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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FASH'ION, noun fash'on. [Latin facio, facies.]

1. The make or form of any thing; the state of any thing with regard to its external appearance; shape; as the fashion of the ark, or of the tabernacle.

Or let me lose the fashion of a man.

The fashion of his countenance was altered. Luke 9:29.

2. Form; model to be imitated; pattern.

King Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the fashion of the altar. 2 Kings 16:10.

3. The form of a garment; the cut or shape of clothes; as the fashion of a coat or of a bonnet. Hence,

4. The prevailing mode of dress or ornament. We import fashions from England, as the English often import them from France. What so changeable as fashion!

5. Manner; sort; way; mode; applied to actions or behavior.

Pluck Casca by the sleeve,

And he will, after his sour fashion tell you

What hath proceeded.

6. Custom; prevailing mode or practice. fashion is an inexorable tyrant, and most of the world its willing slaves.

It was the fashion of the age to call every thing in question.

Few enterprises are so hopeless as a contest with fashion

7. Genteel life or good breeding; as men of fashion

8. Any thing worn. [Not used.]

9. Genteel company.

10. Workmanship.

FASH'ION, verb transitive fash'on.

1. To form; to give shape or figure to; to mold.

Here the loud hammer fashions female toys.

Aaron fashioned the calf with a graving tool. Exodus 32:4.

Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, what makes thou? Isaiah 14:1.

2. To fit; to adapt; to accommodate; with to.

Laws ought to be fashioned to the manners and conditions of the people.

3. To make according to the rule prescribed by custom.

Fashioned plate sells for more than its weight.

4. To forge or counterfeit. [Not used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FASH'IONABLE, adjective

1. Made according to the prevailing form or mode; as a fashionable dress.

2. Established by custom or use; current; prevailing at a particular time; as the fashionable philosophy; fashionable opinions.

3. Observant of the fashion or customary mode; dressing or behaving according to the prevailing fashion; as a fashionable man. Hence,

4. Genteel; well bred; as fashionable company or society.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FASH'IONABLENESS, noun The state of being fashionable; modish elegance; such appearance as is according to the prevailing custom.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FASH'IONABLY, adverb In a manner according to fashion, custom or prevailing practice; with modish elegance; as, to dress fashionably

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FASH'IONED, participle passive Made; formed; shaped; fitted; adapted.

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FASH'IONER, noun One who forms or gives shape to.

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FASH'IONING, participle present tense Forming; giving shape to; fitting; adapting.

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FASH'ION-MONGER, noun One who studies the fashion; a fop.

Fashion-pieces, in ships, the hindmost timbers which terminate the breadth, and form the shape of the stern.