opifice

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin opificium, from opifex (workman). See office.

Noun[edit]

opifice (plural opifices)

  1. (obsolete) workmanship
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bailey to this entry?)
    • The Mathematicians' Apprenticeship
      not able rightly to conceive of this admirable opifice of God

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for opifice in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

opifice

  1. ablative singular of opifex