from The Century Dictionary.
- An erroneous form of
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- adjective First born, made, or generated; original; primary; elemental.
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- adjective First born, made, or generated;
original; primary; elemental.
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He mowed the back lawn, cleaned the kitty litter and the kitchen (tasks unrelated except for their primogenial letters), and totally straightened up the office.
Anaximander affirms that the sea is the remainder of the primogenial humidity, the greatest part of which being dried up by the fire, the influence of the great heat altered its quality.
This primogenial fluid is vague and diffuse, and the human fluid a part of it.
Before its birth the - soul forms part of the primogenial fluid, which is unconscious.
Before they are born, they form part of the primogenial fluid, and when they die, they revert to it.
It is a formless mass like the yolk of an egg, before it is hatched, showing in this respect the nature of the primogenial vapours, from which it has been derived (p. 199).
As despite all "progress of science," incubators and other labor-saving machinery, people still persist in entering the world in the primogenial way, the relation of the sexes is of quite immeasurable importance, and knowledge thereof should not be monopolized by the narrow circle who read medical magazines.
Page view page image: carry down their traditions, it can not be reasonably expected, that they should still retain the identical names of their primogenial tribes: their main customs corresponding with those of the Israelites, sufficiently clear the subject.
Page xviii primogenial infant, and for which she gave me much credit and a handsome reward.
It has been discovered by Sir Isaac Newton, that the distinct and primogenial colours are only seven; but every eye can witness, that from various mixtures, in various proportions, infinite diversifications of tints may be produced.