Thursday, July 16, 2015

VACATION

A
DICTIONARY
OF THE
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
IN WHICH
The WORDS are deduced from their ORIGINALS,
Explained in their DIFFERENT MEANINGS,
AND
Authorized by the NAMES of the WRITERS
IN WHOLE Works they are found.

By the Author
Samuel Johnson, A.M.

W. Strahan et al, London
1770





VACA’TION. [vacatio, Latin.]
  1. Intermission of juridical proceedings, or any other stated employments; recess of courts or senates.
  2. Leisure; freedom from trouble or perplexity.

See you all in two weeks!


8 comments:

  1. And freedom from having to worry about what to say on the topic of pigs? Have a great vacation!

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  2. Hope you have or are having a great time!

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  3. And not-so-surprisingly, this works for NEXT week's theme too. Have a good time. Hope you find some funny postcards.

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  4. Enjoy your freedom from perplexity.

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  5. Enjoy your vacation, Deb and discover more inspiration for all your writing and blogging.

    Family History Fun

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  6. I don't know why everyone assumes the second definition is correct. I just hope your day is court goes well when the jury reaches its verdict!

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