Definition of Fossilises
1. fossilise [v] - See also: fossilise
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fossilises
Literary usage of Fossilises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Thousand Miles Up the Nile by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (1891)
"... as Sakkarah fossilises the name of Sokari, one of the special denominations of the Memphite Osiris. No capital in the world dates so far back as this, ..."
2. The Nineteenth Century (1892)
"The temptation to try a fine tempered instrument on the foibles of a friend is strong; while to yield often to the temptation fossilises the heart. ..."
3. On the Cars and Off: Being the Journal of a Pilgrimage Along the Queen's by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1895)
"One, eight .feet deep, and with a sandy bottom, is surrounded at the edges with a queer honeycombed formation dripping with water, which fossilises ..."
4. The World's History: A Survey of Man's Record by Hans Ferdinand Helmolt (1907)
"... reinforcement from the East, the Osman nation is at heart a stranger to the West, and the empire fossilises even more than its Byzantine predecessor. ..."
5. The Indian Forester (1886)
"... Southern hemisphere, and from it exudes a soft gum, which hardens on contact with the atmosphere, and fossilises in the ground in the course of years. ..."
6. Alexandrian and Carthaginian Theology Contrasted by John Bickford Heard (1893)
"As soon as a creed fossilises into dogmas, what before was conviction passes away into conformity. It calls for no inward act of spiritual verification; ..."