Definition of Elided
1. Verb. (past of elide) ¹
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Definition of Elided
1. elide [v] - See also: elide
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Literary usage of Elided
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Observations on the Language of Chaucer's Troilus by George Lyman Kittredge (1894)
"There are no instances of elided (he (pron. 2 pers.) or ye (pron. 2 pera.). For instances of hiatus with these words, sec, for the, ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1858)
"Sedulius is the Latinised form of the well-known Irish name “ Shiel,” the “ d “ or middie consonant being elided. C. Cold Harbour or Arbour ..."
3. A System of English Versification: Containing Rules for the Structure of the by Erastus Everett (1848)
"The E in ED final not to be elided. For the manifest reason that the design of the elision is to diminish the number of syllables, the e in ed final, ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Päli Language by Robert Cæsar Childers (1875)
"The a is frequently elided, eg patio '«»i» (Ras. ... The initial a is frequently elided, eg Amhi 'ssa ..."
5. A Greek Grammar for the Use of High Schools and Universities by Philipp Buttmann, Alexander Buttmann, Edward Robinson (1851)
"In Prepositions and Conjunctions, if the elided vowel had the accent, this is also cast off with the vowel ; eg air from cerró, ..."
6. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"... supposing or admitting the sufficiency of the libel, if it had not been elided by that allegation, ex. gr. the exception of prescription, of dole, ..."
7. A Grammar of the Greek Language by William Edward Jelf (1881)
"2. Inseparable, that is, which are found only in composition. a. 'DAI-, half; the t is never elided, ..."
8. A Greek Grammar by William Watson Goodwin (1896)
"This change is not made before enclitics (143) nor before an elided syllable (48), ... ACCENT OP CONTRACTED SYLLABLES AND elided WORDS. 117. ..."