, usually that kind of articulation which admits of free motion in the joint; diarthrosis. Coxe. AÏbase¶ (?), v.t. [imp.&p.p. Abased (?); p.pr. & vb. n. Abasing.] [F. abaisser, LL. abassare, abbassare ; ad + bassare, fr. bassus low. See Base, a.] 1. To lower or depress; to throw or cast down; as, to abase the eye. [Archaic] Bacon. Saying so, he abased his lance. Shelton. 2. To cast down or reduce low or lower, as in rank, office, condition in life, or estimation of worthiness; to depress; to humble; to degrade. Whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased. Luke xiv.ll. Syn.Ð To Abase, Debase, Degrade. These words agree in the idea of bringing down from a higher to a lower state. Abase has reference to a bringing down in condition or feelings; as to abase one's self before God. Debase has reference to the bringing down of a thing in purity, or making it base. It is, therefore, always used in a bad sense, as, to debase the coin of the kingdom, to debase the mind by vicious indulgence, to deb
This is no where near the first 1000 pages, and the second 1000 pages consists of less than 300 pages! Don't bother to download. At least Project Gutenberg has the whole 1913 edition, even if it is practically unreadable.
It has only the first one hundred pages, not 1000. The second volume contains another 100. The two volumes only cover from 'A'- 'Cabinet'
In iSilo version, the entires (words) are broken with all sort of signs, such as tabs and punctuations.
It is a pity...great dictionary but useless for now.