Definition of Sages

1. Noun. (plural of sage) ¹



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Definition of Sages

1. sage [n] - See also: sage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sages

sagehen
sagehens
sagehood
sageland
sagelands
sagelike
sagely
sagene
sagenes
sageness
sagenesses
sagenite
sagenites
sagenitic
sager
sages (current term)
sageship
sageships
sagest
sagey
saggar
saggar maker
saggar maker's bottom knocker
saggar maker's bottom knockers
saggard
saggards
saggared
saggaring
saggars
sagged

Literary usage of Sages

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1. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by James Legge (1899)
"1 ' The sages' here must mean the sage sovereigns of antiquity, who had at once the highest wisdom and the highest place. 2 See a note on p. ..."

2. The History of India from the Earliest Ages by James Talboys Wheeler (1869)
"INDIA. the sages as xi . mT • •iv. Each hermitage is said to have belonged to some particular sage, who is famous in Brahmanical tradition. ..."

3. The Sacred Books of China: The Texts of Confucianism by Confucius, James Legge (1879)
"I venture to ask whether in the virtue of the sages there was not something greater than ... 1 ' The sages' here must mean the sage sovereigns of antiquity, ..."

4. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"... Caur de Lion — The Seven sages — Bevis of Hampton — Guy of Warwick—Ywain and ... the Seven sages, Octavian, Sir Amadas, and the Hunting of the , Hare. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Though most of the tribes paid deference to their "medicine men" or sages — mostly the older members of the tribal camps, who were always well treated by ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"The preface truly says it is ' a book of many and great singularities;' it is crammed with reading from sages, fathers, schoolmen, travellers, ..."

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