A Dictionary of the English Language
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An A'dditament. n.s. [additamentum, Lat.] The addition, or thing added.

Iron will not incorporate with brass, nor other metals, of itself, by simple fire: so as the enquiry must be upon the calcination, and the additament, and the charge of them. Bacon.

In such a palace there is first the case or fabrick, or moles of the structure itself; and, besides that, there are certain additaments that contribute to its ornament and use; as, various furniture, rare fountains and aqueducts, curious motions of divers things appendicated to it. Hale's Origin of Mankind.

Sources: Bacon, Francis (396) · Hale, Matthew (49)

Attributes: Latin (690) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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