Archive for December 3rd, 2009

VAST. n.s.

VAST. n.s. [vastum, Latin.] An empty waste.
They shook hands, as over a vast; and embrac’d, as from
the ends of oppos’d winds. Shakespeare.
Through the vast of heav’n it sounded. Milton.
The wat’ry vast,
Secure of storms, your royal brother past. Pope.