Citharistic to Clack
(Cith`a*ris"tic) a. [Gr. fr. cithara.] Pertaining, or adapted, to the cithara.
(Cith"ern) n. See Cittern.
(Cit"i*cism) n. [From cit.] The manners of a cit or citizen.
1. Belonging to, or resembling, a city. "Smoky, citied towns" [R.] Drayton.
2. Containing, or covered with, cities. [R.] "The citied earth." Keats.
(Cit"i*fied) a. [City +-fy.] Aping, or having, the manners of a city.
(||Cit`i*gra"dæ) n. pl. [NL., fr. L. citus swift (p. p. of cire, ciere, to move) + gradi to walk. See
Cite.] (Zoöl.) A suborder of Arachnoidea, including the European tarantula and the wolf spiders (Lycosidae)
and their allies, which capture their prey by rapidly running and jumping. See Wolf spider.
(Cit"i*grade) a. [Cf. F. citigrade.] (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the Citigradæ. n. One of the Citigradæ.
(Cit"i*ner) n. One who is born or bred in a city; a citizen. [Obs.] Champan.
(Cit"i*zen) n. [OE. citisein, OF. citeain, F. citoyen, fr. cité city. See City, and cf. Cit.]
1. One who enjoys the freedom and privileges of a city; a freeman of a city, as distinguished from a
foreigner, or one not entitled to its franchises.
That large body of the working men who were not counted as citizens and had not so much as a vote
to serve as an anodyne to their stomachs.
2. An inhabitant of a city; a townsman. Shak.
3. A person, native or naturalized, of either sex, who owes allegiance to a government, and is entitled to
reciprocal protection from it.
This protection is . . . national protection, recognition of the individual, in the face of foreign nations, as
a member of the state, and assertion of his security and rights abroad as well as at home. Abbot
4. One who is domiciled in a country, and who is a citizen, though neither native nor naturalized, in such
a sense that he takes his legal status from such country.
1. Having the condition or qualities of a citizen, or of citizens; as, a citizen soldiery.
2. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a city; characteristic of citizens; effeminate; luxurious. [Obs.]
I am not well,
But not so citizen a wanton as
To seem to die ere sick.
(Cit"i*zen*ess), n. A female citizen. [R.]
(Cit"i*zen*ship), n. The state of being a citizen; the status of a citizen.
(Cit"ole) n. [OF. citole, fr. L. cithara. See Cittern.] (Mus.) A musical instrument; a kind of dulcimer.