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  • noun Plural form of pleiad.

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Examples

  • It is meet to shout: ‘Lo, the moon and the pleiads!’

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • He left the hall when the lights went out, and walked unnoticed and unmolested through pleiads of policemen to the nearest police station, where the superintendent was almost too excited to take any notice of his demand to be arrested.

    The Big Bow Mystery

  • He left the hall when the lights went out, and walked unnoticed and unmolested through pleiads of policemen to the nearest police station, where the superintendent was almost too excited to take any notice of his demand to be arrested.

    The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes

  • There still remain, no doubt, pleiads of undisturbed sleepers, who will never be discovered.

    Egypt (La Mort de Philae)

  • In order to properly celebrate their One year Anniversary, the folks at MGK will team up with a pleiads of artists and influencers such as Yasumasa Yonehara (Yone-chan),

    Hypebeast

  • Certainly it was easy enough to fit radium itself into the system; but things became worse when the continued study of radioactive phenomena led ere long to the knowledge of whole swarms - we now call them pleiads - of elements previously unknown, to say nothing of the fact that many of these elements, in consequence of their instability could not be isolated, and probably will never be able to be isolated in a form discernible by our external senses.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1921 - Presentation Speech

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