Definition of Artifices

1. Noun. (plural of artifice) ¹

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Definition of Artifices

1. artifice [n] - See also: artifice

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artifices

articulatory system
artifices (current term)
artificial Carlsbad salt
artificial Kissingen salt
artificial Vichy salt
artificial active immunity
artificial additive
artificial anatomy
artificial ankylosis
artificial anus
artificial anuses
artificial art
artificial blood

Literary usage of Artifices

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1. The Philosophy of Natural History: With an Introduction and Various by William Smellie, John Ware (1851)
"MANY instances of the dexterity and artifices of different animals, in various parts of ... The artifices practised by animals proceed from several motives, ..."

2. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... a Butterfly— Entomology — Ants—Wasp killing a Spider — Parasitical Spider—artifices of an Epeira—Gregarious Spider—Spider with an unsymmetrical Web. ..."

3. The History of the United States for 1796: Including a Variety of by James Thomson Callender (1797)
"Federal artifices to promote a French quarrel. ... AMONG other artifices employed by the federal party to ..."

4. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1890)
"... oppose the registration of the Edict of Nantes—Alterations made in it—Assembly of the Protestants—artifices of the Duke of Bouillon on this occasion—The ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... by a Butterfly— Entomology —Ants—Wasp killing a Spider — Parasitical Spider—artifices of an Epeira—Gregarious Spider—Spider with an unsymmetrical Web. ..."

6. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1864)
"... should be taken into custody, f Meanwhile the unquiet brain of Monmouth was teem- artifices ing with strange designs. He had now reached a time mouth. ..."

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