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Acritude

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A'critude. n.s. [from acrid.] An acrid taste; a biting heat on the palate.

Green vitriol, mixed with some rays of a pale blue, from the same place; with its astringent and sweetish tastes, is joined some acritude. Grew's Musæum.

Sources: Grew, Nehemiah (36)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Acritude." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 11, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=13300.


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