Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Turbid (Page: 1551)

Tur"bid (?), a. [L. turbidus, from turba tumult, disturbance, akin to turbare to disturb. See Trouble, and cf. Disturb, Perturb.]

1. Having the lees or sediment disturbed; roiled; muddy; thick; not clear; -- used of liquids of any kind; as, turbid water; turbid wine.

On that strong, turbid water, a small boat, Guided by one weak hand, was seen to float. Whittier.

2. Disturbed; confused; disordered. Such turbid intervals that use to attend close prisoners." Howell.