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LI'METWIGGED, a. Smeared with lime.

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LI'METWIGGED, a. Smeared with lime.


Smeared with lime. – Addison.

  1. Beset with snares; insnared, as with birdlime.

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LI'METWIGGED, adjective Smeared with lime.

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1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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SUSPEN'SION, n. [L. suspensio. See Suspend.]

1. The act of hanging up, or of causing to hang by being attached to something above.

2. The act of making to depend on any thing for existence or taking place; as the suspension of payment on the performance of a condition.

3. The act of delaying; delay; as the suspension of a criminal's execution; called a respite or reprieve.

4. Act of withholding or balancing the judgment; forbearance of determination; as the suspension of opinion, of judgment, of decision or determination. Suspension of judgment often proceeds from doubt of ignorance of facts.

5. Temporary cessation; interruption; intermission; as the suspension of labor or of study; the suspension of pain.

6. Temporary privation of powers, authority or rights; usually intended as a censure or punishment; as the suspension of an ecclesiastic or minister for some fault. This may be merely a suspension of his office, or it may be both of his office and his income. A military or naval officer's suspension takes place when he is arrested.

7. Prevention or interruption of operation; as the suspension of the habeas corpus act.

8. In rhetoric, a keeping of the bearer in doubt and in attentive expectation of what is to follow, or what is to be the inference or conclusion from the arguments or observations.

9. In Scot's law, a stay or postponement of execution of a sentence condemnatory, by means of letters of suspension granted on application to the lord ordinary.

10. In mechanics, points of suspension, in a balance, are the points in the axis or beam where the weights are applied, or from which they are suspended.

11. In music, every sound of a chord to a given base, which is continued to another base, is a suspension.

Suspension of arms, in war, a short truce or cessation of operations agreed on by the commanders of the contending parties, as for burying the dead,making proposals for surrender or for peace, &c.

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