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- prep. Obsolete form of among.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. Among.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of among.
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Eche manne marieth one wife, and yet are the wiues of them all, commune one to another, whiche thyng is not vsed emong any of the other
And thei theim selues (beyng giuen to deuelishe supersticions) are markers of dreames, and haue dreame readers emong theim: as well to enterpreate their sweuens, 36 as to aske knoweledge of Idolles.
And as nature putte them forth emong other beastes, so liued they at the first an vnknowen lyfe wyldely emong them, vpon the fruictes, and the herbes of the fieldes.
As also to present their maidens that are vpon mariage, to the kyng, whiche choosyng emong them the maiden that liketh hym beste, sieketh in her lappe, that aftre can neuer bee founde.
No man emong them weareth his Armour, but when niede is to fight.
Rhadamanthus emong the Cretenses, Orpheus emong the Thraciens,
Thei woulde not spitte within the precincte of the compaignie emong theim, ne yeat on their righte side.
Thei haue no maner of speache emong them: But onely shewe by signes of the hande, and nodding with the heade, what they lacke, and what they would haue.
There is a maner emong them, sometyme to borowe money vpon their parentes corpses, deliueryng the bodies to the creditours in pledge.
Oile is so deintie emong theim, that the kyng onely vseth it, as it ware for a precious ointement Thus haue we treated of the Yndians, and now to their borderers, the