Pentecosty
Pentecosty Pen`te*cos"ty, n.; pl. {Pentecosties}. [Gr. ?, fr. ? the fiftieth, ? fifty.] (Gr. Antiq.) A troop of fifty soldiers in the Spartan army; -- called also {pentecostys}. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster]

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  • Pentecosties — Pentecosty Pen te*cos ty, n.; pl. {Pentecosties}. [Gr. ?, fr. ? the fiftieth, ? fifty.] (Gr. Antiq.) A troop of fifty soldiers in the Spartan army; called also {pentecostys}. Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pentecostys — Pentecosty Pen te*cos ty, n.; pl. {Pentecosties}. [Gr. ?, fr. ? the fiftieth, ? fifty.] (Gr. Antiq.) A troop of fifty soldiers in the Spartan army; called also {pentecostys}. Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Every each — Every Ev er*y, a. & a. pron. [OE. everich, everilk; AS. [=ae]fre ever + [ae]lc each. See {Ever}, {each}.] 1. All the parts which compose a whole collection or aggregate number, considered in their individuality, all taken separately one by one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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