Definition of Excurses

1. Verb. (third-person singular of excurse) ¹



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Definition of Excurses

1. excurse [v] - See also: excurse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Excurses

excubitoria
excubitorium
excudit
exculpable
exculpate
exculpated
exculpates
exculpating
exculpation
exculpations
exculpatory
excur
excurrent
excurse
excursed
excurses (current term)
excursing
excursion
excursion rate
excursion steamer
excursionist
excursionists
excursions
excursive
excursively
excursiveness
excursivenesses
excursus
excursuses
excusable

Literary usage of Excurses

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1. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1901)
"If the conditions are not observed the writers will take order with the lord Warden to requite these excurses upon the doers of them. ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"Of course the charming Journalist excurses to Cintra—'a place to dream over rather than describe ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"It returns to iu the slightest trace oi'such a person as Theodotion I verse after long excurses, often in neit to no peris to be found anywhere in the ..."

4. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"Becker, WA, Gallus, or Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus, with Notes and excurses illustrative of the manners and customs of the Romans 1847 De ..."

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