Definition of "spectres" [spectres]

  • Plural form of spectre. (noun)

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Use "spectres" in a sentence
  • "In magic lantern shows of the 1790s, the uncanny is realised: "dark rooms, where spectres from the dead they rise" (Castle 141)."
  • "Montale's great poetry, in actual fact, is born out of the search for those presences that reveal and liberate the hidden world, such as spectres and amulets."
  • "Not that they had much doubt as to the maiden's being a born witch -- the serpent-mark seemed to most of them a conclusive proof of that -- but what if one of those "spectres," the "yellow bird" or the uncontrollable "black mare" should be near and listening to what they were even then saying?"