Definition of Emmets
1. Noun. (plural of emmet) ¹
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Definition of Emmets
1. emmet [n] - See also: emmet
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Literary usage of Emmets
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1. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1842)
"spy'd, (s) NOTES TO SPIDERS, SNAKES, emmets, BEES, LAMBKINS, AND WEATHER'S-BELL. ... He adds, " The commonwealth of emmets, ..."
2. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1901)
"He adds : " The commonwealth of emmets, when busied with their eggs, and in ordering their state affairs at home, ..."
3. The Quarterly Christian Spectator (1826)
"Do not the same causes produce the same emmets ? But we now feel it to be quite time that we should bear additional and decided testimony against the ..."
4. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"Legions of fiends, Labouring like emmets, gathered down to hell, And made them, there, by devilish arts, revive ; And quicken to new eagerness of torments. ..."
5. Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"SPIDERS, SNAKES, emmets, BEES, LAMBKINS, AND WEATHER'S BELL It is an article of vulgar belief that it is unlucky to kill spiders. ..."
6. The Young Reader: To Go with the Spelling Book by John Pierpont (1839)
"... Should injure another in jesting or play ; And tell you, " 'Tis all but in sport." LXXIII. LESSON SEVENTY-THIRD.—The Em. mets, or Ants. These emmets, ..."
7. Memoir of Rev. William Gurley, Late of Milan, Ohio: A Local Minister of the by Leonard B. Gurley (1852)
"... The emmets"—Close of Rebellion—Reflections. GENERAL LAKE now issued a proclamation, for arresting all the leaders of the insurrection, but promising ..."