Definition of Procincts
1. procinct [n] - See also: procinct
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Procincts
Literary usage of Procincts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of Mediæval Oxford: Coroners' Inquests, the Walls of Oxford, Etc. by Oxford (England), Herbert Edward Salter (1912)
"... that dwell within the procincts of the Universitie of Orford shalbe obedient to the Master and come att his ..."
2. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"And in sedition, men being alwayes in the procincts of battell, to hold together, and use all advantages of force, is a better stratagem, than any that can ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... had 9ed to the procincts of Artemis for pro- notwithstanding which they sonn returned from to their former masters, and ovon had the ..."
4. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1822)
"... by weekly sermons, and by the religion of every day, he stood in procincts, ready with oil in his lamp, watching till his Lord should call. ..."
5. The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton by Logan Pearsall Smith (1907)
"Sorry I was not to be at Eton when Mr. B.'-' your nephew, and my friend, came thither to visit me, being then in procincts of his travels. ..."
6. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"... their ' national festival," toasted their ' father land,' and sang their foreign songs of triumph within the very procincts of our ancient metropolis. ..."