To meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate.
Same as Preoperculum.
The German language.
Formerly, in England, an officer nearly answering to the more modern bailiff of the hundred; also, an officer whose duty was to attend on the king, and on the lord high steward in court, to arrest traitors and other offenders. He is now called sergeant-at-arms, and two of these officers, by allowance of the sovereign, attend on the houses of Parliament (one for each house) to execute their commands, and another attends the Court Chancery.
Full; crowded; thronged.
Like a clock or like clockwork; mechanical.
A mixture of ore, cinders, etc., used to line the hearth of a puddling furnace.