Definitions

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  • adj. Striking; having the power of striking or hitting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Striking; having the power of striking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Percussive; striking: of or pertaining to percussion.
  • n. That which strikes or has power to strike.

Etymologies

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Latin percutiens. See percuss.

Examples

  • Et dixit Iahacob ad Simhon et ad Levi, Turbastis me, ut foetere feceritis me habitatoribus terrae, Chenanaeo, et Perizaeo: et ego paucos mecum habeo, et congregabunt se adversum me, et percutient me, et disperdar ego, et domus mea.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

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