What does the word sublunary mean?

Usage examples for sublunary

  1. Scarcely, however, had I closed my eyes and forgotten for the moment all sublunary matters, than I felt some one tugging at my shoulder, and on looking up I saw a midshipman standing at my bedside. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. The eldest gave up all the management of the sublunary concerns of the family, and devoted his mind entirely to religious duties. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  3. Though she may work at his side, the comrade of his sublunary occupations, he never, deep down, thinks of her as quite real. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
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