Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to the pancratium; athletic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as pancratic.

Etymologies

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See pancratium.

Examples

  • Then Johnson, making the most of his little Greek, began to talk about a "pancratical" man, where we talk of an all-round athlete; and, a little later, "Pantheist" became a favourite missile with theologians who wished to abuse rival practitioners, but did not know exactly how to formulate their charge.

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