Hypertext Webster Gateway: "land"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Land \Land\, v. i.
To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to
the end of a course.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Land \Land\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Landed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft;
to disembark; to debark.

I 'll undertake top land them on our coast. --Shak.

2. To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a

3. To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or
reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the
quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed
in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Land \Land\, n.
Urine. See {Lant}. [Obs.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Land \Land\, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw.,
Dan., and Goth. land. ]
1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; -- opposed to
water as constituting a part of such surface, especially
to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.

They turn their heads to sea, their sterns to land.

2. Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth,
considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or
a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.

Go view the land, even Jericho. --Josh. ii. 1.

Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where
wealth accumulates and men decay. --Goldsmith.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: relating to or characteristic of or occurring on land; "land
vehicles" [syn: {land(a)}] [ant: {sea(a)}, {air(a)}]
2: operating or living or growing on land [syn: {terrestrial},
{land(a)}] [ant: {amphibious}, {aquatic}]
n 1: the land on which real estate is located; "he built the
house on land leased from the city"
2: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in
which plants can grow (especially with reference to its
quality or use); "the land had never been plowed"; "good
agricultural soil" [syn: {ground}, {soil}]
3: the solid part of the earth's surface; "the plane turned
away from the sea and moved back over land"; "the earth
shook for several minutes"; "he dropped the logs on the
ground" [syn: {dry land}, {earth}, {ground}, {solid ground},
{terra firma}]
4: territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his
domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the
land" [syn: {domain}, {demesne}]
5: the territory occupied by a nation; "he returned to the land
of his birth"; "he visited several European countries"
[syn: {country}, {state}]
6: a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled
kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of
the realm of cotton in the south" [syn: {kingdom}, {realm}]
7: extensive landed property (especially in the country)
retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a
large estate on Long Island" [syn: {estate}, {landed
estate}, {acres}, {demesne}]
8: the people who live in a nation or country; "a statement
that sums up the nation's mood"; "the news was announced
to the nation"; "the whole country worshipped him" [syn: {nation},
{country}, {a people}]
9: a politically organized body of people under a single
government; "the state has elected a new president";
"African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's
capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an
industrialized land" [syn: {state}, {nation}, {country}, {commonwealth},
{res publica}, {body politic}]
10: United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into
lenses and invented the one-step photographic process
(1909-1991) [syn: {Land}, {Din Land}, {Edwin Herbert Land}]
11: working the land as an occupation or way of life; "farming
is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any
more" [syn: {farming}]
v 1: reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest
branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul" [syn: {set down}]
2: cause to come to the ground; of aircraft [syn: {put down}, {bring
3: bring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
[syn: {bring}]
4: bring ashore; "The drug smugglers landed the heroin on the
beach of the island"
5: deliver, as of a blow; "He landed several blows on his
opponent's head"
6: arrive on shore; of ships [syn: {set ashore}, {shore}]
7: shoot at and force to come down; of aircraft [syn: {down}, {shoot

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