Emblematically
Emblematic Em`blem*at"ic, Emblematical Em`blem*at"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. embl['e]matique.] Pertaining to, containing, or consisting in, an emblem; symbolic; typically representative; representing as an emblem; as, emblematic language or ornaments; a crown is emblematic of royalty; white is emblematic of purity. -- {Em`blem*at"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • emblematically — adverb see emblematic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • emblematically — See emblematic. * * * …   Universalium

  • emblematically — adverb In an emblematic manner …   Wiktionary

  • emblematically — adv. symbolically, in the manner of serving as an emblem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emblematically — em·blem·at·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • emblematically — adverb see emblematic …   Useful english dictionary

  • emblematic — emblematically, adv. emblematicalness, n. /em bleuh mat ik/, adj. pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as an emblem; symbolic. Also, emblematical. [1635 45; < Gk emblemat , s. of émblema (see EMBLEM) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Curtana — Cur*ta na (k?r t? n?), n. The pointless sword carried before English monarchs at their coronation, and emblematically considered as the sword of mercy; also called the {sword of Edward the Confessor}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sword of Edward the Confessor — Curtana Cur*ta na (k?r t? n?), n. The pointless sword carried before English monarchs at their coronation, and emblematically considered as the sword of mercy; also called the {sword of Edward the Confessor}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emblematic — also emblematical adjective Date: 1645 of, relating to, or constituting an emblem ; symbolic, representative • emblematically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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