Definition of Onagers

1. Noun. (plural of onager) ¹



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Definition of Onagers

1. onager [n] - See also: onager

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onagers

on top of the world
on tour
on tow
on track
on trend
on trial
on watch
on wheels
on your bike
on your guard
on your horse, amigo
on your mark, get set, go
on your marks
on your own(p)
onager
onagers (current term)
onagga
onaggas
onagrarieous
onagri
onanisms
onanistically
onanists
onappo
onaye
onbeat
onboard

Literary usage of Onagers

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1. Journal of a Deputation Sent to the East by the Committee of the Malta by Malta Protestant college (1854)
"They are said to support fatigue better than the Arab horses, and to be swifter than camels; the troops of onagers are conducted by a stallion; ..."

2. Calmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Historical, Critical by Augustin Calmet, Charles Taylor, Edward Wells (1814)
"I was informed, that the Persians when taming the young onagers, ... The onagers are ani- aaN adapted to running, and of such swiftness that ! !ae best ..."

3. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Churchby Augustine, John Chrysostom by Augustine, John Chrysostom (1888)
"The onagers shall take for their thirst." By onagers he meaneth some great beasts. For who knoweth not that wild asses are called onagers? ..."

4. Expositions on the Book of Psalms by Augustine (1853)
"Therefore drink. AU the beasts of the wood shall drink. 4. The onagers shall take for their thirst. By onagers he meaneth some great beasts. ..."

5. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1888)
"Louis Figuier states that the Persians used to slaughter zebras (probably onagers) at their religious festivals, and kept a stock of them for the purpose on ..."

6. The Sháhnáma of Firdausí by Firdawsī (1908)
"Hast thou not heard Those sayings of old times which Zal repeateth :— ' No lion is affrighted at a plain Of onagers; stars ape the sun in vain; ..."

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