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Definition of the noun Accubation

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noun - plural: accubations

  1. The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.

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Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ACCUBATION, N Ad: cumbo, to lie Accum'BENT. $ down to ; referring to the custom of reclining at table, as practised by the ancients. It will appear, that accubation, or lying down at meals, was a gesture used by very many nations. Brown's ...

Google previewA Biblical and Theological Dictionary (1852)

Illustrative of the Old and New Testaments by John Farrar

See Accubation and Banquet, The ancient Hebrews would have considered themselves polluted by eating with people of another religion, or of a profession that was deemed odious. In Joseph's days they did not eat with the Egyptians, nor the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Index

Accubation. 3. Aeronautics, Plate l. 4. Plate 2. 5. Agricultural Implements, Plate 1. 6. 2. 7. 3.

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Accubation, or accubitus, was the table posture of the Greeks and Romans; whence we find the words particularly used for lying, or rather, as we call it, fitting down to meat. The Greeks introduced this posture. The Romans, during the frugal ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Accubation. 3. Aeronauties, Plate 1. 4. Plate 2.

Google previewThe Grandiloquent Dictionary - Tenth Anniversary Edition (2010)

by Christopher Bird

to think or act due to excessive sadness accipitrine - having a nose like a hawk's beak accoucheur - A man who assists in delivering babies, usually at home accubation - The practice of eating or drinking while lying down accubitus - Sharing ...

Google previewThe rhymers' lexicon (1971)

by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury

acceptation acclamatìon acclimatation acclimatìon acclimatization accommodation accreditation accrimination accubation accumulation accusation acervation acidification actitation actualization actuation acumination acupuncturation ...

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