Definition of Antediluvians

1. Noun. (plural of antediluvian) ¹



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Definition of Antediluvians

1. antediluvian [n] - See also: antediluvian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Antediluvians

anteclypeus
antecommunion
antecubital
antecubital space
antecursor
antecursors
anted
antedate
antedated
antedates
antedating
antediluvial
antediluvian
antediluvian patriarch
antediluvians (current term)
anteed
antefact
antefacts
antefebrile
antefix
antefixa
antefixae
antefixal
antefixes
anteflex
anteflexed
anteflexion
anteflexion of iris
anteflexions

Literary usage of Antediluvians

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

1. The Historical Reader: Designed for Use of Schools and Families. On a New Plan by John Lauris Blake (1830)
"THE history of the antediluvians, particularly with regard to their ... Is much known of the religion, policy, arts and sciences of the antediluvians ? ..."

2. Debate on the Destiny of the Wicked by George Thomas Carpenter, John Hughes (1875)
"That Christ did preach to the antediluvians, no body denies; ... In this sense he preached to the antediluvians, and in this sense his body was quickened, ..."

3. Outlines for the Study of Biblical History and Literature by Frank Knight Sanders, Henry Thatcher Fowler (1906)
"THE Two LISTS OP antediluvians. GENESIS, 416 -5 1. Comparison of the Lists. Write, in parallel columns, the generations of chaps. ..."

4. Quakerism Not Christianity: Or: Reasons for Renouncing the Doctrine of Friends by Samuel Hanson Cox (1833)
"The longevity of the antediluvians made such a procedure aptly proper; and 120 years was to them but a short respite, so long was their life. ..."

5. The Origin of the North American Indians: With a Faithful Description of by McIntosh, John (1844)
"THE antediluvians. A SINGLE pair were the first progenitors of the whole human race, but their primitive innocence and felicity were quickly lost in misery ..."

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