sphery
adjective Date: 1596 1. of, relating to, or suggestive of the celestial bodies 2. round, spherical

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  • Sphery — Spher y, a. 1. Round; spherical; starlike. [R.] Hermia s sphery eyne. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the spheres. [R.] [1913 Webster] She can teach ye how to climb Higher than the sphery chime. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sphery — [sfir′ē] adj. spherier, spheriest Old Poet. 1. of or like a sphere 2. of the heavenly spheres …   English World dictionary

  • sphery — /sfear ee/, adj. 1. having the form of a sphere; spherelike. 2. pertaining to or resembling a heavenly body; starlike. [1580 90; SPHERE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sphery — spher•y [[t]ˈsfɪər i[/t]] adj. 1) having the form of a sphere; spherical 2) pertaining to or resembling a heavenly body; starlike • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • sphery — /ˈsfɪəri/ (say sfearree) adjective 1. having the form of a sphere; spherelike. 2. relating to the heavenly bodies, or to their supposed revolving spheres or shells. 3. resembling a heavenly body; starlike. {spher(e) + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sphery — ˈsfi(ə)rē adjective ( er/ est) Etymology: sphere + y 1. : of, relating to, or suggestive of the heavenly spheres or the music of the spheres 2. : starlike …   Useful english dictionary

  • Comus (John Milton) — Comus (A Mask Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634) is a masque in honour of chastity, written by John Milton. It was first presented on Michaelmas, 1634, before John Egerton, 1st Earl of Bridgewater at Ludlow Castle in celebration of the Earl s new… …   Wikipedia

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