Sentences Containing 'lexicon'
Certainly, it needs a definition, and should be incorporated into the Lexicon.
An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
And here be it said, that whenever it has been convenient to consult one in the course of these dissertations, I have invariably used a huge quarto edition of Johnson, expressly purchased for that purpose; because that famous lexicographer's uncommon personal bulk more fitted him to compile a lexicon to be used by a whale author like me.
More Vocab Words::: emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment
::: cloister - monastery or convent
::: insurmountable - overwhelming; unbeatable; insuperable
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: captious - faultfinding; too critical
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
::: hoary - white with age
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
::: prototype - original work used as a model by others