Definition of Merses

1. merse [n] - See also: merse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merses

merryandrew
merrymake
merrymaker
merrymakers
merrymaking
merrymakings
merryman
merrymeeting
merrymeetings
merrymen
merrythought
merrythoughts
mersalyl
mersalyls
merse
merses (current term)
mersh
mersion
mersions
mersnake
mersnakes
merswine
merulidan
merulioid
mervaille
mervailles
merwife
merwinite
merwoman
merwomen

Literary usage of Merses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1882)
"merses profundo, pulchrior euenit; ... Many seem to have felt the strangeness of ' merses, euenit ' followed by ..."

2. Hymni usitati Latine redditi: with other verses by James Anthony Lawson (1883)
"... magna aderit dies, O fonte merses me sacrati Sanguinis, ... laeta aderit dies, O fonte merses me sacrati Sanguinis, ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"To such idle boasts we reply in the words of Horace— ' merses profundo, pulchrior evenit.' We are not eager to dispute about terms; and if the good old name ..."

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