Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (n.) The act of uttering with articulation; the act of giving the proper sound and accent; utterance; as, the pronunciation of syllables of words; distinct or indistinct pronunciation.
2. (n.) The mode of uttering words or sentences.
3. (n.) The art of manner of uttering a discourse publicly with propriety and gracefulness; -- now called delivery.