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Google previewSecwana Dictionary (1895)

Secwana-English and English-Secwana

down, as perspiration, &1a ; to pour water on, either from a bucket, or' by ladling, kgapbela inetse ; to pour water into a pot on the fire, tlhadia; to pour a little, khaonya ; to tilt up, and pour out, as thick milk, soil, etc., kutlumetsa, kuthumetsa.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Language of Mota, Sugarloaf Island, Banks' Islands, with a Short Grammar and Index (1896)

by Robert Henry Codrington, John Palmer (archdeacon of Southern Melanesia)

to pour water on. The word pei is almost restricted to Banks' Ids. pei lava, river. probably recent. pei mana, water that has been charmed, medicine. peimatemate, poison, recent use. pei ...

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

to pour water on something, (t) to water it = e.g., plants, (t) to pour water on it = e.g., fire uq- vy Kuvviq liquid spilled (on something), puddle of spilled liquid, ...

Google previewThe World's Encyclopedia of Wonders and Curiosities of Nature and Art, Science and Literature (1880)

Representing Anatomy, Physiology, Phrenology, Astronomy, Botany, Geology, Natural History, Ichthyology, Mythology, Ornithology, Meteorology, Mineralogy, Chemistry, Zoology, Entomology, Biography, Etc.; [etc., Etc.] by John Platts

Pour water on a piece of writing-paper, and hold it over a candle; it will boil without burning the paper. Water may be boiled in an egg-shell on the fire. Experiment to ascertain the Strength of Spirits of Wine.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Natural and Artificial Wonders and Curiosities (1875)

Including a Full and Authentic Description of Remarkable and Astonishing Places, Beings, Animals, Customs, Experiments, Phenomena, Etc., of Both Ancient and Modern Times, in All Parts of the Globe; Comprising Correct Accounts of the Most Wonderful Freaks of Nature and Arts of Man by John Platts

Pour water on a piece of writing-paper, and hold it over a candle; it will boil without burning the paper. Water may be boiled in an egg-shell on the fire. Experiment to ascertain the Strength of Spirits of Wine.

Google previewThe Cook's Dictionary, and House-keeper's Directory (1833)

A New Family Manual of Cookery and Confectionery, on a Plan of Ready Reference, Never Hitherto Attempted by Richard Dolby

When the butter is come, pour off the buttermilk, put the butter into a clean pan, pour water on it, and let it become firm before you work it; change the water, and beat it well with flat boards, changing the water frequently. When the taste of the ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Canarese and English (1858)

By the Rev. W. Reeve. Revised, Corrected and Enlarged by Daniel Sanderson by W. Reeve

* *** *ay to bathe, to pour water on one's self tact” 23:...'ay to inoculate one's self. & ado", &ack to ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia of Practical Knowledge Containing Practical and Systematic Treatises on Subjects Connected with the Interests of Every Individual, Alphabetically Arranged, and Especially Designed for Popular Use ... (1886)

by F. M. Chapman, Charles C. Chapman

As soon as the milt is dropped pour water on to cover the eggs, and stir with a. quill, glass rod, or tail of a fish. It is thought that greater ...

Google previewDictionarium Britannicum: Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant. ... Illustrated with Near Five Hundred Cuts, for Giving a Clear Idea of Those Figures, Not So Well Apprehended by Verbal Description. ... The Whole Digested ... Young Students and Foreigners. A Work Useful ... and Write True English (1736)

by Nathan Bailey

Co pour WATER on a Dromning Øouse. That is, to add affliction to those who are already under trouble, or to insult over those whom the world frowns upon . Which no charitable, one might almost say reasonable man will ever do; it is in effect ...

Google previewDictionarium Britannicum Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant (1736)

by Nathan Bailey

Co pour WATER on a bromning Øouse. That is, to add afflétion to those who are already under trouble, or to insult over those whom the world frowns upon . Which no charitable, one might almost say reasonable man will ever do; it is in effect ...

Google previewThe Royal Dictionary Abridged (1802)

by Abel Boyer

To pour water on a drowned mouse, se venger lâchement d'ure personne qui n'est A2s en état de É déjendre. To pour, Mar. · the leak must be large, by the water pouring in so fast, l' eau ...

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