. See under Camp.Ceiling boards, Thin narrow boards used to ceil with.

(Ceint) n. [See Cincture.] A girdle. [Obs.]

(Cel"a*don) n. [F.] A pale sea-green color; also, porcelain or fine pottery of this tint.

(Cel"an*dine) n. [OE. celidoine, OF. celidoine, F. chélidoine, fr. L. chelidonia (sc. herba), fr. chelidonius pertaining to the swallow, Gr. chelido`nios, fr. chelidw`n the swallow, akin to L. hirundo a swallow.] (Bot.) A perennial herbaceous plant (Chelidonium majus) of the poppy family, with yellow flowers. It is used as a medicine in jaundice, etc., and its acrid saffron-colored juice is used to cure warts and the itch; — called also greater celandine and swallowwort.

Lasser celandine, the pilewort

(Cel"a*ture) n. [L. caelatura, fr. caelare to engrave in relief.]

1. The act or art of engraving or embossing.

2. That which is engraved. [Obs.] Hakewill.

(Cel"e*brant) n. [L. celebrans, p. pr. of celebrare. See Celebrate.] One who performs a public religious rite; — applied particularly to an officiating priest in the Roman Catholic Church, as distinguished from his assistants.

(Cel"e*brate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Celebrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Celebrating.] [L. celebratus, p. p. of celebrare to frequent, to celebrate, fr. celeber famous.]

1. To extol or honor in a solemn manner; as, to celebrate the name of the Most High.

2. To honor by solemn rites, by ceremonies of joy and respect, or by refraining from ordinary business; to observe duly; to keep; as, to celebrate a birthday.

From even unto even shall ye celebrate your Sabbath.
Lev. xxiii. 32.

3. To perform or participate in, as a sacrament or solemn rite; to solemnize; to perform with appropriate rites; as, to celebrate a marriage.

Syn. — To commemorate; distinguish; honor. — To Celebrate, Commemorate. We commemorate events which we desire to keep in remembrance, when we recall them by some special observace; as, to commemorate the death of our Savior. We celebrate by demonstrations of joy or solemnity or by appropriate ceremonies; as, to celebrate the birthday of our Independence.

We are called upon to commemorate a revolution as surprising in its manner as happy in its consequences.

Earth, water, air, and fire, with feeling glee,
Exult to celebrate thy festival.

(Cel"e*bra`ted) a. Having celebrity; distinguished; renowned.

Celebrated for the politeness of his manners.

Syn. — Distinguished; famous; noted; famed; renowned; illustrious. See Distinguished.

Camp ceiling

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