Definition of Asses

1. Noun. (plural of ass) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of as) ¹

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Definition of Asses

1. ass [n] - See also: ass

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Literary usage of Asses

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1. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"The drachma is equivalent to the denarius, which was originally worth ten asses ; the foot-soldier received two obols, that is I denarius, or . ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"Bustards and ostriches, antelopes and wild asses,48 appeared to be '• the only inhabitants of the desert, and the fatigues of the march " were alleviated by ..."

3. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus, George Campbell Macaulay (1904)
"The asses accordingly by riotously braying used to throw into confusion the cavalry of the Scythians; and often, as they were in the middle of riding ..."

4. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1890)
"Ethiopia can also imitate the human speech. CHAP. 46. WILD asses. ... are produced in Africa, which also gives birth to multitudes of wild asses. ..."

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