from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the nature of an acrolith; formed like an acrolith: as, an acrolithic statue.

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  • adjective Relating to, or like, an acrolith.


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  • At the top of the hill, in the centre, is the fane of Mars, containing a colossal acrolithic statue by the famous hand of Leochares.

    The Ten Books on Architecture Vitruvius Pollio

  • The tomb of Philippe de Morvillier, 420, in the recess of a window, is an example of early fifteenth-century acrolithic monumental sculpture; the head and hands of the figure being of marble according to a common custom dating from

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey 1893


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