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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 16
1. A screen, or sieve, for grain.
3. In Rugby and Northern Union football, a score ( counting three points) made by grounding the ball on or behind the opponent's goal line; - so called because it entitles the side making it to a place kick for a goal ( counting two points more if successful)
Part of Speech: verb
2. To do; to fare; as, how do you try!
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To purify or refine, as metals; to melt out, and procure in a pure state, as oil, tallow, lard, etc.
2. To prove by experiment; to apply a test to, for the purpose of determining the quality; to examine; to prove; to test; as, to try weights or measures by a standard; to try a man's opinions.
3. To subject to severe trial; to put to the test; to cause suffering or trouble to.
5. To strain; to subject to excessive tests; as, the light tries his eyes; repeated disappointments try one's patience.
6. To examine or investigate judicially; to examine by witnesses or other judicial evidence and the principles of law; as, to try a cause, or a criminal.
7. To settle; to decide; to determine; specifically, to decide by an appeal to arms; as, to try rival claims by a duel; to try conclusions.
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