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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Lewd

LEWD, adjective [Heb.]

1. Given to the unlawful indulgence of lust; addicted to fornication or adultery; dissolute; lustful; libidinous.

Ezekiel 23:44.

2. Proceeding from unlawful lust; as lewd actions.

3. Wicked; vile; profligate; licentious. Acts 27:1.

LEWD, adjective [Latin gnes, from geno.] Lay; laical; not clerical. obsolete