lapidation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lapidation the act of pelting with stones; punishment inflicted by throwing stones at the victim (even unto death)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lapidation The act of stoning.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lapidation The act of throwing stones at a person or of striking a person with stones; punishment or execution by stoning.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lapidation punishment by stoning
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lapidatio,: cf. F. lapidation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lapidariuslapis, lapidis, a stone.

Usage

In literature:

In the background the lapidation of the condemned.
"A Tramp Abroad, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Ex uno lapide eum et Liberos draconumque mirabiles nexus de consilii sententia fecere succubi artifices.
"Travels Through France and Italy" by Tobias Smollett
In the background the lapidation of the condemned.
"A Tramp Abroad" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
By the way they passed a sward of green, on which sundry little boys were engaged upon the lapidation of a lame duck.
"The Caxtons, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Curtius Fons a quadragesimo lapide in urbem opere arcuato perductus.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
In a Dental (d or t); as, lapis (lapid-s); miles (milet-s).
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
Principes ubi viderunt Romanos, iusserunt civis lapides aliaque tela de muris iacere.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Quare illud satis est, si nobis is datur unis, Quem lapide illa diem candidiore notat.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
Cornelius a Lapide, 265.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
Then if he don't go and tie me down to a price for to make good front wall and all dy-lapidations.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
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In poetry:

Sotto una rozza lapide sconnessa
Dorme il vecchio curato del villaggio;
Egli almen cogli offizii e colla messa
Il nome a questa eta` lascio` in retaggio!
"La Chiesetta Dei Morti" by Ferdinando Fontana

In news:

Beth Lapides 's Uncabaret @ First & Hope.
Mount Royal Democratic Club President Julian Lapides.
A boldly conceived drama pivoting on the initially unrelated activities of an elite anti-terrorist police unit and some wealthy young anarchists, Policeman is a striking first feature from writer-director Nadav Lapid.
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In science:

The authors wish to thank Erez Lapid, Hee Oh, and Peter Sarnak for various useful discussions.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
Lapid – On the fine spectral expansion of the Jacquet’s relative trace formula , (2006), to appear. C.
Rational points on compactifications of semi-simple algebraic groups
Lapid, Some results on multiplicities for SL(n), Israel J.
Arthur Packets and the Ramanujan Conjecture
Lapid. A remark on Eisenstein series In Eisenstein series and applications , volume 258 of Progr.
Descent Construction for Gspin Groups: Main Results and Applications
Lapid, On the nonnegativity of Rankin-Selberg L-functions at the center of symmetry, Int.
Bounds for $GL(3)\times GL(2)$ $L$-functions and GL(3) $L$-functions
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