Definition of Horologies
1. horology [n] - See also: horology
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horologies
Literary usage of Horologies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Critical Dissertation on the Athanasian Creed: Its Original Language, Date by George Druce Wynne Ommanney (1897)
"The late Dr. Swainson regarded these horologies published at Venice as ... I have seen in the Bodleian Library horologies printed respectively in the years ..."
2. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"... deviser of the Kings horologies, whiche shewed me howe the King had licenced hym to be absent for a season, and that he was redy to retorne in to ..."
3. Journal by Folk-Song Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"... Salop — Improvement* in apparatus for burning candles, and in horologies! apparatus, attached thereto. ..."
4. The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton by Logan Pearsall Smith, Henry Wotton (1907)
"... for which purpose the great Tycho Brach composed divers horologies and hour-glasses, some running with simple water, some with distilled spirits, ..."
5. Drummond of Hawthornden: The Story of His Life and Writings by David Masson (1873)
"That great horologies of towns be reformed according to the small sun-dials." " That the books of Wallace and King Robert the Bruce be printed over again ..."