Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia, opposite Constantinople, or to the council held there and its teachings.
  • Same as chalcedonic.

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Examples

  • Mr. Beckford then, taking off a glass cover, showed us what is, I should imagine, one of the greatest curiosities in existence, a vase about ten inches high, composed of one entire block of chalcedonian onyx.

    Recollections of the Late William Beckford

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