from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One versed in electro-biology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One versed in electrobiology.
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Every old Egyptian city had its idols (images of metal, stone or wood), in which the Deity became incarnate as in the Catholic host; besides its own symbolic animal used as a Kiblah or prayer-direction (Jerusalem or Meccah), the visible means of fixing and concentrating the thoughts of the vulgar, like the crystal of the hypnotist or the disk of the electro-biologist.
We seem to read the proceedings of an electro-biologist, rather than of a pastor of the church: but the parallel is not yet at an end.
Had he lived in these our days, he would probably have been a spiritualist, an electro-biologist, a table-turner.
The mesmerist and the electro-biologist will fail upon an average with nine patients out of ten -- so may the evil spirit.
a bit of cannel-coal; and lastly the zinc and copper disk of the absurdly called "electro-biologist."
Meccah), the visible means of fixing and concentrating the thoughts of the vulgar, like the crystal of the hypnotist or the disk of the electro-biologist.