Definition for A-MONG', or A-MONGST'

A-MONG', or A-MONGST', prep. [amung', or amungst'; Sax. onmang, ongemang, among; gemangan, to mingle; D. and Ger. mengen; Sw. mangia; Dan. mænger; to mingle; Gr. μιγνυω. See Mingle.]

  1. In a general or primitive sense, mixed or mingled with; as tares among wheat.
  2. Conjoined, or associated with, or making part of the number. Blessed art thou among women. – Luke. i.
  3. Of the number there is not one among a thousand, possessing the like qualities.

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