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- n. Alternative form of gynæceum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See gynæceum.
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One night, Ianira had fled the gyneceum and its imprisoning "respectability," driven by grief and terror into the night-dark streets of Athens.
Secluded from all that she knew, Ianira had tried to learn the mysteries of the patron goddess of her new home, only to be kept a virtual prisoner in her new husband's gyneceum.
The women remained in confinement within the marbles of the gyneceum.
A gyneceum, constructed on the method described, will enable you to calculate at a glance, whether there is present in it two pounds of silk more than usual.
France, he had the generosity to open the doors of his mansion to me and to show me his gyneceum.
It may be observed, that we had a treasury chest in London, and a gyneceum or manufacture at Winchester.
So I learned, and learned to hate my life outside the Temple, inside his gyneceum. "
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