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Amber

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(1):

(n.) Ambergris.

(2):

(n.) The balsam, liquidambar.

(3):

(n.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.

(4):

(a.) Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.

(5):

(n.) Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.

(6):

(a.) Consisting of amber; made of amber.

(7):

(v. t.) To scent or flavor with ambergris; as, ambered wine.

(8):

(v. t.) To preserve in amber; as, an ambered fly.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Amber'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/a/amber.html. 1828.

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