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Cosovereign Co*sov"er*eign (k?-s?v"?r-?n or k?-s?v"-), n. A joint sovereign., Foreigner For"eign*er, n. A person belonging to or owning allegiance to a foreign country; one not native in the country or jurisdiction under consideration, or not naturalized there; an alien; a stranger. Joy is such a foreigner, So mere a stranger to my thoughts. --Denham. Nor could the majesty of the English crown appear in a greater luster, either to foreigners or subjects. --Swift., Foreignism For"eign*ism, n. Anything peculiar to a foreign language or people; a foreign idiom or custom. It is a pity to see the technicalities of the so-called liberal professions distigured by foreignisms. --Fitzed. Hall., Foreignness For"eign*ness, n. The quality of being foreign; remoteness; want of relation or appropriateness. Let not the foreignness of the subject hinder you from endeavoring to set me right. --Locke. A foreignness of complexion. --G. Eliot., Interreign In"ter*reign`, n. [Cf. F. interr[`e]gne.] An interregnum. [Obs.] --Bacon., Outreign Out*reign", v. t. To go beyond in reigning; to reign through the whole of, or longer than. [R.] --Spenser., Preignition Pre`ig*ni"tion, n. (Engin.) Ignition in an internal-combustion engine while the inlet valve is open or before compression is completed., Terror Ter"ror, n. [L. terror, akin to terrere to frighten, for tersere; akin to Gr. ? to flee away, dread, Skr. tras to tremble, to be afraid, Russ. triasti to shake: cf. F. terreur. Cf. Deter.] 1. Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright. Terror seized the rebel host. --Milton. 2. That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear. Those enormous terrors of the Nile. --Prior. Rulers are not a terror to good works. --Rom. xiii. 3. There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats. --Shak. Note: Terror is used in the formation of compounds which are generally self-explaining: as, terror-fraught, terror-giving, terror-smitten, terror-stricken, terror-struck, and the like. King of terrors, death. --Job xviii. 14. Reign of Terror. (F. Hist.) See in Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction. Syn: Alarm; fright; consternation; dread; dismay. See Alarm., Reigner Reign"er (r?n"?r), n. One who reigns. [R.], Rereign Re*reign" (r?-r?n"), v. i. To reign again., Sovereign Sov"er*eign (? or ?; 277), n. 1. The person, body, or state in which independent and supreme authority is vested; especially, in a monarchy, a king, queen, or emperor. No question is to be made but that the bed of the Mississippi belongs to the sovereign, that is, to the nation. --Jefferson. 2. A gold coin of Great Britain, on which an effigy of the head of the reigning king or queen is stamped, valued at one pound sterling, or about $4.86. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any butterfly of the tribe Nymphalidi, or genus Basilarchia, as the ursula and the viceroy. Syn: King; prince; monarch; potentate; emperor., Sovereign Sov"er*eign (? or ?; 277), a. [OE. soverain, sovereyn, OF. soverain, suvrain, F. souverain, LL. superanus, fr. L. superus that is above, upper, higher, fr. super above. See Over, Super, and cf. Soprano. The modern spelling is due to a supposed connection with reign.] 1. Supreme or highest in power; superior to all others; chief; as, our sovereign prince. 2. Independent of, and unlimited by, any other; possessing, or entitled to, original authority or jurisdiction; as, a sovereign state; a sovereign discretion. 3. Princely; royal. ``Most sovereign name.' --Shak. At Babylon was his sovereign see. --Chaucer. 4. Predominant; greatest; utmost; paramount. We acknowledge him [God] our sovereign good. --Hooker. 5. Efficacious in the highest degree; effectual; controlling; as, a sovereign remedy. --Dryden. Such a sovereign influence has this passion upon the regulation of the lives and actions of men. --South. Sovereign state, a state which administers its own government, and is not dependent upon, or subject to, another power., Sovereign Sov"er*eign (? or ?; 277), a. [OE. soverain, sovereyn, OF. soverain, suvrain, F. souverain, LL. superanus, fr. L. superus that is above, upper, higher, fr. super above. See Over, Super, and cf. Soprano. The modern spelling is due to a supposed connection with reign.] 1. Supreme or highest in power; superior to all others; chief; as, our sovereign prince. 2. Independent of, and unlimited by, any other; possessing, or entitled to, original authority or jurisdiction; as, a sovereign state; a sovereign discretion. 3. Princely; royal. ``Most sovereign name.' --Shak. At Babylon was his sovereign see. --Chaucer. 4. Predominant; greatest; utmost; paramount. We acknowledge him [God] our sovereign good. --Hooker. 5. Efficacious in the highest degree; effectual; controlling; as, a sovereign remedy. --Dryden. Such a sovereign influence has this passion upon the regulation of the lives and actions of men. --South. Sovereign state, a state which administers its own government, and is not dependent upon, or subject to, another power., Sovereignize Sov"er*eign*ize, v. i. To exercise supreme authority. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert., Sovereignly Sov"er*eign*ly, adv. In a sovereign manner; in the highest degree; supremely. --Chaucer., Squatter Squat"ter, n. 1. One who squats; specifically, one who settles unlawfully upon land without a title. In the United States and Australia the term is sometimes applied also to a person who settles lawfully upon government land under permission and restrictions, before acquiring title. In such a tract, squatters and trespassers were tolerated to an extent now unknown. --Macaulay. 2. (Zo["o]l.) See Squat snipe, under Squat. Squatter sovereignty, the right claimed by the squatters, or actual residents, of a Territory of the United States to make their own laws. [Local, U.S.] --Bartlett.


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