Definition of Compage

1. Noun. (obsolete) Compages; consistency, solid structure; the compaction of parts into a whole. ¹



2. Noun. (obsolete) A compages; a unified complex whole formed from the compaction of parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Compage

1. a structure [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compage

compactional
compactions
compactivity
compactly
compactness
compactnesses
compacton
compactons
compactor
compactors
compacts
compactum
compacture
compadre
compadres
compage (current term)
compages
compages thoracis
compagination
compaginations
companable
companaje
compand
companded
compander
companders
companding
compandings
compandor
compandors

Literary usage of Compage

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1. Readings on the Paradiso of Dante: Chiefly Based on the Commentary of by William Warren Vernon, Dante Alighieri (1900)
"f compage, which in its primary sense signifies, "Congiunzione, Concatenazione, etc." (See Gran Die.) in this passage is interpreted "densità, ..."

2. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1903)
"... to wrap the limbs in : at least carnali compage ought to mean the fleshy frame-work of the body, upon which (abl. loci) the coverlets are set round. 1. ..."

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