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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Accrue


ACCRUE, verb intransitive accru'. [Latin accresco, cresco.]

Literally, to grow to; hence to arise, proceed or come; to be added, as increase, profit or damage; as, a profit accrues to government from the coinage of copper; a loss accrues from the coinage of gold and silver.

ACCRUE, noun accru'. Something that accedes to, or follows the property of another. obsolete