from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
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- adjective rare Elastic.
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- adjective Archaic form of
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'tis not unlikely, but that supposing such a sandy or mouldring substance to be there found, and supposing also a possibility of the generation of the internal _elastical_ body (whether you will call it air or vapours) 'tis not unlikely, I say, but that there is in the Moon a principle of gravitation, such as in the Earth.