Definition of Synalephas

1. synalepha [n] - See also: synalepha



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Synalephas

synaeretic
synaestheses
synaesthesia
synaesthesias
synaesthesis
synaesthete
synaesthetes
synaesthetic
synagog
synagogal
synagogical
synagogs
synagogue
synagogues
synalepha
synalephas (current term)
synallagmatic
synallaxine
synaloepha
synaloephas
synalœpha
synamphoteron
synamphoterons
synandria
synandrium
synandrous
synandry
synangia
synangium
synanon

Literary usage of Synalephas

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1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... into English. as we call it, a run of verse, as like the original, as the English can come up to the Latin. , As he seldom uses any synalephas, ..."

2. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by Robert Chambers, David Patrick (1901)
"He avoids like the other all synalephas, or cutting off one vowel when it comes before another in the following word ; so that, minding only smoothness, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"Virgil, though smooth, where smoothness is required, is so far from affecting it, that he rather disdains it; frequently using synalephas, and concluding ..."

4. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... into English. as we call it, a run of verse, as like the original, as the English can come up to the Latin. , As he seldom uses any synalephas, ..."

5. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by Robert Chambers, David Patrick (1901)
"He avoids like the other all synalephas, or cutting off one vowel when it comes before another in the following word ; so that, minding only smoothness, ..."

6. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"Virgil, though smooth, where smoothness is required, is so far from affecting it, that he rather disdains it; frequently using synalephas, and concluding ..."

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