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- adj. Pythian.
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Count, or self-styled Count, d'Aintrigues, 'the young Languedocian gentleman,' with perhaps Chamfort the Cynic to help him, rises into furor almost Pythic; highest, where many are high.
 In the 9th Pythic of Pindar, where Apollo, in the same manner, requires of Chiron some information respecting the fair Cyrene, the
From these customs were derived the Isthmian, Nemean, Pythic, and Olympic games, together with those at Delos.