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Webster 1913 Edition


Vagous

Va′gous

,
Adj.
[L.
vagus
. See
Vague
.]
Wandering; unsettled.
[Obs.]
Ayliffe.

Webster 1828 Edition


Vagous

VA'GOUS

,
Adj.
[L. vagus.] Wandering; unsettled. [Little used.]

Definition 2022


vagous

vagous

English

Adjective

vagous (comparative more vagous, superlative most vagous)

  1. (obsolete) Wandering; unsettled.
    • 1726, John Ayliffe:
      But such as were born and begot of a single Woman, through a vagous Lust, []
    • 1722, Luke Milbourne, A Legacy to the Church of England
      [] who dared to examine their Ways by the Law and by the Testimony when the Reformation of an apparent Error was censur'd as a Practice Heretical and damnable, and all under Pretence of a vagous and uncertain Infallibility []
    • 1841(?), The American Quarterly Register, volumes 13-14, page 47:
      For tho' They discountenance a Vagous Ministry; I presume they only mean in those Parts of the World, where the People are Christianized and Churches gathered.

References

  • vagous in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913