Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The typical genus of the family Caviidæ and subfamily Cariinæ, containing the cavies proper, as the guinea-pig. See cavy, Caviidæ.

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  • n. type genus of the Caviidae: guinea pigs

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Examples

  • I dismounted, untied the blankets from behind my saddle, threw them down near the fire on which they were cooking supper, but did not unsaddle my mare. was riding Black Bess, and one of them got up and walked around her and examined her closely, and when he returned to the fire he said: "Esta ismo muya wano cavia," meaning that is a good horse.

    Thirty-One Years on the Plains and In the Mountains

  • I was riding Black Bess, and one of them got up and walked around her and examined her closely, and when he returned to the fire he said: "Esta ismo muya wano cavia," meaning that is a good horse.

    Thirty-One Years on the Plains and in the Mountains, Or, the Last Voice from the Plains

  • If confined in a room for more than half an hour by bad weather or other contrarieties, I would pace backwards and forwards, like the restless _cavia_ in his den, with a fretful, unmeaning pertinacity.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 04

  • Developed by cavia Inc, Nier blends both innovative and traditional RPG gameplay mechanics with an intense, bloody combat system to create an action-packed single-player experience where players explore and discover a future lost to a shadowy past.

    Latest News - TeamXbox

  • Developed by cavia Inc, NIER delivers on Square Enix's renowned pedigree for creating unique and twisting storylines coupled with deep character development - a pedigree that has kept gamers around the world enraptured for decades.

    Gaming Nexus

  • KORG DS-10 PLUS, developed by cavia, inc. in conjunction with Procyon Studio arrives with new upgrades and improved performance that best utilize the high-performance specifications of Nintendo DSi.

    IGN DS

  • Developed by cavia inc, NIER delivers on Square Enix's renowned pedigree for creating unique storylines coupled with deep character development - a pedigree that has kept gamers around the world enraptured for decades.

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  • Here's a set of NIER screenshots and a Trailer for cavia, Inc's action-adventure title NIER, coming to a PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 near you via Square Enix.

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  • (C) TYPE-MOON 2004-2008 (C) EIGHTING 2008 (C) cavia 2008 (C) CAPCOM CO.

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  • That includes the newly announced NIER, a PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 action adventure from developer cavia.

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