Definition of Breves

1. Noun. (plural of breve) ¹



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Definition of Breves

1. breve [n] - See also: breve

Lexicographical Neighbors of Breves

bret
bretch
bretesse
bretesses
bretful
brethren
bretons
brettice
bretticed
brettices
bretylium
bretylium tosylate
bretzel
bretzels
breve
breves (current term)
brevet
brevetcies
brevetcy
brevete
breveted
breveting
brevetoxin
brevetoxins
brevets
brevetted
brevetting
breviaries
breviary
breviate

Literary usage of Breves

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

1. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1917)
"Of the 2 cases of /card in breves (both in set phrases) one has the breves wholly in the preposition and its object. The 2 cases of nerb in breves are with ..."

2. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1905)
"4 Garnet's examinations in Jardine's Gunpowder Plot, App. p. iii., throw back the date of the breves. Their language does not suit with an intention to ..."

3. Criminal Trials by David Jardine (1835)
"Garnet's statements respecting these breves are contained in Examinations of the 13th, 14th, and 26th of March, 1605-6, the originals of which are extant at ..."

4. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 93 by Harvard University (1898)
"One of the characteristic features of Plautine verse is the shortening of a long syllable by what is known as the " breves brevi- antes " law. ..."

5. The Latin Language: An Historical Account of Latin Sounds, Stems and Flexions by Wallace Martin Lindsay (1894)
"... &c. ; commoda Catull. x. 26 is probably Neut. Plur. (see Owen ad loc.). (On the operation of the breves ..."

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