Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An element in many compounds of Greek origin, meaning ‘sacred, holy, divine.’
“The whole, complicated, and hardly known large body of meanings, disguised by the cryptic language of hiero - glyphs, emblems, and iconologies, became one of the main topics of study.”
“Egypt, because of its antiquity and the affinities of the hiero - glyphs to Chinese characters, was identified by some as the center from which the great postdiluvian migra - tion to the East began.”
“An example of a number system in which collective units are used in regular fashion is the Egyptian hiero - glyphic one, dating from about 3000 B.C.”
“Zosimus, hiero-deacon of the hermitage of St. Sergius, and a merchant, Basil, left accounts of their pilgrimages to the Holy Land.”
“Ancient Hindoo, Japanese and Chinese writings, as well as the hiero-glyphics of the extinct races of the North”
“After Praise ye the name of the Lord, the Refrain for a hiero-confessor: We magnify thee, O hierarch, father (mentioned by name) ...”
“The carving is admirable, every detail – even to the form of the nails and the creases of the finger-joints in part of a hiero -”
“Sometimes they met 200 of these canoes at one time, with four or five men in each, bawling out _hiero, hiero, _ meaning iron; and often in their eagerness they run their canoes against the ships, overturning them and losing all their commodities.”
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 10 Arranged in systematic order: Forming a complete history of the origin and progress of navigation, discovery, and commerce, by sea and land, from the earliest ages to the present time.
“Computer code is a very old source of what could be seen as magic or sorcery, the hiero of the ...”
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