Definition of Ostents

1. Noun. (plural of ostent) ¹



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Definition of Ostents

1. ostent [n] - See also: ostent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostents

ostensories
ostensorium
ostensory
ostent
ostentate
ostentation
ostentations
ostentatious
ostentatiously
ostentatiousness
ostentator
ostentators
ostentious
ostentive
ostentous
ostents (current term)
osteo-
osteo-malacia
osteoanagenesis
osteoarthritic
osteoarthritis
osteoarthropathy
osteoarthrosis
osteoarticular
osteoblast
osteoblastic
osteoblastogenesis
osteoblastoma
osteoblasts
osteocalcin

Literary usage of Ostents

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Banquet of Dun Na N-Gedh and The Battle of Magh Rath by John O'Donovan (1842)
"So that an hour, in the solar computation, contains four points, ten minutes, fifteen parts, forty moments, sixty ostents, and 22560 atoms. ..."

2. The Banquet of Dun Na N-Gedh and The Battle of Magh Rath: An Ancient by John O'Donovan, Ireland) Trinity College (Dublin, Library (1842)
"So that an hour, in the solar computation, contains four points, ten minutes, fifteen parts, forty moments, sixty ostents, and 22560 atoms. ..."

3. Old English Plays: Being a Selection from the Early Dramatic Writers by Charles Wentworth Dilke (1814)
"Of all his clouds descending, and the sky Hid in the dim ostents * of tragedy. ... ostents," shows. It frequently occurs in this sense in the old writers. ..."

4. Old English Plays: Being a Selection from the Early Dramatic Writers by Charles Wentworth Dilke (1814)
"TOf all his clouds descending, and the sky Hid in the dim ostents * of tragedy. ... ostents," shows. It frequently occurs in this sense in the old writers. ..."

5. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare (1892)
"42. your mind of love : Bassanio carries with him to Belmont a mind of love: that is, he is minded to devote himself there to " fair ostents of love. ..."

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