Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An incorrect form of labrum.
  • noun Plural of labrum.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • [Greek omitted]; lips they call labra, from [Greek omitted], TAKING

    Symposiacs

  • [Greek omitted]; lips they call labra, from [Greek omitted], TAKING

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • The soul and all is moved; [5106] Jam pluribus osculis labra crepitabant, animarum quoque mixturam facientes, inter mutuos complexus animas anhelantes,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Whilst they give their wives too much liberty to gad abroad, and bountiful allowance, they are accessory to their own miseries; animae uxorum pessime olent, as Plautus jibes, they have deformed souls, and by their painting and colours procure odium mariti, their husband's hate, especially, — [6280] cum misere viscantur labra mariti.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • So Venus did by her Adonis, the moon with Endymion, they are still dallying and culling, as so many doves, Columbatimque labra conserentes labiis, and that with alacrity and courage,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [5273] Tam impresso ore ut vix inde labra detrahant, cervice reclinata, as Lamprias in Lucian kissed Thais, Philippus her [5274] Aristaenetus, amore lymphato tam uriose adhaesit, ut vix labra solvere esset, totumque os mihi contrivit;

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • His personal servant accompa - nied him, walking ahead of the king, bearing a glowing cande - labra to light His Majesty's way.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • "And so I was able to hide," he squeaked, not unlike the mouse he had been, "and sneaked into Par-Salian's labra - labora-lavaratory - and he was doing the most wonderful things and the rocks were singing and Crysania was lying there all pale and Caramon looked terrified and I couldn't let him go alone - so ... so ..."

    Time of the Twins

  • "And so I was able to hide," he squeaked, not unlike the mouse he had been, "and sneaked into Par-Salian's labra - labora-lavaratory - and he was doing the most wonderful things and the rocks were singing and Crysania was lying there all pale and Caramon looked terrified and I couldn't let him go alone - so ... so ..."

    Time of the Twins

  • Vatican a magnificent porphyry labrum found in one of the imperial baths; and Baccius, a great modern authority on baths, speaks of labra made of glass.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

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