from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as cabalistic.

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  • adjective Alternative form of cabalistic.


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  • I remember the time when I thought that word cabalistical; when, in the gay moments of youth, it seemed to me a mysterious term for every thing that is delightful; and such is the force of early associations, that even now I cannot divest myself of them.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 289, December 22, 1827

  • These spirits are supposed to be of four distinct kinds, as the elements from which they have their origin, and are known, to those who have studied the cabalistical philosophy, by the names of Sylphs, Gnomes, Salamanders, and

    The Monastery

  • “But an it be so,” said Warden, “Christian men might better guard themselves by the sword of prayer than by the idle form of a cabalistical spell.”

    The Monastery

  • In the midst were some Latin verses from a cabalistical author, written out so fairly, that even the gloom of the place did not prevent Tressilian from reading them.


  • The aid of the Jewish physicians was not the less eagerly sought after, though a general belief prevailed among the Christians, that the Jewish Rabbins were deeply acquainted with the occult sciences, and particularly with the cabalistical art, which had its name and origin in the studies of the sages of Israel.


  • The different chambers being opened successively, every individual was effectually silenced by the sound of one cabalistical word, which was no other than Waistcoat.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Lo! they are charged with studying the accursed cabalistical secrets of the Jews, and the magic of the Paynim


  • The peculiar meaning of all these cabalistical words few or none could explain; but they implied, upon the whole, that the


  • Agadici, who would expound the written law in a more profound way than ordinary, even to what was cabalistical.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Every tittle and apex shall give them occasion for fruitless conjectures, as vain, for the most part, as those of the cabalistical



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