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- adj. Alternative form of periphrastic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as periphrastic.
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“Yet once again,” said the Eastern sage, after the periphrastical manner of his countrymen, “supposing that I come not as a friend?”
` ` Yet once again, '' said the Eastern sage, after the periphrastical manner of his countrymen, ` ` supposing that I come not as
Moreover, there are not wanting in these poems instances of the term signore, or lord, applied to the beloved lady; which is one of the many periphrastical expressions used by the Romance poets to indicate their mistress. "