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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fasciate.
  • adj. fasciate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bound with a fillet, sash, or bandage.
  • In bot.: Affected with fasciation.
  • Marked with cross-bands of color. Also fasciate.
  • In zoology, marked with vertical or transverse bands of color.


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  • Many monstrosities, such as fasciated branches, pitchers, split leaves, peloric flowers, and others constitute such ever-sporting varieties, repeating their anomalies year by year and generation after generation, changing as much as possible, but remaining absolutely true within their limits as long as the variety exists.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • (_Celosia cristata_), which is an annual, there are several races in which the flower-stem is wonderfully "fasciated" or compressed; and one has been exhibited [788] actually eighteen inches in breadth.

    The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I.

  • Taking those themes I have always been fasciated by STL ships (generation ships) like Clarke's Rama because the idea of taking a world with you rather than just a tiny ship seems really cool.

    MIND MELD: The Best Spaceships in Written Science Fiction

  • These consist of a normally fasciated door post on the inner (door) side, with a fluted three-quarter column attached to them on the other side.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - The Macellum Report 2

  • The central door in the east portico with its fasciated doorposts attached to three-quarter columns with flutings

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - The Macellum Report 2

  • The fact that the vault is also has a fasciated architrave on its north side, facing the seats, where it does not continue, suggests that it was opening above the adjoining seats.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Odeion Report 1

  • Between hundreds of rubble stones, bricks, and tuff blocks, some parts of a fasciated door post and decorated cornices were found, decorated with floral motives between the consoles.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Odeion Report 1

  • In the course of the week, a third vaulted entrance, also framed by a fasciated archivolt, was uncovered in the northern wall of the room.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos - Odeion Report 1

  • The fasciated honey-eater has loudly called “with a voice that seemed the very sound of happiness”; the leaden flycatcher, often silent but seldom still, has twittered and whispered plaintively; the sun-birds are playing gymnastics among the lemon blossoms, and the centre of activity for butterflies is the red-flowered shrub bordering the wavering path.

    Tropic Days

  • First, saved from waters of old Nile, among bulrushes, a bed of fasciated wattles: at last the cavity of a mountain, an occulted sepulchre amid the conclamation of the hillcat and the ossifrage.



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