list

 will : " I shall do my list ;" and, verbially, " Let him if he list." Derb.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • List — List, n. [AS. l[=i]st a list of cloth; akin to D. lijst, G. leiste, OHG. l[=i]sta, Icel. lista, listi, Sw. list, Dan. liste. In sense 5 from F. liste, of German origin, and thus ultimately the same word.] 1. A strip forming the woven border or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — or lists may refer to:* A mailing list * Comma separated lists, a common way of listing in everyday life and computing. ( British usage : Comma separated values) * An electronic mailing list * An electoral list * List (computing) * Lists… …   Wikipedia

  • List — (l[i^]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Listed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Listing}.] [From list a roll.] 1. To sew together, as strips of cloth, so as to make a show of colors, or form a border. Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover with list, or with strips …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — List, v. i. [OE. listen, lusten, AS. lystan, from lust pleasure. See {Lust}.] 1. To desire or choose; to please. [1913 Webster] The wind bloweth where it listeth. John iii. 8. [1913 Webster] Them that add to the Word of God what them listeth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — List, n. 1. Inclination; desire. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) An inclination to one side; as, the ship has a list to starboard. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — List, v. t. To inclose for combat; as, to list a field. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — List, v. i. [See {Listen}.] To hearken; to attend; to listen. [Obs. except in poetry.] [1913 Webster] Stand close, and list to him. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — List, v. t. To listen or hearken to. [1913 Webster] Then weigh what loss your honor may sustain, If with too credent ear you list his songs. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — (l[i^]st), n. [F. lice, LL. liciae, pl., from L. licium thread, girdle.] A line inclosing or forming the extremity of a piece of ground, or field of combat; hence, in the plural (lists), the ground or field inclosed for a race or combat. Chaucer …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — List, v. i. To engage in public service by enrolling one s name; to enlist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List — (l[i^]st), v. t. 1. To plow and plant with a lister. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. In cotton culture, to prepare, as land, for the crop by making alternating beds and alleys with the hoe. [Southern U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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