Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Admixture of earth.

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Examples

  • Cahors, yea and those of Bourdeaux in Brie, who would have bought them for the substantific quality of the elementary complexion, which is intronificated in the terrestreity of their quidditative nature, to extraneize the blasting mists and whirlwinds upon our vines, indeed not ours, but these round about us.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Brie, who would have bought them for the substantific quality of the elementary complexion, which is intronificated in the terrestreity of their quidditative nature, to extraneize the blasting mists and whirlwinds upon our vines, indeed not ours, but these round about us.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 1

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