Definition of Sosses
1. soss [v] - See also: soss
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sosses
Literary usage of Sosses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Primitive Civilizations: Or, Outlines of the History of Ownership in Archaic by Edith Jemima Simcox (1894)
"The method of writing was the same for the decimal and the sexagesimal notation, the sosses, ners, and sars being distinguished by their place, ..."
2. The History of the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens, Called Bedford by Samuel Wells (1830)
"... Groat care to to Dam in Gronning, is all drained by sosses and ... sosses, so lar as art and cost will promise them security. ..."
3. The Hexateuch According to the Revised Version: Arranged in Its Constituent by Joseph Estlin Carpenter, George Harford, Oxford Society of Historical Theology (1900)
"The Chaldean period was 432000 years = 72 x 6000: 5 years or 60 months was reckoned as one 'BOSS' of months: 6000 years = 1200 sosses of months: 432000 ..."
4. The Student's Ancient History: The Ancient History of the East. From the by Philip Smith (1882)
"Thus the group ^ Iff ^ | means 45 sosses and 21 units=43 x60 + 21 = 2601. This example is taken from a curious table of squares of all numbers from 1 to 60; ..."
5. Babylonians and Assyrians: Life and Customs by Archibald Henry Sayce (1899)
"... a sexagesimal system, sixty, called the soss, being the unit. The ner was equivalent to 10 sosses and the sar to 6 ners. ..."
6. A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1884)
"So, too, with the ner (600) which represents six hundreds, or a sosse of tens, or ten sosses or fifty twelves. The sar may be analysed in a similar fashion. ..."