Definition of Byzants

1. Noun. (plural of byzant) ¹



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Definition of Byzants

1. byzant [n] - See also: byzant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Byzants

bytownites
bytowns
bywalk
bywalks
byway
byways
bywoner
bywoners
byword
bywords
bywork
byworks
byzant
byzantine
byzantium
byzants (current term)
bzzt
bzzzt
béarnaise sauces
béarnaises
béchamel sauce
béchamel sauces
béchamels
béguin
béguins
bête de scène
bête noir
bête noire
bêtise
bêtises

Literary usage of Byzants

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1. The Crusaders: Or, Scenes, Events, and Characters, from the Times of the by Thomas Keightley (1840)
"... Prince Gabriel agreed to settle the account, and he gave Baldwin thirty thousand byzants, on his solemnly pledging to him his word of honour, ..."

2. The Hobart Town Magazine (1834)
"THB BANNER OF FIVE byzants.* St. George for merrie England ! Fling our banner to the breeze : That flag is bornu to sweep the shore, As it has swept the ..."

3. A History of Greece: From Its Conquest by the Romans to the Present Time, B by George Finlay (1877)
"Theophilus gave two pounds' weight of gold, or a hundred and forty-four byzants, for a fine horse, of which the market value appears to have been a hundred ..."

4. Jerusalem, the City of Herod and Saladin by Walter Besant, Edward Henry Palmer (1908)
"Saladin said that he would willingly have consideration, and that a hundred thousand byzants should let all the poor 50 free. ..."

5. History of the Byzantine Empire by George Finlay (1853)
"Theophilus gave two pounds' weight of gold, or a hundred and forty-four byzants, for a fine horse, of which the market value appears to have been a hundred ..."

6. Heroes of the Crusades by Barbara Hutton (1869)
"Saladin neither his estate nor his income would suffice to pay one hundred thousand byzants, the price demanded. ' Surely, ' replied his captor, ..."

7. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"While his bravest allies were content with three byzants or pieces of gold, for their monthly pay, an ounce, or even two ounces, of gold were assigned ..."

8. A gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments: to which is added the natural by William Fleming (1838)
"He then madethe ransom twenty-five byzants for each man, and ten for each woman ... fixing the ransom at ten byzants for each man, five for each woman, ..."

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