Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Severe criticism like that of the ancient critic Aristarchus.
  • noun Government by the best men; a body of worthy men constituting a government.

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

  • noun Severely criticism.
  • noun obsolete Severe criticism.

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

  • noun obsolete severe criticism
  • noun government by the best

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

See Aristarch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Ancient Greek best + rule.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

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