Vomitories
Vomitory Vom"i*to*ry, n.; pl. {Vomitories}. 1. An emetic; a vomit. --Harvey. [1913 Webster]

2. [L. vomitorium.] (Arch.) A principal door of a large ancient building, as of an amphitheater. [1913 Webster]

Sixty-four vomitories . . . poured forth the immense multitude. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster]


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  • Vomitory — Vom i*to*ry, n.; pl. {Vomitories}. 1. An emetic; a vomit. Harvey. [1913 Webster] 2. [L. vomitorium.] (Arch.) A principal door of a large ancient building, as of an amphitheater. [1913 Webster] Sixty four vomitories . . . poured forth the immense… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stadium of Light — Infobox Stadium stadium name = Stadium of Light UEFA caption = location = Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England coordinates = coord|54.9144| 1.3882|type:landmark region:GB|display=inline broke ground = June 1996 opened = 1997 renovated = expanded =… …   Wikipedia

  • vomitory — /vom i tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. vomitories. adj. 1. inducing vomiting; emetic. 2. of or pertaining to vomiting. n. 3. an emetic. 4. an opening through which something is ejected or discharged. 5. Also called vomitorium. an opening, as in… …   Universalium

  • vomitory — [ vɒmɪt(ə)ri] adjective rare relating to or inducing vomiting. noun (plural vomitories) another term for vomitorium (in sense 1) …   English new terms dictionary

  • vomitory — /ˈvɒmətri/ (say vomuhtree), / ətəri/ (say uhtuhree) adjective 1. inducing vomiting; emetic. 2. relating to vomiting. –noun (plural vomitories) 3. an emetic. 4. an opening through which something is ejected or discharged. 5. (in ancient Rome) the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • vomitory — [väm′ə tôr΄ē] adj. [L vomitorius] Archaic vomitive; emetic n. pl. vomitories 1. former term for EMETIC 2. any opening, funnel, etc. through which matter is to be discharged 3. [LL vomitorium: the spectators were discharged through these] in …   English World dictionary

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