from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Confining to the bed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In medicine, confining to the bed: as, a lectual disease.


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  • "Intel has serious questions about this transaction as it relates to the license, and will vigorously protect Intel's intellectual-property rights," said Chuck Mulloy, an Intel spokesman.

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  • It is the Warren Commission's actions which are the key to the intel - lectual authorship of the assassination.

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  • And Peg was, I think, in such mood as to couple with him on the spot, had I not been present and had not his faculties been directed elsewhere than toward the lectual.

    A different flesh

  • We kept silent, I think, because we were in the pres - ence of our betters, men who had either wide experience like Dr Franklin or profound intel - lectual insights like Madison and Wilson.


  • Both the spring idyll in Virginia and the intel - lectual uncertainty, about the forthcoming war vanished when shocking word reached the Starr plantation: 'President Lincoln offered Colonel Lee command of all Federal forces, and Lee refused.


  • That pretense demands more empathy with the problems of another "intel-lectual."

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  • Chinese encouragement, began an international cam - paign against Revisionism, which would have the effects of ensuring the bloc against disintegration from the virus of Titoism, and also stabilizing those régimes which were under pressure from Westernizing intel - lectual dissidents in the Party ranks.

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  • In Italy, as in Russia, there was an important intel - lectual Marxist movement, headed by Antonio Labriola and an equally powerful movement of criticism of

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  • Review gave generous hospitality to essays by Harrison and other positivists and himself praised Comte's intel - lectual achievement, but would have nothing to do with the Religion of Humanity.

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  • Oriental bric-a-brac that American sailors brought back from the East undoubtedly quickened the intel - lectual curiosity of more sedentary Americans.

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  • Necessitating confinement to bed. (Luciferous Logolepsy)

    May 16, 2008