Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: AR'NOLD-IST – AR-PEG'GI-O
A disciple of Arnold of Brescia, who in the 12th century preached against the Romish Church, for which he was banished; but he was afterwards permitted to return. By his preaching, an insurrection was excited, for which he was condemned and executed. – Encyc.
A name of the bunium, pignut or earthnut.
The Anotta: which see. Also a tree so called.
A-RO'MA, a. [Gr. αρωμα.]
The quality of plants which constitutes their fragrance, which is perceived by an agreeable smell, or a warm spicy taste.
Fragrant; spicy; strong-scented; odoriferous; having an agreeable odor.
A plant which yields a spicy fragrant smell, or a warm pungent taste, as sage, summer savory geranium, sweet marjoram, &c. – Milne.
A bituminous stone, in smell and color resembling myrrh. – Coxe.
The act of impregnating or scenting with aroma, or rendering aromatic.
To impregnate with aroma; to infuse an aromatic odor; to give a spicy scent or taste; to perfume. – Bacon.
Impregnated with aroma; rendered. fragrant.
That which communicates an aromatic quality. – Evelyn.
Rendering spicy; impregnating with aroma.
Containing aroma, or the principle fragrance.
AR'OPH, n. [A contraction of aroma philosophorum.]
- A name by which saffron is sometimes called.
- A chimical preparation of Paracelsus, formed by sublimation from equal quantities of hematite and sal ammoniac. The word is also used by the same writer as synonymous with lithontryptic, a solvent for the stone. – Encyc. Coxe.
A-ROSE', v. [The past or preterit tense of the verb, to arise.]
- In a circle; on every side.
- In a looser sense, at random; without any fixed direction; as, to travel around from town to town. [See Round.]
A-ROUND', prep. [a and round. See Round.]
- About; on all sides; encircling; encompassing. A lambent flame around his brows. – Dryden.
- In a looser sense, from place to place; at random.
A-ROU-RA, n. [Gr.]
A Grecian measure of fifty feet. Also, a square measure of half the plethron, a measure not ascertained. The Egyptian aroura was the square of a hundred feet or a hundred cubits. – Encyc. Arbuth.
A-ROUSE, v.t. [arouz'. In Heb. חרצ; Ar. حَرَصَ haratza, to stir, to excite. It is often contracted into rouse. It may be allied to D. raazen; G. brausen, to rage, to stir, bluster. Class Rs.]
To excite into action that which is at rest; to stir, or put in motion or exertion, that which is languid; as, to arouse one from sleep; to arouse the dormant faculties.
Excited into action; put in motion.
Putting in motion; stirring; exciting into action or exertion.
A-ROW, adv. [a and row.]
In a row; successively. – Sidney. Shak.
Be gone; away. [Obs.] – Shak.
AR-PEG'GI-O, n. [From It. arpa, a harp.]
The distinct sound of the notes of an instrumental chord, accompanying the voice. – Walker.