Pythagorize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Pythagorize To speculate after the manner of Pythagoras.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pythagorize To speculate after the manner of Pythagoras or his followers; tend toward or become imbued with Pythagorism.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

Multiply that, said she, according to the same Pythagorical tetrad.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Breeches Pythagorical, by reason of their transmigration into several shapes.
"Cynthia's Revels" by Ben Jonson
Multiply that, said she, according to the same Pythagorical tetrad.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book V." by Francois Rabelais
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