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Chiliaedron

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Chiliáedron. n.s. [from χιλια.] A figure of a thousand sides.

In a man, who speaks of a chiliaedron, or a body of a thousand sides, the idea of the figure may be very confused, though that of the number be very distinct. Locke.

Sources: Locke, John (269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Chiliaedron." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: December 9, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12920.



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