Definition of Chelas
1. chela [n] - See also: chela
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chelas
Literary usage of Chelas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Guide to Theosophy: Containing Select Articles for the Instructions [!] of by Tukaram Tatya, Bombay Theosophical Fund (1887)
"... gradually has less and less (in each incar- ation) of that lower Manas until there arrives a time when rp, Ilead the article on chelas and lay chelas in ..."
2. The Government of the Ottoman Empire in the Time of Suleiman the Magnificent by Albert Howe Lybyer (1913)
"Five hundred chelas from eighteen to twenty years of age were trained as a ... From among the older chelas were chosen the officers of the household, ..."
3. The Descent of Man: And Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles ( Darwin (1890)
"In many species the chelas are a. Part of right anterior antenna of male, forming a In the higher crustaceans the anterior legs are developed into chelas or ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1832)
"But this is nothing to the importance which tradition and certain reliques have conferred upon chelas. In spite of the difficulties raised concerning the ..."