from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A king-post.
- noun Same as
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) The pistil of a plant.
- noun A kind of pencil or style used with the tablets of the Middle Ages.
- noun (Arch.), Obs. or R. See
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- noun botany The
pistilof a plant.
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Yet, as fascinating as the foregoing sketch of mingled influences is, these surely were for Kafka no more than gratifying corroborations of what he already knew first-hand from his own deepest inner experience; and it could only have been from such experience, from the post-spatial pointal abyss of the coincidentia, that he was writing when he baited Weltsch in a letter with the indirect question
I have seen single and small roses without any smell; and another kind of rose with four white petals, which in its smell, chives, and pointal, differed in nothing from our damask roses.
-- The petals, the chives, and the pointal have nearly the taste of the leaves, and it has been suggested to me, by a very sensible and judicious friend, that it might be well to fix on the flower for internal use.
• The piftiUumy pointal, or female organ, adheres to the fruit, and is that part appropriated for the reception of the pollen, fpoken of above.
Arbustrum Americanum = The American grove, or, An alphabetical catalogue of forest trees and shrubs, natives of the American United States, arranged according to the Linnaean system : containing, the particular distinguishing characters of each genus, with plain, simple and familiar descriptions of the manner of growth, appearance, &c. of their several species and varieties; also, some hints of their uses in medicine, dyes, and domestic oeconomy