Jaculation
Jaculation Jac`u*la"tion, n. [L. jaculatio.] The act of tossing, throwing, or hurling, as spears. [1913 Webster]

Hurled to and fro with jaculation dire. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • jaculation — ⇒JACULATION, subst. fém. Littér., rare. Élan d enthousiasme, de ferveur; effusion exaltée. Ils [les quatre cents invités] s exclamèrent en jaculations admiratives. (...) les journalistes invités traitèrent la pièce de chef d œuvre, l actrice de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • jaculation — (ja ku la sion) s. m. Terme d antiquité. Exercice qui consistait à lancer un javelot avec la main, et par suite un trait avec un arc ou une baliste. De la jaculation équestre, titre d un livre perdu de Pline l Ancien.    Par extension.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • jaculation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈlāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin jaculation , jaculatio, from jaculatus + ion , io ion : the act of pitching, throwing, or hurling hills hurled to and fro with jaculation dire John Milton …   Useful english dictionary

  • jaculation — n. act of throwing or hurling (dart, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jaculation — n. Darting, throwing, hurling, launching …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jaculation — jac·u·la·tion …   English syllables

  • jaculation —   n. hurling or darting, as of spears.    ♦ jaculiferous, a. with arrow like prickles.    ♦ jaculatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • jaculate — jaculation, n. jaculator, n. jaculatory /jak yeuh leuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /jak yeuh layt /, v.t., jaculated, jaculating. to throw or hurl (a dart, javelin, etc.). [1615 25; < L jaculatus (ptp. of jaculare to throw the javelin), equiv. to… …   Universalium

  • Ejaculation — E*jac u*la tion, n. [Cf. F. [ e]jaculation.] 1. The act of throwing or darting out with a sudden force and rapid flight. [Archaic or Technical] An ejaculation or irradiation of the eye. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. The uttering of a short, sudden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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