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One of an extinct sect, named after Ludovic Muggleton, an English journeyman tailor, who claimed to be inspired. Eadie.

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    1. Extinguished; put out; quenched; as, a fire, a light, or a lamp, is extinct; an extinct volcano. Light, the prime work of God, to me is extinct. Milton. 2. Without a survivor; without force; dead; as, a family becomes extinct; an extinct feud
    A throw of dice after the game in ended; hence, anything done too late. Gower.
    In a nameless manner.
    Capable of being named.
    Fem. of Englishman. Shak.
    The pains which succeed childbirth, as in expelling the afterbirth.
    1. Without a name; not having been given a name; as, a nameless star. Waller. 2. Undistinguished; not noted or famous. A nameless dwelling and an unknown name. Harte. 3. Not known or mentioned by name; anonymous; as, a nameless writer."Nameless
    A twist or spinning motion given to a ball in striking it that influences the direction it will take after touching a cushion or another ball. The King's, or Queen's, English. See under King. (more info) 1. Collectively, the people of England;
    One who names, or calls by name.
    The business or the work of a tailor or a tailoress.
    Animating; cheering; moving; exhilarating; as, an inspiring or scene.
    A kind of injector for forcing water by steam. See Injector, n., 2.
    A large North American lake trout . It is usually spotted with red, and sometimes weighs over forty pounds. Called also Mackinaw trout, lake trout, lake salmon, salmon trout, togue, and tuladi.
    The goldfish. Salt-water tailor , the bluefish. Bartlett. -- Tailor bird , any one of numerous species of small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to Orthotomus, Prinia, and allied genera. They are noted for the skill with which
    The hypoptilum.
    One that has the same name as another; especially, one called after, or named out of regard to, another.
    The heel of a rudder. (more info) 1. A piece performed after a play, usually a farce or other small entertainment.
    Affectedly pretty; weakly sentimental; finical; insipid. Thackeray. Namby-pamby madrigals of love. W. Gifford.
    1. Breathed in; inhaled. 2. Moved or animated by, or as by, a supernatural influence; affected by divine inspiration; as, the inspired prophets; the inspired writers. 3. Communicated or given as by supernatural or divine inspiration; having divine
    1. By name; by particular mention; specifically; especially; expressly. Chaucer. The solitariness of man ...God hath namely and principally ordered to prevent by marriage. Milton. 2. That is to say; to wit; videlicet; -- introducing a particular
    A dynamo-electric machine.
    That may be reclaimed.
    The art or process of measuring forces doing work.
    To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway. Note: It is often combined with its noun; as, after-bowlines, after- braces, after-sails, after-yards, those on the mainmasts
    Pertaining to the movements or force of electric or galvanic currents; dependent on electric force.
    One who reclaims.
    1. To applaud. "A glad acclaiming train." Thomson. 2. To declare by acclamations. While the shouting crowd Acclaims thee king of traitors. Smollett. 3. To shout; as, to acclaim my joy.
    An apparatus for measuring force or power; especially, muscular effort of men or animals, or the power developed by a motor, or that required to operate machinery. Note: It usually embodies a spring to be compressed or weight to be sustained by
    A series-wound dynamo. A dynamo running in series with another or others.
    The theory that the various forms of activity in nature are manifestations of the same force. G. H. Lewes.
    An instrument by which the pressure of the blood in the arteries, or veins, is measured by the height to which it will raise a column of mercury; -- called also a hæmomanometer.
    Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak.
    Serving to ornament; characterized by ornament; beautifying; embellishing. Some think it most ornamental to wear their bracelets on their wrists; others, about their ankles. Sir T. Browne.


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