Antonine



adj.

1680s, in reference to Roman emperors Antoninus Pius (ruled 138-161 C.E.) and Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (161-180).
Historical Examples

After seventeen days of unremitting labor, the Romans succeeded in raising their banks opposite the antonine tower.
History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

The antonine way extends about a quarter of an hour’s travel.
Early Travels in Palestine Arculf et al.

About three months ago M. Hubert went to Nice for antonine, where she lived after the death of her parents.
Luxury-Gluttony: Eugne Sue

This proconsul was antonine, who at that time had been appointed to the office by Adrian.
The Eighteen Christian Centuries James White

The last password given by the dying antonine to the officer of the watch was Æquanimitas.
Critical Miscellanies, Vol. 1, Essay 5, Emerson John Morley

I am going to take the children to their nurse, and I will return with antonine.
Luxury-Gluttony: Eugne Sue

I was promenading in this walk when I saw Mlle. antonine for the first time.
Luxury-Gluttony: Eugne Sue

Such was the age of antonine, and she had the charm and all the charms of that age.
Luxury-Gluttony: Eugne Sue

But the city of God in which he wished to be was a city in which he would still live as ‘a Roman and an antonine.’
Outspoken Essays William Ralph Inge

I tell you again, my dear friend, wait for the confidences of antonine.
Luxury-Gluttony: Eugne Sue

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