Definition of Forcepses

1. Noun. (plural of forceps) ¹



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Definition of Forcepses

1. forceps [n] - See also: forceps

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forcepses

forcefulness
forcefulnesses
forceless
forcemeat
forcemeats
forcement
forcené
forceout
forceouts
forceps
forceps anterior
forceps delivery
forceps major
forceps minor
forceps posterior
forcepses (current term)
forcepslike
forcer
forcers
forces
forces of nature
forces out
forcest
forceth
forcible
forcible-feeble
forcibleness
forciblenesses
forcibly
forcing

Literary usage of Forcepses

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1. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"Paradoxical as this may appear to Mr. Mivart, tridactyle forcepses, immovably fixed at the base, but capable of a snapping action, certainly exist on some ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Paradoxical as this may appear to Mr. Mivart, tridactyle forcepses, immovably fixed at the base, but capable of a snapping action, certainly exist on some ..."

3. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1896)
"Paradoxical as this may appear to Mr. Mivart, tridactyle forcepses, immovably fixed at the base, but capable of a snapping action, certainly exist on some ..."

4. The Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion: Containing Nearly Every Word in by William Grimshaw (1870)
"... pr. par. fording ,- past, forded : adj. fordable. FOR'CEPS. i. A pair of tongs; а surgical instrument, pi. forcepses. FORK, adj. A nterior ; not behind. ..."

5. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"Paradoxical as this may appear to Mr. Mivart, tridactyle forcepses, immovably fixed at the base, but capable of a snapping action, certainly exist on some ..."

6. Berliner entomologische Zeitschrift by Berliner Entomologischer Verein (1895)
"A dissection and a comparative description of the male forcepses would afford a particular interest. ..."

7. Special Catalogue of the Joint Exhibition of German Mechanicians and Opticians (1900)
"Tourmaline forcepses with and without lenses. 3. R Set of 16 differently formed drilled glasses. 4. Preparations Of Calc-spar. Polarizing prisms of carious ..."

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