Definition of Pinnacles
1. Noun. (plural of pinnacle) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of pinnacle) ¹
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Definition of Pinnacles
1. pinnacle [v] - See also: pinnacle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnacles
Literary usage of Pinnacles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ecclesiologist by Ecclesiological Society (1865)
"THE pinnacles OF THE NORTH-WEST TOWER OF LINCOLN CATHEDRAL. ... It is the clever arrangement of the pinnacles which neutralises the crookedness of the ..."
2. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"We must condemn the present taste for pinnacles, rising above the simple square tower, of the new churches around the metropolis. ..."
3. Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries by Charles Darwin (1889)
"... snow on rocks—Gcolor/ical structure of the tii'o main ranges: their distinct origin and upheaval—Great subsidence—Red snow—Winds— pinnacles of snow—Dry ..."
4. The National Parks Portfolioby United States National Park Service, Robert Sterling Yard by United States National Park Service, Robert Sterling Yard (1921)
"THE NEEDLES, pinnacles NATIONAL MONUMENT pinnacles NATIONAL MONUMENT HE spires, domes, caves, and subterranean passages of the Pinnacle National Monument in ..."
5. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... their distinct Origin and Upheaval—Great Subsidence—Red Snow—Winds—pinnacles of Snow—Dry and clear Atmosphere—Electricity—Pampas—Zoology of the opposite ..."
6. Picturesque America: Or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and by Oliver Bell Bunce (1894)
"To approach the pinnacles, about a mile distant from the house, one must ford the fork and ride up a ..."
7. The Antiquary (1873)
"The central tower, the pinnacles on which were restored ... The same (top of pinnacles) ... The same of central spire, removed by Wyatt in 1797 Ft. In. 342 ..."
8. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1839)
"... has eight pinnacles and a rich battlement. A small gaol was erected thirty years ago on the site of the antient ca'stle, and has been since enlarged. ..."