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  • noun Plural form of poculum.

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Examples

  • In pocula et aleam se praecipitavit, et iis fere tempus traduxit, ut aegram crapula mentem levaret, et conditionis praesentis cogitationes quibus agitabatur sobrius vitaret.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Here followed thirty-three reports of various receptions of new clerks, distinguished from one another by different writing and different inks, also by quotations, signatures, and praises of good cheer and wines, which seemed to show that each report was written and signed on the spot, “inter pocula.”

    A Start in Life

  • Inter pocula each candidate had learned the secret of the farce, and the revelation inspired him with the desire to hoax his successor.

    A Start in Life

  • Omnia magna putabat, uxorem magnam, grandes equos, abhorruit omnia parva, magna pocula, et calceamenta pedibus majora.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Lafaele is absent at the deathbed of his fair spouse; fair she was, but not in deed, acting as harlot to the wreckers at work on the warships, to which society she probably owes her end, having fallen off a cliff, or been thrust off it — inter pocula.

    Vailima Letters

  • Anno 1520. cum inter pocula et voluptates conuiuales versaretur audirétque obijsse Ionam Sigismundum, quem cum vxore et liberis multos annos crudelissimè vexauerat, in subitum morbum repentè incidit, et sic paulò post, eam, qua in tota vita in miseros subditos vsus est vim cum miserabili morte commutauit.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Anno 1520. cum inter pocula et voluptates conuiuales versaretur audir閠que obijsse Ionam Sigismundum, quem cum vxore et liberis multos annos crudelissim� vexauerat, in subitum morbum repent� incidit, et sic paul� post, eam, qua in tota vita in miseros subditos vsus est vim cum miserabili morte commutauit.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • But the War Minister expresses himself very bluntly on the matter inter pocula.

    The Guermantes Way

  • * [7930] Cingite fronde comas, et pocula porgite dextris,

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • * Cingite fronde comas, et pocula porgite dextris,: [11605] 1

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

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