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March 16, 2009

Va”cant\, a.

[F., fr. L. vacans, -antis, p. pr. of vacare to be empty, to be free or unoccupied, to have leisure,

also vocare; akin to vacuus empty, and probably to E. void. Cf. Evacuate, Void, a.]

Plot\, n. [Abbrev. from complot.]

1. Any scheme, stratagem, secret design, or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the

accomplishment of some purpose, usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a conspiracy;

an intrigue; as, the Rye-house

Plot. I have overheard a plot of death. –Shak.

O, think what anxious moments pass between The birth of plots and their last fatal periods! –Addison.

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