SAFE. adj. (sauf, French; salvus, Lat.) to collect all the proofs, concerning most of the 1. Free from danger.

opinions he has, so as safely to conclude that he hath a clear and full view?

Locke. Our separated fortune Shall keep us both the safer; where we are,

All keep aloof, and saf-ly shout around; There's daggers in men's smiles. Shakspeare.

But none presumes to give a nearer wound. Dryd. But I'rivia kept in secret shades alone,

2. Without hurt. Her care, Hippolytus, to fate unknown ;

God safely quit her of her burden, and with And call'd him Virbius in th' Egerian grove,

gentle travel, to the gladding of your highness Wherc tien he liv'd obscure, but safe from Jove.

with an heir.

Sbakspeare. Dryden. SA'FENESS. n. s. [from safe.] Exemption 2. Free from liurt.

from danger. Put your head into the mouth of a wolf, and If a man should forbear his food or his business, when you've brought it out safe and sound, talk 'till he had certainty of the safiness of what he of a reward.

L'Estrange. was going about, he must starve and die disput3. Contering security.


South. To write the same things to you, to me is not

SAFETY. N. s. [from safe.] grievous, but to you sofe. Philippians. 1. Freedom from danger.

Ascend; I follow thee, safe guide, the path To that daunt!css temper of his mind,
Thou lead'st me.


He hath a wisdom that doth guide his valour Beyond the beating surge his course he bore, To act in safely';

Sbakspeare. With longing eyes observing, to survey 2. Exemption from hurt.

Someso oth ascent, or safe sequester'd bay.Pope. If her acts have been directed well, 4. No longer dangerous; reposited out of While with her friendly cay she de ign’d todwell,

the power of doing harm. This is rather Shall she with sufery reach her pristine stat, a ludicrous meaning:

Find her rest endless, and her bliss complete? Banquo's safe.

Prior. -Ay, my grid bord; safe in a ditch: he lies 3. Preservation from burt. With twenty tienched gashes on his head,

Let not my jealousies be your dishonours, The least a death to nature. Sbakspeare. But mire own safetics: you may be ribaly just, Our great forbidder safe, with all his spies

Whatever I shall think.

Svakspeare. About him.

Milton. 4. Custody ; security from escape. SAFE. n. s. [from the adjective.) A but

Imprison him; tery ; a pantry.

Ainsworth. Deliver him to safety, and return. Sbakspeare. SA'FECONDUCT. n. s. (saufconduit, Fr.]

SA'FFLOW.n.si A plant. 1. Convoy ; guard through an enemny's

An herb they call saffiew, or bastard saffron, dyers use for scarlet.

Mortimer. country. 2. Pass ; warrant to pass.

ŞA'FFRON. 1. s. (safran, Frerch ; from A trumpet was sent to sir William Waller, to saphar, Arabick. It was yellow, accorddesire a safeconduct for a gentleman. Clarendor. ing to Davies in his Welsh dictionary. SA'FEGUARD, n. s. (safe and guard.] Crocus, Latin.] A plant. Miller. 1. Defence ; protection ; security.

Grind your bole and chalk, and five or six shives We serve the living God as near as our wits can

of saffron.

Peachurk. reach to the knowledge thereof, even according SAFFRON,Bastard. n.s. [carthamus, Lat.] to his own will; and do therefore trust, that his A plant. mercy shall be our safeguard, Hooker.

This plant agrees with the thistle in most of If you do fight in safeguard of your wives, its characters; but the seeds of it are destitute of Your wives shall welcome home the conquerors. down. It is cultivated in Germany for dyers.

Sbakspeare. It spreads into many branches, each producing a Cæsar, where dangers threatened on the one

flower, which, when fully blown, is pulled off, and side, and the opinion that there should be in him

dried, and it is the part the dyers use. Miller. litele safeguar for his friends on the other, chose SA'FFRON. adj. Yellow ; having the corather to venture upon extremities than to be

lour of saffion. thought a weak protector.


Are these your customers ? Great numbers, descended from them, hare, by the blessing of God upon their industry,

Did this companion, with the saffron face, raised themselves so high in the world as to be

Revel and feast it at my house to-day, come, in times of dithculty, a protection and a

Whilst upon me the guilty doorsweréshut?Sbak.

Soon as the white and red mixt finger'd dame safeguard to that altar, at which their ancestors munistred.


Had gilt the mountains with her saffron flame, Thy sword, the safeguard of thy brother's

I sent my men to Circe's house.


Now when the rosy morn began to rise, throne, Is now become the bulwark of thy own.Granville.

And wav'd her sefiron streamer through the skies.

Dryden. nvoy; guardshrough any interdicted

TO SAG. v. n. To bang heavy. road, granted by the possessor.

The mind I say by, and the heart I bear, 3. Pass; warrant to pass.

Shall never sag with doubt, nor shake with fcar. On safeguard he came to me. Shaksjeare.

Sbakspeurt. A trumpet was sent to the earl of Essex for a

TO SAG. v. a. To load ; to burden. safeguard or pass to iwo lords, to deliver a mes

SAGA'CIOUS. adj. (sagax, Latin.) sage from the king to the cuo houses. Clarendon. TO SAFEGUARD. 2. n. [from the noun.]

1. Quick of scent: with of.

So scented the grim feature, and up-turn'd To guard ; to protect.

His nostrils wide into the murly air; We have locks to safeguard necessaries,

Sagacious of his quarry from so far. Milton. And pretty traps to catch the petty thieves. Slak.

With might and main theychas'd the murd'rous Siely. adv. (from safe.]

tox, In a safe manner; without danger. Nor wanted horns t’ inspire sagacious hounds. Who is there that hath the lcisque and means


2. Quick of thought; acute in making .. [In anatomy.) A suture so called from discoveries.

its resemblance to an arrow. Only sagacious heads light on these observa- His wound was between the sagittal and corotions, and reduce them into general propositions.

nal sutures to the bone.

Wiseman, Locke.

Sagi'rtary. n. s. [sagittarius, Latin ; SAGA'CIOUSLY. adv. [from sagacious.]

sagittaire, French.] A centaur; an ani1. With quick scent.

mal half man half horse, armed with a 2. With acuteness of penetration.

bow and quiver. SAGA'CIOUSNESS. n. s. [from sagacious.] The dreadful sagittary The quality of being sagacious.

Appals our numbers.

Shakspeare. SAGA'CITY. n. s. [sagacité, French ; sa

SA'60. n. s. A kind of eatable grain. Bailey, gacitas, Latin.]

SA'ICK. n. s. (saica, Italian ; saique, Fr.] 1. Quickness of scent.

A Turkish vessel proper for the carriage 2. Acuteness of discovery,

of merchandise. It requires too great a sagacity for vulgar minds

Bailey. to draw the line nicely becween virtue and vice. Said. The prei. and part. pass. of say.

South. I. Aforesaid. Sagacity finds out the intermediate ideas, to King John succeeded his said brother in the discover what conncction there is in each link of kingdom of England and dutchy of Normandy. the chain, whereby the extremes are held toge

Hale. ther.

Locke. 2. Declared ; showed. Many were eminent in former ages for their SAIL. 1. s. [regl, Saxon ; seyhel, seyl, discovery of it; but though the knowledge they Dutch.] have left be worth our study, yet they have left a great deal for the industry and sagucity of after 1. The expanded sheet which catches the ages.

Locke. wind, and carries on the vessel on the SA'GAMORE. N. s.

water. 1. [Among the American Indians.] A He came too late; the ship was under sail. king or supreme ruler. Bailey.


They loosed the rudder-bands, and hoisted up 2. The juice of some unknown plant used the main-sail to the wind.

Acts. in medicine.

The galley born from view by rising sales, SAGE, n. s. (sauge, French; salvia, Lat.] She follow'd with her sight and flying sails. Dryd.

A plant of which the school of Salernum 2. [In poetry.] Wings. thought so highly, that they left this

He cutting way

With his broad sails, about him soared round; verse :

At last, low stooping with unwieldy sway, Cur moriatur homo cui salvia crescet in

Snatch'd up both horse and man. Fairy Queen. berto?

3. A ship; a vessel. By the colour, figure, taste, and smell, we have

A sail arriv'd as clear ideas of sage and hemlock, as we have

From Pompey's son, who through the realms of of a circle.


Spain Marbled with sage the hard'ning cheese she

Calls out for vengeance on his father's death. press'd. Gay.

Addison. SAGE. adj. (sage, French ; saggio, Ital.] 4. Sail is a collective word, noting the Wise ; grave; prudent.

number of ships. Tired limbs to rest,

So by a roaring tempest on the flood, O matron sage, quoth she, I hither came. F.Queen.

A whole armado of collected sail Vane, young in years, but in sage councils old,

Is scatter'd.

Sbakspeare. Than whom a better senator ne'er held

It is written of Edgar, that he increased the fleet The helm of Rome.


he found two thousand six hundred sail. Raleigb. Can you expect that she should be so sage

A feigned tear destroys us, against whom. To rule her blood, and you not rule your rage? Tydides nor Achilles could prevail,


Nor ten years conflict, nor a thousand sail. Denh. SAGE. n. s. [from the adjective. ) A philo- He had promised to his army, who were dissopher; a man of gravity and wisdom. couraged at the siglıt of Seleucus's fieet, conThough you profess

sisting of an hundred sail, that at the end of the Yourselves such sages ; yet know I no less, summer they should see a fleet of his of five Nor am to you interior. Sandys. hundred sail.

Arbuthnot. At his birth a star proclaims him come, s. To strike SAIL. To lower the sail. And guides the eastern sages, who enquire

Fearing lest they should fall into the quickHis place, to offer incense, myrrh, and gold. Milt. sands, they strake sail, and so were driven. Acts.

For so the holy sages once did sing, 6. A proverbial phrase for abating of pomp
That he our deadly forfeit should release,
And with his father work us a perpetual peace.

or superiority.


Must strike her sail, and learn a while to serve Groves, where immortal sages taught,

Where kings command.
Where heav'nly visions Plato fir'd. Pope. To Sail. v. n. (from the noun.]

Sbakspeare. Sa'GELY. adv. [from sage.] Wisely ;

1. To be moved by the wind with sails. prudently.

I shall not mention any thing of the sailing SA'GENESS. n. s. (from sage.] Gravity ;


Mortimer. prudence.

2. To pass by sea. SAGITTAL. adj. [from sagitta, Latin, an When sailing was now dangerous, P. ul adarrow.)

monished them. 1. Belonging to an arrow.

3. To swim.

To which the stores of Cresus, in the scale, Thy place is here, sad sister ; come away: Would look like little dolphins, when they sail Once, like thyself, I trembled, wept, and pray'd;

In the vast shadow of the British whale. Dryd. Love's victim then, though now a sainted maid. 4. To pass smoothly along:

Speak again, bright angel! for thou art TO SAINT, V. n. To act with a show of
As glorious to this sight, being o'er my head, piety.
As is a winged messenger from heav'n,

SA'INTED. adj. [from saint.]
When he bestrides the lazy-pacing clouds,
And sails upon the bosom of the air. Sbaksp.

1. Holy ; pious ; virtuous.

Thy royal father TO SAIL, O. a.

Was a most sainted king: the queen that bore 1. To pass by means of sails.

thee, A thousand ships were mann'd to sail the sea. Oftener upon her knees than on her feet,

Dryden. Died every day she liv'd. Sbakspeare. View Alcinous' groves, from whence

2. Holy ; sacred. Sailing the spaces of the boundless deep,

I hold you as a thing enskied and sainted, To Ariconium precious fruits arriv'd. Philips.

By your renouncement an immortal spirit, 2. To fiy through.

And to be talk'd with in sincerity
Sublime she sails
As with a saint.

Sbakspeare. Th' acrial space, and mounts the winged gales. The crown virtue gives,

Popes After this mortal change, to her true servants, SA'ILER. I n. so[sailor is more usual,sailer Amongst the enthron'd gods on sainted hills. SA'ILOR. more analogical; from sail.]

Milton. A seaman; one who practises or under- SAINT John's Wort. n. s. (hypericum.) A stands navigation.

plant. They had many times men of other countries SA'INTLIKE. adj. [saint and like.] that were no sailors.

Bacon, 1. Suiting a saint ; becoming a saint.
Batter'd by his lee they lay;

If still thou do'st retain
The passing winds thro' their torn canvass play, The same ill habits, the same follies too,
And flagging sails on heartless sailors fall. Dryd. Gloss'd over only with a saintlike show,

Young Pompey built a fleet of large ships, and Still thou art bound to vice. Dryden. had good sailors, commanded by experienced cap- 2. Resembling a saint. tains.


The king, in whose time it passed, whom caFull in the openings of the spacious main tholicks count a saintlike and immaculate prince, It rides, and, lo descends the sailer train. Pope.

was taken away in the flower of his age. Bacon. SAILYA'RD. n. s. [sail and yard.], The SA'Intly. adj. [from saint.] Like a saint; pole on which the sail is extended. With glance so swift the subtle lightning past,

becoming a saint.

I mention still As split the sailyards.


Him whom thy wrongs, with saintly patience Sarm. n. s. (saime, Italian.] Lard. It still

borne, denotes this in the northern counties, Made famous in a land and times obscure. Milt. and in Scotland : as, swine's saim.

SA'INTSHIP. n. s. [from saint.] The cha. SAIŃ. (à participle, obsolete, from say.]

racter or qualities of a saint. Said.

He that thinks his saintsbig licenses him to Some obscure precedence, that hath tofore

censures, is to be looked on not only as a rebel, been sain. Sbakspeare: but an usurper.

Decay of Piety. SA'INFOIN. n. s. (sainfoin, Fr. medica.] This savours something ranker than the tenets A kind of herb.

of the fifth monarchy, and of sovereignty foundSAINT. n. s. (saint, Fr. sanctus, Lat.) A ed upon saintsbip.

South. person eminent for piety and virtue.

The devil was piqu'd such saintship to behold, To thee be worship and thy saints for aye.

And long'd to tempt him.

Pope. Shakspeare.

SAKE. n. s. (rac, Sax. saecke, Dutch.] She will not stay the siege of loving terms,

1. Final cause ; end; purpose. Nor ope her lap to saint seducing gold. Sbaksp. Thouneither do'st persuade me to seek wealth Then thus I cloath my naked villany

For empire's sake, nor empire to affect With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ, For glory's sake.

Milton. And seem a saint, when most I play the devil. The prophane person serves the devil for

Sbakspeare. nought, and sins only for sin's sake. Tillotson. Miracles are required of all who aspire to this Wyndham like a tyrant throws the dart, diguity, because they say an hypocrite may imi- And takes a cruel pleasure in the smart; tate a saint in all other particulars. Addison. Proud of the ravage that her beauties make,

By thy example kings are taught to sway, Delights in wounds, and kills for killing's sake. Heroes to fight, and saints may learn to pray.

Granville. Granville. 2. Account; regard to any person or thing. So unaffected, so compos'd a mind;

Would I were young for your sake, mistress So firm, yet soft, so strong, yet so refin'd,


Sbakspeare. Heav'n, as its purest gold, by tortures try'd; The general so likes your musick, that he de

The saint sustain’d it, but the woman dy'd. Pope. sires you, for love's sake, to make no more noise TO SAINT. v. a. [ffom the noun

un.] To
with it.

Sbakspeare. number among saints; to reckon among SA'KER. n. s. [Saker originally signiñes a saints by a publick decree; to canonize. hawk, the pieces of artillery being often

Are not the principles of those wretches still denominated from birds of prey.] owned, and their persons sainted, by a race of The cannon, blunderbuss, and saker, men of the same stamp?

South. He was th' inventor of, and maker. Hudibras. Over-against the church stands a large hospital, According to observations made with one of erected by a shoemaker, who has been beatitied, her majesty's sakers, and a very accurate penduthougb never sainted.

Addison. "lum chronometer, a bullet, at its first discharge, fies five hundred and ten yards in five half se- SALAMA'NDER's Hair. n. S. A kind of conds, which is a mile in a little above seventeen

SALAMA'NDER's Wool. asbestos, or half seconds.


mineral flax. SA'KERET. n. s. [from saker.] The male

There may be such candles as are made of of a saker-hawk. This kind of hawk is

salamander's pool, being a kind of mineral, which esteemed next after the faicon and gyr- whiteneth in the burning, and consumeth not. falcon. Bailey.

Bacon, SAL. 17. s. (Latin.] Salt. A word often

Of English talc, the coarser sort is called used in pharmacy:

plaister or parget; the finer, spaad, earth, fax, or salamander's buir.

Woodward. Salsoacids will help its passing off; as sal prunel

. SALAMANDRINE. adj.[from salamander.) Salgem is so called from its hreaking frequeútly

Resembling a salainander. into gem-like squares. It differs not in property

Laying it into a pan of burning coals, we, obfrom the common salt of the salt springs, or that served a certain salamandrine quality, that made of the sea, when all are equally pure. Woodward.

it capable of living in the midst of fire, without Sal Ammoniack is found still in Ammonia, as

being consuined or singed.

Spectator. mentioned by the ancients, and from whence it SA'LARY. n. s. [salaire, Fr. salarium, had its name.


Latin.) SALA'CIOUS. adj. (salacis, Lat. saluce,

1. Salarium, or salary, is derived from sal. Fr.) Lustful ; lecherous.

Arbuthnot. One more salacious, rich, and old,

2. Stated hire ; annual or periodical payOut-bids, and buys her.

Feed him with herbs

ment. Of generous warmth, and of salacious kind. Dryd.

This is hire and salary, not revenge. Shaksp. Animals spleened, grow extremely salaciouse

Several persons, out of a salary of tive hund

Arbuthnot. red pounds, have always lived at the rate of two SALA'CIOUSLY. adv. [from salacious.]


Swifi. Lecherously ; lustfully.

SALE. n. s. (saal, Dutch.] SALA'CITY. 1. s. ( salacitas, Latin; from

1. The act of selling. salacious.] Lust'; lechery.

2. Vent ; power of selling ; market. immoderate salacity and excess of venery is

Nothing doth more enrich any country that supposed to shorten the lives of cocks. Broqun.

many towns; for the countrymen will be more A corrosive acrimony in the seminal lympha

industrious in tillage, and rearing of all husbandry produces salacity.


commodities, knowing that they shall have ready

sale for them at those to vns. SA'LAD. n. s. (salade, Fr. salaet, German.]

Spenser Food of raw herbs. It has been always 3. A publick and proclaimed exposition

of goods to the inarket; auction. pronounced familiarly sallet.

Those that won the plate, and those thus soid, I climbed into this garden to pick a salad, which

ought to be marked so as they may never return is not amiss to cooi a man's stomach. Shakspeare.

to the race, or to the sale.

Temple. My sallet days, When I was green in judgment, cold in blood.

4. State of being venal; price. SLakspeare.

The other is not a thing for sale, and only the You have, to rectify your palate,

gift of the gods.


Others more moderate seeming, but their ain An olive, capers, or some beiter salad, Ush’ring the mutton.

Ben Jonsor.

Private reward; for which both God and state Some coarse cold salod is before thee set;

They'd set to sale.

Milton, Fall on.


'The more money a man spends, the more must The happy old Coricyan's fruits and selods, on

he endeavour to increase his stock; which at last which he lived contented, were all of his own

sets the liberty of a commonwealth to sale.Addisa growth.

Dryden. 5. It seems in Spenser to signify a wicker Leaves, eaten raw, are termed salad: if boiled, basket; perhaps from sallow, in which they become potherbs; and some of those plants fish are caught. which are potherbs in one family, are sa!cd in To make baskets of buirushes was my wont; another.


Who to entrap the fish in winding sale SALAMANDER. n. s. [salamandre, Fr. Was better seen?

Spenser. salamandra, Lat.] An animal supposed SA'LE A BLE. adj. [from sale.] Vendible ; to live in the fire, and imagined to be fit for sale ; marketable. very poisonous. Ambrose Parey has a I can impute this general enlargement of salepicture of the salamander, with a re- able things to no cause sooner than the Cornishceipt for her bite; but there is no such

man's want of vent and money. Careu.

This vent is made quicker or slower, as greater creature, the name being now given to a

or less quantities of any saleable commodity are poor harmless insect.

removed out of the course of trade. Locke. The salamander liveth in the fire, and hath force also to extinguish it.

Bacon. SA'LE ABLENESS. n. s. [from saleable.] According to this hypothesis, the whole lunar The state of being saleable. world is a torrid zone, and may be supposed uninhabitable, except they are salamanders which saleable manner. dwell therein.


SA'LE BROUs. adj. [salebrosus, Latin.] Whereas it is commonly said that a salamander extinguisheth fire, we have found by experience,

Rough; uneven; rugged. that on hot couls it dieth immediately. Brown. SAʼLESMAN. n. so (sale and man.] One

The artist was so encompassed with fire and who sells clothes ready made. smoke, that one would have thought nothing but Poets make characters, as salesmen doaths; a salamander could have been safe in such a We take no measure of your fops and beaus. situation. Addison.


Sa [.] In a

SA'LEWORK. n. s. (sale and work.] Work SALIVA'TION, n. s. [from salivate.) A for sale; work carelessly done.

method of cure much practised of late I see no more in you than in the ordinary in venereal, scrophulous, and other obOf Nature's salework,

Sbakspeare. stinate cases, by promoting a secretion SALIANT. adj. (French.] In heraldry, of spitile.

Quincy. denotes a lion in a leaping posture, and Holding of ill-tasted things in the mouth will standing so that his right foot is in the make a small salivation.

Grer. dexter point, and his hinder left foot in Sali'vous. adj. [from saliva.] Consistthe sinister base point of the escutcheon, ing of spittle; having the nature of by which it is distinguished from ram- spittle.


There happeneth an elongation pant.

the uvula, Saliant, in heraldry, is when the lion is sport

through the abundance of salivous humour flow

Peaban. ing himself.

Wiseman. ing upon it,

SALLET. SA'LIENT. adj. [saliens, Latin.]

7 n. s. (corrupted by pro1. Leaping ; bounding ; moving by leaps. SA’LLETING.) nunciation froin salad. The legs of both sides moving together, as

I tried upon sallet oil.

Boyle. frogs , and salient animals, is properly called

leap. Sa’LLIANCE. n. s. [from sally.) The act Sow some early salleting.

Mortimer. ing. 2. Beating ; panting.

of issuing forth; sally. Not inelegant, A salient point so first is call’d the heart,

but out of use. By turns dilated, and by turns comprest,

Now mote I weet, Expels and entertainsthe purple guest.blackmore. Sir Guyon, why with so fierce salliance 3. Springing or shooting with a quick And fell intent, ye did at earst me meet. F.Queen. motion.

SA'LLOW. n. s. (salix, Lat.] A tree of the Who best can send on high

genus of willow. The salient spout, far streaming to the sky.Pope. Sallows and reeds on banks of rivers born,

Remain to cut to stay thy vines. SA'LIGOT. 1. s. [tribulus aquaticus.] W'a

Dryden. ter-thistle.

SAʼLLOW. adj. [salo, German, black ; SA'LINE, adj. (salinus, Latin.] Con- sale, French, foul.] Sickly ; yellow.

What a deal of brine SA'LINOUS. S sisting of salt; constitut

Hath washt thy sallow checks for Rosaline ? ing salt.

Shakspeare. We do not easily ascribe their induration to

The scene of beauty and delight is chang'd; cold; but rather unto salinous spirits and con

No roses bloom upon my fading cheek, cretive juices.


Nor laughing graces wanton in my eyes; This saline sap of the vessels, by being refused

But hagçard Grict, lean-looking sallow Care, reception of the parts, declares itself in a more

And pining Discontent, a rueful train, hostile manner, by drying the radical moisture.

Dwell on my brow, all hideous and forlorn. Roque,

Harvey; SA'LLOW NÉSS. n. s. [from sallow.] YelIf a very small quantity of any salt or vitriol be dissolved in a great quantity of water, the

lowness ; sickly paleness. particles of the salt or vitriol will not sink to the

A fish-diet would give such a sallozeness to the

celibrated beauties of this island, as would scarce bottom, though they be heavier in specie than the water; but will evenly difuse themselvesinto make them distinguishable from those of France. all the water, so as to make it as sciine at the

Addison. top as at the bottom. Newton's Opticks. SA’LLY. n. s. [sallie, French.]

As the substance of coagulations is not merely 1. Eruption; issue froin a place besieged; saline, nothing dissolves thein but what pene- quick egress. trates and relaxes at the same time. Arbuthnot.

The deputy sat down before the town for the SALI'V A. n. s. [Latin.) Every thing that

space of three winter months; during which

time sallies were made by the Spaniards, but is spit up; bui it more strictly signifies

they were beaten in with loss.

Bacon. that juice which is separated by the

2. Range; excursion. glands called salival.


Every one shall know a country better, that Not meeting with disturbance from the saliva, makes often sallies into it, and traverses it up I the sooner extirpated chen. Wiseman and down, than he chat, like a mill-horse, goes SALI'val. ad[from salita. ] Relating still round in the same track.

Locke. SA'LIVARY.S to spittle.

3. Flight; volatile or sprightly exertion. The woodpecker, and other birds that prey

These passages were intended for sailies of wit; upon t'ies, which they catch with their congue,

but whence comes all this rage of wit? Stilling feet. in the room of the said glands have a couple of 4. Escape ; levity; extravagant flight ; bags filled with a viscoss humour, which, hy frolick; wild gayety ; exorbitance. small canals, like the saliva!, being brought into At his return all was clear, and this excursion their mouths, they dip their tongues herein, and was esteemed but a sally of youth. Wotton. so with the help of this natural birdlime attack ”T is but a sally of youth.

Denbam. Grew. We have writien some things which we may The necessity of spittle to dissolve the aliment

wish never to have thought on: some sallies of appears from the contrivance of nature in mak- levity ought to be imputed to youth. Swift. ing the salivary ducts of animals which rumi

The episodical part, made up of the extravanate extremely open : such animals as swallow gant sallies of the prince of Wales and Falstaf's their aliment without chewing want salivary humour, is of his own invention. glands Arbutbni.

Shukspeare Illustratida TÖ SA'LIVATE. v. a. [from saliva, Lat.] TO SA'LLY. v. n. [from the noun.] To To purge by the salival glands,

the prey.

make an eruption ; to issue cut. She was preposscssed with the scandal of sali- The Turks sallying forth, received thereby vating, and went out of town. Wiseaan.


great hurt.

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