Definition of Avidest
1. avid [adj] - See also: avid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Avidest
Literary usage of Avidest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Familiar Allusions: A Hand-book of Miscellaneous Information Including the by William Adolphus Wheeler, Charles Gardner Wheeler (1894)
"Romantic islets at Niagara Falls, from which is ol>- tained the best view of the rapids at their avidest and most disturbed part. ..."
2. The Complete Works of Edward Livingston on Criminal Jurisprudence by Edward Livingston, Salmon Portland Chase (1873)
"If, then, there be any inconvenience in permitting the avidest possible range to the right of verbal or written discussion of public measures, ..."
3. The Life of Josiah Wedgwood: From His Private Correspondence and Family by Eliza Meteyard (1866)
"... and five and a half in the avidest part. This done, there was an adjournment to the turners' room, and here, still assisted by his friend, ..."
4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Fruit nearly spherical, usually somewhat wider than long, 1 to H inches in greatest diameter, usually avidest above the middle, slightly depressed 92 ..."
5. Lockwood's Directory of the Paper and Allied Trades by Harry Dyer, Sophie M. Wolert, Vance Publishing Corporation (1905)
"LA SALLE MILL. SP, South Bond. One 700-lb. and one 1000-lb. Beating and one Jordan engines ; one 7(5-iuch Double Cylinder. AVidest trimmed sheet, 72 inches. ..."
6. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1854)
"Fruit large, obovate, about three and a half inches in length, and as much in diameter at the avidest part. ..."
7. The Principles of Biology by Herbert Spencer (1864)
"... third, or fourth rank, we see that groups of the avidest generality are based on characteristics of the greatest importance, physiologically considered ..."