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- n. Obsolete spelling of soil.
- n. prey
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Prey.
- transitive v. To solve, to clear up.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete spelling of soil, soil, soil.
Fertile of soyle, well watered with riuers, and springes, and rich with precious balme.
The countrie is hilly, and full of woddes, and of a barreine soyle.
This Pond was no deeper, then to reach the breast of a man, and having no mud or soyle in it, the bottome thereof shewed like small beaten gravell, with prety pibble stones intermixed, which some that had nothing else to do, would sit downe and count them as they lay, as very easily they might.
So likewise along the Riuer Volgha betwixt the countreys of Cazan, and Astracan: where (notwithstanding the soyle is very fruitfull) it is all vnhabited, sauing that vpon the riuer Volgha on the
The soyle of the Countrey for the most part is of a sleight sandie moulde, yet very much different one place from another, for the yeeld of such things as grow out of the earth.
Their trauaile to and fro is vpon sleddes drawen by the Olen Deere: which they vse to turne a grasing all the Sommer time in an Island called Kildyn, (of a verie good soyle compared with other partes of that Countrey) and towards the
But as the _Samoits_ themselves will say, they were called _Samoit_, that is, _of themselves_, as though they were _Indigen鎋, or people bred upon that very soyle that never changed their seate from one place to another, as most Nations have done.
Samoits themselues will say, they were called Samoie, that is, of themselues, as though they were Indigen�, or people bred vpon that very soyle, that neuer changed their seate from one place to another, as most nations haue done.
East out of the circle Arcticke in the mote temperate Zone, you are to haue regard: for if you finde the soyle planted with people, it is like that in time an ample vent of our warme woollen clothes may be found.
And as I grew in age, disdayning my parents meane estate, and forsaking mine owne natiue soyle, I affected the