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An interval. And a' shall laugh without intervallums. Shak. In one of these intervalla. Chillingworth.

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    With laughter or merriment.
    An interval. And a' shall laugh without intervallums. Shak. In one of these intervalla. Chillingworth.
    A boat. thrust the shallop from the floating strand. Spenser. Note: The term shallop is applied to boats of all sizes, from a light canoe up to a large boat with masts and sails.
    A movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the lips, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction, or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs.
    1. To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule. Will you laugh me asleep, for I am very heavy Shak. I shall laugh myself to death. Shak. 2. To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out. From his deep chest laughs out
    Fitted to excite laughter; as, a laughable story; a laughable scene. Syn. -- Droll; ludicrous; mirthful; comical. See Droll, and Ludicrous. -- Laugh"a*ble*ness, n. -- Laugh"a*bly, adv.
    Difference in pitch between any two tones. At intervals, coming or happening with intervals between; now and then. "And Miriam watch'd and dozed at intervals." Tennyson. -- Augmented interval , an interval increased by half a step or half a tone.
    Exciting laughter; also, addicted to laughter; merry.
    Outdoor; exterior. "Her without-door form." Shak.
    Without; outside' outwardly. Cf. Withinforth. Chaucer.
    A thin, loosely woven, twilled worsted stuff. In blue shalloon shall Hannibal be clad. Swift.
    from Laugh, v. i. Laughing falcon , a South American hawk ; -- so called from its notes, which resemble a shrill laughing. -- Laughing gas , hyponitrous oxide, or protoxide of nitrogen; -- so called from the exhilaration and laughing which it
    Weak in intellect; foolish; empty-headed. South.
    The plural of this. See This.
    Having a flush deck, or with only a moderate depression amidships; -- said of a vessel.
    schalowe, probably originally, sloping or shelving; cf. Icel. skjalgr wry, squinting, AS. sceolh, D. & G. scheel, OHG. schelah. Cf. Shelve 1. Not deep; having little depth; shoal. "Shallow brooks, and rivers wide." Milton. 2. Not deep in tone.
    Deserving to be laughed at. B. Jonson.
    A small kind of onion growing in clusters, and ready for gathering in spring; a scallion, or eschalot.
    An object of ridicule; a butt of sport. Shak. When he talked, he talked nonsense, and made himself the laughingstock of his hearers. Macaulay.
    sholde, scholde, AS. scal, sceal, I am obliged, imp. scolde, sceolde, inf. sculan; akin to OS. skulan, pres. skal, imp. skolda, D. zullen, pres. zal, imp. zoude, zou, OHG. solan, scolan, pres. scal, sol. imp. scolta, solta, G. sollen, pres. soll,
    1. To surpass or outdo in laughing. Dryden. 2. To laugh out of a purpose, principle, etc.; to discourage or discomfit by laughing; to laugh down. His apprehensions of being outlaughed will force him to continue in a restless obscurity. Franklin.
    A house where beasts are butchered for the market.
    1. An attack; an onset; esp., a furious or murderous attack or assault. By storm and onslaught to proceed. Hudibras. 2. A bloody fray or battle. Jamieson.
    The unlawful killing of a man, either in negligenc (more info) 1. The slaying of a human being; destruction of men. Milton.


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