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grecian


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grecian  \Gre"cian"\,  a.  [Cf.  {Greek.}] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Greece;  Greek. 
 
  {Grecian  bend},  among  women,  an  affected  carriage  of  the 
  body,  the  upper  part  being  inclined  forward.  [Collog.] 
 
  {Grecian  fire}.  See  {Greek  fire},  under  {Greek}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grecian  \Gre"cian\,  n. 
  1.  A  native  or  naturalized  inhabitant  of  Greece;  a  Greek. 
 
  2.  A  jew  who  spoke  Greek;  a  Hellenist.  --Acts  vi  1. 
 
  Note:  The  Greek  word  rendered  Grecian  in  the  Authorized 
  Version  of  the  New  Testament  is  translated  Grecian  Jew 
  in  the  Revised  Version. 
 
  6.  One  well  versed  in  the  Greek  language,  literature,  or 
  history.  --De  Quincey. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Grecian 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  Greece  or  the  Greeks; 
  "Greek  mythology";  "a  grecian  robe"  [syn:  {Greek},  {Grecian}, 
  {Hellenic}] 




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