Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quiddity or abstract nature of a goblet. See etymology and quotation.

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Examples

  • 'I can see a table and a goblet,' said the cynic, 'but I can see no such things as tableity and gobletity.'

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • 'Quite so,' answered Plato, 'because you have the eyes to see a goblet and a table with, but you have not the brains to understand tableity and gobletity.' “

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Plato was talking about ideas, and spoke of mensality and cyathity [tableity, and gobletity].

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • 'Quite so,' answered Plato, 'because you have the eyes to see a goblet and a table with, but you have not the brains to understand tableity and gobletity.'"

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

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