Definition of Sylphine

1. a. Like a sylph.



Definition of Sylphine

1. Adjective. (rare) sylphic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sylphine

1. pertaining to a sylph [adj] - See also: sylph

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sylphine

syllogization
syllogize
syllogized
syllogizer
syllogizers
syllogizes
syllogizing
sylph
sylphic
sylphid
sylphide
sylphides
sylphids
sylphier
sylphiest
sylphine (current term)
sylphish
sylphlike
sylphs
sylphy
sylva
sylvae
sylvan
sylvaner
sylvaners
sylvanite
sylvanites
sylvanium
sylvans
sylvas

Literary usage of Sylphine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Racing Calendar for (1865)
"Sylvia, by Vedette, out of sylphine bf Vesta, by Vedette, out of sylphine Ld Derby's bc by Stockwell, out of Sortie ch. c. St. Leger, by De Clare, ..."

2. Popular Studies of Nineteenth Century Poets by Marshall Mather (1892)
"sylphine thoughts are set to sylphine words, their music floating towards us like the murmur of a distant sea, the strains whereof, rising and falling and ..."

3. Portraits of Celebrated Racehorses of the Past and Present Centuries: In by Thomas Henry Taunton (1888)
"... Speed-the- Plough, and six others, not placed ; 6 to 4 against Dagobert, 4 to i against Speed-the-Plough, and 5 to i each against Orestes and sylphine. ..."

4. Racing Calendar for (1865)
"Sylvia, by Vedette, out of sylphine bf Vesta, by Vedette, out of sylphine Ld Derby's bc by Stockwell, out of Sortie ch. c. St. Leger, by De Clare, ..."

5. Popular Studies of Nineteenth Century Poets by Marshall Mather (1892)
"sylphine thoughts are set to sylphine words, their music floating towards us like the murmur of a distant sea, the strains whereof, rising and falling and ..."

6. Portraits of Celebrated Racehorses of the Past and Present Centuries: In by Thomas Henry Taunton (1888)
"... Speed-the- Plough, and six others, not placed ; 6 to 4 against Dagobert, 4 to i against Speed-the-Plough, and 5 to i each against Orestes and sylphine. ..."

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