1. ...To pronounce with a breathing, an _____, or an h sound; as, we _____ the words horse and house; to _____ a vowel or a liquid consonant.
2. .... Also used adjectively.
3. .... An _____ implies a meaning which it would require a whole grammatical sentence to expound, and it may be regarded as the rudiment of such a sente...
4. .... The accidents, of inflections of words; the rudiments of grammar. Milton. 2. The rudiments of any subject. Lowell.