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ULLAGE, ul'[=a]j, _n._ the quantity a cask lacks of being full.--_n._ ULL'ING. [O. Fr. _eullage_--_oeiller_, to fill up, prob. from L. _ova_, the brim.]

ULLA-LULLA, ul'a-lul'a, _n._ an Irish word for a lament for the dead.

ULMACEOUS, ul-m[=a]'shus, _adj._ relating to an order of trees of which the elm is the type.--_adjs._ UL'MIC, UL'MOUS, pertaining to ulmin.--_ns._ UL'MIN, a dark-brown gummy substance exuded from excrescences in the elm, oak, &c., and present in peat, vegetable mould, &c.; UL'MUS, the genus of the elms. [L. _ulmus_, an elm.]

ULNA, ul'na, _n._ the inner and larger of the two bones of the forearm:--_pl._ UL'Nae.--_adv._ UL'NAD, toward the ulna.--_adj._ UL'NAR.--_n._ ULN[=A]'RE, an element of the primitive carpus situated on the ulnar side--represented in man by the cuneiform bone:--_pl._ ULN[=A]'RIA. [L. _ulna_; Eng. _ell_.]

ULODENDRON, [=u]-l[=o]-den'dron, _n._ a genus of fossil trees with lepidodendroid cortical scars.

ULOSIS, [=u]-l[=o]'sis, _n._ the process by which a scar is formed, cicatrisation. [Gr. _oul[=e]_, a scar.]

ULOTRICHOUS, [=u]-lot'ri-kus, _adj._ having crisp woolly hair.--_adj._ and _n._ ULOT' ULOT'RICHI, ULOT'RICHES. [Gr. _oulos_, woolly, _thrix_, _trichos_, hair.]

ULSTER, ul'st[.e]r, _n._ a long and loose kind of overcoat worn by men and women, usually having a hood and belt.--_n._ UL'STER-CUS'TOM, the form of tenant-right long customary in _Ulster_, and legalised by statute in 1870 and 1881 (see TENANT-RIGHT).--_adj._ UL'STERED, wearing an ulster.

ULTERIOR, ul-t[=e]'ri-or, _adj._ on the further side: beyond: in the future: remoter, beyond what is seen or avowed.--_adv._ ULT[=E]'RIORLY, in an ulterior or remote manner. [L. _ulterior_ (comp. of _ulter_), that is beyond or on the other side.]

ULTIMATE, ul'ti-m[=a]t, _adj._ furthest: last: incapable of further division.--_adv._ UL'TIMATELY.--_n._ ULTIM[=A]'TUM, the final proposition or terms for a treaty:--_pl._ ULTIM[=A]'TA.--_adj._ UL'TIMO, in the last (month).--_n._ UL'TIMO-GEN'ITURE, the same as _Borough-English_ (q.v.)--opp. to _Primogeniture_.--ULTIMUS HaeRES (_law_), the crown or the state, which succeeds to the property of those who die intestate, without leaving next of kin, or who, being bastards, have no next of kin. [L.

_ultimus_, the last, superl. of _ulter_.]

ULTION, ul'shun, _n._ revenge. [L.]

ULTRA, ul'tra, _adj._ going beyond, extreme--in composition, as in _Ultra-classical_, _Ultra-fashionable_, _Ultra-conservative_, _Ultra-critical_, &c.--_n._ an ultraist: a fanatic.--_ns._ UL'TRAISM, the principles of ultraists; UL'TRAIST, one who carries to extremes the opinions or principles of his party.--ULTRA V[=I]'RES, beyond one's power or rights. [L. _ultra_, beyond, _vires_, pl. of _vis_, strength.]

ULTRAMARINE, ul-tra-ma-r[=e]n', _adj._ situated beyond the sea.--_n._ the most beautiful and durable sky-blue colour, so called either from its intense blue, or from the _lapis lazuli_, from which it is made, being brought from Asia, beyond the sea.

ULTRAMONTANE, ul-tra-mon't[=a]n, _adj._ being beyond the mountains (i.e.

the Alps): originally used in Italy of the French, Germans, &c.; afterwards applied by the northern nations to the Italians, hence its present meaning--viz. holding or denoting extreme views as to the Pope's rights and supremacy.--_ns._ ULTRAMON'TANISM, ultramontane or extreme views as to the Pope's rights; ULTRAMON'TANIST, one who holds to ultramontanism. [L.

_ultra_, beyond, _montanus_--_mons_, _montis_, a mountain.]

ULTRAMUNDANE, ul-tra-mun'd[=a]n, _adj._ being beyond the world, or beyond the limits of our system.

ULTRA-PROTESTANT, ul'tra-prot'es-tant, _n._ a supporter of extreme Protestant views.--Also _adj._

ULTRA-RELIGIOUS, ul'tra-re-lij'us, _adj._ excessively religious.

ULTRA-SENSUAL, ul'tra-sen's[=u]-al, _adj._ beyond the range or reach of the senses.

ULTRA-TROPICAL, ul'tra-trop'ik-al, _adj._ situated beyond the tropics: warmer than the tropics.

ULTRA-VIRTUOUS, ul'tra-v[.e]r't[=u]-us, _adj._ prudish.

ULTRONEOUS, ul-tr[=o]'n[=e]-us, _adj._ spontaneous, voluntary.--_adv._ ULTR[=O]'NEOUSLY.--_n._ ULTR[=O]'NEOUSNESS. [L. _ultro_, spontaneously.]

ULULANT, ul'[=u]-lant, _adj._ howling.--_v.i._ UL'UL[=A]TE, to hoot or screech.--_n._ ULUL[=A]'TION, howling, wailing. [L. _ulul[=a]re_, to hoot.]

UMBEL, um'bel, _n._ a form of flower in which a number of stalks, each bearing a flower, radiate from one centre.--_adjs._ UM'BELLATE, -D, bearing umbels.--_n._ UMBELL'IFER, any plant of the parsley family.--_adj._ UMBELLIF'EROUS, bearing or producing umbels.--_n._ UM'BELLULE, a secondary umbel. [L. _umbella_, dim. of _umbra_, a shade.]

UMBER, um'b[.e]r, _n._ a brown earthy mineral used as a pigment.--_adjs._ UM'BERED, tinged with umber; UM'BERY, relating to, or like, umber.


UMBILIC, -AL, um-bil'ik, -al, _adj._ pertaining to the navel.--_adjs._ UMBIL'ICATE, -D, navel-shaped.--_n._ UMBIL'ICUS, the navel: a depression at the axial base of a spiral shell, as in many gasteropods.--UMBILICAL CORD, the navel-string; UMBILICAL DUCT, the passage connecting the umbilical vesicle with the primitive intestine; UMBILICAL HERNIA, the protrusion of a part through or near the umbilicus; UMBILICAL REGION, the middle portion of the abdomen. [L. _umbil[=i]cus_, the navel; Gr. _omphalos_.]

UMBLES, um'blz, the entrails of a deer.--_n._ UM'BLE-PIE (see HUMBLE-PIE). [O. Fr. _nombles_ (with initial _n_ for _l_), from _lomble_--_le_, the article, _omble_--L. _umbilicus_, the navel. The Eng.

form _numbles_, by loss of initial _n_, as in _numpire_, &c., became _umbles_, sometimes written _humbles_, whence _humble-pie_, now associated in popular etymology and meaning with _humble_=low.]

UMBO, um'b[=o], _n._ the boss of a shield: a knob: the point of a bivalve shell immediately above the hinge:--_pl._ UMB[=O]'NES, UM'BOS.--_adjs._ UM'B[=O]NAL, protuberant; UM'B[=O]N[=A]TE, -D (_bot._), having a central umbo, boss, or low rounded projection.--_n._ UMBON[=A]'TION.--_adjs._ UMBON'IC; UMBON'ULATE. [L.]

UMBRA, um'bra, _n._ a shadow: (_astron._) the dark cone projected from a planet or satellite on the side opposite to the sun: an uninvited guest whom an invited one brings with him: one of the _Umbridae_, the mud-minnows: a sciaenoid fish, the umbrine.--_adjs._ UM'BRAL, pertaining to an umbra; UM'BR[=A]TED (_her._), shadowed; (_obs._) UMBRAT'IC, -AL, UM'BRATILE, shadowy, secluded.--_ns._ UMBR[=A]'TION, adumbration; UM'BRERE, UM'BRIERE (_Spens._), the visor of a helmet.--_adj._ UMBRIF'EROUS, casting a shade.


UMBRACULUM, um-brak'[=u]-lum, _n._ (_bot._) any umbrella-shaped appendage, as the cap borne on the seta of _Marchantia_.--_adjs._ UMBRAC'ULATE, nearly covered by a projecting process, as the face of some _Orthoptera_; UMBRACULIF'EROUS, bearing an umbraculum; UMBRAC'ULIFORM, having the general form of an umbrella, as a mushroom.

UMBRAGE, um'br[=a]j, _n._ suspicion of injury: offence: a shade of foliage: a slight appearance.--_v.t._ to shade.--_adj._ UMBR[=A]'GEOUS, shady or forming a shade.--_adv._ UMBR[=A]'GEOUSLY.--_n._ UMBR[=A]'GEOUSNESS. [Fr.

_ombrage_--L. _umbra_, a shadow.]

UMBRELLA, um-brel'a, _n._ a familiar covered sliding frame carried in the hand, as a screen from rain or sunshine.--_n._ UMBRELL'A-BIRD, a fruit-crow of South America, so called from its radiating crest.--_adj._ UMBRELLAED (um-brel'ad), provided with an umbrella.--_ns._ UMBRELL'A-GRASS, an Australian grass with millet-like seeds; UMBRELL'A-STAND, a stand in the hall of a house for holding umbrellas; UMBRELL'A-TREE, a small magnolia of the United States. [It. _ombrella_, dim. of _ombra_, a shade--L. _umbra_.]

UMBRETTE, um-bret', _n._ the umber-bird, found in Africa and Madagascar, remarkable for the enormous domed nest which it builds.

UMBRIAN, um'bri-an, _adj._ pertaining to _Umbria_, in central Italy.--_n._ a native thereof: the old language, akin to Latin, Sabine, and Oscan, to some extent preserved in the Eugubine tablets.

UMBRIL, um'bril, _n._ the visor or face-defence of a helmet, the shade.--Also UM'BREL.

UMBRINE, um'brin, _n._ a sciaenoid fish, genus _Umbrina_.

UMBROSE, um'br[=o]z, _adj._ shady: dark-coloured.--_n._ UMBROS'ITY.

UMIAK, [=oo]m'yak, _n._ the large skin boat of the Eskimo, capable of carrying from 1 to 3 tons.

UMLAUT, [=oo]m'lowt, _n._ Grimm's word for a vowel-change in the Teutonic languages brought about on a preceding vowel by the vowel _i_ (or _e_) modifying the first in the direction of _e_ or _i_--German _ganse_, the plural of _gans_, &c.

UMPIRE, um'p[=i]r, _n._ a third person called in to decide a dispute: an arbitrator.--_v.i._ to act as umpire.--_v.t._ to decide as umpire.--_ns._ UM'PIRAGE, UM'PIRESHIP. [For _numpire_; M. E. _nompere_--O. Fr.

_nompair_--_non_, not, _pair_, a peer. From the sense of 'unequal,' 'odd,'

the meaning passes to an odd man, an arbitrator, a third party, who gives his casting vote.]

UMQUHILE, um'hw[=i]l, _adv._ and _adj._ a Scotch form of UM'WHILE, formerly, late, whilom.

UNABASHED, un-a-basht', _adj._ not abashed.

UNABATED, un-a-b[=a]'ted, _adj._ not diminished or lowered.

UNABLE, un-[=a]'bl, _adj._ not able: not having sufficient strength, power, or skill: weak: impotent.

UNABOLISHED, un-a-bol'isht, _adj._ not abolished.

UNABRIDGED, un'a-brijd, _adj._ not abridged.

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