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  • She classified other tools by their shape, producing a list of polyhedrons, discoids, spheroids, bifacial points, ovates, and outils écaillés scaled tools.

    Ancestral Passions

  • The _ovaidd_, or _ovates_, were the priests, chiefly concerned in the study of theology and the practice of religion.

    English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History Designed as a Manual of Instruction

  • In a moment the spell of the Celtic genius was forgotten, the Philistinism of our Saxon nature made itself felt; and my friend and I walked up and down by the roaring waves, talking not of ovates and bards, and triads and englyns, but of the sewage question, and the glories of our local self-government, and the mysterious perfections of the Metropolitan Board of Works.

    Celtic Literature

  • When she has spoken her piece, and the Q & A cortege has paid its obsequies, everyone in the crowd ovates Parker standingly.

    Harper's Magazine

  • (bilbobarneybobs has, Fri 21 Nov, 15: 00, Reply) * standingly ovates*



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