Terrene
Terrene Ter*rene", a. [L. terrenus, fr. terra the earth. See {Terrace}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the earth; earthy; as, terrene substance. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

2. Earthy; terrestrial. [1913 Webster]

God set before him a mortal and immortal life, a nature celestial and terrene. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

Be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear of life and limb, and terrene honor. --O. Eng. Oath of Allegiance, quoted by Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

Common conceptions of the matters which lie at the basis of our terrene experience. --Hickok. [1913 Webster]


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