Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variation of the kaleidoscope, consisting of a square box having a sight-hole in front, and two plane mirrors at the rear arranged at a suitable angle.
  • noun A form of this device used for exhibiting carpets; a carpet-exhibitor.

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

  • noun A form of kaleidoscope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A form of kaleidoscope.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

Examples

  • Morgen’s and a hatache all the afternunch; plays gehamerat when he’s ernst but misses mausey when he’s lustyg; walked as far as the Head where he sat in state as the Rump; shows Early Eng-lish tracemarks and a marigold window with manigilt lights, a myrioscope, two remarkable piscines and three wellworthseeing ambries; arches all portcullised and his nave dates from dots; is

    Finnegans Wake

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