Paratheses
Parathesis Pa*rath"e*sis, n.; pl. {Paratheses}. [NL., from Gr. ? a putting beside, from ? to put beside.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Gram.) The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition. [1913 Webster]

2. (Rhet.) A parenthetical notice, usually of matter to be afterward expanded. --Smart. [1913 Webster]

3. (Print.) The matter contained within brackets. [1913 Webster]

4. (Eccl.) A commendatory prayer. --Shipley. [1913 Webster]


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  • Parathesis — Pa*rath e*sis, n.; pl. {Paratheses}. [NL., from Gr. ? a putting beside, from ? to put beside.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Gram.) The placing of two or more nouns in the same case; apposition. [1913 Webster] 2. (Rhet.) A parenthetical notice, usually of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • EMBOLA — Graeca vox Ε᾿μβολὴ, in genere transvectio mercium est, quae in anvem ἐμβάλλονται, iniciuntur; In specie sic dicta est olim sollennis et annua publicarum specierum transvectio, quae ex Aegypto fiebat; onus navium Alexandrinarum, quae αἰσία ἐμβολὴ …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • PALAESTRA — I. PALAESTRA Herculis filia, nuditarem obtegendi consuetudinem inter Mulieres, quae cursu aliisque exercebantur, introduxit: quemadmodum Pater eius, ne unquam Athletae in publicum ad certandum sine subligaculis prodirent, instituit; teste Clem.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • STARE — inter ritus Sacrorum fuit antiquitus usurpatos, sicut et Sedere, Circumagere se, manum osculari etc. Adorantes enim Deos Stabant erectô corpore ampliorem augustioremque cultum exhibituri. Martialis l. 12. Epigr. 78. v. 1. Multis dum precibus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • parathesis — noun (plural paratheses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, juxtaposition, from paratithenai to place beside, from para para (I) + tithenai to place more at do …   Useful english dictionary

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