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must
WordNet 2.0
  • the quality of smelling or tasting old or stale or mouldy
  • grape juice before or during fermentation
  • a necessary or essential thing
  • "seat belts are an absolute must"
must
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. To be obliged; to be necessitated; - - expressing either physical or moral necessity; as, a man must eat for nourishment; we must submit to the laws.

    2. To be morally required; to be necessary or essential to a certain quality, character, end, or result; as, he must reconsider the matter; he must have been insane.

    "Likewise must the deacons be grave." -- 1 Tim. iii. 8.

    "Morover, he [a bishop] must have a good report of them which are without." -- 1 Tim. iii. 7.

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    The principal verb, if easily supplied by the mind, was formerly often omitted when must was used; as, I must away. "I must to Coventry." Shak.

  • 1. The expressed juice of the grape, or other fruit, before fermentation. "These men ben full of must." Wyclif (Acts ii. 13. ).

    "No fermenting must fills . . . the deep vats." -- Longfellow.

    2. [Cf. Musty.] Mustiness.

  • 1. To make musty; to become musty.

  • 1. Being in a condition of dangerous frenzy, usually connected with sexual excitement; -- said of adult male elephants which become so at irregular intervals. -- n. (a) The condition of frenzy. (b) An elephant in must.

 

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