Glossary

Abear

Abear - to bear or endure.

Apollyon

Apollyon—an angel of the bottomless pit.

 

Webster's 1828 Dictionary:

APOL''LYON, n. [Gr. destroying.]The destroyer; a name used Rev. 9:11, for the angel of the bottomless pit, answering to the Hebrew Abaddon.

Art.

Art.–An abbreviation for one of the 39 Articles of the Anglican Religion.

 

Bearer

Bearer—a house servant.

Found in the story of Little Henry and His Bearer by Mary Martha Sherwood.

Beulah

Beulah—a beautiful, pleasant land in John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress.

Carryall

Carryall—a horse-drawn carriage.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictonary: Car"ry*all' (?), n. [Corrupted fr. cariole.] A light covered carriage, having four wheels and seats for four or more persons, usually drawn by one horse.

Chaise

Chaise—a two wheel carriage.

 

Webster's 1828 Dictionary: Chaise (?), n. [F. chaise seat, or chair, chaise or carriage, for chaire, from a peculiar Parisian pronunciation. See Chair.]1. A two-wheeled carriage for two persons, with a calash top, and the body hung on leather straps, or thoroughbraces. It is usually drawn by one horse.