Definition of Mammetry

1. n. See Mawmetry.



Definition of Mammetry

1. Noun. (archaic) Idolatry; paganism. ¹

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Definition of Mammetry

1. idolatry [n MAMMETRIES] - See also: idolatry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammetry

mammatus
mammaw
mammectomies
mammectomy
mammee
mammee apple
mammee apples
mammee tree
mammees
mammer
mammered
mammering
mammers
mammery
mammet
mammetry (current term)
mammets
mammey
mammeys
mammie
mammies
mammifer
mammiferous
mammifers
mammiform
mammil-
mammilated
mammilla
mammillae
mammillaplasty

Literary usage of Mammetry

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1. On the Study of Words by Richard Chenevix Trench (1904)
"the way in which the word ' mammetry,' which is a contraction of ... or a Mahomet and idolatry ' mammetry.'* To pursue the fortunes of the word a little ..."

2. The Acts and Monuments of John Foxe: With a Life of the Martyrologist, and by John Foxe, George Townsend (1844)
"Whatsoever he or the other bishops did ask him alter that, he bade them resort to his bill ; for thereby would he (1) " mammetry," Puppet, or idol-v. ..."

3. Mohammed and Mohammedanism by Reginald Bosworth Smith (1889)
"He is a debauchee, a camel stealer, a Cardinal, who having failed to obtain the object of 1 Renan, ' Etudes d'Histoire Religieuse,' p. 223, note. 1 mammetry ..."

4. Christian Pamphlets by Charlotte Bronte, Richard Chenevix Trench, Grant Allen, Philip Schaff (1859)
"We have another of a parallel injustice, they have reached, some of them, to in the use which " mammetry," a con- quite the lowest. ..."

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