Vaultage to Vegetive
(Vault"age) n. Vaulted work; also, a vaulted place; an arched cellar. [Obs.] Shak.
1. Arched; concave; as, a vaulted roof.
2. Covered with an arch, or vault.
3. (Bot.) Arched like the roof of the mouth, as the upper lip of many ringent flowers.
(Vault"er) n. One who vaults; a leaper; a tumbler. B. Jonson.
1. The act of constructing vaults; a vaulted construction.
2. Act of one who vaults or leaps.
(Vault"y) a. Arched; concave. [Obs.] "The vaulty heaven." Shak.
(Vaunce) v. i. [See Advance.] To advance. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Vaunt) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vaunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Vaunting.] [F. vanter, LL. vanitare, fr. L.
vanus vain. See Vain.] To boast; to make a vain display of one's own worth, attainments, decorations,
or the like; to talk ostentatiously; to brag.
Pride, which prompts a man to vaunt and overvalue what he is, does incline him to disvalue what he
has.Gov. of Tongue.
(Vaunt), v. t. To boast of; to make a vain display of; to display with ostentation.
Charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.1 Cor. xiii. 4.
My vanquisher, spoiled of his vaunted spoil.Milton.
(Vaunt), n. A vain display of what one is, or has, or has done; ostentation from vanity; a boast; a
The spirits beneath, whom I seducedMilton.
With other promises and other vaunts.
(Vaunt), n. [F. avant before, fore. See Avant, Vanguard.] The first part. [Obs.] Shak.
(Vaunt), v. t. [See Avant, Advance.] To put forward; to display. [Obs.] "Vaunted spear." Spenser.
And what so else his person most may vaunt.Spenser.
(Vaunt"-cou`ri*er) n. See Van- courier. [Obs.] Shak.
(Vaunt"er) n. One who vaunts; a boaster.
(Vaunt"ful) a. Given to vaunting or boasting; vainly ostentatious; boastful; vainglorious.
(Vaunt"ing*ly), adv. In a vaunting manner.
(Vaunt"mure`) n. [F. avant-mur. See Vanguard, and Mure.] (Fort.) A false wall; a work
raised in front of the main wall. [Written also vaimure, and vamure.] Camden.