To give out. (a) To expend all one's strength. Hence: (b) To cease from exertion; to fail; to be exhausted; as,
my feet being to give out; the flour has given out. To give over, to cease; to discontinue; to desist.
It would be well for all authors, if they knew when to give over, and to desist from any further pursuits
To give up, to cease from effort; to yield; to despair; as, he would never give up.
(Giv"en) p. p. & a. from Give, v.
1. (Math. & Logic) Granted; assumed; supposed to be known; set forth as a known quantity, relation, or
2. Disposed; inclined; used with an adv.; as, virtuously given. Shak.
3. Stated; fixed; as, in a given time.
Given name, the Christian name, or name given by one's parents or guardians, as distinguished from
the surname, which is inherited. [Colloq.]
(Giv"er) n. One who gives; a donor; a bestower; a grantor; one who imparts or distributes.
It is the giver, and not the gift, that engrosses the heart of the Christian.Kollock.
(Gives) n. pl. [See Give, n.] Fetters.
1. The act of bestowing as a gift; a conferring or imparting.
2. A gift; a benefaction. [R.] Pope.
3. The act of softening, breaking, or yielding. "Upon the first giving of the weather." Addison.
Giving in, a falling inwards; a collapse. Giving out, anything uttered or asserted; an outgiving.
His givings out were of an infinite distanceShak.
From his true meant design.
(Giz"zard) n. [F. gésier, L. gigeria, pl., the cooked entrails of poultry. Cf. Gigerium.]
1. (Anat.) The second, or true, muscular stomach of birds, in which the food is crushed and ground,
after being softened in the glandular stomach or lower part of the esophagus; the gigerium.
2. (Zoöl.) (a) A thick muscular stomach found in many invertebrate animals. (b) A stomach armed
with chitinous or shelly plates or teeth, as in certain insects and mollusks.
Gizzard shad (Zoöl.), an American herring (Dorosoma cepedianum) resembling the shad, but of little
value. To fret the gizzard, to harass; to vex one's self; to worry. [Low] Hudibras. To stick in
one's gizzard, to be difficult of digestion; to be offensive. [Low]
(||Gla*bel"la) n.; pl. Glabell [NL., fr. L. glabellus hairless, fr. glaber bald.] (Anat.) The
space between the eyebrows, also including the corresponding part of the frontal bone; the mesophryon.
(||Gla*bel"lum) n.; pl. Glabella [NL. See Glabella.] (Zoöl.) The median, convex lobe of the
head of a trilobite. See Trilobite.
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