from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as stellar.

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  • adjective obsolete stellar; astral


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  • There were millions of human beings, no doubt, living and acting and suffering on the surface of the earth, outside the stellary circles of which Louis and

    London Pride Or When the World Was Younger 1875

  • Habituated to associate to the symbols the ideas of their archetypes, the mind at last confounded them: then the same animals, whom fancy had transported to the skies, returned again to the earth; but being thus returned, clothed in the livery of the stars, they claimed the stellary attributes, and imposed on their own authors.

    The Ruins, or, Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature 1788

  • The library of Assurbanipal at Nineveh included catalogues of stellary and planetary observations, among others the times of Venus, Jupiter and Mars, and the phases of the moon, for every day in the month. [

    A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 Georges Perrot 1873


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