LAKE

, a collection of water, inclosed in the cavity of some inland place, of a considerable extent and depth. As the Lake of Geneva, &c.

LAMMAS-Day, the 1st of August; so called, according to some, because lambs then grow out of season, as being too large. Others derive it from a Saxon word, signifying loaf-mass, because on that day our forefathers made an offering of bread prepared with new wheat.

It is celebrated by the Romish church in memory of St. Peter's imprisonment.

LAMPÆDIAS, a kind of bearded comet, resembling a burning lamp, being of several shapes; for sometimes its flame or blaze runs tapering upwards like a sword, and sometimes it is double or treble pointed.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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LABEL
LACERTA
LACUNAR
LAGNY (Thomas Fantet de)
* LAKE
LANDEN (John)
LARBOARD
LARMIER
LATERAL Equation
LATION