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- n. An athlete or gymnast in Ancient Greece.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An athlete; a gymnast.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pancratiast.
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In the full august assembly, Nero discovered enthroned, not unmajestic in deportment, yet effeminately chapleted, and holding a lyre: suppose him just returned from Elis, a pancratist, the world's acknowledged champion.
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