grecian

Part of speech: adjective

Greek.

Part of speech: noun

A Greek.

Part of speech: noun

A Greek scholar.

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Usage examples "grecian":

  1. To read Homer with a view of understanding the fables of superstition, and of interpreting the mythology of the ancients, may have been needful for the later Greeks, who would preserve religion from the death that was stealing over it, in the divorce of the educated and the popular thought of the Grecian Bible. - "The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible", R. Heber Newton.
  2. The plays for next week are, on Monday, " Venice Preserved;" on Wednesday, " The Grecian Daughter;" Thursday, " The Merchant of Venice." - "Records of a Girlhood", Frances Ann Kemble.
  3. The path of rescue, little as thou deemest it, shall first open from a Grecian town. - "The Aeneid of Virgil", Virgil.