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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Resort

RESORT', verb intransitive s as z.

1. To have recourse; to apply; to betake.

The king thought it time to resort to other counsels.

2. To go; to repair.

The people resort to him again. Mark 10:1. John 18:20.

3. To fall back.

The inheritance of the son never resorted to the mother. obsolete

RESORT', noun

1. The act of going to or making application; a betaking one's self; as a resort to other means of defense; a resort to subterfuges for evasion.

2. Act of visiting.

Join with me to forbid him her resort

3. Assembly; meeting.

4. Concourse; frequent assembling; as a place of resort

5. The place frequented; as, alehouses are the resorts of the idle and dissolute.

6. Spring; active power or movement; a Gallicism. [Not in use.]

Last resort ultimate means of relief; also, final tribunal; that from which there is no appeal.