pancratical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See pancratium.

Adjective[edit]

pancratical (comparative more pancratical, superlative most pancratical)

  1. Of or relating to the pancratium; athletic.
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      For as relations declare, he was the most pancratical man of Greece, and as Galen reporteth, and Mercurialis in his Gymnastics representeth, he was able to persist erect upon an oiled plank []

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.