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UM'BRAGE, noun [Latin umbra, a shade.]

1. A shade; a screen of trees; as the umbrage of woods.

2. Shadow; shade; slight appearance.

The opinion carries no show of truth nor umbrage of reason on its side. [See Shadow.]

3. Suspicion of injury; offense; resentment. The court of France took umbrage at the conduct of spain.