A Dictionary of the English Language
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Daedal

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Dæ'dal. adj. [dædalus, Lat.]

  1. Various; variegated.

  2. Skilful: this is not the true meaning, nor should be imitated.

                        Nor hath
    The dædal hand of nature only pour'd
    Her gifts of outward grace.
    Philips.

Sources: Philips, John (42)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Daedal." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 21, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2720.


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