Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviation of scilicet.

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Examples

  • Desert of the Wanderings, scil. of the children of Israel.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • As Kripke has admitted at the end of Outline of a Theory of Truth, “the ghost of the Tarski hierarchy is still with us” (scil. the gappers: see Kripke, 1975, p. 80).

    Dialetheism

  • Antiochiæ episcopus se tēs en Suria ekklēsias poimena, pastorem ecclesiæ quæ est in Syria appellet, eum ad Antiochiam, scil. ut ad metropolin suam tota Syria pertineret.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • In my version of this passage I have conformed to the emendation of the original first proposed by Gronovius, and admitted by Stroth and Bekker; scil. _in publicum omne sumptum_.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • The two interreges, Caius Sulpicius and Marcus Fabius, succeeded in that which the dictator had in vain attempted, scil. in having both the consuls elected from the patricians, the people being rather more appeased in consequence of the service done them in lightening their debts.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • [Footnote 88: I have here adopted the reading of Stacker and others, scil. _ad terrorem, ut solet, primum ortus_.] 34.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • This year (whether it had tribunes only, or consuls substituted in the room of tribunes) is followed by a year when there were undoubtedly consuls, scil.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • The tribunes of the people, by preventing the election of consuls by incessant harangues, succeeded at length, after the matter had been well nigh brought to an interregnum, in having tribunes of the soldiers elected with consular authority: as for the prize of their victory, which was the thing sought, _scil. _ that a plebeian should be elected, there was none.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • Slaves, the Commentator subdivides, according to their origin and mode of enslavement, into fifteen classes, _scil.

    Hindu Law and Judicature from the Dharma-Sástra of Yájnavalkya

  • The hands [of the accused] shall be inspected when rice has been rubbed in them; after which, seven leaves of the Indian fig tree are to be placed therein [_scil. _ in his hands] and fastened round successively with a thread.

    Hindu Law and Judicature from the Dharma-Sástra of Yájnavalkya

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