of or relating to Mount Athos.
Mount, the easternmost of three prongs of the peninsula of Chalcidice, in NE Greece: site of an autonomous theocracy constituted of 20 monasteries. 131 sq. mi. (340 sq. km); about 35 miles (56 km) long. a headland on this peninsula. 6350 feet (1935 meters) long. Historical Examples “Perfectly,” said Athos, taking leave of him with […]
athrepsia athrepsia a·threp·si·a (ə-thrěp’sē-ə) or ath·rep·sy (āth’rəp-sē) n. See marasmus. a·threp’tic (-tĭk) adj. Historical Examples athrepsia (Parrot, Meigs and Pepper), or innutrition, is the presumable predisposing cause. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various
affected with a sudden wave of keen emotion or excitement; tingling (usually used predicatively): After the first surprise, he found himself athrill with a sense of discovery. Historical Examples While Wheaton swayed between fear and hope, the community was athrill with excitement. The Main Chance Meredith Nicholson I am yet fresh from it, and athrill […]