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Definition of the noun triskele

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noun - plural: triskeles

  1. a figure consisting of three stylized human arms or legs (or three bent lines) radiating from a center

Alternative definition of the noun triskele


  1. A symbol consisting of three (or sometimes more) connected curves or spirals.


  1. Triskele is a musical group.
    • albums: "Kolga-Jaani vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Lõuna-Eesti vaimulikud rahvalaulud II", "Ridala vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Lõuna-Eesti vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Eesti vaimulikud rahvalaulud", "Tartumaa rahvamuusika, volüüm 2: Kodavere laulud"
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  2. Triskele a.k.a. Triskèle is a musical group.
    • albums: "Origines", "Les murmures de la foret..."

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for triskele

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Celtic Wisdom (2003)

by Carl McColman

A Triskele is a popular symbol among lovers of Celtic wisdom. In combining three branches emanating from a unified center ...

Google previewDictionary of Antisemitism from the Earliest Times to the Present (2007)

by Robert Michael, Philip Rosen

TRISKELE; TRISKELION; THREE-BLADED SWASTIKA. Three "sevens" spiraling from a common center are a White supremacy, neo- Nazi, and skinhead symbol. The triskele is an ancient symbol used widely in pagan Europe. Some versions ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Religions (2013)

by John G. R. Forlong

Triskele. Triquetra. See. Svastika. This. is. the "three-legged" emblem, which appears to represent the sun's movement. Dr Isaac Taylor regards it as of Phoenician origin (see Notes and Queries, 11th June 1887). It is common on early coins, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Symbols in Eastern and Western Art (1996)

by James Hall

Triskele. A disk enclosing three legs, joined at the hip and bent, as if running, or three radiating crescents or ogees [vi; Italian, 1st mill. bc]. The former was originally a solar symbol, the latter lunar, and was meant to portray the movement of sun ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

triskelion, triskele, triskelis five interlocking circles (three above two) Olympic symbol ...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols (2000)

by Udo Becker

Triskele - Or "triquetra." The division of a circle into three parts; it was used as an ornament even on pre-historic clay pots and as a symbol on coats of arms and coins (of ancient Agrigento, for example); the Christian symbol of the Trinity ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1911)

See triskele. — Three- card monte. See mmte. — Three-cylinder steam-engine, a triple expansion-cylinder steam-engine. See steam- engine. — Three-day fever, dengue.— Three-em brace, in printing, a brace three ems wide.— Three estates ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (2006)

triskele (Y-shaped forms), and trumpetpattern (trumpet shapes with sinuous forms between), complex interlaced stalks ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

See triskele.— Three- card monte. See monte.— Three-cylinder steam-engine, one with three cylinders ; usually a triple-expansion engine.— Three-day fever, dengue.— Three-em brace, in printing, a brace three ems wide. — Three estates.

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

triskele see triskelion. !119 triskelion, triskele; a decorative motif consisting of three bent legs radiating outwards from a common centre point, ...

Google previewChembers 21 Century Dictionary

by Allied

triskelion/tn'skelian/ and triskele/tn'ski:!

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Scrabble value of T1R1I1S1K5E1L1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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