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Definition of the verb lapidify
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verb - inflections: lapidified
- change into stone
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The rhymers' lexicon (1971)
by Andrew Loring, George Saintsbury
veridical acidiiy lapidify ...
The Oratorical Dictionary (1835)
by John Newland Maffitt
lapidify. LAPIDES"CENT. adj. Growing or turning to stone. s. lapidescence. LA'PIS. s. A stone. LA'PIS-LAZU'LI. s. The ure stone; a copper ore. LAR'CENY. s. Theft, without violence.
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
lapidify, to turn to stone; cp. lapidity. lapidescence, turning to stone, as was the lot of those that looked Medusa in the eye; petrifaction (Latin peter, rock, on which the Catholic church stands). lapidity. The essence of stoniness. Latin lapis, stone. Note that a lapicide is a stonecutter; also a lapidary, a lapicidary. To pelt with stones, to stone to death , is to lapidate; hence lapidation; a lapidator is a man presumably without sin.
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1849)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
Lapidify, la-pid'e-fi, v. a. To form into stone ; — v. «. to turn into stone ; to become stone. Lapidist. — Sec Lapidary. Lapilli, la-pil'U, «. Volcanic cinders, in which are globular concretions. Lapis, lap'is, s. (Latin.) In Roman Antiquity, literally a stone, but used to signify a mile — the origin of milestones. L. armenius, Armenian atone, found in mines. The colour called 6/ue bice is prepared from it. L. attics, eagle-stone, a variety of iron ore, formerly supposed to have been found in the eagle's ...
Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall
LAPIDIFY, la-pid'e-fi, v. a. To form into stone;— v. n. to turn into stone; to become stone. LAPIDIST.—See Lapidary. LAPILLI, la-pil'li, s. Volcanic cinders, in which are globular concretions. LAPIs, lap'is, s. (Latin.) In Roman Antiquity, literally a stone, but used to signify a mile—the origin of milestones. L. armenius, Armenian stone, found in mines. The colour called blue bice is prepared from it. L. atites, eagle-stone, a variety of iron ore, formerly supposed to have been found in the eagle's ...
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Video shows what lapidify means. To become stone or stony.. To convert into stone or stony material, to petrify.. Lapidify Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
Scrabble value of L1A1P3I1D2I1F4Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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