Definition of Gnomical

1. a. Gnomonical.



Definition of Gnomical

1. Adjective. gnomic ¹

2. Adjective. (cartography) gnomonic ¹

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Definition of Gnomical

1. gnomic [adj] - See also: gnomic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gnomical

gnide
gnit
gnocchi
gnocchis
gnod
gnof
gnoff
gnoll
gnolls
gnomae
gnome
gnome's calf
gnomelike
gnomes
gnomic
gnomical (current term)
gnomically
gnomish
gnomishly
gnomishness
gnomist
gnomists
gnomological
gnomologies
gnomology
gnomon
gnomonic
gnomonic projection
gnomonical
gnomonically

Literary usage of Gnomical

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... the day of the month, the length of the day, etc. Boyle, Works, V. 39S. 2. In bot., bent at right angles. Also gnomic, gnomical. ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"265, edit. 1774). This suggestion of indebtedness is, it is needless to say, futile. Her gnomical utterances are often thoughtful and pregnant. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1857)
"... and there, it is probable, the most '•gnomical of women could not have sur- rigorous a view of a wife's duties, and too profound a deference for Sir ..."

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