from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An element in many compound words of Greek origin, meaning ‘gold.’
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Rarer diamond framed the windows in the chamber, and thousands of lesser gems, from topaz to chryso-beryl, studded furniture and sculpture and the ceiling itself.
Extexam ego illum pulchre iam, si di volunt. haud dormitandumst: opus est chryso Chrysalo.
The weak point in our chryso-aristocracy is the same I have alluded to in connection with cheap dandyism.
Palestine might boast of the topaz, the emerald, the chryso-beryl, several varieties of rock-crystal, and also of the finer jaspers.