Definition of Sciamachy

1. n. See Sciomachy.



Definition of Sciamachy

1. Noun. shadow-boxing; fighting that is futile or make-believe ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sciamachy

1. [n -CHIES]

Medical Definition of Sciamachy

1. See Sciomachy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Sciamachy Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciamachy

sciaena
sciaenas
sciaenid
sciaenid fish
sciaenids
sciaenoid
sciaenoids
sciafilous
sciage
sciagraph
sciagraphical
sciagraphs
sciagraphy
scialytic
sciamachies
sciamachy (current term)
sciance
sciara
sciarid
sciarids
sciatic
sciatic foramen
sciatic hernia
sciatic nerve
sciatic nerves
sciatic neuralgia
sciatic neuritis
sciatic plexus
sciatic scoliosis

Literary usage of Sciamachy

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"In astronomy, The art of finding the hour of the day or night by the shadow of the sun, moon, or stars. sciamachy, (si-am'-ma-ke) ni ..."

2. The Age of Pericles: A History of the Politics and Arts of Greece from the by William Watkiss Lloyd (1875)
"... whom he' represented characteristically, in the attitude of that sciamachy—sparring—in which he peculiarly excelled. ..."

3. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"... and sciamachy; the first of which he accents on the first syllable, and tbe last on the second. Mr. Sc.otl has none of them. Dr. Ash has them all, ..."

4. Lundy's Lane: And Other Poems by Duncan Campbell Scott (1916)
"My life is grown a bore," said he, " One long round of sciamachy; I think I'll do a little good, By way of change from angelhood. ..."

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