tract englannista suomeksi
- a very high mountain joined to the mainland by a narrow tract of earth
- small tracks of ground
A series of connected body organs, as in the tract.
(RQ:Swift The Presbyterians Plea of Meri)
- The church clergy at that writ the best collection of tracts against popery that ever appeared.
A commentator's view or perspective on a subject.
1843, (w), ''and Present (book)|Past and Present'', book 2, ch. XIV, '':Henry d'Essex|Henry of Essex''
- Nay, in another case of litigation, the unjust Standard bearer, for his own profit, asserting that the cause belonged not to St. Edmund’s Court, but to ''his'' in (hundred)|Lailand Hundred, involved us in travellings and innumerable expenses, vexing the servants of St. Edmund for a long tract of time (..)
Part of the proper of the liturgical celebration of the Eucharist for many Christian denominations, used instead of the alleluia during Lenten or pre-Lenten seasons, in a Requiem Mass, and on a few other penitential occasions.
Continuity or extension of anything.
Traits; features; lineaments.
(RQ:Bacon Of Simulation and Dissimulatio)
- The discovery of a man's self by the tracts of his countenance is a great weakness.
The footprint of a wild animal.
- The Prophet Telemus (..)mark'd the Tracts of every Bird that flew
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica)
c. 1605–1608, (w), ''Timon of Athens''
- But flies an eagle flight, bold, and forth on, / Leaving no tract behind.
1613, (w), ''(w)'', Act I, Scene I
- The tract of every thing Would, by a good discourser, lose some life Which action's self was tongue to.
1590, (w), ''(w)'', II.i:
- Where may that treachour then (said he) be found, / Or by what meanes may I his footing tract?
To draw out; to protract.