Definition of Epicures

1. Noun. (plural of epicure) ¹



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Definition of Epicures

1. epicure [n] - See also: epicure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicures

epicranium
epicranius muscle
epicrises
epicrisis
epicritic
epicritic sensibility
epics
epictetain
epicure
epicurean
epicureanism
epicureanisms
epicureans
epicurely
epicureous
epicures (current term)
epicurism
epicurisms
epicurize
epicurized
epicurizes
epicurizing
epicutaneous
epicutaneously
epicuticle
epicuticles
epicuticular
epicycle
epicycles
epicyclic

Literary usage of Epicures

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1. Chinese Immigration in Its Social and Economical Aspects by George Frederick Seward (1881)
"The Chinamen are epicures. Testimony of witnesses. Chinese restaurants in San Francisco. Absence of domestic and other restraints. Employment not continuous ..."

2. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1889)
"They look upon the Cistercian monks as clownish, harmless, half-bred, or rather ill-bred, priests ; and the monks of the Black order as proud epicures. ..."

3. Macbeth, and King Richard the Third: An Essay, in Answer to Remarks on Some by John Philip Kemble (1817)
"... And mingle with the English epicures: The mind I sway by, and the heart I bear, Shall never sagg with doubt, nor shake with fear. ..."

4. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"Delight not, as I have done, in irreligious oath«, despise drunkenness, fly lust, abhor those epicures, whose loose life hath made religion loathsome to ..."

5. Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most by Henry Howe (1845)
"With Norfolk, it possesses an excellent fish-market. Shellfish, oysters, crabs, &c., abound. The Lynn Harbor oysters are highly esteemed by epicures. ..."

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