Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crossbowbolt. Compare vireton, quarrel, bolt.

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Examples

  • With very minute transformable portions called matras, of the five elements, all this perceptible world was composed in fit order; and in whatever occupation the Supreme Lord first employed any vital soul, to that occupation the same soul attaches itself spontaneously when it receives a new body again and again.

    The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, February, 1880

  • These strokes are called matras, or dependant forms of the vowel.

    Lightly Toasted

  • The room was clean, but had no other furniture than a matras, a table with a crucifix and book, a stool which she gave me to sit on, and a picture over the chimney of Saint Veronica displaying her handkerchief, with the miraculous figure of Christ¬ís bleeding face on it, which she explained to me with great seriousness.

    Paras. 51-100

  • The room was clean, but had no other furniture than a matras, a table with a crucifix and book, a stool which she gave me to sit on, and a picture over the chimney of Saint Veronica displaying her handkerchief, with the miraculous figure of Christ's bleeding face on it, which she explained to me with great seriousness.

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

  • The room was clean, but had no other furniture than a matras, a table with a crucifix and book, a stool which she gave me to sit on, and a picture over the chimney of Saint Veronica displaying her handkerchief, with the miraculous figure of Christ's bleeding face on it, [46] which she explained to me with great seriousness.

    Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

  • v1. 24: fix many issues, corrected below base anchors etc. many fixes. v1. 21: corrected many glyph combinations. font works in KDE now as exected matras are properly arranged on the glyphs v1. 1:

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