Definition of Rankes
1. ranke [n] - See also: ranke
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rankes
Literary usage of Rankes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... that the laste ranke of the xxv. maie come to be even with the rankes behinde. And this dooen, the Centurion, whiche was hedde of the firste ..."
2. Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli (1905)
"... and twoo Pikes on the right, and after the five first rankes, there must be xx. ... of these rankes thus ordered, to make a battaile with twoo homes, ..."
3. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"... which rankes reparation only in cases where the offence has produced, or is directly calculated to produce injury, to a man, in his character or ..."