American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Issue

ISSUE, n. ish’u.

1. The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out of any inclosed place; egress; applied to water or other fluid, to smoke, to a body of men, c. We say, an issue of water from a pipe, from a spring, or from a river; an issue of blood from a wound, of air from a bellows; an issue of people from a door or house.

2. A sending out; as the issue of an order from a commanding officer or from a court; the issue of money from a treasury.

3. Event; consequence; end or ultimate result. Our present condition will be best for us in the issue.

4. Passage out; outlet.

To God the Lord belong the issues from death. Psa 68.

5. Progeny; a child or children; offspring; as, he had issue,a son; and we speak of issue of the whole blood or half blood. A man dies without issue.

6. Produce of the earth, or profits of land, tenements or other property. A conveyed to B all his right to a term for years, with all the issues, rents and profits.

7. In surgery, a fontanel; a little ulcer made in some part of an animal body, to promote discharges.

8. Evacuation; discharge; a flux or running. Lev 12. Mat 9.

9. In law, the close or result of pleadings; the point of matter depending in suit, on which the parties join, and put the case to trial by a jury.

10. A giving out from a repository; delivery; as an issue of rations or provisions from a store, or of powder from a magazine.

IS’SUE, v.i.

1. To pass or flow out; to run out of any inclosed place; to proceed, as from a source; as, water issues from springs; blood issues from wounds; sap or gum issues from trees; light issues from the sun.

2. To go out; to rush out. Troops issued from the town and attacked the besiegers.

3. To proceed, as progeny; to spring.

Of thy sons that shall issue from thee--2 Ki 20.

4. To proceed; to be produced; to arise; to grow or accrue; as rents and profits issuing from land, tenements, or a capital stock.

5. In legal pleadings, to come to a point in fact of law, on which the parties join and rest the decision of the cause. Our lawyers say, a cause issues to the court or to the jury; it issues in demurrer.

6. To close; to end. We know not how the cause will issue.

IS’SUE, v.t. To send out; to put into circulation; as, to issue money from a treasury, or notes from a bank.

1. To send out; to deliver from authority; as, to issue an order from the department of war; to issue a writ or precept.

2. To deliver for use; as, to issue provisions from a store.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Issue," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed September 21, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKVCVXGDIKV69D5.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Issue." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 21 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKVCVXGDIKV69D5.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Issue' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 21 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKVCVXGDIKV69D5.