Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ambrosial.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to St. Ambrose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to ambrosia; fragrant; ambrosial.
  • Of, pertaining to, or instituted by St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan in the fourth century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. worthy of the gods
  • adj. extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
  • adj. of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose

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Examples

  • But even if that were not the case, even if we did live in some kind of ambrosian world where none of us ever did things because it benefited our bellies or bank accounts and were capable of being the ultimate altruists at all times, it would still make no sense to say that the very law which creates the definition of a corporate person can't put limits on how that person behaves -- and in fact put even tighter limits on the legally created person than on the real one.

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  • She raised her eyes and saw him looking down at her thoughtfully over that ambrosian beard of his, like Jove at a mortal.

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  • Scarcely had he done so, when the most curious sensation overcame him -- a sensation of bewildering ecstasy as though he had drunk of some ambrosian nectar or magic drug which had suddenly wound up his nerves to an acute tension of indescribable delight.

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  • Winifred, accordingly, left the room, and a servant being despatched to the nearest tavern, soon afterwards returned with a crown bowl of the ambrosian fluid.

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  • A noble bust in bronze of the Phidian Jupiter, with the sublime expanse of brow, the ambrosian curls and the beard loosely waving, as when he shook

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  • Ben Jonson (_Neptune's Triumph_) has 'ambrosian hands,' _i. e.

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  • A very positive study for the older folks who like their single malt amber coloured ambrosian elixirs. apparently, they can get a better high on a lower dose.

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