Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Anew adverb [ Prefix a- + new .] Over again; another time; in a new form; afresh; as, to arm anew ; to create anew . Dryden.
[ See Anfractuous
.] Anfractuous; as, anfractuose anthers.
; plural Anfractuosities
. [ Confer French anfractuosité
.] 1. A state of being anfractuous, or full of windings and turnings; sinuosity.
The anfractuosities of his intellect and temper. 2. (Anat.) A sinuous depression or sulcus like those separating the convolutions of the brain.
Anfractuous adjective [ Latin anfractuosus , from anfractus a turning, a winding, from the unused anfringere to wind, bend; an- , for amb- + fractus , past participle of frangere to break: confer French anfractueux .] Winding; full of windings and turnings; sinuous; tortuous; as, the anfractuous spires of a born. -- An*frac"tu*ous*ness , noun
Anfracture noun A mazy winding.
Angariation noun [ Late Latin angariatio , from Latin angaria service to a lord, villenage, from angarius , Greek 'a`ggaros (a Persian word), a courier for carrying royal dispatches.] Exaction of forced service; compulsion. [ Obsolete] Speed.
[ Anglo-Saxon ængel
, influenced by Old French angele
, French ange
. Both the Anglo-Saxon and the Old French words are from Latin angelus
, Greek 'a`ggelos
messenger, a messenger of God, an angel.] 1. A messenger.
The dear good angel of the Spring, 2. A spiritual, celestial being, superior to man in power and intelligence. In the Scriptures the angels appear as God's messengers.
O, welcome, pure-eyed Faith, white-handed Hope, 3. One of a class of "fallen angels;" an evil spirit; as, the devil and his angels . 4. A minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches.
Thou hovering angel , girt with golden wings.
Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write. 5. Attendant spirit; genius; demon. Shak. 6. An appellation given to a person supposed to be of angelic goodness or loveliness; a darling.
Rev. ii. 1.
When pain and anguish wring the brow, 7. (Numis.) An ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6 s. 8 d. to 10 s. Amer. Cyc.
A ministering angel thou.
Sir W. Scott.
is sometimes used adjectively; as, angel
whiteness. Angel bed
, a bed without posts.
-- Angel fish
. (Zoology) (a) A species of shark ( Squatina angelus ) from six to eight feet long, found on the coasts of Europe and North America. It takes its name from its pectoral fins, which are very large and extend horizontally like wings when spread. (b) One of several species of compressed, bright colored fishes warm seas, belonging to the family Chætodontidæ .
-- Angel gold
, standard gold.
[ Obsolete] Fuller.
-- Angel shark
. See Angel fish .
-- Angel shot (Mil.)
, a kind of chain shot.
-- Angel water
, a perfumed liquid made at first chiefly from angelica ; afterwards containing rose, myrtle, and orange-flower waters, with ambergris, etc.
Angel fish See under Angel .
Angelage noun Existence or state of angels.
Angelet noun [ Old French angelet .] A small gold coin formerly current in England; a half angel. Eng. Cyc.
Angelhood noun The state of being an angel; angelic nature. Mrs. Browning.
[ From Angelica
.] (Chemistry) Of or derived from angelica; as, angelic acid; angelic ether. Angelic acid
, an acid obtained from angelica and some other plants.
Angelic, Angelical adjective
[ Latin angelicus
, Greek ...: confer French angélique
.] Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel; heavenly; divine.
The union of womanly tenderness and angelic patience. Angelic Hymn
, a very ancient hymn of the Christian Church; -- so called from its beginning with the song of the heavenly host recorded in Luke ii. 14. Eadie.
[ New Latin See Angelic
.] (Botany) 1. An aromatic umbelliferous plant ( Archangelica officinalis or Angelica archangelica ) the leaf stalks of which are sometimes candied and used in confectionery, and the roots and seeds as an aromatic tonic. 2. The candied leaf stalks of angelica. Angelica tree
, a thorny North American shrub ( Aralia spinosa ), called also Hercules' club .
Angelically adverb Like an angel.
Angelicalness noun The quality of being angelic; excellence more than human.
Angelify transitive verb To make like an angel; to angelize. [ Obsolete] Farindon (1647).
Angelize transitive verb To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.
It ought not to be our object to angelize , nor to brutalize, but to humanize man.
Angellike adjective & adverb Resembling an angel.
Angelolatry noun [ Greek ... angel + ... service, worship.] Worship paid to angels.
[ Latin angelus
, Greek ... + -logy
.] A discourse on angels, or a body of doctrines in regard to angels.
The same mythology commanded the general consent; the same angelology , demonology.
Angelophany noun [ Greek ... angel + ... to appear.] The actual appearance of an angel to man.
[ French angelot
, Late Latin angelotus
, dim. of angelus
. See Angel
.] 1. A French gold coin of the reign of Louis XI., bearing the image of St. Michael; also, a piece coined at Paris by the English under Henry VI.
[ Obsolete] 2. An instrument of music, of the lute kind, now disused. Johnson. R. Browning. 3. A sort of small, rich cheese, made in Normandy.
Angelus noun [ Latin ] (R. C. Ch.) (a) A form of devotion in which three Ave Marias are repeated. It is said at morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of a bell. (b) The Angelus bell. Shipley.
[ Middle English anger
, affliction, anger, from Icelandic angr
affliction, sorrow; akin to Danish anger
regret, Swed. ånger
regret, Anglo-Saxon ange
oppressed, sad, Latin angor
a strangling, anguish, angere
to strangle, Greek 'a`gchein
to strangle, Sanskrit a&mdot;has
pain, and to English anguish
, and perhaps awe
. The word seems to have orig. meant to choke
. √3.] 1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc.
I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . . the greatest anger and soreness still continued. 2. A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one's self or others, or by the intent to do such injury.
Anger is like Syn.
A full hot horse, who being allowed his way,
Self-mettle tires him.
-- Resentment; wrath; rage; fury; passion; ire gall; choler; indignation; displeasure; vexation; grudge; spleen. -- Anger
is a feeling of keen displeasure (usually with a desire to punish) for what we regard as wrong toward ourselves or others. It may be excessive or misplaced, but is not necessarily criminal. Indignation
is a generous outburst of anger in view of things which are indigna
, or unworthy to be done, involving what is mean, cruel, flagitious, etc., in character or conduct. Resentment
is often a moody feeling, leading one to brood over his supposed personal wrongs with a deep and lasting anger. See Resentment
(the last poetical) express the feelings of one who is bitterly provoked. Rage
is a vehement ebullition of anger; and fury
is an excess of rage, amounting almost to madness. Warmth of constitution often gives rise to anger
; a high sense of honor creates indignation
at crime; a man of quick sensibilities is apt to cherish resentment
; the wrath
of men are often connected with a haughty and vindictive spirit; rage
are distempers of the soul to be regarded only with abhorrence.
Anger transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Angered
; present participle & verbal noun Angering
.] [ Confer Icelandic angra
.] 1. To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame.
He . . . angereth malign ulcers. 2. To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.
Taxes and impositions . . . which rather angered than grieved the people.
Angerly adverb Angrily.
[ Obsolete or Poetic]
Why, how now, Hecate! you look angerly .
Angevine adjective [ French Angevin .] Of or pertaining to Anjou in France. -- noun A native of Anjou.
[ Greek ... receptacle + .... Formed like Parenchyma
.] (Botany) Vascular tissue of plants, consisting of spiral vessels, dotted, barred, and pitted ducts, and laticiferous vessels.
[ Latin , from angere
to strangle, to choke. See Anger
, noun ] (Medicine) Any inflammatory affection of the throat or faces, as the quinsy, malignant sore throat, croup, etc., especially such as tends to produce suffocation, choking, or shortness of breath. Angina pectoris a peculiarly painful disease, so named from a sense of suffocating contraction or tightening of the lower part of the chest; -- called also breast pang , spasm of the chest .
Anginous, Anginose adjective (Medicine) Pertaining to angina or angina pectoris.
Angio- (ăn"jĭ*o-). [ Greek 'aggei^on vessel receptacle.] A prefix, or combining form, in numerous compounds, usually relating to seed or blood vessels, or to something contained in, or covered by, a vessel.
Angiocarpous (ăn`jĭ*o*kär"pŭs) adjective [ Angio- + Greek karpo`s fruit.] (Botany) (a) Having fruit inclosed within a covering that does not form a part of itself; as, the filbert covered by its husk, or the acorn seated in its cupule. Brande & C. (b) Having the seeds or spores covered, as in certain lichens. Gray.
Angiography noun [ Angio- + -graphy : confer French angiographie .] (Anat.) A description of blood vessels and lymphatics.
Angiology (-ŏl"o*jȳ) noun [ Angio- + -logy .] (Anat.) That part of anatomy which treats of blood vessels and lymphatics.
Angioma (-ō"mȧ) noun [ Angio- + -oma .] (Medicine) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood vessels.
; Latin plural -omata
. [ New Latin ; angio-
.] (Medicine) A tumor composed chiefly of dilated blood or lymph vessels.
-- An`gi*om"a*tous adjective
Angiomonospermous (ăn`jĭ*o*mŏn`o*spẽr"mŭs) adjective [ Angio- + monospermous .] (Botany) Producing one seed only in a seed pod.
Angioneurosis noun [ New Latin ; angio- + neurosis .] (Medicine) Any disorder of the vasomotor system; neurosis of a blood vessel. -- An`gi*o*neu*rot"ic adjective
Angiopathy noun [ Angio- + Greek ... disease.] (Medicine) Disease of the vessels, esp. the blood vessels.
Angioscope (ăn"jĭ*o*skōp) noun [ Angio- + -scope .] An instrument for examining the capillary vessels of animals and plants. Morin.
Angiosperm (-ăn"jĭ*o*spẽrm) noun [ Angio- + Greek ..., ..., seed.] (Botany) A plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp. » The term is restricted to exogenous plants, and applied to one of the two grand divisions of these species, the other division including gymnosperms, or those which have naked seeds. The oak, apple, beech, etc., are angiosperms , while the pines, spruce, hemlock, and the allied varieties, are gymnosperms .
(ăn`jĭ*o*spẽr"mȧ*tŭs) adjective (Botany) Same as Angiospermous .
Angiospermous adjective (Botany) Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp.
Angiosporous adjective [ Angio- + spore .] (Botany) Having spores contained in cells or thecæ, as in the case of some fungi.
Angiostomous adjective [ Angio- + Greek ... mouth.] (Zoology) With a narrow mouth, as the shell of certain gastropods.
Angiotomy noun [ Angio- + Greek ... a cutting.] (Anat.) Dissection of the blood vessels and lymphatics of the body. Dunglison.