Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The characteristics of ‘Celestial’ or Chinese life.

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Examples

  • If the blast of the trumpet which wakes the dead rouses life-long invalidism and emaciation into athletic celestialism, what will be the transfiguration when the sound of final reanimation touches the ear of those sleeping giants among the trees and fountains of Greenwood?

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  • Rothschilds, "" French Lamb Chops a la Nelson, "" Café noir, "etc., etc. In the midst of all this foreign celestialism mine host forgot the creek, the trail, the dug-out, the beans and bacon, and the kin-i-kin-nick pipe; and he prided himself on his rapid and agreeable transition into swift channels of life.

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