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REFRAIN', v.a. & v.n. Fr. refrener ; Lat. cooling, or having the power to cool: refrigerare and frænum. To hold back; to keep from tion, the act of cooling, or state of being cooled : action: to forbear; abstain.
refrigeratory, noun substantive, the part of old Hold not thy tongue, O God, keep not still si- distilling vessels that was placed about the head lence ; refrain not thyself. Psalm lxxxiii. 1.
of a still, and filled with water to cool the conMy son, walk not thou in the way with them, re- densing vapors; any thing internally cooling: frain thy foot from their path. Proverbs i. 15.
refrigerium, cool refreshment; refrigeration. For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off. Isaiah. In the cure of gangrenes, you must beware of dry In what place, or upon what consideration soever
heat, and resort to things that are refrigerant, with it be, they do it, were it in their own opinion of no
an inward warmth and virtue of cherishing. Bacon. force being done, they would undoubtedly refrain to The great breezes, which the motion of the air in do it.
great circles, such as the girdle of the world proNor from the holy one of heaven
duceth, do refrigerate; and therefore in those parts Refrained his tongue.
noon is nothing so hot, when the breezes are great, That they fed not on flesh, at least the faithful as about ten of the clock in the forenoon. Id. party before the flood, may become more probable,
Divers do stut; the cause may be the refrigerabecause they refrained therefrom some time after.
tion of the longue, whereby it is less apt to move.
Id. Browne's Vulgar Errours. Neptune atoned, his wrath shall now refrain,
If the mere refrigeration of the air would fit it for Or thwart the synod of the gods in vain. Pope,
breathing, this might be somewhat helped with bellows.
Wilkins. REFRANÄGIBLE, adj. Lat. re and fran
Whether they be refrigerated inclinatorily or some. REFRANGIBIL'ITY, n. s. ) go. Capable of, or what equinoxically, though in a lesser degree, they. tending to, refraction: the noun substantive cor discover some verticity;
A delicate wine, and a durable refrigeratory, As some rays are more refrangible than others,
Mortimer. that is, are more turned out of their course, in pas It must be acknowledged, the ancients have talked sing from one medium to another ; it follows that, much of annual refrigeriums, respites or intervals of after such refraction, they will be separated, and their punishment to the damned ; as particularly on the distinct colour observed. Locke, festivals.
South. Refrangibility of the rays of light is their dispo If it arise from an external cause, apply refrigesition to be refracted or turned out of their way, in rants, without any preceding evacuation. Wiseman. passing out of one transparent body or medium into another.
REFT, part. pret. of Reave, which see. DeREFRANGIBILITY OF Light is chiefly applied
prived; taken away. Obsolete. to the disposition of rays to produce different in heaven to take his place,
Thus we well left, he better reft, colors. See Optics.
That like by life and death, at last, REFRESH', v.a. Fr. refraischer, refres- We may obtain like grace. A scham's Schoolmaster. REFRESH'ER, n. s. cher ; Lat. refrigero. To About his shoulders broad he threw REFRESH'MENT. S revive ; recreate ; relieve;
An hairy hide of some wild beast, whom he improve; refrigerate : a refresher is that which
In savage forest by adventures slew, refreshes: refreshment, relief, or that which And reft the spoil his ornament to be. Spenser. gives relief.
Another ship had seized on us, A dew coming after heat refresheth. Eccl. xlii. 22.
And would have reft the fishers of their prey. Service shall with steel sinews toil ;
Shakspeare. And labour shall refresh itself with hope.
Our dying hero from the continent
Ravished whole towns, and forts from Spaniards reft, The rest refresh the scaly snakes, that fold As his last legacy to Britain left.
Waller. The shield of Pallas, and renew their gold.
REF’UGE, n. s. & v.a. French refuge ; Ital.
Dryden. If you would have trees to thrive, take care that
Port. and Span. refugio ; Lat. refugium. Shelter
or protection from danger or distress; expedient: no plants be near them, which may deprive them of nourishment, or hinder refreshings and helps that
to shelter : a refugee is one who seeks a refuge. they might receive.
They shall be your refuge from the avenger of Such honest refreshments and comforts of life, our
Joshua. christian liberty has made it lawful for us to use.
The Lord will be a refuge for the oppressed, a reSprat. fuge in times of trouble.
Psalm ix. 9. His meals are coarse and short, his employment'
This last old man, warrantable, his sleep certain and refreshing, neither Whom with a cracked heart I have sent to Rome, interrupted with the lashes of a guilty mind, nor the Loved me above the measure of a father : aches of a crazy body.
South. Their latest refuge was to send him. Shakspeare. He was full of agony and horrour upon the ap
Silly beggars, proach of a dismal death, and so had most need of Who, sitting in the stocks, refuge their shame
Id. the refreshments of society, and the friendly assistance That many have, and others must, sit there. of his disciples.
South. Light must be supplied, among graceful refuges The kind refresher of the summer heats. Thomson. by terracing any story in danger of darkness.
Wotton. REFRIGʻERATE, v. a.
To cool; refrige- Find place or refuge.
Millon's Paradise Lost,
The young vipers supposed to break through the
rative, as well as belly of the dam, will, upon any fright, for protection REFRIGʻERATORY,adj.&n.s. | refrigeratory, ad run into it; for then the old one receives them in at REFRICE'RIUM, n. s. jective,
her mouth, which way, the fright being past, they
will return again ; which is a peculiar way of refuge. ject, and so it would not be represented as in itself Brvune. it is.
Ray. Poor refugees, at first they purchase here ;
Such wise men as himself account all that is past And, soon as denizened, they domineer. Dryden. to be also gone; and know that there can be no
Dreads the vengeance of her injured lord; gain in refunding, nor any profit in paying debts. Even by those gods, who refuged her, abhorred. Id.
South. This is become more necessary in some of their How to Icarius, in the bridal hour, governments, since so many refugees settled among Shall I, by waste undone, refund the dower ? them. Addison.
Pope. Those, who take refuge in a multitude, have an
REFUSE', 0. 4., adj., Fr. refuser; Ital. Arian council to answer for.
REFU'SAL, n. s. (n. s. (recusare; Lat. recuREFUGE, CITIES OF, were places provided as REFU'ser.
To deny that asyla, for such as against their will should happen which is requested or demanded; reject; not to to kill a man. Of these cities there were three accept or comply: the adjective, which as well on each side Jordan; on this side were Kedesh
as the noun substantive has its accent on the of Nephtali, Hebron, and Schechem; beyond first syllable, means refused ; left when the rest is Jordan were Bezer, Golan, and Ramoth-Gilead. taken: the noun substantive, something so left: When any of the Hebrews, or strangers that refusal is, the act of refusing; denial ; preempdwelt in their country, happened accidentally to tion; option : refuser, he who refuses. kill a man, they might retire thither, to be out of the reach of the relations of the deceased, and to Every thing vile and refuse they destroyed. Samuel. prepare for their defence and justification before
We dare not disgrace our worldly superiours with the judges. The manslayer underwent two trials: offering unto them such refuse, as we bring unto
Hooker. first before the judges of the city of refuge to
If he should offer to chuse, and chuse the right which he had ied; and secondly before the casket, you should refuse to perform your father's judges of his own city. If found guilty, he was will, if you should refuse to accept him. put to death. If acquitted, he was not immedi
Shakspeare. ately set at liberty ; but, to inspire a degree of Many kinds have much refuse, which countervails horror against even involuntary homicide, he was that which they have excellent.
Bacon. reconducted to the place of refuge, and obliged Having most affectionately set life and death beto continue there in a sort of banishment till the fore them, and conjured them to chuse one, and death of the high priest. If, before this time, he avoid the other, he still leaves unto them, as lo ventured ont, the avenger of blood might freely free and rational agents, a liberty to refuse all his kill him; but after the high priest's death he was calls, to let his talents lye by them unprofitable.
Hammond. at liberty to go where he pleased without molestation. The cities of refuge were to be well sup- demners of this catholick practice.
Some few others are the only refusers and con
Taylor. plied with water and necessary provisions ; to be of easy access; to have good roads leading to If I refuse not, but convert, as you,
Wonder not then what God saw for you good them, with commodious bridges where there was To proper substance.
Milton. occasion. The width of the roads was to be
He never had vexatious law-disputes about his thirty-two cubits or forty-eight feet at least. At dues, but had his tithes fully paid, and not of the all cross roads direction posts were erected, with most refuse parts, but generally the very best. Fell. an inscription pointing out the road to the cities Down with the falling stream the refuse run, of refuge. The 15th of Adar, which answers to To raise with joyful news his drooping son. our February, was appointed for the city magis
Dryden. trates to see that the roads were in good condi Common experience has justly a mighty influence tion. No persons in any of these cities were on the minds of men, to make them give or refuse
Locke. allowed to make weapons, lest the relations of credit to any thing proposed. the deceased should be furnished with the means
Please to bestow on him the refuse letters; he of gratifying their revenge.
hopes by printing them to get a plentiful provision.
Spectator. Ř EFULGENT, adj. ?
This humourist keeps more than he wants, and REFULGENTLY, adv. À Bright; shining; glit- gives a vast ref use of his superfluities to purchase tering: the adverb corresponding.
Addison. He neither might, nor wished to know
I know not whether it be more shame or wonder, A more refulgent light.
Waller. to see that men can so put off ingenuity, as to deSo conspicuous and refulgent a truth is that of scend to so base a vice; yet we daily see it done, God's being the author of man's felicity, that the and that not only by the scum and refuse of the dispute is not so much concerning the thing, as con- people.
Government of the Tongue. cerning the manner of it.
arc made as they themselves would Agamemnon's train,
choose; When his refulgent arms flashed through the shady Too proud to ask, too humble to refuse. Garth. plain,
God has borne with all his weak and obstinate reFled from his well-known face. Dryden's Æneis. fusals of grace, and has given him timc day after day.
Rogers, REFUND', v. a. Lat. refundo. To pour or
When employments go a begging for want of give back; repay; restore.
hands, they shall be sure to have the refusal. Swift. A governor that had pillaged the people, was, for receiving of bribes, sentenced to refund what he had
REFUTE', v.a. 1 Fr. refuter ; Span. and wrongfully taken.
REFUTA’TION, n. s. S Port. refutar ; Lat. refuto. Were the humours of the eye tinctured with any To prove false or erroneous: the noun substantive colour, they would refund that colour upon the ob- corresponding.
Self-des-ruction sought, refutes
account; relation ; look; aspect : regardable is, That excellence thought in thee. Milton.
observable; worthy of notice: regarder, he who He knew that there were so many witnesses in these two miracles, that it was impossible to refute attention: the adverb corresponding: regardless,
pays attention or regard : regard ful, observant; such multitudes.
Addison. 'Tis such miserable absurd stuff, that we will not
heedless; negligent; devoid of attention or care: honour it with especial refutation. Bentley.
the adverb and noun substantive corresponding.
He that observeth the wind shall never sow, and REGAIN', v. a. Fr. regagnar ; re and gain. he that regardeth the clouds shall never reap. To recover; gain anew.
Proverbs. Hopeful to regain
To him they had regard, because long he had beThy love, from thee I will not hide
Acts viii. 11. What thoughts in my unquiet breast are risen. He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the
Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord We've driven back he doth not regard it.
Romans xiv, 6. These heathen Saxons, and regained our earth, It is peninsula, which regardeth the mainland. As earth recovers from an ebbing tide. Dryden.
Sandys. As soon as the mind regains the power to stop Mac Ferlagh was a man of meanest regard amongst or continue any of these motions of the body or them, neither having wealth nor power. Spenser. thoughts, we then consider the man as a free agent. He likeliest is to fall into mischance,
That is regardless of his governance. Id. RE'GAL, adj. & n. s.) Fr. Span. and Ital. Change was thought necessary, in regard of the REGAL'ITY, n. s. regal; Latin regalis. great hurt which the church did receive by a number
Hooker. Royal; kingly: a kind of organ: regality is the of things then in use. noun substantive corresponding with regal as an
This aspect of mine, adjective.
The best regarded virgins of our clime
Have loved. Behold the image of mortality,
Shakspeare. Merchant of Venice, nd feeble nature clothed with fleshy 'tire,
If much you note him,
You offend him ; feed, and regard him not.
Throw out our eyes for brave Othello,
Even till we make the main and the aerial blue Usurps the regal title and the seat
An indistinct regard.
Id. Othello, of England's true anointed lawful heir. Shakspeare.
Is this the Athenian minion, whom the world The sounds that produce toncs are ever from such bodies as are in their parts and ports equal; and
Voiced so regardfully? Id. Timon of Athens. such are in the nightingale pipes of regals or organs. disposed any matter, but first he acquainted the
Bryan was so regardful of his charge, as he never
Hayward. He neither could nor would yield to any diminu- general. Lion of the crown of France, in territory or regality.
Tintoger, more famous for his antiquity than reId. gardable for his present estate, abutteth on the sea.
Careu. The majesty of England might hang like Mahomet's tomb by a magnetick charm, between the pric To know their God, or message to regard. Miltoir.
He denies vileges of the two houses, in airy imagination of
How best we may regality.
Compose our present evils, with regard
Regardless of the bliss wherein he sat,
Second to thee, offered himself to die
Id. Paradise Lost. When was there ever a better prince on the throne than the present queen? I do not talk of her govern- legs, although the regardable side be defined, and
I cannot discover this difference of the badger's ment, her love of the people, or qualities that are purely regal; but her piety, charity, temperance,
the brevity by most imputed unto the left. Browne. and conjugal love.
He, surprised with humble joy, surveyed
One sweet regard, shot by the royal maid. Dryden. REGALE', v. a. Fr. regaler; Ital, re Let a man be very tender and regardful of every
Regale ́MENT, n. s. I galare. To refresh; en- pious motion made by the spirit of God to his heart. tertain; the entertainment given.
South. I with warming puff regaled chilled fingers. Philips.
The nature of the sentence he is to pronounce, The muses still require
the rule of judgment by which he will proceed, reHumid regalement, nor will aught avail
quires that a particular regard be had to our obserImploring Phæbus with unmoistened lips. Id.
vation of this precept.
Atterbury. Regalia is also used for the apparatus of a kind, and persuade them to pursue and persevere in
Their business is to address all the ranks of mancoronation; as the crown, the sceptre with the cross, that with the dove, St. Edward's staff
, the virtue, with regard to themselves; in justice and globe, and the orb with the cross, &c. See Çoro goodness with regard to their neighbours ; and piety
We must learn to be deaf and regardless of other REGARD, v. a. & n. s. Fr. regarder ; Ital. things, besides the present subject of our meditation. REGARD’ABLE, adj. riguardo.
Id. REGARD'ER, n. s.
teem; value; REGARD'FUL, adj. tice; attend to;
REGARDANT, in heraldry, REGARD'FULLY, adv. observe: observe signifies looking behind, and is REGARD'LESS, adj. religiously; as a applied to beasts represented REGARD'LESSLY, adv.
substantive, on coats of arms, as in the anREGARD'LESSNESS, n. $. attention; respect; nexed figure.
REOARDER, an ancient officer of the king's Through all the soil a genial ferment spreads, forest, sworn to make the regard of the forest Regenerates the plants, and new adorns the meads. every year; that is, to take a view of its limits,
Blackmore. to enquire into all offences and defaults com
An alkali, poured to that which is mixed with an mitted by the foresters within the forest, and to
acid, raiseth an effervescence, at the cessation of observe whether all the officers executed their which, the salts, of which the acid is composed, will
Årbuthnot. respective duties. REGATA, or REGATTA, a kind of boat
If you fulfil this resolution, though you fall some
race, formerly annually held at Venice, when that city times by infirmity; nay, though you should fall into was the capital of an independent republic. The
some greater act, even of deliberate sin, which you race was performed in gondolas by gondoliers. Presently retract by confession and amendment, you The competitors were chosen from the families life of a Christian here, and shall inherit the reward of the first rank; and no competitors at the an- that is promised to such in a glorious immortality cient Olympic Games were ever more anxious hereafter.
Wake. for success. The course was about four miles.
RE'GENT, adj.&n. s. The gondolas, after starting, passed through the
2 Fr. regent ; Lat. re
RE'GENCY, n. s. great winding canal, which divides the city into
gens. Governing; rul
RE'GENTSHIP. two parts, turned round a picket, and returning ler: one exercising vicarious royalty: regency
ing; governor or milthe same way, seized the prize, which was fixed at and regentship, his office or station. the acutest angle of the great canal, where it was
As Christ took manhood, that by it lie might be visible by the spectators on both sides. On such capable of death, whereunto he humbled himself : so occasions both the gondolas and the gondoliers because manhood is the proper subject of compassion. were decorated in the most elegant and superb and feeling pity, which maketh the sceptre of Christ's manner. Regattas, in imitation of the Venetian, regency even in the kingdom of heaven amiable. have been often given on the Thames, and are
Hooket. still continued.
Lord regent, I do greet your excellence REGEN, a river in the interior of Germany,
With letters of commission from the king. which rises on the southern frontier of Bohemia,
If York have ill demeaned himself in France, unites with the Little Regen, and falls into the
Then let him be denied the regentship.
Id. Danube, near Ratisbon.
Regions they passed, the mighty regencies Recen, CIRCLE OF THE, is a province of Ba
Milton, varia, adjacent to Bohemia, having the circle of
He togther calls the regent powers the Upper Maine on the north-west, and that of Under him regent.
Id. Paradise Lost. the Lower Danube on the south-west. It has
The operations of human life flow not from the an area of 3800 square miles. This province corporeal molds, but from some other active regent is hilly and woody, including part of the districts principle that resides in the body, or governs it, called the Fichtelberg and Bohemian forest; ye which we call the soul.
Hale. it has several plains of considerable extent. The
This great minister, finding the regency shaken by sale of timber and working in wood are consi- the faction of so many great ones within, and awed derable occupations. The fields also abound in by the terror of the Spanish greatness without, durst game, and have mines of iron. Ratisbon, in the begin a war.
Temple. south of the circle, is the seat of the provincial But let a heifer with gilt horns be led administration ; and Amberg, in the north, that To Juno, regent of the marriage bed. Dryden. of the high court of justice. Inhabitants, of Men have knowledge and strength to fit them for whom the great majority are Catholics, 358,000. action : women affection, for their better compliREGEN'ERATE, v. a. & adj. 7 Lat, rege
ance ; and herewith beauty to compensate their subREGENERA'TION, n. s. Š nero. Re and jection, by giving them an equivalent regency over
Greu. generate. To reproduce; beget or create anew : as an adjective reproduced; born anew to the
REGENT, one who governs a kingdom during Christian life: regeneration corresponding.
the minority or absence of the king. In England
the methods of appointing this guardian or roHe saved us by the washing of regeneration, and gent have been so various, and the duration of renewing of the Holy Ghost.
Titus iii. 5. Thou! the earthly author of my blood,
his power so uncertain, that from hence it might Whose youthful spirit, in me regenerate,
almost be collected that his office is unknown Doth with a twofold vigour lift me up,
to the common law; and therefore, according To reach at victory:
Shakspeare. Richard II. to Sir Edward Coke, the surest way is to have Albeit the son of this earl of Desmond, who lost him appointed by authority of the great council his head, were restored to the earldom ; yet could in parliament. The earl of Pembroke, by his. not the king's grace regenerate obedience in that own authority, assumed the regency of Henry degenerate house, but it grew rather more wild. III., who was then only nine years old, but was
declared of full age by the pope at seventeen, For from the mercy seat above,
confirmed the great charter at eighteen, and took Prevenient grace descending, had removed
upon him the administration of the government The stony from their hearts, and made new flesh
at twenty. A guardian and councils of regency Regenerate grow instead.
were named for Edward III. by the parliament No sooner was a convert initiated, but by an easy figure he became a new man, and both acted which deposed his father ; the young king being uud looked upon himself as one regenerated and then fifteen, and not assuming the government born a second time into another state of existence. till three years after. When Richard II. suc
Addison. ceeded, at the age of eleven, the duke of Lan
caster took upon him the management of the delightful track on the Tessino.
The streets kingdom till the parliament met, which appoint- are bordered with arcades or piazzas, and the ed a nominal council to assist him. Henry V. houses tolerably built. The public edifices of on his death bed named a regent and a guardian interest are the cathedral with its paintings, the for his infant son Henry VI., then nine months church of St. Prospero, that of the Augustine old: but the parliament altered his disposition, friars, the town house, the theatre, the Porta and appointed a protector and council, with a Nuova, the library of 30,000 volumes, and a muspecial limited authority. Both these princesseum of natural history, formerly belonging to remained in a state of pupilage till the age of Spallanzani. The trade is trifling, but it has a twenty-three. Edward V., at the age of thirteen, . considerable yearly fair. It was the birth place was recommended by his father to the care of the of Ariosto, and Buonaparte gave the title of duke duke of Gloucester; who was declared protector of Reggio to marshal Oudinot. Population by the priry council. The statutes 25 H. VIII. 13,000. Twelve miles W.N. W. of Modena, c. 12, and 28 H. VIII. c. 7, provided that the and fifteen south-east of Parma. successor, if a male and under eighteen, or if a REGʻICIDE, n. s. Lat. regicida, regicidium. female and under sixteen, should be till such A murderer of his king; the murder of a king. age in the governance of his or her natural mo.
Were it not for this amulet, how were it possible ther (if approved by the king), and such other for any to think they may venture upon perjury, sacounsellors as his majesty should by will or crilege, murder, regicide, without impeachment to otherwise appoint: and he accordingly appointed their saintship?
Decay of Piety. his sixteen executors to have the government of
I through the mazes of the bloody field his son Edward VI., and the kingdom, which
Hunted your sacred life ; which that I missed executors elected the earl of Hartford protector. Was the propitious error of my fate, And during the illness of George III. in the end Not of my soul: my soul's a regicide. Dryden. of 1788, there were repeated debates in parlia
Did fate or we, when great Atrides died, mert, respecting a regency, the mode of settling
Urge the bold traitor to the regicide ? it, and the most proper persons to fill it; but
Pope's Odyssey. his majesty's recovery rendered it totally unne
REGIFUGIUM was a feast celebrated at cessary. These debates were renewed in the Rome on the 24th of February in commemoraend of 1810, and a limited regency for a was committed to the prince of Wales, who, in tion of the expulsion of Tarquin II., and the consequence of the continued indisposition of his abolition of regal power. It was also performed
on the 26th of May, when the Rex Sac m, royal father, became regent with full power on the 18th of February 1812, till his father's death king of the sacrifices, offered bean Aour and
bacon, in the place where the assemblies were in 1820.
held. Recent also signifies a professor of arts and hasted away with all speed, to denote the preci
The sacrifice being over, the people sciences in a college, having pupils under his care; but it is generally restrained to the lower pitate flight of Tarquin. classes, as to rhetoric, logic, &c.: those of philo- of Italy, in the country of the Sabines, famous
REGILLÆ, or REGILLUM, an ancient town sophy being called professors. In the English universities it is applied to masters of arts under for a battle fought near it, A. U. C. 258, between
24,000 Romans and 40,000 Etrurians, headed five years standing, and to doctors under two. REGERMINATION, n. S. Re and germin
by the Tarquins. The Romans obtained so comation. The act of sprouting again.
plete a victory that hardly 10,000 of the Etru
rians escaped.—Livy, REGGIO, Regium Julii, a large town in the south of Naples, and capital of Calabria Ultra, entered into the Roman army, and was promoted
REGILLIANUS (Q. Nonius), a Dacian, who at the extremity of which it is situated, on the Faro di Messina, or strait which separates He was elected emperor by the people in oppo
to the highest military honors under Valerian. Sicily from the main land. It stands on an emi- sition to Gallienus, but was soon after murdered nence, and its environs are delightful, abounding by the soldiers, A. D. 262. in the fruits of a tropical climate. It is the see
REGILLUS, in ancient geography, a lake of an archbishop, and several of the houses are constructed of the remains of ancient buildings. with the Anio, east of Rome.
of Italy, in Latium, which had a communication Its public edifices consist of a cathedral, eleven dictator, defeated the Latins near it.—Livy.
Posthumius, the churches, seven convents, and two colleges. Many of the inhabitants are employed in the
REGʻIMEN, n. s. Lat. regimen. Care in manufacture of silk, partly raised in the environs, diet and living. and partly procured from the pinna marina : it Yet should some neighbour feel a pain, is made into gloves, stockings, and other small Just in the parts where I complain, articles of extreme fineness. Wine, oil, and How many a message would he send ! fruit are likewise objects of export. Reggio was What hearty prayers, that I should mend !
Enquire what regimen I kept, almost destroyed by the dreadful earthquake of February 1783. Population 16,500. Six miles
What gave me ease, and how I slept ? Swift south-east of Messina, in Sicily, and thirty-three
REGIMEN, in medicine. See MEDICINE. r. orth by west of Nicotera.
REGʻIMENT, n. s. ?
Old Fr. regiment ; Reggio, anciently Regium Lepide, a town in REGIMEN’TAL, adj. S Ital. and Port.regimento. the north of Italy, the capital of a small duchy Established government; polity; a body of solof the same name, belonging to Modena. It is diers under a colonel : belonging to a regiment. surrounded with a rampart, and situated in a The corruption of our nature being presupposed, Vol. XVIIJ.