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Ejulation

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Ejulátion. n.s. [ejulatio, Latin.] Outcry; lamentation; moan; wailing.

Instead of hymns and praises, he breaks out into ejulations and effeminate wailings Government of the Tongue.

                    With dismal groans
And ejulation, in the pangs of death,
Some call for aid neglected; some, o'erturn'd
In the fierce shock, lie gasping.
Phillips.

Sources: Allestree, Richard (89) · Philips, John (42)

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