Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cucurbit.

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  • noun Archaic form of cucurbit.

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Examples

  • Then he took the brazen vessels and opened them, cucurbite after cucurbite, whereupon the devils came forth of them, saying, We repent, O Prophet of

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Ifrits to shut him in a brazen vessel245 so they put him in a brazen cucurbite and sealed it with lead.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • There we saw a man casting his net to catch fish, and presently he pulled them up and behold, in them was a cucurbite of copper, stopped with lead and sealed with the signet of Solomon, son of David, on whom be peace!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then I com mended the Ifrits to shut him in a brazen vessel [FN#245] so they put him in a brazen cucurbite and sealed it with lead.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then he took the brazen vessels and opened them, cucurbite after cucurbite, whereupon the devils came forth of them, saying,

    Arabian nights. English

  • Marids, to shut him in a cucurbite of brass and, stopping its mouth on him with lead, whereon he impressed his seal ring, to cast him into the sea of Al-Karkar.

    Arabian nights. English

  • There we saw a man casting his net to catch fish, and presently he pulled them up and behold, in them was a cucurbite of copper, stopped with lead and sealed with the signet of

    Arabian nights. English

  • (cucurbite) is made of mixed metal, not of copper.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Commander of the Faithful, Abd al-Malik bin Marwan, who hath heard tell of the lord Solomon, son of David (on whom be peace!) and of that which the Most High bestowed upon him of supreme dominion; how he held sway over Jinn and beast and bird and was wont when he was wroth with one of the Marids, to shut him in a cucurbite of brass and, stopping its mouth on him with lead, whereon he impressed his seal ring, to cast him into the sea of Al – Karkar.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • (cucurbite) is made of mixed metal, not of copper.

    Arabian nights. English

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