Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as agrestic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Agrestic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Obsolete form of agrestic.

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Examples

  • It may beggar the agrestical among us; but, at the risk of sounding elitist, RN rescues himself from utter contemptuous caliginosity when he discusses the pair of genius recipients of the prestigious Macarthur Fellowships.

    The Ampersand's Daily Dose of High- & Low-Downs

  • _Eclogue_ or _Idyl_, whose culture particularly belongs to agrestical and picturesque regions; _Political Satire_, which is never more refined than under the influence of arbitrary power; these kinds, to which I might add the _Madrigal_ and _Epigram_, without being altogether abandoned, are not generally enough cultivated here to obtain special mention.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

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