Definition of Adhering
1. Verb. (present participle of adhere) ¹
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Definition of Adhering
1. adhere [v] - See also: adhere
Lexicographical Neighbors of Adhering
Literary usage of Adhering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Morbid Anatomy of Some of the Most Important Parts of the Human Body by Matthew Baillie (1833)
"Scrofulous Masses adhering to the ... soft, granulated matter, adhering universally behind the ... but behind it, yet at the same time adhering to it. ..."
2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"3. defines treason in adhering to the .king; and in pursuance of that adherence ... f- • there can be an adhering to the king's enemies, that is not treason ..."
3. Commentaries on the Law of Statutory Crimes: Including the Written Laws and by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1901)
"adhering to terms of statute. § 122. How chapter divided.—We shall consider, I. The general ... adhering in the construction to the terms of the statutes. ..."
4. Reports of the Trials of Colonel Aaron Burr (late Vice President of the by Harman Blennerhassett, Israel Smith, David Robertson, United States Circuit Court (4th circuit), Aaron Burr (1808)
"It was for adhering to the king's enemies without the kingdom, and levying war by attempting to cruise on the subjects of Great Britain; his cruising in a ..."
5. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1869)
"The black color changes in the course of 12 or 24 hours to a gray, and upon this gray surface any oil paint will dry and give a firmly adhering coat. ..."
6. A Treatise on Criminal Law by Francis Wharton, William Draper Lewis (1896)
"... as does the Constitution of the United States, that treason shall consist only in levying war against the State, or adhering to its enemies, ..."
7. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"... a full pardon and amnesty for the offence of treason against the United States, or of adhering to their enemies during the late civil war, ..."
8. Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux, Thomas Potts James (1884)
"... or adhering merely by prominent articulations and thus perforated on the keel; segments alternating with the teeth of the external peristome and often ..."