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  • n. Alternative form of kylix.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See kylix.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a shallow drinking cup with two handles; used in ancient Greece

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Examples

  • The only problem is that a spell checker had rendered Prif Swyddog Cyllid as 'prig seadog cylix'.

    The danger of spell checkers

  • The cylix shown in Fig. 192 is somewhat later, dating from about

    A History of Greek Art

  • The scene on the other side of the cylix is supposed to illustrate an incident of the Trojan War: two warriors, starting out on an expedition, are met and stopped by the god Hermes.

    A History of Greek Art

  • Fig. 191 gives the design upon the outside of a cylix (a broad, shallow cup, shaped like a large saucer, with two handles and a foot), which bears his signature.

    A History of Greek Art

  • Elzevir Terence, printed in red letters, and a curious Birman book, whose pages consisted of thin leaves of ivory, gilded at the edges; and here too were black rhyta from Chiusi, and a cylix from Vulci, and one of those quaint Peruvian jars, which was so constructed that, when filled with water, the air escaped in sounds that resembled that of the song or cry of the animal represented on the vase or jar.

    St. Elmo

  • Side by side, on an ebony stand, lay an Elzevir Terence, printed in red letters, and a curious Birman book, whose pages consisted of thin leaves of ivory, gilded at the edges; and here too were black rhyta from Chiusi, and a cylix from Vulci, and one of those quaint Peruvian jars which

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

  • 230 See the cylix reproduced by Gerhard, Abhandlungen, taf.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

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