2. Verb. (third-person singular of deluge) ¹
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Definition of Deluges
1. deluge [v] - See also: deluge
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Literary usage of Deluges
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1. Report on the Geology, Mineralogy, Botany, and Zoology of Massachusetts by Massachusetts Geological Survey, Edward Hitchcock (1835)
"Ancient deluges. If it be true that continents and vast chains of mountains were elevated at different periods, and by paroxysmal efforts, it is impossible ..."
2. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
"Glacial periods " were numerous, and so were the " deluges," for various reasons. Stockwell and Croll enumerate some half dozen Glacial Periods and ..."
3. An exposition of the Creed by John Pearson (1843)
"... or to answer this argument drawn from history and the appearances of things themselves, but by supposing innumerable deluges and deflagrations. ..."
4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1835)
"THE history of nations and countries speaks distinctly of several partial floods and deluges which seem to have been produced by lakes at a high elevation ..."
5. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark (1902)
"... a suitable place for winter quarters —Still suffering from the constant deluges of rain—Are visited by the Indians, with whom they traffic but little, ..."
6. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"... and of two ancient deluges in Egypt; ant! of some elsewhere. ST. AUGUSTINE out of Varro affirmeth, that the Greeks and Latins made not any mention of ..."
7. An Introduction to Geology: Comprising the Elements of the Science in Its by Robert Bakewell, Benjamin Silliman (1829)
"GEOLOGICAL THEORIES.—THE FORMATION OF VALLIES.—deluges ... 5th, To excavations by inundations or deluges, that have suddenly swept over the surface of ..."