Webster 1913 Edition
To remember; to cause to remember; to mention.
membre, fr. L.
membrum; cf. Goth.
A part of an animal capable of performing a distinct office; an organ; a limb.
We have many
membersin one body, and all
membershave not the same office.
Rom. xii. 4.
a member, as a rod, brace, etc., which is subjected to compression or tension, respectively.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A limb of animal bodies, as a leg, an arm, an ear, a finger, that is, a subordinate part of the main body.
2.A part of a discourse, or of a period or sentence; a clause; a part of a verse. Harmony in poetry is produced by a proportion between the members of the same verse, or between the members of different verses.
3.In architecture, a subordinate part of a building, as a frieze or cornice; sometimes a molding.
4.An individual of a community or society. Every citizen is a member of the state or body politic. So the individuals of a club, a corporation or confederacy, are called its members. Students of an academy or college are its members. Professed christians are called members of the church.
5.The appetites and passions, considered as tempting to sin. Rom.7. Col.3.