Definition of the noun triskele
What does triskele mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: triskeles
- a figure consisting of three stylized human arms or legs (or three bent lines) radiating from a center
Alternative definition of the noun triskele
- A symbol consisting of three (or sometimes more) connected curves or spirals.
- Triskele is a musical group.
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- Triskele a.k.a. Triskèle is a musical group.
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by Carl McColman
A Triskele is a popular symbol among lovers of Celtic wisdom. In combining three branches emanating from a unified center ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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, ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
triskele (Y-shaped forms), and trumpetpattern (trumpet shapes with sinuous forms between), complex interlaced stalks ...
The 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.
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, ...
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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