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One who believes in Universalism; one of a denomination of Christians holding this faith. 2. One who affects to understand all the particulars in statements or propositions. Bentley.

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  • HOLD
    The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.
    1. Not believing; not giving credit. Be not faithless, but believing. John xx. 27. 2. Not believing on God or religion; specifically, not believing in the Christian religion. Shak. 3. Not observant of promises or covenants. 4. Not true
    In an understanding manner; intelligibly; with full knowledge or comprehension; intelligently; as, to vote upon a question understandingly; to act or judge understandingly. The gospel may be neglected, but in can not be understandingly disbelieved.
    1. Check; hindrance; restraint; obstacle. The only holdback is the affection . . . that we bear to our wealth. Hammond. 2. The projection or loop on the thill of a vehicle. to which a strap of the harness is attached, to hold back a carriage when
    One who speaks in public; an haranguer; a preacher. Addison.
    Pertaining to a denomination, especially to a sect or society. "Denominational differences." Buckle.
    1. The act of naming or designating. 2. That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or
    One who is employed in the hold of a vessel.
    understanden, AS. understandan, literally, to stand under; cf. AS. forstandan to understand, G. verstehen. The development of sense is 1. To have just and adequate ideas of; to apprehended the meaning or intention of; to have knowledge
    The doctrine or belief that all men will be saved, or made happy, in the future state.
    Knowing; intelligent; skillful; as, he is an understanding man.
    Having faith or a faith; honest; sincere. "Make thy words faithed." Shak.
    fr. L. fides; akin to fidere to trust, Gr. th is perhaps due to the influence of such words as truth, health, wealth. See Bid, Bide, and 1. Belief; the assent of the mind to the truth of what is declared by another, resting solely and implicitly
    1. The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining. 2. A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another. 3. That which holds, binds, or influences. Burke. 4. The burden or chorus of a song. Shak. Holding note , a note sustained in one
    A denominational or class spirit or policy; devotion to the interests of a sect or denomination.
    In a denominational manner; by denomination or sect.
    1. Full of faith, or having faith; disposed to believe, especially in the declarations and promises of God. You are not faithful, sir. B. Jonson. 2. Firm in adherence to promises, oaths, contracts, treaties, or other engagements. The faithful God,
    One who understands, or knows by experience. Dryden.
    Capable of being understood; intelligible. Chillingworth.
    A conical or branching body, by which a seaweed is attached to its support, and differing from a root in that it is not specially absorbent of moisture. (more info) 1. Something used to secure and hold in place something else, as a long fiat-headed
    To have inherent; to contain in itself; to possess. Sir W. Raleigh.
    One possessed of land in copyhold. A device for holding copy for a compositor. One who reads copy to a proof reader.
    The flicker; -- called also high-hole.
    A mode of tenure by the payment of a small duty in white rent or otherwise.
    One who beholds; a spectator.
    An officer, particularly one in the civil service; a placeman.
    One who, or that which, holds a candle; also, one who assists another, but is otherwise not of importance. Shak.
    Ominous foreboding; superstitious prognostication. L'Estrange.
    Absence or want of faith; faithlessness; distrust; unbelief. Faith and unfaith can ne'er be equal powers: Unfaith in aught is want of faith in all. Tennyson.
    1. A prompter at a theater. Beau & Fl. 2. A support for a book, holding it open, while one reads or copies from it.
    A holding with the feet; firm L'Estrange.
    Obliged; beholden. I was much bound and beholding to the right reverend father. Robynson So much hath Oxford been beholding to her nephews, or sister's children. Fuller.
    1. Not faithful; not observant of promises, vows, allegiance, or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous; perfidious; as, an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful agent or servant. My feet, through wine, unfaithful to their weight. Pope. His
    In wrestling, a hold by which one's opponent is choked. It is usually not allowed.
    , The state of being obliged or beholden. Sir P. Sidney.


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