Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • "Horal Surgery" is not a new-invented description of almanack, as it is announced as

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 30, 1841

  • Becoming still more savage after his success in the civil war, he employed the utmost industry to discover those of the adverse party who absconded: many of them he racked with a new-invented torture, inserting fire through their private parts; and from some he cut off their hands.

    The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, Volume 12: Domitian

  • A Description and Draught of a new-invented Machine for carrying vessels or ships out of, or into any harbour, port, or river, against wind and tide, or in a calm.

    Notes and Queries, Number 65, January 25, 1851

  • To promote that demand, I wrote and published a pamphlet, entitled “An Account of the new-invented Pennsylvania Fireplaces; wherein their Construction and Manner of Operation is particularly explained; their Advantages above every other Method of warming Rooms demonstrated; and all Objections that have been raised against the Use of them answered and obviated, ” etc.

    Paras. 201-250

  • Are the church lands to be sold to Jews and jobbers; or given to bribe new-invented municipal republics into a participation in sacrilege?

    Paras. 75-99

  • To promote that demand, I wrote and published a pamphlet, entitled "An Account of the new-invented Pennsylvania Fireplaces; wherein their Construction and Manner of Operation is particularly explained; their Advantages above every other Method of warming Rooms demonstrated; and all Objections that have been raised against the Use of them answered and obviated," etc.

    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (1994 Edition)

  • So they went down along their new-invented stairs, and when they came to the bottom in the middle of the fall, they rested a little.

    Camps and Firesides of the Revolution

  • Mr. Fergusson, the self-taught philosopher, told him of a new-invented machine which went without horses: a man who sat in it turned a handle, which worked a spring that drove it forward.

    Life Of Johnson

  • I had as lief take a walk through Cornhill, as to go to the new-invented moral lectures.

    The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities Gleanings Chiefly from Old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

  • [65] Bishop Butler is here answering the objections of some "people who speak of charity schools as a new-invented scheme, and therefore to be looked upon with suspicion; whereas it is no otherwise new than as the occasion for it is so."

    Popular Education For the use of Parents and Teachers, and for Young Persons of Both Sexes

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.