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Definition of the noun Accubation
What does Accubation mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accubations
- The act or posture of reclining on a couch, as practiced by the ancients at meals.
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London 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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopaedia 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)
Accubation. 3. Aeronautics, Plate l. 4. Plate 2. 5. Agricultural Implements, Plate 1. 6. 2. 7. 3.
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 ...
Encyclopaedia 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.
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 ...
The 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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Scrabble value of A1C3C3U1B3A1T1I1O1N1
The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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