from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as Talmudic.
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From there it is two parasangs to Posquières, which is a large place containing about forty Jews, with an Academy under the auspices of the great R.bbi, R. Abraham, son of David, of blessed memory, an energetic and wise man, great as a talmudical authority .
"This is so much more than a TV show," it's nearly talmudical.
A "talmudical dotard," exclaims one Puritan divine pointing a finger of scorn at a brother of the cloth; "talmudical dorbel [blockhead]," retorts another in the midst of acrimonious debate.
Rabelais, in Pantagruel, lists a "talmudical fool" among several hundred others in his extraordinary catalogue of human stupidity.
An editorial writer in The New York Times, commenting on a current political problem, says that it "sounds almost talmudical in its complexity."
"poetical fictions, talmudical dreams, or scholastic quiddities" to their congregations.
"like talmudical scholars" the validity of certain lines, musical passages, and dance steps in a play about to be produced.