from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Archaic A tiny particle; a mote.
- n. Archaic A tiny being.
- n. Archaic A gaunt person; a skeleton.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A floating mote or speck of dust.
- n. a skeleton
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An atom; a mite; a pigmy.
- n. A skeleton.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An atom; a mote.
- n. A tiny being; a pygmy.
- n. An anatomy; a skeleton.
- n. A very lean person; a walking skeleton.
But I have a damned good dose of the devil in my pipe-stem atomy; I have had my little holiday outing in my kick at The Young Chevalier, and I guess I can settle to DaviD. Balfour tomorrow or Friday like a little man.
Pasgen created a tiny Gate where he had built the large one through which they had escaped after the disaster in Hatfield, and sent through it a tiny, malicious atomy of an imp.
Jak gwiazdy wiekiem będą one bezpiecznik cięższe i cięższe pierwiastki, aż wszystkie atomy znamy dzisiaj wypełnić wszechświata.
Kępy skroplenia wodoru w coraz większej gęstości, aż do jądra wodoru łączą ze sobą, tworząc atomy helu.
Scientific research into an - atomy, physiology and pathology, controlled by systematic observation, began rather later, with Aris - totle and his successors, and the medical writers of the Hellenistic period, e.g.,
Think'st thou wisdom came to mankind with the stenchful rocket and the sundered atomy?
A few days more like this would peel him down to an 'atomy.
MINCHIN, E.A. Report of A.atomy of the Tsetse-fly (_Glossina palpalis_).
Elchies, a shrivelled atomy with a hirpling walk, leaning heavily upon a rattan, both with the sinister black tri-corne hats in their hands, and flanked by a company of musketeers.
Often she would turn her back upon that wizened atomy of quirks and false ideals, and let her bosom pant to think to-night!