Definition of Empusas

1. empusa [n] - See also: empusa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Empusas

empty words
emptying
emptyings
emptyish
emptyses
emptysis
empugn
empugned
empugning
empugns
empurple
empurpled
empurples
empurpling
empusa
empusas (current term)
empuse
empuses
empuzzle
empuzzled
empyaemic
empyaemic scoliosis
empyectomy
empyema
empyema benignum
empyema necessitatis
empyema of gallbladder
empyema of the pericardium
empyema tube
empyemas

Literary usage of Empusas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Milton, John Mitford, Walter Scott (1850)
"... in shadows dread His burning idol all of blackest hue ; In vain with cymbals' ring They call the grisly king, w Lars] ' Lemures, et Larvas, et empusas. ..."

2. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"It is observable out of the place, that there were more empusas than one, as, indeed, the name is applied by several men to any kind of frightful phantasm. ..."

3. The Indicator and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and Fire-side by Leigh Hunt (1835)
"We would tell of Haunting Old Women, and Knocking Ghosts, and Solitary Lean Hands, and empusas on One Leg, and Ladies growing Longer and Longer, ..."

4. The Indicator by Leigh Hunt (1822)
"We would tell of Haunting Old Women, and Knocking Ghosts, and Solitary Lean Hands, and empusas on One Leg, and Ladies growing Longer and Longer, ..."

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