Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sirium.

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Examples

  • Clamore vestium ad se juvenes vocat; capilli fasciolis comprimuntur crispati, cingulo pectus arctatur, capilii vel in frontem, vel in aures defluunt: palliolum interdum cadit, ut nudet humeros, et quasi videri noluerit, festinans celat, quod volens detexerit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Longe itaque a templis et oratoriis Christianorum repellendus, est omnis vestium luxus, omnis superbia, et omnia, quae humilitatem, disciplinam et modestiam dedecent christianam.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Upon this ground doth Amandus Polanus reprehend the popish clergy, (797) for that they would be distinguished from laics by their priestly apparel in their holy actions, especially in the mass: _Illa vestium sacerdotalium distinctio et varietas, erat in veteri Testamento typica; veritate autem exhibita, quid amplius typos requirunt?

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2)

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