Definition of Ogdoads

1. Noun. (plural of ogdoad) ¹



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Definition of Ogdoads

1. ogdoad [n] - See also: ogdoad

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ogdoads

oftenness
oftensith
oftentide
oftentime
oftentimes
ofter
oftest
oftmentioned
ofttimes
oftused
ogam
ogamic
ogams
ogdensburgite
ogdoad
ogdoads (current term)
ogdoastich
ogdoastichs
ogee
ogee arch
ogeechee lime
ogees
ogenach
oggin
oggins
oggy oggy oggy
ogham
oghamic
oghamist
oghamists

Literary usage of Ogdoads

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1. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1885)
"... which ' is above forty-five ogdoads. And any one, again, might bring against them the same charge, by imagining four thousand three hundred and eighty ..."

2. Dictionary of Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of by John Henry Blunt (1874)
"From this alphabetical mystery was developed •i system of Tetrads, ogdoads, ... of heavenly ogdoads, and all of them proceeding from one supreme Monad. ..."

3. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe (1886)
"7 The deficiency consisted in there not being three ogdoads. The turn total was twenty-four, but there was only one ogdoad — Logos and Zoe. ..."

4. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"3 The deficiency consisted in there not being three ogdoads. The sum total was twenty-four, but there was only one ogdoad—Logos and Zoe. ..."

5. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1872)
"Of „tuition to the English forms THIS, THEBE, these Pagan ogdoads, Faber says, ... These ogdoads arose i using this pronoun. But we find it also in from the ..."

6. Origines Kalendariæ Italicæ: Nundinal Calendars of Ancient Italy, Nundinal by Edward Greswell (1854)
"In the cycle of Numa the even years were intercalary according to rule, through the same two ogdoads. This therefore was a necessary distinction between the ..."

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