Definition of Nimbused
1. nimbus [adj] - See also: nimbus
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Nimbused Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nimbused
Literary usage of Nimbused
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Christian Archaeology by Charles W Bennett (1888)
"The head is nimbused, the face bearded, the drapery rich and flowing, and the mien severely ... Af^e lower nimbused lamb stands upon a hill or mountain, ..."
2. Modern Punctuation: Its Utilities and Conventions by George Summey (1919)
"... consists in contrasts and incongruities, and the essence of Mark Twain's most characteristic humor consists in contrasting this typical nimbused ..."
3. Fifty Years of American Idealism: The New York Nation, 1865-1915 by Gustav Pollak (1915)
"... and the essence of Mark Twain's most characteristic humor consists in contrasting this typical, nimbused American, compacted of golden mediocrities, ..."
4. Christian Archæology by Charles Wesley Bennett (1891)
"The head is nimbused, the face boarded, the drapery rich and flowing, and the mien severely ... A The lower nimbused lamb stands upon a hill or mountain, ..."
5. Catalogue of the Stenz Collection of Modern Coins, Medals, and Tokens, by Georg Stenz (1875)
"Two nimbused figures seated ; John ... Jesus Christ nimbused; and one of Constan- tine, with Christian monogram. ..."
6. On Contemporary Literature by Stuart Pratt Sherman (1917)
"At a banqueting table where every head is nimbused, what is elsewhere reprehended as indecorum passes for easy democratic familiarity. ..."