\ɪd͡ʒˈakjʊlˌe͡ɪt], \ɪdʒˈakjʊlˌeɪt], \ɪ_dʒ_ˈa_k_j_ʊ_l_ˌeɪ_t]\
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By J.H. Kenneth
e-jak'[=u]-l[=a]t, v.t. to eject: to utter with suddenness.--v.i. to utter ejaculations.--n. EJACUL[=A]'TION, a sudden utterance in prayer or otherwise: what is so uttered.--adjs. EJAC'ULATIVE; EJAC'ULATORY, uttered in short, earnest sentences. [L. e, out, and jacul[=a]ri, -[=a]tus--jac[)e]re, to throw.]
By Thomas Davidson
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- An English poet; born Greenwich, 29, 1821; died at Rowfant, May 30, 1895. He wrote "society verses", among them :"London Lyrics"(1857); "Lyra Elegantiarum"(1867); "Patchwork"(1879).