Definition of Perished

1. Verb. (past of ''perish'') ¹



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Definition of Perished

1. perish [v] - See also: perish

Lexicographical Neighbors of Perished

periscopic meniscus
periscopically
periselectivities
periselectivity
periselene
periseptal annulus
perish
perish the thought
perishabilities
perishability
perishable
perishableness
perishablenesses
perishables
perishably
perished (current term)
perisher
perishers
perishes
perishest
perisheth
perishing
perishingly
perishment
perishments
perisht
perisigmoiditis
perisinuous
perisinusoidal
perisinusoidal space

Literary usage of Perished

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"1603-04 — 30000 perished in London. 1611 —200.00O died at Constantinople. ... 1818 — Vast numbers perished of cholera in Bombay, Ceylon, Siam and Malacca. ..."

2. The Concise Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, George Smith, Harold F. Oxbury (1885)
"... of later times should have suffered such a curious and valuable document to perish ; for perished it is to be feared it lias.' [Wood's Ath. Oxon. (ed. ..."

3. Old Virginia and Her Neighbours by John Fiske (1900)
"More likely it perished would have perished in one of the earlier seasons of sore trial. It would have succumbed like Lane's colony, and White's, ..."

4. Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"... and it was so, and of them abundance perished, and particularly those whom these false prophets flattered with hopes that they should be kept in their ..."

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