Definition of Congii

1. congius [n] - See also: congius



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Congii

congesting
congestion
congestions
congestiparous
congestive
congestive cardiomyopathy
congestive cirrhosis
congestive heart failure
congestive heart failures
congestive splenomegaly
congestor
congestors
congests
congiaries
congiary
congii (current term)
conglaciation
conglaciations
conglobate
conglobated
conglobates
conglobating
conglobation
conglobations
conglobe
conglobed
conglobes
conglobing
conglobulate

Literary usage of Congii

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1. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1782)
"... would not contain more than 7! congii, whereas the amphora ... the cube whereof is 1577,098 cubic inches, which will not hold 8 congii, for as 1562,511 ..."

2. Tables of Ancient Coins, Weights and Measures, Explain'd and Exemplify'd in by John Arbuthnot (1727)
"(on, that he was ufed to drink two congii of Wine at a draught, ... two congii make above {even Quarts. The fame Author tells you that Novellus Torquatus a ..."

3. Beverages, past and present v. 2: An Historical Sketch of Their Production by Edward Randolph Emerson (1908)
"They first boil tender sprigs of myrtle with the leaves on, in white must, and after pounding them, boil down one pound of the mixture in three congii of ..."

4. Gallus: Or, Roman Scenes of the Time of Augustus by Wilhelm Adolf Becker (1844)
"In addition to these we have the urna, which contained four congii, and the cyathus, ... or twelve congii. By means of the Roman standard measuring vessels, ..."

5. The Wine-drinker's Manual (1830)
"... because he was accustomed to drink two congii at a sitting; but as congii are not in the last authorized measures, it may be necessary to inform the ..."

6. Miscellaneous Works of Mr. John Greaves ...: Many of which are Now First by John Greaves, Thomas Birch (1737)
"... would contain but feven congii and about an half. ... congii} relying upon the authorities of ..."

7. Harper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities by Harry Thurston Peck (1897)
"... in their aedileship gave a certain number of congii (the numeral has dropped out) to the inhabitants of each street (Livy, xxv. a, ..."

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