Definition of Extrications
1. extrication [n] - See also: extrication
Lexicographical Neighbors of Extrications
Literary usage of Extrications
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Helps and Hints how to Protect Life and Property: With Instructions in Rifle by Charles Random de Bérenger Beaufain, George Cruikshank, Robert Cruikshank (1835)
"I will, before closing this letter, give you convincing cases of extrications from imminent danger so ensured, whilst, by a kind and more extended ..."
2. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1811)
"... over the Alps— progress in Italy—battle of Marengo—danger of the consular army—means of extrications-signal victory— decides the fate of Italy—armistice ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1796)
"... and the extrications of caloric, were the fame in both cafes; it was inferred that the fame calorific matter which was wholly expended in the ..."
4. The Life of William H. Seward by Frederic Bancroft (1900)
"For a man that was usually so adroit and circumspect, Seward had a strange faculty for getting himself into annoying complications, and the extrications ..."
5. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, William Nemos, Frances Fuller Victor (1888)
"... and toilsome extrications and mountings within as many hours; undaunted, even, ou approaching the summit of the continent, lost his zeal and courage on ..."
6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1859)
"We must suppose most unbecoming tumbles by guides, ridiculous slips by grenadiers, dismal extrications from snow-banks of unlucky wights of chasseurs, ..."