Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Allude (Page: 42)

Al*lude" (#), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Alluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Alluding.] [L. alludere to play with, to allude; ad + ludere to play.] To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; -- followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction.

These speeches . . . do seem to allude unto such ministerial garments as were then in use. Hooker.
Syn. -- To refer; point; indicate; hint; suggest; intimate; signify; insinuate; advert. See Refer.
Allude (Page: 42)

Al*lude", v. t. To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable. [Obs.] Wither.