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Caballistick

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Caballi'stical.
Caballi'stick.
adj. [from cabal.] Something that has an occult meaning.

The letters are caballistical, and carry more in them than it is proper for the world to be acquainted with. Addison. Spect.

He taught them to repeat two caballistick words, in pronouncing of which the whole secret consisted. Spectator, № 578.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408) · Spectator (140)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Caballistick." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 16, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=4596.


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