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landskip

landskip


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Landscape  \Land"scape\,  n.  [Formerly  written  also  {landskip}.] 
  [D.  landschap  land  land  +  -schap,  equiv.  to  E.  -schip;  akin 
  to  G.  landschaft  Sw  landskap,  Dan.  landskab  See  {Land}, 
  {and}  {-schip}.] 
  1.  A  portion  of  land  or  territory  which  the  eye  can 
  comprehend  in  a  single  view,  including  all  the  objects  it 
  contains. 
 
  2.  A  picture  representing  a  scene  by  land  or  sea,  actual  or 
  fancied,  the  chief  subject  being  the  general  aspect  of 
  nature,  as  fields,  hills,  forests,  water.  etc 
 
  3.  The  pictorial  aspect  of  a  country. 
 
  The  landscape  of  his  native  country  had  taken  hold 
  on  his  heart.  --Macaulay. 
 
  {Landscape  gardening},  The  art  of  laying  out  grounds  and 
  arranging  trees,  shrubbery,  etc.,  in  such  a  manner  as  to 
  produce  a  picturesque  effect. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Landskip  \Land"skip\,  n.  [See  {Landscape}.] 
  A  landscape.  [Obs.  except  in  poetry.] 
 
  Straight  my  eye  hath  caught  new  pleasures,  Whilst  the 
  landskip  round  it  measures.  --Milton.