from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A conflagration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete A conflagration.
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- noun obsolete A
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Cogline and Rumor had disappeared in the con - flagration along with dozens of their attackers.
The process is not eternal, though one suspects that after a flood or con - flagration the kind of government that will arise will again be monarchical.
The doctrine of purgatory, in which individual souls are purified, displaces the expectation of a cosmic con - flagration at the end of time; the Day of Judgment loses ground in favor of individual judgment after death and the tenets of penitence and indulgence connected with it.
A comet was seized upon by both of us, at the same moment, as the engine to be employed in the tremendous con - flagration.
It was almoft totally deftroyed by a con - flagration in 1 71 9.
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It is supposed that he was an inhabitant of the parish of St Bartbdomew behind the Royal Exchange, because be added a chapel or chantry to that church j and it is also very probable, that he bad his mansion on that spot, which after the dreadful con - flagration was rebuilt in the form of a court, after his name, but was afterwards successively called Ship-yard and Black Swan-court,. on account of the signs hung out at the end of it, till the year
It is suppo. sed that he was an inhabitant of the parish of St. Bartholomew behind the Royal Exchange, because he added a chapel or chantry to that church; and it is also very probable, that he had his mansion on thr't spot, which afier the dreadful con - flagration was rebuilt in the form of a court, after his name, but was afterwards successively called Slup-yard and Black Swan-court, on account of the signs hung out at the end of it, till the yeav
The watch of a city may guard it for hire i but art wcU employed in proiefling it from thofe who lie in wu to fire the (Ircets and rob the houfes amidft the con - flagration.
"They tell us, indeed, there were very re - markable circumftances attending this con - flagration, which if I can get at with any degree of certainty I may fend you.