Definition of Gradus

1. n. A dictionary of prosody, designed as an aid in writing Greek or Latin poetry.



Definition of Gradus

1. Noun. A handbook used as an aid in a difficult art or practice, specifically, a dictionary of Greek or Latin prosody used as a guide in writing of poetry in Greek or Latin. ¹

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Definition of Gradus

1. a dictionary of prosody [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gradus

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Literary usage of Gradus

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1. The Works of Francis Bacon by Francis ( Bacon (1824)
"... cum facto parts gradus. ALL crimes have their conception in a corrupt intent, and have their consummation and issuing in some particular fact; ..."

2. The British Drama: A Collection of the Most Esteemed Tragedies, Comedies (1859)
"[Exit gradus. Enter Miss DOILEY. my expectation did ever a woodcock run so Miss ... Now follow gradus, my dear Charlotte, and take care they give him just ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord by Francis Bacon (1819)
"... sufficit generalis malitia intentionis cum facto paris gradus. ... de se and murder are crimina paris gradus. For if a man persuade another to kill ..."

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