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peeping-hole

PEE'PING-HOLE, n. A hole or crevice through which one may peep or look without being discovered.




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PEE'PING-HOLE, n. A hole or crevice through which one may peep or look without being discovered.

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Peep"ing hole`
  1. See Peephole.
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Peeping-hole

PEE'PING-HOLE, noun A hole or crevice through which one may peep or look without being discovered.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

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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stoop

STOOP, v.i.

1. To bend the body downward and forward; as, to stoop to pick up a book.

2. To bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or walking. We often see men stoop in standing or walking, either from habit or from age.

3. To yield; to submit; to bend by compulsion; as, Carthage at length stooped to Rome.

4. To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend. IN modern days, attention to agriculture is not called stooping in men of property.

Where men of great wealth stoop to husbandry, it multiplieth riches exceedingly.

5. To yield; to be inferior.

These are arts, my prince, in which our Zama does not stoop to Rome.

6. To come down on prey, as a hawk.

The bird of Jove stoopd from his airy tour, two birds of gayest plume before him drove.

7. To alight from the wing.

And stoop with closing pinions from above.

8. To sink to a lower place.

Cowering low with blandishments, each bird stoopd on his wing.

STOOP, v.t.

1. To cause to incline downward; to sink; as, to stoop a cask of liquor.

2. To cause to submit. [Little used.]

STOOP, n.

1. The act of bending the body forward; inclination forward.

2. Descent from dignity or superiority; condescension.

Can any loyal subject see with patience such a stoop from sovereignty?

3. Fall of a bird on his prey.

4. In America, a kind of shed, generally open, but attached to a house; also, an open place for seats at a door.

STOOP, n.

1. A vessel of liquor; as a stoop of wine or ale.

2. A post fixed in the earth. [Local.]

Noah's 1828 Dictionary

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Noah Webster, the Father of American Christian education, wrote the first American dictionary and established a system of rules to govern spelling, grammar, and reading. This master linguist understood the power of words, their definitions, and the need for precise word usage in communication to maintain independence. Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions.

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No other dictionary compares with the Webster's 1828 dictionary. The English language has changed again and again and in many instances has become corrupt. The American Dictionary of the English Language is based upon God's written word, for Noah Webster used the Bible as the foundation for his definitions. This standard reference tool will greatly assist students of all ages in their studies. From American History to literature, from science to the Word of God, this dictionary is a necessity. For homeschoolers as well as avid Bible students it is easy, fast, and sophisticated.


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