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hieroglyphical


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hieroglyphic  \Hi`er*o*glyph"ic\,  Hieroglyphical 
  \Hi`er*o*glyph"ic*al\,  a.  [L.  hieroglyphicus  Gr  ?;  "iero`s 
  sacred  +  gly`fein  to  carve:  cf  F.  hi['e]roglyphique.] 
  1.  Emblematic;  expressive  of  some  meaning  by  characters, 
  pictures,  or  figures;  as  hieroglyphic  writing;  a 
  hieroglyphic  obelisk. 
 
  Pages  no  better  than  blanks  to  common  minds,  to  his 
  hieroglyphical  of  wisest  secrets.  --Prof. 
  Wilson. 
 
  2.  Resembling  hieroglyphics;  not  decipherable.  ``An 
  hieroglyphical  scrawl.''  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hieroglyphical 
  adj  1:  resembling  hieroglyphic  writing  [syn:  {hieroglyphic}] 
  2:  written  in  or  belonging  to  a  writing  system  using  pictorial 
  symbols  [syn:  {hieroglyphic}] 




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