand in better place, Garnished like him, that for a tricksy word

the name of the thirty-eighth order in Linnæus's Defy the matter. Id. Merchant of Venice.

fragments of a natural method, consisting of Horridly trickt

plants with a single three-cornered capsule, With blood of fathers, mothers, daughters, sons,

having three cells, or internal divisions, each Baked and impasted with the parching fires. containing a single seed. See Botany.

Shakspeare. TRICORII, an ancient nation of Gaul, who

Sax. trugan;

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