Il*lapse" (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Illapsed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Illapsing.] [L. illapsus, p.p. of illabi; pref. il- in + labi to fall, slide.]

To fall or glide; to pass; -- usually followed by into.



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Il*lapse", n. [L. illapsus. See Illapse, v. i.]

A gliding in; an immisson or entrance of one thing into another; also, a sudden descent or attack.


They sit silent . . . waiting for an illapse of the spirit. Jeffrey.


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