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English Dictionary: dwelt by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Dwell \Dwell\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dwelled}, usually contracted
      into {Dwelt} ([?]); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dwelling}.] [OE.
      dwellen, dwelien, to err, linger, AS. dwellan to deceive,
      hinder, delay, dwelian to err; akin to Icel. dvelja to delay,
      tarry, Sw. dv[84]ljas to dwell, Dan. dv[91]le to linger, and
      to E. dull. See {Dull}, and cf. {Dwale}.]
      1. To delay; to linger. [Obs.]
      2. To abide; to remain; to continue.
                     I 'll rather dwell in my necessity.   --Shak.
                     Thy soul was like a star and dwelt apart.
      3. To abide as a permanent resident, or for a time; to live
            in a place; to reside.
                     The parish in which I was born, dwell, and have
                     possessions.                                       --Peacham.
                     The poor man dwells in a humble cottage near the
                     hall where the lord of the domain resides. --C. J.
      {To dwell in}, to abide in (a place); hence, to depend on.
            [bd]My hopes in heaven to dwell.[b8] --Shak.
      {To dwell on} [or] {upon}, to continue long on or in; to
            remain absorbed with; to stick to; to make much of; as, to
            dwell upon a subject; a singer dwells on a note.
                     They stand at a distance, dwelling on his looks and
                     language, fixed in amazement.            --Buckminster.
      Syn: To inhabit; live; abide; sojourn; reside; continue;
               stay; rest.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Dwelt \Dwelt\, imp. & p. p.
      of {Dwell}.
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