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Passage

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P`ASSAGE, n.

1. The act of passing or moving by land or water, or through the air or other substance as the passage of a man or a carriage the passage of a ship or a fowl the passage of light or a meteor the passage of fluids through the pores of the body, or from the glands. Clouds intercept the passage of solar rays.
2. The time of passing from one place to another. What passage had you? We had a passage of twenty five days to Havre de Grace, and of thirty eight days from England.
3. Road way avenue a place where men or things may pass or be conveyed.

And with his pointed dart,

Explores the nearest passage to this heart.

4. Entrance or exit.

What! are my doors opposed against my passage?

5. Right of passing as, to engage a passage on board a ship bound to India.
6. Occurrence event incident that which happens as a remarkable passage in the life of Newton. See the Spanish verb, supra. This sense is obsolescent.
7. A passing away decay. Little used.
8. Intellectual admittance mental reception.

Among whom I expect this treatise will have a fairer passage than among those deeply imbued with other principles.

9. Manner of being conducted management.

On consideration of the conduct and passage of affairs in former times--

10. Part of a book or writing a single clause, place or part of indefinite extent.

How commentators each dark passage shun.

11. Enactment the act of carrying through all the regular forms necessary to give validity as the passage of a law, or of a bill into a law, by a legislative body.

Bird of passage, a fowl that passes at certain seasons from one climate to another, as in autumn to the south to avoid the winter's cold, and in spring to the north for breeding. Hence the phrase is sometimes applied to a man who has no fixed residence.


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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Passage'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/p/passage.html.

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