umbrageous

um*bra"geous

(m*br"js; 277), a. [Cf. F. ombrageux shy, skittish, suspicious, in OF. also, shady. See Umbrage.] 1. Forming or affording a shade; shady; shaded; as, umbrageous trees or foliage.
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Umbrageous grots and caves
Of cool recess, o'er which the mantling vine
Lays forth her purple grape.
Milton.
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2. Not easily perceived, as if from being darkened or shaded; obscure. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton.
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3. Feeling jealousy or umbrage; taking, or disposed to take, umbrage; suspicious. [Obs.] Bp. Warburton. -- Um*bra"geous*ly, adv. -- Um*bra"geous*ness, n.
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