Definition of Gibel
1. n. A kind of carp (Cyprinus gibelio); -- called also Prussian carp.
Definition of Gibel
1. a carp [n -S]
Medical Definition of Gibel
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Literary usage of Gibel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... a extending across AFRICA in а WSW, chain of mountains commences, called direction, terminates in the west with in the interior gibel EL ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The repeated naming of gibel-Nusku and his attributes destroyed the evil influence in the wax figure representing the person concerned. ..."
3. Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert: With an Account, Ancient and by George Alexander Hoskins (1837)
"gibel EL MOUTA.—EXCAVATED TOMBS. MUTILATED STATUES. — HIEROGLYPHICS. ... A conical hill called gibel el Mouta, or the mountain of the dead, about a quarter ..."
4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach (1912)
"... from gibel-Tasek to Stamboul' (1857); (The Story of the Gray African Parrot' (1856), a book for children, and "Captain Brand of the Centipede' (1860). ..."
5. Sequel to Riley's Narrative: Being a Sketch of Interesting Incidents in the by James Riley, William Willshire Riley (1851)
"This mountain is nowhere in Africa called " Atlas," by the natives ; who simply give it the name of gibel Keber, or," Great Mountain " — generally adding to ..."
6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1837)
"the wars between the Egyptians and the Ethiopians, perhaps by the great Sesostris, and the city at gibel el Bir- kel may have dated from its rain the ..."