Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: AN'GLI-FY – AN-GU-LAR'I-TY
To convert into English; to anglicize; as, to anglify French words; that is, to give them an English form of orthography; to adopt words into the English language, and make them a part of it.
Converting into English.
A fishing with a rod and line.
Fishing with an angle.
Pertaining to the descendants of Englishmen in America.
A descendant from English ancestors born in America, or the United States.
Pertaining to the English Danes, or the Danes who settled in England. – Wotton.
Pertaining to the English Normans. – Wotton.
Pertaining to the Saxons who settled in England, or English Saxons.
A kind of pear; also the language of the English Saxons.
A species of Cytisus.
AN'GOR, n. [L. See Anger.]
- Pain; intense bodily pain.
- The retiring of the native bodily heat to the center, occasioning head-ach, palpitation and sadness. – Encyc. Coxe.
Made angry; provoked.
In an angry manner; peevishly; with indications of resentment.
AN'GRY, a. [See Anger.]
- Feeling resentment; provoked; followed generally by with before a person. God is angry with the wicked every day. Ps. vii. But it is usually followed by at before a thing. Wherefore should God be angry at thy voice? Eccles. v.
- Showing anger; wearing the marks of anger; caused by anger; as, an angry countenance; angry words.
- Inflamed, as a sore; red; manifesting inflammation.
- Raging; furious; tumultuous. Or chain the angry vengeance of the waves. – Judge Trumbull.
A red gum of the East Indies, like that of dragon's blood. – Coxe.
Bread made of the Canada, a plant of the West Indies.
AN'GUI-FER, n. [L. anguis, a serpent, and fero, to bear; Sans. agui.]
In astronomy, a cluster of stars in the form of a man holding a serpent; Serpentarius, one of the twelve signs of the zodiac. – Ash.
AN-GUIL'LA, n. [L. an eel.]
In zoology, an eel; also the name of a Mediterranean fish used for food, called also Hospetus and Atherina. Qu. Atherina hepsetus, Linn. – Dict. of Nat. Hist.
AN-GUIL'LI-FORM, a. [L. anguilla, an eel, and forma, shape.]
In the form of an eel, or of a serpent; resembling an eel or serpent.
AN'GUISH, n. [Fr. angoisse; It. angoscia; Sp. ansia; Port. angustia, showing the direct derivation of this word from L. angustia, narrowness, from pressure; D. and G. angst; Dan. angest. This and a numerous class of words are from the root ang, eng, denoting narrow, from pressure. See Anger.]
Extreme pain, either of body or mind. As bodily pain, it may differ from agony, which is such distress of the whole body as to cause contortion, whereas anguish may be a local pain, as of an ulcer, or gout. But anguish and agony are nearly synonymous. As pain of the mind, it signifies any keen distress from sorrow, remorse, despair and the kindred passions. And they hearkened not to Moses, for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage. – Ex. vi.
To distress with extreme pain or grief. – Temple.
Extremely pained; tortured; deeply distressed.
- Having an angle, angles or corners; pointed; as, an angular figure.
- Consisting of an angle; forming an angle; as, an angular point.
The quality of having an angle or corner.