Definition of Cherubs

1. Noun. (plural of cherub) ¹

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Definition of Cherubs

1. cherub [n] - See also: cherub

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherubs

chertiest
chertiness
cherts
cherty
cherub
cherubic
cherubic facies
cherubical
cherubically
cherubim
cherubims
cherubin
cherubins
cherubism
cherublike
cherubs (current term)
cherup
cheruped
cheruping
cherupped
cherupping
cherups
chervetite
chervil
chervils
chervonets
chervontsy
chesed
cheshire
cheshires

Literary usage of Cherubs

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1. Common Sense about Women by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1881)
""CELERY AND cherubs." THERE was once a real or imaginary old lady who had got the ... Their Celery and cherubs are tears and temper. It is a good hit, ..."

2. A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present by Arthur Stedman, Edmund Clarence Stedman (1894)
"DIED in Boston, Mass., 1879, THE CHANTING cherubs—A GROUP BY GREENOUGH. ... WHENCE come ye, cherubs ? from the moon ? Or from a shining star ? ..."

3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"The cherubs and seraphs play a very important part in this painting. ... There is a wonderful amount of light and shade thrown on these cherubs. ..."

4. The New-England Magazine by Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin (1831)
"LETTER ON THE CHANTING cherubs. TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEW-ENGLAND MAGAZINE. You may marvel at my boldness in selecting the subject I have, lor I know about ..."

5. Manual of Italian Renaissance Sculpture as Illustrated in the Collection of by Benjamin Ives Gilman (1904)
"In the twelve reliefs of singing and playing cherubs, from which the present ... Relief of Christ mourned by cherubs; in the Victoria and Albert Museum, ..."

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