Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In the manner of the Middle Ages; in accordance with mediævalism.

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  • adverb In a mediaeval way.

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Examples

  • The cook -- a tall, gaunt negro of a mediaevally "intense" nature -- came in with an excited manner, followed by Madame Alguin, very much troubled, wringing her hands, and dissolved in tears.

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

  • The result was mediaevally immediate, and the period of Mr. Cory's convalescence in the hospital was almost half that of his sponsor's detention in the county jail.

    The Conquest of Canaan

  • Cecilia wished to know who the man was, of the mediaevally sounding name.

    Beauchamp's Career — Volume 2

  • There would be family consultations, abhorrent; his father's agonized amazement at the problem presented to a family of scrupulous principles and pecuniary requirements; his mother's blunt mention of the abominable name -- mediaevally vindicated in champions of certain princely families indeed, but morally condemned; always under condemnation of the Church: a blot: and handed down: Posterity, and it might be a titled posterity, crying out.

    One of Our Conquerors — Volume 4

  • There would be family consultations, abhorrent; his father's agonized amazement at the problem presented to a family of scrupulous principles and pecuniary requirements; his mother's blunt mention of the abominable name -- mediaevally vindicated in champions of certain princely families indeed, but morally condemned; always under condemnation of the Church: a blot: and handed down: Posterity, and it might be a titled posterity, crying out.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • Cecilia wished to know who the man was, of the mediaevally sounding name.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • There would be family consultations, abhorrent; his father's agonized amazement at the problem presented to a family of scrupulous principles and pecuniary requirements; his mother's blunt mention of the abominable name -- mediaevally vindicated in champions of certain princely families indeed, but morally condemned; always under condemnation of the Church:

    One of Our Conquerors — Complete

  • Cecilia wished to know who the man was, of the mediaevally sounding name.

    Beauchamp's Career — Complete

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