Definition of Pancratia
1. pancratium [n] - See also: pancratium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pancratia
Literary usage of Pancratia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Slang: A Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-ton by John Badcock (1823)
"pancratia, 369. ' Crabs !'—exclaimed after a losing throw to the main at advantage, his friends' loud plaudits cowed ..."
2. Slang, a Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-Ton by John Badcock (1823)
"... pancratia, 369. ' Crabs!'—exclaimed after a losing throw to the main at advantage, his friends' loud plaudits cowed ..."
3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... vnder the church of Saint pancratia, where thou shalt be worshipped of ... Saint pancratia, wherein being entred, they found a scate ready prepared for ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"... followed the me of the bath, wrestling, pancratia, ... pancratia, and divers other exercises. 7. ... as wrestling, boxing, pancratia, ..."
5. Auction Prices of Books: A Representative Record Arranged in Alphabetical by Luther Samuel Livingston (1905)
"pancratia, OR A HISTORY OF Pugilism. Lond., Oxberry, 1812. 8vo. ... (34) £1. Hf. cf., Hornby, Apr., 1900. (410) £2. -pancratia. Lond., 1815. ..."
6. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... pancratia, ... pancratia, J^. GYMNASIUM, in Grecian antiquity, a place fitted for performing ..."
7. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"He wns t Called Bill Ward in " Recollections and in " pancratia." Hi» name is correctly given in ..."