Emily Dickinson Lexicon
Dictionary: ALL-GIV'ER – AL'LI-GATE
The giver of all things. – Milton.
Glorious to the full extent.
Completely good. – Dryden.
The popular name of the plant Good-Henry, or English Mercury, Chenopodium bonus Henricus.
Guiding or conducting all things. – Sandys.
ALL-HAIL, exclam. [all and Sax. hæl, health.]
All health; a phrase of salutation, expressing a wish of all health, or safety to the person addressed.
All Saints day, the first of November; a feast dedicated to all the saints general.
ALL-HAL-LOW-TIDE, n. [tid, in Sax. is time.]
The time near All Saints, or November first.
The popular name of several plants.
healing all things. – Selden.
Assisting all. – Selden.
Concealing all things. – Shak.
Completely, perfectly holy.
Honored by all. – Shak.
Hurting all things. – Shak.
AL-LI-A'CEOUS, a. [L. allium, garlic.]
Pertaining to allium, or garlic; having the properties of garlic. – Barton.
AL-LI'ANCE, n. [Fr. alliance, from allier, lier, to tie or unite, from L. ligo; Gr. λυγοω; Sp. alianza; Port. aliança; It. alleanza; from the same root as liege, league, allegiance. Class Lg.]
- The relation or union between families, contracted by marriage. – Dryden.
- The union between nations, contracted by compact, treaty or league.
- The treaty, league, or compact, which is the instrument of confederacy; sometimes perhaps the act of confederating.
- Any union or connection of interests between persons families, states or corporations; as, an alliance between church and state.
- The persons or parties allied; as, men or states may secure any alliances in their power. – Addison.
An ally. [Not used.] – Wotton.
AL-LI'CIEN-CY, n. [L. allicio, ad and lacio; G. locken; D. lokken; Sw. locka; Dan. lokker; L. allecto, elicio. Class Lg.]
The power of attracting any thing; attraction; magnetism. [Little used.] Glanville.
That which attracts. [Not used.] – Robinson.
Worshiping every thing. – Crashaw.
Connected by marriage, treaty, or similitude. [See Ally.]
AL'LI-GATE, v.t. [L. alligo, ad and ligo, to bind. See Allegiance, Liege, League.]
To tie together; to unite by some tie.