Reel

v. i.

To incline, in walking, from one side to the other; to stagger.

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Forespurrer

n.

One who rides before; a harbinger.

Hermeneutics

n.

The science of interpretation and explanation; exegesis; esp., that branch of theology which defines the laws whereby the meaning of the Scriptures is to be ascertained.

Adulation

n.

Servile flattery; praise in excess, or beyond what is merited.

High

n.

The highest card dealt or drawn.

Fagot

n.

An old shriveled woman.

Heck

n.

A bend or winding of a stream.

Acalephan

n.

One of the Acalephae.

Scared

imp. & p. p.

of Scare

Hawser-laid

a.

Made in the manner of a hawser. Cf. Cable-laid, and see Illust. of Cordage.

Yet

adv.

In addition; further; besides; over and above; still.

Underrun

v. t.

To run or pass under; especially (Naut.), to pass along and under, as a cable, for the purpose of taking it in, or of examining it.

Number

n.

Numerousness; multitude.