Lexicographical Neighbors of Compas
compas (current term)
Literary usage of Compas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bannatyne Manuscript by Walter Scott, David Laing (1896)
"\My My ¡id quhen I compas and c MY mynd quhen I compas and caft, Me think this warld ... compas ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1865)
"... RIN French Translation, incorporated in ' Cour de Régulation des compas.' Darondeau. Paris, 1863. German Translation. By Dr. Schaub. Vienna, 1864. 2. ..."
3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Not compas- sioned ; not regarded with sympathetic! sorrow. To UNPIN, (un-pin') va To open what is shut, or fattened with a pin. UNPITYING, (nn-pU'-te-mg) a ..."
4. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"pas—ij ; of x ynch compas—iij ; of vij ynch compas—j ; of vj ynch compas—j :—vij. Newe cables of xiij ynch di compas—ij ; of ix ynch compas—j ; of xiij ynch ..."
5. Naval Accounts and Inventories of the Reign of Henry VII: 1485-8 and 1495-7 by Michael Oppenheim (1896)
"Newe cables of xiij ynch di compas—ij ; of ix ynch compas—j ; of xiij ynch compas—ij ... cccc j quarteron 1 nott tarred—j Boye ropes of vj ynch compas . ..."