Definition of Imbrices

1. Noun. (plural of imbrex) ¹

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Definition of Imbrices

1. imbrex [n] - See also: imbrex

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbrices

imbreed
imbreke
imbrew
imbrewed
imbrewing
imbrews
imbrex
imbricate
imbricated
imbricates
imbricating
imbrication
imbrication lines of von Ebner
imbrications
imbricative
imbrices (current term)
imbring
imbrocado
imbrocadoes
imbroglii
imbroglio
imbroglios
imbrown
imbrowned
imbrowning
imbrowns
imbrue
imbrued
imbruement
imbruements

Literary usage of Imbrices

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1. Papers of the Archaeological Institute of America by Archaeological Institute of America, William Cranston Lawton, Joseph Silas Diller, Joseph Thacher Clarke (1898)
"the corners of these imbrices to receive the ends of those in the courses above or below them, ... CORNERS OF imbrices, ROUGHLY CUT FOR JOINTING. in Fig. ..."

2. Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset (1891)
"E AND imbrices.—From the often finding of Roman tiles here and in many other parts of our two counties a query about them may be held to be a local one, ..."

3. Bulletin of the Essex Institute by Essex Institute (1891)
"In some cases courses of imbrices are close together, and the tiles are often ... Certosa and Milan rows of imbrices witli their concave faces uppermost are ..."

4. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"was done by the use of semicylindrical tiles called imbrices ... The first woodcut on preceding page shows the section of three imbrices found nt Pompeii, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Roman and Greek Antiquities with Nearly 2000 Engravings on by Anthony Rich (1874)
"Formed in undulations like the imbrices of a roof. Plin. ... and imbrices); the usual manner in which the Greeks and Romans protected the timber-work in the ..."

6. Handbook for Travellers in Greece: Including the Ionian Islands, Continental by John Murray (Firm) (1884)
"The junction along the ridge-tree was formed of closely fitted curved tiles, of similar pattern to the imbrices, but much larger size. ..."

7. The Illustrated Companion to the Latin Dictionary and Greek Lexicon: Forming by Anthony Rich (1849)
"Formed in undulations like the imbrices of a roof. Plin. ff. N. ix. ... covered with a series of flat and ridge- tiles (tegula and imbrices); ..."

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