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n.
A celebrated Greek epic poem, in twenty-four books, on the destruction of Ilium, the ancient Troy. The Iliad is ascribed to Homer.
n.
Depression of the jaw; hence, depression of spirits.
L
As a numeral, L stands for fifty in the English, as in the Latin language.
L
n.
An extension at right angles to the length of a main building, giving to the ground plan a form resembling the letter L; sometimes less properly applied to a narrower, or lower, extension in the direction of the length of the main building; a wing.
L
n.
A short right-angled pipe fitting, used in connecting two pipes at right angles.
La
n.
A syllable applied to the sixth tone of the scale in music in solmization.
La
n.
The tone A; -- so called among the French and Italians.
La
interj.
Look; see; behold; -- sometimes followed by you.
La
interj.
An exclamation of surprise; -- commonly followed by me; as, La me!
n.
A lace. See Lace.
Lab
v. i.
To prate; to gossip; to babble; to blab.
Lab
n.
A telltale; a prater; a blabber.
n.
A follower of Jean de Labadie, a religious teacher of the 17th century, who left the Roman Catholic Church and taught a kind of mysticism, and the obligation of community of property among Christians.
An aqueous solution of hypochlorite of sodium, extensively used as a disinfectant.
pl.
of Labarum
n.
The standard adopted by the Emperor Constantine after his conversion to Christianity. It is described as a pike bearing a silk banner hanging from a crosspiece, and surmounted by a golden crown. It bore a monogram of the first two letters (CHR) of the name of Christ in its Greek form. Later, the name was given to various modifications of this standard.
n.
See Ladanum.
n.
The act of labefying or making weak; the state of being weakened; decay; ruin.
v. t.
To weaken or impair.
n.
A tassel.

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