Cyclas Cy"clas (s?"kl?s), n. [Cf. {Ciclatoun}.] A long gown or surcoat (cut off in front), worn in the Middle Ages. It was sometimes embroidered or interwoven with gold. Also, a rich stuff from which the gown was made. [1913 Webster]

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  • cyclas — ⇒CYCLAS, subst. fém. ANTIQ. GRÉCO ROMAINE. Robe de forme arrondie dans laquelle les femmes pouvaient s envelopper. S enveloppant même les cheveux dans sa grande cyclas écarlate, elle sortit de la nécropole ( , Aphrodite, 1896, p. 209). Prononc.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cyclas — (v. gr.), 1) (röm. Ant.), rundes Staatskleid der Frauenzimmer, unten mit breiter purpurner Borte, wurde unter dem Palium u. Ricinium getragen; 2) so v.w. Kreismuschel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • CYCLAS — limbus est et vestis limbô ornata per extremam oram, Gloss. Κυκλὰς ἡ περὶ τὴν χλαίναν πορφύρα κύκλῳ. Tunica muliebris nempe aurata; cuiusmodi etiam et viriles fiebant, quas iam inde a Gallieno Imperatorib. usurpârunt, usque ad Imperii finem:… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • cyclas — /sik leuhs/, n., pl. cyclades / leuh deez /. 1. a tunic or surcoat, longer in back than in front, worn over armor in the Middle Ages. 2. a similar, full length garment worn by women. 3. a round robe with an elaborately ornamented border, worn by… …   Universalium

  • Cyclas — I have three definations and I am unsure which is the more correct. All of these have been found in books of a high standard of information. The definitions are as follows 1) 12th century A shaped tunic with keyhole neckline and split up the… …   Medieval glossary

  • cyclas — cyc·las …   English syllables

  • cyclas — …   Useful english dictionary

  • CICLAS melius CYCLAS — CICLAS, melius CYCLAS proprie vestis feminea, quod instar κύκλου sen circuli esset, longa, urpote terram verrens et sinuosa. Matth. Paris. in apparatu nuptiarum Henrici III. A. C. 1236. virilem facit: Cives, inquiens, Londonienses sericis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Шарик — (Cyclas Sphaerium) род пластинчатожаберных моллюсков, отряда Eulamellibranchiata, подотряда Submytilacea, семейства Cyrenidae, часто служивший предметом анатомических и эмбриологических исследований. Имеет много видов и пользуется громадным… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • CYCLADES — insulae maris Aegaei a promontor. Gerresto, ut Plin. notat, l. 4. c. 12. circa Delum hodie Sdille, quo singulis annis, Iuventus missa, ut festis interesset, in orbem sitae, unde et nomen acceperunt, Strabo, l. 10. Zonar. tom. 3. Dionys. v. 525.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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