from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Depriving of thought; ecstatic.
- adj. Stealing the heart or affections; winning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Depriving of heart or thought; ecstatic.
- Stealing the heart or affections; winning.
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Covin's strains; nevertheless he has himself taken a draught from the true Elizabethan fount of lyric inspiration, and the nymph Chloris with her heart-robbing eye well deserves a place on the snow-soft downs where the sonneteering shepherds were wont to assemble.