from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thing of brass; -- the name under which the Israelites worshiped the brazen serpent made by Moses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See the quotation.
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And so the modern evangelical of the Venn and Newton school, to whom mysticism is neology and nehushtan, when he speaks of "spiritual experiences," uses the adjective in its purely mystic sense; while Bernard of