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Definition of Brightish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brightish
Literary usage of Brightish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gems from the Writings of Swedenborg by T. O. Prescott, Emanuel Swedenborg (1852)
"In order to the existence of colour, there must needs be some substance darkish and brightish, or black and white, on which, when the rays of light from the ..."
2. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1902)
"brightish moonlight or twilight, alts, equal. Bright moonlight, altitudes equal Bright moonlight. Slight twilight or mom- light. Moonlight. South Shields. ..."
3. The History, Diagnosis, and Treatment of the Fevers of the United States by Elisha Bartlett (1852)
"Scattered in the midst of the larger patches, are frequently found one or more comparatively healthy lobules, of a pale brightish pink color, ..."
4. A Stellar Key to the Summer Land by Andrew Jackson Davis (1868)
"In the Arcana, § 104:2, he writes : "In order to the existence of color, there must needs be some substance darkish and brightish, or black and white, ..."
5. Astronomical Register (1886)
"Professor Krueger sends the following code telegram : " brightish ... A brightish comet was discovered by Brooks on December (sic) 22 ; its place on May 23, ..."