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Vection

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Véction.
Véctitation.
n.s. [vectio, vectito, Latin.] The act of carrying, or being carried.

Enervated lords are softly lolling in their chariots; a species of vectitation seldom used amongst the antients. Arbuthnot.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Vection." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 10, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=4440.


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