2. Adjective. huge, gigantic ¹
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Definition of Mastodonic
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Literary usage of Mastodonic
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1. The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two by Hugh Miller (1867)
"The much greater remoteness of the mastodonic period in Europe than in America is a circumstance worthy of notice, as it is one of many facts that seem to ..."
2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"They had deserted the porches for the big parlor with its plethora of bric-a-brac, its mastodonic plush furniture, and its forbidding array of ancestors and ..."
3. Unicorns by James Huneker (1917)
"He discards lumbering descriptions, antique melodramatics, set developments and dénouements, mastodonic structures. The sharp savour of character is ..."
4. Variations by James Huneker (1921)
"Otherwise, his symphonic structures are too mastodonic to endure; like those of Berlioz, they are topheavy with ennui, and many chambers are empty of ..."
5. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal by Elisha Kent Kane (1854)
"Megrim, with a pair of seal-skin boots, bestowed his gold upon, the gentle Annette; and Annette, nearly six feet high, received it with mastodonic grace. ..."