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Aftertossing

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A'ftertossing. n.s. [from after and toss.] The motion of the sea after a storm.

Confusions and tumults are only the impotent remains of an unnatural rebellion, and are no more than the aftertossings of a sea, when the storm is laid. Addison's Freeholder № 25.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Aftertossing." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 21, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21392.


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