Pindaric

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Pindaric an ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pindaric Of or pertaining to Pindar, the Greek lyric poet; after the style and manner of Pindar; as, Pindaric odes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Pindaric Of or pertaining to Pindar, one of the first of Greek lyric poets (about 522 to 448 b. c.), or resembling or characteristic of his style.
    • n Pindaric An ode in imitation of the odes of Pindar; an ode in irregular or constantly changing meter.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pindaric pin-dar′ik after the manner of Pindar, one of the first of Greek lyric poets
    • n Pindaric an ode in imitation of one of Pindar's: an ode of irregular metre
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Pindaricus, Gr. , fr. (L. Pindarus,) Pindar: cf. F. pindarique,

Usage

In literature:

In the odes of Pindar, in the sixth century before Christ, we find records of eruptions.
"Outlines of the Earth's History" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Pindar himself, of whom our modern Lyrist is an imitator, appears entirely guided by it.
"Early Reviews of English Poets" by John Louis Haney
Add a little more than a century, and that will be the era of Pindar.
"The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey--Vol. 1" by Thomas de Quincey
At times a Pindar and Fontaine, Casting poetic pearl (I fear) to swine!
"History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
He could quote Homer and Pindar, and he had read Aristotle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Peter Pindar's 'Ode to the Hero of Finsbury Square, 1795,' is a choice specimen of this witty writer.
"The Book-Hunter in London" by William Roberts
As one might say, the pin has had no Pindar.
"Pipefuls" by Christopher Morley
Pindar, 33, 34, 45, 54, 116, 138, 183, 190, 205, 210, 212, 267, 275, 294, 302, 303, 310, 315, 316, 335, 339, 348, 355, 377, 384.
"Plutarch's Morals" by Plutarch
At Thebes, Alexander paid a compliment to letters, by destroying every building in the city except the house of the poet, Pindar.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
The Kuphini river joins the Pindar 8 miles from its source.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
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In poetry:

With Eld thy chain of days is one:
The seas are still Homeric seas;
Thy sky shall glow with Pindar's sun,
The stars of Socrates!
"Heritage" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
In Doig's tower, whar aft and lang
The mingling notes o' learning rang;
And aft her fav'rite minstrel sang;
In varied key;
Wi' Horace saft! wi' Homer strang,
Wi' Pindar hie!
"On The Death Of David Doig, LL. D. Master Of The Grammar School, Stirling" by Hector MacNeill
Pindar and Damon scorn transition,
So on he ran a new division;
Till out of breath he turn'd to spit; (Chance often helps us more than wit)
Th' other that lucky moment took, Just nick'd the time, broke in, and spoke.
"The Conversation. A Tale" by Matthew Prior

In news:

GAC Pindar Teams Up with TNL International.
Photo credit GAD Pindar .
GAC Pindar forms a new venture with global freight forwarder TNL International to offer specialist marine leisure logistics services.
The new partnership, named TNL GAC Pindar , is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.
GAC Pindar has entered a partnership with freight forwarder TNL International to offer specialized marine leisure logistics services to the growing Australasian market.
The new partnership, named TNL GAC Pindar , is based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Pindar Integrates Alfaprint's ADAM.
Ben Walsh fought hard starting on the hill for Westhill but the visiting Yellow Jackets scored three runs in the top of the first, highlighted by a 2-run double from Chris Pindar.
English artist Julian Pindar Hume's pristine scene of a bird kingdom in third-century Maui looks as lush and inviting as Eden.
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