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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to, or characteristic of, Ossian, a legendary Erse or Celtic bard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or characteristic of Ossian, or the poems of Ossian.


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  • . . . you are even less likely to be devoured by Watt's engine, a bugbear only for Ossianic and Neo-Gothic gentlemen . . .
    --Umberto Eco, 1988, Foucault's Pendulum, p. 12

    September 29, 2008