State State, n. A statement; also, a document containing a statement. [R.] --Sir W. Scott., State State, a. 1. Stately. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. Belonging to the state, or body politic; public., Argillaceous Ar`gil*la"ceous, a. [L. argillaceus, fr. argilla.] Of the nature of clay; consisting of, or containing, argil or clay; clayey. Argillaceous sandstone (Geol.), a sandstone containing much clay. Argillaceous iron ore, the clay ironstone. Argillaceous schist or state. See Argillite., Construct Con"struct, a. Formed by, or relating to, construction, interpretation, or inference. Construct form or state (Heb. Gram.), that of a noun used before another which has the genitive relation to it.