Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of cellar.
  • n. See celure.

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  • Species in danger of extinction are the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer), which is the most important herbivore in the area, the loica pampeana (Sturnella defilippi), Limosa haemastica, Laterallus spilopterus and Coturnicops notata.

    Semi-arid Pampas

  • Species in danger of extinction include the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer) a very important herbivore in this area, the loica pampeana (Sturnella defilippi), Limosa haemastica, Chloephaga rubidiceps, Laterallus spilopterus and Coturnicops notata.

    Humid Pampas

  • Beshrew me if I have spoken more than a dozen words today, and that, to a man of my sociable temper, not to speak of my swift and practised tongue -- lingua celer et exercitata: you remember the phrase of

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

  • Claudius et longo transmittit habere nepoti. quis superos metuens pariter tot templa, tot aras promeruisse datur? summi Iouis aliger Arcas80 nuntius; imbrifera potitur Thaumantide Iuno; stat celer obsequio iussa ad Neptunia Triton: tu totiens mutata ducum iuga rite tulisti integer, inque omni felix tua cumba profundo.

    To Claudius Etruscus on the Death of his Father

  • He is not indeed wholly without interest in heredity and Eugenical biology; but his studies and experiments in this science have specialised almost exclusively in _equus celer_, the rapid or running horse.

    Eugenics and Other Evils

  • This he lights, and converses with other owners of such cigars on _equus celer_ or such matters as may afford him entertainment.

    Eugenics and Other Evils

  • L'amour la tousse et la galle ne se peuvent celer.

    Bacon is Shake-Speare

  • The word dromedary is formed from the Greek _celer_, and only belongs to

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 07

  • : ­ Fleshly Recede: ­ Go back, withdraw ced, cess to yield, to go Antecedent: ­ That which goes before process, go farward Celerity: ­ Swiftness Decelerate: ­ Reduce celer swift Swiftness Accelerate: ­

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  • [176] The usual reading is "_Ut_ celer admissis labitur _amnis aquis_."

    The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)

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  • L. celer = 1. swift, quick, rapid, fast, speedy, hasty, hurried; 2. rash; 3. agile; 4. lively; 5. early.

    September 7, 2012