Definition of Coryphe
1. the chief [n -S] - See also: chief
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Literary usage of Coryphe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1842)
"In Cetonia (coryphe) elegans both lobes of the maxilla; are obtuse in the male, but much more acute in the female ; whilst in C. ..."
2. The Women of New York; Or, The Under-world of the Great City: Illustrating by George Ellington (1869)
"The anatomical formation of Dinah's heel precludes the possibility of her ever succeeding as a coryphe'e. Some genius, who thought to startle the Crescent ..."
3. The Geology of North Wales by Andrew Crombie Ramsay, John William Salter (1866)
"Cono- coryphe has a labrum without so broad a margin, and not nearly so truncate. Thorax of 15 segments ; the axis narrower than the sides, gently convex, ..."
4. A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines: Being by Henry Wace (1880)
"[EV] EUSEBIUS (118), abbat of Mount coryphe, in the 5th century. He was brought up by his uncle Marianus, a solitary, and, like him, at first lived a ..."
5. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1900)
"... its anterior margin, with a distinct groove behind it. The general 1 GEOL. MAO., Dec. I, Vol. V (1868), p. 5, PI. II, Figs. 7-11. Salter's Conn- coryphe ..."