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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cntom., the long slender labrum of a mosquito or other predatory dipterous insect.

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  • Or otherwise, as it is said in the book called glossarium, pancras is said rapine, or pancras is, subject to beatings and torments.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

  • This information was found in the outstanding VOC glossarium: verklaringen van termen, verzameld uit de rijks geschiedkundige publicatiën die betrekking hebben op de Verenigde Oost-indische Compagnie (The Hague: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, 2000).

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • And the caligce were also proper to the monastic bodies; for we read in an ancient glossarium upon the rule of Saint Benedict, in the Abbey of

    Waverley

  • (Paris, 1872); "Grammatica chrestomathia, et glossarium linguæ syriacæ" (Paris, 1873); "Histoire de la Ponctuation ou de la massore chez les Syriens" (Paris, 1875).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • A lexicon of the kind is usually called a glossary (from Lat. glossarium), but bears at times in English the simple name of a gloss.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • And the caligce were also proper to the monastic bodies; for we read in an ancient glossarium upon the rule of Saint Benedict, in the Abbey of Saint Amand, that caligae were tied with latchets. '

    Waverley — Volume 2

  • Latin glossarium made its way into English by at least the 15th century as glossary, a collection of glosses.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 4

  • Two great and useful works were the outcome of this preparation and even yet suffice to secure the scholarly reputation of their author; they were the "glossarium ad scriptores mediae et infimae latinitatis" (Paris, 3 vols.fol. 1678; new edition with addenda by

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

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