Definition of Incipits

1. Noun. (plural of incipit) ¹



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Definition of Incipits

1. incipit [n] - See also: incipit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incipits

incinerating
incineration
incinerations
incinerator
incinerators
incipience
incipiences
incipiencies
incipiency
incipient
incipient abortion
incipient caries
incipiently
incipients
incipit
incipits (current term)
incircle
incircled
incircles
incircling
incircumscription
incircumspect
incircumspection
incisal
incisal edge
incisal embrasure
incisal guidance
incisal guide
incisal guide angle
incisal margin

Literary usage of Incipits

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1. The Queen Mary Psalter: A Study of Affect and Audience by Anne Rudloff Stanton (2001)
"The pages that show the most wear are the incipits, which are more pictorial and more narrative than most psalm incipits of this period—although again this ..."

2. Notes on the Early History of the Vulgate Gospels by John Chapman (1908)
"In the first three cases the incipits thus indicated are different, and probably give the Galilean use. We cannot tell whether even ..."

3. Astral Magic in Babylonia by Erica Reiner (1995)
"403 The text's first explicit statement:404 "The signs in the sky just as those on earth give us signals,"405 follows the listing of incipits of "fourteen ..."

4. Catalogue of Manuscripts Preserved in the Chapter Library of Worcester Cathedral by Worcester Cathedral Library, John Kestell Floyer, Sidney Graves Hamilton (1906)
"incipits of Augustine's works, f. 19. (iii.) 'Tabula super Augustinum,' f. 3I. (iv). ... 104—109, are taken up with a collection of incipits. Expl. f. 194. ..."

5. Biographical Notes on the Librarians of Trinity College on Sir Edward by Robert Sinker (1897)
"Much might be said about the wisdom of this remark ; but I will omit any criticisms and merely say that I have copied the incipits in question, ..."

6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Many of the ' incipits ' are given by Bale and Tanner, but the works are not known to exist. PETER OF ST. FAITH'S (d. 1462), prior of St. Faith's, ..."

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