Definition of Gnomes

1. Noun. (plural of gnome) ¹



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Definition of Gnomes

1. gnome [n] - See also: gnome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gnomes

gneissose
gnetum
gnide
gnit
gnocchi
gnocchis
gnod
gnof
gnoff
gnoll
gnolls
gnomae
gnome
gnome's calf
gnomelike
gnomes (current term)
gnomic
gnomical
gnomically
gnomish
gnomishly
gnomishness
gnomist
gnomists
gnomological
gnomologies
gnomology
gnomon
gnomonic
gnomonic projection

Literary usage of Gnomes

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1. Gnomic Poetry in Anglo-Saxon by Blanche Colton Williams (1914)
"DETAILED CONSIDERATION OF EXETER gnomes AND COTTON gnomes I EXETER gnomes Beginning slightly below the middle of folio 88b, the gnomic poems of the Exeter ..."

2. Old English Poems: Translated Into the Original Meter, Together with Short by Cosette Faust Newton, Stith Thompson (1918)
"There are two sets of gnomes or proverbs in Old English. The Exeter collection, from which these are taken, consists of three groups. ..."

3. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1905)
"... adding a "machinery" of gnomes and sylphs, with other adornments. In this form he published it, vastly improved, in 1714. Meanwhile, he had contributed ..."

4. Art and Art Industries in Japan by Rutherford Alcock (1878)
"They seem to have •wonderful dreams and visions of another world, and possess a whole mythology of gnomes and spirits, showing an inexhaustible vein of ..."

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