American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Lure

LURE, n.

1. Something held out to call a hawk; hence,

2. Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; as the lures of beauty or of gain.

LURE, v.i. To call hawks.

Standing by one that lured loud and shrill.

LURE, v.t. To entice; to attract; to invite by any thing that promises pleasure or advantage.

Lured on by the pleasure of the bait.

And various science lures the learned eye.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Lure," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed February 9, 2023, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DP8IBN92QAJ5NA.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Lure." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 9 Feb. 2023. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DP8IBN92QAJ5NA.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Lure' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 9 February 2023, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8DP8IBN92QAJ5NA.