from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The bridge of a cithara or lyre; also, a fret, as of a lute.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of brachiopods of the family Terebratulid√¶, and typical of a subfamily Magasin√¶.


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  • Orient: here he finds magas and magicians who can make kings of his friends, slay armies of his foes and bring any number of beloveds to his arms.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Medea, Tugue triceps Hccate y quae - cantusouc artesque ma - garum y Quaeque magas, Jei - lus, poitentibm instruis herbis.

    P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum libri VI.


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