Definition of Sardonyxes

1. Noun. (plural of sardonyx) ¹



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Definition of Sardonyxes

1. sardonyx [n] - See also: sardonyx

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sardonyxes

sardine
sardine oil
sardined
sardinelike
sardines
sardining
sardius
sardiuses
sardoin
sardonic
sardonic grin
sardonically
sardonicism
sardonicisms
sardonyx
sardonyxes (current term)
sardoodledom
sards
sared
saree
sarees
sargable
sarge
sarges
sargo

Literary usage of Sardonyxes

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1. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"Martial said that Stella wore on his finger sardonyxes, emeralds, diamonds, ... Another was seeking out genuine sardonyxes and fixing the value of great ..."

2. Hermathena by Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland) (1883)
"And fairer in colour than our highly-valued sardonyxes and jaspers, and emeralds, and other gems, which are but minute fragments of them' (Jowett). ..."

3. The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish Historian by Flavius Josephus, William Whiston (1826)
"There were also two sardonyxes upon the ephod at the shoulders, to fasten it, in the nature of buttons, having each end running to the ..."

4. Catalogue of the Finger Rings, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman: Greek, Etruscan by Frederick Henry Marshall, Cecil Harcourt Smith (1907)
"In the PLATE broad bezel are set three sardonyxes. The central stone is a convex oval ... On either side the sardonyxes are in the form of a truncated cone. ..."

5. English Hymns: Their Authors and History by Samuel Willoughby Duffield (1886)
"The language of Josephus is as follows : " There were also two sardonyxes upon the ephod, at the shoulders, to fasten it, in the nature of buttons, ..."

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