Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of cimelium.

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Examples

  • The two geographical codices are still preserved as precious "cimelia" in the municipal library of Reims, but the map of the world unfortunately disappeared during the eighteenth century.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Blessings upon a fashion which has rescued from the claws of abigails, and the melting-pot of the silversmith, those neglected cimelia, for the benefit of antiquaries and the decoration of side-tables!

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • _cimelia_, for the benefit of antiquaries and the decoration of side-tables!

    St. Ronan's Well

  • “The property of which jewels and cimelia remained with us,” continued the king, in the same solemn tone, “subject only to your claim of advance thereupon; which advance being repaid, gives us right to repossession of the thing opignorated, or pledged, or laid in wad.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • And are we to suffer the loss of our cimelia by your neglect, besides being exposed to the scorn and censure of our lieges, and of the foreign ambassadors?”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • And are we to suffer the loss of our _cimelia_ by your neglect, besides being exposed to the scorn and censure of our lieges, and of the foreign ambassadors? "

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • "The property of which jewels and _cimelia_ remained with us," continued the king, in the same solemn tone, "subject only to your claim of advance thereupon; which advance being repaid, gives us right to repossession of the thing opignorated, or pledged, or laid in wad.

    The Fortunes of Nigel

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  • Yee, I love this word (pl. n.): Treasures, things held in store as valuable (med. Latin cimelia, cimilia, adapt. of Greek κειμήλια, treasures).

    September 1, 2008