Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: ALL-AC-COM'PLISH-ED – ALL-COM-MAND'ING
Fully accomplished; whose education is highly finished or complete.
Wholly admiring. – Shak.
Advised by all. – Warburton.
A mineral, of a brown or green color, massive, with a flat conchoidal fracture, and nearly opake, found in the Hartz, near Elbingerode. – Phillips.
The Arabic name of the Supreme Being.
A mineral named from Mr. Allan, of Edinburgh, who first recognized it as a distinct species. It is massive, of a brownish black color, and conchoidal fracture. A silicious oxyd of cerium. – Cleaveland. Jameson. Ure.
An acid of animal origin found in the liquor of the allantois of the fetal calf. See Allantois. This is the same acid which was formerly called amniotic acid.
AL-LAN-TOIS', or AL-LAN-TOID', n. [Gr. αλλας, a sausage, and ειδος, form.]
A thin membrane, situated between the chorion and amnion in quadrupeds, and forming one of the membranes which invest the fetus in those animals. – Ed. Encyc.
Approved by all. – More.
Atoning for all; making complete atonement. – Dryden.
AL'LA-TRATE, v.t. [L. allatro.]
To bark, as a dog. [Not used.] – Stubbes.
- Formerly, a baser metal mixed with a finer; but in this sense it is now written alloy, which see.
- That which allays, or abates the predominant qualities; as, the allay of colors. – Newton. Also, abatement; diminution by means of some mixture; as, joy without allay. But alloy is now more generally used.
AL-LAY', v.t. [Sax. alecgan, alegan, to lay, to set, to depress, lecgan, to lay, to cast or strike down; G. legen, D. leggen, to lay; Gr. λεγω. The Fr. allier, to alloy, Sp. ligar, seems to be directly from the L. ligo, to bind; but this may be the same word differently applied, that is, to set, to fix, to make fast, to unite. Allay and alloy were formerly used indifferently; but I have recognized an entire distinction between them, applying alloy to metals.]
- To make quiet; to pacify or appease; as, to allay the tumult of the passions, or to allay civil commotions.
- To abate, mitigate, subdue or destroy; as, to allay grief or pain. Females, who soften and allay the bitterness of adversity. – Rawle.
- To obtund or repress as acrimony; as, to allay the acrid qualities of a substance.
- Formerly, to reduce the purity of; as, to allay metals. But, in this sense, alloy is now exclusively used. [See Alloy.]
Layed at rest; quieted; tranquillized; abated; [reduced by mixture. Obs.]
He, or that, which allays.
Quieting; reducing to tranquillity; abating; [reducing by mixture. Obs.]
The act of quieting, or a state of tranquility; a state of rest after disturbance; abatement; ease; as, the allayment of grief. – Shak.
Producing every thing; omniparous. – Marston.
Perfectly beautiful. – Pope.
Beholding or seeing all things. – Drayton.
Blasting all; defaming or destroying all. – Marston.
Perfectly bountiful; of infinite bounty.
Perpetually changing. – Shak.
That cheers all; that gives gayety or cheerfulness to all. – Shak.
Having command or sovereignty over all. – Raleigh.