Definitions

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  • adj. Having a casque

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Examples

  • Onyx milk-white, moon-mailed and casqued with gems;

    The Hours of Fiammetta A Sonnet Sequence

  • With some gilt couchant sphinx both casqued and crowned,

    The Hours of Fiammetta A Sonnet Sequence

  • But she had wanted the ceremony as secret as possible, as little overlooked by any other human being, and she fancifully desired it to take place in some high mountain chapel where there was no congregation but casqued marble men and the faith professed was so mystical that the priest was as inhuman as a prayer.

    The Judge

  • Kit thought of Sir Geoffrey Blount, the old Crusader with chipped nose -- mailed hands folded just so, casqued head tilted just so -- asleep on the stone-slab in the lady-chapel at home.

    The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea

  • I called to consult my lawyer; he was clothed in a dragoon's dress, belted and casqued, and about to mount a charger, which his writing-clerk (habited as a sharp-shooter) walked to and fro before his door.

    The Antiquary

  • I called to consult my lawyer; he was clothed in a dragoon's dress, belted and casqued, and about to mount

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • It's difficult to pick favourites amongst all these charismatic filigree beasties proudly dressed in velvet and glove leather, but I must admit that I've grown rather fond of black casqued hornbill

    Suzanne G. - Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten

  • Yellow-casqued hornbills - forest birds that have problems with eagles but not leopards - react to Diana monkey shouts of "eagle!" but ignore their cries of "leopard!"

    Primates in the News

  • (Yellow-casqued hornbills remind me of aging rock stars: their head feathers have that kind of wild look.)

    Primates in the News

  • Other threatened and candidate threatened species found at this site include chimpanzees, yellow-casqued hornbill (Ceratogymna elata), Sharpe’s apalis (Apalis sharpii) and red-cheeked wattle eye (Platysteira blissetti).

    Western Guinean lowland forests

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