Definition of Orgiac
1. of the nature of an orgy [adj]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orgiac
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Literary usage of Orgiac
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1894)
"... a whole crowd of slaves of either sex.1 Excited by orgiac rites, women themselves took part in the fights that went on in the precincts of the temple. ..."
2. Poets of the Younger Generation by William Archer (1902)
"... the plane of theology he does not attempt to think, but abandons himself to beatific vision and what he himself calls a " wassail of orgiac imageries. ..."
3. History of Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, and Lycia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"The Phrygians believe," he writes (§ 69), " that the god sleeps in winter and wakes in summer. In their orgiac festivities they now celebrate his going to ..."
4. History of Art in Phrygia, Lydia, Caria, and Lycia by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1892)
"It is generally acknowledged that the Carian religion admitted of orgiac and bloody rites, of the nature of those enacted in honour of Cybele and Atys;6 ..."
5. Saint-Saëns by Arthur Hervey (1922)
"The orgiac hymn to Dagon, treated in canon, is highly original and inspiriting. Its climax is interrupted by the voice of Samson, who, placed between two ..."
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