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VOLUME IX.

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I here entail terwards travelling into foreign countries, received The crown to thee and to thine heirs for ever. the degree of M. D, at Padua. After his return

Shakijp he obtained great practice, was made president 2. To fix unalienably upon any person or thing:-of the college of physicians in Iondon, and was None ever had a privilege of infallibility entailed to at last knighted by Charles 11. He was extremely all he said. Digby. The intemperate and unjult intimate voitti Dr Harvey; whom he learnedly transmit their bodily infirmities and diseales to defended in a piece intitled, Apologia pro Circula- their children, and entail a secret curse upon their tione sanguinis, contra Æmilium Parifanum. He estates. Tillotson. .3: To cut. Obsolete. In the also published, Animadverhones in Malachia Thruf following pallage it is neuter.-toni; and some observations in the Philosophical The mortal steel dispiteoully entail'de Transactions. Glanville, speaking of his Plus Ul. Deep in their flesh, quite through the iron walls, ta of the modern improvements in anatomy, That a large purple stream adown their gim. numbers Sir George Ent, Dr Glision, and Dr beaux falls.

Fairy Quen. Wallis, with the moft celebrated discoverers in * To ENTAME. v. a. (from tame.) Toianie; that science. The two former were among the to subjugate; to subdue.first members of the Royal Society. Sir George 'Tis not your inky brows, your black filk lain, Ent died in October 1689.

Your bugle eyeballs, and your cheek of cream, * ENTABLATURE. * :}

n. f. [from table.] The That can entame my spirits to your worst.
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,. coruice of a pillar; being in effect the extremity * TO ENTANGLE. v. a. [A word of uncerof the flooring, which is either supported by pil. tain etymology.) 1. To inwarp or eniñare witii Lars, or by a wall, if there be no columns. Harris. something not easily extricable, as a net; or some.

ENTABLER, in the manege, the fault of a thing adhesive, as briars. 2. To lose in multiplied horse, whose croupe goes before bis shoulders in involutions: as in a labyrinth. 3. To twist, cr working upon volts; which may be prevented by confuse in such a manner as that a separation can. taking hold of the right rein, keeping your right not eafily be made; to make an entangled note. leg near, and removing your left leg as far from 4. To involve in difficulties; to embarrass; 10 the horse's shoulders as pollible. This is always perplex.--He knew not how to wrestle with deiaccompanied with another fault called aculer. See perate contingencies, and so abhorred to be entar:- 5 ACULER.

gled in such. Clarendon. 5. To puzzle; to be (1.) * ENTAIL. 1. f. [feudeum tallialum, from wilder. –The duke, being questioned, neither heki the French entaille, cut, from tailler, to cut.) 1. filence as he might, nor constantly denied it, buc The estate entailed or settled, with regard to the entangled himself in his doubtful tale. Hayward. rule of its descent. 2. The rule of descent fettled – I suppose a great part of the difficulties that for any estate. 3. Engraver's work; inlay. Obe perplex mens thoughts, and entangle their unde: folete,

standings, would be easily resolved. Locke. 6. To Well, it appeared to have been of old ensnare by captious questions or artful talk. The A work of rich entail, and curious mold, Pharisees took council how they might entangi! Woven with anticks and wild imagery. him in his talk. Matt. xxii. 15. 7. To distraci

Fairy Queen. with variety of cares. No man that warreth e... (2.) Entail, in law, signifies fee tail, or fee en. tangleth himself with the affairs of this life. 2 Ti.... tailed; that is, abridged, curtailed, or limited, to ii. 4. 8. To multiply the intricacies or diflicida certain conditions. See Fer, and TAIL.

ties of a work. * T. Entall. v. a. (tailler, to cut; entailler,

* ENTANGLEMENT. n. f. [from entang!) French.) 1. To settle the descent of any ettate, 1. Involution of any thing intricate or adhesi." VOL. IX. Part I.

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