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Liberty

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(1):

(n.) A curve or arch in a bit to afford room for the tongue of the horse.

(2):

(n.) The state of a free person; exemption from subjection to the will of another claiming ownership of the person or services; freedom; - opposed to slavery, serfdom, bondage, or subjection.

(3):

(n.) Freedom from imprisonment, bonds, or other restraint upon locomotion.

(4):

(n.) A privilege conferred by a superior power; permission granted; leave; as, liberty given to a child to play, or to a witness to leave a court, and the like.

(5):

(n.) Privilege; exemption; franchise; immunity enjoyed by prescription or by grant; as, the liberties of the commercial cities of Europe.

(6):

(n.) The place within which certain immunities are enjoyed, or jurisdiction is exercised.

(7):

(n.) A certain amount of freedom; permission to go freely within certain limits; also, the place or limits within which such freedom is exercised; as, the liberties of a prison.

(8):

(n.) A privilege or license in violation of the laws of etiquette or propriety; as, to permit, or take, a liberty.

(9):

(n.) The power of choice; freedom from necessity; freedom from compulsion or constraint in willing.

(10):

(n.) Leave of absence; permission to go on shore.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Liberty'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/l/liberty.html. 1828.

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