Definition of Novum

1. n. A game at dice, properly called novem quinque (L., nine five), the two principal throws being nine and five.



Definition of Novum

1. Noun. A new feature. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A game of dice, properly called ''novem quinque'', the two principal throws being nine and five. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Novum

1. a dice game [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Novum

noviciate
noviciates
novillada
novillero
novilunar
novitiate
novitiates
novities
novitious
novity
novobiocic acid synthetase
novobiocin
novobiocins
novocaine
novocaines
novum (current term)
novums
now
now, now
now-a-days
now a days
now and again
now and then
now hear this
now now
now or never
now that
now wife
now you're cooking
now you're talking

Literary usage of Novum

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Not until 1620, after his long struggle to political power and on the eve of his fall, did Bacon publish the 'novum Organum,' ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1834)
"4lo. Formed from the edition of Vig- nonius. Gough, 37!M, 7s. 6d. novum ... LARGE PAPER. Mollis, 1356, 2 vols, morocco, 7s. 6d. novum Testamentum ..."

3. The Oxford Reformers: John Colet, Erasmus, and Thomas More by Frederic Seebohm (1869)
"RECEPTION OF THE ' novum INSTRUMENTUM ' IN ... and now he recommended the ' novum Instru- ' mentum' to some of his brother bishops and divines, who, ..."

4. The Oxford Reformers John Colet, Erasmus, and Thomas More: Being a History by Frederic Seebohm (1896)
"Colet was not alone in his admiration of the' novum ' Instrumentum ' and its author. William Latimer, of Oxford, one of the earliest Greek scholars in ..."

5. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon (1877)
"B novum Organum was published in 1620. Certain prolegomena to the whole of the Instauratio were prefixed ... Of these the novum (Organum is the nd ; the De ..."

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