Definition of Trances

1. Noun. (plural of trance) ¹



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Definition of Trances

1. trance [v] - See also: trance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trances

tramps
trampy
tramroad
tramroads
trams
tramstop
tramstops
tramway
tramways
tranation
trance
trance coma
trance music
tranced
trancelike
trances (current term)
trancester
trancesters
trancework
trancey
tranch
tranche
tranched
tranches
tranchet
tranchets
tranching
trancing
trancscendental
tranduce

Literary usage of Trances

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1. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"... of Soul in trances—Dreams and Visions: theory of exit of dreamer's or seer's own soul; theory of visits received by them from other souls—Ghost-Soul ..."

2. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"... in her counterfeit trances, ... There fhe fell into one of her trances, and uttered many things in honour of the faints and the ..."

3. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"... trances, and similar conditions are by no means uncommon. Heister "speaks of birth during a convulsive somnolence, and Osiander'1 of a case during sleep ..."

4. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... with the fortune-telling Which amid the waste expanses Of the silent laud of trances Have their solitary dwelling; In the quaint old Flemish city. ..."

5. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"trances are closed. Com. v. Harrison, 11 Gray (Mass.) 308; Lynch v. People, 16 Mich. 472. KEEPING TERM. In English Law. A duty performed by students of law, ..."

6. The Book of the Church by Robert Southey (1825)
"... eight or nine years ago, when the King put into his hands a roll containing certain words, which, according to report, she had spoken in her trances, ..."

7. A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind by James Cowles Prichard (1835)
"Of Ecstatic Visions or trances. I now proceed to the consideration of cases in which the impressions of the paroxysm are retained in the memory of the ..."

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