Poicile
Poicile Poi"ci*le, or Poecile P[oe]"ci*le, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (sc. ?); cf. L. poecile.] The frescoed porch or gallery in Athens where Zeno taught. --R. Browning. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • POICILE — vide POECILE …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Poecile — Poicile Poi ci*le, or Poecile P[oe] ci*le, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? (sc. ?); cf. L. poecile.] The frescoed porch or gallery in Athens where Zeno taught. R. Browning. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosophies — Philosophy Phi*los o*phy (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[y^]), n.; pl. {Philosophies} (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[i^]z). [OE. philosophie, F. philosophie, L. philosophia, from Gr. filosofi a. See {Philosopher}.] 1. Literally, the love of, inducing the search after …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosophy — Phi*los o*phy (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[y^]), n.; pl. {Philosophies} (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[i^]z). [OE. philosophie, F. philosophie, L. philosophia, from Gr. filosofi a. See {Philosopher}.] 1. Literally, the love of, inducing the search after, wisdom;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosophy of the Academy — Philosophy Phi*los o*phy (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[y^]), n.; pl. {Philosophies} (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[i^]z). [OE. philosophie, F. philosophie, L. philosophia, from Gr. filosofi a. See {Philosopher}.] 1. Literally, the love of, inducing the search after …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosophy of the Garden — Philosophy Phi*los o*phy (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[y^]), n.; pl. {Philosophies} (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[i^]z). [OE. philosophie, F. philosophie, L. philosophia, from Gr. filosofi a. See {Philosopher}.] 1. Literally, the love of, inducing the search after …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosophy of the Lyceum — Philosophy Phi*los o*phy (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[y^]), n.; pl. {Philosophies} (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[i^]z). [OE. philosophie, F. philosophie, L. philosophia, from Gr. filosofi a. See {Philosopher}.] 1. Literally, the love of, inducing the search after …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Philosophy of the Porch — Philosophy Phi*los o*phy (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[y^]), n.; pl. {Philosophies} (f[i^]*l[o^]s [ o]*f[i^]z). [OE. philosophie, F. philosophie, L. philosophia, from Gr. filosofi a. See {Philosopher}.] 1. Literally, the love of, inducing the search after …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poecile — P[oe] ci*le, n. Same as {Poicile}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porch — Porch, n. [F. porche, L. porticus, fr. porta a gate, entrance, or passage. See {Port} a gate, and cf. {Portico}.] 1. (Arch.) A covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”