Definition of Sceptres

1. Noun. (plural of sceptre) ¹



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Definition of Sceptres

1. sceptre [v] - See also: sceptre

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sceptres

sceptered
scepterellate
sceptering
scepters
sceptic
sceptical
sceptically
scepticism
scepticisms
scepticist
sceptick
sceptics
sceptral
sceptre
sceptred
sceptres (current term)
sceptring
sceptry
scern
scerne
scerned
scernes
scerning
scerns
scetch
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schH
schachnerite
schadenfreude

Literary usage of Sceptres

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1. Manners; Or, Happy Homes and Good Society All the Year Round by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1868)
""BRING forth the sceptres of command! " — That awful Voice I heard — "And let the subject nations stand!" The waiting world appeared. ..."

2. Chapters on coronations by William Cooke Taylor (1838)
"The Greek poets describe the gods as bearing sceptres to indicate their empire, and declare that an oath taken on the sceptre was the most solemn that could ..."

3. Chapters on Coronations by William Cooke Taylor (1838)
"The Greek poets describe the gods as bearing sceptres to indicate their empire, and declare that an oath taken on the sceptre was the most solemn that could ..."

4. Healthful Exercises for Girls by Alexander Alexander (1887)
"sceptres are made of ... In practising them in squad or class order, distance should be proved by extending the arms and sceptres sideways in a horizontal ..."

5. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"... and " the tree of cursing and shame " " sat upon the sceptres and was engraved and signed on the foreheads of kings " ( jer. Tavlor, Life of Christ, ..."

6. A Journal of Travels in England, Holland and Scotland, and of Two Passages by Benjamin Silliman (1820)
"... cannon—Beautiful arrangement of small arms —Horse armoury—Kings on Horseback—Armour of distinguished individuals—The regalia—Crowns, sceptres, diadems, ..."

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