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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To address the ball (0.00953 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To address the ball Address \Ad*dress"\ ([a^]d*dr[e^]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Addressed (-dr[e^]st"); p. pr. & vb. n. Addressing.] [OE. adressen to raise erect, adorn, OF. adrecier, to straighten, address, F. adresser, fr. [`a] (L. ad) + OF. drecier, F. dresser, to straighten, arrange. See Dress, v.] 1. To aim; to direct. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] And this good knight his way with me addrest. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To prepare or make ready. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His foe was soon addressed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Turnus addressed his men to single fight. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The five foolish virgins addressed themselves at the noise of the bridegroom's coming. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 3. Reflexively: To prepare one's self; to apply one's skill or energies (to some object); to betake. [1913 Webster] These men addressed themselves to the task. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. To clothe or array; to dress. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Tecla . . . addressed herself in man's apparel. --Jewel. [1913 Webster] 5. To direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience). [1913 Webster] The young hero had addressed his players to him for his assistance. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. To direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost. [1913 Webster] Are not your orders to address the senate? --Addison. [1913 Webster] The representatives of the nation addressed the king. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 7. To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter. [1913 Webster] 8. To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo. [1913 Webster] 9. (Com.) To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore. [1913 Webster] To address one's self to. (a) To prepare one's self for; to apply one's self to. (b) To direct one's speech or discourse to. To address the ball (Golf), to take aim at the ball, adjusting the grip on the club, the attitude of the body, etc., to a convenient position. [Webster 1913 Suppl. 1913 Webster]

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