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ZWA. — ZWJL

Zwaau, m. «wan; Jonge —. cygnet: de — vhm Mantua. the awan of Mantua (Virgil).

Zunnr, bv. & bw. lieavy (-ily). sreat (-ly), strong (-ly), hard, pessimist, difficult (-ly), pregnant; en» — vraagstuk, a difficult problem; — werk, hard work; — «eiclmt, heavy artillery (cannon); — goud, massive gold; een twitre taak, an arduous task ; iwnre belasting*'"» verliezen. heavy taxes, 1 onnes; «ware last. heavy (weigbty) load; zware massa, ponderous (huge) mans; een zware kou. a bad (severe) cotd; zware •tonnen, violent gales; —gekwetst,severely (daugerously) hurt (wounded); zware sigaren en tabak, strong cigars and tobacco; — bier, strong beer (ale); — z(fu. to weigh (several poundnj;—hoofd, grum bier, «aturnist; —lio«>fdig,—tillend, pesslmihtie, grumbling, anxious, sa turn ine; —hoofdigheid, —tillendlieid. grumblinir, anxiety, pessimisin; — lUyig. bulky; — lyviulieid. corpulency, bulkinesn; —moedig, gloomy, melaneholy; —moedigheid, gloominens, melaneholy; —wichtig, heavy, weigbty, important; —wichtigheid, weightiuess, importance.

Zwaard, o. sword. leeboard (of a vessel); met liet — In «Ie vuist, sword in hand; te vuur en te —, by fire nnd sword; het — aangorden, to gird the sword; —bloem, —kruid, —lelie, swordlily, wnter-flag ; — drager, nword-bearer, squire; —leen, male fief; —schermer, —vechter, gladiator; — veger, furbisher, sword-cutler; — viscli, sword-fish.

Zwaarte, v. heavinesn, welght; —kracht, gravitation; —punt, centre of gravity, (flg.) essential pavt.

Zwabber, m. swab, swabber; —kapitein, swabber; —en, ov. w. to swab; on. w. to do dirty work, to be tossed ahout.

Zwachtel, m. swaddling-cloth, swathe, bandage, roller; —en, ov. w. to swaddle, to swathe, to bind up, to band; — ing, v. swaddling, Bwathing.

Zwad. v. zie Zwaile.

Zwadder, in. spittle, venom, slime, calumny

'lig.)-, — ig, bv. dirty, troubled, venoinous. Zwade. v. swath.

Zwager, m. hrother-ln-law; —In, v. slsterin-law; —schap, o. affinity, relation by inai riage.

Zwak. bv. & bw. weak (-ly), feeble (-bly), bv. pliant, flexible, infirm; een — gestel, a weak (a feeble) conatitution; een — verstand, a weak understanding; — licht, feeble (weak) llght, dim light; eene — ke poging, a feeble attempt (effect); een —, oud man, an infirm, old man; eene —ke borst, a delicate chest; —ke gezondheid, delicate health; het — ke geslacht, the weak (tender, frail) sex-, een — geluid, a faint sound; een — ke caudidaat, ashaky candidate; —, o, foible, weak side ; een — hebben voor iets, to have a liking (a weakness, a fancy) for something; dat is

zyn —, that U hls foible (lil* weak side); Iemand in >||n — aantasten, to attack one on hls weak side;—held.—te, v. weaknenn, feebleness, frallty, inflrinity; —Jes. bw. 7.ie Zwakt — kelyk. bv. weak, feeble, sickly, lingerlng.

Zwalk eu, on. w. tn wnnder about, to err; op zee —, to lead a «eafaring life, to scour the neas; —er, m. wanderer, vagabond. Zwalp, in. flash of water (in ship-building), thick board, • plank; —eu, on. w. to dash, to tloat.

Zwaluw, v. swallow ; eene — maakt nog geen zomer, one swallow does not make nummer, one flower makes no garland; — staart, swallow-tail, dove-tail; —enkruid, great celandine; —eimest, nwallow's nest. Zwam, v. fungus (pl. fungi), agaric, dry rot (in wood), spavin (of horsen); —, o. spunk, sponk, (German) tinder; —doosje, tinderbox ; — achtig, bv. spungy, lungous.

Zwane dons, o. swan-down; —drift, flock of swans; —pen, —schacht, v. swan's quill; —zang, swan's song, last song; — nhals, swan's neck.

Zwang, m. vogue, fashion; iu — zyn, to be in vogue.

Zwanger, bv. pregnant, big with child, in the fami!y-way; — gaan van, to be big with; to have (great plans) in one's eye (in view); —schap, v. pregnancy.

Zwarig held, v. difficulty, ncruple, objection, drawback; —lieden opperen, to raise ditflculties, objections; —heden te boven komen, to overcome difiicultie*; to surmount obstacles; geene —beid hebben, not to trouble (about).

Zwart, bv. & o. black; — maken, to blacken, to anperse, to blemish, to sully (one's reputation); — als roet, as black as noot; de—e kunst,necromancy,the black art; — kUken, to look black (cross); de —e ziekte, black death, pestilence; — op wit, in black and white; black on white; in 't — gekleed, dressed in black; —gallig, gloomy, atrabilarious; —galligheid, glooininess, atrabilariousnesn, melaneholy; —harig, black-haired; —kop, black-haired person; —kryt, (black) crayon; —oog. black-eyed person; —oogig, black-eyed; —ekunst, necromancy; — Jichtig, bv. blackish; —e, m. black one; negro, v. negress; —held, v. blackness; —Iglieid, v. blackislmess; —In, v. negress; —sel, o. blacking, soot.

Zwavel, v. brimstone, sulphur ; —aarde, sulphurous earth; —bron. nulphuroun spring; —damp, steani of brimstone, sulphurous exhalation; —erts, brimstone-ore; —groef, brimstone-mine; —lucht, —reuk, smell of brimstone, sulphurous smell;—stok, match; — ken bakje, match-box; —waterstof, sulphureted hy drogen; —waterstofgas, hydrogen su'phide; —wortel.sulphur-wort; —zuur, bulphuric acid; —zuarzout, sulphate; —achtig, bv. like sulphur;—en,ov. w. to smoke, to vapour, (to impregnate) with

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