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Definition of the adjective additory

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  1. [rare] Tending to add; making some addition. - John Arbuthnot

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Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

theater, tither, dieter, dietary, tooter, thither, datura, tether, out-dare, auditor, doubter, auditory, editor, douter, tighter, didder, tatter, tetter, twitter, dudder, additory, eddy-water, whiteWater. * 115—Diddle, twattle, tweedle, attible, twittle, dotal, ...

Google previewA General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language (1804)

For the Use of Schools, Foreigners, &c. on the Plan of Mr. Sheridan by Stephen Jones

- - ADDITORY, (ād'-dy-tūr-}) a. which has the power of adding.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc (1816)

Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference

ADDITORY. adj. [from add.] That which has the power or quality of adding.—The additory fićtion gives to a great man a larger share of reputation than belongs to him, to enable him to serve some good end or purpose. Arbuthnot. *ADDLE. adj.

Google previewA Compleat English Dictionary (1771)

Oder Vollständiges Englisch-deutsches Wörterbuch, Anfänglich Von Nathan Bailey Herausgegeben; Jetzt Aber Fast Ganz Umgearbeitet, Vermehret und Verbessert Von Anton Ernst Klausing, ... by Nathan Bailey

'Additory, augmentant, vergrössernd. A'ddle, (ädd') vuide, vacuus, verfault, leer. Addle-headed, eventé, fatuus, unbesonnen, thöricht. 'Addle, foudriles, tartre, - sedi/ Admónifher, qui erhorte, admonitor, ein Vermahner, Warner. - Admónis hing ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of the English Language (1780)

by Thomas Sheridan

ADDITORY, ảd'-dỷ-tủr-rỷ. a. That which has the power of adding. ADDLE, ảd'1. a. Originally applied to eggs, and fignifying fuch as produce nothing, thence transferred to brains that produce nothing. ADDLE-PATED, ảd l-på-téd. a. Having ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2D2I1T1O1R1Y4

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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