Lexicographical Neighbors of Centoist
Literary usage of Centoist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"For periodical literature consult Richardson, Encyclopaedia, p. 882. PROBA: Christian centoist of the fourth century. She was the daughter of Petronius Pro- ..."
2. Shakespeare Studies, and Essay on English Dictionaries by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Lewis Campbell (1896)
"... opposed to demoralize, both used by Mr. JS Mill; centoist, a compiler, derived from cento ; and others of comparatively recent introduction, ..."
3. Tales and Popular Fictions: Their Resemblance, and Transmission from Country by Thomas Keightley (1834)
"... and his other poems, has shown a most laudable desire to reduce him from his high estate, and bring him down to the condition of a mere centoist, ..."