• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Antre A cavern.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n antre A cavern; a cave.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Antre an′tėr a cave or grotto.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. antre, L. antrum, fr. Gr.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.; L. antrum, a cave.


In literature:

There are prim portraits of queens and princes, monks in contemplation, and holy people in antres vast and deserts idle.
"Castilian Days" by John Hay

In poetry:

Enter, thy star is out,
Traverse nor faint nor doubt
Earth's antres wild,
Thou shalt find good and rest
As found the Magi blest
That divine Child.
"The White Moon Wasteth" by Jean Ingelow